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Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

As ProVideo Coalition starts a new year we would like to unveil a free after-Christmas present for all of our readers: the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iPhone app. The…

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

We’ve already taken a look back on the biggest articles and series that were published on PVC in 2016, but the New Year provides us with an opportunity…

Art vs Advertising: The reality behind my first rejection

Art vs Advertising: The reality behind my first rejection

20 years ago this week I answered the phone – and this is what I learned. Recently, Richard Harrington published an article titled “Why film and video have lost their…

Adobe drastically reduces the trial period of the Creative Cloud suite

Adobe drastically reduces the trial period of the Creative Cloud suite

Word came down from the Creative Cloud yesterday that Adobe is changing its trial period from 30 days, reducing it down to 7 days. That’s about a 75% reduction…

NAB 2016: Atomos adds flagship Shogun Inferno to its HDR announcement

NAB 2016: Atomos adds flagship Shogun Inferno to its HDR announcement

  Átomos defines the Shogun Inferno as is the combination of the most advanced monitor technologies – 1500nit/10bit/HDR, the latest recording capability – 4Kp60 over Quad-SDI, along with playback…

Dell Long Term Test Update – Changing to the Precision 5510

Dell Long Term Test Update – Changing to the Precision 5510

It’s been awhile since we’ve checked in with the Dell Long Term Test. My plans to put the Dell M3800 laptop to good use the last couple of…

Achieve an Efficient Production by Becoming Proficient at Pre-Production

Achieve an Efficient Production by Becoming Proficient at Pre-Production

Problems always occur in video and film production. It’s the nature of the work we do. There are always outside forces beyond our control and no matter what we…

Set Scouter Aims To Help You Find The Perfect Location

Set Scouter Aims To Help You Find The Perfect Location

Currently in beta, Set Scouter is a new service that aims to make the location hunting process much easier by connecting filmmakers directly with property owners who are actively looking…

Using Google Earth and Helios For Location Scouting

Using Google Earth and Helios For Location Scouting

It has been said that 90% of good cinematography is pointing the camera at something that looks good, and for me a large part of that equation means shooting the…

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-production is a busy time for a filmmaker.  Meeting and hiring cast and crew, securing locations, making budgets, contracts and deals, writing final script tweaks and a thousand…