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Established in 1919, Moviola created the very first film editing machine. Changing with the times, we now offer a full service non-linear editing rental division with 24/7 workflow design and technical support, camera rentals, tape and solid state media sales. Our established training division offers leading edge onsite and online training for filmmakers, with weekly live webinars and a vast library of professional on demand training.

Editing Dialogue

Editing Dialogue

Good editors tend to work viscerally; shot choice and cut points for dialogue scenes are chosen as often by instinct as they are by careful deliberation. So it’s not…

The truth about green screen

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly composited background. But in the…

Moviola Fundamentals: The art of shaping light

Moviola Fundamentals: The art of shaping light

One of the biggest mistakes a filmmaker can make is to throw more light at a problem. Seasoned cinematographers understand that subtraction is often the better solution. As digital cameras…

The Reality of Unscripted Television Editing

The Reality of Unscripted Television Editing

To watch the webinar that accompanies this article and talks through many of the topics laid out here in further detail, click here. For all the editors who just landed…

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

You asked, and Filmtools listened: Gear + Beers came to Orange County at the end of March to host RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto while also carting out the usual free…

Term of the week: Chroma

Term of the week: Chroma

In the digital age, so much of what we deal with in video is based on legacy baggage from the analog era of the twentieth century. Learn in this week…

Term of the week: Dutch

Term of the week: Dutch

When your camera goes dutch wither something’s gone horribly awry on the screen…or just with your camera rig. Find out more in this week’s visual glossary term…

Term of the week: Lunch Box

Term of the week: Lunch Box

Trust us: this is a real thing. And not what gaffers bring when there’s no craft services on set. Discover the meaning in this week’s term from moviola…

Term of the week: Tungsten Balanced

Term of the week: Tungsten Balanced

Understanding this term is essential to working with lights and color balance. Discover the meaning in this week’s glossary term from moviola.com. [magento-connection sku=”52229&#8243…

Term of the week: Vectorscope

Term of the week: Vectorscope

This ancient relic of the age of analog video production still has a role to play in modern color correction. Find out more in this week’s glossary term at…