How to Shoot for the Edit

It doesn’t matter whether you are a corporate, narrative or documentary filmmaker, knowing how to shoot for the edit is a vital skill in streamlining your work process and saving your hair from falling out. Storytelling is most prominent in editing; the ability to pull a narrative together or draw out emotion comes mainly through

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How To Get Organised in FCPX

The life of the filmmaker is never far from chaotic. Scheduling, budgets, logistics… everything is sent to test your organisational skills. In this article, we’re going to address the final stage of production where all that initial effort and subsequent shooting hopefully pays off. In my experience of nearly 15 years making creative, corporate and

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Free Editing Software for Mac & PC

The world of paid and free editing software can be confusing and intimidating, especially when on a time constraint. Brand loyalty, previous experiences and level of complexity required are all factors that can influence your decision. Committing to a purchase of software shouldn’t be done lightly, so it’s reassuring to know there’s plenty of paid

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