Non-Broadcast Production Issue : Creative COW Magazine

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Creative COW Magazine : Non-Broadcast Production Issue
The Non-Broadcast Production issue is filled with many great stories and techniques spanning a wide range of productions, including in-stadium sports television on massive HD screens, archiving 14 terabytes of classic Elvis video at Graceland, museum five-screen projections with dioramas, working with XDCAM HD at England's Wembley Stadium, creating the stage show for Journey's latest world tour, making cutting edge medical videos, creating top-notch real estate productions and many other projects. This issue's bonus feature is Creating HBO's The Wire, with a look at camera and shooting tricks and strategies -- along with many other techniques that went into creating this five-season HBO masterwork series.

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Articles in this Issue

Art of the Edit
Surgical Video: The Cutting EdgeSurgical Video: The Cutting Edge

Creative Cow leader Mike Cohen has been working on the cutting edge of surgical video for years. In this expanded version of his article in the Cow Magazines Non-Broadcast Production Issue, Mike answers some of the most frequently asked questions about these techniques from the Cow forums. Its fascinating stuff, but seriously, maybe have some breakfast before you take a look.

Feature   12/30/2008
Author: Mike Cohen
Lighting Design Pros
Westward Ho!Westward Ho!

A wild ride of an edit: shot on film, projected onto five screens. In this Creative COW Magazine article Mike Sullivan discusses some of the problems such as lighting and color interaction he faced in a project he did for National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming.

People / Interview   09/03/2008
Author: Mike Sullivan
Business & Marketing
The Growing Opportunity in the Market of Non-Broadcast ProductionThe Growing Opportunity in the Market of Non-Broadcast Production

In this business advice article from The Creative COW Magazine article, Ron Lindeboom discusses how to take advantage of the growing market of non-broadcast production and how you can jump into new niche video production markets.

Feature, Business   08/26/2008
Author: Ron Lindeboom
Sony EX Series XDCAM
On Stage with the Sony XDCAM HDOn Stage with the Sony XDCAM HD

When your corporate clients are as big as Wembley Stadium, a small camera will not do. Besides, Rick Bronks was not interested in HDV or in tapeless shooting that cost more than tape. Enter XDCAM HD.

Feature   08/19/2008
Author: Rick Bronks
Broadcast Video
In-Stadium Sports TelevisionIn-Stadium Sports Television

In this article from The Creative COW Magazine, Matt Montemayor gives a behind the scends look at BravesVision, the in-house video production team for the Atlanta Braves baseball team. Matt describes the parts and process that makes the whole show happen from the switchers and software to the stats display and the largest HD display in the world.

Feature   08/18/2008
Author: Matt Montemayor
Business & Marketing
Real Estate Video ProductionReal Estate Video Production

In this article from The Creative COW Magazine, George Cohn discusses his real world experience in real estate video production and how 'No' gave way to curiosity - and then to profit.

People / Interview   08/11/2008
Author: George Cohn
Broadcast Video
14 Terabytes of Burnin' Love14 Terabytes of Burnin' Love

Elvis Presley Enterprises took its video production in-house - into Graceland, one of the most famous houses in the world. But with 14TB of archived film and video, they're already running out of room...

People / Interview   08/11/2008
Author: Bevin Baddorf
Live & Stage Events
Journey - Anyway They Want ItJourney - Anyway They Want It

Three weeks to build 90 minutes of world-class video and animation for a one-of-a-kind performance by one of the world's legendary rock bands.

People / Interview   08/11/2008
Author: Bob Bonniol
Adobe After Effects Techniques
Ask Bob and then stand backAsk Bob and then stand back

If you don't want to know, don't ask. Bob Zelin is one of the industry's straightest shooters, and he'll tell you how he's seen things work during his 30+ years in the broadcast trenches.

Feature, People / Interview   08/03/2008
Author: Bob Zelin
Inside HBOs The WireInside HBOs The Wire

Set in Baltimore, Maryland, The Wire will begin its fifth and final season in January 2008 on HBO. As different from standard TV as it gets, the show has received the highest levels of critical acclaim, being referred to by multiple reviewers as the best show on television. In its last issue of 2006 Time Magazine ranked The Wire first on its list of 10 Best TV Shows. And Finally recognized as the best series on TV. Sorry, Tony (Soprano), was Newsweeks description. Creative COWs Nick Griffin spent time on set earlier this year and interviewed one of the shows Producers. Heres his inside glimpse into The Wire and its production.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview   12/12/2007
Author: Nick Griffin

Writers in this Issue

Bevin BaddorfBob BonniolBob ZelinGeorge CohnMatt MontemayorMike CohenMike SullivanNick GriffinRick BronksRonald Lindeboom
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