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Let's Edit with Media Composer - Lesson 1 - Getting Started

June 4, 2020, 12:42 PM


So, I’ve been debating for a while now about rebooting the channel, and taking things back to square one. Media Composer has gone through a ton of changes in the last few years with a new Project Selection Window, New Interface, New Titler(+), the removal of dependence on QuickTime and so much more. So, we’re starting right from the beginning in this first lesson.

Creating Freeze Frame Effects in FCPX

June 4, 2020, 12:41 PM


This week on MacBreak Studio, I demonstrate a simple example of the “freeze frame” effect and how to accomplish it using Final Cut Pro X.

VFX Supervisor Kaitlyn Yang on Gender Equality and Diversity in the Film Industry - LaughingPlace.com

June 3, 2020, 15:12 PM


Visual Effects Supervisor and Alpha Studios founder Kaitlyn Yang recently opened up about gender equality in the film industry and how companies can become more diverse during a Walt Disney Family Museum virtual event.

Convert your Premiere keyboard shortcuts between MacOS and Windows by Scott Simmons - ProVideo Coalition

June 3, 2020, 12:20 PM


If you’ve ever needed to do they very specialized task of converting your Adobe Premiere Pro MacOS keyboard shortcuts into Windows (or vice versa) then this post is for you. The folks at Knights of the Editing Table have created an online tool that will convert your Premiere .kys keyboard layout from one OS format to another. You might remember Knights of the Editing Table as they make the incredibly useful Watchtower extension for Premiere that will monitor folders in your OS and keep them automatically synced to a mirrored PPro bin. We covered Watchtower here at the Editblog.

Create Simple Explosion VFX in Blender Mantaflow

June 3, 2020, 12:20 PM


This tutorial shows how to create explosions in Blender's Mantaflow smoke solver.

How The Molecule VFX Artists Stay Remotely Connected with Virtual Workstations on AWS | Animation World Network

June 3, 2020, 08:33 AM


Boutique visual effects shop The Molecule has carefully crafted digital content across media since 2005. Headquartered in New York and with a second location in Los Angeles, the bicoastal studio has most recently focused on work for episodic television, delivering shots for Ballers, Billions and Happy!, as well as the feature thriller The Report. It’s long embraced Amazon Web Services (AWS) to render complex CG shots with cloud-based resources, so when exploring how to give its artists the flexibility to work from home, the studio looked at AWS-powered virtual workstations.

10 Top Animation Presets and Templates for Premiere Pro

June 2, 2020, 15:15 PM


Historically, most animation has been created in After Effects. Not anymore. Premiere Pro now has a ton of new features and added integration with After Effects, making simple animation a breeze. Here are some of our favorite animation presets and motion graphics template packs for Premiere Pro that are sure to make your process more efficient and your animations stand out.

GANGS OF LONDON: Jonathan Harris (Overall VFX Supervisor & CEO) with Paddy Eason (VFX Supervisor) - Dupe - The Art of VFXThe Art of VFX

June 2, 2020, 13:05 PM


Jonathan Harris began his career in visual effects in 2006. He works in many studios such as Important Looking Pirates, DNEG, Weta Digital and in 2018, he founded his studio, Dupe. He has worked on films such as KICK-ASS, IRON MAN 2, MAN OF STEEL and AVENGERS: THE AGE OF ULTRON.

AJA introduces the next-gen Ki Pro Ultra 12G video player and recorder by Jose Antunes - ProVideo Coalition

June 2, 2020, 13:04 PM


Ki Pro Ultra 12G is the latest digital video player and recorder to join the Ki Pro family of products. Ki Pro Ultra 12G builds upon it’s predecessor, the Ki Pro Ultra Plus, by adding 12G-SDI support and more.


June 1, 2020, 13:08 PM


Let’s take a trip to Alaska with MPC who presents his work of creatures and environments on THE CALL OF THE WILD...

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