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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: 3913

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: 8094

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: 17803

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 the connec...
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: 17803

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