formats

Muzzle Flashes and DV Rebels

Published on August 13, 2012, by in Post, Software.

Rich Young at ProVideo Coalition has compiled a massive list of resources for creating muzzle flashes in After Effects. While that’s pretty awesome on its own, I was pleased to see both Freddie Wong and Corridor Digital included in the list. For those who don’t know, these are both big names in YouTube world. Fewer than

(Read More)…

 
Comments Off on Muzzle Flashes and DV Rebels.
formats

Blackmagic Adds Much-Needed Audio to ATEM

In the “it’s about damn time” category, Blackmagic has released a software update for both its ATEM Television Studio and ATEM Switchers, enabling full audio mixing capabilities – and most importantly, enabling mixing of embedded audio from SDI and HDMI sources. Why’s this such a big deal? Because the ATEM Television Studio has, until now,

(Read More)…

 
Tags:
formats

Video Grandpa’s Production Emporium

I get asked for product recommendations on a fairly regular basis. So I figured it might be useful to have all the gear I personally use in one place. Thus, I give you…VIDEO GRANDPA’S PRODUCTION EMPORIUM!!!   Really, it’s just an Amazon store of links to products I use and recommend. If you’ve got questions

(Read More)…

 
Comments Off on Video Grandpa’s Production Emporium.
formats

Automatic Duck Plugins for Free!

Published on July 13, 2012, by in Post, Software.

If you missed the news late last year (which I think a lot of people did), the folks at Automatic Duck have moved on to work with Adobe and others on technology integration. As a result, all Automatic Duck plugins are now free. These plugins are still incredibly useful, even if they’re no longer officially supported. They include:

(Read More)…

 
Comments Off on Automatic Duck Plugins for Free!.
formats

Using a PS3 Controller on an Ubuntu EeePC 901

Published on July 12, 2012, by in Gaming, Tech.

Recently I’ve resurrected my EeePC 901 with the help of Ubuntu. It’s a great little machine for email, web browsing, and writing blog posts that no one reads. But you know what would be even better? If it were controlled by a PS3 controller over Bluetooth. I encountered a bit of weirdness in getting this

(Read More)…

 
Tags: ,
formats

Origin of the @reply: Digging Through Twitter’s History | Anarchogeek

Published on July 10, 2012, by in Etc.

Really cool little piece at Anarchogeek, showing the simple evolution of an online conversation standard we all take for granted. Origin of the @reply – Digging through twitter’s history | Anarchogeek.

 
Tags:
Comments Off on Origin of the @reply: Digging Through Twitter’s History | Anarchogeek.
formats

13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Shows Up in Benchmarks? | Mac Rumors

Published on July 10, 2012, by in Tech.

Oh man, I hope so. The 13″ MBP is my perfect form-factor laptop since the 12″ PowerBook – I’d love to get a nice thin Retina version to make my EeePC jealous. 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Shows Up in Benchmarks – Mac Rumors

 
Tags:
Comments Off on 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Shows Up in Benchmarks? | Mac Rumors.
formats

Red Giant Acquires PluralEyes | ProVideo Coalition

Published on July 10, 2012, by in Post, Software.

Yesterday, Red Giant acquired Singular Software, makers of PluralEyes. Not really a ton of news beyond that – Red Giant has consistently been a great steward for software brought under its wing (they also own Trapcode), so this isn’t a huge deal. Read more over at PVC. PVC: Red Giant Acquires Singular Software

 
Comments Off on Red Giant Acquires PluralEyes | ProVideo Coalition.
formats

Ubuntu Resurrects My Netbook

Published on July 10, 2012, by in Tech.

I’ve had an EeePC 901 for about 4 years. When I got it, I needed a cheap small laptop quickly, and it fit the bill. I used it for about 8 months, got a MacBook Pro through work, and abandoned it to the pile of “things I don’t use but won’t throw away” that all

(Read More)…

 
Tags:
formats

Is Adobe Creative Cloud Worth It?

Adobe’s generated a lot of buzz with their Creative Cloud, launched in April of this year. The idea is that you subscribe and pay a monthly fee for access to the entire Master Collection. Cancel the subscription, lose your access. The flipside is that you constantly have access to the latest version, possibly before the

(Read More)…

 
© videograndpa