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HPA Tech Retreat: Registration Closes on Monday

HPA Tech Retreat: Registration Closes on Monday

If you’ve been thinking about attending the HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, February 9-13, better make up your mind: it’s close to selling out…

Sony FS-7 Gets A Firmware Update

Sony FS-7 Gets A Firmware Update

In the FS-7 firmware V2.0 the versatile camera will add 4K (4096×2160) recording in XAVC-I which is an improvement over the UHD 4K the camera…

Understanding & using the breakthrough XAVC Long GOP códec/file format

Understanding & using the breakthrough XAVC Long GOP códec/file format

[UPDATED ARTICLE] Back in 2012, Sony deployed the first version of XAVC, one that can offer color depths of 8-bit, 10-bit, and 12-bit and chroma subsampling…

48 reasons why GarageBand is kryptonite for video production

48 reasons why GarageBand is kryptonite for video production

The market is full of capable digital audio editing applications. I am familiar with many of them and have covered several. Many are capable of recording —and all are capable…

Managing Sound Effects in Final Cut Pro X

Managing Sound Effects in Final Cut Pro X

How do you preview sound effects in Final Cut Pro X? If you’ve been using the Sound and Effects Browser, Steve Martin from Ripple Training has a great…

Davinci Resolve: Roundtripping with Final Cut Pro X

Davinci Resolve: Roundtripping with Final Cut Pro X

In this Under 5 episode, Alexis Van Hurkman from Ripple Training shows you how to export a project out of Final Cut Pro X as an XML, import it into…

Calling Mr. Blue Sky

Calling Mr. Blue Sky

In this Under 5 episode, Steve Martin from Ripple Training demonstrates how to boost the color in the sky using Final Cut Pro X’s Color Mask and Color…

Blackmagic Design Announce New Intensity Pro 4K Capture Card

Blackmagic Design Announce New Intensity Pro 4K Capture Card

The Intensity Pro 4K is a new super fast PCIe card that allows you to capture and playback SD, HD and Ultra HD video on Windows, Mac and Linux PCI…

Accelerated File Uploads for Production & Post

Accelerated File Uploads for Production & Post

As production and post workflows become increasingly distributed, the ability to send large source files quickly and reliably is becoming more important. Unfortunately, upload speeds can be a huge bottleneck…

Blackmagic At Sundance Film Festival

Blackmagic At Sundance Film Festival

Everyone loves a camera that makes a show at the Sundance Film Festival, and Blackmagic embraces that rebellious, independent spirit that makes their cameras and software a perfect match for…

Interweaving in 3D space in Motion

Interweaving in 3D space in Motion

Can you wrap a light streak around text in Motion? That’s the question on this week’s MacBreak Studio with Steve Martin from Ripple Training that I…

Blackmagic’s Fusion 7

Blackmagic’s Fusion 7

Blackmagic set to revolutionize the visual effect industry as they offer Fusion 7 at no cost. One of the industry’s stronger visual effects and motion graphics software is…

Canon 5D Update Leaked

Canon 5D Update Leaked

Canon’s latest update to the 5D line has been leaked. Some of this news we have seen, like the 50.6MP CMOS Sensor, and some of this news…

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 11.2

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 11.2

Blackmagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve 11.2 adding new codecs, cinema DNG tone improvements, and edit page improvements that move the color correction software closer to an NLE that can…

Sweeping Up in Motion

Sweeping Up in Motion

This week on MacBreak Studio Steve Martin from Ripple Training (check out the brand new completely updated website) and I dive into Motion in order to respond to a viewer…