May 2010

Free Final Cut Pro/Motion/AE Plug-ins



I always like free stuff... especially
good free stuff.

Here's the link –
http://www.idustrialrevolution.com/idrplugins/freebiepack1/index.html

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Google announces Google TV

I'm all for more paths into the living room for content creators. But I can't help feel that we've already tried this a few times.



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A great book on green screen

If you've been looking for a comprehensive guide on greenscreen this is it. Jeff covers everything from preproduction through shooting and post. Jeff's a great teacher who's passionate about his subject.

You can get a few samples of the book
here for free, but be sure to check out the whole thing.

  • See how to plan, set up, and execute your shots to reduce fixes in post
  • Choose the right keying process for your project
  • Master basic shooting setups and live broadcast keying
  • Understand proper lighting and how to match subjects to the background
  • Create a working storyboard and learn how to select and direct talent
  • Composite your footage and fix problem shots
  • Work creatively with virtual sets, motion tracking, and match moving
  • Master techniques that apply to all compositing software and plug-ins


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The Share Menu in Final Cut Pro

FMC trainer Richard Harrington demonstrates how to share and publish projects in a variety of formats.


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Google Chrome Speed Tests

Google did some pretty cool speed tests with High Speed photography.



Check out the "making of video" to see how they did it.

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