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September 18, 2010, 10:23 am
Oliver Peters and I have a little chat about what it takes to be a good editor, as well as some advice for those of you that aspire to greatness in the field of post production. A very cool interview that you don't want to miss.
September 18, 2010, 10:21 am
This may not be the "big update" that many have been hoping for, but this update should reassure FCP users that Apple’s commitment to the product is a good sign of possible things to come. The update includes the following changes and upgrades (from AppleInsider):
September 18, 2010, 10:06 am
OK, let’s face it. Post-production gear isn’t really as exciting as the toys involved in production. While all the stuff that we use during the post process is equally as important as the stuff used to acquire the image it just doesn’t have the same kind of sexiness. But there’s quite a lot of folks in post that are very excited about the release of DaVinci Resolve for Mac. In its own way, Resolve is kind of like our Arri Alexa.
September 17, 2010, 11:39 pm
I am in the process of working on a huge project, of which I am not at liberty to really speak of, concerning the war in Afghanistan. When I say huge I mean HUGE! There are almost 6TB of footage. That’s BIG. I am also working on this with editors Shane Ross and my mentor and business partner in L.A. Jim Edwards, but I digress. They say "war is hell" but it is also fucking cool. If it weren't than some of the best selling video games wouldn't be "Call of Duty" and "Medal of Honor".
September 17, 2010, 11:02 am
Editing shortcuts are essential for a productive editing workflow. Beginning video editors should begin training their editing behaviors around these shortcuts before adopting any inefficient habits. Let's take a look at the most common editing shortcuts to help you learn new ways to save yourself time and energy on your editing projects.
September 17, 2010, 10:57 am
In celebration of MPEG-LA extending the royalty-free policy for H.264 video delivered without charge over the Internet, I thought I would devote the next few columns on producing H.264 video. Following the theme from the last few editions, I'll look at the quality produced by Apple Compressor, the free and easy alternative, and then compare it to other alternatives both free and available for fee.
September 16, 2010, 1:53 pm
The way Media Composer processes effects has some weird side-effects: Sometimes an effect applied to an upper video track also affects the video tracks below — whether you intended that or not. So this week we’ll take control over that issue by learning how to use nesting to your advantage.
September 16, 2010, 1:47 pm
A number of videos have popped up on the web of a new app which turns the iPad into a control device for Apple’s Color Grading software. This follows a number of audio mixing apps that show potential real time control of levels and effects in FCP and other audio software suites. I’m excited and intrigued by the prospect of being able to carry around 4 or 5 different virtual control surfaces in my backpack...
Gordon Sits down with Christopher Tellefsen to discuss A Quiet Place.
Gordon sits down with Marcus Schioler, Antoine Rotondo, & Marc-André Ferguson to discuss the big announcement at A ...
Gordon sits down with Joe Walker to discuss Steve McQueen's new film Widows.
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