A Comparison of 15 On-set Ingest, Logging, Dailies, Grading and Backup Software

Too many choices for file-based ingest, logging, dailies-creation, on-set grading, checksum and backup software? Here’s a quick side-by-side comparison.

What is Final Cut Pro XML (Part Two): Compatibility

The simplest explanation of what XML is, and how it is used in modern-day video software. Part Two deals with the different types of XML.

Thoughts on Setting up a Video Production Business (Part Two)

Some thoughts and ideas on setting up a new video production business. This is Part Two.

Thoughts on Setting up a Video Production Business (Part One)

Some thoughts and ideas on setting up a new video production business. This is Part One.

How to Transfer a Project from Final Cut Pro to After Effects

The simplest way to transfer a project from Final Cut Pro (FCP-X and FCP 7) to Adobe After Effects.

How to Round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to DaVinci Resolve (Part Four): Round-tripping

The simplest guide to help you round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Part four deals with round-tripping from Resolve back to FCP-X.

How to Round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to DaVinci Resolve (Part Three): Dealing with Changes

The simplest guide to help you round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Part three looks at which effects are supported, and how you can handle re-edits.

How to Round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to DaVinci Resolve (Part Two): File Mismatch

The simplest guide to help you round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Part Two covers Retiming effects and file type mismatches.

How to Round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to DaVinci Resolve (Part One): Frame Rate Mismatch

The simplest guide to help you round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Part One covers going from FCP-X to Resolve.