ENG or EFP Production / Corporate Video
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BTS- On Set
TCA / Junkets
BTS, Junkets, TCAs B-Roll, Red Carpets
James Starr has been shooting behind the scenes in Hollywood since 1999, for such clients as E! Entertainment TV, KCAL 9 and KABC 7.
serving Los Angeles, Studio City, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Las Vegas.
We are a video crew for Hire. Call us, ask about our rates and costs.
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E-commerce video Ads agency for brands
Social Media Videos, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube
Whiteboard Video Presentations aka explainer videos
Feel Free to Email us with any questions.
We can reply back with a quote or call you directly if you prefer.
Video Program OUT straight to your HOST Zoom account or Social Media Page / Website
Live Shots | Remote Broadcasting from a Charity event in Brentwood, Ca
LIVE on Camera talent and toss to Video Playback, then back out LIVE
Adding additional support for documentary filming, TCA / Junkets, red carpet arrivals, BTS, Behind the Scenes Services and high-quality industrial and corporate video productions including training videos.
We serve Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Studio City, and many other places in the Thirty Mile Zone, aka TMZ.
We also take a liking for BTS shoots, (Behind the Scenes B-Roll, interviews ) Political ads, real-estate, and documentary-style production videos.
Need Tape for your agent?
Let us help you produce an actor reel.
This can be a shoestring budget or a well-rounded production according to your needs and wants.
Choose a Location for your actor scenes, book us as your vendor, and we’ll be there.
We have limited space in our Toluca Lake offices but if you need it, we can discuss shooting it here.
We have a green screen and an urban look living room.
We are small but yet here we are in the mix of dozens and dozens of video production companies in the greater Los Angeles, Burbank area of all sizes that specializes in BTS on movie sets, junkets, TCAs, red carpet arrivals, special events, Live Events, corporate and industrial training, and education, long-form documentary-style shooting, and of course actor reel video services in Los Angeles and Hollywood Without a doubt, we use high definition camera equipment including the Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camcorder, Panasonic GH4, 4K cinema camera, as well as GoPros and professional audio equipment including shotgun mics and UHF wireless microphones. We use our GH4 for our portrait-style talking head videos and use the Panasonic CX-350 for run and gun, ENG, and general-purpose shooting.
Among our lighting gear, we use round LED edge light panels for professional studio lighting both in-house and in the field. We have professional backdrops including chroma-key colors if necessary.
Another specialty we specialize in is professional high-quality editing.
Editing another person’s project can be cumbersome for both parties as creativity is very subjective.
We can work with you remotely on editing projects by Live Streaming our editing sessions in real-time.
Video Delivery Disclaimer
Note: For Live Stream Playback Video We’ll Link you to our Vimeo Server for viewing and Downloading.
This is just concerning captured Raw video
Handing off edited or raw video footage on an HDD drive, USB stick or SD card is the optimal way to give you physical video deliverables.
We do that either in person or drop off at your location if you are local.
If you are hiring us as a remote crew and need files uploaded to your server (or ours) please be advised on the following:
Generally, we export our finished (edited or polished) footage via Adobe premiere in a compressed .mp4 file format. It is easier to upload and takes a couple of hours depending on how much footage there is.
We upload using our own data plan on one of 4 hotspots that we carry with us.
If you are requesting native files from our camera card, that is another story.
We do not have the data allowance to upload native files over 5GB
17 minutes of native files
( 1080p 29.97fps / 13GB)
is about 3.6 hours of upload time.
45 minutes of native files
(1080p 29.97fps / 31GB)
is about 9 – 10 hours of upload time.
45 minutes of .mp4 compressed files
(1080p 29.97fps / 3GB)
is about 57 minutes of upload time
The time it takes to upload those is billable and if the upload crashes for any number of reasons (cell tower drop, power surge) we have to start the entire upload over again and it will require more time to monitor and babysit it.
So, after a few lessons learned, we have decided that we will not upload or deliver native camera files via the internet over 5Gb. Compressed .mp4 files, no problem.
FedEx Overnight on native Files
If we shoot a generous amount of video footage for your project and you want native files, we must ship them
Express / overnight, at your cost or we can include it in our quote.
As indicated, exporting compressed down .mp4 files is easier to manage when uploading, and (as noted earlier) image quality on compressed .mp4 files is actually very suitable for website uploads and social media, etc. (in our opinion) if that is your intended use.
If we cannot meet your delivery needs, we apologize in advance.
Serving the following cities
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