Here’s Joe Herman’s take on Blackmagic Design’s Fusion 9. Soon after he wrote this review, Blackmagic dropped Resolve 15, which builds in the once stand alone Fusion app. As Joe notes, “This is impressive. Everything I wrote is still pertinent, but with the inclusion of Resolve’s legacy high-end color correction, full-featured video editing, Fairlight audio […]
Adobe unveiled a tasty bundle of updates to its Creative Cloud video applications at IBC 2017. The Amsterdam-based show doesn’t garner the same slew of new product intros that NAB does. But many companies big and small save their latest-and-greatest announcements for this Fall show for that very reason of a lowered PR frenzy. Adobe […]
Blackmagic Design has a history of acquiring high-end sophisticated post production software, releasing a free version or a pro version for a reasonable cost, and then continuing to develop the software with major updates packed with great new features. This was the case with DaVinci Resolve and continues with Fusion, a powerful node based compositing, […]
After Effects, one of the most important tools in every motion graphics artist and compositor’s toolkit, turns twenty this year! In this article, Joe Herman looks back at his years with the innovative program which he has used practically from the beginning.
Avid has just released Avid DS 11, the latest version of the company’s do-it-all finishing app. But as many of you may know, Autodesk is taking direct aim at DS with a redesigned Smoke some 18 months in the making.
At NAB 2012, Adobe launched a highly anticipated version of the Creative Suite. The new CS6 includes a make or break rebuild of Premiere Pro, its potent NLE that seeks to expand upon its base and capture those disappointed, professional Final Cut users feeling bereft upon the Version X upgrade. The release of CS6 is […]
Why has Cinema 4D enjoyed success and adoption by studios in New York in spite of such formidable competition from other top notch products…?
For a while now, I’ve noticed a buzz for Maxon’s Cinema 4D in production houses in New York…
While this won’t be of much interest to established Smoke users, anyone curious about the workings of the latest version (2011) of Autodesk’s finishing and compositing system will want to turn in…