An explanation of what dual-channel mono is, why we use it, and how to work with it in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Adobe announces Productions for Adobe Premiere Pro CC at Sundance 2020. Here are the details of this new, team-oriented addition to Premiere.
Adjustment layers make applying effects to multiple clips fast, easy and quickly adjustable. Here’s how to create an adjustment layer for Final Cut Pro X using Motion.
An explanation of what the audio settings mean when creating a multicam clip for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, along with recommendations on which settings to choose.
A revised article on how to create and edit multicam clips in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, where the source clips are different frame sizes.
Here’s a fast, but not intuitive, way to create the right multicam clip for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
An introduction to Drylab, which makes tools to help scripted production teams make better film and TV, while reducing costs and overhead. Plus an interview with founder, John Christian Rosenlund.
An illustrated explanation of the display options in the Viewer’s View menu in Apple Final Cut Pro X, including a new feature added in FCP X v.10.4.7.
An illustrated tutorial on how to use “pinning” to control the placement of text in Adobe Premiere when using Auto-Reframe.
Emojis can now be added just about anywhere you used to add text. Here’s how to access and use them.
A very cool way to animate text bullets in a single clip – with added bonus of adding emojis to any text element – in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Blurs and mosaics are no longer effective in masking the identity of an on-screen speaker. Here’s what you need to know.
A detailed look at video compression speeds in both Mojave and Catalina for both Apple Compressor and Adobe Media Encoder. Cool charts are included.
A video compression speed and file size comparison using Apple Compressor between macOS Mojave and Catalina. This will be of interest to video editors and media creators.
Retrospect 16 – powerful, flexible and, handicapped by out-of-date tutorials and an unhelpful User Guide, very, very difficult for the new user to learn.
An illustrated tutorial on how to create, apply and delete effects presets in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
An illustrated – and quick – guide to finding and deleting plugins for Apple Final Cut Pro X.
A quick tutorial on what Final Cut Pro X Library backup files are, where they are stored and how to delete them.
A review of “The Filmmaker’s Handbook” by Steven Ascher and Edward Pincus.