Hands-on: unboxing the edelkrone Wing 7

Hands-on: unboxing the edelkrone Wing 7

I received an edelkrone Wing 7 to test a few days ago. Unboxing it, I was in for a surprise. It’s bigger and heavier than I thought. It is…

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

The launch of Affinity Photo for Windows marks, no doubt, the beginning of a new era. The program that once was “Mac only” is now a serious alternative for those…

Mobile journalism and mediography update & buyer’s guide: 2016.12

Mobile journalism and mediography update & buyer’s guide: 2016.12

Whether you prefer the Android or the iOS platform (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch), mobile journalism and mediography keeps getting stronger. This applies to both audio-only and audio-with-video…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

Importing iXML data into Final Cut Pro 10.3

Importing iXML data into Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how you can now automatically assign roles when importing audio that is tagged with iXML data. In…

ART OF THE CUT with Mark Day of Fantastic Beasts

ART OF THE CUT with Mark Day of Fantastic Beasts

Mark Day and Harry Potter are probably on a first name basis. He’s edited four of the Harry Potter films, starting with Order of the Phoenix. Other films include…

RED TECH explains RED Digital Cinema cameras

RED TECH explains RED Digital Cinema cameras

Available since October, the series of videos created by RED under the name RED TECH, aims to ease the learning curve while also explaining the concept behind the system. RED…

Top 10 Products for Facebook Live

Top 10 Products for Facebook Live

Videoguys compiled this list of the top products recommended for streaming to Facebook Live. Of course, many of these products can be used for streaming to other networks as well…

Atmospheres – 28 Weeks of Post Audio -Week 4

Atmospheres – 28 Weeks of Post Audio -Week 4

Audio atmospheres are a powerful and subliminal way to indicate many aspects of a particular scene with sound. In the convention of filmmaking (and our lives) we know that if…

No-Bull Camera Drone Buyer’s Guide for 2017

No-Bull Camera Drone Buyer’s Guide for 2017

This is going to be a very short list this year. Why? Because the raging camera drone industry is collapsing on itself and very few manufacturers can seem to deliver…

Fullscreen: saving power with Litepanels

Fullscreen: saving power with Litepanels

Whether its space or budget, more studios are being asked to find creative ways to offer higher production values with less. Fullscreen Studios made one decision: save on power and…

GoPro OMNI 360 rig – VR capture made easy!

GoPro OMNI 360 rig – VR capture made easy!

When it comes to shooting and delivering 360 content with multiple cameras there are several key workflow challenges many VR filmmakers face: Data wrangling and file management Syncing and managing…

Delete Selection Only in Final Cut Pro X

Delete Selection Only in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how he edits audio with the new “Delete Selection Only” command. If you’ve…

Bluetooth headphones: battery life trumps sound quality

Bluetooth headphones: battery life trumps sound quality

The powers that be seem to want everyone to use Bluetooth headphones, and they may come in handy for users of any number of combination of devices. Unfortunately, there are…

Black Friday extended… again

Black Friday extended… again

We’ve had Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and the shopping season continues until the very end of 2016 and beyond. Sometimes, the best deals also appear in between the…

Modo Bass is a software version of an acoustic bass guitar

Modo Bass is a software version of an acoustic bass guitar

If you have read my articles for the past several years, you know that I have reviewed several microphones, preamplifiers, A-to-D converters and other devices. Those devices have…

ART OF THE CUT with Joe Walker, ACE, on “Arrival”

ART OF THE CUT with Joe Walker, ACE, on “Arrival”

Readers who follow Art of the Cut will be familiar with Joe Walker, ACE. I originally talked to Walker after his nomination for the Best Editing Oscar for 12 Years…

Wes Anderson’s new film is an advert

Wes Anderson’s new film is an advert

With Adrien Brody as the conductor, the short film Come Together, directed by Wes Anderson, is a classic Christmas tale about the need to make the best of a Winter…

Holiday Deals: JBL LSR305 & Equator Audio D5 Studio Monitors

Holiday Deals: JBL LSR305 & Equator Audio D5 Studio Monitors

There was a deal Black Friday weekend on JBL LSR305 Studio Monitor, a good lower-end 5″ active studio monitor. At most outlets the deal has ended, but Sweetwater…

DAW – 28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 3

DAW – 28 Weeks of Post Audio – Week 3

Much like the heated debate between which is best – Mac or PC, a similar debate rages on in the Digital Audio Workstation  (DAW) world namely: to Pro Tools or…

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