Category - Gear

An Editor’s Christmas Gift Wish List

Christmas Gifts for Film Editors Christmas is now only a month away and it’s that time of year when friends, family, colleagues and countrymen start to ask what you’d like for Christmas...

Useful Things For Your Edit Suite

Useful Things For Your Edit Suite In this quick post I thought I’d share a few useful little things to add to your edit suite to help make your post-production life a little easier and a little...

Editing 360 and VR Video

Editing 360 and VR Video Understand the essential terms, concepts and technology for VR Learn VR’s post-production pipeline in Premiere and FCPX Does VR narrative filmmaking have a future...

Film Editing with a Razer Naga Chroma

Film Editing with a Razer Naga Chroma The Razer Naga Chroma programmable gaming mouse is a high calibre mouse used by post production professionals on Hollywood blockbusters such as Mission:...

How To Be a DIT – The JellyFish

How To Be a DIT – The JellyFish Edition This instalment of How To Be A DIT is focused on Sam Mestman’s Jellyfish. Sound strange? All will be explained, but the focus of this post is on...

Affordable Colour Grading Control Surfaces

Affordable Colour Grading Control Surfaces If you’re looking for an affordable colour grading control surface to take your colour grading capabilities up a level, either as an editor, DIT or...

FCPX Advanced Workflows and Tutorials

FCPX Advanced Workflows and Tutorials If you’ve already mastered the basics of FCPX, then hopefully this round up of advanced FCPX workflows and tutorials will help you take your skills up a...

How To Be a VFX Editor

How To Be a VFX Editor Two of the least understood roles in the wider post production team are probably those of VFX editor and 3D editor. With more and more films relying, in an ever increasing...

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors Christmas is the season for giving thanks and sharing the love, and who better to thank than your hardworking, bleary-eyed, faithful editor. The one who has cut you...

Setting up an Amazon Fire Tablet for Video

Using the Amazon Fire as a Video Training Tablet   So… I bought an Amazon Fire Tablet. You know, the tablet that’s only £50/$50. Why did I do that when I already own an iPad? In...