Russ Fairley

Russ Fairley is a producer, editor and motion graphic designer who enjoys writing for Videomaker. He has also written for About.com (Lifewire.com), RedShark News, Modern Drummer Magazine, and others.He is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Community Leader, and co-founder of After Effects Toronto, Canada's largest motion graphic user group.Fairley is the creator and editor of ProductionWorld.net, a popular production news website.

NAB 2018: Tech and Trends from the Show Floor

Every April, the trucks rumble into Las Vegas carrying the tools of our trade. Cameras, monitors, external GPUs, mass shared storage devices and anything else necessary to make pro...

How to Get Started with 360-degree Video

Within the last few years the video industry has seen the emergence of a handful of new techniques, technologies and methodologies. Aerial videography has gone positively mainstream, action cameras...

Encoding YouTube Videos at the Highest Quality

With over one billion users and more prime demographic reach than any major television network, YouTube is a distribution channel you don't want to miss out on. From codecs...

The Essential Video Shooter’s Toolkit

The big day has finally arrived — a video shoot for the biggest client to ever darken your door. You’re nervous, but excited and well-prepared. You get to work...

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