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- I am presenting a free "Pizza and Post" at Video Symphony this Tuesday evening in Burbank.
- I'm teaching a week-long Final Cut Pro X workshop at Anderson Ranch in beautiful Aspen, Colorado, starting August 13.
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.DIGITAL PRODUCTION BUZZ HAS A NEW LOOK
The Digital Production Buzz has a brand-new look. Our six-month redesign is complete and includes access to the last three years of shows as well as individual interviews from more than 300 shows.
On this week's show, we are talking with Blackmagic Design about their announcement last week acquiring Cintel - along with the latest on DaVinci Resolve 9.
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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK
I have a new blog on 2 Reel Guys returning to production, along with a fascinating book on editing, adding Ease-in/Ease-out curves in Final Cut Pro X and the basics of surround mixes in Adobe Audition.
Details - as always - are below.
2 Reel Guys Returns to Production
After a two-year hiatus, 2 Reel Guys, a video podcast devoted to the craft of filmmaking, returns to production for its second season of episodes.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the latest 13 episodes, which are sponsored by Avid Technology.Read the details here.
A Worthwhile New Book on Editing
Linton Davies has written a book that analyzes the editing in the original Star Wars movie.
Editing is more than technology, it is also pacing, story arcs, parallel storylines, and a ton of other stuff that Linton looks at in this easy to read, 80-page book.
|TECHNIQUE: FINAL CUT PRO X|
Add Ease-in / Ease-Out Curves to FCP X
Sometimes you need more subtlety to a keyframed transition. It should start slowly end slowly, or both.
Well, we can do this in FCP X, and this article shows you what you need to know.
|TECHNIQUE: ADOBE AUDITION|
Introduction to Surround Sound Mixing
Have you wondered about 5.1 surround sound mixing, but didn't even know where to start?
This article can help - starting with the gear you need, how to configure Adobe Audition CS6, and a tour of the Audition Track Panner for Surround Sound. This won't make you an expert, but it will get you started in the right direction.
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A Glowing Lantern Effect Using Light Rays
Here's an article from the archives on how to create a glowing lantern effect using the Glow > Light Rays filter and some video generators.
The cool thing is that the foreground lantern can be as cool or cheesy as you want, the effect is created by what's behind it.
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