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James Poll

Member Since:
April 13th 2011
24 Posts
Not able to cut footage/audio exactly where cursor is...?
by kyle Sidlik 8 months ago
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to read the problem I am having. When I import footage or audio into my sequence and try to make a cut (CMD-K) the cut will either be forward of my cursor or not cut
Re: Not able to cut footage/audio exactly where cursor is...?
by James Poll 8 months ago
Just a thought... You don't have "Show Audio Time Units" selected by any chance (under the sequence's hamburger menu) If that's turned on, you can scrub and zoom down to the audio sample level, but vi
Keyframe Lumetri/Adjustment Layer...?
by James Strecker 1 year ago
Hello, I'm working on a feature film where I want a color grade (using Lumetri) to fade in over the course of a scene. There does not seem to be a way to do this, so I'm open to suggestions. I'm hopin
Re: Keyframe Lumetri/Adjustment Layer...?
by James Poll 1 year ago
Hi James, Don't know if you found a solution yet, but what I would probably do in your situation is the following: 1) Apply your grade across everything by using the adjustment layer. 2) Make a copy o
Possible to delete all clip markers from selected clips in the timeline?
by Amy Young 2 years ago
I know this project looks crazy, but I filmed someone doing a process a few times and being a human, his timing was slightly different each take. So I used clip markers to align the steps. Next time I
Re: Possible to delete all clip markers from selected clips in the timeline?
by James Poll 2 years ago
Could you not just go under the "wrench" menu in your sequence and un-check "Show Clip Markers" It doesn't actually get rid of them, but at least you won't have to look at them... which I gather is th
CC 2014 Trim trouble
by James Poll 4 years ago
Hello all, We recently did a company-wide upgrade to CC 2014 from CS6. Unfortunately, I am now experiencing a rather major issue with Premiere Pro, specifically around the Trim function. In CS6, I cou
Re: CC 2014 Trim trouble
by James Poll 4 years ago
Hi Alessandro, I was able to fix my crashing issue, but the visual feedback of the Trim looping seems to be either broken or removed from CC 2014.2. For the crashing, it turns out that we needed to ad
Audio drifts out of sync over time
by Matthew Belinkie 5 years ago
Guys - I am banging my head against the wall trying to figure out how to convert this bunch of videos to a usable format. Here are the specs according to Quicktime: AVC Coding, 1,920 x 1,080 AAC, 4410
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Derek Steen liked this 3 years ago
Re: Audio drifts out of sync over time
by James Poll 5 years ago
I get this problem all the time, usually with files coming from an iPhone or iPad which uses VBR compression. The only way I've been able to work around it, is to convert the source files to a new Qui
Premiere Pro exporting without DeNoiser audio effect..
by Anne-Marie Alexander 5 years ago
Hi! I've added the DeNoiser effect to all of my audio clips and inside PPro it sounds good with no hissing. When I export it, it seems to ignore this effect and the hissing is still there! I've tried
Re: Premiere Pro exporting without DeNoiser audio effect..
by James Poll 5 years ago
I had a similar experience with PPro CS6. In my case, the denoise effect would actually work on exported material, but it would only pop in a couple of seconds after every cut (so you would hear hiss
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Very sad...
by Steve Brame 6 years ago
We consistently have at least 2 interns from the myriad of colleges here with production or communication programs. Since last summer we've had 4. I had to wean them from FCP7, which they had been rai
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Kevin Monahan liked this 6 years ago
Re: Very sad...
by James Poll 5 years ago
Hi Steve, Don't know if this helps, but I've had similar experiences with slow exports to H264 when using Looks (and we're on PrPro CS6). Here's what I do to work around the problem: Don't try to expo
PPro CS6 multicam question
by James Poll 6 years ago
Hello, We've recently switched to Premiere Pro from FCP 7, and I had a quick question regarding the way multicam works in CS6 Premiere Pro: Does PPro constantly stream the video from all cameras, rega
Re: PPro CS6 multicam question
by James Poll 6 years ago
The sequences are 1 2 hour interview shows, so we have about 20 minutes of multicam in each episode (the rest is titles, credits, etc). Because we need to do a final output to DVCProHD .MOV for delive
Inconsistent Motion (ver 4) Template behaviour
by James Poll 8 years ago
Hi all, I was wondering if someone could help advise me with a problem I'm having with some Motion Templates (Motion 4, FCP 7) I built some templates for a super bar in Motion. The template allow for
Final Cut Pro X - The New Manual
by Gerry Fraiberg 8 years ago
With the update comes a new version of the user guide. For what it's worth, the new Final Cut Pro X Help for 10.0.1 is 375 pages. The original document is 454 pages. I wonder what happened to 79 pages
Re: Final Cut Pro X - The New Manual
by James Poll 8 years ago
Gerry Fraiberg " The original document is 454 pages. I wonder what happened to 79 pages " Don't worry... they'll be coming "early in 2012" ! :-)
Render files - a mess!
by Morten Ranmar 8 years ago
I was one of those who jumped forward and purchased FCPX form the beginning, but quickly found out that it couldn't supply my needs - so I gave it to my wife, an artist who wants to begin working with
Re: Render files - a mess!
by James Poll 8 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "No, it leaves it there and makes a new one. This is really easy to track and watch while you do it." Actually, FCP 7 will delete and clean-up unused render files, but it only appears
Text box size / amount of text ?
by James Poll 8 years ago
Hello all, I'm trying to build a Motion template (Motion 4 with FCP 7) and I'm wondering if there is any way to determine the size of a text box, or the amount of text within a text box. Here's what I
Re: Text box size / amount of text ?
by James Poll 8 years ago
Wow, thanks Mark for the quick response! That's exactly what I needed. I had been playing around with the Link behaviour, but couldn't find anything to link to. The idea of a dummy text scale is so cl
Someone's not impressed...
by James Poll 8 years ago
For those who haven't seen the "Spock is not impressed" site ( http: spockisnotimpressed.tumblr.com ), check out the rather topical entry. Direct link below: http: s3.amazonaws.com data.tumblr.com tum
Re: Someone's not impressed...
by David Lawrence 8 years ago
Here's a working permanent link: http: spockisnotimpressed.tumblr.com post 8492360299 spock-is-not-impressed-with-the-new-final-cut-pro :) _______________________ David Lawrence art media design resea
FCP7 and Rosetta
by Marvin Holdman 8 years ago
As they are saying Lion does not support Rosetta and FCP7 is a 32bit app, does anyone know how it's going to run on Lion I know they've said it will continue to work, just wondering how that's going t
Re: FCP7 and Rosetta
by James Poll 8 years ago
Although FCP 7 will apparently run under Lion, I've seen a couple of people mention that the Final Cut Studio 3 installer is PowerPC based - which means you can only install FCP 7 using Snow Leopard *
A bit worried about Apple - would like some feedback
by Jeremy Whaley 8 years ago
Hello all, This is my first post to the forum I just discovered you guys through some google searches. I'm trying to form some opinions about FCPX. This site has proved to full of excellent info! I am
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Pete Appleby liked this 8 years ago
Re: A bit worried about Apple - would like some feedback
by James Poll 8 years ago
Unfortunately, Apple's arrogance and culture of silence has been around for a while, and it doesn't look like it's going to change any time soon. Does anyone remember way back when OS X first came out
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A couple of questions...
by James Poll 8 years ago
Hi all, I have to put together a preliminary report for work about the changes to FCP, and the impact FCP X will have on our operations. I already know most of the "biggies" (currently no OMF, EDL, XM
Re: A couple of questions...
by Simon Ubsdell 8 years ago
3) You can open your Motion 4 template in Motion 5 - you then need to Save it to the correct folder for FCPX to see it. The path is User Movies Motion Templates, then select the appropriate folder wit
Bars and Tone
by Ricky Dominguez 8 years ago
There are bars and tone in FCP X , if they are were. Thanks Ricky Dom nguez Luna Films Email: ricky@lunafilmspr.com
Re: Bars and Tone
by James Poll 8 years ago
Sometimes it's useful to add bars and tone in a tapeless workflow. I regularly add a little at the beginning of files that go out-of-house, since I know that the files may get transcoded at another fa
Looks like the PC fanbois were right after all...
by James Poll 8 years ago
I never really believed it, and always argued against it, but after the release of this schizophrenic gene-spliced mutation of iMovie and Final Cut Pro, and Apple's abandonment of the Pro market and i
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Scott Sheriff liked this 8 years ago
Re: Looks like the PC fanbois were right after all...
by Hans Dampf 8 years ago
As the roadmap says, they want to get a Mac and Linus version at the end of this year. In the meantime I will get familiar to this software. I just checked it a little bit and its amazing fast and the
UYVY files...FCP edit question
by Tony Pascal 9 years ago
I just received some files that I need to edit. The files are uncompressed AVI files that QT reads as UYVY codec. Is there a way I can get these to the point where I can edit them in FCP I've been abl
Re: UYVY files...FCP edit question
by James Poll 9 years ago
I ran into this problem a couple of months ago, and found that all my usual tricks - MPEG Streamclip, VLC, Perian, etc. didn't work... they would get one thing right (e.g. audio), but mess up the vide
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