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Video Production Advice: Dance Recital Video Cameras

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Video Production Advice Earlier this week I was asked for advice from a videographer in Louisiana was considering upgrading from the SD Roland VR-5 video mixer to the HD Blackmagic Design ATEM 1 M/E video switcher. Only a few days later…

Video Production Advice: Sony FS100 or Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

Video Production Advice I get a lot of questions from video producers around the world. I do my best to respond to them all but moving forward rather than simply replying directly I'm going to start publishing the questions and responses…

Top 5 Video Production Industry Trends 2011 – Part 4

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External video recorders improve video recording quality This is part four in a five part series listing my picks for the top five video production industry news stories for 2011. At NAB two types of solutions to replace tape-based workflows…

Vancouver Video Producer Wins Video Award

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Orlando Florida - Vancouver video producer Shawn Lam, owner of Shawn Lam Video, was awarded a WEVA Creative Excellence Award at the WEVA 20th anniversary awards gala held at Disney World. The awards ceremony recognizes the top video production…

Sony HVR-Z5U review – EventDV April 2009

Exactly a year after getting my Sony HVR-Z7U I purchased the new HVR-Z5U - now I have a matching pair. In general the Z5U is the same as a Z7U except the Z5 comes with a fixed G series 20x lens instead of the Z7's interchangeable 1/3" bayonet…

Best of 2008 – Shawn Lam’s Picks

For the 2nd year in a row I was asked to weigh-in with my picks for the EventDV Best of 2008: Editors' and Columnists' picks Last year I chose the integration of Flash Video into the Adobe Production Premium package as my top choice but…