The Sights and Sounds of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2015 – Day 2

The Sights and Sounds of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2015 – Day 2 2

The NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference pulls together professionals from across various industries to showcase where computing power is at and where it’s headed. Media and entertainment is certainly one of those industries, and it was great to discover that NVIDIA has developed some specific products that are geared toward us and used the conference as […]

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Why “Full HD” is disparaging, misleading, and quite empty

Why “Full HD” is disparaging, misleading, and quite empty 3

The term “Full HD” obviously means “complete HD”, which is confusing, inappropriate, and damaging for the video production community when used as a haughty nickname for 1920x1080p, since it attempts to insinuate that 1080p is always superior to 720p, and that any other HD (like 720p) is therefore “incomplete HD”. That is far from the […]

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Chromatic aberration: creation and fixes with After Effects

Chromatic aberration: creation and fixes with After Effects 4

A few years ago there was a spate of interest in chromatic aberration — fixing footage containing the color fringing, but mostly creating it for motion graphics and VFX realism. At some point, questions on creating this effect must have reached a critical mass, and tools and tutorials popped up to help. […]

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Budgeting Wisely for an In-House Video Studio

Budgeting Wisely for an In-House Video Studio 5

In our last article, we discussed building an in-house corporate studio. Assuming that you’ve got the approval to move forward, the next challenge is budgeting for the studio. If you’re not familiar with how corporate budgeting works, it can be a real head-scratcher. This article will give you some ideas on how to move forward. […]

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