Hope you like this week's recommended reading list.
Here is a great post on everything you need to know to get started in color correction and DaVinci Resolve 9.
Want more on color correction? You're in luck, because it's color correction month at SpliceVine. Patrick Inhofer of the Tao of Color.com, explains color correction fundamentals from theory to application. The series, is a treasure trove of information.
Big news earlier this week as Red Giant announced their acquisition of Singular Software. This move brings together two of my most often used third-party plugins: Magic Bullet Looks and PluralEyes. You can read the press release here.
Here is a good three part series by Steve Hullfish on making the switch from FCP7 to Avid Media Composer 6.
This article presents a series of multiple-format benchmark tests that analyze comparative performance between Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Apple Final Cut Pro X.
For those of you who checked out my tutorial a while back about Encoding to Prores with Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe just released new presets for prores, along with a host of encoding presets for most handheld devices.
A super interesting read about Alvy Ray Smith: RGBA, the birth of compositing & the founding of Pixar. I didn't know who he was when I started reading it, but his influence on computer graphics and animation is amazing. Make sure you listen to the companion podcast.
Creative COW's Debra Kaufman spends some time with Norman Hollyn, Professor at USC's School of Cinematic Arts as he prepares to embark on a two-year term as President of the University Film and Video Association. Hollyn talks about the ways technology has -- and hasn't -- changed the editor's job, what's new in editing and why a film school education still matters to young editors.
Twain Richardson has a pretty in-depth conversation on his blog with editor Evan Pease. Pease has a lot of insightful things to say about the editing process. After you read the article, stick around and check out the other interviews in Richardson's "Frame of Reference" series.
A couple weeks ago I posted an article on how hard it is for the film industry to make money. In this post, the Hollywood Economist says that despite what you read, studios are making money, and here's how they are doing it.
As you may or may not be aware, there was a massive solar eruption on the sun late this week. Okay, maybe a bit off topic – but an interesting read with a cool video to boot.
Boring commute? Educate yourself with the 10 best podcasts for video production. A great way to make use of all that idle time that I'm sure you have :).