This Tuesday is the battle of the bands at UVU produced by a friend and senior student Brian Parsons, with help from the Audio and Cinema Clubs on campus. It is going to be a huge and fun event for sure. We already have tons of sponsors and 13 bands that will be performing. The Audio and Cinema Clubs will be taking care of the event sound wise and also for video taping and making a DVD later on.
The video team will be intensive, 21 people including myself are on the call sheet. My role is DIT, known as the data wrangler, I will be copying files all night as they come to me. There will be some challenges as I expect 4 camera cards to get me at once, and they will be SD cards being transferred with the oh so fast USB2.0 protocol. Plus there will other cameras shooting CF cards, an Atomos Ninja and some KiPros, so we’ll have to see how it goes. I will be setting up a mac based DIT station tomorrow with one of the professors and maybe we’ll see if my HacPro can see some action. I finally got it not too freeze when new drives are plugged in.