iMovie 10.1, Apple’s latest upgrade, takes its users into the 4K arena with a new user interface and many new organizational features that will make introductory editors, and iPhone 6s owners, eager to create and share 4K content.
Z-Camera took Kickstarter by storm, raising over $300,000 to create the world’s smallest micro 4/3 cinematic 4K “action camera.” Now that it’s in full production, and set to ship; can it deliver on its promise to revolutionize the camera industry?
The Digital Director is a great way to stretch the dollar in the field and receive two handy devices for the price of one. The Director works well as a Field Monitor and camera control, but some key bugs in the software hold it back from its potential.
It goes without saying that the internet has had a major impact on the filmmaking world. It has made many of the feats that go into filmmaking easier and, in some cases, possible for filmmakers. However before the introduction of the internet to the film industry the process of
creating a film from an idea was a longer and more difficult task.
CES is the largest show of its kind occupying nearly two and half million square feet of exhibit space at venues throughout Las Vegas. From dishwashers to drones, DSLRs to self driving cars, and the Internet of Things (IoT) that many businesses think should include almost everything in your home, the show is very inclusive.
Each January, Videomaker’s editors journey to Las Vegas for CES, the world’s premier consumer technology showcase, where we spend a fleeting few days seeking out the newest and most innovative video tech. CES 2016 was no different. Searching for that next must-have video production tool, we scoured the busy show floor to uncover the best new products to add to our wish lists.
This article covers editing software from novice to professional categories. Each category contains a brief look at the most popular editing software on the market. While the descriptions are brief, the information is perfect for inspiring individuals to search out the program that fits their needs.
Benny and Rafi Fine — also know as the Fine Bros — may have overstepped the patience of the public with their “react” trademarking and licensing scheme, but what can we take away from this controversy?
Want a professional looking shot, but only have access to basic hardware store clamp lamps? If you have three of them, in addition to some tin foil, wax paper, a few binder clips (or clothespins), and wire hangers, you will be able to rig your way to a winning shot.
Drones are becoming easier to fly, more stable, more reliable, and even safer. But how do you keep them in the air and reliable? Here are some easy tips to keep your drones in the air and shooting video.
Lens adapters are an inexpensive way to get lots of older inexpensive lenses to work on your modern video camera. Dollar for dollar, they can be one of the best investments in getting some WOW footage.
Video editors face a wide assortment of content on a daily basis. There isn’t a single source of media anymore but a varietal onslaught of dissimilar content, from professional formats to random digital ephemera created on mobile devices. It’s the editor’s job to arrange and assemble this heap of visual information into cohesive, powerful stories. This isn’t the first time editors of the moving image have faced such a dilemma, and it’s one reason why the montage remains relevant.
On every commercial shoot you spend a lot of time hauling equipment around to various locations, creating multiple setups and keeping track of both talent and crew. This expenditure of time severely limits the number of projects you can take on. Could there be a better way?
The Internet has dramatically changed our world. With it we have access to an infinite supply of knowledge and information about any topic known to man, answers to questions about health concerns, weather events, history, law, mathematics, science, culture, philosophy, theology and technology at any time of day or night.
Much the way action cameras stormed onto the scene a decade ago, 360 Degree Cameras are trying to crack into the video production scene. Will they deliver the same impact, or will this niche camera find a lukewarm reception in an unappreciative marketplace?
Action cams give filmmakers a new way to capture exciting footage for their projects, but new equipment brings new concerns and you’ll find that picture quality isn’t the most important aspect of finding the right camera to use.