Last week, Apple released new versions of Final Cut, Motion and Compressor. Not to be outdone, this week Adobe released a significant new beta version of Premiere Pro. The beta version marks the start of a major redesign of the entire application. Though, unlike Apple, Adobe is making the transition as a series of smaller steps, without losing compatibility with past projects. It's my lead story.
MovieLabs (founded in 2006 by Disney, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Bros) published their 2030 Vision for the Evolution of Media Creation in 2019. It has since become the gold standard that businesses, studios and sectors worldwide look to when developing technology goals and infrastructure. If you haven't read it, now is a good time.
Thinking of the Evolution of Media report, Foundry spoke to MovieLabs for insight into the outlook, pace and direction of their 2030 Vision amidst an unprecedented global pandemic that uprooted traditional workflows, media creation and production pipelines. Here's their update.
IBC opened registration for IBC 2021, which will take place Dec. 3-6, 2021, in Amsterdam. The show will be both in-person and online with a focus on "bringing the industry back together again."
SmallHD announced the Cine13, the "most agile 4K production monitor we’ve ever built. With a rugged, yet sleek design, this powerful field display can fit into any production scenario." It combines a 4K HDR post-production viewing experience with the rugged construction needed for physical production environments.
Trivia for writers everywhere: On June 23, 1868, the Sholes and Glidden typewriter was patented; it uses the QWERTY keyboard, which is still the most popular keyboard layout in the world.