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2020 NAB Show Express Review

Industry Announcements / Events Friday, May 29, 2020
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced that an estimated 40,000 industry professionals had accessed the inaugural NAB Show Express since the online event launched on May 13. Participants from around the world engaged with content through social media streams, partner programs and directly via nabshowexpress.com.

Why Home Working Is A Great Opportunity For Creatives

Advice / Tips & Tricks Thursday, May 28, 2020
Among the many nuggets of advice regularly doled out to the average person, “Don’t dwell on the negatives” is one of the most useful, yet it’s also one of the most frequently ignored. We’re tempted to dwell on the negatives because we struggle to control our anxieties, but we also get a simple kick out of complaining. It’s just so easy to focus on everything that’s wrong.

Tips for Hosting an Educational Screening Online

Advice / Tips & Tricks Tuesday, May 26, 2020
As CEO of Indieflix, I help provide social emotional learning experiences that have a long and lasting measurable impact. With social distancing becoming our new norm due to COVID-19, IndieFlix decided to make a commitment to creating online solutions for schools and communities during this time of uncertainty. We’ve started hosting virtual screenings of our film-based education events, which include discussion panels and audience Q&A.


Quantum Debuts Latest StorNext Updates

Exclusive Interviews Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Quantum recently announced advancements to its award-winning StorNext file system and data management software, designed to make cloud content more accessible. The new StorNext will enable hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud use cases, delivering greater flexibility for media and entertainment customers and other data-intensive environments such as genomics, academic research, video surveillance, oil and gas and government security.

VR and AR are seeing resurgent interest under COVID-19. Veterans of the field think it’s about time

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, May 18, 2020
Over the last few weeks, I’ve ziplined in Maui, toured the Louvre, and visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City — all without leaving my apartment. Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are having a moment under the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing us to feel closer to one another, moving us beyond the confines of social distancing, and connecting us to our coworkers and the world despite the necessary, but frustrating restrictions keeping us all at home and making remote working challenging.

Tips for packing and storing lighting

Advice / Tips & Tricks Friday, May 15, 2020
Some items are more difficult to pack, move, and store than the others. Lighting equipment and fixtures are the perfect examples. Due to their delicate materials and sometimes antique origin, they deserve special attention when moving from one place to another, as well as when storing. That is why we have made a list of tips for packing and storing lighting for you to refer to when necessary!

The Premiere Pro Workflow for Quibi

Advice / Tips & Tricks Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This month, Quibi launched its much-anticipated platform for video content. With advanced tools like Auto Reframe, position-aware motion graphics, flexible workflows for previewing and the ability to create export presets, Premiere Pro offers an ideal production environment for delivering crafted video for Quibi. We have created a Premiere Pro workflow guide for editors and production companies who are interested in creating or adapting video for the new platform.

Productivity Tips For Creatives During A Pandemic

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, May 11, 2020
Most creatives are capricious creatures, prone to rapidly alternating between heated passion for their chosen pursuits and utter disdain for everything associated with them. If you’re a creative then you’ve probably experienced this — if not, well, it’s easy enough to notice in the world.

Pivot Point 4: LiveX Talks Its Current Production Environment & How the Team is Adapting

Live Streaming / Web Casting Friday, May 8, 2020
Welcome back to our fourth installment of Pivot Point. Pivot Point is designed to explore what production professionals from all over are doing right now to keep working. This means going from on location and studio multi-camera to more remote like “at home” productions. This time around we catch up with Nick Walsh, Creative and Technical Director from LiveX. LiveX is a very interesting company that does some of just about everything. They(LiveX) are no strangers to challenging production situations and have been able to turn the corner and keep pretty busy. Here’s what Nick had to say about the current production environment for LiveX.