HD Today Stories Archive


VMI welcomes 5,000th attendee to HD Seminar

VMI welcomes 5,000th attendee to HD Seminar

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VMI’s MD Barry Bassett, has been a prolific evangelist of HD over the past 4 years. He has been instrumental in spreading the good news of HD and its merits far and wide by introducing this technology to a wide spectrum of industry...

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Plastics Wins Gold

Plastics Wins Gold

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A pumped-up, overblown thriller of a teen flick which gets rudely invaded by sci-fi...” says Plastic’s official synopsis: it won top prize at this year’s VMI - sponsored Curzon High Definition Shorts festival. Its hero Matt...

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Tutankhamun’s clue to planetary chaos

Tutankhamun’s clue to planetary chaos

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This scarab-beetle on Tutankhamun’s necklace represents the life-giving Egyptian Sun-God. But scientists say the natural glass it is made of came from a cosmic calamity that could repeat itself at any time. Tutankhamun’s Fireball...

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In The Frame, Barry Bassett VMI Managing Director

In The Frame, Barry Bassett VMI Managing Director

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The intricacies of frame-rate conversion for international co-productions. In an international HD co-production, you will encounter the problem of differing frame rate compatibility between the USA/Japan and Europe. In Europe, programmes are...

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Painting with HD

Painting with HD

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High Definition enthusiast and DoP Joe Dyer originally trained in Fine Arts,particularly portraiture, and developed all the artist’s painstaking devotion to image. That devotion has stayed with him through an enviable filming career as...

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HD’S Technical Versatility Cuts Costs

HD’S Technical Versatility Cuts Costs

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When Polish director Edward Porembny visited his roots to shoot a bittersweet examination of middle-age, little did he know he would be recording the demise of his beloved Poland  Or that he would blaze a technical trail with his use of High...

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