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8 Practical Tips for Remote Video Editing

Remote editing is all the rage these days. But just because everyone is doing it, doesn’t mean they’re doing it well. Many content creators and post-production teams moved from in-studio online editing to at-home offline editing workflows this year. We did too, so we understand your struggle. If you are looking for ways to optimize your remote editing workflow, here are our top eight tips, tricks, and best practices for taking your video editing projects on-the-go.

By | July 27th, 2020|

RISC-y Business: What Apple Silicon Means for Mac Editors

Apple has always had a real knack for setting the industry standard. Sure, they didn’t invent the personal computer, nor the mouse, digital music player, or smartphone. But, they have implemented existing technology in such a high-quality, consistent manner that customers often demand these features in every product they purchase. Once again, Apple is taking the initiative to push what might be the future of computer hardware with their transition from Intel processors to their own, home-grown Apple silicon.

By | July 23rd, 2020|

Creating a Multicam Sync Workflow in Documentary Post-Production

Bizhan Ussefi, lifetime missionary and subject of Abundant Life’s documentary. In Summer 2019, I was given the wonderful opportunity to shoot and manage post-production for an upcoming documentary with Abundant Life Church. Our subject was Bizhan Ussefi, a missionary who has dedicated his life to outreach in The Netherlands. We were limited to the use of existing equipment, but capturing a large amount of footage in a variety of shooting locations was paramount.

By | June 16th, 2020|

SNS 2020 Product Announcements

  The time has come to unveil our vision for the future of EVO and ShareBrowser. Last year, we released tons of features like sync, backup, and replication for Slingshot, new panels and extensions for Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects, and scale-out clustering for EVO Nearline. 2020 will bring even more innovation to your EVO shared storage server and its arsenal of easy-to-use software.

By | May 21st, 2020|

A Tale of Four Nomads

For many creatives, it was simply the worst of times. There are few, if any, companies in the media production industry who were prepared for the sudden workflow shifts and shelter-in-place orders of March 2020 brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly every production team was forced to make decisions and quickly plan for a type of remote, off-site work that’s uncommon for media professionals, particularly editors.

By | May 15th, 2020|

Building Your First Creative Team – Part 2

People Are More Important Than Tech In a previous post, I said you should always start with “two” when starting your creative team. As you look to retain and expand your team, you need to understand that people are much more valuable than any technology.

By | May 5th, 2020|

Building Your First Creative Team – Part 1

Branded Storytelling: Building Your First Creative Team Branding today is all about storytelling. And there’s no better way to tell your story than through video. And with that, a lot of companies are realizing “Hey, I can start building my own internal creative team, I don’t always have to have an agency do my work. And if I have an internal team where they can start to know my product better, we can get more content out more cost-effectively.”

By | April 28th, 2020|

Stitcher Powers NY to LA Collaboration with EVO and Dropbox

The Stitcher app is one of the preeminent podcast listening platforms. Every studio is hooked up to an EVO shared storage server and synchronized to Dropbox, enabling engineers, producers, hosts and other contributors to collaborate from multiple locations.

By | April 7th, 2020|

Announcing EVO Zepto

To be frank, the world isn’t ready for petabyte solutions. It’s ready for zettabyte solutions. Media production means sifting through footage. Footage takes up lots of space. Time and resources are spent getting every single clip from point A to point B, sometimes at excruciatingly slow speeds. What can you do? Technology can only do so much, right? Wrong.

By | April 1st, 2020|

Announcing Nomad—The Emergency “Work from Home” Utility (Free) for EVO

If you’re used to being in an office and editing from a computer with high-speed shared storage, then working on those projects from home can be a challenge. Working remotely from your primary storage server may require copying huge files at internet speed, which could take days over slow connections. In light of recent headlines, you may be imminently faced with that reality and wondering how to shift operations to a remote workforce. Luckily, if you’re using ShareBrowser and you find yourself needing to work remotely, your EVO storage server is already doing something that’s about to help you out in a big way.

By | March 12th, 2020|