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Final Cut Pro X 10.4 announced and demoed at the FCPX Creative Summit

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 announced and demoed at the FCPX Creative Summit

“Later this year…”#FCPX pic.twitter.com/H9qoEzEw2L — Chris Fenwick (@chrisfenwick) October 27, 2017 If you happen to be in Cupertino at the Final Cut Pro X Creative…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC 11’s Advanced Avid Workflow

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – BCC 11’s Advanced Avid Workflow

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about BCC 11’s new Media Composer workflow. In the past, editors were limited to…

After Effects: revisiting feature requests from 2008

After Effects: revisiting feature requests from 2008

June 2008 seems like a long time ago now. Adobe had only just released After Effects CS3 and I was mostly working on a G5 PowerMac. Four gigabytes of RAM…

Easy, fast and secure media file transfer–the Bigfoot of post

Easy, fast and secure media file transfer–the Bigfoot of post

I have a long list of “It’s 2017, how come we haven’t figured out how to…” questions. Topping that list (alongside why Siri still can’t look up…

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

VR, AR, XR, MR, 360. Last year, I sat through a discussion on these topics at the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit in Cupertino. I had some interesting reactions…

What Does the Ultimate Video Editor’s Workstation Look Like?

What Does the Ultimate Video Editor’s Workstation Look Like?

Few can argue with the notion that the media & entertainment industry has been democratized in an incredible manner. Gone are the days of hardware and software that required years…

REVIEW – BCC 11 for Media Composer

REVIEW – BCC 11 for Media Composer

There are some certainties in the industry we work on, and one of them as become the yearly (or so) updates to our favorite applications and/or effects packages, and…

ART OF THE CUT with “TWIN PEAKS” editor DuWayne Dunham

ART OF THE CUT with “TWIN PEAKS” editor DuWayne Dunham

Duwayne Dunham’s filmography is so extensive and impressive that trying to summarize it in a paragraph just doesn’t do him justice, so I’d advise…

Behind the Scenes:  40 years of Star Wars

Behind the Scenes: 40 years of Star Wars

The next film, Star Wars IX, with J. J. Abrams at the helm again, will end the saga started in 1977 with the release of Star Wars, which in 1981…

Understanding iPhone framerates for shooting, editing & distribution

Understanding iPhone framerates for shooting, editing & distribution

When you shoot video on iOS (including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), framerates don’t work the way they do on conventional camcorders, which use CFR (constant frame rate). That…