position tool won't stack clips by Kyrina Bluerose 4 days ago Hi, I am editing a music video and made a simple intercutting two-measure sequence in one (workshop) project and am now trying to place it in the correct place in the actual project. It won't stack ov
Re: position tool won't stack clips by Jeremy Garchow 4 days ago Kyrina Bluerose " It won't stack over the audio using arrow or position tool. " Position tool allows you to move a clip in the primary storyline and "overwrite" whatever is underneath the final posit
Resolve 15.1 released by David Cherniack 1 week ago To follow up on my rather negative post about Resolve as an NLE.... They released 15.1 yesterday less than two weeks after their .01 bug fix release. It has a slew of new feature and fixed the bug tha
KeyFlow Pro 2.1 by David Mathis 7 days ago KeyFlow Pro has just received an update. You can now import FCPX libraries and some other nice features have been added. The update is free for all version 2 users.
FCPX at IBC by Oliver Peters 1 week ago Any FCPX news coming out of the IBC presentations - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: FCPX at IBC by David Mathis 1 week ago I have not seen any news. Guess we will have to wait two more months. Did see an announcement about an update to KeyFkow Pro 2 and there are some nice features being added.
Re: Vimeo Stock Footage by David Mathis 2 weeks ago Thank you Dennis! I guess I missed it somehow but will definitely go month to month. I will also check out the credit pack option as well. Thank you for the fast response.
Vote for new forum name by Herb Sevush 4 weeks ago This forum's name will soon be changed. I'm proposing that all who are interested vote for the best possible name. I do not want any discussion or persuading in this thread, simply list the name you p
Re: Vote for new forum name by Shane Ross 4 weeks ago "I'm right, you're wrong....neener." Seriously...forget the "A" and just call it "the great NLE debate." Or "My NLE is better than your NLE...neener." Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog
Timing Question by David Mathis 3 months ago I bring a clip into Fusion and want to add a 3D title. I want the title to appear two seconds after thr clip starts and end two seconds before the clip ends. I noticed in the timeline changing the tim
Re: Timing Question by David Mathis 3 months ago Thank you! That explains why Resolve replaced Timeline with Keyframes. My other question is about using a portion of a clip but have it be somewhere in the middle, say like 10 seconds in. Is that too
The Real Menace of FCP X by Simon Ubsdell 4 months ago The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
Re: The Real Menace of FCP X by Jeremy Garchow 4 months ago Simon- I hope you don t leave for good. Your contributions to both discussions on this forum, and to the greater FCPX ecosystem are great. I hope to see you in future threads.
It got so quiet here... by Rainer Schubert 7 months ago It s 2018, more than 5 years after Adobe cut the choice. (And I still receive eMails that there are discounts - only for a short time - if I will subscribe to CC - LOL) Just bought a new car, from wha
Smarter and Faster by Oliver Peters 5 months ago Steve Martin's Working Smarter and Faster presentation from NAB https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=1&v=MdqTwAPg6Qg - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Smarter and Faster by Bill Davis 5 months ago Steves typical excellent work. For editors not accustomed to in the FCP X editorial scheme, this will be a nice window into why editors new to X get so frustrated when it doesn't work like they expect
Picking your brains on vers 15 by Mark Suszko 6 months ago I've actually postponed my FCPX purchase to try this new version 15 out and see if I like it. But I can't get to downloading it for a little while. So I'm wondering how you users of 14 like this upgra
Fusion Page Question by David Mathis 5 months ago I might be missing something or just completely confused here so any help is greatly appreciated. I noticed that when you color grade a clip you must covert it to a new Fusion clip before going to the
Re: Fusion Page Question by David Mathis 5 months ago The grade I did inside of Resolve is not reflected in the Fusion page. I do understand your earlier posts but wondering why any color grading is not reflected in the Fusion page. For example, a clip h
Demystification: A Parable by Simon Ubsdell 9 months ago Imagine, if you will, an apartment building. It has roughly 25 and a half floors (probably designed originally by Charlie Kaufman, who knows ), but only around 20 of these floors are actually used by
Re: Demystification: A Parable by David Mathis 8 months ago I think I found a video describing what Simon is referring to. I have been on elevators that have behaved this though not to this level. Pun intended! https: www.youtube.com watch v=sDoTu43wCvI
Shift key issues by David Mathis 1 year ago I am trying to rearrange clips vertically (connected storylines) but when the vertical movement is not always constrained like it should be. The clip may start moving around and not go exactly where I
Re: Shift key issues by David Mathis 1 year ago If they are connected clipsit works. Secondary storylines are another issue. I have tried this with the both the selection and position tools. Perhaps it has something to do with the clips being in a
Time remapping by David Mathis 1 year ago Just digging into editing a bit more in Resolve but have a quick question. I am retiming part of a clip but decide later to change the frame where the speed changes end. For example, there is a clip o
Re: Time remapping by Joseph Owens 1 year ago David Mathis "f it is posible to do in Resolve. " Yes, it is, using keyframes. Review the Chapter covering the Edit Page, Variable-speed effects. jPo, CSI "I always pass on free advice -- its never o
Retiming Woes by David Mathis 1 year ago I did all my editing in Final Cut Pro X with Resolve handling the color correction. All the variable speed changes I applied in Final Cut Pro X show up in Resolve without issue. The issue becomes when
FCPX Retiming by David Mathis 1 year ago Will any retiming effects in Final Cut Pro translate over to Resolve I prefer to have a locked edit before grading. Perhaps it would be better to grade then retime in Final Cut later Thank you in adva
Re: FCPX Retiming by Michael Gissing 1 year ago I have had no issues with basic speed change values. The only issue is that the shot comes in as a compound clip and to 'decompose' as Resolve calls it, I have to take off the speed change and then re
Sharing Motion Templates by David Mathis 1 year ago I have a rather basic question. I like to create my own Motion templates and would like to share them with others. I was wondering if their is a way when they download the file the template automatica
Re: Sharing Motion Templates by Bret Williams 1 year ago To do what you really want requires a installer package. For commercial purposes you'd need a paid Apple Developer account with access to package maker and some training. Another option is the package
Smart Collections Issue? by David Mathis 1 year ago I am not sure if this is a bug or not. I set up a custom key word collection which includes the following: Type Text Reel Camera Name Camera Angle Scene Take Keywords Roles The issue is when I select
Re: Smart Collections Issue? by Noah Kadner 1 year ago Either a bug or an unexpected combo of rules. Submit a bug report w Apple. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP Exchange - FCPX Workshops XinTwo - FCPX Training
Feature Request: Keywords by David Mathis 1 year ago As much as I love organizing in Final Cut Pro X there has to be a better way to use keywords. I am hoping that in a next update they will allow for keyword libraries. Each library can contain its own
Re: Feature Request: Keywords by David Mathis 1 year ago I completely agree with you. I just sent Apple some feedback and sincerely hope they will implement that feature. Of course it is possible to add folders and store keywords in there. It just seems cou
FCPX 10.3 Bugs by Oliver Peters 2 years ago This seems like a good place to start listing bugs as you run across them. So far I've hit these intermittent UI bugs: 1. Occasionally the playhead loses focus on which is the active pane in dual disp
Re: FCPX 10.3 Bugs by David Mathis 1 year ago Two very annoying bugs I have encountered: The first is when I change a video role on oneclip in the event browser it changes the video role of another clip or the video role field is empty. The other
Best workflow practices FCPX to Fusion by David Mathis 1 year ago Simon, Thank you for your excellent work and I always enjoy reading your posts. I just installed the free version of Fusion and trying to navigate around it. You mentioned Fusion Clip earlier and I ha
Returning or selling AppStore Version by Sascha Engel 1 year ago Hi, I have a bizarre issue with the AppStore Version of DaVinci. A while ago I bought this version, knowing about some limitations in comparison to the Dongle Version. But now, having a new 980ti Card
Re: Returning or selling AppStore Version by David Mathis 1 year ago If you can get your hands on a used dongle you should be able get the Studio version (in beta) from the BMD website. Going forward I don't know how the licensing will work. I wish there was better new
Re: protools free by David Mathis 1 year ago I hope to see something along those lines. With that said, I am going to keep Final Cut Pro X as my main NLE for now. Still interested in seeing which direction Resolve takes.
Adding new fonts to the library motion 5 by Catalina Mesa 4 years ago Hello, The title says everything. I can't find the answer on the manuel. Driving me crazy! It keeps telling me how I add fonts to my project... but I need to ad a new font. Using Motion 5. Coul you pl
Media management question by Anton Antokhin 1 year ago Hi - still a bit mystified by FCPX media management and would love a clarification. When you consolidate, does FCP copy or move the media Let's say I created a new library A on my internal SSD and imp
Re: Media management question by David Mathis 1 year ago I think it would be possible to hold down the Command key while dragging to the other Library to move the Events to the other Library though not sure about this.
Clone Question by David Mathis 2 years ago I am trying to make a template for a video in text effect. Here is what I am trying to do: Use text as a matte Have a background Have outline of text The problem is when I clone the text layer. I can
Bolex H16 by David Mathis 2 years ago I purchased a used H16 a couple of months ago. Is there anyway I can get a motor installed on the camera for longer takes Was wondering if this possible and a rough estimate in cost. I am near the Dal
Re: Bolex H16 by Todd Terry 2 years ago There are definitely motors for the H16. I was curious enough to look to see if any were still around, there's one on eBay right now for 40 bucks. I'm not sure if there were ever any crystal motors fo
What are "Sets"? by James Kumorek 2 years ago So, I'm slowly becoming familiar with Fusion and hope to use it in some upcoming projects. I see that all the tools have these "s1 s2 s3 s4..." buttons along the top of their configuration panels. The
Re: What are "Sets"? by David Mathis 2 years ago Probably one of the most useful features. What of your thoughts of using Fusion as part of finishing I am by no means a compositor as I lack the skills necessary.
Sending clips to Fusion by David Mathis 2 years ago I am running the most current version of Resolve but do have a quick workflow question. I will pretty much film in raw format so what is the best way to get that footage to Fusion and back I prefer to
Re: Sending clips to Fusion by Karsten Fischer 2 years ago Yes, it does. But since Resolve will have to transcode it anyway - its not linking to a clip in your media pool, I'd use dpx or tiff or maybe quicktime uncompressed for Fusion connect. It does, howeve
ProRes Film vs Video by David Mathis 2 years ago I do realize this is probably an idiot question so apologies in advance. Seeing that Cinema DNG files are not supported natuvely in FCP X at the moment I am considering a ProRes workflow shooting in t
Re: ProRes Film vs Video by Keith Stark 2 years ago boys shoot prores, men shoot RAW...... I mostly shoot raw, you get about another stop of range from it plus the extra resolution. You can always convert to cineform with Resolve and keep the native 24
Motion Title Question by David Mathis 3 years ago I recently published out a title template to FCP X only to have a question come about. I published out a title template with a drop zone and an image mask assigned to the text layer. It is a rectangle
Generator question by David Mathis 3 years ago I decided to go ahead and do my own countdown leader. I did it at 24 FPS in Motion. Will this work for all frame rates inside of Final Cut or will I need to do one for each frame rate Second question
Does Mac (free) Fusion have Primatte? by Burt Hazard 3 years ago Greetings, I finally installed a second HD on my MacBook Pro with El Capitan and Fusion 8 (free) and I don't see the Primatte keyed under the Matte tools. I read in another forum on the web that it mi
Re: Does Mac (free) Fusion have Primatte? by David Mathis 3 years ago I see great things for Fusion. If there is a package like Nuke Studio I will be very happy to try that out. Not into compositing but I do like using Fusion to add some flare to my videos, all without