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Why FCPX 10.3 is the NLE of the future

Published in Post & VFX

Opinion: Final Cut Pro X might have driven swarms of editors into the arms of Apple’s rivals, but with FCPX 10.3 Apple finally delivered on the promise of the software and, if you edit, you owe it to yourself to leave your preconceptions at the door and check it out. By Khaled Spiewak.

About that CGI Peter Cushing in Star Wars: Rogue One...

Published in Post & VFX

The most recent cinematic foray into the Star Wars universe resurrects Peter Cushing's Tarkin from the original films, but did the computer generated version of the beloved actor span the dreaded Uncanny Valley? By Joe Foster.

Director's Notes: STUCK, made with Blender on a laptop

Published in Production

A self-professed 'Blender 3D addict' of more than ten years chronicles his experience with the program while making his short STUCK. By Bernard Egreteau.

Matrox takes the pain out of lecture recording

Published in IP Video

RedShark Review: Matrox’s Monarch LCS (Lecture Capture System) lets you easily define profiles for live streamed and recorded lectures by mixing camera and presentation material from SDI and HDMI sources. As such, Guest Author, Keenan Gorrie, reckons it’s a must-have.

The Mellotron: Reborn again!

Published in Audio

We profile a blast from the past, the Mellotron, which has become yet another tool to tap into the nostalgia of a bygone era. By Roland Denning.

We test drive the Nektar Impact LX88+ keyboard and MIDI controller, which represents a huge value for its price. By Erik Vlietinck.

Studio Profile: Egrem Studios, Havana

Published in Audio

We profile Egrem Studios in Havana of Buena Vista Social Club-fame. By Jim Evans.

Studio Profile: Jacobs Studios

Published in Audio

The Surrey residential studio was a major player across three decades. By Jim Evans.

Studio Profile: Oxfordshire's Hook End Manor

Published in Audio

A manorial recording retreat that boasts an impressive list of clients...and owners. By Jim Evans.

Studio Profile: RAK Studios, London

Published in Audio

The London studio complex founded by the late Mickie Most is approaching its 40th anniversary. By Jim Evans.

New console for largest recording studio in New Orleans

Published in Audio

The largest recording studio in Louisiana, Esplanade Studios, upgraded its console to the 48-channel Shelford Edition. By Jim Evans.

Studio Profile: Château D'Hérouville

Published in Audio

In this installment of our series profiling famous studios, we cover Château D'Hérouville, which hosted Elton John and The Grateful Dead. By Jim Evans.

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