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Sunday, November 24, 2002

On Tuesday, November 26, 2002, at this month's Boston Final Cut Pro User Group Meeting, I talked about using QuickTime in cause-related media, by showing my coverage of the recent Boston Common Anti-War Rally.

I talked about what I learned with FCP, in putting this piece together, and exporting it to QuickTime for

After the meeting I received an email which said in part:
I enjoy your presentations immensely and they give me the couage to do some of my own documentary work. I would lke to document an event like you did, with the anti-war rally, and post it on indymedia. Long live democracy! I think it is wonderful that we have this powerful medium that lets us tell stories that are avoided by the main stream media corporations.
For those who are interested, here are the settings I used to export my Final Cut Pro movie to Quicktime, prior to uploading the movie to
File, Export, Quicktime

Change Video to 'Sorenson Video 3'


Frames Per Second = 30
Key Frame Every 12 frames
Limit data rate to 30 KBytes/Sec
Use Custom Size

Enter one of the following
Width Height
Prepare for internet streaming
Fast Start
I'm glad to hear that my presentation encouraged others to get out there and tell a story. If you don't go out, nothing happens.
posted by Steve Garfield 2:08 PM

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