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Brett Sherman

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October 22nd 2014
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What does Apple need to do better with FCPX?
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Here's one POV: http: alex4d.com notes item happy-7th-birthday-fcpx - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: What does Apple need to do better with FCPX?
by Brett Sherman 3 days ago
I do think FCP X should incorporate better collaboration. However, I don't think that would improve their standing in Hollywood by that much. Mainly I think it's inertia and specialized tools for work
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 Brett Sherman 3 days ago
Andrew Kimery "First off, I don't think there is an inherently right or wrong answer with film school. Personally I don't think it's worth the huge price most of them charge. A big selling point of f
Stills 1080 to 4k
by Simon Ashton 2 weeks ago
I've edited a sequence in 1080i of some video camera footage shot 1080i and stills taken from my camera 6000x4000 resolution. I've added some moves to the stills and all renders fine at 1080i25 and 10
Re: Stills 1080 to 4k
by Brett Sherman 2 weeks ago
Also do you have an "adjustment layer" or title over top of the stills As I recall this created issues when copying and pasting between different size timelines.
Starting a Project using AppleScript
by Tony Wilson 3 weeks ago
https: youtu.be mZIVwLzH6FA If anyone is interested in this stuff I'm happy to share what I've learnt. Tony
Re: Starting a Project using AppleScript
by Brett Sherman 3 weeks ago
This is great. I've thought about doing something like this, but don't know AppleScript well enough. Would you be willing to share the AppleScript so I can see how you're doing it Ideally, I want to b
LACPUG - Randy Ubillos
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Learning about the beginnings http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2095-randy-ubillos-back-to-the-beginnings-of-final-cut-pro-at-the-18th-anniversary-lacpug YouTube Pt 1 https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: LACPUG - Randy Ubillos
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Oliver Peters "It's films that gave us 24fps, rightly or wrongly. And try as the industry might, the majority of people still seem to prefer that visual experience. Understanding film technology help
Maybe 10 Years is Enough for Final Cut Pro X - Philip Hodgetts
by Craig Seeman 1 month ago
Maybe 10 Years is Enough for Final Cut Pro X - Philip Hodgetts http: www.philiphodgetts.com 2018 06 maybe-10-years-is-enough-for-final-cut-pro-x I had been thinking about the "next direction" given th
Re: Maybe 10 Years is Enough for Final Cut Pro X - Philip Hodgetts
by Brett Sherman 1 month ago
Oliver Peters "For most editors who work in news, commercials, corporate - if they started in the tape days - the starting point was a tape operator. ... I think today, people entering the field come
Title *Adjustment Layer* tutorial
by Kris Adams 2 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 2 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
How do I zoom a clip, using the built-in transform effect, then add a letterbox effect?
by Rob Rees 2 months ago
I'm letterboxing some 4K footage using the Letterbox effect in FCP X, then outputting to 1080p . All working fine, except on clips where I have zoomed in to the clip using the scale function of the bu
Re: How do I zoom a clip, using the built-in transform effect, then add a letterbox effect?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
I have a simple "Position and Scale" Motion Template I made. You could apply that, then apply the letterbox effect on top. The reason the regular transforms don't work is that they are applied at the
Why no iOS control surface app?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Logic Pro X has a companion mixing and control app that runs on an iPad for use in tandem with a Mac running Logic. Why is there no equivalent app from Apple for FCPX Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpete
Re: Why no iOS control surface app?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Oliver Peters "Logic Pro X has a companion mixing and control app that runs on an iPad for use in tandem with a Mac running Logic. Why is there no equivalent app from Apple for FCPX " One thing about
Modifying a MotionVFX template
by Jenn Lindsay 2 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 2 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
FCPX and Fusion
by David Mathis 3 months ago
After playing around with the Fusion page in Resolve and Fusion itself I find myself enjoying a node based workflow even more. I feel it allows for more creativity with title work and adding spice to
Re: FCPX and Fusion
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Walter Soyka The advantage of a precomp is that it IS a separate, project-level container. To me that's not an advantage of a Precomp, but rather an advantage of being able to have multiple Compositi
Setting up your Library
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
I'm a little confused on where to store my Library. In the old days FCP7, I would store the project file on my mac computer under documents. But all my media, titles, and render files were stored on a
Re: Setting up your Library
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Warren Eig "I've moved to storing the Library on my RAID for that very reason. Goes against all conventional wisdom." Select the library in the Browser window. On the parameters tab where it says Lib
Search Function for Media Import Window?
by Stuart Christensen 2 months ago
Hello everyone, I have a simple question. Is there a "search bar" hidden in the Media Import Window somewhere because I can't find one anywhere and I need it on a daily basis. I'm aware of all the var
Re: Search Function for Media Import Window?
by Brett Sherman 2 months ago
Stuart Christensen "Just for fun, try resizing the timeline twenty or thirty times rapidly while moving a lot of stuff around in a long form timeline using keyboard commands, and you will quickly sta
Effects suggestions
by Russell Smith 3 months ago
Hi Guys, Im filming some content and want to know how to achieve this effect on the screen behind taylor swift, I went down the road of separating RGB channels but don't think this is it and maybe som
Re: Effects suggestions
by Brett Sherman 3 months ago
If you are so inclined, you could make a Motion Template that does this. Looks to me like the original layer is keyed on top with a luma key. Then cloned layers underneath also with luma key and Color
Image Mask Woes
by Brett Sherman 1 year 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 1 year 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
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
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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