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FCG149 – NAB 2017 Insights (feat. Tony Gallardo)

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Besides being an accomplished editor and creator Tony Gallardo has been working on The Grill in a support capacity for several months now. Last week at NAB 2017 Tony and I had the chance to hangout and meet many of the names that have become associated with this show and Tony even did a couple of presentations at the Lumaforge “Faster. Together. Stage.” In this episode we’ll discuss what our high level take away of NAB was and what it means to the future of our industry. If you’re looking for product specific facts, figures and specs… you’re in the wrong place.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Tony Gallardo – @tomiga2

FCG148 – Dripping in Dongles – State of the Mac (feat. Steve Miller)

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Steve Miller, not that one, is a long time friend and fellow editor. Although we kid each other all the time because of our choice of tools we prefer to use, I have the utmost respect for Steve’s take on the technology we use on a day to day basis. In this episode we’ll discuss the “State of the Mac” as well as, laptops, desktops, mice, and even eGPU boxes.

eGPU Community

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick

Steve Miller – Steve on Facebook

FCG147 – It’s Not Bad Stuff (feat. Brad Olsen)

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For over a year, Brad Olsen has been pouring his time into the mother of all personal projects, a documentary covering the life of Final Cut Pro and its transition to FCPX. In this conversation we discuss his strategy for putting together this film and some of the findings that he has uncovered in the 2TB of interviews he has conducted so far. We’ll also discuss his sit down interview with Randy Ubilos, the creator and mind behind Premiere 1.0 and Final Cut Pro, iMovie 08, Aperture, iMovie iOS, FCPX and more. We also briefly discuss the recent events on the United Airlines flights, and talk about how to listen to the news.

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Make sure you check out our NAB Schedule in the “Faster Together Stage

Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Brad Olsen – facebook.com/fedorapictureslimited

FCG146 – Pre-Smart (feat. T. Payton)

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Have you ever wanted to work smarter and enjoy your job more? T. Payton, Albuquerque based Art Director and FCPX editor is passionate about this. In this episode of The Grill we discuss many ways to improve our workflow and just plain “be nicer” to our computers.

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T.’s Website – tpayton.com

Making FCPX Faster – Frame.io blog. –

FCPX 10.2.3 Creating Scrolling Ending Credits

“Trashing your Preferences in FCPX” – Command-Option while you launch the app.

Video Blocks

Is this an ad for Izotope RX?? –

Neat Video video noise cleaner –

Flicker Free Digital Anarchy –

FCPX 10.2.1 VFX & Repair Workflow

Movie Slate electronic slate and shot logger.

11 Most Common Problems

 

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
T. Payton – @tpayton

FCG145 – NAB 2017 (feat. Lumaforge)

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NAB 2017 is just around the corner and our sponsor, Lumaforge is heavily committed to bringing together the best and most accomplished FCPX people in the industry. On this episode of The Grill you’re going to hear all about the great things coming up and you’ll also take a bit of a walk thru Sam and I’s various “war stories” of past NAB’s.

Lumaforge.com/nab

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Sam Mestman – @SamMestman – @lumaforge