Can DV Kitchen take a 3 hour job down to 12 seconds?

Can DV Kitchen take a 3 hour job down to 12 seconds?

It’s 6 pm, and I’m headed out the door to meet some friends for dinner when I find out there are three movies I need to encode and upload tonight! The client is on the east coast and wants to see the movies as soon as they get in the office. I think, dang! I’m going to have to miss dinner, stay at work until 9 or 10 pm until the movies finish encoding, and then start them uploading with a separate FTP program before I can leave.

But then I remember, I own DV Kitchen!

Here’s the workflow, don’t blink, you’ll miss it.

So DV Kitchen’s integrated encoding and uploading has already saved me three hours of waiting around. Remember, this 12 seconds includes launching the application itself! In one day, in one job, DV Kitchen has paid for itself.

I could have encoded the movies tonight, and uploaded them tomorrow, but then I’d be half a day late. In this case DV Kitchen allowed me to get a job done half a day sooner.

The other nice thing about this workflow is that I’m using up my processor power when I’m not using my computer, and I’m using up my office’s bandwidth at night when no one’s on the internet, so it doesn’t slow us down a bit.


  1. Jeremiah 14 years ago

    I hate that soundtrack pro music bed, I used it for a quick After Effects project a while back and I’ve listened to it so many times I could shoot myself. Othewise love the vid! I might give it a try!


    • Josh 13 years ago

      Don’t shoot yourself!

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