2nd Annual Heaven on Earth Video Contest!

2nd Annual Heaven on Earth Video Contest! Show your skills by creating an entertaining, and contemporary “YouTube” video introducing the possibility of Heaven on Earth becoming a reality in our world! Your job is to imagine how incredible this would really be and express it on film. Everything that can be imagined is possible… Therefore, […]

Understanding Fair Use in Journalism

Source: Poynter.org American University Center of Social Media has released (June 2013) a new set of tools that seek to help demystify fair use for journalists — and to help publishers see how this doctrine actually can help online reporting instead of hampering it. The following is an excerpt from a CBC article posted on […]

Podcasting Basics – Capturing Computer Sounds

Source: Podcasting Basics, Part 2: Software There are many applications that can make simple recordings of computer processes, but there are two that stand out in their versatility and popularity. Total Recorder is a Windows-only program that can capture almost any audio event that happens on your Windows-based computer. Audio Hijack is a Mac-only program […]

Recording phone conversations in Canada

Source: http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/2006/07/can-you-record-telephone-calls-without.html It is illegal to intercept a private communications unless authorized by the Code (e.g. with a warrant or as part of maintaining the communications system) or unless the consent of one of the parties is obtained. A lawful party to a call that starts and ends in Canada can record that call if […]

Another Online Streaming Platform Launches: Vessel

Officially launched on March 24, 2015. According to founder, Jason Kilar, “the video-content service won’t ever add TV shows or movies, a la Netflix or Hulu.” Jason Kilar is an American businessperson and a member of the board of directors for DreamWorks Animation. He was previously an Amazon executive and the CEO of Hulu, a […]

H265 HEVC Video Converters – 2015 Review

Source: i-freepedia.com Features of H.265: H.265 is also known as ISO/IEC 23008-2 MPEG-H Part 2 and ITU-T H.265 Superior Video Quality and up to twice the data compression as H.264/MPEG-4 AVC HEVC can support 8K Ultra High Definition video, with a picture size up to 8192×4320 pixels For the Top 5 Best H.265/HEVC video converters […]

Amazon Storywriter, free, cloud-based screenwriting software

Source: Indiewire Amazon Studios Amazon today announced Amazon Storywriter, a free, cloud-based screenwriting software for writers of all levels to create movie and TV screenplays in standard format, offering an alternative to pricey industry options. Also, in an effort to further enable talented writers to present their work for consideration and to expand its search […]