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Managing your digital data

Martin Johnson - Monday, March 31, 2014
I was asked by a friend yesterday how to tackle the editing of over 3TB of video data? That's a lot of footage and if it's all high definition, then that's about 750 hours of footage or over four weeks of continuous viewing. The simple answer is that you tackle this the same way you'd tackle any big task - one small piece at a time, but first you need to: Get organised No matter what editing program you end up using or what the finished project will look like, you need to g .. click to read full post.
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Andrew Stoik commented on 12-Apr-2014 12:34 PM
Yes! The key is organization and pre-planning. As you said, breaking the files down into segments makes really good sense. It may even be helpful to think ahead about what those segments will be, so you can create a strategy for the data to come.

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Digital data storage

Martin Johnson - Friday, August 23, 2013
Back in the 'old days' when you had finished editing the film you'd shot, it was stored in metal cans on a shelf. When videotape took over, the tapes were stored in plastic cases. (Pic L) Whilst one of the proposed advantages of videotape was that it could be re-used, often it wasn't because of the risk of drop outs and so the amount of physical storage needed grew and grew. Digital Media Whilst storage of data in the digital world takes up a lot less space (probably 90% less or more .. click to read full post.
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