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Don Walker

Director of Televison at a church in Texarkana TX.
Worked at WXIA in Atlanta Ga. as Post Editor late 80"s early 90's and CNN Post as a Linear editor back in the '90s
Member Since:
October 16th 2005
423 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Texarkana TX
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Seth Thompson
Krysta explains the Faster Together 2019 effort beautifully.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
It's little wonder I enjoyed working with these people at this NAB so much. They don t just get the how but the why. And are dedicated to sharing both in order to help everyone. https: youtu.be 6HRJqv
Re: Krysta explains the Faster Together 2019 effort beautifully.
by Don Walker 1 month ago
Can anyone tell me what the "accordion like" wall that was shown being unfurled is called I sure would like some for a talk show set that we are designing. don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
My NAS goal is to not make Bob Zelin upset
by Edan Cohen 5 months ago
Here is what I am thinking about purchasing for my NAS needs. Feel free to suggest an updated or better NAS. And let's try to keep Bob happy. =) Background: Video production firm with 2 Windows 10 PCs
Re: My NAS goal is to not make Bob Zelin upset
by Don Walker 5 months ago
Bob Zelin "As for WD RED drives, MAKE SURE they are the WD RED Pro, as the Pro are 7200 RPM and the regular RED are 5400 RPM, which will make your TVS-873e only be able to do 450 MB sec." I don't und
Vote for new forum name
by Herb Sevush 10 months 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 Don Walker 10 months ago
Apple vs Oranges: An NLE Debate Forumn don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
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Is Resolve a contender yet?
by Don Walker 10 months ago
I never seem to have time to sit down and learn another NLE, like I have with FCPX. I made the transition from 7 to X in 2011 and never looked back. I have tried Premiere, but I always found it lackin
Re: Is Resolve a contender yet?
by David Mathis 10 months ago
There is an event coming up at the end of the month which should address that question. I meant to post this last week but moderator duties in a Facebook FCPX user group kept me busy. So here it is: h
LACPUG - Randy Ubillos
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Learning about the beginnings http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2095-randy-ubillos-back-to-the-beginnings-of-final-cut-pro-at-the-18th-anniversary-lacpug YouTube Pt 1 https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: LACPUG - Randy Ubillos
by Don Walker 11 months ago
Herb Sevush "no desire to work in an on-line CMX room again," I don't know about that. CMX Omni, with 2 D-2 machines, 3 Sony 1", and 1 Beta SP. Ampex Century 330, 2 channels of Kaliedescope, and don'
The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year 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
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Re: The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
Brett Sherman "Simon has become increasingly dismissive of FCP X. Fine, whatever. Don't use it." I'm just going to knock this piece of ad hominem nonsense on the head once and for all and then leave.
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Don Walker liked this 1 year ago
FCPX and After Effects
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
More from NAB 2018 LumaForge http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2076-chris-fenwick-after-effects-in-a-final-cut-pro-x-workflow https: www.youtube.com watch v=S--2K8IcclY - Oliver Oliver Peters -
Re: FCPX and After Effects
by Don Walker 1 year ago
Simon, I am a huge fan of yours! I love watching your Motion and Fusion tutorials, right up to part where I realize I'm never going to be able to recreate what your doing on the screen. But I swear th
iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
So the new iMac Pro should be available in the next couple of weeks, is anyone thinking of getting one I'm very interested but also intrigued by next year's Mac Pro as well "Traditional NLEs have time
Re: iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Don Walker 2 years ago
After years of waiting to replace my 2008 8-core MacPro, it looks like December will be new computer month for me. I do a lot of FCPX and Motion work, (some with 4K footage), very little After Effects
Blackmagic and FCPX - Finally Fixed!?
by Don Walker 2 years ago
Blackmagic design has released Desktop Video 10.9.5 which among other things, fixes the "intermittent Final Cut Pro X crash." I had clients come into my office to look at progress on a project I was w
Re: Blackmagic and FCPX - Finally Fixed!?
by andy patterson 2 years ago
Georg P. Mueller "Fingers crossed for V10.9.5 - it seems a bit sluggish on my system but it hasn't crashed all day." Would Premiere Pro have a slight advantage if true broadcast compliant output is n
State of the NLE panel
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Finally posted from NAB. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mGTHqo3GK2s - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Myron Vazquez liked this 2 years ago
Re: State of the NLE panel
by Don Walker 2 years ago
I don' remember there being much of debate among editors. Of course there really wasn't very much opportunities to debate, like there is today. In the Atlanta market, which is where I was in the late
What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Just because the other thread became so derailed. It would be nice to have some sort of submaster master routing in the Audio Lanes mode so that you can add effects, like a broadcast limiting filter.
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 2 years ago
Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Don Walker 2 years ago
Oliver Peters "Honestly, at this point, many of us will be surprised if any big, new features arrive in X." Oliver, The feature requests that you asked for in the first rendition of this thread, were
Provacative: Michael Cioni at NAB 2017 - "Do I have Stockholm Syndrome with Apple?"
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Definitely worth the time to watch if you care about the future of Apple in video. https: youtu.be i117f6RUKos Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Provacative: Michael Cioni at NAB 2017 - "Do I have Stockholm Syndrome with Apple?"
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Tim - First let me apologize for my last posting. Good for a bar, not right for the Cow. But then this - Tim Wilson "That said, "Stockholm Syndrome" has been used in relation to Apple customers for YE
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Don Walker liked this 2 years ago
OT - Slow Raid
by Don Walker 2 years ago
Not really an FCPX problem, but since I'm familiar with the people here, I'll throw it out. 2012, 27" iMac, i7, 32GB ram, etc. OWC USB 3, 12 TB Raid I use this raid to edit for the church I work for.
Re: OT - Slow Raid
by Doug Metz 2 years ago
Noah Kadner "Perhaps the Mac itself needs repair too." This is what I was thinking. OTOH, the port does (mostly) work, so maybe this will correct the issue with the iMac: https: discussions.apple.com
Black magic driver(s) crash FCP X constantly
by Bret Williams 3 years ago
Black magic has had a few updates to their drives since El Cap, but none of them fix the crashing issue. If I'm outputting via ultra studio express while editing, you can expect X to crash hard withou
Re: Black magic driver(s) crash FCP X constantly
by Don Walker 3 years ago
Don Walker "New drivers are out today! I've been having some video freezing issues, hope to see an improvement." Don't bother, worse than before. I may buy a AJA T-tap or IO before the day is over! d
Batch Export in El Capitan
by James Ewart 4 years ago
I'm in El Capitan. So I'm doing a "batch export" (I know I know it's not really a "batch" batch) insomuch as I have selected a default export option and a bunch of projects. However (and I don't think
Re: Batch Export in El Capitan
by Don Walker 4 years ago
James Ewart "First comment about El Capitan is exporting seems much slower out of FCPX to me. I have not done a scientific test. I measure it on the personal boredom tedium scale. " I've noticed this
LED Strobing - that was never there before.
by Don Walker 4 years ago
At the church I work at, we shoot our services with 5 cameras through a BMD switcher. The week after the service, I come back and edit one of our worship songs to post on Vimeo. Because of some displa
Re: LED Strobing - that was never there before.
by Don Walker 4 years ago
I imported some raw camera footage into a different computer, running Yosemite, into Premiere, just to eliminate OS and editing program. 59.94, looks great, 29.97 looks horrible. The lights are cheap,
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 Oliver Peters 4 years ago
Don Walker "In fact, if somebody can tell me how to make PP emulate that feature, I would be much more likely to spend more time on Premiere!" Under CC2015, use the Assembly workspace. It tabs the so
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Don Walker liked this 4 years ago
Emitters won't transform?
by Don Walker 4 years ago
I have fairly simple Motion project, where the Son, Moon and some planets appear above the speakers head, then he throws them off screen. I used the Motion built in Sun Emitter as the Sun, and did a s
moved project won't create proxies.
by Don Walker 5 years ago
I have a 5 camera multi cam event that I had transcoded to ProRes, that I then moved onto a portable USB 3.0 drive and took home. I then moved (through FCPX) that event over to my SATA raids (LaCie) o
Re: moved project won't create proxies.
by Don Walker 5 years ago
Loren Risker "Make sure to select the drive in finder and select "get info." There's a checkbox that says "ignore ownership on this volume." Try checking that and see if that helps." That worked. Tha
FCPX Projects and Events disappear as fcpx opens
by Dan Rayner 6 years ago
Hi I am working on a project in FCPX with footage from several cameras. Firstly I noticed that footage is not always imported when I tell FCPX to import it if I use the SD slot on the back of my iMac
Re: FCPX Projects and Events disappear as fcpx opens
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
I don't like Camera Archives because nothing else can read them.
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Don Walker liked this 6 years ago
What does Adobe Bridge do for me in regards to a video post workflow?
by Don Walker 6 years ago
I've been editing for 27 years, in the last two years I moved from FCP 7 to X. I am learning PP CC, because a potential client has an all PC shop that uses Adobe exclusively. I must confess, I really
Re: What does Adobe Bridge do for me in regards to a video post workflow?
by Don Walker 6 years ago
Joseph, I read both of your articles, and have to say, that if I transition to a Adobe CC workflow, I will definitely use Adobe Bridge. Is the link to the project also embedded in the metadata on a Pr
For the MP Tube rackmount skeptics...
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
Booyah! http: www.macstadium.com blog new-mac-pro-hosting-and-colocation-will-be-here-soon "270 Mac Pro servers per POD in only 12 square feet of Datacenter floor space." Oh, there's a;so this tidbit.
Re: For the MP Tube rackmount skeptics...
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
Underfloor heating
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Don Walker liked this 6 years ago
One of the best things about the Mac Pro finally getting upgraded...
by Derek Andonian 6 years ago
...Is now we won't keep seeing the word 'iMac' coming up in threads about high-end professional editing. I know it's a highly-capable machine for a lot of things, but it just feels out of place here-
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Jim Wiseman liked this 6 years ago
Re: One of the best things about the Mac Pro finally getting upgraded...
by Clint Wardlow 6 years ago
Walter Soyka "I'm sincerely curious: who do you guys think will buy this new system Who needs more than an iMac and less than a sizzle-core HP Z-series " Those of us who had to hang our heads in sham
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Don Walker liked this 6 years ago
Can you do this on the ATEM 2 ME?
by Don Walker 6 years ago
Purchased but not yet taken delivery of an ATEM 2 ME switcher and a 1 ME panel. 1. The easy question first; you can access ME 1 from ME 2 right 2. Can you access ME 2 on ME 1 3. Can you route the outp
Re: Can you do this on the ATEM 2 ME?
by Don Walker 6 years ago
Thanks Chad for your answers. I am used to Grass Valley and Ross switchers that label the farthest upstream ME as 1 and the downstream MEs as 2 (and on really big switchers 3 &4). Are the program outp
Adobe on Mac & PC
by Don Walker 6 years ago
Is anybody on this forum using CS 6 on both a Mac and a PC interchangeably Either a MacPro and a PC laptop or a HP workstation and a MacBook Pro I understand the issues with hard drive compatibility,
Re: Adobe on Mac & PC
by Don Walker 6 years ago
Walter Soyka "It's worth noting that there is no direct ProRes encode via QuickTime on Windows -- although there are some open-source tools which work pretty well." So, does it make sense to create m
Brave new world. Again.
by Bob Woodhead 6 years ago
Just had another "wow, has it changed" moment of the past 30 years... I've been on location for the week, shooting & editing a wrap-up film for large corporate conference closing session. Needed to ch
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Aindreas Gallagher liked this 6 years ago
Re: Brave new world. Again.
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
with the greatest respect - not going for an FCP debate classic here - I broadly take the point, and that the point should be aggressively argued, that editing is gone a long way from being in a guild
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Don Walker liked this 6 years ago
Go to next marker
by Loren Risker 7 years ago
I'm using markers in the timeline. To go from one to the next, I can hit ctrl-; or ctrl-' If my playhead isn't on a marker, this works fine. If my playhead is on a marker - like when I'm jumping from
Re: Go to next marker
by Don Walker 7 years ago
I have seen the issue in every single project until now. I had upgraded to 10.0.7 just before I saw this thread, and added markers to project timeline that didn't have any markers. FCPX now acts like
Difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x...
by Soorya Bandara 7 years ago
What is the difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x
Re: Difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x...
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 years ago
nothing big - some settings changed, remapped the keyboard slightly. http: vimeo.com user1590967 videos www.ogallchoir.net promo producer editor.grading motion graphics
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Don Walker liked this 7 years ago
FCPX Newbie - is learning FCPX worth the time?
by Christopher Key 7 years ago
I was recently given an Imac as a gift from a group that knows I've occasionally missed out on jobs where Final Cut was a required part of the equation. I've just started playing around with Final Cut
Re: FCPX Newbie - is learning FCPX worth the time?
by Chris Harlan 7 years ago
Bill Davis " Chris Harlan "If I had to choose a single piece of software for a video editing business it would NOT be FCP X. Its far too limiting. Of course, in other arenas, it could be all you need
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Don Walker liked this 7 years ago
ATI Radeon HD 5770
by Don Walker 7 years ago
ATI Radeon HD 5770 Are there any major issues in using this card with an MacPro 4.1 My church bought a one with a NVidia card last year, and it has been giving us fits..... Jerky display both on the d
Re: ATI Radeon HD 5770
by John Davidson 7 years ago
We just put one in a 2008 mac pro. Works fine. Also have one in our 2010 mac pro, also not a problem. Initially there were some issues with it when the pro was brand new, but those all went away over
clean install of FCP 7; will it update?
by Don Walker 7 years ago
For the past 4 months I have been running FCP 7 and FCP X on 2 separate partitions on one drive. 7 on a Snow Leopard partition and X on a Lion. I am getting brave. I have cloned the Lion partition to
Re: clean install of FCP 7; will it update?
by Don Walker 7 years ago
In the process of backing up my system partitions now. Probably won't get to FCS 3 install until the morning. But I am going ahead with it. don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
With Great Sadness......
by Don Walker 7 years ago
As I write this post, FCP X is busy converting a multi clip camera angle into a ProRes File for me. When it is done with that, it will convert 2 more 110 minute angles. After that is all done I will r
Re: With Great Sadness......
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "You don't have Apple without the hardware. Sorry." I agree with that. But likewise, you don't have Apple without the software. That's why I think calling them a hardware company is ov
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Don Walker liked this 7 years ago
Is my Intensity Pro DOA?
by Don Walker 8 years ago
My church has an Intensity Pro, used as a composite video input device for Pro Presenter. (A very popular screen presentation software) The Creative Director at the church ran an Apple software update
Re: Is my Intensity Pro DOA?
by Joshua Helling 8 years ago
Well, DOA implies that the card is "Dead on Arrival". But it seems that you had the board up and running in a machine before the OS upgrade. I don't necessarily think the card is dead, but it sounds a
MC 6 on an LHe Please!
by Don Walker 8 years ago
All the press releases and slick videos highlighting the exciting news about Avid and Media Composer 6, seem to indicate that it will only work on the currently available Kona cards. Does that mean th
Re: MC 6 on an LHe Please!
by Tom Daigon 8 years ago
Ditto, no Lion in my wardrobe yet. When a version of 10.6 is available I will put it to the test. Tom Daigon Avid DS PrP After Effects Editor www.hdshotsandcuts.com Mac Pro 3,1 8 core 10.6.8 Nvidia Qu
Playback on both Program and Kona output?
by Don Walker 8 years ago
8 core 2008 MacPro 10 GB ram OS X 10.6.8 Kona Lhe 9.05 AJA PP plugins 9.01 PP 5.5 (Trial Version) DVCPro HD 1080i footage (with a very little Mpeg 4) AJA 1080i sequence Video plays back great on the e
Re: Playback on both Program and Kona output?
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
Get the PLAYER to ADOBE...and use an AJA sequence. Then it should work. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Will this battery work with my HMC-150 and the battery charger I have?
by Noam Osband 8 years ago
I just bought this battery for use with a SmallHD DP6. It's a CGR-D54. I cant seem to be able to answer this question: will it work with the HMC-150 I have To charge the batteries I have for my HMC-15
Re: Will this battery work with my HMC-150 and the battery charger I have?
by Don Walker 8 years ago
Why is that I own a 170, and borrow a 150 for 2 camera shoots and it would be so much easier on us not to have have a 2 different types of batteries, AC adapters batteries, etc. BTW when will the 160
USB drives as Compressor destination drives
by Don Walker 8 years ago
I know that it's problematic to use USB 2.0 drives as media drives for NLE's because of the packet vs stream issue. But am I going to experience a significant speed penalty if I use a USB drive as a d
Re: USB drives as Compressor destination drives
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
It shouldn't be a problem. A data transfer is happening, and that is what USB is best for. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
My Life in FCP
by Rob Tinworth 8 years ago
I've been lucky to work on some great projects over the last decade with FCP. So when MC5.5 arrived in the post, I figured what better way to get back up to speed on Avid than to cut a retrospective o
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Re: My Life in FCP
by Don Walker 8 years ago
Rob, I too would like to say that was an awesome piece. I would also like to commend you, for the honesty without the hysteria. I have not had a chance to edit on FCP-X yet, because as a one man shop,
Hitler learns about Final Cut Pro X
by Stephen Best 8 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=dP1WQ7FP0g8&feature=player_embedded#at=166 Regards Stephen Best http: stephenbest.ca
Re: Hitler learns about Final Cut Pro X
by Don Walker 8 years ago
What movie is that I have seen that clip so many times, with different subjects I should see the movie! don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
10.6.8 upgrade killed digital out in FCP pro 7
by Don Scioli 8 years ago
Hello- When I upgraded to 10.6.8 on my MAc Pro with two computer monitors and a HD monitor for external video via Digital Cinema Desktop, I lost the ability to view on the HD monitor and my "2nd" comp
Re: 10.6.8 upgrade killed digital out in FCP pro 7
by Don Walker 8 years ago
Load the latest drivers for you video card, from the card's manufacturers website. OS updates sometimes break device drivers. The update solved a problem I was having with my Nvidia card. don walker t
Seth Thompson 8 years ago
Thanks Don, I'm sure I will be able to take advantage of your offer. To the point now where I think I have decided to record using a DVR a down-converted s-video signal, and then stream using our KONA. Now I need a way to either make FME's h264 look good enough to use, or trick FCP into editing FLVs to then post online.
So very new at this...
by Seth Thompson 8 years ago
I have been put in charge of the video of a new church auditorium. We use a Panasonic mixer that outputs 1080i 29.97 through an SD cable to a Mac Pro's KONA Lhi card. Our goal is to record and live st
Re: So very new at this...
by Don Walker 8 years ago
Seth, If you have any more issues, you need help with, give me a call. I minister to churches needing help, advice or production. Don Walker 903-733-2808 don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
FCP "Out of Memory" Error
by John Tate 8 years ago
I've been trying to render my projects and keep getting the error message "Out of Memory". I've tried mulitple things to fix this, been on the phone with Apple FCP guys, trashed my preferences 37 time
Re: FCP "Out of Memory" Error
by Don Walker 8 years ago
If you are dealing with corrupt media, you might want to consider purchasing the FCS maintenance pack from Digital Rebellion. They have an app within this suite that finds the corrupt file quickly. ht
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Blackmagic Ultrastudio has 1 Thunderbolt port
by Paul Jay 8 years ago
Blackmagic Ultrastudio has 1 Thunderbolt port. Does this mean you can't connect more devices 'behind' the ultrastudio Just wondering.
Re: Blackmagic Ultrastudio has 1 Thunderbolt port
by Don Walker 8 years ago
I am whining about the loop through feature, because if I was considering the Ultrastudio for use with a laptop the lack of the functionality would be a no-buy decision maker for me. iMacs are suppose
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