More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning

We talk a lot about things like “accessible tools” and the “democratization of video production” -- what has this meant for the emerging talent whose creative development has taken place largely, or even entirely, within this democratized landscape? Mae Manning is one such editor, who taught herself to edit music videos, and caught the eye of a local production company. Several years later and now their Senior Editor, she cuts corporate and industrial training videos, promotional videos, sketch comedy, short films, and everything else that gets thrown her way. Mae’s story is an inspiration for anyone that thinks there is only one path to success in the industry.




How To Create Better Live Surgical Broadcasts

Greg Ondera produces, directs, and edits medical video programs specializing in surgical procedures. From his wide ranging experience in the medical sciences and broadcast arts, Greg shows you how to create better surgical broadcasts.




Adobe After Effects Expressions 101

Expressions in Adobe After Effects open up a world of possibilities for your visual effects! Expressions can be daunting when you first get into them, though, as you have to essentially write 'code' - and code can be scary. Join After Effects guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio for the first in a series covering expressions, from the very basics - all the way through to programming the Matrix!




Naughty Saint Nick: Bad Santa 2 and Panasonic Varicam 35

Bad Santa 2, the long-awaited sequel to the 2003 dark comedy cult classic, was shot by Theo Van de Sande, ASC (Blade, Cruel Intentions, Wayne’s World) with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cinema cameras. Rather than shoot like a typical comedy, Theo went for a much moodier, almost indie approach to emphasize the performances of Billy Bob Thornton as the title character, and Kathy Bates as his mother. Along with insights into advanced onset workflows starting with 4K AVC-Intra 444 files in V-LOG to P2 express cards, Theo relates the durability of the VariCam 35, holding up in conditions so cold that even dollies and lenses were freezing, and approaches to shooting and grading that have been perfected on over 60 feature films.





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Fayetteville PEG Channel Improves Workflows, Anchors Full HD Production with Broadcast Pix

RT Software introduces integrated 2D graphics and playout solution

FlipTV Goes Mobile with HITACHI SK-HD1300 Cameras

Visual Data Drives New Business Growth with Telestream Vantage Platform

MSE Dutti Dolly Perfect for Bulletproof Grips Pilot Shoot

Clear-Com's New Helixnet Digital Beltpack Now Shipping

Rotolight Anova: the exclusive light of choice for London’s first 4K television studio

RTL's "Anne’s Kitchen" Filmed with URSA Mini 4.6K and Micro Studio Camera

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LDI 2016: Zylight Named Distributor for LDDE Theatrical, Specialty Lighting

Rotolight Anova: the exclusive light of choice for London’s first 4K television studio

Red Digital Cinema Epic-W & New Weapon® Cameras Now Shipping

Canon Selects Animal Shelter Advocate And Photographer Guinnevere Shuster For The Final Chapter Of The Rebel With A Cause Campaign







OTT IPTV and Streaming News
Visual Data Drives New Business Growth with Telestream Vantage Platform

SMPTE Summits to Define Requirements for Next Generation Critical Industry Standard

TVU Networks Rolls Out Next Generation H.265 and 4K Live Streaming Video Encoder

Mobile Video Devices and PTZOptics Forge Distribution Partnership for Broadcast, Live Streaming and Conferencing Cameras

Dejero's LIVE+ EnGo Transmitters Helped Catch 'The Runner'

ATTO Technology’s New 32Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel HBAs Powers Facilis TerraBlock Storage

Software News
Primestream Introduces VR/360 Dynamic Media Management to the Xchange Suite of Asset Management and Publishing Tools

Webinar: Sapphire 10's Transition Builder for Premiere Pro Editors

AJA Releases Desktop Software v12.5 for KONA, Io & T-TAP

Red Giant Embarks on Game Changing Technology Partnership with wrnch

Quantum Break: Keeping in time with Mistika

The sky is the limit for 4K IMAX HDR "Sully" with Baselight

Focusrite Announces RedNet Control 2.0







Sound and Audio News
Blue Man Group takes Freespeak Ii and Helixnet to Las Vegas and on World Tour

Avid Showcases New Innovations for Audio, Expanded Partnerships at AES 2016

Musicbed Licensing Platform Creates Live Recording Sessions with Blackmagic Design

Focusrite Announces RedNet Control 2.0

Veteran Sound Mixer Claudia Katayanagi Brings Sound Devices 664 Mixer/Recorder On-Set for Latest Role as First-Time Documentary Director

Signiant SaaS Allows Chimney Group to Move Large Media Files Quickly and Securely for Film, Broadcast and Advertising Clients

Storage and Archiving News
EditShare Updates XStream EFS Shared Storage Platform with Flexible New Architecture and Expanded Data Protection Options to Support Advanced Workflow Implementations

Vizrt and Matrox Deliver IP-Based Graphics Production Solution for IBC TV’s LiveIP Studio

Quantum 2016 NAB Show New York Product Preview

Archion EditStor Keeps Away "The Heat" From Langley Productions' "COPS"

Studio Network Solutions Announces New ShareBrowser Integration with Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud

ProMAX Releases Support for Groundbreaking Thunderbolt LTO Devices

ProMax Releases New Storage Servers To Meet Demand OF 4K AND 6K Content







Trade Shows News
Magewell Named to 2016 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video Industry Leaders

Quantum 2016 NAB Show New York Product Preview

DNF Returns to NAB Show NY with a New Control Panel for Live Production

LDI 2016: Zylight Named Distributor for LDDE Theatrical, Specialty Lighting

Wisycom Features Popular Products at Inter BEE 2016

Keynotes Announced for SMPTE 2016



Adobe MAX 2016: Breakthroughs in Design and Productivity * Adobe Creative Cloud * COW News
You might be excused for thinking that, barely a month since Adobe announced massive updates to their Creative Cloud suite at IBC, there might not be much more to add, except that there’s no way that Adobe would bring 10,000 people to San Diego for the Adobe MAX creativity conference and not have some truly compelling new news. Read on for news of new design tools for app prototyping, photorealistic comping/visualization, the new Adobe Sensei... more
Being an Advertising Editor: The Ins & Outs of Agency Work * Art of the Edit * Katie Toomey
Katie Toomey takes Creative COW members inside the world of the advertising editor, where being a generalist means you are often not only a video editor, but a designer and audio editor, problem solver, as well as tech support professional. Join Katie as she takes you inside her world.... more
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