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
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
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
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’).
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