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Removing Echo from an Apartment

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

Even though it is still summer, I am frequently contacted by students seeking advice. A common production situation is shooting in someone's borrowed apartment... echo prevails, but the landlord prohibits modifications.sound-deadening-board

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Film Festivals vs Trade Shows

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

festivalTo be honest, I cringe inside whenever one of my students runs up to me beaming a Cheshire cat smile and asks permission to skip the last week of classes in order to fly to Cannes or some such resort village in order to attend one of the many world-famous film festivals. It may be a lot of fun, but is it really productive?

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Rock N Roller Multi-Media Cart

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg


Ginsburg with soundcart at NAB 2012


At the last winter NAMM Show (2012, Anaheim CA), I had one of my soundcarts on display in the Tascam booth, where I was doing presentations about the HS-P82 recorder. The owner of the Rock N Roller Multicart company stopped by, and was intrigued by the modifications that I had made to his original design in order to convert the cart for film/video applications. He invited me to help him design a new accessory shelf unit that would satisfy the needs of sound mixers and videographers. In just a couple months time, he shipped me the newly designed cart, ready to exhibit at this year's NAB show! (see picture).

Editor's Note:  More information about the new Rock N Roller Multi-Media Production Cart can also be found on the RnR product site at www.FilmTVsound.com/RnR

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Preparing for NAB 2012

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

FG-cart NAB2011As I write this, we are just one week away from NAB 2012. Once again, I will be at the Audio Technica booth all week, conducting free workshops a few times each day.

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