Terry Tkachuk

98 Flips | 7 Magazines | 45 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @Telfilm | Very very low budget documentary film maker

Become a Cross Dissolve Master With These Helpful Tips

You might be good at using Cross Dissolves, but have you mastered them?<p>The Cross Dissolve is one of the most essential transitions you'll ever use in …

Tutorials

24 essential tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac

From keyboard shortcuts to hidden tools, Macs are full of features that will help you work more quickly and easily.<p>So whether you're a Mac newbie or you're just coming back from a long Windows vacation, here are 24 handy, not-totally-obvious tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac.<p><i>Jeff Dunn</i> …

Keyboard Shortcuts

An Art of the Cut Essay – no interview but lots of quotes

Riffing on the video “5 Things Film Editors Literally Do – According To Science.”To start with, I’d like to defend myself. Please do not read this, …

Filmmaking

Watch: How to Pull Off a Stylish Whip Pan Transition in Adobe Premiere Pro

If you want to add some flavor to your edit, try a whip pan transition. They're stylish, attractive, and relatively easy to create.Whip pan …

Adobe Premiere

3 Must Have Custom Transitions Tutorial - LumaFusion

Three Good Places to Find Public Domain Video Clips

Last week I answered an email from a reader who was trying to help one of her colleagues with a classroom video project. They wanted to know if it …

Education Technology

How To Download YouTube Videos in 2018

Loads and loads of videos and content is available on YouTube on the daily basis. Whatever is necessitate can be watched trouble free. Trouble draw …

Video Tutorial: 5 Transitions You Should Start Using

You've got solid video, clean audio, and the perfect color grade. So don't blow your edit with uninteresting transitions.

Tutorials

First Draft: 10 Screenplay Structures To Flesh Out Your Formless Story

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.Screenplay structure has …

Screenwriting

10 great war films of the 21st century

Journey’s End, backed with National Lottery funding via the BFI Film Fund, is in cinemas from 2 February 2018<p>Arriving this week in UK cinemas, …

Clint Eastwood

$50 Camera Audio Mixer With Some Killer Features

Need some level control and a way to save your audio from peaking? Say hello to the Saramonic SR-AX100!Saramonic SR-AX100 MixerAvailable on Amazon …

Music Production

This $70 HD Camcorder Is Small Enough To Fit In Your Pocket

<b>* This digital camcorder is just over 6″ tall</b> <b><br>* Record images, voice and video clips</b> <b><br>* Now available for under $70</b><p>This HD digital camcorder makes an …

Watch: Little Editing Tricks That Can Make a Big Difference in Your Video

Is your video lacking something? You don't always need to make big, dramatic changes to your edit. Sometimes, all it takes is a little …

Tutorials

How to use external storage with Files app on iPad or iPhone

Did you ever hold your iPhone in one hand, and a USB hard drive in the other, and look back and forth between them, muttering “Why, oh why?” Well, today we have good news for you. You still can’t hook them together with a wire, but with one app you can browse all kinds of external storage devices …

Apps

Indiewire’s Ultimate Guide to Documentary Filmmaking Advice

Indiewire's Ultimate Guide to Documentary Filmmaking Advice<p>There’s been a huge renaissance in documentary filmmaking and Indiewire’s been collecting …

Michael Moore’s 13 Rules for Making Documentary Films

Michael Moore's 13 Rules for Making Documentary Films<p>With Moore’s permission, below you can find his keynote in its entirety:<p>1. My number one guiding …

Review: Apple’s 21.5-inch, 3.4GHz ‘Kaby Lake’ 2017 iMac

Apple introduced new iMacs at WWDC 2017. I’ve taken a look at the 21.5-inch, 3.4GHz model with a 4K Retina display.This model carries a 1TB Fusion …

WWDC

How-To: Take better videos with your iPhone using FiLMiC Pro [Video]

The stock Camera app found in iOS is decent enough. It’s great for the casual shooting of photos and videos, and more importantly, it’s easy to use and almost always works.<p>But just like there are dedicated photo apps for improving the quality of your photography, the same thing is true for …

Mobile Photography

The British Camps

Today, the expression “concentration camp” evokes the horrors of Nazi Germany, conjuring up black-and-white images of Auschwitz and Belsen. But …

World History

A Bird's Eye View of Socialism < DIALECTICAL MARXISM: The Writings of Bertell Ollman

<b>Latest book -</b> <i><br>Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx's Method</i><p><b>Featured article -</b> <b><br>America Beyond Capitalism: A Socialist Stew Prepared for Liberals and</b> …

How to update software on your Mac

First time checking out this series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning, however you can also use the series overview if you’d like to go buffet style.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share with …

Apps

Analysis: Scottish trick play lowlights a bad day for Ireland's lineout and maul

ALEX DUNBAR’S LINEOUT try for Scotland on Saturday rather perfectly summed up much of the Irish performance in Murrayfield.<p>Distracted, unresponsive, …

Everything You Need to Shoot Good-Looking Video With Your iPhone

If you own an iPhone, you already have what you need to make professional-looking videos. Whether you’re just dabbling or a video wizard, you can …

Binge on video, read until your heart's content, and more with the best apps for your new iPad or iPhone

Not only can you work with it, but that new iPad of yours is going to be how you relax and how you stay informed -- AppleInsider picks the apps that …

Apple Music

How-To: Find your MacBook’s battery cycle count and learn what it means about its battery life

Recently I noticed that my Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display seemed to be dying at a faster clip. Naturally, I assumed that the battery might be going bad.<p>After checking the battery cycle count, I learned that I was probably wrong about the battery being bad, as the cycle count was still …

MacBook Pro

At sixes and sevens... the difference between blindside and openside flankers explained, and why Wales' back row has misfired

The form of the Welsh back-row has been questioned over the last fortnight, particularly the flankers, with No.8 Taulupe Faletau looking as …

11 System Preferences tricks every Mac owner should know

System Preferences, a built-in OS X application analogous to Settings on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, lets you customize the Mac to your …

Operating Systems

10 Mac storage tips to help you free up extra hard drive space

Is your Mac out of storage space, or getting dangerously close? If so, there are lots of things you can do to free up some much-need disk space. In many cases, you don’t even have to remove personal files and media. From finding and removing duplicate photo libraries to learning how to better …

Wales' attacking game dissected: Where are Warren Gatland's men going wrong and where can they improve?

It's the main topic of conversation at the moment – how can Wales improve their attacking game?<p>Criticised in the build-up to last weekend's Six …

Documentary Film Editors Talk About Their Process

Some of Hollywood’s top documentary editors got together at Sight, Sound and Story 2015 to discuss their process. Here are some highlights from their …