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G-Tech G-Speed Shuttle XL: Best Practices for Media Management On Set

May 24, 2018

If you need help, tips, or best practices for media management when your are on set or in the field, this article will help you out! You’ll also find a link to a YouTube playlist of useful tutorials. At Videoguys, we’re big fans of the G-SPEED Shuttle XL – especially recommended for 4K footage and Read More

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NAB Reflections: Avid MediaCentral, the Cloud, and AI

May 18, 2018

In case you’ve missed NAB news from Avid, here’s a summary of some of the bigger news benefiting Avid editors. Avid is determined to make your workflow better with cloud developments, artificial intelligence and centralized media storage. From SVGNews Avid Technology hit NAB 2018 with relatively new CEO Jeff Rosica (he had been president since Read More

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Cinema5D ProRes RAW Explained

May 14, 2018

Get the low-down on ProRes RAW.  Atomos and Apple teamed up to develop this format and the following article is a great intro. From Cinema5d.com ….The more recent Atomos monitors/recorders have ProRes RAW support built-in already. You can download new firmware versions which enable the support for ProRes RAW for the Shogun Inferno and Sumo 19 Read More

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Avid MediaCentral | Editorial Management for improved Post Production workflows

Here’s a great article for Avid editors looking to better manage their footage. MediaCentral is one of Avid’s largest engineering projects and is evolving to serve your needs as post production workflows grow. From Avidblogs.com ….So, a very big challenge for today’s editor is that, with so much more media, it just takes longer and Read More

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Red Giant 24hr Sale 30% Off Everything Starts Now!

April 24, 2018

  30% OFF Red Giant Trapcode Suite The industry-standard package for motion graphics in After Effects. Red Giant Trapcode Suite 14 is a set of 11 tools for 3D motion graphics and visual effects. Full License $999.00 $699.30 Upgrade $199.00 $139.30 Academic $499.00 $349.30 30% Off All Trapcode Tools Here 30% OFF Red Giant Magic Read More

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LAPPG Presentation: Debunking Post Production Myths

March 28, 2018

Get the scoop on storage versus capacity when you’re scoping out RAID storage for your editing workflow in the video below. Also, learn the difference between log and HDR for your monitor/recording needs. Lots of good gems for post production houses in this presentation! Want more useful guidelines for picking out the right kind of Read More

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Boris FX Brings Back Famed Particle Illusion System and Alan Lorence

March 16, 2018

Read all about Boris FX’s new VFX tool Particle Illusion will be available later in 2018 as part of Continuum 12 and the Continuum Particles Unit. If you are going to NAB2018 Particle Illusion technology previews will be available at Booth SL7620. From CreativeCow.net ….The Particle Illusion reboot will feature an updated user-friendly interface, new Read More

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Red Giant 24hr Shooter Suite Flash Sale! 

March 6, 2018

50% OFF!! Red Giant Shooter Suite Bring your footage from set to post with confidenceRed Giant Shooter Suite is a set of tools that gives you the freedom to shoot the way you want, with the confidence that your footage will make it from your camera to the editing timeline safe, sound and in sync: PluralEyes, Offload, Instant Read More

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Avid Tracks a Day in the Life of File-Based Post

February 5, 2018

Frazzled over how much raw material your video projects have to process? It’s just part and parcel of a day in the life of post production. Here’s something on the subject from Avid: From Avid When I started 20 years ago, post production was still very much a film medium, characterized by flatbed editing machines, Read More

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New Post Workflows from Avid at IBC

September 26, 2017

Post production work can be demanding when it comes to storage.  With that, collaboration can also become affected which can have an impact on the general workflow.  Lately it seems shared storage and/or working off a network or a cloud-type service has been able to improve this kind of work as many post houses have Read More

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