First Assistant A post-production utility for the Mac
First Assistant is a multi-purpose data management utility for film and video professionals, designed to aid offline editors and assistant editors in the production and post-production workflow.
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Manage timecode-based editorial notes for creating asset lists and cue sheets (e.g., for ADR, VFX, stock footage).
Convert whole documents between timecode formats with one click (e.g., 23.98 NDF to 29.97 DF pull-down).
Import from a Final Cut Pro timeline, and export text-based files for Microsoft Excel.
Track scene timings (including page counts, estimated and production timings) during prep and editorial assembly.
Perform versatile sorting, filtering, and summarizing.
If you would like to license First Assistant for several users (e.g., to equip a suite or facility), please
contact Zygoat to discuss your specific needs.
First Assistant is also available in the Mac App Store.
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