[Tig] Fwd: OT-Nat. Be Kind to VT Tech's Week

Mike Bitetti mbitetti at aol.com
Tue Mar 25 15:36:46 GMT 2008


Yup, painfully familiar sight! Between working on the Quads and the MkIII's,?it ruined my back and knees forever!

Mike Bitetti
Executive Director
Savannah Cinema Post


-----Original Message-----
From: Ted Langdell <ted at tedlangdell.com>
To: Group Internet Telecine <tig at colorist.org>
Sent: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 4:06 pm
Subject: [Tig] OT-Nat. Be Kind to VT Tech's Week



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Since telecine and videotape recorders are (were) joined at the hip,  
thought some of you might remember seeing this ad... posted today on  
the Yahoo Final Cut Pro list by Chuck Reti.

Begin forwarded message:
> Here's one, mid-70's I think. from Videomax, promoting a "National Be
> Kind to Video Tape Technicians Week"
>
> http://homepage.mac.com/chuckr/tapetechs.jpg
>
> -- 
> Chuck Reti
> Detroit MI
>
He was replying to another scanned by Rick Emery from Life Magazine:
http://www.rickemery.com/tech.jpg

That prompted a posting by Dennis Egan, an editor at NBC's Today Show  
at 30Rock in NYC:
I remember that. Here's my own version from 1974:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dennisdegan/515339194/

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So whatever your facility's techs's (or you) have their (your) head  
stuck into this week... hope its not for long and has a successful  
resolution. Oh, and that somebody keeps their (your) coffee cup  
filled with the brew of your choice.

---

OLD VTRs/Telecine at NAB:
If you're into using or collecting Old VTRs  like 2" Quads and  
helical, 1" in any flavor, EIAJ 1/2" and predecessors or other wierd  
or unusual VTR's... old edit systems... or old telecine equpment  
there's a group of us gathering around 12:30p, Tuesday in the Cafe at  
the front of South Hall.

This ought to be convenient for folks with limited time and evening  
obligations.

E-mail me off list for any details and my cell phone.

Hope your day is going smoothly.

Ted

Ted Langdell
Ted Langdell Creative Broadcast Services
Marysville, CA
Main:   (530) 741-1212

tedlangdell.com. Storytelling through Broadcast Coverage and Creative  
Services since 1974

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