Telestream Pipeline

Telestream Pipeline

Many of you are now familiar with various break out boxes and network servers that handle all of your ingest needs from companies such as Matrox, Avid, and even Apple. Well I thought I would take some time this week to discuss a network storage solution from...
TIFF 2010 Pub Night

TIFF 2010 Pub Night

It is that time of year again, the Toronto International Film Festival is upon us. This also means its time for our annual TIFF Pub Night. The event is co-hosted with Gordon Burkell from Art of the Guillotine one of the largest post – production websites. Last...
Hackintosh?

Hackintosh?

This previous week I was asked to cut a low budget documentary film. Despite being low budget, docs can prove to be very exciting as generally my cut is the final cut. Upon my initial arrival in the edit suite, I thought I would be cutting on a PC based Avid. My eyes...
Manfrotto 503HDV, 351MVB2K Tripod

Manfrotto 503HDV, 351MVB2K Tripod

The Canon 7D gets more and more use with each passing day. It’s being used on shoots from multi-cam set ups to use as a strong B and even A camera. Therefore the need for another support system had arisesed, especially due to the fact my Sachtler (which has been...
Encoding with Adobe Media Encoder CS5

Encoding with Adobe Media Encoder CS5

Normally when I need to compress video for the web, I often use Appleā€™s Compressor. However, this time around I thought I might as well use the 64 bit native Media Encoder from CS5, seeing that I had to deliver in Flash The program is has a very easy and simple to use...

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