Here's a quick video tutorial explaining the process of transcoding video captured with the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR from H264 to more FCP friendly Apple ProRes 422.
After further investigation, Peter is recommending to work with 5dmarkii footage in its native h264 format... for now. Check out Final Cut Prose Episode 4 for a consolidated cut, color, and compress for web tutorial:
Here is a brief training video to help filmmakers in San Diego's 48 Hour Film Project, prepare, edit, color correct and submit HD CineForm files ready for theatrical projection. Please use the download link provided by the 48 Hour city producers -- this is a custom build for all the teams.
To learn more about CineForm FirstLight, please check this two part video vimeo.com/11886542
To learn about sharing FirstLight color information between PCs without user invention see vimeo.com/10024749
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