Just when you thought we'd forgotten about a certain video blogger, we go and post this: Josh Wolf was released from prison in Dublin, California earlier this month to the tune of a tidal-wave of media attention. His blog entry from April 9th tells a bit about his first few days as a free man.
We're hosting another Basics of Video Production Workshop here in our home town. There is a bit of mystery and danger in this workshop's production. This shot, using a handheld shooting technique, will certainly help build the suspense in their story. It takes good planning and some hard work to put together a short video using the techniques covered in the previous day's lectures.
If you haven't heard about this new show or seen the promo FOX Network is running nightly (this might be the point in time where we weed out American Idol viewers) then now is the time to tell the rest of you (maybe 1% of you) about On The Lot.
In this week's Video Bits & Bytes: Mark and Derek have news on JVC's new GZ-HD7 hi-def Everio...and some Free Final Cut Pro Plug-ins from Noise Industries. They'll also tell you about StudioNow.com, a new Online Video Editing Community where YOU can get paid to edit other people's videos online. Additionally, they have news about Blinkx.com launching a new wiki for Video SEO and about a Viacom law-suit against YouTube for 1 Billion Dollars.
From a JVC Press Release WORLDS FIRST FULL HD 1920x1080i CONSUMER CAMCORDER JOINS JVC EVERIO HARD DRIVE CAMCORDER LINE HD Everio Offers Five Hours of High-Definition Recording and Broadcast HD Camera Lens LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2007 JVC next month will deliver a new high definition camcorder that provides full HD 1920x1080i video quality combined with the convenience of hard drive recording.
Editor's note: Recently we published several articles dealing with copyright and fair use issues. We believe with the growing proliferation of content sharing sites like YouTube, the subject is going to get bigger and broader, become embedded in legal voodoo, and perhaps take the "joy" out of the new video-sharing industry. Plus who really owns your video once it's "out there"? Below are a few of the many letters we've recently received on this subject, and the discussion will certainly continue.