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3D in Vegas Pro 10

October 29, 2010, 12:40 PM


Can you manipulate the 3D positioning of video tracks in 3D space? You can do this in a couple of different ways in Vegas Pro 10. First, you can use the 3D track and parent compositing tools that have been included in Vegas Pro for several versions. These tools enable you to create 3D perspective and manipulate tracks on three-dimensional planes.

Useful Tools for Editors: Clip Info Titler

October 29, 2010, 10:29 AM


Here’s a simple little tool for Final Cut Pro from the folks over at Assisted Editing. Like many of their tools, Clip Info Titler is based on FCP’s ability to export and import XML files. It takes an XML of a bin full of clips and creates a sequence that includes a text overlay, reflecting data about those sequences, applied above each clip. At $99 it might sound expensive, since you could enter the data manually and create your own text overlay by hand.

Plug-in Round-up

October 29, 2010, 09:35 AM


One way to spruce up your editing application is through various plug-ins for effects filters, transitions and generators. Your options range from single-purpose filters, like Magic Bullet Colorista II and Digital Anarchy Beauty Box, to full suites, like Boris Continuum Complete or GenArts Sapphire. Such filters enhance the power of your favorite editing or compositing tool by connecting through an API...

Visibility Lights and the Arrow Keys in FCP

October 29, 2010, 09:30 AM


These green lights control more than audio and video. Did you know that the visibility lights also have an effect on the behavior of the up/down arrow keys?

Avid Screencast #45: Audio Basics V – Keyfra

October 28, 2010, 04:14 PM


There’s more than one way to manipulate audio in Media Composer (no surprise there, there’s more than one way to do pretty much anything in MC). So this week, we’ll explore Automation Gain, more often referred to as Audio Keyframes. You’ll learn how to use this feature as well as what its benefits (and disadvantages) are compared to regular audio editing.

Entretien avec Michael Wohl Part 2 (VOSTF)

October 28, 2010, 01:03 PM


Part 2 of the interview with Michael Wohl!

Entretien avec Michael Wohl Part 1 (VOSTF)

October 28, 2010, 01:02 PM


Part one of an interview with Michael Wohl.

What's the big deal about FCP?

October 28, 2010, 09:48 AM


A little birdie asked me quite recently. "Really, what is the big deal about FCP?" Especially now, with Avid growing in leaps with every new release. So I pondered... What really is the big deal with FCP? Is there even a big deal in FCP? Sure, here is a bullet point list of the important features that make FCP score over Avid.

FCP - Back to Square One

October 28, 2010, 09:42 AM


Are you one of those editors who constantly rearranges their window layout while editing? I certainly do. I’m forever changing the size of the Viewer and Browser. Do you yearn for a quick way to resize your windows back into a layout that makes sense?

Final Cut Pro - iChat Theater

October 27, 2010, 08:23 AM


Here's a great way to collaborate on your project by sharing the video. New with the latest version of Final Cut is the ability to share your video with others via iChat. Apple calls is the "iChat Theater." Here's how it works:

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