Written by Scott Simmons | July 3, 2015
I was spending some time this morning preparing for an upcoming 3-day Adobe Premiere Pro CC training seminar I’m teaching for a local health care company and I was reminded of what I think is one of the single most important PPro keyboard shortcut batches to know: all about trimming to the playhead.
Written by Mark Spencer | July 2, 2015
Written by Kevin P. McAuliffe | July 1, 2015
Are you an Editor who finds After Effects to be a bit too daunting? There are other tools out there to help take your work to the next level, and Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator is definately one of them!
Written by Scott Simmons | June 30, 2015
The first ever Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit has come to an end out in San Jose, California. It looks like it was a great weekend with a ton of socializing and learning about all things FCPX. I wanted to go but previously booked work took me to the other end of the country. I kept up with the event via social media and there were a number of new product announcements out and around the Summit. Add that to other new tools and we’ve got a fresh edition of Useful Tools for Editors.
Written by Chris and Trish Meyer | June 29, 2015
After Effects is not a video editing program - but it does have a few good editing tricks up its sleeve. One is Sequence Layers, which can take a group of layers - in the order you select them - and quickly arrange them end to end, with or without crossfades:
Written by Allan Tépper | June 27, 2015
In August of 2014, I published my first review about Switch called Telestream’s Switch aims to overtake & surpass QuickTime Pro. Since then, there have been several updates and now with version 1.6, new features including audio Loudness measurement, subtitles, and even a new US$49 middle tier. Ahead are the details.
Written by Kevin P. McAuliffe | June 25, 2015
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes over the new features in 8.4 of Avid Media Composer including true Resolution Independence, Timeline Search and AAX Audio Presets.
Hands-on with the Panasonic Varicam S35A few years ago, Panasonic showed early prototypes of what would become the 4K Varicam, their S35 digital cinema camera. That model is starting to trickle out into the wild, and DP Noel Evans has shared his findings after using the camera on a project. Watch below.
Two cinematographers take a quick look at the new 4K Varicam
Is Panasonic Returning to Their CINE System?Panasonic is mostly known for their Lumix GH4 when it comes to video, but this may have been an accident, as the true camera they wanted to sell the movie and broadcast industries was the AG-AF100, a Micro Four Thirds sensor model. Something they may try again...
Panasonic does not seem to have a GH5 to show at NAB 2015, but they may have a new professional 4K camera to reveal, the long awaited successor to the AG-AF 100.
PVC at NAB 2014 - Panasonic Shows off the VariCam 35Steve Cooperman, Senior Product Manager at Panasonic, talked to us about the VariCam 35 and it's various capabilities. The VariCam 35 is Panasonic's first 4K camera and has a number of features that aren't available with any other 4K camera. He details how the camera can impact and improve a workflow on set and in post. He also...
Plus other announcements and details around the VariCam HS
Panasonic Announces 4K Large Sensor Handheld And 4K Studio And Box Cameras, Debuts P2 Cast Cloud News Production SystemLAS VEGAS, NV (April 13, 2015) – At a press conference today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention, Panasonic announced a range of new 4K production products, including the AG-DVX200 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorder; AK-UB300 4K...
Cox Media and Meredith Broadcast Groups Purchase AVC-ULTRA Camcorders
Panasonic Varicam 35mm New Low-light King?Should you shoot at 800ISO or the blindly sensitive 5000ISO, your choice. Digital Cinema Society shares their examples of Panasonic's Varicam 35 unique dual native ISOs. Dual ISOs. It's so simple yet so complex at the same time. It's one of those advances in cinematography where...
With Dual Native ISOs of 800 and 5000
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7: 4K for EveryoneIt’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...
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.