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AMD's new RYZEN processors look excellent.
New MacBook Pros not recommended by Consumer Reports due to battery issues.
There's something in here for everyone, from beginner to professional.
Wishlist for future FCPX versions.
Extensive list of free video tutorials for DaVinci Resolve.
Great overview of narrative workflows in FCPX 10.3, courtesy of Lumaforge and LACPUG.
Lots of useful dialogue editing tips that can be applied to other DAWs too.
Once again, movies make the mistake of applying something that only exists in California to the rest of the country.
This is a great tool for helping you negotiate with clients.
Great primer on action scene editing, alongside real movie clips showing the techniques.
Some of the less obvious features in the new Premiere update.
What are the options in a world in which the Mac Pro still hasn't been updated?
AMD is getting back in the high-performance CPU game. Intel-class performance, half the price.
Free folder icon pack from Sam Woodhall. Great for Post Haste users.
A compression method invented by the spoof HBO show Silicon Valley can actually work in real life to reduce image sizes.
The real reason movies have disclaimers at the end.
The proper way to wrap cables.
A big breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology just as Moore's Law is approaching the end for silicon.
HypeVR creates a "volumetric" camera rig offering limited movement through a VR video.
Air testing could be a future alternative to movie reviews.
Dynamic video could allow CG and live-action objects to easily interact with each other.
Seagate announces the world's largest SSD with a 3.5in form factor.
QI demonstrates the Kuleshov Effect.
Interesting discussion about the tricks that documentarians perform to get the footage they need.
The art of subtitles.
How opening title sequences evolved over the decades.
You have a lot more control over devices you own than you'd think.
Chart Spielberg's directing evolution from Escape to Nowhere to the BFG.
Watch Sunspring, a short sci-fi movie written entirely by an AI.
By creating frame sizes that are larger than the target but not large enough for downsampling to be effective may be degrading image quality.
FCP 7's export functions were traditionally poor and FCPX's are much better, but here's why you still need Compressor.
Mavericks will be out soon. Here's how to prepare for it, although you probably don't want to upgrade your production machines on day one.
The Microsoft Surface 2 tablet looks interesting as a potential post production tool.
Very useful tips for dealing with titles in Premiere Pro CC.
Power tips for playing video in QuickTime Player X.
FCP 7's waveform brightness function may help you to see hot spots that don't show up under the default settings.
Scott Simmons gives a summary of several new features in MC7.
There are still some kinks in the new Spanned Markers feature. (Btw, we're glad Avid introduced them because we can now do some great stuff with Kollaborate.)
Ingeniously simple idea for stopping drives from spinning down in FCP 7 and presumably Adobe Premiere.
Candid explanation by an Avid developer about certain feature omissions in the AAX plugin spec.
Resolve really flies on a dual-GPU system, which bodes well for the new Mac Pro.
Useful tips for setting suitable defaults to speed up common tasks.
Sadly, Adobe killed Encore in the latest version without prior notice, but it is still available as part of the CS6 cloud download.
There is speculation that OS X 10.9 may introduce Thunderbolt as a networking protocol.
Useful tips for improving your audio.
Summary of some of the post sound-related features in Pro Tools 11.
Rumored comparison benchmark between 2012 Mac Pro and 2013 model.
Useful tips for speeding up your AE rendering.
Six questions for the post-Jobs Apple (#7 should be the future of the Mac and whether Apple has a long-term strategy for courting video pros).
Steven Soderbergh on the state of cinema.
In a similar vein, Danny Boyle laments the departure of sophisticated writing from cinema to TV.
Interesting discussion on the pros and cons of buying vs renting Adobe Creative Suite.
Detailed overview of the new offline bounce function in Pro Tools 11.
Brush up on linear processing now that After Effects CS Next integrates with Cinema 4D.
Extremely detailed review of Smoke 2013.