Blackmagic Design has announced that the public beta of Fusion 8 Studio for both Mac OS X and Windows is now available for download from the company’s website. The company also announced that DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio, the full version of its professional editing and color correction software, is available from the Mac App Store
England-based tech company FXHOME has released a new version of its HitFilm editing and effects software. HitFilm 4 Pro combines the dynamic editing tools of a non-linear editing system with a visual effects suite that includes particle engines, grading and a true 3D compositing environment.
The Creative Cloud community is spreading its branches out by developing communication between mobile apps and their desktop applications. The update during this year’s NAB focuses on color, and how you’ll get to apply it to your videos.
Hard to believe that Apple’s Final Cut Pro is only now releasing the second major update for software that debuted about four years ago. Bringing things up to date means accounting for more robust files, thus, downloaders of Final Cut Pro X 10.2 will gain GPU acceleration for RED RAW workflows, as a well as native support for JVC H.264 Long GOP, Panasonic AVC-Ultra, Sony XAVC S
I just wanted to get some recomendation for editing workflow if it is possible. I have Adobe CC, filmconvert, and I shoot with 5d mark ii, and I will be shooting with GH4 when atamos shogan comes up. I like to do color grading with speedgrade and apply filmconvert.
Some people say I should convert 5d footage to prores before editing as prores has more color space. I am not sure if I should do that.
Filmconvert is really nice but I am not sure when exactly to apply it. if use it after doing correction then it will change the look again.
Technicolor announced the latest version of Color Assist, a video color correction and grading software package. Key improvements of version 1.5 include compatibility with Adobe After Effects and support AVCHD video and still images.
Prioritizing your edit workflow is extremely important to ensure that the project you submit is one you're proud of. The real trick, is learning the difference between the quick touches that make big differences, and the time-consuming touches that casual viewers aren't even likely to notice.
Okay, for all you PC based editors who are lamenting that Apple's Pro Res doesn't come in 'PC' flavor, it's no big deal. Magic Giant's 'Magic Bullet Looks' Color Grading software has been around for a good while and though you may hear some pro's bellyache about 'how it all looks the same' are correct if you only use the preset looks provided.