It’s no secret that technology has changed the way media & entertainment professionals operate across the board. Whether it’s big picture concepts like the walls between production and post coming down, or specific evolutions like the transition from SD to HD and now 4K, you don’t have to look long or hard to see the kind of impact technology has had on the industry.
Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E - Collaborating, Sharing and Presenting Media … Smarter
More than a few experts labeled 2014 as the “year of the breach”, and a list of all the companies that experienced security issues last year would be an entire article itself. Massive organizations are the ones that get the headlines when they experience a security issue, but companies that are infinitely smaller are just as vulnerable to breaches, if not moreso.
With the relaunch of ProVideo Coalition this year, we rolled DAM Coalition into a channel on PVC that focuses on workflow, storage and archive in media and entertainment. It was an opportunity to create relevant content for regular readers of PVC while also highlighting some of the more technically minded professionals from different areas of media & entertainment for the benefit of our current and expanded audience.
As I’ve been exploring what it means to effectively utilize workflow, storage and archive in our industry, I’ve seen these concepts go far deeper than I initially imagined. A workflow for a small post house might be very similar to what a workflow for a major studio looks like in principle, but in practice those workflows come together and function in a very different way. Similarly, having a storage capacity of 30TB might be more than some content creators need, while others are getting into exabyte levels and finding that’s still not enough.
28 Days of Cinematography Insights
Day 13 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - Moving away from the look established in prepro once you get into production
Day 26 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - How do you draw the line between being stylized and overdoing it?
After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Pixel Motion BlurWhen you shoot a fast-moving object with a longer shutter time (half of the frame’s duration is the typical “filmic” setting), you will get natural motion blur. However, if your shutter speed is too fast, or if you rendered a 3D scene with fast motion and no motion blur, objects will appear to jump from...
Shutter speed too fast when shooting? Render a 3D scene without motion blur? You can fix it in post in...sometimes.
Tornado H920: flying with a GH4Presented at the InterDrone 2015 but still under the “coming soon” banner, the Tornado H920 is the first in a new series from Yuneec, and also the platform for the new CG04 professional gimbal camera. Specifically developed for the Tornado H920 copter,...
Yuneec has a new aerial photography and videography platform designed with the professional in mind: the Tornado H920, able to carry a Panasonic Lumix GH4.
DJI Osmo: Long Exposures Without TripodTake long exposure shots with absolute crispness and sharpness, even without a tripod. That’s what DJI promises to users of their new product, the Osmo. Does not fly, but will take your video higher. The stabilization system in the Osmo, says DJI, keeps the...
The Osmo is a 4K, 3-axis stabilized handheld camera from DJI. Say goodbye to shaky videos.
Topaz ReMask 5: an easy way to mask hairUsing masks in images with hair, feathers or fur is always a cumbersome process. Topaz ReMask 5 does help to make the workflow easier, and there are even tricks not documented in the manual that help to get results faster. When I
Recently launched, Topaz ReMask 5 makes the use of masks more intuitive for users not familiar with the process. It even offers more than one way to create masks.
AdoramaTV presents On Set, an Adorama Pro series focused on...