What is raw and why is everyone talking about it? A new document explain what raw is and why it brings so many benefits over conventional shooting. Click here to read it.
My Horizons documentary film contest to be announced at BVE North. Great prizes including a Sony Camcorder to be had. See the link above.
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Alister attends mosts of the major trade shows, including CabSat, NAB, IBC, Broadcast Asia and many others. This year I hope to run some exciting competitions with great prizes.
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Alister runs tours and workshops for individuals and small groups. He is an excellent teacher and works with Sony, F-Stop Academy and Santa Fe Workshops as well as other educational establishments to provide quality video production training and education around the world. He also runs his own workshops and adventures tours. You can find more information on these here.