Patrick Southern

Patrick Southern

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How do servers communicate with other computers?

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 12, 2018 6:59:21 PM

We hear the term “server” all the time - mail servers, cloud servers, web servers, file servers etc. It’s a very confusing term for anyone who isn’t an IT professional. If you’ve been ignoring them, hoping they’ll eventually fade off into the sunset, we have bad news for you: servers aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they are becoming a huge part of our professional lives whether we like it or not. So what is a server, exactly?

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2018 Mac Mini for Filmmakers & Video Teams

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 7, 2018 12:56:08 PM


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Working Smarter & Faster in Final Cut Pro X

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 2, 2018 3:04:10 PM


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Why Final Cut Pro X is Huge in Europe

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 2, 2018 3:00:29 PM


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Node Stacking in Blackmagic Fusion

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 2, 2018 2:59:35 PM


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The Importance of Checksums

Posted by Patrick Southern on Nov 2, 2018 2:58:47 PM

Your media is important. It takes work, effort, and time to capture the right content. So why take chances when copying your media? The data on the card can become corrupt during the copy. Look for software that will create and verify checksums of your media during the copy. Some examples are YoYattaID, Silverstack, ShotPut Pro, and Hedge (our personal favorite).

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New Features in DaVinci Resolve 15

Posted by Patrick Southern on Oct 29, 2018 6:43:21 PM


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Blackmagic Fusion for After Effects Artists

Posted by Patrick Southern on Oct 29, 2018 6:42:24 PM



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Final Cut Pro X Turnovers

Posted by Patrick Southern on Oct 29, 2018 6:30:59 PM

Turnovers to color and sound are essential for medium and high-end video productions. Learn how to make clean turnovers from Final Cut Pro X to Davinci Resolve and Pro Tools using simple techniques. Simplify your FCPX timeline, export FCPXML, and make AAFs using X2Pro. Learn how to finalized Auditions, break apart Compound Clips, create QuickTime references, and ensure proper audio patching in Final Cut Pro X. Also discover the simple but powerful tools inside X2Pro.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC Shared Projects

Posted by Patrick Southern on Oct 29, 2018 6:29:42 PM

Valentina Vee and Raibar Chenar demonstrate the powerful new collaboration features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC on the LumaForge Jellyfish. Learn how to create and manage Shared Projects between multiple editors. For those who miss Avid's Bin Locking, this is the feature for you.

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