• Photokina 2014: Zeiss Leaks New Product Info

    Photokina is upon us, and Carl Zeiss is slowly leaking info about new product announcements. But, if you really want to know what they're planning, you'll have to do more than shout out conjecture and speculation. If you want their secrets, you'll have to work for them.   (more…)
  • Blackmagic Firmware Update 1.9.3 For BMCC & BMPCC Brings Audio Levels & Histogram

    Blackmagic Design has released firmware version 1.9.3 for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera. This update includes the changes we talked about with Blackmagic's Tina Eckman at Blackmagic Day LA, including histogram and audio level indicators. (more…)
  • Premiere Pro World: Matthew Lessman of Future Media Concepts

    Over the past few weeks we've brought you interviews with Premiere Pro World's amazing presenters and trainers, and even from Adobe on what Premiere Pro World is really about. However we'd be remiss if we didn't speak with the people who made the show happen in the first place: Future Media Concepts. So we caught up with Premiere Pro World organizer Matthew Lessman to see how they brought all of the pieces together. (more…)
  • Premiere Pro World: Jeff Greenberg’s Key To Avoiding Brain Death

    Our final presenter interview from Premiere Pro World, Jeff Greenberg is a master trainer who's legacy begins with Future Media Concepts, and spans multiple platforms and programs. An absolutely amazing gentleman, he stopped to talk with us about his presentation, some quick tips to using Premiere Pro better, and his secret to avoiding brain death. (more…)
  • 5 DIY Lighting Techniques for Beginner Shooters

    Taking the perfect picture requires great lighting, but equipment can be expensive. Fortunately, beginner photographers already have the solution in their own homes. And since a bigger emphasis is being placed on high-quality photos in online content, says an infographic by MDG Advertisting, it's more important than ever for photographers to create stunning, stand out images. While these tips are aimed at photographers, videographers can benefit from most of them as well. (more…)

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Convergent Design’s Odyssey7 & Odyssey7Q Firmware Update Now Available

Convergent Design’s Odyssey7 & Odyssey7Q Firmware Update Now Available

Convergent Design has just released firmware 2.11.110 for its popular Odyssey7 & Odyssey7Q recorders. New features include higher frame rates for Apple ProRes, scrubbing in play mode and more.

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Shutterstock’s Pixels Of Fury: 5 Editors + 45 Minutes = 1 Awesome Event

Shutterstock’s Pixels Of Fury: 5 Editors + 45 Minutes = 1 Awesome Event

What happens when Shutterstock brings five L.A. editors together to create the best trailer made of Shutterstock clips in just 45 minutes? Pixels Of Fury!

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How to Simplify Your HDSLR Workflow with BulletProof For Free

How to Simplify Your HDSLR Workflow with BulletProof For Free

For some time now, Red Giant has been providing individual tools to transcode your footage. However, in 2013, they released a dynamic new toolset to simplify the task of importing, organizing, reviewing, refining, transcoding and exporting your files with the release of BulletProof.  BulletProof has now been updated is available ...

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John Brawley’s Stunning URSA Test Footage

John Brawley’s Stunning URSA Test Footage

Cinematographer John Brawley just released the first, non Blackmagic Design produced, test footage of the Blackmagic URSA, and the result is nothing less than stunning.

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The Panel at HollyShorts Film Festival You Must Attend: Me+Her Shot On the BMCC & BMPCC

The Panel at HollyShorts Film Festival You Must Attend: Me+Her Shot On the BMCC & BMPCC

Earlier this year we talked about an amazing live action short about cardboard people and heartbreak in a cardboard world. Shot on the Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket Cinema Cameras, “Me+Her” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has since gone on to feature in many more festivals, winning quite a few awards.

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Kanen Flowers & Maxim Jago On Premiere Pro World, Global Workflows & More

Kanen Flowers & Maxim Jago On Premiere Pro World, Global Workflows & More

While at Premiere Pro World we were able to interview two presenters: Kanen Flowers of That Studio and Maxim Jago, an Adobe Master Trainer. We talked with them for a bit on what Premiere Pro World is all about, and what each of their respective presentations were about.

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Primatte Keyer Version 5.1, Now With Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro Support

Primatte Keyer Version 5.1, Now With Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro Support

Red Giant’s Primatte Keyer just saw its 5.1 update, which adds support for both Windows and Mac versions of Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Motion.

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LAPPG Tomorrow: The Actor’s Editor & Tracking Audio Levels For Delivery

LAPPG Tomorrow: The Actor’s Editor & Tracking Audio Levels For Delivery

Tomorrows Los Angeles Post Production Group meeting will cover how to improve your editing skills by focusing on the actors in your project, as well as learning about “various loudness measurements required for proper final delivery.”

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Colin Smith On Adobe/Blackmagic Synergy & Workflow

Colin Smith On Adobe/Blackmagic Synergy & Workflow

While at Blackmagic Day LA we spoke with Adobe’s Colin Smith about a number of topics, including the synergy between Blackmagic and Adobe’s workflows, his own success using the two together, and more.

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Samurai Blade Price Dropped To $995

Samurai Blade Price Dropped To $995

Atomos announced today that their Samurai Blade SDI recorder has had its price cut by $300, for a new price of $995.

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