Episode 52: “Live” from the HPA Tech Retreat 2013

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The Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat was, once again, held in Indian Wells, CA. Terence and Philip both attended this year’s retreat and recorded this show immediately after the welcome dinner, Wednesday night.

They discuss the topics from the Tech Retreat, and go off on a few tangents.

Episode 51: Avid’s Change of CEO

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Terence and Philip discuss the implications of Avid’s recent change of CEO. And surprisingly, they do it in 15 minutes!

Episode 50: What to expect in 2013

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In this episode Terence Curren and Philip Hodgetts discuss their expectations for 2013, across the whole spectrum of production.

Episode 49: Looking back at 2012.

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Terence and Philip look back at the trends they saw from 2012. We may also go on some side detours while discussing the subject!

 

All editing mistakes are Philip’s for this episode.

Episode 48: Who should use which NLE?

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Terence and Philip discuss who across the spectrum of editing use, who should be using which NLE? With the usual side discussions.

 

Thanks to Alpha Dogs intern Marcus Johnson for editing this episode.

Episode 47: Solar Odyssey

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Yes, finally, another Terence and Philip Show! This time Terence grills Philip on what really happened during the Solar Odyssey, the production lessons learnt and what else has come out of the experience.

 

Thanks to Alpha Dogs intern Sean Yap.

Episode 46: Resolution

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Terence Curren and Philip Hodgetts discuss the importance, and relevance of resolution and frame rates. How much is too real? How will higher frame rates be distributed in the home market?

And yes, another 3D rant!

Episode 45: The Post NAB Show

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We went way, way over time so it’s a long show. If there was more time it would be edited down for content, so hit that fast forward button. We cover everything we can remember from NAB 2012.

Episode 44: The HPA Retreat – technology’s leading edge.

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Terence attended this year’s Hollywood Post Alliance retreat with the theme “Snowflake Workflows” and talks about the technologies that were previewed.

The things that stood out for Terry in the demo room: Sony’s Blu-ray archive solution to compete with LTO and $25,000 4K home projector;

There’s a side discussion how disruptive technologies often come out of the consumer divisions of the large conglomerates rather than their professional product division.

Terry then a panel where Disney discussed automating the diversity of outputs from master file (up to thousands of variations).

How does the combination of RAW and Lytro camera affect production? How much moves from production to post?

Terry also talks about the trends in production and consumption revealed at the HPA Retreat.

Thanks to Curtis Fritsch for editing the show and making us sound intelligent.

Episode 43: The trend to reality TV

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Terence and Philip start with a discussion of why we’re trending toward reality Television away from scripted. What are the implications for workflows? Where is the distinction between documentary and reality?

There’s a discussion on reality TV production techniques. Followed by some of the ideas Philip has for saving time on the Solar Odyssey Challenge show using metadata using Time Associated Metadata inspired by OnLocation/Adobe Story workflows. Philip discusses some of the software ideas he has for metadata acquisition.

Philip mentioned a sports logging tool: the company is iCoda.

Thanks to Alpha Dogs intern Alex Talavera for editing the show and making us sound intelligent.

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