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August 2008

Why are the categories gone?

I've had a couple of questions asking why the categories links in the sidebar don't link to much of anything. A while back I had some major issues with my hosting company in that the Editblog pretty much crashed. It took a while to get restored but we lost the images and the category listings. ...

Quantel to add native RED support

It looks like there is yet another major post-industry player soon to add support for the native raw .R3D RED file format, Quantel. Version 4 of the Quantel software will come along in October 08 and include a RED importer. Quantel says that key features are: Preview r3d file before importing Partial file import - set in ...

The EFTPS, the IRS, the frustration

This is a bit off the topic of editing but it was such a perfect example of what has become our bloated and totally inefficient Internal Revenue Service that it is a story worth sharing. If you're a self-employed freelancer then you probably pay quarterly taxes. If you don't then you should so you don't ...

The Summer of RED

If you are curious about RED post production and some real world workflow on RED jobs then click over to Studio Daily and read and article I wrote outlining what we have been calling the summer of RED. It was 4 back-to-back music videos done recently by Broken Poet Productions. Director Eric Welch wanted to ...

List of iPhone filmmaking apps

A while back I posted about my hopes for some great iPhone applications for filmmakers. While I'm still waiting on that timecode calculator deltree has posted a list of apps he has found on the iTunes app store that could come in handy for filmmaking. It's not a huge list and they're not all specifically ...

Editblog updated

It's been a busy couple of offline weeks here at the Editblog with lots of work, some blog problems and then a few days off. We have just gotten the update to Wordpress installed so I hope it solves some of the issues that readers (especially on PCs) were seeing. My fingers are crossed. We've ...