Designing a logo for High School Outreach Initiative (HSOI)

June 18, 2020Process

High School Outreach Initiative (HSOI) was started by the the University of Toronto Transplant Institute and Trillium Gift of Life Network to help raise organ donation awareness in high schools across the Greater Toronto Area. HSOI organizes lectures/talks presented by a healthcare professional from top transplant hospitals in Toronto, along with a donor family or … Read More

TVASurg Process: 3D Modelling

March 20, 2020Process

One of the key features of TVASurg videos, that sets them apart from most of the other educational surgery videos available online, is our 3D animations. As graduates of the esteemed Biomedical Communications program at the University of Toronto–Mississauga, the TVASurg production team is armed with a complete 3D animation skill set–modelling, rigging, shading, texturing, … Read More

Filming our Patreon video

January 28, 2020Process

In December we launched our crowdfunding initiative on Patreon with an accompanying video. Along with testimonials from subscribers, we wanted to put our content expert’s faces, instead of their hands, in this video to talk about how the video atlas has helped them teach surgery. Shooting interviews was a new challenge for us. We have … Read More

ProFusion Expo

November 21, 2019Conferences, Process, Research

Last week TVASurg team members attended Vistek’s ProFusion Expo, to check out some of the newest gear and trends in photography and videography. Profusion Expo is a free two-day event in Toronto for professionals and camera enthusiasts. With over a hundred exhibitors, the newest equipment is showcased, and many products are launched for the first … Read More

TVASurg Process: Filming in the OR

October 10, 2019Process

Over the last ten years, TVASurg has produced dozens of surgical procedure videos and filmed dozens more. For this month’s blog, we’d like to talk about our surgical filming methods. Dr. Ian McGilvray, one of our founding Atlas Editors, has extensive experience in filming open surgeries and developed many of the protocols for TVASurg OR … Read More