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Mastering the Dallas Screenwriters Association – 2011 Short Film Showcase

What does it take to master 11 DVD’s, 4 WMVs, and 3 .mov’s onto one disc? Not a lot. But it does take a thorough of understanding what goes into mastering a DVD and what the shortest distance is between Source and Delivery.

Covering WFX For EventDV

Two days on the show floor conducting interviews & product shots for a video that will be on EventDV Live. Lots of big vendors and cutting edge technology around every corner. I interviewed Teradek, Blackmagic Design, Haivision, Stream Monkey, Panasonic, ZiXi, Rushworks, and more.

Documenting Radio History

Anthony was called in to document a very special event where two of the three inventors of the most used mode of amateur radio today were to talk about the invention of Single Sideband Radio at the October meeting of the Richardson Wireless Club. It was a golden opportunity toRead More

REVIEW: Roland VR-5 Audio Video Mixer / USB Streamer

In this age of “one device does everything,” Roland-a name more associated with audio gear than video-has been producing some quite capable video mixers, recorders, and players. The company’s latest mixer, the VR-5, features multiple video inputs, an internal media player, computer input and conversion, a built-in audio mixer, twoRead More

See all the demos on our YouTube Channel

More videos can be found on the IEBA Communications YouTube page.

Waveform Talk for DFW-PVA

Jim Caldwell and I will be giving a presentation on how to read a waveform monitor and vectorscope for the DFW-PVA. Part of that presentation will be a paper Jim Caldwell put together and for the convenience of everyone I’m attaching it here so everyone can download it and getRead More

Music Together Dallas’ 2010 Grand Opening

I was tapped by Music Together Dallas to put together a series of videos to help them promote themselves on social media. We thought through a series of videos, the first of which would be a “splash” video highlighting the grand opening festivities at their new Dallas location.

ARTICLE: Anthony reviews the Sonnet Qio for EventDV Magazine

Anthony Burokas tests the Sonnet Qio and Fusion F2 drives for Event DV Magazine. Are they as good as they seem?

FS: Single 1 RU wireless mic ATA case — $100

I still have the Sony “venue” mics that used to live in the case, but they now live in other cases. So if you have a wireless mic- or any other 1 RU device that needs both front and back access, as well as pouches front and back to holeRead More

FS: ONE clean ATA-style case with foam — $100 ea

IEBA has some used ATA-style gear cases for sale.

Anthony Directs Frisco Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala

When it came time for the Frisco Chamber of Commerce to put together their 26th annual awards banquet / musical performance / auction event, they worked with Tetra Media Group, who immediately called Anthony Burokas to provide the control room, engineering, camera, and to direct the entire IMAG and recordedRead More

Engineering Video for Ed Slott In Dallas

IRA expert and industry guru Ed Slott travels the country advising other IRA advisers on new regulations, strategies and the many little legal potholes that are out there- and how to avoid them. When the team that produces his show & DVD’s came to Dallas, they hired only one localRead More

Media Wrangling for AMP & VideoFest 2009.

When AMP Productions needed crew for their Dallas VideoFest shoot, Anthony stepped up to the plate with many of the local production industry’s best. This two-day shoot pulled out all the stops and featured full-on RED shooting, and some beautiful locations, as well as some expensive props, including a Lamborghini.

Camera work for “School of Beats” TV pilot.

Just finished a few days operating camera for the School of Beats pilot. A very interesting concept of urban music hip-hop beatmasters competing to win various in-show competitions, but also a reality show with challenges and tasks and events thrown into the mix to make it interesting to watch, and/orRead More

When in Rome- or rather, The Old West…

Now that movies are shot with HD video cameras, there is certainly a lot more work for video professionals who previously only aspired to produce TV. Everything else was film and that was a completely different beast. But now that the West was won by digital video cameras, I’ve beenRead More

HDV Recording: Sony HDR-FX1 Camcorder — $250/day

The venerable FX1 is a true prosumer HDV camcorder. The pro model adds XLR inputs, but lens, chips, and images captured are identical. HDV tape still is the cost leader for recording HD images. Shoot and go, or hand it off to the client. True 3-CCD chips – no rollingRead More

FS: Tektronix WFM-90 Portable Waveform Vectorscope. $950

This handy little item is a combination waveform, vectorscope, and audio scope all in one. The little 4″ LCD shows you everything you need, and you can loop the output of this device to the screen of your choice (composite in and out). So if you have a composite NTSCRead More

Illumination: Lowel Light Kits

Lite Kit-1 – $50/day 2 V-lights, 2 Pro light, stands, gels, scrims, gel holders, various mounts, arms, flags, clips, umbrellas. In a case. Lite Kit-2 – $60/day 3 Omni lights, 2 Tota lights, stands, gels, scrims, gel holders, various mounts, arms, clips, umbrellas. In a case.

Quality live/recorded sound mixing: Mackie 1402 VLZ Pro

This is a great live/recorded sound mixer. Sliders (not knobs) easily relay channel loudness. Aux 3/4 bus makes this a 4-channel mixer. Four aux buses (pre/post fader) make it even more versatile.

Sony installation wireless audio, audio mixing, patch bay compressor and more!

Got a big shoot with lots of people to track, then you need something better than a little receiver velcroed to the side of the camcorder. You need professional audio, amplified, directional, diversity antennas. You need easy and quick selection between hundreds of MHz to avoid TV stations, handheld radios,Read More

FS: SRPX700P Digital Powered Multi-Mixer $1,495

The Sony SRP-X700 powered A/V matrix mixer offers an “all-in-one” solution for multimedia presentations. This one 3 RU box unites the functions of a high quality audio mixer, wireless microphone receiver slots, RGB/video switcher, equalizer, active feedback reducer and power amplifier.

Lighting Grid Anywhere with Bogen AutoPoles (12x)

Do you need a lighting grid in a home where there is no grid? Need a vertical post between floor and ceiling to hide a light where you can’t see a stand? Then you need the Bogen / Manfrotto AutoPole.

Anthony Directs Healthy Flavors for PBS

When it comes time for Multi Media Productions to hand off producing and directing shows for their PBS cooking series- they pick Anthony Burokas of IEBA Communications

Shooting corporate video for the American Heart Association, Dallas.

Anthony had already worked for The American Heart Association before coming down to Dallas, so when he did arrive here, he was happy to help out again with their “Go Red For Women” campaign. Anthony shot two days of HD as six women prepared and began a 6-month fitness programRead More

Anthony is the HD video mixer Guru at NAB

When it came time for Datavideo to debut their new HD video mixer at NAB, they picked Anthony Burokas. They had been working with Anthony for a few months, putting together various usage scenarios for their user manual. Then brought Anthony in to demo all the features of this newRead More

“Customer Focus” at Merck

There are experts in certain fields that are sought after for their expertise— and they are quite expensive to secure. So when you get them, you make the most of their presence. This is what we made happen at Merck. A Customer Focus guru was brought in to go overRead More

Cameras and Audio for PINKS

Speed Channel’s series Pinks is deceptively simple looking. People get together, drag race down a strip, and there’s a winner and a looser. But it’s actually a “reality” show, which means more than a dozen cameras: 9 on-shoulder cameras covering each of the key talent members, 10 POV cameras movedRead More

Sony WV-D10000 DV/DVCAM & SVHS Deck

For the quick dub of full size and MiniDV tapes to VHS/SVHS, this deck was the shizzle in 2000. Now used less and less, it still serves as a great feeder deck for the SD projects that come in to the office. Moreover it plays back full size and MiniRead More