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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Server 1.5 by Drew Tucker

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Lesson 9. Distributing Finished Media

Goals   Use watchers to distribute assets

Use subscriptions to distribute assets

After you’ve discovered your acquired assets and gone through the editorial and Review and Approve process, you’re now ready to deliver your media. In Final Cut Server, there are two main methods for distributing finished media: using watchers and metadata subscriptions.

In Lesson 4, you learned how to use watchers to add files to the Final Cut Server catalog as assets. The methodology is the same in this lesson, except in this case you don’t add the files to Final Cut Server as assets; you transcode and deliver them to their intermediate or final destinations. Watch folders allow you to automate these copy and transcode responses ...

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