ART OF THE CUT editing Best Picture nominee “LION”

ART OF THE CUT editing Best Picture nominee “LION”

Alexandre De Franceschi, ASE (Australian Screen Editors) has been an editor for more than 30 years, cutting over a dozen feature films in addition to a career as a sought…

La La Land-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 15

La La Land-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 15

La La Land, this year’s big Oscar nominee, is the first feature film to have a female sound editing team nominated. Millie Iatrou and Ai-Ling Lee, were co…

Panasonic VariCam LT Review, Part 2

Panasonic VariCam LT Review, Part 2

[This is the continuation of my VariCam LT review. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, here it is.] Performance Resolution and Aliasing A confession: I shot most…

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

The VariCam LT is Panasonic’s “affordable” large single sensor VariCam, putting the core of the $55,000 VariCam 35 in a more compact package running $18,000 for the…

After Effects Bootcamp for Avid Editors – Part 1

After Effects Bootcamp for Avid Editors – Part 1

If you’re a Media Composer editor looking to add After Effects to your editing toolkit, this first of a two part webinar series is a no-brainer…

Get Started Fast with Media Composer for Adobe Editors — Part 5

Get Started Fast with Media Composer for Adobe Editors — Part 5

This tutorial series is designed for Premiere Editors to get a quick look at the important, fundamental differences in Avid Media Composer, so they can get up to speed editing…

C700 in PNW: PDX Tuesday, SEA Thursday

C700 in PNW: PDX Tuesday, SEA Thursday

Canon’s C700 cine camera is now shipping, and Canon (who makes it), Koerner (who rents it), and Professional Video (who sells it) are throwing a couple of parties…

Attack of the Cyber Octopuses: Sci-Fi without CGI

Attack of the Cyber Octopuses: Sci-Fi without CGI

Imagine William Gibson’s cyberpunk universe and sci-fi products like Blade Runner, Terminator, Escape from New York, Aliens, Akira or Tetsuo the Iron Man and you’ve the inspiration…

AN INSIDERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

AN INSIDERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.8

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in 8.8

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newest features in version 8.8 of Avid Media Composer, including the return of two much anticipated features, PhraseFind and ScriptSync…

Creating custom camera archives in Final Cut Pro X

Creating custom camera archives in Final Cut Pro X

We are back after a short break! This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can create custom camera archives with Final Cut Pro…

Dual Pixel AF for everyone, 4K for none

Dual Pixel AF for everyone, 4K for none

Canon has two new DSLRs ready for the CP+ show, EOS 77D and EOS Rebel 7Ti, both featuring the popular focusing system for video. Besides some confusion created by the…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Westworld”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Westworld”

Today’s Art of the Cut is with the editing team behind the critically acclaimed HBO series Westworld. Discussing their work on the series are editors Andrew Seklir, Tanya Swerling…

Vertical video: a video editing solution for smartphone users

Vertical video: a video editing solution for smartphone users

Vertical Video Syndrome was something people laughed at when the first videos appeared in YouTube, but even YouTube had to bow to the power of portrait mode video. The future…

How to pick optics for the new GH5 camera/camcorder

How to pick optics for the new GH5 camera/camcorder

As covered in my prior article (and likely others you will have already read), the new Panasonic GH5 camera/camcorder has unique improvements. Some of them include 4:2:2…

Reverb-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 14

Reverb-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 14

There are a wide variety of factors contributing to the quality of sounds that we hear in our lives throughout the day. The pitches, the frequency, the loudness and how…

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

There are four things the Panasonic AG-UX180 wants to be. This camera wants to be a broadcast camera, an upgradable option to 4K for those newsrooms who are currently…

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

I cannot tell a lie. It took me awhile to read the DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing book. Captivating prose and visceral vernacular do not grace the pages because the…

Hindenburg Journalist on sale for under US$2

Hindenburg Journalist on sale for under US$2

As you have probably noticed, I have published several articles about Hindenburg Journalist (Pro), and I also mention it often in other articles like microphone reviews, preamp/A-to-D…

With RINGR, say adiós to Skype for remote recorded audio interviews

With RINGR, say adiós to Skype for remote recorded audio interviews

For years, many audio storytellers have counted on Skype to create remote audio recordings with guests and co-hosts. In fact, I have written several articles about solutions to do…

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