Daily Archives: December 13, 2016

The Blackmagic Duplicator 4K Review

The Blackmagic Duplicator 4K Review

Learning how to use the Duplicator 4K is so easy it can be taught to an eight-year-old child via text message. The tech, at least the user interface…

Award from ASC to Denzel Washington

Award from ASC to Denzel Washington

The Board of Governors Award accolade is presented to individuals in the industry whose body of work has made significant and indelible contributions to cinema. Denzel Washington is next in…

FireCuda SSHD tunes itself up for a faster computer

FireCuda SSHD tunes itself up for a faster computer

One 2TB SSHD, the software Paragon Migrate OS 5.0 and one hour of my time, to get the new drive in place and the software running, and my Windows…

Soundly, a new approach to sound effects

Soundly, a new approach to sound effects

Soundly, available for Mac and PC, is free to download and includes access to 300 sounds. It’s just the tip of an iceberg of sound waiting to be tapped…

ART OF THE CUT with “La La Land” editor Tom Cross

ART OF THE CUT with “La La Land” editor Tom Cross

Tom Cross, ACE won the 2015 Oscar for Best Editing for the film “Whiplash,” which was hailed as an editing masterpiece. He also co-edited “Joy” (for which I interviewed…

1000 free sound effects for Christmas

1000 free sound effects for Christmas

A 1.3 GB .rar file is coming my way while I write this note. Featuring sounds from independent sound effects creators such as Antisample, Digital Rain Lab and Soundbits…

Delvcam 5.5 inch monitor for DSLRs

Delvcam 5.5 inch monitor for DSLRs

Similar to the Delvcam 7 inch monitor but in a compact unit ideal for videographers on the move, carrying all gear with them, the 5.5 inch DELV-HSW5-CC…