fbpx

New Deal FCPdotco FCPX Banner

VR or virtual reality was the hot topic on the show floor at this year's NAB. But who is making content and how is it made you may ask? We spoke to New Deal Studios about their recent work shooting & editing 3D 360 virtual reality on features, commercial projects and music videos.

A company with an impressive list of VFX movie credits such as The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers and Hugo is now pushing the boundaries in the editing, VFX and colour correction of VR. Unlike many production companies, New Deal Studios has gained early expertise in 3D 360 video productions - where different images are sent to each eye to create 3D depth in all directions, which is known as ‘stereoscopic 360 video’.

ISS cinemagrphs fcpx

Armand Dijcks very kindly describes how he made the stunning cinemagraphs from images taken by Dutch astronaut André Kuipers on the International Space Station. Final Cut Pro X's optical flow was the tool to smooth the large resolution timelapses.

UOM FCPX banner

Benjamin Armes, the videographer for the School of Information at the University of Michigan has very kindly put together a few FCPX editing tips in a user story about a recent project. 

lenoFX FCPX

Another entrant into the Final Cut Pro X plugin ecosystem this week is Leno Treinamentos from Brazil with his range of free and commercial FCPX plugins.

rampant fcpx plugins

The Final Cut Pro X plugin market has matured since those early days of quickly built effects five years ago. We caught up with Sean Mullen from Rampant Design Tools and asked why his company's attention was now turning to FCPX.

deflicker seed fcpx

We get many questions on our Forum about how to remove flicker from footage in FCPX. Now a low cost plugin at $29 called De Flicker from Seed Digital Media hopes to fix those problems.

2016 fcpx survey

Every year Marquis Broadcast hosts a survey that centres around Final Cut Pro X. This year is no different, apart from the fact that each participant now has the opportunity of winning over $1200 worth of software products!

nab FCPX video 3

Time for the last set of videos from the recent FCP Exchange event that was held during NAB 2016. Making the switch to FCPX, a new Mac based slomotion application and a great large scale use story.

01 FCPXTOUR banner

On the eve of the first FCP Tour in Madrid (6th May 2016) Jesús Pérez-Miranda takes us on his journey from Avid, through FCP 6&7 and on to Final Cut Pro X. 

FCPX Library Sync banner

Mike Matzdorff promised he would write up his 'Most awesome tip in the world' for FCPX and he's kept his word and done exactly that. He's cracked how to access an updating Library by another user.

nab FCPX video 2

The presentation videos from FCP Exchange at NAB 2016 have gone down very well, so time to post the next four! Media management, Final Cut Pro X power tips, colour grading and a great case study.

FCPX VUG 7

Unfortunately, being in the UK, the late timing of this event was way beyond our bedtime. No problem, the whole recording is on YouTube.

nab FCPX video 1

Didn't manage to make it to NAB this year and missed out on the FCP Exchange presentations? Don't worry, we are publishing them right here. What were you going to do this Tuesday morning?