Recent Blog Posts in 2012

  • Parallel Paths

    Posted By Ian Karr

    As I walk the floor of this year's NAB, I'm struck by what seems to be a clear fork in the production road. To the right, RED, Alexa and other "high road" cameras and workflows. To the left are the "low road" DSLRs, dominated by Canon but Nikon is ... Continue reading "Parallel Paths" »

    April 17, 2012 | Permalink

  • NAB 2012: Arrival - Mark Heitke

    Posted By Mark Heitke

    Ah, Las Vegas, Since a million people have written about this place I figured I might as well add in my eloquent two cents. There is a strange appeal of Vegas that I can't fully explain, but it falls somewhere in the area of what it felt like when ... Continue reading "NAB 2012: Arrival - Mark Heitke" »

    April 16, 2012 | Permalink

  • Why John Lennon still rocks

    Posted By John Parenteau

    I'm a huge Cirque du Soleil fan. I've probably seen every show they've done, and can even pronounce the French name correctly. The best show, in my learned opinion, is Love. A tribute to the Beatles, at the Mirage, is so magical I would swear they're ... Continue reading "Why John Lennon still rocks" »

    April 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • NAB 2012 - Game Changers

    Posted By TJ Ryan

    NAB 2012 is finally here and this year it's not just about going to Vegas. There are actually new things to see. The show kicked off to a fast start, faster then the $500 I lost at poker last night. There is already a buzz with some great new game ... Continue reading "NAB 2012 - Game Changers" »

    April 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Timeline - Day 1

    Posted By John Parenteau

    Day One Sunday 10:30pm Forego late night "club" to get a decent night sleep. 10:45pm Lay awake wondering what friends are doing at "club" Monday 7:30am Rise and shine! Trip over large round pillow that fell on floor at night 7:35am Check schedule. ... Continue reading "Timeline - Day 1" »

    April 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • NAB 2012

    Posted By John Parenteau

    Ever since entering the entertainment business as an adult (meaning after film school, because before, we had no idea what NAB was, nor had any money to make the trek to Vegas...), I've made an effort to see the show. Now, attending for my 15th year, ... Continue reading "NAB 2012" »

    April 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • NLE Battles: What about Sony's Vegas?

    Posted By Greg Wilker

    As a long-time user of Vegas (back in the Sonic Foundry days), I always wonder why it is not considered in legitimate discussions of NLE programs. Its ability to process many media formats on the same timeline (and within the same project), real time ... Continue reading "NLE Battles: What about Sony's Vegas?" »

    April 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Autodesk Media Summit identifies trends and solutions

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    By Daniel Restuccio SAN FRANCISCO - The Autodesk Media Summit held at Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco last week was a preview of their eagerly anticipated 2013 product launches. The event focused more as a trends overview than serious deep-dive ... Continue reading "Autodesk Media Summit identifies trends and solutions" »

    April 4, 2012 | Permalink

  • Why Is A/V preservation such a nuisance... and necessity

    Posted By Joshua Ranger

    By Joshua Ranger Senior Consultant AudioVisual Preservation Solutions Preservation is a big, fat pain. I dedicated two solid years studying (and 20 years paying off the loans) the archiving and preservation of audiovisual works. I ... Continue reading "Why Is A/V preservation such a nuisance... and necessity" »

    April 2, 2012 | Permalink

  • Sony reveals (some) NAB plans

    Posted By Marc Loftus

    NEW YORK - Yesterday, I attended Sony's pre-NAB briefing at their office at 550 Madison Avenue. While some of the product announcements are under embargo until the first week of April, the company did reveal their overall NAB strategy. Sony plans on ... Continue reading "Sony reveals (some) NAB plans" »

    March 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SXSW 2012 Interactive

    Posted By Peter Corbett

    By Peter Corbett AUSTIN, TX - SXSW 2012 offered up a bevy of new insights, as always, and in looking through my notes on the half-dozen panels I attended, I discovered there was a thread that was very enlightening and inspiring. As we look to develop ... Continue reading "SXSW 2012 Interactive" »

    March 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Mission Complete!

    Posted By Jason Womack

    Five Ways to Know When You're Done with What You're Doing HOBOKEN, NJ - If you often feel like you've barely skimmed the surface of what you should have accomplished on a given work day, I have a secret for you. When you learn to "know when you're ... Continue reading "Mission Complete!" »

    March 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • A look at HP's newest Z Series workstations

    Posted By Lance Grange

    By Lance Grange Recently I attended a special HP ( event in Las Vegas during HP's Global Partnership Conference. I got an early glimpse at what was announced officially today - the latest refresh of their Z Workstations line with the Z420, ... Continue reading "A look at HP's newest Z Series workstations" »

    March 6, 2012 | Permalink

  • The ACE Eddie Awards

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    By Daniel Restuccio BEVERLY HILLS - The Descendants, The Artist and Rango took home the top honors for feature dramatic, comedy/musical, and animation at the ACE Eddie awards Saturday night for Kevin Tent, ACE, Anne-Sophie Bion/Michel Hazanavicius, ... Continue reading "The ACE Eddie Awards" »

    February 21, 2012 | Permalink

  • Arrilaser to be honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    By Daniel Restuccio BEVERLY HILLS - This Saturday at the Sci-Tech Oscars, the Academy Award of Merit (an Oscar statuette) is being awarded to Franz Kraus, Johannes Steurer and Wolfgang Riedel (pictured below) for the design and development of the ... Continue reading "Arrilaser to be honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards" »

    February 9, 2012 | Permalink

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