Category Archives: final cut pro

Flow, work, flow.

I’ve been working on a project with a quick turnaround time for the last week. It was shot last Wednesday and Thursday, and will be presented next Tuesday. It’s essentially a training video with a 20 minute runtime. It’s very … Continue reading

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Job-chaining in Compressor

At my job, I commonly have to encode files for the web. Recently, I’ve added a new deliverable specification to each project I finish: three versions of the file for a streaming video library that will dynamically choose which version … Continue reading

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Things I Didn’t Learn in School Pt 2: Why Does My Greenscreen Look Like #&$%??

My attempt at a regular blog series hasn’t doesn’t much for keeping me blogging regularly, has it? I really suck. Admittedly, I started to write about aspect ratio a couple of weeks ago. I felt I had a firm handle … Continue reading

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The edit suite is everywhere.

The new iPhone 4 was just announced and demoed at WWDC, and I feel the need to briefly blog about the video features because they are exciting to me: 720p video and video editing, and video conference (called “FaceTime”). This … Continue reading

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Apple Pro Certifications

Since I completed some Apple Pro Certifications last spring, I’ve had several people inquiring about the certifications and my experience with them. When I was trying to decide if it was something I wanted to do, I couldn’t find a … Continue reading

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