BBC "Sherlock Holmes" by Dave Gage 5 years ago I finally got around to watching the 3 seasons of this show on NetFlix. Does anyone know what NLE was used to edit the shows There is an effect in the opening credits that looks like the "Miniaturize
Death of Aperture-FCPX Next? by Greg Jones 5 years ago This is precisely why I would be nervous about using FCPX. Forgot the fact about lack of tracks, audio mixer, etc. The fact that Apple just drops apps without thinking makes me nervous. I love their h
Re: Death of Aperture-FCPX Next? by Herb Sevush 5 years ago Bill Davis "Language is a living thing. " I see, language is a living thing. And you're trying to differentiate between an NLE that allows you, although it doesn't force you, to do clip overwrites wh
FCP X or not? by Charlie Austin 5 years ago "I never hear editors complain that they are missing a feature in FCPX that would help them do their jobs better," he says. "Trust me; if they had an issue, they'd be hunting me down." http: www.studi
Re: FCP X or not? by Franz Bieberkopf 5 years ago Charlie Austin "Honestly, one of the reasons I posted this article was to see how quickly someone would come up with a reason that it didn't mean anything." Charlie, You get the forum that you make.
Fitness Video by Greg Ball 5 years ago I'm working on shooting a fitness workout video in a local gym. How would you handle music Obviously everyone needs to workout at a certain pace beat. But since the leader of the workout is also mikes
Re: Follow-up Fitness Video by Bob Cole 5 years ago Ned Miller "extras are fellow aerobics instructors" Having made a series of yoga videos, I want to endorse Ned's observation. If you look at the best yoga videos, you will realize that the "students"
Beastie Boys and Music Rights by Todd Terry 5 years ago Interesting story I just read, and a reminder to us all to be mindful... In short... in 2012 Monster Beverage Corp (the makers of Monster energy drinks) uploaded a YouTube video about a snowboarding e
Re: Beastie Boys and Music Rights by Bill Dewald 5 years ago It wasn't a "girls build stuff" org, it was a commercial toy company. They settled with the Beastie Boys in March, and part of the terms were that Goldieblox has to donate to the Beastie Boys causes:
FCP 7 killed in Yosemite? by Al LeVine 5 years ago It's just a beta (so real buggy) but this article seems to suggest FCP 7 is finally dead in the Yosemite Developer Preview... Curious if this will work itself out or not. For reference, I remember FCP
Here's what new media is like by Bill Dewald 5 years ago And this is at a wildly successful company: A video editor who worked for Vice for two years said "the wage was $27K year." http: gawker.com working-at-vice-media-is-not-as-cool-as-it-seems-1579711577
Editor Numbers by Franz Bieberkopf 5 years ago U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics 10 year view (American-centric, obviously, 2012-2022 projections): 28,100 Editors nationally in 2012, projected to be 28,300 by 2022 (less than 1% growth over 10 years
Re: Editor Numbers by Bill Dewald 5 years ago This is info for that "other" kind of editor - the "print" kind. Suprised growth and wages aren't much lower, the interns and commenters do all the editing now in print.
Equivalent of Pro Res in Premiere Pro? by Veronica Orlova 6 years ago First I apologize if this post is naive, I'm a bit confused with Apple codec. I have to edit a movie shot with a DSLR in Premiere Pro CS6 on Mac. When I configure the time line settings I have an opti
Re: Equivalent of Pro Res in Premiere Pro? by Shane Ross 6 years ago Veronica Orlova "The editor I talked to told me that she only use ProRess and that there is no way one can edit in H 264" This editor must be using Avid or FCP. Editing H.264 native in those is NOT r
title render makes vid play fast by Mick Kalber 6 years ago Man, is this one strange. I'm putting a bug (title) throughout an hour long show to identify it to the audience... it's for a loop in a gift shop where they sell our shows. I've captured the old SD sh
Drobo anybody? by Don Walker 6 years ago I'm sorry to interrupt all the angst and hand wringing in anticipation of the black tube, to bring you a question about a black box. Does anybody here use the new Drobo 5D (with Thunderbolt) as a medi
Re: Drobo anybody? by Bob Zelin 6 years ago Lance is correct - I made an ASSUMPTION (which is how I usually make stupid mistakes) and ASSUMED that this was yet another network shared device, and not local storage. So I am wrong (and this won't
Thunderbolt 1 shared storage tests by Bob Zelin 6 years ago Hi - I am anxiously awaiting my new Mac Pro with Thunderbolt 2. But my initial testing with Thunderbolt networking has been dismal so far. No switch - just looping a MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 1 to
My daughter as client by Mark Suszko 6 years ago My daughter is in Latin club, and the school clubs compete in various games and things inter-scholastically. One of their projects was to make a short about some facet of mythology, but updated to the
Re: My daughter as client by Mark Suszko 6 years ago The tornados missed me, but I've wound up chasing them: going back out to Washington IL tomorrow for damage assessment. Just came back from live-directing the IMAG and streaming video feeds at the Gay
How to match these two shots in FCP 7 by Daniel Berg 6 years ago Hi all, I'm using Final Cut Pro 7 to edit a show. There were two cameras at the back next to each other, one mid and one wide (see image below). They had the same white balance (i thought!) and it loo
Re: How to match these two shots in FCP 7 by Mark Suszko 6 years ago Put them on two stacked video tracks, and use the crop tool to create a split-screen. Turn on your scopes display, Then invoke the 3-way CC, and you can see on the scopes when the levels match, both i
FCPX - Transform not working as expected by Tony Barone 6 years ago I have 2 video tracks Top video track I created keyframes on Position & Scale going from 100% size, Position X:0 Y:0 at Timeframe 1:00 Timeframe 3:00 - Scale: 50% X:485 Y:270 Keyframes Basically creat
Final Cut Pro 7 and Mavericks by Adam Berch 6 years ago Hi, Has anyone who has Mavericks been using Final Cut 7 without any problems I am using FCP Studio 3 and would like to upgrade to Mavericks, but I don't want to have any problems. Thanks in advance.
Coverting Audio Files to .cda? by Greg Ball 6 years ago I've been asked by a client to take the audio from several video clips and convert them to .cda files for CDs. Has anyone done this What software have you used Thanks.
Lists of Sequences in Text or PDF form by Doug Weiner 6 years ago I have about 400 sequences across 20 projects, that I simply want a text list of the sequence names. I will take a PDF if I have to. I don't need the clip source names, just the the sequence name and
Re: Lists of Sequences in Text or PDF form by Bill Dewald 6 years ago I'm not in front of FCP right now, but could you nest all the sequences in one sequence, then export an edl of that, and get rid of the superfluous info, leaving the sequence names Beyond that, copy p
canon xl1s & final cut pro 7.0.3 by gary graham 6 years ago can someone please help im trying to log and capture video from my canon xl1s mini dv into final cut pro 7.0.3 i have the firewire800 - 9pin male to 4 pin male connected to the canon & my imac yet FCP
Re: canon xl1s & final cut pro 7.0.3 by Bill Dewald 6 years ago It's quite possible that you've got a bad firewire cable. They are pretty fragile, and the four-pin variety is pretty rare at this point. Since you've tested a variety of applications and devices, the
Boosting audio levels past +12dB in MC7 by Mandla Bolekaja 6 years ago I need to boost audio levels past +12dB. Can anyone tell me where I can locate the audio suite so I can increase gain to my audio. I thought it was in the Audio Mixer but I cannot seem to find it. Als
Re: Boosting audio levels past +12dB in MC7 by Bill Dewald 6 years ago AudioSuite is in the Tools menu. It's a little window that works like an effects mode for audio clips. There's a drop-down menu where you can choose the "gain" effect. It takes a render. Can Audition
Moving all clips at once? by Eric Jones 6 years ago Hey all, I'm fairly experienced with Sony Vegas, but I'm jumping into Premiere Pro CS6 now and I'm running into some difficulty finding what (I hope!) is a fairly basic function of editing here: In Ve
Re: Moving all clips at once? by Bill Dewald 6 years ago Eric Jones "I'll dig into the "Extract" and "Splice-in" modes immediately; sounds like precisely what I'm looking for." Those are the Avid terms for it - they're mapped to the "X" and "V" keys in Pre
Security Alert? by Bill Dewald 6 years ago This went to my spam folder - is it legit *** Important Customer Security Alert To view this message in a language other than English, please click here. We recently discovered that attackers illegall
Advertising for videography by Jonathan Buck 6 years ago Howdy all, I've recently started a small videography house along with my business partner (a sound engineer). We've recently been offered a loan from a family friend towards giving the business a kick
Re: Advertising for videography by Bill Dewald 6 years ago Rather than doing a traditional advertising spend, have you considered putting the 10K to a promotional project Find a track you have a great concept for and go ahead use the money to make the type of
Video Production in College by Mike Kozlenko 6 years ago Hey Guys, I am starting college in August and am currently majoring in Media Production. However, for the first 2 years, I will obviously be taking general education courses, before I get into my majo
Re: Video Production in College by Bill Dewald 6 years ago I was in the same situation as you - I took about four semesters worth of general classes before I got to really sink my teeth into the film program at school. I took a lot of art and humanities class
Interupty ad pages - auuugh by Bill Dewald 10 years ago Just wanted to be the first to complain about the little detours. Make that money, COW. We love you anyway. Ps - lets turn this into a teaching moment - what's the official name for those things
Re: Interupty ad pages - auuugh by Bill Dewald 10 years ago No worries Ron. Just came here to see if anyone else noticed they existed... Besides, there is no elsewhere. Every problem that I google leads to the cow. Is the once every thirty days thing done thro
Edit on your Iphone by Bill Dewald 10 years ago no longer an in joke. http: www.theiphoneblog.com 2009 06 30 iphone-31-nondestructive-video-editing-bluetooth-voice-control
Re: Edit on your Iphone by Micah McDowell 10 years ago Looks interesting... I'm writing this from my new iPhone 3GS, so this intrigues me greatly. Maybe I'll try making a whole short film on my phone; could be a unique aesthetic.
Low barrier of entry by Bruce Frankel 10 years ago It is a fact of life in the video biz these days: the barrier to getting in is low, so the number of people getting in is large. The law of supply and demand says an oversupply of a product or service
Re: Low barrier of entry by Bill Dewald 10 years ago Stephen Smith "The person doing the job for free or nearly free can't continue to do the job at that price forever." Maybe not, but when he quits, there's another one ready to take over.