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Video Data Management on Set and in the Field

Video Introducing this tutorial


What you should know before watching this course
Using the exercise files

1. The Need for Asset Management

Evolutions in acquisition
The benefits of on-set asset management
Challenges with on-set workflows

2. Camera Management

Identifying all cameras on-set
Confirming record options and acquisition format
Building an ingest plan
Creating a chain of command

3. On-Set Hardware

Using a laptop
Using a mobile workstation
Using a tablet
On-set monitoring
Card readers

4. Software Solutions

Using your operating system to transfer data
Using cloning software to transfer data
Using Adobe Prelude to transfer data
Using Red Giant Offload to transfer data
Using ShotPut Pro to transfer data

5. Building a Data Transfer Station

Positioning the station
Choosing a staging platform
Powering the station
Cable needs
Choosing a data connection type
Collaborating with others

6. Transfer Options

Logging data
Transferring data
Cloning data
Transcoding data

7. 3-2-1 Backup Strategies

Making three copies
Backing up to two formats
Using one offsite method
The dangers of copying a bad copy

8. Card Management

Handling incoming cards
Temporarily storing cards
Holding cards until after the shoot
Erasing or reformatting media

9. Post-Shoot Workflow

The transfer responsibility
Using near-term storage
When to archive originals


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