Russ Fairley

Russ Fairley is a producer, editor and motion graphic designer who enjoys writing for Videomaker. He has also written for About.com (Lifewire.com), RedShark News, Modern Drummer Magazine, and others.He is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Community Leader, and co-founder of After Effects Toronto, Canada's largest motion graphic user group.Fairley is the creator and editor of ProductionWorld.net, a popular production news website.

NAB 2018: Tech and Trends from the Show Floor

Every April, the trucks rumble into Las Vegas carrying the tools of our trade. Cameras, monitors, external GPUs, mass shared storage devices and anything else necessary to make pro...

How to Get Started with 360-degree Video

Within the last few years the video industry has seen the emergence of a handful of new techniques, technologies and methodologies. Aerial videography has gone positively mainstream, action cameras...

Encoding YouTube Videos at the Highest Quality

With over one billion users and more prime demographic reach than any major television network, YouTube is a distribution channel you don't want to miss out on. From codecs...

The Essential Video Shooter’s Toolkit

The big day has finally arrived — a video shoot for the biggest client to ever darken your door. You’re nervous, but excited and well-prepared. You get to work...

Latest Posts

NewTek announces the new powerful TriCaster 2 Elite

NewTek has announced a new live video production system: TriCaster 2 Elite. NewTek said it could be the “most powerful"video production system ever made.

5 easy steps to starting a podcast

In recent years, podcast listenership has grown tremendously. More and more people are tuning in to hear their favorite podcasters talk about...

Making a career as an editor

Today we are talking about editing. Here with us is Sven Pape, an ACE award-nominated editor who has worked with James Cameron, James Franco, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. He runs his own YouTube channel, This Guy Edits, where he dives into various aspects of editing, from how to make a career as an editor to the dos and don’ts of editing.

The power of CFexpress is unmatched

When you choose SanDisk, you are choosing one of the trusted leaders in the memory card industry. We can see just that...

Atomos and Z CAM release 5.8K for all Z CAM E2 cameras

Atomos and Z CAM have enabled 12-bit 5.8K Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI recording on the Ninja V and the Z CAM E2-F6, E2-F8 and E2-S6 cinema cameras.

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