Filmmaking

Apple Final Cut Pro X Released (Updated)

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Apple has finally released their new and revamped version of Final Cut Pro. As a long time user of it (going back to version 1.o) I have been looking forward to this for some time. Now the main issue with this version is that it was built from the bottom up. This is not an upgrade to previous versions. It’s an all new version. They talked to a lot of professional editors to know what they wanted in an editing program. Let’s hope it worked. As with most things Apple it’s wise not to jump in from the get go. It’s best to wait a bit. See what others think. With their new gadgets always wait for version 2. With software wait until there is an update. In this case I’d wait for version X.1. Which will probably be out in a few months. I must say though after checking […]

Geek

Filmic Pro App

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I love my iPhone and I love me some applications. Here is one video app that has some very cool features. It lets you shoot at different frame rates. Not slow motion though but you can do fast motion. However my interest was that it can shoot 24p. Granted, I’m sure it’s just a 3:2 pulldown but it looks great. Especially considering it’s on my iPhone. Plus you can lock in the exposure and white balance so it’s not constantly changing. And it has letterboxing so you can shoot in normal 16:9 or 1.85:1 or even (yeah!) 2.35:1. Very cool. And naturally my video below showcases almost none of these cool features. I will be doing some better tests with it. To give you more options when shooting video then you should get this app. I think it is pretty sweet. Visit the website here. Here is my video of […]