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RE:Vision Effects releases DE:Flicker with GPU support for Premiere Pro
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces DE:Flicker™ for Adobe® Premiere Pro®, with support now included when purchasing DE:Flicker for After Effects. DE:Flicker continues to be available for Final Cut Pro X and Motion, which requires a separate license.
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Boris FX and Imagineer Systems to Preview New VFX Tools at SIGGRAPH 2015
Special guest artists to demo Boris Continuum Complete 10 and mocha Pro 5
Boris FX™, the leading developer in VFX and workflow solutions for film and video, and Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha® Planar Tracking tools, will showcase the newest versions of flagship products Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and mocha Pro at SIGGRAPH on August 11-13, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in booth 312.
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Blackmagic Design Sponsors American Cinema Editors at EditFest
>Blackmagic Design today announced that it will again sponsor the American Cinema Editors (ACE) at EditFest Los Angeles on August 1, 2015. As part of its Platinum sponsorship, Blackmagic Design will be the exclusive sponsor of the ACE EditFest Cocktail Reception.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Surfing Film Catches Big Break At AlphaDogs
California
The origins of surfing date as far back as the 18th Century where wooden surfboards that sometimes weighed as much as 150 pounds were used for big wave surfing. While methods of surfing have changed substantially since the early days, what hasn’t changed is the lure of finding that perfect wave, and there is no place quite like Mexico for a surfing adventure! In the new film from filmmaker Mark Kronemeyer titled Gone, audiences are taken on a journey from Baja to Oaxaca, to bone-dry deserts and tropical jungles on the search for the soul of surfing in Mexico. “I got the idea for the film traveling around Mexico and documenting our journey up and down the Pacific coast,” said Kronemeyer. “I hope audiences will want to travel and discover more of the real Mexico after watching Gone. http://www.gonefilm.tv/
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Panasonic Perfects Varicam 35/hs Production and Workflows With Latest Firmware Upgrade
Free firmware upgrade for its VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders that expands recording options and enables a multiplicity of post-production workflow scenarios
Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camera/recorders that expands recording options and enables a multiplicity of post-production workflow scenarios. Improvements encompass uncompressed RAW capture for the VariCam 35 with the new Codex V-RAW recorder, support for the Apple ProRes* 4444 codec in both the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS, and anamorphic lens support for the VariCam 35.
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Atomos Shogun the Perfect Level Up for New Sony a7RII
Sony lead the way in the Full Frame 4K Cinema Look video camera revolution, especially when paired with the ProRes Powerhouse of the Atomos Shogun
Sony has stamped their position as the world's largest sensor manufacturer with the announcement of the a7RII, a flagship full frame Mirrorless camera. Winning the 4K race to replace the hugely successful "Affordable Cinema Look" from the HD only Canon 5D series.
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FotoKem Makes Significant Commitment to New High-Resolution
Major Los Angeles Post-Production House Embraces Avid Everywhere, Becoming First to Purchase Avid Artist | DNxIO Interfaces for Fast and Efficient High-Resolution Content Production
Avid(R)
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Digital Juice Lifetime Membership Subscription Service Launches Today
Complete access to the Digital Juice library by joining as a Lifetime Member for a one-time fee
Today, Digital Juice announced the official opening of its much anticipated royalty-free creative content subscription service. This service gives filmmakers, motion graphics artists and graphic designers access to download anything in its huge library -- absolutely free! Members have unprecedented access to the the world’s largest privately owned library of high-quality royalty-free animations, still graphics, stock footage, sound effects, production music and project templates for a groundbreaking one-time low price.
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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
Apple Final Cut Pro
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
Apple Final Cut Pro
Copying Sequence Content in FCP
Copying Sequence Content in FCPIn this FCP video tutorial, Shane Ross shows how to get a section of cut footage from one sequence to another in Final Cut Pro.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 09/13/2010
Apple Final Cut Pro
Tapeless Workflow with Final Cut Pro 7
Tapeless Workflow with Final Cut Pro 7This tutorial gives an overview of the tapeless ingest workflow using Log and Transfer in Final Cut Pro 7. It encompasses a handful of the supported formats that FCP works with... including XDCAM EX, P2 AVCIntra, P2 DVCPRO HD, AVCHD, and Canon DSLR (5D, 7D).
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 08/31/2010
Apple Final Cut Pro
Smooth Slow Motion with Cinema Tools
Smooth Slow Motion with Cinema ToolsThis tutorial shows you how to convert 720p60 footage into very smooth slow motion using the CONFORM option of Cinema Tools.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Shane Ross on 08/31/2010




RSSTHREADS:
Re: FCP 7 project disappeared after external hard drive improperly ejected
by Nick Meyers in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
the project file has disappeared from the external? that's weird. well, i'd just go to the autosave vault. i always keep that on my system drive in case of drive problems. nick...
3 minutes ago   read more
Re: FCP7 Crop
by Nick Meyers in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
new frames will have to be created either way. quality will be identical with both approaches. nick...
4 minutes ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
yeah that's solid. not having knocked around half as much as you have. back of cars crossing bridges and that. Them turning up at your door for the rent on the edit software feels fundamentally nasty. it's just a bad situation to be in. But Premiere currently sells it to...
1 hour ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Michael Aranyshev in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
My point was it is a war of attrition and it isn't immediately clear who can sustain it better, old farts or iPhone kids....
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Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Jim Wiseman in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "So far the best job opportunities are in digital media. These are programs that not only teach production, but also branding, marketing, and advertising concepts. The idea is to develop well-rounded graduates that can develop strategies. Some of which includes production, but some of which may involve print,...
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Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Tony West in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jim Wiseman] "May I make the observation that the older we get, the more threatening the rental model is? If you are working on the projects you consider your legacy, can you really afford to be paying monthly for your software to keep your projects alive?" Have to admit Jim,...
2 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Jim Wiseman in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I understand, Aindreas. But for my situation, doing docs, no mograph or very little, ownership is way more important. Just can't hand it over to Adobe, even if they sent Walter Murch over to do the editing. Although the conversation might be splendid. I really am committed to fighting this...
2 hours ago   read more
Re: Need update to Final Cut 5.1.4
by Metje Postma in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Thanks for the response> That was already very likely...such a long time ago, thanks anyway ! kind regards Metje...
3 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Michael Aranyshev] "[Bob Zelin] "With the exception of hi end shows and features, how does the majority of the people on these forums continue to earn a living ? " I think this is maaaybe a little overcooked as a point? camera and software tool availability seems to have set...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Tony West in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Bob Zelin] "Apple iPhone 6s will have 4K." It doesn't matter Bob. It's not a practical camera to do demanding production with. Last job I did, 2 talent, 2 wireless mics, wireless video out to the client monitor from the stedi They are not going to do a simple commercial...
5 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jim Wiseman] "No future in Premiere for me." but it's so so so good jim. I'll swallow anything - sort of - for how good premiere has gotten. And the update cycle has been completely insane. That said I forgot to transfer from my business to my current account for...
6 hours ago   read more
FCP 7 project disappeared after external hard drive improperly ejected
by Laura Seltzer-Duny in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Any advice on how to retrieve a fcp 7 project after it disappeared because my external hard drive improperly ejected while in the middle of an edit? Laura - 202-210-4689 Laura Seltzer-Duny SeltzerFilmVideo.com...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: Why do users say FCP X is fast? Some new numbers.
by Bill Davis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Andrew Kimery] "Maybe it's X, maybe it's Avid, maybe it's Resolve, maybe it's Red Giant, maybe it's a Mac, maybe it's a PC. I've got a few different types of footwear in the closet and while my favorite is a pair of black boots I wouldn't wear them for a...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Oliver Peters in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Bill Davis] "The bottom line is that things have changed. So sticking with processes that solved yesterday's problems is a suspect strategy for tomorrow. " It isn't just us, either. Take a look at the advertising agency business. Sure there are still a lot of traditional shops, but there are...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Bill Davis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "Other than a few traditional markets doing film and TV, that's what I see as more future-proof in other markets." I agree with Oliver. The bottom line is that things have changed. So sticking with processes that solved yesterday's problems is a suspect strategy for tomorrow. Today it's...
6 hours ago   read more
Re: Need update to Final Cut 5.1.4
by bruce arnold in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Sorry unfortunately I don't have upgrade to final cut 5.1.4 anymore Bruce...
7 hours ago   read more
Re: Need update to Final Cut 5.1.4
by Metje Postma in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi Juliana, I found an old message from you on Creative Cow. You said you had the FCP 5.1.4 update. Do you still have that ? And if so could you send it to me + serial number ? I would be very happy if you could. Many thanks !...
8 hours ago   read more
FCP7 Crop
by Peter Fagan in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I'm masking out some head switching noise at the bottom of a clip. I could add a bottom crop to the clip or I could put a thin black bar on the track above. Is the system smart enough to delete cropped frame data without recompression? If not, is there...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: Stop pointer from migrating to upper-right corner?
by John Rofrano in the Apple OS X Forum
[Jesse Itskowitz] "I didn't realize you could pair / operate a bluetooth keyboard on multiple devices simultaneously. " Yea, I found out the hard way. A buddy of mine a few doors down at work took my old MacBook Pro when I got an upgrade and we formatted it and...
9 hours ago   read more
Re: Stop pointer from migrating to upper-right corner?
by Jesse Itskowitz in the Apple OS X Forum
Thanks for the idea. I didn't realize you could pair / operate a bluetooth keyboard on multiple devices simultaneously. And it's a Mini, not a Macbook, sorry for the confusion. (I'm a PC / Android guy by preference -- Mac products slightly baffle me.)...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Oliver Peters in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Neil Sadwelkar] "I run a small boutique place with the best talent who work on a freelance basis for me. So I'm using a different model. I no longer rent out facility or equipment. I rent out talent. Myself and my friends and colleagues. I'm urging offline editors around me...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Stop pointer from migrating to upper-right corner?
by John Rofrano in the Apple OS X Forum
[Jesse Itskowitz] "with each of the 5 videos running off a separate Macbook Mini." There is no such Mac as the "Macbook Mini". There is a "Mac Mini" and a "MacBook". Which is it? Because the MacBook has an internal display and treats external displays differently than the Mac Mini...
10 hours ago   read more
Re: Upgradable to USB 3 or not?
by John Rofrano in the Apple OS X Forum
[tad newberry] "I have a MacPro 5.1, early 2009, and i've heard differing stories on whether i can upgrade it to USB 3. any final answers here?" Final answer: I put a Inateck 4 Ports PCI-E to USB 3.0 Expansion Card in both my 2008 Mac Pro and 2010 Mac...
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