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Zoom Security Best Practices for Producing Your Media Project Remotely

Zoom Security Best Practices for Producing Your Media Project Remotely

As travel restrictions continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the video conferencing platform Zoom has become a huge factor in allowing Producers to oversee their media projects remotely. After security issues were exposed, Zoom responded with numerous enhanced features designed to effectively prevent disruptions and provide secure communication across their platform. Here is what you…

Your  COVID-19  questions, answered. We’re Here and Ready to Help!

Your  COVID-19  questions, answered. We’re Here and Ready to Help!

At Global Media Desk, our top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our clients and employees. We understand the concern and uncertainty everyone is experiencing around the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are here for you and can make your international media project happen in the safest possible way, without travel.

Our Savvy Guide to Filming Abroad

Our Savvy Guide to Filming Abroad

As anyone in this industry knows, filming can be a complex business, with obstacles and hurdles to overcome even for the shortest project. Filming abroad can present very specific challenges as well as rewards, with plenty of research to be done ahead of time. When done correctly however, venturing beyond your borders can be a…

Drone Regulations: What You Need to Know (UPDATED)

Drone Regulations: What You Need to Know (UPDATED)

Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) have become a growing equipment trend in aerial photography and film. The possibilities of shooting with drones are endless and hold the promise of new creative options, real cost savings and possibly even safer sets.  But before you go out and buy or hire the most expensive drone you…

What do land surveyors, news reporters, real estate agents, construction companies, first responders, inspection specialists, filmmakers, and farmers all have in common?  Drones!

What do land surveyors, news reporters, real estate agents, construction companies, first responders, inspection specialists, filmmakers, and farmers all have in common? Drones!

Whether you call them UAV’s, UFO’s, or Tiny Flying Robots, drone popularity and adoption has been exponential of late. Although they are still in their infancy with regards to mass adoption and usage, drones have already demonstrated their value in niche industry applications. In both public and private sector organizations drones are saving companies time…

Trends: Drone Photography Services on the Rise

Trends: Drone Photography Services on the Rise

Some of the most stunning images and footage are now being captured through drone technology. Although aerial photography and footage are nothing new, access to drone services have made these types of shots affordable and streamlined. Marketers, ad executives, producers, and even construction professionals are hiring drone pilots to capture new innovative content by using…

Story Behind the Shoot: Michelin Earthmover Tires  

Story Behind the Shoot: Michelin Earthmover Tires  

Earlier this year the Global Media Desk was proud to be a part of the latest Michelin production shoot. The new campaign shows the world from the eyes of a mine operator and highlights Michelin’s Earthmover XD3 tire technology. For this elaborate shoot our highly-skilled production and aerial crews in Canada joined the Michelin creative team to deliver an awe-inspiring video. We asked Dave Janse Van Rensburg, our Global Project Specialist, how the project unfolded. How did the client reach us? We received a…

New Filming Incentives in the Czech Republic

New Filming Incentives in the Czech Republic

Earlier this year the Czech Republic introduced new filming incentives in an effort to boost its already booming international film production. Nestled in the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic often attracts foreign production due to its ability to double for more expensive cities like Paris and London. Plus, access to highly experienced, local crews…

Sundance Returning to Cuba with Film Forward Program

Sundance Returning to Cuba with Film Forward Program

The Sundance Institute is headed to the island of Cuba this week, inviting students, artists, and film lovers to attend screenings and Q&A sessions to acclaimed independent films. Discussions are open to the public as part of Sundance Film Forward starting on July 14-16. Sundance will screen “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” with novelist/screenwriter Jesse Andrews and “Meru”…