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Eric’s Travel Bag for Presentations

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Last week, I traveled to Norway to discuss the MediaStorm workflow and methodology. Here’s what I brought: BAGS Tom Bihn Brain Bag – A really large and comfortable backpack with two main compartments and lots of outside room. I love this bag and can’t say enough good things about it. Vertical Freudian Slip – This [...]

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Software Inventory 2014

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I thought the start of the new year would be a good time to review the software I use most frequently at MediaStorm. The Essentials Adobe Premiere Pro CC (starting at $19.99 a month) – Back in October of 2012 MediaStorm announced our decision to use Premiere Pro, not FCP X. With the advent of CC, [...]

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OS X Mavericks Brings the MediaStorm Field Guide to Your Desktop

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One of the most common questions we get at MediaStorm is, “how can I read your Field Guide if I don’t have an iPad!?!” Thanks to the good folks at Apple, we finally have an alternative for tablet-less storytellers. The MediaStorm Field Guide joins 1.8 million book titles that are now available on your desktop [...]

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Standard Three-Camera Interview Setup

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MediaStorm’s standard interview setup is meant to provide a clean, focused environment for the viewer. It can be used both in a studio or in the field. We typically use at least two cameras, usually three, both for visual variety and for editing on-camera sequences. This is by no means the only way to conduct [...]

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The Canon C300: Field Tested by MediaStorm DP Rick Gershon

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MediaStorm’s Director of Photography, Rick Gershon, brought the C300 to Angola to shoot their documentary “Surviving the Peace,” which follows the progress of the Mines Advisory Group as they clear unexploded ordnance. Watch as he shares his thoughts on how the C300 helped realize their vision for the production in this interview with Gershon, featuring [...]

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