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  • Excellence In Community Service Recognized At NAB Crystal Radio Awards

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    By: Marjorie Galas Since its inception in 1922, NAB, or the National Association of Broadcasters – has been committed to a standard of excellent in all forms of broadcasting.  During the annual NAB show held in Las Vegas April 24- 27th, NAB presented a number of special panels and sessions.  They also bestowed the NAB…

     

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  • DirecTV Brings 3D To A Television Near You

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    Over the last three years, there has been an increasing stream of 3D fare hitting the cineplexes.  As more and more viewers embrace the stereoscopic technology, the natural progression would be to introduce 3D to the home.  Although manufacturers have introduced 3D televisions to the market, programmers have been slow to embrace 3D for the…

     

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  • How Audio Helped Edit “It Might Get Loud”

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    Former Vice President Al Gore taught Davis Guggenheim a lesson in editing. While directing the Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” Guggenheim wanted to capture a very personal, introspective discussion from Al Gore.  However, he noticed the quantity of crew and equipment brought into Gore’s house lead to a formulaic, dry narrative.  Guggenheim had to find…

     

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  • When Producers Are Above And Below The Line

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    Many up-and-coming producers get their start by toiling through grunt work at a major production company. Doug Lloyd and Georgia Menides took a different path.   “We met when we were both volunteering for a public access station in Worcester, MA,” said Menides.  “We both had the desire to raise the bar pretty high.”   …

     

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  • The PGA’s Produced By Conference

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    By: Marjorie Galas When it came to producing a three day conference complete with two mixers and an award presentation, the Producers Guild of America did not disappoint.   The Produced By Conference kicked off its weekend program June 5th at the Paramount Studios Lot with a cocktail social.   The following two days, 900+ registered…

     

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