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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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Art doesn't pay
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Nice video piece by Mark Toia. https: www.youtube.com watch v=uBdSDkq0lfk&feature=youtu.be This is a new Frame.io Master series. Toia has been active on the RED forums for several years. And relevant
Re: Art doesn't pay
by Andrew Kimery 2 days ago
Tom Sefton "Direct learning vs education courses for film making is a fascinating debate. I can t help feeling that the chance of success for anyone is based on initiative, talent, resilience and a h
Apple apparently keeps stumbling it's way to success, somehow 😉..
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
https: money.cnn.com 2018 08 02 investing apple-one-trillion-market-value index.html Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Apple apparently keeps stumbling it's way to success, somehow 😉..
by Andrew Kimery 4 days ago
Oliver Peters "As a producer friend has often reminded me: "It's better than good. It's done!"" lol I need to remember that one.
Hands on with BMD eGPU
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
For those contemplating this unit: https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 08 03 blackmagic-design-egpu https: www.provideocoalition.com blackmagic-egpu-whats-it-really-going-to-do-for-me - Oliver Oliv
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Re: Hands on with BMD eGPU
by Andrew Kimery 5 days ago
Oliver Peters "Understood. I'm sure that BMD probably did some research to back up this selection. After all, you are appealing to a subset of laptop users. If you drive the total system price up too
Suitable Ecommerce Platform
by peter nguyen 2 months ago
Our restaurant needs to have a bilingual website in both English and Chinese. we currently do delivery and take-out orders, trying to finding a good solution to allow order online rather than phone ca
Re: Suitable Ecommerce Platform
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
I agree having a presence on social media is important, but I think a website (with a non-spammy mailing list) is imperative because it will always allow the business owner to control their own messag
yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Bob Zelin 2 months ago
hey - wait - it's about OUR industry ! from the mainstream press - Martina McBride and her husband are being sued by an unpaid intern for 1 Million dollars, for having to do "menial labor" - "Accordin
Re: yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
Bob Zelin "You have to do whatever it takes - especially in a competitive industry like we are in. " Yet here, on the COW, people help the competition every day. Mentors help their future competition
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Another Copyright question....sheeesh
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
So I'm working on a video for a client. They want me to use a clip they found on YouTube. This is a fight I often have, as i refuse to use video footage without the copyright owner's permission. I bel
Re: Another Copyright question....sheeesh
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
Don't give in, and feel free to mention the following (or something similar) to the client. Greg Ball "He wants to use the clip that s readily available to anyone who uses YouTube. " Books are readily
Trending freelance
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Is anyone else seeing the trend toward a higher percentage of freelance workers in both post and production, directing and writing, than staff We have seen even our larger corporate in house slim down
Re: Trending freelance
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Between independent contractors and staff employees there also sit freelance temp employees. Almost every editing gig out here in LA is for a temp freelance employee. I know some editors that form an
Need tips for syncing A/V for multicam
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Looking for some multicam tips. I have a series of interviews (three so far) that are single camera, but have external audio. They were not TC jammed, but the camera recorded reference audio. The came
Re: Need tips for syncing A/V for multicam
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Thanks for all the info, Joe. I'll give your suggests a shot and report back. I'll also submit a feature request asking Apple to improve their sync-by-audio feature so hopefully it can become more on
Editors Job - Relinking Media
by Vishal Handa 7 months ago
Hey there, My first post here. This may seem like a very simple question, but whose job is it to relink all the full resolution media when the timeline will be going to a colourist to colour grade. Is
Re: Editors Job - Relinking Media
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
IMO it's the editor's responsibility (or the assistant editor's if there is an assistant editor). I want the colorist to spend as much time as possible coloring and as little time as possible dealing
Question about copyright laws on videos
by Darren Martin 7 months ago
Hi guys, just wondering if i can have some advice on a copyright matter. I am a videographer and have been doing vids for around 6 months, I have noticed some of my footage from a paid video i did a f
Re: Question about copyright laws on videos
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. What does your contract with the client say with regards to copyright Did you explicitly retain the copyright IIRC in your situation (a work for hire) t
The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 7 months ago
Oliver has pointed out to me that someone on Bill's Facebook discussion is suggesting that I am confused and that I am wrong to think that we should be expecting a Lift Gamma Gain model here. Instead
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Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
Simons above post seems to me very useful advice. Many like me will be exploring this new implementation of well understood colorists tools and anything that helps people learn to go slowly and use re
Opensource Digital Video Asset Management for Doc production?
by Evgeny Magata 7 months ago
Hello there, i hope this is the right board for my question: I am looking for pointers best practices etc. for using a Digital Video Asset management Software (DAM) in the workflow of the production o
Re: Opensource Digital Video Asset Management for Doc production?
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
If you subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud you should give Adobe Bridge a look. I don't have any recommendations experience with any open source solutions. Are you on a Mac or PC
Fair Use in a Documentary About Syria
by Juan David Romero 8 months ago
Good morning. I have a legal question about using news clips on a short documentary film that is 23 minutes in length. I'm using the news clips to help tell a story and help the audience visualize the
Re: Fair Use in a Documentary About Syria
by Andrew Kimery 8 months ago
Juan David Romero "What are your thoughts about using these clips " 1. Ask an experienced IP attorney. 2. Do #1. Juan David Romero " What I plan to do with the documentary is send it to short film fe
Why FCPX?
by Steve Connor 10 months ago
I thought I'd beat Bill to it https: www.provideocoalition.com fcp-x-producers-pov-feature-film-daisy-winters
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Re: Why FCPX?
by Bill Davis 10 months ago
Michael Hancock "That's actually a thing! I was being cheeky! ---------------- Michael Hancock Editor" It appears we have entered the snark reality inception zone. Abandon hope all ye who enter... Cr
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Naming Convention Advice
by Matt Dunne 11 months ago
Hey all. I'm in the middle of updating my companies post workflow document for freelance editors and have been doing some thinking into our naming convention for sequences and exports. I'm a huge stic
Re: Naming Convention Advice
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Call internal cuts "Internal_Cut" or "Internal_RC" and use "Rough_Cut" only things that go out of house I like keeping dates in file names too because sometimes people don't remember which version it
Dual-System Sound Question
by Ryan Patch 12 months ago
So, I'm used to working either with sound that's recorded straight to camera, or just syncing dual-system sound in a timeline (pluraleyes, multicam, etc) and then just editing timeline-to-timeline. Th
Re: Dual-System Sound Question
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Ryan Patch "Pray tell, what is this "very powerful" audio sync feature. Will it sync 1000s of clips in 10 seconds, as I can do in Resolve It's my understanding that Adobe doesn't have this feature. "
Working with Directors/ The Edit Room Challenge
by Byrd Mcdonald 12 months ago
I manage a lot of different edits at any given time. Most of the projects I'm overseeing I've also produced and or directed. I'm having a challenge with one editor in particular who somehow never seem
Re: Working with Directors/ The Edit Room Challenge
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Byrd Mcdonald "He's always happy to export out the timeline and send me a file to review and make notes on, but some much of the nuance of editing happens in real time in my opinion. " If he's happy
4K Playback smooth in Quicktime Player, stutters in Premiere Pro
by Weston Jones 12 months ago
Hi, I'm working with 4K, 60FPS MOV files from the Panasonic GH5. When I play these files in QuickTime Player 10.4, the playback is smooth, and I can jog around the video file with ease. No issues. But
Re: 4K Playback smooth in Quicktime Player, stutters in Premiere Pro
by Andrew Kimery 12 months ago
What codec does the GH5 record to and which Mac are you using If you are using H.264 on an iMac or Mac laptop then QT 10 (and FCP X) use the built in H.264 encoder decoder chip that's part of the inte
What's the workflow for syncing jam synced cameras?
by John Stiles 12 months ago
Ok so I'm working on some reality doc style projects with 2-3 jam synced cameras and no external audio. I know this is super easy to do in Avid or FCP7, but how do I take these clips and create a non
Re: What's the workflow for syncing jam synced cameras?
by Andrew Kimery 12 months ago
John Stiles "It seems like premiere can only handle syncing 2 clips at a time There has to be a way to do this without resorting to waveform syncing (which I'm trying to move away from since Plural E
New Mac for feature doc on Premiere?
by Emmanuelle Antolin 1 year ago
Hi All, I m an independent filmmaker about to start editing my first feature documentary. A lot of the material is 4K though delivery will be 1080. For a short project I just cut, I ve been loving edi
Re: New Mac for feature doc on Premiere?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
What year is the MBP you are using It sounds like a 2011 model (the 670m is an Nvidia card, did you mean 6770m ). You can try upgrading the RAM to 16, replacing the factory HDD with an SSD and setting
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Premiere Pro and SDD. Not real improvement?
by Javi Sobremazas 1 year ago
Hi there forum, First of all, hello, this is my first message here. My name is Javi and I'm a freelance filmmaker from Spain. Well, I'm going to start with a small problem I have. A year ago I updated
Re: Premiere Pro and SDD. Not real improvement?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
What Brent said, plus the other things you mention (loading projects, rendering, exporting, etc.,) are more dependent on your CPU, RAM, and GPU than on your storage.
FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 1 year ago
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http: kck.st 2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https: www.youtube.com watch v=F9dtsd2ZV
Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Michael Gissing 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "Sure. Do you mind if I use Media Composer First " If you shoot it on an iPhone and cut with MC Free sure, why not. Lets workshop it over a bucket of koolaid.
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Autodesk subscription model
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
We debate subscriptions often here. This is an interesting article as it pertains to subscription at Autodesk. The last part about pirates is enlightening. http: www.studiodaily.com 2017 05 autodesk-r
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Re: Autodesk subscription model
by andy patterson 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "You also seem to be relying on a common fallacy that dropping prices would inherently lead to an inversely proportional increase in customers and revenue (ex. if Adobe cuts the price b
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The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
https: www.macrumors.com 2017 04 06 imac-xeon-e3-64gb-ram-amd-late-october New iMac Late October. Xeon E3 processor. And Apple's entry back into monitors may be 8K. A bigger (taller) Mac Mini.
Re: The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting - CASE IN POINT
by Chris Harlan 1 year ago
Robin S. Kurz " Oliver Peters "I'm sure you would dispute any example I presented" Bit of a cop-out, don't you think If they are legitimate points, how could I " You generally find a way.
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Blade
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
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Re: Blade
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
I've come up with a title graphic for the movie, Blade X: Clash of Metaphors. This will also do for my submission for what the icon for the tool should be. Nothing more iconic than friggin Wesley Snip
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Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Chris Harlan 1 year ago
Thanks, man!
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Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Steve Adams 2 years 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 1 year 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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"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 2 years 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 2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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
Oh no.
by Bill Davis 2 years 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 2 years 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
FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 2 years 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 2 years 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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CC price increase
by Dennis Geraghty 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
https: forums.creativecow.net
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Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Greg Pasztor 2 years 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 2 years 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
Oh DAMN.
by Bill Davis 2 years 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 2 years ago
Certainly sounds like a headache, Bill. Companies should make Opting-out as easy as Opting-in.
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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
Raid drive won't work in link media browser
by Alex Ojeda 4 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 3 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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CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 2 years 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 2 years 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
Eye in the Sky
by Andrew Kimery 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over?
by Andrew Kimery 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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
Is it worth it to buy outright?
by Bobby Hall 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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
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