SMB realised its first mediARC in Q2 2017 for the digitisation and management of its entire legacy video archive consisting of 140,000 hours of Betacam
, DigiBeta, U-matic, One Inch, and MiniDV tapes to SBA's enterprise datacentre.
Independent documentary filmmakers had been working with 16mm film, or analogue video formats like U-matic or Betacam
at this point.
Stoschek's entire collection is digitised but she always keeps art pieces in their original format, too, whether it's Betacam
tape or a 16mm film.
DaVinci Resolve was utilized to balance out dramatically different grain structures and depth from the two sources, one Digital Betacam
, the other being analog BetaSP.
In the other office, I had all my videos there of Dulaang UP in Betamax, VHS and Betacam
. There was a room where we stored our beautiful costumes.
His means of expression embrace all the various platforms of film and video technologies, from Super 8 through 16mm to Digital Betacam
. He was also an important figure in the Melbourne Filmmakers Co-op, the Independent Film Action Committee, Just Another Film Society, Open Channel, the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Screen Directors Association--all while teaching filmmaking, completing a PhD, and contributing articles to various film magazines and publications.
A music collector of note, Segal left behind a large collection of books, reel-to-reel tapes, vinyl recordings, cassette and VHS tapes, betacam
tapes, DVDs, and CDs collected from 1950 to 2013.