Re: OT Resolve 14 by Daniel Frome 3 months ago Ricardo Marty "Wonder what's happening in the minds of the powers that be at adobe or avid " We are learning to edit on Resolve, that's what.
Wes Plate joins the FCP X team? by Bill Davis 6 months ago Just got saw word via Peter Wiggins at FCP.co that Wes Plate of Automatic Duck fame has gone to work for Apple on the FCP X Pro App team as a Product Designer! But it's accurate - that's amazing news!
Re: 2017 by Daniel Frome 7 months ago And when are you going to update your blog to "Little Frog in 4K" I too am beginning to consider the fact that Apple computers may simply not be an ideal video editing solution for anything but FCPX.
XDCAM 422 codec - output from AVID by Mike Earls 1 year ago Hoping for some quick assistance. I have a client who's requested: XDCam 422 codec (QT wrapper, .mov extension) for delivery. I'm on MC 8 (using PC). I don't see that as an export settings option. Am
Re: XDCAM 422 codec - output from AVID by Daniel Frome 1 year ago XDCAM 422 with MOV wrapper is mac-only. Ask them if an MXF file is acceptable instead. It probably is. Just be aware that Avid will split out the XDCAM422 MXF with 8 discrete audio channels, exactly l
A New Job Posting at Apple by David Lawrence 2 years ago I was going to let Aindreas post this one but I'll put it out for your consideration: http: www.theverge.com 2015 12 13 10029498 apple-final-cut-pro-x-assistant-editor-job-adobe-premiere-avid Happy Ho
Baselight by David Mathis 2 years ago Anyone in here have experience with Baselight I have thought about it, just expensive at this point. Hoping they make an edition for Final Cut Pro X, not sure if that will happen. I do like Resolve bu
Re: Baselight by Daniel Frome 2 years ago Baselight is awesome. We use it for some very high-end commercial work inside Media Composer. 99% of the time we can rival anything created in a standalone Davinci environment.
AVID - Why Not? by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago Had a revelation yesterday... Many of us migrated from AVID to Final Cut 7 when Final Cut 7 cost 1 5 that of an AVID seat. Still, Final Cut 7 had its issues and we all complained about media managemen
h.264 Baseline Profile Export by Benjamin Sidoti 3 years ago Hi everyone, I've been through the file type debate with a lot of projects, but a client is asking for an baseline h.264 profile, rather than the main profile, for a rough cut upload. I understand the
Re: h.264 Baseline Profile Export by Daniel Frome 3 years ago You could download the x264 encoder for quicktime, which will give you that sort of control, although it s a bit technical. http: www.macupdate.com app mac 24173 x264encoder
Indulge a FCPX noob for a moment please by Daniel Frome 3 years ago Let's pretend I have two segments in a sequence, "SEG A" and "SEG B" which run one after another. I have a music track under SEG A, and a different music track under SEG B. If I cut a section of SEG A
Re: Indulge a FCPX noob for a moment please by Craig Alan 3 years ago With snapping on and magnetic behavior, not hard to trim the attached audio to new edit point. Mac Pro, macbook pro, Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Mark III 70D, Panasonic AG-HPX170 AG-HPX250P, Canon HV40, Sony
Match back to a Sequence by Steve Rogalinski 3 years ago How do I match back to a sequence rather than an individual clip I use a selects reel that has effected footage and I don't want to match back to the original material. Thanks! Steve Rogalinski
Re: Match back to a Sequence by Daniel Frome 3 years ago Steve Rogalinski "How do I match back to a sequence rather than an individual clip I use a selects reel that has effected footage and I don't want to match back to the original material." Load your s
C300 C-Log by Dan Davis 3 years ago Hi all, I'm starting a quick turn around 60min doc. The footage is a mixture of C300 Log and 5D. We will be editing at broadcast res and I will be doing the final grade in Resolve. How best would you
Re: C300 C-Log by Daniel Frome 3 years ago 1) AMA link to the C300 footage 2) Consolidate the C300 footage 3) AMA link to the 5D footage 4) Transcode 5D footage to DNxHD 115 5) Edit! 6) Make AAF (with new consolidated media) of the final edit
Thinking of Buying Media composer by Ben Edwards 3 years ago Hi, I currently edit using Adobe CS6 but don t want to go the CC subscription route, for me it would make it a lot more expensive as I am happy to keep with CS6 for a couple of years. I have used and
Re: Thinking of Buying Media composer by Daniel Frome 3 years ago Basically, you're getting advice to make 2 separate deals with Avid, since they compliment each other: 1) you buy Media Composer for $1299. This comes with 1 year of free upgrades. After 1 year is up
Color Space and Batch Importing/Fast Import by John Cuevas 3 years ago Working in AE the other day, I create some full page graphics using the HDTV(Rec. 709) 16-235 color space. Bring the graphics(DNxHD) into Avid though fast import and everything is fine, my colors leve
Hypothetical by Oliver Peters 3 years ago If another NLE, such as Avid Media Composer, offered skimming and the style of film strip and list views used in FCP X, plus easy file import, which NLE would you prefer The assumption is that tracks
Re: Hypothetical by Mark Raudonis 3 years ago Mathieu Ghekiere "With FCPX changing a lot of editing paradigms, suddenly you start thinking about all the things that could be better. " I know everyone here loves the "automobile" comparisons, so h
File name display on video? by Chris Tomkins 7 years ago Does anyone know if there is a filter to write the file name over a clip (in the same way we used to use timecode display). I've got hundreds of DSLR clips that I'd like the client to choose their fav
Re: io XT/FCP 7/Mavericks? Anybody try? by Daniel Frome 4 years ago It is better, but still not as solid as 10.8. Much improved though. I've reverted back to OSX 10.8 in the meantime though, because AJA still hasn't released openIO drivers for Avid, and that's crucial
Re: 3-2-1... by Daniel Frome 4 years ago Avid is losing money, Apple (pro division) is kind of a charity product of their phones and tablet market, And now Autodesk says they are losing money too... The moral of the story is... Making video
A conversion with my wife this morning. by Daniel Frome 4 years ago My wife is a casual photographer, who is often using lightroom on my computer to do her photography. This morning I tried to entice her to get her own copy of lightroom, which she has been eyeing for
export procedure/options by Daniel Frome 4 years ago Hi everyone, I'm an Avid editor curious about Smoke 2013. I'd like to know a little more about it's exporting options; file-based outputs like H264, quicktime, etc. I'm specifically wondering if smoke
MacBook Pro Retina HDMI Out by Adam Portnoy 5 years ago I'm looking to set up a MacBook Pro Retina system with Premiere Pro CS6. Can the HDMI out of the MBPr be used for video previews instead of a Blackmagic AJA Matrox box The idea would be MBPr with Appl
Re: MacBook Pro Retina HDMI Out by Daniel Frome 5 years ago It can be used in the same fashion as a displayport dvi etc out to a monitor. You should be able to tell Premiere to display a fullscreen image on it. The difference with using an AJA BM etc card is t
First MIC investment by Daniel Frome 5 years ago Hello everyone - I'm a TV editor and film maker who hasn't made his own material in a while. I'm casually getting back into the swing of things and am trying to invest in a good general-purpose mic. A
Re: First MIC investment by Daniel Frome 5 years ago Al Bergstein "Daniel, you really didn't clarify what kind of recording you are going to do, but it seems like you wanted a boom pole mic, as that's what the choices you described were about. Do you p
Any other comparable field recorders? by Daniel Frome 6 years ago Hello audio gurus. I've come to ask for your opinion on a specific audio setup. I'm buying an audio recorder and my requirements are the following: 1) Must have 4 channel input recording 2) Must have
Re: Any other comparable field recorders? by Daniel Frome 6 years ago Bouke Vahl "Keep in mind that for TC decoding only the first few frames samples are used, and the rest is calculated from there." That's a good thing to know. I was actually curious about this point.
Edirol R4 Pro Timecode by Michael Martin 7 years ago I'm considering a purchase of the Edirol R4 Pro. Does anyone have experience using the time code features From the manual it just seem a little funky with external sync and wanted to understand it bet
Re: Edirol R4 Pro Timecode by Daniel Frome 6 years ago Thanks for this great advice about the preroll function. Yes, I'm an Avid editor as my day job, so this is exactly why I've been bent on using the LTC function.