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  • Editors: Do you prefer more shorter clips or less longer clips?
    Shooters: Give this a read for better insight to what editors want
    by Scott Simmons  |  May 18, 2015
    I was recently working on an edit that used footage captured by two shooters covering a weekend event. The shooters had two different shooting styles. One chose to mainly keep the camera rolling when composing images and finding different shots so there were long clips with a lot of repositioning of the framing and finding focus. The other...
  • 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...
  • by Kevin P. McAuliffe  |  May 23, 2015
    My NAB was totally crazy this year.  I was not only there in a writing capacity, but I was also there demoing for a...
  • Leica Monochrom: Capture Videos in Black & White
    Forget about colour correction or colour grading. Return to “the origins” according to Leica, and capture your video in pure black & white. That’s the promise of the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246).
    by Jose Antunes  |  May 21, 2015
    Not many people will think about Leica when it comes to video, but the option is present in their cameras, and the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246), although a tool for photographers, also offers videographers the chance to capture Full HD... in...
  • by Jeremiah Karpowicz  |  May 21, 2015
    AJA made a big splash at NAB 2014 with their announcement of the CION, but 2015 is probably going to be even bigger for the company. The camera started shipping just in time...
  • by Art Adams  |  May 15, 2015
    I’ve been somewhat critical of the proposed new lighting evaluation standard, TLCI, which attempts to construct a virtual camera model against which new broken-spectra...
  • DJI Aerial Camera Comparisons in 4K and 60p
    Comparing the DJI Inspire 1, Phantom 3 and GoPro Hero4 Black
    by Jeff Foster  |  May 17, 2015
    Since DJI started shipping their Inspire 1 quadcopter back in Dec. 2014, many have asked how its built-in camera compares to a
  • by Mark Spencer  |  May 18, 2015
    This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how anyone can turn a flat logo into a 3D object in Motion or Final Cut...
  • Smartphone Film Festival: Great Talents, Small Cameras
    On the 30th of May 2015 the Mobile Motion Film Festival (MoMo) unveils a new wave of great talents with small cameras, from 48 participating countries.
    by Jose Antunes  |  May 18, 2015
    MoMo – the Mobile Motion Film Festival – is just that: the first Swiss Film Festival for Mobile motion movies. It is exclusively for films shot on mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, GoPro or webcams. MoMo takes place on...
  • by Meagan Keane  |  May 18, 2015
    Based in Hanover, Germany, TV Plus GmbH is a production house that creates programs for public television, but also for commercial broadcasters and corporations. Since its founding in 1997, TV Plus has produced hundreds of live shows, fictional dramas, children’s...
  • Shogun Helps Preserve History
    I love how the Shogun is able to pull a really clean image from the camera’s sensor
    by Bill Clements  |  May 18, 2015
    What I’ve always loved most is listening to people tell their life stories. I grew up as one of those kids who loved listening to adults tell stories even more than hanging out with kids my own age. And I just happened to notice...
  • Pro Tools First from Avid is very powerful yet free. Who should use it?
    The free Pro Tools First from Avid is much more powerful than we might initially imagine.
    by Allan Tépper  |  May 14, 2015
    Back in February, I published an article called: 48 reasons why GarageBand is kryptonite for video production. At that point, I didn’t even know that...