The Art of Business: OWC RADiO Interview with Peter Hamilton of DocumentaryBusiness.com
July 28, 2019
Hamilton and Host Cirina Catania uncover the landscape of SVOD, OTT and answer questions about DEALS! Listen here on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe to get notices of new interviews. Share with your friends on social media. You will be appreciated and will get virtual hugs. OWC RADiO is sponsored by Other World Computing with Cirina Catania…
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Travel: A Go-List for Techie Road Warriors – Pt. 1
October 20, 2017
(Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 2017 – by Cirina Catania, USTimes Senior Editor) I travel. Yep. All the time (almost). And since I’m a filmmaker and often end up in remote areas of the world, my go-lists have to be comprehensive. In the list that follows, which does not include filming equipment, I’ve included supply…
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Bits & Bytes: Mac Users, Are Your Disks Ejecting While In Use? You may need to upgrade your MacOS.
May 7, 2017
If your external hard disks are ejecting while in use and you are trying to figure out why, this FAQ at the SoftRAID site may help. According to SoftRAID’s tech team, it could be a glitch with the version of OS you are running on your Mac. According to the tech experts, “We now know…
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Bits and Bytes: Clock, What Clock and What Does My Script Have To Do With a Clock?
February 28, 2017
If you are about to write for a TV network, the first question you should ask is, “May I please have a copy of your clock?” What’s a clock? It is the blueprint of the show’s on-air timing the editors use as their guide when cutting to fit network deliverables. So why do you need…
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Magical Metadata Courtesy of the Lumberjack System
April 17, 2016
(NAB 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada) Lumberjack System, the Keywording and Pre-editing tool for Final Cut Pro X, today announced a new feature, Magic Keywords, that allows keywords and keyword ranges to be instantly customized for non-scripted FCPX projects. Philip Hodgetts, Co-Founder, says, “Just over 7 years ago I started identifying the types of metadata that…
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Geek Gear: Droning ALTA 8, Phantom Miro, Freefly
April 12, 2016
Tabb Firchau, of CineStar, writes a detailed and very interesting case study of his recent shoot with Hugh Bell and their newest product, the large drone, ALTA 8, which can handle up to 40lbs.The Phantom Miro shot at 1500fps at 1080p mounted to a MoVI M15 gimbal on an ALTA. For his detailed tutorial and…
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