Building a Robust, Remote Workflow with Kyno,, and LumaForge

Building a Robust, Remote Workflow with Kyno,, and LumaForge


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In this session, Patrick Southern, lead editor and producer at LumaForge, recently built a powerful and fast workflow using FCP X,, Kyno, and a Jellyfish server.

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Session Highlights

Here are the highlights to take away from the video.

  • Patrick is a fan of FCP X, but needed to share a project across his team, something that is not always easy to do with FCP X libraries.
  • His new workflow uses a Jellyfish server to locally store libraries for multiple users, and Kyno + for logging and sharing clips.
  • Footage logs in Kyno automatically become FCP X keywords, making the workflow efficient and robust.
  • With the new integration inside Kyno, sharing footage between local and cloud storage is seamless, making remote edits even easier.
  • Patrick’s innovative approach makes synchronized libraries a true collaborative editing workflow inside of FCP X.

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  • Alexis Van Hurkman demos DaVinci Resolve 16
  • VICE Media shares their video workflow
  • Interview and Q&A with Film Riot host Ryan Connolly
  • Steve Martin and Mark Spencer of Ripple Training demo in FCP X
  • Panavision SVP of Innovation, Michael Cioni, shares insights about universal sensor sizes
  • BuzzFeed shares how they use to manage the hundreds of videos they create with a global team
  • Stu Maschwitz gives a presentation about his 1-person VFX pipeline
  • Master Mark Toia does a Q&A with Ivan Agerton about remote video collaboration
  • Moving Post to the Cloud with Michael Kammes
  • Patrick Southern of LumaForge gives a sneak peek of Captain Karl with Kyno + FCPX +

Written by Ron Dawson

Ron is an award-winning video producer with over 25 years experience telling stories in the video medium. He's a coach, speaker, and author of “ReFocus: Cutting Edge Strategies to Evolve Your Video Business." Ron was also the host and producer of Radio Film School a podcast described as "This American Life for Filmmakers." You can follow him on Twitter @BladeRonner.

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