The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
Magic Bullet has recently re-introduced their popular Denoiser plugin, a great filter for reducing digital distortion in video. We bring you all the details on this new release and make suggestions for other popular digital noise reduction plugins.
With today’s ACE awards ready to deliver honors on outstanding film editing work done in 2011, we should get a lead on who might be a favorite at the Oscar’s looming the following week. Since the SAG and Golden Globes do not recognize Editing as a category, the next two weeks are the pinnacle for recognizing the achievements and outstanding efforts from last year.
Last week, Avid Technology released Avid Studio for iPad, now available for $4.99 in the App Store. This app release ends Apple iMovie’s pseudo-monopoly on tablet-based video editing. With the two apps currently at the same price, we thought it’d be an interesting exercise to compare the two side-by-side.
Seven months after the release of FCP X, Apple comes forward with v. 10.0.3 to address some major missing features. Will it be enough?
No doubt by now you’ve heard a bit about the new Thunderbolt technology by, a collaboration effort between Apple and Intel in 2011 for Apple’s new line of MacBook Pro laptops (as well as MacBook Air, Mac mini and iMac)—and though the hype and performance boost have editors drooling, a year later, adoption could still be a ways off for many users.
Remember what it was like to be freshly graduated from college, navigating the murky sea of the production and post-post industry? Now, imagine that you’re trying to break into it in today’s economic climate. I was curious, so I asked several of my former students what it was like getting a job after graduation.
Join us, as PremiumBeat.com begins featuring customer spotlights about some of our most valued patrons. This month, we’re highlighting CinemaCake Filmmakers, a Philadelphia-based wedding and event film-making business.
Xto7 for Final Cut Pro (by Assisted Editing) allows you to take your Final Cut Pro X timeline to Final Cut Pro 7. You can also go directly to other Final Cut Pro 7 XML workflow programs, as well as to Adobe Premiere Pro (and to After Effects via dynamic link). It’s available in the App Store for $49.99.
Singular Software releases their popular Plural Eyes support application for Final Cut Pro X. Available as a free public beta version, this application automates the syncing of audio and video files in your project’s timeline.
PremiumBeat.com has partnered with motionVFX.com to pack a high quality one-two punch for stock music and Apple Motion templates. Check out this post, where I interview motionVFX founder, Szymon Masiak about his business and the new partnership.
Get editing advice and wisdom from leading professionals in the industry! From tips on storytelling and working with clients to suggetions for keeping abreast with the latest advances…we’ve got tons of great tips from seasoned vets. Perfect for newbies looking to break into the industry, as well as reminders for working pros!
Believe it or not, nonlinear digital video editing is only 26 years old, and has been mainstream for just over 15 years. In this post, we’ll relive some interesting dates in recent history in this exciting industry!