Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor


FxFactory is the dogs bollox for extra effects using Final Cut Stutio 2 it normally costs $399 (£285) but until April the 26th it will cost $319 (£227) see link to your right under Noise Industries.





Mac OS X Leopard 
Version 10.5 or later 

Mac with PowerPC or Intel processor 

Final Cut Studio 2 
Final Cut Pro version 6.0 or later 
Motion version 3.0 or later 

Final Cut Express 
Version 4.0 or later 

Adobe After Effects 
Version 8.0 or later (CS3) 
Version 9.0 or later (CS4) 

One of the following graphics cards: 
• ATI Radeon 9550, 9650, 9600, 9600 XT, 9700, 9800, 9800 XT, X800, X850, X1600, X1900 XT, HD 2400 XT, HD 2600 PRO, HD 2600 XT, HD 3870, HD 4850, HD 4870 
• ATI Mobility Radeon 9600, 9700, 9800, X1600 
• NVIDIA GeForce 6600, 6800 Ultra DDL, 6800 GT DDL, 7300, 7600, 7800 GT, 7800 Ultra, 8600M GT, 8800 GT, 9400M, 9600M, GT 120, GT 130 
• NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, 5600 

For best performance, a graphics card with a minimum of 256MB video memory is recommended.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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