Category: Editing

A Technical Practical Double Header On the Next Double Down Film Show

Posted by Anthony - November 3, 2009 - Cinematography, Double Down Film Show, Editing, Film School

On the next Double Down Film Show we have a double-header of filmmaking knowledge. First up is colorist, Eric Alvarado (Sex and the City, Fog of War, Tupac:Resurrection), who’s gonna walk us through the process of color-correction and discuss some of the many ways that a colorist can enhance the production value and visual story-telling [...]

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Final Cut Pro 7

Posted by Anthony - August 3, 2009 - Editing

Apple recently released Final Cut Pro 7, and it’s got some nifty new features geared towards saving editors time. Most impressive is Final Cut Pro 7′s support of iChat Theater. If you’re working on a collaboration and you want your co-workers’ thoughts on a clip, you can set up an iChat and view the clip [...]

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LoiLoScope Editing Software

Posted by Anthony - June 19, 2009 - Editing

A company out of Japan just released new movie editing software geared at editing newbies. Crazy name aside, “Super LoiLoScope MARS” looks like a pretty cool editing interface. The company calls the interface “game-like” and it certainly looks that way–it has got nifty tricks like a giant “magnet” you can use to organize your video [...]

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Apple Launches Final Cut Studio World Tour

Posted by Anthony - April 28, 2008 - Editing

It probably comes as no surprise that, like many indies, I’m a major MAC and Final Cut Pro fan. (Full Disclosure- I’m also an Apple stockholder- about 2 shares.) Apart from the sheer ease of use and effectiveness of the FCP tools, I believe in supporting companies that support indie filmmakers. And long before AVID [...]

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We’ll Fix it in Post!!

Posted by Anthony - January 8, 2007 - Editing

Well, for most Down and Dirty filmmakers, you are your own post! You are the one scratching your head late at night in front your own computer trying to whip those less than perfects shots into shape. I wanted to give you a little tip about one of the best resources for post-production information on [...]

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