Video Production Company in Austin Announces Use of Final Cut Studio 2 HD System

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Leading Austin Texas-based video production company (Matthew and Company) announces the use of Apple's Final Cut Studio 2 a cutting edge high-performance digital nonlinear post-production editing platform. - One Timeline. Infinite Possibilities.

Whether you're working solo or collaborating with a team, the Final Cut Studio gives you more creative options and technical control than ever before.

Matthew and Company Video Film Productions, Inc. now has a dedicated Final Cut Studio 2 HD in place at their facility in Austin. This high-performance digital nonlinear editing system offers native support for virtually any video format, and facility-class extensibility and interoperability.

Its workflow extends through the other Final Cut Studio applications and Final Cut Server for even more power. "Whether you're working solo or collaborating with a team, the Final Cut Studio gives you more creative options and technical control than ever before." The Final Cut Studio 2 HD is the second suite at Matthew and Company, the first being the Media 100 844X uncompressed standard definition edit system.

With native support for virtually any format, Final Cut Pro lets them edit everything from uncompressed SD to HDV, DVCPRO HD, and uncompressed HD - as well as Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM HD, AVCHD and AVC-Intra tapeless formats. For film edits, the redesigned interface in Cinema Tools 4 allows them to work faster than ever, with customizable lists that allow for the combining of timecode and keycode in a single document.

Matthew and Company has enhanced the HD Final Cut Studio 2 with Aja's KONA 3. Kona 3 is the ultimate uncompressed capture card. Supporting any uncompressed SD or HD format, including Dual Link and 2K, KONA 3 captures and plays back uncompressed 10-bit and 8-bit digital video and 24-bit digital audio, providing unparalleled power and workflow efficiency.

KONA 3 also includes a variety of 10-bit broadcast-quality features, such as hardware-based up-, down- and cross conversion to and from HD, and adds a live hardware HD/SD keyer for compositing bugs, live clips and other elements over video.

Final Cut Studio is an all-in-one production workflow because of its integration of film, motion graphics and audio post-production tools in one suite. The Studio contains six main applications and several smaller applications.

Those applications are:

Final Cut Pro 6 - real-time editing for DV, SD, HD and film.
Motion 3 - real-time motion graphics design.
Soundtrack Pro 2 - advanced audio editing and sound design.
DVD Studio Pro 4 - encoding, authoring and burning.
Color - a new color grading application adapted from Silicon Color's FinalTouch.
Compressor 3 - a video encoding tool for outputting projects in different formats.
LiveType 2 - a text animation program.
Cinema Tools 3 - tools specific to film processing.
Qmaster 2 - a distributed processing tool.

The applications are designed to integrate as a suite, to form a more efficient workflow.

Matthew and Company has great editors and exceptional rates for both suites. For more information regarding the new Final Cut Studio at Matthew and Company visit or call 512-930-0008.

About Matthew and Company:

Matthew and Company is a full service production facility and Austin advertising agency. Founded in 1982 by Matthew C. Trub and Kay A. Trub, Matthew and Company has provided a broad spectrum of innovative media and production solutions for small and medium size businesses located in throughout Texas and Northern Mexico.

Contact Information:

Matthew Trub
1615 Williams Dr.
Georgetown, TX 78628

Phone: 512-930-0008


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