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VR Con @ Comic-Con Preview Night Tour
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:12:26 pm

Take a tour with Sarah and Jake from the Harold & Maudecast of VR Con -- Futurism and Tech Pavilion @ San Diego International Comic-Con! ...

VR Con @ Comic-Con

Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere - Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:12:53 pm

Winter is here! And Thrones is finally back to fill our Sunday nights with Dragons, Dire Wolves, White Walkers and Giant Zombies. The premiere episode kicked off on July 16, "Dragonstone".  We find our old friends haven't changed much. Jon and Sansa are arguing over strategy, Cersei is the Wicked Witch of the South, The Hound is still grumpy, but might have grown a conscience, Arya is more of a badass then we ever imagined, Samwell Tarly is knee deep in shit and asking Professor Slughorn for books from the restricted section, and Daenerys has finally come home to Westeros...

game of thrones

'Tony Stark's B*tch' - Spider-Man: Homecoming Review + Spotlight on Foreign Horror Films
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jul 15, 2017 at 6:04:07 pm

This week on The Harold & Maudecast hosts Sarah Mason & Jake Essoe review SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. ...

spider-man homecoming review

Countdown to Thrones & SDCC
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jul 15, 2017 at 6:02:40 pm

This week on The Harold & Maudecast, Episode 302, Countdown to Thrones & SDCC. Hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe Countdown to the Season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones with recaps, theories, predictions and more. With San Diego Comic Con only three weeks away, we've got the list of the hottest panels and a preview of what to expect at SDCC 2017. Now playing in theaters, BABY DRIVER, Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD), new action heist film hits theaters and we give it our full Justice & Doom review. ...

SDCC2017

Baby Driver - Movie Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jul 15, 2017 at 6:01:36 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review the film BABY DRIVER, written and directed by Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD) starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jamie Foxx and Jon Hamm. ...

baby driver

A Letter to Incoming Female Freshmen in Media Programs
By: Kylee Peña on Jul 9, 2017 at 11:20:08 pm

A lot of so-called “open letters” on the internet address the outgoing graduates of programs. And while they should bask in the glow of congratulations and good luck because they worked hard, they earned it, and they have some serious challenges on the horizon, this letter isn’t for them. ...

college advice

Bridging the Gap to Opportunity: A Conversation with 3 First-Time NAB Show Attendees
By: Kylee Peña on Jul 3, 2017 at 6:53:13 pm

Imagine this: you’re in your early twenties, at the start of your career in post production. You come from a working class family with no connections in the media industry, and you’ve had many challenges to overcome along the way. You’ve been working hard to maintain momentum by keeping your bosses happy at your day job — a day job that doesn’t pay you quite what it should — while taking on side projects and extracurriculars at night. You do all the right things, including networking and getting involved in your community. ...

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Interview w/ Actor Alex Essoe for MIDNIGHTERS
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jun 28, 2017 at 12:01:35 am

Sarah and Jake from The Harold & Maudecast sit down with actor Alex Essoe to discuss her new film, MIDNIGHTERS, a thriller/horror about a couple who try to cover up a gruesome crime and find themselves in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and misdirection. The film premiered at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival. MIDNIGHTERS is a horror/thriller from Director, Julius Ramsay (The Walking Dead), written by his brother Alston Ramsay. Co-starring with Essoe is Perla Haney-Jardine (STEVE JOBS), and Dylan McTee (Sweet/Vicious) and Ward Horton (ANNABELLE). ...

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Ep 300 - Best of E32017 + Reviews - SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY & MY FRIEND DAHMER
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:18:43 pm

This week on The Harold & Maudecast - Episode 300! Yes, it is our 300th episode thanks to our friends at American Giant and Toy Zoo and other awesome sponsors. ...

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Riding the Creative COW for 16 years
By: Dennis Kutchera on Jun 17, 2017 at 3:13:34 pm

Creative COW is now 16 years old as of April 2017. The COW is the most amazing peer to peer creative technology resource website on planet Earth. This article from 2016 by Tim Wilson, popped up again recently in my Facebook newsfeed and it is still a good read. https://library.creativecow.net/wilson_tim/Founding-Creative-COW/1 ...

Dennis Kutchera

Episode 299 - E3 Preview, IT COMES AT NIGHT review, upcoming TV & movies
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jun 15, 2017 at 4:45:31 pm

This week on The Harold & Maudecast Episode 299, hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe preview of E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles June 13-15 -- Nintendo Switch, Microsofts new console XBOX One X and its 4K play, Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus from Bethesda, Assassin's Creed Origins and much more! ...

movies and game reviews

The Leftovers Series Finale "The Book of Nora" Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Jun 5, 2017 at 8:23:05 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review The Leftovers, Series finale, "The Book of Nora". ...

the leftovers

The Autopsy of Jane Doe - Now Streaming Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 31, 2017 at 11:32:44 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, for The HMC's Now Streaming Reviews, 7.3/10. ...

the autopsy of jane doe

The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 7 "The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother" - Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 31, 2017 at 11:31:17 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review HBO's The Leftovers, Season 3, Episode 7 "The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother). ...

the leftovers

ALIEN: COVENANT - Review 8.3/10
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 22, 2017 at 10:37:42 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review ALIEN: COVENANT. ...

alien covenant

The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 6 "Certified" - Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 22, 2017 at 9:31:19 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast recap and review HBO's The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 6 "Certified". ...

the leftovers

My East to West Coast Moving Adventure
By: Katie Toomey on May 21, 2017 at 10:55:49 pm

My shoes are squishy and soaked. I'm holding up the biggest umbrella I own and using my phone precariously like a flashlight. At 3AM, the sky is dark and pouring rain. I had peeked outside the stained motel curtains in exhaustion right before venturing out and spotted rain. It wasn't merely raining, it was actual torrential pouring rain! ...

moving

Art & Commerce in the Age of Distraction - Part 2 of our Conversation with Screenwriters Warren Lewis & Stephen Godchaux
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 16, 2017 at 6:32:00 pm

Art & Commerce in the Age of Distraction: Conversations with Screenwriters Warren Lewis and Stephen Godchaux Part 2. ...

tv writers

The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 5 "It's a Matt Matt Matt World" Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 16, 2017 at 5:35:51 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 5, "It's a Matt Matt Matt World". ...

the leftovers

The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 4 "G'Day Australia" Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 9:40:48 pm

Episode 294 of The Harold & Maudecast with Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe features a review of HBO's drama The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 4 "G'Day Australia". ...

the leftovers

TWD The Telltale Series New Frontier Ep 4 - Game Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 8:26:56 pm

ake Essoe reviews The Walking Dead: Telltale Series, New Frontier, Ep 4 "Thicker Than Water" for Confessions of a Basement Dweller on The HMC. ...

twd telltale series

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review 7.8/10
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 8:25:54 pm

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guardians of the galaxy

Free Fire - Movie Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 8:24:22 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review the film, FREE FIRE from Directory Ben Wheatley (HIGH-RISE, KILL LIST). ...

free fire

Uncharted 4 Review - Is it Really All That?
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 8:21:28 pm

Jake Essoe host of Confessions of a Basement Dweller on The HMC takes a deep dive into Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, the best selling Playstation 4 game ever at 8.7 million copies sold. Is it that good? Fan boys say hell yes, Jake says, hell maybe not. Listen to his review. 7.9/10 ...

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The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 3 "Crazy Whitefella Thinkin" Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on May 9, 2017 at 8:19:51 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review and recap The Leftovers, Season 3, Episode 3, "Crazy Whitefella Thinkin". ...

the leftovers

Fix it in post!
By: Ben Marcheski on May 1, 2017 at 12:26:42 am

Blog 1: "Fix it in post!" - How to maximize production quality on a shoe string budget. ...

production

The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 2 Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 27, 2017 at 7:03:55 pm

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review The Leftovers Season 1, Episode 2, "Don't Be Ridiculous" on this week's Episode of The Harold & Maudecast. ...

the leftovers

HMC Asks: Audience or Customer?
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 27, 2017 at 7:02:59 pm

This month on The HMC we are examining content creation in the age of smart phones, Netflix and other distractions. In this preview of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe discuss the concept of Audience vs. Customer. Who are we in today's re-classified content viewing world. Are we audiences or are we customers, or both? ...

movies

Can Quality Content Survive The Age of Distraction
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 27, 2017 at 7:02:04 pm

Sarah Mason of The HMC Network (www.thehmcnetwork.com) sits down with screenwriters Stephen Godchaux (Dead Like Me, Spin City, Roseanne) and Warren Lewis (Black Rain, The Thirteenth Warrior) to whether or not quality content can survive in the age of distracted viewing. They explore; what's in store for traditional broadcast television and theatrical film releases, audiences vs. customers, how Netflix and Amazon pulled off the greatest coup ever, why and how audiences are migrating more and more toward streaming content, binge vs. event night and what shows are revolutionizing the way we watch content. ...

movies

Face Refinement First Impressions - DaVinci Resolve 14 with Nathan Walters
By: Nathan Walters on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:36:32 pm

This video kicks off a new weekly DaVinci Resolve tutorial series that goes beyond typical "look building" tutorials that dominate the web and instead explores the functionality of DaVinci Resolve, best workflow practices and explores tools in DaVinci Resolve that are often overlooked. ...

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ARRI Camera Showreel 2017
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:21:59 pm

ARRI ALEXA SXT, AMIRA, ALEXA Mini, and ALEXA 65 get to strut their stuff in this collection of some of the highlights of some of the world's highest-profile cinematography. In addition to footage from recent releases such as The Fate of the Furious, Moonlight, Rogue One, Ghost in the Shell, Lion, Toni Erdmann, Blader Runner 2049, plus much, much more. With 9 minutes to luxuriate in a stunning range of work from across the globe, you still won't want to miss a frame. ...


AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD Support
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:07:07 pm

AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a Multi-Channel Apple ProRes recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes® or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player supporting the latest connectivity including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI 2.0, as well as large raster high frame rate workflows, including 4K 60p....


Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 5:44:53 pm

Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 14, the biggest release in the history of the product, and an update. New features include up to 10 times performance improvement, a whole new audio post production suite with Fairlight audio built into DaVinci Resolve, and multi user collaboration tools that let multiple people edit, color and mix audio from multiple systems, all in the same project at the same time. What this means is that DaVinci Resolve 14 is like 3 high end applications in one. Customers get professional editing, color correction and the new Fairlight audio tools, with a new reduced...


DJI Introduces Ronin 2, A More Powerful, Versatile and Intelligent Stabilizer For Film And Video Professionals
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:05:52 am

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced Ronin 2, the three-axis camera stabilizer redesigned to give filmmakers the freedom to capture any scene they can imagine. Based on DJI’s transformative gimbal technology, Ronin 2 has more power and torque to carry larger cameras, is more versatile to be used in every situation, and has more intelligent features to allow for unprecedented camera moves that help realize every creative vision. ...


HP Announces DreamColor Cinema 4K 31" and 24" Displays, Secure Mobile Workstations
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 8:09:23 am

Today at NAB, HP Inc. announced true Cinema 4K displays, arming color professionals with new features, like color-critical accuracy and automatic calibration, to produce the films and animations of tomorrow: the new HP DreamColor Z31x Studio and HP DreamColor Z24x G2 displays. Also announced: the HP ZBook Studio, HP’s premium mobile workstation built for creative visionaries including filmmakers, architects, and engineers, featuring high performance, sleek design, up to 16.5 hours of battery life, and the industry's highest security....


Panasonic at NAB Show 2017
By: Creative COW on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:55:31 am

Panasonic’s booth at NAB is going to packed with the range of goodness that showgoers have come to expect, including the Cinema VariCam Experience, a look at the control room of the future, cloud-based news production, transparent and AR displays, and much more that we’ll be reporting throughout the week. Just before the show officially opened, Panasonic offered a preview of some of what’s in store for their customers, at the show and beyond, starting with a new camera system for live broadcast of 360-degree uncompressed 4K/30. ...


New Video Features from Adobe Stock
By: Dennis Radeke on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:19:37 am

We are undergoing a video revolution. Over 1 billion hours of videos are being consumed per day on YouTube alone, and by 2020, nearly 80% of all Internet traffic is projected to come from video consumption. Stock video plays an important role in fulfilling this demand, gracing televisions, movie theatres, computer screens, and everything in between. ...

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ARRI ALEXA Goes Wireless!
By: Creative COW on Apr 23, 2017 at 10:38:55 pm

In a move that will increase efficiency on set, ARRI has integrated a high-quality and low-latency HD video transmitter and a WiFi radio into the new ALEXA SXT W model ("W" for Wireless). Based on the popular ALEXA SXT Plus, the SXT W will replace the ALEXA SXT Plus and ALEXA SXT Studio models. As always, there are attractive upgrade options for existing owners of ALEXA SXT EV and ALEXA SXT Plus cameras. ...


Videoguys NAB 2017 Preview
By: Videoguys on Apr 22, 2017 at 12:54:20 am

Jim Bask from Videoguys offers a sneak peek at some new products and technologies that you'll want to take a closer look at this week, whether you're able to attend the NAB Show in person, or whether you'll be playing along from home. That includes the NewTek TriCaster TC1, the G-Technology G-RACK 12 along with Thunderbolt Solutions, Boris FX's Imagineer Mocha VR, Glyph Atom rugged portable solid state drives, streaming systems from Matrox, PTZ Optics, and much, much more. ...


The Leftovers Season 3 Premiere "The Book of Kevin" - Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:12:46 am

The Leftovers, HBO's Peabody Award winning drama returns April 16 for its third and final season with "The Book of Kevin." Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review and recap the episode. ...

the leftovers

Walter Hill's The Assignment - Movie Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:11:25 am

Now Playing Movie Reviews podcast hosted by Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe from The HMC. Review by Sarah Mason. ...

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Lifestyle Series Preview - What's Eatin, What's Drinkin
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:09:34 am

Dan Fagan brings a new show to The HMC, 'What's Drinkin', What's Eatin', a lifestyle series featuring the stories and people behind some of the greatest bars and restaurants in America. ...

lifestyle

It's Either Magic or it Isn't - Interview with Screenwriter Warren Lewis
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:08:37 am

Kicking off a new series on The HMC, "Conversations With" an interview with screenwriter, Warren Lewis. Host Sarah Mason sits down with the busy writer/professor to talk about how he navigated Hollywood and his take on the future of the movie business. ...

interviews

Ghost in the Shell - Movie Review 6/10
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:07:04 am

Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review Ghost in the Shell for Now Playing Reviews on The HMC. ...

ghost in the shell

The Walking Dead: Telltale Series - New Frontiers 3 - Game Review 8/10
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:06:11 am

Jake Essoe, host of The HMC's Game Review series, 'Confessions of a Basement Dweller' is back with a review of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series, New Frontiers Episode 3 'Above the Law'. ...

game reviews

Zombies for Every Occassion - Train to Busan & The Girl with All the Gifts Reviews
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:05:19 am

This week the Harold & Maudecast hosted by Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe, celebrates its 290th episode with two new Now Streaming movie reviews, "The Girl with All the Gifts" and "Train to Busan" both zombie films, cause we love zombies. ...

movie reviews

The Walking Dead Season 7 Finale Review
By: Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:03:45 am

This week on We Talk Dead, hosted by Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The HMC, review and recap of The Walking, Season 7 finale episode 16, 'The First Day of the Rest of Your Life'. ...

walking dead

After Effects Tutorial: Text Behind The Beer Effect
By: Brinder Singh Gera on Apr 17, 2017 at 2:48:56 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSJ1463FhQI...

aftereffects

Epiphan Pearl Guide: An 8 Part Series on Pearl and Pearl-2 Live Video Systems
By: Gary Bettan on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:32:05 am

Epiphan Pearl Guide: An 8 Part Series on Pearl / Pearl-2 Live Video Systems ...

Epiphan

Avid Media Composer Upgrade and Reinstatement Offer FAQ
By: Gary Bettan on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:17:31 am

Avid Media Composer Upgrade and Reinstatement Offer FAQ ...

Avid

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