Tutorial: The basics of Fusion in DaVinci Resolve

October 31, 2022Process, Tutorial, Vlog

Lately we’ve been exploring some of the compositing and graphics features of the “Fusion” component of the free video editing software DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic design. In previous blogs we’ve shown how we use DaVinci Resolve to edit surgical footage, gave an overview of all the features DaVinci Resolve offers, and demonstrated how to add … Read More

Scratching the surface of “scratch narration”

September 16, 2022Conferences, News, Process

Audio narration is key to delivering your educational message when using video. If you are submitting a video to a conference, audio narration of your dictated script may be a requirement. At the end of your video production when you are ready to render out your final video file, you’ll want to be using high-quality … Read More

PSA: Back up your backup

July 25, 2022Process, Tutorial

We’ve recently experienced a minor hardware issue with our data storage (spoiler: everything is fine and intact), and wanted to share our experience in redundant back ups (or as our manager would put it, ‘backing up the backup’).

An update on our surgical filming gear

June 27, 2022Process

We’re always looking for the best way to capture surgery, and so our standard video gear has changed since we started filming in the operating room (OR) in 2011. For a more in-depth discussion about our filming process in the OR, check out what we’ve documend in this blog. With the expansion of our atlas … Read More

Tutorial: Adding text to videos using DaVinci Resolve

April 13, 2022Process, Tutorial, Vlog

DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic is a fantastic video editing application that’s completely FREE!! We’ve shown an overview of our process on using DaVinci Resolve for surgical video production in a past blog, and recently released a video presentation we gave at the Association of Medical Illustrators on using education and design principles in our videos. … Read More