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March 15, 2017

Tales of Troubleshooting: An OutPost Blog - Mysterious Blank Screens on QuickTime and Other Programs

QuickTime is a common video player on both Windows and Mac platforms with many applications relying on the QuickTime engine to play and process video files. For instance, Avid Media Composer utilizes the QuickTime 7 engine for both import and export functions.   Installing QuickTime and QuickTime components can solve many problems, but on ...

Nov. 16, 2016

Anna Kendrick records at WGBH OutPost

The OutPost at WGBH recently had the pleasure of working with actress Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods etc.) recording an ISDN interview in A-Mix with John Jenkins for Fresh Air with Terry Gross.  They spoke about her new memoir coming out this month, Scrappy Little Nobody, her favorite films, how she got started in acting and ...

Nov. 9, 2016

WGBH Newsroom Conversion

In October 2016, the OutPost at WGBH helped Boston Media Productions and the WGBH Newsroom transition to new post-production systems enabling greater collaboration, access to media, and technical efficiency. Over the course of 12 months, the WGBH team worked with editors, producers, and journalists to analyze their needs and designed an en...

Oct. 6, 2016

Chris Cooper and Pixar at the OutPost

Recently, the OutPost at WGBH welcomed actor Chris Cooper (The Bourne Identity, Adaptation, The Good Shepherd) to its mix facility.  Mr. Cooper recorded tracks for his character in an upcoming Pixar film with Sound Engineer John Jenkins, CAS.  John worked with Pixar to set up unique 2-way isdn audio, and internet video links that allowed C...

June 6, 2016

Jim Ferguson on Color Correction

Jim Ferguson recently did a presentation explaining how he analyzes images when he color corrects for FRONTLINE and other clients.  He was good enough to narrate it so that we could share it here on our blog.