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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

How Timeline works in Final Cut Pro vs Adobe Premiere Pro CC

DigiMedia Pros brings together two great editing systems into this tutorial highlighting how each share a common task. This is the second video in their Video Creation Tutorials on using the Timeline in Final Cut Pro vs Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Final Cut Pro vs Adobe Premiere Pro #2: The Timeline From DigiMediaPros …In this episode, Read More

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By Britt, August 11, 2016
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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Setting up Projects in Adobe Premiere Pro vs FCPX

Great job on this tutorial Marcelo & Jon! I think this is a must watch tutorial for any editor looking to migrate from FCPX to Adobe Premiere Pro CC (and vice versa). The goal of this tutorial series, FCP vs Premiere, is not to start a war or to convince people to use one app Read More

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By Gary, April 29, 2016
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Video Editing

Indy Filmmaker Switches from FCP to Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe posted this insightful interview with Editor Andrea B. Scott about the post production on his Sundance Film Festival entry “Fresh Dressed”.  A professed Final Cut Editor, Andrea tells us about his journey to Adobe Premiere Pro and how it proved to be the best possible solution for his independent film workflow. Adobe blogs by Meagan Read More

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By Gary, April 5, 2016
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Video Editing

Watch & Learn Boris Continuum Complete Fundamentals

Boris FX has posted a bunch of excellent video tutorials on Vimeo that provide an excellent overview and tutorials for using Boris Continuum Complete (BCC). BCC is a full set of powerful filters, VFX, titling and color grading plug-ins that work seemelessly with your prefered NLE. BCC is available for Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premeire Read More

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By Gary, October 5, 2015
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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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Video Editing

Back to the Future: Randy Ubillos talks Premiere & FCP

I don’t think it’s an understatement to call Randy Ubillos the founding father of desk top video. While Avid, Media 100 and others came first, it was Adobe Premiere and Final Cut that brought computer based video editing to the masses. Alex interviewed Randy last summer at the Bay Area SuperMeetUp in San Jose. Here Read More

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By Gary, August 28, 2015
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Video Editing

Xto7 grows into XtoCC

fcp.co We recently renamed Xto7 for Final Cut Pro to XtoCC (Creative Cloud). I’d like to explain why we did that as some people have expressed some disappointment in the change. Naming an app (software application) is never easy. Ideally it should be easy to remember and relevant to what it does. Ideally it would Read More

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By Gary, June 29, 2015
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Video Editing

5 Things You Should Know About ProRes

PremiumBeat by Johnathan Paul ProRes has gained in popularity as an intermediate codec. In this post we share tips for using ProRes in your video workflow. When I began my career I was editing a lot of video in Final Cut 7, so ProRes naturally was my best friend. When I made the brief jump Read More

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By Brittany, February 11, 2015
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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 Videoguys, July 28, 2014
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Tech 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 Videoguys, March 5, 2014