Jackson Wong - December 22nd, 2014
As a videographer, you know the power of video to tell a story, convey emotion, and carry authority. But did you know that same power can be an awesome weapon in the fight against Ebola?
Russ Fairley - December 22nd, 2014
Altermedia’s Studio Suite has been a standard in studio management software for the better part of two decades, and the experience shows in their latest release, Studio Suite Xi. Designed to be the go-to platform to simplify workflows in pretty much any production environment, how does the current generation compete in an increasingly competitive space?
Russ Fairley - December 19th, 2014
Video platform, Vessel, launched this week, and has essentially fired a shot across the bow of YouTube by looking to attract some of the platform’s top content creators. While competing in a YouTube-dominated space is going to be an uphill battle, $75 million in venture capital cash and being helmed by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar ought to help.
Russ Fairley - December 18th, 2014
Code Zero Software has released Compression Preview, a tool for previewing and repairing the effects of compression within Adobe After Effects. From banding to color shifts and more, Compression Preview can not only simulate compression on footage, but help fix the problem as well.
Russ Fairley - December 17th, 2014
Adobe this week released updates for their suite of video applications. The 2014.2 update includes Premiere Pro CC, Media Encoder CC, After Effects CC, SpeedGrade CC, Prelude CC, Audition CC, and Story CC. Each update includes enhancements and even tighter integration between complementary applications.
Russ Fairley - December 16th, 2014
Post production software company, Boris FX, has acquired Imagineer Systems, makers of best-in-class planar tracking application, mocha Pro, among others. The move, a surprise for many, seems to allow both companies to operate autonomously, while still complementing the goals and capabilities of one another.
Russ Fairley - December 15th, 2014
New Zealand-based Wipster has taken the difficult review, revision and approval process, and launched a purpose-built platform specifically to simplify said process. While other platforms have competed in this space, Wipster has taken a creative - and pragmatic - approach to interface and usability.
Russ Fairley - December 12th, 2014
Project for Awesome (P4A) is an initiative where creators are encouraged to “post videos about and advocating for charities to decrease the overall level of world suck.”
Russ Fairley - December 11th, 2014
For quite a few years now, many of us have strived to do the term “professional” justice. Framing shots properly, delivering in widely accepted formats and using tools both intuitive and cost effective for clients. We invest in gear and training that ensures that we have the knowledge to deliver something at a high enough level that only our imagination and creativity can limit us.
Russ Fairley - December 10th, 2014
Director PES (real name Adam Pesapane) today shared his latest work, the stop-motion film Submarine Sandwich. The work represents the third installment of his Kickstarter-funded stop-motion cooking series, and was captured entirely using Nikon D810 DSLRs and a handful of NIKKOR lenses.