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conanFor most writers, the internet provides them with virtually every tool they could ever need to write their respective narrative pieces. Word processors, screenwriting applications, even outlining programs exist (and with features ad infinitum) to make life easier, but Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin takes a much, much, much simpler, old-fashioned approach to completing his work. In fact, it’s downright ancient. No, I’m not talking “quill, ink, and a scroll of papyrus” ancient. I’m talking “WordStar 4.0 on a DOS machine” ancient. Though such a word processor may seem obsolete, Martin’s reason behind why he uses one is anything but. More »

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On the left is a brand new shot of Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 running on…Mac OS 6? Conan’s editors are back again after their Final Cut Pro X video, which fairly or unfairly poked fun at the fact that Apple abandoned years of development and started over from scratch, forcing many people to relearn the new software or abandon ship. It looks like the editors over at Conan have done the latter. More »

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Late night talk show host Conan O’Brien has a brave set of editors who aren’t afraid of unfamiliar workflows, as evidenced by their rapid transition to Final Cut Pro X. Here, members of Conan’s editing team show off the new magnetic timeline, title animation, audio synchronization, and color correction features of the much-debated program: More »