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A Quick Black Sunspot Fix in DaVinci Resolve 12

The dreadful black sunspot artifacts produced by the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras can be a very frustrating issue when shooting in harsh bright sunlight conditions. Typically, the problem appears when you point your camera directly towards the sun. Further, you can get the same effect in car headlights at

Edelkrone PocketSkater2 a Compact Dolly System That Fits In Your Pocket

Generally, camera dolly systems are still the most popular way of getting those beautiful horizontal smooth shots still widely used in the various film, broadcast and commercial productions. They also provide the ability to replicate the same camera movement for multiple takes, especially when the camera is mounted on a dolly on track. However,

What is a Timecode and How to Utilize it

Utilizing timecode for synchronizing to merge separate video and audio files in post production can be an extremely efficient and time-saving method for every professional production, especially when it’s applied correctly. Having a basic understanding of timecode has become an essential part of the workflow for both studio and field productions for many

How does the BMCC Work as a B-Cam to the RED Epic?

Director/cinematographer Matthew Rosen has completed projects for many high-end commercial clients over the years, and recently completed some camera tests involving two well-respected digital cinema cameras on the market today, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and the RED EPIC. He attached a PL lens mount to the BMCC

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

A New Canon EF to BMCC MFT Metabones Speed Booster

Slowly but steadily, Metabones, who are well-known for their innovative and extremely reliable optical adaptors, continue to expand their products line with some new items. At the end of June this year the owners of the BMPCC were able to purchase the long-awaited Metabones EF-to-MFT BMPCC Speed