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Gerry Fraiberg

Videographer, editor, narrator, producer. Former radio broadcast journalist.
Member Since:
July 21st 2005
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Southeastern Ontario, Canada
Mike Matzdorff - Preditors on FCPX
by Gerry Fraiberg 2 months ago
Mike Matzdorff begins a new interview series about FCPX in real world post-production workflows which impact the bottom line. http: www.provideocoalition.com final-cut-pro-x-preditors-pov - Gerry Frai
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Re: Mike Matzdorff - Preditors on FCPX
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
That was a very strong endorsement of FCPX. Made sense to me although I have never edited in Avid.
Why Can't FCPX 10.3 Render Useable Files?
by Ken Bennett 2 months ago
I just updated my iMac Yosemite to macOS Sierra and upgraded to FCPX 10.3. Just finished my first wedding edit with 10.3. But FCPX and Compressor can t rendered anything usable. The MP4 version looks
Re: Why Can't FCPX 10.3 Render Useable Files?
by Gerry Fraiberg 2 months ago
I just had a similar experience with creating a DVD in DVD Studio Pro. The content was a local theatre production recorded in AVCHD, 1920x1080, 30p. I imported to FCPX 10.3 on a 720 Timeline, then exp
Adding Apple Loops in 10.3 - Sort of a solution...
by Nicholas Zimmerman 4 months ago
Has anyone figured out a solution to adding your Logic Pro X, etc. Apple Loops to FCPX 10.3 I can't drag them in an longer, so I ended up making alias's for each of the folders. FCPX found them immedi
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Re: Adding Apple Loops in 10.3 - Sort of a solution...
by James Ewart 4 months ago
Great solution I was given by Mark Dobson from same question on another thread is to create a new library for them.
Well, I like it...
by Charlie Austin 4 months ago
Worth the wait for me... https: fcpxpert.net 2016 10 27 final-cut-pro-x-10-3-first-look ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who
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Mike Warmels liked this 4 months ago
Re: Well, I like it...
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Gerry Fraiberg "The Flow dissolve is a nice addition, which will clean up jump cuts in interview edits. Cross Dissolve worked, but was never as smooth as this." I've played with this a bit. When you
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Music Role Colour Change - Bug?
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 months ago
The colour of audio roles has changed to a lighter green in the Timeline, but not the Inspector. FCPX originally assigned a Dialogue role to the music clips, and I changed it to music. I tried changin
Re: Music Role Colour Change - Bug?
by Bret Williams 4 months ago
Worked the same way pre 10.3 as well. _______________________________________________________________________ http: BretFX.com Plugins & Templates for FCP X Editors & Motion Graphics Artists
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What would Walter Murch think of FCPX 10.3?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 months ago
Well the title pretty much says it all. With the new Roles features, being able to focus on certain stuff, etc... In my opinion with this release I don't understand how one could still defend tracks.
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Re: What would Walter Murch think of FCPX 10.3?
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Shane Ross "Does the opinion of a man deeply intrenched in Hollywood matter for an app that isn't aimed at his needs Why does it matter Is he cutting stuff like you are cutting " My point exactly. Th
10.3
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
https: www.apple.com final-cut-pro
Re: 10.3
by David Lawrence 4 months ago
Steve Connor "Wasn't the idea of "Lanes" created on here " Could be. I know we talked a lot about the need for better organizing tools including lanes and color coding. Great to see Apple's been payi
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 4 months ago
And I've already paid for 10.3!
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
It was a question in the back of my mind Upgrade price Some new quasi-subscription thing I mean this is a HUGE upgrade with serious effort invested in creating it. And now the answer is in. The $299 I
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Re: And I've already paid for 10.3!
by Mike Warmels 4 months ago
Hehehe...
Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 months ago
Here's an observation of Apple from author Seth Godin as we await Thursday's announcement from Cupertino. http: sethgodin.typepad.com seths_blog 2016 10 hardware-is-sexy-but-its-software-that-matters.
Re: Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by Simon Ubsdell 4 months ago
I like this from Seth's blogpost: It's tempting to treat the user interface as a piece of fashion, some bling, a sort of jewelry. It's not. It's the way your user controls the tool you build. Change i
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XAVC-L, all good in FCPX?
by Mark Morache 4 months ago
I'm considering buying a Sony FS5, which shoots in XAVC-L. Anyone using an FS5, or editing with footage from an FS5 Anything I should know about the workflow for this format I don't expect to be shoot
Re: XAVC-L, all good in FCPX?
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 months ago
A plug-in from Sony is no longer required as FCPX now supports XAVC.
Time to get very, very excited ...
by Simon Ubsdell 4 months ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 10 19 final-cut-pro-x-trial-page-download-link-alludes-to-impending-10-3-update It's coming. Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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Re: Time to get very, very excited ...
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
I'm hoping for 4D titles myself - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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My MacBook Pro crashes when exporting video from FCPX 10.2.3 to Compressor 4.4.2.
by Antony Morales 5 months ago
My computer crashes when exporting video from FCPX 10.2.3 to Compressor 4.4.2. I'm able export using share button within FCPX, but not Send to Compressor button. I recently updated to Security update
Re: My MacBook Pro crashes when exporting video from FCPX 10.2.3 to Compressor 4.4.2.
by Gerry Fraiberg 5 months ago
I apologize, but the answer is beyond my knowledge level. I can drive the car, but I can't fix the fuel injection system. That said, these questions come to mind: What are the Project settings What ty
A depressing visit to the Apple Store
by Claude Lyneis 5 months ago
I stopped by to see the newly remodeled Apple Store in Emeryville yesterday and while the store looks beautiful and there was a line of customers (presumably waiting to get an iPhone 7), there wasn't
Re: A depressing visit to the Apple Store
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
James Culbertson "How many pros buy their Apple products at an Apple Store versus online My guess would be that they put in an Apple Store what people actually purchase at an Apple Store." Actually I
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FCPX Has Bad Audio
by Ken Bennett 5 months ago
I'm still new to FCPX but i need a solution to this issue ASAP. Why does all my audio in the FCPX sound so bad I have what I call "hip-ups" or "skips" every few second in the audio during playback. An
Re: FCPX Has Bad Audio
by Gerry Fraiberg 5 months ago
I have never had a problem with HDV audio imported directly from a Sony Z5 to FCPX, from day one when the software was released.
Camera Archives Disadvantage
by Gerry Fraiberg 8 months ago
I'm about to start a documentary, and have created Camera Archives of all material. I was thinking of transcribing interviews before importing, using Transcriva, an older transcription software. Trans
Re: Camera Archives Advantage!
by Gerry Fraiberg 8 months ago
It's not the XAVC-L clips that Sony Catalyst Browse can't see, it's the Camera Archive created by FCP X. Using your method, I've tried pointing to folders containing AVCHD content and Nikon D7000 .mov
Wwdc intros APfs File system beta
by Tim Maloney 8 months ago
From Ars Technica... "APFS looks to be a major update over Apple s old and creaky HFS+ file system, which has been around in one form or another for decades. It has been the subject of expansions and
Re: Wwdc intros APfs File system beta
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Probably not. This has to do with drive formatting, so it might affect how libraries write to drives and therefore might introduce some compatibility issues with old and new libraries. It will also af
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New FCPX next week?
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
The rumor mill seems to point to next week's WWDC to be a software-oriented event, instead of showcasing new Apple hardware. I wonder if that will include the next version of FCPX http: 9to5mac.com 20
Re: New FCPX next week?
by Gerry Fraiberg 9 months ago
Funny, I just looked at the calendar this morning and wondered when the next FCPX update would land. That's before I read the 9to5 post.
OT - a new Barn?
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
Is it just me or are things a little.....different
Re: OT - a new Barn?
by Gerry Fraiberg 9 months ago
While I like the new look, it's next to impossible to read as the font size looks like it's about 6 pt. it's even worse in the message window when writing a new post or replying to one. Especially on
Keyword to multiple cips
by Scott Witthaus 9 months ago
Looking around for this When I select a range of clips and use a keyword, it only applies the kw to the last clip. What am I missing EDIT - Found it. Use keyboard short cut. Sorry for the wasted bandw
Re: Keyword to multiple cips
by Bret Williams 9 months ago
I just drag them to the keyword collection.
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DigitalHeaven SpeedScriber
by Craig Seeman 10 months ago
Now this has piqued my interest. Still in beta. Would love to believe this could actually be accurate. DigitalHeaven SpeedScriber http: digitalheavenltd.cmail20.com t ViewEmail y EAA4432C12107AF7 9106
Re: DigitalHeaven SpeedScriber
by Martin Baker 10 months ago
We only said "surprisingly accurate" because you'll know that automated transcription in the past has been more like "depressingly inaccurate" :-) When you get to try it, you can let us know if you're
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 10 months ago
Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Charlie Austin 11 months ago
Simon and Co. have just solved that. :-) Really cool plugin! https: www.youtube.com watch v=ej6LT1pMlcc ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poo
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David Mathis liked this 11 months ago
Re: Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Tim Wilson 11 months ago
Well, I think we've finally managed to settle one debate around here. It can be done, and there are artistic, creative reasons for doing so. Having developed, or been part of development teams for, a
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 11 months ago
Vintage
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Congrats! That old Mac Pro you've been nursing along is now likely to be officially unsupported by Apple. 2009 or older products are now "vintage" or "obsolete". See list for details. https: support.a
Re: Vintage
by Gerry Fraiberg 1 year ago
Well, at least my early 2009 Mac Pro didn't go up in smoke like an icon removed from the dock LOL.
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new kinda acronym
by Craig Alan 1 year ago
What do you think of FXP for FCP X Mac Pro, macbook pro, Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Mark III 70D, Panasonic AG-HPX170 AG-HPX250P, Canon HV40, Sony Z7U VX2000 PD170; FCP 6 certified; FCP X write professional
Re: new kinda acronym
by Gerry Fraiberg 1 year ago
Dang. Walked right into that one :-)
Interview with Jerry Hoffmann by Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Much interesting stuff by Hoffmann on FCPX and editing in general. Certainly lots of opinions subject to some interesting debate. "Lunch with Philip & Greg" interview Jerry Hoffman https: www.youtube.
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 1 year ago
Re: Interview with Jerry Hoffmann by Philip Hodgetts of Intelligent Assistance
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year ago
Neat line on the merits of over-delivering the end product there: "It's kind of like surgery - they don't really know what they're going to get until you deliver it." http: vimeo.com user1590967 video
FCPX Suggestions
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
I figured since everyone is in a pretty feisty mood, it might be good to start another "feature request" thread. The point here is not a blue sky list of features, but rather things that are realistic
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: FCPX Suggestions
by Gerry Fraiberg 1 year ago
I'm surprised nobody mentioned scrolling timeline. Or did I miss it
More Resolve
by Gerry Fraiberg 2 years ago
Here's an editors' take on DaVinci Resolve 12 from RedShark News. http: www.redsharknews.com post item 2779-blackmagic-resolve-12-review-what-s-it-like-as-an-editor
Re: More Resolve
by Michael Gissing 2 years ago
Blackmagic have called their underbaked NLE beta and that bu fixes and improvements have happened within a week. Apple would have copped far less flack if they had also been that honest and responsive
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Effects Presets Tip
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Here's an interesting tidbit made possible with 10.2. You can now save Effects Presets. This is also helpful with Color Board Presets and not just other effects. Those presets can be saved as before,
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 2 years ago
Re: Effects Presets Tip
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
Yup love this. The one step backward in regard to Color Board for me is that now it becomes a second instance of Color Board when Copy Pasting Attributes. So you have to be really careful if you paste
Debate is over!
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
If it's good enough for Jimmy it's good enough for me: https: www.facebook.com video.php v=10153217798103319&fref=nf It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid FCPX user. Lance Bache
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Re: Debate is over!
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
Any person who can make a hit song into a popular blender gets my vote. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training
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The Next FCPX Update
by Gerry Fraiberg 2 years ago
Now that Apple has updated Logic Pro to 10.1, can the next update to FCPX be far behind
Re: The Next FCPX Update
by Jeremy Garchow 2 years ago
Walter Soyka "What are we debating exactly " That trimming media is somehow, easy. Invariably, these debates always end up that X can't do what "Y" can do, so I think it's best to look over at Y, and
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Unable To Uninstall SliceX Trial
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 years ago
I am unable to fully uninstall the trial version of SliceX. After downloading, I immediately noticed erratic behaviour with FCP X. I used the uninstaller, but C2 SliceX is still showing in the Effects
Re: Unable To Uninstall SliceX Trial
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 years ago
The Crash Reports were not in the specified location, however I went into Console and saved two Final Cut Pro Crash Reports. I've also generated a System Report, which I am sending by email. It's 10:4
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta Frustration - Won't Run
by Gerry Fraiberg 5 years ago
After seeing some of the videos from Adobe, I was anxious to test drive Photoshop CS6 Beta. Unfortunately I have not been able to run it. The download appears to install, but the program won't run. I
Re: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta Frustration - Won't Run
by Gerry Fraiberg 5 years ago
Hi Barry, Thanks for the offer, however I did manage to get CS6 PS Beta running. I had cross posted in the FCP X forum, but forgot to update here. This is what I wrote last night: http: forums.creativ
Blog: The Three A's; Avid, Adobe and Apple
by walter biscardi 7 years ago
The 2010 National Association of Broadcasters convention had the Post Production world buzzing about the Three A's of the industry. Apple, Adobe and Avid. Well, really more Adobe and Avid since they w
Decisions, decisions
by Gerry Fraiberg 7 years ago
Walter, thanks for the advice. I only have the single version of Photoshop CS4. Upgrade to Production Premium: $1,099. Upgrade of Final Cut Studio 3: $359. For a busy production house, or editor, the
Send To Soundtrack Pro
by Gerry Fraiberg 11 years ago
When I right click on a clip in the timeline and try to select Send To Soundtrack Pro Audio File Project, the selection is grayed out. The only available option is Soundtrack Pro Multitrack Project. B
Re: Send To Soundtrack Pro
by Gerry Fraiberg 11 years ago
Thanks Joshua. I tried your solution, however, the more I learn, the less I know. I tried applying effects to individual clips, but it appears that effects are applied to the entire soundtrack. Even w
General Error - Media Files Disappeared
by Gerry Fraiberg 12 years ago
While trying to export a file from FCP5 to Soundtrack Pro, I got a General Error, and then found that 13 media files (video) had vanished leaving only a red slash through the icons in the bin. When I
Voiceover Tool
by Gerry Fraiberg 12 years ago
Is there any way to monitor incoming audio when using the Voiceover Tool I can hear the countdown beeps and audio tracks in the headphone feed, but not the mic that I am recording with. I know the too
Log & Capture Lockup
by Gerry Fraiberg 12 years ago
As a recent convert to Mac and Final Cut Pro, I have been introduced to the spinning beach ball. I've been experiencing frequent lockups of FCP5 during Log & Capture. The only way out, of course, is t
Re: Log & Capture Lockup
by Gerry Fraiberg 12 years ago
Thanks Peter. That sounds like it might be a viable workaround, but it creates a problem for monitoring audio in Log & Capture. I'd have to connect the audio output from the DSR-11 to an external amp
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