Dudley Edmondson

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Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Apple Final Cut Pro X: What's the Difference?

Most professional video editors use one or the other. Here's how these two top-rated programs compare, feature by feature.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Filmmaking

LumaFusion - Cutting with an iOS video NLE

Page 1 of 2<p><b>RedShark Review: As Apple's iOS platform becomes more powerful, applications for it begin to rival the power and complexity of desktop</b> …

Videography

Using Graduated Masks in Final Cut Pro X by Mark Spencer

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us a two useful and quite different uses for the graduated mask effect in Final …

Tutorials

Apple upgrades Mac Pro, promises radical modular models and new displays after this year

Many of us wondered whether the Mac Pro line was dead, but Apple has told <i>Daring Fireball’s</i> John Gruber and others that it is continuing development on its high-end desktop, and will after this year be releasing a ‘completely rethought’ model with a modular design intended to make the machine more …

Sony FS5 To Get 1080p/120 Continuous Slow-Motion with (Paid) Upgrade in July

The latest Sony firmware update roadmap reveals some exciting additions to the Sony FS5 such as continuous slow-motion of 120 frames per second in …

Cinematography

Apple film shows how Rapha designs cycling gear with iPad Pro

The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil have completely changed how the cycling clothing company Rapha designs its fashionable road gear.<p>In a new short film, Apple goes behind-the-scenes with Rapha’s head of design, Alex Valdman, discussing everything from his approach to design, creative process, and how he …

Apple Final Cut Pro X product team return to spotlight after 5 years

Apple has been selling high-end video production applications since April 1999. Up until April 2011, Final Cut Pro was promoted in the normal way: …

Camera Analysis: Tavern Scene, Once Upon a Time in the West

Here’s a video analysis of Sergio Leone’s “tavern scene” in Once upon a time in the west:<p>This is a quintessential Sergio Leone scene – has all his …

How-To's

Nest app now works with Android TVs to show home camera feeds

The Nest connected home hardware company, owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is making an effort to link to more of its big brother’s products. The Nest app for Android now allows people who own its camera products to view their feeds on the big screen, assuming it runs Android TV.<p>That …

Android News

'Arrival': How DP Bradford Young Deconstructed Sci-Fi

"Directors and cinematographers have to be equally vulnerable."<p>It's an alien invasion. There are firebombs falling from the sky into hyper-saturated …

How to set up Google Home

Whether you pre-ordered yours the instant you saw it during Google's presentation or just grabbed one at Best Buy or Walmart on a curious whim, …

Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Everything you need to know

We talk a lot about the cool things Amazon and Google have pulled off with the Echo and Home speakers, but the one big thing these speakers have in …

Smart Homes

How to Force Close Apple Watch Apps in watchOS 4

Apple Watch Series 3 was released in an Apple Event this September. Apple has packed so many features into this small device that it takes entire day …

Intro to Lighting: Terms, Techniques, and Concepts You Need to Know

If you need a good introduction to lighting for film, you'll definitely want to check this out.<p>Learning how to light a scene is important for many …

Watch: Learn the Fundamentals of Light Quality in Less Than 8 Minutes

Lighting is one of the most important elements of filmmaking, which is why it's important to understand its basic concepts.<p>If you're new to …

Watch Martin Scorsese's Visual Mastery in This Terrific Career-Spanning Video

You might be thinking, Scorsese again? We know there are other filmmakers out there, but when you've got a body of work like Martin Scorsese, it's …

Black boys, men ponder avoiding becoming the next hashtag

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Javon Grant has come up with a plan for what to do should he cross paths with a police officer: Get as far away as possible.<p>"People are getting shot every day," says Javon, 14. "I'll walk on the other side of the street. I will run. I don't know what they're gonna do."<p>The impact …

Law Enforcement

Erika Lust: The feminist adult film maker changing the face of porn

Erika Lust doesn’t just direct adult films for women, although they do make up a big part of her audience. In her own words, she directs porn for …

TED Talks

Data Backup | The 3-2-1 RULE & Why You Need To Implement It Now

INTRODUCTION<p>The 3-2-1 backup rule is pretty simple in theory, but it’s also one of the most ignored for some reason. Whether you think your hard …

Money

ProtonMail secure email app now lets you use Touch ID to decrypt PGP messages

ProtonMail, the iOS app that makes using PGP email a near-seamless experience, has now made itself even easier to use. Instead of having to use both your login and mailbox passwords, you can now use Touch ID to unlock encrypted mail. The app also offers support for password managers.<p>If you want to …

5 Essential Final Cut Pro Audio Editing Tutorials

Check out five essential Final Cut Pro audio editing tutorials that will help you increase your turnaround time!

Final Cut

For 2 Black Stuntmen Breaking Into Hollywood, 'You Were Subject To Get Hurt'

Just days away from the Oscars, Hollywood continues to face down questions over its lack of diversity — particularly among the nominees for its top prize. The controversy has helped prompt a viral hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite, and has led the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to pledge to …

Los Angeles

i-D incontra tyler, the creator

Abbiamo fatto quattro chiacchiere con Tyler, The Creator e Mikey Alfred di Illegal Civilization e abbiamo parlato con loro di moda, Black America e di come il golf sia il peggior sport del mondo (difficile giocare bene come Tyler). Oh, viene menzionato...<p>i-D Staff<p>feb 18 2016, 2:00pm<p>Crediti<p>Regia …

Your Photo and Video Work is a Representation of Yourself, Not Your Client’s Budget

Are you proud of every commercial photo or corporate video production you’ve done? Have you ever found yourself explaining to someone, maybe even a …

Ava DuVernay's Rebel-a-Thon offers symposium for black film-makers

The Selma director curated an online discussion with black directors and actors, including John Singleton and Tyler Perry, who shared advice and affirmation<p>For 12 hours yesterday, Ava DuVernay – the Golden Globe-nominated director of Selma – wielded both her increasing influence and the connective …

Oprah Winfrey

Get Great Location Audio When Working as a One Man Band

There’s no substitute for having a sound recordist on your crew, but there may be times where you need to multi-task and record audio yourself. These …

How to Set Audio Levels for Video

Bad sound can easily ruin good footage. Use these tips when it comes time to set audio levels for video and film projects.<p>As a filmmaker and …

Sony FS5 – why I bought one

The Sony FS5 is a miniature version of the FS7 cinema camera and Sony’s competitor to the Canon C100 Mk II. It’s also one of the most capable slow-mo …

Miniature

‘The Revenant’ D.P. Emmanuel Lubezki On Close-Ups With DiCaprio, Frozen Equipment & Improvising With Inarritu – AwardsLine

<b>Two-time Academy Award winning</b> cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki will go to any length to capture an image, so it’s clear why he gets along …

Cinematography

Get Moving With Dolly Systems Under $500

Adding dolly movement to a film or video can really enhance your project. Let’s take a look at some dolly options that come in under $500.<p>When you …

Videography