February 9, 2012, 3:16 pm
A very popular effect these days is the miniaturization of real life shots called Shift/Slant. It is a simple Optical effect using our brain's own physiological depth of field process to make us think we're looking at a tiny miniature toy world, rather than the real one. Through the process I'll explain how each step helps to mimic the look of a miniature animated diorama image.
Check it out at: http://www.macprovideo.com/hub/final-cut/miniature-effect-in-fcp-x-shiftslant
February 9, 2012, 3:11 pm
Color grade a whole new way with Yanobox Moods for Final Cut Pro X. Instead of adjusting sliders in the Inspector, Moods from Yanobox works a different way – by providing on-screen controls while grading your footage. As you can see, you have full control over the brightness, exposure, shadows, midtones, highlights, and more for...
Check it out at: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/FinalCutWhiz/~3/00iXvWjHP8A/
February 9, 2012, 3:11 pm
A good friend of mine and well known filmmaker and DP Philip Bloom recently asked me to write a guest post for his website. The subject would be Avid Media Composer 6, its new features, and it's place in the post-production market. Philip has been an Avid editor, but because previously Avid required proprietary hardware the...
Check it out at: http://www.tejbabra.com/2012/02/09/guest-article-for-philip-bloom/
February 9, 2012, 7:43 am
The customer was using sparse disk images (created via disk utility) to encapsulate projects and events folders into one "thing" they could easily move around. All of these disk images were kept on their Small Tree ST-RAID and then mounted via a double click onto their desktop.
Check it out at: http://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/11149/fcpx-and-sparse-disk-images
February 9, 2012, 7:42 am
Report from the Berlinale Film Festival, New Technology to Watch in 2012, New Wireless Video Technology, Filmmakers at Sundance, Getting Jobs in Foreign Climes, Video Sharing in Post-Production, GUESTS: Cirina Catania, Debra Kaufman, Ross Kanarak, Adrian Belic, Roko Belic, Jessica Sitomer, and Chris Potter
Check it out at: http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com/2012/02/08/digital-production-buzz-feb-9-2012/
February 9, 2012, 7:39 am
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, is pleased to welcome the latest collection of Luca Visual FX plug-ins to FxFactory 3.
Read it here
February 9, 2012, 7:38 am
One of the initial concerns with Final Cut Pro X was how to actually purchase more than one copy legally, without setting up multiple iTunes accounts.
Check it out at: http://www.richardharringtonblog.com/files/a8d79a12ddec00d584a162cd3bfbad1a-1716.php
February 9, 2012, 7:36 am
This video tutorial teaches how to do primary, secondary and some pretty advanced color correction in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5. You'll learn how to create masks for color correction inside of Premiere Pro, and to tweak parts of the image without affecting others. You'll learn how to use Jarle’s Grading Tools (a collection of useful presets) to speed up your own color grading workflow.
Check it out at: http://premierepro.net/editing/color-grading-and-finishing-in-premiere-pro-cs5-5/
February 9, 2012, 7:34 am
A lot has developed in the NLE (non-liner editing) world since FCPX's release last fall. The program has a number of significant updates inching it closer and closer to being a tool that advanced editors can use.
Check it out at: http://daredreamermag.com/2012/02/07/fcpx-and-making-the-right-nle-decision-for-your-business/
February 9, 2012, 7:32 am
Avid reported that its revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 was USD185.3m, down 5 percent versus the same period a year ago, and up 12 percent compared to the previous quarter.
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