David Battistella : Creative COW Library https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david David Battistella's library of tutorials, articles, reviews and more for media professionals world wide. en-us Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net SHOOT>EDIT with RED and FCP X https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-RED-Shoot-Edit.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-RED-Shoot-Edit.php Embracing FCP X and the RED Camera System from the earliest releases has been proven a successful choice for filmmaker David Battistella, whose enticing respect for the RED/FCPX workflow shines through from detailed explanation to his finished work. Everything we dreamed RED could be in post is begi Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:00:00 GMT FCPX: OMF The Hard Way https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-OMF.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-OMF.php If you love to export an OMF and your audio mixing in Logic, and wonder how to get your audio out of FCPX, join David Battistella as he walks through this workaround. Use this tutorial to take advantage of the four track output from doing a QT movie export, get a split track version of your cut into Thu, 14 Jul 2011 22:36:27 GMT RED AND FCPX https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-and-RED.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-and-RED.php With the release of Final Cut Pro X, many were anticipating that there would be NATIVE FULL RED R3D integration in the new software. When that was not part of the release, especially after Apple talked about up to 4K resolution at the Supermeet, it left many people wondering how to integrate RED foo Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:46:59 GMT FCPX: Three Camps - The Pro vs. Non-Pro Debate https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-pro-debate.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-pro-debate.php Three camps of thought seem to be quickly emerging in the forums and the excitement surrounding the release of FCPX. Step back and take a broad look at all of the information in the mighty deluge that has flooded the Final Cut Pro X Forum. Which category do you fall into? Use this to help make the c Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:39:59 GMT FCPX - First Cut with the new Final Cut Pro X https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-Calcio-Storico.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCPX-Calcio-Storico.php David Battistella, ever willing to engage in new adventures in film and digital capture, has taken the leap toward editing his latest work with the new Final Cut Pro X. When you watch the clip from Calcio Storico Fiorentino, you will feel drawn in to the action, taste the dust in your mouth, feel th Thu, 23 Jun 2011 19:47:52 GMT Film Style Slow Motion in Digital Times https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/Film-Style-Slow-Motion.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/Film-Style-Slow-Motion.php In this article, David Battistella, respected filmmaker and Creative COW contributing editor and forum host, inspired by questions frequently asked in the COW forums, offers a guide to understanding and re-creating film style slow motion. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 21:48:28 GMT Reproducing Rainbows: Color in the Digital Environment https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/DSC-Charts.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/DSC-Charts.php As digital photography and cinematography reach further into the digital media landscape, and your captured images can be viewed on a vast range of media, the need for standardizing color has become more invaluable than ever. Imagine trying to get a consistent hue of green or blue or teal across mul Mon, 17 Jan 2011 09:32:02 GMT ARRI ALEXA: A Weekend with ALEXA https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/alexa-review.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/alexa-review.php "It was just a date, she's not my girlfriend yet." After David Battistella spent a weekend with ARRI ALEXA, he ponders whether digital acquisition can overcome the nostalgia of "light hitting silver on a frame, from a roll of 35mm film." Read David's review for details of his exp Thu, 09 Sep 2010 20:37:11 GMT Lightworks https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/lightworks.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/lightworks.php Professional editing goes open source: top editors describe a powerful editing tool being unleashed on the public. Fri, 25 Jun 2010 03:20:49 GMT Exposing the RED MX https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/RED-MX.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/RED-MX.php David Battistella looks at the RED camera, an offering from a company that have now delivered over 7000 cameras to customers worldwide. David examines exposure techniques for the MX sensor and gives us an upgraded review and updated vision of the best exposure practices. Read on for the details of t Wed, 02 Jun 2010 18:23:02 GMT Exposing the RED: Perfect Exposure, Every Time https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/RED_camera_Exposure.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/RED_camera_Exposure.php Director DP, REDtrepreneur, early adopter and obsessed student of the RED camera system David Battistella takes a closer look at how to hit the sweet spot on the RED sensor. David shows how understanding REDs inner workings will help you expose your scene just right, every time. Tue, 16 Sep 2008 07:00:00 GMT Cross-Platform Workflows using SheerVideo compression https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/magazine_cross_platform.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/magazine_cross_platform.php In this Creative COW Magazine article, David Battistella takes a look at cross-platform workflows using the SheerVido Codec. SheerVideo is a family of lossless codecs developed by BitJazz for professional-quality uncompressed video. David does a great job in this article explaining the how, why, and Wed, 18 Jul 2007 16:12:46 GMT Grazing Etiquette at the CreativeCow forums https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/good_grazing.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/good_grazing.php In this article for CreativeCow.net, contributing editor and leader, David Battistella converses with other leaders in search of 'what constitutes good grazing' or polite etiquette for being part of a fun and truly useful Creative community. Read on as David, Jerry Hoffman, Walter Biscardi, Tom Wols Fri, 12 May 2006 07:00:00 GMT EDIT TO TAPE - A STEP BY STEP GUIDE https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCP_edit_to_tape.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/FCP_edit_to_tape.php In this Apple Final Cut Pro tutorial, CreativeCOW.net leader and filmmaker David Battistella shares a good basic technique for ''FCP - Edit to Tape'' first timers. Fri, 14 Apr 2006 07:00:00 GMT Recapturing HDV, Can it be done? https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/recapturing_HDV.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/recapturing_HDV.php CreativeCOW.net contributing editor and leader, David Battistella, explores the question of recapturing HDV. He'd seen so many posts, so much talk about HDV format and the problems incurred, so David has taken the time to test a couple of workflows. Here's David's report. Fri, 28 Oct 2005 07:00:00 GMT Aurora Video's PipeStudio https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/pipestudio_rev.php https://library.creativecow.net/articles/battistella_david/pipestudio_rev.php Aurora's PipeStudio is specifically designed to take full advantage of the Final Cut Pro RT Extreme architecture while providing every commonly available professional-level audio and video input and output on an Industrial-quality rackmountable breatout box. In this article, CreativeCOW.net leader a Fri, 10 Dec 2004 08:00:00 GMT