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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How to Light People With Glasses and Avoid Glare

Today we tackle glare from glasses in your videos with a few lighting tweaks. Nobody likes to see reflections in glasses! All lighting videos:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLDSa83hU-bI2FVvqJVdV0_AOdrtxpxn- Here are a few of the tips mentioned in the video to help remove glare from

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05 May 2017

The Friday Roundup - Trimming the Fat, Close Ups and Shot Lists

Bite Sized Video Chunks This is an excellent article from the Techsmith blog on trimming videos. When I first saw the title I thought, 'Well that's a bit basic isn't it?' After all probably the first thing anyone learns in editing software after loading something into the library and

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04 May 2017

Palette: integration with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Palette was at NAB 2017 to show how their innovative modular hardware offers tactile control for videographers and editors working with Adobe Creative Cloud. In time for NAB and the Spring 2017 release of the Adobe video tools, Palette announced full integration for Adobe Premiere Pro CC,

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28 April 2017

The Friday Roundup - Split Screens, VR/360° Footage and Sound Design

Pinnacle Studio - Split Screen Video One of the reason Pinnacle Studio comes with a bit of a warning (on this site at least) is because to be honest it is not an easy software solution for the beginner. Even Corel openly admit there is a steep learning curve and the reason for that has to do

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25 April 2017

NAB Live: K-Tech Audio Gear Bags Provide Unique Features, dEsign

We stopped by the K-Tek booth to take a look at the unique solutions the company has crafted for the audio professional. Perhaps best known for their lightweight and durable K-Tec boom poles, the company's audio bags are crafted with the same attention to detail. We're working on an article for

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23 April 2017

WRITING PROCESS // How & Why to Outline Videos

' Gear used to make this video:https://kit.com/DigitalBlast/youtube-video-creation * Software: HitFilm 4 Express Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/aidinrobbins Twitter:https://www.twitter.com/aidinrobbins 🎼 Music: W-FU !!! - Arigato! '

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22 April 2017

The Friday Roundup - Video Resolution, Shutter Speed and a Few Tutorials

Video Resolution Over the past few years the development of video as a medium has seemingly exploded with advances being made in the creation, editing and distribution of projects. One thing that is pretty obvious is that whatever is happening at the pointy end of the market will eventually find

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15 April 2017

An Emergency Discussion About 'The Last Jedi' Trailer

We bring in a Star Wars expert to break down the first look at Rian Johnson's entry into the continuing saga. At Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Lucasfilm debuted the first trailer for the next Star Wars film, The Last Jedi. Luke is back and he's got opinions. Rey is back and she's training. BB-8

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