September 19, 2014 by Catherine Clifford, Entrepreneur Magazine You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before breakfast than you do all day? […]Read more "How to be Productive"
September 18, 2014 by BorisFX Welcome to Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) – the world’s most comprehensive visual effects plug-in collection. BCC contains over two hundred effects spanning 17 effects categories including plug-ins for 3D text, chroma keying, image restoration, glows, lens flares, volumetric lighting, transitions, and much more. For a full introduction to BCC for Final Cut […]Read more "Boris Continuum Complete 9 Now Available for FCP X and Motion 5"
September 17, 2014 by Sony The complex world of media production requires powerful media management. Catalyst Browse, a cross-platform viewing and logging tool for all Sony Pro formats, offers streamlined media management that simplifies your workflow and secures your content. Catalyst Browse is a FREE media assistant that lets you browse files from your device […]Read more "So, You Need to Ingest Different Sony Video Files…?"
September 15, 2014 by Noam Kroll There is a Massive Quality Difference Between FCP X & Premiere Pro – Guess Which One Is Far Better At Compression? Cinematographer and editor Noam Kroll tests out video compression using the same settings on both Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro. He writes, “On a […]Read more "Is Final Cut Pro X or Premiere Pro Better at Compression?"
September 10, 2014 by… In the below video, cinematographer David Kong presents an in-depth, but digestible, look at codecs. As Kong writes on Philip Bloom’s blog, “Codecs can sound impossibly complex when all you get is a bunch of numbers and acronyms, but the main concepts at work really aren’t that complicated. I explain the […]Read more "An In-Depth Look at Codecs"
September 8, 2014 by Kian McKellar, keyinfilms.com Being an interviewer is a hard job… but hey, it’s easier than running the camera and conducting an interview at the same time! Since there are two of us, I’ll run the camera and you can conduct the interview. Here are a few tips to help you do […]Read more "Man On The Street Interview Tips"
September 5, 2014 by Joe Marine, nofilmschool Colorists are often the last thing people think about on many lower-budget projects, but besides a good sound editor, they are what bring your video to the next level. A good colorist is capable of (within reason) making your footage match perfectly from shot to shot, and they […]Read more "What Does a Colorist Really Do for Your Films?"