Time-lapse photography is the most effective way to show progress over time in a video form. It can show a flurry of activity at high speed, showing progress in a much more easily digestible way. You can compress hours, days or even months into seconds with a time-lapse, potentially showing construction, artistic works or manufacturing. Here are some tips for how to use time-lapse in your corporate video. (more…)

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Thorough planning is essential to filming an effective event video. There are no second chances when it comes to live events, if you miss it you miss it, there are no reshoots, no chance for a second take. Preparation can also make for a much more relaxed atmosphere if you know what’s about to happen. Charged batteries, cameras and sound set-up and tested, a location scout to check out the venue all go a long way to ensuring you’ll capture everything without any hiccups. (more…)

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Think about the last time you took notice of an email signature. A while ago, huh? Now that it’s no longer socially acceptable to put quotes in them, you might think there’s not much you can do to spice up the humble email signature. (more…)

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Ever wondered how some people just seem to have a knack of being comfortable in front of camera?
Yes, it can come naturally for some people, but for most it takes some work and coaching to look and sound comfortable on camera. There are many things we like to do to create a relaxed environment when we shoot, but there are several tricks and techniques you can utilise to make yourself as natural and authoritative as possible. (more…)

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We regularly work for other production companies whether they are local, interstate or even international. In many cases representatives from your company are not able to be present at a shoot, and you rely on us to represent you professionally and get great results. In this blog post I will describe this process to you.

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IBM Australia hires Dream Engine’s camera crew regularly to service all of their needs in Melbourne. As IBM’s in-house videographers are based in Sydney, they are unable to fly regularly to-and-from Melbourne. Dream Engine provides IBM with an outsourced video production crew in Melbourne.
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