My Canadian Studio https://blogs.creativecow.net/MyCanadianStudio MY CANADIAN STUDIO is a web series about video production and post-production produced by Übermedia and the Montreal Creative Front. en-us Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net #MCS EP11: Canon C300 Mark II https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14319/mcs-ep11-canon-c300-mark-ii https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14319/mcs-ep11-canon-c300-mark-ii For the 11th episode we brought in a Canon C300 mkII. Alexis Landriault of MainFilm showed us all the new features and specs. Following the classic C300, this new version has can record 4K images. It also has one of the best autofocus in the market. If you like the C300, you'll love the mkII's impro Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:42:55 GMT NAB 2016: Adobe Audition and the Essential sound panel https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14165/nab-2016-adobe-audition-and-the-essential-sound-panel https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14165/nab-2016-adobe-audition-and-the-essential-sound-panel Adobe really worked hard on Audition for the release. They gave us a bunch of tools to streamline the editor's job. We met Michael Vangen at the Adobe booth during NAB 2016. He showed us what's new us Adobe Audition. The "Essential sound panel" will help editors get better audio with simple tools ba Tue, 10 May 2016 14:04:32 GMT NAB 2016 : 360 and VR rigs for Blackmagic cameras by 360 Design https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14166/nab-2016-360-and-vr-rigs-for-blackmagic-cameras-by-360-design https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14166/nab-2016-360-and-vr-rigs-for-blackmagic-cameras-by-360-design We were at the Supermeet in Las Vegas where we met Alx Klive of 360 Design who builds 360 rigs for the Blackmagic micro cinema camera and the Blackmagic micro Studio camera 4K. The have a 3 camera and a 4 camera model that they sell fully equipped with lens and all. Here is our interview. Their webs Tue, 10 May 2016 13:48:34 GMT NAB 2016: HP Z workstations https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14135/nab-2016-hp-z-workstations https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14135/nab-2016-hp-z-workstations HP was everywhere at NAB 2016. We met Mike Diehl, product manager for the z workstation. We asked him about what makes the z workstation the go-to PC for video professionals. His answer was quite interesting. He also talked about the new all-in-one Z1 G3 workstation. presented by www.imagespc.com mu Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:00:30 GMT NAB 2016: KeyFlow Pro, affordable asset management https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14131/nab-2016-keyflow-pro-affordable-asset-management https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14131/nab-2016-keyflow-pro-affordable-asset-management Keyflow Pro is one of those obvious piece of software you wish always existed. It's seems so obvious and easy to use that you feels like you've been using it forever. Keyflow Pro is a personnal asset manager with great scalability. It's interface looks like a mix between iTunes and Final Cut Pro X. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:43:27 GMT NAB 2016: Pro Tools 12.5 and new collaborative tools https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14127/nab-2016-pro-tools-125-and-new-collaborative-tools https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14127/nab-2016-pro-tools-125-and-new-collaborative-tools We paid a visit to AVID at NAB 2016. There were showing the new collaboration mode in Pro Tools 12.5. In addition to enable multiple musicians to share a session through the new cloud service, this updates integrates new communication tools. présenté par www.cev.ca musique: www.premiumbeat.com gra Sun, 24 Apr 2016 17:46:44 GMT #MCS EP10: Use and create project templates in Resolve 12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14126/mcs-ep10-use-and-create-project-templates-in-resolve-12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14126/mcs-ep10-use-and-create-project-templates-in-resolve-12 This is a tric that could help you save a lot of time while creating project in Resolve 12. In this episode, Mathieu Marano shows you how you can create and use template project in Resolve so that you can keep these parameters from project to project: Framerate Resolution Project settings Media Bin Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:19:37 GMT NAB 2016: AJA, HDbaseT and IP video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14124/nab-2016-aja-hdbaset-and-ip-video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14124/nab-2016-aja-hdbaset-and-ip-video We were at NAB 2016 and met with Bryce Button of AJA. We asked him to explain why AJA is betting on HDbaseT and IP video. In this short video he explains the difference between these 2 ways of transporting HD and 4K video. This might get in you edit room sooner than you think. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:54:58 GMT #MCS EP09: Create proxies for collaboration in Premiere Pro CC 2015 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14109/mcs-ep09-create-proxies-for-collaboration-in-premiere-pro-cc-2015 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14109/mcs-ep09-create-proxies-for-collaboration-in-premiere-pro-cc-2015 There are a couple reasons you’d want to create proxies in Premiere Pro CC 2015: to send a project to an editor through a web upload service, to work on a underpowered station or simply to convert 6K footage to HD work files. In this 9th episode of My Canadian Studio, Éric St-Martin shows Mathieu Thu, 14 Apr 2016 06:10:07 GMT #MCS EP08: connected timeline & timeline versioning in Autodesk Flame https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14099/mcs-ep08-connected-timeline-timeline-versioning-in-autodesk-flame https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14099/mcs-ep08-connected-timeline-timeline-versioning-in-autodesk-flame The latest version of Autodesk Flame as a very neat feature for anybody who has to deal with many version of a timeline like it often happens in commercial sessions. The Connected timeline will help the editor to propagate any change applied to a single shot to any other instance of this shot in the Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:55:42 GMT #MCS EP08: REMOTE GRADING IN DAVINCI RESOLVE https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14088/mcs-ep08-remote-grading-in-davinci-resolve https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14088/mcs-ep08-remote-grading-in-davinci-resolve Resolve 12 as a nice feature because that enables a colorist to remotely control a color grading session from a local workstation. This is possible across a a network or between two stations thousands of kilometres away. All you need is two licenses of DaVinci Resolve Studio, an internet connection Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:22:35 GMT #MCS EP07: Autodesk Flame & Family available on Mac https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13973/mcs-ep07-autodesk-flame-family-available-on-mac https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13973/mcs-ep07-autodesk-flame-family-available-on-mac Autodesk announced that the next version on its powerful compositing and finishing solution, Flame, would soon be available on Linux an Mac OS. They also announced that it would then be available through a new subscription plan at a lower price along Flame Assist and Flare. Here is what you need to Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:15:37 GMT #MCS EP06: QNAP affordable shared storage for FCPX, Premiere and Resolve https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13963/mcs-ep06-qnap-affordable-shared-storage-for-fcpx-premiere-and-resolve https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13963/mcs-ep06-qnap-affordable-shared-storage-for-fcpx-premiere-and-resolve QNAP announced a new NAS that has two Thunderbolt 2 ports in addition to the 10GigE and Ethernet ports we are used to. This makes it a very fast and cost effective solution for anybody who need to share media and projects between editing stations. The 8-bay RAID 5 is fast enough to playback 4K foota Sun, 06 Mar 2016 17:42:49 GMT #MCS EP05: REMOTE RENDERING IN RESOLVE 12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13962/mcs-ep05-remote-rendering-in-resolve-12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13962/mcs-ep05-remote-rendering-in-resolve-12 DaVinci Resolve 12 has a new feature that enables a colorist to use a secondary Resolve station to render timelines while he continues on gradin another project. If you have two Resolve Studio stations and a shared storage you can use this function and save a lot of time. In the the 5th episode of M Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:14:56 GMT #MCS EP04: Collaborative workflow in Resolve 12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13958/mcs-ep04-collaborative-workflow-in-resolve-12 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13958/mcs-ep04-collaborative-workflow-in-resolve-12 In Resolve 12, Blackmagic Design has gone pretty far to integrate a real interactive and collaborative workflow. It is now possible to share a timeline between an editor and a coloriste so that they can work together in two separate rooms to finish and grade a show quickly than ever. In the 4th epis Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:27:05 GMT #MCS: AE PIXEL SORTER https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13955/mcs-ae-pixel-sorter https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13955/mcs-ae-pixel-sorter Pixel sorting is a way of displaying pixels in rows and columns depending on their luminance value. Our Guest, Gabriel Grenier wrote a plugin called PIXEL SORTER to do pixel sorting in After Effects. Mathieu Marano goes through the different way of using this plugin with him in this 4th episode of M Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:50:59 GMT #MCS: Stabilized rig by SHAPE https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13952/mcs-stabilized-rig-by-shape https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/13952/mcs-stabilized-rig-by-shape Shape WLB is a Canadian company that build amazingly strong and useable camera rigs. Their latest product is a mix between a classic camera support and a stabilized brushless gimbal. The ISEE+ RIG is a 2-axis stabilized rig aimed at extreme sports events. It can mount a mirrorless camera like a GH4 Mon, 15 Feb 2016 06:24:43 GMT