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Michael F. Goldman 1939-2020

By Dom Serafini

This journalist reached out to Michael F. Goldman, someone he considered a “fellow Italian,” in 1991, when we at VideoAge were being unfairly financially penalized by the American (…)

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By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Longing to Pay Money For Face-to-Face Meetings

Normally, summer evokes images of beaches with waves crashing, sunburns, sweaty trips to visit the in-laws, fattening ice cream, hangover-inducing mojitos, and other similarly pleasurable thoughts. Not this year. The (…)

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By |June 16th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

VatiVision: The Vatican-Inspired TVoD

By Alessandro Bettero*

Its official name is VatiVision, but it’s starting to be known as the “Vatican’s answer to Netflix.” The project is big and ambitious. Roman Catholics now have (…)

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By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|1 Comment

The Future Isn’t What it Used to Be

By Dom Serafini

Recently, we in the press — at least in our case — have been inundated by studies, analyses, research, predictions, projections, and visions of the future, which, we’re (…)

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By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Creating a One-of-a-Kind Dubbing Academy

By Jacques Barreau*

The next big challenge in the media and entertainment business will be the talent pool.  Regardless of the country or the language, the coming years are going to (…)

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By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

There is Nothing Uncertain About Uncertainty

By Dom Serafini

Uncertainty doesn’t come from nowhere. It is man-made. It is often foreseen well ahead of time, but the warnings are regularly and deliberately ignored. Be it the destabilization (…)

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By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Vancouver AD Company Formalizes Lockdown

By Melissa Hope*

Descriptive Video Works is an audio description (or AD) company. We create descriptions of what is happening on screen to help people who are visually impaired enjoy the (…)

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By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Greetings From VideoAge‘s
Work-From-Home Team

Our team managed to publish two VideoAge editions (text, audio, PDF and print) during the lockdown!
We salute all our readers and advertisers. 1) Monica Gorgetto: Publisher
2) Dom Serafini: Editor-in-Chief (the only one at (…)

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By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

TV Ads: Less National, More Local

By Dom Serafini

During the COVID-19 lockdown, three things have become clear for the U.S. TV broadcast sector: ratings have gone up more than 35 percent, national advertising has gone down (…)

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By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Hybrid Approach To Language Dubbing

By Jacques Barreau*

Since the start of dubbing in Europe in the 1940s, the model hasn’t changed much. Dubbing studios spent (and still spend) the vast majority of their time hiring (…)

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By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments