Review: Plugable USB-VOX studio microphone

Review: Plugable USB-VOX studio microphone

My evaluation of the ≈US$75 USB-VOX studio microphone from Plugable involved several happy surprises, beyond its high quality sound for voice. Before its arrival, I knew that it…

48 kHz: How to set it in Android, iOS, macOS and Windows

48 kHz: How to set it in Android, iOS, macOS and Windows

After creating the 48 kHz Alliance this year and several prior articles, an increasing number of people now ask me how to set our standard 48 kHz audio sampling rate…

Apollo 11 moon landing: the NVIDIA, Shutterstock and DJI versions

Apollo 11 moon landing: the NVIDIA, Shutterstock and DJI versions

With the tools available today, almost anyone can shoot convincing footage of astronauts landing anywhere on the Universe: NVIDIA, Shutterstock and DJI show their versions of the Apollo 11 landing…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 2019 Multicam Updates

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – 2019 Multicam Updates

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Multicam editing, and more specifically the updates to Media Composer’s Multicam editing functionality.  One thing that’s important to…

SmallHD Focus 7 Review. Is 1000 Nits Bright Enough?

SmallHD Focus 7 Review. Is 1000 Nits Bright Enough?

A 1000-nits. A 7-inch touch screen. An affordable monitor at home on either a high-end camera system or accompanying a solo-shooter and a mirrorless camera. The…

Quick Look: Signature Primes

Quick Look: Signature Primes

ARRI is now shipping Signature Primes, lenses “designed to render organic, emotionally engaging images, gently softening and texturizing the large format with natural skin tones and creamy bokeh.” Signatures Primes…

AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement

AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement

In July last year I began work on a number of vfx shots for a short film called “At the edge of night”. I had expected the work…

ART OF THE CUT with feature film editor, Roger Barton

ART OF THE CUT with feature film editor, Roger Barton

Roger Barton has edited many of the biggest and most iconic films in Hollywood history. As an associate editor, he worked on Titanic and Armageddon. His films as editor include…

Apollo 11 VR HD: First Steps invites you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes

Apollo 11 VR HD: First Steps invites you to step into Neil Armstrong’s shoes

You’ve seen the movies, the documentaries, the interviews. Now it’s time to go: grab your headset and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic lunar landing, by…

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 4 (w/ Spider-Man: Far From Home Editors Dan Lebental & Leigh Folsom-Boyd)

The Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 4 (w/ Spider-Man: Far From Home Editors Dan Lebental & Leigh Folsom-Boyd)

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…

71st Emmy Awards – Art of the Cut nominated editors

71st Emmy Awards – Art of the Cut nominated editors

Congratulations to all of the nominated picture editors for this year’s Emmy Awards. (71st Emmy Awards) If you’re interested in reading about the editors involved in…

After Effects Classic Course: Colorama 1 – Overview

After Effects Classic Course: Colorama 1 – Overview

The last few posts have been about both the corrective and creative uses of color manipulation. Now it’s time to get purely creative with the most over-the-top…

Some Amazon Prime Day deals for video editors

Some Amazon Prime Day deals for video editors

I was looking for a couple of specific things on Amazon early this morning and kept seeing some other things here and there that could be useful for the editor…

An interview with “This is America” editor Ernie Gilbert

An interview with “This is America” editor Ernie Gilbert

Recently, the music video for Childish Gambino’s This is America won one of two Grand Prix prizes in the Entertainment for Music category at Cannes. Jury president Paulette Long…

Need to rent a computer for onsite editing?

Need to rent a computer for onsite editing?

A week of editing video, in a hotel, for a conference brought to my attention a company called RentAComputer.com. I had never heard of them before and I have…

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