Blackmagic Announces Firmware 1.9.7 Update

Blackmagic Announces Firmware 1.9.7 Update 1

Blackmagic announced today the immediate release of camera firmware 1.9.7 that allows in-camera formatting for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera as well as the Pocket Camera.  This firmware update also includes a new dashboard view with nice big and easy to access buttons. The new disk formatting allows camera operators to use their cameras to format […]

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Sneak peeks at Adobe Max 2014: Editing, animation, audio, and design


In addition to a new family of iOS mobile apps and enhanced Creative Cloud 2014.1 desktop tools, Adobe previewed in-development technologies in sneak peeks at Adobe MAX 2014.  Already seen is the new Adobe Premiere Clip, which brings advanced editing tools to iPhone and iPad video. You can work entirely on just one mobile device, or shoot on […]

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Know the Pro: Stu Maschwitz

Know the Pro: Stu Maschwitz 6

This article series, to be posted once a month, will focus on one person in the Film or Television industry who’s name might not jump out at you right away, but you’ve definitely been influenced by their work.  This month, we’re talking to Visual Effects Guru, and Creative Director of Red Giant Software's Magic Bullet […]

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Locking Fonts in Final Cut Pro X

Locking Fonts in Final Cut Pro X 7

Why would you want to “lock” a font? That's a question we tackle in this week's MacBreak Studio, where I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can do exactly that. With the integration between Final Cut Pro X and Motion, it is a common scenario for a motion graphic designer to create templates […]

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