Category: Editing

Confessions of a Reformed FCP X Hater

Posted by Anthony - December 9, 2011 - Editing fcpx_intro_apple-thumb-640xauto-22820

Let me start off by saying I am not an editor.  I hire talented editors to help me make my movie magic to spec, so I don’t actually use any FCP or other editing product on a regular basis.  Nevertheless, (if you haven’t figured it out by now) I am a provocateur when it comes [...]

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SNEAK PEEK: Motion Design = Production Value

Posted by Anthony - November 14, 2011 - Animation, Corporate Video, Editing FMM-Text4

VIDEO: “What is Motion Design?” I wanted to share this informative video on the use of Motion Design by the very cool people at Motion Plus Design in Paris.  As my partner in grind, Pete Chatmon, has pointed out on more than one occasion- now that everyone and their mama can afford a camera and [...]

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Episode #77 – The Storytelling Show – Editor/Author Norm Hollyn

Posted by Anthony - October 18, 2011 - Double Down Film Show, Editing, Film Books HollynCredits

This episode of the Double Down Film Show is all about the art of storytelling with author/editor Norm Hollyn.  Norm was the editor of Heathers and the tv series Wild Palms and a music editor on The Cotton Club and Fame among dozens of other features and tv show credits. Norm is also an Associate [...]

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A Point-By-Point Separation of Fact from Fiction on the New FCP X

Posted by Anthony - June 23, 2011 - Editing Final_Cut_Pro_X-thumb-500x312-4268

The internet is all abuzz with rumors and complaints about the brand-new FCP X…mostly from people that haven’t even used or seen it in-person yet, but are never-the-less is a blind tizzy about the radical new changes (and they are radical)  in the most popular editing software on the market. Seeing the throngs of pro [...]

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Completely Revamped Final Cut Pro X Drops Today to Cheers (and Controversy)

Posted by Anthony - June 21, 2011 - Announcements, Editing fcpx_intro_apple-thumb-640xauto-22820

Today Apple released it’s much anticipated and debated completely rebuilt editing software, Final Cut Pro X.  I was at the FCP Users Group Supermeet at the annual N.A.B. Conference in Las Vegas this year when they made the announcement to a room of rabid FCP editors and I swear it sounded like one of the [...]

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