Russ Fairley

Russ Fairley is a producer, editor and motion graphic designer who enjoys writing for Videomaker. He has also written for (, 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, a popular production news website.

GoPro Brings Karma to the Drone Space

Rumors have been rampant about the possibility of a GoPro drone for quite some time now. First speculated back in 2014, suspicion of a forthcoming device grew when DJI...

Red Giant Releases Trapcode Suite 13, Introduces Trapcode Tao

Visual effect software mainstay Red Giant today announced the release of Trapcode Suite 13, a major upgrade to the motion graphic toolkit. This release includes updates to Trapcode Particular,...

The PRVKE Adventure Bag Packs a Punch

Utah startup, WANDRD, has been busy creating what they call “action-evoking carrying solutions”, and they have officially announced a Kickstarter campaign for the PRVKE Pack. The PRVKE pack (pronounced...

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HP completely redesigns its Omen 15 gaming laptop

HP has introduced two new gaming laptops, announcing a complete redesign of the Omen 15. Additionally, HP announced the new 16-inch Pavilion gaming laptop.

Blackmagic Design rushes to fix Camera 6.9.3 update bug

Blackmagic Design Camera 6.9.3 update hasn’t gone quite to plan. The company has pulled the update for its support page due to a highlights bug.

AKASO offers an alternative to GoPro: the Brave 7 LE

AKASO takes on GoPro with its new Brave 7 LE action camera. The camera matches the HERO7 in many areas and even tops it in some.

Final Cut Pro for Windows: can you run FCP on Windows?

Is it possible to run Final Cut Pro on Windows? In this article, we will let you know if there's such a thing as Final Cut Pro for Windows or not.

Four new accessories join the RØDECaster Pro

RØDE Microphones is adding four new pieces of gear to the company's RØDECaster Pro. They should make the system more portable, versatile, and easier to use.