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Tools to Edit Faster

This is a repost from an article on Filmmaker Magazine. However at the end I added some updated thoughts on PROCUTX. Anyone who’s joined the FCPX bandwagon will tell you one of the main draws is speed (or at least I will). FCPX let’s you do things quicker. But how we...

5 Filmmaking Tools That Kick Ass and Save Money

You want to get a top notch DSLR kit. What comes to mind when you need to buy and build this kit? Canon 5D or 7D, Zoom H4n recorder, Zacuto rig. What if I told you all of these (and more) have less expensive alternatives that provide an equal if not better user...

Compound Clips Go Live

A while back while talking about why I like Final Cut Pro X, I devoted a whole post to Compound Clips. If you're familiar with nested sequences, it's like that but on steroids. And there's tons of ways you can use them. Up top is one way I've been using it while...

Thunderbolt Skunk-Ape Drive Spotted at Apple Store

Update: LaCie responded with a link to the product on their website: LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series. It comes in the below mentioned 1 TB flavor, as well as 120 GB and 256 GB SSD. You can win one on their website here. Was in the Apple store yesterday when I...

Morris’ Interrotron meets Colbert’s Ask-o-Matic

Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris was on The Colbert Report last week, promoting his new book A Wilderness of Error. Among filmmakers Morris is also popular for creating his unique interview style and method. Dubbed the Interrotron, it entails two cameras with...

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