AVID Media Composer 8.5.2 was released just prior to NAB 2016. However, the biggest changes came earlier with 8.5 in January of 2016. AVID Media Composer, sometimes referred to as AVID, was one of the first ever non-linear software. A legacy started in 1989 has been the workhorse of many editors and production houses.
We first saw the Panasonic WXF-991K at CES 2016. Dubbed the “football” form factor because of how you handle it and its similar shape, this is just one of many cameras built with this look over the years.
DJI’s gimbal game is strong, with the Ronin, Ronin M and just released at NAB 2016 the Ronin MX. All of these gimbals by DJI are standalone and work with multitudes of cameras, but with the Osmo, the camera and the gimbal are one. The DJI Osmo is a 3-axis stabilizer and 4K camera that can be operated by just one hand. Add those features to a very consumer friendly and affordable price point and you have a product that really stands out.
Audio may seem secondary to video in a production, but for the video to succeed, the aural experience must be as polished as the visual one. Audio editing software provides the tools necessary for making what is seen believable.
When it comes to action cameras, not all projects are alike. While the market may point users to GoPro, here are a few alternatives that may just do a better job at meeting your video production needs.
You spend many weeks creating a world-class video — writing a script, amassing props, finding a location, enticing and perhaps paying a troupe of actors, arranging lighting, recording sound, directing talent and crew and, of course, editing, editing, editing. Then you upload your finished video to YouTube and it’s a hit. Hundreds or thousands of people see it and appreciate it and some even post laudatory comments about it on the YouTube site.
Averaging 8 billion daily video views, Facebook video is quickly growing into one of the top social video platforms, competing almost directly with YouTube. Here we’ll discuss how you can use Facebook video to help grow your social reach and increasing your engagement.
The world of video production has many facets, with numerous avenues of entry. Many enter by producing wedding or event videos. These are relatively easy roads to enter but are often heavily traveled by more established sojourners. Perhaps a bit more challenging but with less competition, you may find the world of corporate video an interesting and worthwhile destination.
It’s been said that big things come in small packages. When it comes to video editing, an editor knows exactly what they’re giving an audience with boisterous transitions, flamboyant whip pans and film burns. A spectacular transition is a measured device with a glass ceiling, they’re transitions with limited potential. The most powerful transition, the one that goes unnoticed but speaks volumes, is the humble and simple cut.
$54.5 million. According to a recent article featured in Forbes magazine that’s how much money the top 13 YouTube video producers made in combined income last year — all for producing and published videos on YouTube.