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I am 2012 Webby Award Nominee and I Need Your Help

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

I am so proud to say that Often Awesome the series has been officially nominated as the Best Documentary Series on the web by The Webby Awards. Blake and I have worked endlessly on this series when Tim was first diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). The first year we dedicated to put […]

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Light Sweep Plug-in for Final Cut Pro and Motion

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

FxPack that contains five plug-ins (Fake 3D, Light Sweep, Drop Shadow, Numbers and Grow Bounds) mainly for Apple Motion. You can find more information and download it from my blog.

I am so happy to find this Light Sweep plug-in by Tapio Haaja. This free plug-in was created in FxFactory and only works in FxFactory […]

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Tiffen DFX 3.0 Review/Tutorial

November 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Tiffen, I know you have been in the film/video world for years and are well established too. But I had no idea about your sweet plugins for FCP.
Tiffen Dfx Video/Film Plug-in is a top of the line plug-in suite that incorporates filters and lenses that Tiffen is so well known for and […]

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · Reviews · Software · Tips

How Steve Jobs Impacted My Life

October 6th, 2011 · No Comments

First, it is a shame that I had to wait until his passing in order to share how he changed my life. But that is the culture we live in.
When I was just a wee laddie my father purchased and brought home one of the first Macintosh computers. It was a strange looking […]

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Tags: Apple

GenArts SapphireEdge Review for Final Cut Pro 7

July 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

GenArts knocks it out of the park with Sapphire Edge plugin for Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, Apple Motion and Sony Vegas Pro. If you want a sweet look for your video regardless of your line of work or status as a professional or amateur this is a no-brainer. Sapphire Edge makes […]

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Team Coco Reviews Final Cut Pro X

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Thanks Sean for the find and for the great laugh.

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · Video

PHYX Keyer 2.0 Easy to Use Chroma Keyer

June 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I love what PHYX has done for pulling the perfect chroma key. Keyer 2.0 is an amazing plugin for FxFactory that will allow you to pull the perfect key in Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects or Final Cut Express.
If I had PHYX Keyer 2.0, 4 years ago my job would’ve been so much […]

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White Papers for Final Cut Pro X

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments

You excited about Final Cut Pro X? Well, Shoot-online reports that Silverado has white papers called, “Preparing for Final Cut Pro X.”

Are you a geek and want to know? Go ahead and fill out the information on this website and you will get a link in your email to download the white papers.

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · News

Final Cut Hip Hop Pro

May 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Awesome find from a reader of this blog. Thanks Matt!

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The Best Slideshow Generator: Photo Montage for Final Cut Pro

May 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The more I use Photo Montage from Noise Industries the more I love it. I have to say that this is the most friendly and easy to use with so many ways to customize the pics to make a slideshow an amazing part of any video. I’ve reviewed a few in the past […]

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