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Some technical knowledge in connectivity, systems, cameras, image/video software. I am better at project development, scripting, organization, conceptualization. I know Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, AfterEffects, some Avid, and some others but am no real expert on them. I also have knowledge in multimedia.

Experience in the area

Wel over 20yrs of various TV/video production experience. B.S. degree in TV Production from James Madison Univ. Taught TV production at a community college for 5 yrs.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications (Radio, TV, Film); James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA

Awards and Honors

Telly Awards, Communicator Awards, Ava Award, Virginia Community College Associatiopn awards, National Council for MArketing and Public Relations Awards, CAB Award, and others.

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2016-07-25 Question re resizing PC videos:

I haven't found anything that does a good job of compressing video files without stepping on them pretty badly.    The good news is that external drives aren't super expensive anymore. A quick Google search

2016-06-15 Handbrake:

In order to control file size, the software likely has a hierarchy of things (codecs, image/audio quality, screen size, etc)it can change to reduce the size. Its choices between these items isn't something

2016-06-15 Handbrake:

I have used Hand Brake but it's been a long time so I'm not very up-to-date, I'm afraid. I'll do what I can for you, though.    Optimize, I believe, will give you the best quality and playability for your

2016-05-30 iMovie question:

Unfortunately, I don't use iMovie so I'm not very familiar with it's capabilities. I can, however speak in general terms and hopefully some of it will apply.    Essentially, there are three main ways to

2015-10-01 Software:

I'm not familiar with VirtualDub but I just Googled it. It looks like a very stripped-down editor that's used primarily for capturing video. I couldn't get a good look at it so I don't know if it will


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