Frame.io for Video Production – A Year of Testing

I love being organized. It is part of the reputation I have built for myself. Some have even jokingly said that I give most producers and project managers a run for their money. So it would make sense that I would strive to use the most efficient and easy to use video review and collaboration software right? Enter Frame.io.

Project Organization for Video Production: Freebies and Folder Structures

Anyone that works in video production or visual effects knows data storage can be a task in itself. Just one of the open projects I am working on, out of the dozen or so, is over 200GB and has more than 1500 files associated with it. The challenge of data wrangling can slow down a busy production pipeline and get in the way of creativity. So how do you create order out of this potential chaos?

Apple Releases Free 30 day trial for Final Cut Pro X

For those that might have missed it, Apple released the controversial redesign of Final Cut Pro X in late June 2011 that has left many professional editors feeling that they have been left behind. The reboot took out many features that are vital in a professional workflow as well as strand all previous projects with no backwards compatibility. For some the resemblance to iMovie was enough to walk away from the editing suite.