in the US, the start of the holiday season. While there is not a lot going on, what IS going on is significant.
The big news this week, and it is only minutes old, is that
announced it has raised $50 million in a Series C funding round to help support its next big push into cloud-enabled media workflows, with a special emphasis on security and collaboration. This is big news for anyone looking to improve how they collaborate. It's my
Next, the team at
has released a new study on "The
Latest Trends in Video Production
" for 2020. The key takeaways? Storing, tracking and finding assets; along with more Cloud, automation and collaboration. The report is worth reading.
Apple is prepping the
15.2 update to Catalina. Based on what I'm reading, that should be the version that makes updating safe enough to consider. I'll let you know what I find out after it's actually released.
Unlike a stable version of Catalina, the
16" MacBook Pro
is released. While the specifics of the technology have changed, the general recommendations I made in this article still apply. Read my thoughts
. (Also, as a note, Apple announced the new Mac Pro will ship in December. They didn't say which day, however.)
Four new articles
for you this week. The first, Frame.io's news, you already know about. Then, while it wasn't planned, I have
three Final Cut articles
, covering faster editing, modifying transitions, and how to use EQ to improve your audio. You'll find all of them in the
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That's it for this week. For those in the US, enjoy Thanksgiving! And, in all cases, have a great week. I look forward to chatting next Monday. In the meantime,