PSA: Back up your backup

July 25, 2022Process, Tutorial

We’ve recently experienced a minor hardware issue with our data storage (spoiler: everything is fine and intact), and wanted to share our experience in redundant back ups (or as our manager would put it, ‘backing up the backup’).

An update on our surgical filming gear

June 27, 2022Process

We’re always looking for the best way to capture surgery, and so our standard video gear has changed since we started filming in the operating room (OR) in 2011. For a more in-depth discussion about our filming process in the OR, check out what we’ve documend in this blog. With the expansion of our atlas … Read More

Tutorial: Adding text to videos using DaVinci Resolve

April 13, 2022Process, Tutorial, Vlog

DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic is a fantastic video editing application that’s completely FREE!! We’ve shown an overview of our process on using DaVinci Resolve for surgical video production in a past blog, and recently released a video presentation we gave at the Association of Medical Illustrators on using education and design principles in our videos. … Read More

Tutorial: DaVinci Resolve 101

March 21, 2022Process, Tutorial, Vlog

In a previous blog post, TVASurg team member Jean Lin described the basic workflow we use for editing surgical video footage using DaVinci Resolve, and in the summer of 2021, Jean and Paul presented an in-depth analysis of this workflow at the Association of Medical Illustrators virtual annual conference. In June of 2021, the Biomedical … Read More