Adam Schoales
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The Truth Hurts. Nurses Know.

The Truth Hurts. Nurses Know campaign is meant to increase awareness of compromised levels of patient care within Ontario’s health care system. Registered nurses have a long history as trusted advocates for patients and their families. Even though nurses have a unique frontline perspective, too often the value of their expertise is overlooked in the health care planning process. Nurses’ skills and knowledge are the glue that holds the system together. In this campaign, nurses raise their voices about health care challenges and the root causes that must be addressed.

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Client: Ontario Nurses Association
Production: Compass360
Director of Photography: Gregory Bennett
Editor: Adam Schoales
Music: Adrian Cook

October 2015

Another win for the combination of Final Cut Pro X and the incredible Shot Notes X software. Thanks to detailed on set notes, the power of Shot Notes X, and the speed of Final Cut Pro X, we were able turn around the first cut for the client in less than a day.

Shooting with the ARRI Amira meant that we were able to ingest the original ProRes 4444 files and cut using the final delivery format. Final Cut Pro X's built in LUT support also meant we were able to see a colour corrected image in realtime while editing. It also meant final delivery was a breeze as we didn't have to spend any time wrangling proxies. And for audio deliverables, once again X2Pro was utilized to provide AAFs to the audio team. 

Never before has an edit been this painless.