ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

Art of the Cut readers responded to surveys on Facebook and Twitter with the types of editors they wanted to read more about. Documentary was the top choice followed by…

URSA Mini Pro: Blackmagic reveals new audio specs

URSA Mini Pro: Blackmagic reveals new audio specs

After Blackmagic announced its new URSA Mini Pro camera with lower audio noise and flatter frequency response, I asked four detailed questions. They included available gain, noise specs, the possible…

4K Workflows with Atomos Shogun Inferno Monitor and G-Technology Master Caddy

4K Workflows with Atomos Shogun Inferno Monitor and G-Technology Master Caddy

In this video, Gary Bettan of Videoguys.com, takes a look at Atomos Shogun Inferno, an industry leading 4K HDR monitoring, recording, and playback solution as it’s paired…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

One of Theo Van de Sande most recent films was the second edition of the Bill Bob Thorton film “Bad Santa 2.” The forever crass sequel found it…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC Lens Flare 3D Advanced Techniques

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC Lens Flare 3D Advanced Techniques

Many people think that Mocha BCC inside of Avid Media Composer is only for effect roto work.  Well, in this tutorial, I’m going to show you a &#8220…

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

In the art of post audio, there are a lot of different crafts, skills and artisans required to pull a soundtrack together. There is some looseness here in terms of…

moviola.com introduces Coffee Break Film School

moviola.com introduces Coffee Break Film School

“Film school for those born without an attention span” – that’s the summary description provided by the moviola.com team for their new Coffee Break Film School. CBFS (the abbreviated…

Three Variations on Lighting a Single Shot Commercial

Three Variations on Lighting a Single Shot Commercial

I love a challenge, as that’s when I get to do my best work. One of these spots was easy, one was moderately difficult, and one was hard…

ART OF THE CUT with “Kong” editor, Rick Pearson, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with “Kong” editor, Rick Pearson, ACE

Rick Pearson, ACE has edited some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, including Men in Black II, The Bourne Supremacy, Quantum of Solace and Iron Man II. I last interviewed…

Filmmaker Friday with Filmmaker Michael McQueen

Filmmaker Friday with Filmmaker Michael McQueen

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

FiLMiC Pro v6: Log Video on iOS

FiLMiC Pro v6: Log Video on iOS

FiLMiC Pro (US$14.99) has been the de facto video camera app for mobile filmmaking for awhile. Mostly because of its robust feature set which includes manual control of…

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

I love having a big (or big-ish) monitor on set to see what I’m shooting and get excited by it, but the problem with most field monitors…

Shooting 2x Anamorphic On The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Shooting 2x Anamorphic On The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

One of the more interesting features found on the URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro, for me at least, is the 3K Anamorphic setting. This allows a director…

Videoguys Avid Artist | DNxIO FAQ

Videoguys Avid Artist | DNxIO FAQ

Q. What is Artist | DNxIO? A. Avid Artist | DNxIO is a powerful, professional video I/O interface designed to simplify and accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K…

Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

On March 12, slimeballs broke into Veydra’s Los Angeles HQ and absconded with pretty much the entire stock of Mini Primes: Veydras are MFT and E-mount cine…

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

After the false-start on product launch last year which ended abruptly with a product recall, GoPro recently relaunched the Karma Drone with an improved battery locking design, so we…

Understanding the success of the Panasonic GH5

Understanding the success of the Panasonic GH5

The best way to understand what the Panasonic GH5 is capable of is not through reading multiple camera reviews, but looking at the examples of the work created with it…

Davinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

Davinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

It has been seven years since Blackmagic Design released the software version of Davinci Resolve for less than the cost of a cheap laptop. A professional color grading system, that…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Premiere Pro Workflows

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Premiere Pro Workflows

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe discusses how edit a Vertical Video project for applications such as Snapchat. This tutorial was inspired by a discussion on the Avid Editors of…

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

In terms of sound for picture, diegetic is defined as: sounds that originate within a given scene. All of the typical sound elements seen in a scene would be considered…

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