Comic-Con 2017 is right around the corner and we’re in full pre-production mode. We’ll be producing live programming for 2 different clients at this year’s event. As we start to book resources and plan for each project, we felt it was appropriate to share what we’ve learned from prior years. Here’s our breakdown of the top production challenges during Comic-Con. Read More
This is it. Our final Comic-Con live production look-back installment. It’s been great to re-live the action from 2016, but we’re ready for what’s in store this year. In the meantime, here’s a re-cap of our work with Defy Media and the “Screen Junkies” crew. Read More
Dust off your storm trooper costume because San Diego Comic-Con is almost upon us. To celebrate, we’re unveiling a new Comic-Con edition of our live production look-back series. In 2016, BMG produced a 90-minute live stream for IMDb in sunny San Diego. Here’s a re-cap of what went down. Read More
San Diego Comic-Con is just a few short months away, so what better way to prepare than with a new installment of our live production look-back series? In 2016, BMG produced a live Q&A with truTV’s Impractical Jokers at Dick’s Last Resort in downtown San Diego. Here’s a re-cap of what went down. Read More
Prepping for the annual NAB Show in Vegas is almost as exhausting as attending the event. There’s so much to see, but not nearly enough time to see it all. As BMG prepares to embark on yet another visit to Sin City, we’ve put together a short list of exhibitors we’re most excited to check out.
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BMG has been fortunate to have worked at some pretty big events. We’ve produced live shows with IMDb during the Oscars, Mashable during SXSW, truTV during Comic-Con, Yahoo during Fashion Week, and Amazon during Sundance. While each of these projects were different in their own special way, working in a crowded environment with a lot of additional, outside production often presents the same challenges. Here’s a list of our top 6 live event production challenges. Read More
Ever wonder how Todd Mason got his start in television production? Would you have guessed it started with cutting lawns and detailing cars?
Recently, Todd was interviewed by Siimon Sanders from Entrepreneur Decoded. In this interview, Todd shares personal stories from his past and how at just 17 years old, he was already producing and managing live productions.
When we scope out a project, one of the biggest considerations is the technical equipment. You need gear that’s going to accommodate the needs of the project, can scale easily (because we all know there are going to be last minute requests) and fits within the required budget parameters. For multi-camera productions, we often have two options to consider: a mobile unit or a flight pack. Here’s a look at some of the pros and cons for each and how we determine which approach to take. Read More