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From Photography To Video Part 1: An Overview

I was recently hired to do post production work on a series of testimonial videos for a start up based in Vancouver. Originally the project was …

Video Editing

#FCPX #AppleMotion #iMovie Notice color shift in Quicktime 7 Pro since El Capitan upgd? You may need to do this:

Make Your Wide Exterior Shots Shine with This Simple Post Production Trick

Sometimes you just want your wide exterior and landscape shots to jump off the screen. This deceptively simple trick can help you accomplish that.

In …

Audio adapters for DSLRs and Blackmagic cameras

The SmartRig, an easy solution to connect any professional microphones to iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and Android devices, is not the only product …

Connect a XLR microphone to your smartphone

If you want to use a smartphone to record sound through a professional microphone, a quick solution is the SmartRig, offering headphone monitoring …

DJI Osmo Is a Powerful 4K Camera with an Integrated 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer

DJI's drone cameras have come back down to earth, and have been transformed into a unique and powerful tool for stabilized handheld video.The Chinese …


So You Made A Short Film and Nobody Watched It...

Dean Silvers is not your regular filmmaking advisor. He is one of the most accomplished filmmakers(been in the filmmaking grounds for the past 20 …


App for journalists: Live in Five, for streaming live video to YouTube

Credit: Avermedia

What is it? Live in Five allows you to live broadcast from your mobile device straight to YouTube.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android



BBC Blogs - College of Journalism - Making great online video: Don’t imitate TV

Making great online video: Don’t imitate TV

David Haywardis a video consultant. Twitter: @david_hbm


Why do so many organisations still believe that what works on TV will work online?

To use the old analogy: you don’t film theatre and call it cinema. They are different media with very different …

Entertainment (UK)

FCP X: Four Free Useful Plug-ins

Posted on October 4, 2015 by

Last week, I hosted a webinar looking at plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X. (Useful Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro X) As I was …

Final Cut Pro

5 Handy and Creative Ways to Mount Microphones

Here are 5 Ways to mount microphones that you may not have heard of before. Using a few cheap items you can mount that microphone almost …


Smartphone Filmmaking Is Here to Stay: Learn How to Do It Right in This Free Workshop

Even the most cynical among us (myself in particular) has to admit that smartphone filmmaking has come a long way in the past few years, and that the …


SteadXP show how their technology could be used on documentaries

By site editor Dan Chung:

The new black version of the SteadXP+

SteadXP, the hardware and software based video stabilisation solution we previously …


CAME-TV CAME-SINGLE + PilotFly H1 + NEBULA 4000 Comparisons

Here’s a video going over some of the feature of the new CAME-TV CAME-SINGLE, PilotFly H1+, and Nebula 4000 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizers. Let me start by …


Ultimate Guide to Video Live Streaming

Posted By Jag on Aug 22, 2015 | 0 comments

Video Live Streaming for Business

Video live streaming rates are expected to be triple when you reach at the …


The Ultimate iOS Mojo App list by @glenbmulcahy


Ben Balser reviews Coremelt's DriveX plugin for Final Cut Pro X

Ben Balser has been taking a good look at Coremelt's new DriveX plugin for Final Cut Pro X. His user review compares it to the other Coremelt …

Final Cut Pro

Aetho's 'Aeon' GoPro stabilizer looks slick, and so will your video

“Shoot video that’s worth watching” reads one of the straplines for Aetho’s “Aeon” handheld GoPro stabilizer. It sounds kinda obvious, right? But, if …


Camtrac - Adaptable Camera Dolly For Timelapse and Hyperlapse Videos

As filmmakers we are always eager to explore the world around us constantly looking for inspiring stories to tell. Finding new innovative tools and …


Avoid Video Flicker, Understanding PAL (50Hz) & NTSC (60Hz)

We were recently hired to produce a short documentary piece intended for broadcast in China. The project is to be shot and edited here in Canada, and …

Shutter Speed

4 Deadline-Crushing Final Cut Pro X Tips

Deadlines come quick for video editors. Use these four essential Final Cut Pro X tips to speed up your workflow and meet your deadline every time.

Final Cut Pro

Launch of the Mobile Film School

Botello: Mobile moviemakers who grew up going to the movies and watching cable television still want to get their films in the traditional theaters …


FCP eXchange the first in a series of workshops for Final Cut Pro X editors

FCPWORKS and are proud to announce the first in a set of workshops aimed at the Final Cut Pro X editor. The first one is in October in Los …

Final Cut Pro

Timecode window bug with Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2 and El Capitan OS X 10.11

We have had an email from a Final Cut Pro X user who decided to upgrade to El Capitan. Unfortunately, he reported that the timecode viewer in FCPX …

Final Cut Pro

Sony A7R II Hands-On Review Part 2: Video Tests & Conclusions

Boom Holder Review

If you’re like me and shoot a lot of interviews and/or if you don’t have a boom operator, this boom holder will change your life.

Boom Holder …


It’s Time to Stop Editing in Final Cut Pro 7

It's been five years since Apple last updated Final Cut Pro 7. Let's take a look at how video production and other NLEs have changed since.

Final Cut Pro

Photo Hack: Use Your Phone in a Car Mount for Close-Up Lighting

Back in May, we featured a clever hack by photographer Paul Adshead that involved using an IKEA storage box as a $6 laptop sun shade for outdoor …

Shutter Speed

The iPhone 6s Takes Better Video Than My Professional Nikon DSLR

Yesterday we released the iPhone Bikini Shoot, a video in which I do a professional quality photoshoot with minimal gear. The point of the video …


Codecs, Codecs Codecs - The most confusing aspect of editing


I wanted to start out talking about Digitizing and Transcoding, as it’s really the easiest to explain. When you are digitizing, …

Adobe After Effects