Category: Technology

Blackmagic Upgrades Camera Software

Blackmagic has announced a free upgrade for their cameras. It is available on their web site and you can watch Grant Petty, CEO, explaining it in detail. http://tinyurl.com/BlackmagicCameraUpgrade Some of the features include: Cinema Camera: – new UI (similar to Ursa) – focus peaking is now in green (easier to see on screen) – Nice […]

Upgrade your Events and Project to FCP X 10.1 Libraries the better way

This post is provided courtesy of Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance: Before running Final Cut Pro X 10.1 the first time, read this. One of the most exciting new features of Final Cut Pro X 10.1 is the introduction of Libraries. Libraries now contain both Events and Projects in one package, very similar to classic […]

Gear I Like: One Man Crew from Redrock Micro

Gear I Like: The One Man Crew motion system from Redrock Micro Weighing in at 14 pounds, the One Man Crew from Redrock Micro might turn out to be, pound for pound, one of your most unique pieces of gear. As production budgets get squeezed, the pressure is on for independent filmmakers to produce high […]

Westdoc 2013 – Peter Hamilton & Ed Hersh Rock the Producer’s Master Class

If the next three days of Westdoc 2013 are as productive as the opening Producer’s Master Class with Peter Hamilton and Ed Hersh, participants better exercise their note-taking skills. Yesterday’s energetic and knowledgable presentation entitled, “The Key Success Factors in Nonfiction Programming,” dove into background research on the non-fiction landscape and immediately turned to a […]

Facebook Burns Social Fixer Business Site

Matt Kruse just lost contact with his community. He has spent years developing a highly popular app called Social Fixer Used by over one million people, it is specifically designed to enhance the Facebook experience by creating an easier-to-use interface, removing pop up ads, creating advanced feed filters giving users full control of what they […]

DPBuZZ Producer’s Corner August 8, 2013

This week’s BuZZ is going to be very interesting! We will be talking to Chuck Braverman, co-founder of Westdoc; Doug Hansel about Avid’s Media Composer 7 that shipped in Juy and B-Movie sensation Sharknado’s editor, William Boodell. But, before I go into a bit more detail about our line-up, there is something that I wanted […]

Civolution Monitoring Media Highway

Host Cirina Catania talks with Alex Terpstra, CEO of Civolution about fingerprinting, watermarking and media interaction and learns more about how copyright is protected by these technological solutions.

Tim Samaras, son Paul and friend Carl Young Killed in Oklahoma Tornado

The storm won. Tim Samaras, his son, Paul and their long-time friend Carl Young were killed in the EF-3 El Reno tornado on Friday. We will miss them. He was the great one, the mentor, the careful one, the funny and serious one who always took care of those around him. Tim was always alert. […]