Editors Note:


EDITOR'S NOTE: Fresh off a three year managerial stint, your friendly neighborhood lenslinger is back on the street and under heavy deadline. As the numbing effects of his self-imposed containment wear off, vexing reflections and pithy epistles are sure to follow...

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Ready? Set...Pontificate!

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Though it's unclear why YOU'D want to sit through it, the folks who attended our recent Final Cut Pro session didn't look all that miserable. Then again, I was too busy running my mouth to notice anyone low-crawling out of the room. Had I spotted any, I would have let them leave - as nothing I had to say was worth, say, missing an episode of 'Cake Boss'. Still, Chris Weaver and I had a great time explaining how we use the planet's most sophisticated video editing software to make stories about dogs in funny hats. Well, to be fair, Weaver did most of the explaining as my own expertise tends to dissipate once it clears the flume of hot air rising from my tongue. But don't take my word for it, watch this l-o-n-g Ustream clip and learn more about the El Ocho work-flow than you ever thought possible. Or better yet, DON'T. I won't hold it against you. Hey, you could always make a drinking game out of it. Just knock back a shot of your favorite whiskey every time I say "ummm", "at any rate" or anything else the least bit self-aggrandizing. Just pace yourself; I lost track around fifty...






1 comment:

MY BACKGROUND said...

I'm an Avid person myself. But FCP is ok. Paraphrasing the words of the Jerky Boys "I'll edit circles around you jerks."

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