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A new plugin from Ripple Training called Optics a

December 3, 2012, 08:05 AM

The latest update to Noise Industries' FxFactory 4.0.1 brings a new plugin called Optics from Ripple Training and updates for XEffects 3D Transitions from Idustrial Revolution, Defocus from PHYX and Stereo 3D Toolbox from Dashwood Cinema Solutions.

#fcpx#final cut pro x#nle#apple#fxfactory#noise industries
Synology DS1512+ NAS Review

December 2, 2012, 04:53 PM

The Synology DS1512+ is a 5-bay NAS designed for small business use that features a dual core 2.13GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and Synology's DiskStation Manager (DSM) software. Synology sells their NAS units without disks, so users purchase the enclosure and add any combination of 2.5" or 3.5" drives they wish.

Skyfall: Dailies/DI from London to California

December 2, 2012, 04:51 PM

To ensure color consistency from dailies to DI for Skyfall, Company 3 London and EFILM collaborated to create an integrated pipeline, newly branded EC3. Skyfall cinematographer Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC was able to enjoy dailies graded by his long-time CO3 Santa Monica colorist working out of London, and the two facilities coordinated color science and calibration for an overall consistent look throughout the process.

#di#dailies#digital intermediate
Configuring An iMac For Video Editing

December 2, 2012, 04:49 PM

I bought a new 27" iMac when they went on sale Friday, specifically for video editing. And, because I've had a lot of requests recently, I wanted to tell you what I bought and why.

#imac#video editor
The Art of Screen Dialogue

December 2, 2012, 11:54 AM

Working in layers ? A month or two back I wrote a piece about the nature of screen dialogue, focusing on naturalism and style; back then I suggested that there was more to say about the business of making your character talk. There is. Part of the challenge of writing really good dialogue lies in...

Weekend Reads - 12-2-12

December 2, 2012, 11:53 AM

Quick Avid Tip: Display your UNC File Path in the bin!Trick for overcoming Avid's inability to display a UNC path in projects that are not 24p.IRE and VoltageUseful information about PAL voltage levels vs NTSC IRE.Geometry PaneWhat the different options in Compressor's Geometry pane do.Radeon HD 7000 series support in 10.8.3 beta points to new Mac ProThere are many speculative posts around the web on the demise or resurgence of the Mac Pro.

Tell Me Again, Why We Hated FCPX?

December 2, 2012, 11:48 AM

I remember a long time ago when we cursed Apple for abandoning FCP 7 and foisting FCP X upon us. I can't remember exactly why since I never used FCP X but it seemed the right thing to do once Apple decided not to support FCP 7 anymore and a bunch of editors and writers called FCP X a glorified iMovie...

#fcpx#final cut pro#nle#apple
Apple expands Final Cut Pro X

December 1, 2012, 04:41 PM

On the same day Apple launched the iPad mini, the fourth generation iPad, a refresh of the iMac line and the addition of a 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple also quietly released the 10.0.6 version of Final Cut Pro X. By the end of the day, the App Store lit up and the...

#fcpx#final cut pro x#apple#ipad#app#refreshed
Backup Day: December 2012

December 1, 2012, 04:40 PM

It's the last backup day of 2012... so backup well, backup long.

#2012#backup#scott simmons#december
Top postings from Nov. 26-30

December 1, 2012, 08:07 AM

Thanks to our new analytics tools we now can track the popularity of posts. So with that in mind, here's the top posts from November 26-30, 2012.

#video#patrick inhofer#color#film editing#news#colorist#blog#post prodution#top 5#article#infographic#tao

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