RadioPublic answers my questions about Podsites

RadioPublic answers my questions about Podsites

RadioPublic just announced its Podsite service, specifically targeted for a particular group of podcasters. Podsite websites are not promoted as a podcast media host, but are designed to offer a…

Eve Cohen, DP on Ashe’ 68, a documentary in 360 VR

Eve Cohen, DP on Ashe’ 68, a documentary in 360 VR

Ashe ’68 takes us back to one of America’s most tumultuous years. The Ashe ’68 VR Impact Tour aims to take the documentary to everyone, to spur…

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Unleash Spreaker Studio’s hidden power

Spreaker Studio for desktop (Mac/Windows) packs a lot of power, allowing multiple local mic inputs, virtual carts, ducking and even remote guests. For Spreaker users who don’t yet…

Classic Course: CC Composite

Classic Course: CC Composite

This effect was long one of our secret weapons in Adobe After Effects to create looks like our “instant sex” treatment with just one layer, instead of a stack of…

Behind-the-lens nets: a lost art makes a comeback

Behind-the-lens nets: a lost art makes a comeback

I’ve always been a little different. That’s the only explanation I have for cutting gels out of Rosco and Lee swatch books and putting them behind…

P-Cam Pro – the one app that every shooter needs

P-Cam Pro – the one app that every shooter needs

While working on an upcoming article, I realized needed a refresher course in the math for determining both how much depth of field and at what aperture I needed to…

ART OF THE CUT with Luke Ciarrocchi on cutting “Glass”

ART OF THE CUT with Luke Ciarrocchi on cutting “Glass”

Luke Ciarrocchi is best known for his work with groundbreaking director, M. Night Shyamalan. Their collaboration, as editor and director, includes The Visit, Split and Shyamalan’s most recent…

Filmmaker Friday with producer Stu Pollard for RUST CREEK

Filmmaker Friday with producer Stu Pollard for RUST CREEK

Producing an independent film comes with a multitude of challenges. Unlike major motion pictures, an indie film often relies on a small team to secure funding, hire crew, cast talent…

An interview with moi, now at Production Hub

An interview with moi, now at Production Hub

Not to give away any of PVC’s thunder, but Production Hub interviewed me a few weeks ago and the result is now live. You can see it here…

Canon EOS RP: is the new small and light camera a mirrorless EOS 300D?

Canon EOS RP: is the new small and light camera a mirrorless EOS 300D?

With 4K at 25fps, Movie Servo AF and HDR movies, the new Canon EOS RP, not yet officially announced, is said to offer everyone access to the world of mirrorless…

Adobe and Avid need to support iXML metadata for audio channels in the timeline

Adobe and Avid need to support iXML metadata for audio channels in the timeline

This post is just a gentle public shaming for my friends over at Avid and Adobe. They are behind the engineering times when it comes to what is one of…

New Olympus MFT costs $500 more than full frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

New Olympus MFT costs $500 more than full frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

The final presentation of the Lumix S1 and S1R makes, no doubt, things difficult for Olympus, that is selling a 20MP MFT sensor camera for $2999, against the 24.2MP…

Sony 4K PTZ BRC-X1000 and BRC-H900: REVIEW

Sony 4K PTZ BRC-X1000 and BRC-H900: REVIEW

Sometimes you cannot get a camera and a camera operator in the right position to get the shot. For an undefined number of reasons sometimes a production has some sort…

Building a photo and video editing DREAM MACHINE for 2019

Building a photo and video editing DREAM MACHINE for 2019

Choosing the right CPU for Premiere Pro is not an easy task and with modern GPUs DaVinci Resolve seems to be the herald of a new era. Here are some…

Classic Course: CC Vector Blur

Classic Course: CC Vector Blur

This fun blur from the Cycore Effects that come bundled with Adobe After Effects. It looks at a second layer as a map to determine how much to blur an…

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