Daily Archives: June 3, 2014

My RØDE Reel Trumps Tropfest as World’s Largest Short Film Competition

My RØDE Reel Trumps Tropfest as World’s Largest Short Film Competition

Entries for the ‘My RØDE Reel’ international film competition have just closed, with a staggering 1,076 films being submitted from 76 different countries. While the…

Product Review: Hexolux D7 LED Fresnel Light

Product Review: Hexolux D7 LED Fresnel Light

The Hexolux D7 LED light ($2400) is one of those lights that breaks ground because it can take the place of many conventional lights you’ve been using for…

Bring It, a Challenge for Starting Videographers

Bring It, a Challenge for Starting Videographers

Canon USA announced recently their new campaign, “Bring It”, designed to enlighten consumers to a new perspective of telling better stories with higher quality images and video. The…

Litepanels Introduces ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color Fixture

Litepanels Introduces ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color Fixture

Litepanels®, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast and production industries, is introducing its new ASTRA 1×1 Bi-Color panel at…

Using the Sun as a Key Light

Using the Sun as a Key Light

For today’s Slanted Lens lighting lesson, we are back with cowboy extraordinaire Will Roberts. Our goal was to get a shot of Will spinning a 50 foot lasso…

Replace/Relink in Final Cut Pro X

Replace/Relink in Final Cut Pro X

When to replace and when to relink? This is the question Mark and Steve from Ripple Training tackle on this week's MacBreak Studio. If you need to replace…

MovieType For Element 3D: new for After Effects

MovieType For Element 3D: new for After Effects

Motionworks has released MovieType For Element 3D. The package includes over 200 time-saving type animation presets, 60 camera animation presets, 450 materials, 150 bevel presets, 3D backgrounds, a camera…

Directing Motion with Vincent Laforet

Directing Motion with Vincent Laforet

Vincent Laforet is a man with no shortage of accolades. A three-time winner at the prestigious 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, Laforet has been named one of the…