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tony west

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Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by John Davidson 3 days ago
Hi everyone. It's been over a year since we last made one of these walk through videos. There are many reasons we took so long. The first is that we've been too dang busy. The second is that it's pret
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Jim Wiseman liked this 3 days ago
Re: Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by tony west 17 hours ago
Gary Huff " tony west "I'm working the Hawks Blues today, it will be a great series." For some reason I always thought you were British. " hahaha, top of the day old chap I wonder if anyone over ther
Five Days in Vegas – Notes from the field.
by Bill Davis 1 week ago
Somehow, I thought this NAB would be kinda dull. Don t know why, but boy was I wrong. It was anything but. In fact, it was one of the most interesting NABs out of the 20 odd years I ve been attending.
Re: Five Days in Vegas – Notes from the field.
by tony west 6 days ago
Here was Larry Jordan's reaction to it being added back in 2006. Kind of funny. "I ve of two-minds about this technique. I m intrigued that Final Cut decided to include it and I can t, for the life of
Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by David Mathis 2 weeks ago
I knew that Black Magic would pull the rabbit out of the hat again but the news about Resolve 11 was just plain awesome. I will still stay with X, not going to abandon ship. Just curious as to who mig
Re: Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by tony west 2 weeks ago
Charlie Austin "The deciding factor for me is the one, very important thing that Resolve has which X does not. Tracks" Yes. 11 looks really cool and if there was no X I would be on it I like too much
Resolve 11 - Is it me...
by Jason Porthouse 2 weeks ago
...or is this FCPX with tracks Having just watched all the videos I'm kinda failing to see what's not to like in this system - especially for the low entry price (free) and toolset available. I think
Re: Resolve 11 - Is it me...
by tony west 2 weeks ago
These are good points, Douglas. I have to wonder, given the flat out bashing and trashing that Apple took from the rollout, you could look at the numbers and say not bad. It was a PR rollout disaster,
Apple Announces over 1 million installs of FCPX
by Marcus Moore 2 weeks 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 tony west 2 weeks ago
Franz Bieberkopf "Does 1 million users support the idea that Apple is achieving a wider, less specialized user base outside of facilities and traditional 'professional' enclaves " I'm not sure, becau
Goodbye FCPX
by Lance Moody 3 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 tony west 2 weeks ago
Lance Bachelder "Pinnacle, which has a somewhat cool consumer NLE by the way, would this forum even exist - I say no. " You might be right Lance, I can only speak for myself. There were two reasons I
Connected clips below main story line
by Mark Smith 3 weeks ago
This might be a silly question, but what are the advantages of having a connected clip below the main story line
Re: Connected clips below main story line
by tony west 3 weeks ago
It's also a way to do a quick split edit. I often want to hear a person's voice before I see them on camera and I will just drag a clip under another one. Say that there is a b-roll shot on the main a
Miaow...
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 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 tony west 3 weeks ago
Jeremy Garchow " "This is my living room, this is where my dad sleeps (points to bed in the living room), (points to couch in living room) I lay down there ... sometimes" " That made me sad when he s
Exporting Issues…Again and Again
by Jeff Krieger 1 month ago
Pretty frustrated with FCPX right now. I have about 40, twenty minute videos that need to be exported to vimeo. I try to export a few each night. But I keep getting that darn QuickTime -50 error. And
Re: Exporting Issues…Again and Again
by tony west 1 month ago
Are you getting it even when you export to the desktop and then upload
paste attributes
by tony west 1 month ago
Just in case anybody else was wondering about this..... It was bagging me until I found this "There is a definitly a bug which I can replicate with the Copy and Paste Attributes command where it doesn
Re: paste attributes
by tony west 1 month ago
Jeremy Garchow "I was hoping you had a bat phone with a direct line to the cave. " hahaha I wish I did
Counter instead of TC?
by Bret Williams 2 months ago
Before I add it to my list of X fixes, is there a counter mode instead of just the TC reader I have lots of transcripts which are documented with a simple counter, not TC, as is the standard practice.
Re: Counter instead of TC?
by tony west 1 month ago
How about going into Motion and publishing the timecode parameters to X Then you could at least change from HMSF to HMS Seems like that should at least get you in the ballpark of her notes. Select the
Closing a project FCPX
by Peter Vandall 2 months ago
I have read online that you can't close a project. But how about at least hiding it I shuttle back and forth from project to project a lot, and it would be great to not jump into a project I'm not usi
Re: Closing a project FCPX
by tony west 1 month ago
Peter Vandall "I have read online that you can't close a project. But how about at least hiding it " I wondered about this also. What I have done is made another Library called unused projects. I jus
Protocol for Backing up work in FCPX 10.1.1
by Jack Niedenthal 2 months ago
I just upgraded from FCPX 10.0.9 to 10.1.1. Before, when I would finish working on a project or adding event files, I would close FCPX, open a second external hard drive, and then copy any new project
Re: Protocol for Backing up work in FCPX 10.1.1
by tony west 2 months ago
Almost exactly the way I am doing it Jack. I tend to unplug that 2nd external drive after a backup to protect myself in the event a power surge hits the main computer and the 1st external drive.
Undo range selection
by Justin Crowell 2 months ago
I've only seen this mentioned once before, and wanted to see if other people are dealing with it. FCPX doesn't allow you to undo a range selection. So, if I've been diligently setting multiple Ins and
Re: Undo range selection
by tony west 2 months ago
Justin Crowell "I still think, however, that the biggest problem is that I have to favorite, stop playback, grab the mouse, click the favorite and hit enter, title it, and then restart playback" I he
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by tony west 3 months ago

Sell Sony EX1R in favor of a Canon DSLR?
by Jordan Teller 10 months ago
I currently own a Sony EX1R and Canon 5D Mark II with a wide assortment of lenses. I really like the quality and film look of the footage I get from my 5D, so much so that it has become my main camera
Re: Sell Sony EX1R in favor of a Canon DSLR?
by tony west 8 months ago
I went a different way on this. I have an EX1R and then I bought an F3 I can use the same cards in both cameras and the same batteries, plus the menus are mostly the same. I love both cameras for cert
Tutorial: FCPX For Broadcast News
by Michael Garber 11 months ago
Apple FCPX Techniques FCPX For Broadcast News Michael Garber has spent hundreds of hours learning the ins and outs of editing broadcast news features with Final Cut Pro X. He describes a workflow tha
Re: Tutorial: FCPX For Broadcast News
by tony west 11 months ago
I enjoyed reading about your workflow Michael. When I first started using X it had News written all over it to me. I working on a long form doc right now and I'm really enjoying the organization of th
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Final Cut Pro X freezes during render when computer sleeps?
by phil hastings 2 years ago
So I'm experiencing something I've never had to deal with before. I'm running FCPX 10.0.5 on OSX 10.7.4. When I've left FCPX to render complicated sequences effects everything works normally unless I
Re: Final Cut Pro X freezes during render when computer sleeps?
by tony west 1 year ago
Thanks Phil, I did the same it so far so good. Thanks for getting back.
Blog: #5 Delivery - FCPX On Air
by John Davidson 1 year ago
This is the final chapter of our 5 part series. This walks though importing the final audio mix, delivery options for clients, and getting your media sizes reduced for more compact storage. Stay tuned
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Jeremy Garchow liked this 1 year ago
Re: Blog: #5 Delivery - FCPX On Air
by tony west 1 year ago
Good job John "Well WAKE him!!" hehehe
Article: For your Bovine Mastication and Consideration: FCPX Can Work
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate For your Bovine Mastication and Consideration: FCPX Can Work After coming across and commenting on a post in the forums concerning FCPX and its current popularity and po
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Tim Wilson liked this 2 years ago
Re: @Chris Harlan
by tony west 2 years ago
Charlie Austin " I really do find that it just gets out of the way and lets me cut." Good article Charlie. That's how I feel also.
Article: Real World Editing: From Avid to FCP and Back Again
by Mark Raudonis 2 years ago
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Real World Editing: From Avid to FCP and Back Again The inside story of reality TV giants Bunim Murray Productions, and their trip from Avid Media Composer to Apple Fina
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Rafael Amador liked this 2 years ago
Re: @Thomas Frank
by tony west 2 years ago
Leon, I would hate to see you leave the page patly because of a something I started. I think we can learn from each other and work together. We should try our best to respect each other and not get pe


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