Just Another Game

Insights from Super Bowl XLIII TV Director Mike Arnolds From a Television Production standpoint treating the BIG GAME like it’s “just another game”, as much as possible, might sound strange at first but the approach makes sense. In a recent article on thebroadcastbridge.com, Super Bowl LIII Television Director Mike Arnold shared some insights on how he approaches […]

Video Production Trade News – Week of July 31, 2017

Each week I share select trade news articles with students enrolled in my New England Tech video production classes. It’s critical in any field to remain current, follow emerging trends, examine best practices, and learn about various challenges that face the industry. Below are some articles from the past week that were discussed during class: […]

Video Production Trade News – Week of July 17, 2017

Each week I share select trade news articles with students enrolled in my New England Tech video production classes. It’s critical in any field to remain current, follow emerging trends, examine best practices, and learn about various challenges that face the industry. Below are some articles from the past week that were discussed during class: […]

Analyzing Lighting & Set Design of Election Coverage

Hat’s off to Alex McCown (@alexm247) for his latest piece over at AVClub.com, looking at the business of set design and lighting, specifically national election coverage. Expending such effort to make a bar look like a TV studio would seem to defeat the purpose of leaving the studio in the first place, but MSNBC is loath […]

4K Footage of Foxborough Common Flag

Here is some footage I shot recently on the Foxborough, MA Town Common using a Q500 4K Drone. You can see lots of local landmarks in the background including Bethany Church and Gillette Stadium. A community group was recently formed with a goal of replacing the rust-weakened flagpole. This video will be used as part […]

Using Draw.io for Video Production

Over the past few years I’ve really embraced the “cloud” in my professional workflows. Google Drive is my primary cloud service and I use third party applications that extend the basic office tools in Drive. Draw.io is one of those apps that I’ve discovered, a wonderful (and free) tool that offers a web based drawing for floor […]

Video Production Trade News – Week of April 5th

Each week I share select trade news articles with students enrolled in my New England Tech video production classes. It’s critical in any field to remain current, follow emerging trends, best practices, and the various challenges that face the industry. Below are some articles from the past week that were discussed during class: 1. April […]

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