Brad Spinsby

  • XQD Media: Faster Media for 4K Productions

    Posted by Brad Spinsby on November 13, 2014

    XQD Media seems to have sprung up in the video production market just recently, but it has been in development since 2010. There are several reasons internal and external corporate communications would incorporate XQD media into their video and photography workflows. It was originally developed for photographers to meet the demand for shooting RAW files using continuous mode. More recently, XQD media meets the demands for greater media speed and durability required for shooting ultra-high definition footage.

  • Videssence Vidnel VN050 LED Fresnel

    Posted by Brad Spinsby on October 7, 2014

    Videssence is a lighting company that has spent its early years developing the first fluorescent light for television and followed that with the development of LED lights. Their goal has been to make energy efficient lighting for both the field and studio. Videssence has recently introduced their line of LED Fresnel lights, which fall in line with that mission. Their flagship LED Fresnel is the Vidnel 050 LED, a 50 watt LED light with a Fresnel lens on it.

  • AVC Ultra in a Small Package with the Panasonic AJ-PX270

    Posted by Brad Spinsby on September 17, 2014

    For years, Panasonic has been talking about their new AVC-Ultra family of codecs. AVC Ultra’s biggest selling point is that it can do high resolution footage that gives you the maximum information, but also a flexible codec that can provide high-quality footage with a lower file size as well.

  • 5 Tips to Expand Video Production Resources without an Increase in Staff

    Posted by Brad Spinsby on August 26, 2014

    Video has become the most effective means of communication whether you work at a small business or a large corporation. Many companies are asking their video production departments of all sizes for more content, both to use internally and externally. But your cost-conscious company wants it done with the same amount of personnel already on hand. If your life were a Hollywood movie, you could give a rousing, impassioned speech resulting in funding to double your team size. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way, so you’ll need to make sure you consider ways of increasing productivity that don’t require additional personnel. Here are 5 ways to increase your video production without increasing the head count of your department.