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Invisible Art Visible Artist

December 13, 2009, 05:31 AM


Each year, the day before the Academy Awards, the ACE Foundation invites editors and post production professionals to meet with the Oscar contenders to view clips and discuss the challenges, techniques, and technology involved in each nominee film. It is held at the Hollywood Egyptian Theater and has attracted a standing room only crowd of more than 600 for the past seven years. Every Academy Award nominee for Feature Film Editing has attended the event and it has become one of the most...

AJA Releases Free DataCalc for Iphone

December 13, 2009, 05:30 AM


It’s a stand-alone application that calculates hard drive requirements for a variety of formats including ProRes, DVCProHD, HDV, XDCAM, DV, Uncompressed and more.

Diana's Top 10 FCP 7 Features #2

December 13, 2009, 05:28 AM


Those of you who work with a lot of graphics may have already created alpha transitions in other apps. Now this option exists inside Final Cut Pro 7. The alpha transition is one of the transition effects that you can access from the Effect menu or the Effects tab in the Browser. It is part of the Wipe transitions...

12 Hours of Editing

December 12, 2009, 05:26 AM


For the Holidays, here's the 12 hours of Editing.

Comedy Pulls Stunts in Cutting Room

December 11, 2009, 05:26 AM


Thanks to movies such as Lords of Dogtown and Grind, the image of the skateboarder is no longer one of punk rock and reckless urban street rebels, but of more mainstream everyday use and controlled competition. With that in mind, executive producers Matt Dearborn (Beverly Hills 90210) and Tom Burkhard (Caroline in the City) were approached by Disney to come up with a show for 11-to-15-year-old boys for its Disney XD imprint, formerly Toon Disney. Now in its second season of syndication, the...

Show Duplicate Frames Function in FCP

December 11, 2009, 05:25 AM


Show Duplicate Frames is a very useful feature that has existed in Final Cut Pro for some time now.

Avid Vs. FCP Again...

December 11, 2009, 05:24 AM


Another FCP|Avid discussion. Take a moment to check it out!

The Film Editing Podcast

December 11, 2009, 05:23 AM


A great podcast about film editing, includes interviews with editors and assistants. The host of this site also posts blogs so take a look around while on the site. The host is Patrick J. Don Vito.

Cutting Room Eps. 021 - Mark Livolsi Pt. 2

December 10, 2009, 12:46 PM


Here's Part 2 of my interview with Mark Livolsi. In this epsiode Mark talks about Vanilla Sky, The Wedding Crashers and The Devil Wears Prada. For those interested in The Conet Project visit this link.

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