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WHERE DO I FIND MY FILM DRIVES 'SERIAL NUMBER'?

WHERE DO I FIND MY FILM DRIVES 'SERIAL NUMBER'?
Recently we launched our Film Drives 'Speed Lookup' Tool that allows you to enter the Serial Number from any Film Drive and instantly access the Write and Read Speeds that it recorded during testing at the factory. You might be asking, where exactly do I find my Film Drives Serial Number? So we t...

OPTIMIZING FINDER FOR DATA MANAGEMENT

OPTIMIZING FINDER FOR DATA MANAGEMENT
When prepping your computer for on-set data management there are many things that need to be setup. This can include software installations, application preferences, testing hardware, etc. One thing that is often overlooked is Finder in macOS. When you take a second to really think about it, this...

2018 MACBOOK PRO + EGPU = FASTER TRANSCODING?

2018 MACBOOK PRO + EGPU = FASTER TRANSCODING?
In 2016 the MacBook Pro got updated with a new design and beefier specs, but the specs were never really pro. Finally in 2018 Apple issued an update that finally ticked the boxes for a worthy upgrade.   6-Core CPU, check. 32GB of RAM, check. Decent Graphics Card, check.   I jumped at the chance...

IS MY DRONE FOOTAGE CORRUPT?

IS MY DRONE FOOTAGE CORRUPT?
Over the past few years we've witnessed the rise of Drone Cinematography on-set. While this has brought new and exciting tools into the hands of many filmmakers, it's also caused an equal number of headaches for DITs and Data Wranglers. Today I want to show you how to solve the number one problem...

WHAT'S IN A DATA KIT?

WHAT'S IN A DATA KIT?
Today I am going to run you through all of the components that make up a great Data Management Kit. My philosophy is to have every tool in the toolkit, that way no matter what problem arises you have all the resources on hand to tackle it head on. The Data Kit that I outline below is my personal ...