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Writing a script on the go has been hit-or-miss. Final Draft still does not have a dedicated screenwriting application on any mobile device (though a reader exists). If you’ve been looking for an easy way to write a script on your phone or tablet and quickly take it to your desktop – and vice versa – then John August and Stu Maschwitz may have created just what you’re looking for with the introduction of Fountain: More »

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NoFilmSchool regulars know I’m a fan of Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite for color correction; the toolset is a great value, especially since they added Colorista II. Red Giant Creative Director Stu Maschwitz has just released a pack of looks for… well, Looks, which are focused on getting a Hollywood blockbuster look out of your footage: More »

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Stu Maschwitz’s tutorial on color correction is one of the most-clicked links on this site, month after month. His very helpful tutorial was recorded for the cross-platform plugin Magic Bullet Colorista I, but the techniques he demonstrated applied to color correction in general. Now, however, Colorista II is available, and the amount of control the $299 plugin gives you is staggering. When it comes to software, however, a lot of people will sell you a product and then try to sell you training for that product — but here’s over an hour of free color correction tutorials from Stu. This is great stuff for an unbeatable price. More »

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Magic Bullet Colorista is one of the more indispensable post-production plugins in my toolbox, as it is a very high-quality primary color corrector. I like Colorista because it’s powerful, it’s easy to use, and it’s cross-platform, which means you can use the same plugin on Macs and PCs, and within Final Cut, Premiere Pro, and After Effects. However, to date Colorista hasn’t offered secondary color correction, which allows for more precise adjustments; with the release of Colorista II, Red Giant has added this missing feature — and many more. More »