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Andrew Kimery

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I'm an editor in Los Angeles that mainly works in the documentary/unscripted genre.
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"It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Robin S. Kurz 4 days ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x Pretty damn impressive. - RK ___________________________________________
Re: "It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Andrew Kimery 7 hours ago
I liked how the article gave both a nice birds eye view and dug into the nitty-gritty. Though not being a Lumberjack user or an X user (or even someone that works are shows remotely like his game show
Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Robin S. Kurz 4 days ago
Well gee. Guess those skateboard making noobs ain't so uninteresting after all https: www.youtube.com watch v=Dt1w2sIYytk And seriously when Avid, with their supposed status and so often cited super-p
Re: Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Andrew Kimery 3 days ago
Oliver Peters "FWIW (and an edit to my previous post), it is also possible to have multiple editors open the SAME Premiere project on a SAN. However, until Adobe gets Adobe Anywhere worked out, this
Wes Plate joins the FCP X team?
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Just got saw word via Peter Wiggins at FCP.co that Wes Plate of Automatic Duck fame has gone to work for Apple on the FCP X Pro App team as a Product Designer! But it's accurate - that's amazing news!
Re: Wes Plate joins the FCP X team?
by Andrew Kimery 3 days ago
Bill Davis "Ideas are worthless. Implementation of ideas is where actual value starts to be built. " Knowing how to implement an idea is still knowledge. Semantics aside, I think Apple brought in Wes
Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Steve Adams 1 week ago
I'm using PP2017 to to take a 30fps 1920x1080 clip down to 33% speed with Optical Flow, and I notice that if I render the clip, by hitting Return, it proceeds at 3-4 seconds per frame, but if I export
Re: Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Andrew Kimery 6 days ago
Steve Adams "I see all kinds of export settings in the Export Media screen but I don't see much about render settings, other than optimize for performance or memory, so I don't know how to compare th
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Video to Editing Ratio
by Jon-Michael Brown 1 week ago
What is an average Shooting time to Editing time ratio I'm going out on my own after having some steady contracts and I'm building up my rates for project based clients. I.e. So if I shoot for for 1 d
Re: Video to Editing Ratio
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Like Greg said, I think the rule of thumb is probably only good for specific situations and workflows. If you remember that 1:5 used to be the norm for the work you did a year ago then it will probabl
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The perfect workflow ...
by Simon Ubsdell 1 week ago
... is the perfect workflow for the job that you are doing at any one time, and when it's just right, it's very hard to beat. Over the last couple of days I have been working on a fashion merchandisin
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Re: The perfect workflow ...
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Scott Witthaus "Could not have said it any better. But we can debate that too." Of course... but only in it's own forum. ;)
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FAO Bill - or anyone looking at the new MacBook Pro....
by Tom Sefton 1 week ago
https: youtu.be YkLgOzjRuWQ Around the 12min mark it gets interesting. Fcpx gets huge performance from a laptop with less ram and a huge GPU disadvantage, although this seems to be waylaid by larger p
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Re: FAO Bill - or anyone looking at the new MacBook Pro....
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
I'm not surprised about the X vs PPro numbers (as the speed of X on iMacs and MBPs has been well documented) unfortunately it's doesn't mean much if you work outside of Apple's ecosystem. Oliver Peter
OTish: Interview with Adobe's CMO
by Scott Witthaus 2 weeks ago
And now for something completely different.... I was crammed on a Delta flight yesterday on the way to Athens Georgia, and on the in-flight entertainment there was a really nice interview on CNBC with
Re: OTish: Interview with Adobe's CMO
by Andrew Kimery 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the link Scott. Adobe's putting a lot of work into its analytics side, Marketing Cloud, and I think it's their second largest revenue generator (Creative Cloud being #1). The Social Publish
Movies and NLE marketing
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Doesn't it seem odd that neither Apple nor Adobe have any studio, big-bucks films that they can point to this year as having been cut with either FCPX or Premiere Pro Seems like a lot of PrPro presenc
Re: Movies and NLE marketing
by Andrew Kimery 2 weeks ago
Brett Sherman "First off I don't know who the heck PewdiePie is. I'm talking mostly about social media companies like AJ+. There is a lot to their organization, aesthetic, workflow that I believe wou
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How is this trademarked?
by Todd Terry 4 weeks ago
This is not a "problem," and of absolutely no consequence to anything other than my curiosity... but I'm puzzled over something... Here in the southeast, there is an HVAC company called "Hiller." I th
Re: How is this trademarked?
by Andrew Kimery 4 weeks ago
After some amateur sleuthing, here is my 2 cents. First, the TM is usually placed after the mark and in the upper right (which make sense because we read english left to right). By it being in the low
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"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 4 weeks ago
Just noticed this article reposted on the FCPX Editors group on Facebook about switching to FCPX http: www.vivalazoom.co.uk switch-premiere-final-cut
Re: "Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Robin S. Kurz 4 weeks ago
Shawn Miller "Doesn't this support Andrew's point though A PC user could say that Adobe is wasting time and resources supporting Metal instead of fixing "important" cross platform bugs." You beat me
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Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
http: www.macworld.co.uk how-to mac-software how-use-geforce-now-on-mac-geforce-now-for-pc-mac-explained-3652516 Still thinking you're going to need that massive CPU GPU combo hard-soldered in your ma
Re: Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Shawn Miller 2 months ago
Andrew Kimery "If we reach a point in the US where data caps don't exist and 1gig up down is common place (or even 10gig up down is affordable) then these problems obviously are reduced." Yup, all we
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Multicam audio tracks
by Oscar Santamaría 2 months ago
Hello there! Sorry if I'm being dumb for asking this but can't really find a solution after several hours of trying. I'll be editing a documentary mostly based on interviews recorded with 2 cameras. A
Re: Multicam audio tracks
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
Oscar Santamar a "I hope there was a way of "unnesting" them once the edit is locked. If that was possible it would be my way to go. " Hey Oscar. I don't think there is a way to 'un-nest' since the n
Is Adobe simply trying to plug holes in a sinking ship?
by andy patterson 2 months ago
I was really a big fan of Adobe's Creative Suite. I had CS 5.5 and I really did not want to join the CC but by 2014 I needed to. My CS 5.5 was getting old. I just have to say once I joined the Creativ
Re: Is Adobe simply trying to plug holes in a sinking ship?
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
Dave LaRonde "Well, think about this. How does a software company that RENTS is software grow its revenue I must get more rentals." Generating revenue is kind of a universal need for any company that
Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Rod W. 3 months ago
Hi all, It's time to update one of our edit suites which is currently running a 12 core 2.66ghz MacPro 5.1 with 48GB of RAM, primarily FCP7 and AfterEffects (and we are several versions behind when it
Re: Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Andrew Kimery 3 months ago
Herb Sevush "The problem with the 2010 is lack of either USB-3 or Thunderbolt connectivity, making ingest from external drives slow and difficult. " If you have an empty slot left on your cMP Sonnet
Oh no.
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
Just for the forums "old timers" ... Some of you will remember my hassle with my CC Photography subscription back a year or more ago I was upset because it got screwed up and was double billing. So th
Re: Oh no.
by Andrew Kimery 3 months ago
Bill Davis "Well, it sorta isn't actually a "fraudulent charge" is it " Certainly a stretch, but if you have it documented that you've asked for the account to be closed, but Adobe won't close the ac
Premiere Pro 2017
by Greg Jones 4 months ago
Anyone brave enough to install the new version of Premiere Pro and try it out Just noticed Premiere Pro 2017 pop up on the Creative Cloud Tab. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Re: Premiere Pro 2017
by Andrew Kimery 4 months ago
Dave LaRonde "My rule of thumb is that you never get brand-new Adobe software: their track record on getting it right the first time is abysmal." That's my rule of thumb for all software (and hardwar
FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
Quite possibly the best, comprehensive and astute comparison and highlighting of old and new that I have seen to date. (both live and now "on tape") Bravo Jes s. Well done! https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: FCP X Explained…
by Michael Hancock 4 months ago
To quote your earlier post: Robin S. Kurz " I for one have maybe used the position tool TWICE and one of those times was for mere demonstration purposes. So much for essential or "need to know"." I re
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Independent contractor vs. film crew vs. employee - not sure which one
by Nick Ryan 4 months ago
Hey all, I've got a question regarding how video production crew contracts work, and how that relates to hiring a previous employee as a freelancer. I manage a small in-house production department at
Re: Independent contractor vs. film crew vs. employee - not sure which one
by Andrew Kimery 4 months ago
Nick Ryan "Recently, one of our previous employees offered to come back and assist with a few projects as a freelancer, or independent contractor. " Just to add to what's already been said, why not h
Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Mel Matsuoka 5 months ago
I have a client that I worked for many years ago, back when we did everything in FCP7. I had nearly forgotten about them until they called me recently because they wanted to revise a ton of those old
Re: Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Mel Matsuoka "So my question is: Seeing that it is technically possible for me to complete their requested revisions in FCP7 on Yosemite without having to convert everything, would it be unfair to ch
Is Adobe Support Lying to me? "this project contained a sequence that could not be opened no sequence preview preset file or codec could be associated with this sequence type"
by Brandon Davids 5 months ago
So, I have been working with premiere for over a year now and have made 100 youtube videos and feel like I know what I'm doing. I'm also a software engineer with 25 years experience, so I think I have
Re: Is Adobe Support Lying to me? "this project contained a sequence that could not be opened no sequence preview preset file or codec could be associated with this sequence type"
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Brandon Davids "While I may concede ignorance on the MTS files and their metadata, if Adobe was designed to work with the metadata then why would it let me import ten thousand MTS for over a year and
iMac specs to cut GH4's 4K in Premiere?
by Joao Luis 5 months ago
Hi guys, Anyone editing GH4's 4K footage natively with Premiere Pro CC (2015) on a iMac I'm investing in a new 27'' iMac soon and as much as I would like to just max out all the specs, choices will ha
Re: iMac specs to cut GH4's 4K in Premiere?
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
In my experience even when using a mid-range nMP it will choke when it hits H.264 4K. Transcoding is your best bet.
CC price increase
by Dennis Geraghty 6 months ago
Just got notified that our 2-year "promo rate" is over, so our CC license is going from $475 year to $839 year. Seems like we now get to feel about Adobe the way we feel about cable companies and drug
Re: CC price increase
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Dennis Geraghty "They set the hook and then pull hard." You signed up for a limited time discount only offered to CS 5 or CS 6 customers and now that the discount rate has expired you are getting bil
Creative COW Forums
by Creative COW 8 months ago
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Multi-Cam every clip that I shot has it's own track, can this be condensed?
by Daniel Grixti 6 months ago
Hi there, I am editing a large multi-cam shoot (4 days, 4 camera, 5 hours each camera, multiple clips). I am going through all the standard motions of creating a multi-cam source sequence, but when I
Re: Multi-Cam every clip that I shot has it's own track, can this be condensed?
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Daniel Grixti "Does anyone know how to create a multi-cam sequence so that each camera will be given it's own track, rather than each clip " It's been a repeated feature request of mine but it obviou
Performance issues with editing suite
by Craig Kennedy 6 months ago
Hi everyone! Thanks in advance for any advice you can give, really appreciated! I work in video, and more often than not we are editing compressed 4K footage, shot with either the DJI Phantom, or the
Re: Performance issues with editing suite
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Yeah, I don't know what's going on but those are horrible numbers for an SSD. Even if your SSD speeds were closer to Shane's you still probably be getting good performance if you are using the native
Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Greg Pasztor 6 months ago
Been on CC for several months and have run the updates (which also include CS 6 updates). I typically don't have my edit computer on the internet...and surprise today!!, when I opened up an image in P
Re: Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Greg Pasztor "This is CS 6, not CC. How can Adobe "deauthorize" the CS 6 software that I paid full freight for Is it because I used the update dropdown feature in CC to update my CS6 A new 'gotcha' h
Celebrity Endoursment
by John Newman 7 months ago
What do you think of Celebrity Endoursment I've heard some people find this very useful way to promote your business, what do you think I want to try Celebrity Connected but the question is money, wil
Re: Celebrity Endoursment
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Tim Wilson "Guys, there's literally not a single more proven method in advertising than celebrity endorsement. It's been going on from the very, very beginning of advertising, and sponsors keep doing
Oh DAMN.
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
Just looked at my credit card statement. A year ago Adobe was nice and gave me a free year of Photo Subscription because I had a major hassle getting a double subscription cancelled. Two months after
Re: Oh DAMN.
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Certainly sounds like a headache, Bill. Companies should make Opting-out as easy as Opting-in.
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 months ago
say there is a london client you are trying to beg to update their version of AE - not for personal preference - because a major release can't play footage in real time. The After Effects CC 2015 prim
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Re: the stupidity of adobe.
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
Jim Wiseman "That is, a basic problem with the CC model of distribution. " How so If you have a project in the current version of X AFAIK you can't open it in an older version of X. I know for sure y
I made a cat video with FCP X...
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
A Cat! ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometimes. An old game that
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Re: I made a cat video with FCP X...
by Darren Roark 8 months ago
David Mathis "What happens when you let fluffy in a Xerox machine You have a copy cat!" Xerox machines, those are the Catillacs of photocopy machines!
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wwdc
by Tom Sefton 8 months ago
Ummmm..... It's the first time I've really taken note, but can someone with more experience say whether all major announcements come in the first keynote address, because some updates to messaging, ph
Re: wwdc
by Darren Roark 8 months ago
Andrew Kimery "Yeah, my most irrational fear is probably of buying electronics and then having an better version come out right after my return window ends. lol" I think we share the same techupgrade
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Stirring the pot...
by Bill Davis 8 months ago
It's way too quiet here. So here's a link to my latest XinTwo blog post... https: www.xintwo.com now-you-can-edit-faster-and-produce-better-work Surely it's provocative enough to encourage others to r
Re: Stirring the pot...
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Walter Soyka "Premiere does have an easy way to snap a workspace layout back to its saved state. " Thanks Walter, that's the first time I've ever been wrong! lol ;-) ---------------------------------
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Beating a dead horse
by Herb Sevush 8 months ago
Beating a dead horse should be the name of this forum. For those who keep insisting that the Apple rollout of FCPX (as opposed to the product itself) was brilliant, Andrew Kimery, in a different threa
Re: Beating a dead horse
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Andrew Kimery "and since when does caring not caring prevent us from debating about something in here. ;)" touch :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blo
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Luddites Rejoice!!!
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Found on the internets... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometime
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Re: Luddites Rejoice!!!
by Bob Zelin 8 months ago
And speaking of "bring out your dead" (I love Monty Python, and that type of humor) - A big hug out to Oliver Peters, that posted the link for updating your Mac 2009 4,1 into a 5,1 with a firmware upd
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How does the edited video be delivered to user during editing?
by Ivan Gao 9 months ago
I'm curious about the principle of video editing. When the video is edited on a certain NLE software, how does the computer display the edited result to the user on the preview screen Does it create a
Re: How does the edited video be delivered to user during editing?
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
Ivan Gao "Does it create a temporal video file on the disk to store the edited result or just store the edited video stream in the memory " I don't believe it does either by default. When you playbac
Health Insurance
by Todd Terry 9 months ago
It's been a while since this was discussed in here (at least a brief search shows that), so it got me wondering if any of you have had any changes (or plans to change) how you are handling health insu
Re: Health Insurance
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
Todd Terry "I personally want nothing for free" It's not free though anymore than public roads, public schools, the police and the fire department are free. Are people going to game the system Sure.
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Raid drive won't work in link media browser
by Alex Ojeda 3 years ago
I have a RAID 5 drive connected to my MACPRO Mid 2012 (MacPro5,1), OSX 10.9.2. Its working fine on OS. In Premiere Pro CC I can import files from it no problem, everything seems to be fine until I try
Re: Raid drive won't work in link media browser-POSSIBLE SOLUTION
by Will Doolittle 2 years ago
I had the exact same problem of the drive not showing up on the left side of the "Link media" browser (although it was visible and selectable in other functions like "Media Cache Files"). However, I w
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Is Humor back in corporate videos?
by Rich Rubasch 9 months ago
The Dollar Shave Club videos got me thinking....is corporate America ready for humor again in their videos Before 911 we had all kinds of spoof videos and humorous approaches to a concept. After 911 t
Re: Is Humor back in corporate videos?
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
The Delta ones are fun, but the below from Squatty Potty has to take the cake (I mean ice cream). https: www.youtube.com watch v=YbYWhdLO43Q
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 9 months ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
David Mathis "I would think after two weeks you will know if the software is right for you." Maybe, maybe not. A month gives you plenty of time even with interruptions that might keep you from testin
quicktime problems for adobe cc
by Ricardo Marty 10 months ago
All cc systens are compromised. Apple will not fix it and adobe hasnt offered a clue. Of course not being on the internet could mitigate posible damage but the creative cloud is internet http: fortune
Re: quicktime problems for adobe cc
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
Andrew Kimery " To be the best of my knowledge Avid, BM, Lightworks, etc., have not. Go to the official Avid boards and you'll see users asking Avid to officially comment on it like Adobe already has
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The COW bringing worlds together
by Todd Terry 10 months ago
Just a quick note with an example of what a resource the CreativeCOW is, and can be, for us. My little southern US company was hired by a local client of ours for a jaunt abroad last week for a few-da
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Re: The COW bringing worlds together
by Tom Sefton 10 months ago
Thanks Todd, It was a great experience from the start - pleased to hear you and Phil are happy and that we could ease your worries and provide footage for you that could match your excellent work. I h
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Eye in the Sky
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
See it. Some of the drama is laid on a bit thick at times but see it. Mirren, Rickman, Paul (all the cast) nail it so you should go see it. I don't know why it's flying so far under the radar but you
Re: Eye in the Sky
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Tim Wilson "I really think that Eye in the Sky struck a tone for a political thriller I'd like to see much more often." Agreed. Hopefully it picks up some word of mouth steam and does well on VOD str
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 12 months ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over?
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Tim Wilson "So, say I've got a CC 2016 project. I stop subscribing. That means no more freezing, because when I show back up 5 years later because I have the chance to remonetize assets, I can no lon
Is Apple redefining Safe Title?
by Anthony Dalesandro 11 months ago
Watching the video on ResearchKit at Apple's latest Keynote (http: youtu.be lYC6riNxmis), I noticed the lower thirds were pretty close to the corners of my TV screen (I was watching it on my Apple TV
Re: Is Apple redefining Safe Title?
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Anthony Dalesandro "I wonder if they're acknowledging this video will be web based only and putting the titles wherever they please " I'd say so. I've done a lot of work for the web and most of the t
Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by walter biscardi 1 year ago
"As we watch organizations like IBM, HP and EMC struggle to transform, Adobe is an interesting contrasting case. It went from selling boxed software to a cloud subscription model in shorter order, and
Re: Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by David Roth Weiss 11 months ago
Ryan Holmes "Jason, while an astute observation you must not spend much time in this forum! :-) Non sequiturs are a way of life here, my friend!" My first time ever reading posts on this forum, and y
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Is it worth it to buy outright?
by Bobby Hall 12 months ago
I'm considering purchasing Avid Media Composer but I don't like the idea of paying a monthly fee for it, so I was thinking about buying it outright. Is it worth it to do that At some point the softwar
Re: Is it worth it to buy outright?
by Andrew Kimery 12 months ago
Bobby Hall " Thanks for the replies everyone. I would also like to just own the program and keep it forever without having to constantly pay for updates, but I guess that's not really possible!" AFAI
QT Reference file taking a long time to complete.
by Adam Berch 1 year ago
Hi, I have a time line (Audio and Video) that's about an hour and 20 minutes. I want to make a Quicktime Reference Movie from it. I start it and it's taking a very, very long time to do it. I thought
Re: QT Reference file taking a long time to complete.
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Adam Berch "I start it and it's taking a very, very long time to do it. I thought making reference files were supposed to take basically no time at all " What codec(s) are you working in References f
Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
I haven't had a lot of time to write as much as I'd like to lately (I mean, I guess I am getting married this weekend...), but I still managed to sneak in a few movies recently, and if I don't spit ou
Re: Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Mark Suszko " It's not a date movie; it's a tad misogynist. And sophomoric. And very very violent and gory. Also, very self-deprecating. Exactly what was promised. " Depends on your date. Went with t
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