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Thumbtack Your Profession

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments

I got an email this morning from Thumbtack.com. Basically it is a job board to help anyone who is an independent contractor or even a business to list their services for potential clients. I just listed mine as, Multimedia Producer and Final Cut Pro Editor, on Thumbtack.
I’m back in the game as an […]

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Photocopy From Digital Film Tools Review

April 3rd, 2011 · 23 Comments

I love Photocopy from Digital Film Tools. There are many plugins that allow you to change the look of your video to match other popular films and give your video a different look, whether it is another time period, planet, location or feel. This plugin does it all and allows you to bring […]

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Got Bugeyes For DualEyes

April 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Singular Software has done it again with software that syncs audio with video…perfectly. If you shoot with a DSLR and record audio on a digital recorder this is the perfect solution for your post production needs.

This is only a small sample of what Dual Eyes is capable of. I haven’t had the pleasure […]

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Class On Demand Legends Training: Fundamentals of Final Cut Pro

March 15th, 2011 · No Comments

This training is not only essential to every Final Cut Pro editor but should be mandatory if you ever want to be a professional. The host, the master Final Cut Pro editor, Larry Jordan.
Lesson 1: Avoid Dropped Frames – Match Your Storage to Your Video Media

The first lesson is essential, especially to new editors. […]

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New Version of Final Cut Pro “Awesome”

February 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

TechCrunch posted about Final Cut Pro’s newest update and said “It’s Spectacular”. Where did they get that adjective?
a small group of video editors were on the Apple campus recently in order to preview the new version of video editing software, which is in the same space as Avid and Adobe Premier. Apparently Apple is […]

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Review: Scone Looks

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

If you purchased Final Cut Studio then you have Color installed on your computer and can use these useful presets right away and create better looking video instantly. If you use Color and understand the application then this purchase is a no brainer. It will give you so many instant fresh looks […]

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Review: Class on Demand – Advanced Training for Apple Color

August 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Once again Class on Demand does a top notch job with their training DVDs, this time with Advanced Training for Apple’s Color.
The Instructors
Bob Sliga and Steve Hullfish are once again your trainers with Apple’s Color application….but this time it’s Advanced Training (extreme trailer music playing).
This DVD will give you a great understanding of […]

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Final Cut Pro Editors Get Better with Class on Demand Complete TRAINING for Final Cut Pro 7

April 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

If you are an editor like me you started with out a manual and learned how to edit on your own. You know you can edit and you feel that you have it down, don’t let your ego get in the way of becoming a better editor with Class on Demand’s Complete TRAINING for […]

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Editors Christmas Wishlist

December 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Tis the season to be want the things we cannot have. Maybe I should speak for myself. Here is a list of items that this editor would love to have this year for Christmas.

Editors Retreat
Why not? A chance to go to Miami, FL during the coldest time of the year and get […]

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Review: Class On Demand for GenArts Sapphire

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

I got a chance to review Class on Demand Complete Training for GenArts Sapphire. I do not own GenArts Sapphire Plugins, but downloaded a free trial version and installed them for this review. I love the fact that these companies have the balls to let you download and try the plugins. That’s […]

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