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Film grain and light leaks

How to get a film look Everyone shooting digital wants their stuff to look like film. (Why not shoot film then?!) There are several footage packages that allow you to overlay real or simulated film grain of differing weights and … Continue reading

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Don’t like FCPX? Here’s where you can still buy Final Cut Pro 7

How to find the old version of Final Cut Studio 3 Apple updated FCPX to 10.0.7 today with a few bug fixes and it made me think how far it still has to go. I’ve been editing on FCP7 for … Continue reading

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Why now is a good time to buy Avid

Why you might want to think about buying Avid Media Composer 6.5 I’ve been a Final Cut Pro editor for my whole working life, which is inching towards a decade which isn’t that long in the grand scheme of things, … Continue reading

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Comparing Final Cut Pro X vs Premiere Pro CS6

Which is better? FCPX or Premiere? No Film School posted a write up about this 45 minute presentation from Ric Lanciotti of the The Pacific Northwest College of Art. Its an in depth video with point by point comparisons of … Continue reading

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How To Fix FCP7 Out of Memory Error

Solving Out of Memory Error in FCP7 The out of memory error in final cut pro 7 certainly is mysterious and very frustrating. I had this error today while working on a project with a lot of large jpg images … Continue reading

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Free Final Cut Pro X Grading Tutorials

15 Free Color Grading Tutorials FCP.co posted a link to the first 5 of 15 free tutorials from Color Grading Central. If you want to see all 15 short tutorials on everything from creating looks to focusing the viewers attention, … Continue reading

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Editing Tips from the Editor of The Amazing Spiderman

Editing Tips from Alan Edward Bell Alan Edward Bell editor of The Amazing Spiderman and 500 Days of Summer has added two more tutorials to his blog one (above) on how to do basic rotoscoping in order to create a split … Continue reading

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Colour Grading Workflows

Resolve 9 R3D Grading Workflow Markus Wellguny shares his dailies, editorial and final conform workflow in his guest post on Ninofilm.net. If you’re about to begin work on a R3D project and want to be able to grade from you … Continue reading

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Grading & Finishing Commercials

Creative DI in Commercials Studio Daily and Assimilate hosted this hour long webinar with Emery Wells, CEO & Founder of Katabatic, who walks through his colour grading, compositing and finishing workflow. Katabatic produces work for clients like Nike, Saturday Night … Continue reading

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Understanding DCP – Digital Cinema Package

What is DCP and why is it the future? Digital Cinema Package’s are the future of cinema projection (sadly – I love film!) but if you’re not up to scratch yet on what it is, how it works and how … Continue reading

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