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iClone 7: unmatched in the industry

iClone 7: unmatched in the industry

It’s a tour de force that is unmatched in the industry, says Jeff Jasper, Oscar-winning team member/FX Supervisor Interstellar, referring to iClone 7, available for Windows from…

iClone & HitFilm, tools in the animator’s tool box

iClone & HitFilm, tools in the animator’s tool box

The prehistoric animation by Kevin Seid was created with a beta version of iClone7 and HitFilm Pro 2017. The new version of iClone will be available June 2017. The new…

Three Variations on Lighting a Single Shot Commercial

Three Variations on Lighting a Single Shot Commercial

I love a challenge, as that’s when I get to do my best work. One of these spots was easy, one was moderately difficult, and one was hard…

Use Alexa, RED or Canon cameras inside iClone 7

Use Alexa, RED or Canon cameras inside iClone 7

The option to access industry-standard cameras inside the program is just one of the new features introduced by Reallusion inside iClone 7. There is more coming in this new…

Explore the EOS 5D Mark IV video functions

Explore the EOS 5D Mark IV video functions

If you’re a photographer interested in the video functions the EOS 5D Mark IV offers, take 15 minutes of your time to watch the video Canon prepared about the…

Developing An Awareness of Color

Developing An Awareness of Color

Color awareness came slowly to me, but now I can’t escape it. Read on, and follow me down the rabbit hole. This article started out as an analysis…

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Found in the new UI is the option to turn the 16:9 4.6K Super 35mm sized sensor into a 3K 4:3 anamorphic sensor. This allows the use…

LUTCalc: Trials, errors, and a full-range LC709A LUT

LUTCalc: Trials, errors, and a full-range LC709A LUT

After much experimentation, and a bit of failed hacking, I’ve come up with a good full-range Cine-EI LUT for Sony FS7/F5/F55. Read on, and…

Hacking Alexa’s Rec 709 LUT into a Sony FS7/F5/F55

Hacking Alexa’s Rec 709 LUT into a Sony FS7/F5/F55

A new, free app gives us the power to mix and match LUTs—even between cameras! This is what happened when I crammed an Alexa Rec 709 3D LUT into…

Fury Rig: From Mad Max Fury Road to Your DSLR

Fury Rig: From Mad Max Fury Road to Your DSLR

Although many dismiss DSLRs as serious filmmaking tools, producers of movies like Mad Max: Fury Road use DSLRs as part of the production, because they “can really serve a story…