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The Need for Speed in a Changing Media Landscape

More video is being produced and distributed than ever before. In this new media landscape, speed has become critical for…

Is glasses-free 3D really coming to every TV set?

Is glasses-free 3D really coming to every TV set?

The new 16 million pixel panel using Ultra-D technology for glasses-free 3D was announced at 2018 CES, but the company…

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Day 13 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reversing Sunset to make Sunrise

This is the first of our reader QuickTips which comes to us courtesy of Clark Morris, Senior Editor of 30…

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PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

Last year’s Pacific Northwest Lens Summit was hugely successful*, so they’re doing it again: a day-long open house at Koerner…

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2018 DCS Lighting Expo, February 24, Burbank CA

The Digital Cinema Society‘s annual Lighting Expo is coming soon in Burbank, CA, USA. It’s a day-long event, open to…

Day 12 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Your library might have access to Lynda.com

At some point last year I learned that my local library had access to Lynda.com. It wasn’t well publicized and…

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Day 11 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – The perfect Path Finder panel placement

I’ve mentioned Cocatech’s $40 Mac OS Finder replacement application Path Finder a time or two in the past. Even once…

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Day 10 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Using Final Cut Pro X as the ultimate sound effects and music browser

There was a Facebook post in an Avid editing group the other day that reminded me of one of my…

Safely traveling with your camera

Safely traveling with your camera

Choosing a camera bag for air travel is not an easy task, whether you want to carry your gear with…

Creating Custom Black & White Effects in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin how you can use the new color tools in…

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Day 9 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Quickly connect a title in Final Cut Pro X

One of the strengths of Final Cut Pro X is its fancy graphics and titles, courtesy of Motion templates, 3D text…

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Nashville Filmmaker’s Guild Finds A Way To Give Back With StoryGive

As creatives, we have chosen a career path to inform and entertain through the arts. We talk cameras, lighting, and…

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Day 8 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Temporarily enable a tool in Final Cut Pro X

This is a simple little thing that makes the already fast Final Cut Pro X even faster: if you hold down…

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Day 7 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Apply and Toggle audio fades in Final Cut Pro X

I’m still quite perplexed that nearly 7 years after its release Final Cut Pro X still doesn’t have an audio-only dissolve…

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Last summer I replaced my trusty Sekonic L-758Cine light meter with the new L-858D model. The 858D features a mix…

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