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NAB 2019: The Making of ‘Apollo 11’

NAB Apollo11

Rarely does a documentary film not only relate past events, but along the way preserve the culture and set new standards for future filmmaking: Apollo 11, currently in theaters, does just that. At the 2019 NAB Show, the National Association of Broadcasters industry meetup in Las Vegas, April 5-11, filmmaker …

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NAB 2019: Opening Day Honors Alan Alda and Looks to Future

NAB Alda

During the opening ceremonies of its annual meeting, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) honored actor Alan Alda, broadcast pioneer Tom Taylor, and set attendees’ sites on current challenges and future innovation. NAB was held April 6-11, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV. More Than M*A*S*H The opening session was chaired …

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PlayOn Makes It Easier to Cut the Cord

“Cord cutting” means getting your news, sports and entertainment direct from the Internet, rather than through a cable company. PlayOn software makes this task less daunting by pre-populating its interface with almost all the popular online programming sources. On top of this, it gives you a software based digital video recorder (DVR), they call a Streaming Video Recorder (SVR).

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NAB Show 2016: Bazinga! John Cryer Hosts Honors for Keke Palmer and Chuck Lorre

John Cryer, of 'Two and a Half Men,' served as Television Luncheon Master of Ceremonies for this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 18 in Las Vegas. Cryer joked his way through the ceremony, which honored Producer Chuck Lorre and actress/singer Keke Palmer. Palmer received the TV Chairman’s Award which recognizes achievements in one or more specific disciplines in television. Chuck Lorre, creator/writer of some of TV’s most memorable sitcoms since the 1980s, was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

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NAB Show 2016: Ang Lee on Pushing the Limits of Cinema

Ang Lee's last film was created in High Dynamic Range, 4K, at 120 frames per second and in 3-D. In English that means that, compared to your big-screen HD TV, the film has more colors, four times the definition, four times the frame rate, and depth. This is the most technologically advanced feature film ever made.

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NAB Show 2016: Batman Versus HDR – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

Eighty-nine years ago, Al Jolson said to the audience watching his film 'The Jazz Singer,' the first film with synchronized dialog, “You ain't heard nothin’ yet.” After viewing the demo of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and Dolby ATMOS sound at the Future of Cinema Conference in Las Vegas, I can confidently say, “You ain't seen nothin’ yet.”

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NAB 2015: A Producer’s Guide to Story, Budget, Strategy and Brand with Amy DeLouise

At this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, the annual Las Vegas conclave of television, radio, internet and supporting industries, video expert Amy DeLouise set an aggressive goal for her presentation titled: "A Producer's Guide to Everything That Matters."

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NAB 2015: Blogger Melanie Nelson Gets Down to Self-Editing Basics

At the NAB Show 2015, in the Las Vegas Convention Center, surrounded by every video camera made, virtual sets, lighting equipment, online streaming hardware and software platforms, they didn't forget that it all begins with writing.

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