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Chop up a multi-screen projection into multiple files using the Output Module’s Crop dialog.Moovit: Control Your Camera Movement With a Smartphone
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After Effects Hidden Gems: Cropping in the Output ModuleOne of the most fun and challenging jobs you can work on is a multi-screen projection. The common way to tackle this in After Effects is to create one large composition that represents all of the screens put together (say, 3840 x 1080 for a double-wide screen), create your animation in that, and then break it...
Chop up a multi-screen projection into multiple files using the Output Module’s Crop dialog.
The Atlanta Cutters Present: “Editorial Workflow and Fitness In Post”Adobe rolled out the new Adobe Premiere Pro at NAB Show and here’s your chance to see what the fuss is all about and meet the man in charge of the program, Al Mooney. Always one of our most popular guests, Al will show the improvements for editors with the tool, along with the new “Project Candy” and will hang around to participate in the...
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Work Faster With a 6TB SSDSolid State Drives are a good choice in a 4K workflow, including recording, editing and post production, as they offer faster read and write speeds, which will enhance the performance of any video equipment. The Fixstars SSD, with more than twice the...
Fixstars has a new Solid State Drive on offer, the SSD-6000M, which is the largest capacity SSD in 2.5″ form factor: 6 Terabytes. But they also have, in association with Akitio, a 12TB portable solution for video.
Blu-ray Disc Association completes Ultra HD Blu-rayThe Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) recently announced completion of the Ultra HD Blu-ray specification and released the new logo that will delineate Ultra HD Blu-ray products. The...
I am in touch with the BDA’s press department, and they have promised to send me the advanced technical details we need to know, as soon as possible.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7: 4K for EveryoneIt’s never been so easy to capture professional looking photos and 4K video, states Panasonic opening their press-release for the new brother of the GH-4 powerhouse from the company. Available at half the price of the GH-4, this should not be confused...
The new Panasonic DMC-G7 has the mandatory 4K everybody seems to want, but this is not a model for professionals, although Panasonic states it offers professional video: this is the camera offering 4K for everyone.
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