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Top 5 Video Production Industry Trends 2011 – Part 2

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2011 Video Production Industry Year in Review This is part two in a five part series listing my picks for the top five video production industry news stories for 2011. My first selection was the failure of Final Cut Pro X and the rise of…

Franchise recruitment video

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Franchise companies are always looking to find top talent buy and run franchises.  One of the ways that franchise companies are connecting with potential franchisors is through franchise recruitment videos posted on their websites. Franchise…

Producing Conference Video – EventDV Live feature

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Conference video production is a fast growing market for event videographers. It only makes sense as the appetite for video, especially online, is increasing by leaps and bounds. Earlier this year I completed a four part series for EventDV Live…

Adobe CS5 review in EventDV Magazine

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How fast is the new Adobe Premiere Pro CS5? I benchmarked Premiere Pro CS4 and CS5 on two of my editing systems and published my results in the October edition of EventDV Magazine. Without any hardware upgrades, CS5 was faster than CS4, thanks…

Live Video Switching Case Study

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Back in February I was priveledged to produce a four-camera live switch webcast of the Governor General's Olympic Youth Dialogue. The event took place on the eve of the opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and we had been…

EventDV live – 2nd edition

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The 2nd edition of EventDV Live was released today. Here is the link to EventDV Magazine's "Live" e-mag edition, which, as the name implies, targets the live video production market. EventDV Live is a quarterly trade publication. In this…

Producing Conference Video feature article – EventDV Live

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Late last year I was approached by EventDV Magazine editor-in-chief, Steven Nathans-Kelly, to write the feature article for the inaugural editing of the new EventDV Live quarterly e-magazine. I jumped at the opportunity as the mandate of EventDV…

EventDV Live Olympics Review

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As a follow-up to my blog post critiquing the video coverage of the Olympics Opening Ceremony on EventDV Live, I wrote a second post summarizing my feelings on the games coverage following the closing ceremonies.  Both discussions compared…

Olympic Opening Ceremony Critique – Canada VS USA

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I watched the Opening Ceremonies for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games with a bit of a different perspective than did most Canadians and even worldwide sports fans - I was watching to see how CTV, Canada's Olympic network, covered…

2009 BCPVA Distinguished Service Award

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Update: Shawn Lam featured in The Tri-City News December 9, 2009 edition -