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After Effects & Performance. Part 2: What After Effects actually does

After Effects & Performance. Part 2: What After Effects actually does

When discussing the history of After Effects and performance, there’s one single, critical, all encompassing factor that we have to begin with: what After Effects actually does.  Perhaps more…

Careful updating to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020 and keeping your older Premiere versions installed

Careful updating to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020 and keeping your older Premiere versions installed

With the new update of the Adobe video apps I think its worth a reminder to be careful when updating so you can keep your old(er) version if you…

After Effects Classic Course: Extended Vignette Techniques (part 1)

After Effects Classic Course: Extended Vignette Techniques (part 1)

In both video editing and motion graphics, the goal is to focus the viewer’s attention in a certain place – on an actor’s face, on a company’s logo…

The November 2019 release of Adobe Premiere Pro and the other Adobe Video Apps is here

The November 2019 release of Adobe Premiere Pro and the other Adobe Video Apps is here

It’s Monday of Adobe MAX 2019 so that must mean new and cool stuff for the Adobe video tools. After a quiet IBC where Adobe’s focus was less…

Should You Upgraded to Catalina and Final Cut Pro 10.4.7?

Should You Upgraded to Catalina and Final Cut Pro 10.4.7?

With the recent release of both Final Cut Pro 10.4.7 and Catalina, editors are faced with multiple decisions: do I update to Final Cut Pro? Do I update…

The popular Microsoft PowerToys utilities are back, now for Windows 10

The popular Microsoft PowerToys utilities are back, now for Windows 10

PowerToys are a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. The original Microsoft PowerToys appeared for Windows 95. If you’re…

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear that the worldwide known mic manufacturer from Australia (RØDE) has just announced that it has added a dedicated equalization…

Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 19 (w/ “Dolemite Is My Name” Editor Billy Fox, 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 Billy Fox, ACE on editing “Dolemite is my Name”

ART OF THE CUT with Billy Fox, ACE on editing “Dolemite is my Name”

(Thanks to editor Simon Smith, I realized that we just passed our 200th Art of the Cut interview with Zombieland: Doubletap! Man, that’s a lot of work! Hopefully…

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

As I have covered in prior articles, the RØDE SC6-L is a powerful yet misunderstood and unappreciated dual-channel audio interface, with bi-directional 48 kHz 24-bit…

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

So, nearly 3 years ago, I was one of those skeptical, yet still jazzed about Red’s announcements that they were going into the cell phone/camera business. Less naive…

SpaceBuzz: using Virtual Reality to create ambassadors of planet Earth

SpaceBuzz: using Virtual Reality to create ambassadors of planet Earth

Out of 110 billion people who ever lived, fewer than 600 have seen Earth from space. The SpaceBuzz program wants to change that using Virtual Reality and a special built…

Review: Screen, a new pro video player for macOS

Review: Screen, a new pro video player for macOS

Screen is a macOS-native “video player for video people”. It’s a fast, flexible, and elegant player with copious keyboard shortcuts, NLE-style transport controls, LUT support, transcoded and…

EOS -1D X Mark III: better video and an impressive step change in autofocus

EOS -1D X Mark III: better video and an impressive step change in autofocus

A step change in autofocus, that’s how Canon describes the new EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera, which introduces dramatically improved image quality, video and communications. Now that…

After Effects & Performance. Part1: In search of perfection

After Effects & Performance. Part1: In search of perfection

Introducing the Introduction When it comes to After Effects, “performance” is a complicated topic.  The notion of performance affects every single After Effects user, and yet it’s one of…