Podcast

New Podcast Featured on iTunes



Our new podcast, Video Made on a Mac, is in the New and Notable section of iTunes.

Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman show you how to create professional video on the Mac. In this series, they share videos and project files using real world examples in Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. From pre-production to post, and accomplishing it all within a tight schedule, this podcast series gives you a sample of what you can learn using their book, Video Made on the a Mac.

Be sure to visit the site to get the
free downloadable files or order the book. Be sure to use the code VMMBOOK at checkout to receive a discount.

The new podcast is brought to you by the fine folks at Peachpit Press.
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Peachpit Launches Video Made on a Mac Podcast Series


Check out our new podcast series. Join Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman as we show you how to create professional video on the Mac. We share videos and project files using real world examples in Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. From pre-production to post, these podcasts gives you a sample of what you can learn using their book, Video Made on the a Mac. You can use the code MACVIDEO for 35% off and free shipping.

Watch the latest FREE episodes:
Organizing Images with Bridge
Prepping Storyboards for Animation


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New Media for New Government Podcast

Two weeks ago, I told you about our new group on Facebook for those interested in New Media. Many of you asked us to post the training videos to iTunes. We did.

You’ll also find 6 hours of
free video training to check out on their site. I’m one of the organizers of the group and I hope you can share this info with others. The group is free... the video is free... knowldge is free... let’s make a difference.

Here are the six videos you can watch (in HD even).
  • New Media Boot Camp slides
  • Facebook 101– Why all the Buzz? slides
  • Podcasting and Government slides
  • Blogging to Reach an Audience – Does Anyone Care What You Have to Say slides
  • It’s all About Mobility – Reaching Audiences on the Go slides
  • Producing Video for the Web – Best Practices for Big Results slides

Enjoy.




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New Podcast on iWork

I recently had a chance to shoot a bunch of podcasts with Alex Lindsay and the great folks at Pixel Corps.

“Learn how to get the most out of your mac at Work! From iWork to communication to databases to networking hardware – MacBreak Work will help you MACsimize your productivity!”

Be sure to check out the new show, MacBreak Work.

You can view it on the
web or subscribe for free in iTunes.

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3-Way Color Corrector – Final Cut Help

This video tutorial reveals a little known fact of color correcting different actors in a scene with the 3-way color corrector in Final Cut Pro. This tutorial is presented by CreativeCOW.net and is part of a video tutorial series at www.creativecow.net.



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Square vs. Non-Square Pixels

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains the difference between square and non-square pixels and how to make sure your web videos are properly sized.






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Blogging with Lijit

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you how to maximize your video blogs with Lijit (http://www.lijit.com/).






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Lighting Diagrams with Omnigraffle

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington as he explains the importance of lighting diagrams and shows you how to make them with Omnigraffle.





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Hoodman

Richard Harrington takes a look at a wide variety of video accessories in the Hoodman (http://www.hoodmanusa.com/) booth at Photoshop World '08.





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yousendit.com

Richard Harrington examines how to deliver large files online with yousendit (http://www.yousendit.com/), at the '08 New Media Expo in Las Vegas.





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profcast.com

At the '08 New Media Expo, Richard Harrington talks to David Chmura about Profcast, which allows you to capture your presentations to create advanced podcasts.





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ustream.tv

Richard Harrington discusses live, online streaming video in the ustream (http://www.ustream.tv/) booth at the '08 New Media Expo in Las Vegas.





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panopto.com

Richard Harrington talks with David Duigan from panopto.com about how to get video and audio of presentations online for employees and students.





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mDialog

Richard Harrington discusses the mDialog (http://www.mdialog.com/) online video platform with Greg Philpott at the 2008 New Media Expo.





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Odeo.com

Richard Harrington discusses online video in the Odeo booth (http://odeo.com/) at the 2008 New Media Expo in Las Vegas.





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TubeMogul

Richard Harrington discusses online media distribution with Brett Wilson from tubemogul.com, at the '08 New Media Expo in Las Vegas.





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Audio Gear from Mackie

Richard Harrington looks at audio mixers from Mackie (http://www.mackie.com/) at the '08 New Media Expo in Las Vegas.





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Audio Gear from Edirol

Richard Harrington takes a look at audio gear from Edirol, a division of Roland, at the '08 New Media Expo.





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Allvoices.com – A New Site for Distribution

At New Media Expo '08, Richard Harrington talks to Amra Tareen from allvoices.com, the first open media site where anyone can report from anywhere.





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Microsoft Zune

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington speaks to Microsoft Zune podcasting guru Rob Greenlee at the 2008 New Media Expo.





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Lower Thirds

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you how to create your own, customizable lower third in Photoshop. If you want to learn more about Photoshop, be sure to check out our other show, Photoshop for Video.





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VisualHub

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you another handy compression tool in VisualHub from www.techspansion.com.





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MPEG Streamclip

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you the powerful, free compression tool MPEG Streamclip, available from www.squared5.com.





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AJA Data Rate Calculator

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how to use AJA's Data Rate Calculator to figure out how much hard drive space you will need for your next video production.





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Directors Boards

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you a handy free utility called Directors Boards that can help you get your shot organized.





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On Set Audio Issues

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains some of the most common audio problems you might find on set and how to avoid them.





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Keyboard Shortcuts

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains the importance of keyboard shortcuts and how you can most efficiently use them in your NLE program.





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Using Dimmers

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how you can use dimmers to get more control over your production lights.




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Using Camera Tally Lights

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how and why you might want to use or not use your cameras video tally lights on your next shoot.





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Shooting Progressive

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains why he recommends shooting your video podcast in 24p (or 24 frames per second, progressive).












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Sharing Internet Connections

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how you can take your wireless broadband card and share that internet connection with others on location.












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Using Video Chat On Set

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how to use your laptop's video chat capabilities to create a live video feed from your location for remote viewing and interaction.












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Teleprompters

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how a teleprompter can help in your next video shoot, and covers a number of prompter options.












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Lighting With Cookies

Author & video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you how you can make "cookies" and use them to enhance the look of your sets or locations.












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On Set Printing

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains the benefits of having a portable printer for when you need printed documents while on location.












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Laptop Essentials

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains which essential laptop accessories to always keep with you when you are on the road producing your podcasts.












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China Balls (Lighting)

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you the china ball, an affordable soft lighting source.












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Reflectors

Author and video podcaster discusses reflectors, an affordable but important addition to your lighting kit.





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Three-Point Lighting

Author & video podcaster Richard Harrington explains a fundamental of video production - Three-point lighting.




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M-Audio Recorder

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington demonstrates the M-Audio (http://www.m-audio.com/) recorder and explains how you can use it in your video podcasts.




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Kata Camera Bags

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington shows you the Kata bagpack (http://www.kata-bags.com/), which is ideal for mobile field productions.




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P2 Cards for Portable Media

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains Panasonic's P2 media format and how to speed up your workflow while working with it.




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Mic Flags Add Recognition

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how to increase the production value and branding of your podcast by using mic flags.




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Hard Drives

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains what kind of hard drives you will best suit your video podcast's post production needs.



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Firestore Tapeless Acquisition

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains the benefits of tapeless acquisition and how to achieve it with the Firestore FS-4.



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Analog to Digital

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how you can best convert an analog video source to a digital format.



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Compressing with Stomp

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington explains how you can compress your video for podcast with Stomp from Shiny White Box.



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Multi-camera Editing

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington shows you how to edit a multi-camera shoot for your video podcasts.



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Compressing with Turbo.264

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington explains how to compress your podcasts fast using the Turbo.264.



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Testing Your Podcast on an iPod

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington covers the new FAA regulations on traveling with lithium ion batteries, and explains how you can make traveling with gear as easy as possible.



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Traveling with Camera Batteries

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington shows you how to test your podcasts to make sure they work before you release them.



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3 Way Color Correction – Producing Video Podcasts

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington explains how to easily but effectively color correct your video podcasts.



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Top 10 Podcast Directories – Producing Video Podcasts

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington shares his top 10 podcast directories to help you get your podcasts up and running.



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Creating a Show Logo – Producing Video Podcasts

Video podcaster and author Richard Harrington shows you how to make a show bug or logo that you can key over your video to brand your show.



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