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Craig Shields

Member Since:
August 27th 2002
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Converting to AVI Uncompressed on Mac
by Craig Shields 1 year ago
Hi, I need to convert an animation created in AE to AVI uncompressed for a video signage. Just called the tech and he says the system won't take anything else. What's the simplest way to do this I'm o
Re: Converting to AVI Uncompressed on Mac
by Craig Shields 1 year ago
I think I may have gotten it solved using MPEGstreamclip. It's the only thing that will play it back though. I'm sending. We'll see.
Delivering Video for a Large LED Wall
by Craig Shields 1 year ago
Hi all, I created a video in 4K that is going to be played at a convention on a large LED wall. The setup will have a large screen in the middle with two smaller screens on both sides. The client want
Re: Delivering Video for a Large LED Wall
by Craig Shields 1 year ago
Thanks Steve and Walter for your help. I've learned a lot. So does this work differently for projection
Interview with Randy Ubillos and How I came to enjoy FCP X
by David Busse 2 years ago
Over the last 6 months or so I've been playing around with FCP X and discovering the story behind its development. Thanks to some free time at work I was able to interview Randy Ubillos and write an a
Re: Interview with Randy Ubillos and How I came to enjoy FCP X
by Craig Shields 2 years ago
" I am hip to keyword and keyword collections. Could you do a short tutorial demo between the two programs for your workflow " I'm sure most people by now have seen Thomas Grove Carter's demos. You do
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FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http: kck.st 2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https: www.youtube.com watch v=F9dtsd2ZV
Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Craig Shields 2 years ago
Looks pretty interesting to me. I'm interested to hear Ubillos' thoughts. I've never seen an interview with him talking about his thinking on FCPX.
Broken Linked Hierarchy
by Craig Shields 2 years ago
I noticed after an update about a year ago that my Linked Hierarchy under the User Defined Fields is not working. Originally I had it set to populate the "state" field after entering the city. It does
FCPX 10.3.3 released
by Jeremy Garchow 3 years ago
As well as Motion 5.3.1 No linkable release notes that I can find, yet.
Re: FCPX 10.3.3 released
by Craig Shields 3 years ago
Interesting... Noticed that I had to adjust the front end by 1 frame to get that same smooth motion. Strange.
FCP X Design Influences
by Oliver Peters 4 years ago
Fodder to lead into the weekend with... Regardless of whether you like or don't like FCP X, it seems undeniable that its design has greatly influenced other software interfaces. These examples specifi
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Jim Wiseman liked this 4 years ago
Re: FCP X Design Influences
by Craig Shields 4 years ago
Oliver Peters "Even Premiere Pro CC 2015 has picked up some of this aesthetic with the introduction of the Lumetri Color Panel (controls on the right, scopes on the left)." Wasn't Lightroom already d
OTish: Apple versus Netflix?
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
http: www.reuters.com article 2015 09 01 us-apple-services-idUSKCN0R12J920150901 feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professo
Re: OTish: Apple versus Netflix?
by Craig Shields 4 years ago
While I like Netflix and their original programming, I've been waiting for this battle for a while now. Hopefully Apple with AppleTV can make better deals. I see no reason why I can't watch my favorit
It's Alive!
by David Mathis 4 years ago
You heard right, the wait is over. The new version of Resolve is here, in beta form! Going to install Tuesaday, still nothing new on Fusion, hopefully soon. The magnetic timeline, it's magnetic-o-mati
Re: It's Alive!
by Craig Shields 4 years ago
Guess I'll have to wait another year for 13. It's a pity because its such a beautiful UI. But I need my scrub and JKL to be fast and responsive.
Anyone using Frame.io to collaborate remotely?
by John Rofrano 4 years ago
When I opened the Mac App Store I saw Frame.io being featured with the caption "Cloud Collaboration and Review for Final Cut Pro X" so I took a look at their web site and it seems like a really nice t
Re: Anyone using Frame.io to collaborate remotely?
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
John Rofrano "I haven't tried it yet so I was wondering... Has anyone used this (it's free to try) and if so, what are your thoughts " We've been using frame.io for a little while now. I am of two mi
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Craig Shields liked this 4 years ago
Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
My ipod classic just died in a bout of owner stupidity when I left my sun roof open during a rain storm. I have excuses: exhaustion, long trip -- but yeah, I'm an ultra-maroon and I'm in a mess of my
Re: Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Scott Thomas 4 years ago
Everything's amazing, and no one is happy...
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Premier ePro new version reveal
by David Cherniack 5 years ago
https: blogs.adobe.com premierepro They are clearly working hard
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David Mathis liked this 5 years ago
Re: Premier ePro new version reveal
by David Cherniack 5 years ago
Scott Witthaus "Problem is that it's in Premiere..." I'm sure there'll be a 30 day free trial when they release it so the only obstacle would be ideological and surely no-one here is an NLE idealogue
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Post Production World question
by Craig Shields 5 years ago
This may be a dumb question but I'm attending the PPW for the first time and was wondering if you have to sign up for the workshops you want to attend or just show up I didn't see anywhere to sign up
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Premiere Pro "Serious Error" woes...
by James Barry 5 years ago
Here's the story: I was sitting with the director, we had final reviews done, at picture lock. Just needed to rubber band some of the music before sending the XML to color. I'm going through the music
Re: Premiere Pro "Serious Error" woes...
by Craig Shields 5 years ago
In my recent projects I don't have that many assets and I have been getting the same "Serious Error" messages. For a very important project I was working on for our shareholders, I lost count of the c
(Various) tag in Notes field
by Craig Shields 5 years ago
I'm not sure if this is a glitch in CatDV or I'm doing something wrong. We have the latest version of CatDV Server. In my tab I have a Multiline text field called Notes. If I select a few clips and ad
Re: (Various) tag in Notes field
by bryson jones 5 years ago
Hey there, I'm not sure text fields in CatDV can be appended to in that way. Whatever you write is overwritten generally. Example if you have 3 records with: 1 2 3 in them, if you select them, they wi
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Craig Shields liked this 5 years ago
Premiere cs6 twitching
by Milan Latkovic 6 years ago
Adobe premiere cs6 problem. Every 5 to 10 minutes this happens and it go for 1-2 minutes. Does anybody know what is the problem i recorded a screen http: www.youtube.com watch v=KYh8nCoVr00
Re: Premiere cs6 twitching
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
Thanks for your follow up post. I'm thinking it's got to be a bigger issue though. I'm on a Mac not a PC. And sometimes the issue won't resolve until I quit Pr a couple of times and that part pisses m
Stuttered Video and Pitch Drop in Audio
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
So recently when I open PP CC and I start to playback my project I notice that the video and audio stutters. You can even see the playhead stutter and there is a significant pitch drop in the audio. W
Re: Stuttered Video and Pitch Drop in Audio
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
Thanks Cris. Nobody is really talking about some of these issues. I heard great things about CC and the Mercury engine but it's got some real hiccups. Oddly, I never had this stuttered video and pitch
Timecode effect not working in PP CC 7.2.1
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
The timecode effect is not working for me. The numbers don't show. I haven't used it since upgrading to the CC so I'm not sure if it's a CC problem or one of the updates. Is there anyone who is runnin
Re: Timecode effect not working in PP CC 7.2.1
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
Turns out it was that I didn't have Arial installed.
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Can You View Multiple Catalogs in CatDV 8.1?
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
I'm using WorkGroup. Sorry to double post but I would like some help here. Thanks again.
Re: Can You View Multiple Catalogs in CatDV 8.1?
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
Thanks Bryson and Rolf. I appreciate the help.
How Do You View Multiple Catalogs
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
We have CatDV WorkGroup 8.0. It hasn't been used much since it's purchase so I'm taking it on as my project. I notice that I have to open a catalog to see the clips in the catalog but shouldn't I be a
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Craig Shields liked this 7 years ago
Re: How Do You View Multiple Catalogs
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
Thanks a lot for you post Rolf. We plan on upgrading and adding training as well but we need to prove ourselves (understandably) with what we already have. Once we are using it the way it's supposed t
CatDV working with Laptops
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
Hi All, What is a good workflow with the CatDV and a laptop. We are looking to upgrade our system to the Enterprise with Web Client. The problem is that we are producers that travel a lot so we work f
Re: CatDV working with Laptops
by Craig Shields 7 years ago
So I talked to Small Tree about their Titanium solution which they say would allow us to access HD footage across the network in real time. Is there anyone using CatDV with Titanium instead of a Facil
Canon XF100 with LiveStream / as webcam
by Marley Moynahan 8 years ago
Hello! I just recently purchased a Canon XF100, and now would like to use it for a high-quality webinar with a MacBook Pro. Is this possible using an HDMI cable + a mac adapter I have looked through t
Re: Canon XF100 with LiveStream / as webcam
by Craig Shields 8 years ago
Thanks a lot. We were looking at the Cube as an option also.
MacBreak Studio discussion on Avid and FCPX
by Steve Connor 8 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=VHQ73zaA2VY&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL Interesting discussion with a focus on Avid and FCPX Steve Connor "FCPX Agitator" Adrenalin Television
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Re: MacBreak Studio discussion on Avid and FCPX
by Bill Davis 8 years ago
------ Bill Davis "My take is that a significant piece of the top 100,000 of that two million editors ..." Bill Davis "... there are probably a dozen "negative" cases ..." Bill Davis "Probably ninty p
Steve Jobs has passed away
by Scott Sheriff 8 years ago
Apple has announced Steve Jobs has passed away. Confirmed by AP and FNS. Scott Sheriff Director http: www.sstdigitalmedia.com "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait un
Re: Steve Jobs has passed away
by Craig Shields 8 years ago
Same here.
FCPX shuts down when I select clip
by Craig Shields 8 years ago
So I downloaded the demo and started messing around. I imported an HD clip from a previous project to get a feel for the app. I put the Vignette effect on it and the whole program shut down! Each time
Re: FCPX shuts down when I select clip
by Craig Shields 8 years ago
Hi Craig, It had nothing to do with the clip which was a 1280x720 HD clip from our JVC GY-HM700u camera. I'm using the same MacBook Pro that I have been editing on since in was bought new a little ove
sound like someones on a phone
by Ryan Tweedy 9 years ago
They had someone just say their lines off camera and pretended they were on the phone. What can I do to their voice to make it sound like they are on the phone I prefer to do it in Final Cut but I am
Re: sound like someones on a phone
by Craig Shields 9 years ago
Hey Ryan, It's the "Band Pass" filter. You can season your settings to taste but what worked for me was: Frequency - 2000 Q - 15 I did have to apply a Gain filter first though. Good Luck.
OT - Sony OLED, now with flexing.
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
http: news.cnet.com 8301-17938_105-20006000-1.html part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20 JG
Re: OT - Sony OLED, now with flexing.
by Craig Shields 9 years ago
Walter, you don't sound like a guy who takes those kind of vacations. You always sound too busy for that kind of stuff. :)
Instead of Spotlight
by Martin Nelson 9 years ago
I understand, from here and elsewhere, that I should isolate my media drives from Apple's Spotlight. Is there a third-party app I can use in lieu of Spotlight to track down files on these drives, but
Re: Instead of Spotlight
by Craig Shields 9 years ago
That sounds a bit odd to me. Why would anyone hate Spotlight
Good News if true - Jobs promises 'awesome' update to Final Cut Studio
by Dave Jenkins 9 years ago
Apple is still backing Final Cut, and the next release of Final Cut Studio will be "awesome," claims CEO Steve Jobs. Continuing a trend of replying to customer e-mails, Jobs is noted to have recently
Re: Good News if true - Jobs promises 'awesome' update to Final Cut Studio
by Craig Shields 9 years ago
Walter, how do you know what he knows about Post Production I mean really Wouldn't you think that being CEO of Pixar and acquiring FCP for Apple that he would have learned a little something along the
Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Final cut has seen a large gap between it's last two refreshes and honestly the last one to FCS(3) seemed more like a service pack than an overhaul (just my opinion). So for my own curiosity, I'm wond
Re: Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
Yes, that's exactly what competition does. It's a good thing. I'm not so sure that I would trust Adobe about now with PP. Last time they had a major beef with Apple, they recommended the PC (see PC Pr
FCP4 at NAB?
by Peter Corbett 10 years ago
Bits of rumblings on the net about a new version being announced. Has anyone at NAB heard anything Peter Corbett Powerhouse Productions www.php.com.au
Re: FCP4 at NAB?
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
I believe it will happen soon enough. Right now it does what I need it to do. I try to avoid the lane envy. You know how when you're driving and the other lane seems like it's going faster so you get
Apple lays off 40 Final Cut Employees
by Matt Steeves 10 years ago
I am a little concerned: AE Portal News reported last week on a Twitter post claiming that Apple has laid off 40 members of its Final Cut team focused on the company's professional-level video editing
Re: Apple lays off 40 Final Cut Employees
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
I hate to see people loose their jobs, but it is the way of the world right now. I would have to think that this means that they are pretty much done with the re-write of FCP and now they are trimming
Horizontal lines and Artifacts in Snow Leopard
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
Has anyone seen these types of artifacts They just started appearing since I upgraded to Snow Leopard. They are usually horizontal with colored pixels inside. They are appearing inside windows and pal
Re: Horizontal lines and Artifacts in Snow Leopard
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
Thanks for the suggestions. I will give them a try today and post back. I also posted on Apple's forum with no answers. It blows my mind that no one else has had this problem or are willing to speak u
Horizontal lines and Artifacts in FCP7 and SL
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
Has anyone else had a problem with these horizontal artifact showing up They just started happening since I upgrade to FCP7 and Snow Leopard. Yes, I did do a clean install. They disappear when I adjus
About To Upgrade To Snow & 7
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
So I'm going to do the clean install of SL after backing-up. Currently I have installed in my Quad-Intel Mac a 250 (main drive) and 500. Is it ok to just take out the 500, run the installs and then pu
Re: About To Upgrade To Snow & 7
by Doug Main 10 years ago
Why do you want to remove it As long as you install to the other drive the installer won't touch that one. But no, it won't affect The installation if you remove it Final Cut Studio 3 running on P5Q-P
So Was It A Dumb Question
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
I posted a question about doing a Mograph card wipe below and nobody even attempted to answer. I checked the archives in advance as usual. Perhaps it is super simple for some of you but I am new to C4
Re: So Was It A Dumb Question
by Adam Trachtenberg 10 years ago
If I recall, you were wanting to do a card wipe with no keyframes. I don't think that's possible. At minimum you would need two keyframes to move a plane effector (affecting rotation with linear fallo
Card Wipe
by Craig Shields 10 years ago
I'm trying to create a card wip4e effect using Mograph without using keyframes (if possible). My thinking is that I first I need to flip the card with a small wiggle at the end (not really necessary)
how to make this effect?
by larrys90 12 years ago
Theres a new show on fox called On The Lot. For an assignment a group made a short film which can be found here http: www.thelot.com episodes ep=2&vd=21. I was wondering how they made the freeze effec
Re: how to make this effect?
by Craig Shields 12 years ago
Yeah I watched the show last night. They only had 24hrs to complete the project. I don't think the had access to green screen.
ae 8 preview problems
by colin barton 12 years ago
many of my video files are freezing in AE8 as i try to scrub them, i purge the cache and that helps a little but it's reaccuring and i'm wondering if anyone else but me and my friend are having this i
Re: ae 8 preview problems
by Craig Shields 12 years ago
It's your Quicktime. The requirements say 7.1.5. Update to that and 10.4.9 and your good to go. I had to do the same thing.
Arndt's new book
by Philip Fass 13 years ago
I just have to applaud the C4D Workshop book. It's a model of clarity, organization, and detail! One of the best I've seen for any software. I'd never tried C4D before, but I downloaded the sample cha
Re: Arndt's new book
by Craig Shields 13 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply. I actually went to that page before but completely overlooked the link.
Tutorial On The Movie "Blow"
by John Jackowiak 13 years ago
I was searching around the tutorials section a while ago, and I found one that showed how you could make you text blow away like dust or coke on the DVD interface of the movie "Blow". The only problem
Re: Tutorial On The Movie "Blow"
by Craig Shields 13 years ago
Try this one. file: Downloads Text blown away like dust.aep file: Downloads Text%20blown%20away%20like%20dust.aep
Maxon + Mograph + Tutorials = 0
by Craig Shields 13 years ago
Okay I downloaded the 9.6 demo and have been playing with the Mograph module everyday and I got nothing! I just don't understand why Maxon won't put video tutorials up on their site. You go to every o
Re: Maxon + Mograph + Tutorials = 0
by Craig Shields 13 years ago
I'll have to disagree with you on those points. I just hope that Maxon will follow the lead of the other 3-D sites that seem to have the bandwidth to post tutorials to help you get started. -Craig
Trapcode Particular 1.5 released!
by Peder Norrby 13 years ago
New Features in version 1.5: * Depth of Field * Motion Path (ability to precisely control the path particles take after being emitted) * Particle Count in Info window This is a free upgrade for owners
Re: Trapcode Particular 1.5 released!
by Craig Shields 13 years ago
This is great. Thanks for the free upgrade
Short Film: Make Someone Happy
by Donovan Keith 14 years ago
Dear Friends & Colleagues, My animated short film "Make Someone Happy" is now available for viewing online at: http: www.bentplug.net Please check it out! Make Someone Happy is a labor of love that to
Re: Short Film: Make Someone Happy
by Craig Shields 14 years ago
Cool story. Only one thing though. Your Wipe is on the wrong side. It appears as though she opens and slams the door from it's hinges. -Craig
Nucleo is available and works great!
by Jim Scott 14 years ago
I recently downloaded Nucleo after pre-ordering it yesterday and it is working as promised. My tests with the Trapcode benchmark projects are right in line with GridIron's web site. I had an initial p
Re: Nucleo is available and works great!
by Craig Shields 14 years ago
You don't own any plugins from Trapcode
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