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NAB: Global UHD Conference

NAB: Global UHD Conference

One of the session tracks at NAB is the Global UHD Conference, devoted to a discussion of progress in higher-than-HD television. I attended two sessions on Saturday. In…

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

Saturday saw a panel session on “The Future in High Dynamic Range – Are You Ready?” as part of the “Future of Cinema” conference track at NAB 2018. Herewith, my…

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

You asked, and Filmtools listened: Gear + Beers came to Orange County at the end of March to host RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto while also carting out the usual free…

Placing 2D Text in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

Placing 2D Text in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to add text to a 360 video in Final Cut Pro X. While Final Cut Pro includes…

FilmConvert’s camera profiles for smartphones: for Galaxy S8 now, iPhone X is next

FilmConvert’s camera profiles for smartphones: for Galaxy S8 now, iPhone X is next

A profile for the Samsung Galaxy S8 was the most recent launch from FilmConvert, in a period when the company celebrates its birthday with a special Birthday Sale. A profile…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

NAB 2018 will see an update to another NLE as Final Cut Pro X will hit version 10.4.1. This comes just a few months after the big 10…

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 4 – Mocha Masking Basics

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 4 – Mocha Masking Basics

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about utilizing the worlds most powerful tracking software, Mocha BCC, to create Inside/Outside masks, so you can isolate the areas of your…

Adobe Premiere Pro 2018 NAB Update: Comparison View, Color Match and Timecode

Adobe Premiere Pro 2018 NAB Update: Comparison View, Color Match and Timecode

Trade show time! You know what that means, it’s also time for another big update to the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of video tools and, of course, Adobe Premiere…

After Effects NAB 2018 Update: Master Properties and Advanced Puppet

After Effects NAB 2018 Update: Master Properties and Advanced Puppet

It’s that time of year when Adobe presents its latest software additions, with video first in line. For those curious, here’s a rundown of what you…