Palpable disappointment by Jeff Markgraf 3 days ago I wonder if some of the vitriol in the last few loooong threads is partly a not-so-latent expression of frustration with the lack of Mac Pro FCP 10.1 on this first Tuesday of December Not that I'm not
Re: Palpable disappointment by Mitch Ives 18 hours ago Jeremy Garchow "Mitch, are you saying that all this might happen in......December ;)" Yes Jeremy, I'm willing to go out on a limb here and say yes, definitely December... :-) Mitch Ives Insight Produ
A word from Julie, Your Cruise Director by Tim Wilson 2 days ago Ahoy, both mateys and lubbers, You know that I try to manage the forums at CreativeCOW.net with a very, very light hand, preferably none at all. If all I need to do is edit one word in a post, that's
Re: A word from Julie, Your Cruise Director by Tom Sefton 22 hours ago Yes, well done Tim. Every thread was turning into a childish bitch fest!!!!!! and I was tired of digging my dictionary out to try and understand what a hominem was. I still assume a straw man is some
FCP-X and misrepresentation by Bob Zelin 4 days ago I am about to get myself in trouble. I often do this, and I am about to do this now. Before I get myself in trouble, let me say that while I have my opinion of FCP X, I have become pretty familiar wit
Re: FCP-X and misrepresentation by Chris Harlan 1 day ago Oliver Peters "Ha ha ha ha ha ! But, to be clear, I'm talking about FCS to augment my needs, not its continued, long-term, exclusive use. At least not by me. Right now - on and off - I work in 4 NLEs
Premiere Pro CC impressions by Andy Field 3 months ago If you liked FCP 7...you will love Premiere Pro CC -- everything that didn't work quite right in CS6 is fixed in this release. Yes FCP X users, please hold off on the flames...this isn't a slam on tha
Re: Premiere Pro CC impressions by Justin Ferar 3 days ago Hi Lain, You are referring to "Sapphire Edge" which is not even close to the full Sapphire suite. $400 vs $2400. It's just a bunch of barely customizable quick pre-sets. I asked GenArts if they plan o
Best reviewed 4K monitor money can buy. by Michael Garber 4 days ago http: www.amazon.com Samsung-UN85S9-85-Inch-Ultra-120Hz dp B00CMEN95U In case you're wondering, the reviews are all fake - and they are also wonderful. Enjoy! Michael Garber 5th Wall - a post producti
New Mac Pro vs. PC Workstation for Premiere by Nick Szpara 4 weeks ago I am upgrading my edit system at the end of the year. Up until now, I've been running Premiere CS5.5 and FCP7 on a 2008 Mac Pro. Obviously, any upgrade will be a huge performance boost at this point.
tick, tock, tick, tock by Morten Ranmar 1 month ago October time is ticking out. Where is the promised update - No Parking Production - 2 x Finalcut Studio3, 2 x Prod. bundle CS6, 2 x MacPro, 2 x ioHD, Ethernet File Server w. X-Raid.... and FCPX on tri
Re: tick, tock, tick, tock by Chris Harlan 1 month ago Will Eccleston "You guys are probably experiencing a bug with Creative Cloud ITSELF which lots of us have had trouble with. Just quit the Creative Cloud app and restart it. The updates will be there.
MXF Files - I just...I have no idea... by Jon Nestor 1 month ago So I've been given about 200gigs of files to turn into a view able file. They came in .mxf format, which I've never worked with before but since Premiere Pro CC accepts them, I did too. They all look
Feature Film Workflow With Premiere by Nate Tam 1 month ago I'm on board to cut an indie feature film. They've asked me about my experience with Premiere and what that looks like for a feature. I'm proficient enough in premiere but don't know what the workflow
Re: Feature Film Workflow With Premiere by Chris Harlan 1 month ago I'm with Shane that, in this instance, your best choice is to go with the Avid. Barring that, though, you might want to look at this: https: www.video2brain.com en lessons round-tripping-with-avid-med
New survey by Chris Pettit 2 months ago For anyone who may not have gotten the email: http: deploy.ztelligence.com start survey survey_taking.jsp PIN=16BNF7XX8DLXG
Re: New survey by Chris Harlan 2 months ago David Mathis " I am a pessimistic optimist." There's a big point release coming in X, possibly quite soon, maybe next week, and certainly by the time the new Mac Pro is shipping. So maybe that.
A FCP-X post... here??? by Bill Davis 3 months ago Since so many, many posts in the "FCP-X or not..." forum have been all about PPro and CC over the past few months, I thought it would make sense to make sure that the folks who hang here get the benef
Re: A FCP-X post... here??? by Chris Harlan 3 months ago Sam Mestman "Hey guys, I'm that Napoleonic douche who wrote that article. Hello! Nice to meet all of you. " Oh, yeah! Kudos on the calling card!
Marianna Montague by Chris Harlan 5 months ago I feel a need to say this. When people are talking about a company's support, and who cares, and who doesn't, there is no better user advocate out there than Avid's Marianna Montague. Yup.
AVID down -- Not sure Why? by Ross Spears 5 months ago I am doing a three-part documentary about the natural world and have amassed a large amount of footage, and will be collecting more. I am using an AVID with 4.0.5 media composer. I am mixing HDV from
Is AVID worth the swap? by Ben Taylor 8 months ago I have been editing on both Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut X for quite some time now. However, I am considering swapping from these programs to AVID. Are there any major differences between the prog
Re: Is AVID worth the swap? by Chris Harlan 7 months ago Based on your answers, I think Avid is a very good choice for you. I would say the next version of Premiere is as well, though a lot of this depends on how the whole CC thing shakes out.
How to get a stuttering effect by David Powell 10 months ago I'd like to create an effect that looks like an unrendered shot, with an effect on it. Almost like a slo-mo but without actually extending the clip, just playing through it with dropped frames.
Re: How to get a stuttering effect by Chris Harlan 10 months ago When I create this kind of effect, I just chop out frames, add a frame or two off black, here and there, and resize and intermittent frame or two, sometimes add a little twist or tilt. It all depends
Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps? by Kevin Brower 11 months ago Which provides a better slow motion in FCPX: The clip was shot at 60fps. 1. Edit in a 24p timeline and use "conform speed" 2. Edit in a 60p timeline and simply slow down the clip. Thanks
Re: Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps? by Chris Harlan 11 months ago Bret Williams "Seems like I had a problem once going back, and I always see Shane recommending you duplicate cuz you can't go back. " I always duplicate everything anyway, out of an abundance of caut
Article: High Noon in the Editors' Corral by Debra Kaufman 2 years ago Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate High Noon in the Editors' Corral A group of editors gathered at a Hollywood Post Alliance Sales Resource Group luncheon to debate the merits of today's nonlinear editing
Media Management - Beating a dead horse? by Tangier Clarke 2 years ago Hi all. I've been posting on various forums and emailing directly to some of our leading voices with a single question and nothing definitive has come yet. Each time the results are strategies toward
Re: z by Chris Harlan 2 years ago My bad. Posted to the wrong forum. I seem to be able to edit a post but not delete it.
My Life in FCP by Rob Tinworth 2 years ago I've been lucky to work on some great projects over the last decade with FCP. So when MC5.5 arrived in the post, I figured what better way to get back up to speed on Avid than to cut a retrospective o
Blog: The realization sets in by gary adcock 2 years ago So, When I posted the first comments on FCPX 4 weeks ago, I thought I was going to be strung up and burned at the stake by some of the commentary. Now everyone seems resolute to the fact that FCPX is
Convert 16:9 to 4:3 by Larry Rochman 4 years ago I am new to Final Cut and 16:9. I have a 16:9 Promo that I need to send to a facility that only airs 4:3. Is there a way to convert the 16:9 to 4:3 in Final Cut without having to letterbox it thanks..
Re: Convert 16:9 to 4:3 by Chris Harlan 4 years ago You can take your anamorphic sequence and nest it in a 4:3 sequence--which will automatically letterbox it--then multiply scale of the sequence by, I believe, 1.33 (133%), which will return the nested