Virtual Production: It’s the future you need to know about

Virtual Production: It’s the future you need to know about

In an age of dizzying technological churn, it’s hard to know which emerging fringe tech is worth paying attention to. Not so with virtual production: Anyone who’s experienced…

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

It’s that time of year where the kids are once again getting up earlier than they want, breakfasts are fast, buses are waited on and learning begins anew…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ Oscar and ACE Eddie Nominated Editor Mark Goldblatt )

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 8 (w/ Oscar and ACE Eddie Nominated Editor Mark Goldblatt )

The Art of the Cut podcast brings the fantastic conversations that Steve Hullfish has with world renowned editors into your car, living room, editing suite and beyond. In each episode…

Canon and Sony, step aside: Samsung has a 108 megapixel image sensor

Canon and Sony, step aside: Samsung has a 108 megapixel image sensor

The next Xiaomi smartphone will have a 64 megapixel camera, thanks to Samsung, and the two companies announced  a 108 megapixel sensor for smartphone cameras, able to shoot 6K video…

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

The BenQ SW270C is a color-accurate monitor aimed at photographers and web-based filmmakers (sRGB types). BenQ sent me it to review, so here’s that with some extra…

ART OF THE CUT with Fred Raskin, ACE on editing “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”

ART OF THE CUT with Fred Raskin, ACE on editing “Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood”

As an assistant editor to the legendary Sally Menke, Fred Raskin, ACE, worked on both of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill movies and created a working relationship with the director…

After Effects Classic Course: Tinting with Solids & Shape Layers

After Effects Classic Course: Tinting with Solids & Shape Layers

In the previous post we showed you how to use Photo Filter, which is an extremely easy color tinting effect. However, you don’t even need to use a plug…

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Years ago, while assisting on a sitcom, I helped the director of photography shoot exposure tests on all of our zooms. The closeups were darker than expected, and she wanted…

Blackmagic Design eGPU Pro Review

Blackmagic Design eGPU Pro Review

There’s a market for the Blackmagic Design eGPU Pro, but it’s very specific. Blackmagic Design has updated its external GPU device, replacing the Radeon Pro 580 with a…

Will the 6K RED Komodo (dragon) kill the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K?

Will the 6K RED Komodo (dragon) kill the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K?

The new Komodo 6K camera from RED is still a mystery, but it uses Canon’s new RF-mount, giving it access to, as Canon says, some of the best…

Resolve 16 Boring Detector – What’s in a name?

Resolve 16 Boring Detector – What’s in a name?

I was working on Thursday when Blackmagic Design’s Grant Petty introduced a batch of new products in a live stream. These types of events are becoming regular things…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 4K Multicam Off/Online

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 4K Multicam Off/Online

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewers question about how to Offline 4K Red footage in HD, and then relink to your original RAW footage to finish and…

Canon DSLRs, mirrorless and compact cameras vulnerable to third-party attack

Canon DSLRs, mirrorless and compact cameras vulnerable to third-party attack

Canon issued a security advisory stating that 33 of its cameras, including DSLRs, mirrorless and compacts, are vulnerable to third-party attacks, if connected to a PC or smartphone through…

Creating Game of Thrones special effects at home with Red Giant’s VFX Suite

Creating Game of Thrones special effects at home with Red Giant’s VFX Suite

Game of Thrones delivered some of the best visual effects and tricks you could imagine, and now you get to recreate some of them at home, using Red Giant’s…

Blackmagic: new US$2495 “Pocket” Cinema Camera 6K + more

Blackmagic: new US$2495 “Pocket” Cinema Camera 6K + more

In addition to the new US$2495 “Pocket” Cinema Camera 6K with EF mount, you’ll be blown away by the new DaVinci Resolve beta 16.1. Watch the webinar…

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