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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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Yesterday’s Emmys & FCP X.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
I have to send a shout out to my good friend Patrick Southern and his colleague, editor David Tillman. I ve just learned that as of yesterday, they get to add Emmy Winnning to their resumes - as part
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Re: Yesterday’s Emmys & FCP X.
by Andrew Kimery 6 days ago
andy patterson "Interesting I am not doubting you but I hope to a get a client with a DV deck (I doubt it will happen) so I can test it out for myself. " If you want more info, here is a link to a pr
RED Raven kit: Sigma lens, G-Tech reader, batteries, case, PLUS FCPX BUNDLED $14,995 exclusively thru Apple.com
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
I think this is a pretty big story, but I don't see anyone talking about it, even though I think it's germane here as much as anyplace on earth: a RED + FCPX bundle (plus lens, reader, batteries, case
Re: RED Raven kit: Sigma lens, G-Tech reader, batteries, case, PLUS FCPX BUNDLED $14,995 exclusively thru Apple.com
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
That exclusive deal didn't last long. http: www.red.com store products red-raven-camera-kit
RED 8k camera, a sign of things to come from apple?
by Andre van Berlo 2 weeks ago
A few days ago i read an article from some apple rumours site that apple might be building a new 8K display to go along with the 2018 mac pro. ( http: www.macworld.co.uk news mac new-apple-8k-retina-d
Re: RED 8k camera, a sign of things to come from apple?
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Bill Davis "Was going to make a point about FCP X adoption and the globalization of the market... but won't. " When you have time to create that point I'd love to hear it.
Interview with Randy Ubillos and How I came to enjoy FCP X
by David Busse 2 weeks ago
Over the last 6 months or so I've been playing around with FCP X and discovering the story behind its development. Thanks to some free time at work I was able to interview Randy Ubillos and write an a
Re: Interview with Randy Ubillos and How I came to enjoy FCP X
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Bill Davis "But biometric security on a pad in front of a corporate lab managed by security professionals is one thing. Biometric security that 100 million people can learn to use in one minute for a
OT: How do you present work-in-progress?
by Walter Soyka 3 weeks ago
A rather broad question, but how do you present your WIPs to clients or stakeholders What do you hope to get out of a review What level of roughness or polish do you aim to provide early on How much d
Re: OT: How do you present work-in-progress?
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Walter Soyka "The thing that surprised me most about this thread is how many folks seem to charge straight ahead, with one solution in mind. We find clients expect options and value exploration of mu
Why FCPX?
by Steve Connor 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 4 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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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A milestone, of sorts....
by Todd Terry 6 months ago
I just wanted to take a sec to share a little good news with my friends in the B&M forum. Hopefully I will sound at least a little bit humble and grateful, and not braggadocios, as that is what I trul
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Michael Rubin liked this 6 months ago
Re: A milestone, of sorts....
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
Congrats Todd, that's a great accomplishment! I've always looked forward to you threads and your comments!
Blade
by Shane Ross 8 months 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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Chris Harlan liked this 8 months ago
Re: Blade
by Tim Wilson 8 months 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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Andrew Kimery liked this 8 months ago
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 8 months 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 8 months ago
Thanks, man!
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Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Steve Adams 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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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How is this trademarked?
by Todd Terry 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 9 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
Oh no.
by Bill Davis 11 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 11 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
FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
CC price increase
by Dennis Geraghty 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
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Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Greg Pasztor 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
Certainly sounds like a headache, Bill. Companies should make Opting-out as easy as Opting-in.
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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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
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