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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…

After Effects Apprentice Free Video: Introduction to Variable Mask Feathering

As we mentioned recently, we've been updating our After Effects Apprentice video courses to reflect changes in the third edition of the book, and in particular new and…

NUKE 7.0 is out now

NUKE 7.0 is out now

Our biggest NUKE release to date, NUKE 7.0 comes with a host of polished and perfected tools to streamline your day-to-day workflow, as well as exciting new…

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…