Daily Archives: May 1, 2009

Review: Rode NTG-3 short shotgun microphone and Blimp windshield

The Rode NTG-3 microphone, shown here in the Rode Blimp mount sans windscreen, delivers great performance at a moderate price. Users of short shotgun microphones can be sorted into…

First video footage from the new Panasonic Lumix GH1 hits the web

Panasonic Lumix GH1. First footage from Philip Bloom on Vimeo. Super-duper camera guy Phillip Bloom has gotten his hands on a Panasonic Lumix GH1 and has posted video from…

Commercial Open Source Ecosystem Is Taking Off

Image by whurley via Flickr fromCloudAvebyKrishnan Subramanian When Open Source started getting traction in the enterprise world, we saw business models emerge on top of the Open Source philosophical platform…

North Plains Revolutionises Industry with the Introduction of its TeleScope Publishing Platform

TORONTO and LONDON – April 20, 2009–North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider ofdigital asset management(DAM) software solutions, today announced the unveiling of its ground-breaking TeleScope…

Atempo Introduces Exclusive New Dedicated Mac Functionalities to Atempo Digital Archive

Atempo Introduces Exclusive New Dedicated Mac Functionalities to Atempo Digital Archive, Optimized Support for Creative Markets ADA 2.3 Offers New Server Support for Mac OS X, Compatibility with Apple…

What is your Cultural Capital?

Every now and again I like to wonder about social search and the semantic web. I have a secret question, which I shall share, my own personal Turing Test to…

Nstein Unveils WCM 4.1: Modular & Mobile

Nstein Unveils WCM 4.1: Modular & Mobile Nstein’s powerful editor-centric Web CMS now enables field reporting, keyword search & supports 3rd-party extensions MONTREAL, April 29th…

A Digital Asset Management System will solve the following issues

In my work with our very ownOpen Source Digital Asset Management System – Razuna– I come upon the same questions with almost every prospect that take into consideration the…

Newsletter Update

Newsletter Update

A few weeks ago, we published our third newsletter: PVC Pipeline | Distribution, covering a wide range of subjects from podcasting through independent films distribution to creating DVDs. During that time…

Tiffen DFX 2 Digital Filters

Tiffen DFX 2 Digital Filters

Tweaking footage for your reel is a huge advantage. Here’s how to take your footage to the next level without taking on a second full-time job as…

After Effects Apprentice Video Tutorial #5

After Effects Apprentice Video Tutorial #5

We've recently released After Effects Apprentice (2nd Edition). The DVD-ROM that comes with the book includes an hour and a half of video tutorials that provide gentle…

Review: Sony HVR-Z5U 1/3″ 3-CMOS HDV Camcorder

Review: Sony HVR-Z5U 1/3″ 3-CMOS HDV Camcorder

“When Sony bought Konica/Minolta”, says Sony’s Juan Martinez, “we suddenly became a major lens manufacturer.” One of the results of this acquisition is…

NAB 2009 Impressions

NAB 2009 Impressions

2009 was almost the first NAB’s I’ve missed in a decade. In the fall, I looked at my schedule and declining conventions and wasn’t…

Offlining 24p in Apple’s Final Cut Express

Offlining 24p in Apple’s Final Cut Express

About a year ago I had a client that was working on thirteen episodes of a show, and much like most shows these days, they had no budget to work…