Video Editing

Top 10 Things I Will Miss About FCP

March 30, 2012

Little Frog in High Def by Shane Ross I started this blog in 2005, when I made my leap from editing on an Avid in standard definition…to editing with FCP in high definition…thus the name Little Frog in High Def (Little Frog being my Indian name from my youth). This blog was me talking about Read More

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Video Editing

Planning a new NLE system… part 1.

March 29, 2012

Premiere Pro Benchmark for CS6 by Harm Millaard Gary’s Notes: This is another great article and service to the Adobe NLE community from Harm.  When we update our DIY articles, Harm is one of the guys I go to for the latest information and advice for Adobe optimization. I was honored and happy to return Read More

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Video Editing

Does Cloud Video Editing Make Sense for Pro Video

Screenlight by Richard Keating It’s hard to talk about software in 2012 without mentioning “the cloud”. You’ve seen the ads from sofware vendors asking what your cloud strategy is? With all this hype, it’s worth taking a look at the state of cloud video editing and the promise it could hold for Professional Video Editors. Read More

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Video Editing

Adobe CS6: Why everyone is (will be) switching!

Advance HDTV Thankfully (well… this depends upon who you ask) Apple dropped their Final Cut ball and Adobe swooped in to save the day. Now, I’ve only used FCP a little, mostly cuz I’m PC based and FCP never made a windows version. Well if you’ve been sleeping or out of the loop or on permanent vacation Read More

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Video Editing

Because you asked… More on our Switch to Avid MC6

March 28, 2012

Biscardi Creative by Walter Biscardi Our short and sweet blog post yesterday about switching to Avid MC6 for our broadcast work touched off a flurry of requests for yet more information on our decision.   Folks want to know “what specific features did it have that the others didn’t.”   “Can you break it down feature Read More

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Video Editing

New Sorenson Squeeze 8 Pro supports Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD and Dolby Pro Audio

fcp.co Sorenson has launched Squeeze 8 Pro, the new version can now output ProRes files directly from within Avid. Codec specific add-ons available for existing customers. We have always said that they key to making money in broadcasting & video production is the ability to reversion or reuse media. With the NLE wars only getting Read More

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Video Editing

6 Films that Fueled the DSLR (R)evolution

March 27, 2012

Flixlist by Robin Schmidt

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Video Editing

Will Avid be the company selling out editors?

The present and future of post production business and technology by Philip Hodgetts OK, it’s a provocative headline, and while I don’t for a minute think Avid are deliberately setting out to sell out editors, it may be an inevitable result of inevitable technological innovation. At an executive briefing in LA during the week, Avid noted Read More

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Video Editing

Developer features I will miss from Final Cut Pro 7

Digital Rebellion by Jon Chappell I’m currently working on a feature film that will be my last Final Cut Pro 7 project. I’d just finished implementing a custom solution to automatically log and sort clips as they are brought in, when it suddenly occurred to me that a lot of what I was doing would Read More

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Video Editing

Moving 2nd season and a new series to Avid Media Composer 6

Biscardi Creative Blog by Walter Biscardi After lots of testing and comparing, we’ve made the decision to move two original series to Avid Media Composer 6.   PBS series “This American Land” is starting up Season Two next week and in about a month or so we’ll be kicking off a new original reality series. Read More

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