While we have more options and more technology than ever before; buying a new camera has never been more difficult. It’s not just that there are dozens of cameras to choose from, it’s that each one offers something different, while at the same time sacrificing other desirable features. Before...
2019 has seen fantastic new equipment for video production, but with a world of options at your disposal, which is the best? We carefully evaluated each new product, emphasizing its innovation, value compared to its direct competition, and its overall performance. Then, we compiled a list of the best...
Every year, we head to CES to check out the latest innovations in consumer technology and look for the next big thing in video production. CES 2019 was no exception.
Buying the best workstation for your needs means understanding how the CPU, GPU, RAM and storage options work together to enhance overall performance.
Desktop Workstation Buyer's Guide
So, you’re in the market for a new editing workstation, but do you know what components and features are most important to video editing and post-production work?  There are a handful of major components, as well as specifications on those components, that dictate your computer's capabilities. Let’s take a...
Building A Powerful Editing Computer For Under $3K
Software FirstIf you're building a system to run demanding programs like your editing software or a few others titles like After Effects or DaVinci Resolve, it makes sense to start by looking at the system requirements for the software you’ll be using. The hardware I have chosen for this...
Plug-ins Buyer's Guide
You can customize your software with additional tools through plug-ins. There are hundreds of plug-ins available and you would go broke trying to buy them all, but fortunately for you, we are going to cover the most popular plug-ins and what they can do for you and your editing...
Stock Media Buyer's Guide
Filmmakers know that it takes more to make a great video than just the conceiving of an idea. There’s the physical equipment needed as well as any number of associated issues, such as access to locations, building a support team, unforeseen weather conditions, time constraints and cost. In those...
Mobile Apps Buyer's Guide
Carpenters have tool-belts, fishermen have tackle-boxes and video producers have phones or tablets loaded with apps to help them get the job done. There are hundreds of apps available for both iOS or Android that can assist you with everything from writing a script, scouting locations, scheduling, shooting, editing...
I/O Buyer's Guide
Not familiar with I/O devices? Finding the right I/O device to match the equipment you use and the demands of the work you do can be as simple as looking at a few common uses of I/O devices and seeing how these reflect your needs.What is an I/O Device?I/O...

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The best stock video sites — 2021

Stock video sometimes gets a bad wrap in the filmmaking community. In reality, however, we see stock video used every day in any number of applications. Below, you'll find our selections for the best places to look for stock...
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