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Twenty Years of Transcription
Dom Bourne In 1998 Dom Bourne dropped out of university and started a business providing transcriptions to production companies. The company operated from his childhood bedroom and Dom hoped it would keep him in beer money for a year or two before he decided what he really wanted to do with his life.
Tags: iss132 | transcribe | take 1 | ott | cvaa | closed caption | xml metadata | Dom Bourne
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Building a digital archive
N/A The search for specific content within masses of stored videotape once required a visit to the archive librarian, a great deal of patience, and some luck. Even if one was able to explain successfully the footage you needed, and if the librarian proved able to locate that content, there remained the possibility that tape degradation or generational loss had undermined the quality and usability of once-valuable images.
Tags: iss069 | harmonic | asset | metadata | mezzanine | video archive | N/A
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Metadata rules
Will Strauss# When it comes to re-purposing and monetizing archive footage, digitization is essential. But for all its obvious benefits, long-term preservation in this new file-based world is not without its quandaries, as Will Strauss reports¦..
Tags: iss069 | metadata | object matrix | archive | storage | avc-intra | mam | Will Strauss#
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Back to basics asset management
N/A There are two things you should know before I start. One is that the strapline for my companys product, Mediaflex, is Beyond Media Asset Management. And the second is that I hate the term Media Asset Management because it has come to be meaningless. Too many people have used it to mean too many different things.
Tags: TransMedia Dynamics | iss052 | asset management | mediaflex | tmd | media asset management | metadata | N/A
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Post Production
N/A The global financial downturn is having a significant impact on every industry and television is suffering too. The programme budgets of most channels are being held or cut making the costs of producing content significant in the decision on whether programmes and series are aired. Yet the demand remains for bigger, bolder and more cinematic styles and effects in television programmes. The challenge to post-production is how to achieve these high production values but at the same time reducing costs.
Tags: post production | iss044 | metadata | suitcase tv | shotlogger | edl | splice application | trakstak | N/A
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Game, Set and Media Management
N/A A week into Wimbledon and my chances of getting there this year seemed to be dwindling fast. A late call on Friday afternoon though from Timeline TV rekindled my hopes of not only seeing a bit of tennis but getting an exclusive tour around the Wimbledon Broadcast Centre.
Tags: iss043 | wimbledon broadcast centre | timeline tv | evs xt2 | ipd | xt 2 server | metadata | logger | arri | bbc interactive | ip director | img | nearline storage | N/A
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The Loudness Issue in Todays Audio Systems
N/A Complaints regarding audio being too loud have always existed. For example, the change from a television drama with little or no music or sound effects and quiet dialogue to a loud commercial can be quite jarring and will likely cause the viewer to reach for the volume control. This can happen when listening in mono, stereo or surround sound.
Tags: iss036 | harris | audio | loudness | dynamic range | audio metadata | complaints | N/A
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