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Ptara proudly introduces the two newest members of our media production team. On sound, or as an audio technician, we have John Renton. John has a music degree from Edge Hill and did Foley for his dissertation. He has … Continue reading →
Ptara website started out with a fan fiction writing contest, and that was still one of our favorite stories. Now, we’ve decided to give everyone the opportunity to get involved in telling a story about Dara Says. In the spirit … Continue reading →
Big budget movies have long been about gimmicks. Since the success of Star Wars, it seems that nearly every children’s movie starts with how well the character would play out as a toy. But the micro-budget movies we grew up … Continue reading →
Creative accounting is wrong, but it’s not wrong to be creative when accounting. We were putting together some numbers for a project, and the budget started looking, well, bloated. We hoped to keep total costs down below a certain threshold. … Continue reading →
Once upon a time, they lived happily ever after. But in 1533, they weren’t happy and nothing could fix it. Henry VIII wanted a son. His wife, Catherine of Aragon didn’t produce one quick enough. So, Henry had his … Continue reading →
Finding and feeling the right emotions can be an intense challenge. Acting to you is being the character, not merely memorizing lines. Camera work to you is not merely recording the actors, but the camera is also a character, part … Continue reading →