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Advanced Keying in Blackmagic Design Fusion

Advanced Keying in Blackmagic Design Fusion

Following his well-received exploration of the power of customized keying inside Blackmagic Design Fusion, Simon Ubsdell goes even further into his look at the liberation from the inevitable limitations of other people's keyers by building your own inside Fusion. Along the way, you'll learn about Channel Booleans and many other insights that you'll be able to use in all of your Fusion projects.

Tutorial
Simon Ubsdell
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design Teranex Mini: 4K Monitoring & So Much More

Blackmagic Design Teranex Mini: 4K Monitoring & So Much More

When Blackmagic asked broadcast engineer, systems designer, and all-around straight shooter Bob Zelin to take a look at the new Teranex Mini line, he told them no. Converter stories are too boring. Just one problem, though: his clients couldn't see pictures out of their SDI gear going into HDMI inputs of consumer 4K TVs. BMD promised that one of the Minis would do the trick, and it did -- but Bob was pleasantly surprised to find even more than he was looking for! Find out why he calls the Teranex Mini lineup a no-brainer, and what it might be able to do for you. Read more...

Editorial, Feature
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
Building a Broadcast Studio with Blackmagic Design

Building a Broadcast Studio with Blackmagic Design

Master facility designer Bob Zelin has been building studios for his clients based around the offerings from Blackmagic Design, and he's here to tell you: this is for real. The pieces are here now, and they fit together beautifully -- and he's got even more clients lined up for Blackmagic-centered studios. Read on as Bob helps you put together a plan to build your own.

Feature
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design's Film Scanner and the 4K Future

Blackmagic Design's Film Scanner and the 4K Future

A film scanner being released in 2014 is kind of a strange thing, but not when you get the full Ultra HD story. Blackmagic Design's new Cintel Film Scanner can create Ultra HD content in real time for a fraction of the price of older scanners, and many movies and television shows over the last thirty years were shot on 35mm or 16mm film - natively Ultra HD content, just waiting to be scanned and re-released into the world.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview
Kylee Peña
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Introduces New Ultra HD Film and Studio Cameras

Blackmagic Introduces New Ultra HD Film and Studio Cameras

Continuing what has become true Blackmagic Style, the company introduced a variety of products to cover the full range of content creation -- including film and studio cameras and a film scanner.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview
Kylee Peña
Blackmagic Design
Bob Zelin Looks at the Blackmagic Design Audio Monitor

Bob Zelin Looks at the Blackmagic Design Audio Monitor

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor offers rack mount audio monitoring from an advanced 6G-SDI input, AES/EBU and analog audio sources in a compact and elegant package. Bob Zelin gives the 'eagle eye' look as he zooms in on its real-world application in XOS Digital's extensive broadcast media asset management system.

Review, Editorial, Feature
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
Using a Little Blackmagic to Revisit a Documentary

Using a Little Blackmagic to Revisit a Documentary

Pixie Dust flows from Blackmagic Design's Teranex 2D Processor to integrate and upconvert newly discovered vintage SD footage, photographic stills and new interviews into a re-edited and remastered 2001 documentary memorializing the 1963 NCAA "Game of Change" between Mississippi State University and Loyola. Over 60% of the new DVD/Blu-ray includes new footage or pictures, and the challenge was to make the old SD footage look as good as possible in an HD project.

Review, Editorial, Feature
Robbie Coblentz
Blackmagic Design
Arrested Development at Shapeshifter

Arrested Development at Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter in Los Angeles most recently color-corrected and added VFX to ten of the new 15 episodes of the cult TV show Arrested Development. The job came to the full-service post facility almost accidentally, when colorist Randy Coonfield advised the production on how to best round-trip between the company's Avids and its DaVinci Resolve from Blackmagic Design. Since all 15 episodes were released at once, Randy had his hands full, often color-correcting two episodes at a time to make the final push, turning out an entire season in a matter of days. Here, Randy Coonfield talks to Creative COW about what it took to get this new on-demand season out and streaming.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview
Randy Coonfield
Blackmagic Design
Bob Zelin Looks at the Blackmagic Design SmartScope Duo

Bob Zelin Looks at the Blackmagic Design SmartScope Duo

Stop using the high price of HD waveform/vectorscopes as an excuse for not checking your video. Join Bob Zelin for a closer look at a real-world installation of Blackmagic's new SmartScope Duo, a practical, flexible, and yes, affordable approach to broadcast-quality monitoring.

Review, Feature
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
MTV Trials 3D for Video Music Awards

MTV Trials 3D for Video Music Awards

MTV took a step towards 3D broadcasts at its annual Video Music Awards, feeding a 3D signal into the Regal Theatre adjacent to the event's downtown Los Angeles venue. That 3D signal was a real-time 2D-to-3D conversion thanks to Blackmagic Design's new Teranex 3D processor, which was shown at NAB 2012. Priced at $3,995, the Teranex 3D processor provides a 3D exemplified by depth of field and no artifacts. For MTV, the 3D broadcast is yet another step in experimenting with the right technology for the right event.

Feature
Debra Kaufman
Blackmagic Design
IBC 2012: Blackmagic Design Releases

IBC 2012: Blackmagic Design Releases

Blackmagic Design used IBC to debut seven products, including a second version of its camera, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT. The UltraStudio 4K, UltraStudio Mini Monitor and Mini Recorder, and DeckLink 4K Extreme, as well as Mini Converter 4K and Videohub Master Control emphasized the company's focus on 4K and Thunderbolt-enabled products. The company also added support for the ExFAT file system, for Windows users.

Editorial, Feature
Debra Kaufman
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design President Dan May on Cintel Acquisition

Blackmagic Design President Dan May on Cintel Acquisition

On July 24th, Blackmagic Design announced its acquisition of long-time film/TV telecine, film scanner, and post production technology leader, Cintel International. Blackmagic Design President Dan May spoke with Creative COW's Debra Kaufman about what this means for the company's product line up as well as for the endurance of Cintel's R&D and the future of film.

Feature, People / Interview
Debra Kaufman
Blackmagic Design
The Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Can It Run with the Big Boys

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Can It Run with the Big Boys

Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media takes another look into Blackmagic Design's new Cinema Camera to see how this camera further excels. With the camera sporting 13 stops of dynamic range through a 12-bit RAW data structure, there's one aspect of production where it truly might be able to hang with the "big boys."

Editorial, Feature
Marco Solorio
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty: We Want to Blow Your Mind

Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty: We Want to Blow Your Mind

Blackmagic Design Founder and CEO Grant Petty has earned a reputation as one of the industry's straightest shooters, leading one of the industry's consistently disruptive companies. While he doesn't shy away from controversy, what shines through Grant's conversation is his love for this industry, and, as he puts it, his goal of "blowing people's minds." We're pleased to let him tell you about it in his own words in this energetic recorded interview.

Feature
Grant Petty
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design’s SmartView HD Monitor & Pocket Ultrascope

Blackmagic Design’s SmartView HD Monitor & Pocket Ultrascope

With new shows coming in the door for Pink Sneakers Productions, Bob Zelin looked to Blackmagic Design's new SmartView HD Monitor and Pocket UltraScope to make the configuration upgrades while maintaining a sense of budget.

Review
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design Simplifies Teranex Product Line-up

Blackmagic Design Simplifies Teranex Product Line-up

Blackmagic Design acquires Teranex Systems Inc., in a strategic move to complement their own efforts for providing extremely high quality image processing for broadcast, feature film and high end post production needs, with plans to simplify the Teranex product line and release the VC-100 broadcast image processor.

Feature
Debra Kaufman
Blackmagic Design
The Blackmagic ATEM 1 M/E switcher: AMAZING

The Blackmagic ATEM 1 M/E switcher: AMAZING

When Bob Zelin saw the Blackmagic ATEM line of switchers at the 2011 NAB Show, he was blown away by the price and ease of use, and could hardly wait to get his hands on one. He was able to install a pre-release version of the ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher for his clients at Matchpoint Studios in Tampa, FL, and the word you'll see repeated throughout his report is "AMAZING." Read on to find out why, and to see if the ATEM 1 M/E will work for you.

Review, Feature
Bob Zelin
Blackmagic Design
Bright Lights, Big Signage

Bright Lights, Big Signage

"Activate the Space" builds on their experience in post and broadcast to rewrite the rules of digital signage for some of the world’s most visible stages and public spaces.

Feature, People / Interview, Project
Chris Pelzar
Blackmagic Design
Blue Ribbon for Best of Show: NAB 2010 -- Blackmagic Design

Blue Ribbon for Best of Show: NAB 2010 -- Blackmagic Design

There may have been companies at 2010's NAB Show who brought more new products than Blackmagic Design -- but then again, with a dozen major new releases, there may not have been. There was certainly nobody who brought so many best-of-category products, several of which could merit Best of Show awards on their own, with the potential to truly transform advanced post and broadcast workflows. Simply put, we've never seen anybody come to the show playing for keeps in so many different ways.

Review, Feature, People / Interview
Grant Petty
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Authors

Robbie Coblentz (1)
Debra Kaufman (5)
Chris Pelzar (1)
Grant Petty (2)
Marco Solorio (1)
Simon Ubsdell (1)
Kylee Peña (2)
Bob Zelin (6)


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