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

Video Editing

I Am Not My NLE!

AOTG by I’m going to start this article the way I respond to people when they ask what NLE I use. “It is irrelevant what NLE you use. The general public will not go to a movie or watch a TV show and say, Wow, that was cut on [Insert NLE Here]. They will say, Read More

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By Gary, March 18, 2015

Video Editing

Why Should Final Cut Pro 7 Editors Consider Adobe Premiere Pro CC?

By Larry Jordan One of the most popular questions I get asked is: “I’m using Final Cut Pro 7. Should I buy Adobe Premiere Pro or Apple Final Cut Pro X?” Let me start by saying both applications are used by professionals around the world every day. Both are made by excellent companies, with devoted Read More

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By admin, July 28, 2014

Video Editing


The PowerEdit.com by Jeff Bartsch Recently, I saw an article posted on how a news station in Detroit is using Final Cut Pro X as its house editing system. A proponent commented about some of FCPX’s genuinely professional features that supported that shift, and a long-time Avid user commented underneath: “Sounds like more bad FCP Read More

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By admin, July 18, 2014

Cool Gadgets, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

GoPro Workflows for Editing Pros

Creative COW by Shane Ross GoPro Hero cameras are everywhere lately. It seems like there isn’t a production I am working on that doesn’t utilize this camera in some way. They are mounted in cars to either see the driver and passengers, or aimed at the road. They are mounted on back hoes as they Read More

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By admin, June 17, 2014

Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Video Editing Time Lapses

AudioMicro by Kes Akalaonu The job of a video editor is a very challenging and intense position that sometimes is overlooked by the audience. It is their job to weave hours of footage into a coherent and comprehensive piece of art that is enjoyed by the masses. Most people wouldn’t understand the work that goes Read More

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By admin, June 16, 2014

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

News and Sales, Video Editing

Up to 25% Off NewBlue FX Bundles

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By admin, March 21, 2014

Video Editing

Apple FCP and Compressor vs. Adobe CC, Timeline-to-Transcode Workflows, Part 2: Test Results–UPDATED WITH LINK TO TEST FILES

Streaming Media Producer by Tim Siglin You can now view our project files, encoder presets, and output files to compare the quality and specs for yourself at this link. “Better late than never” is often a good excuse, but in our case, it was a necessity. Two areas we didn’t anticipate—distance and a newer R3D Read More

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By admin,

Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Finding Help For NLE Errors

Screenlight by Josh Short Video editing is a scary thing. Something can go wrong at any time. A hard drive can fail, media goes missing or your NLE can give you crazy errors like the ones below. You can’t tell what these errors even mean so how can you get started trying to solve the Read More

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By admin, March 5, 2014