Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/24/14 01:04:00 PM
In the below two tutorials, Magic Feather's John Davidson provides two real-world examples of using Apple's Final Cut Pro X to edit two different projects. Watch below. (via FCP.co)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/22/14 12:04:08 PM
Indiewire reports from the Tribeca Film Festival where, over the weekend, editor Thelma Schoonmaker led a masterclass dissecting her work in Scorsese's classic film, Raging Bull. Said Schoonmaker about which take they ended up using for Robert De Niro's final speech in the film, "Scorsese and I rarely disagree, but I preferred a warmer take from De Niro. But Scorsese said he thought Jake had to be very cold when he confronts himself. So we screened it two ways, and Marty was right." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/21/14 02:04:08 PM
To churn out a large amount of daily news videos on its site, Canada's Globe and Mail relies on Apple Final Cut Pro X as part of its workflow. Says executive editor Jill Borra, “Video has been a huge area of expansion for us, and it’s accelerating even more quickly than we expected. We can barely keep up with how much our readers and advertisers want video. So we try to find ways to present and integrate it in everything we do.” Read the full story here on Apple's site.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/17/14 01:04:33 PM
In the two videos below, editor Mark Sanger, re-recording mixer Skip Lievesay, and sound designer Glenn Freemantle discusses how they used Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools to cut the video and sound of Gravity. Sanger explains how Media Composer fostered an approach to editing that would have been impossible using film, while Lievesay and Freemantle explain how the integrated Avid workflow helped bring the international production team together. Watch below.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/17/14 01:04:27 PM
This short animation from Inside the Edit pays homage to the work and craft of film and video editors. "We are storyteller and first audience..." the video starts. Watch below. (via PetaPixel)
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/17/14 01:04:21 PM
Editor Steve Sebban lists his top seven new and improved features in Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 11. He writes, "DaVinci Resolve 11 is a major update with some impressive improvements that colorists (and even editors) around the world have been waiting for. Here’s my personal favorite list of new & improved features (in no special order)." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/15/14 01:04:14 PM
Philip Hodgetts explains what Blackmagic Design's new DaVinci Resolve 11, which adds many editing fuctionalities to its color correction core, could mean for the future of Blackmagic and editing. He writes, "One of the most interesting NAB announcements was the addition of some 70 additional editorial tools to DaVinci Resolve 11. This makes Resolve a very competent on-set DIT tool, a full featured NLE, and a world-class finishing tool. Mostly for FREE. What is interesting here is how this is likely to play out in the long term." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/14/14 04:04:55 PM
Oliver Peters provides an overview of three Digital Anarchy plug-ins--Flicker Free, Beauty Box, and Ugly Box--on his digitalfilms site. He writes, "One of the plug-in developers I’ve touched on from time to time is Digital Anarchy. They’ve developed a diverse repertoire of image enhancement plug-ins for photo and video hosts, as well as iOS devices. In the past, they’ve developed such interesting tools as ToonIt (now a Red Giant product), but current video offerings focus on Flicker Free, Knoll Sparks (Autodesk-only) and Beauty Box." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/14/14 01:04:19 PM
Televisual reports from NAB Show where The Foundry unveiled Nuke Studio. They explain it as "a combined vfx, editorial and finishing suite that merges Nuke and Hiero and adds a load more capabilities too, including real-time timeline effects, full editorial tools, collaborative control, 4k real-time playback, built-in 'intelligent' rendering, a python core and multi-platform support." Read the full story here.
Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/14/14 12:04:33 PM
Blackmagic Design has announced that the latest iteration of their popular color correction software DaVinci Resolve (Davinci Resolve 11) will add several major functionalities to make it more of a complete editing solution. Writes Joey Daoud of Filmmaker Magazine, "The latest version adds a bunch of features you’d find in most NLEs – lots of timeline trimming options and keyboard controls, transitions, effects, and robust text editing. A really interesting feature is Collaborative Editing. An editor and up to two colorists can be working on a shared project simultaneously. All they need is the source material on a local drive." Read the full story here.