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Glenn Grant

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May 12th 2006
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Motion Tracker
by Glenn Grant 1 year ago
Are sliceX and TrackX still good options, or is there something new out there The Coremelt site doesn't look like it's been updated in some time.
Re: Motion Tracker
by Glenn Grant 1 year ago
Thanks Bret.
iMac VS Surface Studio
by andy patterson 2 years ago
The Surface Studio does not have the best specs. I admit is is pricey but it is the user experience that is worth noting. MS can improve the Surface Studio's specs but can Apple improve the user exper
Re: iMac VS Surface Studio
by Glenn Grant 2 years ago
Those discussions usually revolve around how the programs related to the work of video editors. In a FCP forum every thread is going to be discussed from the editors perspective. I think you might fin
FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Alex James 2 years ago
Hi All, This is probably a topic that has been covered time and time again but I wanted to create a forum post to ask advise on the best course of action for our company. We are a video production age
Re: FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Glenn Grant 2 years ago
I wouldn't switch just because a few new guys know Premier better. As for NAS, there are some pretty solid solutions for FCPX so that shouldn't be a problem. Depending on what you use After Effects fo
looking for cloud back-up
by Craig Alan 2 years ago
I have the need for both my home office and for a studio I run. I want incremental backups of media raids without my having to deal with it. I use four drive raid 5 in Pegasus and Thunderbays. I am ti
Re: looking for cloud back-up
by Glenn Grant 2 years ago
Have you considered backing up your home drive to a drive at your office and the office drive to a drive at home That would give you two copies off all media and easy access to the back up if you need
Eyelines in talking head interviews
by Simon Ubsdell 3 years ago
This is pretty much completely off topic but I wanted somewhere to vent and here's as good a place as anywhere. So many people shooting talking heads which are supposed to be convincing the viewer of
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Glenn Grant liked this 3 years ago
Re: Eyelines in talking head interviews
by Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "I can understand the need to try and vary the shooting style for creative effect ... goodness knows I've shot enough of these things over the years. But the basic misunderstanding of t
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Glenn Grant liked this 3 years ago
NAB, what would like to see?
by David Mathis 3 years ago
I know, just another couple of weeks or so. Waiting can be so traumatic. LOL I am hoping to see a role based mixer in FCP X in addition to decompose compound clips in place. Would also love the option
Re: NAB, what would like to see?
by Glenn Grant 3 years ago
I think the analogy works as well as word processor. Data entry or word processor was just a key pusher, a learned skill but it doesn't require talent or artistic expression. If all you do is push but
FCPX Performance significantly improved for me in 10.2
by Steve Connor 4 years ago
I've been editing on 10.2 for a while now and it is considerably faster, waveform redraw is much better as is filmstrip view. I've got a long running project with over 2000 clips that was getting pain
Re: FCPX Performance significantly improved for me in 10.2
by Glenn Grant 4 years ago
Im on an early 2008 MacPro with an ATI 5770 with a clean instal of Yosemite and 10.2 and it feels like a new machine. I know the clean instal helps but I a surprised at how much faster both FCP and Mo
Randy Ubillos retires from Apple
by Andrew Kimery 4 years ago
Randy Ubillos, the driving force behind Premiere, FCP 7 and FCP X has retired from Apple. Let the speculation begin! http: forums.macrumors.com showthread.php t=1871631
Re: Randy Ubillos retires from Apple
by Glenn Grant 4 years ago
You beat me to it!
Randy Ubillos Retiring?
by Glenn Grant 4 years ago
http: appleinsider.com articles 15 04 23 final-cut-creator-randy-ubillos-leaves-apple-after-20-years I wonder if that will have any affect on the development of X going forward.
Re: Randy Ubillos Retiring?
by Bill Davis 4 years ago
He popped into the private group I hang in a few hours ago. (a very rare thing) and mentioned that he's going scuba diving. And that he *may* stop by to hang out a bit in the future if the spirit move
It is patently obvious...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
That nobody or at least no professional in their right mind would ever use 3D text for their titles. . It is so old fashioned. ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Bab
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Re: It is patently obvious...
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Also, I squeal like a young boy when I see the Star Wars trailers." 3D type, much like the Force, may be used for good or evil. Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live link
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Went back to 10.1.4 :-{
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
Sadly, I was having too many problems with spinning beachballs and crashes. I'd be curious to know if anyone else with an older computer was having any troubles. The good news is that I opened the lib
Re: Went back to 10.1.4 :-{
by Glenn Grant 4 years ago
I did a clean instal of Yosemite and 10.2 on a 2008 Mac Pro and it has been running great. I haven't tried any 3D text yet but multicam and color correction working great. Bad news is my esata card is
Did Post Magazine prematurely announce FCPX 10.2?
by William Davis 4 years ago
This link showed up on aotg.com but it 404's http: www.aotg.com media 51917 apple-release-final-cut-pro-10.2 NAB week is looking up. -Bill
Re: Did Post Magazine prematurely announce FCPX 10.2?
by Glenn Grant 4 years ago
It's on Business Wire: http: finance.yahoo.com news apple-updates-final-cut-pro-160000388.html;_ylt=AwrTWf1U6itVGWkAiP7QtDMD
Evidently, some of this is quantified.
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
American Multi-Cinema Theatres (owned by a Chinese conglomerate) to test subscription service with MoviePass. http: www.kansascity.com news business technology article4512995.html "Under the MoviePass
Re: Evidently, some of this is quantified.
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "When is someone going to offer the life subscription For $xxxx.xx per month, you get the house, the spouse, the kids, the car, the computer, the software, the insurance, the music, th
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Monitoring out with new Mac Pro?
by Mitch Ives 5 years ago
To new Mac Pro users: what are you using to monitor out from FCP X I'm referring to say using a 42" display for client viewing, not as a replacement for your computer monitor. It appears that it needs
Re: Monitoring out with new Mac Pro... might have a cheap solution
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Bret, Does this work with two other monitors attached or only one I can't seem to get the HDMI to work on my 5770 also flashed for Mac. Is it limited to 2 monitors total
FCP X Running Really Slow
by Peter Vandall 5 years ago
I have a mac mini running mavericks with a 2.6 i7 processor and 16 GB of ram. I am cutting a project on a 1TB G tech drive over Firewire 800 with 30 percent of its space free. The media is all 5D tran
Re: FCP X Running Really Slow
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Check to make sure "Better Performance" is selected and not "Better Quality"
Adjust Z position and scale at the same time
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
I seem to remember a short cut or modifier key to scale an object while adjusting it's z position. I am importing a .psd so everything is flat. I want to ad some z space for a camera move, but I need
Re: Adjust Z position and scale at the same time
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Thank you Robin. I tried every key combination in the inspector window and on screen controls, but I did try the HUD.
Multicam workflow
by Claude Lyneis 5 years ago
We are shooting a lacrosse game with two cameras, one for wide angle and one for close in action, different camera operators from different locations. The goal will be a short report 5 minutes our of
Re: Multicam workflow
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
I agree with David, that you are better off letting both cameras run for the entire game. You can use a slate, clap your hands (If the cameras are close enough that they will both catch the audio) or
Motion Template Files
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
I installed FCPx10.1 on a clean hard drive with a fresh install of Mavericks. This way I can still work on current projects with 10.0.9 and run 10.1 for new projects. Because it is a new install on a
Re: Motion Template Files
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Thanks Loren. I'll try creating a template in Motion so it can build the folder structure, then transfer the templates over. Cheers, Glenn
One more transplant for my old MacPro!
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Excited by the new Mac Pro but I won't have the budget for one for another 6 months so I've decided to add one more upgrade to my 2008 8 core 3.1 MacPro. It currently has SSD boot drive, 16GB RAM and
Re: One more transplant for my old MacPro!
by Glenn Grant 5 years ago
Hi Steve, I have the exact same setup. I am thinking about adding a 5770 to see if I can benefit from two graphics cards. Does anyone know if the cards have to match
AE and FCP X surprise
by Bret Williams 6 years ago
I thought FCP X wouldn't relink to anything that wasn't exactly perfectly the same - clip name, length, specs, etc I just rendered something out of AE and brought it into FCP X. Then I quit X, rerende
Re: AE and FCP X surprise
by David Eaks 6 years ago
File be back. (AE round trip)
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Burn additional DVDs
by Glenn Grant 6 years ago
I burned a set of DVDs for client approval and they have requested additional copies of each DVD. When I go into FCPX it has to re-encode the files, it wont just burn another disk. Is there another wa
Re: Burn additional DVDs
by Glenn Grant 6 years ago
Create Disk doesn't really have any options except under the file menu in list a handful of recent files. If you open one nothing seems to happen, but if you insert a blank disk it will burn it. You d
If You upgrade to Mavericks....
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
You might want to do this, spotted on another forum. Had a couple of encodes time out today and this may be the reason https: www.youtube.com watch v=_k4sPrWOxso&feature=player_embedded Steve Connor T
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Re: If You upgrade to Mavericks....
by Gerry Fraiberg 6 years ago
Good find. Thanks!
3 Week Time Lapse?
by Chris Mason 8 years ago
Hi Gang, I have a client that wants to produce a time lapse video of the setup process for an upcoming event. They are going to extreme lengths to build an outdoor concert venue and want to document t
Re: 3 Week Time Lapse?
by Glenn Grant 7 years ago
Hi Mark, What model Axis web cam did you use I have a client that wants to do a four day outdoors time lapse and I am trying to figure out what my best option would be. Thanks, Glenn
HPX 370 Stock Lens Issues
by Glenn Grant 8 years ago
Has anyone had issues with the stock lens on an HPX 370 I had heard from one camera guy that he was having issues with focusing with anything over f4. I searched online and could find anything. Is thi
Re: HPX 370 Stock Lens Issues
by Glenn Grant 8 years ago
Thanks Guys, I appreciate the input.
Feeling guilty for not "being accessible" when on vacation?
by Robert Glanns 8 years ago
I work in a small post-house, and I often work 10-11 hour days, often times on weekends. Because we're so small, our job duties among the employees tend to overlap a lot. Our editor can also to motion
Re: Feeling guilty for not "being accessible" when on vacation?
by Glenn Grant 8 years ago
Communicating with your regular clients before you go and planning the extra time to wrap things up are the keys. You should also plan some extra time when you get back to take care of what ever came
hpx 370
by Glenn Grant 8 years ago
The HPX 370 seems like a great camera and with the $2000.00 discount it's an awesome price. But it makes be wonder if the next greatest thing is right around the corner. I am looking to upgrade my Son
Re: hpx 370
by Glenn Grant 8 years ago
Thank Chris, I certainly need to get my hands on one before I buy it. I will be using this hand held outdoors, and will need to pan quickly to keep up with the action.
Multi-cam shoot matching the line cut??
by Mark Linthicum 10 years ago
This is a tuff on! I am working on a Multi-cam shoot and have all my footage in a Multi-clip and can not figure out a easy way to match the line cut (The cut they did Live during the event). i thought
Re: Multi-cam shoot matching the line cut??
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
I agree with Michael. I cut a lot of programs that start with a line cut, but need to be trimmed down to a specific length. Making the line cut part of the multi cam makes it easy to find the same spo
AJA Kona 4
by Torstein Grude 10 years ago
I am a happy owner of a Aja Kona 3 card. However, work ahead entails 4K, so I am wondering if anyone heard anything about a Kona 4 coming out If yes, when If no, anyone know of good alternatives Thank
Re: AJA Kona 28
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
Is this the right forum to ask about using my iphone as a media server Hey, I just figured out how to get ride of my Legacy Name!
A few Raid questions
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
I have two questions about a Raid set ups. I have a Sonnet five disk raid 5 set up attached via eSata with a G-tech raid controller card. I have one large project on it, that I only work on from time
Re: A few Raid questions
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
Thanks Curtis, I thought it would help save energy if I could turn it off. What about at the end of the day if I know I am going to use it the next day should I leave it on I will just leave the inter
FCP 6 - MultiCam Editing
by Dominic Wilhelm 10 years ago
Hi I am new to FCP (6) and quite a newbie editor. I would like to do a multicamera edit from four cameras. The footage from each camera is chunked or segmented (we used the EX1 whihc uses cards). So,
Re: FCP 6 - MultiCam Editing
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
If your timeline settings match the source settings, you should not need to render anything. The output might take some time. Hey, I just figured out how to get ride of my Legacy Name!
money blowing away
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
I am looking for some suggestions for an animation with dollar bills blowing across the screen. I want something that would look like what a leaf blower would do to a pile of money. I tried using some
Re: money blowing away
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
Thanks David. I think that will work. Should be close enough for this project. Hey, I just figured out how to get ride of my Legacy Name!
HDMI Audio
by Glenn Grant 10 years ago
When I burn a DVD using Compressor's default DVD settings with ac3 Audio, the audio is not supported via HDMI. I tried one of the audio settins and got it to work, but I am wondering what others have
AntiAliasing in FCP plug in
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am using the Pro Animator Plug in for Final Cut 6.0.3. I am having trouble with anti-aliasing. No matter what I set the output to in Pro animator, there is no difference in the rendered video in FCP
Re: AntiAliasing in FCP plug in
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am using the plug in as well. I will try the DVCpro 50 timeline and see what happens. Hey, I just figured out how to get ride of my Legacy Name!
Naming Convention for Television show
by Alan Smith 11 years ago
I have searched through the forums for a couple hours and cannot seem to find what I'm looking for. I have read read post related to naming conventions, but cannot seem to find them anymore. I am tryi
Re: Naming Convention for Television show
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Check out this article from Dustin Lau in the COW library. http: library.creativecow.net articles lau_dustin mediamanagement.php It is pretty good to get you started. But as the others have said, what
time code offset
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am trying to capture from a Sony HDV Z1U via a convergent design HD-SI to the KONA 3 capture card in a new MacPro 2.8. In both FCP 6.0.3 and VTR exchange I seem to have about a 5 frame offset from b
Re: time code offset
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Unfortunately, I don't have any other SDI gear to try out. I will go back to convergent design and see what they think. Thanks for the help guys.
*NEW* AJA KONA v6.0 software available now
by AJA Sales Department 11 years ago
Hello, Available today at the Support section of our website is new version 6.0 software for the KONA lineup (as well as new v6.0 software for Io HD, see details on the Io Cow page). New features and
Re: *NEW* AJA KONA v6.0 software available now
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I know how much everyone love to rush out and get the latest updates, so I will jump under the bus with this one. I am between projects right now and I just installed a Kona 3 last week so I don't hav
Firewire 400 vs. 800
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
When I capture I go from MiniDV camera to Firewire to computer. It was recommended to me that I may want to use Firewire 800 over 400 mainly because of the higher bandwidth for HD. Well, in looking at
Re: Firewire 400 vs. 800
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
The previous post about SATA was to suggest you add an eSATA or a firewire card like the one you posted. Your FW 400 is more than enough bandwidth to capture DV. Any problems you are encountering is p
Kona 2 and Pro Res 422
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am considering the used Kona 2 for sale right now on the "For Sale" forum, but I am wondering how this will work with pro res. Can I use the kona 2 for capturing pro res and will I get any of the ha
Re: Kona 2 and Pro Res 422
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Thanks Jeremy, No worries on the bad news. I guess I will just use the G5 for editing and not capturing. But the Kona 2 would work for capturing DVCProHD via SDI with a dual 2.0 G5 Some project I get
Shattered text in motion
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am posting this both hear and in the Boris forum as I don't know if it is a Motion issue or a plug in issue. I am trying to apply the BCC 5 3D shatter effect to some text in a 2D motion 3 project. I
Re: Shattered text in motion
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
That sounds like it should work. This was one of those things that seemed like it should not be that difficult, but for some reason, I could not get it to do what I wanted it to do. Thanks for your he
shattered text in motion
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I am trying to apply the BCC 5 3D shatter effect to some text in a 2D motion 3 project. I have an arrow coming down it hits the text and the text shatters. The problem is the shattered pieces don't fl
Re: shattered text in motion
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Thanks Peter. I ended up sending two files to FCP and applied the shatter effect there. I will try your suggestion also it sounds like a better idea the what I ended up doing.
FCP 6.0.3 hangs on render under new leopard update
by Jim Kinsey 11 years ago
Rendering DV anamorphic in FCP 6.0.3 with latest version of leopard. First, my machine renders and I can see the HDpro 4TB rendering away but it hangs up at 44% sometime 98% and FCP freezes then I do
Re: FCP 6.0.3 hangs on render under new leopard update
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I had this same kind of thing happen, but I am still on 10.5.2. I was able to narrow it down to one clip that was giving me trouble. It was just b-roll so I used a different shot. I wish I had tried t
Effects will not render
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I have searched here and on Apples site and have not found anything on this. I am running FCS 2.0.3 on a 2x2.8 quad core with 10 GB memory. With the stock ATI 2600 graphics card. I capture HDV footage
Re: Effects will not render
by Rafael Amador 11 years ago
Thas clear Glenn, This happens with the GPU based effects. Those are rendered in your video card. s your computer is telling you, your video card is not enough to cope with that data-rate. nothing to
FCP will work great on a new iMAC, right?
by Adam Keyes 11 years ago
I do pretty simple film edit work. Weddings, events, etc. Currently, DV is my format, but obviously over the next few years I will move into some form of HD. I am not really doing anything with Motion
Re: FCP will work great on a new iMAC, right?
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
It will work and do what you need it to do for now. One of the biggest problems, if not the biggest problem, is you cant upgrade much. I have one that I use FCP all the time, and it is great for rough
Forum guidance
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
Just joined CC - thought someone here could point me to the proper forum. My business is investigating the migration up to HD. But here's my question (one of those "Duhh - where's the power switch " q
Re: Forum guidance
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Glad to know it looks good. I wasn't sure how it would look, the bit rate seems kinda low for HD.
New Snapping behaviour - Don't Likey
by Ron James 11 years ago
Did a few searches and only turned up a thread about 6.0.2 bugs. However, I don't think the new snapping behaviour is a bug (I thought it was at first) but a "feature." Before, when you turned snappin
Re: New Snapping behaviour - Don't Likey
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
It did take a bit getting used to, but I like this feature.
.mxf flies to compressor
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I have tried to find the answer to this a few times without much luck, maybe things have changed a bit. I do DVD authoring for a post house that edits on Avid MC. They output to DVCam and send me a ta
Re: .mxf flies to compressor
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
Thanks again. I've been using FC since v 1.0 back when it was about $100K cheaper than avid. All this looking around at avid stuff to figure this out sure has taught me a few things. MC does look like
get files from an AVID to FCS 2
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I have tried to find the answer to this a few times without much luck, maybe things have changed a bit. I do DVD authoring for a post house that edits on Avid MC. They output to DVCam and send me a ta
Re: get files from an AVID to FCS 2
by Glenn Grant 11 years ago
I have considered that, but that is more for transferring the timeline. They even say on there site that "can" import the footage, but they recommend you recapture on the mac. This may have changed, b
Multibridge AND Kona2
by Tracey Dunn 12 years ago
Don't really know which forum to put this in; here or AJA Kona Can AJA Kona 2 and Blackmagic Multibridge run in the same machine without problems Thanks
Re: Multibridge AND Kona2
by Glenn Grant 12 years ago
What about Kona2 and Intensity
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