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Made Men Promotions

Made Men Promotions

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Cut ‘N’ Run established a working relationship with Angelo Magnone, the promoter for the organization Made Men Promotions, via networking through other boxing promotions. He tasked us with putting on a full production for his event on January 29, 2022 titled Rivers Rumble XII at the Rivers Casino Events Center.

PROCESS

After weeks of meetings, planning, and building the show, we were able to produce a three-camera live switch that included a PTZ camera which was built into the events center. The Rivers was able to send an ISO feed to their in-house projectors with the fight card before each match and switch over to the show feed during the matches.

We worked together with a DJ for in-house entertainment and also deployed a multi-angle replay system, up-to-date graphic overlays, and an audio mix to ensure quality sound throughout the night.

FINAL DELIVERY

The fights were streamed via pay-per-view to the Made Men Promotions website as well as their Facebook page, expanding the reach to as wide of an audience as possible for this type of broadcast.

RESULTS

Made Men Promotions put on a successful show at Rivers Casino with many fans in attendance and the online viewership helped grow their audience even further.

2022 BSidesPGH Live Stream

BSidesPGH 2022 Live Stream

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Eddie Island – “Honey (You Said Love)” Music Video

Eddie Island – “Honey (You Said Love)” Music Video

NEEF – SCA – National Public Lands Day 2022

National Environmental Education Foundation

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Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, National Public Lands Day is traditionally the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort. It celebrates the connection between people and green space in their community, inspires environmental stewardship, and encourages use of open space for education, recreation, and health benefits.

National Environmental Education Foundation, or NEEF, reached out to us to capture video and photos of the National Public Lands Day event in Pittsburgh at Riverview Park. Volunteers formed different groups and trekked out on various trails throughout the park to work on some necessary cleanup and construction on portions of the trails. 

PROCESS

With just a two-person crew and knowing we would be relocating to various locations on the trail, we had to remain as mobile as possible with our equipment. We mainly shot handheld with the Canon C200 and a light loadout with the Canon 5D Mark III so we could endure the hikes throughout the park. We provided shots of the volunteers working with an array of trail building tools as well as staff members training the volunteers. We also conducted interviews of a few staff members and even volunteers to help create a highlight video of the event.

FINAL DELIVERY

One of the final products was a video just over four minutes in length that highlighted what NEEF is, working with the Student Conservation Association, National Public Lands Day, and the importance of upkeeping trails and public lands. We also sent the client nearly 200 edited photos from the day featuring all the different aspects of trail building and maintenance. 

RESULTS

NEEF now has more valuable resources to show people who might be interested in working in conservation by showing what is involved with the National Public Lands Day and some of their other operations.

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Bethany College 2022 Commencement Live Stream

BETHANY COLLEGE

ABOUT

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Bethany College has decided to start live streaming their commencement ceremonies so that everyone can be part of the event.  

PROCESS

Cut ‘N’ Run provides multiple camera angles including a drone for aerial coverage along with PA system and wireless microphones.  A link and an embed code is provided so viewers can watch either on Bethany’s website or through social media.

FINAL DELIVERY

Videos are streamed to Vimeo.com and embedded on the website.  Simultaneous social media streams are also available for streaming.

RESULTS

Friends and family are now able to be part of the commencement ceremony virtually.  The video remains on-line indefinitely in-case anybody wants to go back and watch at a later date 

Pittsburgh Regional Transit

PITTSBURGH REGIONAL TRANSIT

ABOUT

Pittsburgh Regional Transit (formerly Pittsburgh Port Authority) had the need to find a production company equipped to help take care of all their media needs.  PRT put out a request for proposal for a capable production company in the Pittsburgh Area and decided to hire Cut ‘N’ Run for a 5 year contract.

PROCESS

Cut ‘N’ Run currently works with PRT staff in coordinating live event coverage, promotional videos, training videos and anything else that involves media coverage and audio visual components.

FINAL DELIVERY

Cut ‘N’ Run always delivers high quality productions with very fast turn around times.

RESULTS

PRT now has a media department that they can rely on for anything related to multimedia.

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Rivers Casino

RIVERS CASINO

ABOUT

Rivers Casino had just wrapped up their “Window Drop” television commercial campaign. They were looking for an effective way to promote the new Interblock gaming technology as well as maintain marketing on traditional games. Cut ‘N’ Run teamed up with Red Square Agency to produce the new videos.

PROCESS

Cut ‘N’ Run captured numerous scenes within the casino facility. A RED Weapon was utilized for high-quality video capture. Because of time restrictions, LED lights were selected to ensure the production was as mobile and quick as possible. All on-screen talent was handpicked from Pittsburgh talent agencies. Three makeup artists and wardrobe stylists were assigned to the numerous actors and actresses. The RAW 8K footage was edited in Cut ‘N’ Run’s studio along with animation and graphics. All were combined for quick 30-second spots for TV and social media.

FINAL DELIVERY

Cut ‘N’ Run worked within broadcast television specifications and delivered ProRes HQ files so the commercials would be broadcasted in the highest quality with both video and audio safe levels.

RESULTS

Rivers Casino has broadcasted the commercials on television, social media, professional sporting events, and more. The campaign is still present now and is effectively advertising the focused casino experiences set forth in the pre-production strategy.

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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

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The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix wanted a solution to broadcast the race without immense costs. Cut ‘N’ Run offered an elaborate setup to cover the race using multiple cameras positioned throughout the race track.  A stage was also present with a two-camera setup and microphones for interviews with event organizers.  In between races and live interviews, pre-recorded content was aired from the Cut ‘N’ Run studio to keep the audience entertained throughout the event.

DAY 1 LIVE STREAM

PROCESS

Multiple cameras were positioned throughout the race track at Schenley Park, including aerial coverage from a drone.  All of the footage captured live from the race track was transmitted back to the Cut ‘N’ Run studio.  Instant statistics were also directly wired to the master station in order to display accurate rankings and times.  The live broadcast was then featured on the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix’s website,  and their social media pages.  The event was also live streamed throughout park monitors at Schenley Park.

DAY 2 LIVE STREAM

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Rivers Casino

Rivers Casino

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Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers

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Cast members of NBC’s “This is Us” Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore visited Heinz Field to announce one of the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ draft picks. The organization also wanted to obtain promotional material for NFL Sunday Night Football as well as Jumbotron videos. Cut ‘N’ Run was brought on to capture as much content as possible with the talent in two hours, just before the draft pick announcement. It was crucial to be as mobile and quick as possible. Scripts were drafted by the Steelers marketing team.

PROCESS

The production began with a green screen shoot then moved to three other locations. A teleprompter was positioned in the first scene but the talent was required to memorize lines or read from cards for the remaining scenes. A Sony FS7 and Steadicam were the most mobile options used to quickly capture each scene and move onto the next. All scenes were successfully shot in the two hour time block.

RESULTS

The final product appeared on the NFL’s Sunday Night Football broadcast as well as the Jumbotron inside the Steelers’ stadium.  Material from the shoot was also used by the Steelers organization’s social media pages.

This is our field.
These are our fans.
This is our game.
#ThisIsUs

Posted by Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 26, 2017

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