Video Editing

Adobe SWITCHer Promotion Extended! SAVE 50% OFF NOW THROUGH 10/31/11

September 30, 2011

MAKE THE SWITCH! SWITCH FROM APPLE OR AVID TO ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 5.5 PRODUCTION PREMIUM® OR ADOBE PREMIERE PRO CS5.5 Adobe SWITCHer Promotion Extended! SAVE 50% OFF NOW THROUGH 10/31/11 Call 800-323-2325 to order now or order online at Videoguys.com Make the Switch toAdobe CS5.5 Production PremiumIf you own any version of Apple Final Cut Read More

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Video Editing

Thunderbolt-Enabled Matrox MXO2 Devices Available Worldwide

MONTREAL – September 27, 2011 — Matrox® Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of Thunderbolt™-enabled Matrox MXO2™ I/O devices as well as Thunderbolt adapters for existing customers. Developed by Intel® with collaboration from Apple®, Thunderbolt is a high-speed I/O technology running at 10 gigabits per second that brings together high-speed data transfer and Read More

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Video Editing

FCPX and the Domino Effect Part I: Stacking Them Up

Creative COW by Walter Soyka Apple’s release of FCPX has shaken the digital content creation industry, and raised a lot of speculation among editors about how much Apple understands or cares about professional users. On the one hand, FCPX sports completely modern media and imaging engines, a powerful and flexible database backend, and a completely Read More

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Boris Transfer FCP Streamlines Workflow for Syfy

Syfy, formerly known as the Sci-Fi Channel, is an American cable channel featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, supernatural, paranormal, and reality programming. Syfy is part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast and General Electric. Two Syfy shows, Eureka and Warehouse 13, recently moved to Avid Media Composer for offline editing, but still use Apple Final Read More

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Video Editing

Just a Quick Paint Job – Fixing problematic shots using Media Composer's Paint effect

September 28, 2011

Avid Community Post by dvasuez As editors, we are often called on to fix problems created in production.  We all know the “fix it in post” cliché.  That can be harder that the director may realize, or easy to do than we want them to know.  Either way, Media Composer includes some powerful tools that Read More

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Video Editing

Michael Horton Speaks on FCPX

Michael Speaks about his thoughts on Final Cut Pro X and the future of The L.A. Final Cut Pro User Group. Click here for the LAFCPUG website or here for the LAPFCPUG Facebook Group

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Wes Plate joining Adobe a very big move

Biscardi Creative Blog by Walter Biscardi By now you’ve heard that Wes Plate has joined the Adobe Product Marketing Team. For those who might not know exactly who this guy is, he’s been “the guy” in the industry for years who has made various production tools talk to each other.   And not just a simple, Read More

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adobe + iridas = fcp dead

pro-active-ly by Peter Slavia You can view the official press release here and read a nice explanation of the acquisition here.  As history repeats itself and Adobe snaps up a $20K+ color grading app just like Apple did when they acquired Silicon Color, distributors of Final Touch, I am here to officially pronounce Final Cut Studio Read More

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What Adobe Should Do With IRIDAS SpeedGrade

Prolost by Stu Maschwitz Earlier this month Adobe announced the purchase of “certain assets” from a German company called IRIDAS, including their SpeedGrade software color correction system. In many ways, this is a lot like Apple’s purchase of a small company called Silicon Color, announced in October of 2007. Like Silicon Color’s Final Touch, which Read More

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FCP & The Future

Little Frog in Hi Def by Shane Ross First, I’d like to point out two excellent articles about FCP-X and the future of post. First, a blog post by Oliver Peters, and then a Creative Cow Article by Walter Biscardi.  Both very good and in depth. OK, now on to me. I finally downloaded the Read More

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