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Panasonic's HDC-Z10000 Is A Pro Camcorder Contender

The Panasonic HDC Z10000 is marketed as a consumer camcorder, but I beg to differ with that targeting. The Z10000 is a truly professional unit, with even a few features not usually found in cameras of this size and at

02/27/12 04:02:08 PM

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Adobe Tips and Flicks, February 22, Washington, DC

On Wednesday, February 22nd, Adobe, Government Video Magazine and industry experts invite you for a day of valuable information concluding with a complimentary pre release screening of the groundbreaking new film, Act of Valor. Jacob Rosenberg, Director and CTO of

01/31/12 05:01:26 PM

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DSLRs Push the HD Envelope

Will advanced digital still cameras eventually replace video cameras? By Craig Norris Independent filmmakers never had it so good. And now low budget television producers are in high definition heaven, too. The reason 1080p video recording with impressive low light

09/28/10 07:09:32 PM

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From the Editor: Special Thanks From Digital Video Expo

As you read this, the 2010 edition of Digital Video Expo has started, the first day is over, and the outcome in the midst of being digested by both the organizers — including myself — and the thousands of attendees

09/29/10 11:09:47 AM

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Petrol Bags Protect Jurifilm’s Audio Gear During World Cup Trek

To document South Africa and the Soccer World Chapionships for TV Station ZDF in Germany, Jurifilm’s Field Sound Operator Tobias Ehleben and cameraman Dieter Goerke needed a tight shooting package that was safe and easy to access. That’s what they

10/06/10 05:10:02 PM

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Marshall Electronics Intros New Camera-Top and 3D Monitors

Marshall continues to deliver new advanced technologies by offering free simple software upgrades to existing product lines.A leading manufacturer of LCD monitors and audio products for broadcast, studio, television, and production, Marshall Electronics recently announced a number of new product

10/06/10 05:10:53 PM

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Production Notes: Where'd My Web Site Go? Meet Da Big Black Hole!

By Stefan SargentExcitement. Roger and Vicki are coming to stay overnight. Roger worked in my London video facilities company, 30 years ago. That’s where they met. He dumped Miss Almost Right for Victoria. She was producing documentaries and went on

10/06/10 06:10:14 PM

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Tools to Make HDSLR Editing Easier

Third party developers have eased way for cutters faced with HDSLR shot content. By Oliver PetersVideo enabled digital still cameras continue to be hot, and Canon, more so than other manufacturers, has been on the vanguard. Nearly every DP I

10/12/10 01:10:44 PM

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Instant Expert: Optical Options

Ned Soltz examines 10 possible lens choices for various camera formats from Carl Zeiss, Canon, Schneider and other leading companies. Click image for PDF of this page  

10/22/10 01:10:23 PM

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Production Diary: Just An Old-Fashioned Slideshow

  A Cool Way of Saying "Thank You." By Stefan Sargent Why is it that while the big, complex jobs can go smoothly, the little, simple videos for friends, family and clients are a world of hurt?SAN FRANCISCO February 2010

10/22/10 01:10:18 PM

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Up, Up and Away

   Videographer Sam Allen found his niche in the clouds. By Iain Stasukevich “You start at around 9,300' and you finish at 14,200',” begins veteran aerial camera operator Sam Allen. “Helicopters really aren’t supposed to fly above 12,000'. The air

10/22/10 02:10:15 PM

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Plug-in Round-up

By Oliver PetersOne way to spruce up your editing application is through various plug ins for effects filters, transitions and generators. Your options range from single purpose filters, like Magic Bullet Colorista II and Digital Anarchy Beauty Box, to full

10/29/10 05:10:28 AM

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Production Diary: L.A. Is A Great Big Freeway: Pan and Zoom with Dave

I've done two 'copter shoots for Dave—one in Sonoma County, Calif., the other flying over the Great Salt Lake. They were both scary but fun. Now he wants a third early morning traffic jams on the L.A. freeways.  

02/27/12 04:02:22 PM

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The Roaring '20s: Ambient Audio Post for HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'

Currently in its second season, the Prohibition era drama Boardwalk Empire continues to draw plaudits from critics and large numbers of viewers to HBO. Set in Atlantic City in 1920 21, the series follows the exploits of powerful but corrupt

02/27/12 04:02:05 PM

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'Pearl Jam Twenty': Mixes, Multitracks and Memories for the Cameron Crowe Documentary

Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are celebrating their 20th anniversary in style with a new music heavy documentary, Pearl Jam Twenty, directed by Cameron Crowe, which was released briefly in select theaters, turned up on PBS' American Masters series in late

02/27/12 04:02:32 PM

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Puerto Rican Reverie: Recording and Remixing for 'The Rum Diary'

Coquí the tiny little chirping frog natives of Puerto Rico. In San Juan, where Bruce Robinson's The Rum Diary was filmed, they are literally everywhere—even on the soundtrack—whether one wants them there or not. The Rum Diary trailer Trouble seeing

02/27/12 04:02:35 PM

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The XDCAM 'X Factor': Shooting the FOX Show's Weekly Live Telecasts

If you somehow miss the array of equipment at the Sony booths at CES or NAB in Las Vegas this year, you might consider auditioning for FOX's The X Factor to sneak a peek at much of Sony's video hardware

02/27/12 04:02:49 PM

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After Hours: Recapturing Club Life for Billy Corben's 'Limelight'

When New York City nightclub rave ringleader of the '90s Peter Gatien faces quality of life improvements champion Mayor Rudy Giuliani, it becomes a volatile situation. The epicenter of the unfolding events was Limelight, Gatien's club housed in a deconsecrated

02/27/12 04:02:49 PM

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DaVinci Codes (and Nodes): Resolve 8.1 Brings Color-Correction Capabilities to Any Desktop

Blackmagic Design's acquisition of DaVinci has transformed this Ferrari application into the preferred tool for desktop color grading, while still maintaining its stature. Resolve 8.1 comes in three Mac flavors Resolve Lite (free), Resolve ($995, software only) and Resolve with

02/27/12 04:02:55 PM

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Bolt of Lighting: Testing Switronix's TorchLED Bolt On-Camera Fixture

Without question, LEDs are the hot new technology, and they're here to stay. Although a novelty just a few short years ago, we're now seeing legitimate production tools in the LED world. The Switronix TorchLED Bolt TL-BT200 is a small on-camera fixture (5.6" x 4" x 3") that features 16 high-intensity LED lamps with reflectors.

02/27/12 04:02:14 PM