Production Style

“Drill down into what it is that excites you about the project and harness it. Your passion as a director is what will make the show happen. Make the show in your head and think through everything that could happen.”

Tony Gregory, Director, Fashion Rocks


Actuality: A type of production that is very transparent, even willing to deliberately reveal all of the production equipment and crew to help at “authenticity.”

Ambience: Production ambience influences the audience’s perception of the show. Some of the ambience factors may include music, graphics, and the set.

Display: An unrealistic, decorative way of presenting the subject to your audience. Game shows would be an example of a display type of production. ...

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