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Google Wifi: How/why to interconnect units via Ethernet

Google Wifi: How/why to interconnect units via Ethernet

Google Wifi (Google’s own unique graphical representation for this product, with uppercase W and lowercase F) is the official name of the company’s mesh-capable wireless system. This…

ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

ART OF THE CUT with Hitchcock doc editor

Art of the Cut readers responded to surveys on Facebook and Twitter with the types of editors they wanted to read more about. Documentary was the top choice followed by…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC Lens Flare 3D Advanced Techniques

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC Lens Flare 3D Advanced Techniques

Many people think that Mocha BCC inside of Avid Media Composer is only for effect roto work.  Well, in this tutorial, I’m going to show you a &#8220…

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

Personnel-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 19

In the art of post audio, there are a lot of different crafts, skills and artisans required to pull a soundtrack together. There is some looseness here in terms of…

ART OF THE CUT with “Kong” editor, Rick Pearson, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with “Kong” editor, Rick Pearson, ACE

Rick Pearson, ACE has edited some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, including Men in Black II, The Bourne Supremacy, Quantum of Solace and Iron Man II. I last interviewed…

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

I love having a big (or big-ish) monitor on set to see what I’m shooting and get excited by it, but the problem with most field monitors…

Davinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

Davinci Resolve Micro Panel Review

It has been seven years since Blackmagic Design released the software version of Davinci Resolve for less than the cost of a cheap laptop. A professional color grading system, that…

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

Diegetic and Non-Diegetic Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 18

In terms of sound for picture, diegetic is defined as: sounds that originate within a given scene. All of the typical sound elements seen in a scene would be considered…

Seven Notes on Giving Notes

Seven Notes on Giving Notes

As a freelance producer I’m often put in a place where I am giving notes to any number of departments on a documentary or narrative production. I&#8217…

MOVIOLA FREE WEBINAR – MOCHA FOR MEDIA COMPOSER EDITORS – MARCH 21, 2017

MOVIOLA FREE WEBINAR – MOCHA FOR MEDIA COMPOSER EDITORS – MARCH 21, 2017

Media Composer editors  and their workstations have always been an island in the world of post production.  Say what you will, but there’s a reason that many post houses…