Computers, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

HP DreamColor Monitors Top the Display Market

In most fields, now more than ever especially, visual concepts are the most important thing.  Graphic designers, video editors, even artists in a low-tech medium all rely on visuals to further their project.  Of course now they rely on computers and their display monitor to allow those visual ideas to be molded into those end Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 6, 2017
top 10 things to know about producing hdr

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Top 10 Things to Know About Producing HDR

Streaming Media’s article by Jan Ozer brings to light 10 tips on color grading and optimizing your HDR video projects for the blackest blacks. Deepen your know-how on how to glean the most out of your high dynamic range production: High dynamic range, or HDR, gives video producers an expanded range of colors and brightness Read More

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By Britt, June 22, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware

Avid DNxHR: The 4K Codec to Rule Them All

Find out why this studio decided to switch to Avid’s DNxHR codec family after relying on ProRes for their workflow. For starters, DNxHR is made for 4K. As we relied heavily on ProRes for our editing, color grading and finishing, we had to rethink our workflow. The main reason was the lack of support for Read More

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By Britt, May 30, 2017
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