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Digital Imaging Technician (DIT): The Unsung On-Set Heroes

Keith Putnam is a video production professional who has spent the past several years as a Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) and second unit Director of Photography and on the CBS series Bull and Madam Secretary. Read his interview.

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Jim Donnelly

Jul 28

TIFF 2021: An Interview with Adam Schoales, Video Producer at Toronto International Film Festival

An interview with Adam Schoales on working behind-the-scenes at TIFF, remote video production, and his most anticipated films of 2021.

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Ankit Verma

Jul 22

360 Video: Understanding Immersive Videos in 2021

360 video is a recording that include views from every direction, all shot at the same time, using a rig of multiple cameras or an omnidirectional camera.

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Jim Donnelly

Jul 12

Understanding Audio File Formats

When we think of sending large files, we often think of video content or even large datasets weighing hundreds of GBs. But audio files—especially in the age of audiobooks and high-resolution audio—are steadily getting bigger. Much bigger.

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Jim Donnelly

Jun 21

How to Upload Files Faster From a Browser

Anyone well-versed in file sharing will tell you to avoid a browser and use a dedicated app, if possible. The transfer will be faster and more reliable. While this is true, browsers don’t have any barriers to entry. They are accessible and don’t require downloads or IT permissions. They can work on any device with little to no effort.

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Ankit Verma

Jun 14

What to Consider When Managing Submissions for Your Film Festival

Film festivals provide a captive audience unlike anything most independent filmmakers have experienced, with the winners elevating their profile virtually overnight. Even if an entry doesn’t win, a good showing can drive increased interest in a feature film, short, or other project for months.

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Jim Donnelly

Jun 7

NFTs and Filmmakers: Monetize Your Video Content, New-School Style

Should filmmakers care about NFTs? We think it's worth a closer look. Learn how can NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, can help creators and filmmakers monetize video content and digital artwork in 2021.

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Jim Donnelly

May 12

The MASV Desktop App Has a New Look

We’re committed to helping film and video professionals work faster and more efficiently, and we know that the less time you have to think about uploading large files, the faster you can deliver your projects. So we’re excited to introduce some recent UX changes to the MASV desktop app.

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Alyssa Hanson

Apr 20

MASV Launches New Linux App For Large File Transfer in Media and Entertainment


Today MASV, the Pay-As-You-Go large file transfer service, is excited to release a new Linux version of our large file transfer app, plus useful improvements to our powerful transfer apps for Mac, Windows and server environments.

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Greg Wood

Apr 19

How to Upload Large Files to Google Drive Quickly

We’re big fans of Google products at MASV – it’s just one reason why we’ve built integrations with Google’s Cloud Storage and Google Drive. In this post, we'll cover the good, the bad and the ugly of uploading large files to Google Drive.

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Jim Donnelly

Apr 7

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