The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 16 (w/ “Joker” Editor Jeff Groth)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 16 (w/ “Joker" Editor Jeff Groth) 1

The Art of the Cut podcast brings the fantastic conversations that Steve Hullfish has with world renowned editors into your car, living room, editing suite and beyond. In each episode, Steve talks with editors ranging from emerging stars to Oscar and Emmy winners. Hear from the top editors of today about their careers, editing workflows […]

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Is Blackmagic Design’s Next Camera an 8K Camera?

8K

4K, 4.6K, 6K… is there a future yet-to-be-released 8K camera arriving from Blackmagic in the Spring of 2020? Yes, this is a rumor I am sharing. No, I did not start the rumor. This mythical 8K Blackmagic Design camera has been making the rounds of speculation on social media. I first came across the 8K […]

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ART OF THE CUT with “JOKER” editor, Jeff Groth

ART OF THE CUT with "JOKER" editor, Jeff Groth 2

Jeff Groth is an ACE Eddie nominated editor for his work on an episode of Entourage (2004).  Jeff’s filmography includes War Dogs, Entourage, and The Hangover Part III. His TV work includes Entourage, Ballers, and Community. Here, we talk about his most recent work with director Todd Phillips on Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix. This interview […]

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Review: PowerDirector 18 offers audio scrubbing, nested projects and more

Review: PowerDirector 18 offers audio scrubbing and nested projects

Able to import and edit video shot on professional-grade cameras, PowerDirector 18 has a new set of tools that includes audio scrubbing, nested projects, adjustable interface, 4K preview and more. This review can be explained in a single phrase: I am back in territory I know and, from where I see it, there isn’t much […]

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Final Cut Pro X updated to 10.4.7, MacOS updated to 10.15 Catalina, be careful

Final Cut Pro X updated to 10.4.7, MacOS updated to 10.15 Catalina, be careful 21

Those living in the Macintosh world, and those living in the Final Cut Pro X world, be aware that Monday, October 7 was a big day as Final Cut Pro X 10.4.7 dropped (as did new versions of Motion, Logic, and Compressor) along with MacOS 10.15 Catalina. I didn’t want to just copy and paste […]

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This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

ARRI Signature Prime

Technical Sales Rep Chase Hagen and I will be showing off the Alexa Mini LF and ARRI Signature Primes at Koerner Camera facilities this Wednesday, October 9 (Portland) and Thursday, October 10 (Seattle). Stop by and get some hands-on time with the Mini LF and see ARRI Signature Primes on a state-of-the-art Chrosziel lens projector. […]

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Filmtools Event Recap: Workflow for Original Streaming Content

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Thursday October 3rd, Filmtools Filmtools in Burbank hosted noted filmmaker Phil Holland for an afternoon of education. Billed as a “Workflow for Original Streaming Content Workshop” but covering much more, the attendees spent the time learning best practices at the highest-ends of the filmmaking spectrum, what to expect in the future in regards to the […]

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