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Computer Hardware, 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
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Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Check out these Premiere Pro CC 2015 Video Tutorials

Jonny Elwyn has done a fantastic job pulling together these Premeire Pro videos. They include not just tuorials, but new features, tips & tricks. Adobe recently released the 2015 version (9.0) of their Creative Cloud software, including Premiere Pro CC 2015. Personally the thing I’m most looking forward to having in my toolbox is the Read More

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By Gary, July 14, 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

It’s not about the NLE, it’s about telling stories

In this excellent article Scott Simmons talks about being and editor, which means being a story teller. The tools you use are an important part of your workflow, but they do not define you or your craft. Limiting yourself to just one NLE could limit some opportunities for you down the road, because you need Read More

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By Gary, June 23, 2015
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Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

15 more little Premiere Pro 2015 Gems from the Bros

I found another great article that highlights some of the “small” new features in the CS Next release of Premeire Pro 2015. The Premiere Pro Bros have a very cool site loaded with BorTorials that Adobe editors will find very useful. Great job Bros! Premiere Pro for Bros 15 “Small” Features in Premiere Pro CC Read More

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By Gary, June 19, 2015
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News and Sales

A few hidden gems in Premiere Pro CC 2015

Scott Simmons over at Pro Video Coalition has posted a great article on some of the littel tweaks, changes and new features Adobe has given us with their latest release. This is a great example of one of the key benefits of the subscription model. Adobe is free to add any new features they want, whenever Read More

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By Gary, June 17, 2015
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News and Sales, Video Editing

Adobe Unveils Milestone 2015 Creative Cloud Release

Adobe has finally released the next major update for Creative Cloud. There is plenty of new tools and performance for contect creators and video editors. Color grading has been integrated inside of Premeire Pro, no need to round trip to Speedgrade anymore. The new Morph Cut transition tool will allow you to elimianate jump cuts Read More

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By Gary, June 16, 2015
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Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NewBlueFX gives us the Top Free Sites for Premeire Pro Tips

Shannon over at the  NewBlueFX Blog has done it again! Last week she blogged ont he top 8 resources for Avid editors. Today it’s all about Adobe Premeire Pro. Both the Creative Cloud version and CS6.  Great job Shannon! Thank you! NewBlueFX Blog by Shannon Olona When Adobe Premiere Pro upgraded to CC, it was Read More

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By Gary, June 11, 2015
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Video Editing

Oliver Peters gives us an NAB update on NLEs

I had the chance to chat with Oliver during the Avid Connect event at NAB. He has long been one of my favorite writers / bloggers or our industry. In this great wrap up article he gives us a round up look at what’s new with Adobe, Avid, Apple and other NLE vendors. digitalfilms by Read More

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By Gary, May 29, 2015
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Video Editing

Adobe’s Shows New Creative Cloud Formation at NAB

Just prior to NAB Adobe announced a ton of new features for CSNext. At NAB many of those new features found in Premeire Pro, After Effects and the rest of the CC Suite were on display to packed crowds on the main stage at the Adobe booth. HDVideoPro by Neil Matsumoto If you haven’t heard, Creative Read More

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By Gary, April 23, 2015

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