The Official MASV Blog
Develop your creative media workflow with productivity tips, profiles on emerging tech, and interviews with creative specialists.
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
A Guide to Cloud Disaster Recovery For Video Production
A disaster recovery (DR) plan is essential for filmmaking or post-production operations. Not having such a plan courts the possibility of catastrophic data loss, reputational damage, damaged client relationships, and increased expenses. Read on for a comprehensive guide to cloud disaster recovery for video production.
May 29, 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
How to Cut Film Production Costs Without Compromising Quality: Nine Sure-Fire Strategies to Save Money
No matter how much cash you and your team have to spend, however, it always makes sense to try to cut costs on your next film production without taking a hit on the quality side, of course. Here’s a list of nine cost-cutting strategies for film production that can do exactly that.
May 18, 2023
What is a Video Finishing Artist? Finishing Workflow Explained
You've probably heard the saying "dot your I's and cross your T's." It's an idiom that expresses the value of being precise and meticulous. This applies to every department in post-production, but it's especially true for finishing artists.
May 10, 2023