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Linkage: August 2013

We missed July linkage as we were too busy editing to pull all the links together. But here's a bigger and better August linkage for your reading pleasure. Here is a very interesting read as to where Avid might have gone with the whole second screen and metadata stuff. If only. And in good After Effects stuff: ...

Linkage: June 2013

  Remember that Google Reader dies in July so get your data out now. If you don't use SliceX for masking in FCPX you should read this review. These are some really good Avid Media Composer power tips. What do those numbers on your lens mean? Need help fixing some FCP to Premiere problems? Here's some nice freebies for FCPX. It's 55 minutes ...

Linkage: May 2013

Tired of the rat race of this business? Then this franchise is for you. Editors needing therapy go here. Adobe has been discussing this whole Creative Cloud thing. Speaking of Adobe can you have a Photoshop clone in a web browser? So you can use Adobe Encore with the new Creative Cloud version of Premiere Pro. Here's some Macros with ...

Linkage: March 2013

NAB is almost here (so we may or may not have Linkage next month). Check out my Post|Production World sessions and the Hot Panels in you're doing the conference. If you want some Motion and FCPX training check out these. If you don't know what Avid Interplay is then give this a read. If you don't know ...

Linkage: February 2013

  If Resolve is your thing then these workflows might help. If good enough is your thing then give this a read. If production is your thing then read this so maybe we won't have to fix it later. If vectors are your thing then you might be interested in the idea of a vector based video codec. If Thunderbolt is your thing then ...

Linkage: January 2013

Are my editing and post predictions for the new year really that cynical? For 2013 we should all resolve to be creative. That AJA T-Tap looks pretty cool if you have Thunderbolt. Or these two Thunderbolt devices might help for I/O. Want to go offline to online with 4K? So After Effects turned 20. The DIT Dilemma is a good read.We'll see how ...

Linkage: December 2012

Classic FCP is the NLE that wouldn't die. This is a ProRes test worth checking out. Here's an expansive post about editing in the big 3 NLEs. Adobe listed their top feature requests for After Effects in 2012. Read about Canadian editor turned James Bond director John Glen. If you're using Premiere Pro, Quicktime and Nikon cameras then Adobe posted ...

Linkage: November 2012

Avid has a great PDF whitepaper on digital cinema workflows. Talking Post is a great new post production podcast. More good stuff about being an editor mom. This is an eye opening article about audio sync and DSLRs. There's academic pricing now for the great Baselight plugins. Here's a free Adobe After Effects CS6 keyboard shortcut guide. Is there really gonna ...

Linkage: October 2012

Adobe has clarified exactly where they stand on Cinema DNG. If you're an editor with a family then this is a great read. If you're using Autodesk Smoke for Mac 2013 then here's a survey for you. Did you know you could opt out of Apple's iAds targeting you? Premiere Pro can do "smart rendering" and Adobe wrote an article about it. Avid had ...