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Is Python the future of Final Cut Pro X workflow?

So, this is a little more geeky than is normal even for this blog, but I ran the Unix ‘strings’ command on the Final Cut Pro X binary. This command tries to extract things that look like bits of human-readable … Continue reading

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Bayer Market

(This post is based on a recent post of mine from RedUser.) There’s a lot of counterproductive elitism in the film world, and one of the silliest examples of it is that right around the time the Red One started … Continue reading

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In defense of compression

There’s a certain demographic which seems to sit around thinking of reasons why the Red One can’t possibly be any good. We’ve all run across these arguments. One that has really been bugging me recently is the notion that RedCode … Continue reading

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Market segmentation, IT & skepticism

Early on, there was huge skepticism about what Red was doing. This came largely from people who had experience with traditional film and video acquisition, and they were skeptical with good reason. The RED ONE looks like a huge leap … Continue reading

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