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Some product news from Tascam

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

hsp82 front 2Some great news from our friends at Tascam. Improved features on the HS-P82 multitrack recorder. And, lower pricing! Also, an XLR input adapter for your iPhone, etc.

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Regarding Senior Thesis Films

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

film showcaseAn important part of the Film Production Program here at California State University Northridge is the production of four or five senior thesis short films every semester. There are approximately 45 students at each semester level in the Film Program, so that each of the selected film projects consists of a group of around 10 people making up the key positions. My role, as a Production Faculty advisor on these projects, is to meet with the Production Sound Mixer for each film and to "sign off" on their planned workflow. Here is what I explain to them.

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CSUN Films FBI psa's

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg

cyber crimeStudents and faculty from California State University Northridge teamed with Hollywood professionals to produce two 30-second video public service announcements for the FBI. Production took place this past weekend (Oct 29-30, 2011) on the campus of CSUN. Professor Nate Thomas, head of the Film Production option in the Cinema Television Arts Dept, produced the spots with a grant from the FBI CyberCrime Division.

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Audio CD versus Data CD with Audio Files

Category: Fred's Blog Fred Ginsburg


audio-cdEvery semester, students submit audio projects to me in the wrong format.

Professional recordings are made in the .WAV or .BWF (broadcast wave file) formats. Those are the formats that digital audio recorders use for original recordings.

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