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Kessler CineDrive kOS Update 3.1 Software Overview:

Kessler CineDrive kOS Update 3.1 Software Overview:

Kessler have released Update 3.1 for their CineDrive kOS Software. Plus an overview video to guide you through the newer features: Hit up Kessler for more information about their camera movement support solutions.

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DitoGear Evolution App:

DitoGear Evolution App:

Available to download from Google Play is the new DitoGear Evolution software. If you run an Android tablet 10.1″ and above then you’re welcome to familiarize yourself with the DitoGear Evolution User Interface free of charge. DitoGear Evolution is a revolutionary motion control software designed for controlling DitoGear motion control devices. Required tablet Anyone that […]

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PHYX Defocus Plugin Collection Updated:

PHYX Defocus Plugin Collection Updated:

PHYX have unveiled PHYX Defocus 1.1, a new update for its popular plugin collection. PHYX Defocus simulates out-of-focus effects, tilt-shift, chroma aberration, and more. The update is free for existing customers, and is included in the FxFactory 4.0.1 installer package from Noise Industries. “PHYX Defocus is one of my favorite tools, finally I can realistically […]

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Editing Video in Photoshop a Pretty Good Sneak Peek:

Editing Video in Photoshop a Pretty Good Sneak Peek:

Back at Adobe MAX 2011 where designers and developers set the course for the future of digital experiences we saw sneaky peekies at the new Photoshop and we covered it here. Editing in Photoshop on video as well as your pictures…. The future just knocked on the door, better let it in. Get a glimpse […]

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Forget the 5D MKIII The SmugMug Camera Awesome is Just That:

Forget the 5D MKIII The SmugMug Camera Awesome is Just That:

Want a PRO Camera? Disappointed by the 5D MKIII then look to the Camera Awesome because it is just that “Awesome”. Camera Awesome is SmugMug’s new iPhone camera app. The Smugmug Camera Awesome lets you take beautiful photos using the camera you already have. No ads, no cost, no catch (seriously, it’s free). So go […]

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Artensoft Announces the Release of Tilt-Shift Generator:

Artensoft Announces the Release of Tilt-Shift Generator:

Artensoft announces the release of Tilt-Shift Generator, a Windows tool to enable photographers simulate the appearance of a miniature scale model in post processing. Effectively replacing high-end tilt-shift lenses, the new software allows photographers simulating the tilt-shift effect in the post without using an actual tilt-shift lens. Available at a small fraction of the price […]

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Apertus Open Source Cinema Project / Software / Hardware Introduction:

Apertus Open Source Cinema Project / Software / Hardware Introduction:

Apertus the open source cinema camera project are claiming that 2012 is already shaping out to be a spectacular year for Apertus, and that it is time for Apertus to surge on the radar. Don’t know what Apertus is, well Sebastian Pichelhofer explains what the the Apertus open source cinema camera project is all about. […]

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta for Windows and Mac FREE Download:

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta for Windows and Mac FREE Download:

Adobe Systems Incorporated announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta for Windows and Mac. Available as a free public download from Adobe Labs, Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution helping amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase their images. Lightroom 4 beta is a preview of new features and capabilities that […]

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Free RED R3D Files Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects Tutorial:

Free RED R3D Files Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects Tutorial:

Richard Harrington and Ian Robinson from rhedpixeltv and authors of Motion Graphics with Adobe Creative Suite 5 Studio Techniques have a nice free instructional video on working with RED R3D RAW files in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Please see other Motion Graphics with Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 tutorials from rhedpixeltv.

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HDR Video By Magic Lantern on Canon 60D, 550D, & 600D Cameras?

HDR Video By Magic Lantern on Canon 60D, 550D, & 600D Cameras?

This time last year the genesis for a hoax was launched where the originators claimed they could get 4k vision out of a humble Canon 550D camera and were working on other models to get the same result. It of course turned out to be a stunt but we now hear claims by Magic Lantern […]

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Pomfort LiveGrade, Live Manipulation of Images From Any HD-SDI Camera:

Pomfort LiveGrade, Live Manipulation of Images From Any HD-SDI Camera:

Pomfort’s LiveGrade application uses Blackmagic HDLink capabilities for live manipulation of HD-SDI images and offers a complete solution for the creation, manipulation and management of camera looks. Get a free Beta trial version of Pomfort’s LiveGrade. With Pomfort LiveGrade you can control the camera’s look on a live image (for example during pre-production) and create […]

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Handy Automatic Same View Lens Calculator:

Handy Automatic Same View Lens Calculator:

There are a few of these Lens Calculators splattered around the interweb and on apps and they are always handy to play with. Shooting 4k, 1080, PAL or NTSC, IMAX or 1/2″ and need to know the DoF or FoV + more then this little lens calculator may be what you need to work it […]

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2 X Canon 60D Cameras add Twixtor and You Get pure Stunt Poetry:

2 X Canon 60D Cameras add Twixtor and You Get pure Stunt Poetry:

Shot with the Canon 60D. Edited in Premiere. Post production done in After Effects with Twixtor. Directed by Rishi Kaneria. Starring Dante Ha, a professional stunt man whose work includes Dark Knight Rises, Contagion, X-Men:First Class, Walking Dead, Teen Wolf and more. I had two Canon 60D’s going at the same time…but I also had […]

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How to use Automatic Duck to Media Composer to After Effects:

How to use Automatic Duck to Media Composer to After Effects:

From the very nice boy Alex Walker catch him on the Twitters as @awalker47 comes this Avid 6 Automatic Duck After Effects lookie see lookie doo: This is a quick and simple walkthrough of how to use Automatic duck’s free plugin to take a time line from Avid Media Composer to After Effects. It’s a […]

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Avid Media Composer 6, NewsCutter 10, & Symphony 6:

Avid Media Composer 6, NewsCutter 10, & Symphony 6:

Avid announced new versions of its flagship video editing systems—Media Composer version 6, NewsCutter version 10 and Symphony version 6. Building upon more than 20 years of product innovation and commitment to its professional users, these industry-leading professional editing systems today deliver new levels of openness, performance, collaboration and productivity—enabling independent professionals, post-production houses, broadcasters […]

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Free meshmixer for Making 3D Stuff or Not, Your Call:

Free meshmixer for Making 3D Stuff or Not, Your Call:

Autodesk meshmixer has new tools for mesh cleanup and editing, new sculpting brushes with custom stamp textures, and support for painting vertex colors with dynamic meshing! Also custom materials, PLY import/export with vertex colors, redesigned hotkeys, and more. meshmixer is an experimental 3D modeling tool and best of all the software is FREE. meshmixer is […]

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Automatic Duck Offers FREE Downloads on All Their Software:

Automatic Duck Offers FREE Downloads on All Their Software:

With a simple message of “Thank you for 10 great years” on his companies website Wes Plate has offered up the entire collection of Automatic Duck online free for downloading. Wes Plate as we announced along with Automatic Duck will be partnering with Adobe to provide more great products here. So be quick and take […]

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RED EPIC 300fps Footage Slowed Down to 1000fps in Twixtor:

RED EPIC 300fps Footage Slowed Down to 1000fps in Twixtor:

By now you should have come across RED EPIC camera footage shot at 120fps and maybe at 300fps. You might have also seen Twixtor in action and change DSLR footage into a cheap Phantom alternative like the ones we have shown here. Well now we have smashing pumpkins and RED EPIC camera footage by Devin […]

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Adobe MAX: Blur Kernelling, Zooming & Rubadubb CAN Fix It In Post:

Adobe MAX: Blur Kernelling, Zooming & Rubadubb CAN Fix It In Post:

At the Adobe MAX 2011 convention where designers and developers set the course for the future of digital experiences some really interesting sneak peeks into what we will soon see hopefully on software like Photoshop and Premiere were demoed. Adobe are currently working on a deblurring add on they call Blur Kernelling for fixing blurry […]

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Holy Fo there is one Hell of MoCo Coming:

Holy Fo there is one Hell of MoCo Coming:

Are you sitting down? Good, oh hey you with the iPhone and friggin iPad sit down and listen up. Got word of a new Motion Control or MoCo rig today that is under development and will break from old school coding and blow up the MoCo world with software written in Python & C++. The […]

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Automatic Duck Partners with Adobe Systems & Premiere Pro:

Automatic Duck Partners with Adobe Systems & Premiere Pro:

We have some exciting news regarding Automatic Duck. Over these many years we’ve enjoyed improving the interchange between Avid, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Pro Tools, Smoke, Quantel and other AAF and OMF-friendly apps, and now we’re thrilled to announce that Automatic Duck has partnered with Adobe Systems to bring that same interchange functionality to […]

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AVCCAM Importer Support Added & Viewer, Restorer by Panasonic:

AVCCAM Importer Support Added & Viewer, Restorer by Panasonic:

Need the latest software to import view or even restore your new cameras AVCCAM files and metadata. Or perhaps you need the latest firmware for your shiny new Panasonic AG-AF100 series camera. Panasonic have now added Importer support for AVCCAM cameras along with firmware updates. AVCCAM Importer (QuickTime Plug-in component) Functions The AVCCAM Importer QuickTime […]

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IanniX a Graphical Open-Source Sequencer:

IanniX a Graphical Open-Source Sequencer:

IanniX has been around for a while and is a multi platform graphical open-source sequencer, based on Iannis Xenakis works, for digital art. IanniX syncs via Open Sound Control (OSC) events and curves to your real-time environment. In this video we see IanniX control a Jitter patch through OSC protocol. It fires visuals effects and […]

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cinemetrics Measuring & Visualizing Movie Data:

cinemetrics Measuring & Visualizing Movie Data:

cinemetrics is about measuring and visualizing movie data, in order to reveal the characteristics of films and to create a visual “fingerprint” for them. Information such as the editing structure, color, speech or motion are extracted, analyzed and transformed into graphic representations so that movies can be seen as a whole and easily interpreted or […]

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NSC Rating App: Calculate The Costs Of Film & TV Crew Members:

NSC Rating App: Calculate The Costs Of Film & TV Crew Members:

What is the NSC Ratings Application? It’s a Rating Application to calculate world wide a fair wage in the film and TV industry and you can use it as a budget indicator to calculate the costs of Film & TV crew members. Available, for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Price is $8.99 for the NSC […]

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mRAW & sRAW On Canon 550D / T2i From Magic Lantern?

mRAW & sRAW On Canon 550D / T2i From Magic Lantern?

Twitter can be a gold mine of information; or at least point you to the right place to find out more. Got a tip from @Salah_Baker on Twitter that the Magic Lantern crew look to have worked out mRAW and sRAW on the Canon EOS 550D / T2i camera. Having ported over some of their […]

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