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Joe Marler

Sony A7RII, Sony 28-135 f/4 cinema lens, Zacuto Marauder rig, Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8, Canon 5D Mark III, 24-105 f/4, 70-200 f/2.8 IS II, 17-40 f/4, Zacuto Z-Finder EVF Pro, Zacuto CrossFire rig, Kessler Stealth Slider, Canon HF-G30, FCP X
Member Since:
June 17th 2010
283 Posts
100 posts
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Nashville, TN
FCPX performance, XAVC and my ever running fan
by Mark Morache 2 days ago
I'm curious about the performance of my MBP and my XAVC footage. I've spent thousands of hours editing xdcam 35 footage, using all sorts of layers and effects and my MPB (late 2013 Retnia 2.6 GHz i7 w
Re: FCPX performance, XAVC and my ever running fan
by Joe Marler 1 day ago
Mark Morache "I'm curious about the performance of my MBP and my XAVC footage...I now own a Sony PXW-FS5, and I'm shooting 1080 XAVC-L footage, and simply playing clips in the browser starts heating
FCPX horrendously slow to import clips or XML
by Mathew Farrell 4 days ago
Hey folks, I'm starting my first FCPX project. I'm putting together some long form docos and have some 60 hours of clips in at least three formats (including AVCHD files in MTS wrapper from a Sony). T
Re: FCPX horrendously slow to import clips or XML
by Joe Marler 2 days ago
Mathew Farrell "Removing from the wrapper is one thing, but I'm talking about leaving media on its source drive and not duplicating it all into the library file. Surely that's a global option, and no
Can a project be too large?
by Noam Osband 4 days ago
I'm working on a film that's a little over 3 hours. I find every day, FCP X crashes once or twice. I usually close most of my programs so it's not computer memory, and both my computer and the externa
Re: Can a project be too large?
by Joe Marler 4 days ago
Noam Osband " both my computer and the external drives have at least 10% free." That is extremely tight. Both FCPX and macOS are constantly using storage for paging, temp files, render files, etc. Th
Upgrading the 2009 Mac Pro?
by andy patterson 7 days 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 Joe Marler 5 days ago
Gabe Strong "not sure why you are taking 'an average of the entries in the CPU database.' That is a little like averaging the speeds of any GPU anyone puts into the 2009 Mac Pro. " I did NOT take an
FAO Bill - or anyone looking at the new MacBook Pro....
by Tom Sefton 1 week ago
https: youtu.be YkLgOzjRuWQ Around the 12min mark it gets interesting. Fcpx gets huge performance from a laptop with less ram and a huge GPU disadvantage, although this seems to be waylaid by larger p
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Re: FAO Bill - or anyone looking at the new MacBook Pro....
by Joe Marler 1 week ago
Tom Sefton "Around the 12min mark it gets interesting. Fcpx gets huge performance from a laptop with less ram and a huge GPU disadvantage," Note he was testing the top-spec Razer Blade Pro against a
Make a zoom-in judder?
by Brian Thomas 2 weeks ago
I have a reasonably paced (but smooth) zoom-in on a subject and I'd like to make it appear as a juddering zoom-in, if I'm sort of adequately describing what I have in mind. Is there an effect that I c
Re: Make a zoom-in judder?
by Joe Marler 2 weeks ago
Brian Thomas "I'd like to make it appear as a juddering zoom-in" MacBreak Studio did something called "Spooky Jump Cuts" using the retiming option "Jump Cut to Markers". Something like this might wor
has anyone figured out 10.13 audio configuration?
by Jenn Lindsay 2 weeks ago
Help! I recorded my audio on mono with lapel mics, but I can't figure out in FCPX 10.13 how to make the audio dual mono or stereo..... There's no "Channels" menu on the audio configuration sidebar. An
Re: has anyone figured out 10.13 audio configuration?
by Joe Marler 2 weeks ago
You have a synchronized clip which is a container for two base clips. As part of changes for the new "roles" functionality, if you want to change an audio component for a sync clip, you must right-cli
FCPX - tiny sync drift, with very long shots
by Karl Fayeton 2 weeks ago
Hi everyone, I'm a teacher and I'm recording my lessons so my students can watch them later. I have : - 1. Video (master) : my iPhone 6S that is recording the whole scene ; - 2. Video : I record my Ma
Re: FCPX - tiny sync drift, with very long shots
by Joe Marler 2 weeks ago
Another solution is to sync it with PluralEyes, which does continuous correction for sync drift over the entire take: http: www.redgiant.com products pluraleyes
Movies and NLE marketing
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Doesn't it seem odd that neither Apple nor Adobe have any studio, big-bucks films that they can point to this year as having been cut with either FCPX or Premiere Pro Seems like a lot of PrPro presenc
Re: Movies and NLE marketing
by Joe Marler 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "I get the halo effect and all, but the movie biz is numerically small potatos when it comes to an NLEs development and worldwide adoption. " Avid has a firm lock on Hollywood -- maybe ove
2013 Franken Mac Pro Tube - FCPX editor upgrades 2013 Mac Pro
by Craig Seeman 4 weeks ago
Switching from Premiere Pro back to FCPX and no longer willing to wait for Apple to update the 2013 Mac Pro, he modes with new CPU and external GPU. He says he actually found it easy to upgrade. https
Re: 2013 Franken Mac Pro Tube - FCPX editor upgrades 2013 Mac Pro
by Joe Marler 3 weeks ago
Dominic Deacon "It honestly takes about half an hour to an hour to put a pc together. ...What's unproven though The cpu will come from Intel....The GPU will come from nVidia...These are all battle te
FCP X Failing to de-interlace footage
by Pippa Young 3 weeks ago
Hi All, I'm sorry to add another question to the much written about progressive interlace problems but I feel like I'm going in circles and can't find where the fault lies so I'd really appreciate som
Re: FCP X Failing to de-interlace footage
by Joe Marler 3 weeks ago
Pippa Young "using the same camera (Canon XF100)...After updating to the new FCPX (v 10.3.2) the next video I exported had those horrible interlaced lines on them which I'd never seen before. ...that
FCPX update in the middle of a project?
by Jenn Lindsay 3 weeks ago
Hi folks! On my desktop iMac I work in FCPX 10.2.2. Recently my boss purchased the new MacBookPro, and the version of FCPX that was pre-installed is 10.3.2. The projects I have on the respective machi
Re: FCPX update in the middle of a project?
by Joe Marler 3 weeks ago
Jenn Lindsay "Would it be a terrible idea to update my iMac version to 10.3 while I've got some active projects " There is always some risk in upgrades, and 10.3.x is a major upgrade. Also the UI has
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Joe Marler 1 month ago
Herb Sevush "according to one of it's better known proponents it's taken 5 years for X to be suitable for long form work. Well, I guess that is progress. " This was apparently a new problem. Previous
So how are we all getting on with 10.3?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
After cutting a few projects with it I love it! definitely faster, I like the new interface a lot and I'm now the most positive I've ever been about FCPX. Not that I wasn't positive before :)
Re: So how are we all getting on with 10.3?
by Joe Marler 2 months ago
Oliver Peters "in comparing the two across several different machines, I find that when I do trimming via dragging clip edges, Premiere is a lot more responsive. This is not a new issue in my opinion
Why do Events still exist?
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
When FCPX started, Events were the basic data container, like bins are in Avid Media Composer. Then Apple unified Events into a Library. Right now Events seem to serve very little function other than
Re: Why do Events still exist?
by Joe Marler 3 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "So then why not get rid of folders in the Finder and just dump any and everything on the top level of every disk and just use Finder tags to filter everything By that same logic I gues
Blog: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 – First Look
by Charlie Austin 4 months ago
Well, the wait is over, Motion and Compressor have finally been updated! Oh, hold on… Final Cut Pro X 10.3 was released today too right It’s been a long time coming and for good reasonR
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Re: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 – First Look
by Joe Marler 4 months ago
My initial testing indicates the Event Browser's filmstrip clip length is not persistently retained after restarting FCPX. I can set it to a thumbnail per clip but then it reverts back to the middle o
Verify latest version number for CoreMelt plugins?
by Joe Marler 5 months ago
Lock & Load plugin for FCPX says v. 1.3.5 (112) in the on-screen menu. The release notes say ver. 2.1. On the Coremelt download page it says ver. 2.1a (111). Which of these is the true version number
Re: Verify latest version number for CoreMelt plugins?
by Doug Metz 4 months ago
Perfect! That's exactly where I should have looked in the first place... Thanks! Doug Metz Anode
Blog: Making the Switch to X - A Comparative Study
by Charlie Austin 9 months ago
In a special NAB 2016 presentation at the FCP Exchange Workshop sponsored by FCPWORKS, Creative COW leader Charlie Austin compares FCP X to other NLEs from an editor's perspective. In addition to desc
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Re: Making the Switch to X - A Comparative Study
by Joe Marler 9 months ago
David Mathis "Events would be like different "sections" of the library. Your local library would have fiction, non fiction and a childrens area, to name a few. Events would be like a location, genera
Blog: Day Three: Editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5
by walter biscardi 9 months ago
It’s Day Three of my “real world” editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5 and this is going to be the longest blog yet as I want to show you guys a lot of the “little things” tha
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Re: Blog: Day Three: Editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5
by Joe Marler 10 months ago
walter biscardi "As for your playback issues, I'm not seeing that here. Running off a Studio Network Solutions 48TB EVO via 10GigE. No stuttering during playback or over transitions. Speeds are appro
File: Airport screen grab color exercise
by Joe Marler 1 year ago
jpg file Airport screen grab color exercise https: f1.creativecow.net 9384 airport-screen-grab-color-exercise
Hardware/workflow for H.264 4k multicam on CS6 or CC?
by Joe Marler 1 year ago
We are starting to use 4k cameras like the GH4 and Sony A7RII. What are the hardware and or workflow steps for smooth editing of H.264 4k multicam on CS6 or CC Can a sufficiently powerful PC smoothly
Update procedure for CoreMelt plugins?
by Joe Marler 2 years ago
I have the full V2 plugin set plus SliceX, TrackX, Lock & Load, which I use on FCP X 10.2.1 and OS X 10.10.4. What is the easiest procedure to verify all the CoreMelt plugs are up to date and are the
Re: Update procedure for CoreMelt plugins?
by Roger Bolton 2 years ago
Please download again from this page: http: www.coremelt.com download.html Run the installers again and it will update you to the latest version - Freelance: Flame - Smoke - Resolve - Nuke - VFX Super
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by Joe Marler 2 years ago
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Best Audio Sync Software?
by David Mayer 3 years ago
After converting all of my footage from 2 different cameras in MPEG Streamclip, it will all be ProRes 422. Then I will need to sync the audio. What's the best software for this iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core
Re: Best Audio Sync Software?
by Joe Marler 3 years ago
I just got the latest version of Plural Eyes. It is vastly improved over the version I used two years ago. I'll test it more over the next few days.
Becoming more prevalent...not just Adobe
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
http: money.cnn.com 2013 12 04 technology security passwords-stolen index.html hpt=hp_t2 Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Anima
Re: Becoming more prevalent...not just Adobe
by Joe Marler 3 years ago
This is totally different than the Adobe security failure. This was keylogging software installed on client PCs which recorded their login and password. There was no server-side IT failure or weakness
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A FCP-X post... here???
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
Since so many, many posts in the "FCP-X or not..." forum have been all about PPro and CC over the past few months, I thought it would make sense to make sure that the folks who hang here get the benef
Re: A FCP-X post... here???
by Joe Marler 3 years ago
Bill Davis "Sorry to intrude on the PPro group debate. I'll slink back to "OrNot" since it's more fun over there. " In a way, it is actually on topic. Even though FCP X requires a Mac to run, you cou
Serious Playback Performance Woes - Hardware Advice Needed
by Poo Yan 3 years ago
Good afternoon. I've been lurking here for a while now. I'm having a hard time with Premiere Pro. Playback, specifically. Here's an example. I'm working with video I recorded with a GoPro Hero 3 at 10
Re: Serious Playback Performance Woes - Hardware Advice Needed
by Joe Marler 3 years ago
Poo Yan "video I recorded with a GoPro Hero 3 at 1080p and 60fps...When I play back files in Premiere Pro, it'll usually play smoothly for a few seconds and then drop to maybe 2 or 3 fps...I decided
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Reasons for changing to new subscription model... from another forum.
by Dustin Lawhorn 4 years ago
I wanted to post something from the Video Copilot forums that got my attention. Read it below or go to (this link): Re: Purchase After Effects CC permanently without subscription by Todd_Kopriva on 07
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Re: Reasons for changing to new subscription model... from another forum.
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Todd Kopriva "US law and accounting regulations that are consequences of those laws make it so that we were previously very strictly prohibited from releasing features for a product for which you had
Thanks Adobe
by Billy Payn 4 years ago
Been watching the forums and reading the comments, I'm pretty unimpressed with the change Adobe have made to the relationship with their clientelle. A couple of things I've noticed. The changes to Pre
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Re: Thanks Adobe
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Andrew Kimery " the subscription model frees up the various software departments to release feature upgrades when they are ready as opposed to everyone having to conform to an arbitrary, annual relea
CS5 to CS6 Link Media problem after "Collect Files and Copy to New Location"
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
A CS5 project was saved via Project Manger- Collect Files and Copy to New Location. That folder tree was taken on a portable hard drive to another PC running CS6, where I get numerous errors trying to
Re: CS5 to CS6 Link Media problem after "Collect Files and Copy to New Location"
by Alex Udell 4 years ago
I guess....my point on above... unlike AE....which will add all missing if one found... unless all missing are selected first in PPro... only the selected will be relinked... Alex Udell Editing, Motio
Metadata access after discontinuing CC
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
There's been much discussion about access to CC project-related info if you discontinue CC. Some argue after a project is finished and delivered, this is rare -- just re-subscribe for a month in that
Re: Metadata access after discontinuing CC
by Hernan Aloise 3 years ago
One suggestion: it would be perfect if Prelude remember the words that are repeated in the tags metadata. And so to avoid having to remember every word used to log. Thanks!
Creative Cloud Q&A [Adobe guy]
by Dennis Radeke 4 years ago
The last few days has seen quite a few discussions about Adobe's new licensing model. Some have attacked it, others defended it, many presenting their concerns and many presenting questions in a reaso
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Re: Creative Cloud Q&A [Adobe guy]
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Chris Jacek "So for us, who have already made the investment in our perpetual license, it was only $6.25 a month for each seat to stay current with every new release of Production Premium. This is ex
Creative Cloud - Some Peace of Mind Offered...
by Tim Vaughan 4 years ago
(I posted this in the FCPx forum as well) As many of you have seen, I've railed against the "cloud" as being the only option. I'm not against it as a whole, mind you, but am concerned with it as the o
Re: Creative Cloud - Some Peace of Mind Offered...
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Tim Vaughan "#1: ...it would appear that we are able to save our future projects backwards to CS6. Meaning, IF I we decided to shut down ops or whatever crazy scenario, we could simply save our proje
Creative Cloud validation contingency?
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Despite their distributed, redundant IT infrastructures, both Google and Amazon have had outages resulting in *permanent*, non-recoverable data loss. These have been rare and the % of data affected sm
Re: Creative Cloud validation contingency?
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
I've been on CC for a year, too, and it's been seamless for me as well. From the Creative Cloud FAQ link : Do I need ongoing Internet access to use my Creative Cloud desktop applications No. Your Crea
MultiCam Editing and Additional Audio
by Gary Lockhart 4 years ago
Hi all, I am in the process of doing a two camera SD multicam edit of a school program. I decided to record the audio separately and incorporate the audio into the edit. I would like to use both the c
Re: MultiCam Editing and Additional Audio
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Angelo Lorenzo "You can then mix in the third track of audio independently of the two based on what you need it for." Could you please elaborate on the specifics You mean do the two-camera multi-cam
CS6 mult-cam setup with separate audio-only track?
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
With combined audio video tracks, setting up multi-cam in CS6 is easy. However it's common to have separate audio-only tracks you want to edit as a multi-camera sequence in conjuction with the combine
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Re: CS6 mult-cam setup with separate audio-only track?
by Joe Marler 4 years ago
Thanks for the response, but that doesn't work. You cannot "use the audio track as one of the angles" in a multi-cam source sequence. Even though all tracks are sync'd with an IN point, you can't sele
Root cause of 99.9% audio sync drift problem?
by Joe Marler 5 years ago
I've encountered the "99.9%" problem whereby 2nd system audio drifts slightly slower than 29.97 fps video on long takes. Amount of drift: video is shorter by 99.9%, alternatively audio is longer than
Re: Root cause of 99.9% audio sync drift problem?
by Joe Marler 5 years ago
OK after re-checking this I found my above statement about 99.9% drift is in error. I thought I'd measured that amount, but it's actually much less, about 0.16 sec after 58 min, or 99.995% drift. This
CS5 compatibility with Sony NEX-VG20 and AVCHD 2.0?
by Joe Marler 5 years ago
Does anyone know if the AVCHD 2.0 files from the Sony NEX-VG20 are compatible with CS5 If not, how about 5.5
Who is using CatDV on Windows?
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
I suppose most use the Mac version; just curious who is using it on Windows and what your experience is. Those using Windows: after cataloging and tagging in CatDV, what full-res video export format a
Re: Who is using CatDV on Windows?
by bryson jones 6 years ago
In the shops I've worked in, mostly the windows clients are playing back proxy. But then again, I'm in Apple country. Not sure about other places but due to the FCP integration I see a lot of shops th
Repeated crash on .jpg import
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
Using CatDV 8.1.10 on Windows 7 64-bit, I have repeated crashes (app hangs, Java out of memory errors) trying to import a directory of 300 AVI files, 160 WMV files and 55 MOV files comprising a total
Re: Repeated crash on .jpg import
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
Errorlog file sent. Further testing shows problem is isolated to importing .jpg images; importing 200GB of AVI files (inc'l scene detection and thumbnail generation) works OK. However importing a dire
Best practices to share catalog data?
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
My team is initially planning to have two CatDV Pro licenses (stand alone, not workgroup). One will ingest and tag the material, and the other will edit. However they are geographically separated, alt
Re: Best practices to share catalog data?
by Matthew Stamos 6 years ago
Just something to keep in mind with the Enterprise Server the Preferences are stored on the on the server per each group. You can load the prefs from any group you are a member of... you may also save
CatDV suitability for our project?
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
We shoot non-profit documentaries, currently a mix of .jpg stills, DV-AVI and AVCHD 1080i material. Our current project is about 5,000 stills, 330GB of AVI and 105GB of AVCHD (roughly 41 hr of video).
Re: CatDV suitability for our project?
by Joe Marler 6 years ago
No, Canon AVCHD. It's not a big deal, we can transcode to a format that's compatible with CatDV.
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