ART OF THE CUT with Maryann Brandon, ACE on cutting Passengers

ART OF THE CUT with Maryann Brandon, ACE on cutting Passengers

A year ago, Maryann Brandon was nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It was the latest film in a long-running collaboration with…

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

I get these emails from “Sara at CrumplePop”, spruiking all sorts of clever plugins for FCPX. Normally I resist the shiny-shiny, protecting my wallet from harm and…

Creating Post-Production Workflow Efficiencies with the Avid NEXIS | PRO

Creating Post-Production Workflow Efficiencies with the Avid NEXIS | PRO

What’s the most inefficient part of your workflow? It’s a big question with answers that can range from the very simple to the exceedingly complicated. Everything from render…

Tinker, Tinker, Tinker-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 10

Tinker, Tinker, Tinker-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 10

Back in the days of film, when edits consisted of a piece of tape or some glue, and when fades and effects were created in a lab, firm choices needed…

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE is an iconic presence in the world of editing. Arguably, no name is known better in our industry. She has been teamed with Martin Scorsese in one…

Top 10 Products of 2016

Top 10 Products of 2016

As we look back at 2016, we reflect on what an interesting year it was and what a big part involved media consumption – and more specifically – LIVE media consumption. Increased…

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

Camera gimbals like the Freefly Movi and DJI Ronin are wonderful tools, but if you pair them with any camera that’s bigger than a DSLR, you quickly realize they…

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame started working as an assistant editor on TV shows like 30 Rock and Smash before joining editing teams on features films like Sidney Lumet’s Before the Devil…

Thunderbolt 3: Now the revolution begins

Thunderbolt 3: Now the revolution begins

2500 megabytes per second drives. Dual 4K displays. External PCIe system expansion. Thunderbolt is no longer just a faster kind of Firewire. It’s a complete desktop ecosystem. In the…

Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

Introducing the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iOS app

As ProVideo Coalition starts a new year we would like to unveil a free after-Christmas present for all of our readers: the ProVideo Coalition PVC News iPhone app. The…

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

With the help of Sony, NBC’s Golf Channel can tee up the archive, drive home the petabytes and nail an eagle on the 4K HDR. Okay… I…

Silence in Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 9

Silence in Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 9

When editing sound and building layers for blending, sometimes there is a feeling that each moment, each action must be filled with sound. However, the push and pull of storytelling…

Say adiós to your CDN? MediaDS from NewTek & Wowza has arrived

Say adiós to your CDN? MediaDS from NewTek & Wowza has arrived

NewTek and Wowza Media Systems just announced the immediate availability of MediaDS, a real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery system. MediaDS is a hardware and software solution…

Review – Wirecast Pro 7 from Telestream

Review – Wirecast Pro 7 from Telestream

An in-depth virtual production switcher made super easy makes broadcasting live to the web with Telestream’s Wirecast 7 a breeze…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

One of the light fixtures that I often use is the ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal, or leko. If you aren’t familiar with them, this particular type of ellipsoidal…

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

I recently purchased a few used Source Four ellipsoidal theater fixtures for use in my work. I’ve written about lighting with lekos before, and rent them often, but…

Videoguys will Reveal Top 10 Products of 2016 on Facebook Live

Videoguys will Reveal Top 10 Products of 2016 on Facebook Live

Glen Cove, NY – Videoguys.com, a value-added reseller of video production, live streaming and editing products with more than 25 years experience will be revealing the Top 10 Products…

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic has finally announced the specs of the Lumix GH5, and for those who pay attention to this type of specs, they are quite juicy. Most of them are in…

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

Very few editors cross back and forth between animation and live action. They are – at the same time – radically different processes, that also share many common ties and skillsets. One…

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