New plug-ins for Vegas, Premiere, FXP

As any editor knows, if there’s one thing you can never get enough of, it’s plug-ins. You know, shiny new ways of screwing up good...

Premiere Pro readies an update

Adobe is getting ready to release an upgrade to its video editor, Premiere Pro. Now that their software is no longer purchasable in the good...

New mounting for GoPro Hero

For those times when you’re not hurtling down a mountain or stuck to the side of a fast-moving vehicle, GoPro now offers the “Frame”, the...

Canon launches XF205/200 camcorder

It’s been a while coming – we thought it might have arrived last year when the XA10 was upgraded to the XA20 but no joy...

Red Giant rewrites Magic Bullet Looks

Red Giant Software has announced it’s to release a substantial free upgrade for users of its Magic Bullet Looks software. The program adds adjustable stylised...

Panasonic launches 4K action cam

Panasonic is about to start selling a two-part wearable action camera that films in 4K resolution at 25 frames per second. Available in May at...

Disney buys YouTube “MCN”

Maker Studios, one of the many so-called “Multi Channel Networks” that sign up YouTube creators and bring them under a common banner and branding, is...

Connecting XLR mics to consumer camcorders

Connecting professional XLR microphones to consumer level camcorders or DSLR cameras is fraught with potential problems. Many people seem to assume they can just wire...