Do you think you're spending too much time staring at a video screen?
According to a Nielsen study, the average person spends 8 hours a day looking at screens, whether on a TV, computer, mobile device or even an advertising screen in a grocery store checkout line.
Anyone who aspires to make the Next Great Masterpiece needs to watch lots of movies in every genre that are NOT box office hits. There's nothing wrong with the movies released in popular theater houses, but they were selected by distributors who think they can make a good amount of money on them, not for their cinematic value.
Yeah, we know we've told you to keep your editing computers off the Internet. But all of your computers that run Windows and that are on the Internet should be updated with the newest patches (that's always on the second Tuesday of the month.) There are some big ones this month, including a critical kernel fix.
It looks like a pro broadcast camera, it feels like a pro broadcast camera, but it clocks in at $10,700, which is just the extreme end of the Videomaker market, so there you go. We indy video producers have reached new heights, and the high-end cameras have met us half-way by bringing affordable pro cameras to our market.
Another slate of new Mac announcements, another round of disappointment when it comes to my hope of owning a headless iMac. My wife and I have a Mac mini that serves a purpose, but I want my next desktop Mac to be more powerful and flexible but priced sensibly. I want the speed and stability of a desktop hard drive. I want to be able to open it without a putty knife.