Product Review: Lightpanels Astra 1×1 LED Light

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The Litepanels Astra is the next-generation 1×1 LED light from the company that invented the first generation. After Litepanels founded the genre, a lot of companies followed its lead with cheaper — and, more lately, competent clones — but the $1350 Astra raises the bar again with dual daylight/tungsten LEDs , high-powered output, DMX expandability and […]

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Creating Final Cut Pro Transitions in Motion

Creating Final Cut Pro Transitions in Motion 8

How do you customize effects in Final Cut Pro X? That's a question I hear frequently from legacy Final Cut Pro editors. They are used to changing the settings of a built-in effect, then saving the modified version so they can use it again in other projects with all their adjustments “baked in”. In Final […]

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