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This information is current as of August 4 2005
The following text shows the questions I asked and the answers givenafter a telephone interview of people who have signed up for the Editing class.
I have called everybody I can get to. Some telephone numbers provided have been disconnected. Some have not responded to messages I left on an answer machine. Some were not answering the phone, Ring No answer.
The answers have been sorted within questions that were asked.
Names are not shown, Phone numbers are not shown,
nor are your email addressís. All done to protect your privacy
I cannot wait much longer for people to respond.
There are 37 names on the sign-up list.
So far 23 people have returned my calls and answered the survey
This represents about a 62 percent response rate. 23/37
I thought you might like to know the results of the survey,
but still protect the individual Identityís
If there is any information listed here that you want removed,All you have to do is ask.
Public Access Experience
1 What is the name of your Show?
Dekalb Today, None, no, phoenix, variety, truth speaks no show misty Caribbean jams Caribbean jams Larry Rogers show mortgage matters our world Haiti vibe hip hop battle league none houdini factor keeping it real not yet one on one security headlines Jim dean journal
2 Have you aired it on Dekalb Cable 25?
no no no no no no no no no No
Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
3 Aired in another state, city, county, cable system?
No no no no no no no no no no no no
no no show None NY first time Fulton inter-connect gwinnett Florida spotlight, Cobb Clayton Gwinnett Douglas yes Cobb gwinnett city Cleveland yes NC
heard before No no no no no no no no no no no no no no None yes yes yes yes yes yes
5 Do you have Prior Non-linear Editing experience?
no no no no no no show SC Ed TV, casa very little
yes yes yes Casa yes casa yes casa yes casa yes casa
yes casa yes casa, & have final cut yes Vegas yes Vegas yes, Sony, 3/4 vhs zero bethman
headline news CNN live to tape, directed live show my own studio in Conn.
no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
yes yes yes yes cam director yes, live on tape yes, others
or will some one else be doing it?
both both edit edit edit edit edit edit edit edit edit edit
edit edit edit edit edit edit editing half and half half and half self
8 What is your show about?
actor spotlight Caribbean countdown, food music cultural education of mortgage industry events,people, places, enhancing Dekalb fire fighters, doc specials free style rapper general topics have plans health, community affairs intern at CNN music and entertainment news community, entertainment news magazine people talk, book club pharaohs ransom fear factor based showcase, entertainment Caribbean cultural soap opera drama variety variety show, singing variety with Christian flavor what to do in a disaster wide variety, hard to tell
Or are you apple or dos or linux
windows windows windows windows windows windows windows windows windows windows windows
windows windows windows windows windows windows
windows ME windows, linux windows
10 What version of software are you running?
OS 10 98 2000 2000 98 at work donít know ME win 98 XP XP
XP XP XP XP XP XP XP XP XP XP XP,
2000 XP, 2003, redhat
11 What kind of computer do you have at home?
built PC gateway IBM clone p3 IBM clone PC IBM clone PC IBM clone PC IBM clone pent IBM 2.8 Sony viao yes apple G4 I-Movie yes avertek yes Compaq yes Compaq yes e-machine IBM yes gateway yes gateway IBM yes hp vaio yes IBM clone yes IBM clone yes IBM clone yes MAC yes PC
12 Do you have an email address?
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes
and read it?
donít know no not yet not yet yes yes yes yes yes
yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
14 Do you own a mini-DV Camera with 1394 or USB 2 in/out
no no no no no no no no no no
no no yes yes yes cannon xl1 yes Panasonic yes
Panasonic yes pd150 yes sharp yes Sony cannon xl1
15 Do you own an external 1394 or USB2 Disk Drive
used for video storage.
all internal both no no no no no no no no
no no all internal no, internal only yes yes yes yes yes yes
yes 1394 yes usb yes usb2
with 1394 or USB 2 in/out.
no no no no no no no no no no no no no
no no no no no no no, I use camcorder yes yes
17 Do you own any kind of Video Camera
cannon xl1 hi 8 not mine no no no no no no no
no no use Comcast no use Comcast no use Comcast VHS-C
yes yes yes 3 yes cannon xl1 yes Panasonic yes pd150 yes
sharp DVD, 8 mm yes Sony
18 When can you attend classes?
any time no no none sat sat Sunday Thurs Fri
Thursday Thursday or Friday wed wed wed Thurs wed Thurs Fri
wed Thurs Fri wed Thurs Fri wed Thurs Fri wed Thurs Fri
wed Thurs Fri Wednesday Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday
wed Thurs Fri wed Thurs Fri
10 to 2 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00 PM 10 to 2:00pm 10 until 2 10 until 2 10 until 2 10 until 2
10 until 2 7 to 10:00 PM 7 to 10:00 PM any time both
Morning or afternoon sat 10 to 2:00 PM sat or sun
Live or taped experience
either by analog or digital.
3 4 7 20 20 41 50 75 100 10+ 100 analog
100+ 100+ 100+ 130 + 3 years ago 50-75 aib analog, CNN Mexico
analog none none none tape to tape
21 Were these edited by appending in the control room through the switcher?
1/2, 3/4 school & business Mac G4 75+ casa casa casa at home
edit deck edit switcher NLE no no no no no no casa
no reel to reel at college no, casa none power direct 4 some yes
Sony svhs 850 controller Vegas
Interested in asking advanced questions?
22 Are you interested in asking basic questions of NLE?
advanced advanced advanced advanced advanced basic
basic basic basic basic basic basic basic basic basic basic basic
basic and adv beginning combination yes yes
23 What do you expect to get out of attending this class?
a lot ability basic editing ability, fundamental basic basic knowledge
basic quick hands on lab capture edit export do my show on adobe
edit in more timely edit my own work expert in adobe
for hobby only, wont take class I will be new to computer edit
I will not attend initial start introduction
know more features so I can assist others if a problem
knowledge of adobe pro more familiar with program new knowledge
want advanced working knowledge of NLE
has adobe premiere owns adobe 1.5
both home and Comcast
want to do at home
yes for basic 6.5 used 2 yr. ago
insert special effects
I edit at home
tools for my own buy