A Little (Big) Avid Media Composer & Final Cut Pro X Trimming Demonstration

Avid
Ever since the release of Final Cut Pro X there?s been a lot of discussion around FCPX?s trimming capabilities. They are quite strong with a very fluid way of trimming edits using the mouse, looping playback as well as some keyboard shortcuts. Users of Avid Media Composer have always insisted that one of Avid?s main strengths is advanced Dynamic Trimming. There?s been much debate about this and a couple of recent videos dig into Avid?s Dynamic Trimming strengths. Here?s my video contribution whe

How to Migrate Timelines Between Video Editing Applications

Adobe
Move your video editing sequences from one application to another using these quick workflows. In an ideal world you would be able to open any video editing project file in any program, but it?s not that simple. Each video editing application has it?s own set of tools, workflow and effects, so the round tripping process is somewhat convoluted. This is where AAF and XML files come into play. - See more at: http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/how-to-migrate-timelines-between-video-editing-applic

Does It Work in OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

Adobe
With the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite on October 17th, the main question a lot of people are asking is ?If I upgrade, will my post production software still work?? In this post hopefully you?ll find some clear answers as well as a few tips on how to tweak Yosemite to get it just the way you like it.

What is the best video editing software?

Adobe
So, you have a bunch of video and you want to edit it together into something that tells a story ? you're going to need some video editing software. Which video editing software you ultimately choose is going to depend on a number of factors ranging from what capabilities you need to how much you are willing to spend. To the extent that it helps, we'll break the contenders down into categories.

Great Tutorial Series to Learn Avid

Avid
Our good friend Kevin P McAuliffe has been creating and posting a bunch of videos on Avid Blogs Post Production called Get Started Fast with Avid. When he posted on the Avid Editors of Facebook Group that he was looking for ideas for new tutorials. I jumped in and requested a series aimed directly at FCP7 editors. To make upgrading to MC7 easier, faster and less threatening. Please check out the first two videos in the series. They are each 30 minutes long, and they will give you a nice overview

More Life for your Mac Pro

Adobe
I work a lot with a local college?s film production technology program as an advisor, editing instructor and occasionally as an editor on some of their professional productions. It?s a unique program designed to teach hands-on, below-the-line filmmaking skills. The gear has to be current and competitive, because they frequently partner with outside producers to turn out actual (not student) products with a combination of professional and student crews. The department has five Mac Pros that are u
Recap of Eleventh Annual San Francisco SuperMeet

Recap of Eleventh Annual San Francisco SuperMeet

CPUG.net
The 11th Annual San Francisco SuperMeet is now history and it was blast! The San Francisco/Bay Area crowd never fails to support the SuperMeet and ...
Adobe teases Prelude at the San Francisco Supermeet, FCPUG changes its name

Adobe teases Prelude at the San Francisco Supermeet, FCPUG changes its name

Adobe
The Editblog on PVC by Scott Simmons The Adobe sneak looks intriguing. Makes me excited for CS6. From the looks of Twitter last night there were a...
Videoguys NAB2011 Report, Part I: Apple's Final Cut Pro X Sneak Peak – More Than Meets the Eye

Videoguys NAB2011 Report, Part I: Apple's Final Cut Pro X Sneak Peak – More Than Meets the Eye

FCPUG
One of the big stories leading up to NAB2011 was the rumor that Apple had taken over the FCPUG SuperMeet and that they would be showing a sneak pea...
Apple’s “All In” move: Big Win or Epic Fail?

Apple’s “All In” move: Big Win or Epic Fail?

Apple
Biscardi Creative Blog by Walter Biscardi So by now it’s a known fact that the FCPUG Supermeet on April 12 in Las Vegas has been abruptly taken ove...
Apple Wields Its Hammer, Smashes SuperMeet

Apple Wields Its Hammer, Smashes SuperMeet

Apple
Studio Daily blogs by Scott Simmons If news broke that Apple was finally going to attend the annual Final Cut Pro User Group SuperMeet to announce ...
Register now for the FCPUG NAB Supermeet!

Register now for the FCPUG NAB Supermeet!

Adobe
Videoguys is a proud sponsor of the SuperMeet and we are donating TWO $250 gift certificates to the raffle! Join the FCPUG Network, including BOS...