First Assistant

A post-production utility for the Mac

Support and feedback

Please direct support requests to Ben Kennedy at

Release notes

Version 1.1 (20 Feb 2021)

Bug fixes, plus support for the latest MacOS and newest Macs.

Version 1.0.1 (03 Feb 2013)

Minor bug fixes:

Version 1.0 (13 Aug 2012)

Initial release.


First Assistant was conceived, designed and developed by Ben Kennedy. Thanks to Matthew Pemberton and Will Rowe for early testing and feedback.

Special tip of the hat to Ronald Ramage whose venerable Excel-based Timecode Calculator spreadsheet has served as a definitive reference for so many years.

Copyright ©2011–2021 by Zygoat Creative Technical Services (Ben Kennedy), Vancouver, BC, Canada.