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Daily Archives: February 11, 2009

Muzak Files For Bankruptcy

Muzak Files For Bankruptcy

I’m sure none of us root for people to lose their jobs, but in this case, I’m conflicted: Muzak has filed for bankruptcy. FTA: Closely held…

Who’s Watching Hulu?

Who’s Watching Hulu?

Interesting news from the Wall Street Journal, via the NAB Newsbrief: Confounding experts that predicted floods of young adults would abandon TV for websites like Hulu.com, it appears that…

Designer Templates for Final Cut Studio

Designer Templates for Final Cut Studio

Students, customers, and colleagues have been asking me for years to design templates for Motion and Final Cut Pro. I always resisted, because I didn’t want to do…

Sony upgrades 3G HDV camcorders to universal, for a small fee

Sony upgrades 3G HDV camcorders to universal, for a small fee

Readers of my recent articles in ProVideo Coalition, past articles in Latin American magazines, and those who have attended my seminars are aware of the many 25p production advantages over…

An epistemological problem with folksonomies

I’m still mulling over Helen Longino’s criteria for objectivity in scientific enquiry (see previous post:Science as Social Knowledge) and it occurred to me that folksonomies…

The Coming Transformation of Broadcast Media

Here’s an interesting question: Is traditional media on a permanent decline? Will they ever recover in full when this downturn is finally over? The media companies are watching…

CtrlChanges track all text changes in a document

CtrlChanges is a plug-in for Adobe InDesign and Adobe InCopy users that require a clear and accurate solution to a common problem, to visually be able to see what…

What role does cloud computing and DAM have in Web 2.0?

The implications of streaming content on a “on demand basis” would make process integration dependent upon the complexity and trust of the cloud. Some talk of sky computing…

RED Hot Mirror Shoot-Out

RED Hot Mirror Shoot-Out

Not all infrared or Hot Mirror filters are made the same, and not all work the same way on different cameras. In this test we looked at filters from Schneider…

Quicktip Day 11: turn on settings in User Preferences

Quicktip Day 11: turn on settings in User Preferences

Quicktip #11 (February 11, 2009) turn on settings in User Preferences I always want to see Though Edits, Duplicate Frames and Audio Controls in a Final Cut Pro timeline. By…

Zacuto Zwing-away Review

Zacuto Zwing-away Review

In our coverage of CineGear 2008, FreshDV got a peek at an early mockup of Zacuto’s Zwing-away adapter, a 15mm rods accessory that converts a standard mattebox…

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