Editors Guild by Larry Jordan
Final Cut Pro 6 and ProRes 422 to the Rescue
High-definition video (HDV), the video format that was introduced in 2003 by JVC and Sony and records compressed HDTV video standard DV media, is a tricky beast. HDV video files are extremely small, but they present a set of challenges all their own. Fortunately, the new Final Cut Pro 6 can help tame the problem.
HDV has taken the indie film world by storm. Small, inexpensive cameras, such as Canon’s XH A1 and Sony’s HVR-V1U, offer great portability, easy access to HD image, and files small enough to edit on virtually any hard disk and computer. It’s a format perfectly designed for producers on low budgets. read more...