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Brett Sherman

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October 22nd 2014
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Random black clips when dragging project to another library
by Jiri Fiala 3 weeks ago
Here's the problem that gives me a major headache as this documentary for broadcast must be completed in a few days and I need to send timelines to other editor. -I have perfectly fine Project in Libr
Re: Random black clips when dragging project to another library
by Brett Sherman 3 weeks ago
Jiri Fiala " I was merely copying a project to a new library. " The workaround is pretty simple then. Export an XML of the project. Import it into the new library.
Replace audio in fcpX
by guy crossman 1 month ago
I have some guide audio of an interview, which is watermarked and can't be used. I have now received the clean master and need to replace the guide. I would like to avoid doing it cut by cut. I was th
Re: Replace audio in fcpX
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
I'd say your chances are close to zero. FCP X is super picky about replacing media. I wish they had a less picky option where it could warn you that things might go awry, but do you want to try it any
How come Final Cut won't recognize RGB and alpha transparency from video rendered in Aftereffects?
by Hilary Tsai 1 month ago
I made an animation in Aftereffects to be exported and brought into FinalCut to be used as a layover on top of my video. (just a little animation that plays over top of the video I've already loaded i
Re: How come Final Cut won't recognize RGB and alpha transparency from video rendered in Aftereffects?
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Also bear in mind that the file you render out to has to support Alpha Channel. ProRes422 does not. ProRes4444 is the only current one that does.
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Attack of the Phantom Sound Effect
by Kasey Gay 1 month ago
Hey guys, So I've just encountered a weird issue. I've got a stud effect hidden somewhere in my mix that I can't for the life of me find. I'm out on a lake and I dropped the sound of a bird calling, b
Re: Attack of the Phantom Sound Effect
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Also see if you can find it in the timeline index. Occasionally I'll get a ghost clip that's just not visible.
FCPX is *not* auto-saving my project. How to solve this?
by Alex Denver 2 months ago
Hi all - Worked on an edit for about 12 hours today. Closed FCPX around 8pm, went to dinner, came back and the project was missing when I opened the program. The only option for backup was from 1pm to
Re: FCPX is *not* auto-saving my project. How to solve this?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Whenever I have an access problem with the Library (it happens occasionally with my SMB server) it tells me it can't save the modifications. It is odd that you got no warning about that. And it is als
Managing store with small SSD in Laptop
by Leo Hunter 2 months ago
Hey, I have a MacBook Pro (2018) but it only has 512GB SSD. I have 2 external drives: -2TB Samsung T5 SSD -4TB USB 3 Seagate Hard Drive (5,200 rpm) What is the best way for me to store my media Should
Re: Managing store with small SSD in Laptop
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
You're going to get better results putting everything on the SSD drive. But, for sure put your cache files there.
Mac Mini 2018 Or Not
by David Mathis 2 months ago
This is one of the most "informative" reviews I came across: https: www.youtube.com watch v=pv3ReW3SCIM
Re: Mac Mini 2018 Or Not
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Oliver Peters "Sounds like if you want this machine for editing, you'll need to full-blown model plus an eGPU." At which point just buying an iMac is a better deal since you get a kick-ass monitor wi
Mac Mini with iPad Pro Display
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Crossing the streams https: www.macrumors.com 2018 11 20 mac-mini-ipad-pro-luna-display - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Mac Mini with iPad Pro Display
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Bret Williams "How far does it reach " It should work wherever you have Wifi. Though I'm not sure if it will transmit sound or not.
Plural Eyes vs FCP X sync
by Ty Ford 2 months ago
Hi, Does anyone have an opinion as to how better or worse the FCP X ability to sync clips is to Plural Eyes Thanks, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio : Ty Ford 's Audio Bootc
Re: Plural Eyes vs FCP X sync
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Ty Ford "What's your best piece of eye candy software " I'm not sure exactly what you mean by this. I've mostly gotten rid of plug-ins. There's a few I still use but managing licenses on multiple com
What happened to Drop Zone controls?
by Brett Sherman 3 months ago
In my latest version of Motion, I've noticed that you no longer have Pan and Scale controls for the Drop Zone. I used these ALL THE TIME for FCP X templates. Is there a way to get them back Is it a bu
Re: What happened to Drop Zone controls?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
The bug is still there in 5.4.2. The workaround is pretty easy. You just have to drop something in the Drop Zone in Motion. You can publish the parameters then and then Clear the Image. Controls will
Did you remember to backup?
by David Mathis 2 months ago
Always have a backup strategy in place! https: www.gizmodo.com.au 2018 11 nasty-adobe-bug-deleted-250000-worth-of-mans-files-lawsuit-claims fbclid=IwAR37trq7JnnyaFqqXUEcwF__EmbdU4P21q-VF5AonIT1L3yX-OR
Re: Did you remember to backup?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
While the data on tape may be solid and long-lasting, access to that data is not necessarily so. Accessing the data on the tape takes specialized and relatively rare hardware. And LTO usage is already
todays politics and AVID/FCP/FCPX/Davinci/Premiere/Vegas and the name change of this forum
by Bob Zelin 2 months ago
Hi - I know this is a very volatile subject, and I expect it to be removed. But the "current" title of this forum has not changed to "Apple Talk" and STILL has the word "Debates" in the name. We all o
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Re: todays politics and AVID/FCP/FCPX/Davinci/Premiere/Vegas and the name change of this forum
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
I agree Editing: The Debate would probably be a more accurate reflection of what this forum is. I don t mind opinionated posts about what s working for people. I ve learned a thing or two. And enjoy t
Applying End Offset to Fade Words Out
by Christopher McDonell 4 months ago
I thought this would be easy but after an hour of trying everything, and searching online, I can't figure it out. I have 5 lines of text that fade in. I want to fade out using Fade Out Words and stop
Re: Applying End Offset to Fade Words Out
by Brett Sherman 3 months ago
That's not the way End Offset works. End Offset essentially moves the end of the fade forward in the timeline. In other words, it's how many frames before the end of the Behavior it actually ends. I'v
KeyFlow Pro 2.1
by David Mathis 4 months ago
KeyFlow Pro has just received an update. You can now import FCPX libraries and some other nice features have been added. The update is free for all version 2 users.
Re: KeyFlow Pro 2.1
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
Thanks. I was just going by their diagrams and testing with the non-server version. I'll give it a shot.
Mac OS Mojave Flaw
by David Mathis 4 months ago
This morning while I was doing my usual Facebook group duties this tidbit showed in my notifications: https: 9to5mac.com 2018 09 24 macos-mojave-privacy-flaw This is why I strongly recommend waititing
Re: Mac OS Mojave Flaw
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
Scott Witthaus "We just got this from IT: "On September 24th, Apple released their next operating system they call Mojave . Currently it does not meet VCU s network security standards. It has already
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Title *Adjustment Layer* tutorial
by Kris Adams 7 months ago
Hey there, I am not sure what the correct words are to describe this, so have been struggling to search. Basically, you know how you can create Titles in Motion that are used in FCPX basically as adju
Re: Title *Adjustment Layer* tutorial
by Brett Sherman 7 months ago
If you're talking about an Adjustment Layer available in FCP X. You create a Text template. But ONLY delete the text, not the background layer. If you delete the background layer it won't affect under
Modifying a MotionVFX template
by Jenn Lindsay 8 months ago
Greetings! I am happily working with the Motion VFX Apple Motion template Project_1343 (https: www.motionvfx.com store,project_1343,p2320.html account=f). I have a question about a modification I'm no
Re: Modifying a MotionVFX template
by Brett Sherman 7 months ago
Modifying Motion templates is going down a big rabbit hole! I don't think there is any easy answer to your question. Because of grouping and linkages it can get really complicated, it just takes a lot
Image Mask Woes
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
So this drives me nuts in Motion. If I have two layers in a group. One is say a graphic, the second is an the source of an image mask applied to the graphic. Then if I change the position of the group
Re: Image Mask Woes
by Dirk de Jong 2 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "It depends whether or not you have Stencil enabled in the Mask Options." Thanks. In my previously posted example comp "Stencil" makes no difference because the movement is at the group
Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Ned Miller 2 years ago
ADMIN NOTE: This thread began in Creative COW's Business & Marketing forum, but since this topic also cuts across shooting, editing, and distribution, we thought it'd be fun to open the discussion up
Re: Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
The trick is, what if you don't know how it will be used, or know that it will be used in different places. How do you shoot for both Another reason to start acquiring in 4K. For interviews I'm consid
Accidentally deleted "Title Background" Layer
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
In my title Motion Template I accidentally deleted the "Title Background" layer. Is there any way to get it back I've tried about everything I can think of. Nothing works. I'd hate to rebuild the enti
Re: Accidentally deleted "Title Background" Layer
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
Bret Williams "Just change the extension and one becomes the other. " But can you still edit the text if it as an effect I thought you couldn't. -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man Band
Q-NAP TVS-682T with SSDs?
by Brett Sherman 3 years ago
Would the new Q-NAP Thunderbolt NAS TVS-682T paired with 4 of Samsung's 16TB SSDs in a JBOD arrangement be a viable (and awesome) setup for a small workgroup Yes, yes I know - it would not have the RA
Re: Q-NAP TVS-682T with SSDs?
by Brett Sherman 3 years ago
Do you mean HGST 8TB He8 or WD 8TB Gold
How to deal with old Avid Projects
by Brett Sherman 4 years ago
I left Avid about 7 years ago. The problem now is I have quite a bit of footage captured with Avid that I need access to. Most was done with Avid Xpress Pro with a mixture of OMF (primarily DV) and MX
Re: How to deal with old Avid Projects
by Brett Sherman 4 years ago
Yeah but it's Media Composer V4 that I have, so theoretically it should work. In fact it ran at one point on the exact system. But it just isn't working. I've installed the OS from scratch, upgraded t
What do you do when 24tb just isn't enough?
by Chad Horn 4 years ago
When I bought my RAID, I never imagined I'd fill it. Now we're starting to look like that'll happen by the end of this political season. I'm just trying to figure out what a cost effective way to save
Re: What do you do when 24tb just isn't enough?
by Brett Sherman 4 years ago
I do the raw hard drive method as backup. LTO would be nice, but we just generate too much data in a year that it would be a hassle. LTO tape is always lagging pretty far behind hard drives in capacit
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