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FCPX round-tripping, ACES/IIF support, AAF support for Media Composer, new conform features and additional hardware support -- including new 15" MacBook Pros -- are all part of a feature-rich free upgrade for DaVinci Resolve users.

A "dot" release isn't usually reason for celebration, but Blackmagic Design has unveiled a surprisingly large number of new features in its DaVinci Resolve 8.1 software update, including FCPX round-tripping, ACES/IIF support, AAF support for Media Composer, new conform features and additional hardware support, including new 15" MacBook Pros.

Debra Kaufman explores this new update and you can read it online at:

magazine.creativecow.net/article/blackmagic-design-packs-a-punch-with-davinci-resolve-v-81






NEWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sorenson Media Launches New Sorenson Squeeze 8

AMD FirePro™ V4900 Professional Graphics Card Delivers Best-in-Class Features, Performance and Unparalleled Value

Bella Corporation Announces Pre- Holiday Pricing

HP Offers Workstations Optimized for Adobe, Avid and Sony Software

AJA Hires Dave Sampson as OEM Sales Manager

Anton/Bauer Helps Power Sophisticated New Television Complex In Turkmenistan

Full Sail University Unveils Plans for 2011 Hall of Fame Week

Andy Garcia Joins Dark Light Pictures as a Commercial Director

Sonixphere’s Score for SCC and Ad Council PSA Snaps Homeowners Out of Frozen State

Director Tom De Cerchio and Incubator Find a New Home at Original

CSS Studios Appoints Salvino as Director of Feature Film Development

Slate Media Group, LLC, Changing the Game for Telecorps Holding, Inc. on Both Coasts.

Shuttle Launches Matrox-Powered Mini PC to Support Larger Multi-Display Configurations

Image Metrics to Lead Faceware Workshop and Presentation at BAF Game 2011

MAXON Announces a New Exchange Plug-in for CINEMA 4D and Adobe After Effects

Blackmagic Design Packs a Punch with DaVinci Resolve v. 8.1

Steele Studios Completes On-Air Stereo 3D Graphics “Refresh” Package For Client 3NET

PandaPanther Soars with Activision's Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Promotion

IDENTITY Director Andrew Walton’s Documentary "The Thing That Happened" Wins Best Documentary Short at United Nations Association Film Festival

AmberFin’s CTO Awarded David Sarnoff Gold Medal by SMPTE







Archion Technologies Announces Instant Rebate Program on Avid Unity MediaNetwork Expansion Storage

Small Tree Introduces 24-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Video Editing Switch

Soho VFX to Manage Workflow with TACTIC™

DAZ 3D Ships Victoria 5 – the First Genesis Figure

ATTO Technology Announces Ground Breaking Benchmarks with NetApp Media Content Management Solution

20th Century Fox purchases Pablo PA for 'Chronicle'

Dorsett Chooses Litepanels for Harry Chapin Tribute

K-Tek Introduces 3 Windscreens for Small Microphones

Nowell Calls on Pictorvision’s Rain Spinner for Major Wet Work Aerials

Sonic Union Promotes Justine Cortale To Studio Manager & Associate Director

Auralex Amps Up Allusion Studios

Autoscript Teleprompters Help Keep United Technologies Executives And Guests On Cue In New Production Studio

THX® Announces New THX cineSpace™ Partner Program at SMPTE 2011

Kipany Pictures & Director Ruben Latre Traverse Iceland To "Pioneer" Majestic Branding Campaign for TMG Health

FotoKem Expands nextLAB to Louisiana

Canon U.S.A. Unveils the PIXMA PRO-1 Professional Inkjet Printer

Assimilate launches innovative online store for SCRATCH

Park Pictures’ The Glue Society Lives Life One The Run For Nike

ASSIMILATE Opens Online Store

Sony Digital Cinema Reaches Out to Smaller Exhibitors









REELS & VIDEOS
commercial
PandaPanther Soars with Activision's Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Promotion by Creative COW
PandaPanther husband and wife duo Jonathan Garin and Naomi Nishimura, in conjunction with 72andSunny, directed a 2:00 minute promo spot for ...
United States
music video
Piano and Vocal by Iranian Musicians in Manila. Persian Music Live In Studio Recording by Gerardo Diwa
Music video of Piano and Vocal by Iranian Musicians in Manila. Persian Music Live In Studio Recording. ...
Philippines
commercial
Kipany Pictures & Director Ruben Latre Traverse Iceland To "Pioneer" Majestic Branding Campaign for TMG Health by Creative COW
Kipany Pictures’ Ruben Latre, known for his strong visual sensibility & aesthetic storytelling, directed and edited the cinematic image ca...
United States
commercial
Park Pictures’ The Glue Society Lives Life One The Run For Nike by Creative COW
Bicoastal/London-based Park Pictures’ directing collective The Glue Society speeds up the pace of life in the new :60 web film “Some Tim...
United Kingdom
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PixelBox Showreel 2011 by Chris Thorp
Headquartered at our home in Hong Kong, with offices in Shanghai and representation in Mumbai, our award winning services include visual eff...
Hong Kong
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Sultamedia Show Reel 2011 by Sala Sultan
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Japan
commercial
NEOGAMA and DIAGEO launch the first campaign created in Brazil for Johnnie Walker by Creative COW
The awakening of a giant that slept where the Sugar Loaf stands today is the center of the multimedia campaign that encompasses TV, theaters...
Brazil
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Adam Kuczek - matte painting demo reel by Adam Kuczek
My current matte painting demo reel, featuring selected projects, mostly personal, done during this year and in 2010. All the camera project...
China






CREATIVE COW TRAINING TOOLS
Lighting and Shooting Gorgeous InterviewsLighting and Shooting Gorgeous Interviews
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On this DVD, Director of Photography Tom Miller, teaches you how to light an interview so that your subject looks natural, professional, and...GORGEOUS!






Rotoscoping with Mocha for AE Part 1: Tools to Create and Export Shapes * Adobe After Effects * Andrew Devis In this first of 3 tutorials on Rotoscoping with Mocha for AE, Andrew Devis introduces the tools needed to work quickly and efficiently in Mocha to create shapes and output those shapes to AE. Andrew also discusses when and why at certain points it may be better to use masks in AE rather than shapes from Mocha. This is an introductory tutorial aimed at showing the basic functions of Mocha so that you can have... more
3D Rigs Get Faster, Smaller, Lighter with HELIOS * Stereoscopic 3D * Debra Kaufman HELIOS is the new wireless, self-contained 3D stereo rig from 3D stereo camera pioneers Paradise FX. EPIC, Alexa and F3 shooters take note: because HELIOS is untethered, lightweight and self-contained, a Steadicam operator can move as freely as on a 2D shoot.... more
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Subscribe with iTunesAdobe After Effects Podcast
Rotoscoping with Mocha for AE Part 1: Tools to create and export shapes
by Andrew Devis
(00:22:04) -- 10/28/2011

In this first of 3 tutorials on Rotoscoping with Mocha for AE, Andrew Devis introduces the tools needed to work quickly and efficiently in Mocha to create shapes and output those shapes to AE. - Andrew also discusses when and why at certain points it may be better to use masks in AE rather than shapes from Mocha. This is an introductory tutorial aimed at showing the basic functions of Mocha so that you can have more confidence when using this excellent product. In the second tutorial Andrew will go on to show how to do tracking in Mocha for AE and some of the issues that may arise with that. In the last tutorial Andrew goes on to show how to create the final shapes layers that represent the areas to be rotoscoped and then shows how to link and adjust those tracks and output the final shapes to After Effects. The footage available for download is copyright and only allowed to be used from training purposes with these particular tutorials and not for anything else. It is not allowed to be copied, sold, or given away or used in any other kind of production for any reason. Is available as the project files download in lesson one, or here.


Subscribe with iTunesRE:Vision Effects
Twixtor - Working with Edits in Sony Vegas
by Lori Freitag
(00:06:52) -- 10/28/2011

This Tutorial explains when it is appropriate to use VideoFX and when to use MediaFX for Twixtor and how to deal with different re-timing scenarios such as Speeding up, slowing down and fit-to-fill. - Special Thanks to Jesse James Jones Jr. http://jessejamesjonesjr.com for allowing us to use his car footage.


Subscribe with iTunesAdobe After Effects Podcast
In The Loop - A Killer Expression
by Matthew Tompkins
(00:12:23) -- 10/27/2011

A detailed explanation and demonstration of the uses of the loop expression in After Effects. - Examining the loopOut(), loopIn(), loopInDuration(), loopOutDuration() commands and their "ping pong", "cycle" and "continue" modes.


Subscribe with iTunesAll Things Apple Podcast
Quick Tip - Encoding Clips in OSX Lion
by Kevin P McAuliffe
(00:01:48) -- 10/26/2011

With Apple's new OS, there are many "hidden" features that aren't apparent at first glance. This first Lion quick tip is perfect anyone looking to take video file, and quickly stream it for an iPod, iPhone, iPad, or even for FCPX. -






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