DVDs came on the video scene in 1995 and it promised to be a great solution to video sharing and storage. Gone was the need to horde stacks of low-quality VHS tapes. Almost two decades later, DVDs are still used throughout the world and despite cloud storage, flash-drive sharing and mobile uploads, these shiny little discs are the one universal method of sharing and storing video files.
Storyboarding goes digital. Tablets have been taking a growing role in the business world, and they are now making a splash with filmmakers, changing traditional tasks into fun and accessible ones, while adding the power to create, edit and share on the fly.
The PJ790V is Sony's compact consumer camcorder capable of capturing beautiful HD video at both 24 and 60p to its 96GB internal flash drive, with full manual controls, professional features such as extended focus, focus peaking and zebras and instant sharing via its built-in 35 lumens projector.
Why watch commercials? Not all of us are natural storytellers. Some of us need to figure out how to do it. Using what we learn, we’re able to put a production together that tells the story, moves it along, informs and entertains.
With its convenient modular design, high-quality aluminum construction, accurate color rendition, and low power draw, there’s a lot to love about Hexolux’s Xum7. Combined with the accessories that Hexolux offers, the Xum7 is one of the most adaptable and capable lights in the industry today.
Generally the best way to get around town is by using a shortcut. Driving the freeway might not always be the quickest way to get where you’re going, making the side street approach an option. So it is with shooting video. While some productions require linear acquisition, sometimes it’s faster to shoot out of sequence.
Making a screencast is a common task and today’s screen capture software makes it easy to do. It allows the video producer to record the computer screen, creating clean footage straight from the source.
Negative space isn’t a bad thing. A simple bottle on a table with window light illuminating a wall is more interesting and pulls your viewer in than that same bottle with a busy background. The wall is negative space.
Avid Media Composer has been the industry-standard in nonlinear editing for television and film for over a quarter-century. With their latest version of the Media Composer family and lowered price, Avid appeals to a broader market.