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Atlanta Film Festival!

Posted by on March 23, 2012 at 6:39 am

We’ve been hard at work to encode this years festival submissions for the past 3 weeks, and now getting finished!  Last year we only did the shorts programs and they were a great viewing experience for festival go’rs and the screenings were great.  This year there were over 95% digital submissions either via our high […]

Feb and March Madness Tease the LAB!

Posted by on March 17, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Well February and March have been busy times at the LAB.  Our good friends Fain & Tripp were back in to cut some sweet spots for YAMAHA (the best watercraft on water!).  Eisenberg Agency was back in for more Comcast spots lensed by DP Matt MacCarthy on ALEXA.  We’ve been putting our editorial scalpel to […]

ATL Film Festival and Tips #1

Posted by on March 17, 2012 at 12:39 pm

The ATL Film Festival is about to start so check out the programs!  Also a small note to filmakers, when you send your submission into a festival on digital media, don’t include personal documents, or COPYRIGHTED PIRATED SOFTWARE ARCHIVES!  Support the companies that make your films possible!  AVID, ADOBE and all the rest!  Nuff Said!

MTV produces a responsible narrative teen series?

Posted by on August 13, 2011 at 2:30 am

So I’ve dipped into the MTV television dumpster to see what they are showing now aside from the pregnant at 16 and now canceled skins to find actually a surprisingly responsible program, AWKWARD.  It has the same feel of MY SO CALLED LIFE from almost a decade ago,  just updated.  The big difference is that it deals with the same ‘ol teen high school […]

Here’s what Reality Programming should be…PBS-Circus

Posted by on July 19, 2011 at 10:32 pm

If you haven’t seen it you should definitely see what you’ve been missing in the wasteland that is reality television.  Check out the series Circus on PBS- it’s unfortunately only 6 episodes following the BIG APPLE CIRCUS and their crew.  You may have seen them in ATLANTA.  They do great numbers here and ATL is featured […]

Conan slams FCP X brings back memories…

Posted by on June 24, 2011 at 7:56 pm

After seeing this clip of Conan slamming FCP X, it brought back memories of one of our great, but retired editors demo reels from 2006, check out Ben Rokkit’s Demo Reel , it’s pretty spot on.  I would bet if FCP X was out in ’06 he could have made this gem in a fraction […]

Final Cut Pro X released and it’s flopping big for Pro Users

Posted by on June 21, 2011 at 6:59 pm

The long anticipated release of the next gen editor FCP X happened today.  Already it is being panned by professional editors that went headfirst into installing.  Take a trip to Apple’s App Store and see the user comments for yourself.  The biggest features missing for Pro Users include: No compatibility with previous FCP 7 projects […]