Steve Hullfish has been producing and editing award-winning television since the mid-1980s. He has written six books, and edited four theatrical feature films (including two Number One New Movies in the US). He has lectured at NAB, DVExpo and the Master Editor seminars. He has edited on Avid since 1992 and was named to Avid’s first group of Master Editors. His client list includes: Universal Studios, Sony Pictures, NBC, PBS, Turner Networks, The Oprah Winfrey Show, “Investigative Reports” and “Cold Cases” with Bill Kurtis for A&E, Jim Henson Home Entertainment, Major League Soccer, The Chicago Cubs, Wilson Sporting Goods and Exxon/Mobil.

Part 2 of Making the Switch from FCP to Avid MC

Part 2 of Making the Switch from FCP to Avid MC

In Part 1 we covered the JKL keys for playing footage and the IO keys with various modifiers to mark and clear in and out points. We also covered zooming…

Making the Switch from FCP7 to Avid MC6

Making the Switch from FCP7 to Avid MC6

With so many people looking for an NLE to replace FCP7, it’s natural that people are turning to Avid. I’ve moved between editing systems often, and…

Color Correction Practice Game

Color Correction Practice Game

I found a very cool little site that tests your ability to match a specific color based on hue, saturation and brightness. At first, I thought it was just kind…

“Courageous” Part Two: on-line

“Courageous” Part Two: on-line

The first part of this article dealt with the capture, transcode, preparation and off-line edit of the feature film, “Courageous,” for which I was one of three…

The Editing of “Courageous” Part One

The Editing of “Courageous” Part One

Last October, I had the rare opportunity to edit a feature film called “Courageous,” which is in theaters now. “Courageous” was the number one new movie…

FCP X Mission Control Parody

FCP X Mission Control Parody

When astronauts had a problem out in space, you heard the familiar “Houston, we have a problem” radio call. With FCP X, the problem is in Cupertino. What…

Proof that FCP X is really just iMovie – directly from Apple

Proof that FCP X is really just iMovie – directly from Apple

If you still have doubts that FCP X is really just iMovie on steroids – and the fact that the first thing it asks to import from IS iMovie and…

PluralEyes for Avid

PluralEyes for Avid

PluralEyes has really made a name for itself with editors as the DSLR workflows have been explored more and more. PluralEyes is a software solution that allows you to automatically…

Single Chip Camera Evaluation

Single Chip Camera Evaluation

At the request of Zacuto in Chicago, Bob Primes, ASC led a group of over 100 intrepid volunteers and ASC colleagues in the creation of The Single Chip Camera Evaluation…

Are you ready for FCP X?

Are you ready for FCP X?

Rumors are flying that Apple will be using the Vegas Supermeet to announce the next version of Final Cut Pro. Supposedly, Apple will be taking over the entire event for…