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Brian Seegmiller

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October 19th 2014
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Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Simon Ubsdell 7 days ago
It's been fascinating to read all your comments on the bricklaying threads, but one thing has very much stood out for me. From what I have seen, there are editors who approach the timeline with extrem
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David Lawrence liked this 7 days ago
Re: Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Brian Seegmiller 5 days ago
There might be something to that but I think a lot of editors just want to be familiar with their footage before adding it to the timeline for no rhyme or reason. That is how a lot of us have been tau
BrickSculpting and Classical Conditioning.
by Bill Davis 1 week ago
Catching up on the threads today I found myself thinking about how I learned to swim decades ago. The pool our family frequented as respite from the summer heat, had a swimming instructor named Joe, w
Re: Learning
by Brian Seegmiller 7 days ago
I just realized something. In FCP X we have the browser that has a filmstrip view and a list view. PP does not have a filmstrip view in the project pane or anywhere that I know of except if your foota
How do I synchronise 2 audio channels within a video clip with FCPX?
by Terence Morris 1 week ago
I have AVCHD footage from a C100 where one audio channel has about a 20ms delay on the other. The reason is that one channel came from a Senheisser wireless AVX system, while the other was a hardwired
Re: How do I synchronise 2 audio channels within a video clip with FCPX?
by Brian Seegmiller 1 week ago
OK, this may not work but I am thinking out loud. I would detach the audio channel that is off my 20ms. Export each that channel as a .wav or .aiff. Bring that audio clip back in and sync with the cam
More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by David Lawrence 3 weeks ago
Great new post on Oliver's blog, deep diving into Simon's recent Bricklayers and Sculptors thread. Thanks for posting Oliver, and thanks Simon for giving us an in-depth look at how you organize and ed
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Tim Wilson liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Walter Soyka "In reading the comments here, I wonder if the majority of the posters in this thread have missed Simon's point entirely. It's right in the title: Always Be Editing. " Well Walter, I jus
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 2 weeks ago
Bricklayers vs Sculptors - another perspective.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
The headline here reminded me that I actually hired a bricklayer once - and it totally changed my thinking about a bunch of stuff in my life. During the build-out of my home studio in the late 1990s,
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: Bricklayers vs Sculptors - another perspective.
by Franz Bieberkopf 7 days ago
Richard Herd "The main ideas I was referencing are techne and episteme." Richard, Yes, I assumed so base on your link. I was wondering how you were relating those concepts (and Aristotle specifically
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Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
A video from our annual meeting this week, if you have about 90 minutes to kill https: www.youtube.com watch v=hAHHFft1v-A&feature=youtu.be - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando
Re: Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Brian Seegmiller 2 weeks ago
Andrew Kimery "Every week I see job ads posted on Staff Me Up, Film and TV Pro, Media Match, various FB groups, Craigslist, etc., from small and medium sized businesses across the US looking for edit
Autodesk subscription model
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks 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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Brian Seegmiller liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: Autodesk subscription model
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Ben McCarthy "How about pay per use, i'll go for that, $1 to open the program each tim! Resets everyday...$20 a week sounds about right if you're making money off of it :)" Not "secure" enough. Hey,
Need suggestions on footage management.
by Wu Zhengjiang 4 weeks ago
I work for a small company. We most time shoot informercials and sometimes ads. Over a year, after 20+ projects, now we got 12T+ footages. Since we only serve local clients, many footages are reusable
Re: Need suggestions on footage management.
by Brian Seegmiller 4 weeks ago
There is also this little app that will turn your managed clips from a library into external media. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1969-convert-managed-final-cut-pro-x-libraries-to-external-m
Quality of encodes have gone down.
by Brian Seegmiller 2 months ago
We just updated to PP CC 2017 11.0.2. When encoding using the same settings I have used in the past and got great quality, the .mp4 encodes are pretty bad. I am even using render in high quality. Any
Long, LONG Event loading times - is there a solution? (Stock Footage)
by Jerry Jones 2 months ago
I think, in all of my brilliance, I did something pretty stupid. I have a good amount of stock footage collected over the years. I was thinking that I could create an event just for my stock footage,
Re: Long, LONG Event loading times - is there a solution? (Stock Footage)
by Brian Seegmiller 2 months ago
Jerry, is your stock footage on a raid or just an external drive Your drive may be the bottle neck. Some external drives just can't make the cut.
Fill a matte with a picture
by jerry wise 3 months ago
i would like to fill a matte with a picture and be able to move and size the matte and move and size the picture that is inside the matte independent of each other. the resolution of the matte is smal
Re: Fill a matte with a picture
by Brian Seegmiller 3 months ago
That's ok, I am talking about a solid color generator.
Globally change text parameters
by Mark Smith 3 months ago
I have a short video with a dozen or so lower third type graphics. I used a standard text template from the FCPX title generator list . I'd like to globally change the background color for all graphic
Re: Globally change text parameters
by Brian Seegmiller 3 months ago
Yes, I understood your issue. Just trying to think of a better way to do it without to much trouble. Of course I think of it after the fact sometimes on my projects. For this situation I would have cr
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 4 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 Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Simon Ubsdell "It might not suit you but it might be worth a try " It might be, but at the end of the day, no matter how I customize Premiere, FXPX (for me) is the superior creative editorial tool (s
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 4 months ago
Avid's chance of Bankruptcy
by Brian Seegmiller 4 months ago
Right now the chance for bankruptcy is around 88%. What do you guys think What is the game plan
Re: Avid's chance of Bankruptcy
by Brian Seegmiller 4 months ago
I forgot the link. https: www.macroaxis.com invest ratio AVID--Probability-Of-Bankruptcy
Best Practices for Naming "SubClips"
by Jeff Krieger 6 months ago
Hi Everyone, Been using FCP for years but still am looking for the best workflow for naming clips. For my interviews, I typically sync my audio to my clips and then log by favoriting the best answers.
Re: Best Practices for Naming "SubClips"
by Brian Seegmiller 6 months ago
Try this shortcut to toggle all your clips in list view to show what you have logged. "command+a" to select all and then "option+left arrow right arrow" to toggle on or off. Then when you do a search
Multicam audio tracks
by Oscar Santamaría 6 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 Brian Seegmiller 6 months ago
Why aren't you doing this in FCP X
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 6 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 6 months ago
Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Dean Neal 6 months ago
Bill Davis "I'm confused about one thing Oliver. Seems to me the vast majority of my cuts in dialog driven clips will almost universally be made at natural stopping points or pauses in the dialog. I
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 6 months ago
Keywords Won´t Work
by Nicolas J Russo 8 months ago
Hi, I m editing a Documentary on 10.2.3. When I m at library level and do a search for a keyword that we have log AFTER we import the footage (Like "Rehearsal at the theater") the software won t give
Re: Keywords Won´t Work
by Mark Smith 8 months ago
What I tend to do is keep my amount of keywords rather small. So if I am logging interviews the subject name will be a keyword e.g.: Nina. Then if I like something Nina says, I'll select that range wh
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 8 months ago
Possibility of syncing video extracts on a timeline with the original uncut version
by Paul Page 8 months ago
Hello, probably a weird question. Let's say I got footage that has been cut to many small pieces and placed in different order on a timeline. Is there a way to find out the exact time frames those cut
Re: Possibility of syncing video extracts on a timeline with the original uncut version
by Brian Seegmiller 8 months ago
Why try to piece back together when you already have the original clip What are you trying to accomplish
I totally don't get this motion blur thing
by Johan Liebert 9 months ago
I'm very confused. So my workflow is simple PP for editing and very basic animations and then AE for visual effects and complex animations. But, as you know, there is no "motion blur" button in premie
Re: I totally don't get this motion blur thing
by Brian Seegmiller 9 months ago
Actually you can publish a motion blur in Motion 5 and use it in FCP X. http: www.provideocoalition.com motion-blur-in-final-cut-pro-x-via-motion
Media Organization in Premiere vs. FCPX
by Jeff Holcomb 2 years ago
I started my video editing work in FCPX, but decided to start learning Premiere to see if I like it better. I'm starting to see a lot of benefits with Premiere, however one thing I can't get over is t
Re: Media Organization in Premiere vs. FCPX
by Brian Seegmiller 1 year ago
Search Bins aren't even close to what X's Smart collections can do.
FCP X to Resolve for color and audio to protools
by Brian Seegmiller 2 years ago
Now that Resolve will take your audio to protools. Has anybody done this for a FCP X project
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