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Video Editing

NLE Comparison Guide: Premiere Pro, FCPX & Media Composer

Lights Film School put together a nice little overview article on the latest updates to Adobe Prmeire Pro, FCPX and Avid Media Composer.  They look at them through the eyes of an independent filmmaker, so keep that in mind when reading the article. Lights Film School Last summer, we published a comparison of the primary video Read More

By Gary, June 25, 2015
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Video Editing

beActive entertainment tells us how they cut on FCPX

We’ve all heard the stories about FCPX. How it was originally seen as iMovie Pro and how Apple has made steady improvements over the years.  Now it’s making real inroads for movies and boradcast TV. Here is the story of  beActive’s  ‘journey’ from hating FCPX, to it becoming his company’s edit system of choice. fcp.co Read More

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By Gary, April 9, 2015
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Video Editing

Premiere Pro CC Vs FCPX 10.1 Vs Media Composer 7

Toolbox by Jonny Elwyn If there is one question that gets asked most frequently when two editors meet it is: What are you cutting on? I don’t think that the answer matters as much now ‘kudos’ wise, although you might get some raised eyebrows if the answer is something that falls outside of ‘the big three’: Read More

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By admin, March 30, 2014
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Video Editing

FCPX 10.1 vs Premiere Pro CC Part 01

Final Cut Pro X Berlin User Group by Paul Murray in Future FCPX Regardless of your NLE, of choice, you will surely have noticed that Apple recently made, what is called in the industry, a major update to Final Cut Pro X. The list of feature requests, has been long, expectations high, and the Apple Read More

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By admin, January 15, 2014
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4K, UHD and 3D, Computer Hardware, Video Editing

FCPX and the Mac Pro: A real broadcast job, real editing and real deadlines

fcp.co No more testing in the office, we took the Mac Pro on the road for a real outside broadcast TV job. This was cutting on the front line. So just how did the Mac Pro perform? You will be in for a very short surprise. There have been many benchmark tests since the Mac Read More

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By admin, January 13, 2014
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Video Editing

Do Professional Editors care about FCPX (anymore)?

PVC by Kevin McAuliffe Are professional editors handing in their Media Composer and Premiere Pro licenses for FCPX? In a word…No. So, I think it’s safe to say that the dust has settled a long time ago on FCPX, and to be honest, whenever I sit down at my Mac to launch Media Composer, I Read More

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By admin, October 18, 2013
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Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Linking Assets in Photoshop to FCPX

digitalCINEMAcafe.com by Chris Fenwick This is an incredible new feature in Photoshop CC that was just recently released. It allows Photoshop to constantly be creating assets for web developers from their layer names. I’ve taken it one step further and created a little work around to allow you to “dynamically link” (yep… fake SEO juice again) Read More

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By admin, September 18, 2013
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Video Editing

Premiere Pro & FCP7 & FCPX

Final Cut Pro X Berlin User Group by Bruce The Yak When FCPX came out a lot of people were horrified. Some people stayed on the fence. Some switched to Avid, and a surprising large amount switched to Premiere Pro. Some brave souls even moved over to FCP X, despite the bad rap the program Read More

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By admin, August 29, 2013
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Computer Hardware, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Speeding up FCPX & Motion renders on a Mac Pro with a new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 GPU

fcp.co by Andrew Smith So you are editing on an ageing Mac Pro and you want to speed up your Final Cut Pro X & Motion renders. That’s exactly what FCP.co reader Andrew Smith did by installing a new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680. As we all know, a new Mac Pro is due to be Read More

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By admin, August 20, 2013
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Video Editing

Hand Gesture Video Editing with FCPX and Leap Motion Controller

Premium Beat by Danny Greer Edit your Final Cut Pro X video projects in mid air with a swipe of your fingers – wave of the future or simply a gimmick? A while back we shared a video editing workflow that was based on hand gestures and an Apple Trackpad. The video below takes it Read More

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By admin, August 19, 2013

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