The Finish Line began with a core conviction: Post-production artists can prioritise their mental health and still produce great work. Our founder, Zeb Chadfield’s vision helped create a space where artists can thrive, while growing the business year on year. And, with the mental health crisis impacting the vast majority of post-production professionals, he’s hoping others will follow suit.Read On
For remote client monitoring we recommend using NDI Tools with Zoom for sharing as if it were a traditional client monitor. This is built into Media Composer and has the best user experience and will adapt well to any bandwidth constraints that may arise. The installation and setup instructions are below.Read On
Earlier this year, our founder, Zeb Chadfield spoke to Broadcast about why he believes mental health behind the screen is at crisis levels.
He covered everything from how the proportion of off-screen professionals who’ve experienced a mental health problem at work is at almost 90% - through to how he always tries to prioritise mental wellbeing at The Finish Line.Read On
Can you imagine keeping calm knowing the tape in your deck will air in just a few hours?
Our talented Finishing Artist, Katie Kemp can. She's delivered shows in every genre from Panorama to Geordie Shore, and for everyone from the BBC to Discovery. She's also had some pretty incredible experiences along the way, including flying to Jamaica to work with Mr. Motivator!Read On
Our talented Finishing Artist, Katie Kemp, graded never-before-seen footage to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 for Brook Lapping’s new 90-minute documentary, 9/11: Life Under Attack.Read On
All drives that are shipped around with production data on them should be encrypted. Especially when shipping rushes. Below is the most simple approach to dealing with drive encryption via software when hardware encryption isn’t available.Read On
The Film and TV Charity has relaunched the Looking Glass Survey, two years after the original research project uncovered a mental health emergency behind-the-scenes of the industry, and they need your help. Don’t miss your chance to complete the survey now.Read On
Every production requires a bespoke solution for editorial; whether they are located at home, in serviced offices, or in the production office, we need to take into consideration a number of variables such as internet speed and location, as well as the data management and security demands of the project. The fundamentals of our craft editing solutions are covered below. Contact our bookings team for pricing and additional information.Read On
This is the basic process for creating a split track file for your mix. To simplify things it’s best to break it into three phases. This is to first add the timecode burn-in, second is to create the audio mixdown for all of the sound excluding the guide VO, then the same but for VO only then the third part is exporting the viewing file.Read On