Smooth slo mo by Liam Gibson 21 hours ago Hi, Just a brief bit about me - i'm a novice videographer who has gained all of my knowledge from the internet. I shoot a lot of music video's and recently purchased myself a Lumix GH4. Now for a long
Re: Smooth slo mo by Claude Lyneis 17 hours ago If you are shooting at 24 fps, be sure to use 1 48 or 1 50 shutter speed to give the appropriate motion blur. I see a lot of sports shot on DSLRs where this is ignored and it gives a very choppy look.
Too many projects in one library by Oliver Peters 1 week ago Is there a prevailing thought about how many Projects should be in any given Library I saw a post over at FCPco from a doc editor who had 27 Projects (alternative versions, archived, etc) and this was
Re: Too many projects in one library by Claude Lyneis 1 week ago The more items on the desktop, the slower the system finishes booting up. This is very noticeable if you don't have some version of an SSD for the internal drive. The system has to treat the desktop d
State of the NLE panel by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago Finally posted from NAB. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mGTHqo3GK2s - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: State of the NLE panel by Claude Lyneis 2 weeks ago Great discussion in the spirit of tolerance for different NLE's. Of course too much tolerance and FCPX the debate forum would whither away and it is often fun to read, so that would be "SAD".
Color Finale by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago I thought I saw someone mention this in the myriad of FCPX 10.2 posts. Anyone using this Is it a good add There is a 25% off offer via No Film School and thought about picking it up. Thanks in advance
Re: Color Finale by Claude Lyneis 2 weeks ago Mark Dobson "Color Finale is one of the better color plugins and it works really well in combination with the new Apple Color not least because it sits adjacent in the FX browser. Generally it's rece
i5 or i7 for video editing? by Nathan Kendall 3 weeks ago I am considering buying a imac, and wanted to know if there is a significant need to upgrade to the i7 for video editing. I don't do 4k editing currently but may in the near future. Or is the i7 only
Re: i5 or i7 for video editing? by Claude Lyneis 3 weeks ago After reading the discussions I decided to go I7, although I haven't pulled the trigger yet. Mac last much longer now that Moore's Law is dead, so I figure the i7 might be more future proof and it is
30fps to 24fps very jumpy by Michael Varley 3 weeks ago Hi there. I was editing a video in FCPX today, it was shot in 30fps. I wanted the project to be 24fps, so I made it that. However, the video was rather stuttery. I was wondering does anyone know what
Re: 30fps to 24fps very jumpy by Claude Lyneis 3 weeks ago Noah Kadner "At 30p or 60i 29.97 60i can be converted to 24p with much less motion artifacts than 30p which is a pretty much useless abomination outside of home movies." For anything going to the web
Detour by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago Shot on an iPhone. https: www.youtube.com watch v=KrN1ytnQ-Tg Additional: https: www.apple.com uk detour - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Detour by Claude Lyneis 3 weeks ago Not exactly a home movie. Just look at the credits. Still it shows that an 800 $ device can make a great film in the right hands. Now for this forum we demand to know what editing software was used!
Is it just me? by Steve Connor 4 weeks ago Or is this place a lot less fun that it used to be Seems to be dominated by people that don't actually use or particularly like FCPX and those that do are increasingly not posting.
Re: Is it just me? by Claude Lyneis 3 weeks ago I agree the platform wars are essentially over. But this forum is a great place to learn about the different philosophies and workflows employed by various editors. The recent discussion between sculp
New iMac for 4k editing by Claude Lyneis 1 month ago I am thinking of buying a new 27 in iMac in preparation to editing 4k instead of using my mid 11 27 in iMac for 1080 p at present. I don't expect to be editing Red footage or other versions of video w
Re: New iMac for 4k editing by Claude Lyneis 1 month ago Thanks for all the thoughtful replies. I haven't pulled the trigger yet, but I think I will go with the i7 based on some of the comments and the reality that this one should last a long time. I am cur
Add sound effects into FCPX library? by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago I have started recording sound effects for later use, but haven't developed a good way to organize them. Can they be added into the FCPX "sound effects" library and if so is there a tutorial or write
FCPX - Should we move to Premiere??? by Alex James 2 months ago Hi All, This is probably a topic that has been covered time and time again but I wanted to create a forum post to ask advise on the best course of action for our company. We are a video production age
Re: FCPX - Should we move to Premiere??? by Oliver Peters 2 months ago Erik Lindahl "Some even remove your source media when clean out its cache! ;)" Patient: Doctor, it hurts when I do that. Doctor: Don't do that! - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Or
Exporting for phone and tablet? by Mark Suszko 6 months ago Client likes the version of a video I made for their Facebook page. Now they want dedicated versions for phones and tablets, with captioning on off options. Never made anything specifically for phones
Re: Exporting for phone and tablet? by Noah Kadner 6 months ago I actually find the direct submission mechanism a bit limited compared to the additional options you have on Vimeo YouTube. But if you want to just blast a bunch of stuff onto those sites, it can be t
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed... by Bill Davis 7 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
Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed... by Tony West 7 months ago Just kicking back around to the main point of his video, he wasn't trying to show that he was fast in this one program (because he would be efficient in any program. He didn't start editing when X cam
Re: The new Mac Mini by Mark Suszko 8 months ago I don't get the angle about this being great for CAD work. And this is not a mac mini vs. hp mini issue, but an overall form-factor issue. A small-footprint independent computer suggests a mobile, or
OMG - this is HUGE - (FCP-X 10.3) by Bob Zelin 9 months ago https: support.apple.com en-us HT207128 no more NFS required for FCP-X shared storage !!!!! Someone just showed this to me ! Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
surface on the new macpro by Ricardo Marty 9 months ago The first image on the new mac pro touc bar demo had the word "Surface" in big bold letters. Wonder what crossed the minds of most viewers. Ricardo Cardona
The iBag by Oliver Peters 10 months ago Here's what Apple has been spending time on instead of FCPX or the next Mac Pro :) It s hard to believe this is even true. So sad. http: www.gizmodo.co.uk 2016 09 apple-unveils-bag https: www.theguard
Re: The iBag by Michael Gissing 10 months ago Andrew Kimery "Even IP laws, which were supposed to be used as shields for the little guys, too often get turned into swords by the big guys." And I see this as one of the big guys wielding that swor
OT: Interesting lawsuit by Scott Witthaus 10 months ago Careful how you edit: http: www.richmond.com news virginia article_8ceda5d1-2e15-52e5-aed7-638b4f81ca8f.html Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU
Re: OT: Interesting lawsuit by Tim Wilson 10 months ago David Cherniack " to dismiss all documentary as lacking objectivity is too general a statement." We'll have to disagree on this one. Rather than lax, I'm wound tight as a drum on this. I can put it a
1,000 days since the last Mac Pro update by Walter Soyka 10 months ago In case you haven't seen Juan Salvo's observation yet, the Mac Pro line was last updated 1,000 days ago. Here's a little screenshot from MacRumors showing the number of days between each of the releas
So, about that Apple event.... by Tim Wilson 11 months ago As far as I can tell, the only ACTUAL news that will affect anything about, really, anyone, anywhere, is the headphone jack, which, in the scheme of things is tiny compared to ditching floppies or opt
Re: So, about that Apple event.... by Charlie Austin 10 months ago You do understand that this event was about phones, watches and iOS right What potential features of these 3 things would have won you over Something like this ----------------------------------------
10.2.3 Update is here by joe mordecai 1 year ago Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Project in trouble by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago I have a 7 minute doc almost done (show time is in two days). Now about every ten minutes, FCPX crashes (new spinning beach ball) only solution is to force quit. I tried a test edit in another library
Re: Project in trouble by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago Jeff: I copied the project to a new library and it has been smooth sailing since. May not have resolved the problem in the old library, but thanks for saving my bacon.
Canon XA20 and FCP 7 by Cindy Burgess 2 years ago Hi everyone: I've just purchased a Canon XA20. Unlike with its predecessor, the XA10, I can't import the files into FCP 7 by using the camera with USB. I've tried transcoding the files to Apple ProRes
Re: Canon XA20 and FCP 7 by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago Thanks, I blundered onto the FCP7 site by mistake, since I moved to X about 3 years ago with some difficulty, but now have become friends with X. I do have an XA10 and an XA20, but I guess I had moved