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PAR for the Course

PAR for the Course

Over the years, I have seen a lot of folklore and bad math employed to determine how to work with non-square pixels, resulting in a plethora of incorrect working…

Take the Adobe Non-Linear Editing Software Survey

Take the Adobe Non-Linear Editing Software Survey

Adobe has recently posted an online survey about non-linear editing software. The link was floating around Twitter and it’s a great survey to share with the rest…

Avid has their own pan and zoom tools as well

Avid has their own pan and zoom tools as well

I recently pointed out three plug-in tools for performing “Ken Burns” style pan and zoom effects on still images in Final Cut Pro. Avid Media Composer has…

After Effects 9.0.2 Update

After Effects 9.0.2 Update

If you have disabled Adobe Updater – and I wouldn’t blame you if you had – you may not be aware that Adobe recently released a maintenance upgrade…

From the BBC: Secrets of a top TV editor

From the BBC: Secrets of a top TV editor

I recently got an email from filmmaker and journalist Gavin Rees pointing to a video on the BBC website called Secrets of a top TV editor. It’s about…

RED+FCP+Color: Making It All Work

RED+FCP+Color: Making It All Work

I had previously reported that 2K REDCODE footage (2048×1152), shrunk to 93.75% to fit an HD timeline in FCP, came back from Color as 1920×1080…

Newsletter Update

Newsletter Update

A few weeks ago, we published our fourth electronic newsletter: PVC Pipeline | Production, which included a pair of equipment reviews, a wrap-up of NAB, plus an inexpensive trick for…

Newsletter Update

Newsletter Update

A few weeks ago, we published our fourth electronic newsletter: PVC Pipeline | Production, which included a pair of equipment reviews, a wrap-up of NAB, plus an inexpensive trick for…

Very funny and true video on Edit Etiquette

Joy Moeller – EditQuette from Art+Copy Club of Kansas City on Vimeo. Shane over at Little Frog in Hi-Def has posted a very funny video from editor Joy…

You CAN have a large timecode display in Final Cut Pro

You CAN have a large timecode display in Final Cut Pro

Avid Media Composer has long had a handy little tool called the Timecode Window. Accessed via Tools > Timecode Window it is a floating pallette with great customization capability. You can…