20 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Focal Length, Stabilization and VR



This week an explanation of focal length - why it matters, some tips for video stabilization and new from Facebook and Occulus on (perhaps) some advances in VR.

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13 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Audio, Templates and Color Matching


This week some tips for getting your audio under control, some of the reasons why behind color matching, how to use templates and a YouTube update.

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07 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Glitch Distortions and Basic Editing Tips


OK, so it seems we are back to normal this week after what seemed like an endless procession of updates.

This week we have a simple method to add glitch distortions, some basic editing tips and techniques and a few specific tutorials for the new version of Pinnacle.

28 September 2017



The Friday Roundup – Color Matching and Pixar in a Box

This week a very short roundup due to some stuff but! We have a color matching tutorial in Pinnacle Studio, a new lesson from Pixar on Khanacademy and more!

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27 September 2017

CyberLink PowerDirector 16 Review – Overview and What’s New

An overview, introduction and review of what's new in CyberLink's latest version of their consumer video editing software PowerDirector 16.

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15 September 2017

The Friday Roundup – Color Matching, Wide Angle Lenses and RED News


This week a bumper edition with many things! News on the new RED phone, color matching between cameras, speed ramping and taking care of SSDs.


08 September 2017

The Friday Roundup – Chroma-key Tips, Magix Updates and mor

This week why use green screen or blue, Magix updates Movie Edit Pro, changes in YouTube notifications, CyberLink TrueTheater color and more!

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23 August 2017

Pinnacle Studio 21 Review

An overview, introduction and review of what's new in Pinnacle's latest version of their consumer video editing software Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate.

04 August 2017

The Friday Roundup – Interlacing, Split Screens and Gear Envy


This week the complete rundown on fields and interlacing, tastefully using split screens, breaking the gear envy habit and some basic video tutorials.

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07 July 2017

The Friday Roundup – Vertical Videos, Better Titles and 360 Editing


This week the latest on shooting video vertically, improving your titling basics, rolling shutter explained, multi-cam editing and a little green screen as well.
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03 July 2017

The Friday Roundup – Wedding Videos, VFX Basics and Camera Movement

This week wedding videos and how to avoid them, some basic on video effects, a camera movement tutorial and some tips on using Filmora."
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30 May 2017

SID: a portable livestreaming 3D camera

The Weeview SID is the world's first 3D camera with Augmented Reality special effects. It is designed so the you can livestream videos and selfies in 3D. Yes, 3D, you remember... The postSID: a portable livestreaming 3D camera appeared first onNewsshooter.

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27 May 2017

Retouched: How Inaccuracy Improves De Palma's 'Untouchables'

ByBrian Salisbury It's often the case that biopic films are judged by their adherence to the facts of the actual stories on which they are based. It would then stand to reason that the more accurate the filmic depiction, the better the movie. Right? Not necessarily. While creative license is

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26 May 2017

The Friday Roundup - Fades, LUTs, Audio Swells and More!

How to Fade In & Out of Videos EASY One of the main problems most people have when they start out with just about any video editing software is that the interface they are presented with looks like nothing they have seen before. This tends to send the new user into a kind of overwhelmed state

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24 May 2017

Ground Control Griffin LUTs for the DJI Magic Pro - Review

Ground Control Griffin LUTs for the DJI Magic Pro are a series of 16 unique looks that have been designed to work wth D-Log and conventionally recorded footage. If you... The postGround Control Griffin LUTs for the DJI Magic Pro - Review appeared first onNewsshooter.

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19 May 2017

The Friday Roundup - Multicam Capture from Corel and Filmora Tutorials

Corel MultiCam Capture This is a pretty cool new plugin that Corel have 'sort of' released this week... kinda. So the video below demonstrates a product they have released called Multicam Capture. It is basically a plugin that is for Pinnacle Studio only so far but I would imagine it will get

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Watch My Latest Short Film - STARLET - Just Released Today!

Last summer I directed a short film titledStarlet that I am finally releasing today! The film itself was shot in just one day on the Panasonic Varicam LT, and edited relatively quickly afterwards in DaVinci Resolve. That said, I decided to put it on the shelf for a while as I became sidetracked

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12 May 2017

Dressing Harriet Tubman

A conversation with the costume designer of WGN America's 'Underground.' The period piece is dangerous territory. Historical narratives, battlegrounds in school board skirmishes, wade alongside our own idea of what our shared history looks like. And the limits of that shared idea is sometimes

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The Friday Roundup - Film Noir, Camera Hacks and Lens Sizes

Welcome to this weeks Friday Roundup chock full of meaty video goodness... sort of. Before I get into the usual round up of video tips and stuff I wanted to just quickly draw your attention to a sale that CyberLink are having. Now I know I am supposed ot mercilessly market to my readers at every

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10 May 2017

MAGIX Video Pro X Review

Magix Video Pro X is the top of the line video editing software from the European based Magix company and in posting a review of the program it is important to understand where it sits in the overall editing software universe.. Video Pro X is a professional grade editing and post production

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