Ronny Courtens was lucky enough to spend some time again with James Tonkin from Hangman Studios. James has had a new Mac Pro & Pro Display XDR in his studio for the last month and Ronny asked James about his experience working on real-life projects with the new machine.
We welcome FCPX stalwart Bill Davis to FCP.co. He tell us about his first week with the new 16 inch MacBook Pro. How did he migrate his data? What did he lose? Did he get any audio clicking?
Another superb Final Cut Pro X user story from Ronny Courtens. This time he talks to Chris Hocking from LateNite Films who post produced 'Neighbours - Erinsborough High' on FCPX. How did he convince the production team to use FCPX when the long-running original Neighbours is cut on Avid?
Many people asked why didn't we do more tests with the new 16" MacBook Pro on the launch day. We can now explain why, we found an annoying audio bug with Final Cut Pro X 10.4.7 and Catalina.
Today Apple has announced that the 15 inch MacBook Pro range has been replaced by the new 16 inch MacBook Pro. It gets a bigger screen, new keyboard, new sound system, better GPU and larger storage capacity. We take if for an early test drive with some 8K 60FPS ProRes RAW footage in HDR in FCPX!
We are looking forward to the release of the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR. We now know more about the release date and have more information on both.
We welcome Oliver Peters to FCP.co and his first post is a cracker! Oliver interviews Steve Bayes, who up until last year was the Final Cut Pro X product manager. They talk about the FCPX development process, squashing bugs, the now infamous launch, why ProRes was needed and of course the future of video production. A rare opportunity to get some historical background information about FCPX - Essential reading!
Want to make more money out of video? In this article from Sam Mestman, he details his ideas, solutions and hard-earned experience that will help you win more business from more clients and be happier doing it.
So just how efficient can Final Cut Pro X be in feature film post production? Find out from the story of the post production process of Gabriel, a new film from Portuguese Director Nuno Bernardo. (Updated with US & UK release dates)
If you want to implement a powerful new technology in your existing production pipeline, you also should be willing to step out of your comfort zone, and to adapt your workflows, so that every aspect of your production process can fully benefit from this new technology. That's what the post-production team of Producciones del Barrio in Barcelona has been doing since they moved to Final Cut Pro in 2016.
In the second of his articles for FCP.co, ex FCPX Product Manager Steve Bayes gives us his thoughts on the recent IBC trade show in Amsterdam. As he led the team who launched the fastest NLE, he also gives us his suggestions on the best way to benefit from the extra editing speed from new hardware.
In the last of three parts of this detailed and informative Final Cut Pro X user story, Carsten Orlt details his social media workflow and how to find a platform and funding for your films.