When is a console not a console?

Published in Post & VFX

With the arrival of an iPad app intended to be a Control Surface for FCP X, the debate about touch versus physical controllers starts here. Neil Roberts kicks it off

Lightworks 12 for Mac, Linux and Windows is released

Published in Post & VFX

 Today, Lightworks is released for Mac users. Yes, the same application that already runs on Windows and Linux is now a fully-fledged Mac program that can be - and is - used to edit feature films.

We're not big on analysing Apple here. Apple is what it is and there are hundreds of sites that make a very good living from scrutinising the Cuppertino company. We don't do in-depth analysis of the mobile phone industry either, unless it's something to do with video. But this piece is about Apple, and even more about Samsung

How To Edit. Part 1: Preparation

Published in Post & VFX

RedShark Replay: Here's another chance to read part one of our major guide to editing from start to finish, containing all the practical stuff you need to know for a sucessful production (first published November 2014).

Why I love Lightworks

Published in Post & VFX

Professional Lightworks user and occasional RedShark contributor Fran De Souza explains what it is about Lightworks that made him chanage from his previous NLE

RedShark's very lucky because we share an office building (and a parent company, EditShare) with one of the most talked-about products in the world of video: Lightworks. We're editorially independent of Lightworks and EditShare, but it certainly helps when we can can sit down next to the developers, product and technical support managers and say "how about making an exclusive for RedShark: the first-ever full-length official demo of Lightworks for Linux"

It's a great combination

Dell have announced that their linux based XPS13 ultrabook (codenamed "Sputnik") that was launched in the US last November is being updated and launched in Europe. It's a powerful spec, probably intended for developers - but it could be ideal for Lightworks

Big news for news for Linux fans: Editshare has today announced it aims to release a public Beta version before the end of the first quarter of 2013. Now, everyone will be able to try Lightworks for Linux

How to Edit - Part 3: The Edit Itself

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RedShark Replay: Part three of our series on How to Edit gets to the heart of the matter and looks at how to approach the edit itself (first published November 2014).

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