After Effects News 2018 October #3

After Effects News 2018 October #3

Recently in the world of After Effects, there’s been continued shop talk, and discussion of AE CC 2019, master properties, waves, noise, VR, tools, training, space, dynamic range, and…

Going Mobile with Your Grip Package

Going Mobile with Your Grip Package

Perhaps when you hear “mobile” and “grip” together, you tend to think of a one, three or five-ton grip truck. That is usually how grip arrives, right?  Well, what…

Geometric Shots: the importance of lines in cinematography

Geometric Shots: the importance of lines in cinematography

There are no rules for perfect composition, said photographer Arnold Newman. There are infinite ways to frame a shot, adds Raymond Thi. His website, Geometric Shots, will help you to…

Solutions to Resolve Part 3: Unexpected clipping when grading

Solutions to Resolve Part 3: Unexpected clipping when grading

Articles in this series: The key to precise sharpening and noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve The key to accurate shot match in DaVinci Resolve’s Color Trace Unexpected clipping in…

Anthem One: is this the LED lighting system to rule them all?

Anthem One: is this the LED lighting system to rule them all?

Presented as a groundbreaking LED technology, Anthem One has a new Strobe battery that will allow its Light Cards to last 500% longer than a xenon flash bulb. There is…

<em>Above-the-fold</em> podcast subscription banners

Above-the-fold podcast subscription banners

In Apple’s recent podcast best practices, the company recommends having our podcast subscription banners above the fold on the show’s website. In this article, I’ll clarify this…

Adobe Moving Stills: the tool to generate video from a single photograph

Adobe Moving Stills: the tool to generate video from a single photograph

Moving Stills enables any photograph to become an animated 3D image with a realistic effect of flying through the photo. It’s not wizardry, but a process with roots in…

Art of the Cut with Oscar-winner, William Goldenberg

Art of the Cut with Oscar-winner, William Goldenberg

William Goldenberg, ACE, won the Oscar for Best Editing for Argo. He received additional Oscar nominations and ACE Eddies for Zero Dark Thirty, Seabiscuit, The Insider and The Imitation Game…

After Effects News 2018 October #2

After Effects News 2018 October #2

This time in the world of After Effects, version 16 has been released, with tracking and expressions and features tentatively discussed. And there’s been talk of transitions, volumetric…

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – 360 Video

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – 360 Video

360° video cameras have become more powerful in recent years, and talk about how the format is going to redefine audience expectations is as pervasive as ever. The ability to…

Adobe releases Premiere Rush, the easy, cross-platform video editor that may not be made for you.

Adobe releases Premiere Rush, the easy, cross-platform video editor that may not be made for you.

The internet (or at least the video editing and creation side of the internet) is in a rush over Adobe’s release of Premiere Rush, their new video creation tool…

Kodak Cinema Tools, a film calculator for Android and iOS smartphones

Kodak Cinema Tools, a film calculator for Android and iOS smartphones

Whether you need to calculate depth of field, how much film you’ve left for a sequence or check the meaning of a term, the free app from Kodak takes…

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

For a lot of editors, After Effects is overkill but the rudimentary motion graphics tools in their NLE of choice just don’t cut it. Apple’s Motion…

Adobe Premiere Rush CC: video editing for YouTube made easy

Adobe Premiere Rush CC: video editing for YouTube made easy

Simplifying video creation and sharing on platforms including YouTube and Instagram is the aim of Adobe Premiere Rush CC, announced with a starter plan that is free… but has limitations…

Solutions to Resolve Part 2: Accurate shot match in ColorTrace

Solutions to Resolve Part 2: Accurate shot match in ColorTrace

Articles in this series: The key to precise sharpening and noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve The key to accurate shot match in DaVinci Resolve’s Color Trace Unexpected clipping in…

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