PJ Just Got a C300 Mark 3

Isn’t it glorious? At Production Junction, the C300 Mark II has been a workhorse camera for our clientele, so it was only natural that we pick up Canon’s latest installment in their Cinema EOS series. The most touted feature of the Mark III is the “dual-gain” Super 35 sensor, which allows for over 16 stops …

Shooting from Remote – In Action

Hi, everyone – Marc here, working from home. I’m excited to show you a screen-cap from a remote shoot Andy, Dave and I helped out on this week. With everyone self-isolating due to Covid-19, it’s a challenge to work on shoots, but with the right gear, support, and patient talent, the job can get done. …

Top 15: Free Trial Streaming Services

Brought to you by rental coordinator, Hafeezah Ali Looking to save money while keeping entertained? Look no further! The following 15 streaming services are offering a limited free trial window and discounted pricing for some. You’re guaranteed to find an interesting new (or old) title from one of the vendors below. Remember to cancel your …

And the Winner Is…

Brought to you by rental coordinator, Hafeezah Ali Hey, you cool cats and kittens… remember my post last July on the Winter Film Awards International Film Festival (WFA)? In addition to my being a former volunteer and submission judge for the festival, the team behind Production Junction agreed to sponsor the event and provide a …

Editor Resources

Brought you you by rental tech, Lee Williams Are you in post-production? Me too! As editors, we’re used to being inside for long hours, but this is different. If you are out of work it may seem like there’s not much to do but tap your fingers. You could try yoga. I heard hand stretches …

The Orbiter and Friends

Brought to you by lead tech, Noah Nelson When I think of gear that has changed the industry, the first thing that comes to mind is LED lighting. There are many benefits to having an LED light: its portable, pulls less power, and the fixture itself doesn’t tend to get hot. Most importantly, it’s opened …

Battery Storage and Maintenance

Brought to you by lead tech, Noah Nelson This pandemic is allowing film gear all over the world to be extremely lazy right now. You probably have your gear laying around doing absolutely nothing, much like myself, who hasn’t left home in over a week. Yikes! And also like me, your gear suffers without the …

77th Venice Film Festival

Brought to you by rental coordinator, Hafeezah Ali Did you know the Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world? Yep! The inaugural event took place on August 6, 1932 and included a screening of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, which was voted most original film. No official awards were given. Here’s …

The CARES ACT and You: Freelancers & Small Businesses

Brought to you by small business owner, Dave McGrath Hello! For the majority of our industry, nearly all shoots have canceled or gone on hiatus. There are a few options available for financial relief and independent contractors are able to apply for unemployment. Three of the main programs that you should be aware of include: …

Breaking Down the Shots: The Sinner TV Promo

Brought to you by lead rental tech, Noah Nelson I’m flashing back to the days when productions were possible. PJ’s very own, Dave McGrath, was tapped as director of photography for the TV promotion of “The Sinner,” Season 3. (Currently streaming on USA Network). I was also on set as first assistant camera. Here is …