Remember the guys that bought you the $39.99 NYC for Final Cut? Well they've been busy out shooting in Washington and have produced another inexpensive royalty free stock footage pack.

Bundling up stock footage into an application and selling it on the App Store is a brilliant idea. Mosa Motion Graphics must have done OK out of the New York pack as they have followed up with the Washington DC pack. We would have been a bit more adventurous and shot Las Vegas or even London, but this pack just might save you having to get on a plane for the capital.

We couldn't find the application on the US website, maybe it is a geographic thing, so here is DC for Final Cut on the UK App Store. Before we post the description we have one quick request to the authors, please don't spam Twitter the way you did with the NYC edition. You have a cool product so don't ruin it with dodgy marketing.

60 HD shots in all, from the city that rules the US, and rocks the financial markets. This collection captures iconic government symbols, and a city & region bursting with people. these are seldom seen views, captured with a discriminating eye and knock-out composition!

Many, many classic images, in varied lighting conditions, and exhaustive multiple views. Cinema style shooting! 

Top Highlights include:
The US Capitol
The White House
The Washington Monument
The Lincoln Memorial

This collection includes trendy topical DC financial giants like:
The Federal Reserve
The US Treasury
Fannie Mae
Freddie Mac

If you create video content for the classroom, podcast, blog, internet, or tv, this app will cure your DC video footage needs. If you use Apple video editing products, the use of this app is almost seamless! User license allows royalty free use. Getting this large amount of stock footage simply isn't available elsewhere. 

All shots are approximately 20 seconds in duration (some are longer). Video is complied in the 720P AppleTV spec. 29.97 fps, and project ready. Cinematic style: most shots employ solid tripod use, with smooth moves. There are a small number of hand-held as well.

Clips only work in editing programs with h.264 file support. Suggested: iMovie 09, iMovie 11, Final Cut Express 4.0.1, Final Cut Pro 6.6, 7. For NLE's with no h.264 support, shots can easily be exported and converted with programs like Quicktime to your project sequence format. 

Once downloaded, there is no further connectivity required. 

All videos were acquired in and of public places in the Washington DC area. Royalty free use license for content from this app. Advertising use prohibited. Users are solely responsible for all editorial content and use. No implied warranty.

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I am the Editor-in-Chief of FCP.co and have run the website since its inception ten years ago.

I have also worked as a broadcast and corporate editor for over 30 years, starting on one inch tape, working through many formats, right up to today's NLEs.

Under the name Idustrial Revolution, I have written and sold plugins for Final Cut Pro for 13 years.

I was made a Freeman of Lichfield through The Worshipful Company of Smiths (established 1601). Though I haven't yet tried to herd a flock of sheep through the city centre!

Current Editing

great house giveaway 2020

2020 has been busy, the beginning of the year was finishing off a new property series (cut on FCP) for Channel 4 called The Great House Giveaway. I also designed and built the majority of the graphics as Motion templates. It has been a great success and the shows grabbed more viewers in the 4pm weekday slot than any previous strand. It has been recommissioned by C4 for 60 episodes, including prime-time versions and five themed programmes. The shows have also been nominated for a 2021 BAFTA.

Tour de france 2020
Although both were postponed to later in the year, I worked again on ITV's coverage of the Tour de France and La Vuelta. 2020 was my 25th year of editing the TdF and my 20th year as lead editor. The Tour was the first broadcast show to adopt FCPX working for multiple editors on shared storage.


BBC snooker the crucible

BBC's Snooker has played a big part in my life, I've been editing tournament coverage since 1997. I'm proud to be part of a very creative team that has pioneered many new ideas and workflows that are now industry standard in sports' production. This is currently an Adobe Premiere edit.

amazon kindle BF

Covid cancelled some of the regular corporate events that I edit such as trade shows & events. I was lucky however to edit, from home, on projects for Amazon Kindle, Amazon Black Friday, Mastercard and very proud to have helped local charitable trust Kendall & Wall secure lottery funding.

As for software, my weapon of choice is Final Cut Pro and Motion, but I also have a good knowledge and broadcast credits with Adobe Premiere Pro, MOGRT design and Photoshop.

Plugin Design & Development

I'm the creative force behind Idustrial Revolution, one of the oldest Final Cut Pro plugin developers. It hosts a range of commercial and free plugins on the site. One free plugin was downloaded over a thousand times within 24 hours of release.

I also take on custom work, whether it is adapting an existing plugin for a special use or designing new plugins for clients from scratch. Having a good knowledge of editing allows me to build-in flexibility and more importantly, usability.


Now in its 10th year and 4th redesign, running FCP.co has given me knowledge on how to run a large CMS- you are currently reading my bio from the database! Although it sounds corny, I am pretty well up on social media trends & techniques, especially in the video sector. The recent Covid restrictions has enabled live FCP.co shows online. This involves managing a Zoom Webinar through Restream.io to YouTube and Facebook. 

The Future

I'm always open to new ideas and opportunities, so please get in touch at editor (at) fcp.co. I've judged film competitions, presented workflow techniques to international audiences and come up with ideas for TV shows and software programs!


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