NSCAD Admin Strike Info

(please see attached PDF for official formatting, this is a copy + paste for convenience)

Dear members of the NSCAD community:

I am writing to inform you that NSCAD has received official notice of the Faculty Union’s intention to strike (FUNSCAD, Unit I). Notice is required 48 hours in advance of a work stoppage. This means that the Union will be in a legal strike position on Thursday, February 28 at approximately 4:00 p.m. The Union has advised us that they plan to take strike action starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday March 1, 2019.

Strike Called


For Immediate Release

NSCAD University Faculty Set Strike Deadline (26 February 2019, Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS)

Today the Faculty Association of NSCAD (FUNSCAD) issued notice of a strike deadline for Friday, March 1, 2019 for FUNSCAD Unit 1 members, which consists of faculty and librarians. Their current Collective Agreement expired on June 30, 2018.

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A little light reading from Adobe:

FAQ: How do I speed up rendering, exporting, or encoding?

(https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2122549)

Careful: Many of the strategies do not apply to Red workflow

 

Also, some Media Encoder options demystified:

https://www.digitalrebellion.com/blog/posts/understanding_render_options...

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