Rain Towers and Environmental Practical FX

Rain Towers and Environmental Practical FX Producers tend to shy away from shooting scenes in the rain, sleet or snow due to the additional costs and staffing needed to create environmental FX artificially. However, trying to add them in Post-production can cost twice as much and will never look as good as the real thing. […]

Custom FX Knife and Weapon Fabrication

Custom FX Knife and Weapon Fabrication If you are shooting any kind of project which requires a knife or weapon being used in any type of stunt capacity, you always want to have an actor safe FX version that will not harm them in anyway. Backseat’s Doug Sakmann specializes in being able to duplicate (or […]

Welcome to Backseat.work

Welcome to Backseat.work Backseat Conceptions provides comprehensive production and staffing services for commercials films and television. We are an innovative company that was founded in 2003 and has grown and evolved with industry over the years. We have and have provided services for hundreds of clients from unknown filmmakers to multinational companies. Through our experiences […]

Ghost Eye 400m Wireless Video Transmitter

Ghost Eye 400m Wireless Video Transmitter The Ghost Eye 400 meter wireless video sender from Cinegears is the big boy of wireless video transmission. When you need rock solid long range video transmission that is suitable for broadcast and high quality commercial work, this is the solution. Our package ships with a variety of mounting […]

Ghost Eye 150m Wireless Video Transmitter Kit

Ghost Eye 150m Wireless Video Transmitter Kit The Ghosteye wireless video transmitter from Cinegears provides 0 latency, uncompressed, full HD, wireless video transmission over 450 feet. It is reliable and simple to use, we use it constantly and have great results with it. GE150 is an excellent tool that accepts and outputs both SDI and […]

Suddenly investing in Independent Films is a good idea again!

Suddenly investing in Independent Films is a good idea again! After the sales Frenzy at this year’s Sundance Film Festival the tables have changed again for the state of independent film as a business. For years the prices paid by studios to acquire independent films has been going down. This decline was based on many […]

Producer Bio: Zafer Ulkucu

Producer Bio: Zafer Ulkucu Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Producer / Director Since he emerged from the jungles of Peru in 2009 Zafer has primerailly worked as a Director of Photography for the past 10 years. He’s worked on reality television including: I’m Amish Get Me Out Of Here, Duck Dyansty,My Husband’s Not Gay, I […]

Producer Bio: Nick Esposito

Producer Bio: Nick Esposito Line Producer, Production Manager, Post Production Supervisor, After Effects Artist, Video Assist Operator / VTR, Video Engineer. As the line producer of Backseat Conceptions Nick has developed most of the systems and internal protocols of the company, with an emphasis on project scalability, efficiency and integration he designs methods that fit […]

Producer Bio: Phil Rush

Producer Bio: Phil Rush Assistant Director, Producer, Associate Producer, Director Pittsburg local Phil Rush is the lead AD in the Backseat roster. His constant work on films in and around Pittsburgh and connections to various training programs (including the BCAP) allow Phil to have access to the best new talent entering the workforce. As an […]

Producer Bio: Doug Sakmann

Producer Bio: Doug Sakmann Art Director, Producer, Coordinator, Special Effects Icon, Locations Scout / Manager, Director, Press Relations / Marketing Doug is known for accomplishing what could not be done using his extensive bench of skilled contacts including hundreds of special effects make-up artists nationwide. He can be found running art departments, as a locations […]