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by Alistair Biggar
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Hard disk drive failure
Replies: 17
Views: 14040

Re: Hard disk drive failure

I had a failure a few years ago which destroyed all my film clips. I have learned a hard lesson about securely backing up everything on a NAS drive just in case of failure in the future. I'm not sure if SSD drives are any more reliable. I just purchased a 1TB one at £125 for my C drive and cloned th...
by Alistair Biggar
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: BIAFF 2018 AT HARROGATE
Replies: 26
Views: 19556

Re: BIAFF 2018 AT HARROGATE

Thank you Brian for those kind words about Mia Rapture 2 which I did work on. They were the most professional crew I have ever worked with although it was an amateur film as no-one was paid. I even had my own monitor to check boom in shot, and although we never used timecode although we could have, ...
by Alistair Biggar
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: BIAFF 2018 RESULTS
Replies: 62
Views: 43351

Re: BIAFF 2018 RESULTS

Just to continue the love-in, five stars and a Sunday screening here as well (and The Focus Prize) for "Miracle on the Mantlepiece" :D Lesson learned though - never assume everyone is familiar with Hans Christian Andersen tales as at least one of the judges clearly wasn't (or didn't make ...
by Alistair Biggar
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: BIAFF 2018 RESULTS
Replies: 62
Views: 43351

Re: BIAFF 2018 RESULTS

You've plenty years left in you Howard. I got a 3 star and a 4 star and I am quite happy. I did work on a Diamond, but only as the sound recordist. Look forward to seeing (hearing) it on Sunday "Mia Rapture2". Anyway I look forward to Saturday, and of course Sunday