Movie Video Suite Review

Have you ever wondered how some people are able to create such amazing looking videos? Odds are you may have even attempted to do so in the past, only to find that it was either too difficult or didn’t seem to turn out the way that you wanted it to.

Rather than being discouraged, you should try using the Movavi Video Suite instead. It is a powerful video making software, but unlike anything else you may have tried up till now it is also incredibly user-friendly and straightforward.

Video Making Software

When you use the Movavi Video Suite, you’ll have a ton of different options in terms of how you create your video. If you want you could use video clips that you’ve already recorded using your camera or smartphone, or you could even capture video directly from your screen or via a webcam. Another option is to use photos and create a stunning video slideshow.

Regardless of which option you go for, the Movavi Video Suite will provide you with all the features that you need to ensure your video ends up looking great. Some of the tools that you could use include:

  • Improving the quality of your videos by adjusting the color settings, stabilizing shaky video, sharpening blurry video, and correcting other issues too.
  • Cutting and removing unnecessary parts of your videos and merging clips together as required.
  • Using stylish transitions between scenes to jazz up the appearance of your video.
  • Applying a huge selection of special video effects that can transform the appearance of your video completely.
  • Adding background music or voice-overs and controlling the audio settings.
  • Inserting customized text as captions, subtitles, or watermarks and animating them if you like.
  • Saving and optimizing videos quickly and effectively with the help of hundreds of presets that are tailored to different devices and platforms.

 

In a nutshell, not only will the Movavi Video Suite hand you the tools that you need to create and improve your videos – but it will also simplify the entire process and make it accessible even to beginners. In contrast to the normal steep learning curve that goes hand in hand with creating videos, this is going to be a welcome change that will enable you to create videos that look as if they were produced by a professional. Who knows – you may even be able to use your newfound skills to help you with your work.

Complete List of Winners of Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2013

Here’s the complete list of the winners of the Metro Manila Film Festival 2013.

  • Metro Manila Film Festival 2013New Wave Best Student Short Film Special Jury Prize – NoFilter by Mapua Institute of Technology
  • New Wave Short Film Best Picture – Ang Paglisan
  • Animation Jury Prize – Ang Lalong ni Kulakong
  • Best Animated Picture – Kaleh and Mbaki
  • Best Festival Float – Boy Golden
  • Youth Choice Film Award – Pagpag
  • Best New Wave Film Director – Armando Lao (Dukit)
  • Special Jury Prize – Mga Anino ng Kahapon
  • Best Picture for New Wave Full Length – Dukit
  • Best Actress for New Wave – Agot Isidro (Mga Anino ng Kahapon)
  • Best Actor for New Wave – Bambalito Lacap, Willy Layug, Bor Ocampo (Dukit)
  • Best Child Performer –  Ryzza Mae Dizon (My Little Bossings)
  • Best Sound Engineer – Emmanuel Clemente (10,000 Hours)
  • Best Musical Score – Teresa Barrozo (10,000 Hours)
  • Best Theme Song – My Little Bossings
  • Best Make-up – Pagpag
  • Best Visual Effects – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Production Design – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Editor- Maria Ignacio – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Cinematographer – 10,000 Hours
  • Most Gender-sensitive Film – Island Dreams (New Wave)
  • Most Gender-sensitive Film – Hintayin mo sa Seq.24 (Students Category)
  • Most Gender-sensitive Film – Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy (Main)
  • Special Recognition Award – Ronnie Ricketts (OMB)
  • FPJ Memorial Award for Exellence – 10,00 Hours
  • Best Story – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Screenplay – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Director – Joyce Bernal for 10,000 Hours
  • Gat Puno Villegas Cultural Award – 10,000 Hours
  • 3rd Best Picture Award – My Little Bossings
  • 2nd Best Picture Award – Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
  • Best Picture – 10,000 Hours
  • Best Supporting Actor – Pen Medina (10,000 Hours)
  • Best Supporting Actress – Aiza Seguerra (My Little Bossings)
  • Best Actor – Robin Padilla (10,000 Hours)
  • Best Actress – Maricel Soriano (Boy, Girl, Bakla, Tomboy)

10,000 Hours wins 14 Awards at Film Festival

 10,000 Hours movie starring Robin Padilla which is a fictional movie that is inspired by the life story of former senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson won 14 different awards during the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2013.

10, 000 Hours Movie

The movie was also starred by actors and actresses Michael de Mesa, Bela Padilla, Pen Medina, Mylene Dizon, Ketchup Eusebio and many more. The following are the awards which the movie has had received.

  1. Best Sound Engineer – Emmanuel Clemente
  2. Best Musical Score – Teresa Barrozo
  3. Best Visual Effects
  4. Best Production Design
  5. Best Editor- Maria Ignacio
  6. Best Cinematography
  7. FPJ Memorial Award for Exellence
  8. Best Story
  9. Best Screenplay
  10. Best Director – Joyce Bernal
  11. Gat Puno Villegas Cultural Award
  12. Best Picture
  13. Best Supporting Actor – Pen Medina
  14. Best Actor – Robin Padilla

Here below is the official movie trailer of the movie.

Top 5 Most Popular Torrent Sites

I was trying to look for best torrent indexer sites where I can have a good source of downloadable movies for the weekend. And here below are the top 5 most popular torrent sites I got.

  1. isoHunt.com. This torrent indexer site is one of the sites I’d been checking years back. And it’s good to know that up until now, it is still working good.
  2. ThePirateBay.org. This site is originally founded in Sweden but it has been known much in the entire world wide web because of its peers and seeders.
  3. Torrentz.com. This is a Finland-based torrent indexer but it does good. It has a lot of seeders as well.
  4. ExtraTorrent.com. This torrent indexer site is new to me as well as the proceeding one. I haven’t tried these two sites yet, but reviews said these two are good and are popular as well.
  5. TorrentReactor.net.

SAG Awards 2013: List of winners

Here are the list of the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards | SAG Awards 2013 Winners held at The Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 27, 2013, in Los Angeles.

MOVIES:

Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln

Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook

Supporting actor: Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln

Supporting actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables

Cast: “Argo

Stunt ensemble: “Skyfall

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners | SAG Awards 2013 Winners | 19th SAG Awards Winners

TELEVISION:

Actor in a movie or miniseries: Kevin CostnerHatfields & McCoys

Actress in a movie or miniseries: Julianne Moore, “Game Change

Actor in a drama series: Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad

Actress in a drama series: Claire Danes, “Homeland

Actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock

Actress in a comedy series: Tina Fey, “30 Rock

Drama series cast: “Downton Abbey

Comedy series cast: “Modern Family

Stunt ensemble: “Game of Thrones

Life Achievement: Dick Van Dyke

J.J. Abrams To Direct Star Wars 7

Disney has confirmed that J.J. Abrams will direct the upcoming Star Wars 7 which is initially reported to be released by 2015.

J.J. Abrams To Direct Star Wars 7J.J. Abrams To Direct Star Wars 7 (image from treknews.net)

Some of the television series handled by J.J. Abrams include:

  • Felicity — 1998 – 2002
  • Alias — 2001 – 2006
  • Lost (co-creator) — 2004 -2010
  • Fringe — 2008 – 2013
  • Undercovers — 2010
  • Person of Interest (producer) — 2011 – present
  • Alcatraz — 2012
  • Revolution — 2012 – present

And these are the films he has worked:

    • Star Trek films — Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek into Darkness (2013)
    • Mission: Impossible III (2006)

Super 8 (2011)

And in 2015, he is expected to direct Star Wars 7.

Complete List of Oscar Nominations 2013

Here are the complete list of Oscar Nominations 2013:

Best Picture:
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Zero Dark Thirty”
“Lincoln”
“Les Miserables”
“Life of Pi”
“Amour”
“Django Unchained”
“Argo”

Best Supporting Actor:
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Robert De Niro, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”

Best Supporting Actress:
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
Jacki Weaver, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”
Amy Adams, “The Master”

Best Director:
David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”
Michael Haneke, “Amour”
Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Actor:
Daniel Day Lewis, “Lincoln”
Denzel Washington, “Flight”
Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables”
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”

Best Actress:
Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”
Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Original Screenplay:
“Zero Dark Thirty”
“Django Unchained”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Amour”
“Flight”

Best Adapted Screenplay:
“Lincoln”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Animated Feature:
“Frankenweenie”
“The Pirates! Band of Misfits”
“Wreck-It Ralph”
“Paranorman”
“Brave”

Best Foreign Feature:
“Amour”
“A Royal Affair”
“Kon-Tiki”
“No”
“War Witch”

Best Visual Effects:
“Life of Pi”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“The Avengers”
“Prometheus”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Cinematography:
“Skyfall”
“Anna Karenina”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”

Best Costume Design:
“Anna Karenina”
“Les Miserables”
“Lincoln”
“Mirror Mirror”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Documentary Feature:
“Searching for Sugar Man”
“How to Survive a Plague”
“The Gatekeepers”
“5 Broken Cameras”
“The Invisible War”

Best Documentary Short:
“Open Heart”
“Inocente”
“Redemption”
“Kings Point”
“Mondays at Racine”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Film Editing:
“Lincoln”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Life of Pi”
“Argo”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
“Hitchcock”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Les Miserables”

Best Music (Original Score):
“Anna Karenina”
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Skyfall”

Best Music (Original Song):
“Before My Time” from “Chasing Ice”
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from “Ted”
“Pi’s Lullaby” from “Life of Pi”
“Skyfall” from “Skyfall”
“Suddenly” from “Les Misérables”

Best Production Design:
“Anna Karenina”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Les Misérables”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”

Best Short Film, Animated:
“Adam and Dog”
“Fresh Guacamole”
“Head over Heels”
“Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare'”
“Paperman”

Best Short Film, Live Action:
“Asad”
“Buzkashi Boys”
“Curfew”
“Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)”
“Henry”

Best Sound Editing:
“Argo”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Skyfall”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Sound Mixing:
“Argo”
“Les Misérables”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Skyfall”

Let us all wait and see who’ll going to grab awards on the 24th of February, 2013.

Disney, to buy Star Wars production company, Lucasfilm

The Walt Disney Company just recently announces that they are going to buy the Star Wars production company, the Lucasfilm.

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As excerpted from the former company’s press release below:

Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary STAR WARS franchise.

Acquisition continues Disney’s strategic focus on creating and monetizing the world’s best branded content, innovative technology and global growth to drive long-term shareholder value.

Lucasfilm to join company’s global portfolio of world class brands including Disney, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel and ABC.

STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 feature film targeted for release in 2015.

Adelle’s “Skyfall” is 007 Soundtrack

 Adelle’s “Skyfall” sets the new James Bond’s adventures for this year.

Adelle's SkyfallAdelle’s Skyfall (image from mshcdn.com)

This basically means that Adelle’s “Skyfall” will be the official sound track of the upcoming movie and new adventure of James Bond, an addition to his 007 films.

I have not personally listened to this song yet, but I think this must be good. I am not a fan of Adelle even if she’ll use pearl flute, but since the production of the 007 films has chosen her and her song, I might as well start liking her songs then.

2012 Teen Choice Award Winners

Movies
Choice Movie Actor: Action
WINNER: Taylor Lautner, “Abduction”

Choice Movie Actress: Action
WINNER: Zoe Saldana, “Colombiana”

Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
WINNER: “The Hunger Games

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
WINNER: Josh Hutcherson, “The Hunger Games” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
WINNER: Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games”

Choice Movie: Drama
WINNER: “The Lucky One”

Choice Movie Actor: Drama
WINNER: Zac Efron, “The Lucky One”

Choice Movie Actress: Drama
WINNER: Emma Stone, “The Help”

Choice Movie: Comedy
WINNER: “21 Jump Street”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
WINNER: Emma Stone, “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

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Television
Choice TV Show: Drama
WINNER: “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
WINNER: “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
WINNER: Ian Somerhalder, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
WINNER: Nina Dobrev, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Action
WINNER: Adam Rodriguez, “CSI: Miami”

Choice TV Show: Comedy
WINNER: “Glee”

Choice TV Actor: Comedy
WINNER: Chris Colfer, “”Glee””

Choice TV Actress: Comedy
WINNER: Lea Michele, “”Glee””

Choice TV Female Scene Stealer
WINNER: Candice Accola, “The Vampire Dairies”

Choice TV Male Scene Stealer
WINNER: Michael Trevino, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Breakout Star: Female
WINNER: Hannah Simone, “New Girl”

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Music
Choice Male Artist
WINNER: Justin Bieber

Choice Female Artist
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group
WINNER: Selena Gomez & The Scene

Choice Single by a Female Artist
WINNER: “Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift

Choice Single by a Male Artist
WINNER: “Boyfriend,” Justin Bieber

Choice Female Country Artist
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Choice Country Song
WINNER: “Sparks Fly,” Taylor Swift

Choice Love Song
WINNER: “What Makes You Beautiful,” One Direction

Choice Break-Up Song
WINNER: “Payphone,” Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa

Choice Summer Music Star: Female
WINNER: Demi Lovato

Choice Summer Music Star: Male
WINNER: Justin Bieber

Choice Summer Music Star: Group
WINNER: One Direction

Choice Music: Breakout Artist
WINNER: Carly Rae Jepsen

Choice Music: Breakout Group
WINNER: One Direction

Fashion
Choice Fashion Icon: Male
WINNER: Justin Bieber

Choice Female Hottie
WINNER: Miley Cyrus

Choice Male Hottie
WINNER: Ian Somerhalder

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Other
Choice Book
WINNER: “The Hunger Games” trilogy, Suzanne Collins

Choice Comedian
WINNER: Ellen DeGeneres Jimmy Fallon

Choice Twit
WINNER: Demi Lovato