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Hands-on Review: GoPro HERO6 Black

Hands-on Review: GoPro HERO6 Black

I was invited once again to the GoPro official product announcements and HERO6 Black launch event in San Francisco this week – where we got to try out the new…

GoPro New Product Announcements LIVE STREAM Event!

GoPro New Product Announcements LIVE STREAM Event!

On Thursday, Sept 28 at 9:00am PDT GoPro is having a LIVE product announcement event here in San Francisco. Join us here for streaming video of this event…

An Exclusive Look at the​ ​New​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic

An Exclusive Look at the​ ​New​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic

On​ ​September​ ​14th,​ ​the​ ​new​ ​Super35​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic​ ​was​ ​presented​ ​for​ ​evaluation​ ​at the​ ​Academy​ ​of​ ​Motion​ ​Picture​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Sciences,​ ​along​ ​with​ ​three​ ​shorts​ ​in​ ​the​ ​lovely…

VFX Basics with Vegas Pro

VFX Basics with Vegas Pro

In our third look at MAGIX Vegas Pro we’re looking at a bit more depth when it comes to effects and adding some pizazz to your video. Like…

Sony VENICE – Something​ Rather​ Remarkable

Sony VENICE – Something​ Rather​ Remarkable

The​ ​new​ ​$42,000,​ ​full-frame​ ​Sony​ ​VENICE​​ ​debuted​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Sony​ ​Pictures​ ​lot​ ​at​ ​the​ ​beginning​ ​of September​ ​and​ ​it​ ​looks​ ​good.​ ​Really​ ​good.​ ​Not​ ​game-changing​ ​good,​ ​but…

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Is there a better subject for a shooter than their own three-month-old baby? During these early months of fatherhood, Sigma sent me their 18-35mm and 50-100mm…

Key Details of the VEGAS Pro 15 Release

Key Details of the VEGAS Pro 15 Release

We’ve talked about what makes VEGAS Pro distinct in terms of being able to offer editors options that no other platform can match. It’s an important thing to…

ART OF THE CUT on delivering DUNKIRK in IMAX and 70mm

ART OF THE CUT on delivering DUNKIRK in IMAX and 70mm

John Lee has been as assistant editor since 1993, including work as assistant editor, associate editor or additional editor on The Matrix, Mission Impossible II, Lord of the Rings: Fellowship…

The Sun & Moon: Artistry of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The Sun & Moon: Artistry of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Since many of us weren’t able to make the trek to a location in the “path of totality” for this solar eclipse in the US this…

REVIEW – Trapcode Suite 14 from Red Giant Software

REVIEW – Trapcode Suite 14 from Red Giant Software

I work in After Effects.  A lot, and I always have my “stable” of effects that I find myself constantly going to, and Trapcode definitely has some of those effects…

AE Project Diary: 4) Mixing up a cake with maths

AE Project Diary: 4) Mixing up a cake with maths

I like cakes a lot, especially cakes with lots of layers.  After Effects also has lots of layers, but when you have to start doing boring and repetitive tasks those…

Script Based Editing: Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

Script Based Editing: Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

For the editing of films, TV shows and other videos in the art of narrative storytelling, many if not most editors use the edit system called Avid Media Composer. One…

Review: ZBook Studio G4 w/DreamColor for prepress, video editing/grading

Review: ZBook Studio G4 w/DreamColor for prepress, video editing/grading

This review article on the ZBook Studio G4 with optional inboard DreamColor display is divided into eight sections: (1) Unique features for prepress, video editing & grading, with applications like…

Working for Cheap, Like Real Cheap – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

Working for Cheap, Like Real Cheap – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

As the media production climate continues to change so do the rates which video professionals charge to create that media. If the image above is indicative of a lot markets…