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Keeping Your Post Prodction on Track with Subclips and Search Bins
Alex Macleod

For my 2nd Kit Plus article I thought I’d try and build on the theme of my first, and that’s one of making sure things are organised at all levels of your post production projects.

Last time I talked about trying as best as you can to stick to the ‘two week rule’, making sure that the names & locations of every asset you import, and every bin & sequence that you create in your project - will make sense to you regardless of how long it is you spend away from it.

Tags: iss136 | mediacity training | subclip | premiere pro | gvs | bve | bve2019 | Alex Macleod
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Living LIVE at BVE with Ross Video
Jon Pratchett KitPlus’ Jon Pratchett chats to Stuart Russell, Ross Video, in the BVE studio. Covering customer partnerships and loyalty, pain points, growth, industry trends, pace of IP adoption, 12g SDI technologies, UHD / HDR, 8k, AI and we try to get a hint of new products on the horizon...
Tags: iss136 | ross video | 12g sdi | uhd | hdr | ip | bve 2019 | bvexpo | Jon Pratchett
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Trade shows and their role in the wired world
Richard Baker Historically trade shows afforded an opportunity to collect the latest brochures relevant to the visitor's chosen industry or career path. Today there seems little reason to store data of any kind, let alone paper brochures, when information is so easily accessible online. Brochure back-packing at exhibitions has become a rare sight, rarer still since the security clampdown on visitor luggage at exhibitions. Today's efficient show delegate need only carry a mobile phone and, in deference to tradition, a bundle of business cards. The phone doubles as a snapshot camera, video camera, dictaphone, email reader, internet browser, Skype communicator, and so on.
Tags: iss133 | finepoint | ibc | nab | kitplus show | bve | Richard Baker
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Raising the bar at BVE
Peter Savage 2 Azule's Peter Savage managed to drag himself away from his countless BVE meetings (and the show bar) for long enough to discover that 'easy-to-use' was the tipple of choice at this year's show.
Tags: iss111 | bve | finance | pxw-z150 | vcc-4k1 | panasonic lt | Peter Savage 2
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BVE and London Entertainment Week
KitPlus BVE, the premier event for the UK broadcast, media and entertainment industries, is thrilled to announce its schedule for 2016, a year that proves to be the most all-encompassing show yet.
Tags: iss109 | bve | london entertainment week | lew | KitPlus
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In out in out shake it all about
Peter Savage 2 It is said that, in polite company, one should never discuss politics, religion, sex or money. Well, dear reader, assuming we are in polite company (and Im sure we are), I am going to break two of those taboos right now. But dont worry I wont be discussing my bedroom antics or evolution versus creation. Not today anyway.
Tags: iss109 | azule | EU | BVE | European union | Peter Savage 2
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Cloud Editing at BVE
KitPlus As Media Partners at BVE 2015 KitPlus was responsible for recording, editing and publishing 50+ hours of video content from the event seminars, roaming reporters and studio discussions over the course of the show. With material coming from different sources, crew and post-production staff consisting largely of students with varying levels of proficiency and tight timelines thrown into the mix we needed a post-production solution that was quick to set up, easy to learn and provided a creative and reliable solution. After chatting with Forbidden Technologies for a while we decided to use their Forscene platform.
Tags: iss099 | bve | forscene | forbidden | cloud editing | studio | video | workflow | KitPlus
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Oh what a show!
KitPlus Walking through the halls of BVE 2015 it would be hard not to acknowledge the bustling atmosphere, positive vibes and busy aisles. The show attracted a high quality and diverse audience from across the broadening content creation industry seeing over 15,000* key industry decision makers including leading indies, post houses, DOPs, broadcasters and brands attend in full force, with many hailing it the best show yet.
Tags: iss099 | bve | kitplus | bubble and squeak | studio | review | KitPlus
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Broadcasting predictions for 2014
David Hochner The top industry trends that we see for the forthcoming 12 months.
Tags: iss085 | broadcasting | article | predictions | 2014 | year | nab | bve | technology | David Hochner
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Final furlong of exhibition season with Peter Savage
[author] Well, here we are again, approaching the final furlong of exhibition season having back-to-backed BVE and CABSAT, and now planning NAB and, yes, my liver feels as though it is approaching the final fence at the Grand National.
Tags: iss076 | azule finance | exhibition season | exhibitors | nab | cabsat | bve | preparation | [author]
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Bob Pank starts counting cores...
Bob Pank# Once again BVE hosted its one-day Cloud seminar. The new ExCel location meant that the room was away from the show floor and ideal for concentrating on the words flowing from the experts. Full-on attention was needed as squeezing in nine sessions between 10.00 and 17.45 meant that each would be short, sharp and to the point, which was certainly the case for the two I attended.
Tags: iss075 | counting cores | bve | cloud seminar | security | files | the cloud | Bob Pank#
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Crowd pulling at BVE
KitPlus There is no better crowd puller at a trade show than a stand using equipment from multiple manufacturers being used in way it will be once unpacked by the customer.
Tags: iss075 | broadcastshow | bve | stand set up | sony | videosys | rts | atomos | marshall | cache media | thinking space | protech | workstation specialists | autocue | polecam | KitPlus
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Business travel
N/A Talking to people in the broadcast industry, it is clear that travelling to shows, exhibitions or to visiting customers and suppliers is still part and parcel of the trade we are in. As the saying goes, people buy from people.
Tags: iss068 | EF Travel | exhibition travel | bve | ibc | nab | N/A
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My first BVE
N/A This was my first BVE, and the last one that would be at Earls Court. It had a very different atmosphere to the rest of the shows I've been to. It was very friendly and a lot more relaxed. I guess for a lot of people, this is their home show, which helps. Also, it was all in one hall, which made navigating a lot easier! It also meant that our cameraman, Callum (we traded in Simon for a newer model), could have the camera on a dolly for the majority of the videos.
Tags: iss063 | bve | exhibitions | N/A
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BVE 2012 in no particular order.......
N/A If you read TV-Bay regularly, you will already be aware of the main trends in video and audio product development. BVE 2012 reflected these very accurately, notably the ongoing transition to file-based content capture and the growing interest in compact cameras. A good way to identify hot new products at any trade event is to identify which stands are attracting the biggest flock of visitors. Lets look at some of the key BVE crowd-pullers.
Tags: iss063 | bve2012 | aja | blackmagic | cameracorps | canon | cel-soft | eyeheight | for-a | holdan | datavideo | ianiro | jvc | newtek | nikon | ntp | panasonic | preco | roland | rosco | sienna | sonifex | sony | N/A
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BVE in the video on-demand era
N/A Within the last ten years, on-demand culture has changed the way that the world accesses media. From Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday afternoons to Champions League highlights on a Tuesday evening, there is no longer any excuse to miss anything that we would otherwise tune into live. The same now goes for exhibitions, as not only is it hard enough to secure days off from the working calendar, it can often become impossible to get to every stand, hear every speaker and get to grips with each industry trend.
Tags: bve | iss062 | streamuk | streaming | N/A
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ITS SHOW TIME how will you make the most of it?
N/A Trade shows can be hugely valuable for your business, but only if you have the right approach, as Peter Savage explains.
Tags: iss061 | finance | trade show | bve | N/A
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The art of 3D
Bob Pank# Two recent events have expanded my understanding of 3D. BVE North turned out to be quite busy both around the exhibition and at the many free seminars. Of course I made a beeline for the 3D Revolution Theatre where there were sessions throughout the two days of the show.
Tags: iss060 | bve north | 3d | 3d diaries | stereographer | galaxy light an dpower | aja | dynaxis | Bob Pank#
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COUNTING DOWN TO BVE NORTH
N/A The engines are revving in the countdown to BVE North, the new event that is designed to serve the needs of the rapidly growing broadcast and production industry in the North.
Tags: bve | bve north | mancgester | gmex | manchester central | seminar | holdan | autoscript | argosy | global distribution | iss058 | N/A
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BVE and the Year Ahead
Kieron Seth# In the IABM's market survey a year ago, the Director General, Peter White, forecast: Although the worst appears to be over and a degree of optimism is discernible, 2010 is still shaping up to be a fairly lacklustre year. As we exit the year, however, we do expect to see better signs of market improvement with a more promising 2011 and 2012. How prescient. Packed aisles at February's Broadcast Video Expo seemed to show all the signs of a real upturn in the industry.
Tags: iss051 | bve2011 | holdan ianiro | sharpstream | Kieron Seth#
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The #BVEXPO Great Experiment
N/A NAB, IBC and Broadcast Video Expo share one thing - they play to a global audience for TV and film production, post-production and distribution. Its not practical to get along to all the shows so there is an increasing trend to report for that global audience. BV Expo is currently the only show without a dedicated multimedia channel.
Tags: iss051 | bve2011 | social media | #bveexpo | twitter | hashtag | facebook | vericorder | rotolight | youtube | soundcloud | ravensbourne | wifi | N/A
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Applying the milkshake theory
N/A In last months column I sounded off at a few of the crackpot ideas going around at the moment, like connected television. The point, if there was one, was that we seem to be overloaded at the moment with new technologies that exist solely for one of two reasons: that a bunch of engineers found they could do it, and/or a big manufacturer thought they could put a new logo on a product and bump the price up.
Tags: iss051 | milkshake | food chain | product development | cabsat | bve. nab | ibc | exhibition season | N/A
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BVE 2011 retrospect
N/A BVE 2011 had much of the buoyancy and buzz of an IBC. The organisers claimed an attendance of over 15,500 visitors and 240 exhibiting companies. Many of the UK-based stalwarts who make the annual pilgrimage to Amsterdam could be seen exploring the show, confirming that BVE is now taken seriously by mainstream broadcasters.
Tags: iss051 | bve2011 | show review | aspen media | atg broadcast | cel-scope | dolby | evs | eyeheight | gekko | holdan | marquis | newtek | pag | polecam | pyser-sgi | teranex | bve north | N/A
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How to be smart at NAB
N/A Peter Savage continues his discussion on making the most of trade events, combining achievement with enjoyment.
Tags: iss040 | nab | ibc | bve | finance | azule | business | N/A
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Exhibitions: worthwhile or worthless
N/A Just back from BVE, Peter Savage gives sage advice on getting the most from exhibitions and how to make the hard work pay.
Tags: azule | iss039 | business | finance | exhibitons | bve | ibc | nab | cabsat | satis | tradeshow | N/A
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Eye to Eye Video acquisition and production
N/A BVE2009 in London, February 17-19 offers UK-based programme-makers a useful opportunity to try out the latest video acquisition and production equipment ahead of NABshow2009 and its loud after-echo, IBC. The following outlines some of the new front-end kit likely to be on display at Earls Court.
Tags: bve | iss027 | bve2009 | acquisition | production | arri | canon | hitachi | ikegami | jvc | polecam | pyser | balcar | pag | autocue | portaprompt | vinten | autoscript | N/A
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