Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld and The Walking Dead: VR experiences take you inside the TV series

Westworld: Awakening, an official Westworld experience is now available in VR arcades, but also for Virtual Reality headsets. The Walking Dead Onslaught, based on the original series, arrives this Fall…

ART OF THE CUT with Kevin Tent, ACE on editing “Peanut Butter Falcon”

ART OF THE CUT with Kevin Tent, ACE on editing “Peanut Butter Falcon”

Kevin Tent, ACE, has been nominated for an Oscar and numerous ACE Eddie Awards for his work on Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. He also won an…

ON1 Video 2020: a video editor explicitly designed for photographers

ON1 Video 2020: a video editor explicitly designed for photographers

A new video editor is born, and this video editing app is explicitly designed for the photographer who also shoots video. A public beta for ON1 Video 2020 will be…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 9 (w/ True Detective Editor Leo Trombetta)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 9 (w/ True Detective Editor Leo Trombetta)

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…

After Effects Classic Course: Solid Composite

After Effects Classic Course: Solid Composite

In the previous post we showed you how to use a Solid layer plus Blending Modes to tint an image. Well, a clever plug-in developer decided to encapsulate this…

Blackmagic RAW Speed Test benchmark tool: how fast is your Mac?

Blackmagic RAW Speed Test benchmark tool: how fast is your Mac?

Blackmagic RAW Speed Test is a new CPU and GPU benchmarking tool that you can use to test the speed of decoding full resolution Blackmagic RAW frames on your system…

Are you coming to the Inspire Media Conference?

Are you coming to the Inspire Media Conference?

Haven’t been able to make it to Las Vegas for NAB Post|Production World? Can’t hit one of the many Future Media Concepts events around the…

Virtual Production: It’s the future you need to know about

Virtual Production: It’s the future you need to know about

In an age of dizzying technological churn, it’s hard to know which emerging fringe tech is worth paying attention to. Not so with virtual production: Anyone who’s experienced…

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

It’s that time of year where the kids are once again getting up earlier than they want, breakfasts are fast, buses are waited on and learning begins anew…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ Oscar and ACE Eddie Nominated Editor Mark Goldblatt )

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ Oscar and ACE Eddie Nominated Editor Mark Goldblatt )

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…

Canon and Sony, step aside: Samsung has a 108 megapixel image sensor

Canon and Sony, step aside: Samsung has a 108 megapixel image sensor

The next Xiaomi smartphone will have a 64 megapixel camera, thanks to Samsung, and the two companies announced  a 108 megapixel sensor for smartphone cameras, able to shoot 6K video…

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

The BenQ SW270C is a color-accurate monitor aimed at photographers and web-based filmmakers (sRGB types). BenQ sent me it to review, so here’s that with some extra…

ART OF THE CUT with Fred Raskin, ACE on editing “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”

ART OF THE CUT with Fred Raskin, ACE on editing “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”

As an assistant editor to the legendary Sally Menke, Fred Raskin, ACE, worked on both of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill movies and created a working relationship with the director…

After Effects Classic Course: Tinting with Solids & Shape Layers

After Effects Classic Course: Tinting with Solids & Shape Layers

In the previous post we showed you how to use Photo Filter, which is an extremely easy color tinting effect. However, you don’t even need to use a plug…

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Years ago, while assisting on a sitcom, I helped the director of photography shoot exposure tests on all of our zooms. The closeups were darker than expected, and she wanted…

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