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Which non-linear editing application should a graduating high school senior be certified for?

Which non-linear editing application should a graduating high school senior be certified for?

There was a tweet the other day asking an interesting question about non-linear editing certification for a graduating high school senior and which NLE certification would be most valuable…

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

This short series of articles is about various aspects of Resolve that are important but not as well known as they should be. They don’t often come up in…

Getting Started with Blackmagic Design Fusion Inside Resolve 15

Getting Started with Blackmagic Design Fusion Inside Resolve 15

Fusion, BlackMagic Design’s compositing application, is now included for free (that’s right, Free!) inside of DaVinci Resolve 15, but how do you access it, and how do you…

Craft Editing in DaVinci Resolve 15 Pt. 2

Craft Editing in DaVinci Resolve 15 Pt. 2

As DaVinci Resolve has continued to evolve as a non-linear editing tool many editors have been curious about how it stacks up in a crowded NLE market. Scott Simmons…

Surviving the software jungle

Surviving the software jungle

One of the greatest dangers to modern digital artists is getting locked into a single software package. The fortunes of software companies—even large ones—vacillate with the phases of…

Craft Editing in DaVinci Resolve 15 Pt. 1

Craft Editing in DaVinci Resolve 15 Pt. 1

As DaVinci Resolve has continued to evolve as a non-linear editing tool many editors have been curious about how it stacks up in a crowded NLE market. Scott Simmons…

Resolve 15: Blackmagic integrates Fusion into Resolve

Resolve 15: Blackmagic integrates Fusion into Resolve

Blackmagic’s grading tool turned NLE is on track to become a complete finishing platform–rivaling Autodesk’s Smoke and Flame platforms–thanks to the incorporation of the Fusion compositor…

Random thoughts from the Blackmagic NAB 2018 press conference

Random thoughts from the Blackmagic NAB 2018 press conference

Like the AJA press conference here’s some random thoughts at Blackmagic’s press conference. Blackmagic’s Grant Petty kicks it off with lots of stuff about…

Useful geekery: a database maintenance tool for Resolve

Useful geekery: a database maintenance tool for Resolve

Seth Goldin handles “tech, post-production, and workflow” at Freethink Media. He’s released a bash script for MacOS 10.12.6 to automate backing up and…

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look is an elusive thing. Everyone has their favorite flavor, but there are two basic, yet opposite, techniques in vogue right now—and I think I’ve…

Day 26 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Round-tripping just a few shots from Resolve

Day 26 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Round-tripping just a few shots from Resolve

I wanted to be sure and have at least a couple of DaVinci Resolve tips in this year’s #28daysofQuickTips. I posted one on the black and white point…

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

If you’re an editor who has to send out your projects to a colorist (besides being one of the lucky few in this age of one-man-bands…

Day 14 #28daysofQuickTips 2018  – Pick Black and White Point in DaVinci Resolve

Day 14 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Pick Black and White Point in DaVinci Resolve

As an editor I don’t do a lot of extensive color grading in DaVinci Resolve but every now and then I can’t send a job to…

DaVinci Resolve 14 Used On Latest Corona Commercial

DaVinci Resolve 14 Used On Latest Corona Commercial

For the first time filmmaker and Director, Leonardo Dalessandri jumped into the deep end and moved his entire post-production workflow into DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio for the new Corona…

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Alright, Alright, Alright, Blackmagic Design has released the latest version of the color grading and editing software DaVinci Resolve. Firmware 14.1 is officially available to download and install, but…