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Eric Michael Cap

Eric Michael Cap is a multi-talented Creative Professional skilled in all aspects of modern Media Production and Marketing. Eric has been creating compelling Audio-Visual content since 1999, and during the last 18 years has built an impressive list o... [more]
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Sony PVM-20L5 | CRT HD Color Grading Monitor
by Eric Michael Cap 10 months ago
Industry Standard Sony PVM-20L5 - CRT HD (1080i 720p) Color Grading Monitor. Comes with removable 16:9 Matte & Sony BKM 120D SDI 4:2:2 Input Board. Excellent working & cosmetic condition. Works great
Speedgrade and Blackmagic Support
by Adrian Tecson 5 years ago
Any idea when or if this will happen :)
Re: Speedgrade and Blackmagic Support
by Chris Borjis 5 years ago
Next version: CC 2014.1 due out "soon" :)
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Is the Canon 7D mark II Dead on Arrival?
by Christopher Delaine 5 years ago
With it s primary competitors in the video world featuring 4K, is the 7D mark II hobbled out of the gate when it comes to Indie video shooters http: www.usa.canon.com cusa consumer standard_display eo
Re: Is the Canon 7D mark II Dead on Arrival?
by Christopher Delaine 5 years ago
Maybe the 6D Mark II will be their 4k Sub $3000 entry perhaps. Full frame, All the features of the 70D, Make it happen canon.
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Review: Neumann TLM 107 Multipattern Studio Mic
by Ty Ford 5 years ago
Hi, Here you go. http: tinyurl.com pzefo73 Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio : Ty Ford's Audio Bootcamp Field Guide Ty Ford Blog: Ty Ford's Blog
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Construction continues on the edit media deathstar
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
.1 release in a week or two: New Search Bins allow editors to build new bins automatically, based on metadata searches within a project. An advanced Timeline Search makes it simple to find and select
Re: Construction continues on the edit media deathstar
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Curves in Speedgrade - woo hoo! and support for BMD cards!
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Zoom H5 Rewview
by Ty Ford 5 years ago
Here ya go. http: tinyurl.com oj73abw Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio : Ty Ford's Audio Bootcamp Field Guide Ty Ford Blog: Ty Ford's Blog
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Re: Zoom H5 Rewview
by Al Bergstein 5 years ago
Just received my H5 today, after having looked at dozens of reviews on it. thanks Ty for a very comprehensive review. The menu systems on this unit are much more complex than, say the Tascam DR-60 or
Noise Reduction for Premiere CC 2014
by Michael Clark 5 years ago
Before the new release, I have used Neat Video for noise reduction. Unfortunately, this plug-in is not working well with CC 2014. The only native plug-in I saw was to create noise, not reduce it. Does
Re: Noise Reduction for Premiere CC 2014
by Eric Michael Cap 5 years ago
Premiere doesn't have any build-in NR ala Neat but you can send a clip seq to After Effects and use AE's Remove Grain FX...I've had great results with it.
How does one remember the keyboard shortcuts for all the 3 NLEs ?
by Shravan Ram 5 years ago
This might be a pretty silly question.. but they say,an ideal editor in today's world is one who is equally proficient with Avid ,PPro as well as FCP. but each of these have different keyboard shortcu
Re: How does one remember the keyboard shortcuts for all the 3 NLEs ?
by walter biscardi 5 years ago
I use the FCP 7 keyboard shortcuts for all my NLEs. Makes it much easier. Walter Biscardi, Jr. Editor, Colorist, Director, Writer, Consultant, Author, Chef. HD Post and Production Biscardi Creative Me
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
The New Adobe
by Franz Bieberkopf 5 years ago
Aindreas mentioned this below, but I don't think it should be lost. We sincerely appreciate all the feedback you have given us. We believe that an honest and open dialogue with the community will ensu
Re: The New Adobe
by David Lawrence 5 years ago
Justin Crowell "Sort of seems a lot more likely to me that this is an issue of Al being pestered by questions about the business model when he's trying to explain the pretty awesome new features that
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Goodbye FCPX
by Lance Moody 5 years ago
Well, I am sad to say it but I have officially given up on FCPX. I was an FCP 1.0 user and a thorny part of the community back then. I liked FCPX and used it for one fairly large project (https: www.y
Re: Goodbye FCPX
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
It's neat but falls short in 2 main areas, which I'm sure will be fixed soon. You can't monitor on the canvas and to the grading monitor at the same time. Seems kinda important to me. And you can't mo
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Cool new Adobe stuff to debate...
by Lance Bachelder 5 years ago
http: tv.adobe.com show adobe-at-nab-2014 It is kinda nice to know I'll automatically get these updates as they're online... Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California ht
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Re: Cool new Adobe stuff to debate...
by Ricardo Marty 5 years ago
before we would have gotten all those goodies for jusy $350. bucks. and it would have been all ours. Ricardo Marty
Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Richard Herd 5 years ago
If so, does it mean video editors must edit anything a client requests To be sure, I would totally edit and photograph a lesbian wedding. Can freelancers choose jobs for whatever reasons Here's more i
Re: Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Mitch Ives 5 years ago
Richard Herd "Here's a quote: The New Mexico Supreme Court thus determined that the First Amendment right to be free from compelled speech does not protect those professionals from applications of th
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Hellooooooooo?
by Daniel McClintock 5 years ago
No new posts in over a week Did everyone take their toys and go home ------------------------ "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: Hellooooooooo?
by Andy Field 5 years ago
zzzzzzz Tiresome argument. Yes they hear you... No, there isn't enough protest for them to change their model...... Vote with your dollars - Don't want to pay or use CC - find the equivalent software
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Thoughts on cancelling the CC subscription
by Hans Swets 5 years ago
I have owned Adobe products, for many years, starting with Premiere 5.1 up to Adobe Production Premium-CS6. I signed up for the CC subscription in May 2013, at the promotional rate of $19.99 per month
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Jim Wiseman liked this 5 years ago
Re: Thoughts on cancelling the CC subscription
by Andy Field 5 years ago
Regarding CC Dropping of Encore It's still there for the download in Creative Cloud - just no more updates..it's the CS6 version which you can also get with the subscription. If you use this tool prof
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
It. Will. Never. Ever. Die.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
The king is dead... no wait.. http: www.philiphodgetts.com 2014 01 a-year-in-software-releases "57 releases for Final Cut Pro X apps, including two new apps: Producer s Best Friend and Change List X,
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Chris Harlan liked this 5 years ago
Re: It. Will. Never. Ever. Die.
by Shane Ross 5 years ago
I still use it. I have clients still cutting on it, so I use it when onlining. And I still use COLOR too... Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 5 years ago
Free updates from Apple: OS X 10.0/10.1 redux or permanent shift?
by Andrew Kimery 6 years ago
I would've bet dollars to donuts that the FCPX 10.1 update was going to be a paid upgrade and obviously I was wrong. So now the question becomes, is Apple moving towards a business model where you pay
Re: Free updates from Apple: OS X 10.0/10.1 redux or permanent shift?
by Brett Sherman 6 years ago
I don't think there are enough feature updates to justify Apple charging for it. I think that's the bottom-line rather than having free updates in perpetuity.
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
Better snap up those Mac Pro towers while ye may
by David Roth Weiss 6 years ago
For those of you who do need workstations with PCIe slots, etc., like Mac Pro 12-core towers, you'd better run out and grab 'em now, because they are pretty much GONE, GONE, GONE. Apple is NOT taking
Re: Better snap up those Mac Pro towers while ye may
by Herb Sevush 6 years ago
Andy Branner "So just so I get where you're coming from, you're saying that spending several thousand on a dead, technically outdated and inferior (on so many levels) machine merely to "protect" (mos
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
Mac Pro GPU may be replaceable
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
Discuss. ;-) http: www.macrumors.com 2013 10 25 graphics-cards-in-new-mac-pro-may-be-user-replaceable ------------------------------------------------------------- "It is a poor craftsman who blames h
Re: Mac Pro GPU may be replaceable
by Bernard Newnham 6 years ago
http: dylanreeve.com computers 2013 building-the-mac-pro.html An interesting and very competent review. One has to wonder - just what proportion of video professions need all that RAM etc, and how man
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
Am I old fashion?
by Baz Leffler 6 years ago
With the new FCPX being out for over 2 years now, and all the mass debate regarding it, I find myself continually using FCP 7. Even though I have Avid MC 6 and Symphony 6, Adobe CS6 and of course FCPX
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Jeremy Garchow liked this 6 years ago
Re: Am I old fashion?
by David Roth Weiss 6 years ago
Baz, I sell many of the most advanced editing tools on the market now, and yet the vast majority of my customers still use FCP 7 for much of their work. And, that includes editors in their bathrobes w
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
So where are we in the game?
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
As much fun as the Larry Jordan thread is, I was wondering what people thought the state of the game was after Adobe fumbled the ball with the CC release. Do people think that Apple now have a chance
Re: So where are we in the game?
by Lance Bachelder 6 years ago
The really big negative for me with FCPX re-linking is its inability to search in anything but the root folder where the actual file lives - manually drilling down 3 levels to get to a file sucks. On
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
HP does Thunderbolt 2 possibly ahead of Apple. Laptops with original Thunderbolt
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
HP does Thunderbolt! Yes! http: provideocoalition.com atepper story hp-does-thunderbolt-yes and HP desktop workstations with Thunderbolt 2 HP Z420, Z620, and Z820 Workstations HP mobile workstations (
Re: HP does Thunderbolt 2 possibly ahead of Apple. Laptops with original Thunderbolt
by Eric Michael Cap 6 years ago
Just had a conversation with Dave Helmly about this, and while the PCIe Thunderbolt card does feature Displayport IN as per Intel's Thunderbolt specs, it's not required to be connected - unless you wa
FS: Sony M15U HDV VTR, Avid Complete Production Toolkit, Sony PVM20L2, Nikon lens
by Eric Michael Cap 6 years ago
A few items For Sale (or Trade): http: goldstreet.net Studiosale.html (Burbank LA) Please email me directly if you're interested in any of these items. Sony M15U HDV Deck VTR - $1200 Lightly used Sony
Headphones
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
I travel by plane about 4-5 times a year and so recently bought some noise canceling headphones--Sony--to use when I travel. They were 50% off and I had some gift cards, so I figured why not I plugged
Re: Headphones
by Eric Michael Cap 7 years ago
I also own use the Audio Technica ATH-M50's & Sony MDR 7506 and highly recommend them. The Sony's I've had for a dozen years and are great for dialog editing. The AT's are great for checking mixes and
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Automatic Duck going to Adobe
by Lemur Hayop 8 years ago
Just when I was considering buying PEFCP to export FCPX OMF to Pro Tools. We'll see what happens. http: www.k9sound.com
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 8 years ago
Re: Automatic Duck going to Adobe
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Here's the email I received FYI: Automatic Duck news September 26, 2011 Greetings! I'm writing you today to share with you some exciting news regarding Automatic Duck. Over these many years we've enjo
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.1) update: bug fixes, Mac OSX v10.7 (Lion) compatibility
by Todd Kopriva 8 years ago
See this post for details about the Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.1) update. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Sys
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.1) update: bug fixes, Mac OSX v10.7 (Lion) compatibility
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
I'm also waiting for Adobe to fix the Nikon issue before switching. That said, I also appreciate the excellent communication here and on the Adobe Premiere FaceBook page. The fact that Adobe is listen
waves z-noise -- where is it in Soundtrack?
by aemilia scott 8 years ago
whew, this is a bush league question, and my apologies for that. I am using Soundtrack and Final cut -- working on removing some room tone and air conditioner noise from a track. I bought z-noise nati
Re: waves z-noise -- where is it in Soundtrack?
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Try re-installing the Z-Noise plug-In...it should show up in the STP Effects palete along with and other 3rd Party AU plug-ins. Otherwise, give Waves Tech Support a call...they're usually pretty respo
MC6 Upgrade Price?
by Forrest Burger 8 years ago
OK, so I just downloaded the Media Composer 30 day free trial and will begin to start learning it this weekend. As a FCP user I'll qualify for the $995 cross grade if I choose to add MC to my toolset.
Re: MC6 Upgrade Price?
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
The Media Composer 5 - 5.5 Upgrade was $149 (download) or $395 (boxed)...very reasonable IMO. That said, you do have to pay a lot extra for some of the cool add-ons like PhraseFind & ScriptSync. By co
Adobe offer for FCP and Avid users
by Dennis Radeke 8 years ago
Hey all, Keeping it short and sweet - no sales pitch - just information. I put a blog article up that briefly discusses an Adobe offer now available to Apple and Avid users. Gives you all of the neces
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Pete Appleby liked this 8 years ago
Re: Adobe offer for FCP and Avid users
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Actually it's now called Adobe Media Encoder (AME) and it not only does Flash but H.264 and can transcode to ProRes or whatever codecs are on your system (DNxHD etc.). And it's 64-bit & cross-platform
Aja, blackmagic, and avid oh my!
by Greg Burke 8 years ago
Hey guys I was told by our in house avid editors that avid will only comuitcate with Aja products, I have some black magic cards in my mac pro will they be unusable in avid I haven't tried anything ye
Re: Aja, blackmagic, and avid oh my!
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
They did it on the audio side last year with Pro Tools 9. If they're smart they'll do it on the video side with an update to Media Composer 5.5 and soon.
Apple's Vulnerability: Public Image
by Joe Campanale 8 years ago
So the company has made it abundantly clear it doesn't value what pros think. They currently DO care, however, about their public image..... to the point of obsession. The fact that Apple, media darli
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Matt Gottshalk liked this 8 years ago
Re: Apple's Vulnerability: Public Image
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
From today's L.A. Craigslist: EXPERIENCED Video Editor - Expert in Final Cut Pro (Burbank, CA) Date: 2011-06-23, 10:04AM PDT Reply to: job-4z9je-2458002435@craigslist.org Errors when replying to ads W
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A List of those switching to another NLE
by Tom Daigon 8 years ago
I thought it might be interesting (and educational for Apple) for people to indicate in this thread if they are switching to another NLE. I am switching to Adobe CS5 Tom Daigon Avid DS FCP After Effec
Re: A List of those switching to another NLE
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Thanks for the video links Kevin...I'll check them out tonight! I agree with Stephen...I'd like to see some aggressive crossgrade ala carte packages & pricing from ADOBE. For example, how about a Prem
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Compressor 4 and h.264
by Parke Gregg 8 years ago
Has anyone had a chance to see if Apple has upgraded improved its h.264 encoder in the new Compressor 4 -Parke -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Video Post Production
Re: Compressor 4 and h.264
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Kevin, How does Adobe's Media Encoder compare to Compressor in terms of stability, encoding speed, picture quality & format options What about Avid options
Final Cut Pro X - Soundtrack Pro dumped?
by Trygve Roos 8 years ago
I've been using Soundtrack Pro for editing soundscapes, i.e. recordings made in nature, mostly containing birdsong and or other natural sounds. The files I edit are large, often more than a gigabyte.
Re: Final Cut Pro X - Soundtrack Pro dumped?
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Avid's Media Composer seems to have more built-in "Pro" Audio features IMO with some borrowed Pro Tools functionality, plug-ins and seamless PT file exchange if you're working with outside Pro Audio g
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Blackmagic NAB 2011 update
by Luke Maslen 8 years ago
Hi, Please find following a copy of an email Grant Petty has just sent from NAB 2011 with all the new product announcements from Blackmagic Design. Regards, Luke Maslen Blackmagic Design -------------
Re: Blackmagic NAB 2011 update
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Grant @ Blackmagic does it again! Can't wait to try out Resolve Lite. Why can't Apple get Color working in RT
What to use when we stop using Final Cut
by Will Eccleston 8 years ago
I learned on AVID Media Composer 6.5.3 in 1997. I am the kind of person who constantly hones his workflow, and my AVID workflow was razor-sharp. To that end, when I was forced to start using Final Cut
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Re: What to use when we stop using Final Cut
by Eric Michael Cap 8 years ago
Very astute move by Avid (50% discount for FCP users), especially if Apple fails to deliver with the new Final Cut version.
Best ProTools control surface under 15K
by Matt Bishop 9 years ago
Hello there, I know there will be a difference of opinions and I have searched around for some options but I am curious what the various audio artist consider to be the best Pro Tools control surface
Re: Best ProTools control surface under 15K
by Eric Michael Cap 9 years ago
Best bet Peter would be to post your question on the Avid Digidesign Audio Forums, either the C 24 or Post sub-forums. Cheers! http: duc.avid.com
LM100 vs Media Meter 2
by Steve Culpepper 9 years ago
We currently have the Dolby LM100 but are looking at the Media Meter 2. I can't find any info on the Media Meter 2 in regards to its ability to work with logic. We are a mac based FCP house and do our
Re: LM100 vs Media Meter 2
by Eric Michael Cap 9 years ago
Dolby Media Meter 2 now works as a AU plugin within Logic, as well as RTAS AS in Pro Tools & VST in Nuendo. Here's the link: http: www.dolby.com professional products pro-audio mastering-dvd-hd dolby-
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Advice on wired lavalier microphone
by Ben Edwards 9 years ago
I have a Sennheiser G1 radio lavalier and a Sennheiser ME66 shotgun with noth K6 and k6p power modules. I wish to add a wired lavalier capacity. My first idea was to see if there was a wired 'adapter'
Re: Advice on wired lavalier microphone
by Eric Michael Cap 9 years ago
I use the MZA 900 Sam mentions with a ME2 and highly recommend it. You can get it from B&H: http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 387918-REG Sennheiser_MZA900P_MZA_900_P.html
Rode NTG2 not giving me what I want. I need a good on-board mic for my EX3.
by Richard Doyle 9 years ago
When I have the Rode NTG 2 mic on my EX3 (connected through XLR), you would have to be very close to your subject to get good, clear audio. Or am I doing something wrong It seems to me that the Rode N
Re: Rode NTG2 not giving me what I want. I need a good on-board mic for my EX3.
by Eric Michael Cap 9 years ago
I use the same microphone and have never had any such audio issues using it on-camera. Make sure you haven't set the EX3 audio input setting to "Line" incorrectly. Otherwise you may have a faulty mic.
Active Near Field Monitors for Video
by Danny Grizzle 9 years ago
There are too many on the market to sort out! Reviews are always ambiguous! What do you use What do you like and dislike What would you buy today on a budget What do you wish for ========== I'll go fi
Re: Active Near Field Monitors for Video
by Eric Michael Cap 9 years ago
I use a 5.1 JBL LSR system (6312 Sub w 5 x LSR25p's) and I'm very happy. A lot of Video Post Houses here in L.A. are using JBL LSR 4328's. RMC system works well for me but make sure you spend some mon
Burbank Film Permit Fees - Revisited
by Eric Michael Cap 10 years ago
A few months back I started a thread on this subject as Burbank updated it's Film Permit Ordinance to allow the use of hand-held cameras without a permit ($350 fee), providing no external lighting aud
Re: Burbank Film Permit Fees - Revisited
by grinner hester 10 years ago
Silly way to waiste some tax dollars. Did they really think they were gonna stop grandpa on vacation with his handycam please.
Burbank Film Permit Ordinance - seeking public comment
by Eric Michael Cap 11 years ago
The Burbank City Council is considering revisions to the City s Film Permit Ordinance that will allow the use of hand held cameras without a permit and waiver of fees for non-profit organizations and
Re: Burbank Film Permit Ordinance - seeking public comment
by Eric Michael Cap 11 years ago
Thanks John. As promised, below is a link to some video of the Council discussions on this matter, as well as an article and letter that appeared in today's local newspaper (Burbank Leader). I've also
Broadcast Formats
by Dr. Mark Draper 11 years ago
We could use some help and hand holding. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving wounded warriors and want to send out PSA's to TV stations to raise public awareness of the plight of wounded vets. A video
Re: Broadcast Formats
by Eric Michael Cap 11 years ago
Great thread and I concur with Mark's comments re FTP uploads being the way of the future. Just read a very interesting article yesterday on this very dilemma. I hope it's OK to post the link & some e
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