• Screen Forever 2018 – the highlights

    Screen Forever 2018 – the highlights

    Screen Forever 2018 is over. We survived four days of drinking, networking, learning, drinking and discussion. We even survived Jetstar and the weather, getting everyone back to Sydney in the end. It's time to reflect on the highlights. Here's the Preferred Media take on Screen Forever 2018. What we liked The networking. It's fantastic to meet so many people who are genuinely passionate about creating and distributing great content. The Forum Theatre. A stunning venue...

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  • Data transfer options for media content files

    Data transfer options for media content files

    We all know transferring media content files can be a headache. And despite years of promises, the NBN's not much help. So how do you get your content to and from Preferred Media? Most clients currently use hard drives to transfer media content Although hard drives aren't the best way to store your content long term, they're a good way to hand your files over. Since you're not using an internet connection, there's no issue with...

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  • Understanding backup and archive

    Understanding backup and archive

    We talk about our MediaPhile digital services as being backup and archive, but have you ever stopped to think about those terms more deeply? What's the difference between backup and archive? If you're not sure, now's your chance to find out. Backup and archive serve different purposes Let's start by looking at what you want to achieve. Do you need to be sure you can get all your current project files back quickly if your...

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