Anatomy Connected 2024

April 5, 2024Conferences, News

We recently attended the American Association of Anatomy’s2024 Anatomy Connected conference held this year in Toronto. TVASurg team members Joy Qu and Lesia Szyca presented with other medical illustration professionals at the Association of Medical Illustrators-sponsored group session “Design Thinking and Visual Communication through the Lens of the Medical Illustrator”. TVASurg team member Paul Kelly, … Read More

TVASURG at VidCon 2023

September 12, 2023Conferences, Vlog

In June, TVASurg production members Joy and Lesia had the opportunity to attend VidCon in Anaheim, California to see what’s new in the world of social media, gain insights into the future of digital content, and connect with other digital creators. This three-day conference, June 21- 24, 2023, hosted featured talks and panels from industry … Read More

LIVE it Up! 2023 fundraiser

June 26, 2023News

In April, TVASurg team members were invited to showcase some of our experimental VR modules at the annual LIVE it UP! fundraiser in Toronto.

AHPBA Annual Meeting 2023

March 29, 2023Conferences, News

Along with our editors and collaborators, the TVASurg team has always strived to disseminate and share our content to national and international medical conferences, in the form of ePosters, video case submissions, as well as invited lectures from our editors.   At this year’s annual meeting of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), we had the … Read More

2022 Demo Reel

December 24, 2022News, Video release

Life has returned to a “new normal” since our last Demo Reel in 2020. This time around we are happy to be including several new patient education sites, new additions to our ENT and laparoscopic chapters, and 2 new atlas chapters in our repertoire of surgical education projects. We have also begun to release some … Read More

11-year Anniversary!

December 19, 2022News, Process, Publications, Research

The Toronto Video Atlas of Surgery (TVASurg) launched its first video 11 years ago in November of 2011. For this month’s blog we’d like to report on the past decade of generating well over 100 3D animation-enhanced surgical teaching videos! Let’s begin with some big numbers on our activities and production. To date we have … Read More

Sharing our content

November 25, 2022News

As we look over our long list of surgeries filmed, animations produced, and surgical chapters added to our atlas, we are saddened to see another long list of data points–the number of copyright strikes we have had to submit to YouTube for users who have taken our content and posted it to their own channels … Read More

Tutorial: The basics of Fusion in DaVinci Resolve

October 31, 2022Process, Tutorial, Vlog

Lately we’ve been exploring some of the compositing and graphics features of the “Fusion” component of the free video editing software DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic design. In previous blogs we’ve shown how we use DaVinci Resolve to edit surgical footage, gave an overview of all the features DaVinci Resolve offers, and demonstrated how to add … Read More

Scratching the surface of “scratch narration”

September 16, 2022News, Process

Audio narration is key to delivering your educational message when using video. If you are submitting a video to a conference, audio narration of your dictated script may be a requirement. At the end of your video production when you are ready to render out your final video file, you’ll want to be using high-quality … Read More

Association of Medical Illustrators 2022 Annual Conference

August 17, 2022Conferences, News

Last month was the first in-person conference of the Association of Medical Illustrators since the covid-19 pandemic. TVASurg production team member Paul Kelly attended the conference and even made a podcast episode on it! You can listen to find out more about the talks and presentations by using the embedded player below, or check out … Read More