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FCP.co Live Show 10 - Free Passes for PPWO & The Orphaned Starfish Foundation

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Show 10 is upon us and we have a great lineup. We will be talking about  Post Production World Online - including how to enter the sweepstake to win a ticket. We also find out how quickly kids adapt to filmmaking using iOS devices and FCPX through The Orphaned Starfish Foundation.

It will be a packed show today, split into two, we will be talking about Post Production World Online and then the amazing work done by The Orphaned Starfish Foundation.

You can watch online on YouTube, or join in on the Zoom webinar here. We are having a half hour 'after show' chat on Zoom that won't be broadcast on YouTube.

The show starts 1000 Los Angeles, 1300 New York, 1800 London, 1900 Paris and 0300 (plus a day) Sydney.

 

In the first half of the webinar, we welcome Liat Kozuch, the Post Production World Online organiser who will tell us more about how this online event is replacing the normal sessions at NAB.

She will be joined by Brad Jones from Kin who will be presenting during the event. Brad wrote one of our popular FCPX user stories about Kin, it's well worth a read.

Hopefully conference 'ringmaster' Jeff Greenberg will be in on the Zoom webinar as well.

Also don't miss the chance to win one of 10 free passes to the event in our giveaway sweepstake! 

 

For the second half, we look at the work of the The Orphaned Starfish Foundation. Set up to help children at risk, they have found that storytelling with video is a perfect way to help them break out of the cycle of abuse.

We will be joined by the Foundation's founder and executive chairman Andy Stein, Orlando Luna from Apple and Cirina Catania who published the recent podcast. 

Worth tuning in just to hear Orlando describe how quickly the kids pick up FCPX.

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I am the Editor-in-Chief of FCP.co and have run the website since its inception ten years ago.

I have also worked as a broadcast and corporate editor for over 30 years, starting on one inch tape, working through many formats, right up to today's NLEs.

Under the name Idustrial Revolution, I have written and sold plugins for Final Cut Pro for 13 years.

I was made a Freeman of Lichfield through The Worshipful Company of Smiths (established 1601). Though I haven't yet tried to herd a flock of sheep through the city centre!

Current Editing

great house giveaway 2020

2020 has been busy, the beginning of the year was finishing off a new property series (cut on FCP) for Channel 4 called The Great House Giveaway. I also designed and built the majority of the graphics as Motion templates. It has been a great success and the shows grabbed more viewers in the 4pm weekday slot than any previous strand. It has been recommissioned by C4 for 60 episodes, including prime-time versions and five themed programmes. 

Tour de france 2020
Although both were postponed to later in the year, I worked again on ITV's coverage of the Tour de France and La Vuelta. 2020 was my 25th year of editing the TdF and my 20th year as lead editor. The Tour was the first broadcast show to adopt FCPX working for multiple editors on shared storage.

 

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BBC's Snooker has played a big part in my life, I've been editing tournament coverage since 1997. I'm proud to be part of a very creative team that has pioneered many new ideas and workflows that are now industry standard in sports' production. This is currently an Adobe Premiere edit.

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Covid cancelled some of the regular corporate events that I edit such as trade shows & events. I was lucky however to edit, from home, on projects for Amazon Kindle, Amazon Black Friday, Mastercard and very proud to have helped local charitable trust Kendall & Wall secure lottery funding.

As for software, my weapon of choice is Final Cut Pro and Motion, but I also have a good knowledge and broadcast credits with Adobe Premiere Pro, MOGRT design and Photoshop.

Plugin Design & Development

I'm the creative force behind Idustrial Revolution, one of the oldest Final Cut Pro plugin developers. It hosts a range of commercial and free plugins on the site. One free plugin was downloaded over a thousand times within 24 hours of release.

I also take on custom work, whether it is adapting an existing plugin for a special use or designing new plugins for clients from scratch. Having a good knowledge of editing allows me to build-in flexibility and more importantly, usability.

FCP.co

Now in its 10th year and 4th redesign, running FCP.co has given me knowledge on how to run a large CMS- you are currently reading my bio from the database! Although it sounds corny, I am pretty well up on social media trends & techniques, especially in the video sector. The recent Covid restrictions has enabled live FCP.co shows online. This involves managing a Zoom Webinar through Restream.io to YouTube and Facebook. 

The Future

I'm always open to new ideas and opportunities, so please get in touch at editor (at) fcp.co. I've judged film competitions, presented workflow techniques to international audiences and come up with ideas for TV shows and software programs!

 

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