Easyrig Inventor

Easyrig Inventor

A Day in San Diego with the Easyrig Inventor The inventor of the Easyrig, Johan Hellsten,  came to San Diego from Sweden and made a special point to visit with Mark and me.  Mark has been using the Easyrig since 2001. The Easyrig story is quite an interesting one....
Television Video Production

Television Video Production

Do you remember a Television Video Production called AMC Date Night? AMC Date Night was a clever way for AMC to add interest to classic movies. Layered between the movie and commercial interruptions these “bumpers” featured a guy or a gal looking for a...
George Foreman Knock Out

George Foreman Knock Out

George Foreman came to a San Diego grocery store one sunny September day in 2005 to publicize his Knock Out cleaning products and sign autographs for a long stream of excited fans. The Crystal Pyramid Productions video crew, Mark Schulze and Patty Mooney, shot a VNR...
Legacy Video for an Industry

Legacy Video for an Industry

Pioneers in Irrigation – Legacy Video for an Industry When Glenn Bowlin, the official Historian of the Irrigation Association, approached us about creating a video for the IA’s Museum, he had no idea what sort of an education he would be receiving about...
The Video Production Industry

The Video Production Industry

I have been contemplating what it’s like to be a woman in a man’s industry – and more specifically, the video production industry. What inspired me to think about this was a recent invitation to speak to a college class of women who wish to enter...
Most Imaginative Adverts

Most Imaginative Adverts

Most Imaginative Adverts – by Emma Wortley Did you know that the average attention span is just 5 seconds? This gives businesses a very small window of time to capture the attention of potential consumers. Consequently, companies have developed a range of...
Poker at Pechanga

Poker at Pechanga

Poker at Pechanga Casino – James Woods Gang vs Unabombers Ten years ago Crystal Pyramid Productions provided a crew to drive up to Pechanga Casino and videotape interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of a very interesting poker game that was nationally...
Career Advice for Success

Career Advice for Success

Career Advice for Success in the Video Production Industry – The Best Thing I Ever Did For My Career – A Compilation of LinkedIn Stories Collected by Patty Mooney The best thing I did was learn how to juggle my last year of high school and followed my...