Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Creating Dailies Part 2 – DaVinci Resolve

Let's Edit with Media Composer - Dailies Part 2

One thing that editors are getting more and more into, is Color Correction/Grading using DaVinci Resolve, but most editors don’t know that it’s also a fantastic tool for creating dailies with.  Resolve is an application you have on your system, whether you realize it or not, and the techniques we’re covering in this lesson aren’t […]

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Why NewTek castrated the TriCaster Mini’s software (2019)

Why NewTek castrated the TriCaster Mini's software (2019) 1

In November 2019, I applauded NewTek for streamlining the hardware in the new TriCaster Mini (2019), in an act similar to when Apple was the first computer manufacturer to dare to eliminate the floppy drive. Today, I am here to make a constructive criticism to the company’s unjustifiable castration of a few key elements in […]

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After Effects Classic Course: Wiggle Transform for Shape Layers

AE's Wiggle Transform animates each pedal of this flower automatically.

For the next few months, we’re going to be working our way through various “new features” courses we created in the past for LinkedIn Learning & Lynda.com, covering features added since Creative Suite 4 – just in case you missed them. We’re going to be grouping them by the version they were added to (starting […]

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MPSE announces 67th Annual Golden Reel Award nominees

otion Picture Sound Editors announces 67th Annual Golden Reel Award nominees

MPSE today announced the nominees for the 67th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards, which ceremony is slated for January 19th in Los Angeles, when the awards in all the categories will be presented. Founded in 1953, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) is an organization dedicated to improving the recognition of its members by educating […]

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Autodesk Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU: dramatically reducing render times

Autodesk Arnold 6: dramatically reducing render times

Autodesk announced the release of Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU (optimized for Nvidia RTX technology), an update that offers fast production rendering on both CPU and GPU, with a single click. Creators asked and Autodesk delivers. The new Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU simplifies how artists and studios create and iterate content, giving them the […]

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Autodesk Maya 2020: new tools enabling content creators to work faster

Autodesk Maya 2020: new tools enabling creators to work faster

The just released Autodesk Maya 2020 includes a host of new tools and improvements that enable faster, more intuitive CG content creation from first concept to final delivery. Available as a standalone subscription or with a collection of end-to-end creative tools within the Autodesk Media & Entertainment Collection, Maya 2020 arrives with new animation, rendering, […]

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Late Shift: behind the scenes of Maxon’s animated holiday greeting

Late Shift: behind the scenes of Maxon’s holiday greeting

With Cinema 4D and After Effects as primary tools, Neil Stubbings creates contemporary CGI with a traditional animation look. Maxon invited him to create the company’s animated holiday greeting. Nothing is better to show the potential of a tool than to have professional users sharing some of their knowledge about creating work that reflects real-word […]

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