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Watch the entire night's presentation from the Boston SuperMeet


By kind permission of the the guys who run the SuperMeets, we present the entire presentation lineup from the recent Boston event. DaVinci Resolve, Canon EOS, Autodesk Smoke, Avid Media Composer 6 and the editor of Black Swan are all on the billing.

What's the next best thing to going to a SuperMeet? Watching all the presentations online of course, although you won't be able to take part in the world famous raffle!

The organiser of the recent Boston SuperMeet has kindly sent us all the links to the videos for us to embed. If you haven't seen the headliner of the night then check out Mr Murch's presentation.

All recorded live during the Second Annual Boston SuperMeet on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Stuart Street Playhouse, Radisson Hotel Boston.

Filmed by Rick Young and Dean Cleary
Edited and posted by Daniel Bérubé
Opening Title created by Yan Shvalb
SuperMeet Image and Sound: HB Group, Inc.

OK, get yourself a large cup of coffee as here we go...


Interoperability & Flashy Looks in DaVinci Resolve 8.1

Version 8.1 of DaVinci Resolve for Mac is here: and interoperability is its' focus with support for Final Cut Pro X. Blackmagic Design has released 7 feature-rich updates to DaVinci Resolve in the last 7 months. Colorist and author Alexis Van Hurkman discusses the newest interoperability workflows made possible by their latest update, DaVinci Resolve 8.1, which adds round-trip support for Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, and Final Cut Pro X. Hurkman goes on to demonstrate the many creative grading possibilities enabled by version 8.1's incorporation of composite modes inside of corrections.


Canon EOS DSLR Filmmaking and Canon EOS-1D X

CANON has just announced the Canon EOS-1D X DSLR, Canon's latest DSLR redesigned from the inside out - and has just announced their new Canon Cinema EOS System - and The Story Begins.
JEM SCHOFIELD of·TheC47.com shares with us his DSLR workflow and talks about the present and future state of Canon filmmaking. Jem, an engaging presenter, shares with us some interesting news at the Boston SuperMeet not only about Canon's latest offerings for filmmakers but also about Jem's dedicated hands-on filmmaker training via·TheC47.com and through his partnership with Manhattan Edit Workshop (The Filmmakers Intensive series).


Autodesk SMOKE on the Road with Marc-Andre Ferguson

MARC-ANDRE FERGUSON, the Smoke Industry Manager at Autodesk, demos·at the Boston SuperMeet the groundbreaking new workflow for SMOKE on Mac OSX using a laptop. That's right, a laptop. You have got to see this. Using the latest MacBook Pro and a Promise Technology Pegasus Thunderbolt RAID, users can now bring the power of Smoke on the road. A long-time Final Cut Pro editor, Marc-André shows how accessible Autodesk Smoke really is, how to blast past the apparent steep learning curve it has and hit the ground running.


Avid Media Composer 6 Sneak Preview with Corey Tedrow

Avid on stage at the Boston SuperMeet! COREY TEDROW of Avid is invited on stage by MEGAN KEENE, Artist Relations, to present a special sneak preview of Avid Media Composer 6.


AVID invites special guest ANDREW WEISBLUM, A.C.E. on stage at the Boston SuperMeet to share his editorial workflow on BLACK SWAN. Weisblum was also editor on THE WRESTLER, and supervising editor on FANTASTIC MR. FOX, among other credits.

About Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
ANDREW WEISBLUM, A.C.E. was nominated this year for an Academy Award® for Best Film Editing for BLACK SWAN. His work on that film was also recognized with BAFTA and ACE Eddie award nominations as well as recognition from multiple film critics associations, including the award for best film editing of the year from the Boston Society of Film Critics. He previously collaborated with Darren Aronofsky on THE WRESTLER.· More recently, he edited the Oscar® nominated FANTASTIC MR. FOX for Wes Anderson for which he earned a Best Edited Animated Feature ACE Eddie nomination.· Weisblum also edited THE DARJEELING LIMITED with Anderson and BROKEN ENGLISH for Zoe Cassavetes. He is currently editing MOONRISE KINGDOM for Anderson as well.

Weisblum was an additional editor on Nora Ephron’s BEWITCHED as well as John Waters' A DIRTY SHAME.· He served as the Visual Effects Editor on Aronofsky’s THE FOUNTAIN and Rob Marshall’s CHICAGO, which earned Academy Awards® for Best Editing and Best Picture, as well as the 2003 Eddie Award for Best Edited Musical/Comedy.· He also cut the independent films UNDERMIND and CONEY ISLAND BABY.

As an assistant editor for more than a decade, Weisblum worked on a wide variety of films ranging from independent features, including John Waters' CECIL B. DEMENTED and Allison Anders' GRACE OF MY HEART, to larger scale productions such as Brian De Palma's SNAKE EYES and FEMME FATALE, and Richard Linklater's SCHOOL OF ROCK.


And of course if we are saying 'entire' in the headline we ought to include Walter Murch although we know you've already watched the video!

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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

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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. 

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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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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.


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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