Quick Tip - Encoding Clips in OSX Lion
With Apple's new OS, there are many "hidden" features that aren't apparent at first glance. This first Lion quick tip is perfect anyone looking to take video file, and quickly stream it for an iPod, iPhone, iPad, or even for FCPX.
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Apple OS X
OS X Lion Quick Tip - Creating a Lion Boot Disc
With digital download becoming the norm for getting applications from Apple, downloading OS X Lion onto three machines that you own, and want to install it on, doesn't make sense, especially at 3.5 GB per download. With this quick tip, see how easy it is to create your own boot disc in about two minutes.
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Kevin P. McAuliffe
Apple OS X
Migrating to the PowerMac G5 and OSX Panther
In this article, Ned Soltz walks us through the steps needed to migrate to the PowerMac G5 and OSX Panther. This is one man's "how to" on configuring your G5, plus how to get everything off your G4 and move it safely onto your G5 with out accelerating your heart rate. This is part 1 in Ned Soltz's series of installing new hardware and software.
Apple OS X
Life with Portables: Is It IN or Zen
Reg Harris, longtime contributor and co-founder of the WWUG, looks at the Get them a reason to buy two strategy by Apple when it comes to their new Titanium G4 PowerBook and G3/500 iBook portables. In addition, Reg explores some of his own ups and downs in the world of multi-systems use in managing his own video production and media business, his career as a surgeon and his home life as a husband and father who has learned that some: ...very scary stuff lurks in Sprite -- proven when his son decided to give his PowerBook 3200 a drink...
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Adobe After Effects
Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use Pt. 4 - Advanced Alphas
When most people hear the words "alpha channels", they think "transparency", but that's not exactly accurate. The truth is more complex, and a quite bit more interesting! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for Part 4 of the best look behind the technology of compositing that you've ever seen, packed with practical advice for applying the secrets of alpha channels that's simply not possible before understanding these underlying principles. No matter which applications you're using for editing, compositing, or visual effects, this one is a must-see!
George H.W. Bush Yelled At Me For Making Him Look Bad On TV
In his earlier life as a TV producer, Creative COW's Tim Wilson had a memorable encounter with the 41st President of the United States not long after he left office, while shooting a PR piece for the local news. It's a humorous tale of meeting deadlines, meeting expectations, and meeting a man only months removed from being the leader of the free world. With bonus advice for location shooters, this personal look at George H.W. Bush offers a side of him you probably haven't seen before.
Art of the Edit
Editing The Emmy Award-Winning Phenomenon, Wild Wild Country
Wild Wild Country premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim, and when it hit Netflix a few months later, it quickly became a phenomenon, going on to win the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary of Nonfiction Series and netting editor Neil Meiklejohn an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming. Creative COW's Matt Latham spoke with Neil about managing a project of this scope, treating the eight parts as a single film rather than episodes, his use of Adobe Premiere Pro, workflows with visual effects and music, and much more, including career advice for aspiring editors.
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