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Secondary Timeline Editing Tip in FCPX

Most FCPX users know well that getting to grips with the Magnetic Timeline (Primary Storyline) takes some time and effort before one can unlock its full potential. What’s more, there is a myriad of users who have been accustomed to the layout and functionality of the good old FCP

Dope Stretch Transition in Premiere Pro CC

Creating fancy transitions inside of Premiere Pro CC doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to spend a ton of cash for expensive preset packs from third-party companies that promise you to get some never seen effects with a single click. Instead, by understanding the tools and assets

Easy Text Tracking in After Effects CC

Text tracking is a conventional technique to make a non-diegetic element belong as if it’s an integral part of your edit. This can be seen in films such as those directed by David Fincher, or in the opening titles to movies like Easy A. Not only that,

How Does the Sony A6500 Stack Up Against the Sony A7III?

Of all the mirrorless cameras currently available as a part of the highly esteemed Sony’s Alpha series lineup, the A6500 and the A7III are without a doubt two of the most talked-about pieces of gear this year. Even though both counterparts strike the perfect balance between price

Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) vs. CinemaDNG Side-by-Side Comparison

Back in September, Blackmagic announced their proprietary Raw codec Blackmagic RAW. The format was designed to provide users with the flexibility and quality expected of RAW recording, all while reducing file sizes and lowering the negative impact on the overall performance of video editing workstations in a

How to Properly Expose Cine4 on Your Sony Camera

The concept of proper exposure may sound simple in theory, but at the same time, it could be pretty challenging to execute in a real-world situation. Newbie filmmakers often have issues finding the proper workflow to expose their cameras correctly not to mention the occasions when they

Five Neat Color Grading Tricks in Premiere Pro CC 2019

Along with the official launch of Premiere Rush CC two weeks ago, Adobe also released a significant update referring to all Creative Cloud applications, including the full-fledged Premiere Pro CC. Other than improved platform stability and the plethora of all-new video and audio editing features, Adobe has overhauled the

DJI Unveils the Mavic 2 Enterprise Drone

DJI just announced the Mavic 2 Enterprise which essentially seems to be a beefed-up version of the Mavic 2 Zoom that features the exact same ultra-compact and foldable design as well as 2x Optical Zoom camera and gimbal combination. Additionally, the Mavic 2 Enterprise boasts an array of

Acer Predator Helios 500 – 8-Core Ryzen Laptop for Video Editing

With the continuing advancements in hardware technology, the gap between laptop and desktop performance is quickly closing. Thanks to innovative engineering strategies, companies like Intel, NVIDIA, and AMD have found ways to push the boundaries of mobile computing technology by integrating desktop-grade processors into portable computers with

Canon EOS R vs Sony A7III for Shooting Video

There’s no surprise that Sony continues to receive a tremendous amount of praise with their filmmaker-oriented A7III. With the release of Canon’s very first full-frame mirrorless camera the EOS R, however, many content creators are now pondering which one of the two rivals would suit their creative

Best LED Film Lighting Under $100

LED technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the past few years which makes it even more and more appealing option for creative professionals and filmmakers who are looking for highly efficient, long-lasting, and extremely flexible lighting solutions. Thanks to their reduced heat dissipation, low power