With the publishing of Jack Nicas and Andy Pasztor's speculative and interpretive article in the Wall Street Journal in the fall of 2014, it seems every news agency, media outlet and publication has totally lost their minds in a fit of hysteria liken to Chicken Little proportions; sparking "end of days" tweets and forum discussions throughout the social mediasphere that has brought on an industry-wide panic akin to Orson Wells' War of the Worlds live broadcast radio play. Let's just stop right there and breathe for a moment - turn off the TV, put down that paper and let's look at some facts... (Last UPDATED 1/14/2016 at bottom of article)
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Animating with transitions in Final Cut Pro XThis week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create animations in Final Cut Pro X by using...
This week on MacBreak Studio
Will VR fundamentally change the way filmmakers approach their craft?Not too long ago I was asked to participate in an industry survey, and one of the questions was around what technology or trend was going to be especially big this year and beyond. Previously I might have mentioned HDR, but it feels like HDR has already arrived, which...
Exploring what it meant to create an interactive, virtual reality short film
Welcome to episode 19 in the Free Function Friday series, showHideControls. This is a handy function for when you are dealing with ScriptUI elements. If you've ever dealt with buttons, checkboxes, radio buttons, or dropdown lists that trigger a change in the UI...
Blackmagic announces updates to their Video Assist and DaVinci Resolve. Earlier in the week they also announced an update to their ATEM Switcher. That's three firmware updates in one week. Blackmagic is on a roll. UPDATING THE VIDEO ASSIST
Sony α6300: internal 4K movie recordingSony finally introduced the much anticipated addition to their line-up of mirrorless cameras, the α6300. The camera builds upon the 4D FOCUS performance of the α6000 model, utilizing a Fast Hybrid AF system that combines high-speed phase detection AF with extremely...
On what is a first for Sony, the new α6300 offers internal 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning in the popular Super 35mm format.