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Diary of An Avid Switcher Part 5 – Upgrades, Audio & Effects

How To Upgrade Avid Media Composer So in practice for the anticipated installation of Avid Media Composer 7 I’ve decided to actually update my Avid installation to MC As always with Avid nothing is as simple as it could be, so … Continue reading

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Freebies for FCPX

Free Things for Use With Final Cut Pro X If you’re on the look out for some free generators, effects, and such for use in FCPX, then this round up of some of the best free downloads available on the … Continue reading

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5 Things To Do While At EditFest & Supermeet London

5 Things To Do In London – Editor’s Weekend The weekend of the 28th and 29th of June is a big one in the editor/geek’s calendar. Not only is EditFest coming to London for the first time, but the night … Continue reading

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What is the Best Microphone for Recording Voice Over?

What’s the best microphone for Voice Overs? I needed a new microphone to record a voice over for a recent project and set about trying to find out what the best microphone to get would be. As with anything there’s … Continue reading

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Tips for Easier Editing in FCPX

Tips for Editing in FCP X If you’re new to editing in FCPX getting used to the unique way in which it does a few things can be a bit of distraction to getting any real work done. Hopefully this … Continue reading

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Working with C300 LOG Footage in FCP7 – Plus Free LUTS

Working with C300 LOG Footage in FCP7 The other day I had to work with some C300 LOG footage in FCP7 and needed to quickly apply a LUT that would show the client what it might actually look like in … Continue reading

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Lightworks On Mac

Lightworks on Mac Lightworks is probably the first (?) truly cross platform NLE, running on Linux, Windows and (soon) Mac OSX. So although its exciting to see the demo above at NAB 2013 of Lightworks on Mac it obviously doesn’t … Continue reading

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Diary of an Avid Switcher Part 4 – The Media Composer 7 Version

Getting To Work In Media Composer Today is the first day that I’ve enjoyed editing in Media Composer. I feel like I might be starting to see why people love it so much. Hopefully this also means I’ve reached that … Continue reading

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Color Grading Round Up – NAB 2013 Edition

Colorists on Color Grading Here’s a quick round up of color grading panels, displays and announcements from this years NAB. If you’re interested in the latest color grading gear this should get you started. NAB Round Up The Coloristos created this podcast … Continue reading

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DaVinci Resolve 10

DaVinci Resolve 10 The company making the most amount of noise and online clamour at this years NAB (as they were last year too) was Blackmagic Design. They’ve released two new cameras, one of which will fit in your pocket … Continue reading

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