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Premiere Pro World: SNL’s Adam Epstein Using Creative Cloud, Post Production Tour & More

Premiere Pro World: SNL’s Adam Epstein Using Creative Cloud, Post Production Tour & More

This past weekend we attended the first ever Premiere Pro World Conference where we were able to interview a number of individuals about all things Premiere Pro. The first of these interviews was with Saturday Night Live’s Adam Epstein, the Editor with their film unit. We were able to speak ...

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Summer Price Drop to $495 For The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Summer Price Drop to $495 For The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

UPDATE: Blackmagic has informed us that they have run out of units for the sale, thereby signaling it’s end prematurely. Blackmagic Design has announced a summer sale for the Pocket Cinema Camera, dropping the price by $500 to $495.

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What Summer Films Were Graded With DaVinci Resolve?

What Summer Films Were Graded With DaVinci Resolve?

We’ve talked a bit about how Blackmagic Design’s cameras have seen more and more use in the world of commercial spots, film and more. This time however we turn to DaVinci Resolve and its expanded use in some of the summer’s hottest films, including “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, “X-Men: ...

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Canon Liquidates 7D Inventory To Make Way for the Mark II

Canon Liquidates 7D Inventory To Make Way for the Mark II

One of the most anticipated cameras appears to finally be making its way to market as the legendary Canon 7D gives way to the 7D Mark II. Rumors have been circulating for the past two years as to when a successor to the 7D would surface. The most recent rumors ...

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Don’t Try This at Home: The Best Movie Driving Stunts

Don’t Try This at Home: The Best Movie Driving Stunts

Some people look for artistry in film, while others want raw entertainment. This is evidenced by the lineup of the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival. Unlike its Cannes counterpart, the TIFF catered to pop culture and fun films. Part of the reason is because we love action packed movies.

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Cinegear 2014: Need Help With Zoom? Redrock Micro Has You Covered

Cinegear 2014: Need Help With Zoom? Redrock Micro Has You Covered

Redrock Micro’s “fingerwheel” controller provides a full 270 degrees of rotation (with built-in hard stops), delivers precise, accurate focus pulls.  The one thing the fingerwheel cannot provide is zoom, but Redrock Micro has a new to assist with zoom.

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Cinegear 2014: Which Zeiss Lens Is Right For You?

Cinegear 2014: Which Zeiss Lens Is Right For You?

One our favorite companies, Zeiss is always someone we make sure to speak with at trade shows. Usually the talk revolves around one of their new lenses, but given that Cinegear is not long after NAB, we’ve pretty much covered all of Zeiss’ newest products. So instead we asked Rich ...

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Cinegear 2014: Hive Lighting & The Benefits Of Plasma Lighting

Cinegear 2014: Hive Lighting & The Benefits Of Plasma Lighting

Every show we try to speak with some sort of lighting company. This year’s Cinegear introduced us to Hive Lighting, a Los Angeles based lighting company that specializes in plasma lighting. We stopped to talk with Hive’s John Miller about the nature of plasma lighting and their newest product, the ...

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Are the Blackmagic Cameras Right for You?  See For Yourself!

Are the Blackmagic Cameras Right for You? See For Yourself!

Live Seminars To Be Held In Los Angeles & New York Blackmagic Design is holding two live seminars in the coming weeks that will feature “hands on demonstrations of the company’s newly announced NAB 2014 products”, such as the Blackmagic URSA and Studio Camera. The demonstrations will also include their “complete ...

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Next LAPPG Meeting This Wednesday, July 9th: Variety’s Chief Film Critic & Plugin Showcase

Next LAPPG Meeting This Wednesday, July 9th: Variety’s Chief Film Critic & Plugin Showcase

The next Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) meeting will be this Wednesday, July 9th at their usual location. The guest of honor will be Variety‘s Chief Film Critic Justin Chang discussing ‘Five Lessons From the Industry’s Great Editors’. There will also be a Plug-In Showcase, with Zaxwerks’ Alex Dow and ...

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