The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
FilmLight releases the terrific Baselight color correction plugin for Final Cut Pro 7. Is the expense of this high-end, feature filled toolkit worth it when it can only be used with an end-of-life application? Get all the info on this new color corrector for FCP.
Learn how using a simple trick might increase the sound quality of your video projects. In this short video, you’ll get step-by-step instructions on how to record audio using your iPhone. It might just save your next project!
Third-party plugin developer SquidFX knocks it out of the park with their newest release TransiMatic for FCPX. Learn how this Final Cut Pro X transition pack can add style and flair to your next video projects.
Manhattan Edit Workshop will be offering free post-production training at this year’s NAB tradeshow. Gain new tips for working in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Resolve and AVID, and make connections with other pro editors and content creators.
Magic Bullet has recently re-introduced their popular Denoiser plugin, a great filter for reducing digital distortion in video. We bring you all the details on this new release and make suggestions for other popular digital noise reduction plugins.
With today’s ACE awards ready to deliver honors on outstanding film editing work done in 2011, we should get a lead on who might be a favorite at the Oscar’s looming the following week. Since the SAG and Golden Globes do not recognize Editing as a category, the next two weeks are the pinnacle for recognizing the achievements and outstanding efforts from last year.
Last week, Avid Technology released Avid Studio for iPad, now available for $4.99 in the App Store. This app release ends Apple iMovie’s pseudo-monopoly on tablet-based video editing. With the two apps currently at the same price, we thought it’d be an interesting exercise to compare the two side-by-side.
Seven months after the release of FCP X, Apple comes forward with v. 10.0.3 to address some major missing features. Will it be enough?
No doubt by now you’ve heard a bit about the new Thunderbolt technology by, a collaboration effort between Apple and Intel in 2011 for Apple’s new line of MacBook Pro laptops (as well as MacBook Air, Mac mini and iMac)—and though the hype and performance boost have editors drooling, a year later, adoption could still be a ways off for many users.
Remember what it was like to be freshly graduated from college, navigating the murky sea of the production and post-post industry? Now, imagine that you’re trying to break into it in today’s economic climate. I was curious, so I asked several of my former students what it was like getting a job after graduation.
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Xto7 for Final Cut Pro (by Assisted Editing) allows you to take your Final Cut Pro X timeline to Final Cut Pro 7. You can also go directly to other Final Cut Pro 7 XML workflow programs, as well as to Adobe Premiere Pro (and to After Effects via dynamic link). It’s available in the App Store for $49.99.