Post-Production

Do you know the Adobe Premiere Pro trimming keyboard shortcuts?

IMHO these are some of the most important PPro shortcuts
Written by  |  July 3, 2015

I was spending some time this morning preparing for an upcoming 3-day Adobe Premiere Pro CC training seminar I’m teaching for a local health care company and I was reminded of what I think is one of the single most important PPro keyboard shortcut batches to know: all about trimming to the playhead.

If you use Apple's Compressor application in conjunction with Final Cut Pro X, this is a must-watch episode containing several great tips to speed up your workflow from
On Monday the latest live show Virtual User Group ("VUG") was broadcast where we discussed Final Cut Pro and related topics. Watch it above, or better yet,
This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can create 3D objects out of your own vector...

Are you an Editor who finds After Effects to be a bit too daunting?  There are other tools out there to help take your work to the next level, and Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator is definately one of them!

RX Loudness Control


Written by  |  June 30, 2015
iZotope, the maker of a wide range of innovative audio software,...

Useful Tools for Editors - After Summit Edition

Some new tools previewed, others shipping now
Written by  |  June 30, 2015

The first ever Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit has come to an end out in San Jose, California. It looks like it was a great weekend with a ton of socializing and learning about all things FCPX. I wanted to go but previously booked work took me to the other end of the country. I kept up with the event via social media and there were a number of new product announcements out and around the Summit. Add that to other new tools and we’ve got a fresh edition of Useful Tools for Editors.

After Effects Hidden Gems: Sequence Layers

Learn to quickly edit a selection of layers end to end - with or without crossfades
Written by  |  June 29, 2015

After Effects is not a video editing program - but it does have a few good editing tricks up its sleeve. One is Sequence Layers, which can take a group of layers - in the order you select them - and quickly arrange them end to end, with or without crossfades:


Telestream upgrades Switch; adds US$49 middle tier

The Telestream Switch app I reviewed previously has reached version 1.6 with new features and a US$49 middle tier.
Written by  |  June 27, 2015

In August of 2014, I published my first review about Switch called Telestream’s Switch aims to overtake & surpass QuickTime Pro. Since then, there have been several updates and now with version 1.6, new features including audio Loudness measurement, subtitles, and even a new US$49 middle tier. Ahead are the details.

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe goes over the new features in 8.4 of Avid Media Composer including true Resolution Independence, Timeline Search and AAX Audio Presets.

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