Entries by Mark Gadala-Maria

Midtown Crew Spotlight

Hello and welcome! This is the first edition of our new Midtown Crew Spotlight blog! Once a month a Midtown crew member will be sitting down with our social media assistant, Kristina Rodriguez to answer some fun and inspiring questions. This is a 2-3 minute read and will brighten your day. Employee Spotlight: Rebecca Dominguez, […]

Vous Church – creativity moves you

If you’ve ever visited a neighborhood called Wynwood in Miami, you probably noticed a creative energy in the environment. The vibe permeates the colorful art galleries, trendy stores, gourmet eating joints and of course the imaginative murals covering the exterior walls. There’s no better people watching in the entire “305” – body art, piercings, fashion […]

Vous Church, Miami, FL

A Creative Venue and Audio Video System for Religious Services in Wynwood Nestled in a midtown Miami neighborhood, a middle school auditorium gets a complete makeover every Sunday when Vous Church fills its sanctuary and delivers three unique services. They combine scripture, sermons, baptisms, and live music performances choreographed by a high-energy team of audio […]

Everyone Wants to Stream Live on Facebook

Midtown Video just made that happen for tattoo artist and star of Miami Ink, Ami James. He hosted an eight week Facebook Live sponsored show called Mystery Tattoo. Danish production company Drive Studios hired us to provide the live streaming services, a critical component of the show. Our early adoption of live streaming techniques used […]

Mystery Tattoo on Facebook Live, South Beach, Miami, FL

Miami Ink star Ami James has taken his talents to facebook. James’ tattoo culture website Tattoodo.com, and Drive Studios (both based in Copenhagen) partnered with the social media site to deliver 8 live episodes of “Mystery Tattoo” on the new Facebook Live video platform. Midtown Video provided local production support, broadcasting live on Tattoodo’s facebook […]

New Rental Cameras Available from Midtown Video

Sony PXW-FS7: Daily Rate – $350 The Sony PXW-FS7 is one of the newest Digital Cinema Cameras available at Midtown! This powerful camera is built for B-roll and independent production. The Sony PXW-FS7 camera comes with internal 4k recording capabilities and requires no external recorders for 4k output, meaning that this camera comes built-ready to […]

Most Popular Digital Cinema Camera Rentals

Beginning around 2010 digital cinema cameras became the dominant camera type in the motion picture industry.   Digital cinema cameras finally reached (& in many cases eclipsed) the quality one had come to expect from a film camera offering shallow depth of field and 24 frame rate per second. Below is a list of the most […]

Best 4k Cameras

For Digital Cinema Production   4k resolution refers to a resolution of roughly 4,000 horizontal lines, each line containing 2,160 pixels.  Aside from the higher resolution that 4k provides, one of the main advantages of recording in 4k is that fine spatial detail is resolved well, much more so than 2k output.  4k content has […]