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Vision Research, the company behind the Phantom high-speed cameraHas a video

02/07/2012

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Rick Young
Key Features of the Phantom Flex: Up to 2,570 fps at 1920x1080 in Standard Mode; 12-bit pixel depth; 1200 ISO (measured using ISO 12232 SAT method); HQ Mode provides ultimate in image; stability under changing shooting conditions; Phantom CineMag compatible, CineMag interface has field-replaceable pin array; 2 x 4:2:2 HD-SDI video ports, can be configured as dual-link 4:4:4 video


Soho Editors ShowreelHas a video

07/06/2012

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Macvideo Staff
Soho Editors freelance talent recruitment agency only works with the best. Whether you need a reliable and skilled editor or audio mixer for an important project, or simply want to educate yourself on the most cutting edge post-production technology, Soho Editors is the premier agency to accommodate all of your post-production staffing and training needs



Canon C300: Philip Johnston, the HD Warrior speaksHas a video

18/02/2012

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RIck Young
Philip Johnston, of hdwarrior.co.uk, talks about why he purchased the Canon C300. When it comes to camera technology, Philip is worth listening to. This camera, compatible with Canon EOS lenses, opens up a world of affordable cinema who those willing to invest in this technology.


Baby seal defies deathHas a video

16/02/2012

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Rick Young
This piece shows its about being in the right place at the right time - and to have your camera with you. Captured by filmmaker Dean Cleary, just off Highway One, California - on a Canon GL2 - is the fate of a baby seal trapped by its father who rolls onto the young seal. On hearing the cries of her child the mother comes running and a happy ending follows...


Baby seal defies deathHas a video

16/02/2012

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Rick Young
Baby elephant seal gets squished by its father. Lives to see another day


Stu Maschwitz: DV Rebel (parts 3 & 4)Has a video

16/02/2012

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Rick Young
Stu Maschwitzis a highly regarded director, writer and visual effects artist based in San Francisco. He has worked as a senior visual effects supervisor on many films. He previously worked at Industrial Light and Magic and also co-founded a company known as The Orphanage. In 2007 he authored the book The DV Rebel's Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap. In 2008 he became software director of Red Giant software.



Live vision mixing with the Datavideo SE-2000, HD SDI vision switcherHas a video

16/02/2012

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RIck Young
Vision mixing on location has traditionally been very expensive, requiring a significant amount of peripheral products. The affordable Datavideo SE-2000 offers HD quality inside of a portable unit which features: up to 5 inputs (4 HD SDI, & DVI); built in audio mixer; HD quality from input to output.


Vision Research, the company behind the Phantom high-speed cameraHas a video

07/02/2012

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Rick Young
Key Features of the Phantom Flex: Up to 2,570 fps at 1920x1080 in Standard Mode; 12-bit pixel depth; 1200 ISO (measured using ISO 12232 SAT method); HQ Mode provides ultimate in image; stability under changing shooting conditions; 2 x 4:2:2 HD-SDI video ports, can be configured as dual-link 4:4:4 video


Rick's Camera Tips (part 1)Has a video

07/02/2012

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Rick Young
Producer/Director Rick Young runs through camera equipment which be brings on location. A run-through of essential equipment, what you need, what to bring for different shoots, how to manage the gear. Filming on location and being prepared for whatever the client throws at you. Filmed prior to the main show at MacVideo Expo, June 9, 2011.


Testing the Rycote SoftieHas a video

01/02/2012

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Rick Young
Rycote was founded in 1969 by an engineer with a problem - how to make audio recordings on location uninterrupted by the sound of the wind. The innovative, straightforward approach to problem-solving that led to the creation of the first Rycote windshields - made by professionals, for professionals - still drives the company over 40 years later.


King of the camera lights: LedzillaHas a video

01/02/2012

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Rick Young
Dedo Weigert, inventor of the Dedolight, talks about Ledzilla - a portable camera light which is amazingly flexible. This high output light can be focussed to either spot or flood; features in-built tungsten and diffuser filters, and is fitted with a solid pair of barn doors. Battery powered, one can get over 5 hours of continuous light.


Editing with Smoke on the MacHas a video

24/01/2012

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Rick Young
Autodesk’s, Marc Hamaker, talks about editing on Smoke on the Mac. While the system is undeniably as finishing tool, Smoke also features a full-blown editor, enabling uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 output, and a host of capabilities not found in a standard editing application.


M dot Strange: Live in London (part 2)Has a video

24/01/2012

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Rick Young
M dot Strange tells his story: what has driven him to become the creator of the hugely successful full-blown animated feature film, We Are the Strange. Recorded live at MacVideo Expo, London, M dot Strange previews, for the first time ever, excerpts from his new movie, soon to be released: Heart String Marionette.


MTF Services show off EOS adapter with adapter control for large sensor video camerasHas a video

23/01/2012

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Rick Young
Shown at IBC 2011 is a protype of a soon-to-be-available EOS to lens mount adapter with manual aperture control. 3 mounts will be available with controller box, for different large sensor cameras. The mounts will be available for the Sony PMW-F3, the Sony NEX-FS100; and the Panasonic AF100/101.


Inventor of the Glidetrack: Alastair BrownHas a video

17/01/2012

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Rick Young
Glidetrack offer several different tripod mounted dollies for DSLR and video cameras. These are small and portable and produce smooth motion on location, without needing a huge amount of gear. The guy who came up with this concept talks about how this has changed the industry.


M dot Strange: Live in London (part 1)Has a video

17/01/2012

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Rick Young
M dot Strange tells his story: what has driven him to become the creator of the hugely successful full-blown animated feature film, We Are the Strange. Recorded live at MacVideo Expo, London, M dot Strange previews, for the first time ever, excerpts from his new movie, soon to be released: Heart String Marionette.


Dealing with archiving: Sony introduce 100GB and 128GB XDCAM discsHas a video

10/01/2012

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Rick Young
Storage and backup has been a problem which the production world has had to deal with since editing went non-linear. To help deal with this problem Sony introduce robust media of 100 and 128GB, designed for archiving, with lifetime of 50 years +.


Sony PMW-F3; 14x Powerzoom and 11 - 16mm wide lens; SR MemoryHas a video

10/01/2012

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Rick Young
The PMW-F3 by Sony is complemented by the introduction of a wide short zoom, 11 - 16mm and a 14x Powerzoom, 18 - 252mm. Put this together with an SR-R1 4:4:4 recorder and you have a system designed for shooting at cinema quality.


Michael Wohl - features of Final Cut Pro XHas a video

07/01/2012

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Rick Young
Michael Wohl, who worked on the original Final Cut Pro development team, shows how to get the most out of Final Cut Pro X, by learning the subtle features and hidden tricks to speed up your workflow. Underneath the hood of what appears obvious, are many little "things" that makes this editor unique. Recorded at FCPUG IBC SuperMeet, September, 2011.


Best of MacVideo Interview 2011Has a video

29/12/2011

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Rick Youjg
Featuring: Impressions of Final Cut Pro X: Steve Martin; Ned Soltz; Walter Murch talks about Final Cut Pro X; Gary Adcock - views on FCPX; Adobe; Avid; Smoke on the Mac and more; MTF electronic lens adapter for Canon EOS lenses available imminently for large sensor video cameras; Jon Thorn talks Thunderbolt & more; Sony NEX-FS100: Den Lennie, F-Stop Academy


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