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Mac mini and axle ai Gear: video management tools for small teams

Mac mini and axle ai Gear: video management tools for small teams

The axle ai Gear appliance is powerful, easy to deploy, and built for radically simple media management. It uses the new Mac mini from Apple for an affordable turnkey solution…

Apple’s October 30, 2018 triple play: A home run?

Apple’s October 30, 2018 triple play: A home run?

Yesterday, in a live event in Brooklyn, New York, Apple launched 3 key updates to iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Macbook Mini. Among many other things, this historic announcement marks…

The Editor’s Guide to macOS Mojave

The Editor’s Guide to macOS Mojave

The newest Mac OS is here, and even though you may not have updated to it yet, there are a bunch of great new features in the OS, that editors…

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

For a lot of editors, After Effects is overkill but the rudimentary motion graphics tools in their NLE of choice just don’t cut it. Apple’s Motion…

Why ProRes RAW?

Why ProRes RAW?

Apple announced ProRes RAW back at NAB in April. But why? What does ProRes do for production and post production that hasn’t already been done? We’ll take a…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor David Tillman

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor David Tillman

It’s always a pleasure for me when Art of the Cut focuses on a documentary editor. The role of the documentary editor in shaping the content – and really…

Dell XPS 15 vs MacBook Pro: Adventures in User Experience

Dell XPS 15 vs MacBook Pro: Adventures in User Experience

The Dell XPS 15 is usually the PC compared to MacBook Pro 15” and for good reason — it’s attractive, compact and light, full-featured, and powerful. Yeah, it&#8217…

Three shorts to show the potential of FCPX

Three shorts to show the potential of FCPX

RED cameras, iMacs and MacBook Pros for editing, three female filmmakers, industry pros as mentors, and Final Cut Pro (10.4) to “glue” the filmed  material into short films, served…

Getting Started with HDR in Final Cut Pro X

Getting Started with HDR in Final Cut Pro X

High Dynamic Range video is now all over Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and Vimeo. In December of 2017, Apple released Final Cut Pro X 10.4, which includes new color correction…