A day in the life of a Video Production Manager

It’s 07:00 and I’m writing this from the tube on my way to work, the quietest time of my day, aka no reception! I grew up determined to work in Film and TV, so against my parent’s dreams of me practising law, I went to Salford University where I studied...

Introduction to Forscene

A video introduction to logging, editing and publishing in Forscene – an overview of topics include: Signing into Forscene Navigating the panel, button names and tooltips Using the play and record windows Publishing from Forscene Using keyboard shortcuts A brief...

Signing into a Forscene account

This is a quick video showing you easy signing into your Forscene account. Transcription of the video First, launch your web browser and then enter “forscene.net” into the address bar. Browsing to forscene.net takes you to the login page, where you type in your user...

5 top tips when looking for video production jobs

If you’ve ever dreamed of working in TV or Film, then here’s a dose of reality for you: it’s difficult, and few actually make it. Growing up, I used to love watching the director’s commentaries on my favourite movies, to see how a crew came together to make a script...

DO YOU NEED A DEGREE TO WORK IN TV?

In the old days, if you wanted to work in video production you either applied for an apprenticeship with one of the broadcasters or entered into glorified slavery as a runner. Either way you learnt “on the job”, and what you learnt was dependant on the knowledge base...

WHAT IS FORSCENE? AN EDITOR’S PERSPECTIVE

After more than 30 years as an editor, having worked on nearly every system there is, why have I joined Forscene? I first started editing in 1981, on a two machine U-matic system – look it up! Since then I’ve worked on multi machine linear suites, Avid,...