TV Commericals

The studio cyc game in Vegas isn’t the easiest to navigate, especially for out of town productions that don’t know the offerings.  Sure, there are some decent places but most are too small for many productions, don’t deliver on amenities or are out of the way and not convenient for talent or crew.  That’s all…

Corporate video production can have it’s challenges.  One of these challenges is locations as we don’t often get to choose where we shoot.  If we’re lucky, we get a scout day or pictures of the location we’re supposed to shoot in or we’ve been there before and already know what we’re walking into.  In these…

Sometimes you just need a little extra power to spice things up in the office.  Here at FiveSix Productions, we’ve been running a few different workstations for some time now, a couple mac trashcans from awhile back and a couple newer imac pro machines.  But with the new Mac Pro out, we decided our Edit…

At FiveSix we do video productions of all types including corporate storytelling, commercial, reality, social media, political, event, documentary and short narrative films.  The last one in that list is fairly new to us and I’d like to chat about how the casting was done in a entirely different manner than our normal process. For…

Yesterday, FiveSix Productions, your go-to Las Vegas video production company (or so the “top brass” hopes), shot a round table discussion that to me, seemed nearly identical to a certain scene in The Godfather. There were seven subjects that conversed for a little over an hour. In order to light everyone evenly, and not make…

FiveSix Productions recently visited the ever-lavish, ever-dazzling, ever-hilarious Circus Circus Las Vegas where we had una muy bien tiempo y una grand fiesta shooting in the language of our downstairs neighbors. We threw some craps, rode a roller coaster, played some skeeball, and even went to a fancy dinner at the best steak restaurant in…

Working with time constraints can be very frustrating and difficult; the chances for mistakes multiply exponentially the faster the crew has to work, which adds stress and concern to all involved. One of the worst feelings on set is falling so far behind that you don’t think you can catch up, and thus, you feel…

FiveSix Productions recently acquired at very cool, new tool for our arsenal that once again adds big tool/big budget features and abilities in a manageable size and for our Las Vegas Video Production team. The Dana Dolly enables traditional dolly moves with equipment that is a fraction of the size, utilizing a fraction of the…

To set the tone, please watch this short clip from a cinematic masterpiece known as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. Here’s the link. As we can see, young Cameron here is having a hard time relaxing, he is caught in a moral and psychological dilemma about whether or not to accompany his pal Ferris on a…