Those waiting to see what kind of effects will be found in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will have to wait until they’re seated in the theaters and the movie starts. But for those looking to create their own "Star Wars" effects, FanFilmFX has created a series of "Star Wars" inspired plug-ins for use in Apple's Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2, Adobe After Effects CC, Premiere Pro CC, and Apple Motion 5.1 on a Macintosh computer.
What is the key to capturing good quality audio? Is it about having the right equipment? Or is it about closely controlling your environment and eliminating all those annoying background buzzing noises?
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With all the talk about drones with cameras attached, what about providing the light needed for using them? Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Cornell University see autonomous vehicles as lighting assistants; having a bevy of free-floating robots, each with their own built-in light source, able to move freely around a space to direct lighting to where the photographer wants it.
Following their recently announced partnership with XOS Digital and the launch of the GY-HM650SC ProHD camera, JVC Professional Video has announced another new professional video camera with specialized features aimed at those involved with sports.
The JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without requiring the use of an external CG and production switcher designed to enhance single-camera local sports coverage.
JVC Professional Video has announced a partnership with XOS Digital, the leading provider of digital coaching technology for sports organizations. Alongside this announcement JVC has introduced the GY-HM650SC ProHD camera which records time of day information within the metadata to synchronize multiple cameras and biometric data collected by player tracking devices.
If flying a drone has been akin to the Wild West, then there’s a new Sheriff in town. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is no longer giving drone operators a free ride through the skies — they’ll have to register if they want to continue to fly. With hundreds if not thousands of drones being purchased this holiday season, the FAA seeks to avoid having the skies filled with unregistered drones.
Jukedeck is relatively new website that lets you make your own music by selecting the genre, mood and length you need for your project. The site is set up to be a popular way to make your own music for video production, and could be a very useful tool in the right situation.