Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

The Lightworks Crash Course for Beginners (Part Two): Importing

August 30, 2013

wolfcrow by Sareesh Sudhakaran In Part One we looked at how to set up Lightworks. We also understood some basic terms and what the workspace looked like. In this part we’ll look at how Lightworks imports files and deals with different codecs. The Lightworks workflow We left two threads hanging in Part One: how resolution and Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Adobe Creative Cloud for the Indy Creative

hurlblog by Laura Murphy As a long time user of Adobe programs such as Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects, I was concerned about the pending move to subscription services when it was first announced. There was (and still is) a lot of bad press towards Adobe and Creative Cloud, including a petition. When Shane Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NewTek TriCaster 40 Tutorials (Parts 1 & 2) from Videoguys & Streaming Media

Videoguys.com & Streaming Media Producer Team Up to present a Special Tutorial Series on the NewTek TriCaster™ 40 version 2 Available to order at Videoguys.com or Call us at 800-323-2325   Tutorial: How to Produce Broadcast-Quality Events with the NewTek TriCaster 40, Part 1 Click here to watch the Video, Part 1 In two tutorials, Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

4K Editing: Prices, Features Run Gamut

August 29, 2013

TV Technology by Jay Ankeney Looking at some of the extreme ends of the game MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIF.—According to Greek mythology Sisyphus, King of Ephyra, being punished for being deceitful, was forced to repeatedly push an immense boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down. We are not sure how big the Read More

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RED gets huge GPU workflow boost!

RedShark by Freya Black It has come as a massive surprise to users of red cameras as it has always been a much requested feature but the official line has always been that GPU cards were just not very good at handling the debayering and wavelet technology that is involved in working with red footage. Read More

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Premiere Pro & FCP7 & FCPX

Final Cut Pro X Berlin User Group by Bruce The Yak When FCPX came out a lot of people were horrified. Some people stayed on the fence. Some switched to Avid, and a surprising large amount switched to Premiere Pro. Some brave souls even moved over to FCP X, despite the bad rap the program Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Tutorial: How to Produce Broadcast-Quality Events with the NewTek TriCaster 40, Part 1

August 28, 2013

Streaming Media by Jan Ozer Videoguys is proud to be the sponsor of two tutorials by Jan Ozer that are going to show you how to create broadcast-quality live production with the NewTek TriCaster TC40. In this first installment, He’ll show you how to select and configure the inputs. In the second, you’ll learn how Read More

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The NLE that wouldn’t die II

digitalfilms by Oliver Peters With echoes of Monty Python in the background, two years on, Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Studio are still widely in use. As I noted in my post from last November, I still see facilities with firmly entrenched and mature FCP “legacy” workflows that haven’t moved to another NLE Read More

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Zacuto’s First Look at the Convergent Design Odyssey 7 & 7Q 4k Recorder

Zacuto At NAB 2013, Convergent Design, makers of the Gemini 4:4:4 and nanoFlash to name a few, was demonstrating their new devices the Odyssey 7 and Odyssey 7Q, onboard 4k recorder with a display that has high-end monitor features. It was well received at NAB 2013 and even won a DV Black Diamond Award for Read More

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Real life editing experiences with a MacBook Air and Final Cut Pro X

fcp.co by Tracy Evans As a follow up to our rather controversial article on FCPX on a MacBook Air, we thought we would do a roundup of FCP.co readers’ real life editing experiences on the combination. The article that we published on the rendering problem with FCPX running on a MacBook Air certainly stirred up quite Read More

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