Shane Hurlbut, ASC Makes Illumination Experience Workshop Free


COVID-19 has hit the industry hard is putting it mildly. Freelancers saw their full calendar of gigs disappear in a matter of days. For the most part, no work is available. Make no mistake, these times are going to be tough for some. To ease their pain, Shane Hurlbut, ASC made his entire Illumination Experience […]

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ftrack offers remote review tool for free during COVID-19 pandemic


For those looking to review videos with clients remotely during this extended season of quarantine, ftrack is making their popular remote reviewing platform, ftrack Review, free until May 31st. Press release below.   ftrack Review now available for free in response to COVID-19 outbreak Remote creative collaboration tool is free for all until 31 May […]

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New Kingston Canvas Plus SD cards for 8K production, action cams and drones

New Kingston Canvas Plust SD cards for 8K production action cams and drones

Kingston is refreshing its ‘Canvas’ series Flash cards to Canvas Plus with the first UHS-II cards in the SD and microSD format, and introducing compatible MobileLite Plus UHS-II readers. Kingston announced this March the refresh of its ‘Canvas’ series Flash cards to Canvas Plus. The new SD and microSD lineup include Kingston’s first UHS-II cards. […]

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Free video-based film studies with LMS for teachers during school shutdown

Coffee break film school

At we’re making our Learning Management System available for free to any teachers needing remote training content to cover their classes during school shutdowns. Our entire video-based film studies program is accessible for free (as always) from the courses section of the website. The story craft section (aka screenwriting) should also be of value […]

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Assimilate Inc. releases Scratch 9.2

Scratch Splash Screen

This week we’re side-stepping our usual “Learn Scratch” lessons to talk about the newest release of Assimilate Scratch, and that is Scratch v9.2 .  This update is pretty big, and introduces some new features that Scratch users will really enjoy!  It also introduces the new Assimilate Product Suite v9.2., which includes two new tools – […]

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After Effects & Performance. Part 10: The birth of the GPU


Introducing the GPU.  Over the past ten years the GPU, or Graphics Processing Unit, has probably made greater advances than any other system component.  The GPU is no longer just a “graphics card”, but a powerful co-processing device that can dramatically improve the performance of an increasingly wide range of software. In Part 5 we […]

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