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HitFilm is bringing a plugin package to your NLE ... and After Effects of course

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Here's a quick look at what to expect when this capable little package ships

By Scott Simmons | April 04, 2014

Most everyone in the post-production business has heard of HitFilm, the interesting little alternative non-linear editor and effects package from FX Home. In 2013 they completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to bring HitFilm to the Mac. Now they are making plug-ins for that NLE you might already be using that will cost you $499. And NAB 2014 is the perfect place to launch it.

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The Making of ‘Adobe and the Frog’

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By Rich Young | April 03, 2014

Film Riot and Adobe have a slick little web ad for the new Creative Cloud NAB 2014 reveal. It was edited in Premiere CC, with the CG character rendered in After Effects CC using Element 3D, and color graded using Magic Bullet Looks.

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Recreating reality with visual effects

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Seamless visual effects for “The Wolf of Wall Street" created with help from Adobe After Effects CC and Adobe Photoshop CC

By Michelle Gallina | April 03, 2014

Paul and Christina Graff of Crazy Horse Effects (CHE) are visual effects aficionados, with projects to their credit such as There Will Be Blood and Life of Pi. They also work with a team of some of the best matte painters and designers in the visual effects industry, and are recognized for... Read More

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Teaching Creative Editing

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By Misha Tenenbaum | April 03, 2014

When students walk into a class named 105 Intro to Editing Aesthetics, they don’t know exactly what to expect but they are almost universally excited by it. It’s as if they are about to learn a secret. How to edit creatively. Ah! If only they had this one class years ago they would... Read More

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Adobe Reveals Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB

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Major Updates and New Features Turbo-charge Video Workflows, Outpacing the Competition

By PVC News Staff | April 02, 2014

Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week. Milestone feature additions, expected to ship in the next coming months, include major updates to Adobe... Read More

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JuiceLink pre-announces wearable pro audio recorder

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JuicedLink will show a wearable pro audio recorder at NAB. How will it compare with wearable proposals from other companies?

By Allan Tépper | April 02, 2014

JuicedLink, a leading manufacturer of external audio interfaces for cameras, just surprised me by pre-announcing its first portable audio recorder, and it joins several other wearable recording proposals. In this first look, let’s see how the new Little DARling Distributed Audio Recorder will compare with other proposals from Audio Technica, IK Multimedia, and RØDE, all of which propose adapting your smartphone or iPod Touch to become a wearable audio recorder by adding their hardware, plus some software.

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Canon Unveils XF200 & XF205 Professional Camcorders

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Popular HD camera gets an upgrade with wireless and ethernet capabilities

By Dan Carr | April 01, 2014

The XF100 and XF105 get a spec bump and some ergonomic changes for NAB this year, adding wi-fi and ethernet connectivity to both the new XF200 and XF205, as well a few extra connection options on the 205 model.  The right side of the camera now also features a rotating grip with zoom... Read More

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Canon Launches New 17-120 Cine-Servo Lens

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Cine lens lineup expansion for ENG shooting

By Dan Carr | April 01, 2014

With NAB starting in just a few days, Canon has today unveiled several new products including the very interesting looking CN 7x17 , or Cine-Servo 17-120.  The red ring around the lens tells the main story here, this is not a B4 mount 2/3" lens, but a PL (or EF) mount cine lens with a... Read More

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After Effects CC NAB Preview

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A sneak peek at some of the new features planned for the next version of After Effects (plus Premiere Pro).

By Chris and Trish Meyer | April 01, 2014

In preparation for the 2014 NAB Show, Adobe is previewing the features slated for the next versions of their video software. We’ve had a chance to work with the upcoming version of After Effects CC, and are in the process of creating a new set of training videos showing how to take advantage of these features that should be available in a few weeks. But rather than make you wait, here are some highlights of what’s in store.

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Creative Cloud NAB 2014 Reveal

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After Effects, Premiere, & the other video apps

By Rich Young | April 01, 2014

Adobe revealed new features in the video apps in Creative Cloud and will showcase these next versions at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week (schedule). In addition to blogs and product page info, there's a nice PDF summarizing updates to Adobe's video ecosystem. Plus, there are special promotional offers to join Creative Cloud before May 30, 2014.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC NAB preview

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This next version of PPro adds some big flashy new features and lots of little things editors will love

By Scott Simmons | April 01, 2014

It comes as no surprise that Adobe has a big video tools reveal in store for NAB 2014. All the video apps in the Creative Cloud get updated as the slow and steady advance of their video tools continue. It’s no surprise that Adobe Premiere Pro CC gets my main focus as the NLE keeps getting better. Check out detail on After Effects and the other CC apps as well. While there are signature new features that will get most of the press there’s a lot of utilitarian things that hardcore storytellers will appreciate. No word on exactly when this will ship but keep an eye toward the Creative Cloud.

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Preview: The Mini XTC 9250-XL

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The Wait Is Finally Over

By Don Starnes | April 01, 2014

Just in time for NAB, the 9250-XL is everything that a producer could want in a camera. The revolution has begun...

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Red Giant BulletProof adds some significant, needed features

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MXF, the ability to ADD and not COPY are chief among them. Oh, and PluralEyes integration.

By Scott Simmons | April 01, 2014

Red Giant software has announced quite a few new things just in time for NAB 2014. There’s a new Magic Bullet Looks reborn, and PluralEyes 3.5 with the ability to correct for sync drift. But what I wanted to point out is a couple of significant new features in BulletProof 1.2.

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Expert filmmaker builds online community

Pioneering filmmaker Ryan Connolly shares his passion for Adobe video software

By Meagan Keane | April 01, 2014

After graduating from film school, Ryan Connolly started out in a fairly typical fashion: creating music videos and commercials for local clients. He then went on to run the video studio at PC game company Alienware. But rather than continue following the typical path of many aspiring... Read More

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Multicam Audio Editing in Final Cut Pro X

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This Week on MacBreak Studio

By Mark Spencer | April 01, 2014

Multicam in Final Cut Pro X has gotten even better.

The multicam implementation in Final Cut Pro X was exceptional from the time it was first introduced. The flexibility of the different options for syncing angles, including a very fast and accurate automatic sync feature... Read More

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Media Composer - You Ask, I Answer! - Lesson 3

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A viewer wants to do a simple split screen in Media Composer? Let's see how it's done!

By Kevin P. McAuliffe | March 31, 2014

In this tutorial, exclusive to PVC, I'm going to answer a question about creating simple split screens inside of Media Composer 7.  3D Warp tool, or Avid FX, which one will you choose?

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The Secret - or not so secret - world of Templates

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How to be an After Effects imposter for less than $20

By Steve Hullfish | March 31, 2014

Writing about anything on a forum with users as widely varied in their experience as provideocoalition is  a trick. Half the people will say “I never heard of that” and the other half will say – like the Geiko Insurance ads – “Duh! Everybody knows... Read More

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The Art and Science of “THE BIG BANG THEORY”

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Editor Peter Chakos and Assistant Todd Morris discuss their very funny workflow

By Steve Hullfish | March 31, 2014

One of the most popular shows on TV is “The Big Bang Theory.”

I spoke to the editor, Peter Chakos, and his assistant, Todd Morris about how they cut the show.

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Videoguys NLE Video Storage FAQ (April 2014 update)

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By videoguys.com | March 31, 2014

(April 2014 update) Now includes the latest information and recommendations for Thunderbolt, USB3 and SSDs!

Check Out Featured Storage Solutions from G-Technology, Promise & Proavio Available now at Videoguys.com!

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Halftone techniques for After Effects

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By Rich Young | March 30, 2014

A halftone is an image or printing technique that "simulates continuous tone through the use of dots, varying either in size, in shape or in spacing." In the Illustrator and Photoshop worlds, there's a long list of halftone filters, swatches, and compositing techniques used for printing and newsprint, comic, retro, and other effects. But the fun of After Effects is animation, and some techniques may not be immediately apparent without the built-in filters found in the other apps.

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