Tag Archives: Final Cut Pro X

Organizing Events in Final Cut Pro X

One of the first questions I had about Final Cut Pro X dealt with the way FCPX handles media storage. In FCPX parlance clips and other media are stored in collections called ‘Events’. Now I thought the term ‘bins’ made more sense, but I guess if you view film editing from the paradigm that folks are mainly editing birthday party videos, ‘Events’ makes some sense.

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Save Gas, Get Fit, Ride a Bike, Edited on Final Cut Pro X

Save Gas, Get Fit, Ride a Bike, Edited on Final Cut Pro X

Reser Bicycle Outfitters was looking for another angle to promote their bike shop. I came up with the idea to try to ride the wave of discontent and frustration concerning today’s rising gas prices. So this spot was born and began airing during the Tour de France.

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Transitioning FCP Projects to Adobe Premiere Pro

Transitioning FCP Projects to Adobe Premiere ProFor professional editors that have multitudes of projects, Apple’s lack of interest in Final Cut Pro X compatibility with Final Cut Pro 7 is incomprehensible. Fortunately for them there is a lifeline: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5.

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Apple May Allow Final Cut Pro 7 Enterprise Licenses

Apple Makes Big Announcement in LondonInteresting news from London that may give light into the future development of Final Cut Pro X. On July 6 Apple held a private briefing in London for enterprise users of FCP. It appears that Apple may continue license Enterprise clients who wish to purchase additional seats for FCP7. If so, this would indicate continued support of the “Pro” community and would bode well for the future development of Final Cut Pro X. Tuaw.com reports:

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Moving Forward After Apple Final Cut Pro X

Larry Jordan has a well reasoned article on his blog that outlines the different choices Final Cut Pro editors now have after the release of Final Cut Pro X. What folks don’t really get is the problem is that Final Cut Studio has been discontinued. Studios and editors can’t but new copies to expand their business. Overnight, Apple cut the cords.

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Adobe Premiere Gobbles Up FCP Customers

Last year in April when Adobe released their 64 bit Premiere many FCP customers started playing with Premiere and liked what they saw. Many, like me, believed Apple’s promise that a new 64 gbit version with new kickin’ features would be right around the corner. We hung in there, waiting for Apple. Then we found out last week the biggest kickin’ feature was simply a kick in the face.

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Apple Waives Goodbye to Pro Division

One of the top comments regarding FCPX explains the frustration better than anything I have read. This comment is by k2director on a MacRumors.com article entitled iMovie ’08 Was Originally Called ‘First Cut’, Ubillos on Final Cut Pro X. I found the article interesting, but the comment even more so.

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Final Cut Pro X Meets Final Cut Pro

If you are familiar with the Apple advertising series “I’m a Mac. I’m PC,” you are going to crack up when you see this video. It looks like it is made by Apple, but it’s not:

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Apple’s Final Cut Pro X Gets the Social Network Treatment

Apple left their Final Cut Pro users behind with their current release of FCPX. Jeffery Harrell tried FCPX for a while, got discouraged and produced the following video:

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Filmmakers Sign Complaint About Final Cut Pro X

Back in June I became number 2014 to sign the following petition and the numbers are rising even as I write this post. You can sign the petition yourself at http://www.petitiononline.com/finalcut/.

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