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Sony Ci
Posted by Rebekah Toth Burns on Jul 01, 2013 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

Have you noticed a shift from downloading software for each desktop to it being available to multiple users with a simple internet connection, username, and password? Most major production software companies are moving toward cloud solutions and Sony is no exception. Ci can be accessed by any authorized user around the globe. The platform is very intuitive; any user can navigate in and around the tools with little to no training.

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FREE Through May 31st – Sony Content Browser 2.0
Posted by Brad Spinsby on May 09, 2013 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
FREE Through May 31st – Sony Content Browser 2.0

So you’ve scheduled your shoot, but want to make sure you have the capability to view the footage onsite through your laptop. If you are shooting with Sony cameras, the Sony Content Browser 2.0 is just the solution. The Sony Content Browser 2.0 handles all XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, XAVC, and NXCAM clips. Including support for XAVC Intra 4K and XAVC Intra HD clip types.

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Cloud-computing firm Scenios “connects the dots” at NAB
Posted by Andrea Keating on Apr 03, 2013 & filed under Blog Home with 0 comments.
Cloud-computing firm Scenios “connects the dots” at NAB

"Production in the cloud has grown to a point where people are less confused about how it works, and they more fully understand the value of it. In fact, more people are making decisions on how they execute their shoots based on the tools and apps they can use that live in the cloud. This truly is a breakthrough that is taking off like crazy. We're excited to be at the center of this, and to unveil our new tools in the Crews Control booth." says Mark Davis, CEO of Scenios.com

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Final Cut Pro X: First Impressions From Russell Johnson
Posted by Tony Muzzatti on Oct 08, 2012 & filed under Technical with 9 comments.
Final Cut Pro X: First Impressions From Russell Johnson

I had the chance to sit down with seasoned video editor Russ Johnson and discuss his initial reactions from working on his first project in Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. Over the last 14 months there have been many discussions around FCPX and the direction Apple is taking its post-production software. As an experienced Final Cut Pro 7 editor, I still had a few lingering questions that needed answers. So I sought out Russ Johnson, served up an unhealthy batch of banana pancakes, and started rapidly...

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Everything You Need For On Location Editing
Posted by Brad Spinsby on Sep 13, 2012 & filed under Technical with 4 comments.
Everything You Need For On Location Editing

In the world of video editing every minute matters, and you will typically find yourself spending time on tasks you could have been done remotely. Having the proper editing and post production tools on location can make the clients finished video appear as if it was done over weeks of editing. The location editor and his suite must be prepared for many different environments so each package is built differently.

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Mobile Apps in the Video Production World
Posted by Brad Spinsby on Aug 13, 2012 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
Mobile Apps in the Video Production World

Not too long ago the phrase, “I have an app for that,” was meaningless babble. But today there are mobile applications for just about anything, even video production. Apps have become a disposable commodity changing and updated in the blink of an eye, so it is important to stay current. Having immediate resources for your location production make you look farsighted to your client. So, if you are looking for that beneficial app for your smart device, here are a few that may be useful for...

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Recovering “Lost” Media
Posted by Andrea Keating on May 16, 2011 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

Ever find yourself with a media card that was “accidentally” formatted? How about a card that had an error caused by the camera overheating or running out of battery? Don’t pull out your hair thinking all your hard work is lost. There’s a chance your footage or stills can be saved, at least the ones that haven’t been overwritten.

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Beyond Media Management
Posted by Rebekah Toth Burns on Mar 04, 2011 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

Workflow, Workflow, Workflow. If your goal is to get to editing faster, check out this podcast. Rony Sebok showcases 1 Beyond Wranglers for media management on site. The Dude, Wrangler Pro and Super Wrangler offers flexible and customizable solutions for on location SD, HD and even 3D video shoots to CF cards, SxS cards, P2 cards, SD cards and the Phantom CineMag to eSATA drives, external hard drives, LTO tape or edit your video production on location.

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Avid Media Composer 5.5
Posted by Andrea Keating on Feb 28, 2011 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

Avid has recently announced version 5.5, and the news is all exciting and good. Avid continues to evolve and support a more open format. They are allowing even more third-party support, which something in the past was impossible. It seems Avid has done an about face and is really giving other NLE’s a run for the money. Even in our SuperNLE Bowl, Avid came out victorious. Check out some of the new features in Avid Media Composer 5.5

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iPhone Apps for the Producer in You
Posted by Andrea Keating on Feb 24, 2011 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

We ran a poll asking 400 video industry professionals what kind of smart phones they own and to name the video production apps they use. The results: iPhone ranked #1 phone most used by producers. While many of you were using production apps there is also a huge response from people asking what apps are available and most popular. We’ve put together a list of apps that our pollers use and some apps we think are cool. You know the iPhone can do just about anything-- except maybe turn into...

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SxS Media Management For Macs
Posted by Rebekah Toth Burns on Feb 18, 2011 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

Put on your chaps and saddle-up your pony, Crews Controllers, because we’re headed to the ranch to do some Data Wrangling! This video explains a step by step process to downloading the necessary Sony drivers and plug-ins for XDCAM EX SxS media. We’ll show you how to view and transfer XDCAM

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Save Time Sizing Stills for Final Cut Pro
Posted by Andrea Keating on Nov 22, 2010 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.

So you’ve got to bring some still images into FCP…. What are the best file types? What’s a good pixel size? Why is it taking so darn long to render in some pictures!? Danny Greer, FCP Daily Blogger, gets these questions a lot and has a few tidbits of advice: The bigger the picture the longer the render. This

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Apple Post Production Downloads
Posted by Andrea Keating on Aug 13, 2010 & filed under Downloads with 0 comments.

Final Cut Pro 7 Apple Software Information QuickTime Pro 7 for Windows Apple Software Download QuickTime Pro 7 for Mac OS X Apple Software Downloads

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Panasonic Production Downloads
Posted by Andrea Keating on Aug 13, 2010 & filed under Downloads with 0 comments.

P2 Firmware Panasonic Software Downloads P2 Driver Software/ Card Formatter Software Panasonic Downloads for Windows P2 Card Format Station Software Panasonic Downloads for Windows P2 Viewer Panasonic Downloads for Windows AVC-Intra Decoder Panasonic Downloads for Windows MP4 Decoder Panasonic Downloads for Windows P2 Content Management Software Panasonic Downloads for Windows P2 Driver & Card Formatter Software Panasonic Downloads for Mac P2

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Sony Post Production Downloads
Posted by Andrea Keating on Jul 23, 2010 & filed under Downloads with 0 comments.

XDCAM HD 4:2:2 Decks Firmware Software Sony Downloads for Windows & Mac XDCAM HD Decks & Accessories Firmware Software Sony Downloads XDCAM SD Decks & Accessories Firmware Software Sony Download PDW-U1 XDCAM HD/ SD Drive Software Sony Downloads for Windows & Mac Editing & File Transfer XDCAM Driver/ Browser/ Viewer/ Transfer Software Sony Downloads

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Sony Production Downloads
Posted by Andrea Keating on Jul 23, 2010 & filed under Downloads with 0 comments.

XDCAM HD 4:2:2 Firmware Software Sony Downloads XDCAM HD Firmware Software Sony Downloads XDCAM SD Firmware Software Sony Downloads Editing & File Transfer XDCAM Driver/ Browser/ Viewer/ Transfer Software Sony Downloads

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