Category: Creativity

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Upgrade your Events and Project to FCP X 10.1 Libraries the better way

This post is provided courtesy of Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance: Before running Final Cut Pro X 10.1 the first time, read this. One of the most exciting new features of Final Cut Pro X 10.1 is the introduction of Libraries. Libraries now contain both Events and Projects in one package, very similar to classic […]

Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder

Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder Check it out. OK, this is not new, but a lot of you have been asking about what to take with you to record with your iPad, iPhone, etc. If you haven’t tried it, give it a whirl. Scenario: You’re in the middle of a major convention. […]

Westdoc 2013 – Peter Hamilton & Ed Hersh Rock the Producer’s Master Class

If the next three days of Westdoc 2013 are as productive as the opening Producer’s Master Class with Peter Hamilton and Ed Hersh, participants better exercise their note-taking skills. Yesterday’s energetic and knowledgable presentation entitled, “The Key Success Factors in Nonfiction Programming,” dove into background research on the non-fiction landscape and immediately turned to a […]

Facebook Burns Social Fixer Business Site

Matt Kruse just lost contact with his community. He has spent years developing a highly popular app called Social Fixer Used by over one million people, it is specifically designed to enhance the Facebook experience by creating an easier-to-use interface, removing pop up ads, creating advanced feed filters giving users full control of what they […]

DPBuZZ Producer’s Corner August 8, 2013

This week’s BuZZ is going to be very interesting! We will be talking to Chuck Braverman, co-founder of Westdoc; Doug Hansel about Avid’s Media Composer 7 that shipped in Juy and B-Movie sensation Sharknado’s editor, William Boodell. But, before I go into a bit more detail about our line-up, there is something that I wanted […]

Gadget Review: OBi Talk

(This article was first published on BlogCritics here.) An OBi device configured with the help of the OBiTALK web portal gives me the convenience of VoIP combined with the sturdiness of a home telephone that is built to handle phone calls (and not all that other smartphone stuff that is expensive and only needed when […]

Anatomy of a Photography Portfolio Review

(Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 2013) (this article first appeared on BlogCritics as Anatomy of an Eyeist.com Photo Portfolio Review) Photographers who are looking for assignments often send their portfolios to ad agencies, studios, potential clients and wait anxiously for the photo editor to decide who will get the “gig.” A good portfolio can speed […]

Digital Production BuZZ Producer’s Corner – July 11, 2013

. I attended an LAPPG (Los Angeles Post Production Group) event last night and many in the room were talking about this “industry,” and how hard it is to find work.  The topics centered around the fact that many clients are not paying as much as they used to for our services.  However, the presentations by members […]