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  • DaVinci Resolve 17.2 Released – Faster Startup, Live Save ON By Default May 12, 2021
    Blackmagic Design released the new version of the popular NLE DaVinci Resolve. The version 17.2 brings a long list of new features and improvements. Perhaps the most interesting are much faster startup times and the fact that the Live Save feature is now turned on by default. Yet again, Blackmagic Design releases a new version […]
    Jakub Han
  • NVIDIA Announces New Studio Laptops for 6.8x Faster Video Editing May 12, 2021
    NVIDIA has announced a new generation of Studio laptops which will include its highly-anticipated RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti GPUs. Are these the ideal solution for high-res video editing on the go? Let’s take a closer look. The latest expansion to NVIDIA’s Studio laptop program – which involves the company selecting and testing the […]
    Larissa Mori
  • Nic Cage and Seth Rogen Had a Meeting—Here's What Happened Next May 12, 2021
    Turns out Seth Rogen and Nic Cage may not be friends. I have to admit, one of my favorite things about Hollywood is hearing stories that involve Nic Cage. It seems like his legend is bigger than his acting career now, which is a shame, because he is one of the greatest living actors... when […]
    Jason Hellerman
  • What Donald Glover's Tweets About Cancellation Really Mean May 12, 2021
    Donald Glover is pushing for creativity. Actor, writer, musician, and rare social media user Donald Glover tweeted on May 11 about how the fear of getting canceled has resulted in a lack of risk-taking in storytelling and therefore a lot of boring TV shows and movies. No, knee-jerk quote-tweeters, Glover is not the latest comedian […]
    Leah Marilla Thomas
  • What It Really Takes to Get More Women Behind the Camera (and a New Fellowship That Can Help) May 12, 2021
    Emmy Award-winner Mimi Chakarova is frustrated, and she’s giving away $50K to women documentary filmmakers to do something about it. Bulgarian-American filmmaker Chakarova spent years as a photojournalist. She traveled the world to shoot in conflict zones, pointing her lens most often at human rights abuses. And while she became quite distinguished in photography, she […]
    Oakley Anderson-Moore
  • Watch a Livestream Sneak Peak of 'Army of the Dead' May 12, 2021
    Battle some zombies a little early... Army of the Dead releases in limited theaters on May 12 and expands on Netflix on May 21, but if you can't get to a theater and are eager to check out the movie, we have another option for you. This Thursday, May 13, Netflix will host a global […]
    Jason Hellerman
  • FXHome's Free Virtual Production App Now Has Chroma Key Filters May 12, 2021
    The company behind HitFilm has updated CamTrackAR, an app that allows you to capture video and 3D track the data simultaneously using Apple’s AR technology. CamTrackAR allows anyone to create virtual productions on the iPhone or iPad, where users can import and previs 3D models in real-time. With version 2.0, the app has added new […]
    NFS Staff
  • Lectrosonics Grows Its Digital Wireless Lineup with Two New Transmitters May 12, 2021
    The Lectrosonics DBSM and DBSMD transmit fully digital audio and are compatible with a variety of Lectro digital receivers. When it comes to today's audio trends, 32-bit float recording is a popular buzzword, but for the majority of applications, 24-bit is what you'll find many production sound mixers recording out in the field. The DBSM […]
    NFS Staff
  • How to Create Better Image Contrast While Color Grading (Part 3) May 12, 2021
    Welcome to the final part of the Creating Better Contrast series. As we’ve discussed throughout this three-part series (Part 1 and Part 2) contrast manipulation is the fundamental building block of color grading, and it underpins virtually everything we do. Now that we’ve explored how we can create better tonal contrast and color contrast, we’re […]
    Cullen Kelly
  • LEDs, Camera, Action—How to Work on Virtual Productions May 12, 2021
    What is LED virtual production technology, why is it changing Hollywood, and how can filmmakers best shoot on a next-gen LED stage? Find out in this interview! Imagine stepping onto a film set that lets you capture a golden hour that lasts the entire day, change the weather, move photoreal background mountains, see a blockbuster-quality […]
    Guest Author
  • CineMatch v1.052 Update Released – Sony FX6 and DJI Mavic Air 2S Support May 12, 2021
    CineMatch has just released a new update, v1.052, to its camera-matching software. This version includes new camera profiles for the Sony FX6 and DJI Mavic Air 2S. Let’s take a closer look at it! CineMatch is a Mac and Windows compatible plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve that allows you to color match […]
    Jeff Loch
  • Adobe Audition Optimized for Apple M1 Macs & Updates to Premiere Pro 15.2 May 12, 2021
    With a continued focus on the needs of modern video creators, the latest Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro releases offer performance improvements, Apple M1 support, and a new tool to easily remove silences from audio. Adobe still seems to be keeping up its impressive momentum of monthly release announcements, the latest of which has optimized […]
    Larissa Mori
  • Sony Camera Remote SDK Version 1.04 Released – Alpha 1 and RX0 II Support Added May 11, 2021
    Sony has just released an updated version 1.04 to its Camera Remote Software Development Kit (SDK). This update extends the list of supported cameras to include the Sony Alpha 1 and RX0 II. Let’s take a closer look at it! The Sony Camera Remote SDK was launched in February 2020. In a nutshell, this software […]
    Jeff Loch
  • Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cine Zoom – First Footage and Available for Pre-order May 11, 2021
    Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cine Zoom lens is now available for pre-order for $4,999. The lens offers an interchangeable mount, Super35 sensors coverage (or up to VistaVision with the 1.6x expander), compact size with relatively low weight, parfocal design, and 0.8 MOD geared rings. Let’s take a look at the sample footage of this lens paired […]
    Jakub Han
  • Adobe Audition Gets M1 Support, Plus Better Text Gradients in Premiere Pro May 11, 2021
    Adobe's Creative Cloud May updates will improve Audition and Premiere Pro. Adobe is back with another round of Creative Cloud updates. The good news is that for Adobe Audition users, the audio editing software now supports Apple M1 devices as well as receiving new features and updates including a refreshed Loudness meter (also new in […]
    NFS Staff
  • Vector Diversity in Wireless Audio, Explained May 11, 2021
    Lectrosonics has developed a new way to cope with interference through vector diversity. Let's take a look at what that means. When it comes to improving wireless performance, manufacturers often use receiver diversity to improve the reception of RF signals. Before diving into vector diversity, it's important to get you up to speed on the […]
    NFS Staff
  • Take a Look at the Atlas Orion Silver Edition Cine Lenses May 11, 2021
    The Atlas Lens Co. has released a Silver Edition of their Orion cinema lenses, which offer more control over flares. The Atlas Orion series features anamorphic lenses with 2x squeeze. Including focal lengths from 32mm to 100mm, each of the six lenses in the family tout a fast T2.0 aperture, cover Super 35mm sensors up […]
    NFS Staff
  • Check Out Sofia Coppola's B&W Ballet Short Film May 11, 2021
    Get ready to dance in your living room. As things get back to normal, we are seeing major cultural centers open up. But how will you choose who to patronize first? Well, the New York City Ballet had Sofia Coppola create a black and white short film promoting the return of their 2021 Spring Gala. […]
    Jason Hellerman
  • Fighting for Love and Justice in 'Time' May 11, 2021
    Learn from the editor of Time, one of 2020's most important documentaries. This post was written by Meagan Keane and originally appeared on Adobe blog on April 19, 2021. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards, Amazon Studios’ Time follows Fox Rich fighting for the release of her husband, Rob G. Rich, who […]
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  • Atomos Ninja Stream – Launched as a Rental-Only Product at First May 11, 2021
    During the Atomos live stream event, the company recently unveiled all the Ninja Stream specifications and announced that it’ll be a rental-only product at first. The unit will be sold to rental houses worldwide, and it’ll cost you anywhere from $300-$500 per day to rent. The new Atomos Ninja V+ monitor/recorder and Ninja Stream were […]
    Jeff Loch

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