Three new articles
this week, along with news and announcements. Let's get right to the news.
The folks at
sent me a press release announcing "a new production music label focused on songs for unscripted television.
was developed to help unscripted television producers meet their music needs with immediate access to high-quality, easily editable songs tailored to lifestyle, competition, true-crime, travel, documentary and other popular show formats." Learn more
Continuing on our news theme, my
webinars are restarting
- Thursday, June 6, at a new time of 9:30 AM. (Over the summer, I'll experiment with different starting times to see which one you prefer.) The subject is
. In a world where videos move millions and a picture is more powerful - and popular - than the written word, a key survival skill is how well you communicate visually.
Visual communication and storytelling are now essential skills
in this digital age. I'm working on the agenda this week, so I'll have details next Monday, but I'm telling you about it now so you can reserve the time. My live webinars are always free.
My lead article this week was suggested by a book I'm reading. This summer, I've set myself three goals: learn a new
, experiment with
and shoot more
material. I'm hoping to turn both the VR and HDR experiences into webinars a little later this summer. But the book suggested a really interesting explanation about CPU speeds that I want to share with you.
Continuing the speed idea, my two other articles look at options to improve render speed in
Final Cut Pro X
and export speed in
. Both of these were suggested by a reader and I spent an interesting two days timing the different speeds of a computer. All my stories are in the
Finally, in other news, I realize that
our industry is changing
. While I deeply believe that independent voices are essential, it's also important for them to be effective. To that end, I want to re-focus my energy into creating more articles, webinars and training which can enable all of us to succeed. So, I've decided it's time to take a break from the Digital Production Buzz.
program, we'll be putting the
podcast on hiatus
. You will still be able to find all of our Buzz shows on
, and the
At the same time, we will incorporate
library of free resources. These two strategic moves give us time to plan new ways to effectively cover the news in our industry. I will miss hosting The Buzz, but I look forward to creating new training.
Be sure to
for our free webinar - and, as always, I'm interested in your comments. Chat with you next week. In the meantime,