Will Avid Replace iMovie on the iPad?

Avid just announced yesterday that they have launced a video editing app for the iPad. This is a pretty radical move for a company that only years ago was on its way out of business. This $4.99 app is available in the Apple App Store, right along side Apple’s own product, iMovie. So the question is…will Avid be able to knock iMovie out of the video editing app spotlight?

Another Final Cut Pro X Upgrade

Yesterday Apple announced a new upgrade for their controversial video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. Most professionals would say that any and all upgrades come as a welcomed improvement on the not-quite-industry-standard program. Here are some of the improvements that you can look forward to with the new updates:

How to Create a Screen Recording in QuickTime

Screen recordings can be a valuable tool that can suite many purposes like teaching someone a new skill or using them to illustrate a technical problem you may be having. They are really easy to put together, especially if you have QuickTime installed on your computer. Here are step by step instructions for creating your own screen recording with QuickTime.

How to Make Your Green Screen Wrinkle Free

If you’ve ever tried to shoot your own green screen footage before, you’re probably well aware that even a single wrinkle or imperfection in your green screen can cause mayhem when you go to add the chroma key effect in editing. Here are some tips to help you keep your green screen studio wrinkle free without a lot of work!

Motion Backgrounds for Free

They’re at it again. Our friends at Footage Firm have helped launch another free website that you should take advantage of! This one is called Motion Backgrounds for Free, and it is sure to blow your mind.

Storyboard Your Home Movies

Home movies are an invaluable way to create family memories that will last for years to come, but have you ever thought about taking your home movies to the next level? Instead of just turning your camcorder on and off and transferring the footage to a DVD, why not put some more thought into creating a story? By thinking through the processes like you would if you were to storyboard a film, you’ll find that your home movies will become way more meaningful in the future. Here are some tips on how you can storyboard your next home movies.

New Free Production Music from Footage Firm

Does the new year have you looking for a new soundtrack to your life? Our friends at Footage Firm are here to grant your wish! They just released a new collection of free production music, and it’s already selling like hotcakes! Take a look at what they have to offer and then go scoop some up for yourself before they’re all gone.

Going for Gold: A Look at the 2012 Oscar Front Runners

Last night was the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards. For anyone not mourning a disappointing Green Bay Packers loss (like yours truly), the night really did live up to all of the Hollywood hype. There were plenty of Cinderella stories, and just as many familiar faces gracing the stage. A cute dog and some exceptionally slow teleprompter work added fun and spontaneity to the night. But let’s be honest; the only thing the Golden Globes are good for is to predict who will receive this year’s Oscar nominations. This year there were three movies at the Golden Globes that caught my attention as being potential Oscar winners. Here’s a look at those three movies and what they say about 2011’s movie culture.

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