DataTale Thunderbolt RAID Review

DataTale Thunderbolt RAID Review

The recently released DataTale SMART 4-bay Thunderbolt RAID caught my attention as an affordable Thunderbolt storage unit for video editing so I contacted Oyen Digital here in the Twin Cities and they sent over a unit for me to review*. I supplied my own 2TB Toshiba...
Kickstarting TRIUMPH

Kickstarting TRIUMPH

How we raised $12,000 in 30 days for our feature film. Note: This is a repost from a post I authored at the TRIUMPH67 web­site. Upon first hear­ing about crowd­fund­ing via kick­starter I was obsessed with how I was even­tu­al­ly going to put it to use on a film...

FCPX and XDCAM Workflow

Did you jump right in and down­load Final Cut Pro X today? Did you get your mind read­just­ed to the new edit­ing par­a­digm? Did you freak out when you couldn’t get your XDCAM footage into FCPX? And then have anoth­er lit­tle freak out about what you had...
Stayin’ Connected

Stayin’ Connected

Since I’ve been blog­ging for, gosh, over ten years now in var­i­ous forms and at var­i­ous URLs, I’m hip to the var­i­ous ways to post and get infor­ma­tion: blogs, rss, tweets, sta­tus updates, etc, and I long ago fell in love with a Mac appli­ca­tion called...
Add T2i Support to Canon Final Cut Plugin

Add T2i Support to Canon Final Cut Plugin

Thanks to this great (and easy) solution from Nathan Beaman, you can add T2i Support to the New Canon EOS Final Cut Plugin. Supposedly this plugin is up to 3x faster than using Compressor to import your files for editing. NOTE: You MUST retain the folder structure of...
NeatVideo Noise Reduction

NeatVideo Noise Reduction

As a film­mak­er, either doc­u­men­tary and nar­ra­tive, there are cer­tain times when you are forced for some rea­son to shoot with avail­able light and in those sit­u­a­tions there are most cer­tain­ly times when that light is too low for your desired shots. This...