Pixel Corps TV

Episode Guide


May 30th, 2008

Personal Tools

In this episode Brent walks us through several tools that most crew members should have on them at all times.

May 13th, 2008

Gels and Diffusion

Today Brent talks about different ways to control the color and intensity of light with the use of gels and diffusion.

April 24th, 2008

Clips and Clamps

In this episode Brent walks us through the various clips and clamps that are used on set including everyone's favorite, the C-47.

April 17th, 2008

Grip to Ground Support

Today Brent talks about the ever popular apple box, showing all the various sizes and uses.

April 11th, 2008

Nets, Flags and C-Stands

Use of Flags, Nets and C-Stands on-set can become a messy ordeal unless you know some basics to begin from. Brent Bye takes you through some standard techniques for setting a Flag, a Grip Net and an Open Frame at a light.

April 2nd, 2008


Today Brent introduces you to the workhorse of the media industry, C-Stands.

March 26th, 2008

Setting up a HMI Light

HMI lights are used when shooting outside because they match the color quality of light generated by the sun. Brent Bye shows you how to set up the multiple parts of a HMI including the ballast, head feeders and lamp with its various flavors of focusing lenses.
Running time: 9:00

March 12th, 2008

Proper Use of Cables

Brent Bye

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