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A gear is a rotating machine part having cut teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed part in order to transmit torque. Two or more gears working in tandem are called a transmission and can produce a mechanical advantage through a gear ratio and thus may be considered a simple machine. Geared devices can change the speed, torque, and direction of a power source. The most common situation is for a gear to mesh with another gear, however a gear can also mesh a non-rotating toothed part, ...

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

For little more than a year now, I have been making video marketing productions using two Canon DSLRs as my weapon of choice: a 5D mark II (for its ability to do bokeh-porn) and the 7D (for those smooth Glidecam shots at 50 or 60 …

Hollywood Goes Ultraviolet With New Video Content Delivery Technology – CES 2011

Hollywood Goes Ultraviolet With New Video Content Delivery Technology   CES 2011

While there have been some rumblings about Ultraviolet in recent months, it only just now got it's official kick-off announcement at the CES 2011 show.  Ultraviolet is a digital video content storage and distribution solution that will allow consumers to store digital movies and television …

Web Video Production Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers – Interview With Demand Media

Web Video Production Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers   Interview With Demand Media

We caught up with Jay Holzer a few weeks back and he was gracious enough to chat with us for a bit about online video.  He is the Senior Director of Video Production at Demand Media, the publisher of websites like eHow, Cracked, LiveStrong, and …

YouTube Gives Partners A Christmas Bonus for New Video Gear

YouTube Gives Partners A Christmas Bonus for New Video Gear

Back in July, YouTube poured $5 Million back into the source of their success:  the users.  Specifically, the video giant created YouTube Partner Grants, a grand fund intended to help independent YouTube Partners level the playing field with the deep-pocketed major brands.  At the time, …

My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

For the longest time, Blendtec has been my favorite among the many ways popular tech gadgets can be destroyed.  At the beginning of their videos, there is a shiny new beloved piece of electronics, such as an iSomething or a Droid Something.  But then, 60 …

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Some marketers find themselves in a situation ripe for shooting video, but are required to do so with little or no time for preparation or pause. This is what is referred to as “run and gun” video production. To help explain this type of shooting (which is becoming more common for video marketers looking to capture real-time quality content), I interviewed three notable video production professionals.

Good Reminders for Successful Online Video Self-Production

Good Reminders for Successful Online Video Self Production

I'm nearly finished with Part 5 of our ongoing Online Video Marketing Basics series, and it's all about the distribution decisions facing video creators—you can read Part 4, Choosing the Right Video Equipment, to tide you over until the new installment is ready.  But I …

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

I honestly had no idea what to write about this weekend. But I did come across some really kick ass video production gear and thought, hey that might be interesting. So here you go. I imagined what it would be like to take a little …

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

We got the gig in Guatemala and landed the job in Johannesburg; so now what? There are many elements to think about before shooting video in a foreign country. Of course, there are the basic travel essentials: passport, wallet, plane tickets, and potentially a visa …

Video Production – Part 1 – Pre-Production

Video production can be categorized into three phases: Pre-production, Production, and Post Production/ Editing. Pre-production is the first of the three parts you need to consider when producing any type of professional video. During this stage, you're organizing everything so that the production phase goes …

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