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PVCReview – BCC 2019 from Boris FX

PVCReview – BCC 2019 from Boris FX

Boris FX has some pretty lofty expectations to reach with this years release of Boris Continuum Complete, now called BCC 2019 (to match the new naming convention of Sapphire 2019…

REVIEW – Sapphire 2019 from Boris FX

REVIEW – Sapphire 2019 from Boris FX

With the release of Mocha Pro 5 a few weeks ago, the team at Boris FX is still working at a feverish pitch behind the scenes to get the newest…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-nominated editor, Joe Walker, ACE on “Widows”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-nominated editor, Joe Walker, ACE on “Widows”

Oscar nominated editor Joe Walker, ACE, recently cut the movie Widows for director Steve McQueen. It’s their fourth feature project together starting with Hunger (2008), Shame (2011), 12…

Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Back in the 90’s, Macromedia Flash was the king of web-based animation and it was everywhere. Then in 2010 the great Steve Jobs drove a stake right through…

Casting the look of a camera into glass

Casting the look of a camera into glass

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting with ARRI’s senior color designer, and I asked him the question I like to ask all camera manufacturers: “Why?&#8221…

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

Many years ago I wrote about the simplest interview lighting setup ever. Here’s my modern take on that same setup. The TL;DR version is: I still use…

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

The ARRI Academy isn’t only about learning how cameras work. We also teach how to use them. I’ve never seen a class as motivated as the…

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

This is a story about a lens family whose soft focus backgrounds were consciously designed, and the lens mount that made them possible. For the last six months I&#8217…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked about updating HitFilm, and why that’s important, especially with an application like this, as major features…

ART OF THE CUT with Mission: Impossible – Fallout’s Eddie Hamilton, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Mission: Impossible – Fallout’s Eddie Hamilton, ACE

Art of the Cut is brought to you by our friends at Frame.io. Video collaboration for the 21st century Read all of the AOTC interviews or learn more about…