How Soviet psychiatrists found the secret of cinema magic

Back in the 1920s, a group of Soviet psychiatrists discovered that film editing manipulates not only our sense of space and time but also our emotions. That's why editing is the magic sauce that brings a film to life—or kills it. But how is this possible? How did it come to be? This video tells you all about it. » 7/31/14 9:25pm 7/31/14 9:25pm

10 movies that show how great editing can turn movies into masterpieces

Editing is crucial for film. It can ruin a movie and it can turn a good movies into a masterpiece. It's a powerful weapon for filmmakers. CineFix has put together a top 10 list detailing what they think are the most effective editing moments of all time in the video below. It's obviously arbitrary, but it's a great… » 7/08/14 1:57am 7/08/14 1:57am

Gremlins 2, Modernized by Uber Fan with Uber Props

I haven't rewatched it since childhood, but my vague recollections of Gremlins 2 strained through my modern brain's taste filter bring me to the conclusion that the film might not be the Oscar-candidate I once thought. But there was one scene that was very memorable all the same. It's when the film breaks in the… » 9/02/08 12:45pm 9/02/08 12:45pm

Amazing Direct Note Access is Photoshop For Music

Charlie over at DVICE is a musician, so if he says this Direct Note Access is miraculous, we definitely believe him. Think of this software suite as Photoshop, but for music—able to change any note to any other note even if it's buried inside chords or other instruments playing simultaneously. Up until now, you… » 4/16/08 3:30pm 4/16/08 3:30pm

Tracking Shot: Free and Easy Pic 'n' Music Editing

Want to put together a quick and tasteful photo/music sequence? At Tracking Shot, upload some photos and a song, and the free Flash-based web app automagically mixes up a pictorial montage for you, syncing up your pics with the beat of your music. Tell it which pics are more important, select a few key areas of your… » 10/16/06 11:18am 10/16/06 11:18am