Archive for the ‘Final Cut’ Category

Written on an iPhone

Slightly divergence from the usual design stuff today – here is a track I wrote and recorded on an iPhone 3GS, using the NanoStudio app. It’s the first piece I’ve […]

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Extracting Video from DVD for Editing

I have just had a client provide a DVD (unprotected) containing the source footage they want editing. The set-top-ready disc was all the client had as the raw files were […]

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Clean up Images Captured From Film

If you have an image that was taken from a freeze frame from film, you might see lines going all the way across it. This is called interlacing and it […]

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Add Filters to Several Clips in Final Cut

To apply the same filters to a bunch of clips in Final Cut Pro (or Express), select them in the Timeline and then go to Sequence > Nest Item(s). Once […]

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Change The Speed of a Clip Not it’s Duration

In Final Cut, there may be times when you want to change the speed of a clip, but not it’s overall duration in the Timeline. To do this, put your […]

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Copy Your Time Machine Backup to A Larger Drive

I have just decided to add a new 1TB Hard Drive for my Time Machine backups. Changing the designated drive to a new one starts the Time Machine process from […]

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Au Revoir Adobe – Final Cut Studio vs Production Premium

It’s time for me to say goodbye to After Effects. I’m pretty saddened by Adobe’s upgrade path… If I want to go from the CS4 web premium suite, using my […]

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