Production Hardware, Video Editing

How Mobeon used Telestream Wirecast Pro and Matrox VS4 to stream the 2012 World Latin Dance Cup Finals

January 29, 2013

Streaming Media by Claudia Kienzle Streaming Salsa: Producing the 2012 World Latin Dance Finals Webcast The 3rd Annual World Latin Dance Cup Finals drew more than 600 competitors from more than 40 countries, all hoping to be chosen champions of Latin dancing. At the finals—held December 13-15, 2012 at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC)—the Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Which harddrive should I buy for video editing?

January 21, 2013

By Jonny Elwyn I often get asked by producers which harddrive they should buy for the projects I work on for them. I thought I’d write up a quick blog post that explains which harddrives are best for video editing and why, and some of my preferred drives to use for different tasks. If you Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

GoPro HERO3 Meets the DJI Phantom Quadcopter and Gets the Aerial Treatment

nofilmschool by David Kendricken Several impressive videos achieved with minicopters have surfaced in the last year or so (pun intended). We’ve seen soaring ghost’s-eye views of hauntingly deserted urban nightscapes, and ninjas battling through ruined buildings in impossible ‘dolly shots’ — only made possible, of course, with such compact aerial shooting platforms. Now, the ‘King Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Avoid These 7 Video Mistakes in 2013

by WebVideoCrew If 2012 saw the boom of video marketing for entrepreneurs and B2B marketers, 2013 may as well see the peak of video marketing success for everyone using it. Will it be your year? There are several ways to ensure that will happen. First, you have to create a solid business and marketing plan. Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

Things Broadcast Should Move Past In 2013

January 17, 2013

TVNewsCheck by Larry Thaler   In the spirit of cleaning the broadcast industry’s technology slate and giving us all a fresh start, we have looked into our collective crystal ball and compiled a list of things that we feel that will not, or at least should not, be seen after 2013. Some of these are Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

HDVideoPro: The Top 10 Products of 2012 – This Year, the Digital Democracy Train Kept A Rollin’

January 2, 2013

HDVideoPro by Neil Matsumoto If you’re online as much as I am, you’ve probably been following the whole Instagram debacle. Earlier this year, Facebook bought the popular photo sharing/social networking site for approximately one billion dollars. What was most astonishing was at that price, the small start up company with less than 20 employees could Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware, Video Editing

Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee Camera Support Review

Videomaker by Brian Teal Easy to use, excellent video stabilization, and quite affordable, an easy upgrade to make your video something to remember. Today’s hands-free, wearable, mountable HD cameras produce near-professional video. However the use of these cameras still revolves around movement, and shooting professional quality videos just cannot happen without a little help in Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

December 31, 2012

Digital Photography School by Darlene Hidebrandt In classical portraiture there are several things you need to control and think about to make a flattering portrait of your subjects, including: lighting ratio, lighting pattern, facial view, and angle of view. I suggest you get to know these basics inside out, and as with most things, then Read More

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Production Hardware, Video Editing

How To Move from Photography to Cinematography

December 28, 2012

filmmaking.net by Xavier Burgin During my time as an undergraduate in college, I used my skills as a photographer to garner extra revenue whenever possible. This revenue would flow back into my main area of expertise and passion, film. The skill set of a photographer is quite invaluable on a film set. A creative eye Read More

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Studio’s Top Stories of 2012: Part One

December 27, 2012

Studiodaily by Bryant Frazer  One of my favorite tasks at the end of every year is digging into StudioDaily’s analytics and tallying the pageviews for the most popular stories we published in the last 12-month period. The traffic stats always yield an interesting mix of content, from product reviews and case studies to NAB news Read More

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