Post Category: Industry

Cinegear EXPO Takeaways

06.15.2017 Featured, Industry


At Parlay Studios, our day to day is heavily reliant on technology. From standard studio lighting to top of the line cameras, every step of the production process connected to and influenced by technology. New technologies and innovations come up everyday, and, as with most professions, there are plenty of expos that showcase the latest…
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SXSW 2017 Film Takeaways

04.20.2017 Industry


A month later, we’re still processing all the buzz from SXSW 2017. The nine day Austin festival is always an arts and culture overload with no shortage of things to get excited about. This year’s film industry innovations and insights were no exception. From premiere highlights to notable panel topics, here are some of the…
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Trailer Release for Stephen King’s IT

04.13.2017 Industry


The long-awaited trailer for the film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic 1986 novel is finally here. And we can’t wait for more. The two-and-a-half-minute teaser opens much like the first pages of the novel: six-year-old Georgie Denbrough chases a paper boat as it sails down the street during a rainstorm. When it’s washed away down…
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How Film Makers Interact with their Audience

03.30.2017 Industry


Sometimes when we’re sitting in the theater, mouths full of popcorn, we may think of the movies as a passive activity. We may not be giving much thought to how the film maker has made a conscious effort to involve the audience. Some methods are more subtle than others, but you don’t need to be…
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VR & 360 Video: A New Industry Reality?

03.21.2017 Industry


In 2017, virtual reality is more attainable than ever. Some of the biggest household names in technology remain committed to developing and cleverly marketing their VR contributions. Products by Google, HTC, and even Facebook who bought Oculus Rift in 2014, are becoming more and more available with options ranging from affordable ($15-$30) to high end…
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Feature Film Budget Breakdown

02.23.2017 Industry


We often hear about all the money spent at the box office, but not as much about the money behind the scenes. What’s it take to make and produce some of the biggest blockbusters? What about the average feature film or an independent film? Here’s a feature film budget breakdown that takes a closer look…
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Winners of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

02.20.2017 Industry


The Sundance Film Festival is the biggest independent film festival in the United States, held every year since 1978. Although initially for American independent films, during its history, the festival has expanded to include international independent films and documentaries. The festival, founded by Wildwood, a company owned by Robert Redford, is now one of the…
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2016 Film Industry Trends That Will Be Even Bigger Next Year

12.08.2016 Industry


2016 was a year in which many imaging technologies that were bubbling under the surface for some time finally came into their own. Here are some of the top industry film industry trends of 2016 that are set to build on their success in the year to come. Know what’s in style, and take it…
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“Balance” by Tobias Hutzler featured in TIME Magazine

04.05.2013 Industry, Trends


Parlay Studios is pleased to present Balance. A film envisioned and shot by photographer Tobias Hutzler. Featured in TIME magazine the production was managed by New York’s B2Pro. Within two days, Balance racked up close to 50,000 views 2,000 likes. It also has been picked up by online media outlets ranging from Zeit, which is…
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Creative Team Quintin & Ron shoot SMOLDER for Schon! Magazine

02.06.2013 Industry, Studio News


Parlay Studios hosts a lot of great shoots. It is especially important to us to give something back from time to time and that is why we created the Open Studio program to support new and emerging talent. Quintin & Ron are two very talented creatives and photographers. Watching them work is the essence of…
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