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Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by David Lawrence 1 month ago
One of FCPX's great strengths is its metadata-driven organizing tools. They're so good I've built logging workflows around them, even though I like cutting in Premiere Pro. But depending on your work
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Chris Harlan liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by Joe Marler 4 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "He seemed to imply that Vashi's technique would be less useful with non-scripted content." I think it is less useful in those cases. The fact that documentaries have been made using tr
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Chris Harlan liked this 4 weeks ago
OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 1 month ago
BMD press conference will be on shortly but a number of pictures have been appearing on forums showing that it now has a "Fairlight" tab!
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Chris Harlan liked this 1 month ago
Re: OT Resolve 14
by Chris Harlan 1 month ago
I was putting it off too. It's much more nimble now. I got a pretty full demo on the NAB floor, and the sluggishness problems seem to be gone. It was running well on an iMac.
Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Let the kibitzing begin! https: www.provideocoalition.com adobe-updates-premiere-pro-cc-april-2017 And a deeper dive: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zQy3eFIXF4k And a couple on After Effects, too: htt
Re: Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Robin S. Kurz "Huh Then I guess I have no clue what you even mean by "multiclip Motion composition", " Place several clips in an FCPX sequence (project). Mix of primary and connected. No audio needed
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Chris Harlan liked this 1 month ago
The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting
by Craig Seeman 2 months ago
https: www.macrumors.com 2017 04 06 imac-xeon-e3-64gb-ram-amd-late-october New iMac Late October. Xeon E3 processor. And Apple's entry back into monitors may be 8K. A bigger (taller) Mac Mini.
Re: The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting - CASE IN POINT
by Chris Harlan 1 month ago
Robin S. Kurz " Oliver Peters "I'm sure you would dispute any example I presented" Bit of a cop-out, don't you think If they are legitimate points, how could I " You generally find a way.
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So anyway FCPX Users, how's things?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
As fascinating as the Windows vs OSX debate is getting I thought it would be nice to get the conversations back to FCPX. Things are looking good, Apple have clearly stated their intentions to develop
Re: So anyway FCPX Users, how's things?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Generally, I find it fine, albeit still a bit buggy. My biggest complaint is that very few in my neck of the woods have adopted it. A few individual users and even some institutional users. However, a
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Chris Harlan liked this 2 months ago
Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Shane Ross 2 months ago
http: www.theverge.com 2017 4 4 15175916 apple-mac-pro-redesign-plans Rethinking the design, and admitting they painted themselves into a corner with the tube design. BUT...won't come out this year. L
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Chris Harlan 2 months ago
Walter Soyka "In reality, Microsoft has a world-class research division, but they have done a dreadful job of commercializing their research. Microsoft has recently reorganized Microsoft Research to
Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
andy patterson "If HP hypothetical did as I suggested am sure you would agree HP would get backlash beyond belief. Apple did get some backlash with the 2013 Mac Pro but many Apple users thought since
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Chris Harlan liked this 2 months ago
I really must be doing something wrong.
by Michael W. Towe 2 years ago
Hey Folks, So I am at my wits end with Premier and I am not sure what else to do. Here's the situation... I have a project that is a 26 minute broadcast show that was started on a PC version of PP. It
Re: I really must be doing something wrong.
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Michael W. Towe "Incorrect spelling of Premier Pro is simply a bug in Mikebrain Ver. 19.66. I have reported this bug to to both of the manufacturers at Mombrain LLC and Dadbrain, Inc. However they ke
Can't seem to upgrade to 8.3
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Am I missing something, or is there something wrong with my account I bought the annual license upgrade for my 7.0 Symphony, a month ago, and just tried to upgrade to 8.3 before going back to work on
Re: Can't seem to upgrade to 8.3
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Hey Daniel! How's it going Thanks for the reply. It really helps in that, from reading you description, I know there's something slightly wrong with my account. So, I'll calm down and get it worked ou
Subscription Activation Problems
by Scott Davis 3 years ago
I go to launch Avid this evening and I get the error "Failed license renewal..." Nothing has changed. Address, credit card, everything is the same. I go to the Avid website and it tells me there is no
Re: Subscription Activation Problems
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
John Pale "Call Avid. They will help you. You are entitled to support with your purchase. The Cow should not be where you go first." Now, now. Who wants to use their one call on a silly installation
And I fold.
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
I fold. transferred job from lappie to client machine - went from AE CS6 to AE CC 2014 - client machine suddenly had to go away. There followed a variety of mad glitches installing previous AE CC vers
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Chris Harlan liked this 3 years ago
Re: And I fold.
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
At last! Here's a loving cup: http: www.youtube.com watch v=bBXyB7niEc0
Modify Timecode--broken? Or am I just not getting it?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
When trying to modify the timecode on ProRes files I can't seem to switch between Non drop and drop. There's no toggle. Typing in a semicolon doesn't work. Am I missing something or is this just broke
Re: Modify Timecode--broken? Or am I just not getting it?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 years ago
Chris - Looking at the documentation for versions after CS5.5, it looks as if the software reads whether your timecode is drop or non-drop, and that's it - no settings to change that. See if you take
hand-entered Dropframe TimeCode?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Hey all! I'm trying to modify timecode on a clip, which works, but I seem to have no way to specify Drop frame or NDF Am I missing something Or is this a bug
Re: hand-entered Dropframe TimeCode?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Andrew Kimery "What is the frame rate of the footage 23.976, for example, only exists as NDF. Have you tried entering the TC using a colon vs a semi colon " Lol. Well, of course, you whippersnapper.
Mavericks--where are we?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
I'd very much like to be working a project at the end of the year on a new Macbook Pro, but am concerned about the Mavericks issue. Are we any closer to having that ironed out Since its been 3 months,
Re: Mavericks--where are we?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Richard Sanchez "According to this, about 2 days away. http: community.avid.com forums p 123402 714779.aspx#714779 " Well, ain't THAT cool beans! Thanks!
Multiple project tabs and CC not closing down...
by Lance Bachelder 3 years ago
Anyone else have this issue What is the reason for having so many project tabs - these were created automatically when I first opended a new project. Second bigger issue is when I close Premiere CC an
Re: Multiple project tabs and CC not closing down...
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Yup. Same or similar bugs in Macland. I will occasionally get have a half-dozen duplicated project tabs when opening a project. Its very intermittent, though. AND, I haven't checked the memory usage,
The Quicktime frame rate bug still a thing it seems
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
I wrote about it before but this is still around: - I have a sequence I need to add black to. - If I use Premiere's own generators, a still image or leave the track blank, Quicktime player will see so
Re: The Quicktime frame rate bug still a thing it seems
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Interesting. Out of curiosity, have you tried the same things with other CODECs
New Mac Pro vs. PC Workstation for Premiere
by Nick Szpara 4 years ago
I am upgrading my edit system at the end of the year. Up until now, I've been running Premiere CS5.5 and FCP7 on a 2008 Mac Pro. Obviously, any upgrade will be a huge performance boost at this point.
Re: New Mac Pro vs. PC Workstation for Premiere
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
Mike Cohen "Presumably on a Windows box you could get an SDI card and a KiPro and export in real time to ProRes, after rendering the timeline that is " Certainly. There are all kinds of solutions. I
I need Advice ASAP please! why don't FCP and Avid just talk to each other?
by Joe Severino 4 years ago
This is the first time I have posted on the Avid forum and I am hoping you guys can help me with my issue quickly. I just finished cutting a film together on Final Cut Pro 7. The client wants the proj
Re: I need Advice ASAP please! why don't FCP and Avid just talk to each other?
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
FWIW, I own the Boris transfer program and it works quite well. The major mistakes seem to show up in clips where speed is altered. I also have Boris Red, which is the non-Avid version of Avid FX, and
New survey
by Chris Pettit 4 years ago
For anyone who may not have gotten the email: http: deploy.ztelligence.com start survey survey_taking.jsp PIN=16BNF7XX8DLXG
Re: New survey
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
David Mathis " I am a pessimistic optimist." There's a big point release coming in X, possibly quite soon, maybe next week, and certainly by the time the new Mac Pro is shipping. So maybe that.
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A FCP-X post... here???
by Bill Davis 4 years ago
Since so many, many posts in the "FCP-X or not..." forum have been all about PPro and CC over the past few months, I thought it would make sense to make sure that the folks who hang here get the benef
Re: A FCP-X post... here???
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
Sam Mestman "Hey guys, I'm that Napoleonic douche who wrote that article. Hello! Nice to meet all of you. " Oh, yeah! Kudos on the calling card!
News: University of California at San Diego Goes Beyond 4K with Sony’s F65
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
School s Visual Arts Department Explores Next Frontier of Digital Media (August 7, 2013) The University of California at San Diego s Visual Arts Department and its Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Im
Re: News: University of California at San Diego Goes Beyond 4K with Sony’s F65
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
This is quite cool! But what is even cooler is that there is an Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. That has got to be the coolest thing I've heard in the last half decade. Being a Clarke d
Marianna Montague
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
I feel a need to say this. When people are talking about a company's support, and who cares, and who doesn't, there is no better user advocate out there than Avid's Marianna Montague. Yup.
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Re: Marianna Montague
by Michael Phillips 4 years ago
That's what my N, M, and H keys look like. You got me beat! Michael
AVID down -- Not sure Why?
by Ross Spears 4 years ago
I am doing a three-part documentary about the natural world and have amassed a large amount of footage, and will be collecting more. I am using an AVID with 4.0.5 media composer. I am mixing HDV from
Re: AVID down -- Not sure Why?
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
No problem. If you are going for the internal RAID option, do get yourself at least 7200rpm drives.
How to get a stuttering effect
by David Powell 4 years ago
I'd like to create an effect that looks like an unrendered shot, with an effect on it. Almost like a slo-mo but without actually extending the clip, just playing through it with dropped frames.
Re: How to get a stuttering effect
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
When I create this kind of effect, I just chop out frames, add a frame or two off black, here and there, and resize and intermittent frame or two, sometimes add a little twist or tilt. It all depends
Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps?
by Kevin Brower 4 years ago
Which provides a better slow motion in FCPX: The clip was shot at 60fps. 1. Edit in a 24p timeline and use "conform speed" 2. Edit in a 60p timeline and simply slow down the clip. Thanks
Re: Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps?
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
Bret Williams "Seems like I had a problem once going back, and I always see Shane recommending you duplicate cuz you can't go back. " I always duplicate everything anyway, out of an abundance of caut
Michael Wohl presentation on advanced Audio in FCPX
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch feature=player_embedded&v=QskPCj-Yj4s#! This is well worth watching especially if you are new to FCPX Steve Connor "FCPX Professional" Adrenalin Television
Re: Michael Wohl presentation on advanced Audio in FCPX
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Steve Connor "It will get there, Apple have said audio is the next big push. " That'd sure make me happy. Audio is THE major bugaboo for me at this point. Well, and no auto-save or easy manual backup
Drop Frame vs Non Drop when editing a 30-minute program
by Stacy Lincoln 5 years ago
I need advice regarding editing 30 minute programs. I have spent most of my 27 year career in news creative services and production. Most of it producing and editing content under 10 minutes in length
Re: Drop Frame vs Non Drop when editing a 30-minute program
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Stacy Lincoln "When editing for a 30 minute program (20 minutes), should I be editing in Drop Frame " If you are editing to fit into a broadcast slot, then yes, you want to use drop. Stacy Lincoln "A
Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
So I went to the legacy FCP forum to see if anything was being said over there about the CS6 update, and while I was there I found an interesting thread by Walter Biscardi about the smoke transformati
Re: Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme- New Features Page?
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Robert Brown "Yeah I'm done with NAB. I hate Vegas and large crowds with the half hour wait to talk to the rep and you can find out everything you need to know online. Why bother " Add to that that V
Media Management - Beating a dead horse?
by Tangier Clarke 5 years ago
Hi all. I've been posting on various forums and emailing directly to some of our leading voices with a single question and nothing definitive has come yet. Each time the results are strategies toward
Re: Media Management - Beating a dead horse?
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Tangier Clarke "i guess I better get on board, open the wallet and accept (knowingly) that this is the way everything is moving. Though media management a la FCP 7 is something I think is valuable ev
Mark Audio Peeks and Apply Normalization Gain--do they exist in X?
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
I posted this in the other forum, but perhaps it belongs here. Mark Audio Peeks and Apply Normalization Gain--Two relatively minor tools that become briefly essential for me generally on Fridays. They
Re: Mark Audio Peeks and Apply Normalization Gain--do they exist in X?
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Tom Wolsky ""Universal peak warning is quite useful, but only if you can set it to monitor peak other than zero. More me, its -10DB." Because you wrote that, and that's not a feature available in any
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by Chris Harlan 6 years ago
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by Chris Harlan 6 years ago
My bad. Posted to the wrong forum. I seem to be able to edit a post but not delete it.
My Life in FCP
by Rob Tinworth 6 years ago
I've been lucky to work on some great projects over the last decade with FCP. So when MC5.5 arrived in the post, I figured what better way to get back up to speed on Avid than to cut a retrospective o
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Shawn Bann liked this 6 years ago
Re: My Life in FCP
by Chris Harlan 6 years ago
Loved it. Thanks. Caught my feeling perfectly.
Convert 16:9 to 4:3
by Larry Rochman 8 years ago
I am new to Final Cut and 16:9. I have a 16:9 Promo that I need to send to a facility that only airs 4:3. Is there a way to convert the 16:9 to 4:3 in Final Cut without having to letterbox it thanks..
Re: Convert 16:9 to 4:3
by Chris Harlan 7 years ago
You can take your anamorphic sequence and nest it in a 4:3 sequence--which will automatically letterbox it--then multiply scale of the sequence by, I believe, 1.33 (133%), which will return the nested
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