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Joel Roberts

Member Since:
May 17th 2010
41 Posts
FCPX to Social Media
by Joel Roberts 1 year ago
Hi Guys, Apologies if this topic has already been covered. I'm tearing my hair out as to the best export and compression settings from FCPX, through compressor, to Social media channels. I've a lovely
Re: FCPX to Social Media
by Joel Roberts 1 year ago
Thanks guys, I've much trial and error I've found the best solution is to use Handbrake with these settings. http: www.youtube.com watch v=GW-GH33O3dw Works best for any social media platform actually
Text block animation
by Joel Roberts 1 year ago
Hi All, Does anyone know of a plug-in for FCPX that can do this (see link below) - or similar, but better - and is nicely editable. Block sizes, speeds in out, text colours etc. https: twitter.com lon
Re: Text block animation
by Jeremy Garchow 1 year ago
Check out motionVFX.com They have many different title presets.
FS5 with 28-135mm lens
by Joel Roberts 1 year ago
Hi Guys, Hope someone can help. I'm using a Sony 28-135mm lens on an FS5. They seem very compatible but often, mid-shoot, the iris will cease to become adjustable from the camera - the isis wheel on t
Re: FS5 with 28-135mm lens
by Joel Roberts 1 year ago
Hi Craig, Thanks for your reply. The camera works fine with other Sony lenses and have tried cleaning the electrical contacts... is there an expert way to do this And how do I find out if the lens has
Creating TIFF of map for FCPX edit
by Joel Roberts 2 years ago
Hi, I need to generate a TIFF of a map of a country so I can zoom in (without losing quality) from the full wide of the country, to show the location of key cities and pan around showing how they sit
Re: Creating TIFF of map for FCPX edit
by Joel Roberts 2 years ago
Thanks Kathy, Sorry if this seems obvious, but would photoshop do the trick Essentially, would I import a png or jpg of high quality and then export as a RGB TIFF file That can then be used in the edi
Timelapse - 1 month period
by Joel Roberts 2 years ago
Hey Guys, Can someone please advise of the best way to capture a time-lapse similar to this, over a one month period. https: www.youtube.com watch v=fr9rd8PjNRI (Not entirely related to FCPX I know, b
Re: Timelapse - 1 month period
by Joel Roberts 2 years ago
Thanks so much everyone, very helpful info. Just pondering how to cost it up now...
Using a .eps file in FCPX edit
by Joel Roberts 5 years ago
Hi Guys, Client sent me a .eps map of the world which I need to use in a video. It's a simple design which I need to be able to zoom into and around without losing quality - as I can when previewing a
Re: Using a .eps file in FCPX edit
by Joel Roberts 5 years ago
Great, thanks Noah. Simple stuff and works a treat.
No Audio importing to windows PP CS6
by Joel Roberts 5 years ago
Hello, So I have some footage which was shot on Sony EX3. The footage was ingested into a macbook through XDcam Transfer software. So ended up with .mov files. I am now trying to use these files on a
Re: No Audio importing to windows PP CS6
by Paul Neumann 5 years ago
Load one of the clips into After Effects and see if the audio shows up in there. If it does you can export the audio and re-link it in PPro. See if you can load the original files into Media Encoder a
Setting template in Motion 4
by Joel Roberts 5 years ago
Hi Guys, I hope someone can help. I'm trying to set-up a template in Motion 4 for use in FCP7 which is akin to the 'PUSH' transition in FCP7. I'm not really up with the software but I need the text ti
Re: Setting template in Motion 4
by Robin S. Kurz 5 years ago
Hate to say it, but with 7 I don't know of a way that you describe (in terms of "all in one"). With X on the other hand, there's already a title that does almost exactly that in the default titles lib
Bring object to front, over time (motion4)
by Joel Roberts 6 years ago
Hi there, hope someone can help. I have a two wheel-like objects, A and B, travelling fast, snaking towards the camera using the dolly moving quickly backwards. Object A starts in front of B but over
Re: Bring object to front, over time (motion4)
by Stephen Smith 6 years ago
The camera is better, but if you have built everything and want to make it work with what you have. There is a Split option that will split your layer or rather cut it. Then you can move the one part
Lighting for infinity cove
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm guessing this is a fairly simple question but just wanted to check. How do you position the lights for a straight piece to camera from a single subject in a white infinity cove I have 3 8
Re: Lighting for infinity cove
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Whoops, sorry Mark -I sent the last post before getting your reply. Thanks for that though. So, if I were to hire in some additional lights, what would you suggest please and how would you set them up
FCP7 filter for overexposure..
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Hi Guys, hope someone can help. I am editing a live gig shot with 3 cameras. I have a problem though. The safety camera which is at a nice high level is being ruined by some idiot with a spotlight ill
Re: FCP7 filter for overexposure..
by Shane Ross 7 years ago
If it is severe, then not much if anything can be done, as there is no detail to recover. You can try the Capt's Blowout Fixer, but that works best with slight overexposure: http: pistolerapost.com pl
Large Ex1 file t
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Hi Guys, hope you can help. I have a large clip (20 mins long) which will not import straight into FCP7 vie log and transfer. I've extracted the file info from the SXS Card onto my Macbook an have end
Re: Large Ex1 file t
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Thanks a lot guys, I'll get a machine with FCP7 first then I guess and get it sorted from there. All advise greatly appreciated.
What format?
by Joel Roberts 7 years ago
Hope someone can help. I am shooting the forthcoming British Golf Open for an American network. I will be shooting on four consecutive days with my EX3. Each day I am required to edit a 2 minute piece
Re: What format?
by john sharaf 7 years ago
Bo, 29.97 is not an interlaced format, it is either progressive or PsF. the only interlaced framerates are 59.97(aka 60i) in NTSC and 50i in PAL land. 29.97P is however an ideal format for the interne
Problems viewing video files in quicktime player
by Joel Roberts 8 years ago
Hello, I hope somebody can help... I have 46GB of raw XDcamEX footage that I have given to a client via ext hard drive, who is insistent on editing the footage himself. I can view the files fine on my
Re: Problems viewing video files in quicktime player
by Joel Roberts 8 years ago
Thanks for your advice and recommendations guys. Of course I have already been paid for filming the project and I know this isn't really my problem now, but he may well have some more work coming my w
fcp7 to website showreel video
by Joel Roberts 9 years ago
Hello, I have a 2 minute video reel with mainly XDcamEX footage from an EX3 but also DV format from Z7, stills and material ripped from pre-recorded DVD's from which I no longer have access to rushes.
Clip speed changes?
by Joel Roberts 9 years ago
Hello, Is it possible to have a single clip in the timeline going fast speed at the start, slowing down in the middle and then getting fast again at the end. In my case, a car coming towards the camer
Re: Clip speed changes?
by Richard Cooper 9 years ago
Yes, but the "variable speed" keyframes can be confusing and hard to work with when doing variable speed changes. Another way you can try is to lay the clip on the timeline, set the initial speed you
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