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Editing Music to a Promotional Video with Chris Fenwick

Sound Devices' 4K Monitors Offer Touch Sensitivity & Full Range of Apple ProRes Codecs

At NAB, Sound Devices showed off their robust line of 5" and 7" field monitors, the PIX-E Series, which offers tons of monitoring tools, SDI and HDMI …


Nikon D7200 vs Canon 7D Mark II vs 70D Shootout

Get Better Sound For Your iPhone

Seeing the indie film Tangerine at Sundance 2015, I'm now convinced you can create a great movie with your iPhone. And using a special rig like the …


NAB 2015: Syrp's Genie Mini, Motion Control Made Pocket Sized

We return to the Syrp booth and Ben Ryan at NAB 2015, this time for Syrp’s fascinating new Genie Mini. Just as simple to use as the original Genie …

Blackmagic's $500 monitor recorder resets the bar (new photos!)

In among the myriad new camera announcements from Blackmagic Design, hid what may have been the gem of NAB 2015, Video Assist. In Blackmagic’s words, …


Blackmagic's Video Assist is a HDMI/SDI Recorder & 5" HD Monitor

Alongside a bevy of camera updates last week at NAB 2015, Blackmagic Design also announced its new Video Assist, which is a HDMI and SDI recorder …

Black Magic

12 pro-caliber videos you won’t believe were shot on an iPhone

We all know the iPhone single-handedly changed the way people shoot photos, but surprisingly, it’s also beginning to impact the world of professional …


FCP X Grading Strategy

I’ve expounded on ways to tackle color grading in numerous posts. Recently in “Understanding SpeedGrade” I explained a workflow combining color …


NAB 2015 live show replay: Bruce Logan ASC, Rodney Charters ASC and Jason Wingrove best of show picks

By technical editor Matt Allard:

At the Teradek live show at NAB last week, I caught up with three esteemed cinematographers to ask them what were the …


Powered | Handheld | DSLR Rig

DSLR Cameras

BBC Academy - Journalism - Mobile journalism strategy: Ramaa Sharma

Mobile journalism strategy: Ramaa Sharma

World Service mobile editor Ramaa Sharma has been helping devise and implement a ‘mobile first’ strategy. She explains how it is helping journalists target audiences around the globe, with pilot traffic up 20%.

The BBC World Service’s ‘mobile first’ strategy …


Guest Post: Wytse Vellinga from Frisian PSB Omrop Fryslan- 1 year with #MoJo

Dutch regional broadcasters are in trouble. Big trouble.Funds are running low and the audience is running away. The question is: Do people really …


Tips & Tricks – GoPro and Action Cams - Video & Filmmaker magazine

Action cams have become one of the staples of modern videography and it has to be said that the most popular of all the action cams is the GoPro. So …


Guest Post: RTÉ’s Leola Lillis hands on with Switcher Studio App for iPad

There were 26 exhibitors at the Mojocon conference on 27th and 28th March. One of those exhibitors was Switcher Studio. …

Irish Language

NAB 2015: Shape cage and push-button rails mount for Atomos Shogun external recorder

By Newsshooter contributor Clinton Harn:

At the NAB show Shape were showing a brand new cage for the popular Atomos Shogun 4K external recorder. It …


NAB 2015 live show replay: "Real- World Shooting" Panel

By site editor Matt Allard:

On the Teradek live show at NAB last week, I caught up with Elliot Smith, Simon Glass, Slavik Boyechko and Matt Allard to …


NAB 2015 live show replay: Teradek VidiU Mini, VidiU Pro and Live:Air Production Suite

By technical editor Matt Allard:

On the Teradek live show at NAB last week, Dan Chung caught up with Topher Delancy from Teradek. Topher talks about …


Creating Mask Transitions in Final Cut Pro X

The masking features in Final Cut Pro X have been significantly improved in the 10.2 update released last week.

In today's Final Cut Pro Under 5, …


NAB 2015: Wipster- online media review and approval platform for content creators

By technical editor Matt Allard:

I caught up with Rolo Wenlock, CEO of Wipster, and we discuss the new online collabaration and sharing platform. …

Online Life

Pentax Unveils K-3 II DSLR with 1080 60i/30p Video

Ricoh’s Pentax brand introduced Wednesday the next version of its ruggedly designed K-3 DSLR that adds the ability to capture Full HD 1080 30p/60i …


Canon 70D 14bit Raw Video - Quick Dual Pixel CMOS AF Test!


NAB 2015: Sachtler Speedlevel Clamp

From Vitec Videocom… Sachtler’s SpeedLevel Clamp. The innovative bowl clamp is the perfect accessory for Sachtler’s renowned range of 100 mm heads. …

Meet Sachtler's Affordable Ace Tripods, Baseplate, Follow Focus, & Matte Box

Sachtler is well known for the quality of their tripods, but not so much for their affordability. That changed that a few years ago when they …

Film School

Apple Posts Digital User Guides for ‘Final Cut Pro X’ and ‘Motion’ [FREE]

Those looking to get to grips with the latest features included in both of Apple’s professional software packages, may want to get themselves over to …

Final Cut Pro

'Gear Dictionary' Series Is Releasing Free Educational Videos For Filmmakers

Zeke Kamm, a veteran filmmaker and creator of the Aviator Camera Gear, has spent the last year creating a series of informational videos designed to …


Looking at the new 3D Text and making masks in Final Cut Pro 10.2

The guys are back from the pre 10.2 radio silence with a new episode of MacBreak Studio. This week they look at 3D text in FCPX, plus we look at a …

Final Cut Pro

Wip It Good - Wipster's Workflow And Collaboration Process

Good films usually share one thing in common – good communication. In today’s scattered production and post workflows in which many hands are …


If a 3D title is lower resolution in Final Cut Pro, Compressor, or Motion

Final Cut Pro

Storage and expansion new product roundup at NAB 2015

We are back from NAB2015 with a disk full of interesting storage and expansion products. From the thin flash drives right up to the old Mac Pro sized …

Computer Hardware