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Blackmagic DaVinci ResolveNowadays, we equate ‘DaVinci’ with the powerful color correction software Resolve. It can be easy to forget DaVinci’s hardware-based origins, just as it can be easy to forget Media Composer’s origins as the dedicated machine editors used to call “The Avid.” Even in their software forms, these systems retain media matching abilities that were vital in the stand-alone NLE days — control of metadata. Resolve is no exception, even though we think of it primarily, even exclusively, as a grading tool. Scott Freeman, online editor of the USA series Suits and Covert Affairs, has recently taken the time to illustrate Resolve’s muscular metadata abilities. His workflow reminds us that such abilities are still quite useful today – when teaming up with Avid and otherwise. More »

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bulletproofMedia management can be one of the more irritating facets of filmmaking, especially in the digital age. While various DIT tools exist for the purpose of transcoding, creation of proxies, LUT application, on-set grading, etc, many of the more effective solutions are way beyond our budgets. For the past several months, Red Giant’s BulletProof, a comprehensive suite of media management tools, has been in a public beta in order to work out the kinks in the software. Today, BulletProof 1.0 has finally been released into the filmmaking world. Check it out: More »