Tag : Ande Schurr

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    Ande Schurr Ande has been location sound recording for a decade. He is passionate about growth and writes articles for freelancers. schurrsound.com     Fritha Stalker Fritha works with the NZ Writers Guild, and has a chequered past including being EO at the Techos Guild, a biologist in Rarotonga and spending random bits […]

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15 strategies for box-office success, part two

The marketing & distribution smarts of Three Wise Cousins

27,Nov,2016 Features editor
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15 strategies for box-office success

>The marketing & distribution smarts of Three Wise Cousins

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Making an Impact

ormer GM of Transmission Films Courtney Botfield has managed distribution campaigns for titles including Balibo, Boy, The King’s Speech and Samson & Delilah. Now, with longtime screen industry publicist, Tracey Mair, she’s created distribution and marketing agency Goodship, with a focus on establishing strategic philanthropic and brand partnerships to support productions. At this year’s Big […]

28,Sep,2016 Features , , editor
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The Business of Making Music

ow can you make a living out of your creativity? Run it like a business and don’t be sloppy, says Marshall Smith, co-owner, composer and producer at The Sound Room. In this article, we learn how musicians can make money from their music for screen productions and interactive content. The film and advertising industry is […]

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Music Videos: what is their place?

ew Zealand Music Month is now over for another year. What did we learn about the state of our music industry? That its sales grew for the first time since 2001 – by 12 per cent in 2015 to $74.4 million. The number one source of revenue? Online streaming. This news is a remarkable about-turn […]

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Sounds Good: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

aika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople has come to the big screen a mere nine months after it finished principal photography, in late June 2015. It was incredibly satisfying seeing the film at the Sylvia Park premiere after walking the green carpet. Green? Yes – green like the bush of course! It was a moment […]

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Micro-budget methodology

Ande Schurr offers a crew member’s perspective

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Orphans & Kingdoms: Grant McKennon (Camera Op), Hamish Mortland (location manager), Ande Schurr (sound recordist), Director Paolo Rotondo, Simon Raby (DOP), Natasha Romaniuk (1st AD)

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Up to Speed: flying with batteries

If there’s one battery that gets all the wrong attention, it’s the Lithium-Ion. For us film technicians, Lithium-Ion and its cousin Lithium-Polymer batteries are as essential as the gear itself. They are the V-Locks which the big cameras and LED panel lights use and the NP-style batteries or Sony L-series which Audio mixers use. While […]

26,Feb,2016 Features , editor
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