Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

LumaForge Roundtable Discussion: State of NLE’s in the Industry

Bill Davis, Michael Kammes, Oliver Peters and Scott Simmons take on one of the most controversial questions in post production. Which editing software is best?!  They discuss the benefits and downsides to Premiere Pro, FCPX, Avid, and DaVinci Resolve.   Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 25, 2017

Computers, Production Hardware, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Goodbye to Mac: Making the Switch to a Windows PC

Looking for a new computer can be tasking to anyone.  The research and learning about different types of hardware and what resolution the screen is can be a lot for someone in the market.  Some might think it’s better if you’ve got your mind made up, or at least be a preferred user of one Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 11, 2017

Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Top 3 Laptops for Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut X

With so much buzz about the new all-in-one‘s coming out this year or the ones currently available for purchase, there has been much debate about which device performs better, and that is no different when it comes to any computer device.  Better for what though?  Most computers now come with a target user of some Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 6, 2017

Computers, Production Hardware, Software, Storage Solutions, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

iMac Pro vs Microsoft Surface Studio

The war between Microsoft and Apple rages on with the battle of the new all-in-one’s: the iMac Pro versus the Microsoft Surface Studio.  Both machines are high-end pieces of equipment targeting professionals in the media or creative fields.  As appealing as that may be to any user, most of us will choose one brand over the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 30, 2017

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Final Cut Pro X: Top 10 Apps for FCPX Editors

Final Cut Pro X is used by pro and amateur editors across the world.  Like many products similar to it, their users are good at pointing out where they fall short.  Luckily for us there are usually apps for that and fcp.co created this top ten list are the best Apps for Final Cut Pro X. Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 28, 2017
Apple Mac Pro vs HP Z Workstations Guide for 4K Video Editing

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Featured Guides, Guides

Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstations – A Guide for 4K Editing Workflow

The hardware requirements for the film and professional video industries are on a sharp incline due to the dramatic increase of resolutions and frame rates. The industry has quickly moved from HD to UHD or 4K, and even higher in some cases. Frame rates have often doubled and even quadrupled in some segments such as action sports, not Read More

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By Britt, May 17, 2017

Video Editing

Wow! Apple reveals there are 2 Million FCPX users at NAB

9 to 5 Mac Apple has announced that it now has two million Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) users – or ‘seats,’ in the terminology used when speaking to an audience at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference. Apple said that it hit the milestone some five and a half years after launching version 10 of the Read More

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By Gary, May 8, 2017

Computers

Apple lets cat out of bag: New Mac Pro coming … in 2018

This is NOT an April Fools joke! Today several sites are posting that Apple has shown it’s hand and they will be introducing a new revamped Mac Pro in 2018 based on a modular design. While we are providing links below to several websites, it should be noted that they are all referencing the Daring Read More

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By Gary, April 4, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases

Apple Plans Release In Late Fall Of OSX Licensed Systems

Apple Plans Release In Late Fall Of OSX Licensed Systems It’s the announcement video professionals have been waiting 5 years for! New Mac Pro workstations will be released later this year along with the next generation of OSX dubbed Stallion and a new VR enabled version of their professional video editing software FCP-VR. In a Read More

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By Gary, April 1, 2017

Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Avid Nexis Pro and Final Cut Pro X – Collaborative Workflow w Axel

Editors groan about the fact that only one user can access a given Apple FCP-X library at a time. This makes collaboration a challenge. But in this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to integrate Final Cut Pro into an efficient team workflow with Avid NEXIS | PRO in just a few steps. Avid NEXIS | Read More

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By Courtney Wach, March 13, 2017