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In LA? Hire this editor!

I’m decompressing from “Maelstrom” and catching up on email that accumulated during the shoot, and I notice that Los Angeles-based editor Sharon Franklin is looking…

Dock Options for Mac, Windows, and iPhone

Dock Options for Mac, Windows, and iPhone

Looking to get organized? If your Desktop is as bad as mine, you need all the help you can get. Here are three Dock options for Mac and Windows users…

TrafficEstimate.com Shows PVC Fastest Growing Video Site

TrafficEstimate.com Shows PVC Fastest Growing Video Site

According to Traffic Estimate, ProVideo Coalition now has 70,700 visitors within the past 30 days. Compared to Videography which has 29,900. While Traffic Estimate isn’t necessarily…

Rendering Motion Projects in Final Cut Pro

Rendering Motion Projects in Final Cut Pro

If you have begun to explore Final Cut Studio’s application integration by embedding your Motion project files into your Final Cut Pro sequence, you may have noticed a…

Timecode Burn-in and Encode in One Step for Final Cut Studio

Timecode Burn-in and Encode in One Step for Final Cut Studio

Timecode burn-in is used to assist in referencing back to parts of show. Typically this has been used on VHS tapes for producers so they can comment on shows…

Final Cut Pro to YouTube

Final Cut Pro to YouTube

What people tend to forget is that you are sending YouTube a master for them to compress; therefore, send the highest quality you can, that fits within their limitations. YouTube…

NLEs Are Still Too Expensive?

There has been a lot of noise lately from some folks that even the new Avid hardware pricing is too high. As someone who is in this game for the…

Final  Cut Pro – The Dividing Line

Final Cut Pro – The Dividing Line

When dragging tracks in the Timeline, where you drag is as important as what you drag. Careless dragging may result in an unintended overwrite edit when you intended an insert…

JL Cooper Eclipse panel

JL Cooper Eclipse panel

One of the reasons I got into this business in the first place was for the cool LCD displays, colored buttons, and various joysticks and fader bars. So it&#8217…

Adobe Demos Future Technology At NAB

Adobe showed some awesome stuff at NAB. My favorite was a future version of Premiere that transcribes your footage, then makes the transcription searchable for both editing and publishing to…

Final Cut Server Now Shipping

From Apple’s website: Apple today announced that it has begun shipping Final Cut Server, a powerful software solution for media asset management and workflow automation. A scaleable server…

Working with RED Footage

Working with RED Footage

For my unfair comparison of three cameras, I had to process RED clips to a greater degree than I had previously, including dealing with odd overexposure artifacts. I relate my…

Red to Avid Workflow Utility

Red to Avid Workflow Utility

Rainer Standke, longtime participant on the FCP-L and Avid-L2 mailing lists, editor, and software developer, has released XMiL Sequencer. This handy utility allows editors to import file-based…

Mammoth HD – Rolls Out the RED (4K)

Mammoth HD – Rolls Out the RED (4K)

Mammoth HD’s new MHD/RED Library opens with footage shot on the RED Digital Cinema – RED ONE Digital Camera. The RED ONE captures images in 4K, 3K…