The present and future of post production business and technology | Philip Hodgetts

CAT | Item of Interest

I’m working on a side project for my friend Cirina Catania who’s trying to get a series running called After Action Stories about what happens to servicemen once they return from service. The pilot stories have revolved around Furnishing Hope that we shot back in May. One interview edit has been on hold until we were able to shoot some B-roll of Furnishing Hope in action. (They transform an empty apartment or house into a home in 3 hours.)

For the first time ever in my life there was more b-roll than I could use. Between us, Cirina and I captured over 320 video shots and hundreds of stills. The footage spoke to me and called me to put it together into something that Furnishing Hope could use to attract sponsors. Then something odd happened.

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Recorded after the announcement of the new Mac Pro this episode covers that, 3D and 4K. http://www.theterenceandphilipshow.com/?p=513

Correction: A couple of people have bought to our attention that the SSD in the MacBook Pro Retina and the MacBook Airs are in fact socketed and user replaceable.

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Simple Typography for non-Professionals.

Seth Godin has a great simple primer on font choices a.k.a. Typography. Our font choices influence perception. Obvious but something we need to be reminded of.

Video Metadata Practices to Boost SEO http://t.co/gBng5lRG

Video metadata has been read by search engines for some time but now there are more options: (more…)

Vimeo creates new tools to support and pay video makers. http://t.co/2tgrZtCz

For those who want to go down the direct payment for their work route, Vimeo are adding services to professional accounts to bring those features. (more…)

Program learns to recognize rough sketches of objects http://t.co/bl3YWEcl  (more…)

Expect Labs’ MindMeld iPad App Understands Your Conversations In Real Time http://t.co/Y8Mx9PWC

First off, I need this! (more…)

Video Stories: Marketing’s Next Big Thing http://t.co/1m9kIp23

Neil Perry points to a trend for brands to produce human-scale stories as part of their marketing, and how successful this is becoming. Not surprising, really, as humans love stories. In fact, the lack of decent stories is what ails “Hollywood” today. (more…)

Disappointing 3DTV sales makes 4K the Next Big Thing http://t.co/N0xVEBfk

The problem is that these “big things” are not driven by consumer demand, but by the tool makers who need to keep selling more production gear, and – perhaps more importantly – more consumer equipment to get the hardware turnover faster. Given that the average TV sits in the corner for 10 years or so, something has to be “created” to induce consumers to want to buy the next “big thing”. (more…)

MPAA Sends Five Key Propaganda Points To Politicians http://t.co/1d5dk3bO So now you know what the politicians will say as “their opinion” (more…)

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