Latest by Jonny Elwyn
Metadata Management Best Practices for Media & Entertainment
If there’s one thing that the media and entertainment industry has to excel at, it’s metadata management. There has never been more media created, distributed, analyzed, and engaged with than today, and it all needs to be tagged, tracked, shared, and searched instantaneously.
Sep 11, 2023
What is an MXF File?
MXF, which stands for Media eXchange Format, is a container format used in professional video production for acquisition, editing, and delivery. It is an industry-standard format that can contain both audio, video, and metadata, as well as support for growing files, as often created during live sports or music events.
Aug 30, 2023
What is an EXR File?
An EXR file is is an image format which provides accurate and reliable color representation and allows for multiple channels of color and image data, such as alpha channels or metadata, to be stored in a single file. As a result, each individual EXR file can consume a lot of storage space.
Jun 21, 2023
Top Virtual Workstations for Cloud Editing
In this guide to the top virtual workstations for media & entertainment, I’ll explain the key factors you need to consider when configuring your own cloud-based video editing monster machine — and provide a list of the top options available today.
May 31, 2023
Best Cloud Storage for Videos in 2023
Choosing the right cloud storage for videos is an essential part of your workflow. The cloud video storage solution you choose will become the backbone for receiving, storing, managing and sharing all your video assets. And it’s something your team will interact with on a daily basis.
May 29, 2023
The 7 Best Digital Audio Workstations for Filmmakers in 2023
In this comprehensive round up, you’ll find a list of the very best digital audio workstations (DAWs) for filmmakers available today, with specific applications selected to suit every workflow, budget and level of experience.
Apr 26, 2023
What Is Video Transcoding?
Video transcoding is happening all around us, and, if you master the process, it can make your video workflow far more efficient, cost-effective and pleasurable. But what is video transcoding, how does it work and what do you need to know to transcode correctly?
Mar 7, 2023