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Eli Hollander

Member Since:
June 12th 2007
81 Posts
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Santa Cruz, California
Freeze Frame saved in browser
by Eli Hollander 5 years ago
I think I know the answer (no), but can one create a freeze in the browser that stays in the browser as a still frame clip I know I can create a connected freeze frame that is placed in a project, but
Re: Freeze Frame saved in browser
by Eli Hollander 5 years ago
Brilliantly good point about getting rid of the compound, and it's great how unlikely things can be used as stepping stones... Now, if we just had scripting, it could be done with one keystroke. E.
Swapping Clips
by james Lackleter 6 years ago
Swapping 24.00 clips out for with 23.976 clips. Have to move those little green connectors on audio clips I'm not deleting. Some clips are very short, so I have to move those, then move them back manu
Re: Swapping Clips
by Eli Hollander 6 years ago
James, If I may make a suggestion... Instead of shooting first and asking questions later, why not ask a question rather than make blanket statements such as "this program is a nightmare". It could ju
Step away from the Apple Keyer now! (And build a better one of your own.)
by Simon Ubsdell 6 years ago
Looking more closely at the Apple Keyer in FCP X and Motion 5 recently, made me aware that it is pretty unsuited to most keying situations that require you to resolve fine edge detail. Some sharp wit
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Tim Wilson liked this 4 years ago
Re: Step away from the Apple Keyer now! (And build a better one of your own.)
by Eli Hollander 6 years ago
Simon, Thank you for your helpful expertise and plug-ins over the years; I have found them helpful and enriching. I appreciate your contributions. About the keyer, your tutorial is helpful and full of
To Editors thinking of switching to FCPX 10.1
by james Lackleter 6 years ago
Save your self a whole lot of pain and don't purchase the failure of a program. I write this to save you time and hardship, because I've been in editing hell. The following are facts, I will not debat
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Gustavo Bermudas liked this 6 years ago
Re: To Editors thinking of switching to FCPX 10.1
by Eli Hollander 6 years ago
With all due respect to Mr. Lackleter, this is an amazing thread. It would be great if people like Mr. Lackleter didn't spread misinformation so cavalierly, and be overly defensive about it, too. "Got
Free today: ProCutX for Final Cut Pro
by Eli Hollander 7 years ago
Special!!! Free today https: itunes.apple.com us app procutx-for-final-cut-pro-x id596946635 mt=8 or from the App Store. ProCutX for Final Cut Pro X 1.1
Re: Free today: ProCutX for Final Cut Pro
by Eli Hollander 7 years ago
P.S. But I don't disagree about the above comments.
Tutorial: HDR look for Video
by Norbi Whitney 7 years ago
Hi everyone! I had searched around the internet and hadn't seen anything like this, so I decided to make it. It's based (copied from ) entirely on this photo tutorial: http: www.flickr.com photos koln
Re: Tutorial: HDR look for Video
by Eli Hollander 7 years ago
Good tutorial... Thank you. I am not very experienced in Motion, but it seems to me that this process could be automated in motion. Am I correct Any Motion jockies out there for making a (free) plug-i
Moving projects between multiple computers with FCP X. Is it possible?
by Nikhil Murthy 7 years ago
Hi All I run a editing lab at a university art department and we are considering what to do with our editing software. I have been doing some research on FCP X and one of our faculty linked Walter Bis
Re: Moving projects between multiple computers with FCP X. Is it possible?
by Eli Hollander 7 years ago
I teach at a university (we have a huge film-digital media department, with over 450 majors), and we run several computer labs. Students have their own drives (FireWire) and they use either FCP 7 or F
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Adding Clip Markers in timeline
by howard libov 8 years ago
When I elect to view a clip in the project "open in timeline" I am able to add markers, but these markers do not appear, nor are they visible with the arrow next to a clip in the browser which indicat
Re: Adding Clip Markers in timeline
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
Going from clip to timeline is a one-way trip. You can add markers on a clip directly in the Event Browser (navigating with the skimmer and adding markers), which will carry forward into a timeline, b
Assist me in gathering a feature request to Apple
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Hi. In all of these discussions, smart contributors have come up with a great idea and that is to be able to edit the contents of compound clips in the context of the greater timeline. How would you l
Re: Assist me in gathering a feature request to Apple
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "I just wonder whether secondaries don't ultimately give you more power in terms of the way FCPX actually works - CCs are just (not very) glorified nests, whereas secondaries have all i
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Eli Hollander liked this 8 years ago
can't get strobe effect to work in FCP X
by Nick Natteau 8 years ago
OK...in FCP7 we had the Strobe effect in the Video section of the effects pull down menu. Because FCP X doesn't have a "Strobe" effect, I was told to go into Motion 5 and create it there. But after I
Re: can't get strobe effect to work in FCP X
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
Nicholas, There is a filter that Brendan Gibbons created that you may download, and it will probably do what you need. Eli http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 344 2635
My audio misadventures
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
Forgive the repost... my first attempt at screen capture went well, but youtube dropped the audio from the clip, so I recompressed and reposted. I am depressed and frazzled at wrestling with FCX all d
Re: My audio misadventures
by Tal Rom 8 years ago
You shuold use "open in timeline" and set the channels levels there. in this option, you enter the "inside" of the clip and can edit the video and the audio and add filters. after you exit the "open i
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Eli Hollander liked this 8 years ago
This Is A Nightmare!
by Francis Robertson 8 years ago
Don't get me wrong, with a little practice I can get my head around this thing but it is currently so alien to me! Audio and video clips side by side on the timeline !! No audio Mixer (that I can see,
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Julian Bowman liked this 8 years ago
Re: This Is A Nightmare!
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
Before you go ballistic, do your homework--go through one of the excellent interactive tutorials available out there... learn a bit about the way FCP X works. If you take the time and you do learn thi
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4-channel audio, anamorphic settings, and markers anyone?
by Michael Garber 8 years ago
Hey y'all, Well, I'm done b*tch*n'. On to figuring out this behemoth! I'm not doing any major projects, just trying to run FCPX through it's paces. So here goes... Has anyone brought in any 4-channel
Re: 4-channel audio, anamorphic settings, and markers anyone?
by Simon Ubsdell 8 years ago
Michael Garber "I discovered the Metadata Editor last night and found a setting in there for Aspect Ratio. Unfortunately, it doesn't show up after you select it." Could you elaborate This was the fir
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Eli Hollander liked this 8 years ago
Locking in and outs in Bin (or what ever they call it now)
by Elliott Dunwody 8 years ago
Is there a way yo lock your in and out on a clip in the events. Every time my mouse moves over it the in and out gets moved. Driving me crazy. Bright Blue Sky Productions 4811 Rivoli Dr Macon, GA 3121
Re: Locking in and outs in Bin (or what ever they call it now)
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
Further refining the technique in which in and out points (range) is EASILY remembered. Mark In and Out point (range). Press F to make range a Favorite (remembers range). Note Green bar at top of clip
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Eli Hollander liked this 8 years ago
FCPX duplicating footage that's being imported?
by Michael Largé 8 years ago
I remember being excited upon hearing that FCPX would edit DSLR footage natively (no more transcoding I thought), but it's not true. It still transcodes the footage; just in the background so the wait
Re: FCPX duplicating footage that's being imported?
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
On a project I am experimenting on, I moved my original clips to an external drive, and I then deleted the clips from the main drive. Then, in order to "re-link" the media (I had already started to ed
One day with Final Cut Pro X and I'm convinced...
by Michael Garber 8 years ago
In it's current iteration, I could never use FCP X in a professional environment. I'm not one of the "whiners," just a facility owner and editor stating a very obvious fact. I've been editing with FCP
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David Lawrence liked this 8 years ago
Re: One day with Final Cut Pro X and I'm convinced...
by Michael Garber 8 years ago
Thanks! :)
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Eli Hollander liked this 8 years ago
Have you really learned FCPX?
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
I have been spending the last two (full) days going through an excellent tutorial (Steve Martin's) for FCPX. So far I'm truly impressed with the power of FCPX. At first glance, FCPX seems simple and s
Re: Have you really learned FCPX?
by Eli Hollander 8 years ago
I think that J Hussar makes an excellent point: it would be very nice to have multiple timelines projects open at the same time in different floating windows (more opportunities for Apple to sell more
Recommendation re selling my EX1
by Eli Hollander 9 years ago
What is your recommendation about where to advertise my EX1 setup for sale -- low hours, many extras (batteries, filters, memory cards), in perfect shape, used only by me. Thanks Eli
Re: Recommendation re selling my EX1
by Eli Hollander 9 years ago
Thanks for the advice (I was on my way to Western Union).... (just kidding). But I did post an ad at Creative Cow Classified. Thank you for your input so far. Eli
Transcend 32GB Update...
by Eli Hollander 10 years ago
I just received my two 32GB Transcend SDHC's. I put them in my MxM cards. Perfect... Overcrank to 37 fps (at 720, of course), and no errors. At 38 fps, I do get media errors after a time, usually over
Re: Transcend 32GB Update...
by Ron Dean 10 years ago
Curious to learn if anyone has experienced any difficulty completing initial formatting 32GB SXS-1 cards using an EX-3. I tried 2 32GB cards and received a reading of 79% and didn't complete the proce
Transcend 32 g class 6
by dano motley 10 years ago
....TOTALLY WORKS.... just received two of them from transcendusa.com. they were $108.00 each. the sony ex3 formatted them perfectly. i have shot for about a half hour on both cards and both playback
Re: Transcend 32 g class 6
by Eli Hollander 10 years ago
Thank you, Dano for the update re Transcend... Any info about overcranking limits with the Transcend 32GB ... Does everything seem reliable so far E.
BAD NEWS for Sandisk 32 class 4
by dano motley 11 years ago
I received new sandisk 32 g class 4 cards from J&R music after returning two of the same to buy.com a few days ago. they also do not format in the ex3 or ex 1 camera. i believe anybody who has them w
Re: BAD NEWS for Sandisk 32 class 4
by Eli Hollander 10 years ago
Hello Everyone, Any more information confirming that 32GB Transcend cards work well Thank you.
Stereo shotgun mic recommendation
by Eli Hollander 11 years ago
Any recommendations about short shot-gun stereo mics Anyone using the Sony ECM-680S with EX1 Any comparisons between the Sony and the Audio Technica Any other ideas. Thank you.
Re: Stereo shotgun mic recommendation
by John Cummings 11 years ago
Sanken CMS-10. Beautiful sound, small size, switchable to mono. Also came with a nice rycote cover. At about $2K it's not cheap, but I've been very happy with it.J Cummings Cameralogic Chicago cameral
CF memory cards and the EX1 (w/1.11 firmware)
by Eli Hollander 11 years ago
Any recent reports on successful combinations of inexpensive memory cards with the EX1 Are there card readers that allow you to close the door of the memory cards on the EX1 (I know that the Kensingto
Re: CF memory cards and the EX1 (w/1.11 firmware)
by Steven Thomas 11 years ago
Craig has the current working list. No errors in three weeks in all HQ modes. Actually, it has a better track record than Sony's own PHU-60K which one user returned three drives all having memory rest
Sony EX1: Problems converting files
by Jacob Brumfield 11 years ago
I have just imported all my footage onto my hard disk and have started converting everything to be edited and have ran into an odd problem. One of my cards seemed to change it's clip file name in the
Re: Sony EX1: Problems converting files
by Eli Hollander 11 years ago
From what I read into your description ("...at BPAV CLPR JB010036_01 JB010036_01.MP4, JB010036_01M01.XML etc...") it sound as if your BPAV folder is directly on your desktop, or at root level. Try put
TEST - Compare EX1 to HVR-Z7 regarding Long Gop
by richard ladkani 11 years ago
Hi there I decided to start a new thread as the other one is getting to long. I finally uploaded about 10 clips weher everybody can see what motion problem I am talking about. It's in direct comparris
Re: TEST - Compare EX1 to HVR-Z7 regarding Long Gop
by Eli Hollander 11 years ago
Ron, Sorry you couldn't open it (as a matter of habit, I compress files, not so much because of size, but because the resource fork doesn't always travel well...) Here is a link to uncompressed motion
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