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Digital Cinema Camera Proficiency Tops List for Hired Shooters?

5 Aug

In the recent survey conducted by SCRI with ProductionHUB of employers of freelance film and video personnel, the questions was asked” When you are looking for a shooter, what type of camera MUST they be proficient at using?” […]

Video Production &Digital Media Lead in Online Hiring in M&E Sector

22 Jul

A recent survey conducted by SCRI International with ProductionHUB showed that video production is the primary job area employers are seeking when hiring online in the media and entertainment sector . […]

SCRI Partners with NewBay Media & Next|VIDEO – Save $50 with Code

25 Jun

Next|VIDEO Conference + Expo is the new, must-attend show for content producers and technology specialists involved in video streaming, distribution, content creation and acquisition.  Next|VIDEO’s conference program includes five tracks covering everything from video production, post-production, and enterprise media to storage workflow and delivery solutions.  Make sure you stay ahead of the curve by attending and gain access to relevant content delivered to you from some of the industry’s best!  Register with code NVESCR1 and SAVE $50 OFF EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE RATES Today!

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Cloud Fuels Strong Q2 for Adobe

17 Jun

Creative Cloud is primarily responsible for Adobe’s strong Q2 and YTD financial results, with 53 percent of Adobe’s Q2 revenue coming from recurring sources such as Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud. The increasing importance of cloud-based solutions is consistent with the findings of recent SCRI survey data: Clouds Moving into Production/ Post Activities; and Cloudy Future for Broadcast Pro Video & Digital Content Creation  HIghlights of Adobe’s Q2 financials include:

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Data Storage Ranks 1st Among 21 Tech Issues

3 Jun

SCRI conducted a comprehensive survey of broadcast, pro video and digital content users and tracked the relative importance, to end-users, of over 20 technology issues. Results show that Data Storage is the number one issue facing video pros in this space. The five most important technology issues, across the board, ranked in order of importance are: Data Storage, File-Based Workflows, Archival of Digital Files; Digital File Transfer and Video Compression. The next most important group includes: Color Management & Integrity; Onsite Storage; Data Security; Distributing Digital Content via New Emerging Channels & Faster Frame Rates.

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SCRI Sponsors 2014 Creative Storage Conference

3 Jun

SCRI has joined forces with Coughlin Associates, to become a sponsor of the 2014 Creative Storage Conference. SCRI subscribers get $100 Off: Register Now for Creative StorageSM 2014! Use code: onehundredoff516381 or this link: https://cs2014.eventbrite.com/?discount=onehundredoff516381 to claim your discount. More info follows:

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ChyronHego Q1 losses increase in spite of increased revenues

27 May

ChyronHego losses increased for Q1 2014 in spite of increased revenues (mainly due to merger with Hego) and cost cutting measures. WhIle Q1 2014 revenues increased 57% to $12.6 million compared to $8.0 million in Q1 2013, the company showed an operating loss in Q1 2014 of $3.1 million compared to operating loss in Q1 2013 of $0.8 million; Q1 Net loss was $3.2 million in Q1 2014, as compared to a net loss of $0.9 million in Q1 2013;

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Which Products Top The List for Purchase in 2014?

20 May

SCRI’s 2013-14 Broadcast Pro Video Marketplace Annual Tracking Survey (since 1984) shows that Video Storage and Video Servers are the top two product type being considered for purchase in 2014, followed by Cameras. Lighting Equipment, and Switchers, rounding out the top five.
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Clouds Moving in to Production/ Post Acitivites

13 May

SCRI’s recent Post Production/ Post in the Cloud Report shows that more and more production and post activities are being conducted by use of the cloud.
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Online Content Reigns Supreme

6 May

Online digital content creation has become the primary output among broadcast & pro video and digital content producers, according to the Production/Post  in the Cloud Report by SCRI among subscribers to Broadcast Beat, Broadcast Equipment Guide, Professional AV (ProAV) Buyers Guide and Post Production Buyers Guide.   Online content leads with 52% of users, followed by Television (45%), Industrials (40%), documentaries (38%) and special event content (35%) rounding out the top five. The full list is shown in the table below: […]