About Hawaii Shoots

Hawaii Shoots is the blog and community effort of Berad Studio, purposed to unite and grow the Hawaii video production industry. More Info

Stillmotion EVO Workshop

Have you ever heard of Stillmotion's EVO workshop series? The team over at Stillmotion is considering putting on an EVO Oahu workshop and it sounds amazing. Read about our good friend Noelle Herring's experience at EVO Portland 2013.

Helping a Homeless Hawaii Family Through Film

Film may be the most powerful platform of communication for our generation. Rex Moribe has decided to use his film “Dear Thalia” to educate people about the difficulties of homelessness in Hawai‘i and share the story of one family’s struggle of living on a sidewalk in Kaka‘ako.

Rex says: “Creating awareness […]

Event: Hawaii Shoots Community Mixer at Brain Eye Labs

We’re stoked to present this month’s Hawaii Shoots event in a new spot! We’re hanging with our friends from Brain Eye Creative to celebrate the soft launch of their newest agency space in collaboration with Howard Hughes and Ward Village, called “Brain Eye Labs.” Bring your business cards and mix […]

Cleaning your lenses in the field

It's a challenge to be constantly cleaning your lenses in the field, but it's a discipline that will improve your video for the rest of your career.

8 Rookie Filmmaker Mistakes to Avoid

It’s one thing to please your client, but another thing to please a fellow colleague in your industry.  Especially when that somebody happens to have been in business five times longer than you have…and if that somebody has big name coorporate clients…and if that somebody has the latest and greatest equipment that filmmakers swoon […]

Event: Talk story with Adobe Studio’s creative team in Kakaako

Say Aloha to Adobe Studio’s creative team, in town to profile one of Hawaii’s next-generation creatives. Each week, Adobe Inspire Magazine features innovative artists and shines a spotlight on creative work in photography, design, video, illustration, and more.

In With The Old, Apply The New

Professional photographer Dallas Nagata White regularly re-edits old images to see how her techniques and tastes have changed throughout the years.

10 Super Bowl Commercial Favorites of 2014

It’s the big weekend for the big game! For many production professionals, Super Bowl Sunday is the day that all their hard work is finally celebrated.
With the advent of Tivo and DVR, long gone are the days when you actually have to sit and watch TV Commercials to watch […]

Pacific New Media Has Introductory Classes Galore to Kickstart the New Year

The Pacific New Media Outreach College is one of Hawaii’s best resources for classes and workshops pertaining to business, video, photography and art. PNM brings in nationally recognized professionals as well as many of Hawaii’s top professionals to share their experiences and techniques in a structured environment.

The New Year […]

Don’t Miss The World’s Largest Free Online Cinematography Event

The internet is teeming with with valuable and free film making knowledge and techniques. Last year I stumbled across the Big League Cine Summit and it has since been one of my favorite resources for cinematography. This year Big League Film School is back with the Third Annual Big League […]