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Signiant technology moves media for the Winter Games and other major sports events
Since their inception, the Summer and Winter Games have endeavored to transcend linguistic and cultural differences through the universal love of sport. However, they haven’t always been the global affair that they are today. The first modern games in 1896 only included 14 nations. Today, 206 countries have official organizing committees to support the Winter and Summer Games. And, while not all nations have athletes at every game, all nations have people who tune in.
Published on Monday, February 12, 2018 10:00 AM
How to Make Music Libraries your Friend
Mike Fuller, with CSS Music gives us a few quick tips on how to best utilize stock music in your next production project.
Published on Monday, June 22, 2015 12:55 PM
Workloads WILL Go to the Public Cloud - It Can Be Easier than You Think
Whether for functional need, budgetary alignment, or due to top-down pressure, any media and entertainment companies will benefit by executing parts of their workflow in the public cloud at some level. If an organization has less than, say, 50 terabytes of data to manage, it’s easy to move everything there. For those of you in this minority, you can stop reading this article and proceed directly to the cloud, and collect $200. The majority of organizations creating media have capacity needs that are at least one if not two orders of magnitude larger, i.e. multiple Petabytes.
Published on Friday, September 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Making the Virtual a Reality (Here's What a VR Project Entails)
Your average VR project requires a lot of complicated equipment, a number of complicated steps, and a co-ordinated, full on team effort. In the distant future - think ‘flying cars and robot butlers’ distant - you may well be able to shoot 360 VR films on your iPhone (or future equivalent). For now, the process involves more than just reaching into your pocket and whipping out your phone.
Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:30 AM
6 Tips on Creating Motion Graphics & Outshining the Competition
Motion Graphics… not a very popular term amongst average people, but to a film and video nerd like myself, it's very common. Just about every video project you see nowadays incorporates them. The art form itself seems to never die and is constantly evolving into new trends. What's even more uncommon is an average person discussing the origins of motion graphics… a subject that is still debated to this day. Don't worry, this whole blog is not about that… we'll provide some tips later on for you MG enthusiasts to bite onto.
Published on Thursday, August 6, 2015 11:47 AM
Shooting a Live Red Carpet at the iHeartRadio Music Awards: Here's How it's Done
As any good DP already knows, it’s important to be able to step outside your comfort zone. If you trust your instincts and have flexible gear that you can rely on to support new workflows, these challenges can quickly become opportunities to expand your horizons. It’s just what DP Vance Burberry did at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which took place on March 5th at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Vance and his team were tasked with shooting live pre-show and red carpet footage for promos, which aired in near real-time.
Published on Friday, April 21, 2017 11:00 AM
8 Tips for Production Assistants on What Makes a Great PA
Just starting out in the world of production and not sure where to begin? A lot of people new to the industry (or "green" as we sometimes call it) get their feet wet as a Production Assistant. This is a great way to gain on-set experience while exposing yourself to many different facets of production so you can decide which areas you gravitate towards and may want to pursue. PA's are often asked to wear a lot of different hats. So what makes a good PA?
Published on Monday, May 8, 2017 6:45 PM
Protecting Your Scenes – Tips for Securely Managing and Storing Data
When the production team spends countless hours perfecting a film, and every actor and technical person gave it their all, it’s devastating to experience a technical problem with the footage. Unfortunately, technical problems do occur and can potentially wipe out a lot of great work. However, there are several best practices production groups can deploy to manage the camera’s storage capabilities in order to safely protect footage.
Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:00 AM
7 Ways to Incorporate Videos in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy
In today’s world, social media is constantly exploding with new posts and updates. Facebook alone has 1.13 billion active users each day! While the goal of social media marketing is to stand out from the crowd, that is far easier said than done. In many cases, professionals will recommend images to boost your social engagement, but have you tried using videos?
Published on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:07 PM
Youngest Editor works on a Ken Burns Film for PBS
Erik Angra is an American director, cinematographer, and editor. Son of Indian immigrants, he is the youngest person to receive the sole credit of editor on a Ken Burns film. He began his career touring alongside hardcore punk musicians across the US, releasing the footage in 2006, featuring rare performances from some of the last shows at the infamous CBGBs in New York.
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 2:40 PM
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