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LUTs and FCP X

LUTs or color look-up tables are a method of converting images from one color space or gamma profile into another. LUTs are usually a mathematically …

What Exactly Does an Experienced Editor Do? This Short Animation Reveals Everything

We live in an age where a 6-year-old with a laptop and a copy of iMovie can edit some footage together. Editing software is abundant and as easy to …

Have a copy of my Final Cut Pro X Menu / Keyboard Shortcut Cheat-sheet by Scott Simmons

I’m currently deep into the biggest Final Cut Pro X edit that I’ve done to date. Back when FCPX was new I did a webinar where I gave out a document I …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Sam Mestman goes back to Bulgaria after Expendables 3

A follow-up to probably one of the most read FCPX articles of 2013, Sam Mestman returns to Bulgaria. On the eve of the release of Expendables 3, how …

Moving Proxy Media in Final Cut Pro X by Mark Spencer

How can I take my proxies with me?<p>It's a question we've heard enough times that in this episode of MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple …

Intel Preparing to Launch New Xeon Processors for Potential Mac Pro Upgrade

After nearly three and a half years with only a minor processor bump, Apple late last year launched its redesigned Mac Pro, moving to a compact cylindrical design relying on a slew of Thunderbolt 2 ports for expandability. While the new machine began shipping in the last few days of 2013, extreme …

Final Cut Virtual User Group episode 2 published

Unfortunately for us on the right side of the pond, the scheduling of the the Final Cut Virtual User group doesn't really work for us. Good job they …

Looking at the NLE trends on Google - which one gets the most searches?

Google can be a very clever tool, especially when it comes to comparing statistics. We wanted to find out which non linear editor got the most web …

Creating cinemagraphs in FCPX and Motion

What on earth is a cinemagraph and how do you make one? This new episode of MacBreak Studio explains all.<p>Well what can we say! Mark says that we were …

Editing with Final Cut Pro X on an 11 inch MacBook Air

<b>You can well and truly edit on an 11 inch MacBook Air. I flew from London to Australia, with a desperate deadline hanging over my head. I managed to</b> …

MacBook Air

RT @chrisfenwick: Wow!!! Didn't realize you could apply MULTIPLE MASKS to a color corrector. #FCPX @FCPXGrill http://t.co/XGee2YHDtk

Video in Text Effect: Final Cut Pro X in Under 5 Minutes

Motion Magic in Under 5 Minutes: How to Track Text to People

The BBC adopts Final Cut Pro X for news gathering

A short headline, but one that will have an immense impact on the broadcast and post production industry across the world. The BBC has chosen Final …

Final Cut

The five stages of learning #FinalCutPro X #fcpx http://t.co/27HYddqXHG

Batch exporting from FCPX, spray paint stencils in Motion and replacing clips whilst keeping attributes

FCPX has been criticised for not having a batch export, good job we have top people on the case to make getting a bunch of sequences out of Final Cut …

Filmmaking

EVS to support growing files in Final Cut Pro X in Q4 2014

The biggest FCPX story for us of the show so far is the slightly unexpected but very welcome news that EVS will support growing files by the end of …

Filmmaking

AJA Product news for Final Cut Pro X at IBC 2014

One thing about attending trade shows is the excellent one-on-one time you can get with people who can answer your questions. AJA's Bryce Button gave …

Could the JLCooper MCS5 be the best Final Cut Pro X control surface we have seen so far?

At first glance we think it just might be. Chunky transport buttons, an optically encoded jog wheel and two banks of assignably keys. We like.<p>When we …

Final Cut

Final Cut Library Manager from Arctic Whiteness gets updated to version 2.50

When Apple realised 10.1.2 that had more options on where to store media, it caught us all by surprise. This new update of FCLM to 2.50 now handles …

The big IBC 2014 Thunderbolt roundup

Thunderbolt is becoming the interface of choice when it comes to peripherals. Lots of new boxes on show with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity now making …

Build your own 'Fusion style' drive with the d2 Thunderbolt 2 drive and SSD upgrade from LaCie

We are in the process of writing up a 'Thunderbolt roundup' from IBC, but thought this was worth a special post. LaCie has released a drive that can …

Computer Hardware

FCG082 – TED Cuts in FCPX? (feat. Michael Glass)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:17 — 31.0MB)<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS<p>TED Conferences’ Motto is “Ideas Worth Spreading” …

Apple plans to give you more warning when you're being hacked

Apple plans to send an alert to users when their<p>iCloudbackup is being downloaded to a new device, the company's chief executive said days after several celebrities had their cache of photos, contacts and other data accessed by someone who posted nude photos from those archives to an online message …

Netflix may add short-form content to increase mobile usage

Netflix has always been all about TV shows and movies, but soon, it could feature a lot of shorter clips as well: The company is considering adding …

Wildly Popular Messaging Apps Are Becoming Immersive Mobile Platforms In Their Own Right

BI Intelligence 's data shows that <b>WeChat, LINE, WhatsApp, and Snapchat are all growing their user numbers in 2014 at a</b> <b>quarterly rate of 15% or higher.</b><p>Like social networks before them, these apps are becoming the hubs for everything global smartphone audiences do on mobile. Messaging apps help …

Apps

Disney is showing the world that “old” media can thrive in a digital age

Shares in the Walt Disney Co. are flirting with their highest levels since the company went public back in 1957. (Disney traded on the over-the-counter markets in the 1940s, before it was listed on the New York Stock Exchange).<p>The stock touched a record high yesterday ($91.20) and also closed at a …

Google Glass finally goes on sale on the US Google Play store

Google Glass has arguably shed its techie-exclusive image, and people interested in Google’s computerized spectacles have been able to buy them from …

Apple computer less powerful than phone could sell for $500K

An original Apple-1 computer valued at $300,000 to $500,000 is up for sale.<p>The computer, one of the 50 hand-built by Steve Wozniak in 1976, will be sold by Bonhams on Oct. 22 as part of its History of Science auction. The fine art auction house will be previewing the computer to the public in San …