why do they call Smoke a "finishing tool" by Matt Stoltz 3 months ago I have never really got a true answer out of anyone on this but excuse me for knowing much about Smoke or Avid Symphony -but why do they call these editors "finishing tools" what is it that you cant "
Matte Box filter size question by Matt Stoltz 6 months ago Hi all I have a RedRock matte box and I know it will hold either a 4x4 or 4x5.56 filter. I do know that the 4x4 is considered a 100mm square filter when some companys display their filter sizes in mil
CUDA card for MacPro by Bill Carnicelli 10 months ago Decided that I'm going to add a CUDA card to my MacPro 4.1. Trying to decide between a Quadro 4000 or the GTX 570 from Macvidcards. With the $60 rebate and free shipping from B&H there is only a $134
Re: CUDA card for MacPro by Matt Stoltz 10 months ago Bill I went from the GTX 285 to the Quadro 4000 --and yeah the 285 has for cuda cores as I believe the 570 does as well over the 4000 -- BUT (now i don't know a ton about video cards) but its basicall
Nvidia Quadra 4000 by Frank Cervarich 10 months ago I have a Mac Pro running OSX 10.7.4 with a 2 x 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor and 12 Gigs memory. I also have a ATI Radeon HD 4870 512 MB graphic card which eliminates me from the Mercury fea
Re: Nvidia Quadra 4000 by Matt Stoltz 10 months ago I double that -- Frank I have the Quadro 4000 and I have all the apps you suggested and they all work just fine - I went from a GTX 285 card to the Quadro 4000 and could tell a difference--cs6 AE and
Presets??? What folder do they go in ?? by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Hey All JUst was curious where you the presets folder for the plugins is at I have some 3rd party effects and -just not sure where you put the presets in FCP for use with the plugins thanks Matt
Broadcast Commercial Graded with Edge by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago Shot this with the Panasonic AF100; edited in FCPX; graded with Sapphire Edge. Scored with Sonicfire Pro. Comcast Community Ice Rink Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style!
Re: Broadcast Commercial Graded with Edge by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Jason Nice job-if this is a so called "local" tv spot --you made it look like a million times better. I love Sapphire effects --wish I could buy the $1600 suite of plugs --I did demo the Edge and I mi
is the pro hardware next ? by ryan early 2 years ago I had it all planned, this year get finalcutstudio 4 and upgrade my tower to a brand new macpro and I thought everything would be great. Now I am about to get cs5 instead and start that learning curve
Re: is the pro hardware next ? by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago JOhn I kinda have to believe you on this but are you serious about the iMACS having some kind of Apple firmware on them so youhave to replace it with an Apple drive and spend 8000 dollars on it Matt
Apple refunded my money! by Jonathan Dortch 2 years ago I just got an email from Apple refunding my money for FCPX. I submitted a complaint simply based on the fact that as a user of FCP for over a decade, I purchased the new version expecting a certain le
Re: Apple refunded my money! by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Here is my question. I heard there is no serial number anymore --so if you got your money back and still have the app-pass it around! How does Apple keep people from buying the app and then sharing wi
Final ex-pro by Ed Molina 2 years ago I think I know what apple has done here. They have taken away some of FCP's most basic features so they can release them as new features in Final cut x2 as a paid upgrade! Awsome! Final ex-pro!
"Telling a Story" ... by Lynette Gilbert 2 years ago I want to make it clear that I'm not freaking out over FCX. I am concerned, but am willing to wait and see what happens. I think that Apple has made a huge mistake, but maybe - MAYBE - they'll listen
Re: "Telling a Story" ... by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Greg where do you work Hell Ill come and edit on an Avid for $95 an hour and I know how to install plugins and trouble shoot. HA HA HA BTW I know how to do it on FCP too HA Matt
Use volume mode on raid set up or not?? by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Hey All I use a 2 drive housing Sans Digital enclosure. I have 2 1TB drives in there using it in a raid 0 setup Now the settings on the housing itself give me the option to use the enclosure as a 2 TB
Weird Screen Jitter MXO2 Mini ?? by Matt Stoltz 2 years ago Hey All Just got my MXO2 Mini Just had a quick question -Its working great but the last couple of days the output has had this jitter to it-but it seems like after the MXO2 warms up the output is stea
Re: Weird Screen Jitter MXO2 Mini ?? by Shane Ross 2 years ago No. But I would install the drivers and install the most current ones if I were you. If you are running snow leopard...10.6. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blo
why is avid media management the best? by Matt Stoltz 3 years ago hey all -I have worked with Avid but for the most part I use FCP -someone asked me why Avids media mgment was so good and I really didnt know what to tell me - I guess Ive never really had to do a ton
HD format conversion to SD by Matt Stoltz 3 years ago Hey all - Trying to explain this to a friend thats new to video and -he is asking why - when we have a 1280x720 video --I burn it to SD DVD and we play it on his Samsung LCD 46 inch 1080 p TV it still
Re: HD format conversion to SD by Cale Mooth 3 years ago It sounds like your friend's DVD player is likely set to 4:3 mode, so it detects the 16:9 widescreen image and adds the black bars(letterbox). Your Blu-ray player can probably tell the difference betw
Easiest way to fill in this scanned name? by Matt Stoltz 4 years ago Hey all -I was just wondering if anyone could give me some easy tips on how to fill in the edges on this name that I scanned (link below)-I have illustrator too but I am really really remedial with il
Turn text into smoke by Matt Stoltz 5 years ago Hey all i was just curious how you would go about turning text into smoke in motion -I want to use the smoke vapor emitter and then have text float out of that -and I want the text to have the wavy-ne