Yearly Archives: 2017

Review – Titler Pro 5 from NewBlueFX

Review – Titler Pro 5 from NewBlueFX

A few hiccups doesn’t stop this from being an awesome titling app…

Vintage TV Studios in Modern Film and Television

Vintage TV Studios in Modern Film and Television

Have you ever watched a movie or a television program set in a time decades ago that had a scene take place in television studio and wonder where did they…

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

For five consecutive weeks, Sony Professional will roll out new tech videos offering quick tech tips related to Sony’s LMD monitors and camera line. These videos will feature…

Stop working for free!

Stop working for free!

It’s becoming more and more frustrating lately seeing all the people posting online looking for people to work for free.  With the price of editing systems (we’re going…

Gixal: a gesture controlled stabilizer

Gixal: a gesture controlled stabilizer

With the newly developed Gixal, action cam or smartphone owners will be able to shoot cinematic and stable videos from novel perspectives. The DSLR version comes next. Making videos with…

Scorpion VFX: a modern take on the VFX pipeline

Scorpion VFX: a modern take on the VFX pipeline

The team behind the primetime hit series Scorpion takes an unconventional approach to post-production to deliver a staggering number of VFX shots.  Working within a timeline and budget that…

Rigging Transitions in Motion

Rigging Transitions in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to rig a transition in Motion so that you can choose from several options when using the…

Small Camera, Big Picture – Producing a Dream with the Sony a6300

Small Camera, Big Picture – Producing a Dream with the Sony a6300

Being a filmmaker who primarily produces international documentaries, both long and short, I know the pain of traveling with large kits and dread the idea of bringing my full package…

Shooting With Fujinon’s New MK18-55mm Cinema Lens

Shooting With Fujinon’s New MK18-55mm Cinema Lens

Well well… it appears Fujinon is jumping onto the affordable cinema zoom bandwagon. Today the company announced two new cinema lenses: the MK 18-55mm and the MK 50…

After Effects Bootcamp for Avid Editors – Part 2

After Effects Bootcamp for Avid Editors – Part 2

If you’re a Media Composer editor looking to add Adobe After Effects to your editing toolkit, part two of this two part webinar series is a must watch…