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PL-mount Primes Compared

On December 10, 2011 Indent Studios organized a lens test that was very eye

Why do production pressures favor Final Cut Pro X?

I was watching the highly recommended Editor’s Lounge series of videos from the Why we

PluralEyes beta for Final Cut Pro X released

We first saw this yesterday, but we have been waiting for a download link.

CrumplePop launch ToneGrade – HDR mapping for FCPX

High dynamic range seems to be effect flavor of the month at the moment. Crumplepop have

Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly

I have been shopping around for a while for a mobile and versatile slider

3 days with the Panasonic AG-AF100

I will be updating this blog as I play with it and get to

Convert DSLR Video To Use In Final Cut

MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows that is used

Why Shoot In LOG?

A few weeks ago, Jesse Rosen wrote an article explaining the technical definition of LOG-encoded video

Indispensable Apps for Grip, Electric and Lighting

In recent years, we’ve come to rely on iPhone’s as a readily available source

Pro Audio To Go

Pro Audio To Go turns your iPhone into a 48 kHz professional audio recorder

Blackmagic Design Packs a Punch with DaVinci Resolve v. 8.1

A “dot” release isn’t usually reason for celebration, but Blackmagic Design has unveiled a surprisingly large

WeVideo: The next big thing?

On Day 2 of the Streaming Media West Conference, I got a chance to

Indie Movie Sound Kit Recommendations

The following are notes on sound-recording equipment suitable for independent filmmaking. I know this

Free 30 Day trial for Scenios Production Cloud Based Software

I have been using Celtx online production software for a while and it has

ShotList Puts A Shot List In Your Pocket

Organization is key on any film set. Without it, production would descend into chaos.

Webinar: DITs Demystified

As the technology of digital cameras advances the use of film is starting to

Calculate Memory Usage with KataData App

Emery Wells at Katabatic Digital has created a handy memory usage calculator app for

Amazing tech for turning video into 3D

Check out this sick new technology. You can basically turn any static shot into

Free Downloads from Automatic Duck

So it looks like the software company Automatic Duck is moving on to work

Game Reset: The FCP X fallout has been a blessing in disguise.

Why? Because like so many other editors I will be learning Premier Pro. Don’t

First Look: Hive Lighting and Plasma Technology

Check out these awesome new plasma lights. I know they are not really in

UltraViolet reviewers hate Hollywood’s digital locker

Talk about a bad first impression: The first two Blu-ray discs featuring Hollywood’s new

Can H.265 save us from the mobile video tsunami?

Everyone knows that mobile data traffic is set to explode, driven by ever-increasing adoption

Canon EOS-1D X marks the full-frame, 1080p and Ethernet spot

X marks the spot for the latest monster dSLR from Canon. The Canon EOS-1D

Roundtrip from FCPX to Resolve to FCPX and transfer projects into Final Cut Pro 7 too!

Friday saw the release of Resolve 8.1, an update to the color grading tool

How camera lenses are made.The Gift and the Curse of Zeiss Superspeed Lenses

I found this “How it’s made” video on youtube and find it quite fascinating.