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August 1st, 2015
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Blackmagic Design Sponsors American Cinema Editors at EditFest
>Blackmagic Design today announced that it will again sponsor the American Cinema Editors (ACE) at EditFest Los Angeles on August 1, 2015. As part of its Platinum sponsorship, Blackmagic Design will be the exclusive sponsor of the ACE EditFest Cocktail Reception.
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Ikegami Maintains Focus On Broadcast Innovation At IBC2015
Ikegami Maintains Focus on Broadcast Innovation at IBC2015
Ikegami, a leader in the development and manufacture of broadcast-quality cameras and production equipment, will show its wide range of systems and technologies at IBC2015 in Amsterdam, September 11-15. Broadcast innovation will be a major theme of the exhibit, including demonstrations of new 4K and 8K cameras. IBC visitors will be able to see how much more advanced these are in image quality compared with 2K cameras.
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Canon's First Ultra-High-Sensitivity Multi-Purpose Camera Features ISO Equivalent of Over 4M
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today has introduced the Company’s first multi-purpose camera, the new ME20F-SH, which delivers exceptionally high sensitivity to capture Full HD video with a minimum subject illumination of less than 0.0005 lux1(at maximum 75 dB gain setting, equivalent to an ISO sensitivity of over 4,000,000). Nighttime surveillance and security, cinematic production, reality television, and nature/wildlife documentaries are just some of the ME20F-SH’s many possible usage applications. With the ability to capture color video in extreme low-light conditions and its simplistic and versatile design, the ME-20F-SH Multi-purpose Camera can be easily incorporated into existing infrastructures and systems to provide high-quality video capture even where subjects might not be seen with the naked eye.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Europe’s First I-MOVIX X10 UHD RF Joins AMP Visual TV’s Ultra Motion Fleet
French facilities and production company AMP Visual TV has become the first European customer for the I-MOVIX X10 UHD RF ultra motion system.
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4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC
Sponsored by Elemental Technologies, available to all registered IBC2015 attendees
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, together with co-founding sponsor Ericsson, today announced open registration for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run to be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, 12 September 2015 in Amsterdam. Also sponsored by IBC2015, the 4km (2.49-mile) race is available to all registered IBC2015 attendees and commemorates major Ultra HD achievements while raising funds for CARE.
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FUJINON 4K Ultra HD Series Now Being Delivered
UA22x8 portable zoom and UA80X9 Ultra HD Serieslenses for sports and entertainment applications are available for delivery
Introduced in April during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in April, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation has announced that the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD Series for sports and entertainment applications are available for delivery. The UA22x8 is the first portable zoom lens in the series, and the new UA80X9 is the first field lens.
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Panasonic Perfects Varicam 35/hs Production and Workflows With Latest Firmware Upgrade
Free firmware upgrade for its VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders that expands recording options and enables a multiplicity of post-production workflow scenarios
Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders that expands recording options and enables a multiplicity of post-production workflow scenarios. Improvements encompass uncompressed RAW capture for the VariCam 35 with the new Codex V-RAW recorder, support for the Apple ProRes* 4444 codec in both the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS, and anamorphic lens support for the VariCam 35.
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Crooked Letter Films Taps AJA CION to Shoot Brooklyn Bicycle
In a world where storytelling reigns, Crooked Letter Films' visual narratives have made lasting impressions for brands like Columbia Records, Refinery 29 and H&M. Based in New York, the one-stop shop conceptualizes, executes and delivers compelling digital stories for a range of clients, guiding each project from beginning to end. When Brooklyn Bicycle Co. recently approached Crooked Letter Films with the opportunity to create a promo for its website, company founder Gabriel Gomez set the bar high, electing to shoot the film in ProRes with an AJA CION production camera.
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RSSTUTORIALS:
Adobe Premiere Pro
PluralEyes: Fast & Easy Connections for Video & Audio Clips
PluralEyes: Fast & Easy Connections for Video & Audio ClipsWith the popularity of HD-DSLRs, many shooters are recording sound separately because of the camera’s limitations with audio -- but putting audio and video together in post can be a chore. Longtime spots ace Bill O'Neil has been dealing with this over the past several years , and has found PluralEyes from Red Giant to be fast, easy, and effective. Take a look to see if PluralEyes will help you, too.
Review, Editorial, Feature by Bill O'Neil on 05/20/2015
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro CC's Lumetri Color Tool: Gamechanger
Adobe Premiere Pro CC's Lumetri Color Tool: GamechangerLongtime Creative COW Leader and passionate color grader Walter Biscardi notes that the word "gamechanger" gets thrown around too easily, but for color grading inside an NLE, Adobe Premiere Pro CC's new Lumetri Color Tool, "gamechanger" is the only word that will do.
Feature by Walter Biscardi on 04/09/2015
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 Updates: Collaboration & Workflow
Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 Updates: Collaboration & WorkflowWith Creative Cloud updates announced ahead of the 2015 NAB Show, Adobe brings new workflows and expanded collaboration to Pro Video apps, including a Character Animator, new color workspaces and editorial tools in Premiere Pro, and Adobe Anywhere for Teams.
Feature by Kylee Wall on 04/08/2015
Adobe Premiere Pro
Misery Loves Comedy: Comedian Kevin Pollak Cuts His Docu
Misery Loves Comedy: Comedian Kevin Pollak Cuts His DocuComedian and actor Kevin Pollak talks about directing and editing his documentary "Misery Loves Comedy", a film that explores the darker side of comedians. After three software lessons from editor (and renowned VFX supervisor) Rob Legato and ten months at the console, Pollak has some new insight about the cross-over between stand-up comedy and editing.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Kylee Wall on 01/23/2015
Adobe After Effects
Sexism in Post: Sometimes It's What You Think, Sometimes Not
Sexism in Post: Sometimes It's What You Think, Sometimes NotSexism in video production is making work environments hostile and keeping women away, but the most damaging sexist actions aren't what you think.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Kylee Wall on 11/06/2014
Adobe After Effects
NetApp Simplifies Hybrid Cloud Management Software
NetApp Simplifies Hybrid Cloud Management SoftwareStorage and data management company NetApp announced a set of tools to enhance cloud services, including a more efficient operating system with simple tools to manage data on Amazon Cloud web services.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Kylee Wall on 11/05/2014
Adobe Premiere Pro
Purrrfect Videos with Adobe Premiere Clip for Cat Day
Purrrfect Videos with Adobe Premiere Clip for Cat DayThe Premiere Clip app is a great way to get started in shooting, editing and sharing your own videos, and today Adobe is encouraging everyone to sink their claws into a cat video of their own for National Cat Day.
Editorial, Feature by Kylee Wall on 10/29/2014
Adobe Premiere Pro
Gone Girl: Editing a Hollywood Feature with Adobe Premiere
Gone Girl: Editing a Hollywood Feature with Adobe PremiereDavid Fincher's "Gone Girl" is the latest in a series of critically acclaimed films from the director, but it's the first studio feature edited with Adobe Premiere Pro, with a complex post production workflow that includes 6K acquisition and over 200 visual effects completed in house with the help of Dynamic Link and After Effects.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Kylee Wall on 10/18/2014
Adobe After Effects
Zero VFX: Why Some Effects Are Better Unseen
Zero VFX: Why Some Effects Are Better UnseenKyle Andal and Gerard Andal, lead compositors at Zero VFX, bring invisible post-production magic to several films - including 2014 Academy Award-winning "American Hustle," in which the team helped transform 2013 Boston to 1978 New York - and also several commercial shots with mocha Pro.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Imagineer Systems on 08/28/2014
Adobe Premiere Pro
Cooking With Premiere Pro CC on PBS's America's Test Kitchen
Cooking With Premiere Pro CC on PBS's America's Test KitchenAs America's Test Kitchen enters its 15th season on PBS, they've made the switch to Premiere Pro Creative Cloud. Post-production Supervisor and director Herb Sevush has been with the show from the beginning, and confessed some trepidation moving away from FCP 7, but has found it to be a great fit for their data-intensive, increasingly 4K multicam production, and his work with remote editors. Here, Herb offers some insights into both the why and the how of their switch, with special attention to Premiere Pro CC's approach to multicam.
Editorial, Feature by Herb Sevush on 07/21/2014




RSSTHREADS:
Puppet Tool - Random Pieces Coming Off Layer
by Matthew Manning in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hello, I occasionally make some animations in Adobe After Effects using the puppet tool. I use Photoshop to cut out the layers and use Adobe After Effects' puppet tool to move the characters. I've always had this problem where random pieces come off of the layer. Does anybody know what...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: AE : Ressources for Scripting with Effects properties
by Simone Lombardo in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Thank you for that!!!...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: After Effects timeline glitch
by Roland R. Kahlenberg in the Adobe After Effects Forum
The image and description you have provided do not provide sufficient clues to discern the issue/solution. Perhaps more than one image is required - a more complete screen cap of your timeline and include a screen cap of your comp. Cheers - Roland Kahlenberg TypeGEMs - the Definitive Type Gizmo...
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Re: How to follow a moving object?
by Roland R. Kahlenberg in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Look into Motion Tracking and mochaAE (bundled with AE) - lots of tutorials and Qs have been posted. HTH - Roland Kahlenberg TypeGEMs - the Definitive Type Gizmo for AE http://broadcastgems.com/typegems/ Intensive mocha & AE Training in Singapore and Other Dangerous Locations Adobe After Effects CC ACE/ACI Imagineer Systems (mocha)...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: Vector objects in 3D get blurry
by Roland R. Kahlenberg in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You may have your camera's Depth of Field switched on. HTH - Roland Kahlenberg TypeGEMs - the Definitive Type Gizmo for AE http://broadcastgems.com/typegems/ Intensive mocha & AE Training in Singapore and Other Dangerous Locations Adobe After Effects CC ACE/ACI Imagineer Systems (mocha) Certified Instructor http://www.broadcastgems.com/mographintensity_shapestext/...
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How to follow a moving object?
by Matthew Leonard in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Let's say you have a still shot with someone moving throughout the scene. Would it be possible to have a camera or effect follow the object in the scene without manually keyframing it? I tried Warp Stabalizer on one scene and it worked strange enough, but with others it doesn't...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Green Screen Issues
by Blaise Douros in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Here's what the shot looks like with the standard slog3 to rec709 LUT applied in Premiere, no other color correction....
11 hours ago   read more
Re: Green Screen Issues
by Blaise Douros in the Adobe After Effects Forum
This footage looks as though it was shot in the slog3 color space, which is a flat color profile that allows the FS7 to capture higher dynamic range. You'll need to check with your camera guy to be sure he was shooting in slog3 vs slog2, but what you need...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: rotating 3D cube
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Put a 3D null in the precise center of the cube. Parent the faces of the cube to the 3D null, and rotate the null. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...
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Re: Green Screen Issues
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Wow, that's pretty low-contrast footage. It's like the photog didn't know enough to open the iris. You might try putting the footage in a nested comp, messing with brighness/contrast/saturation until it looks better, then opening the main comp and using Keylight on the nested comp. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN...
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