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Brett Sherman

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October 22nd 2014
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FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 5 days ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Brett Sherman 4 days ago
Ronny Courtens "Apple was also extremely present on the NAB floor. I think they clearly know that they are right on track (pun intended) with FCP X and that they don't have anything to fear from anyo
FCP X Titles exporting as one letter instead of full word
by Andrew Shelley 4 days ago
Hey there, I am having a recurring glitch in FCP X 10.4 I edit using a lot of titles. Since upgrading to 10.4, a glitch keeps happening where some of my titles are changing from the full written word
Re: FCP X Titles exporting as one letter instead of full word
by Brett Sherman 4 days ago
Does it happen with other title templates I would test that to see if somehow the Basic Title template got corrupted somehow.
Apple to ditch Intel?
by David Mathis 3 weeks ago
Just saw this on Facebook: https: www.reuters.com article us-apple-mac-intel apple-plans-to-replace-intel-chips-in-macs-with-its-own-bloomberg-idUSKCN1H91N5 Questions that come to mind: 1. What does t
Re: Apple to ditch Intel?
by Brett Sherman 2 weeks ago
The most Apple can hope for is that Home Pod serves as a compelling-enough front end for Spotify and Prime to capture the hardware money from those folks, at which point Apple can try converting them
Pro Apps Crash Too Often
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Why is that that when you are really pushing an app hard, the ProApps software like Final Cut Pro X crashes more often than any other post software And worse than just crashing, it totally messes up t
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Re: Pro Apps Crash Too Often
by Brett Sherman 2 weeks ago
Oliver Peters " This install is a system of 8 Macs connected over 10GigE to a QNAP NAS via a switch. Mix of iMacs, iMac Pros, Mac Mini, and 2013 Mac Pro. " I have basically the same setup you do. And
FCP X Consolidate Not Working
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
So this is the way I want to work. I make an edit in a FCP X Project. I may pull clips from other Library files. I want to leave the files in place until I'm finished. Then once I have a finished edit
Re: FCP X Consolidate Not Working
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Actually what I really want is a utility that will look at an XML file. Allow me to set a folder location. Then only copy files that are not on the same drive as that folder because I just want it on
Where are the Hex# settings for changing background colours in FCPx?
by Gillian Marsollier 1 month ago
Hello all, We just received our style guide from our branding company and need to adjust our background video colours to match. We have hex#s, RGB #s, Pantone, we got it all! I have a white background
Re: Where are the Hex# settings for changing background colours in FCPx?
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
And you can store those color chips in the Apple color palette so you don't need to enter them again. -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man Band (If it 's video related I 'll do it!) I work
All title generators showing same text in viewer, but not on actual generator.
by Tangier Clarke 1 month ago
I've imported an XML from someone. All of the title generators are showing the same text in the viewer and in the inspector, however the actual title generator object shows the original text that shou
Re: All title generators showing same text in viewer, but not on actual generator.
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
I wonder if there is a mismatch with the Motion templates. Can they send you the Motion template they used to create the titles Just spitballing here. -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man
Just double checking: there's no way to have it play at less than normal speed, correct?
by Noam Osband 2 months ago
I'm writing a script and using footage in a FCP X project. I want to let it play and transcribe that way. However, at normal speed, the talking is too fast. I've custom speeded all the clips to 80% bu
Re: Just double checking: there's no way to have it play at less than normal speed, correct?
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
I used to use Rev.com until I got onto SpeedScriber. Speedscriber is 100% automated and Rev.com is automated then corrected by a human. So it depends on how much accuracy you need, how good the audio
Converting Mono audio to dual Final Cut X 10.4
by jody mitchell 2 months ago
Hi everyone I'm trying to convert some audio that was recorded with a lapel mic and therefore comes through in mono (just one speaker). I have this clip synced via multicam but can't seem to turn it f
Re: Converting Mono audio to dual Final Cut X 10.4
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
I think what you actually have is audio that FCP X is interpreting as "Stereo" where you have lavalier in one channel and maybe silence in the other. So you need to go to the Audio inspector and chang
Audio distortion when I share to any file type (Master File, Apple Devices 4K...)
by Meg Mangum 1 month ago
When I listen to my project video within Final Cut Pro X, the audio settings are working fine and the sound is perfect. When I share it to all of the different options available to me, the audio sound
Re: Audio distortion when I share to any file type (Master File, Apple Devices 4K...)
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
That is really puzzling. Is it possible that you "disabled" or muted audio tracks in the timeline (so they are greyed out) I've found they still output when sharing in that case. Instead you can silen
Codex - more color tools
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Looks interesting. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2045-codex-annouce-colorsynth-plugin-and-codex-keys-control-surface-for-final-cut-pro-x-at-bve - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Codex - more color tools
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Andrew Kimery "I think that goes to the point of a 'disconnected' editor being advantageous. If the director looks at the footage and mentally fills in gaps with his her prior knowledge from being on
FCPX and documentary editing
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
https: www.provideocoalition.com art-cut-documentary-editor-david-tillman - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: FCPX and documentary editing
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Someone coming on to say "that's because you're not using Premiere Avid correctly" in 3...2...1 -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man Band (If it 's video related I 'll do it!) I work for a
Which text generator in FCP X builds titles from the bottom upwards and centers left-aligned titles according to the longest line?
by Leonore Verster 2 months ago
We have searched through all possibilities in FCP X to find a title generator that allows for the following: 1. Titles that are bottom-aligned AND that build from the bottom up. First line sits at the
Re: Which text generator in FCP X builds titles from the bottom upwards and centers left-aligned titles according to the longest line?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Agreed. Depends on the usage. my template would work for a 3 minute video, but not for a 30 minute show. There are tons of manual open-captioned videos posted on Facebook everyday. In fact, whenever y
Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Just saw this on FCP.co and thought I'd beat Bill and post it on here first A genuine, agenda free, video about the benefits of FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=390&v=Yiik10ChG9Y "Tradi
Re: Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
I don't think he was saying the feature wasn't there in Premiere. He was saying it just didn't work reliably. So he'd have to upload manually. -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man Band (If
More regarding the New X Color Tools...
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
Steve and Mark have just posted a new MacBreak studio that some here might enjoy watching regarding the practical application of the new FCP X color tools. https: m.youtube.com watch v=VYpPruMgRtU FWI
Re: More regarding the New X Color Tools...
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
Oliver Peters "This is a nice, basic demo, but I don't know why the addition of curves should be all that exciting. After all, what was added and what is being demoed by Mark and Steve is something t
The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 4 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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Andrew Kimery liked this 4 months ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
Let me just say, I appreciate your thoughtful and knowledgable investigation of this. I can't understand why anyone would think differently. -------------------------- Brett Sherman One Man Band (If i
Image Mask Woes
by Brett Sherman 10 months 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 10 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
Bubbles bursting into text
by Michael West 2 years ago
Good morning: Looking to have a bubble rise from the bottom of the screen in Motion 5 and burst into text. Any help is appreciated. Michael
Re: Bubbles bursting into text
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
This might help for part of the animation. https: fxfactory.com info particlemetrix
Q-NAP TVS-682T with SSDs?
by Brett Sherman 2 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 2 years ago
Do you mean HGST 8TB He8 or WD 8TB Gold
Motion Blur not working in FCP X Templates
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
This is driving me crazy. From what I can tell, motion blur doesn't really work in Motion Templates. I made a Pan and Zoom template for animating motion on photos. I want to have your typical 180 degr
Re: Motion Blur not working in FCP X Templates
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
Awesome. Thanks! It didn't really work inside the template as it messed up my "Smooth Move" rig setup. It just got stuck at the begin setting and didn't move. I think it probably has something to do w
Se7en Opening Credits and Trailer Template
by Adam Berch 2 years ago
Hi, Is there a Motion Template that imitates or comes close to the title effects that are in the trailer and the opening credits for the movie SE7EN Thanks in advance. Imac 27 5K Retina 16 GB RAM 3.2
Re: Se7en Opening Credits and Trailer Template
by Brett Sherman 2 years ago
Try these for starters. https: www.motionvfx.com store,project_895,p1493.html https: www.motionvfx.com store,project_952,p1629.html
How to deal with old Avid Projects
by Brett Sherman 3 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 3 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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