RED IPP2 Workflows

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By Kevin P McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this article, I’m going to get in and scratch the surface of RED’s new IPP2 workflow. The first thing that’s important to understand, especially if you’re new to RED’s cameras, is what exactly does IPP stand for? IPP is RED’s Image Processing … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 27: Boris RED Pt. 5: Working With Text Pt. 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about how to get additional elements into Media 100, so you always have the exact elements you need at your disposal. In this lesson, I want to start talking about adding text to your composites, … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: SliceX From CoreMelt For Final Cut Pro X

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) I’m a huge fan of motion tracking and of Imagineer Systems. Mocha Pro has gotten me out of a jam more times than I can count, and I love to see how it’s taken and integrated into other NLE’s and compositing applications.  They recently released Mocha Pro … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 26: Boris RED Pt. 4: Working With Additional Elements

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about the interface, and what some of the main windows do, and how you can you use them in your motion graphics creations. In this lesson, I want to talk about how to get additional elements into … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 25: Boris RED Pt. 3: The Interface

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we launched Boris Red, and talked about what we can do with it. In this lesson, we’ll become familiar with the interface, and what some of the more important panels do! Since we’ve already launched … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 24: Boris RED Pt 2: Getting Started

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about how to, not only apply effects, but prepare our footage to work with in in Boris RED. Now that we have hit the “Edit” button in the “Edit Suite” tab, and we’re now in Boris Red 5, … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 23: Boris RED, Pt 1: Introduction

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we started to talk about graphics in our projects, by talking about how we would send our project to Adobe’s After Effects (click here for the tutorial). In this first of a multi-part lesson, we’re going … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 22: Sending Your Timeline To After Effects

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Media 100, we talked about doing some very basic keyframing in the Motion Editor (click here for the tutorial). For this lesson, I think it would be great to kick off talking about effects work by showing you how to send a … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 21: Clip Based Effects, Pt 3

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson (click here), in our look at Media 100, we started talking about the Motion Editor, and how you could make basic parameter changes to your clips like Scale, Rotation and Position adjustments. In this lesson, we’re going to talk about basic … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 20: Clip Based Effects, Pt 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Since we started to talk about the bottom toolbar in our last lesson (click here), in our look at Media 100, I thought in this would be a good lesson to talk about what some of the other parameters in the bottom toolbar do. Starting at the left, these … [Read more...]

Choosing The Right Lens Flare Effect For The Job

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Lens Flares are effects I use on probably a daily basis, and I always seem to find myself going back to the same four effects over and over again. For this this mini-review, I’d talk about the Lens Flare effects that I use on an almost daily basis, and what I … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 19: Clip Based Effects, Pt 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Once you’ve started to place clips in your Media 100 timeline, you’re going to want to start to do some basic shot manipulation, like adjusting crop, scale, position, etc. The Motion Editor is the place you’re going to go to do this type of basic effect … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 18: Transitions Part 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) You’ll remember in our last lesson, we began talking about Transitions in Media 100, and we’ve set everything up to get us to the point where we’re ready to add the transition. So let’s get started and do just that! Inside the “Transition” window, … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 17: Transitions Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson in working with Media 100, we talked about the Waveform monitor (click here), and how you’ll use it in your day to day editing tasks (click here for the Vectorscope). In this lesson, I want to move on and start to talk about effects, and … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 16: Vectorscope

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson, in our look at Media 100, talked about working with the Waveform monitor inside of the Video Signal window (click here for the tutorial). In this lesson, I think it’s important to talk about another tool that goes hand in hand with the … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 15: Waveform Monitor

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson, in our look at Media 100, talked about working with the ClipFX Parameter (click here), and before that, we discussed the ColorFX Parameters (click here and here), and some of the options for effecting your color/luminance like Curves, and … [Read more...]