We saw Marco try at the end of last week to upload this video to Vimeo at the highest quality he could, but it kept on failing. The result was worth the wait for an eventual lower bandwidth upload. Essential viewing if you edit DSLR footage and expect to handle Blackmagic Cinema Camera footage in the future.
So here is the scenario. After a long week editing, you are having a well deserved drink at your local and you get a call from a producer who can't work FCPX. How do you guide them through the buttons & menus from memory? Don't worry, you have the Navigator app on your iPhone.
Before the BlackMagic event this morning we went to the AJA Video Systems breakfast press conference. New products were announced including the Ki Pro Quad which will record 4K out of your Canon EOS C500.
A DSLR that has a lot to live up to. Canon have announced the EOS 5D Mark III, the successor to the video shooting, game changing, much loved Mark II
An hour and a half on the new features in the 10.0.3 update of Final Cut Pro X. Plus another episode where Mark and Steve build a slider, but maybe not the slider you think...
There have been so many Canon & FCPX users out there desperately wanting this plugin to be released. Canon have made their Valentines Day by releasing a new version of their XF plugin.
This little piece of software was bought to our attention by a post on our very popular Forum that seems to be growing day by day. This free XfcpX app will get your Canon MXF files into Final Cut Pro X.
A brand new plugin from Graeme Nattress, Levels and Curves gives you on screen colour correction controls in Final Cut Pro X.
We have come across many rigs ever since the 5D sparked the huge interest in shooting on a DSLR. This one from Edelkrone is slightly different as the name suggests.
Now you can combine the two different exposures videos from your 'Magic Lanterned' DSLR in Final Cut Pro X. Alex Gollner has built a free Motion effect for FCPX that will combine the frames for you.
***Updated with Canon 5D Magic Lantern Firmware***
It seems everybody is after the HDR look these days. Now the lucky owners of some Canon DSLRs can shoot High Dynamic Range video with the new Magic Lantern firmware update.
Color Grading Central have today launched a $69 effect plugin for FCPX that gives a film look to your DSLR footage
You shouldn't judge a book by its cover and you shouldn't judge an uploaded movie by its poster frame. When this Canon C300 demo film popped up yesterday we overlooked it, we shouldn't have, it's not your ordinary camera test...
The second round of news, this being the first camera announcement. Building on the strength of the 5DmkII, Canon have launched the EOS C300. Price now looks to be up around $20,000 for the PL mount version. Pictures coutesy of Engadget.
***Updated with link to Canon & Red liveblogs***
What a news day today is going to be! Three huge announcements from three large companies, Canon, Red and Avid all have special events planned.
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Not only did he manage some hands on time, Dan Chung also quizzed Canon's Mike Burnhill for detailed information on codecs, moiré, rolling shutter, accessory compatibility and more.
You're recording with a flat gamma curve on either an Arri Alexa or the Sony F3 with the SLog option. Pomfort have just released two new plugins for FCPX and Final Cut Pro 7 to get those files into Rec.709 to display correctly in FCP.
***Updated with new Canon video***
The EOS 1D has gone full frame and with it Canon have introduced some new features that are of interest to us in the world of video.
We know that Final Cut Pro X is great for converting and editing quicktime files from DSLR cameras such as the Canon 5D. What if you want a more robust method for ingesting, cataloging and backups?
Lens flares and light leaks seem to be the flavour of the month, well at least they are better than gratuitous speedramps. Matt Coleman decided to make his own using a DSLR, iPhone and clear tape.