The future of local-access TV

Written by NewTV Staff
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Our very own Jenn Adams is featured in the Boston Globe today! The article, "Local-access cable shows are sharpening their focus," discusses tech advances in local access television and the need to stay ahead financially in today's complicated TV landscape. The story also mentions The Folklorist's upcoming national syndication to an estimated 62 million homes and reveals NewTV's Director, Bob Kelly's, plan to lessen dependency on cable television. Check it out here.

Wait a minute, Adobe Premiere?

Written by Michael Sills, Member Services Coordinator
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Changes -- especially when it comes to technology -- are inevitable. For the many of you who have received the latest NewTV Newsletter and diligently read about the latest happenings at the Studio, you may have noticed that we made the decision to move away from teaching Final Cut Pro 7, and have instead decided to move towards teaching Adobe Premiere Pro. This decision took a long time to make. However, after weighing several different options, the necessity for the move was clear

Editing Advice

Written by Andrew Eldridge, Producer
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Editing can be the most time-consuming and satisfying portion of the filmmaking or television producing process. Everything has been conceptualized and shot at this point, so it's now in your hands to transfer that vision into something tangible for an audience to digest. Putting the pieces together can be a daunting journey, so here are some little pieces that I've picked up on the way that can help you create a well-edited piece.

Resources for Editors

Written by Andrew Eldridge, Producer
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Music, sound fx, graphics, filters, transitions, stock footage, stills -- when editing these are just a few things you can add to your project to make it look pretty slick. And as an editor, your arsenal of effects can sometimes be just as important as the content you are editing. So what are some of my favorite spots to hit up when editing? I'll give you a little peak into some of the resources I frequently tap into

4K Gets Cheaper and Cheaper...

Written by Michael Sills, Member Services Coordinator
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For those who savvy themselves as independent filmmakers or visual storytellers, most notably myself, are excited by the recent news out of Blackmagic Design. Blackmagic has been an important company to filmmakers for their software DaVinci Resolve, one of the best color correction solutions on the market, as well as for their seemingly endless line of adapters for video monitoring. With the anticipated release of their Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, filmmakers were eager to learn the price and see how the camera holds up against other 4K cameras.

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