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Articles By Todd Gillespie
August 2008 EventDV
Todd Gillespie | Critical Skills for Streaming Producers should be the ultimate resource for any producer who is working with video and/or streaming. Not only does this DVD teach critical skills for streaming producers, as the title promises, but it teaches skills that all content producers need to know, including videographers of every stripe who either promote or distribute their work online.
Posted 06 Jun 2008 / August 2008 Issue By
Todd Gillespie | TriCaster Studio is a broadcast studio and mobile production truck at a fraction of the size. NewTek has set the standard for what to expect out of a mobile production switcher. There is no product that comes close to its functionality and versatility for the price. If you're in the market for a mobile production system with virtual set capability, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better product out there than TriCaster Studio.
Posted 01 Feb 2008 By
Todd Gillespie | This article I'll highlight a handful of lighting techniques that can be used when shooting a single-subject interview in two different environments: in the office and outdoors.
Posted 01 Oct 2007 By
Todd Gillespie | With the ability to monitor all aspects of your video, as well as recording directly to disk, it's easy to see how valuable ScopeBox would be out on location. And it's the only tool of its kind for Mac OS. What's more, by integrating ScopeBox into your NLE, you can have accurate, instant feedback on the quality of your video.
Posted 28 Mar 2007 By
Todd Gillespie | With a unique and comprehensive feature set unparalleled in the video marketplace—including NLE-specific icon-coded keys, the nimblest jog/shuttle control available, and easily accessed international symbols—the Bella Pro Series Keyboard 3.0 will reward your investment with time savings and editing efficiency.
Posted 05 Jan 2007 By
Todd Gillespie | As technology and formats evolve, so will your video archiving options. The most important decision is not which format you choose, but rather how you implement it and what migration path you will have in place as technology progresses.
Posted 26 Oct 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | Ever since the anticipated release of Apple's Distributed Network Encoding, FCP users have been dying to connect the horsepower of a bunch of G5s together to produce screaming-fast encodes. What kind of performance boost does it deliver? Read on to find out.
Posted 26 Sep 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | We should all aspire to do our best in all our projects but be open both to the possibility that we might have been able to do it better and to the ever-present opportunities to learn and improve.
Posted 05 Sep 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | How did educational TV get the reputation of being so boring? And what can those of us who produce educational video do to change that reputation?
Posted 27 Jun 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | Miraizon's Cinematize is specifically designed to pull the digital files from a DVD into a multitude of formats for a variety of uses. Cinematize gives you the power of creativity and lets you utilize your DVDs in a way you've not yet considered--or at least not considered possible.
Posted 30 May 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | How much shooting is too much shooting?
Posted 01 May 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | Should we be concerned that the latest acquisitions are reducing the NLE choices available to video producers, and is this a pattern that will likely continue?
Posted 23 Jan 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | As video editors, most of us spend the bulk of our non-shooting time pecking away at our keyboards and staring into our monitors. For us it’s paramount to pay attention to ergonomic issues to avoid the various physical problems that can arise if we don’t. Here are some tips on making your editing ergonomically sound.
Posted 04 Jan 2006 By
Todd Gillespie | With technology moving at such tremendous speeds, how can anyone know what will be the most economical, high-quality, smoother-workflow choice for their future needs?
Posted 19 Sep 2005 By
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As a state university TV producer, I don’t have the extravagant, throw-caution-to-the-wind budget to buy anything I set my mind on, but I do get the thrill of researching equipment to find the best product available for a given price range. Here are some techniques I've developed of getting the most for your money.
Posted 13 Jun 2005 By
Posted 01 May 2005 / Microsoft Partners Directory [June 1999] Issue By
While academic video producers don't have the specter of profitability to worry about, new and different challenges abound.
Posted 20 Jan 2005 / July 1999 [Volume 8, Issue 7] Issue By