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Five things you may not know about Google Play

Google, which has been largely criticized for fragmenting its offerings, is taking a step

Thoughts on the (near) future of Metadata

I am convinced that we will be benefiting from computer derived metadata, as I’m outlining

Defocus Effects for Final Cut Pro, Motion and After Effects Released by PHYX

PHYX Defocus feature highlights include: Chroma Aberration – Editors can simulate chroma aberration – the

Behind the movie magic: a 4k video editing setup

Tom Lowe, a budding filmmaker, and self-proclaimed “Terrence Malick disciple,” is setting out to

The long awaited Canon 5D mkIII…is it what we were hoping for?

We have been waiting for this for some time. Rumours of release dates came

PluralEyes, An NLE Essential App

After spending time with Singular Software’s PluralEyes, I can say without a doubt, that I wish

Now you can send clips from Final Cut Pro X to Motion

The loss of being able to send a clip to Motion from Final Cut

Ident and organise your rushes automatically into Final Cut Pro with QRSlate

We have overlooked many instances of new clapperboard iPad apps being released as there’s

Avid Brings Its “Pro-sumer” Video Editing App to iPad

Avid, maker of high-end digital video and audio production tools, is bringing its “pro-sumer”

Compression Software for Web Video

Web video is everywhere, playing on laptops, through video game consoles, in digital magazines

Are You Ready to Make Adobe a Utility? Creative Cloud to Launch Alongside CS6 for $50/Month

Are you ready to add Adobe software to your stack of monthly power, cable,

Looks, LUTs and Live Grading the ALEXA

When Arri released the SUP 4.0 firmware for the ALEXA, they also added the ability

FINAL DRAFT for iPad is Finally Here! …and it’s only a reader?

It’s been the topic of heated discussions since we launched over two years ago.

Avid launch Avid Studio for the iPad – iAvid anybody?

A quick reaction from Avid to the release of FCPX 10.0.3 – they have

RED SCARLET-X First Impressions

I’ve had my RED SCARLET-X for about a week now, but am still waiting for some

Why the video pros are moving away from Apple

Six months after the launch of Final Cut Pro X (FCPX), Apple’s major overhaul to its

FCPX 10.0.3 A roundup of all the third party product news -There’s lots!

Before you read this article I just want to point out that Red Giant

7toX for Final Cut Pro

So, the cat is out of the bag. Assisted Editing – Greg and I

Audio Editing in FCP X

I do a lot of audio editing for our tutorials. I used to

BOOK REVIEW: “How to Shoot Movies Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot”

This book is not for everyone. If you don’t eat, breathe and live cinematography…

Text is the New Timecode

Although I’ve shamelessly stolen the title from Joe B (@zbutcher on Twitter) I think

Dr. Mac: Final Cut Pro X makes a good second impression

Last summer Apple released a new version of its venerable nonlinear video editing software, Final Cut Pro.

Why the Nikon D4 excites me…please don’t let me down!

This is a great walkthrough of all of the functions of the new Nikon

Noise Industries Releases FxFactory 3 Visual Effects for FCP, Motion, AE

Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, announced


The Canon C300 had a coming out party in Boston last week where Larry Thorpe of

CES 2012 – the goods

My attendance at this year’s show was completely unplanned and my time short so