Tag Archives: FCP

Final Cut Pro Smoothcam vs Coremelt Lock and Load X

Guest post by Jeremy… Video stabilization is a great tool for tweaking and smoothing video that was shot with out (or even with) the use of some sort of rigging to keep the vibrations at a low rate. I use Final Cut Pro to edit my video, and have always been impressed with the results of the default Smoothcam filter/effect. ... Read More »

EOS Movie Plugin-E1 details

Canon is now hosting a full page in its digital learning center about the FCP E1 Plugin that we previously talked about. Canon also used the opportunity to send a quick jab to Nikon when talking about H.264: This is an ideal file type for video capture in an SLR camera, delivering relatively compact file sizes with image quality noticably ... Read More »

EOS MOVIE Plugin-E1 official announvement

We talked about it earlier and now it is official. You can read the press release here. The interesting part is Canon talking about a 2x gain in speed for Prores 422 HQ transcoding compared to Compressor. Then again, if you are using MPEG Streamclip, the speed gain should be about the same. This last sentence sound a bit weird ... Read More »

EOS E1 plugin for FCP: why?

A lot of people talked about the announcement of the EOS E1 plugin for FCP yesterday so I feel like I have to talk about it too. As far as we know, it is all vaporware so far since the software is not released yet. Old time blog readers might remember this post from Vincent Laforest testing a similar tool ... Read More »

HDSLR Log and transfer tool for FCP

Vincent Laforet just made a post about something one of my friend has been talking to me about for a few while: a plugin to log and trasfer HDSLR clips directly in Final Cut Pro. As Vincent points out, this is a big thing for a lot of people. It will not make your images look better but it will ... Read More »

Droplet for 5DMrk II and Beachtek DXA-5D owners

If you use a Beachtek DXA-5D to capture sound while recording with your 5D, you should take a look at the new droplet my friend Mathieu has created. The droplet convert the file to ProRes HQ and remove the low frequency used to disable the audio gain. Simple, but effective. Get the droplet here. If you would rather use other ... Read More »

Tilt-Shift Miniature Effect for FCP3 filter (free!)

So you want to create a miniature effect like this : Without having to buy one of these: TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II TS-E 45mm f/2.8 TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Easy! just download the (free for this week!) ShrinkRay plugin from Crumple Pop. Even if you don’t own FCP3 now, get it in case you decide to buy it later on! They ... Read More »



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