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Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free

Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free

We’re still a few years away from where machine learning AI can produce rotoscoping that rivals what human artists can achieve (though only a very few), but even today…

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Canon XA40 is a small and mighty UHD camcorder yielding canon’s color as a weapon against single-lens camera hate in an s35mm and full-frame world. A…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 12 (w/ Oscar Winning Editor Richard Chew, ACE)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 12 (w/ Oscar Winning Editor Richard Chew, ACE)

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…

ART OF THE CUT with Emmy and ACE EDDIE winning editor, Leo Trombetta, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Emmy and ACE EDDIE winning editor, Leo Trombetta, ACE

Leo Trombetta, ACE won an ACE Eddie in 2008 for the mini-series, The Half-Life of Timofey Berezin. In 2010 he won an Emmy for the mini-series, Temple…

After Effects Classic Course: Set Channels & Shift Channels

After Effects Classic Course: Set Channels & Shift Channels

Earlier this year, we talked about the Photoshop skill known as “ChOps” – Channel Operations, where you manipulate individual color channels to perform a series of specialized treatments. In that post…

Is your camera WorldCam & CineCam too?

Is your camera WorldCam & CineCam too?

In past articles, I have praised the benefits of WorldCams, especially for independent producers and camera operators. Unlike with a segregated camera, which is limited either to only NTSC-derived…

Media Technology Expo: Seattle & Portland

Media Technology Expo: Seattle & Portland

Advanced Broadcast Solutions, a division of Key Code Media, presents a one-day Media Technology Expo, in Seattle WA on September 24th, and in Portland OR on September 26th. The…

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

In comes the Canon EOS C500 Mark II and all of its Full-Frame 5.9K glory. The headline on this camera announcement is easy to understand, Full-Frame and…

Why many studios and broadcasters are banning FTP from their supply chain

Why many studios and broadcasters are banning FTP from their supply chain

For decades, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has been used in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry to move files between servers and for distributing them around the world…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 11 (w/ Angel Has Fallen Editor Gabriel Fleming, ACE)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 11 (w/ Angel Has Fallen Editor Gabriel Fleming, ACE)

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…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar nominee, Sandra Adair, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar nominee, Sandra Adair, ACE

Sandra Adair, ACE, has a lengthy list of awards, starting with an ACE Eddie nomination for editing School of Rock (2004), and including an ACE Eddie win and an Oscar…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Getting Started with Particle Illusion

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Getting Started with Particle Illusion

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe gives you a great introduction to the awesome Particle Illusion effect, included in the 2019.5 version of Continuum from Boris FX. We&#8217…

At last, easy Blend modes come to Avid Media Composer

At last, easy Blend modes come to Avid Media Composer

Blend modes, composite modes, whatever you want to call them, they have been elusive in Avid Media Composer since day one. There are third party tools that have always been…

After Effects Classic Course: Shadow/Highlight

After Effects Classic Course: Shadow/Highlight

In addition to creating motion graphics, we are both also into mixed media art, which often means trips through Photoshop to process imagery that will be part of our final…

Removing glare from glasses

Removing glare from glasses

There are all kinds of finishing effects that are within the grasp of the average editor. You just need to know the recipe. Removing reflections and glare from glasses is…