Whenever video producers need a specific shot, they often venture into the DIY approach to get just the right tool for the shot. Such was the case for Michael and Christine creators of STABiLGo, a motorized stabilizer for GoPro Cameras.
The Matrix is one of the most visually unique movies of all time, but that was 14 years ago. Now, be on the look out for bullet-time shots in sports and more. Who wouldn't be cool acting like Neo and Trinity? It seems that ever since the 1999 debut of The Matrix, no one has really developed similar effects, until recently.
A trip to Las Vegas for the 2013 NAB Show means exciting news from some of the biggest manufacturers. At the center of all the lights and attention we found products for video production that simply couldn’t go without being recognized.
All you that talk about "CS6" or Premiere, listen up. Adobe announced that they will not continue to develop their Creative Suite. No CS7, no giant package of production software. However Adobe would only be making enemies if we stopped now, their solution is Adobe Creative Cloud, established in 2012. Adobe MAX is the creativity conference taking place May 4-8, 2013 in Los Angeles and the center of this massive initiative.
Nanophysicists at IBM must have had some time on their hands. When they're not developing the world's smallest memory bit (consisting of only 12 atoms), they somehow found the time to throw in a few dozen more atoms to make the world's smallest stop-motion movie.
Maybe this is due to a recent drive through the Avenue of the Giants, but trees are more and more bringing me to humility. If you ever have the chance, visit Northern California's coast and see the redwoods, especially the northern-most areas where portions of forest were filmed as the Endor moon from Return of the Jedi. Aside from making great backdrops, let's focus on wood products for video.