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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a DP?
The polishing of a stone by a river takes many years. So, too, does the evolution from Camera Operator to Director of Photography. I have observed this metamorphosis occur over the past three decades with our own DP Mark Schulze, who is my partner and husband.
Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:00 AM
The Virtual Sound of Reality: AES 2016
This fall, audio professionals from all around the world convened at the 141st AES Convention in downtown LA to check out the leading-edge audio technology and gear of 2016. Not only was the Los Angeles Convention Center jammed with countless exhibit floors, but there was also a myriad of seminars where attendees gathered to gain insight on these new developments. Some of the highlights included VR/360° audio microphones, virtual microphones and ground-breaking audio plug-ins that now change the way engineers can mix, master and record.
Published on Monday, October 17, 2016 3:48 PM
2018 NAMM Hits the Ground Running
This year might just be getting warmed up, but one of the largest gatherings of music and audio professionals is ready to get things going. With tons of exhibitors and scores (sorry, another bad pun) of workshops, meetings, and award ceremonies the 2018 NAMM show is bound to have something for everyone under the roof of the Anaheim convention center.
Published on Monday, January 8, 2018 10:00 AM
IBC 2016 Wraps Another Great Show with Even Greater Announcements
The International Broadcasting Convention just wrapped up in Amsterdam and, like every year, there was no shortage of amazing announcements. In case you weren't able to make the flight over, we have compiled a list of the best announcements from the show.
Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 2:04 PM
CES 2014: What the Hype About Tomorrow Means to Your Business Today
by Ken KerschbaumerLast week the Consumer Electronics Show was held in Las Vegas, the annual convention of “all things electronics” as everything from smart toothbrushes to new electronic fitness bracelets and, of course, ultra-expensive Ultra-HD TV sets were introduced. Oh...and thousands upon thousands of covers and cases for smartphones and tablets were also rolled out. The New York Times today had a quick recap that really encapsulated what the show has become: a convention-sized version of the Sky Mall magazine found on airplanes as you often spend as much time thinking “why would anyone need that” as you do “what a great idea.”For those involved in TV production the show has two main functions: to provide a possible roadmap for future distribution platforms like Ultra-HD and small-screen video that may impact production tool purchasing plans and also as a place to see new consumer-level cameras, etc. that could play a role in a professional-level production.
Published on Monday, January 13, 2014 3:38 PM
Gearing Up for the Texas Production Expo
The Texas Production Expo is the premier annual trade show of film/video production services and technology in North Texas. Each year, the top companies throughout the market showcase their latest and greatest services and equipment. TPE will be on May 8th, 2019 at the Grapevine Convention Center. We sat down with Dallas Producers Association President Mikon Haaksman to get a preview to the Expo.
Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:00 AM
2017 NAMM to Showcase New Products & Professional Services for Music Professionals
What could be better than starting off 2017 with one of the best showcases of new professional music products and services? Hot off the heals of the CES in Las Vegas The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show is set to kickoff January 19th through the 23rd 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California.
Published on Friday, January 6, 2017 10:31 AM
Headed to SXSW? Don't miss Canon's Filmmaker Lounge!
Canon is sponsoring the Press Suite and the Filmmaker Lounge this year at SXSW. The Lounge will be a place for filmmakers and badgeholders to relax, recharge, escape the crowds, and grab a snack. In the Press Suite, Canon will be offering complimentary clean and check services for Canon services! Canon’s programming will include a Cinematography of Comedy panel, as well as several afternoon fireside chats with filmmakers.
Published on Friday, March 13, 2015 1:16 PM
NAB Show New York: 5 Things You Missed if You Weren't in Attendance
Tons of industry professionals, reflected as a record-breaking attendance number, joined together at the Javits Center in New York City on November 9-10th for the National Association of Broadcasters fall show, NAB Show New York, to celebrate the latest in broadcasting and production technology.
Published on Friday, November 11, 2016 12:09 PM
Cool Cars, Mobile Live Streams and a Blackout…Oh My!
Self-proclaimed “Satellite Guy” Rob McWilliams of McWilliams Productions shares tales from producing multiple live shows at CES, including how he was able to live stream through a massive blackout!
Published on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 AM
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