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Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/03/14 01:04:37 PM

Adobe Reveals Major Updates Coming to Creative Cloud

Adobe has revealed some of the major updates coming to Creative Cloud's Pro Video Apps, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Prelude, Audition, SpeedGrade, Story Plus, Media Encoder, and Adobe Anywhere. The updates will be previewed at NAB Show 2014.

04/03/14 01:04:37 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/03/14 12:04:36 PM

Words of Wisdom from Thelma Schoonmaker

Legendary film editor Thelma Schoonmaker, who has cut all of Martin Scorsese's films over the past 30 years, gives MovieMaker Magazine 8 bon mots of wisdom. "To live life before you become a filmmaker—really live it—is the most essential experience you should have before becoming a filmmake," she says. "Experience all kinds of people and behaviors. In terms of special training to become a filmmaker, one should study classic films and learn from them. That is how Scorsese became the filmmaker he is." Read the full story here.

04/03/14 12:04:36 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/02/14 02:04:03 PM

In Favor of Avid Media Composer

Oliver Peters picks 12 reasons why he believes Avid Media Composer continues to be the NLE of choice for feature film editors. He writes, "There are some concrete reasons why film editors prefer Media Composer. For many, it’s because Avid was their first NLE and it felt logical to them. For others, it’s because Avid has historically incorporated a lot of user input into the product." Read the full story here on his digitalfilms blog.

04/02/14 02:04:03 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/02/14 12:04:48 PM

See the Agenda for the Las Vegas Supermeet, April 8

The agenda for the 2014 Las Vegas Supermeet, taking place on Tuesday, April 8th, has been revealed. Scheduled to appear are:

04/02/14 12:04:09 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 04/01/14 01:04:53 PM

Larry Jordan on the Trends He Expects to See at NAB Show 2014

Editing guru Larry Jordan talks to FCP.co about the trends and products he expects to see at NAB Show 2014. He says of software trends, "Two key trends I'm watching: improved performance and improved integration. Video editing requires a suite of applications, plug-ins, and utilities even for 'simple' edits. Software needs to do a better job of moving files from one app to the other." Read the full story here.

04/01/14 01:04:53 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/31/14 04:03:15 PM

Editing 4K Files in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

In the below video, Luke Neumann shows you how to set up your computer along with the settings in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects so that you can playback and edit 4K files without freezing up your computer. Watch below. (via Premiumbeat)

03/31/14 04:03:15 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/28/14 12:03:42 PM

Sonnet Launches xMac Pro Server

Sonnet Technologies has released a product that attempts to fill the gap that Apple left behind when it discontinued its Xserve and Mac Pro Server. Explains Ars Technica, "[Sonnet's] new xMac Pro Server is a 4U rack-mountable enclosure that holds a 2013 Mac Pro, includes three standard PCI Express expansion slots that hook up to the Mac Pro's Thunderbolt ports, and has enough extra room leftover to fit two 5.25-inch rack peripherals (examples include tape drives or SSDs used for backup purposes). The Mac Pro is mounted sideways in the rack mount so as not to block its fan vents, and cable passthroughs let you to use all of the system's USB 3.0 and Ethernet ports from the outside." Read the full story here.

03/28/14 12:03:42 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/27/14 02:03:38 PM

Use Photoshop to Create LUTs Via Unlimited Filters App

Picture Instrument's Unlimited Filters, available for $75, allows users to create looks in Adobe Photoshop and then apply the LUTs in Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effects. Writes FCP.com, "So not only can you make cross-NLE colour correction tools which would be good for collaborative work, you can make some very radical grades which would be hard to achieve without stacking up Color Board instances." Read the full story here.

03/27/14 02:03:38 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/25/14 11:03:20 AM

The Room Posts Unconventional Love Story 'Her'

Postproduction on director Spike Jonze’s Her was completed at The Room, the specialty postproduction studio located within Technicolor–PostWorks New York. Digital intermediate colorist Jack Lewars performed final grading in collaboration with Jonze.

03/25/14 11:03:20 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network, 03/21/14 09:03:42 AM

The Ultimate Stress Test for Mac Pro and FCP X Pushes Them to Their Limits

Alex Gollner and Peter Wiggins have undertaken an interesting experiment for FCP.co: trying out a stress test for Apple Mac Pro and Final Cut Pro X that attempts to discover the limits of the combination. They write, "The brief was simple, push the new Mac Pro and FCPX to the limit. Never mind 4k or 8K, we went large on everything until things broke. Alex Gollner and Peter Wiggins perform the ultimate stress test." Read the full story here.  

03/21/14 09:03:42 AM