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Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Film Looks with BCC

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Film Looks with BCC

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about how to create organic looking film looks inside of Avid Media Composer…

Light the background to light the foreground

Light the background to light the foreground

Years ago, when I first lit a shot of an actor, head to toe, standing on a green screen cyc…

Noise Reduction-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 11

Noise Reduction-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 11

With the advent of digital audio, we’ve come to expect considerably more from our audio that we did in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…