October 26, 2017

Halloween Spooktacular II: Advice for the Aspiring Horror Auteur [PODCAST]

This episode of Indie Film Weekly reveals our best horror filmmaking tips and the lens that's so good it's scary.

Jon FuscoCharles Haine and yours truly, Liz Nord get in the mood for Halloween by sharing some of No Film School's best horror filmmaking tips from the likes of Jeremy Saulnier and Rob Zombie. We discuss a lens so good that it got its own Emmy (plus this year's other Engineering Emmy winners) and why there's an uncertain future for Amazon Studios. We also say a sad goodbye to Oscar-winning cinematographer Walter Lassally. Gear news includes Sony's 42 megapixel beast, the a7R III, and Charles answers Liz's Ask No Film School question about migrating a project from FCP6 to Premiere.

As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, industry wisdom, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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Great! Just 5 days left to Halloween.

October 26, 2017 at 10:16AM

Robert Shelton

Once you've created an XML file in Final Cut 6, can you use that file to open the project (with all its elements) directly in Davinci Resolve (as you described with Premiere)? Does it open as well - with all the timelines and notes - as you described it doing with Premiere, or additional steps required? I have a project that needs to migrate, and in your article about the death of Final Cut 7 you'd recommended Resolve.

October 27, 2017 at 1:00PM, Edited October 27, 1:00PM