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Save editable titles for use in another project
by Richard Martz 2 days ago
I'm just wondering if there is any way to save titles created in a Premiere Pro project so they can be imported into another Premiere Pro project and alterred when minor things change in major titles
Re: Save editable titles for use in another project
by Herb Sevush 1 day ago
Richard Martz "I'm just wondering if there is any way to save titles created in a Premiere Pro project so they can be imported into another Premiere Pro project and altered when minor things change i
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 1 week ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Herb Sevush 1 week ago
Andrew Kimery " I would have to add "Droidmaker: George Lucas And the Digital Revolution" to the 'must read' list." Great book, a great look at the history of digital film making. And you'll learn wh
MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 4 weeks ago
If you live in the Premiere Pro world, it's starting to make sense that you might not feel the new Mac Laptops are a very big deal. If you've transitioned into the FCP X world, the evidence is mountin
Re: MacBook Pros "underpowered?" @Bill Davis
by Herb Sevush 4 weeks ago
Bill Davis "I got skimming six years ago. A year or two back, it showed up in Premiere Pro." No matter how many times you say this, it still remains factually incorrect. Skimming was in Ppro by April
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
Counter-counterpoint: that's why Premiere Pro has an interface you can actually change if you don't like what's there. Highly customizable. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkeme
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"It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x Pretty damn impressive. - RK ___________________________________________
Re: "It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Steve Connor 4 weeks ago
Brian Seegmiller " I LOVE FCP X and if you look me up you will discover I am a staunch advocate for FCP X" Won't stop you getting the "Wrath of Kurtz" I'm afraid :)
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There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Ned Miller 1 month ago
Hi All, Has this been happening to you too Or is it just me I have witnessed that basic social skills have really diminished. Kids at the Thanksgiving table looking at their phones, etc. We in the sel
Re: There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Herb Sevush 1 month ago
I don't see this as generational, but as individual. I had a potential client in the 80's that used me (I slowly figured out) to fill out their bid sheet - they knew who they wanted but they had to ge
Achieving the perfect "frame-within-a-frame"
by Brendan Nagle 1 month ago
Hey Cows, It's my first post here! I've been reading for years and finally decided to make an account. My question(s) today comes for an online news show workflow, where I cut from hosts on-camera wit
Re: Achieving the perfect "frame-within-a-frame"
by Herb Sevush 1 month ago
1) A lot of this is about managing frame size. Assuming your master timeline is 1920 by 1080, create a color matte that's also 1920-1080 and re-position it for your Picture-in-Picture. If it turns out
Upgrading the 2009 Mac Pro?
by andy patterson 1 month ago
I know some people are holding onto their older Mac Pro systems instead of buying the new (old) 2013 Mac Pro. Some have added RAM, video cards, internal RAID systems. I can sympathize with holding on
Re: Upgrading the 2009 Mac Pro?
by Herb Sevush 1 month ago
I have a 2010 2x6core 3.33 with 64 gig Ram, SSD startup drive and a flashed Nvidia 680 GPU. I also recently bought a 2013 6core 3.5 D700 with 32 gig of ram. the 2010 is hooked up to a PCIe Raid, the 2
time-remap equivalent or workflow
by Andy Engelkemier 2 months ago
I've been getting by without, or just using After Effects. But it's one of those things where I've always thought, "there's Got to be a better way." In AfterEffects, I can take a clip, decide where so
Re: time-remap equivalent or workflow
by Herb Sevush 2 months ago
Alex Udell "discreet edit* had super simple time remapping that was really teriffic..." Stop it, you're gonna make me cry. Again. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin ' at
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Premiere Pro Multicam question
by Brendan Plake 2 months ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to export a multi-cam sequence like it appears in the source monitor, with each camera showing in a grid Say I had a client who wanted to see all the angles for a par
Re: Premiere Pro Multicam question
by Herb Sevush 2 months ago
Brendan Plake "is it possible to export all angles to one video file and deliver that to the client " No. It's been asked for before -- put it in as a feature request and maybe you'll see it in futur
Color
by Magnus Wolff Soerlie 3 months ago
Searched a lot around, and I'm really sorry if I've missed an obvious post. I've been working half-professional with video for about two years now, and I've tried to become more serious about color fo
Re: Color
by Herb Sevush 3 months ago
Magnus Wolff Soerlie "But is there a slight consensus that the Adobe Products, even with Magic Bullet, can't do the job " You can do great work within Ppro using Colorista IV, a plug-in for Ppro by t
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Bill Davis "Yeah, Tom's audio work in the demo seemed so badly hobbled and slow..." It's a nice demo by a talented editor, but you only saw a reduction of an already edited commercial. Some time-cons
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Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Rod W. 4 months ago
Hi all, It's time to update one of our edit suites which is currently running a 12 core 2.66ghz MacPro 5.1 with 48GB of RAM, primarily FCP7 and AfterEffects (and we are several versions behind when it
Re: Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Herb Sevush 4 months ago
I have both a souped-up 2010 MacPro and a 2013 TrashCan. The problem with the 2010 is lack of either USB-3 or Thunderbolt connectivity, making ingest from external drives slow and difficult. If everyt
FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 5 months ago
Quite possibly the best, comprehensive and astute comparison and highlighting of old and new that I have seen to date. (both live and now "on tape") Bravo Jes s. Well done! https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: FCP X Explained…
by Steve Connor 5 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "Yeah. I also couldn't be more bummed that Apple had the gall to removed those visually powerful reminder-gaps, so I can reminisce over every bygone edit throughout the day *sigh* that
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Multicam sequence in a grid
by Brian Higgins 5 months ago
I have six camera shots that I want to sync, but also display each shot together in a grid, but am struggling how to set that up. any ideas for syncing them and also showing them all together instead
Re: Multicam sequence in a grid
by Herb Sevush 5 months ago
Brian Higgins "any ideas for syncing them and also showing them all together instead of switching them " Use the multicam feature, that's what it's there for. I would tell you to look it up in a manu
Adding a multicam to a timeline and getting additional audio tracks
by Alan Zapata 6 months ago
Hello Premiere community, I'm developing a workflow for multicam and I'm trying to get a good handle on cleaning up multicams. I first created a multicam using timecode to sync. The decks we use (Blac
Re: Adding a multicam to a timeline and getting additional audio tracks
by Herb Sevush 6 months ago
Alan Zapata "So far I've tried both Camera 1 and All Cameras. I've never tried switched since only one camera has the stereo mix on it" For your workflow you want to chose the Camera 1 setting. It is
Audio playback sync issues when editing audio files
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
I've run into this with several projects lately. The timeline is mainly video clips and I'm adding and editing added VO audio or music. The audio files are 48kHz WAVs. As I do a bit of audio editing,
Re: Audio playback sync issues when editing audio files
by Herb Sevush 6 months ago
Oliver Peters "It appears that this issue is related to the BMD Decklink card" That makes sense, I'm using a Decklink card as well. I wonder if I switched to an aja or other video output card if that
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 6 months ago
Plug-in leader Boris FX acquires Sapphire tools and team to become the powerhouse in post-production software industry (Boston, MA--September 9, 2016) Boris FX , the leader in integrated VFX and workf
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Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Herb Sevush 6 months ago
"Could it be that both seem ridiculously overpriced in a market where there's been a groundswell of inexpensive and free plugins " I would think this is it. The FCPX crowd demands everything be free c
Good news
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Alex 4D just posted this https: jobs.apple.com us search#&ss=47429395&t=0&so=&lo=0*USA&pN=0&openJobId=47429395 Anyone here want the job :)
Re: Good news
by Walter Soyka 6 months ago
Bill Davis "I don't have to get a whole new phone because I left mine on the deck and it started raining Because Jony Ives team figured a way not to need the same headphone hole they've been using si
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Fully Loaded Mac Mini Ok for Premiere Pro?
by Alexander Freedman 7 months ago
Hello all, I'm looking to upgrade a Mid-2010 Mac Pro (old silver tower, specs below) and was curious if you all thought a fully decked out 2016 Mac Mini (specs below) would be OK Unfortunately, using
Re: Fully Loaded Mac Mini Ok for Premiere Pro?
by David Roth Weiss 7 months ago
The biggest problem with the Mac mini is the installed GPU... At least with an iMac you can, and should, upgrade to the highest level GPU Apple installs in the model you're looking at. BTW, using your
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Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Craig Seeman 8 months ago
Interesting to note that the author is only identified as "Guest Author" and is a former Apple employee. Is something dramatic about to happen with Final Cut Pro X http: www.redsharknews.com post item
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Re: Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
Mitch Ives "I guess my sarcasm didn't translate. Yes, I know they keep us updated on Safari, which was my point " Should have spotted that :)
Apple is discontinuing the only monitor it makes, the Thunderbolt Display
by Craig Seeman 9 months ago
Apple officially discontinues Thunderbolt Display, points users towards third-party options http: 9to5mac.com 2016 06 23 apple-discontinues-thunderbolt-display Apple is discontinuing the only monitor
Re: Apple is discontinuing the only monitor it makes, the Thunderbolt Display
by Mark Raudonis 9 months ago
Am I the only one who actually liked them A t-bolt monitor paired with an iMac makes a wonderful dual monitor edit station. We have a ton of them. Of course they never actually lined up perfectly. You
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RIP Peter Thomas
by Todd Terry 11 months ago
We lost one of the true giants of our industry this weekend, the man I will always consider the "World's Greatest Narrator" Peter Thomas passed away on Saturday. He was 91, and more than due for a res
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Re: RIP Peter Thomas
by Herb Sevush 9 months ago
I worked with Peter Thomas in the 70's and 80's in New York. Back then he would come in to town about 2 or 3 days a week, setup in whatever recording studio and knock out about 8 to 10 sessions, then
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OT Sony sells Vegas?
by Steve Connor 10 months ago
https: news.creativecow.net story 881874
Re: OT Sony sells Vegas?
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
Herb Sevush "Other than the few hundred folks in attendance at the nab event all the rest of us heard were rumors, and of all the rumors, none of us heard that Apple would be releasing a program that
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How Does An Editor Think And Feel?
by David Lawrence 10 months ago
Tony Zhou's lastest installment in his amazing series, Every Frame a Painting - something especially for us. Enjoy! https: www.youtube.com watch v=3Q3eITC01Fg _______________________ David Lawrence ar
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Re: How Does An Editor Think And Feel?
by Simon Ubsdell 10 months ago
Rule Number One: It's all about the eyes. So true. Great little video essay from the wonderful Tony Zhou. Thanks for sharing, David. Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 11 months ago
So here we are, a week past the "actual" end of NAB 2016, and I'm asking myself, what's still worth talking about a week later Because if it ain't worth talking about a week later, is it worth talking
Re: NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 11 months ago
I put "disruptive" in quotes because I don't know that we've actually seen a "disruptive" camera in the precise nature of the word. As the owner of the first 2 RED cameras off the line notes, RED most
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Herb Sevush liked this 11 months ago
Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
At NAB a number of products were shown with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. These were displayed with PCs that have TB3. When I asked one vendor about Mac compatibility, they said an adapter would be requ
Re: Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Shane Ross "I'm sure Apple will discontinue that line and push iMacs as their main "pro" computer (it already is superior to the current MacPro trash can)" The middle and top nMP's will still beat th
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Adobe sneak peak
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Some of these things will look familiar :) http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud Immerse-yourself-in-creativity - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe sneak peak
by Scott Witthaus 11 months ago
When do we get a new title tool Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To H*lp Screwed-Over Freelancers
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Interesting attempt to provide more protections for freelancers against late pay, none paying clients. ______ NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To Help Screwed-Over Freelancers http: gothamist.c
Re: NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To H*lp Screwed-Over Freelancers
by Herb Sevush 12 months ago
Mark Suszko " I can't imagine how a freelancer under these kind of market conditions can operate WITHOUT a cushion in place, in advance." Be married to someone with a steady income that can make your
Game of Thrones London Trailer workflow in X.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
Just an interesting article, particularly relating to how magnetism helps Tom in High Profile promo trailer production by pinning SFX to ending clips and making it easier to time things... FWIW. http:
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Re: Game of Thrones London Trailer workflow in X.
by Gary Huff 1 year ago
Bill Davis " Just like Premiere Pro editors are stuck in THEIR ways - seeking workflows as much like what they've been accustomed to for the past 30 years as possible cuz, you know, change is hard."
FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Ken Bennett 1 year ago
I'm looking for a new NLE since I'm about done with Sony Vegas. Tell me why I should go with FPC X over PP CS6 I am not going to pay a monthly subscription for Adobe CC. I do everything from weddings
Re: FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Ken Bennett " Tell me why I should go with FPC X over PP CS6 " Because PP CS6 is nearly 4yrs old and dead as a doornail. If you want to stay PC then you can also look at Avid and possibly even Resolv
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Mac Pro: Optimal scratch / data disk setup
by Tommy Rudman 2 years ago
Hey all, I've recently been running out of space and seen a huge decline in speed on my Mac Pro. I use the computer for video editing, audio production, 3d and After Effects rendering. My Mac Pro curr
Re: Mac Pro: Optimal scratch / data disk setup
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Why the higher speed SSD for the cache I have the same drives but setup the other way around - The high-speed PCI SSD for the boot drive and the regular SSD for the cache. What's the advantage the oth
New Digital Juice Subscription
by Jeff Breuer 3 years ago
Have any of you seen the new direction Digital Juice is going Basically they are ditching disk media and going with a web portal. You pay a monthly subscription and get access to all of their software
Re: New Digital Juice Subscription
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Todd Terry "Dang... read those employee reviews. WOWSER." Makes me want to trash my Digital Juice disks. On the other hand, it makes me appreciate my work environment all the more. Herb Sevush Zebra
Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by Andy Field 3 years ago
Some fantastic additions to the work flow and interface explained in detail with video instruction here http: provideocoalition.com ssimmons story dissecting-those-upcoming-adobe-premiere-fall-cc-2014
Re: Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher "i still think the way they're going about it is a lousy idea, and there are better options available to them, but i'm not going to carp as much now that I rented the thing for a y
Editing chair choices
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
I have a doc's note telling the boss to get me an ergonomic chair that fits me better and supports the back better. Standard office chairs are not quite deep enough back-to-front on the seat cushion,
Re: Editing chair choices
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
The Aeron is great. Fantastic warranty as well, my seat broke after 8 years and they replaced it, no questions asked. So 12 years of use, no more back problems, for about $80 yr. Herb Sevush Zebra Pro
No timecode when transcoding 4K XDCAM to 4K ProRes
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
OSX 10.8.5 I just transcoded some 4K XDCAM clips to 4K ProRes 422 and then imported to Premiere Pro. The problem is with the timecode, or rather the lack of timecode. All of the ProRes clips now show
Re: No timecode when transcoding 4K XDCAM to 4K ProRes
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
The solution, thank you Adobe and Kevin Monahan, is to upgrade to AME CC 2014. Problem solved. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin' attached to nothin' "Deciding the spine
Blistering tech support critique from one of Adobe's biggest supporters
by Andy Field 3 years ago
From Larry Jordan (who makes a big part of his living with Adobe Training) with scathing criticism of Adobe Tech support EDITORIAL: ADOBE MEDIA ENCODER WON'T LAUNCH... AND I CAN'T FIND OUT WHY! I was
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Re: Blistering tech support critique from one of Adobe's biggest supporters
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Walter Soyka "I would have actually thought that variations in workflow are an area where forums win. Workflows develop in the wild that the developers may not expect." My issue is that often I don't
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cutting promos with premiere is the nicest thing in the entire world.
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
I had to say it. I'm in a big broadcaster for a few months that does a lot of sport. they have avid - around sixty suites of avid. Horrible horrible horrible avid on isis as far as the eye can see. I
Re: cutting promos with premiere is the nicest thing in the entire world.
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher " You can scrub instantaneously live between timelines X style. Given PPro handles the clip move from timeline to timeline as a non destructive instance move, I don't know any othe
OT: Best current hard drives
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
I thought I would take advantage of your collective expertise to post this very basic query - in your considered opinion what are the best and most reliable 3TB & 4TB hard drives at this point in time
Re: OT: Best current hard drives
by Frank Wit 3 years ago
Good read: http: blog.backblaze.com 2014 01 21 what-hard-drive-should-i-buy
Extend reverb beyond end of clip?
by Aaron Fisher-Cohen 5 years ago
I've never tried to do this before and I think I might have to go into Soundtrack to do it because I know FCP pretty well and I can't think of a way to do it. I have a clip that ends with a bunch of p
Re: Extend reverb beyond end of clip?
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Adam Simpson "Thanks so much for this idea, worked perfectly." It's nice to see that a good idea is timeless. Long live the Cow. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin' atta
day 1 - Thunderbolt 2 speed tests with Maxx Digital 8 bay Thunderbolt 2 drive array
by Bob Zelin 3 years ago
Hi - we just got the new Mac Pro. I only had access to the horrible 3TB Toshiba SATA drives for these tests (so we really need to use HGST Ultrastar drives for more accuracy). But this is a 24 TB (RAI
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Re: day 1 - Thunderbolt 2 speed tests with Maxx Digital 8 bay Thunderbolt 2 drive array
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Bob Zelin "And we have NOT started testing the expansion chassis yet ... we will do testing with all the existing RAID array and host adaptor cards (ATTO, Areca, etc.) to see if there are performance
1970's Cinema
by Mike Cohen 3 years ago
Although I did not catch any classic 70's films IN the 70's, I have come to love the style and artistry of this genre. Here are some of my faves (same goes for music): Friends of Eddie Coyle I had not
Re: 1970's Cinema
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Part IV What was I thinking I left out the whole Don Siegel Clint Eastwood segment. Other than the Dirty Harry movies (Siegel directed the first one, Eastwood the last two) Siegel directed Eastwood in
Ender's Game
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=2UNWLgY-wuo Premise: In an effort to exploit Hollywood for all its young talent of the last few years, I assume a (possibly drugged up) movie producer said in the past ye
Re: Ender's Game
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Mark Suszko "I think the film stayed faithful to the original story about as well as it could." Which was a problem. If ever a novel required a movie in 2 parts this was it. I love the book and the m
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