Welcome to Anthony T. Miles' Award Winning 4th Wall Television, Video and Film Production in Arizona.
Anthony Miles has been producing, directing, shooting and editing video and films in the Phoenix, AZ Metro area since 1992. With years of experience Anthony understands deadlines and believes in the collaborative creative process. Our goal is to help make it easy for you to sell your product or communicate your message effectively and clearly with the power of video. Anthony Miles is comfortable working in collaboration with other producers, directors, writers and ad agencies. Anthony Miles has shot, produced and directed hundreds of television commercials, promotional and training videos and several short films as well as being the Director of Photography on two narrative feature films and a documentary feature currently in distribution, and selling on DVD. From cine to run and gun, call on us for all your video production needs ranging from EFP to ENG, corporate to creative story telling, cinematic style high definition video production.
Featured Client: The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce and Town of Gilbert, Arizona. Production of a community highlight video "Living the Good Life in Gilbert." in high definition 24p to show off what a beautiful place to live Gilbert, Arizona is and how it has great amenities for Executive Lifestyle. We are proud to partnered with the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce on this project. We are excitd to announce, this video won a 2013 Bronze Telly Award for cinematography/videography. It's sister project creted by 4th Wall Productions, LLC also won a 2013 Bronze Telly Award for the Shop Gilbet video canpaign.
Featured Client: JW Rayhons of Rayhons Financial in Gilbert, Arizona. Mr. Rayhons is the Chairman of the Board for the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce and supports his community. We are proud to have JW as a client.
Business promotional video for Rayhons Financial in Gilbert, Arizona.
Hire a pro, don't waste your time or money. Let us help you shoot or edit your next video production in Arizona or abroad. There is no sense in getting stressed out or trying to figure out that buggy cheap video editing software or video camera. It almost never works out anyway. Don't throw away your money and end up looking bad, invest your money and your time wisely and get the video or television commercial or video program you need to fill your requirement. Besides, we offer local Arizona based video production packages so affordable you can't go wrong. We have shot Agency produced TV commercials and video in Kentucky, Tennessee, Delaware, Michigan, California, Arizona, Nevada. You can feel confident our quality will make you shine.
Professional Studio quality production at your location. We can bring in cameras, lighting and sound gear to your location or facility to create studio quality production on location and save you money. Use our expertise in HD video production and professional lighting skills to bring your vision to life. We can shoot on a live background or green screen to create exactly the look you desire. If you prefer a traditional studio we can rent the right one to suit your production needs.
2014 Beat the Heat Summer Special: Pre-paid Video Shooting - One Man Special Rate: Basic local video production packages including pro 3 chip HD or 35 mm camera, Cartoni pro tripod and 2 Sennheiser wireless mics for as little as $850/day. Requires full payment before shooting begins and any overages or balance on end of shoot day. (8 hour day including travel times, set-up & tear down). Full 10 hour production day with extensive gear and assistant and iPad prompter $1250/day (local Phoenix, Arizona Metro Area within 20 miles radius. includes Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Glendale, Peoria). SHOOT: High Definition or 4K Every Day. Every Shoot we do is High Definition. We love high quality HD & 4K video, but we realize not every viewer is HD ready and certainly not 4K ready, that is not a problem. We firmly believe the best standard definition video productions starts on high definition with high definition source footage. High definition video has much better resolution and better dynamic range or better contrast reproduction for a more natural looking image. Progressive scan high definition video also gives you the ability to crop, scale and stabilize your footage with little to no noticeable problems when finishing your video or HD movie production in standard definition. This can also save an edit where there wasn't a budget for 2 cameras HD gives you the ability to zoom or punch in for a quick cut away or close up from a medium shot if needed. We now have the Sony PMW EX1 Cine Alta High definition video camera systems. These system shoot on the new breed of high definition video formats including XDCAM HD formats and support 1080 60i and 1080 24p and 720p 24. 25, 60p frame rate high definition video, in true native 16x9 aspect ratio.
Post Production: Adobe CC 2014 Video editing available video production by 4th Wall Productions, LLC. Apple 8 core Xeon Mac Pro Final Cut Production Studio 2 real time nonlinear workstations with 8 TB array for HD storage. Enough storage for over 12 hours of uncompressed HD video or over 40 hours of 1920x1080 ProRes 422 10 Bit HD video. Service includes, real time titling, real time dissolves, color correction picture in a picture. Support software includes Apple Motion, Photoshop CS4, Boris FX RED 4 for effects and compositing. Also featuring custom DVD authoring with DVD Studio Pro 4, and Native HDV editing on Final Cut Pro 6. Service includes, capture of HD-SDI or HD analog component to ProRes 422 or Uncompressed.
Rest assured your video will look as it should in our edit suite, with color correction and critical viewing on our broadcast quality JVC 17" HD monitor with 1:1 viewing.
Put on the polish with Tons of Effects: Boris FX RED 4, BCC Continuum Complete 5 & 6, Final Effects Complete. We can literally make your video sparkle, in our powerful Mac Pro editing suite which is loaded with extras and effects to get your creative juices buzzing. Our base is Final Cut Production Studio 2 featuring real time titling, real time dissolves, color correction picture in a picture and much more. Support software includes Apple Motion, Photoshop CC, Boris FX RED 4, we own the latest Boris FX Box set for Mac which encompasses thousands of effects and variations, 3D titling and animated graphs to bring your information to life. For fast efficient and high quality Green Screen compositing, we also own DV Matte Pro and Conduit nodal compositing software for seamless green screen keys.
Affordable High Definition Video Production: XDCAM & HDV 1080p &4k editing now available. Edit your next production in high definition at 4th Wall TV and Film Productions. Edit in the native format from your camera or in ProRes 422 for maximum flexibilty and compatibility. XDCAM HD yields very high quality and is more affordable than traditional high definition formats. This is a great format for independent film makers and documentary film makers that would like to possibly make the jump to the high definition video production but are limited to a DV budget. We recommend shooting XDCAM EX HD or even HDV for the benefits then editing on Apple ProRes 422 HQ to keep the quality as high as possible. Sony
XDCAM EX Cine Alta HD is a fantastic tapeless video format that has superior quality and speed and frame rate flexibility than HDV. XDCAM EX HD shoots on solid state tapeless flash memory based media and instantly available for viewing on set or is quickly transferred to the editing station for extremely quick turnaround on the fly editing with amazing high definition quality editable on a laptop.
Recent Projects & News.
New Camera pacakges are here! The Exciting new Sony A7s and the Panasonic Gh4 MIrrorless 4k/HD cameras. These litte cameras produce amazing images and are very small packages. Independednt lower budget production has never been so good. The A7s can shoot pretty much in the dark and has incredibly high dynamic range of over 14 stops in SLog 2 mode which alows for unprecedented creative flexibility. The GH4 is an mighty little camera package with 4k on board recording with fantastic detail never before available in such a small versitle package.
Anthony Miles of 4th Wall Productions, LLC speaks at the 2nd annual Arizona Recycling Coalition Conference about the benefits of video in promoting recycling. Anthony covered the benefits and challenges associated with creating effective campaigns that touch people and emotionally motivate them to do the right thing versus showing a bunch of bottles and recycling cans. This account was from the multi award wining, Vallyewide Recycling Partnership campaign, "People Who Care Recycle".
4th Wall Productions, LLC is now a proud business member of the Gilbert, Arizona Chamber of Commerce.
Anthony Miles Shoots and edits video that wins 2009 award of distinction for exceeding industry standards. Working in conjunction with Lemmon Tree Marketing Group on “Dover Federal Credit Union’s 50th Anniversary Video” . The video directed by Nicolette Lemmon won an Award of Distinction for the Special Events/Business category. The Award of Distinction was awarded for projects that exceeded industry standards.
Anthony MIles works with actors for IFP Phoenix STAGE TO SCREEN: An Intimate, Hands-on Workshop for Talented Actors Making the transition to film and television with Mary Anne McGarry (MAD MEN), actress and instructor. Anthony helped facilitate the filming of the actors scenes, providing instant feedback to maximize the learning experience.
Anthony Miles hired as director of photography on progressive, stylized short film "December I Remember" directed by Joe Gangi. More on Facebook.
Anthony MIles is IFP PHX Film maker of the month for December 2009 and is interviewed by IFP Phoenix executive director Amanda Melby about the DVD release of his feature length documentary, "FastWalkers".
Distribution Deal struck on 2nd independent film shot and edited by Anthony Mile\s, Phoenix, Arizona The feature length documentary, "FastWalkers They are here"was recently picked up for domestic distribution by the 6th largest Direct to DVD Studio in the US for release later in 2009. The feature length documentary on the subject of UFOs and the government conspiracy to cover it up was shot and edited by filmmaker Anthony Miles which marks the 2nd film shot and edited by Anthony Miles to be released domestically by a US distributor. Anthony was the director of photography and editor on another film "Ice Cold in Phoenix" released in 2002 by MTI Home Video. See Fastwalkers.com
Teleprompter system available now. Professional QTV and iPad portable teleprompter systems available now. Do you need to cover a lot of important details in your video presentation. No problem, no need to try to remember and worry about flubbing your lines. It is to much for just about anyone to coordinate and remember, hire our Teleprompter system to scroll your script directly in front of the camera and deliver your details perfect time and time again straight to your viewers. We can help make your perfect presentation as easy as reading a story out loud.
VisionWalk for The Foundation Fighting Blindness
video production by Anthony Miles on YouTube in HD.
VisionWalk is an annual event dedicated to raising funds for blindness research to help find treatments and cures for blindness. Anthony Miles recently produced a documentary style promo video to help further the goals of the Foundation Fighting Blindness in an effort to raise awareness and appeal to viewers to become involved in the VisionWalk event for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The short documentary film was shot in High Definition video with a film look at 24 frames per second. The video production included personal stories and testimony along with fun shots of the event which were captured and edited into a compelling finished video piece designed to move individuals and corporations to become involved with helping find a cure for blindness.
IFP Cinematography seminar taught by Anthony Miles at IFP Phoenix Hosted by IFP education director, Joe Gruberman, Anthony Miles of 4th Wall Productions, LLC recently instructed a group of independent and aspiring film makers to " Creating cinematic images on the cheap" a seminar that focuses on the creative aspects of lighting and camera techniques for creating cinema style HD images for independent film and high definition video production. With a demonstrational approach, using JVC 24 inch HD monitor supplied by BKW inc, Anthony focused greatly on Camera placement, lighting style and character blocking, and using technique to create images that are creative and have a more pleasing aesthetic congruent with today's independent motion picture. Anthony brought in gear ranging from the RED One digital cinema camera to the Sony PMW EX1 and the smaller Canon HF100 tape less AVC HD camera and showed how technique rather than expensive gear really separates the professional film maker and the level of perceived image quality and aesthetic desired by today's sophisticated audience.
John Nottingham's USA Martial Arts Scottsdale, Arizona Class photos on 10-1-08Photography by 4th Wall Production. Anthony Miles recently shot photos at John Nottingham's USA Martial Arts Scottsdale location this included students and instructors from the Scottsdale, Mesa and Glendale USA MA locations. Photo proofs available online now. Click here to view photo proofs page. "Sony PMW EX1 high definition video camera available at 4th Wall Productions, Phoenix, Arizona. The Sony PMW "EX1" is renowned for it's extremely high video quality, versatile frame rates for slow motion, fast motion, superior low light performance, and overall excellent high definition video images. The camera and accessories are now available in house from 4th Wall Productions, LLC In Phoenix, Arizona . The EX1 shoots at 1080i, 1080p & 720p in 24, 25, 50, 60 frames per second great for shooting NTSC in the USA and for PAL formats for projects from overseas as well. "Independent film package available - RedRock Micro M2e & Micro X Encore Flip, Cine Accessories. The RedRock M2e 35 mm cinema lens adapter and "RedRock M2e 35 FLIP" unit is available now at 4th Wall Productions, LLC. The RedRock M2e 35 & Flip allow for using 35 mm lenses on HD video cameras with upright image viewing. This allows creative control over depth of field and field of view, emulating the look and feel of a more film like image than available with HD video cameras without this set up. This along with custom gamma curves and knee, enhance the HD video images taking on more film like characteristics sought after by those who prefer the softer more cinematic look of motion picture film. Our Indie Film package includes the Sony PMW EX1 high definition video camera, Cartoni tripod, RedRock M2e 35 with Micro X flip, Red Rock Deluxe matte box, follow focus v2, support rails, Nikon 35 mm lenses, field monitor and dolly. We also have a field sound package with Sennheiser mkh 416p shotgun mic, boom with fuzzy windscreen or rycote, and wireless lav mics and 4 channel field mixer. Lighting equipment with tungsten and daylight balanced fluorescent and tungsten lighting, C-stands and a flag/scrim kit for lighting control are also available. See Gear list here.
Break The Chain of Child Abuse Charity Break-a-thon on 5-19-07. Anthony Miles recently created a national charity promo video and theater screen advertisement to help promote the Break the Chain of Child Abuse foundation, charity Break-a-thon event. The Arizona branch of the event happened on May 19th, 2007. The Break-A-Thon was organized by 6th Degree Black Belt, USA Martial Arts Master John Nottingham, and will included martial arts demonstrations and board and brick breaking suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Thank you for supporting this worthy cause and event. View the Video. The video was shot in Glendale, Arizona on the Sony HVR Z1U HDV camera
Click here for more information or to help Break the Chain of Child Abuse. "GYM WORLD" Filled with gags and hilarious moments, Gym World is s 33 page short comedy film written and directed by James Penland and produced by Joe Homokay & Ryan Korte. Gym World is sure to be a viral sensation on the internet and at film festivals. Good, Bad or Ugly, people will be talking about Gym World. Anthony Miles served as director of photography and consultant to the first time film makers. GYM WORLD was shot at World Gym in Glendale, Arizona on XHA1, XHG1 and the XLH1 Canon HDV camcorders with the Brevis 35 mm adapter. 4th Wall Productions, LLC is completing post.
"Angels, Devils & Men" feature film. Produced and directed by Lindsay Craig Shonteff this political and religious satire came to the screen via Director of Photography Anthony Miles's eye. Jared Wilson & Lee Lusby were called upon as Gaffer and Key grip. Working with Production manager Lewis Herrera was a blast. the production was able to keep ahead of schedule thanks to the experience of veteran director Lindsay Shonteff , the great crew & cast and the workflow & flexibility of the high quality Sony's HDW F900 Cine Alta high definition 24p camera system. This is Lindsay Shonteff's last film, as he passed away after the last day of shooting in England. The film is currently in post production.
"FastWalkers" feature documentary premieres on Feb. 21st at 7:00 pm Harkins AZ Mills Theaters. Anthony Miles recently directed and a feature length documentary on the existence of UFOs, Extraterrestrials and the government cover up. It will be having a 1 time showing event on Feb. 21st at 7:00 pm a Harkins AZ Mills Theaters. Click here for info.
"Fastwalkers Files" documentary near completion of post production. High definition documentary on UFOs, Conspiracy, and the global governmental cover up. Get a sneak peak at exclusive interviews and UFO pictures at fastwalkers.com. Check back often for exciting updates on this new documentary project. Produced in conjunction with SafeSpace Project.
Kingdom Recently Anthony Miles worked as an electrician on "Kingdom " a Universal pictures production Starring Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner.
Phoenix Film Project Recently Anthony Miles taught a lighting seminar for a room full of local Phoenix area film makers. Topics included 3 point lighting and dramatic lighting for mood and effect, as well as guerilla filmmaking tips to lighting.
"The Controller" Working with Director Frank Michael's and DP Steve Wargo, Anthony Miles acted as lighting director/Gaffer on the feature film "The Controller", entertainment for the whole family it is a suspense based thriller. The Controller is a breakout independent feature full of CG and great live action visuals. Photographed by veteran DP Steve Wargo Arizona's father of independent film, on the HDW F-900 1080 24p Cine Alta HD motion picture camera system.
"The Hoax" Working closely with Controversial pictures DP Steve Wargo, and director Huw Bowen of the LA film school, Anthony Miles acted as Lighting director/Gaffer on the feature film titled "The Hoax" or "The Alien Hoax". Shot by veteran DP Steve Wargo on the HDW F-900 1080 24p Cine Alta HD motion picture camera system. This film is currently in post production at Show-n-Tell Productions in Tempe, AZ.
Screen Wars Working closely with Phoenix Film Project Co-chair, Julie Holman, and Independent film maker Joe Gruberman, Anthony Miles acted as Director of Photography on 5 episodes of "Screen Wars" The ultimate television show for independent film makers. Anthony brought the Drama series to the screen, featuring hosts, Amanda Melby and Laura Durant.
Screen Wars Thanks to the Producers of the hit local TV show, "Screen Wars for the opportunity to participate in the action film production segment aired on 6-11-05. Anthony Miles and his film "the Package" were featured in the "how to" create action on film segment. The segment featured Anthony's tips to new film makers and a 1.5 minute segment from the climax of the film "The Package", Featuring martial arts action, gun play, explosions and all the fair of low budget action films, including rescuing the girl. This film is not the film with Gene Hackman. Warning: this film contains violence and very brief nudity.
"Fastwalkers Files" documentary series in pre production. Currently in release High definition documentary on UFOs, Conspiracy, and the global governmental cover up. Check back often for exciting updates on this new documentary project. Produced in conjunction with SafeSpace Project.
The documentary film was shot on location at the international UFO congress in Laughlin, Nevada. On location at the X-conference in Washington, DC and in Phoenix,Glendale, Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona on the Sony HVR Z1U HDV camera system.
Ray Padilla, film production veteran with 35+ years of experience teaches lighting and grip workshop with guest instructor Anthony Miles in an intensive all day lighting seminar for over 30 students. Hosted by the Earl Jones Institute of Film and Television at Collins College in Tempe, Arizona. Ray Padilla, is currently the business agent for the Motion picture union, Iatse. He has worked on projects such as The Getaway with Alec Baldwin and Kim Bassinger. The 3 Amigos with Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short, Stir Crazy and many other major motion pictures and television programs.
Steve Aquilino and Anthony Miles of 4th Wall Productions shoots Audio Recording and Mixing video with record producer Ryan Greene and recording legend Max Norman. 2-20-05
Anthony T. Miles shoots behind the scenes footage for "Extreme Make Over, Home edition" in Gilbert, Arizona. 2-11-05
Anthony Miles speaks at "Creative Funding Strategies for Independent Film Makers" seminar hosted by Joe Gruberman and BPP Fundingon 8/29/04 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the office of casting director Faith Hibbs-Clark. Topics covered by Anthony Miles included pre production considerations on post production and the importance of early collaboration with your post production team. Other speakers at BPP Funding's seminar were professional casting director, Faith Hibbs-Clark discussing pre production aspects related to casting, and Entertainment Attorney Mathew Wenzlau of Wenzlau Law an Entertainment based law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Details on topics covered by Anthony Miles included formats specific to your projects final delivery, whether it be for film festivals, demo reels or show pieces or for sale to a distributor to return a profit. Other topics touched on by Anthony Miles included considerations for transferring your final cut from digital video to film. A DVD of this seminar and the previous seminar on Tangible and creative ways to fund Independent films is available. These DVD's are available for $20 each, just email us on the contact page.
Special Deals on production services
Fall Special: Web Video Clips $15/running minute The internet is a great place for information and marketing. Web Video or streaming video, can add that amazing personal or professional accent to your web site. Nothing communicates like the power of great video production, now you can communicate it to the world instantly with web or streaming video affordably and with no hassle. Special limited time offer book by November. 15th 2008 and get you video clips compressed in Windows Media or QuickTime or Flash video for $50 for the first minute and $15 per minute thereafter per minute of video. We accept HDV, DVCAM, Mini DV or JVC's professional high end digital video format D9 for this service, other formats include S-VHS or VHS. We can also compress to Mpeg video formats. (Price is per stream, per minute). Beta Sp available with a $50 set up fee. We can also upload and embed your flash video into your web page for a complete turn key web video solution.
Video Shooting - One Man Special Rate:Video Editing - Special Block Rate:Once your powerful video has been shot it will need professional video editing. 4th Wall TV and Film Production offer HD or SD Non Linear Real Time video editing at the affordable rate of $95/hr for prepaid blocks of 8 hours or more. We can edit DVCAM, Mini-DV or JVC's professional high end digital video format D9 on a our Mac Pro 8 core workstation tower or Mac Book Pro portable Final Cut Production Studio based Real time nonlinear workstations with 2.4TB array for HD storage for as little as $95/hr. Service includes, real time titling, real time dissolves, color correction and picture in a picture. Support software includes Apple Motion, Adobe Creative Suite CS4 with PhotoShop CS4, Boris RED 3GL for effects and compositing. Prices are based on blocks of 8 hours or more, custom DVD authoring with DVD Studio Pro 4 can be used to qualify for minimum block rates. (Exception: Actor demo reels - no minimum time required).
Demo Reel Deal. Actors, voice over artists and models, send us an email from our contact page and mention the "Demo Reel Deal " for a special rate and possible trade for your services, to get your demo material cut into shape. We will professionally edit your demo reel for a reduced fee and trade for your services on our up and coming film & video production projects, such as television commercials, promotional videos or independent feature films or short films. (This offer is based on availability.)
Announcement: Fight For Life, an exciting independent feature film is currently in pre-production. (This project is now on Hold). We are accepting submissions for all cast and crew positions. Please submit heads shots and resumes to email@example.com only. We will be targeting a PG-13 rating for this film.
"Fight For Life" is an action/martial arts film that is focused on the human drama surrounding a family tragedy, and the growth process that the family goes through in an effort to keep the family business running and the family together. On a quest for the money needed to pay his dying fathers heavy medical bills and keep the family martial arts school out of bankruptcy, "Jesse Bender" gets sucked into the world of underground fighting. This is a heartfelt story of one man's journey to carry the family burden.
Announcement: 4th Wall TV and Film now offers the Sony PMW EX1 Cine Alta camera package for high quality low cost HD production. Also available from 4th Wall productions is the Canon XH-A1, XL-H1 High definition and Canon HV20 HDV Digital Cinema camcorder for low budget and b-roll, 2nd camera. This amazingly high quality digital cinema camera offers unbelievable picture quality and images that are based on the 24 frame progressive look of film, if shot properly. 4th Wall TV and Film uses HMI & tungsten lighting for creating depth and the high quality look common to the motion picture. We emphasize dimension utilizing camera dolly systems for dynamic moving shots, creating the feeling of depth through the frame, or dramatic stylized camera movement where appropriate, adding to the production value of the products we produce. 4th Wall also features the RedRock M2e 35 mm adapter for the field of view and depth of field of 35 mm lenses for a more natural film look for High Definition video or Standard Definition video production. The RedRock M2e 35 mm look is great for independent film production and interview shooting in smaller rooms where shallow depth of field is desirable.
4th Wall TV and Film offers complete Television, Film and video production services. We create and author DVD, and web based multi media. Our projects have included Television commercials, short films, feature films, corporate videos, sales and training videos as well. Don't worry if we are booked, we have many resources and can help you find someone reputable to help you if we can't.
Production Philosophy: It is one of my goals to always have a set that is a pleasure to work on, even under demanding conditions (always). As far as crews go, we try and always work with people we trust to be professional and do quality work. We look for creative professionals who have similar goals and vision. I am very fortunate to assemble a team of leaders to be on my team, professional who take direction yet are motivated and self directing, together pooling our talents in a synergistic fashion to create projects that are better than any one of us could have produced independently. Good Equipment is important, good people are essential.
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