After Effects News 2018 September #2

After Effects News 2018 September #2

Last week in After Effects brought news on the 2018 release of Creative Cloud 2019, a FREE sphere/planet filter from Andrew Kramer, an After Effects 3D book, various patterns…

ARRI Stellar: control your lights from your tablet or smartphone

ARRI Stellar: control your lights from your tablet or smartphone

Stellar, the new ARRI intelligent app for professional lighting control works seamlessly with the SkyLink, SkyPanel, and L-Series hardware, and includes automatic features to make workflows faster and easier…

Canister for macOS: the lingua-franca of LTO tape-drive data storage

Canister for macOS: the lingua-franca of LTO tape-drive data storage

Developed by Hedge, Canister is a Mac app that fully supports LTFS, guarantees data on the tape is accessible for everyone at any time in the future and even protects…

Hindenburg Journalist Pro, the multitrack editor made for audio storytellers

Hindenburg Journalist Pro, the multitrack editor made for audio storytellers

In BeyondPodcasting episode 9, Allan Tépper covers his favorite multitrack editor for audio storytellers, Hindenburg Journalist Pro. His remote guest —directly from Denmark— is Nick Dunkerley, Creative Director of…

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Just two weeks ago I looked at how globe animations had evolved between 1997 and 2010 – and now Andrew Kramer and the team at Video CoPilot have written the next…

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

During my recent look at ProRes Raw here on PVC, I was also given a chance to take AJA’s latest I/O device, the $2495.00 Io 4K Plus…

Turn your smartphone into a teleprompter with Parrot

Turn your smartphone into a teleprompter with Parrot

Any smartphone can be transformed into a fully functional teleprompter, a compact and affordable solution to be used with anything from a DSLR to a video camera. Meet the Parrot…

New Blackmagic RAW códec: what the industry needed

New Blackmagic RAW códec: what the industry needed

Blackmagic just released its new RAW video códec. This is especially helpful for those who demand the most latitude when doing serious grading (aka el etalonaje in Castilian, l…

ART OF THE CUT: Frédéric Thoraval on cutting “Peppermint”

ART OF THE CUT: Frédéric Thoraval on cutting “Peppermint”

Frédéric Thoraval has been editing features for the last 15 years, including Taken (2008), Sinister (2012), and The Gunman (2015). We spoke to him about his latest project…

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Far too many editors are afraid to touch audio tools like parametric EQ and compression. It’s unfortunate, since the fundamentals are easy to grasp and the payoff is immediate…

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

Is the Canon EOS M50 worldcam in the US? Yes or no?

When I first covered the Canon EOS M50 in Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema Camera 4K vs competition: Canon, JVC, Panasonic and Sony (link ahead) in April 2018, all available published information…

After Effects + Creative Cloud Next at IBC 2018

After Effects + Creative Cloud Next at IBC 2018

At the IBC 2018 conference in Amsterdam, Adobe is unveiling new video features coming to Creative Cloud to speed up production timelines, enable more seamless workflows, and deliver other powerful…

The Adobe Premiere Pro Fall 2018 update – better color and better audio are highlights

The Adobe Premiere Pro Fall 2018 update – better color and better audio are highlights

Are you wondering if Adobe is going to update the Creative Cloud video tools for IBC 2018? Well, wonder no more (and tune in for a live Q and A…

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Tony Dae clarifies Blackmagic “Pocket” 4K camera crop

Many video producers are strongly considering the new Blackmagic “Pocket” Cinema 4K camcorder, which I have covered in past articles. Many of them are trying to pick lenses for it…

Close-Up, a film language glossary for iOS and Android smartphones

Close-Up, a film language glossary for iOS and Android smartphones

Ideal for film students or a seasoned director trying to refresh his or her memory, Close-Up has more than 370 linked entries for film studies, graphs, notes on techniques…

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