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...
Blackmagic Cinema Camera RAW

Blackmagic Cinema Camera RAW

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BCC) is a 16mm-sized-sensor HD digital video camera that shoots RAW footage for under $4,000. Much excitement has been made about this new camera that few people have yet to use, mainly because it’ll offer 2k video in RAW mode with...

Transferring Video Files

I’ve had a few requests lately to send original or very large video files to clients online and when I respond that sending a portable hard drive might be more efficient, I get confused replies. To summarize the issues, and hopefully provide you with a simple...
Indispensable Gear

Indispensable Gear

I just finished shooting my second feature film, Death To Prom, and there are a couple of tools that I would like to pass along that were indispensable: a battery charger (so I could sleep) and a monitor (so I could see). The first one is the SWIT 3602F dual channel...

NY Fashion

Here is a little peek at what I got up to while I was out in New York last month with Jayce and Tiffany...