demeter

Tools

We recently had a group of high-schoolers come through the office to learn a little bit about video production and postproduction, and one of the first questions they asked me was one I hear all the time: “What program do you work in to make videos?” At first blush, this seems like a good starting...

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the shot network

In my last post about Demeter I was discussing shot priorities. Since then, Demeter has improved a lot (some are saying that soon, she will be having conversations with us). As we’ve been using and improving Demeter, I noticed that the shot priority wasn’t being set all of the time and therefore was doing nothing...

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Priorities

One major new concept I’m introducing with Demeter is the idea of priorities. At any given time, we have multiple projects for multiple clients broken down into many shots. Each project has a different deadline and complexity. On top of that, each shot may have a different deadline because it may be needed by another...

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Making it Happen

There are always a lot of things happening at the dvi group at the same time. Some video productions are being filmed on a set while other projects are back at our studio in the post production stage, and each one has a different deadline. It sounds like the perfect opportunity for a mess to happen,...

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