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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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PVC at NAB - Broadcast and 4K Cameras From JVC

PVC at NAB - Broadcast and 4K Cameras From JVC

Cameras for everyone

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 22, 2014

Dave Walton, Assistant Vice President Marketing Communications at JVC, talks to us about the broadcast cameras and products JVC had to show off at NAB. They also previewed their entire line of 4K cameras that are built around a JVC manufactured image sensor that's capable of imaging at... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Ustream Voted the #1 Live Video Platform

Plus some info about new features

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 22, 2014

David Gibbons, VP of Marketing at Ustream, talks to us about how the Ustream platform gives individuals and organizations the ability to easily send their message to the entire world. He also tells us about being voted the #1 live video platform, new features such as channel managers and their... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - The Revolutionary Andra Motion Focus System

PVC at NAB 2014 - The Revolutionary Andra Motion Focus System

Take an in-depth look at a motion capture system and remote focus pulling system combo

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 21, 2014

Matt Jeppsen and the Black & Blue Blog's Evan Luzi stopped by the Andra booth to talk with Sam Fisher, CIO of Cinema Control Laboratories, about the revolutionary product they were showing off at NAB.

Andra Motion Focus system is a combination of a motion capture system and a... Read More

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Dynamic Perception’s New Stage R

Versatile 3-Axis Motion Control

By Brian Hallett | April 21, 2014

Dynamic Perception delivers news on their long awaited 3-axis motion control unit: The Stage R.  See all the details into the kickstarter campaign helping this small company get their product out there.

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PVC at NAB 2014 - ARRI Shows off the L5 LED Fresnel

Meet the newest member of the L-Series

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 20, 2014

Matt Jeppsen talks with ARRI's Michael Wagner about the compact and lightweight L5. New features available on the L5 include a PowerCON power connector and an on-board battery input that permits industry-standard batteries to power the L5 without any sacrifice in terms of features or light... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Check out the New Tenba ActionPack Shootout for GoPro Users

Get to everything you need quickly and easily

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 18, 2014

Woody Woodhall talks with Peter Waisnor from Tenba about the ActionPack Shootout for GoPro Users. The bag can be swung around while it's still on your body and has a number of different placements and pockets for everything you need.

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Exclusive Interviews from the MAXON NAB Main Stage

Find out what it can mean to utilize Cinema 4D

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 18, 2014

Mathias Omotola, Event Marketing Director at MAXON, and Kevin Aguirre, Designer at Cake Studios in LA, took the time to talk with us about what MAXON showcased at NAB 2014 as well as how people can and do use Cinema 4D. MAXON hosted more than 20 of today’s most talented CG artists... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - A Brave New World for Aspera

PVC at NAB 2014 - A Brave New World for Aspera

The new IBM subsidiary can change the way you approach a workflow

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 18, 2014

François Quereuil, Senior Director Worldwide Marketing at Aspera, talked to us about what it means for Aspera now that they are an IBM company. He tells us about the various topics and products that Aspera discussed with NAB 2014 attendees, which includes Aspera Drive and the concept of... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Dolby Introduces Us to the Next Generation of Audio

PVC at NAB 2014 - Dolby Introduces Us to the Next Generation of Audio

Check out a Personalized Audio Experience and a brand new codec

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 17, 2014

Woody Woodhall took a tour of the Dolby booth at NAB and talked the the folks there about how Dolby is and will be changing the way we think about audio. First, he talked with Robert France about a Personalized Audio Experience that will change the way people experience their entertainment.... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - iZotope Solves Your Audio Issues

PVC at NAB 2014 - iZotope Solves Your Audio Issues

Don't forget the audio!

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 17, 2014

Woody Woodhall stopped by the iZotope booth at NAB 2014 to talk about RX 3 with Evan Allen. With remedies for noise, clipping, hum, buzz, crackles, and more, RX 3 is the most robust and best-sounding audio repair toolkit on the market. They also discuss the wide range of audio products that... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Talking Through Canon’s CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 Zoom Lens

PVC at NAB 2014 - Talking Through Canon’s CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 Zoom Lens

Plus some details around the CPS program

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 17, 2014

Matt Jeppsen talks with Tim Smith from Canon about the new CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 zoom lens. The new CINE-SERVO lens features high 4K optical performance throughout the broad focal length of 17mm to 120mm within its compact and lightweight body, a three-group inner focus system to help... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Panasonic Shows off the VariCam 35

PVC at NAB 2014 - Panasonic Shows off the VariCam 35

Plus other announcements and details around the VariCam HS

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 17, 2014

Steve Cooperman, Senior Product Manager at Panasonic, talked to us about the VariCam 35 and it's various capabilities. The VariCam 35 is Panasonic's first 4K camera and has a number of features that aren't available with any other 4K camera. He details how the camera can impact and... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Purchase or Sell 4K Content with Shutterstock

PVC at NAB 2014 - Purchase or Sell 4K Content with Shutterstock

Impact the bottom line of your production or personal budget

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 17, 2014

Derick Rhodes, Footage Content Producer at Shutterstock, talks to us about the 4K footage that Shutterstock is now featuring and accepting. Whether you're looking to purchase or sell 4K footage, Shutterstock can help you save or earn money.

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Blackmagic’s Production Camera On A 4K Multi-Cam Shoot

Live Switching Between Cameras In 4K

By Brian Hallett | April 16, 2014

One of the more interesting features found on Blackmagic's 4K Production Camera is the 6G-SDI out.  This means a single BNC cable can send out 4K video.  It may not seem like a great big deal to you, but the next time you have to run cable for a 4K live production you will be glad you are using a camera with a 6G-SDI output.

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Zeiss Rounds out Their Zoom Line

PVC at NAB 2014 - Zeiss Rounds out Their Zoom Line

Plus some information around lens usability

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 15, 2014

Matt Jeppsen talks with Richard Schleuning about what Zeiss had to showcase at NAB 2014. They discuss the new ultra-wide zoom that's a companion to some other existing products from Zeiss. The series is the only cine zoom in the world that can cover a full frame chip. They also talk about... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - All the Latest Details and Announcements Around SCRATCH 8

PVC at NAB 2014 - All the Latest Details and Announcements Around SCRATCH 8

Assimilate had some big news to share at NAB

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 15, 2014

Steve Bannerman, VP of Marketing for Assimilate, talks to us about the new features in SCRATCH 8. Assimilate now has a license from Apple to encode ProRes on their Windows version of SCRATCH, which is something people have been asking about for a long time. SCRATCH 8 also has the ability to... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Discover How Pro Tools Will Work on the Avid Media Central Platform

PVC at NAB 2014 - Discover How Pro Tools Will Work on the Avid Media Central Platform

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 11, 2014

Woody Woodhall stopped by the Avid Press Suite at NAB 2014 to speak with Tony Cariddi, Marketing Director, Audio at Avid Technology. Focusing on Pro Tools, the two talk through how people will be able to work collaboratively, discuss format changes and detail why it's essential for people... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Let’s Talk About NUKE STUDIO

PVC at NAB 2014 - Let’s Talk About NUKE STUDIO

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 11, 2014

The Foundry made a big announcement at their booth on the Monday of NAB as they introduced the world to NUKE STUDIO. It will give users the ability to do VFX, editorial and finishing in one single application and will be available later this year. You can click here to read all the... Read More

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PVC at NAB 2014 - Talking Through All of the Adobe Creative Cloud Updates

PVC at NAB 2014 - Talking Through All of the Adobe Creative Cloud Updates

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 11, 2014

Scott Simmons talks with Adobe Sr. Product Manager Patrick Palmer about the various updates that Adobe has recently rolled out to the Creative Cloud. They also talk through some specific updates to SpeedGrade and discuss the past, present and future of the Creative Cloud.

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PVC at NAB 2014: The ARRI AMIRA is Ready for Prime Time

PVC at NAB 2014: The ARRI AMIRA is Ready for Prime Time

By Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 11, 2014

Matt Jeppsen talks with ARRI Product Manager Marcus Duerr about the ARRI AMIRA which was on display at the ARRI booth at NAB 2014. They discuss how the AMIRA combines ALEXA image quality with an ergonomic design for single operators and talk through its various capabilities and features.

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