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mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Folks: Currently running a 2013 nMac Pro and an updated cheesegrater. Considering a new box. Yes, would love the iMac Pro but wondering if it's more horsepower than we need for our mainly HD and 4K wo
Re: mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Chris Kenny 2 years ago
Lance Bachelder I wonder what kind of speed boost I'd get adding this (10 times more powerful than the Vega): https: www.nvidia.com en-us titan titan-v nvid=nv-int-tnvptlh-29191 That crazy 110 TFLOPS
iMac Pro 12/14
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
Discuss: http: iphone.appleinsider.com articles 17 12 12 apples-4999-all-in-one-imac-pro-launches-thursday-dec-14 http: blog.vincentlaforet.com 2017 12 12 apples-new-imacpro-has-an-impressive-200-300-
Re: iMac Pro 12/14
by Chris Kenny 2 years ago
Oliver Peters "One interesting tidbit is that a Logic Pro X update came down last night. In its notes is a comment that it adds support for up to 36 cores on the iMac Pro. Typo or sign of things to c
iMac Pro 2017 recommended configuration
by Travis Marshall 2 years ago
We are adding another seat to our post production setup (currently 3 seats on a 10gbE NAS courtesy of Bob Zelin). Our post is a mix of cameras for broadcast but usually involves GH5, XAVC footage from
Re: iMac Pro 2017 recommended configuration
by Chris Kenny 2 years ago
That will likely be a solid configuration for editing and color grading with non-raw formats. For editing grading with raw formats, for VFX work, or for heavy deliverables work (taking a master file a
Small 10gbase network for video editing
by Scott Cahill 4 years ago
Our current setup is, 2 iMacs (editing stations) networked into a mac mini and all drives are hooked to mac mini through thunderbolt and shared. This wasn't a terrible setup since there wasn't too muc
Re: Small 10gbase network for video editing
by Chris Kenny 4 years ago
Scott Cahill "Are the Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapters necessary for each editing station when working with HD footage From what I understand, I should be able to get a 100MBs hooked straight to the eth
thunderbolt shared storage ? What about USB 3.1 ?
by Bob Zelin 5 years ago
This industry is killing me. So many people seem to want a native thunderbolt shared storage system, even though there are countless options for 1G, 10G, and Fiber Channel - but NO, they want Thunderb
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Re: thunderbolt shared storage ? What about USB 3.1 ?
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Thunderbolt probably isn't going anywhere on higher end Macs for a while. As a replacement for PCIe, Thunderbolt 2 is already out ahead of USB 3.1, and the gap will widen significantly with Thunderbol
Indiestor
by Neil Sadwelkar 5 years ago
Should have searched before posting, but this seems too new to have appeared in this forum. Someone tweeted me about this company Indiestor which has shared storage solutions that apparently work with
Re: Indiestor
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Neil Sadwelkar "Should have searched before posting, but this seems too new to have appeared in this forum. Someone tweeted me about this company Indiestor which has shared storage solutions that app
Titan X standard candle scores
by Robert Arnold 5 years ago
In case anyone is wondering, these are the standard candle scores I'm getting with one shiny new Titan X GPU (no GUI card): Hackintosh (built by Iconic Workstations - thanks Cyra!) 6-core 4.0Ghz with
Re: Titan X standard candle scores
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Joakim Ziegler "Peter, which CPUs are these I can't find a Linux build guide listing anything bigger than 10-core Xeons." The E5-2697v3. These. Not presently available Amazon Prime because I just ord
A Sneaky Feeling...
by Daniel McClintock 5 years ago
I'm just speculating here... and I would love to hear all of your opinions... but I think the new 5K iMac was to be the original replacement for the old MacPro. My reasoning for this happened after I
Re: A Sneaky Feeling...
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Walter Soyka "If Apple truly wanted a wide performance gap between the iMac and the Mac Pro, they would have built at least a dual-socket Mac Pro." Apple has done this, though. They've just done it w
BBC "Sherlock Holmes"
by Dave Gage 5 years ago
I finally got around to watching the 3 seasons of this show on NetFlix. Does anyone know what NLE was used to edit the shows There is an effect in the opening credits that looks like the "Miniaturize
Re: BBC "Sherlock Holmes"
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Dave Gage "I finally got around to watching the 3 seasons of this show on NetFlix. Does anyone know what NLE was used to edit the shows There is an effect in the opening credits that looks like the "
Oh dear, we will switch to fcpx!
by Mark Snow 5 years ago
Finally, my friends. We will switch from fcp7 to X at our shop. We do mostly Documentaries and some PR Corporate videos. The pain of missing tracks, the missing features (Keyframing) and the, quite fr
Re: Oh dear, we will switch to fcpx!
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Douglas K. Dempsey "It IS of concern because it possibly expresses Apple's overall intent to keep X skewed consumer and not so much pro. "Events" is a concept shared with the Instamatic-like iPhoto a
Best RAID drive for RAW Cimena DNG
by David Mathis 5 years ago
I currently own a Blackmagic Cinema Camera and looking for a reasonably priced storage solution. I mainly shoot in the RAW format. Considering a RAID drive, looking for advice on enclosure and drives.
Re: Best RAID drive for RAW Cimena DNG
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
David Mathis "I currently own a Blackmagic Cinema Camera and looking for a reasonably priced storage solution. I mainly shoot in the RAW format. Considering a RAID drive, looking for advice on enclos
Thoughts on 10.1.2
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
It's interesting that this update took SO long. There must have been a lot busted under-the-hood ;-) It seems like ProApps has shifted into a refinement mode. That's great, but there is a noticeable l
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Re: Thoughts on 10.1.2
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher "I don't know enough to know - but does the, now complete, long four year walk back to what is once again effectively an FCP7 project file with basically everything else external i
More Avid rattling as 4 leave to Gobbler
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
Key Avid People Move To Gobbler http: www.pro-tools-expert.com home-page 2014 5 14 key-avid-people-move-to-gobbler.html "In a move that has shocked many, 4 key Avid people with a combined employment r
Re: More Avid rattling as 4 leave to Gobbler
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Oliver Peters "In the context of collaboration and Avid, we are talking about project sharing (Unity) and integrated asset management (Interplay Media Central). Arguably that's a niche within a niche
But it's a DRY camera heat...
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
That comment Black Magic's Dan May made to me about the URSA being "water cooled" has been rattling around my brain for the past week - and popped back up when I was looking at the promo video from th
Re: But it's a DRY camera heat...
by Chris Kenny 5 years ago
Santiago Mart "As excited as I was with those two cameras, I decided to keep my Red One MX, waiting for Dragon update with my Epic and seriously thinking about an Arri Amira, though I keep hearing go
Can Resolve 11 export optional subtitles with easy DCP plugin
by Adam Halasz 6 years ago
Hey, in Resolve 11 subtitles will be supported. Does anyone know if it will also support optional subtitles I can't find any info regarding this. Thanks, Adam
Re: Can Resolve 11 export optional subtitles with easy DCP plugin
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
Margus Voll "Here we tend to "burn in" all the titles. As most of the festivals having problems with titling time to time." We recommend this to clients as well. Not as flexible... but a lot more foo
DaVinci Resolve 10.1.3 released
by Peter Chamberlain 6 years ago
Hello all, we are pleased to announce the release of DaVinci Resolve 10.1.3 for Mac, Windows and Linux OS. Existing customers can download the no charge release from our support web site. There is als
Re: DaVinci Resolve 10.1.3 released
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
Anish Prithviraj "Hi Prathvish Chris, Please make sure that you disable "Use Red Rocket if available". If that is enabled and a rocket is available, it is using the rocket instead of GPU (even if GPU
How to divide a big project into two parts?
by Nick Anderson 6 years ago
The project start one year ago, with just hundreds of shots. After a year, it became really big now. More than 3000 red shots and more than 1000 VFX DPX shots totally imported into media pool. And 10
Re: How to divide a big project into two parts?
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
Timo Teravainen "And I recommend dividing it to more than 2 projects reels before rendering. just had to divide a 1,5h film into 5 reels before could render it without errors, RED and DPX FX shots et
Scopes on second monitor
by David Mathis 6 years ago
I was wondering if is possible to have the main UI on one screen and scopes on the other. Also, can I make the scopes bigger
Re: Scopes on second monitor
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
Marc Wielage "Dwayne is (as always) right, but I don't like the internal scopes because they're sluggish, and I also think they eat up a little more system resources. I think you're much better off g
Resolve on the new Mac Pro
by Jordan Mena 6 years ago
Has anyone had a chance to use the new Mac Pro with Resolve Mainly using RAW footage I would like to hear how those two AMD's are holding up and if so what configuration MacPro you purchased. 8-core,
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Re: Resolve on the new Mac Pro
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
A few people who ordered stock configurations have gotten their machines today, but none of the build-to-order systems have been shipped out yet, and those (particularly systems with D700 graphics) ar
A bit of a retreat by Apple
by James Ewart 6 years ago
Libraries containing Events, Sequences, Keyword and Smart Collections. We are essentially back to Projects, Clips, Sequences and Bins are we not Albeit in a better way. I immediately feel better organ
Re: A bit of a retreat by Apple
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
Craig Alan "An event is live and takes place at a certain place and time. A Master folder or Project folder I think would be appropriate as the top level folder container. Granted that a library migh
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News: Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac Ever
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
(San Francisco, California--October 22, 2013) Apple today redefined pro computing with the launch of the all-new Mac Pro . Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the Mac Pro features the
Re: News: Introducing the All New Mac Pro—The Most Radical Mac Ever
by Chris Kenny 6 years ago
David Gagne "Graphics - Dual D500 vs Dual W5000 (similar ) - not sure about 4K monitor support comparison." Apple is using odd names for GPUs and seems to be using parts that aren't entirely stock, b
work natively at 2.40:1 at HD
by Jason Brown 7 years ago
We shot 5K at a 2.40:1 aperture. FCPX has a project for those dimensions (5120x2160) but I can't work downscaled in HD at clean pixel dimensions - 1920x810. I HAVE to put it into a letterboxed comp. A
Re: work natively at 2.40:1 at HD
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
gary adcock "Most Video editing app's only natively support the SMPTE output specs and frame rasters." Arguably FCP should also add 2048x858 and 1998x1080, the DCI specifications for scope and 1.85,
27" iMac: Advice loading more ram & Thunderbolt question
by Ned Miller 7 years ago
I bought the new 27" iMac and took the advice I received from helpful posters on this forum and bought the least amount of memory from Apple and got the 32GB set from Crucial. Now it's time to put it
Re: 27" iMac: Advice loading more ram & Thunderbolt question
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
Ned Miller "Next question: I've been editing onto the internal fusion drive but a very high end editor I know says it will be faster if I edit to an external Thunderbolt hard drive." A single drive e
10.0.8 Update is Out
by T. Payton 7 years ago
Check your App Store. Stick to the FCP X update code. Zip up your old 10.0.7 App and don't update mid project. Looks like mostly maintenance. Which frankly is a great thing. The flashing green render
Re: 10.0.8 Update is Out
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
Nate Weaver "I have a gift certificate for anybody who can figure out a way to enable this for Sony S-Log2 footage." Someone really just needs to make a plug-in that allows arbitrary LUTs in common f
Few newbie question..
by Frank Manno 7 years ago
Just a few newbie questions.. I'm playing a clip in my event library, getting ready to press I for IN, now if I scroll the event browser thumbnails up or down, playback stops. If I touch anything, pla
Re: Few newbie question..
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
Frank Manno "Selecting a range on an event then getting back to the OUT point of that range later seems a bit clumsy to me. Either that or it's me who is clumsy.. :( " Mark Go To Range End, or shift-
Blend Modes - Luma
by Patrice Freymond 8 years ago
Hi, just tried this: Three clips: 1) Shot of Guy 2) B&W transition 3) Shot of Boat If layered in this order in FCP 7, with travel luma composite mode applied to topmost clip, the Guy shows where the w
Re: Blend Modes - Luma
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Nick Toth "Background video on primary story line Fill video on a connected clip above the primary story line Key source on a connected clip above the fill video. This clips blend mode is set to 'ste
Effects and the Modern Age
by Ethan Young 8 years ago
Let's say I import long interview for a documentary. FCPX wants me to use the new keywords system in the Event Viewer to go through and break this clip down into folders for each topic the interview c
Re: Effects and the Modern Age
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Brendan Gibbons "Oh and while we are there, being able to reset individual parameters in the color board would make a huge difference. " You can reset an individual parameter by hitting the delete ke
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Layers and transitions
by Chip Whiting 8 years ago
So, today I had some time and thought I'll give FCPX a go. So my background needed to be white for this commercial, so I made one with the custom generator and put it in my storyline. Then I needed to
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Joshua David liked this 8 years ago
Re: Layers and transitions
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Tom Wolsky "No composite modes in secondary storylines. No transitions on connected clips. It's like each connected clip is entirely separate from the clip adjacent. Not very magnetic if you ask me."
What's the point of compound clips in events?
by Tapio Haaja 8 years ago
Hi, I'm scratching my head. I understand you can create compound clips for syncing audio to video in event library. But the thing that you can actually copy paste your whole projects to compound clips
Re: What's the point of compound clips in events?
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Tapio Haaja "I'm scratching my head. I understand you can create compound clips for syncing audio to video in event library. But the thing that you can actually copy paste your whole projects to comp
Copied sequence from 29.97 timebase to 23.98 sequence - FCP is cutting out some frames
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I have 23.98 footage that was shot on an EX3 and was originally layed out and edited in a 29.97 sequence, so I made a new sequence and set the timebase to 23.98 and when I selected all and pasted into
Re: Copied sequence from 29.97 timebase to 23.98 sequence - FCP is cutting out some frames
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Shane Ross "Don't do it. If you are trying to convert your 23.98 sequence to a 29.97 sequence, you do that either by outputting via a capture card, or exporting a full res movie, and using COMPRESSOR
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Monitor upgrade situation
by Cade Muhlig 9 years ago
I have a old and dying 30" Apple cinema (getting some dark areas, but still usable) and a small 12" Sony broadcast monitor hooked up through a AJA Lhe I'm looking to upgrade. But I don't know which on
Re: Monitor upgrade situation
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Cade Muhlig "So is it possible that FCP X will change things regarding this subject I don't absolutely have to upgrade now, waiting an extra 2 months is not a big deal. Everyone is debating, but I ju
edit alexa prores4444 in fcp without destroying bit depth and color?
by Adam Berk 9 years ago
We are just getting starting on a multi facility vfx project and our first task to be completed is a vfx edit of the approved selects from the raw original camera footage. Files are prores4444 Log-C f
Re: edit alexa prores4444 in fcp without destroying bit depth and color?
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Adam Berk "It will be interesting to see if FCP X will fix any of these age old quality issues that have plagued FCP and quicktime since the beginning." Presumably, since it's based on neither. Apple
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