Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound

Pre-Production Audio For Post Production Sound 1

Pre-production is a busy time for a filmmaker.  Meeting and hiring cast and crew, securing locations, making budgets, contracts and deals, writing final script tweaks and a thousand other things will occupy all of the available time.  One of the main things that typically falls by the wayside is properly preparing to capture the best […]

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iPad video editing finally supports translucent logo overlays!

iPad video editing finally supports translucent logo overlays! 7

Back in 2012, I wrote about many editors’ frustration about iPad video editing apps that (back then) unfortunately did not respect alpha channel in logos they imported, to allow for translucency. Most producer/editors I know who edit 1080p video capsules for the web demand this capability, especially for their lower thirds. For many, this issue […]

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Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cameras were “The Only Choice“

Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cameras were “The Only Choice“ 13

“The Only Choice” was written and directed by Christopher Califano.  A short film that was shot in three days, it tells the story of a woman who seems to have only one choice left with her boyfriend, and details how she comes to that decision. Califano shot with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and the Blackmagic […]

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Media Composer – You Ask, I Answer! – Lesson 2

Media Composer - You Ask, I Answer! - Lesson 2 18

In this tutorial, exclusive to PVC, I'm going to answer a question about recording scratch VO's for your projects.  It's quick, simple, and will have you cutting your edits to time, in no time flat! Kevin P McAuliffe is a Senior Editor at Extreme Reach MIJO, in Toronto.  You can send him an e-mail at […]

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