Compressing and Converting Video for the Web

Today in the Advanced Video Lab, we touched briefly on compressing video for the web, and then moved straight into our hands-on workshops on storyboarding, lighting, and editing. I promised to make a PDF handout available that gives basic video compression information and some software you can use to convert video from one format to another. Here it is: Video Compression Take-Home Info (PDF, 148k). ...more

Getting to BlogHer by Train

I loved greenlagirl's post about getting to BlogHer sans car because I attempted to minimize the environmental impact of my own trip by traveling by train. Apparently this saves 600 BTUs per passenger mile over air travel. It takes a lot longer, but it's pretty, relaxing, and fun. I'm a videoblogger, so I can show you what my trip was like. ...more

I love Flagstaff. You've inspired me -- I'd love to get my act together and do this next year. ...more

Join Us in the Advanced Video Lab

Hi there, BlogHer '07 attendees. I'm really excited about presenting with Gena and Robyn in the Multimedia Advanced Video Lab on Day Two. I'd like to give you a little more information about the Advanced Video Lab. We'll be covering a wide range of topics designed to help you really rock as a VlogHer. Gena's put me to shame, already submitting three great posts to pique your interest in videoblogging. ...more