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A Quick Overview of the New Tracker in DaVinci Resolve 12.5

The public beta version of DaVinci Resolve 12.5 was released only a few days ago, but it already created a lot of buzz and excitement among professional colorists and editors alike with its countless new features and enhancements. Our friend Alex Jordan of LearnColorGrading was among the first

Five 4K Editing Desktop Workstations For Your Consideration

With all that 4K resolution and beyond becoming a reality for more and more productions, there are new demands for more powerful hardware resources and computing power that can handle these massive chunks of data no matter if it comes to 4K editing, grading, compositing or VFX work. Unfortunately, many

Avid Media Composer Now Supports Native 4K Editing

Three months ago Avid upgraded their existing intermediate codec DNxHD by adding DNxHR codec flavours that now support resolutions higher than HD. The new capabilities of the codec are based on an architecture called Avid Resolution Independence announced earlier in September that supports 2K, UHD and 4K native editing inside Media Composer

Snowlight: Another Sony FS7 Short Film Shot in 4K

Sony’s recently released 4K Super 35mm sensor XDCAM camera the PXW-FS7 is not only an extraordinary 4K camera, considering the price and all the features it provides, but as we’ve already covered in previous posts, the FS7 can produce exceptional images as well, especially in the hands of experienced DP’s such as

FootageStudio 4K Offers ProRes Transcoding On a Windows PC

Editors and video professionals working on Macs have long benefited from an industry-proven and solid ProRes workflow. It is often the codec of choice for most editors for both broadcast applications, with many post-houses heavily invested in a Mac-centric workflow. Up until the introduction of the Blackmagic

Fast and Easy Blackmagic Raw Editing Workflow in Premiere Pro CC

Despite the more intensive system and storage requirements, shooting in raw gives us a ton of options, the most flexibility and the highest possible image quality out of the camera. It is a significant workflow alternative, especially if you want to future-proof your material and it is the best way to

Apple Drops New 27″ iMac with Retina 5K Display

It’s October and at a keynote somewhere in California, just a few hours ago, the word “amazing” was said over 100 times. You can bet on that, because today Apple held an event during which company executives unveiled some obligatory new products, only a month after the

8-Bay 64TB Thunderbolt 2 RAID by G-Technology

I’m a big fan of G-Technology and their products, I have a couple of Firewire 800 G-Drive’s which I’ve been using for sometime, and they are running without any issues even today. G-Technology are one of the leading brands delivering premium storage solutions for audio/video production, filmmakers, editors, photographers

Which Codec Is Most Suitable for Your 4K Workflow?

Before answering this question we should take a more in-depth look at the definition and structure of video codecs. There is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about how codecs work, what are the differences among them, which one is better than the other, which codec should be used in a

ARRI Alexa XT 4K Anamorphic Workflow

As online 4K/UHD distribution/exhibition and 4K digital cinema projection rapidly expand, it’s important that content creators prepare to get their work-flow optimized for exhibition platforms. Today filmmakers are empowered by incredible tools, which can help them get the best out of their acquisition camera system. However, as Arri have yet to