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Preferred Media updates.

With industry news, as well as hints and tips for media management.

  • Interview: Web series come of age

    Interview: Web series come of age

    Melbourne WebFest kicked off in 2013 as a one day festival dedicated to web series. This year it will be a 4 day event with 1500 or more attendees. So what is a web series? The answer lurks somewhere between YouTube channels full of cat videos and Netflix original series like House of Cards or Stranger Things. We caught up with Melbourne WebFest Director Steinar Ellingsen to find out more. Pictured above L-R: Steinar Ellingsen,...

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  • Why you should digitise video, tape and film assets now

    Why you should digitise video, tape and film assets now

    The photo above tells a story. Unfortunately, it's not the story it was originally meant to tell. That story has been lost. Forever. In its place, there's a story about how your precious legacy content may be at risk. Do you have video, audio or multimedia content stored on film or magnetic tape? The longer you leave it in the original format, the greater the risk you will lose it. Two main risks of legacy...

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