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Editors’ Lounge brings us a Pre-NAB discussion panel on the hot topic of “the current state of editing and post-production.” Moderated by Debra Kaufman and featuring Terence Curren, Michael Kammes, Dan Lebental and Mark Raudonis, these professionals look ahead at what’s in store for the coming year. Hit the jump to watch the video series: More »

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The colorist’s job has gotten a whole lot easier since chemical baths stepped out of the picture in many cases. Non-destructive color timing is the future in which we now live — that said, the principles at work in creating properly balanced imagery is as important as ever. Each camera we may be shooting on has its own unique implications in chromatic reproduction, and the ability to delicately correct a given color mixture (regardless of its source) is key. Ironically, or not, tools such as waveform monitors and vectorscopes — staples of the bygone analog video world — are as relevant today as ever in filmmaking, if not more so. A recent presentation by noted color correction author Steve Hullfish demonstrates precisely this point, as well as the basics in using your scopes to full advantage. More »

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Thanks to your suggestions, I just finished packing the new and diminutive Canon XA10 camcorder (on loan from B&H) to take to NAB. I don’t know how many interviews I’ll be posting from Las Vegas or how quickly I’ll get them online, but I’ll be approaching the show with a relaxed demeanor given there are plenty of other great video/DSLR sites that will be covering the show top-to-bottom and I’m perfectly happy to share their coverage. If you’re going to be at NAB, please come up and say hi — I’d love to actually meet folks face to face (I look like this). On to the real news: every year Editors Lounge holds a pre-NAB roundtable wherein post-production pros discuss the latest trends in hardware and software. Here’s the very informative session in full: More »