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The perfect workflow ...
by Simon Ubsdell 1 week ago
... is the perfect workflow for the job that you are doing at any one time, and when it's just right, it's very hard to beat. Over the last couple of days I have been working on a fashion merchandisin
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Re: The perfect workflow ...
by Tim Wilson 6 days ago
Scott Witthaus "Time to change the forum name again...." Back to the name I said we'd keep because, while clumsy, was actually accurate but people kept insisting was inappropriate -- THAT name
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Just Business...
by Bill Davis 3 weeks ago
I woke up to an in-box was full of comments from friends in the UK about this... http: www.express.co.uk life-style science-technology 762119 Adobe-Creative-Cloud-price-rise-anger-UK-subscription-deal
Re: Just Business...
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Andrew Kimery " there is also a pragmatic element of putting students in the best position possible upon graduation. That's largely a localized target to hit though " For example, at USC, they teach
Doc's on directing actors
by Bob Cole 2 weeks ago
It's time to learn something from the masters. I'm looking for rec's for doc's which show great directors at work with actors. For example, I vaguely recall a documentary which features Ingmar Bergman
Re: Doc's on directing actors
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Stephen Smith " It was interesting to see how Alfred Hitchcock approached directing." The best documentary on directing, period, is based on a book (!!!), Francois Truffaut's Cinema According to Hitc
Wes Plate joins the FCP X team?
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Just got saw word via Peter Wiggins at FCP.co that Wes Plate of Automatic Duck fame has gone to work for Apple on the FCP X Pro App team as a Product Designer! But it's accurate - that's amazing news!
Re: Wes Plate joins the FCP X team?
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Noah Kadner "He'a actually been with Apple since last November." So there ya go. Hot off the presses. One of the trends I've welcomed most over the past few years has been talking more about the role
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Shared storage and FCPX
by Tom Sefton 2 weeks ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1926-on-the-road-with-final-cut-pro-x-and-a-lumaforge-jellyfish-again Great article Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Re: Shared storage and FCPX
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
VERY nice! Thanks for sharing, Tom! Terrific bit of writing from our old friend Peter Wiggins, but I have to tell you, speaking these days as a mere spectator to the game, I absolutely love what Sam M
Movies and NLE marketing
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Doesn't it seem odd that neither Apple nor Adobe have any studio, big-bucks films that they can point to this year as having been cut with either FCPX or Premiere Pro Seems like a lot of PrPro presenc
Re: Movies and NLE marketing
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "For instance, the Fincher team has made heavy use of After Effects in the editorial process. They also dealt with high-res, overscanned footage in an interesting manner. Plus a LOT was
Jobs' advice
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Relevant to why FCPX is what it is today. https: qz.com 884489 steve-jobs-saved-apple-and-nike-with-the-same-piece-of-advice - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliver
Re: Jobs' advice
by Tim Wilson 3 weeks ago
Herb Sevush ""Winners focus; losers spray." This is a very old adage of business speak that I first heard cutting a PBS documentary 30 years ago." But it could also be argued that a company that make
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Blog: The Moment I Knew
by Mae Manning 4 weeks ago
I didn't go to film school. I didn't even go to college. I am one of the very rare few that always knew they wanted to be a film video editor. Most film editors start off aspiring to be something diff
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Re: The Moment I Knew
by Kylee Peña 4 weeks ago
This is a really cool observation about how art affects us! I think there are a lot of us that have hoarded the songs and photos and movies that made us feel emotions beyond anything we expected, prot
Getting in the VFX bidding
by Robert Emmes 4 weeks ago
Hey guys. I'm a VFX compositor with 12 years experience. I've work all over New York as a Flame artist. I'm really interested in branching out and starting my own thing but I have no idea how to find
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Re: Getting in the VFX bidding
by Tim Wilson 4 weeks ago
You should also post a FULL profile (emphasis on FULL; don't forget your reel!) in the COW Services directory linked at the top of the page, and check the jobs section as well. There's a lot of activi
Blog: A Brief Summary of the State of Women in Film
by Kylee Peña 1 month ago
Whenever I discuss gender in the film industry, someone usually pops up and says "yeah but it's waaaay better than it used to be!" And every year, San Diego State University's Center for the Study of
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Re: A Brief Summary of the State of Women in Film
by John Conrad 1 month ago
It is an amazing summary. Amazing post!
Tutorial: The Science of Editing
by Sven Pape 5 months ago
Art of the Edit The Science of Editing Sven Pape, aka @ThisGuyEdits, joins Dr. Karen Pearlman -- former President of the Australian Screen Editors Guild and a three-time nominee for Best Editing at t
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Re: The Science of Editing
by Robert Rodriguez 3 months ago
Really beautiful and excellent ideas to learn from. Many Thanks Robert R.
2017
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Happy New Year to you all, what are you looking forward too this year
Re: 2017
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Lance Bachelder "+2! Literally the only thing keeping me on Mac. Although I like cutting with FCPX and have a ton of investment in 3rd party tools for it I hate seeing all the new tech out there and
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Passengers
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
One of the *other* Chris Pratt Sci fi movies. Basically "Titanic" on a spaceship. Two pretty people wake up 90 years too early on a colonizing starship mission to another world, and have to come to te
Re: Passengers
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Scott Roberts "And I do kind of wish they would have went Groundhogs Day with it, and never really addressed how long he was alone before he went crazy." Let's Groundhog it further out. The only way
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News: 13th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival Wrap-up
by Cow News Droid 2 months ago
(Los Angeles, CA--January 5, 2017) 3-D SPACE, Stereo Sisters, and the LA 3-D Club are pleased to announce the winners of The 12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival. The festival s mission is to showcase th
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Blog: After Effects Tutorials: Flying Colorful Lines Animation
by Brinder Singh Gera 2 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=QpqGeGElq7o Its my first youtube video. I experimented with shape layers, trim paths, stroke and offset to create this animation. You can change the path to create a com
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How can I post tutorials on this website?
by Brinder Singh Gera 2 months ago
Hello! I am starting a new youtube channel soon. I want to post my tutorials here. How can I do it
Re: How can I post tutorials on this website?
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Hi Brinder, We'd love you to post your tutorials! It's easy, too. Just go to blogs.creativecow.net, and click to create your own blog. Then for the entry, simply post your YouTube embed code (we recom
Here are Haikus for the 100 movies I saw in 2016
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
A lot of people crapped all over 2016. And justifiably so. But... ...on a personal level... ...I had a pretty great 2016. I think I owe all the good things that happened because last year I evened out
Re: Here are Haikus for the 100 movies I saw in 2016
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
I. Two haiku from me: One: reviewing your reviews Two: my year-end take II. Did it again, Scott! Surpassing expectations: the new Expected. III. Saw but 5 of yours. Liked but 2.3 of them. Waiting for
Atto R380-Akitio Thunder2 PCIe
by Baligh Mhanna 2 months ago
Hello ppl Bob, Bob after reading a couple Q&A, I could do with some help if possible. I have a Sonnet D800 storage drive with 8TB that was supplied with ATTO-R380 back in 2011 I have sold the Mac pro
Re: Atto R380-Akitio Thunder2 PCIe
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Bob Zelin "ps - you are on the wrong forum - you should be on the RAID forum." Nahhh, he asked it here, it got answered here, it's all good.
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Dean Neal 2 months ago
Bill Davis "I'm confused about one thing Oliver. Seems to me the vast majority of my cuts in dialog driven clips will almost universally be made at natural stopping points or pauses in the dialog. I
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Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Charlie Austin 2 months ago
Sorry, couldn't stop myself... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris som
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Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by David Mathis 2 months ago
Charlie, only you could make up something like this! Pun intended.
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Looking for advice and ideas
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
I'm working on creating a TV series that features different experts with a segment dedicated to each person's expertise. I don't want to give away my idea here, but let's say that I wanted to create a
Re: Looking for advice and ideas
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Bob Zelin "Ship Shape TV in Florida buys their own time. They have a specialty show on Yacht's, and they buy the time on Fox Sports, and feature the sponsor." That's how we built our video production
Article: The Other Side of GoPro's November 30, 2016 Announcement
by Ronald Lindeboom 2 months ago
The Other Side of GoPro's November 30, 2016 Announcement When GoPro announced on November 30, 2016 that they would be cutting 200 full-time jobs, closing the entertainment division, and that their pr
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Re: The Other Side of GoPro's November 30, 2016 Announcement
by Alex Douglas 2 months ago
That's hilarious, about 4 weeks ago I was in the room just above Nicholas Wooman's head recording a radio show for BBC Radio 2 which airs this Sunday. http: www.bbc.co.uk programmes b0857yv2
It's that time of year...
by Todd Terry 2 months ago
The vintage aluminum tree made its appearance late yesterday in our lobby... taking it's usual position of honor right beside the photos of Tom Jones and Ed Asner... ...I've been told my heart is "two
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Re: It's that time of year...
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Todd Terry " it's usual position of honor right beside the photos of Tom Jones and Ed Asner..." Wait, you have pictures of Ed Asner and Tom Jones Because you've worked with them, or just because they
News: AJA KONA and Io 4K Help Color Casa Loma’s “Legends of Horror”
by Cow News Droid 3 months ago
(Grass Valley, CA--December 7, 2016) Built in 1911, Toronto s sprawling Casa Loma is rumored to be haunted, making it the perfect setting for the haunted house experience Legends of Horror. The promen
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Moana: Sea it.
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Pixar Disney hit it out of the park into the Pacific Ocean on this one. While it still runs the more or less standard Disney Princess story arc, it has enough differences to feel fresh and maybe a lit
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Re: Moana: Sea it.
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Scott Roberts "It felt very "classic 90's Disney"" That was on porpoise of course. (As was that.) My guess is that the two most valuable names in the Disney library right now aren't Sleeping Beauty a
Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Ned Miller 3 months ago
ADMIN NOTE: This thread began in Creative COW's Business & Marketing forum, but since this topic also cuts across shooting, editing, and distribution, we thought it'd be fun to open the discussion up
Re: Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Dave LaRonde "For station promos going to social media, the Home Office mandates SQUARE video. 720x720. Furthermore, we've been told to assume that users won't be listening to the audio. We're reduce
Blog: Alone for the Holidays: An Editor's Tale of Loss and Healing
by Katie Toomey 3 months ago
I still remember the last few countdowns, 3..2..1 to 2016. It had so much hope. It always does. After a bumpy 2015, I was looking forward to this year being filled with a lot more happy and a lot les
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Re: Alone for the Holidays: An Editor's Tale of Loss and Healing
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
It's obvious how much you cared, and continue to care. What I have found is that nobody can put a hard "out-time" on when you switch from straight, full-on grieving to warm and comforting memories. It
News: Cartoni USA Interviews DP Jay Hunter
by Cow News Droid 3 months ago
"Superstore" DP Jay Hunter relies on Cartoni 's Airfloater to make handheld style shooting painless. (North Hollywood, CA--November 21, 2016) Jay Hunter is a celebrated director and cinematographer wh
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what is editing speed ?
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
I wanted to starting a new thread based on this whole concept of editing speed. As per the previous thread ( https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 85784 ) I agree that it is hard to quantify exac
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Re: what is editing speed ?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Tim Wilson "Because they re RIGHT. Apple DIDN T design X for them. Apple designed X for somebody else." Yes they did, they designed it for Bill
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News: Tech Support Ends for Sapphire 7 and Older Tomorrow
by Cow News Droid 10 months ago
(April 28, 2016) Tomorrow, Friday, April 29, 2016, we are officially retiring outdated versions of Sapphire, which includes Sapphire 7 and older. You may continue to use your permanent licenses for th
What "permanent" mean
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
The phrase "permanent license" has a specific meaning. It ONLY means that once you've bought it, you can keep using it. The contrast is with subscription licensing, which must be renewed if you want t
News: Naughty Saint Nick: Bad Santa 2 and Panasonic Varicam 35
by Cow News Droid 3 months ago
Theo Van de Sande, ASC shoots Bad Santa 2 with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cinema cameras (Newark, NJ--November 17, 2016) The long-awaited sequel to the 2003 holiday cult classic, Bad Santa (directed by T
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NL build again
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning We talk a lot about things like accessible tools and the democratization of video production -- what has this meant for the emerging talent wh
Article: More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning
by Kylee Peña 3 months ago
Art of the Edit More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning We talk a lot about things like accessible tools and the democratization of video production -- what has this meant for the em
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Article: Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac?
by Ronald Lindeboom 4 months ago
Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac The day before Apple was set to announce their big news for the year, Microsoft introduced their own big news and for some Mac users -- no, not all b
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@Craig Meek
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Alas, the $650 trade-in discount only applies to the Surface and Surface Pro, ie, the ones in the laptop form factor, NOT the Surface Studio shown here. No need for Microsoft to do so, either. The Dec
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Apple Announces over 1 million installs of FCPX
by Marcus Moore 3 years ago
Larry Jordan is the first with FCPX news from NAB- http: www.larryjordan.biz app_bin wordpress archives 2482 "Apple announced today that they had more than one million separate installations of Final
Re: Niche or Not? 3 years on ...
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
Tim Wilson "So yeah, there are a million X'ers, 2 million Legenders, 3 million Aviders, etc -- " As you point out, those 1-3 million are - possibly - mostly the same people. I know I'm being counted
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test
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Go Creative Show: Cinematographer David Klein. ASC, of Homeland The Go Creative Show, dedicated to inspiring creative professionals working in the video, film, TV and music industries, invites you to
Article: Adobe MAX 2016: Breakthroughs in Design and Productivity
by Creative COW 4 months ago
Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe MAX 2016: Breakthroughs in Design and Productivity You might be excused for thinking that, barely a month since Adobe announced massive updates to their Creative Cloud suit
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Re: Adobe MAX 2016: Breakthroughs in Design and Productivity
by Tim Wilson 4 months ago
Steve, I've dug pretty deep into the videos and blog entries for this, and went through the pre-launch briefing demo with Bronwyn, and I'm BLOWN AWAY by the Social Publishing Panel. I could easily see
Apple on the MOOOOVE, Being an Ad Agency Editor, and more
by Tim Wilson 4 months ago
Apple on the MOOOOOOVE! The world's largest community of media professionals has already begun its rumination on Apple's latest moooooves, including new MacBook Pros, and the eagerly anticipated FCPX
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