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Is Periscope the Future of Live Streaming?

Have you seen the newest live video apps for Twitter? Periscope and Meercat allow you to share live video and interact with your followers in real time. It's a voyage around the world peeking into people's lives through their eyes...and it is addictive. In minutes, [...]

By | 2015-03-28T10:28:03+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Categories: Live Streaming, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Periscope the Future of Live Streaming?

Editing-while-Recording The Oscars Live with Growing Media Files

Switching and editing live television programs is the most exciting part of the TV business for me. Lately, I've noticed a lot more calls for live editing-while-recording gigs, possibly due to the technology becoming more affordable and easier to use. For this years' Academy Awards [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:00+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Categories: Editing, Live Streaming, Livestream Gigs, Mastering Multicam, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Editing-while-Recording The Oscars Live with Growing Media Files

Robotic Cameras Learn from Human Operators

New technology helps robotic cameras act like real camera operators and follow action with a human feel...Some day, we will be able to have computerized cameras and editing software completely produce a quality program...especially in this "good enough" era of professional TV production. From Science 2.0: http://www.science20.com/news_articles/this_robot_learns_your_every_basketball_move-152044 [...]

Cutting Live: Beyoncé Dance-a-Thon 24 hours on MTV tonight!

Starting tonight at 10 PM I'll be cutting live to MTV.com and the broadcast channel for a special program as part of the MTV Break-the-record week called Beyoncé Dance-a-Thon. It runs all night long for 24 hours till about 10 PM tomorrow. get more info [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Categories: Live Streaming, Livestream Gigs, Mastering Multicam, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cutting Live: Beyoncé Dance-a-Thon 24 hours on MTV tonight!

RIP: documentary filmmaking legend Albert Maysles at 88

Al was an amazing man who revolutionized the documentary film business, invented filmmaking techniques and acted as an ambassador to the industry. He was generous with his time, sharing knowledge and helping young filmmakers. I had the great pleasure of meeting him several times and [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Categories: NAB, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on RIP: documentary filmmaking legend Albert Maysles at 88