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Edelman Chicago Video Crew in Baltimore Maryland

Metro Teleproductions Inc (MTI) supplied a video crew for a job in Baltimore Maryland.

This was a 2 camera shoot for Edelman Chicago, MTI supplying 2nd camera Jamie Sides and a Canon C300 Mark II. Steve Epstein supplied audio.  The job involved an interview and B Roll. Oliver Peng was the lead DP. Lite Panels were used for the interview and accompanying B Roll for the full day shoot.

The interview was shot at 17 Witherspoon Rd in Baltimore. The tech scout was completed the day before the actual shoot.

Catie Connor was the producer on site for Edelman Chicago. Hair & makeup (Starmakeup studio) and a PA (Ron Liu) were also part of the crew on site. MTI was contracted by Assignment Desk out of Chicago. The audio on the shoot included the standard mixer, boom and lavalier microphones. MTI has worked with Assignment Desk on a variety of video production jobs over the past 5 years

The end client on the job was Taltz. Taltz (ixekizumab) is a biologic injection for patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) or active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This was a patient story for the company.

MTI supplies video production which can include video and camera crews across the DMV region.  We are now in our 30th year of operation and also provide live streaming for Facebook and YouTube as well as multi camera switching.  In addition MTI produces videos for Fortune 500 companies, associations and  non-profits.

Assignment Desk Works is a Media Services Content Company, they supply Directors of Photography, Audio Technicians, Field Producers, Grips, Gaffers, Makeup Artists, Still Photographers and Teleprompter Operators as well as Editors.  To contact Assignment Desk call 312-464-8600 | 800-959-3375 

Edelman has more than 60 offices nationwide including offices in New York, Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles.

A look back at Camera Crews for MSG as Caps try to move on in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Washington Capitals are attempting to defend their Stanley Cup Championship.  If they defeat the Carolina Hurricanes then they will host the New York Islanders.  On the last Saturday of the season, Tony Winthrop supplied video production for MSG.  Winthrop was the locker room Cameraman for MSG on their pre game skate as well as the postgame coverage in the Islanders room. 

Winthrop used a Sony XDCam 800 with camera light and wireless microphone.  MTI has worked for MSG for the past 12 years with video services in the Washington DC region.  We have worked on the MSG telecasts of the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils

Normally MTI arrives at the truck in time for the pre game skate which is between 930 and 1030 am est.  The interviews are recorded and then edited in the truck for use in the pre game show which is produced in the truck one half hour before the start of the game.

When the game is completed as soon as the Islanders open the locker room, Winthrop accompanies Shannon Hogan to begin the post game process.

MTI is currently in its 30 year of operation providing video production in the Washington DC region.

We work with a variety of gear from Sony XDCAM to Canon C300 Mark II, Sony FS 7’s as well as the Panasonic AGDVX 200. 

With the Islanders already in the 2nd round via their sweep of Pittsburgh, they will be well rested to take on the Caps.   Games One and Two will be at the Capital One arena, with an off day in between. Games 3 and 4 will be in Brooklyn at the Barclays arena.  Game 5 will be back at the Verizon Center, Game 6 returns to Barclays if needed and the final game of the series will be hosted by the Caps

Rock the Potomac features Video Production of “The Bayou DC’s Killer Joint

In 1998 the legendary Bayou Nightclub closed after 45 years of operation. It featured the 1st club show in the United States of U-2. The Dave Matthews Band played the club many times in their early days, and Hootie and the BlowFish regularly was featured at the club. Foreigners 1st club date was also at the Bayou. The club also showcased a rare small venue date by KISS

In 2013, Metro Teleproductions Inc produced a film called “The Bayou, DC’s Killer Joint” which first aired on Maryland Public Television, then on WETA, WHUT as well as 90 PBs affiliates. The 87 minute documentary which was Produced and Written by Bill Scanlan, Vinnie Perrone and Dave Nuttycombe, graphics by Dick Bangham of Rip Bang Productions, edited by Bill Parks of Dominion Post was seen by over 100,000 viewers across the country. It was nominated for a local Emmy Award and won a documentary award from the Kingston Film Festival in New York. MTI provided all of the video production on the film, camera crew video crew etc

Mark Opasnick has just written “ROCK THE POTOMAC”, a comprehensive history of popular music in the the Washington DC area from Colonial times to the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. ROCK THE POTOMAC has a chapter on the Bayou .

Metro Teleproductions Inc, started production on the film 2 months before the closing of the club. We shot many acts making there final appearance at the venue which was located at 3135 K St NW in Washington DC. Author Stephen King’s Rock Bottom Remainders, which featured Amy Tan Dave Barry, Simpsons creator Matt Groening. The final performance on December 31st 1998 the headliner was the group “Everything” which had a hit single “Hooch” which was featured in the Adam Sandler movie “Waterboy”. The single cracked Billboards Top 10

MTI documented the final days of the club and spent years interviewing artists such as Dave Mason, Meatloaf, Paul Kantner. It was truly a labor of love.

Trotz return to DC covered for MSG Broadcast by MTI Camera Crew

Metro Teleproductions Inc provided a camera crew for MSG network for the New York Islanders contest against the Washington Capitals at the Capital One arena. The video crew featured ENG interviews used in the MSG broadcast

 The game featured the return of ex Capitals coach Barry Trotz in his first game back at Capital One. Trotz of course coached the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup Championship in the teams 43 year existence. After the season Trotz left the Capitals and was signed by Lou Lamoriello to become the new coach of the Islanders.

Tony Winthrop provided video production for MSG which included an Sony XD camera and wireless hand held microphone. 

Tony covered the pregame skate at Capital One which included interviews with New York Islander players as they were coming off the ice after practice as well as in the locker room. A camera light is used on the camera for enhanced video.

Barry Trotz back in DC for the 1st time after winning Stanley Cup

 The interviews were used in the 30 minute pregame that is aired on the MSG network After the game Tony and the MSG reporter Shannon Hogan covered the victorious Islander locker room after the 2-0 victory.  The interviews are done and then run back to the truck for immediate playback in the post game broadcast on MSG.  Normally the Trotz interview is run in its entirety, while selected portions of the players interviews are aired.  The telecast was produced by Jim Gallagher and directed by Joel Mandelbaum. MSG produces the Islanders, Devils and Rangers on the MSG network in the tri city area.

Metro Teleproductions is celebrating its 30th year of provided video production, camera and video crews in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia region.   MTI specializes in covering conferences in the DMV. MTI also produces videos for clients and is one of the oldest companies providing streaming services. MTI’s 1st webcast originated back in 1998