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Browsing Archive: June, 2016

World Federation of International Music Competitions

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Thursday, June 30, 2016,


I'm thrilled to be able to say that I've just completed my first project for an international client. The World Federation of International Music Competitions required a video promo for its 60th General Assembly held in Yerevan, Armenia.

Founded in 1957, the WFIMC is the premiere governing body of the world’s music competitions. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the Federation is a network and advocacy organization that represents the interests of 115 of the world’s leading music competitions....

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Media Composer 8.5 - first look (for me)

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Thursday, June 30, 2016,


I've been cutting video on Avid software for much longer than ten years now. Probably closer to fourteen years...I started out on an Avid Xpress Meridien system that ran on a huge IBM Intellistation that weighed as much as the equipment desk it was anchored on!

Things have come a very long way since then. Light years, in fact. I can now do more on a laptop in my living room that I could on my old Intellistation with its Betacam SP decks.

Having renewed my annual Avid maintenance in May I only ...

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It has finally arrived!

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Thursday, June 30, 2016,


Finally! After a delay of two years to first get the cash together and then a further EIGHT months delay compliments of an administrative mess at HP South Africa (you seriously dropped the ball on this one guys), my editing dream machine has finally arrived. Spec'ed out and custom built for me by a man with a fancy Italian name. 

I love this machine. Built on a 17" Zbook G3 chassis I had it jam-packed with as much memory and onboard storage as the motherboard would allow. I've been fortunate t...

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Last video in community project series now live on YouTube

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Thursday, June 9, 2016,


Today sees the last video in a ten-part series on NWU community engagement go live on YouTube. This concludes a very ambitious project that started small in February with a single promo and has now evolved into a full campaign that will combine print and online media. Actually I wish we could have done a few more of these community projects as I believe this is the type of stuff that need to be in the headlines instead of all the political garbage and negativity that has been going around (Co...

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