How to Integrate Real-Time Social Media with Streaming Video

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This article originally appeared on Streaming Media Producer Viewers interacting with a second screen while consuming content is not something that we, as producers, have much control over, but by integrating real-time social media with streaming…

Tutorial: Grass Valley ADVC-G1 Converter

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This article was originally published on Streaming Media Producer Some video switchers have built-in scan converters for converting VGA signals to an internal standard that you can use in your live production workflow. If you don't have that,…

Sony a7S Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, Part 2: Adapting Lenses to the E-Mount

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This article was originally published on Streaming Media Producer Now that we have covered some of the important characteristics of lenses from a videographer's perspective, we'll discuss several of the lens-and-adapter combinations for E-Mount…

Review: Canon XF205 Professional Camcorder

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This review was originally published on Streaming Media Producer The Canon XF205 pro camcorder resembles the acclaimed XA25 consumer model introduced last year in several respects, but adds welcome features such as individual rings for iris,…

Tutorial: Mixing, Switching, and Streaming Live with the Roland VR-3EX All-in-One A/V Mixer

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This tutorial was originally published on Streaming Media Producer In this tutorial we'll explore the robust audio and video mixing, switching, and live-delivery feature set of Roland's versatile next-generation 4-input VR-3EX, HDMI-capable…

Sony a7S Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, Part 1: Lens Options

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This article was originally published on Streaming Media Producer. People are buzzing about the Sony a7S, so Streaming Media Producer is launching a comprehensive three-part review. In this first part, we'll examine lens options for the Sony…
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Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 PC VS MAC

By how much can Shawn Lam's 2012 Video Editing PC beat Jan Ozer's 2009 Mac Pro?   This article is in response to Jan Ozer's recent article in Streaming Media Producer entitled: "Benchmark Tests: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 vs. Apple Final…
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Premiere Pro CS6 Video Editing Computer Build

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It is time to retire the "old" video editing computer that I built for Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 in early 2009 (pictured below with green trim on the case). It isn't that it wasn't fast enough for my workflow but I got an offer I couldn't refuse…
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Top 5 Video Camera & Video Gear "Top Lists"

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No - that isn't a typo in my title. This post is about compiling my Top 5 list of the best video camera and video gear "Top Lists" in 2011. Now I guess I probably should have used "most noteworthy" because I'm going to point out a few selection…
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Top 5 Video Production Industry Trends 2011 - Part 1

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2011 Video Production Industry Year in Review 2011 is drawing to a close and before I start making predictions for 2012, I thought I’d have a look back at 2011 to revisit some of the video industry developments that I thought were the most…