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FFmpeg is probably being used more than you believe. I think the BBC uses it for some workflows, there is evidence that Laika may use it, and there is a fork called FFmbc which is targeted for professional broadcast usage.
The main reason is support, usability and control. First, lets clarify that FFMPEG is an encoder, QuickTime Pro is a video utility that happens to include multiple encoders and Final Cut Pro is a non-linear editor and has nothing to do with encoders other than the fact it can output to an encoder (generally QuickTime I believe). For big budget commercial ...
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