Why Not FCPX

Why Not FCPX

You’d think that Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) was a pox-ridden kitten-killing mon­ster, the way some edi­tors and film­mak­ers go to great and painful lengths to avoid it. It isn’t, but the fear, uncer­tain­ty, and doubt (FUD) asso­ci­at­ed with Apple’s non-linear edit­ing...

Continue The Snowbate Program

Dear Hon­or­able Con­fer­ence Com­mit­tee Members, I am writ­ing today to express my sup­port of the MN Film and TV Board’s Snow­bate pro­gram and urge you to con­tin­ue this vital pro­gram. My name is Jere­my Wilk­er and I am a film­mak­er, small busi­ness own­er,...

Local filmmaking podcast

For over a year I’ve had this idea to do a local/regional pod­cast about the film­mak­ing ecosys­tem and scene here in the Mid­west (the north). Final­ly I just decid­ed to cre­ate the first episode and put it out in the world. You can check it a out over at Film45...

Little Things Make Big Gigs Easier

Look­ing for some end-of-year gift ideas for your favorite film­mak­er (or your­self)? Here are some lit­tle things that will make life eas­i­er or more enjoy­able on-set or in pro­duc­tion or in leisure. Some of these are new, some are old clas­sics. All are super...