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Editing Dialogue

Editing Dialogue

Good editors tend to work viscerally; shot choice and cut points for dialogue scenes are chosen as often by instinct as they are by careful deliberation. So it’s not…

moviola.com now free

moviola.com now free

Moviola’s extensive library of training for filmmakers is now completely free. Gain access to the entire moviola.com catalog of comprehensive film studies training videos covering the gamut from…

Learn classic 3 point lighting in 10 minutes (for free)

Learn classic 3 point lighting in 10 minutes (for free)

For the entire month of April, moviola.com’s Coffee Break Film School is providing free access to its 3 Point Lighting course. No need to sign up, no…

moviola.com introduces Coffee Break Film School

moviola.com introduces Coffee Break Film School

“Film school for those born without an attention span” – that’s the summary description provided by the moviola.com team for their new Coffee Break Film School. CBFS (the abbreviated…

Upcoming L.A. area events

Upcoming L.A. area events

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, ’tis the season for open houses, plus plenty of demos, training sessions, and other events—many of them free. Some…

Definitive Guide to Editing With DaVinci Resolve Released

Definitive Guide to Editing With DaVinci Resolve Released

Blackmagic releases the official hands-on guide to editing with DaVinci Resolve 12.5. DaVinci Resolve, arguably one of the most popular dedicated color correction programs, has “dabbled&#8221…

Free After Effects video tutorial: Effectively track motion

Free After Effects video tutorial: Effectively track motion

Check it out. When I’ve had the opportunity to work with less experienced After Effects artists, and even some experienced ones who should know better, I see people make…

Roger Deakins and His New Website

Roger Deakins and His New Website

After years Roger Deakins ASC, BSC, CBE updates his website. Updates include a new “look at lighting plans.”&nbsp…

Varicam menu simulator now available

Varicam menu simulator now available

Panasonic has published an online simulator the VariCam’s menu system, so you can get up to speed on the camera’s interface and setup options before a…

Digital Production Buzz Interview with Art Adams

Digital Production Buzz Interview with Art Adams

Not long ago I was interviewed for the online show Digital Production Buzz. The show is now live, and you can watch it here&#8230…