Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 2019 Multicam Updates

Let's Edit with Media Composer - 2019 Multicam Updates REV

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Multicam editing, and more specifically the updates to Media Composer’s Multicam editing functionality.  One thing that’s important to keep in mind is that this update was acutally part of the 2018.12 update to Media Composer, so if you’re working on that version or above, this tutorial is […]

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JVC GY-HC500U 4K camcorder: buy one, get a FREE media adapter and 1TB SSD


JVC has a promotion you may like: receive a FREE KA-MC100G media adapter and FREE 1TB SSD drive, a $675 retail value, for each new GY-HC500U, you purchase until September 30, 2019. The GY-HC500 is a handheld 4K production camcorder that offers uncompromised live and recorded image quality, and connectivity you won’t find in any […]

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New Kirstin Maldonado Music Videos Shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K


Director and videographer Ben Hausdorff turned to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K to shoot music videos for Pentatonix’s new Ariana Grande medley. Hausdorff also used the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K to shoot Kirstin Maldonado’s upcoming music video for her cover of Selena’s ‘I Could Fall in Love.’ I can’t say I disagree with Ben, […]

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SmallHD Focus 7 Review. Is 1000 Nits Bright Enough?

Focus 7

A 1000-nits. A 7-inch touch screen. An affordable monitor at home on either a high-end camera system or accompanying a solo-shooter and a mirrorless camera. The SmallHD Focus 7 is a highly visible and extremely versatile monitor I found to actually helped me better nail my in-camera exposure, specifically, skin tones. First, the details: 7-inch […]

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Ronin-SC: a lightweight single-handed 3-axis gimbal for mirrorless cameras


The new Ronin-SC is 41% lighter than the Ronin-S and can be taken apart to easily fit into backpacks and cases. It’s a portable and travel friendly solution designed to work with mirrorless cameras. The Apollo 11 crew would have loved this accessory. Do we need another gimbal? Apparently we do, as DJI just announced […]

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Quick Look: Signature Primes

Signature Prime hero shot

ARRI is now shipping Signature Primes, lenses “designed to render organic, emotionally engaging images, gently softening and texturizing the large format with natural skin tones and creamy bokeh.” Signatures Primes are large format lenses using ARRI’s new LPL mount. They cover at least a 44.7mm image circle, sufficient for Alexa LF open gate; Abel Cine […]

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AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement

AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement 13

In July last year I began work on a number of vfx shots for a short film called “At the edge of night”. I had expected the work to take about two weeks, and I certainly didn’t think that it would be almost a year before the final shot was actually delivered.  But that’s what […]

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