Blender Demo Reel 2013

Check out the latest Demo Reel for the Free Open Source Software Blender. For anyone that is looking for a low budget software to create high end quality animations and compositing then I highly recommend they take a look at Blender.org. It is free to download and use and there tons of free tutorials all […]

Using gestures to edit with Final Cut Pro X

For all Final Cut editors. Here is a cool video on how to edit using gestures. It feels as if we are getting closer to editing video like in Minority Report. Very cool and Extremely time saving. Watch the video demonstrating gestures with Final Cut X at this link: Using gestures to edit with Final Cut […]

Noodle physics simulation ;p – Blender and Bullet Physics – YouTube

Here is an awesome video using physics inside of Blender a free open source 3d software.  It is amazing what open source free software is able to do now. Noodle physics simulation ;p – Blender and Bullet Physics – YouTube.   Here is more on the creation of this animation: http://www.blendernation.com/2012/04/05/noodle-physics-simulation-blender-and-bullet-physics/#more-27301

Free Music Archive

Free music Archive

More free stuff 🙂 If you ever need to find music that is free then I recommend you check out Free Music Archive. Here you will find music for your personal project or even commercial projects.

GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program – FREE

Like photoshop only free! 🙂 As some of  you may have figured out, I am a HUGE fan of free or open source software.  Over the years I have seen some of my favorites grow by leaps and bounds.  Gimp is one that I have played with before that seems to be getting better and better.

Is Final Cut Pro X going to do to video what Gutenberg did with printing?

Here is a great article that I believe actually captures the vision Apple has for Final Cut X and beyond. Excerpt from the article: “Suddenly the skills that had kept them in the roles that they had had for centuries started to change. They had to “retrain” and become proficient in the new technologies of […]

Vimeo Music Store

If you need music for your next video production job, check out Vimeo Music Store. Make sure to check out their free music selection.  Not bad. 🙂

Michael Wohl talks ‘The Joy of FCPX’ at the Amsterdam SuperMeet

Here is a great video I found on FCP.co on the the “Joy of using FCPX”.  What I like about this video is that we can really see the direction Final Cut is heading.  With all the hoopla and debate on Final Cut, it is nice to see someone that is thinking ahead of the […]

Jason Fried: Why work does not happen at work | Video on TED.com

Here is a great video on how to get more done while you are at work, if it is at home or at the office. I am a huge believer of remote collaboration. The way I see it removing the 1-2 hours a day of commuting to the office gives you the opportunity to add […]

Lighting tips from the Masters « BenSimonds.com

    Here is a great article on how to light like the pros.  These techniques may be used for photography, video, painting and 3d animation.  Included in this article is a FREE blender file of a proper 3 point lighting setup.

Blender 2011 Siggraph Demo Reel

I am a huge fan of Blender 3D, a free open source software application that works on all operating systems and allows you to model, animate, composite, edit, create games, simulate liquids and Much Much More.  Oh yeah and its FREE! Check out the Reel: Blender 2011 Siggraph Demo Reel – YouTube. Visit the website: […]

Free Render Farm for all :)

I am very proud of how far Blender has gone.  At this speed I can only imagine how much further they can go. Now Blender will allow you to render on the global render farm to speed up your render process. Blender 3D is a free 3D app to create animations, compositing, games and modeling. […]