Whew! Finally, things are starting to happen again.
opened last week, introducing a wide variety of new products. This Thursday, on the
Digital Production Buzz
, we'll be talking with
about their latest IBC announcements. The show
Thursday at 6 PM, PDT. You can listen afterword
Thinking of new announcements,
KeyFlow Pro 2
was released Saturday. The new version includes the ability to directly import FCP X Libraries, annotate audio clips, create project groups and work with multiple files at once. I am a fan of KeyFlow Pro, due to how it helps track media and manage FCP X libraries.
Learn more here
return this week, finally. It's been a struggle to find the time to get these produced. HOWEVER! I'm moving the day to
Thursday at 9 AM, PDT
. This week, I'm illustrating how to take a dramatic scene in FCP X, move it to Adobe Audition for mixing, then bring the final mix back to FCP X for final output. Registration is always free - learn more and
sign up here
At IBC, Adobe announced new versions of all it's Creative Cloud software. What they didn't announce was the release date. (See my article below.) When it's released, I'll cover the new features in a webinar; which will be on a Thursday.
I mentioned that
will showcase key IBC announcements this week and next, but, last week, we had a great show talking about
. I was especially impressed with my conversation with
, award-winning documentary producer, on the process he goes through to create a story. With more than 400 network programs under his belt, I was impressed with his comments. Check out last week's
After the show, I found myself thinking more about what makes for a
, which is the subject of my lead article today. As well, I have an illustrated tutorial on how to remove "garbage" from a video clip using a variety of garbage masks. Both are located in the Articles section below.
Finally, have you downloaded your
copy of my
"Dance for Television: A Production Handbook?"
This 85-page book explains the differences between producing and directing dance, as compared to drama. I've had lots of good comments on this. The book really is free!
to download your copy.
It's nice to be busy again. IBC has given us lots of new toys to talk about and new ways to think about providing services to clients. I'm looking forward to more exciting news later in the fall.
Chat with you next week. In the meantime,