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Back that Asset Up! In an Intelligent Archive
What’s the difference between backing up content and archiving it? Does it really matter? People use the terms interchangeably at times, but there are key distinctions in how these technologies protect and preserve content that can have a big impact in media workflows, including their potential to conserve storage capacity.
Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 8:52 AM
3 Things to Think About When Choosing Music for Video
At the risk of upsetting the visual creatives out there, I’m just going to go ahead and call BS on the idea that when it comes to video, music is only kind of important. Like those guests who are kind of important enough to be invited to your wedding, but then find themselves sitting at the kids’ table.
Published on Friday, June 10, 2016 10:58 AM
Remote-controlled Vehicles and the Roles They Play on the Silver Screen
Whilst computer-generated special effects and stunt driving make for impressive watching, remote-controlled vehicles allow filmmakers to push the boundaries of what is possible to create bigger, bolder and more elaborate scenes.
Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:18 AM
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
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
The Ultimate Video Editor's Wish List
Over the last three decades, I have served as both a Camera Operator on various shoots in San Diego and as a Video Editor. It is good to have experience in both realms because as an Editor you know what to shoot, and as a Shooter you keep in mind all the shots that the Editor will want. “Tape is cheap” is an adage popular during the digital tape days meaning that the camera operator shouldn’t feel constrained about shooting a lot of footage. Strive to be the camera op whose every clip is usable.
Published on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 1:44 PM
In From the Cold — The Tools I Used Shooting the Indie Movie: The Windigo
Ask a Filmmaker of any stature, and they will tell you that they never have enough resources (time, budget, equipment), to devote to any project. It’s certainly true for me shooting indie (read: low budget) features. However, for better or worse, it is an area of the business I’ve come to be known for, movies with budgets between half a million and five million dollars. Over a 40+ year cinematography career, I’ve learned a lot of tricks to squeeze maximum production value and good looking images out of meager budgets, making dimes look like dollars on the screen.
Published on Monday, February 11, 2019 10:00 AM
Drone Zone: UAV Tech You'll Want to Consider for Your Next Project
Just in case you haven’t been paying attention or have been living under a rock, we are now way past the intro stage of drones, to a full force invasion of epic technology. The drone(s) for the film and video production world have changed so many of the dynamics of production, from planning and safety, and FAA regulations, to getting shots that just couldn’t have been possible even a few year ago.
Published on Thursday, July 7, 2016 4:50 PM
2017 Black Friday Shopping List
ProductionHUB has the inside scoop on B&H Photo's best Black Friday deals. Whether you're looking for cool gear and gifts for your favorite video production enthusiast, or you're trying to find the best deals on new equipment to update your own kit, your shopping list starts here.
Published on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:51 PM
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