Hello to VideoUniversity Readers

I wanted to say hello and introduce myself to the many VideoUniversity® readers.

I am Anthony Burokas and I’ve been producing event and corporate video for over 20 years. I have also spent the last seven years writing for a magazine many of you may know about called EventDV Magazine. Now, InfoToday did shutter EventDV magazine with the December 2011 issue, so don’t go looking to sign up and get your free copy. 🙂 That ended about the same time as Videography and DV Magazine merged into one new publication. So there’s a lot of activity going on with regards to reporting the news in this industry.

I have a long history of event videography- starting with two piece VHS and 3/4 U-matic systems. I know, with that sentence, I got a few readers to laugh, and completely befuddled many people who are new to this industry and raised in an era of solid-state media, HD codecs, and online delivery. Well, I am also a vDSLR owner and still own some HDV gear as well. I could go on and on about the formats and gear that I’ve used but I won’t say much more than I’ve seen & used a lot.

Every company makes some nice gear and I’m not really partial to any of it. I’ve reviewed lots of cameras, recorders & other gear for Event DV and I look forward to doing the same in the future. I also have some salient business advice on what works and what doesn’t work for the solo producer and the small shop. Some of it I’ve experienced myself, some of it I’ve seen others go through.

I look forward to writing for you in the weeks and months ahead and, even more so, I look forward to the discussion online. Like my own TechThoughts blog, each article here allows for comments. I welcome them and I’ll be here to discuss anything in the article once it gets posted. So, unlike the printed magazine, we can have a dialog after the article”“ and I think that’s a great thing.

I’d love to hear from you. You can comment below, suggest topics, or just say hi. If you want to reach me directly”“ you can e-mail me: Vid Pro at IEBA dot com.

Keep Reading...

Android

Best Shared Videos 2015 That Could Have Been Produced On Low Budgets

These are some of the most shared video ads in 2015. I did not include movie trailers, music videos for popular artists or any videos that are not possible without a large budget. I’ve tried to include only those that could be produced by a videographer like you or me. Most of the Best Shared […]

Read More
Parabolic Microphone

Parabolic Microphone

The parabolic microphone can collect and focus far away sounds by aiming the dish directly at the distant sound. Ideal for capturing professional audio in sporting events, wildlife video, special events, law enforcement and espionage.

Read More
Lufthansa and DJI Drone Technology

Lufthansa & DJI Develop Commercial Drone Technology

Lufthansa and DJI Drone Technology Lufthansa Aerial Services, a division of Lufthansa Consulting, today signed a deal with DJI to use the world’s leading drone-maker’s aerial platforms to develop commercial applications for its key customers. A recent pilot project to inspect rotor blades on wind turbines was just completed by the Lufthansa and DJI. Other […]

Read More
Parody of Birdman

Make A Parody

Looking for a great topic for your next video? Make a parody of a well-known film. The example above may get your creative juices flowing, but it will only be meaningful if you’ve seen Birdman which just won the Oscar for Best Picture on Sunday night. Below is the full length trailer. The film is […]

Read More




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • Forbes Magazine calls VideoUniversity one of the best business-to-business sites for digital video production.
  • WINNER
    Videography Magazine's
    "Website of the Month" Award
  • WINNER
    PC Magazine Online "Best Desktop Video Site" Award
  • WINNER
    CyberFilm School's "FOUR STAR" Award