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What to do about staff in a recession 2009
N/A In the second of a four part series, Peter Savage looks at the staffing minefield you encounter as you consider cutting staff costs to survive the recession
Tags: azule | iss028 | finance | staff | recession | employment | business | N/A
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EPIC HD Upgrade
N/A EPIC-TV came into being in late 2006, after Norfolk County Council acquired the ITV Anglia Regional news and Network production studios at Magdalen Street Norwich. Since then its been re-developed as one of the technically most advanced production facilities in Europe, with three broadcast studies, two of the HD, one of them Virtual, linked directly to on-line HD post production facilities via server.
Tags: epic | iss028 | norfolk county council | itv anglia | eeda | san | meta san | tecktronix wfm 5000 | maya | 3d studio | megahertz | pixel power | N/A
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Lighting. Back or rim light part 4
N/A In my last article, I discussed modelling of the talent by choice of lamp, and careful choice of the horizontal and vertical angle of the key light. Having made those choices my next priority would be to choose a back light. It is also sometimes known as a hair light which gives a pretty good clue as to its function.
Tags: lighting | expert | rim light | back light | iss028 | kicker light | fill light | contrast light | soft light | N/A
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HD Camera Measurements and getting the most out of your camera, Part 3
N/A Parts 1 and 2 covered the theory and actual measurement of white shading, making sure that the camera non-linearities introduced by various different lens systems on a particular camera are compensated. In this issue, Part 3 will investigate setting up colourimetry and exposure as well greyscale adjustments using a waveform monitor.
Tags: iss028 | tektronix | camera measurements | exposure | colourimetry | wfm7120 | wfm5000 | dsc | chromadumonde | grayscale | waveform monitor | N/A
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From little acorns....
N/A So what do we do? We have done little for television our market place is much more modest. Parafotos has its origins in the early sixties when I started filming free fall parachuting having to cope with a Bolex H16 strapped to the side of my helmet during the opening of the parachute was an interesting experience which no doubt accounted for an increase my shirt collar size.
Tags: iss028 | parafotos | bolex h16 | betacam | bvu-150 | naturism | N/A
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Eye to Eye. Whats new in test and measurement 2009
N/A The transition from analogue to digital programme production, storage and delivery lulled some innocent folk into anticipating a world without need for test equipment. If required at all, so the thinking went, all signal analysis would be performed in software. Maybe someday. For now, the T&M sector remains alive and well.
Tags: test and measurement | iss028 | dk-technologies | ev | electronic visuals | hamlet | harris | leader | omnitek | phabrix | rhode and schwarz | tektronix | N/A
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Edirol R-09HR records Obama inauguration
N/A When sound recordist Alan ODuffy was contracted to travel to the USA to record interviews and atmospheres for a feature documentary about Barack Obama becoming the 44th President of the USA, one of the first pieces of kit he packed was Edirols R-09HR digital recorder.
Tags: sound recordist | iss028 | obama | edirol R-09HR | alpha films | dop | r-4pro | N/A
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Ask the Expert with Broadcast Service Centre
N/A This month we visited independent service company, Broadcast Service Centre Ltd (BSC), specialising in providing top quality technical support for a wide range of equipment within the Broadcast and Pro video industry.
Tags: broadcast service centre | iss028 | aony authorised service centre | expert | vtr maintenance | head hours | vtr service | bsc | N/A
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