NAB

Video Editing

How NAB 2017 is Changing Post-Production

The staff, at No Film School and  created a great guide to the changes in post production reflecting the new technologies release at NAB 2017.   In-Depth with Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 14 at NAB 2017 These new programs are going to make your life a heck of a lot easier. No Film School  pumped out 85 Read More

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By Courtney Wach, May 9, 2017
Masking

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Tutorial: Masking & Roto with Mocha Pro

Imagineer Systems created this wonderful tutorial for working with shapes in Mocha.   Mocha’s powerful planar tracking engine is driven by shapes. In this excellent training video, Dan Harvey goes in-depth into Mocha’s shape tools for editing roto-masks, tracking obscured objects, layer order and more. Mocha Shapes: Masking & Roto with Mocha Pro from Imagineer Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Color Correction

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer with the Symphony: Remove and Merge Color Correction

Bri Kelley, from Avid and Red Arrow Industries narrates a great tutorial on color correction with Media Composer with Symphony. The Symphony option in Avid Media Composer has made color correction easier to use and manipulate.  Knowing how to use it to your advantage will help save time and so, ultimately, money. That will make Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Software, Video Editing

Adobe Premiere Pro 25th anniversary Celebration at NAB 2017

Meagan Keane, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Prelude wrote a piece about the 25th anniversary of Adobe Premiere Pro, a celebration will be held at NAB next week. Customers help celebrate Adobe Premiere Pro 25th anniversary at NAB 2017   Each year in Las Vegas, the NAB Show attracts more Read More

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By Courtney Wach, April 19, 2017
Mocha VR 360

Software, Video Editing, VR Virtual Reality

Mocha VR 360 video plug in for Avid Media Composer

Mocha VR introduces the exciting new capability to work on 360 video projects inside of Avid Media Composer. Product Specialist Mary Poplin introduces Avid editors to the core workflow:       Reorienting 360 footage Tracking & Masking for color correction Object Removal – removing camera rigs, shadows, etc Horizon stabilization – improve the headset Read More

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By Courtney Wach, March 3, 2017
Hard Drives

Storage Solutions, Video Editing

G-Tech & Glyph Drives are The Best External Hard Drives for Video Editors

Jourdan Aldredge award winning video journalist and writer for Shutter Stock wrote this opinion piece for their blog on the best external drives for editors. The Best External Hard Drives for Video Editors The professional video editor or filmmaker depends on a reputation for organization and reliability. Nothing can ruin a client relationship or career quicker than lost Read More

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By Courtney Wach, March 2, 2017
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 Courtney Wach, February 15, 2017
Adobe Creative

User Stories and Reviews

Long Live Adobe Creative Cloud

Portrait photographer, filmmaker, and staff writer, Tihomir Lazarov  for Fstoppers wrote an opinion piece about the Adobe Creative Cloud  Adobe: Creative Suite Is Dead, Long Live Creative Cloud Do you remember Adobe’s Creative Suite or CS? Yes, it was that family of Adobe applications that served creatives well for quite a long time. We used to buy perpetual Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 8, 2017
Editor's Guide

Video Editing

Nonlinear Editing Buyer’s Guide of 2017

Scott Simmons  from Pro Video Coalition  wrote an editors buyer’s guide describing the new technologies in the post production world for 2017. Now, is a time where technology is more innovative and faster than ever before. Take a peek at the guide and make an informed decision about your next purchase.   The Editblog’s 2017 NLE Buyer’s Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 1, 2017
color

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Color Grading Guide, What an Editor Needs to Know About Color Grading

Eric Escobar from Premium Beat wrote this guide to color grading for editors who are not colorists. The Video Editor’s Guide to Color Grading   Increasingly, color grading is being handled by video editors working on laptops and desktops instead of calibrated displays. Here are some ways to make this reality work for you. Professional color grading applications Read More

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By Courtney Wach, January 31, 2017