Post Production

The VLC 3.0 Revolution

The VLC 3.0 Revolution

We've been recommending VLC for a while here. Whether it is for converting video files, recording a webcam, screen recording or other video tasks VLC is a much better media player than Windows Media Player and Apple Quick Time. VLC can play virtually any video format....

Orson Welles’ Unfinished Film Acquired by Netflix

Orson Welles’ Unfinished Film Acquired by Netflix

Orson Welles’ unfinished final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” is about to be completed. Netflix has acquired global rights to ‘The Other Side of the Wind” and is financing the completion. To complete the film the producers have hired an Academy Award winning...

How To Use Google Photos

How To Use Google Photos

Google Photos is the best cloud photo storage site that makes backing up and organizing your photo library very easy. It's remarkable how well it identifies people in your library even as babies. It also makes automatic GIFs and movies from your photos. You can get...

How To Use A Waveform Monitor

How To Use A Waveform Monitor

A waveform monitor is a special type of oscilloscope used to measure and display the level, or voltage, of the lines of a video signal over time. The light in a scene is translated to voltage with brighter light showing as higher voltage. Many videographers shoot...

Color Grading With LUTS

Color Grading With LUTS

Color grading with LUTS has become very common in film and video production. Color grading is the process of altering and enhancing the color of a motion picture, video image, or still image. Today this is done digitally. Color correction, on the other hand, is done...

How To Get an Awesome Video Opening for $15

An awful lot of videos are not watched more than 10 or 20 seconds. Lack of professional polish is a major reason. The first thing the audience sees must look awesome. A video intro or logo animation also known as a "logo sting" can do the job. Hollywood has been using...

Great 4K TVs under $800

Great 4K TVs under $800

4K TV describes any TV display technology with a total pixel count which is 4 times the final resolution that you’d find in ordinary Full HD TVs It need not have exactly 4,000 or more pixels horizontally. In fact most 4K TVs have a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 while...