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Apple's Final Cut Pro X: One BIG Love/Hate Relationship Part 3 - What's at Stake - A Community Divided

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Part Three of a Three Part Series. Duration - 11 mins 24 seconds


David H. Lawrence
Guest Profile:

David H. Lawrence has been a member of The COW community since 2005, but only recently, since the launch of FCP X, has he become truly active in the forums. And, he's quickly become one of the most visible and respected members of the FCP X Forum, because he has a truly unique perspective that makes his point of view quite compelling.

Take a look at the link below you'll know immediately why people are paying attention to David. What you'll see is a paper co-authored by David in 1987, when he was a designer/producer/researcher at Lucasfilm Ltd., where he was part of a team who wrote the functional spec for what would arguably become the world's first database managed, object-oriented, non-linear editing system.

http://www.propaganda.com/xTV_Production_System.pdf

Like many long-time Final Cut Pro users, David had developed very high expectations over the years while the editing world waited for the release of the highly anticipated new version of Final Cut Pro. But, that all changed when the FCP X was released on June 21st.

To say that David now has "concerns" about the future of Final Cut would be an understatement of the highest order. So, listen in, and find out why David is speaking out now and why you should be paying attention.

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Comments

Re: Apple's Final Cut Pro X: One BIG Love/Hate Relationship Part 3 - What's at Stake - A Community Divided
by Andreas Kiel
Funny thing is that the pref files are named 'FinalCut.xxx.plist'
and not 'FinalCutPro.plist'

Spherico
http://www.spherico.com/filmtools
Re: Apple's Final Cut Pro X: One BIG Love/Hate Relationship Part 3 - What's at Stake - A Community Divided
by Jim Hines
Guys - seriously - Premiere Pro CS 5.5 is 64 bit (that's what really matters) and it's very, very similar to versions of FCP pre X. Plus I think Adobe will give you half off list price if you're coming over from FCP. And it has this really, really useful convenient collaborative feature called CS LIVE. Buy the Production Premium Suite and you've got everything you need to be a one man band.

I don't work for Adobe

Rock on!
Re: Article: Apple's Final Cut Pro X: One BIG Love/Hate Relationship Part 3 - What's at Stake - A Community Divided
by Dave LaRonde
David, thanks for doing this.
It was good to hear David Lawrence -- one of the guys who literally INVENTED the NLE -- talking about his legitimate reservations concerning the introduction and exclusive adoption of FCP X at this point in time.

The gent certainly didn't seem to be set in his ways, and certainly not resistant to Apple's new editing model. His two major points seem to be 1) the software isn't ready for Prime Time at the moment and 2) we'll have to wait and see if it will ever be ready.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA
Re: Article: Apple's Final Cut Pro X: One BIG Love/Hate Relationship Part 3 - What's at Stake - A Community Divided
by David Roth Weiss
[Dave LaRonde] "David, thanks for doing this.
It was good to hear David Lawrence -- one of the guys who literally INVENTED the NLE -- talking about his legitimate reservations concerning the introduction and exclusive adoption of FCP X at this point in time."


Glad you liked it Dave. This is FCP, and too important not to do. Now that everyone realizes this matter is not going to be solved overnight, it's high time we figure out what this really is and try to get it fixed.


David Roth Weiss
Director/Editor/Colorist
David Weiss Productions, Inc.
Los Angeles
http://www.drwfilms.com

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