Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Collaborate with Avid NEXIS | PRO and Apple Final Cut Pro X

Avid NEXIS | PRO offers real-time editorial collaboration and the bandwidth you need to accelerate any media workflow. Get the industry-proven performance and reliability of Avid virtualizable storage in a more affordable, entry-level professional shared storage system. Designed for independent editors, audio post pros, and smaller post-production houses, Avid NEXIS | PRO provides the high-speed Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 20, 2017
Monarch HDX

Industry News and Press Releases, Production Hardware

New firmware for Matrox Monarch HD.

New firmware updates are now available for Matrox Monarch HD! New firmware for Matrox Monarch HD. Release 2.1.7 New Features Include • Reboot using PC command-line-based calls • Update Monarch HD located on different network subnets Release 2.1.7 also features solutions to specific customer issues, compatibility with the latest supported applications, and improvements to product Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 17, 2017

Production Hardware, Specials and Promotions

Grass Valley ADVC G-1 Any-In to SDI Converter Overview and Sale

Brittany Moran from Videoguys goes over  the Grass ValleyADVC G-1 Promotion. The Grass Valley ADVC G-1 is an any In to SDI Multi-Functional Converter/ Upconverter with Frame Synchronizer The ADVC G-1 is a compact and competitively priced converter, designed to convert and/or upconvert any kind of professional/broadcast signals to HD/SD-SDI with the full support of the Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Software

Avid ScriptSync and PhraseFind Are Back!

Avid ScriptSync and PhraseFind are back! Upgrade any Media Composer Version for just $399 $385 Every editor has been there. You’re staring at a growing mountain of drives and cards and devices containing dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of hours of footage. You know the story you want to tell. But finding the best takes or Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Specials and Promotions

AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 Powered SDI or HDMI Capture

Alex Schwindt reviews the AJA U-Tap which is small and simple to use. U-TAP connects directly to your computer system via a USB 3.0 connection which provides the simplest implementation ever, with no drivers to install and incredible software compatibility. In conclusion After using the U-Tap on several projects, we were impressed at just how Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Specials and Promotions, Video Editing

Now is the time to Upgrade your old version of Avid Media Composer – ScriptSync & PhraseFind are back!

Avid brought back ScriptSyne & PhraseFind, it’s time for an upgrade! UPGRADE ANY MEDIA COMPOSER VERSION FOR JUST $399 $385 Got an older version of Media Composer, Symphony, or NewsCutter—even as far back as version 3? Or maybe you’ve got a more recent version of Media Composer, but let your Annual Upgrade and Support Plan Read More

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By Brittany,
Adobe Shot

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Workgroup Collaborating with Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams

Adobe certified trainer, Nick Harauz wrote this great tutorial on collaborating with a group with Adobe Creative Cloud Collaborating with Team Projects in Adobe Premiere Pro Working with multiple team members in post- production has been simplified with Team Projects. The new feature is available in the latest release of Creative Cloud. To use it, you’ll Read More

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By Brittany, February 15, 2017
gtech storage worflow

Storage Solutions, User Stories and Reviews

Filmmaker’s Workflow Using G-Technology External Storage

Premiere external storage solutions for video pros Filmmaker Nino Leitner relys on G-Technology branded hard drives, readers, and accessories to work seamlessly within his end-to-end workflow. G-Technology’s products have amazing performance, throughput, and reliability – plus class-leading durability – set them apart from the competition. From small portable and rugged external hard drives to large, Read More

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By Britt,
Adobe

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

The Finest Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017

Cat Ellis from Tech Radar wrote this article for finding the best software on a budget. The best free alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 The finest free software for designers, illustrators, photographers, and artists   Free alternatives to Adobe CC Starting next month, Adobe is raising the price of its Creative Cloud suite in Read More

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By Brittany,
Editing Technique

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Simple Editing Tip to Make Your Scenes More Powerful & Dramatic

Robert Hardy is the founder of the filmmaker’s process  and former writer for No Film School . In this article from No Film School, Robert shows you how the power of a simple  editing trick can change the tone of the story. This Simple Editing Technique Will Make Your Scenes More Dramatic & Powerful Film editing is, Read More

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By Brittany, February 14, 2017