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...
Corel VideoStudio Ultimate X10
With the big brands like Adobe, Apple and Avid in the video editor marketplace, you wouldn’t think there’d be much breathing room for the small guys. And that is true to an extent when you’re talking about the editors that the pros use. However, there is still a huge...
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...
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The newest update to the Adobe Creative Cloud is rich with changes and covers many programs, but we’re going to keep it relevant to our focus and talk about all of the changes to CC’s video applications. Don’t worry though, even though we are going to talk only about...
Palette Gear Pro Kit Review
We set out to find out if Palette Gear could be your analog control for the digital world.We are typically reserved about Kickstarter tech since most ends up not making it all the way to production, but we finally started to get excited about Palette Gear when Adobe announced...
Final  Draft 10 Review
Final Draft has long been considered industry-leading screenwriting software, but its high price tag has lead many burgeoning screenwriters to wonder if its usefulness is truly worth the cost.The BasicsFinal Draft 10 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.9 or later and Windows 7 or later. Installing the software...
Apple  Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Review
Apple, over the last five years, has slowly pulled itself out of the hole dug by the original release of FCPX. For many video professionals, it was too big a change, causing them to leave Final Cut Pro for another editor. However, those that stayed seem to be true...
Vegas  Pro 14 Review
After months of speculation of what Sony was going to do with Vegas Pro, we now have the Vegas Pro 14 and we're more than ready to review it.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have your video professionally scored? Having the music match the mood and fit the timing of your video will surely make it better. However, most of us are missing either the resources or ability to add customized scoring to our projects. In those cases,...
SmartSound SonicFire Pro 6 Review
However, most of us are missing either the resources or ability to add customized scoring to our projects. In those cases, you’ll need to look at licensing music. Smartsound Sonicfire Pro 6 was designed to bridge the gap between buying music out of a box and having it specially...

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The best lights for video production — 2021

Lighting needs run the gamut, from huge budget productions to small, DIY vloggers, and there’s something for every niche. This article will explain what to think about before buying lights and provide a list of the best video lights currently on the market.
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