Production Hardware

Review of the Editors Keys Illuminated Final Cut Pro X Keyboard

Peter Wiggins from fcp.co tested out a backlit illuminated FCPX keyboard on his latest job. Check out this great review on the FCPX keyboard! Testing the Editors Keys Illuminated Final Cut Pro X Keyboard Editors Keys very kindly lent the site a backlit illuminated FCPX keyboard to try out. So why not take it out on Read More

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By Courtney Wach, October 10, 2016
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Video Editing

Creative COW’s NAB 2016 NLE / Post Production Report

Our long time friend Tim Wilson has put together a really insightful and detailed report on what’s going on in the world of NLEs and Post Production at NAB 2016. In the article he reflects back to NAB 2001 and it really got me thinking about not only how long we’ve known Tim, not only Read More

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By Gary, May 11, 2016

Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Using Jellyfish Affordable Shared Storage with FCPX

I’ve been keeping my eye on Jellyfish, an affordable shared storage solution from LumaForge that was created for small group collaboration of  FCPX editors. In this hands on real world review Peter Wiggins puts it though it’s paces and shares the highs and lows with fcp.co readers. A little bit about Jellyfish from their website  before we Read More

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By Gary, March 25, 2016
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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Cool Folder Icons for Post Production

Thank you Sam! These are so cool! Sam’s blog is loaded with great FCPX and post production workflow tips, tricks and ideas. 2016 Post Production Folder Icons! Here’s another freebie for you all. Based on my last set of folder icons, I felt they needed updating a little. So here they are… The new 2016 Read More

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By Gary, March 14, 2016

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Premium Beats Top 10 Video Editing Articles

The guys over at Premium Beat have done it again. Another great article that rounds up their 10 must read video editing articles from all around the web. These articles are great for video editors from newbies to seasoned vets and apply to all NLEs including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, FCPX and more. Premium Read More

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By Gary, February 24, 2016

Storage Solutions, User Stories and Reviews

How Avid ISIS1000 Shared Storage Maximizes Workflow

Here’s a great spotlight on a professional’s experience using Avid ISIS 1000 – it’s speed and flexibility are key benefits! ISIS1000 supports Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premeire Pro and FCPX and allows all your editors to share media. Getting the Most Out of Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X with Avid ISIS1000 Shared Storage Read More

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By Videoguys, December 11, 2015

Video Editing

Why You Should Upgrade to a Professional Video Editing Software

Videomaker has put together a very nice article that outlines some of the key advantages of professional video editing software (NLE) vs low cost consumer titles.  If your serious about producing your own videos that look as professional as possible, you want to step up to Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cust Pro, Avid Media Read More

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By Gary, October 5, 2015

Specials and Promotions

Say Goodbye to FCP7 and Hello to a New NLE

It’s been 5 years since Apple abandoned Final Cut Pro 7 and it’s loyal user base. They did give you a choice, to move on to their completely new video editor FCPX or jump ship to Premiere Pro, Media Composer or another NLE.  It amazes me how many editors are still hanging on and editing Read More

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By Gary, October 2, 2015
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Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Avid Everywhere opens up Avid for Everyone!

One of the biggest stories coming out of IBC this week is the evolution of Avid Everywhere into open standards and technologies that fully support other NLEs beyond Media Composer. Avid DNxIO, their new 4K I/O box; Avid ISIS, the breakthrough, low cost, affordable shared video storage solution; and their award winning Interplay|MAM asset management Read More

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By Gary, September 15, 2015
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Computers, Video Editing

Head to Head – 2014 vs 2015 Macbook Pro for Video Editing

I found this great video from a post in one of my favorite Facebook groups, Moving to Adobe Premiere Pro. Max Yuryev did a great job comparing the editing performance of the current Macbook Pro with AMD graphics vs last years model with Nvidia GPU. For me the results were not surprising at all. For Read More

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By Gary, July 22, 2015