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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: 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: 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 ...

Linkage: August 2012

  If you want to work with multicam in Premiere Pro CS6 this might help. Fantastic, quick read about all the different color grading systems available today. So, as the MacPro stagnates the PC muscles ahead? This might help for understanding Premiere Pro memory settings. Adobe has an AAF importer up on their Labs site for testing. Do you need some free ...

Linkage: July 2012

Since were were last here Final Cut Pro X became one year old. Patrick Inhofer has been doing a color grading series over at Splice Vine for the month of July. Lots of great info to read. Like to have questions answered? Here's 101 for the new Autodesk Smoke and 105 for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. With Avid's ...

Linkage: June 2012

The Autodesk Smoke for Mac free trial is ready for download. I've got to learn to use nodes. If you're using CS6 on a Mac then grab these ProRes encoding presets. And if you need to download the additional CS6 content (Encore library, PPro and AE templates) then here's the link for that. Avid has a white ...

Linkage: May 2012

Adobe CS6 has shipped. Premiere Pro is a lot better and I made some notes from a recent PPro CS6 edit. Here's some help integrating PPro into an Avid and Apple world. Try this video to see how it's much more keyboard driven. With the Avid Symphony upgrade it's worth reading about what exactly is Avid ...