IT for Post Production Toronto

Digital Media Management



Digital Media Management Organizing your media after each video and/or photo shoot assists greatly in automatically adding metadata when you import into a modern edit program like Final Cut Pro X. In addition, having organized media makes navigation within a photo management program like Adobe Lightroom a lot easier. I organize the photos, video, etc., as they are t [...]

How to Unlock System Lock PIN Code on...



How to Unlock System Lock PIN Code on your Mac Hey APPLE. you shouldn’t be able to accidentally lock your Mac using the iCloud Back to My Mac mechanism, but YOU CAN ACCIDENTALLY ACTIVATE THE SYSTEM PIN CODE and LOCK YOUR MAC ! It was scary…. I locked my Mac by accidentally clicking on a file in the DiskWarrior USB stick called “Lock” in /System/Installation/CDIS folder on the DiskWa [...]

Digital Cinema Display options



Digital Cinema Display options November 17, 2014: OK, although the Sharp KN-K321 4K 32″ display with HDMI and Display Port inputs is the display officially sold on Apple’s site, it is no longer THE display of choice for Digital Cinema Professionals. The LG 31MU97 is a 31″ DCI 4K display with 10bit colour with DCI 60Hz 4096×2160 resolution and support [...]

Cineform for FREE ?



Cineform for FREE ? Yup, well sort of. If you’re an Adobe CC user and have 2014 installed, Adobe Media encoder 2014 has the ability to encode to the GoPro-Cineform codec. This is a new great option for 4K video, expecially now that there’s FREE decoders for Mac and PC available at Cineform. This could be Adobe’s move for widespread adoption of [...]

Optimizing camera SSD offloading



Optimizing camera SSD offloading I was reading this post on the RED user forums about bus-powered offloads of   a REDmag. I immediately thought we can even improve on that solution. If you’re in the field and have no power outlets for external drives, you need bus power drives to offload your daily footage. The Lacie 1TB Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive is [...]