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RE:Vision Effects Releases RE:Match for Sony Vegas Pro with Automatic Color Matching for Multiple Shot and Multicam Shoots.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the release of RE:Match™ for Sony® Vegas ® Pro, taking intuitive color matching to a whole new level by addressing common color problems when using multiple shots and/or multiple cameras.
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Boris FX Adds ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Support to Boris Continuum Complete and Boris RED Product Lines
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, announces added host support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® to its flagship product line, Boris Continuum Complete (BCC), and to Boris RED. The new products were unveiled during IBC 2014 (September 12-16, Amsterdam, NL).
published 1 day ago   read more
Dalet Spotlights Partner Workflows at IBC2014
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, is showcasing, along with its new three-platform lineup – Dalet Galaxy, Dalet AmberFin and Dalet Brio – key partner integrations and workflows from Adobe, Filemobile, Cinnafilm and Opta.
published 5 days ago   read more
Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Capture Card
New DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G PCI Express Capture Card Includes 12G-SDI for Capture and Playback in SD, HD, Ultra HD and DCI 4K Formats!
Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, a new Dual Link 12G-SDI capture and playback card that includes an extremely fast 8 lane PCI Express Generation 2 connection to the computer allowing extremely high performance such as dual stream video capture and playback at resolutions up to 2160p60. Dual stream capture and playback at these resolutions allows dual stream 3D as well as simultaneous fill and key capture and playback even when operating at Ultra HD at 60 frames per second.
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Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.1
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11.1, a major new update based on customer feedback that includes dozens of features and improvements that professional editors and colorists have been asking for. DaVinci Resolve 11.1 is available for free download now for all existing DaVinci Resolve customers.
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Blackmagic Design Announces PL Lens Mount Models of Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of two new cinema cameras, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL and Blackmagic Cinema Camera PL. Both cameras now include PL mount models for using professional cinema lenses or even vintage cinema lenses and are now available from $2,295.
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MOG Announces Partnership with Filmpartners
MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, announces a partnership with Filmpartners, the supplier of MXFserver, a software only total solution for film, broadcast and post-production industry.
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MOG and Facilis – Partnering To Provide Combined And Powerful Broadcast Solutions
MOG, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions today announced its partnership with Facilis Technology, by combining mxfSPEEDRAIL centralized ingest solutions with TerraBlock shared storage system.
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EditShare Unveils XStream EFS Enterprise Scale-Out Storage Solution at IBC2014
Enterprise-Class, Distributed and Redundant “Scale-Out” File System Offers Unmatched Performance for Real-Time Workflows
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced EditShare XStream EFS, a new enterprise storage solution aimed at media markets. Demonstrated for the first time at IBC2014 (stand 7.G37), EditShare XStream EFS is a powerful distributed scale-out file system designed from the ground up to support large-scale media workgroups requiring high-bandwidth, high-volume media ingest, transcoding, online collaborative editing and multiplatform distribution of HD, 2K, 4K and beyond.
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Award-Winning Australian Video Agency Taps Small Tree and Digistor to Maximize Workflow
Melbourne Company Achieves Optimal Speeds and ROI with TitaniumZ-16 Shared Storage System Across 10GbE
Delivering stunning video content for corporate, agency and government clients, New McPherson recently grew tired of its cumbersome workflow system. To accelerate its post-production process, the Melbourne-based agency turned to Digistor, digital media solution specialists, for expert counsel. After a thorough review of New McPherson’s setup, which included a range of direct connect external drives moving data from one workstation to another, Digistor prescribed a robust, scalable and ROI-friendly TitaniumZ-16 Ethernet-based shared storage system from Small Tree.
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Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Quick Tip - Creating the ROCKY effect
FCP Quick Tip - Creating the ROCKY effectCreating the "ROCKY" video inside text look in Final Cut Pro is almost as easy as it is to create inside of Avid's Media Composer, and there's no need to go into Apple's Motion to do it! Just use FCP.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/24/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
FCP Quick Tip - Copy & Pasting Attributes
FCP Quick Tip - Copy & Pasting AttributesWhen editing, speed and accuracy are two things that make a great editor. In this FCP Quick Tip, copying effects from one shot to another might be "common knowledge", but what about having the ability to copy not only effects, but clip attributes as well, and being able to do it in a second. That's a trick that will amaze your clients every time.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/15/2011
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FCP Quick Tip - Importing Image Sequences
FCP Quick Tip - Importing Image SequencesAre you stuck trying to figure out an easy way to import an image sequence into Final Cut Pro? In this quick tip for FCP, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you why QuickTime 7 will be your tool of choice for importing image sequences.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Kevin P. McAuliffe on 05/11/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Controlling Final Cut with an iPad
Controlling Final Cut with an iPadThis video tutorial demonstrates how to set up an iPad with the AC-7 Core app to control Final Cut Pro.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Sam Mcguire on 05/04/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editors
Get: Dialog and metadata search for Final Cut Pro editorsIn this review, Los Angeles based director, editor, colorist, and Creative Cow Contributing Editor, David Roth Weiss, takes a look at a product aptly named "Get," from AV3 Software. It's a speech recognition search app for Final Cut Pro editors that will undoubtedly help get your projects completed faster and on the screen sooner.
Review by David Roth Weiss on 04/11/2011
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FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut Pro
FCP Tip: Broadcast Safe in Final Cut ProIt is possible to achieve true broadcast safe using only the tools in Final Cut Pro if you follow the right steps. In this quick tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. shows you how he has delivered shows to broadcasters worldwide using only the built in FCP filter
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/03/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro Quick Tips
Final Cut Pro Quick TipsLearn how to get things done in Apple's Final Cut Pro faster with CreativeCOW.net contributing editor Stephen Smith. In this video tutorial he'll show you how to find un-used clips fast and easy. Plus, cut down your render time and learn how to play un-rendered clips in real time. If that's not enough, he'll show you how to work with thumbnails, nest clips and how to access the text editor quickly. With these FCP quick tips you can save time so you can spend it doing more important things like learning Klingon.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Stephen Smith on 04/01/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixels
Editing Tip: Still Image dpi vs. pixelsThere is much confusion about dpi vs. pixels when it comes to still images and video editing. In this short tip, Walter Biscardi, Jr. helps to take some of the mystery out of the process.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Walter Biscardi on 04/01/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Multiclip Editing in Final Cut Pro
Multiclip Editing in Final Cut ProRob Mize demonstrates the use of Final Cut Pro's Multiclip feature to cut or switch the cameras of a multicam shoot in real time. Rob also demonstrates techniques to synchronize the cameras prior to the edit, as well as how to revise and adjust the Multiclip camera selection decisions on the timeline.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Rob Mize on 01/20/2011
Apple Final Cut Pro
Fixing Assets in FCP using XML
Fixing Assets in FCP using XMLIn this FCP tutorial, Matt Lyon will provide a step by step guide for fixing a major issue with the way Final Cut Pro imports audio and still image files using a FCP XML file and TextEdit. Incorrectly imported assets can lead to serious problems down the road, especially with Media Manager. Matt also provides a guideline for re-importing audio and still image media correctly, as an alternative to the XML fix.
Tutorial by Matt Lyon on 11/29/2010




RSSTHREADS:
Re: Movie turns dark after being expoted.
by Mark Suszko in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Are you really sure that your monitors are all calibrated to bars and show a true representation? If so, then the rest is on the user....
3 hours ago   read more
Re: Which version of Java
by Robb Harriss in the CatDV Forum
OK, it worked. Non-linear: all the time and nothing but....
3 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by James Ewart in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
"Yes, absolutely! The resultant lawsuits are for 'legal' to sort out." I couldn't disagree with you more. This is buck passing sales target driven "get the bonus in" short term marketing. It's not by any stretch of the imagination successful because it is not in the even medium term interests...
3 hours ago   read more
Re: GoPro x FCP - Size and conversion
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Ah. Well, I guess that's to be expected from a $300 camera, albeit a pretty cool one. Thanks for the clarification. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: GoPro x FCP - Size and conversion
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I stopped at this response. Let's get out dimensions straight. We should be talking about 1440x1080 anamorphic video going into a 1280x720 FCP timeline. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Adobe Revenue Forecast Misses, Shares Slip
by Andy Field in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
They Need to come up with a "Cloud Phone" Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Shawn Miller in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[James Ewart] "If Ford launched a car and the marketing material resulted in loads and loads of sales but none of the cars were actually road legal would you call that successful because the marketing led to lots of short terms sales?" Yes, absolutely! The resultant lawsuits are for 'legal'...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Shawn Miller in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Bad idea? Not really. What Millennial does not want free music?" Ha ha, I know a few. :-) Shawn...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Shawn Miller in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tim Wilson] "I may well have the lowest opinion of Apple of anyone anywhere in the COW, and it pains me to say anything nice about them" I've worked in corporate marketing groups for a long time, so I completely agree with you Tim, the launch of FCPX was a...
4 hours ago   read more
Re: Movie turns dark after being expoted.
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
You can't control how other players play back the footage. If it looks good in FCP, and in QT...not sure what you can do. I can't control how my projects look on your TV, nor my grandmothers TV. I can just make it look the best that I can...on my...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Andrew Kimery in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Bad idea? Not really. What Millennial does not want free music?" I don't think the free part was the bad part. The bad part was how it was added to everyone's account and then pushed to people's devices (assuming the devices were setup for auto-download). It's a glaring...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple's Corporate Definition Part Deux
by David Mathis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Charlie Austin] "Thoughts? FWIW, I don't think this portends the end of Pro Apps or OS X or computers at all. I'm sure someone here will disagree though. :-)" I would be interesting if they have an iMovie for their new fancy watch and call it something like iWatchMovie. A...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: Adobe Revenue Forecast Misses, Shares Slip
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "I think that subscription actually creates opportunity for new offerings and new revenue on the service side -- a way to make and sell more to your existing customers -- though we are not seeing this as of yet." I agree. Adobe is making a big move, it's...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple's Corporate Definition Part Deux
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Charlie Austin] "As I said, in terms of Pro Apps, computers etc, I don't think it means anything." I don't think so, either. We have talked about this elsewhere, but I'll rehash. The Apple Watch is a new way to interact with Apple technology. It is an access point. For...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by James Ewart in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Your definition of success is fatally flawed in my opinion. Getting people to 'download software' not fit for purpose is not successful marketing. One should not measure the success of a marketing campaign in such short term timescales. If Ford launched a car and the marketing material resulted in loads...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tim Wilson] "Bad, bad idea." Bad idea? Not really. What Millennial does not want free music? It was simply, perhaps, the wrong demographic. Beyoncé is a good one, but she has (old) Samsung ties, as does Mr Magna Carta, who also had his music voluntarily injected to Samsung phones to...
6 hours ago   read more
Final Cut Server
by Ashley Heilig in the Apple Final Cut Server Forum
Hello, I found this forum today and realized that I never even heard of the Final Cut Server. Can someone give me a little more information (what it is and the proper ways to use it) or pin point me in the right direction. Thanks for the education!...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Simon Ubsdell in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "(By the way, this is why you should be concerned about the disruption of developers of high-end software by mass-market vendors.)" Very well said. [Walter Soyka] "Behaviors are deceptively powerful, especially when combined. Is there something specific you're looking to do that you feel cannot be done? I'll...
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Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Tim Wilson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[James Ewart] "I think the marketing was a total disaster." No, you think the product life cycle management of FCP 7 was a disaster. Things like withdrawing the previous version had nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing to do with marketing. Let me say it again: marketing creates demand. There was a...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: GoPro x FCP - Size and conversion
by Ricardo Spencer in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Thanks a lot, Shane!...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by James Ewart in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
"That's the one thing they got right: easily the most successfully marketed software launch in company history." If you go by the saying that all publicity is good publicity you would be right but that idiom just isn't true. Yes it was being talked about but the context was almost...
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Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Walter Soyka in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Mathis] "Curious to know why Motion has not been developed further. This program has a great potential but other than change in the color scheme of the interface with a slightly different location of tools, there has been a few things that could add to the value of the...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple's Corporate Definition Part Deux
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tim Wilson] "Wow, I think that's way off. Apple dropped "Computer" from its company name in January 2007. Was that guy not around for that? And by then, Apple had already long outgrown the computer industry. " ... "I'm really stupefied by his statement. It makes no sense to me...
7 hours ago   read more
Avid Restatement
by Franz Bieberkopf in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I'm surprised no one has posted this yet. http://ir.avid.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=870543 "As a result of our restatement and in accordance with GAAP, revenue that had originally been recognized in earlier periods is now being recognized ratably over an extended timeframe," said John Frederick, executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Oliver Peters in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tim Wilson] "Now, we can have another discussion about the product management aspect vis a vis FCP 7...but not the marketing. Marketing creates demand, and the teeming (relatively small) throng couldn't possibly have been more greatly amassed to download that thing." OK. I would agree. My perspective was from the...
7 hours ago   read more
Movie turns dark after being expoted.
by Petter King in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Dear Friends, Would any of you know how to fix this problem: After outputting our FCP7-edited video files to Quicktime movie using either FCP7's 'Export to Quicktime Movie' command or Apple's 'Compressor', the video file looks terrible dark when played in MPEG-Streamclip (and apparently some other Players). All the shadow...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Which version of Java
by Robb Harriss in the CatDV Forum
Ah, very helpful and reassuring. I can move ahead on this. Life will be a lot easier when I finally get newer machines at the studio. I have to run home when I want to use Media Composer 7, Pro Tools 11 or Resolve (now 11.1). Hoping that Pegasus is...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Which version of Java
by Dougal Matthews in the CatDV Forum
hi Rob from the java help page i linked you to earlier I do not have Mac version 10.7.3 (Lion) or higher. How do I get Java for other Mac versions? For Java versions 6 and below, Apple supplies their own version of Java. Use the Software Update feature (available...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Which version of Java
by Robb Harriss in the CatDV Forum
Ok. But tell me this. Will the later version of Java run on 10.7.5 that's on my main MacPro2,1 that's from 2007? Yes, I know it's old. But I have two of them and they're still the primary work machines until we get new ones (which are months overdue). I...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Tim Wilson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "Yet they still managed to botch the launch of FCP X from the standpoint of marketing." That's the one thing they got right: easily the most successfully marketed software launch in company history. Now, we can have another discussion about the product management aspect vis a vis FCP...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Tim Wilson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] " he also created the most naff moment in rock history and singularly destroyed U2 as a musical force. to the point where apple is now laying out instructions to remove unwanted U2 albums for customers." My wife and I chose to honeymoon in Ireland in 1985 meaningfully...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple drops ProApps from corporate definition
by Franz Bieberkopf in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Bill Davis] "... it HAS led to a general downtrend in the ratings for those TV shows." [Andrew Kimery] "Network TV ratings certainly have declined since the days of it just being NBC, ABC and CBS on air. Cable took out a bite." Bill, Andrew, Last I read broadcast viewership...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Adobe Revenue Forecast Misses, Shares Slip
by Walter Soyka in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Scott Witthaus] "Here is the challenge. I watched Avid's quarterly report (where they finally reported results over the last two years) and the challenges are the same. The subscription model evens out the revenue flow, but how does it make it grow?" How does the perpetually-licensed model make sales grow?...
8 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple's Corporate Definition Part Deux
by Tim Wilson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Charlie Austin] [Quoting someone else] "Rather, I think Apple Watch is the first product from an Apple that has outgrown the computer industry. " Wow, I think that's way off. Apple dropped "Computer" from its company name in January 2007 . Was that guy not around for that? And by...
9 hours ago   read more
FCP > SOUNDTRACK PRO, problem!
by Andy Wood in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I am sending/exporting a single audio (dialogue) file to STPv3 from FCPv7 in order to reduce the background/room noise level. I usually do this by selecting a region of pure room noise and using the 'Set noise' function. However although i can happily select a region of audio (dialogue) if...
10 hours ago   read more
Soundtrack Pro 3 problem
by Andy Wood in the Apple Soundtrack Forum
When i export a single audio file to STPv3 from FCPv7 and try to do anything to it (even select a region) I get the spinning wheel of doom. This render the program entirely unusable and only recently (randomly?) started happening. I'm not aware of doing anything differently and been...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: PDFs not Vectorized when in Replicator
by Robin S. Kurz in the Apple Motion Forum
[Mark Spencer] "It's not a bug it a function of the order of operations. " Well, yes and no. Let's say that that's to be expected *technically*, only *practically* it shouldn't be happening. It should be possible to continuously rasterize in a case like that. And when I showed this...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Color value from published OSC point
by Robin S. Kurz in the Apple Motion Forum
No way that I know of, but maybe someone else? I'd have to fiddle, but I could image there MAY be a way with some convoluted rigging, but hard so say. Or I've never seen the obvious. :)...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: CatDV 11 and Avid Integration
by Dougal Matthews in the CatDV Forum
hi Lee we're now confirmed for the conference call at the time you suggested thank you Dougal Improvise Adapt and Overcome...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Motion won't open .PSD layers
by Robin S. Kurz in the Apple Motion Forum
So simply re-saving the file didn't work?...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: Adobe Revenue Forecast Misses, Shares Slip
by Scott Witthaus in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
"He added that Adobe had harvested a lot of the “low-hanging fruit” in shifting its existing customer base to the cloud, but the challenge now was to convince the more “resistant” customers, such as small businesses and individuals." Here is the challenge. I watched Avid's quarterly report (where they finally...
11 hours ago   read more
Re: FCPX 10.1.3 issues?
by Ronny Courtens in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
IMO 10.1.3 is the most stable version of FCP X ever. Just make sure to always have a safety backup of your current FCP X application and of any older Libraries before updating to any new version, especially for Libraries with long and complex Projects. This way you can safely...
11 hours ago   read more


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