Steve Mullen Ph.D. has over 45 years experience working with high technology.
Prior to founding Digital Video Consulting, he was the Managing Director of PictureTel Japan; Director Asia/Pacific/Americas sales for PictureTel Corporation; and Director of BBN Advanced Supercomputers Inc., Japan.
Preceding these assignments, he was the Distributor Manager for Asia/Pacific/Americas Marketing and Sales for MASSCOMP Realtime Computers; and a Product Marketing Manager for DATA TRANSLATION (parent of Media 100). He was also International Sales Manager for Play, the creator of the world famous Trinity.
He began his career, after teaching at the University of Minnesota and Carleton College, at DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION (DEC) where he was a Seminar Development Manager, R&D Systems Engineer, and a Product Manager.
For over a decade he was a Contributing Editor for Video Systems magazine. He has also written for Adobe Premiere Newsletter, A/V Video, Camcorder, DV, Etown, millimeter, The Perfect Vision, Video Pro, and Video Review. He now writes for Broadcast Engineering.
Steve taught digital video production at Rutgers University and Electronic Cinematography at the University of the Arts. And, at Harvestworks in NYC, he taught Media 100 editing.
For more than a decade, Digital Video Consulting has provided consulting services, training, and seminars on digital video production.
He has written a number of Digital Production Guides, including imMEDIAte 100 for the Media 100, the Premiere Primer (Adobe Premiere), Express Xpress DV (Avid), and the highly successful Panasonic AG-DVX100A Production Guide.
Steve’s has a number of very successful eBooks: The Ins and Outs of iMovie 09, JVC ProHD Handbook, the JVC GZ-HD7 Handbook, the JVC GZ-HD7 Guide, the JVC GY-HD100 Handbook, the Sony HVR-V1 and HDR-FX7 Handbook, and the Sony HVR-Z1 and HDR-FX1 Handbook, and the Composed Composer for Avid’s Media Composer.
Steve lives in Las Vegas.
Where to find Steve Mullen online
Editing AVCHD with iMovie 09
By Steve Mullen
Published: April 20, 2010.
Editing AVCHD with iMovie 09© covers these topics: Import AVCHD, AVCHD Lite, and AVCCAM; Edit 720p25, 720p30, 1080i50, and 1080i60; Fifty Fantastic iMovie Workflow Tips; Color Correction Tutorial; Burn HD Movies with your Mac’s SuperDrive; Better than Blu-ray: HD Movies on Solid-state Media; Create High-quality Internet SD and HD Movies.
What You Need to Know about LCD Monitors
By Steve Mullen
Published: April 2, 2010.
While there is no doubt that LCD HDTVs are outselling monitors using other display technologies, there are serious doubts about the increasingly common use of LCD HDTVs for production monitoring. And, if LCD panels have limitations when used as production monitors—does it really make sense to buy one for critical viewing in the home?
HD-DSLRs for Filmmakers
By Steve Mullen
Published: March 30, 2010.
HD-DSLRs offer filmmakers the capability to shoot HD that looks far more like film than is possible from HD camcorders in the same price range. But, getting consistent high-quality video is not easy because there are, mostly undocumented, major technology differences between cameras. Before buying an HD-DSLR, or to get the best results from your camera, you need to read "HD-DSLRs for Filmmakers."
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