Monday, November 28, 2011
You can browse the collection online and watch the commercials right in iTunes, and even subscribe to a specific brand and pull down every commercial they aired during those years. Check out Duke's AdViews. (Thanks Tara)
Friday, November 18, 2011
'America's Funniest Home Videos' & New FishBowl Worldwide Media --
Burbank, CA (November 10, 2011) - Vin Di Bona Productions, best known as the creator of "America's Funniest Home Videos," is now in its twenty-second year on ABC Television. Vin Di Bona Productions recently expanded its Avid Unity MediaNetwork™ for the third time with Archion Technologies' Synergy high-performance storage system. Used by thousands of clients worldwide, Synergy integrates seamlessly with Unity and provides greater scalability and protection without compromising workflow and performance.
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In the past decade, the prevailing wisdom would have you believe that tape storage was a dead or dying breed, soon-to-be usurped by the sexier, speedier disk. Now that particular hype cycle has run its course and logic and common sense have returned to the storage conversation, prodded no doubt by a the latest buzzwords du jour, big data and cloud computing. At any rate, there's no doubt that tape storage is as relevant as ever, and perhaps more relevant than ever. Indeed, this was the prevailing theme circulated by a group of prominent storage analysts at a recent Spectra Logic event in Boulder, Colo.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The recent flooding in Thailand, has led to production and supply issues for many hard disk drive vendors. Below is an article from Data Center Knowledge that summarizes the issues surrounding this crisis and it's repercussions:
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
Here's a round up of the best Avid resources we've seen out there on the web for pro editors and post-production:
A logical place to start is Avid's own site. They have the most authoritative and up to date product info and great user groups.
Avid Community is content-rich with blogs, forums, user groups and a helpful, knowledgeable group of participants. 100% Avid 24/7/365.
A strong clearinghouse for professional level tutorials is Creative Cow. They have over 60 different articles about Avid, and hundreds more on related topics. "High signal/Low noise."
Scott Simmons is based in Nashville, and works on Avid and Apple Final Cut Pro. His blog (the editblog) is a very deep resource, with tons of info. It is hosted on Pro Video Coalition.
Sony has a new blog, also hosted on Pro Video Coalition. It's called livewire, and it's the home of the Sony Tech Guy.
Splice Now is the avid based blog of Steve Cohen, a motion picture editor based in Los Angeles. His site is full of practical tips for real world situations.
Benjamin Hershleder's site is a great blend of the professional and the irreverent. He knows a lot and has super tips and tutorials... and also has a one-of-a-kind humor collection. Benjamin is based in L.A..
Look what some Avid users are able to accomplish here
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