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How to Fight Final Cut Pro X and Win

Screen Shot 2014-05-26 at 12.44.23 PMI tried it again.  Final Cut Pro X, Apple’s oops of a slap in the face to professional editors and post production workers – especially those who depend on collaborative workflows. One of the basic phases of post production is audio mixing.  As a former audio engineer, this is my comfort zone.  In normal NLEs (non-linear editors), you can export the audio tracks, then bring them in to a DAW (a Digital Audio Workstation) for mixing and sweetening.  In narrative film work, you might also re-record some dialogue (automatic dialogue replacement, or ADR), or record Foley (like footsteps and door slams).  This workflow would be something like: Read More…

Guerilla filmmaking at its best!

My first short film, Kid Stuff, featured some guerilla filmmaking – shots of a pawn shop, in particular. So I am always heartened and intrigued to learn of the guerilla tactics of others. This is quite a coup, though: shooting a feature at Disney World!

 

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3017814/how-the-makers-of-escape-from-tomorrow-made-a-twisted-disney-world-horror-without-disneys-ok

 

 

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