Irwin Young: Film Processing History & Color Blindness

By: Mitch Jacobson, Category Five Studios | NYC The geek in me feels like a groupie today except I'm not backstage at a rock concert.  I'm at the historic DuArt Film Lab Building in New York City and the “rockstar” I’m here to meet is [...]

A Virtual Duet with Andrea Bocelli & Ariana Grande

I had the privilege of on-line editing the new PBS concert special Andrea Bocelli: Cinema for the Great Performances team in NYC this month. My favorite segment features Andrea Bocelli singing a virtual duet with Ariana Grande  E più ti penso from Once Upon a Time in America. The [...]

Live Multicam in Premiere Pro- Edit-While-Recording Demo

Hi, Everyone. I'll be at AbleCine tomorrow (Tuesday June 8th) to show-and-tell about a very cool workflow I have been using on a lot of award shows lately: Edit-While-Recording: Live Multicam in Premiere Pro. I'll present a demo with 8 cameras feeding a MacPro with Softron's [...]

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: [...]

YouTube Experimenting with New MultiCam Feature

Viva Multicam! YouTube, has a new experiment...multiple camera angles for viewers to switch. It's an interactive experience feature that allows YouTube creators to upload videos from different camera angles from the same performance, letting fans choose their view and how they want to experience your [...]

The Zoo Studios Launch TriCaster Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida

The Zoo Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida recently launched their green screen studios and updated their Tricaster 460. I had the great pleasure of training studio directors Justin Mullally and Bruce Murray for NewTek certification. Zoo Studios, owned by James McNeely, is full service with [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Categories: Editing, Live Streaming, Mastering Multicam|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Zoo Studios Launch TriCaster Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida

Multicamera Madness at CCW | NYC

Mark your calendars for my upcoming session at CCW Content & Comunication World produced by NAB and Future Media Concepts! We will take a look into the latest trends in multi-camera, live-to-post workflows and demonstrate how to work with "Growing Media" to be able to edit multi-camera live [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 October 18th, 2014|Categories: Editing, Livestream Gigs, Mastering Multicam, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Multicamera Madness at CCW | NYC

Color Me, Pepper! PT.1 Speedgrade at Post Production World NAB2014

For the weekend leading up to the show floor opening on Monday it's all about tech training sessions at NAB. Year after year the Post Production World Conference has been the standout training event. The best instructors from all over the world are here to [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 April 5th, 2014|Categories: NAB, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Color Me, Pepper! PT.1 Speedgrade at Post Production World NAB2014

NAB2013: The Awesome Amalgam- Premiere Pro

Today is the second day of NAB 2013 and I am reporting from Future Media Concepts' Postproduction World Conference in the North hall where I have spent the last two days in class for the Adobe Premiere Pro certification program with Maxim Jago. As there [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:28:01+00:00 April 7th, 2013|Categories: Editing, Technology|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on NAB2013: The Awesome Amalgam- Premiere Pro