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June 3rd, 2015
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Digital Juice Lifetime Membership Subscription Service Launches Today
Complete access to the Digital Juice library by joining as a Lifetime Member for a one-time fee
Today, Digital Juice announced the official opening of its much anticipated royalty-free creative content subscription service. This service gives filmmakers, motion graphics artists and graphic designers access to download anything in its huge library -- absolutely free! Members have unprecedented access to the the world’s largest privately owned library of high-quality royalty-free animations, still graphics, stock footage, sound effects, production music and project templates for a groundbreaking one-time low price.
published 4 days ago   read more
Shotgun Helps NASA CILab Review Space Mission Animations
Conceptual Image Lab is the arm of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center that produces animations to illustrate the organization’s missions and findings. CILab supports all four of NASA’s science themes: Astrophysics, Heliophysics, Planetary and Earth Science across all of their centers and affiliated institutions. CILab is made up of a team of four contracted artists that work closely with NASA scientists and engineers to communicate complex concepts in digestible short animated clips released to the public.
published 3 weeks ago   read more
Vision Effects releases DE:Flicker with GPU support for Final Cut
Announcing DE:Flicker for Final Cut Pro X and Motion
published 1 month ago   read more
Archion's New EditStor Omni Offers Never-Before-Seen Performance
Newest, Most Powerful Member of EditStor Family Makes World Debut at NAB 2015
Archion Technologies, a pioneer in high-performance collaborative storage solutions for media workflows, is introducing EditStor Omni, the newest and most powerful member of its price/performance-leading EditStor family at NAB 2015. EditStor Omni provides advanced performance and functionality to meet the most demanding post production workflows, including the demands of 4K, 5K, 6K and eventually 8K, at remarkably affordable prices.
published 1 month ago   read more
Sennheiser and Apogee launch digital clip-on mics at NAB
ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital allow professional-quality sound recordings with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Whether you’re a journalist looking for an easy audio solution for field interviews, a lecturer that wants to record a talk or even a parent recording their child reciting a poem – the new digital clip-on microphones from Sennheiser [NAB Booth C2055] and Apogee help you to capture sound professionally. ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital combine Apogee’s A/D conversion expertise with Sennheiser’s microphone design knowledge to give users optimum sound quality for their recordings. Especially designed for iOS devices, both microphones feature a Lightning connector to directly connect to iPhone®, iPad® or iPod® touch, thus creating high-quality, ultra-portable solutions for recording speech.
published 2 months ago   read more
SNS Announces EVO v.5.7, New Cloud and Asset Management Features in ShareBrowser
SNS EVO v.5.7 Introduces Recycle Bin, Cloud Integration with Box, Adobe Creative Cloud, OneDrive
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer ofworkflow-defined shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced a new version of its EVO Shared Storage Server, version 5.7. The latest version includes new workflow integrations with cloud services from Adobe, Box, and Microsoft, plus more scalability and performance for production teams of any size.
published 2 months ago   read more
Blackmagic Design Announces HyperDeck Studio 12G
Blackmagic Design introduces Ultra HD 2160p60 recording with the world’s most advanced solid state broadcast deck
Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Studio 12G, a new professional solid state disk based broadcast deck that can record SD, HD and Ultra HD up to 2160p60. HyperDeck Studio 12G features familiar VTR style controls and includes advanced 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections for recording high frame rate Ultra HD over a single cable.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Video Assist
Portable, all in one professional monitor and video recorder that can be used with any SDI or HDMI camera. Blackmagic Video Assist adds professional recording and monitoring to any camera
Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Video Assist, a portable, all in one professional monitor and video recorder that can be used with any SDI or HDMI camera. Blackmagic Video Assist adds professional recording and monitoring to any camera and features a bright, high resolution 5 inch monitor for checking focus, framing, and reviewing shots, along with a broadcast quality HD recorder for saving quality video files.
published 2 months ago   read more
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12
Update includes multi-cam editing, powerful new media management tools, new audio engine, shot matching, 3D keyer, new 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing and much more
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 12, a major upgrade with over 80 new features for professional editing and color grading. This new update includes a new modern interface, multi-cam editing, powerful new media management tools, an entirely new professional audio engine with support for VST/AU plug-ins, shot matching, 3D keyer, new 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing and much more.
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THAT Studio Effects to Debut new Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects Integration at NAB
THAT Studio, the San Francisco-based technology and postproduction company, will showcase THAT Studio Effects, its comprehensive library of practical effects and assets at NAB next week. A new THAT Studio Effects Panel provides easy access to practical effects and assets inside Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. Editors, VFX artists, and independent filmmakers now have access to a complete repository of high-quality tools to enhance their creative work that they can preview, buy, and use within their Adobe applications.
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RSSTUTORIALS:
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
Apple Final Cut Pro
Copying Sequence Content in FCP
Copying Sequence Content in FCPIn this FCP video tutorial, Shane Ross shows how to get a section of cut footage from one sequence to another in Final Cut Pro.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 09/13/2010
Apple Final Cut Pro
Tapeless Workflow with Final Cut Pro 7
Tapeless Workflow with Final Cut Pro 7This tutorial gives an overview of the tapeless ingest workflow using Log and Transfer in Final Cut Pro 7. It encompasses a handful of the supported formats that FCP works with... including XDCAM EX, P2 AVCIntra, P2 DVCPRO HD, AVCHD, and Canon DSLR (5D, 7D).
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 08/31/2010
Apple Final Cut Pro
Smooth Slow Motion with Cinema Tools
Smooth Slow Motion with Cinema ToolsThis tutorial shows you how to convert 720p60 footage into very smooth slow motion using the CONFORM option of Cinema Tools.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 08/31/2010




RSSTHREADS:
Re: Question about bit rate
by Michael Gissing in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
AIC is an old legacy codec and is very lossy. It is a very poor choice compared to using ProRes for editing. Avoid it as even though the data rate is higher than H264 the codec is poor. There is more to video codecs than just data rate. Final delivery...
25 minutes ago   read more
Re: Media 100 is making a Come back!
by Andrew Kimery in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
$99 also gets your Boris Red for Media 100 and PPro for Mac!...
4 hours ago   read more
Media 100 is making a Come back!
by Jim Wiseman in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Media 100 is back! Check out media100.com. Media 100 is now being actively marketed with Yosemite compatability for $99! This is excellent news. Yosemite compatability, Red and 4K support for $99. Some may snicker, but I have been using this version for several weeks and will be cutting my next...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Andrew Kimery in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "[Oliver Peters] "I think way more thought has been given to it here in this forum than in the halls of Cupertino." I completely agree!" 88 replies and counting!...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Bill Davis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] " So standards, best practices and terminology are very important and something Apple too easily casts aside. Speaking of which, how long do you think you can count on Thunderbolt being around? - Oliver " Actually, since Intel announced that USB 3 and Thunderbolt will be connector and...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Building a broadcast studio with Blackmagic and Bob Zelin
by Mark Raudonis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Bob Z's business card should read: Promoting disruptive technologies since 1983! Great article Bob. Thanks for the info....
6 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Building a broadcast studio with Blackmagic and Bob Zelin
by Dave Jenkins in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
We moved from the Trickster to Blackmagic because it's to much to have everything in one box. We find it's much better to have a video playback system and a streaming computer that someone can be operating. It's more flexible for us. Dajen Productions, Santa Barbara, CA Mac Pro 3.5MHz...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "I still contend that they simply used terminology that was consistent with other Apple software." Yep, that's the only explanation that makes any sense. Still wrong though! ;) [Oliver Peters] "I think way more thought has been given to it here in this forum than in the halls...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] ""I look forward to Jeremy's post when he gets around to it (no rush), but I'm deeply skeptical Apple thought this language through. It's just stupid and unnecessary." I still contend that they simply used terminology that was consistent with other Apple software. I think way more thought...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Oliver Peters in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
"I look forward to Jeremy's post when he gets around to it (no rush), but I'm deeply skeptical Apple thought this language through. It's just stupid and unnecessary." I still contend that they simply used terminology that was consistent with other Apple software. I think way more thought has been...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "You'll note the word Timeline is capitalized and it says "in", referring to the pane and not the edited sequence/project. So basically anything you do in that pane is the Timeline. The thing you create is the project." Also note this language: "When you create a new library...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Thunderbolt 3 will be USB-C
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "Losing magsafe is a bummer. It was a very nice security." I can't tell you how many time it's saved my laptop. Big step backward if Apple bails on it. _______________________ David Lawrence art~media~design~research propaganda.com publicmattersgroup.com http://lnkd.in/Cfz92F facebook.com/dlawrence twitter.com/dhl vimeo.com/dlawrence/albums...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Neil Goodman in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Andy Neil] "As far as your waveform workaround, it's just that. A workaround. I don't want to have to mark INs/OUTs to view waveforms. And I don't want it to have to redraw the damn things every time I resize my timeline view. FCPX draws waveforms faster, and they react...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Building a broadcast studio with Blackmagic and Bob Zelin
by Mark Suszko in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Well, yes, initially. Though there were two instances in our shop, where the "lowest Bidder" won, that vendors gave us real lemons. One was a Toaster, which never worked right and spent more time on UPS trucks than in our control room, due to a VAR that was below par......
9 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Andy Neil in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Mike Warmels] "And trimming: you don't have to select. I have my smart tool of trimming always ON... and then it just click with the CTRL and you can trim by hand immediately. If you want to do it differently, go to trimming mode. AVID allow for several methods." I...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by James Culbertson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] " The word Project has never ever ever not once, caused any modicum of confusion. As a matter of fact, because of the ease of Roles, getting organized for finish is very easy with X. Also, I don't experience the performance issues you are experiencing. What computer are...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Thunderbolt 3 will be USB-C
by Bob Zelin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
and in 2017, when the new Mac Pro's come out, and you now have all these USB-C products, Apple will announce Thunderbolt 4, and everyone will HAVE to shoot in 8k (or at least 6K) because everyone has 4K, and it looks like crap anyway. And at NAB 2018, Sony...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Synced audio becomes massively unsynced in Final Cut Pro 7 when pasting
by Nick Meyers in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
also check that the sequence you are pasting to has the correct settings (same as clips and synced sequence) nick...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: OT: Building a broadcast studio with Blackmagic and Bob Zelin
by Bob Zelin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I love the Tricaster and Newtek is a great company. I put a lot of these in as well. But the bottom line is that Blackmagic stuff is cheaper - A LOT CHEAPER - and it's wildly popular because it's so cheap. No one has to consider "gee can I...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Mike, you are taking to fcpx users don't send, um, projects out to audio or color. The word Project has never ever ever not once, caused any modicum of confusion. As a matter of fact, because of the ease of Roles, getting organized for finish is very easy with X....
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Thunderbolt 3 will be USB-C
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I still miss the likely passing of magsafe? After spending the guts of a month in a sequence of rooms with multiple laptops going 24/7 on the road - having any of them ready to fly at the kick of a leg late at night feels a back step? Losing...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Mike Warmels in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
That's all nice and dandy if you work alone. But once you work with color graders or audiostudio's, it's kinda nice to have a language we all understand....
11 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Mike Warmels in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Yes, I gotta agree with you. I could deal with the sometimes more elaborate ways, if FCPX would't slow down so often as it does. It seems to devour memory... After about an hour the thing gets so slow... And I wonder: why does my external hard drive start rattling...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Mike Warmels in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Well, that is where my experience is different. I have no delays. I don't use a full waveform, only where I select it with in and outpoints and that works fine. I find FCX slow in its build up wave forms because there you can only choose between on or...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Mike Warmels in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Yes, I agree completely. That's why I said it was silly they changed the lexicon. It's one of the first things I hated because I couldn't find how to do certain things: because they were named completely different. Why? I don't get it. It certainly is made for a new...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Andrew Kimery in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I bet you guys were a hoot to be around in the 90's when everyone was discussing what the definition of the word 'is' was. ;)...
12 hours ago   read more
Re: still driving me nuts
by Craig Alan in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
exactly. its almost a non issue while editing. but once you need to communicate, it's a nuisance. i would't bother with the thread on the techniques forum but on the debate forum it remains relevant. As does Apple's decision to EOL Aperture but the new PHOTOS is missing features that...
12 hours ago   read more


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