I questioned whether it would make sense for me to blog about the release of Final Cut Pro X (aka FCPX). Seems like every major filmmaker/blogger is already doing it. But, I’d like to tackle the situation from a viewpoint that I don’t see anyone else doing. The fundamental problem with creatives in general….Read more "FCPX and the Problem with Creatives"
If you do any sort of documentary, educational or promotional video work, chances are you will need to use b-roll: video footage that plays usually during an audio voice over, e.g. an employee being interviewed for a corporate promotional film is talking about how fun it is to work there, then the video cuts to […]Read more "Four Tips for Better B-roll"
Did you ever stop to think about all the filmmaking terms we use nowadays that harken back to the good ol’ days when “films” were actually shot on film? (Uh, wait. They’re still shot on film. Hmm?) Did you ever stop to think about all the filmmaking terms we use nowadays that harken back to […]Read more "Film Editing Tips – There’s a Reason They Call it “Cutting”"
My wife Tasra is a photographer who specializes in teen girl portraits. As we all know, the bane of most teens’ existence is acne and facial blemishes. My wife used to spend hours retouching photos in Photoshop to correct this. Until she found Imagenomic’s Portraiture plug-in. Basically, what could take an hour she could now […]Read more "Colorista II: The Must-Have Tool for Every Event Filmmaker"