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For information about various production activities and published articles by Anthony Burokas and IEBA Communications.
Covering the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards for the third year straight.
When it comes to business in Frisco, TX, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce is a busy little organization. Helping small businesses get the word out, ribbon cuttings, networking meetings and a whole lot more. Every year, they host an awards banquet honoring the successful businesses in many categories. For threeRead More
ARTICLE: Multi-Camera Color Calibration in the field.
How do you get all the different cameras you might use to cover an event to match? There is a trick you can use to set up a color profile for each of the cameras, and then use the corrections established there to correct for the rest of the footageRead More
Long Lens work for Ambit Energy’s 7-location webcast.
When it comes to corporate work, especially webcasts, the traditional camcorder is still the workhorse. These cameras can be set to interface directly with multi-camera video mixers, and even be remotely painted to match perfectly. Plus, like DSLRs, they can have the lens changed out for something more appropriate forRead More
REVIEW: The Panasonic AG-AC160 Prosumer Handheld Camcorder
Panasonic has several camcorders with similar build, but different underlying core technologies — specifically, the AC160/130 and the HPX250. The key difference between them, respectively, is 4:2:0 MP4 GOP at 1920×1080 resolution and AVCCAM recording as high at 21Mbps, versus 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra 100 recording.Read More
REVIEW: Sonnet Qio High-Speed File Transport Center
Sonnet has crafted a beautiful solution for rapid footage offload that gives your laptop far more connectivity, power, and capability than ever before. The system is solid, and in pure professional parlance, it does what it says it can do. The Qio is, according to Anthony Burokas, the most usefulRead More
REVIEW: Panasonic AG-AC7P Shouldermount Camcorder
A physically similar follow-up to Panasonic’s more professional AG-HMC80 AVCCAM, the AC7P uses the more consumer AVCHD format, loses a few ports, and drops $1,200 from the price tag, making the $1,300 (MSRP) AG-AC7 the least expensive actual on-shoulder camcorder you can buy. But what do you get? Read moreRead More
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
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.