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Posts Tagged ‘Video Editing’

October 13, 2011 Author:

Editing is a lovely balance of technical expertise, artistic license, and pure instinct. In this post, we’re going to take a temporary step back from this blog’s usual emphasis on the technical aspects of editing in favor of a discussion about art and instinct, as inspired by Walter Murch’s text, In the Blink of an Eye. Read More

When and where to make the cut: inspired by Walter Murch’s In the Blink of an Eye

  • September 30, 2011

    Selective Rendering in Final Cut Pro X

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    Although FCPX’s background rendering function may serve to save you time in your edits, at times you may want to have more control over what renders and when. Disable background rendering and use a shortcut to manually select which clips in your Final Cut Pro X project you’d like to render! Read More

  • September 29, 2011

    How To Bring DVD Video Into Final Cut Pro X

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    Bringing your DVD video into Final Cut Pro X or another video editing application is a quick and simple process! In this post we’ll look at how to efficiently convert your footage using a free online application! Read More

  • September 24, 2011

    Final Cut Pro X Bug: Application Crashes on Export

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    FCPX may crash when trying to export or share a video due to incompatibility with certain Quicktime components. In this post, we’ll show how to locate Quicktime components on your system and troubleshoot to improve exporting success in Final Cut Pro x. Read More

  • September 24, 2011

    How to Archive Projects in Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to consolidate your FCPX events and projects for archiving! Archiving projects frees up room on your system and allows you to restore the project in the future if necessary. Final Cut Pro X’s duplicate project/event function makes archiving quick and painless! Read More

  • September 19, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Apply and Keyframe Shape Masks in Final Cut Pro X

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    In Final Cut Pro X, you can use shape masks to define specific areas to apply color corrections. Not only that, but you can animate your masks over time, as well as combine them with other color correction effects, like color masks. Watch this video tutorial to find out how! Read More

  • September 17, 2011

    FCPX Bug? Best Practices for Using External Hard Drives with Final Cut Pro X

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    Many editors are experiencing issues using hard drives with FCPX. Vanishing external disks are preventing users from storing and accessing projects and media. In this post, we’ll review some tips for successfully using external hard drives with Final Cut Pro X! Read More