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Articles

Norman Hollyn

This chapter covers a brief history of video editing, three primary workflows, dealing with metadata, and preparing, synching and screening dailies.

Norman Hollyn

Norm Hollyn chats with Peachpit about his new book, The Film Editing Room Handbook, including how he broke into film editing, the danger in chasing the technical cutting edge, and where he gets his inspiration.

Jeff Carlson

One of the advantages of a small camera is that it easily moves with you. However, when you're shooting, motion can become a character in its own right. Slowly moving across a scene imparts a different feeling than quickly scanning your surroundings, for example. This chapter addresses the most common ways of moving the camera to add motion to your movie, including the number one rule: don't move.

Maria Langer

Maria Langer's helicopter jaunts are too spectacular to be described with mere words; adding video podcasts to her web site would give visitors a taste of the thrill they'd be buying when they signed up for a trip. In this article, Maria takes us on a tour of the software that made it all possible.

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Blogs

Karyn Johnson

This morning, Apple announced the release of Final Cut Studio—no version number this time—available for sale immediately for $999 (with upgrade price of $299), a nice break in price from the previous version's $1,299 retail.

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