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Common Audio Mistakes | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET's senior audio technician Brent Abshear discusses what to avoid to ensure good audio.

Gathering Good Audio | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET's senior audio technician Brent Abshear gives advice on where to get started capturing good audio for video.

Microphones | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET's senior audio technician Brent Abshear provides an analysis of different types of microphones and their uses.

Duties as an Audio Technician | Video Production: Behind the Scenes with the Pros

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KET's senior audio technician Brent Abshear talks about the roles of the audio technician.

Turner/Adult Swim | Fast Forward

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Some of television's most popular networks make their home in midtown Atlanta, and Fast Forward went behind the scenes to find out what makes these networks…work. We learned about the creative technology behind them, as well as other aspects of multi-level media. Teachable Moments include an explanation of gravity and how understanding it is essential to a cartoon animator, along with a description of Metadata.

Teachable Moment: Chroma Key | Fast Forward

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Also known as “Green Screen,” Chroma Key isn’t just used by TV weather people. It’s also a great tool for creating special effects in movies and television shows.

Teachable Moment: How Film Works | Fast Forward

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Before making films, we wanted to find out how films work. And that means learning about persistence of vision.

Fox Theatre | Fast Forward

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What makes the fabulous Fox Theatre so fabulous? Great question! And that’s just what we ask the folks who work at the Fox. They answer by giving us an exclusive backstage tour, as well as an on-stage tour, and even an under-the-stage tour. And we tell the “theatrical” story as you’d expect—in 3 acts. By the way, it turns out that part of what makes the Fox so fabulous is their air-conditioning system and their LED lights, both of which we cover in our Teachable Moments.

Meddin Studios | Fast Forward Launch Pad

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It’s true that Georgia is about 2,000 miles from Hollywood, but the film and television industries are much closer. In fact they're right here in Georgia. We talk with the people at Meddin Studios in Savannah to learn why film and television are where you'll find Georgia’s fastest-growing job markets. We also find out exactly what jobs are available, how to get started, and why the folks at Meddin love what they do.

Raleigh Studios | Fast Forward

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There are big things coming out of the little town of Senoia, Georgia—like the most popular TV show in the history of cable, for example. That’s right, it’s shot at Raleigh Studios, about an hour’s drive south of Atlanta. We go behind the scenes and talk with the experts about what it takes to create the fictional world of The Walking Dead.

Teachable Moment: Prosthetics | Fast Forward

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One of the keys for creating zombie illusions is the use of prosthetics. We find out what they are, and how they’re used in television.

Career Connections | Sound Engineer

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Many sound engineers creatively use technology to produce audio for music, radio, film, and television. To prepare for this career path, studying media arts and science would be beneficial.

Meddin Studios | Fast Forward

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It's true that Georgia is about 2,000 miles from Hollywood, but the film and television industries are much closer. In fact, they're right here in Georgia. We talk with the people at Meddin Studios in Savannah to learn why film and television are where you will find Georgia’s fastest-growing job markets. We also find out exactly what jobs are available, how to get started, and why the folks at Meddin love what they do.

Teachable Moment: Capturing Images | Fast Forward

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Movie making isn’t purely magic. There’s a lot of technology behind how cameras capture images, and we offer a brief explanation.

Raleigh Studios | Fast Forward Launch Pad

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There are big things coming out of the little town of Senoia, Georgia—like the most popular TV show in the history of cable, for example. That’s right, it’s shot at Raleigh Studios, about an hour’s drive south of Atlanta. We go behind the scenes and talk with the experts about what it takes to create the fictional world of The Walking Dead.

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