Adam Farrington

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The best couch co-op games to play with your valentine

Can your love survive the Overcooked kitchen?<p>If a candlelit dinner isn’t you and your significant other’s style, why not prove your love this Valentine’s Day by gathering around your console to solve a tricky puzzle or explore a dangerous dungeon? Your partner both takes the edge off a crushing …

Indie Gaming

Disney reveals details on Star Wars, Marvel, TRON theme park attractions

Yesterday at the D23 Expo, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts chairman Bob Chapek made a host of announcements relating to upcoming attractions at the …

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

Blackmagic Design Enhances Video Assist 4K with Software Update

The new Video Assist firmware adds vector scope, waveform monitor, RBG parade and historgram to monitor/recorder.<p>When Blackmagic Design announced its …

Cinematography

Microsoft Is Secretly Planning A New Advanced Mode For Windows 10

Many moons ago Microsoft had a product called Windows for Workstations that was designed to make it clear that Windows was different in your office than it was at home. Back then, of course, Microsoft had two branches of Windows. The DOS-based home system, which ran up until Windows XP and the …

Workstations

Samsung Introduces Ultra-Wide 49-Inch QLED Gaming Monitor

A dedicated UHD gaming display measuring in at over 4 feet? Yes, please.<p>Today, Samsung has introduced an impressive new line of QLED displays aimed at “virtual competition” and set to “deliver the ultimate gaming experience”. Leading the pack is the ultra-wide 49-inch curved CHG90, which sports a …

Televisions

The best free software for your gaming PC

So you’ve bought yourself a gaming PC or built one from scratch. Now it’s sitting in pride of place in your office, just waiting to be pushed to its …

How To Be a DIT – Interview with Charlie Anderson

How To Be a DIT – Interview with Charlie Anderson• Learn what it takes to be a professional DIT<br>• Understand what is in a professional DIT cart<br>• Pick up …

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

Make a Render Farm Out of Old Computers for a Cost-Effective Way to Speed Up Rendering

When you have ten deadlines hanging over your head, it can be downright stressful to sit and watch a progress bar chug along while you count beads of …

Game Development

Space Goat Productions announces The Terminator: The Official Board Game

Space Goat Productions, the company behind <b>Evil Dead 2: The Board Game</b>, has announced that it is turning its attention to James Cameron’s 1984 action …

AVC Ultra-longG complete Avid workflow support

<b>Panasonic and Avid® have announced the industry’s first complete end-to-end workflow support for the AVC Ultra-LongG video format, allowing producers</b> …

Videography

The best apps to get when switching from Mac to Windows

These four utilities can help a Mac vet feel right at home on Microsoft's platform<p>Microsoft's latest version of Windows 10 is available now, and it's full of great improvements and refinements to the world's most popular desktop operating system. If you've been using a Mac, you might be intrigued …

Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command

If you’re a Mac user and are annoyed that OS X automatically launches Apple Photos every time you connect a device or insert a memory card, there’s …

OS X

Sit Back, Relax, & Enjoy Editing Your Film in This Reclining Workstation

Have you ever been so cozy lying in bed that you wished you could turn it into a fully functional post production workstation? Well, your wish has …

Tutorial: Achieve the 'Forrest Gump Effect' in Just 8 Steps

One of the most entertaining scenes in Robert Zemeckis' Oscar-winning film <i>Forrest Gump</i> is the one in which Tom Hanks moons Lyndon Johnson.<p>In fact, …

Archives

The DIT Cart – Things to Think About in Planning a Cart

If you plan to own and operate a DIT cart, there are many things to take into account as you plan the rig. Remember that it will be more than just an …

Before and After Comparisons of the Visual Effects in Mad Max: Fury Road

One of the big Hollywood blockbusters to hit the silver screen this year has been Mad Max: Fury Road, which has gotten rave reviews, with many …

This ex-Apple engineer's new app turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac or PC

Duet Display is an app designed to get some extra use out of your iPad.<p>Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your computer, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>Duet Display originally …

329 Free Action Elements for Video Editors

Looking for free action elements for your video projects? Want HUNDREDS of free action elements? Well, you’re going to love this.<p>Whether you’re a …

Videography

Essential Editing Apps Every Film Editor Should Own

Essential Apps Every Film Editor Should OwnEvery now and then it’s helpful to reconsider your workflow and see if there’s a better way of doing …

Filmmaking

The 75 Best-Edited Films of All-Time, According to Editors

In a field where “more” is often considered the “best,” editing can be a difficult art to delineate. We’ve shared a handful of various video essays …

Control Your DSLR Wirelessly Through a Smartphone - Fstoppers Reviews the CASE Remote

The CASE remote is a wireless device that creates a mobile hotspot attached to your camera, providing you with live-view connectivity on your mobile …

Gear & Gadgets

7 Great Sony A7s Cage Options

The A7s is an incredible camera, but like all small bodied cameras, it can be a real pain to use with accessories or even tripods. That is where …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

How to remotely access Mac or PC on iPhone or iPad with Chrome Remote Desktop

Google has recently launched the Chrome Remote Desktop app for iOS to facilitate secure remote access to your computer (PC or Mac) from any of your …

Here's a Quick Way to Make Your Edits More Visually Exciting

In an age when anybody is capable of creating an edit, how do you go about differentiating your work from that of everybody else?<p>If you're editing …

Tutorials

How to Automatically Sync Dual-System Audio in Premiere Pro (With & Without PluralEyes)

Dual-system audio is by far the best way for low-budget filmmakers to maximize sound quality, especially when using a camera with poor built-in audio …

Adobe's Camera RAW Plugin Can Color Correct Your Video, & It Does an Amazing Job

Did you know that the insanely powerful Adobe Camera RAW plugin can be used to process your video clips right inside of Photoshop?<p>Most photographers …