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10 Video Editing Hacks You Probably Don't Use

Regardless of your video editing skill level in Premiere Pro, there are always new features to incorporate into your workflow. One of the best parts …

Frontier Post on the Indie Feature Film Bokeh

Today, March 24th is the theatrical release of Bokeh, an independent feature about a young couple on holiday in Iceland who wake up one morning to …

Filmmaking

Fix Out-of-Focus Footage With This Simple Tip

Work around slightly out-of-focus footage with this DaVinci Resolve quick tip.<p><i>Top image via Shutterstock.</i><p>Recently, in true guerrilla-filmmaking …

Photoshop

With version 3, Thunderbolt is finally a cross-platform hit

Thunderbolt 3's recent success is good news for high-end post production.<p>When Apple replaced their (then) high-speed Firewire 800 connections with …

Cinemartin Loyal LT field monitor line discontinued

I recently reviewed the feature rich and affordable Cinemartin Loyal LT 7″ field monitor and today was notified the Loyal LT line has been …

Videography

The Wrong Camera- a great parody about working with a difficult director

The Wrong camera- We have all worked with producers or directors who are not the most technically minded. It is often frustrating when you get …

Cameras

Page / Product / Stream Deck

CAPTURE<p>EXPAND<p>restart<p>Created with Sketch.<p>play<p>Break boundaries<p>You’re creating quality content backed by the best tech on the planet. But you want to do …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Behind the Data: The Most Popular Cameras of SXSW

In which we run the data and chat with the filmmakers of SXSW on what cameras and lenses they used and why.

DSLR Cameras

Sony announce expanded HDR workflows, new firmware for FS5 and PXW-Z150

Still getting to grips with 4K and VR workflows? Get with 2017, now it’s time to worry about High Dynamic Range production and how to squeeze the …

HDR Photography

Twitter

The handheld gimbal has really taken off in the last few years and with every new release comes more features and better performance. Gudsen today …

DSLR Cameras

Twitter

On the same day as the highly anticipated Panasonic GH5 has started shipping in certain parts of the world, Atomos has announced the $995US HDR 4Kp60 …

DSLR Cameras

Twitter

On the same day as releasing the Ninja Inferno, Atomos have announced a free upgrade that will enable CDNG Raw recording from select Sony, Canon and …

DSLR Cameras

New Marshall 7" On-Camera Monitor V-LCD70W-SH

<b>Marshall Electronics has just unveiled their latest LCD on-camera monitor, the 7″ V-LCD70W-SH. Originally planned for IBC 2016, it’s now finally</b> …

DSLR Cameras

Sony E PZ 18 -110mm F4 G OSS Lens Review from Martin Lisius

Martin Lisius takes a look at the Sony E PZ 18 -110mm F4 G OSS Lens. Sony E PZ 18 -110mm F4 G OSS Lens Review from Martin Lisius on Vimeo. This is my …

Cameras

Aputure DEC Vari-ND Lens Adapter Product Overview

Aputure has released several versions of their DEC Lens Adapters, but in case you're not familiar with what they are and how they work, i've put …

Cameras

audio-repair

RX Plug-in Pack Features<p>Rescue bad audio to clean up and preserve the heart of your recordings. Hear improvements right away with four easy to use …

Repairs

New Metabones PL to Sony E-mount T CINE Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x

Metabones released the new PL to Sony E-mount T CINE Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x. This is the press text:<p>–<p>Sharper corners, less distortion, reduced …

Hot Docs 2017 Announces Full Lineup, Including ‘Bee Nation,’ ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’ and More

Nearly half of the films included in this year's lineup come from female filmmakers.<p>The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival …

Festivals

The Complete Guide to Choosing Music for Your Video Work From a Film Scorer's Perspective

If there's one thing I've learned from scoring films, it's that the importance of the interplay between music and moving pictures cannot be …

Filmmaking

New Apple Clips app aimed at social media video capture, quick editing

As part of the Tuesday reveals, Apple has unveiled a new Clips app, designed to allow iPhone users to create and edit videos with automatic …

iOS

Balancing Source Audio Using Compression in Adobe Premiere Pro CC via LensProToGo

LensProToGo continue their ongoing look at the features on the Adobe Premier Pro NLE programme with help via Brian from Archaius Creative, a Post …

Adobe Premiere

moviola.com introduces Coffee Break Film School by moviola.com

“Film school for those born without an attention span” – that’s the summary description provided by the moviola.com team for their new Coffee Break …

Filmmaking

Evolution of HeadCam: turning a DJI Osmo+ rig into a headcam

Shooting stable video of sailing from a moving boat has always been a near impossible task. Brushless motor gimbal stabilising rigs have become …

DSLR Cameras

SXSW 2017: The Best Films and Performances — Critics Survey

Critics vote on the highlights from this year's Austin gathering.<p>Like most successful American film festivals, SXSW has long appealed to a number of …

Movies

Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation

The founder of the Alamo Drafthouse has some issues with Netflix's Hastings saying that the movie business hasn't innovated in the last 30 years.<p><i>The</i> …

Netflix

High-performance Thunderbolt™ 3 NAS

The usage of USB Type-C by Thunderbolt 3 provides a universal connection from QNAP NAS to Thunderbolt devices as well as countless USB Type-C devices …

Thunderbolt

NEA Budget Cuts: Here’s A Full List of the Indie Film Organizations That Could Lose Money

The National Endowment for the Arts is under attack. Here are all the organizations in the independent film community impacted by the situation.<p>With …

Filmmaking

If Trump Kills the NEA, Independent Film Will Lose Much More Than The Money

Support for independent film is a very small percentage of the NEA's budget, but the organization is much more than the funding it …

Filmmaking

How to Film at 40 Below Without Killing Your Camera—Or Yourself

When the trailer dropped for the BBC’s new <i>Planet Earth II</i> series, the most memeable moment was a small fox diving confidently and head-first into a …

Astronomy