Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Settings, Settings, Settings

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Settings, Settings, Settings

In this lesson, I’m going to talk about User Settings. Most people create their user settings, and then only worry about their keyboard shortcuts. In this lesson, I…

Watchtower – Automatically load media into your Premiere Pro or After Effects bins

Watchtower – Automatically load media into your Premiere Pro or After Effects bins

I’ve always thought that one of the most useful features a non-linear editing tool could add would be watch folder functionality that would monitor folders on your…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 13 (w/ “The Goldfinch” Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 13 (w/ “The Goldfinch” Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE)

The Art of the Cut podcast brings the fantastic conversations that Steve Hullfish has with world renowned editors into your car, living room, editing suite and beyond. In each episode…

Review: Flame Painter 4, a VFX toolbox designed for photographers

Review: Flame Painter 4, a VFX toolbox designed for photographers

Launched in June, Flame Painter 4 celebrates a decade with many new features. If you’ve never used the app, the trial version available will be a complete surprise: it…

ART OF THE CUT with Kelley Dixon, ACE on editing “The Goldfinch”

ART OF THE CUT with Kelley Dixon, ACE on editing “The Goldfinch”

Kelley Dixon, ACE began her career in in the early 90s assisting on movies like Reservoir Dogs, Leaving Normal and Good Will Hunting. She moved on to edit TV series…

10 years of Panasonic’s PTZ cameras: from Big Brother to Virtual Reality

10 years of Panasonic’s PTZ cameras: from Big Brother to Virtual Reality

Panasonic shows at IBC 2019 the latest innovations in virtual and augmented reality, as a result of its collaboration with other companies. PTZ cameras as the UE150, play a key…

After Effects Classic Course: Set Matte versus Track Matte

After Effects Classic Course: Set Matte versus Track Matte

One of the most useful compositing features in After Effects is the ability to use the properties of one layer to create transparency (an alpha channel) for a second layer…

New Zylight F8-200 // Tool Talk

New Zylight F8-200 // Tool Talk

  The new bi-color Zylight F8 200w LED Fresnel is a very thin, single-chip fixture with a CRI of up to 97 and the output of a traditional…

The Lion King: a film shot inside a game engine, with VR and Virtual Production

The Lion King: a film shot inside a game engine, with VR and Virtual Production

The Lion King uses a game engine platform to emulate live action film production in a VR space, a real learning process that allowed the team to create a suite…

IBC2019: Blackmagic announces ATEM Mini video mixer (“switcher”)

IBC2019: Blackmagic announces ATEM Mini video mixer (“switcher”)

At IBC 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Blackmagic Design just announced ATEM Mini, a new low cost live video mixer (“switcher”) specifically designed for live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via…

A lot of editing news coming out of IBC 2019 this morning

As I awoke in a hotel room this moring that is not in Amsterdam for IBC there was a good bit of news regarding many of our favorite editing tools…

Auto Reframe for Adobe Premiere Pro will make Social Media reformats easier

Auto Reframe for Adobe Premiere Pro will make Social Media reformats easier

What’s the most dreaded words that an editor can hear once their meticulously made marking masterpiece is ready for the world? No, it’s not “Can we make one…

Auto Reframe: a Premiere Pro feature preview

Auto Reframe: a Premiere Pro feature preview

At IBC 2019, Adobe plans to demonstrate Auto Reframe, a new time-saving feature coming later this year to Premiere Pro. Auto Reframe intelligently reframes and reformats content for different…

Rode Wireless Go vs.Tascam DR-10L

Rode Wireless Go vs.Tascam DR-10L

In order to expand my field audio recording options for interview situations, I recently purchased both the new RODE wireless Go system as well as the Tascam DR-10L. While…

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 is one of two mirrorless camera options from Nikon and the one best suited for 4K video capture. Before we get started, a full review of the…

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