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  • by Rich Young  |  May 24, 2015
    The beauty of Adobe After Effects is that it's approachable for simple tasks and at the same time has a feature set capable of producing complex film quality effects. In the olden days we had to walk miles through snow to pay for After Effects tutorials, if there were any, but now there's tons of worthy...
  • by Adam Wilt  |  May 25, 2015
    Jeff Foster’s “The Green Screen Handbook, 2nd...
  • AirLinc, the iOS app that truly competes with wireless mic systems
    iOS devices were already body recorders, but now you get wireless remote monitoring, level control, record/stop & file transfer over WiFi.
    by Allan Tépper  |  May 25, 2015
    For some time, there have been lavalier microphones that terminate with a TRRS to plug into smartphones, as well as compatible handheld digital mics that...
  • by Mark Spencer  |  May 26, 2015
    On this week’s MacBreak Studio, we do a little self-promotion as we take a tour of Ripple Training’s four new 3D Title...
  • After Effects Hidden Gems: Cropping in the Output Module
    Chop up a multi-screen projection into multiple files using the Output Module’s Crop dialog.
    by Chris and Trish Meyer  |  May 26, 2015
    One 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...
  • by PVC News Staff  |  May 21, 2015
    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...
  • by Kevin P. McAuliffe  |  May 23, 2015
    In our last lesson, we looked at using Pluraleyes to sync up your cameras, and many people would immediately...
  • Work Faster With a 6TB SSD
    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.
    by Jose Antunes  |  May 20, 2015
    Solid 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...
  • Blu-ray Disc Association completes Ultra HD Blu-ray
    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.
    by Allan Tépper  |  May 20, 2015
    The 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...
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7: 4K for Everyone
    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.
    by Jose Antunes  |  May 19, 2015
     It’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...