IBC 2018: Philip Hodgetts’ Journal, Day 4 – GrayMeta, Premiere Pro, Aurus Mixing Console
September 18, 2018
9SEPTEMBER 17, 2018, Special report to USTimes.biz by Technologist, Philip Hodgetts, Pt. 4) Because it was the last day of IBC, we didn’t have a lot more that we wanted to see. Fortunately, we were able to catch a demo of how GrayMeta metadata extraction works with the Premiere Pro panel. The media and AI…
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IBC 2018: Philip Hodgetts’ Journal, Day 3 – Speechmatics, Future Zone, Squarebox
(Special Report to USTimes.biz from technologist, Philip Hodgetts, Pt. 3, September 16, 2018) Our Sunday started early as we had another appointment back at the Speechmatics stand that took a good portion of our morning. We sat in on some of the presentations in the Innovation Zone (Future Zone) where the future technology is being…
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IBC 2018: Day 2, ATOMOS, Apple, Adobe, Blackmagic, Avid, Boris FX, GrayMeta and Speechmatics (whew!)
September 16, 2018
(September 15, 2018, Special Report to USTimes.biz by Philip Hodgetts) Final Cut Pro X Central this year was at the ATOMOS Theater where Apple Product Marketing and other expert presenters showed ProRes RAW workflows and the latest in FCP X. It was also the place to catch up with others in the FCP X world….
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IBC 2018: Pre-Show Notes with Philip Hodgetts and Gregory Clarke
September 15, 2018
Today was pre-show. Couldn’t pick up our badges until after 2, which we found out at 12! Anyway, badges and travel passes in hand we’re ready for the show. Blackmagic signage is way less prominent this year. And ATOMOS have even bigger signage. More interesting is that both Google and AWS have a prominent banner…
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IBC 2018: FiLMiC Pro & Zhiyun’s Smooth 4, Marriage Made in Filmmaker Heaven?
September 10, 2018
(Special to USTimes, September 10, 2018, with commentary by USTimes Senior Editor, Cirina Catania) Note from the Editor: “OK – maybe I’m jumping the gun here, since I haven’t tried it yet…but this sure looks amazing. There, I’ve said it! Read below for the press release that just came across my desk. I just bought…
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Gear: TASCAM Updates DR-10 Series Firmware for Portable Recorders
June 19, 2018
(Montebello, CA, 2018-06-18, Special to the US Times) TASCAM, the professional audio division of TEAC, today announced more enhanced functionality for their popular DR series of portable recorders with the availability of a Version 2.0 Firmware Update. Designed for videography and newsgathering tasks, the DR-10 series of miniature digital recorders include the DR-10X (with integrated…
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The Art of Tech: Richard Taylor Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before
June 13, 2018
(Baltimore, Maryland, June 13, 2018, Written by US Times Senior Editor, Cirina Catania) Radio Host, Musician, Film Editor, Audio Editor, Composer…and Swingdancer! You’ve never known all this about Richard Taylor, Host of Final Cut Pro Radio…at least not until now. Amazing what you learn about someone just by taking the time to TALK, something we…
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The Art of Film: Ed Darino’s Dream – Guri’s Story Slowly Emerges
June 1, 2018
(Special to the US Times from Andy Marken, May 30, 2018) Good films are like fine wine…they have to cure/age to be something worth shown, viewed, enjoyed. Ed Darino had no idea how long it would take him to finish a docudrama about his native Uruguay. Now, after years of the finished shoot aging…
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Gear Review: On Location with Camlast Batteries
May 15, 2018
(San Diego, CA, May 15, 2018, Review for US Times by Senior Editor Cirina Catania) I will be filming again today and grabbed my two Camlast batteries for the kit along with their dual charger. It occurred to me that I should share what I’ve learned with our readers who might be deciding which batteries…
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Gear: Canon’s IVY Mini Photo Printer – Immediate gratification with the push of a button.
April 19, 2018
(MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2018, Special to the USTimes) – Canon U.S.A. today announced the IVY Mini Photo Printer. Available in Rose Gold, Mint Green and Slate Gray, the IVY Mini Photo Printer empowers the next generation of creators to tell and share their story in real life (IRL) through the power of print in the…
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