To The Aotg.com Community,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.

Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.

We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.

Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.

Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!

Yours truly,
Gordon Burkell
Aotg.com Founder

FilmConvert Nitrate & Apple FCP 10.5.2 on M1 Macs – There’s an Issue

April 6, 2021, 09:24 AM

https://www.cined.com/filmconvert-nitrate-apple-fc...

If you’re a user of Rubber Monkey Software’s handy FilmConvert Nitrate plugin, and if you’re also using Apple’s Final Cut Pro latest version 10.5.2 as you’re NLE of choice, and you’re working with a recent M1 (aka Apple Silicon) powered Mac, then you should read this very carefully, as there seems to be a problem (and fortunately a workaround solution).

#fcpx#final cut pro#apple#fcp#film convert
Boris FX Launches Free Public Beta for Redesigned Continuum Final Cut Pro Plugin Collection

March 24, 2021, 08:44 AM

https://www.creativeplanetnetwork.com/the-wire/bor...

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A — March 23, 2021 — Boris FX announces a public beta program for its award-winning Continuum plugin collection. The free beta aimed at Final Cut Pro editors gives participants access to Continuum FCP 2021 which has been rebuilt from the ground up to deliver a fast, easy-to-use workflow. Continuum FCP 2021 will ship in summer 2021 with a new affordable pricing model: annual ($195) or monthly ($25) subscription options.

#fcpx#final cut pro#boris fx#fcp
A Review of Digital Rebellion's Preference Manager

February 14, 2018, 08:10 PM

https://youtu.be/jit4mu-CsiM

In which I review an easy (and free) app from Digital Rebellion that easily lets you trash, backup, and restore preferences for your creative software.

#avid#fcpx#premiere#creative cloud
FCPX Grill podcast - Ep. 71 - featuring Philip Hod

August 11, 2014, 02:04 PM

http://alex4d.com/notes/item/fcpx-grill-podcast-71...

Episode 71 of Chris Fenwick's FCPX Grill podcast features an interview with Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance, an LA-based software company who make software for assistant editors and editors who have to do assistant editors' tasks. After listening to this episode about logging, I thought it was well worth logging: [5:20] Video literacy vs. traditional forms of literacy. Even if post production isn't your primary focus, you make need to make videos. Apple selling a million cop...

#fcpx
Final Cut Pro X: Compositing 64+ layers in real ti

August 1, 2014, 03:02 PM

http://alex4d.com/notes/item/fcpx-64-layer-real-ti...

Here's a new video from Gyro (tweeted by @sundsvein) featuring an edit on a Mac Pro using 64 layers of video - each of which was at least HD resolution. One 14 second sequence had 2,400+ 1080p clips. The reason we went for Final Cut Pro X as our main (and only) software is because it was bar far the only software that could handle 64+ layers with relative ease, and the way it works with the hardware is crazy Shows that Final Cut Pro X in combination with a Mac Pro can do real-time ...

#fcpx#real time
Final Cut Pro X Video Tutorial: Advanced Audio Fea

August 1, 2014, 02:34 PM

http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/final-cut-pro-x-vi...

Learn the fundamentals of audio track management, EQ and roles, in this Final Cut Pro X tutorial.

#fcpx#audio track
Explore Editing as a Career at Video Symphony

May 19, 2014, 11:06 AM

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/explore-editing-as-a-c...

A new course designed exclusively for people who like to tell stories Taught by Larry Jordan Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014 Location: Video Symphony, 266 E. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank Length: 1 Day, 9am-6pm (lunch is included) Price: $99 www.videosymphony.com

#editing#fcpx#video
Premiere Pro CC Vs FCPX 10.1 Vs Media Composer 7

March 28, 2014, 04:51 PM

http://jonnyelwyn.co.uk/film-and-video-editing/pre...

If you're new to editing and wondering which software you should invest your time, money and talent in, then this round up of useful resources comparing the three most prevalent NLEs should help you decide.

#fcpx#avid media composer 7#premiere pro cc#editing software#which nle to use
Why Use Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro X?

March 16, 2014, 12:05 PM

http://provideocoalition.com/mspencer/video/why-us...

Although they've discussed some of the benefits of camera archives before, in this episode, Mark shows Steve an additional benefit: relinking media. If you ever have media go offline for any reason, if you had simply copied the card, you would have to locate that media clip by clip as you relink, since it's located in a bunch of different folders. But with a camera archive, relinking media is a simple one-step operation.

#fcpx
Bring on the Backups in Final Cut Pro X

March 4, 2014, 09:30 AM

http://provideocoalition.com/mspencer/story/bring-...

Final Cut backups are enabled by default and they back up your work every 15 minutes (if there has been a change). Now, even though you never have to manually save your work in Final Cut since it saves every change you make automatically, these backups can save your bacon in the event of project corruption or a drive failure.

#fcpx#metadata#backups
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