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John Godwin

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September 25th 2001
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Reconsidering FCPX in Hollywood
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
One of the Lumaforge NAB presentations: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2070-josh-beal-reconsidering-final-cut-pro-x-in-hollywood Direct link to the video here: https: www.youtube.com watch ti
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Al Bergstein liked this 1 year ago
Re: Reconsidering FCPX in Hollywood
by Andy Neil 1 year ago
Simon Ubsdell "Obviously there is no good reason from the point of view of most aspects of functionality that it's not competing at this level by this late point in its development, but perhaps we ha
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John Godwin liked this 1 year ago
FS7 Output 4K HDMI and 1080 SDI
by John Godwin 4 years ago
First, do I have the right forum I have a new FS7 and an Atomos Shogun monitor recorder. I have the FS7 and Shogun set up to record 4K and that works fine. I'd like to setup the SDI out to show 1080 f
Re: FS7 Output 4K HDMI and 1080 SDI
by John Godwin 4 years ago
As best as I've been able to determine you can't have it set up to feed HDMI to the shogun and also feed SDI out. The Atomos instructions didn't show how to set up to feed SDI to the shogun and I infe
How many compound clips?
by John Godwin 4 years ago
I've tended to avoid using compound clips, for the most part, because early on with FCPX they seemed to be causing some issues. I wondered what the current consensus might be on how stable and reliabl
Re: How many compound clips?
by John Godwin 4 years ago
Thanks for all the replies. I've been using them more the last day or two and no issues, which I couldn't afford right now. Best, John
Did Adobe buy GM?
by John Godwin 4 years ago
http: boingboing.net 2015 05 21 gm-says-you-dont-own-your-ca.html Best, John
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Re: Did Adobe buy GM?
by John Godwin 4 years ago
I have to admit this was a little dig at Adobe, but I can understand why they would like a subscription model, and from their POV it's eminently reasonable. Also, the Adobe people that post here alway
Does Apple read crash reports?
by Chris Stevens 4 years ago
When FCPX crashes & sends a report to Apple, does anyone actually read the report & log the issues Or is there a better way to inform them Chris Stevens - Waterline Media. Marine Production Company. F
Re: Does Apple read crash reports?
by John Godwin 4 years ago
I recently had a few crashes on my Retina iMac and sent in several crash reports. Within a day or two I got an email from an Apple support guy asking for some additional details and reports. So, someb
Problem importing to FCP X from camera...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
I can't figure out where to plug this thing in. Any ideas :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools." "The fu
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Re: Problem importing to FCP X from camera...
by Jeremy Garchow 4 years ago
:-D D-:
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New Photoshop competitor
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
And Illustrator, too https: affinity.serif.com blog - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: New Photoshop competitor
by John Godwin 5 years ago
Every time I've ever seen you post you've been polite and reasonable. Speaking solely for myself, any comments probably only reflect a massive dislike for the rental software model. You personally hav
FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards
by John Godwin 5 years ago
I've just today received an iMac 5K and spent the day installing and such. I've run into a snag with xdcam SxS cards. I have 10.1.4 and have downloaded the pro codecs and updates, and to get the card
Re: FCPX 10.1.4 and xdcam SXS cards
by John Godwin 5 years ago
Thanks, guys. I installed the plugins as on the other machines and it works with the xdcam ex files, rewrapping them. I'm not using any cameras that shoot Sony.mxf currently, so I'll deal with that is
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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John Godwin liked this 5 years ago
Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
And if everyone puts so much stock in this Focus release then why in the hell is it not on the FCPX action page Tim
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Anders Utterstrom liked this 5 years ago
Re: Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by Chris Harlan 5 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "And apparently, I really, like the overuse, of the comma. It's highly, satisfying." Would this make you a comma, comma, comma chameleon
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John Godwin liked this 5 years ago
Having problem when import an FCPXML into library
by Katherine Qiuyan Huang 5 years ago
My boss has work on 3 different projects recently. I created 3 libraries for him. He cut 3 sequences from each project. Let's say Seq1, Seq2, Seq3. At last, he told me that he need to pull stuff betwe
Re: Having problem when import an FCPXML into library
by John Godwin 5 years ago
I had a similar problem this week. Not identical, but similar. The problem was with the original project itself. We created a new project and then cut and pasted everything from the non-working one in
In The Future...
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
... As we travel in our personal hovercraft and futuristic cars, All editing will be performed by apps like Replay. It's like iMovie Trailers except even more automated. Matches GFX colors to the unde
Re: In The Future...
by John Godwin 5 years ago
just got this on my facebook page - more americans have married kim kardashian than have died from ebola. Best, John
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This time next year...
by James Ewart 5 years ago
... where will we be Apple are ironing out the bugs in FCPX now. Adobe have perfectly timed their subscription model to coincide with general consensus (even amongst the Avid Community over here in UK
Re: This time next year...
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
Lance Bachelder "feel young again - like the Viagra of NLE's..." first compelling argument I've heard in two years. http: vimeo.com user1590967 videos www.ogallchoir.net promo producer editor.grading
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John Godwin liked this 5 years ago
BBC adopts FCP X for news editing
by Ronny Courtens 5 years ago
From the fcp.co home page: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1487-the-bbc-adopts-final-cut-pro-x-for-news-gathering - Ronny
Re: BBC adopts FCP X for news editing!!!!!
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
Aindreas broke down and bought a Creative Cloud subscription. Hell just froze over.
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John Godwin liked this 5 years ago
Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
This is precisely why I would be nervous about using FCPX. Forgot the fact about lack of tracks, audio mixer, etc. The fact that Apple just drops apps without thinking makes me nervous. I love their h
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Lance Moody liked this 5 years ago
Re: Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by John Godwin 5 years ago
I still miss Liquid, it was waaay ahead of it's time. I still think one of the reasons I like FCP X so much is that it's sort of Liquid-like Best, John
Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Bobby Mosca 5 years ago
This is from Bob Zelin's NAB roundup. Too harsh "BOB ON NAB NLEs Ed. note: We asked Bob for his observations on NLEs in a follow-up email. As someone who designs and installs systems for a wide variet
Re: Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by John Godwin 5 years ago
Set in a dystopian future when sea level rise has almost maxed out, hence the swimmer .... Best, John
Alpha channel in Preview
by John Godwin 6 years ago
I frequently create an alpha channel on a still graphic in Preview, using the magic wand. Sometimes when I do this and import the still into FCP X the alpha channel work but the still image is semi-tr
Re: Alpha channel in Preview
by John Godwin 6 years ago
Someone showed me that a couple of years ago. It's very quick and easy. If only I can figure out why *sometimes* it does this thing ... Best, John
So, are we getting an FCPX NAB update? Or no?
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
Does any one want to wager I have 10 dogecoins on a release tomorrow. Guesses at contents: More RAW format support Enhanced XML FXPlug 3 whiz bangs Library workflow enhancement Some sort of audio edit
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Re: So, are we getting an FCPX NAB update? Or no?
by Marcus Moore 6 years ago
I think the ship has sailed for this week. But I remain optimistic we'll see something for NAB. Insanity has surely set in.
Miaow...
by Trevor Asquerthian 6 years ago
You don't usually get execs dishing the dirt quite so explicitly... "the decision was taken to move from Final Cut Pro once Apple had decided ... they were going to move away from... the professional
Re: Miaow...
by John Godwin 6 years ago
I haven't tried this in multicam, but on a regular timeline you just select the clip (the video in my use) you want to resync, Reveal in Browser, then drag that clip down over the clip you want to res
Hypothetical
by Oliver Peters 6 years ago
If another NLE, such as Avid Media Composer, offered skimming and the style of film strip and list views used in FCP X, plus easy file import, which NLE would you prefer The assumption is that tracks
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Chris Harlan liked this 6 years ago
Re: Hypothetical
by John Godwin 6 years ago
Based on how much faster I, at least, can edit with it, I'd argue it's a jet pack. Best, John
Beachballing
by Michael Sanders 6 years ago
Those of you experiencing beach balling in 10.1 upwards, just try this - I swear its made a difference to me. Go to Preferences - Spotlight - Privacy and then add the location of the FCP X back up fol
Re: Beachballing
by John Godwin 6 years ago
I tried your suggestion out and beachballing is greatly reduced. Well done! Best, John
The New Mac
by Rafael Amador 6 years ago
Cables are back
Re: The New Mac
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
I'm still hoping for JetPacPro . Dual inverted MacPros strapped to the back that provide enough lift to make you believe you can fly. Flight controllers are Thunderbolt v2, of course.
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John Godwin liked this 6 years ago
Timeline Playback Stopping?
by Bill Paris 6 years ago
Has anyone experienced playback control via the spacebar or the menu stopping I'm editing and suddenly all playback function is gone. I'm not doing anything unusual.... in order to get playback functi
Re: Timeline Playback Stopping?
by John Godwin 6 years ago
Once in a while this'll happen with my system. If I click and play a clip in an event the timeline then works normally, no rebooting. Hope this helps. Best, John
**Danger Will Robinson** **Danger Will Robinson**
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
Looks like adobe are going to force the entire customer base onto perpetual hire purchase. They're coming for all our bank accounts on direct debit for real. If you just spent thousands on a perpetual
Re: **Danger Will Robinson** **Danger Will Robinson**
by Herb Sevush 6 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "we should probably wait for an official release with official details. Before we start jumping to big giant conclusions." But that is so un-like us, isn't it. If we started acting lik
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John Godwin liked this 6 years ago
Soft image after FS-100 firmware update
by John Godwin 7 years ago
I did the firmware update on my FS-100 a few weeks ago. Since then it appears to me the images from the FS-100 have been noticeably softer. I have tried to go into the picture profiles (amazingly it r
New PDZK-LT2 plugin for FCPX; XDCAM Browser 2.1 + 3.0 Preview
by Ian Cook 7 years ago
The new Import From Camera plugin for FCP X will be on the US XDCAM site within the next couple days. Model name is PDZK-LT2 and it requires FCP 10.0.4. LT2 is a background add-on (no separate tool or
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Ian Cook liked this 7 years ago
Re: New PDZK-LT2 plugin for FCPX; XDCAM Browser 2.1 + 3.0 Preview
by John Godwin 7 years ago
It works for me on two systems, directly from the SXS cards, anyway. Either they automatically open when inserted in the card reader with FCPX running, or if I select import from camera. And it's the
And so it begins - MXF for FCPX (and other NLE MXF "assistants")
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
One of my favorite and useful workflow assistants to FCP7 is going to be available for FCPX. VirtualMXF from the company that developed MXF4mac (Hamburg Pro Media). Looks like there's going to be a re
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Walter Soyka liked this 8 years ago
Re: And so it begins - MXF for FCPX (and other NLE MXF "assistants")
by Craig RussillRoy 8 years ago
That is fantastic news ... Deliver Commercials is a Company that helps explain to you how to get Commercials exported the first time @DeliverComms
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John Godwin liked this 8 years ago
FCPX Trumps Avid
by Jason Jenkins 8 years ago
True Story: Potential Client (via Email): I found you on Creative Cow. Can you do some editing for me I do rough cuts in iMovie and I need someone to polish them up. Me: Sure! I use FCPX and I can imp
Re: FCPX Trumps Avid
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
Jason Jenkins "True Story: Potential Client (via Email): I found you on Creative Cow. Can you do some editing for me I do rough cuts in iMovie and I need someone to polish them up. Me: Sure! I use FC
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John Godwin liked this 8 years ago
Going to Avid...but don't want to
by Greg Burke 8 years ago
Okay Ive been cutting on Apple product since I was 16 years old learning on iMovie, going to Express and Getting FInal Cut Studio and Mastering that. THis so called "upgrade" FCP X is 1 step forward a
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John Chay liked this 8 years ago
Re: Going to Avid...but don't want to
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
FCP X provides an extremely strong technical foundation for Apple to build on. The number of features that need to be added to make it suitable for high-end workflows is relatively small, and we alrea
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John Godwin liked this 8 years ago
Boris - this should be easy, but ...
by John Godwin 10 years ago
I just installed Boris 9.3.4 in FCP 7. I haven't used Boris for at least ten years, and I thought this would be easy, BUT ... I can do the 3d movements with no problem, but I'm missing something (prob
Re: Boris - this should be easy, but ...
by John Godwin 10 years ago
Peter, Thanks for the reply. I exited Boris and then came back into it and it started working. I'm poking through it now to see how the settings are selected and then 'll try to duplicate the problem
Export not full-res
by John Godwin 10 years ago
I have an FCP project with DV timelines. I let FCP set up the timeline to match the video. It looks perfectly fine on the canvas, when it's set to 100%. It also looks perfect on the monitor through th
Re: Export not full-res
by John Godwin 10 years ago
It was the "use hi-res when available" setting in QT.... Best, John
Random crashing with XDCAM HD
by Jason Porthouse 11 years ago
Hi to the herd, Working currently on an XDCAMHD 1080p25 project (35VBR) on my suite (dual 2..66 intel, Multibridge Pro 2 running 6.62, X1900, 5gigs RAM, 6.03, 10.4.11, QT7.5 with media on a FW800 G-SA
Re: Random crashing with XDCAM HD
by John Godwin 11 years ago
Just want to confirm this problem exists. I have xdcam ex-1 footage, crashes when I try to render, crashes when I open bins (showing picons), and I've had the systems integrator go over everything and
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