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REDCine 3.1.8; Widescreen LCD; Wilt Sells Out

REDCine 3.1.8; Widescreen LCD; Wilt Sells Out

• REDCine 3.1.8 was released today; it exports QuickTimes with audio. To the right of the timeline there are now four buttons, one for each track the R1…

RED+FCP: Native REDcode Importing

RED+FCP: Native REDcode Importing

Last November, RED Digital Cinema Camera Company released an installer adding RED functionality to Apple Final Cut Studio 2: RED QuickTime Codec v3.7.0 (read-only REDCODE decoding for…

Please allow me to introduce myself

Please allow me to introduce myself …. Hi, I’m Scott Simmons. you may remember me from such such blog posts as A Case Against Color, Compressor hatred. Resolved…

Wiggle Transform Tips

Wiggle Transform Tips

A small but very useful feature slipped into After Effects CS4 was a new Wiggle Transform operator for Shape Layers. When used by itself, it allows the user to automatically…

Color Correction Tutorial #11

Color Correction Tutorial #11

After a brief hiatus, my color correction tutorials are back. This tutorial is about 8 minutes long and provides a glimpse into how to use the Color FX Room in…

Realistic Screen Compositing

Realistic Screen Compositing

The “Realistic Screen Compositing” tutorial shows a simple yet effective way of reintroducing an existing screen reflection back into a composite. This not only adds life to the…

Syntheyes 101

Syntheyes 101

Learn Syntheyes, a 3D motion tracking application. I’ll show you step by step how to import, track, solve and export the track data as well as a few…

Avid Gems 9

Avid Gems 9

This column on Avid tips and tricks was originally designed to include hidden “gems” from the Avid user manual, but today we’re going to feature a…

Calibrated Codecs

Need to use MXF media (P2 DVCPRO/50/HD and AVC-I, IMX, XDCAM) natively in Final Cut Pro, or in Windows NLEs? Need to play FCP-captured or FCP…