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Customer Testimonial: The Institute for Justice Uses MediaSilo to Build Their Digital Library

Institute for Justice and MediaSilo

The Institute for Justice
is a public interest law firm that litigates for liberty. They use lawsuits to litigate important issues both in the court of law and the court of public opinion generally related to economic liberty, private property, school choice and first amendment issues. They’ve been a MediaSilo customer since May of 2014.

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An Avid-to-Avid Review and Approval Workflow Using MediaSilo


As an account manager at MediaSilo, I work directly with creative professionals to reveal the ways in which MediaSilo can make their workflows more efficient. One such workflow I’ve demonstrated to many MediaSilo customers is an Avid-to-Avid review and approval lifecycle.

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Customer Testimonial: PBS' Frontline Uses MediaSilo to Respond to Breaking News in Egypt


In July of 2013, PBS' FRONTLINE followed up its 2011 film, Revolution in Cairo with Egypt in Crisis, reporting on the overthrow of Egypt's democratically elected leader. During that first film in 2011, they struggled to quickly deliver footage captured in Egypt back to Boston, where FRONTLINE'S post-production facility, the OutPost, was located. Chris Fournelle, then Associate Director of Broadcast at FRONTLINE and current Director of Post-Production at WGBH in Boston, sought out a tool to allow their team to work more efficiently and accelerate the production process while working with a global team. They ultimately landed on MediaSilo.

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Collaboration Beyond Dropbox, YouTube and Vimeo - Kai Pradel on the Workflow Show

The Workflow ShowWhere do video professionals go when their collaboration workflows outgrow Dropbox, YouTube and Vimeo? MediaSilo CEO Kai Pradel sat down with Nick Gold and Jason Whetstone of Chesapeake Systems for episode 302 of The Workflow Show to discuss exactly that.

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7 Things You Can Do Today to Secure Your Media

secure media content

Sony’s latest security breach has effectively put data security at the top of everyone’s mind. While plenty has been written about the potential causes and repercussions of the breach, it shines an important light on an important issue. In today’s day and age, taking the necessary steps to protect yourself from a data leak are critical.

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EditCompanion for Adobe Premiere

With the EditCompanion extension for Adobe Premiere, you can browse and download the assets in your MediaSilo account from directly within Premiere Pro. EditCompanion connects Adobe Premiere to the cloud by letting users import files and share rough cuts--all  without leaving Premiere. EditCompanion is an Adobe Extension that easily installs on your Windows or Mac edit station.

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Customer Testimonial: Scott Howell & Company Use MediaSilo to Streamline their Production Process

Scott Howell and Company

Scott Howell & Company is one of the most revered and sought after political advertising firms in the country. Specializing in television and radio ads for Republican candidates and issue advocacy campaigns, Scott Howell & Company have produced ads that have aired in nearly every state in the country. Their commitment to quality and creative strategies have produced results everywhere from the local to the presidential level. Garnering accolades from national outlets like The National Journal and The Washington Post, they've earned a reputation as one of the hottest political consulting firms in the country.

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MediaSilo 2014 Fall Update

At MediaSilo we're continually innovating to deliver better solutions for creative pros which is why we're excited to announce our 2014 Fall Update. We've made a series of improvements to our platform all in an effort to increase efficiency and reduce friction for large teams using MediaSilo. Watch the video embedded above for a detailed walkthrough of the project management updates. Feel free to reach out to with any questions.

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Vimeo Releases High Maintenance and Joins the Fight to Disrupt the Traditional Media Consumption Model


Vimeo reached a new milestone as a platform for publishing video content yesterday as they released their first original programming: three new episodes of High Maintenance, a brilliant web series profiling a handful of characters in Brooklyn, NY. Vimeo has long been serving as a platform for independent artists to showcase their finished work, but today marks the start of a new era for the company, accelerating a trend started by Netflix and Amazon that’s disrupting the television industry by increasing funded options creators have to find audiences for their work.

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Why Everyone Should Learn How to Edit Video


“Multimedia has become an important 21st-century vernacular that must be understood and embraced. In the media landscape of today’s world, multimedia as a primary means of communication is simply a reality.” Those are the sentiments expressed by George Lucas in 2006 in connection to the $175 million donation his foundation made to USC Film School. His philanthropy was due in part to USC allowing him to discover his passion for film as well as to endow the USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy which seeks to expand the definition of literacy to include a mastery of moving image and sound as well as text.

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