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Written by a collection of the best writers in the industry and covering topics ranging from editing to motion graphics to live production. This channel features an incredibly diverse collection of authors and articles. Find out more about each of them...

In third grade, Richard Wirth was already reading anything he could find about television while dreaming of becoming a professional in the world of television and film production. Stops on the life timeline at American Forces Television, the Motion Picture Association, several mid-western pr...

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JVC Shows Off Their Latest Products at the Entertainment Technology Expo

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 21, 2013

Craig Yanagi from JVC talked to us about all of the products they showcased for attendees of the 2013 Entertainment Technology Expo. He gives us some details about their 84 inch 4K monitor and talks through some exciting video camera features.

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NanoTech Entertainment Shows Us How To Watch & Stream 4K Content at ETE

NanoTech Entertainment Shows Us How To Watch & Stream 4K Content at ETE

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 21, 2013

David Foley from NanoTech Entertainment talked to us about the Nuvola NP-H1®. The company displayed the NP-H1, as well as a few other products, to attendees of the 2013 Entertainment Technology Expo. The NP-H1 is a commercial grade plug-and-play device capable of providing 4K content to 4K... Read More

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Entertainment Technology Expo - Using the Cloud to Power Complex Media Workflows

Entertainment Technology Expo - Using the Cloud to Power Complex Media Workflows

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 21, 2013

Today’s media workflows are becoming increasingly complex. File sizes are growing. Teams are frequently located in geographically dispersed locations – even in different parts of the world. And content often needs to be distributed to multiple screens and platforms.

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Panasonic Gives Us a 4K Experience at the Entertainment Technology Expo

Panasonic Gives Us a 4K Experience at the Entertainment Technology Expo

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 15, 2013

Steve Cooperman from Panasonic talks to us about the exciting 4K products they showcased for attendees of the 2013 Entertainment Techonlogy Expo. He give us some key details about the 4K BT-4LH310 LCD Production Monitor as well as the Toughpad 4K, the world’s first 20-inch tablet with a... Read More

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NewBlueFX Shows Off Their Whole Product Line at the Entertainment Technology Expo

NewBlueFX Shows Off Their Whole Product Line at the Entertainment Technology Expo

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 14, 2013

Travis White from NewBlueFX gave us some details about the products they showed off at the 201 Entertainment Technology Expo. He gives us a few examples of the tools that editors have been surprised to find and explains a few of their new capabilities.

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Entertainment Technology Expo - SoulPancake Project: Rich Titling in Title-Intensive Edits

Entertainment Technology Expo - SoulPancake Project: Rich Titling in Title-Intensive Edits

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 14, 2013

Watch and learn as Don Money, Editor for SoulPancake and Travis White, VP Products at NewBlueFX show you how to produce rich title graphics with speed and efficiency.

What You’ll Learn In this presentation, the two will cover the fundamental elements of creating quickly in a... Read More

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Blackmagic Pocket Camera’s RAW Potential Released

The RAW update from a shooters perspective

By Brian Hallett | November 12, 2013

November 12th 2013, Blackmagic Design released their Blackmagic Camera 1.5 software adding 12-bit log CinemaDNG raw recording to the Pocket Cinema Camera. 

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IMAG 101 - Part 3

The Technique

By Aaron Williams | November 10, 2013

IMAG 101

The last two posts covered the equipment and crew that it takes to run a successful IMAG show. Now we’re gonna wrap it all up by talking about how to take your gear and your crew and run your show well.

Part 3: The Technique

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Details About the Latest Lenses from Zeiss Explained at the Entertainment Technology Expo

Details About the Latest Lenses from Zeiss Explained at the Entertainment Technology Expo

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 08, 2013

Richard Schleuning from Carl Zeiss took the time to talk to us about what products they had to show attendees of the 2013 Entertainment Technology Expo. He talks through the details of a few of their lenses and also explains how these lenses can grow with a person even as they change their... Read More

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Igor Riđanović Tells Us What You’ll Learn and Discover at the Entertainment Technology Expo

Igor Riđanović Tells Us What You’ll Learn and Discover at the Entertainment Technology Expo

Q&A with the ETE instructor about his upcoming workshops

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | November 01, 2013

The 13th Annual Entertainment Technology Expo is this November 6-7th and the event continues to stand as the leading Expo on the west coast for content creators working in every field. But just as the world of content creation is evolving, so too is ETE, as the event is featuring workshops... Read More

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Find Out How You Can Smoke the Competition with Free 3D Effects Templates

Find Out How You Can Smoke the Competition with Free 3D Effects Templates

An interview with template creator Brian Mulligan

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | October 24, 2013

Autodesk recently released five free 3D effects templates created by Smoke master Brian Mulligan in Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1. Each template comes as a ready-to-use Smoke archive and provides a great introduction to working with animated 3D elements, textures, reflections and 3D lighting... Read More

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An Interview with the Hearts and Minds Behind Dell’s M3800

An Interview with the Hearts and Minds Behind Dell’s M3800

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | October 24, 2013

Back in July at SIGGRAPH 2013 I stopped by the Dell Whisper Suite to check out a couple of the new products that were on display and one of them was the Dell Precision M3800 mobile workstation. The folks there shared some key details around what the product would eventually look like but were... Read More

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Mechanical Television

Mechanical Television

The Early Days of Television Revolved Around Spinning Disk Technology

By Richard Wirth | October 22, 2013

Mechanical television.  Does that mean motors, pulleys, gears and other moving parts?  Why, yes.  It does. 

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Lagoa Makes Digital 3D Content Creation Available to Everyone, Everywhere

Lagoa Makes Digital 3D Content Creation Available to Everyone, Everywhere

An interview with Lagoa CEO Thiago Costa

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | October 18, 2013

I first found out about Lagoa when I visited their booth at SIGGRAPH this year and talked to Jason Brynford-Jones about their platform. What jumped out at me was that the solution allowed rendering to be done on the cloud where they can take advantage of massive processing power, which I know... Read More

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Review

A Broadcaster's Perspective

By Brian Hallett | October 14, 2013

Seven days... I had the camera for exactly seven days.  That was seven days to take the little camera through the paces and see what are the strengths, weaknesses and how it would fit in a broadcaster's tool kit.   I will say, shooting with a brand new camera is always a bit of a discovery process for any cameraman and these seven days proved to be rewarding.  To help you with your tests/discovery process with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera you'll find both color graded and ungraded videos that are downloadable.  This way you can see the footage and do your own color grade.

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The Art and Science of VFX in Films

The Art and Science of VFX in Films

VFX has always been an integral part of the major blockbuster Bollywood movies

By PVC International Staff | October 11, 2013

ProVideo Coalition is working with Studio Systems to bring our worldwide audience exclusive content. Studio Systems, the only dedicated publication serving the booming markets for broadcast, post production and animation technology in India, is today... Read More

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Exclusive Webinar: The Anatomy of a 4K Feature

Exclusive Webinar: The Anatomy of a 4K Feature

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | October 02, 2013

4K is on the tip of everyone's tongue…but just how feasible is it today? Listen to a discussion that comes out of the "How we make movies" event from RED Studios, Hollywood. Recorded in front of a live audience, Director Jeremy Torrie & Gary Jackemuk, colorist and DI Artist,... Read More

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Exclusive Webinar: Learn How You Can Improve the Efficiency of Your Workflow

Exclusive Webinar: Learn How You Can Improve the Efficiency of Your Workflow

Watch the archived version of this free webcast

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | September 30, 2013

If you are considering or have already switched to Adobe Premiere Pro for your video editing, then you may want to take advantage of new hardware technologies to improve the efficiency of your workflow. Whether you are a wedding /corporate videographer or indie film maker the demands for... Read More

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Live - From Coast to Coast!

Live - From Coast to Coast!

AT&T Builds Television's Version of America's Transcontinental Railroad

By Richard Wirth | September 29, 2013

Today, we think nothing of clicking our remote and have live images from somewhere else in the world appear on the screen.  Push a few buttons on our computer and loved ones living far away appear.  But in television's early days, a live program meant we were watching a local program.

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Speaker Line-Up Announced for Post Production Master Class

Speaker Line-Up Announced for Post Production Master Class

Companies represented include Technicolor-PostWorks, Deluxe and Goldcrest Post Productions

By Kurt Gardner | September 25, 2013

Createasphere, the leading community builder uniting business leaders, content creators, emerging technology providers and thought leaders working in entertainment and media, is pleased to announce the participating speakers for its Post Production Master Class (PPMC), taking place October 7,... Read More

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