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April 19th, 2014
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Nodes 2 for Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Motion
Yanobox Nodes 2 is a unique visual effects plugin that offers unprecedented power to create connected motion graphics and abstract particle universes. The plugin provides comprehensive interface to produce a large palette of Motion Graphics including networks, diagrams, particles, points or text clouds and more.
Yanobox Nodes 2 is a unique visual effects plugin for FCP, Premiere Pro, AE and Motion that offers unprecedented power to create connected motion graphics and abstract particle universes. Yanobox Nodes takes its inspiration from data visualizations and networks. Diagrams of nodes and complex networks visualizations are becoming very popular in motion graphics because of their underlying beauty.
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ACME Portable: First Ever Portable Workstation with 4K Resolution
ACME Portable, the manufacturer of high-performance portable computers, is showcasing at NAB Show 2014, Booth# SL8827 the first ever portable workstation with Ultra HD 4K display. This portable workstation, called the MegaPAC L2, is ideal for many professional works that involve 4K display, including but not limited to 3D rendering, post-production processes, and professional photography.
published 5 days ago   read more
MochaImport+ for NUKE Bridges Complex VFX Pipelines
New VFX Utility Provides Tight Integration Between NUKE’s Node-Based Workflow and Mocha Pro, Connecting High-End 3D and Stereo Compositing with Groundbreaking Planar Tracking
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and mamoworld, innovative developer of motion graphics and VFX software, today announced the release of MochaImport+ for NUKE. The newest VFX utility application to come out of the long-standing partnership between Imagineer Systems and mamoworld, MochaImport+ for NUKE bridges data flow between NUKE and mocha Pro, allowing visual effects artists to work seamlessly on complex compositing and tracking projects using their “go to” visual effects applications.
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FXHOME Announces HitFilm Plugins for After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, Vegas and Motion
More than 130 VFX, Compositing, Motion Graphics and Grading Plugins Now Available for the First Time
FXHOME has today announced that many of its VFX, compositing, motion graphics and grading effects will soon be available for the first time for After Effects, Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro and Motion. The versatile plugins collection from the software developer’s popular HitFilm video editing programme will be launched at the 2014 NAB Show on 7-10 April in Las Vegas.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders With Introduction Of PIX 270i and PIX 250i AT NAB 2014
New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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Sound Devices Expands Line of Video Recorders with Introduction of PIX 270i and PIX 250i at NAB 2014
New Recorders Offer Extensive High-Quality Video, Audio and Networking Capabilities Addressing the Multiple Source Needs of Today’s Large-Scale Productions
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, introduces its latest PIX recorders, PIX 270i and PIX 250i, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546). PIX 270i and PIX 250i seamlessly replace tape- and disc-based video decks for a complete offering that addresses a range of multiple-source video productions, including fast-paced, mission-critical studio applications, live sports and events, and mobile production.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 11
Major update dramatically improves online editing features, adds new photographer friendly color correction tools, on set media management and much more!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11, a major upgrade with over 100 new editing and color grading features. This new update includes major improvements in online editing plus context sensitive trimming, onset file cloning, photographer style color grading tools and an amazing new collaborative workflow that allows multiple users to work simultaneously on the same timeline.
published 2 weeks ago   read more
Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K PCI Express Capture Cards
New DeckLink SDI 4K and DeckLink Studio 4K capture and playback cards now include 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections for capture and playback in SD, HD and Ultra HD video formats!
Blackmagic Design today announced 2 new PCI Express capture cards, DeckLink SDI 4K and the DeckLink Studio 4K models, that now includes all the features of the previous models, but now with faster 4 lane PCIe connections and 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections to allow SD, HD and Ultra HD capture and playback.
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NAB: Autodesk Unveils the Highly Anticipated Smoke 2015
New in Smoke 2015: 3D Tracking, Re-architected Timeline FX and Faster Performance; More Accessible Than Ever Starting at $195* a Month
Autodesk, Inc. unveiled the latest version of its powerful professional video editing software Autodesk Smoke 2015 at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB). In addition to significant new creative tools and performance enhancements, Smoke 2015 will soon be available as a Desktop Subscription, so customers can access the software on a pay-as-you-go basis for the first time.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Joins NewTek Developer Network™
EVO Shared Storage Server Integrates High-Performance, Extensive Connectivity Options for NewTek TriCaster™ and 3Play™
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of the industry leading EVO shared storage system for video and audio workgroups, today announced its entrance into the NewTek Developer Network. This allows integration of EVO servers with NewTek TriCaster™ multi-camera live video production and 3Play™ integrated sports production systems.
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Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Quick Tip - Creating the ROCKY effect
FCP Quick Tip - Creating the ROCKY effectCreating the "ROCKY" video inside text look in Final Cut Pro is almost as easy as it is to create inside of Avid's Media Composer, and there's no need to go into Apple's Motion to do it! Just use FCP.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/24/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Quick Tip - Copy & Pasting Attributes
FCP Quick Tip - Copy & Pasting AttributesWhen editing, speed and accuracy are two things that make a great editor. In this FCP Quick Tip, copying effects from one shot to another might be "common knowledge", but what about having the ability to copy not only effects, but clip attributes as well, and being able to do it in a second. That's a trick that will amaze your clients every time.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/15/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Quick Tip - Importing Image Sequences
FCP Quick Tip - Importing Image SequencesAre you stuck trying to figure out an easy way to import an image sequence into Final Cut Pro? In this quick tip for FCP, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you why QuickTime 7 will be your tool of choice for importing image sequences.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/11/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Controlling Final Cut with an iPad
Controlling Final Cut with an iPadThis video tutorial demonstrates how to set up an iPad with the AC-7 Core app to control Final Cut Pro.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Sam Mcguire on 05/04/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editors
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editorsIn this review, Los Angeles based director, editor, colorist, and Creative Cow Contributing Editor, David Roth Weiss, takes a look at a product aptly named "Get," from AV3 Software. It's a speech recognition search app for Final Cut Pro editors that will undoubtedly help get your projects completed faster and on the screen sooner.
Review by David Roth Weiss on 04/11/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut Pro
FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut ProIt is possible to achieve true broadcast safe using only the tools in Final Cut Pro if you follow the right steps. In this quick tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. shows you how he has delivered shows to broadcasters worldwide using only the built in FCP filter
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/03/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro Quick Tips
Final Cut Pro Quick TipsLearn how to get things done in Apple's Final Cut Pro faster with CreativeCOW.net contributing editor Stephen Smith. In this video tutorial he'll show you how to find un-used clips fast and easy. Plus, cut down your render time and learn how to play un-rendered clips in real time. If that's not enough, he'll show you how to work with thumbnails, nest clips and how to access the text editor quickly. With these FCP quick tips you can save time so you can spend it doing more important things like learning Klingon.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Stephen Smith on 04/01/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixels
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixelsThere is much confusion about dpi vs. pixels when it comes to still images and video editing. In this short tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. helps to take some of the mystery out of the process.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/01/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Multiclip Editing in Final Cut Pro
Multiclip Editing in Final Cut ProRob Mize demonstrates the use of Final Cut Pro's Multiclip feature to cut or switch the cameras of a multicam shoot in real time. Rob also demonstrates techniques to synchronize the cameras prior to the edit, as well as how to revise and adjust the Multiclip camera selection decisions on the timeline.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Rob Mize on 01/20/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Fixing Assets in FCP using XML
Fixing Assets in FCP using XMLIn this FCP tutorial, Matt Lyon will provide a step by step guide for fixing a major issue with the way Final Cut Pro imports audio and still image files using a FCP XML file and TextEdit. Incorrectly imported assets can lead to serious problems down the road, especially with Media Manager. Matt also provides a guideline for re-importing audio and still image media correctly, as an alternative to the XML fix.
Tutorial by Matt Lyon on 11/29/2010




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Conforming offline to online version in FCP using XML Query
by John Hopkins in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I am having real problems with 4 Glyph firewire drives daisy-chained and trying to work with the project. Crashing constantly. Just too many files and sequences to deal with. Works ok for view individual QT files but but not FCP with this size of project I have (100+ hours of...
53 minutes ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
hello Walter - do you, as it were, logically, view what was outlined there as generally representing Motion? http://vimeo.com/user1590967/videos www.ogallchoir.net promo producer/editor.grading/motion graphics...
1 hour ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by Walter Soyka in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Aindreas, why do you think Apple Motion has failed to take the mograph world by storm? Walter Soyka Principal & Designer at Keen Live Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events, Presentation Design, and Consulting RenderBreak Blog - What I'm thinking when my workstation's thinking Creative Cow Forum Host: Live & Stage Events...
2 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
If someone wanted to take on AE - you'd think they would concentrate on transformative real time mograph performance. with clean type tools, luts, dynamics, transfer modes, advanced CC and tracked masking - with an AE compatible javascript component. Sort of a designer's davinci. as in forget the 3d camera...
3 hours ago   read more
Re: Having to render ProRes4444 in timeline even when sequence settings match clip settings
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Note that the chroma sampling on the first two is 4:2:2. The last two its 4:4:4. ProRes 444 should be 4:4:4 Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...
3 hours ago   read more
Re: question - FCP7 resolution
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
960x720 is anamorphic HD. Typically found in DVCPRO HD footage. FCP unsqueezes it so you see it full frame. And if you export as ProRes. Or H.264 as 720p it'll come out full frame 1280x720. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...
3 hours ago   read more
Re: Using iPhone video in existing fcp7 sequence with different frame rate
by Lee Shallat Chemel in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Used compressor to convert video from iPhone 4s to FCP 7 --- Apple/formats/Apple Pro Res 422LT - Audio: passthrough - enabled Linear PCM/Steroe/48.00 Yes to adjust settings Everything looks good, but I can't use any video transitions or motion control...
3 hours ago   read more
Having to render ProRes4444 in timeline even when sequence settings match clip settings
by Edwin Street in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
This has been bugging me for years, usually I don't have the problem as I edit with ProRes422(HQ) but I need to use ProRes4444 at the moment and I can't seem to work out why I'm having to render each shot. Here are some test results converting the same H.264...
3 hours ago   read more
question - FCP7 resolution
by Pam Picard in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Footage is 720 24p. When I look at inspection of footage either in FCP 7 or QT, it shows up as 960 x 720. but sometimes the footage ends up 1280 x720. When I see the output though it somehow becomes 1280 x 720 but not consistently. Any thoughts?...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Michael Sanders in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
In the late 80's I working for a Swedish TV co based in London. We had a graphics system there which I think was called Matisse.. If I remember rightly it was PC based but with its own hardware board. Fairly sure its what the ITV weather team used for...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by Gary Huff in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Mathis] "It looks like it could take some steam of the After Effects locomotive." Have to be heavily revised. Back when the Kickstarter campaign for the Mac version was announced, I believe it was discovered that HitFilm isn't even in the same ballpark....
6 hours ago   read more
Exporting QT HQ, but the resolution size changes...
by Erica Ellingson in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi, I am trying to export a 23 min HQ project. Its somewhere around 36 GB and we've had issues all throughout the process. It is 29.97 drop frame. I've never had this before, but when exporting it to a QT movie (not conversion option) and use all current settings,...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by Ricardo Marty in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
add to this that vegas and hit film are colborating and now you can import hf timelines into vegas and maybe vs,vs. then exort to resolve? wow the future looks sunny and cloudless. ht now has 2d&3d tracking maybe not as developed but its a start. who knows maybe sony...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by jerry wise in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Ampex AVA ?...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Hit Film For Mac
by David Mathis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
It looks like it could take some steam of the After Effects locomotive. Too early to tell but with this and Resolve, things are getting very interesting....
8 hours ago   read more
Unidentified FX Factory Pro transition
by Angeline Hayler in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Really hoping someone can help me with this. I customised an FX Factory transition in FCP X a while ago and renamed it. I've since moved machines and can't for the life of me figure out which transition it is to purchase it. Please can you help me out!...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Joseph W. Bourke in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
You don't mean the Dubner system, do you? It was the grandfather of TypeDeko, and the other Pinnacle boxes/software, and had paint, motion graphics, a live sequencer, and a basic 3D wireframe system (but the shading was pitifully poor - kind of like Phong shading). For its time, it was...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: Lost some video filter effects
by Mark Suszko in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
No warranty should be inferred or implied: I make no guarantees. Be sure to save your fcp project files and your media to another drive first....
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Trying to create the allusion
by Bruce Breidbart in the Apple Motion Forum
Thanks " I shot with the Cannon T2i. I have an intervalometer that attaches to my camera so I can set it to take lots of photo over a distance of time. I didn't bring a slider and added the moves in After Effects. Were you shooting hundreds of photo's...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Mike Smith in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Maybe something from the ADO line - though they were quite high end ...? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_video_effect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rxuU_TaFiw...
11 hours ago   read more


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