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TImothy Auld

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Chris Harlan
The New Adobe
by Franz Bieberkopf 1 week ago
Cross posting this from the Adobe CC Debate forum, because it's pretty stunning to me. We sincerely appreciate all the feedback you have given us. We believe that an honest and open dialogue with the
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David Lawrence liked this 1 week ago
Re: The New Adobe
by TImothy Auld 1 week ago
Pleasant idea Tim, but the barbarians are at the gate and there is no going back. Tim
Apple Announces over 1 million installs of FCPX
by Marcus Moore 1 week ago
Larry Jordan is the first with FCPX news from NAB- http: www.larryjordan.biz app_bin wordpress archives 2482 "Apple announced today that they had more than one million separate installations of Final
Re: Niche or Not? 3 years on ...
by TImothy Auld 1 week ago
Speed Razor Tim
So anyway, 4K
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Skipping the hype and (yes) the debate, I know that a number of you are ACTUALLY WORKING with 4K and some 5K right now. What's the story -- Are you working with it in native 4K 5k -- Aside from the fr
Re: So anyway, 4K
by TImothy Auld 2 weeks ago
And that's what most of the big guys are doing, protecting for future syndication. Until Mega HD comes along (two years ) As I've always said, we are working our way back to film resolution. Tim
Goodbye FCPX
by Lance Moody 2 weeks ago
Well, I am sad to say it but I have officially given up on FCPX. I was an FCP 1.0 user and a thorny part of the community back then. I liked FCPX and used it for one fairly large project (https: www.y
Re: Goodbye FCPX
by TImothy Auld 2 weeks ago
That is just too funny. Thank you Steve. Tim
Miaow...
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 weeks ago
You don't usually get execs dishing the dirt quite so explicitly... "the decision was taken to move from Final Cut Pro once Apple had decided ... they were going to move away from... the professional
Re: Miaow...
by TImothy Auld 3 weeks ago
I always suspected that you were the lowest of the low. Until now that was on my resume. Guess I'll have to think of another superlative for myself. Tim
Adobe 2014 Q1
by Franz Bieberkopf 4 weeks ago
http: www.adobe.com news-room pressreleases 201403 031814Q1FY2014results.html http: wwwimages.adobe.com www.adobe.com content dam Adobe en investor-relations PDFs ADBE-Q1FY14-Earnings-Script.PDF "Adob
Re: Adobe 2014 Q1
by TImothy Auld 4 weeks ago
Drone on. I subscribed for a year at 29.99. I was almost re-subscribed at 49.99 a year. These people have no shame and they ought to be ashamed of themselves. But they are not. Do the math. Perpetual
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Cancellation of CC subscription
by Hans Swets 1 month ago
Early January I posted that I would cancel my subscription in April. I was not clear whether there is a deadline to avoid automatic renewal. So, I had a chat with "Jim" in customer service You are now
Re: Cancellation of CC subscription
by TImothy Auld 4 weeks ago
They didn't ask me why I was cancelling, only that they wanted to retain my as a customer. First they offered one month, then two months free if I renewed. I said maybe for six months. My "Jim" said:
Forgive me if this a dumb, stupid, moronic post
by TImothy Auld 1 month ago
I've been trying to wrap my head around Premiere CC Multicam. I understand making the first multiclip (or whatever it is called) and then you put that multiclip in the timeline. So what's going on wit
Re: Forgive me if this a dumb, stupid, moronic post
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
Hi Tim, Hit Command or Ctrl on PC and left click in your sequence, that will take you to the source. I know, a bit of an odd way to get there.. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Ba
Premiere Pro Multicam
by TImothy Auld 10 months ago
While there are great improvements in PP in general I'm finding the multi cam editing to be problematic and I'm wondering if I am just doing something wrong. As I see it there seems to be no multicip
Re: Premiere Pro Multicam BEWARE
by TImothy Auld 10 months ago
Oh, boy. Thanks for the info, Chris. Tim
Creative Cloud Q&A [Adobe guy]
by Dennis Radeke 11 months ago
The last few days has seen quite a few discussions about Adobe's new licensing model. Some have attacked it, others defended it, many presenting their concerns and many presenting questions in a reaso
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Tim Dowse liked this 11 months ago
Re: Creative Cloud Q&A [Adobe guy]
by TImothy Auld 11 months ago
There are indeed rules. None of them that I know of prevent a company from directly responding to consumer complaints. Their lawyers shareholders might not want them to respond (and I can understand t
One Size does not Fit All
by Jim Wiseman 11 months ago
Regardless of the intent of Adobe with this model, it appears that many people do not like it. Perhaps "like" is too weak a word for taking away the security of actually owning the means of creation a
Re: One Size does not Fit All
by TImothy Auld 11 months ago
Sorry, Joe. I was talking about the Adobe CEO's answer to why not do CC and Perpetual Licenses. I lose clarity when multitasking. Tim
Article: Depth of Field: Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane and Beyond
by Tim Wilson 2 years ago
Film History & Appreciation Depth of Field: Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane and Beyond Whenever somebody equates "shallow depth of field" and "cinematic look," it's good to remembe
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Alexander Demyanov liked this 2 years ago
Re: Depth of Field: Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane and Beyond
by TImothy Auld 2 years ago
I've heard that it is fashionable to not like Citizen Kane but I am consistently amazed by it. Great article by the way. Thanks. If you like the use of deep focus take a look at "The Hustler," Ashamed
Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme
by Derek Andonian 2 years ago
So I went to the legacy FCP forum to see if anything was being said over there about the CS6 update, and while I was there I found an interesting thread by Walter Biscardi about the smoke transformati
Re: Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme
by TImothy Auld 2 years ago
Just as respectfully, when a company that - albeit 10 years ago - stranded a bunch of customers appears to be teaming up with another company that just recently stranded a bunch other customers, I thi
Working Over the weekend...
by Greg Burke 2 years ago
Hey all I just picked up a gig that has me booked all weekend, I just got a email explaining the work were doing. Were packing and shipping all Macpros out of the Facility. (are are 30 towers) We'll b
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TImothy Auld liked this 2 years ago
Re: Working Over the weekend... NOW: Back to Mac Pro speculation
by Mark Bein 2 years ago
Frank Gothmann "When the Xserve was dropped they said "nobody's buying them". Does that mean nobody was is buying server hardware anymore Of course not. They just didn't buy Apple's servers. If they
Article: Post Production: Did Everything Change in Post?
by walter biscardi 3 years ago
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Post Production: Did Everything Change in Post In this article, Walter Biscardi discusses the state of Post Production as he sees it in these months since the June relea
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Sohrab Sandhu liked this 3 years ago
Re: Post Production: Did Everything Change in Post?
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
Aside from not being able to open legacy projects I think that FCP X's Achilles heel is the trackless timeline. I agree that Apple seems to be scrambling for a way to make it work in the context of lo
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aspiring video editor
by Andrew Marasco 3 years ago
Hi I am currently a college sophomore at a local community college in california with a few questions. I have a love and passion for film and film editing and wanna get into the professional world. I
Re: aspiring video editor
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
If you are planning on living in LA it is in my experience an Avid town. That said, if you want to make a living then eventually you will have to learn more than one NLE and its ancillary applications
splashtop and iPad with fcpx
by kim krause 3 years ago
i just had to see for myself if this really worked and i have to admit that i would never even attempt to do any editing on it....i'm sure i have just had a huge glimpse of the future...the very thoug
Re: splashtop and iPad with fcpx
by kim krause 3 years ago
and your replies remind me of a crusty old man so set in his ways he can't even be open minded to the concept of working differently...i feel so sorry for you to be so close minded...i guess thats why
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TImothy Auld liked this 3 years ago
Blog: ONE MONTH: The FCP-X rants continue
by David Battistella 3 years ago
It's been a great month. I've read through many valuable threads on the FCPX and the FCP X techniques forum. It's been a very healthy discussion. Many have expressed their problems with the software.
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Vince Sanchez liked this 3 years ago
Re: Blog: ONE MONTH: The FCP-X rants continue
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
I agree heartily with 99% of what you have to say. The two comments I would have are that this forum is a good way of letting Apple know what you think and that constructive criticism often does not g
Blog: From the Editors Guild...
by gary adcock 3 years ago
Mitch Jacobsen's Friday evening video chat for the Editors Guild was released over the weekend. Myself, Scot Simmons, Phillip Hodgetts, Larry Jordan, Steve Hullfish, Angus Mackay and others joined in
Re: Blog: From the Editors Guild...
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
Are you kidding me bigpine
Blog: Apple "X" FAQs, confirmation our move away is the right one
by walter biscardi 3 years ago
In the wake of the scathing criticism surrounding the release of Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple has released a FAQ that attempts to answer some of the questions. There are a few in particular that caugh
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 3 years ago
Re: Blog: Apple "X" FAQs, confirmation our move away is the right one
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
Walter, I'm the first to admit I haven't been active enough on these forums to have solved anyone's problems. I do often benefit though from the information and advice that you (and many others) provi
Thanks guys
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
I have been in dslr syncing and multicliping Hell. Tried Pluralize, tried the old fashioned way. The multiclips would not sync. Spent 10 minutes searching the Cow and found old posts telling me to syn
Re: Thanks guys
by Abraham Chaffin 3 years ago
TImothy Auld "I only know it has taken me from Hell into Purgatory and while that may not sound good it is quite an improvement from where I was." LOL - glad we could help. Abraham
Is FCS3 worth $300 to upgrade?
by Michael Sacci 5 years ago
Okay how many single features are worth $300 Background Export, I always encode from a FCP sequence with Compressor! MultiCam Seq. to Color, most of my major work is Concerts! P2 and AVCIntra Playback
Re: Is FCS3 worth $300 to upgrade?
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
For me just having markers that will ripple with the timeline is worth the $300. bigpine
EDL CMX3600 A-mode in FCP??
by Sean Bale 5 years ago
I've been asked to export an EDL for ONLINE in standard CMX3600 A-mode... When in AVID, there is a "A-MODE" checkbox, when exporting this type of EDL... UNFORTUNATELY, this project is in FCP, and the
Re: EDL CMX3600 A-mode in FCP??
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
Dissolves are probably OK. As speed changes would involve controlling the dynamic tracking of a tape machine I'm guessing not. Your best bet is to arrange to do a test with your post house to determin
Advice on getting paid
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
I did an editing job out of town on terms of 30 days (Yes, I know - stupid me) and instead of a check I'm getting excuses. They did fly me down and rent me a car and, although there was no contract, i
Re: Advice on getting paid
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
Thanks Grinner. I did just send a new round of invoices with as much interest as the law allows. Thankfully I do not have the bashful problem. I'm pretty direct and I'll call anybody. bigpine
mixing HDV and DVCPRO HD
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
I have read through many posts on mixing hdv with other formats and confess to still being somewhat confused. I am trying to figure out if there is any significant advantage to capturing the HDV as Pr
Re: mixing HDV and DVCPRO HD
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
Thanks Chris. I posted that just before running our the door this morning and didn't really state the question properly. From reading posts and talking to others I know that some people have trouble w
OT - looking for a good Mix facility in NY
by Herb Sevush 6 years ago
Way off topic but ... Normally I mix all my own shows in FCP. I have to bid on a new PBS travel series and one of the requirements is for a 5.1 mix. therefore I'm looking for recomendations for a good
Re: OT - looking for a good Mix facility in NY
by TImothy Auld 6 years ago
Herb, It ain't cheap but I've always had good results with Sync. 212.246.5580bigpine
need Media Manager advice
by Mike Weber 9 years ago
Hello I'm trying to do something simple, but I keep hitting my head against the wall: I digitized a single 30 minute clip from a DV tape. I dropped it into the timeline, and edited it down to 3 minute
Re: need Media Manager advice
by TImothy Auld 9 years ago
Maybe its because I've been working w FCP so long, but I avoid the MM like the plague. I tend to work on projects that have massive amounts of talking head footage (for which the producers will not pa


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