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Reality TV Post with Final Cut

Reality TV Post with Final Cut

In the first of a two part series on how Final Cut Pro is being used in two of the biggest reality TV shops in the country, Mark Raudonis, VP…

Avid Gems 8

Avid Gems 8

Get your bin tips! Step right up, folks! Get your bin tips here! Once again: maybe not sexy, but useful. One of these tips isn’t even in the…

Make Custom Templates for FCP

Take advantage of all of the tools in Final Cut Suite 2 to make your work in Final Cut Pro easier and more polished. Customizing Templates in Motion is easier…

Color Correction Video Tutorial

Color Correction Video Tutorial

This video tutorial on color correction shows how color contrast can be used to really transform an image. A large part of color correction is improving and manipulating the tonal…

Tutorial – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Easy Setup Part 2

Tutorial – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Easy Setup Part 2

In the first of our three part look at the Easy Setup (ES) in Final Cut Pro, we took an in-depth look at the Capture Presets (CP), and really…

Avid Gems #7

Avid Gems #7

I wasn’t sure if anyone was reading these, so I stopped for a few weeks. Then I got a very nice comment from Ra-ey Saleh who has…

Color Correction – Secondaries Video Tutorial

Here is a video tutorial – one of a series based on my book “Color Correction for Video,” out in December from Focal Press – showing how to…

Color Correction Video Tutorial

Color Correction Video Tutorial

Another in a series of color correction tutorials from the upcoming revised edition of “Color Correction for Video” coming out in December from Focal Press. In this installment…

Color Correction Tutorial

This is another in an ongoing series of color correction video tutorials taken from the upcoming revised edition of my book “Color Correction for Video” (originally released as…

Avid Gems 6

Avid Gems 6

OK, this won’t be a sexy tips week, but it’ll be useful. Sometimes sexy sells, but in economic times like these, sometimes you’ve got…

Creating Custom-shaped Vignettes in Apple Color

This video tutorial is one of more than two dozen video tutorials I created for the revised edition of “Color Correction for Video” which I originally wrote with…

Avid Gems #5

Avid Gems #5

Many of you know me from various listserves, and hopefully I have a reputation as someone who’s willing to help out people with problems. Today’s Gem…

Color Correction Video Tutorial

The latest in my series of color correction video tutorials is a brief departure from art to get to the nuts and bolts of installing color correction hardware. If you…

Handheld Camera Script

Handheld Camera Script

Introducing a new script that creates an AE camera that not only has handheld motion, but can be easily adjusted to mimic a variety of camera motion effects like running…

Avid Promotes Red Workflow… Finally

Avid has finally stepped into the real world in regards to Red Camera workflows. Check out their new PDF booklet . Avid is coming late to the table in promoting their…