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Editing video on a previous generation Apple iMac

Editing video on a previous generation Apple iMac

As Apple’s big, expandable, workhorse towers – the Mac Pro – has been seemingly left withering on the vine the last couple of years and a lot of…

After Effects Apprentice Free Video: Spotting Dialog

As we mentioned recently, we've been updating our After Effects Apprentice video courses to reflect changes in the third edition of the book. One shortcoming of previous editions…

Reinventing Video Creation with Adobe Creative Cloud

Reinventing Video Creation with Adobe Creative Cloud

Just like people are shifting from consuming books and video content as physical media to digital and online consumption, Adobe is evolving from shipping shrink-wrapped boxes to offering easily…

Color Correction Tips From Steve Hullfish

Color Correction Tips From Steve Hullfish

Has a director ever asked you if you can fix a few bad shots? Have you struggled to make a final sequence look better? Pro Video Coalition's own…

Flexible Connections in Final Cut Pro X

Flexible Connections in Final Cut Pro X

This week Steve Martin from Ripple Training and I continue our discussion of the features introduced in the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 update (note that the 10…

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor – 2012 Edition

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor – 2012 Edition

Christmas is just a couple of weeks away (maybe less depending on when you read this). If you’ve got an editor in your life that you need to buy…

Lightning strikes with new Danny Way documentary created by Jacob Rosenberg

Lightning strikes with new Danny Way documentary created by Jacob Rosenberg

Danny Way is among the world’s most visionary skateboarders. During his 20+ year career as a professional skateboarder, he has attempted to jump the Great Wall of China…

Timecode calculators in the Mac App store, free but not great

Timecode calculators in the Mac App store, free but not great

I've recently moved back into good old Final Cut Pro 7 for an lengthy edit and I've found myself missing a handy dandy timecode calculator. The…

Image Quality and the Contemporary Cine Lens

The proliferation of digital cinema cameras over the past half-decade has seen an accompanying expansion in new cine lens designs and Canon has become an increasingly active player in…

Face Replacement Part 2: ADVANCED

Face Replacement Part 2: ADVANCED

Welcome to part two of the Face Replacement tutorial, I highly recommend viewing part one (HERE) if you haven’t done so already, since I will be using a…

Face Replacement Part 1: BASIC

Face Replacement Part 1: BASIC

In this two part series, I’ll show you how to track and composite a face onto another body using After Effects and Mocha AE. Learn some of the…

Recreating 1970’s San Francisco: Contrasting Approaches

Recreating 1970’s San Francisco: Contrasting Approaches

Every day that I cycle from my home into the Presidio I pass through the intersection of Washington and Cherry streets, site of a murder that is the centerpiece of…

DVMP – Windows-based DV25 utility

Colin Browell has released DVMP Pro 2, an update to his Windows utility for DV, DVCAM, and DVCPRO25 .AVI and .DV files. DVMP Pro 2 displays and edits the DV…

2008 HPA Tech Retreat program posted

The 2008 Hollywood Post Alliance Tech Retreat program is posted online at HPA Online. The Tech Retreat happens 19-22 February 2008 just south of Palm Springs, CA. Topics this…