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  • Review – CageApp

    Review – CageApp

    Tweet By Michael Bernstein Twitter @Mbernsteinphoto Today, collaboration is key. When you’re working with a team and clients on multimedia productions, a fast and simple process is ideal to avoid confusion and stress. CageApp.com has done this magnificently. They have integrated great simplicity, affordability, and easy accessibility in multimedia collaboration between artists and their clients. The simpler the better!  The simplicity of CageApp.com is astonishing. With it’s sleek and simple theme and easy to navigate menu bar you can move […]

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  • Why we love Mocha Pro by Imagineer Systems!

    Why we love Mocha Pro by Imagineer Systems!

    Tweet I remember the NAB show a few years back when everyone told me to check out a new company called Imagineer Systems. “They have some planer tracker that is amazing!” I was told. At that time I had no clue what a planer tracker did so of course I was most curious. Their presentation left a standing room only crowd blown away. Flash forward. No longer does Imagineer Systems spend big dollars on the fancy booths. What they do […]

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  • Want to learn how to create masterful shots? Buy this book!

    Want to learn how to create masterful shots? Buy this book!

    Tweet I just had the pleasure to read through Christopher Kenworthy’s new book Master Shots Vol 2.  To say its amazing and useful is an understatement. If you have ever wanted to create shots like the pros this is a must have reference for you. Inside are examples from movies such as Defiance, 21 grams, and 1984 plus many more. All are great storytelling shots worthy to emulate. The text will walk you though how to set up the shots and the […]

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  • Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Features

    Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Features

    Tweet I had a chance to work with Lynda.com on the new features of Premiere Pro CS5.5 and the course is now live! Here is a course description: Course Description: In Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Features, author David Basulto details the latest productivity enhancements to the Premiere Pro video editing workflow. Covering preproduction through delivery, the course shows how to edit RED footage nondestructively, place and modify keyframes directly on the timeline, and export to multiple file formats with the […]

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  • Cinedeck Extreme is the creme de la creme for recording footage

    Cinedeck Extreme is the creme de la creme for recording footage

    Tweet Ingenuity. Listening to the customer. Cutting-edge. These are all words that to me describe Cinedeck the makers of Cinedeck Extreme. This amazing “on the go” field recorder will make any filmmaker or videographer fall in love with it at first glance. Once they use it they are hooked forever! Yes I too have tried many external recorders. Some work for a while. Others had a complicated workflow. This recorder is the real deal. So what is this Cinedeck Extreme? […]

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  • Buena Depth Cue V2 Review – Worth the focus!

    Buena Depth Cue V2 Review – Worth the focus!

    Tweet I remember years ago when I first started with after effects my first plug-in package was from a company called Digieffects. That package was titled Delirium. I recall adding the magical effects on to any and all footage I could find. It reminded me when as a child I loved to add different colored paint to my white paint to see what would happen. Of course much of that explosive creativity did not add to my pocketbook. I was […]

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  • PluralEyes makes multicam editing as easy as 1, 2, 3!

    PluralEyes makes multicam editing as easy as 1, 2, 3!

    Tweet The process of post-production can be hard and time consuming, especially when you have multiple cameras from the same shoot. In order to edited between the different angles you must sync their audio files together and set them up into a multi-cam editing sequence. Many people don’t even attempt to use the feature, and they end up using an even more complicated process to get the job done. Even if you know how to use the multi-cam Final Cut […]

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  • Optical Flares is a must have plug in for the AE user.

    Optical Flares is a must have plug in for the AE user.

    Tweet Sometimes people do things at the exact right time. Like Magic Johnson taking a last second shot to win the title over the Celtics. Other times a person may have such a vibe for their marketplace they create a product that feeds a growing demand. Like Steve Jobs and the iPhone. In this case its a combination of the two. Not only was it the right time but after seeing commercials, movies, and other media having amazing light flare […]

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  • Mocha 2 faster and sexier than ever!

    Mocha 2 faster and sexier than ever!

    Tweet Imagineer systems, I must say, really listens to their users. All my whining is about to vanish. Yes Mocha has always gotten the job done but never as sleek as it can now. With NAB a few days away, the world will see this industry unique planer tracker is looking good and moving fast. After all this is THE tracker and rotoscoping application to go to in a jam.

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