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WOW. Reason to want to make movies

WOW. Reason to want to make movies

Check out this trailer for The Fall. If the imagery doesn’t grab you at first (I saw posters on the street walking to work, and I literally stopped…

Making Alpha Channels for Logos – Photoshop for Video

Instructor Richard Harrington explains how to handle logos and give them alpha channels so they will work in a video environment…

Welcome Several New PVC Writers

It has always been the goal of PVC to handpick the best writers in the industry and let them have their own channel. Since NAB, we’ve added several…

Autodesk Acquires Realviz

From PR Newswire, Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of REALVIZ S.A., the privately held developer of…

Panavision & Canon videos on “Demystifying Digital Camera Specifications”

John Galt (Panavision) and Larry Thorpe (Canon), two well respected industry veterans, gave along talk at the Hollywood Post Alliance about how to really understand what is going on in…

Apple posts FCP dropped frames “causes and solutions” document

The web page discusses various causes of dropped frames during capture and output. Starting out with very basic information (“the hard disk cannot keep up with the video data…

Panavision posts “Demystifying Digital Camera Specifications” videos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “DEMYSTIFYING DIGITAL CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS,” SEVEN-PART VIDEO SERIES ILLUMINATING DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY, DEBUTS ON PANAVISION WEBSITE Panavision’s John Galt and Canon’s…

This Bag is Awesome – My thoughts on the Boda Dry

This Bag is Awesome – My thoughts on the Boda Dry

At the recent Photoshop World conference, I picked up a new camera bag. This one is a lens bag, and is designed to condense your camera bag into a few…

101 UAP – Stealing the Sunset – Understanding Adobe Photoshop

Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to “steal the sunset,” or use Photoshop to take the colors of one sunset and map it to another image. Like the…

10 (+1) Reasons Scarlet Changes the Game in 2009

10 (+1) Reasons Scarlet Changes the Game in 2009

RED will not debut Scarlet, its entry-level camera, until early next year, which means that those who are already hype-weary with all things RED are already moving on…

NIN – The Times are Changing

NIN – The Times are Changing

One of the first bands I fell in love with during college was Nine Inch Nails (actually back then, it wasn’t a band). The seminal record, Pretty Hate…

Avid Intros Next-Gen RAID Solutions

TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 5, 2008 – Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced the next-generation of its high-performance storage disk arrays – Avid VideoRAID ST and Avid VideoRAID…

PVC vs. Videography

PVC vs. Videography

As PVC grows, we’ll compare to some of the existing websites serving this market. Here’s Videography.com compared to PVC according to Alexa. Is Alexa the…

Linkedin PVC Group, and PVC Community

Linkedin PVC Group, and PVC Community

In case you weren’t already aware, besides Forums, PVC also maintains a separate community site called Pro Video, and a recently added Linkedin Group affectionately called PVC. Anyone…

Traffic Exceeding Expectations

PVC soft-launched on February 1, 2008. Our first month ended with 34,000 visits. Not bad considering it was all word of mouth. March grew to 50,000 visits…