Video Editing

10 to Follow: Video Editing and Post-Production Twitter Users – Videoguys!

October 31, 2011

Premiumbeat.com by Danny Greer Welcome to the first post in our series on “10 to Follow,” the most active and influential post-production and video editing related Twitter users. In this roundup, we’ve got some of the industry’s leading video editors as well as others users that are dedicated to helping you improve your technical abilities Read More

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Boston SuperMeet 2011

By Mike Tomei Last night the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group hosted the 2nd annual Boston SuperMeet at the Stuart Street Playhouse in downtown Boston.  It was a dark and stormy night, with the threat of the first snow of the winter, so it was a great night to be indoors with a bunch Read More

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Premiere Pro FAQ: How do I choose the right sequence settings?

Adobe by Todd Kopriva In general, the settings of a sequence should match those of the primary footage type in the sequence. Though Premiere Pro can mix footage of various types in a sequence and compensate for differences in characteristics, performance and quality are maximized when such conversions are avoided. From: Premiere Pro: Frequently Asked Read More

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Adventures in Final Cut Pro X.

S.P. Sullivan Media by Sean So I did it, you guys. I downloaded the free trial of Final Cut Pro X. You may remember the outrage when Apple completely remade its highly popular Final Cut Pro software, pissing off its very vocal professional userbase. So I was a little ambivalent about it. But after attending Read More

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Use Dynamic Link to bring Warp Stabilizer to Premiere Pro CS5.5

Production Values on PVC by Mark Christiansen Editors can take advantage of advanced stabilization in Premiere Pro CS5.5 Warp Stabilizer was arguably the biggest addition to After Effects CS5.5. Once you understand how to use it, it’s a tool that can change the way you shoot; if you find yourself without a tripod or any Read More

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Walter Murch at the Boston Supermeet

By Chris Portal Walter Murch, a long time Final Cut Pro user, and editor of Apocalypse Now, The Godfather Part III, The English Patient, Cold Mountain, Tetro, among many other films, headlined the Boston Supermeet on Thursday October 28, 2011. It marked his first public appearance since the launch of Final Cut Pro X. A Read More

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Avid Media Composer On Line Event Nov 3rd

October 28, 2011

Discover what has professional editors talking and find out how to edit like you’ve never been able to before. Join Avid for a special online event— Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). “Far beyond what I had hoped for…”      -James Haygood, Editor (TRON: Legacy, Fight Club)    “It just works…nothing’s Read More

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PremierePro.net: Discover The Cool Stuff In Premiere Pro

Check out Jarle Leirpoll’s Premiere Pro blog. The purpose is to spread knowledge about Adobe Premiere Pro, so editors can use it to its full potential. Jarle is currently writing a book on advanced editing techniques in Premiere Pro. And, you guessed it, the working title is “The Cool Stuff in Premiere Pro“. The philosophy behind Read More

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Final Cut Pro X – Keywords: Organizing Your Media

Ken Stone’s FCP by Steve Douglas & Ken Stone In legacy versions of Final Cut Pro we learned to organize our footage via the use of labeled bins that we could refer to in order to locate specific clips. For example, bins could be labeled, interior, exterior, music, narration, foley and so on. In my Read More

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CCW 2011: Lights, Cameras, Quality

Post by Fred Ruckel NEW YORK -The Javits Convention Center played host to CCW this year. Upon descending to the lower level you can see the distant booths and the feeling of where do I start sets in. I had made my list of things I wanted to see and planned to explore some of Read More

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