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  • by Mark Spencer  |  April 27, 2015
    On this week's Motion Magic, I show you how to combine the new 3D text capabilities of both Final Cut Pro X and Motion with the existing 3D capabilities of Motion to create a 3D environment for...
  • by Eric Philpott  |  April 24, 2015
    Video professionals worldwide—including Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Grass Valley Edius and Adobe Creative Suite users—can get all of the latest Adobe...
  • The Swag of South Hall - NAB 2015
    How about a silly little NAB post?
    by Scott Simmons  |  April 24, 2015
    Most of my NAB 2015 was spent in the north hall teaching at Post|Production World but on the last day I wandered around the South Lower hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. And there I picked up some swag. What’s the point of good swag? To make you remember...
  • Falcon Fly: A Drone with Light
    With so many drones flying above our heads, do we need a new drone in the air? Probably, if it carries light, says one company, Falcon Eyes.
    by Jose Antunes  |  April 23, 2015
      The name of the company, Falcon Eyes, suggests that a quadcopter drone able to carry LED lights up above our heads is a logic step for a lighting manufacturer that has been in the photographic and video market for 18 years, always aiming to...
  • by Mark Spencer  |  April 23, 2015
    The masking features in Final Cut Pro X have been significantly improved in the 10.2 update released last week. In today's Final Cut Pro Under 5,
  • Hollywood Style Shots With Joby’s Action Jib
    Capturing high and low shots easily with a small camera is possible using the new portable jib for GoPro, Ion, Contour and Sony Action Cam cameras.
    by Jose Antunes  |  April 24, 2015
    The new Joby Action Jib Kit & Pole Pack and Action Jib Kit give action cam users the chance to capture different classic cinema shots - the crane, low and high angle, panning, tracking and other – with a single piece of equipment that is extremely lightweight...
  • by Jeremiah Karpowicz  |  April 23, 2015
    We grabbed Adobe presenter Christine Steele right after one of her sessions to talk about her recent documentary work, what it's been like to work with editors making the switch to Premiere and plenty more. Check out more from Christine on her site or her films via the Facebook page for
  • by Jeremiah Karpowicz  |  April 23, 2015
    Scott Hamilton from Dell takes us through the post-production workflow they showcased for attendees at NAB 2015. He gives us details around the M6800, the M3800 and the
  • by Woody Woodhall  |  April 21, 2015
    Anyone who’s spent time in Las Vegas at the annual NAB convention knows how daunting it can be. Since the pace counters are ubiquitous on our smart phones nowadays, we can easily keep track. My own counter registered over a whopping 12 miles of personal walking over the two days...
  • by Jeremiah Karpowicz  |  April 21, 2015
    Colorist, author, and entrepreneur Robbie Carman was one of the featured presenters at the Adobe booth during NAB, and we grabbed him after one of those presentations for a quick interview about about the new color capabilities in Premiere, why he isn't afraid of someone taking his job and plenty more.
  • PVC at NAB 2015: Pond5
    Their new Digital Backlots product might save you a trip abroad
    by Scott Simmons  |  April 22, 2015
    I stopped by the Pond5 booth to chat with them about several new things at NAB 2015. Their recently launched public domain initiative is truly amazing so I wanted to chat with them about that. We also talked about their new Digital Backlots tools for editors and visual effects. And, of course, I couldn't get...
  • PVC at NAB 2015: DaVinci Resolve 12
    New color tools are there but we're interested in the editing
    by Scott Simmons  |  April 22, 2015
    It just wouldn't be NAB these days without a DaVinci Resolve update from Blackmagic Design and this new release takes Resolve to version 12. Yes there's some great new color grading features like auto-color matching and a new 3D keyer (that can be used for compositing and...
  • OnePlus One w/Lollipop: Why I chose Oxygen over Cyanomagen 12S
    Lollipop is the name for Android version 5.
    by Allan Tépper  |  April 20, 2015
    I have already published three articles about Android-based audio/video production (links ahead). So far, I have done all of those review articles with my OnePlus One phone/phablet....