Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

by John Ankwicz - Executive Vice President Telepictures Productions
Our challenge was to build a facility that was at least the equal of the other long established late night talk shows, while balancing economic realities. We had to design a streamlined workflow that could handle the demands of a nightly day and date show. It was [...]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 16:17 | 0 comments
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by Robert Wilson
Sweetwater Digital Productions, a well-established leader in partnered production facilities and mobile production units, teamed with Telepictures to deliver the new premiere standard for stage installations industry-wide. By starting with their unique portable production trailer design, and crafting it to the specifications of Tele-Pictures’ John Ankwicz, Sweetwater was able to [...]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 16:16 | 0 comments
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by Jason Schroeder – Telepictures’ Engineer
Lopez Tonight was a unique challenge for Telepictures. Post-Production systems as a whole, industry wide, are becoming more complex – and because of this – more expensive. The single most prohibitive factor to any project is cost, but HD television in Los Angeles sometimes comes up against a production paradox: [...]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 16:14 | 0 comments
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by William Conrad
Telepictures Productions, the producers of TBS’ Lopez Tonight, needed a reliable workflow and collaborative environment that would support the production demands of a nationally syndicated program, and ultimately selected four Avid Media Composer Nitris DX systems for video editing, Avid AirSpeed Multi Stream ingest and playout servers, an Interplay production asset management system, [...]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 16:08 | 0 comments
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Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 15:26 | 0 comments
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by Robert Primes, ASC
During the past few months I’ve had the pleasure of demonstrating or speaking about 3 different cameras from 3 different companies, Canon’s 5D Mark II, Panasonic’s Varicam 3700 and Sony’s EX-1/EX-3. I happen to love all three cameras so I felt no conflict of interest. But I’m impressed that [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 17:00 | 1 comment
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by Tom Davidson
A documentary that premiered recently on The Sundance Channel was shot entirely with Sony XDCAM EX series cameras (the PMW-EX1 and PMW-EX3). Brick City, the nickname for Newark, N.J., is about the fight by Mayor Cory Booker and other city leaders against gang wars, corruption and poverty. In the five one-hour episodes, Booker [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 16:45 | 0 comments
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by Leslie Parks
Everyone know, from broadcasters to indie filmmakers, how daunting the possible choices for image acquisition can be. Various cameras, formats, recording media and compression schemes can be confusing even to veteran video pros, leading many of them to ask, “Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to simplify acquisition so [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 16:30 | 0 comments
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Lee Lusby’s E.T. 3D Rig Time Lapse video from Keslow Camera on Vimeo.
by B. Sean Fairburn, SOC
I had the chance to get trained on the new series of 3D Rigs from Element Technica intended for sale in the exploding 3D market. They manufacture three sizes. “QUASAR,” the largest, for full size Sony F23-F35, 1500, F900R [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 16:15 | 0 comments
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by Bob Fisher
Temple Grandin is the story of a real-life heroine by the same name who has made a difference in the world. Born in Boston, she was diagnosed as brain damaged at 2 years old, but it turned out she was autistic. Grandin didn’t speak until she was 4 years old. She [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 16:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Magazine