The Life of a Freelancer
Posted By Barry Goch
Okay. Here's an example of the craziness of freelancing in this wacky economy. I'm on hold this week, but they don't need me so I check in with another place that wanted to hold me for one day and they don't know if they need me and I should check ...
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October 3, 2009 |
Crash the SMPTE Technical Conference October 27-29 in Hollywood...sort of
I've always wanted to attend the annual SMPTE conference, but it's pricey for us freelance folks so a friend of mine offered a great way to get in for free...by volunteering. Work a half day, enjoy the conference for the rest. ...
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September 25, 2009 |
No Plans yet for Friday night? Head over to the Editors' Lounge
Come and join me so we can learn the latest about XDCAM workflows. Head over to Terry Curran's place in Burbank to drink beer and geek out. I'll be there geeking out too... Details: At 6:30pm on Friday, September 25, The Editors' Lounge will present ...
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September 23, 2009 |
Welcome to My Blog
This is my first blog and it is fitting that it is on Post Magazine's Website. I'm an Avid (ha ha) reader and I'm a tech junky who is always looking for my next fix of gear - and swag;-) By the way, since I'm based in LA, I will have a bias towards ...
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September 22, 2009 |
Studio Suite 9 at IBC
Posted By Mark L. Pederson
Left out of the IBC Exhibitors Guide and in the wrong hall for their potential customers - ALTER MEDIA quietly showed their new version of Studio Suite - Studio Suite 9, due in just a few weeks. Studio Suite is "leading studio management software, ...
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September 17, 2009 |
IBC2009: a quick glimpse
Posted By Harry Skopas
Amsterdam… the land of canals, coffee shops and IBC2009. In lieu of the current economic crisis the show seemed surprisingly vibrant and very well attended from both an exhibitor and attendee standpoint. Let’s hope the positive sentiment is carried ...
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September 16, 2009 |
Not buying a Canon 5D mkII was definitely the right choice
Posted By Max Burgess
I took one of the hardest decisions (and at the same time, easiest for my wallet) to not upgrade my 5D to a mkII for it's ability to shoot 1080p footage. A brief stroll around the Canon stand at IBC confirmed this decision was right with the ...
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Amsterdam 2009 and a new experience
Amsterdam in September is normally a busy weekend for me and this year was to prove no different with the addition of this assignment for Post Magazine, to write about what I am finding interesting at this years IBC event. Having been an Avid Media ...
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Digital cinema cameras
The new breed of digital cinema cameras and the workflows that accompany them mean post production has to be much more aware of the camera market than ever before. Updated builds and firmware always have a knock on effect, but understanding different ...
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Destroying the myth of RED and Final Cut Pro
As part of my busy IBC, I was asked by Avid to participate in a Talk on their stand about the Post Production of RED projects and how the Avid workflow has really opened up the format, making it easier and more creative than ever before. Destroying ...
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September 14, 2009 |