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Cautionary notes from GTC Member number 001
Dick Hibberd Recently I was invited to be on the panel of judges charged with selecting the winners of the 2014 'Bill Vinten GTC University Awards'. This was just the second year of this excellent scheme and, if the submissions from universities increase annually pro rata, then we will soon have a major logistics problem in simply viewing and judging all the entrants - but that will be a great problem to have.
Tags: iss101 | gtc | camera man | bbc | studio | golden age | history | equipment | skill | Dick Hibberd
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Dick Hobbs roasts television rare
Dick Hobbs. I was at a conference about workflows the other day. One of the presentations was by a very nice man called Eric Minoli, who is chief engineer at TFO, the French-language public broadcaster in the Canadian province of Ontario. He illustrated his presentation with a great story.
Tags: iss080 | television | roast | eric minoli | story | cutting ends | broadcast | importance | dick hobbs | Dick Hobbs.
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Dick Hobbs remembers the BBC Television Centre
[author] I am writing this column the day after the last news programme was transmitted from BBC Television Centre, and by the time you read it the place will be more or less moribund. Which is sad.
Tags: iss076 | bbc television centre | back of a napkin | origins | story | legacy | looking back | closure | closing | moving | [author]
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BNC: Is it at the end of the line?
Robin Palmer The BNC was probably widely accepted into the broadcast television industry because of its locking feature made possible by the bayonet lugs on the female connector. Also the connectors relatively small size.
Tags: iss076 | bnc | connector | history | broadcast | cable | bayonet lugs | small size | BNC | Robin Palmer
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Scriptwriting
N/A Having penned a few scripts in the past it always amazes me 'when a film actor, whether it be a known or an up and coming potential' just seems to utter those mortal words It was such a great script...I just had to do it
Tags: scriptwriting | iss020 | screenwriter | storyline | N/A
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A hidden beauty
N/A The lifestyle of the Wildlife cameraman (and woman) youd have thought, and I was hoping, was all exotic locations and beautiful scenery. Except for me the reality was a murky, water filled quarry during a very cold winter and early spring of 2006- 07.
Tags: pike | camerman | wildlife cameraman | stoney cove | iss018 | a1e | dvcam | bbc natural history unit | adobe premier | hdv | N/A
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A Cinematographers Companion, through hell and high water!
N/A Miller Camera Support has never been more thoroughly tested than by Australian Cinematographer Wade Fairley, through Antarctic winters and summers, floods in Tuvalu, swamps in the Solomon Islands and the outback deserts of Australia
Tags: Wade Fairley | BBC Natural History Unit | tripod | fluid head | jib | iss014 | N/A
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