November 29, 2015 | 02:39
WBTV-LP All Station Meeting – January 7
Calling all WBTV-LP Supporters!
Our first public WBTV-LP Burlington All Station Meeting is Thursday, January 7, 2016.Read More »
November 28, 2015 | 03:33
“Full Frame” Sensors Are Not Necessarily Better for Video
Video shooters often desire cameras with larger image sensors because they allow for shooting with longer lenses, which can yield pretty and cinematically shallow depths of field. The cheapest and easiest way to shoot with a large image sensor is to shoot on a DSLR still-camera that also records video. The watershed DSLR filmmaking camera was the Canon 5D Mark II, which boasted a “full frame” image sensor, meaning the sensor was the same size as a single frame of 35mm chemical film.
But here’s the thing: 35mm motion picture cameras do not use anything close to a full frame of 35mm still film.Read More »
November 27, 2015 | 04:05
Dom Flemons swings by VCAM
Every once and awhile something truly special, yet totally ordinary happens at VCAM, like a Grammy-winnning musician swinging by a show.Read More »
November 26, 2015 | 04:22
Producer Party Save the Date
Save the date for the RETN & VCAM The Producer Party, Friday, January 29, 2016!Read More »
November 25, 2015 | 11:46
Radio Geek Supergroup Plays ACMNE
For one show only, the newly formed supergroup "Radio Geek" performed as a panel at the Alliance Community Media Northeast (ACMNE) Conference, Friday, November 20, 2015. This was the first of its kind gathering for low-power radio stations connected to PEG stations in the northeast. We had a mix of attendees curious about community radio or who were building stations themselves. Check out our audio recording of the panel.Read More »
November 24, 2015 | 05:45
5 Qs with a VCAM Staff - Tyler
Tyler, tell us something we might not know (a factoid that you have retained for no particular reason).
The right to privacy is not expressly guaranteed by the Constitution.Read More »
November 6, 2015 | 11:00
The Future of the Creative Sector in Vermont
"The Vermont Creative Network Summit was an "ah ha" moment for me (and others) to realize that there is great power in coming all together, to network, to share resources, to unite in shifting the idea of what "art" is for Vermont." - Llu Mulvaney-StanakRead More »
November 3, 2015 | 10:18
VT International Film Festival Audience Choice Winnner
Who took home this year's audience favorite of Vermont filmmakers?Read More »
October 29, 2015 | 12:52
Bill's Tech Corner: Transcoding
Transcoding? Check out Bill's flowchart.Read More »
October 28, 2015 | 05:37
Burlington Media Factory - Phase One Nears Completion!
We are nearly two years in on planning, designing, and now constructing our expansion of RETN and VCAM's community media center and we are calling it the Burlington Media Factory.
It will be a place which will house:
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- the RETN and VCAM studio,
- a state-of-the-art media education and events space,
- the new 99.3FM, WBTV-LP radio studio,
- a streamlined public equipment rental space,
- new edit space,
- and an expanded tech core.