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In today's world, it is very important to keep up with a variety of new skill sets, no matter what your job title is. Oftentimes with the current economics, you may get hired to do one job, like editing content for the web, and then find youself having to know HTML to get the content up on the web, or you suddenly find youself in charge of social media for your company. To meet the growing demands of today's market place, we are offering some new courses in conjunction with our new partner, Academy X, to help you stay on top of your game. Rev Up Your Tech Skills now!

The new course additions include: HTML Fundamentals, CSS, HTML 5 and CSS. Java Fundamentals, iPhone Programming and Android Programming, Facebook Marketing, World Press Basics and more. Courses are available in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego and San Jose

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Happy Birthday Final Cut Pro X

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Read Richard Taylor's Birthday Tribute

Final Cut Pro X was three years old this past Saturday June 21. It certainly has been an interesting ride these first three years. There is an ever growing FCPX community, over a million installs and many Final Cut Pro X resources, including 3rd party developers. Some developers offer free templates and tutorials. And there are many professionals using Final Cut Pro X. It has come a long way in its first three years. Final Cut Pro X is having the birthday, but as FCPX editors, we should soon be receiving some presents, wrapped in a feature update. I'm sure that the FCPX team has some surprises in store for us

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8 Great New Features in Premiere Pro 

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By Gerard Tay

Adobe Premiere Pro has seen very heavy development in 2013. From the mega workflow enhancer feature which is Direct Link with SpeedGrade, to integrating the tools of broadcast delivery with the Loudness Radar by TC Electronic, and many more, the past year has seen the editorial workflow in Premiere Pro significantly enhanced. While I have tried to cover most of the major updates, there have been some very notable features that I have missed out.

The features of the first Premiere Pro CC was unveiled at NAB last year which I attended, and a year on, here are some more coming your way.

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Comparing Final Cut Pro, Media Composer and Premiere Pro by Oliver Peters

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First Published by Digital Video Magazine

The editing world includes a number of software options, such as Autodesk Smoke, Grass Valley EDIUS, Lightworks, Media 100, Sony Vegas and Quantel. The lion’s share of editing is done on three platforms: Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro. For the last two years many users have been holding onto legacy systems, wondering when the dust would settle and which editing tool would become dominant again. By the end of 2013, these three companies released significant updates that give users a good idea of their future direction and has many zeroing in on a selection.

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Final Cut Pro Plug-Ins You Can't Live Without

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By Shannon Hartman

Final Cut Pro X has been around now for over two years, and in that time many developers have been writing plug-ins to help enhance the editing process. The goal of this article is to share with you some of the amazing tools that have been developed to help speed up your workflow and bring some much needed tools back into the application. As we all continue to sharpen our editorial skills with FCP X there are some plugs-in that you just don't want to live without.

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Diana Weynand's Video Lab Blog

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Her Adventures at sea on the USS Vinson and the new FCP X book

We see it all the time – men and women throughout America, just doing their jobs. Most of us are part of that cycle. We bustle to work, apply our skills, come home to family, and enjoy being part of a community.

The U.S. Navy has a unique community of its own, and it’s called a United States Ship, or USS. Standing 20 stories above water, and at about 333 meters in length, the USS Vinson is close to the height of the Chrysler building in New York, or the Eifel Tower in Paris. On my stay aboard the ship, I had the opportunity to watch the citizens, or sailors, of that community at work under the command of Captain Whalen, Captain (XO) Slaughter, and Commander Master Chief Pickering (left to right).

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Vizzywig Video Editor 5 for iOS - Upgrade

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Interview with Michael Zaletel - Developer of Vizzywig

This past week, Vizzywig Video Editor for iOS made a significant update. We had the pleasure of talking with Michael Zaletel of i4software, the app developer about Vizzywig's update and his Fast Camera app too.

Now this past week you upgraded the app.  Tell us about that?  I believe you now have uploading capabilities to Dropbox, etc. Correct?

The new features include Audio Meter, 24p/60p, Hardware Video Stabilization, HD Multi-Camera with up to 16 devices. The new Dropbox support allows you to upload entire sessions with the finished movie and all source clips and an EDL file to DropBox so that you can easily collaborate with desktop editors and import your edited sessions into Desktop NLE tools like Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects.

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This app is ideal for any professional in news, documentary or film projects, music performance and production or anyone who needs to record audio or music on-the-go. In addition, you can use it for your own voice overs, podcasts and narrations, while you're working in your home or office!

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Tips for Multicamera Synchronization in Premiere Pro

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By Gerard Tay

The Create Multicamera function in Premiere Pro is a very useful function. Besides using it to synchronise multi camera shoots, you can also use it to synchronise second system sound production. Here are some tips to get it to work better.

Premiere will force the order of the camera based on the selection order. This also means that if you named your clips in a particular way and you use the appropriate sorting order.

Premiere will use that information to sort out the camera order in the multicamera sequence. So if I select clip 2 followed by clip 1, and then create a multicamera sequence, Premiere will force clip 2 to be camera angle 1.

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