Great Student Made Video Editing Projects

We’ve mentioned it a few times before, but using video in schools is really a great way to encourage creativity and story-telling with students. In today’s blog, we decided to put the spotlight on a few student made videos that demonstrate this point. We think you’ll be amazed to see what young minds come up with and maybe inspire you to come up with an educational video project of your own!

OS X Mountain Lion: A Good Step for Video Editors?

Mountain Lion is one step closer towards integrating Mac’s iOS software and OS X software. In other words, we’re getting closer to a world where iPods, iPads and Macs will all run off of the same system. Here are some of the advantages we think will be really useful in the video editing realm:

The Zolly: Add Flare To Your Footage

It’s always good to learn some new camera tricks to keep your content looking fresh. We have one to share with you today called “The Zolly”. As you might guess from the name, it is a little trick that uses both a zoom and a dolly to create an effect that will visually suspend your subject in space.

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How To Create A Split Screen in Final Cut Pro

Creating split screens is a fun and practical tool to add to your video editing arsenal. Final Cut Pro gives you all of the tools to do it right inside its program, and by just learning the basic idea you’ll open yourself up to infinite editing possibilities. Below are the step by step instructions for creating a basic side by side slit screen in Final Cut Pro 7.

20 Ways to Incorporate Video Editing in the Classroom

It can be hard to keep churning out fun and engaging activities to do in your classroom. We wanted to help out, so we’ve put together 20 different ways that you can use video technology in your classroom. Take a look and see if it inspires you to incorporate a camera into your curriculum!

Will Avid Replace iMovie on the iPad?

Avid just announced yesterday that they have launced a video editing app for the iPad. This is a pretty radical move for a company that only years ago was on its way out of business. This $4.99 app is available in the Apple App Store, right along side Apple’s own product, iMovie. So the question is…will Avid be able to knock iMovie out of the video editing app spotlight?

Another Final Cut Pro X Upgrade

Yesterday Apple announced a new upgrade for their controversial video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. Most professionals would say that any and all upgrades come as a welcomed improvement on the not-quite-industry-standard program. Here are some of the improvements that you can look forward to with the new updates:

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