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How to Utilize a MIDI Controller to Enhance Your Editing Workflow

Being an integral part of high-end editing and colour grading workflows, hardware control panels have been around for years. They are still extensively utilized by many seasoned professionals as extremely effective tools that provide not only efficiency and flexibility in post, but also make the life of editors

Final Cut X Now Supports XAVC-L and AVC-Intra 4:4:4 Natively

FCP X users will be more than happy and satisfied to known that the just released update of their favourite NLE now supports new additional flavours of Sony’s robust XAVC-L and the Panasonic’s AVC-Intra 4:4:4 codec, both in resolutions up to 4K. In other words, this means no longer any tedious

Enhance Your Editing and Storytelling By Creating Split Edits

As with any other aspect of the creative process, being talented and passionate is unfortunately far from enough to become a true professional and be remembered as a visionary artist. These personal qualities are only the half part of the equation. Even more important is the patience and persistence requisite

Final Cut X & Adobe Premiere Pro H.264 Compression Update

A couple of months ago we covered an interesting test conducted by the US-based filmmaker Noam Kroll that shows different results while exporting H.264 files with the same settings from the Final Cut X and Premiere Pro CC.Albeit the export settings in FCP X and Premiere Pro

Colour Correction LUTs in Adobe Premiere Pro and FCP X

There is a common misunderstanding about the colour look-up tables, or in short LUTs. Many people still do believe that applying a LUT to the image is like applying another preset in your NLE. Certainly, this is not the case. What is a colour look-up table and how