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MIke Guidotti

im a simple guy
Member Since:
May 5th 2010
103 Posts
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Editing software research
by Dan Turner 3 years ago
Hi guys I'm a film lecturer currently researching what editing software is the most commonly used in the industry. Id be grateful for any input on what you guys use, and what you've found in other pos
Re: Editing software research
by Noah Kadner 3 years ago
Yeah I have a good editor friend who started from scratch so to speak working for many years first as an editorial intern, later as an assistant and finally a pretty well respected and paid union Avid
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MIke Guidotti liked this 3 years ago
Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Lillian Young 3 years ago
After a lot of Premiere hype and realizing some advantages that make it feel more professional + AE integration, I switched to Premiere Pro last year. Some things made me smile (maximizing windows, dy
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Patrick Donegan liked this 3 years ago
Re: Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by MIke Guidotti 3 years ago
Oh yeah, and I'm ready to catch shade... There is always Avid
Finding a playout solution for our chapels
by Jason McKay 3 years ago
Hi, First time posting to this forum, I hope this is in the right category (wasn't sure where else to ask it). I work for a funeral home and we are updating our AV equipment. I am trying to find a goo
Re: Finding a playout solution for our chapels
by MIke Guidotti 3 years ago
You may want to consider hiring an AV integrator.
Larry Jordan says Goodbye
by Craig Seeman 3 years ago
Larry Jordan, one of the prominent FCP trainers is closing his business. Excerpts and link to the article. ____ The Time Has Come to Say Goodbye for a while it became a Bridge Too Far in that it never
Re: Larry Jordan says Goodbye
by Robin S. Kurz 3 years ago
Mark Dobson "But to me his teaching style is very old school, avuncular, tell it once, tell it again and then run though it a final time to make sure everything is fully understood. This style for me
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MIke Guidotti liked this 3 years ago
My major beef
by David Mathis 3 years ago
Why there are things I like about X there is one thing that aggravates the (censored word of choice) out of me. Why does a cross dissolve affect both audio and video Yes, there is a way to make a cros
Re: My major beef
by Douglas K. Dempsey 3 years ago
I agree, it's stupid and annoying ... and fuel for the "It's not 'Pro'" argument. Doug D
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MIke Guidotti liked this 3 years ago
For those who fondly remember analog audio...
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
Presenting... ProTools 13 ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools." "The function you just attempted is not yet
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Chris Harlan liked this 3 years ago
Re: For those who fondly remember analog audio...
by MIke Guidotti 3 years ago
They forgot the Virtual Dolby Rack and Virtual DBX Rack that reduce noise and crosstalk while increasing spectral smear and dynamic pumping!
Looking for suggestions / recommendations on studio equipment
by Brian Rodriguez 4 years ago
Hello, I am a HS Video Production teacher and have been asked to create a proposal for equipment for a broadcast studio buildout. I am looking for equipment that will allow us to do a multi camera liv
Re: Looking for suggestions / recommendations on studio equipment
by MIke Guidotti 3 years ago
One more thing. Most integrators make their living off submitting proposals. You should concentrate on defining the requirements of the system, and send out an RFP. Let the vendors figure it out!! Som
Colors turning illegal after encoding (chroma-subsampling?)
by Gregoire Verweijen 4 years ago
Hi Guys, I have this strange issue which I haven't been able to solve yet.. Its about an broadcast delivery that keeps getting rejected by one specific broadcaster in the Netherlands. They are known f
Re: Colors turning illegal after encoding (chroma-subsampling?)
by MIke Guidotti 3 years ago
Gregoire Verweijen "As soon as I convert it to a broadcast file" First off what are you "converting it to a broadcast file" with From your description I conjecture that your problem is happening in t
Apple to launch new PR campaign for FCPX leading up to NAB.
by Marcus Moore 6 years ago
Suppose to start today, though nothing has changed on the website yet. The only element specifically mentioned is 3 new "In Action" stories. Cavat- there's a couple inaccurate bits of info about prici
Re: Apple to launch new PR campaign for FCPX leading up to NAB.
by MIke Guidotti 6 years ago
Chris Kenny "So it seems to me that showing a project originating from FCP X being taken into a high-end finishing suite is rather more relevant than making sure to use a shot of a couple of monitors
Tape not dead yet (again)
by Bernard Newnham 6 years ago
I was at the BBC Television Centre in West London yesterday. Stupidly, the BBC is leaving its historic home to live in a shed outside Manchester. I was one of 120 ex-staff making a last visit. In the
Re: Tape not dead yet (again)
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
I'm with Andrew. XDCAM discs have to be my favorite media at the moment. A show that is shooting (at the company both he and I happen to work at) is also using tape. DVCPRO HD. Shane Little Frog Post
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MIke Guidotti liked this 6 years ago
Best (meaning, "fastest") Way for a Professional Editor to Learn Final Cut Pro X?
by Kevin Zimmerman 7 years ago
Sorry to sound useless, but bear with me. With FCPX 10.0.06, I'm doing my best to give it another shot. And good grief, it is a miserable and daunting undertaking. I'm a very (very very) experienced o
Re: Best (meaning, "fastest") Way for a Professional Editor to Learn Final Cut Pro X?
by Franz Bieberkopf 7 years ago
Kevin Zimmerman "... a miserable and daunting undertaking." Kevin, According to Bill, it takes six months to find the bodies. (http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 43078) Franz
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MIke Guidotti liked this 7 years ago
Avid crossgrade comparison
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
Avid has dropped the price of their FCP "legacy" crossgrade to Media Composer offer. For a limited time, it's $999 until 12 14 12 (a $500 drop). For those of you sitting on the fence wondering about w
Re: Avid crossgrade comparison
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 years ago
Michael Gissing "Avid will not have a viable business model if it tries to chase Apple down that rabbit hole." Apple - the amazon of editing - it's one area where they can act to destroy the market w
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MIke Guidotti liked this 7 years ago
Difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x...
by Soorya Bandara 7 years ago
What is the difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x
Re: Difference Between Final cut pro and Final cut pro x...
by Jason Porthouse 7 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher "nothing big - some settings changed, remapped the keyboard slightly." OK you owe me a new keyboard now. It wasn't fair letting me read that just as I'd taken a mouthful of coffee.
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MIke Guidotti liked this 7 years ago
A Mac Pro prediction
by Lemur Hayop 7 years ago
http: nofilmschool.com 2012 10 next-mac-pro-predicting-apples-pro-future https: www.facebook.com MacProsPlease posts 515393968473706
Re: A Mac Pro prediction
by MIke Guidotti 7 years ago
Chris Kenny " the machine that has been proposed would have eight of them" Is there any systematic data showing such an item is currently under design
Trouble exporting from FCP to XDCAM PDW-U1
by Geir Ove 8 years ago
I'm having trouble using the export to XDCAM function in FCP. The export goes fine but when I try to mount the XDCAM disc with with XDCAM transfer og play it on a XDCAM deck I get this error message:
Re: Trouble exporting from FCP to XDCAM PDW-U1
by MIke Guidotti 7 years ago
XDCAM transfer is no longer supported. Use XDCAM Browser instead, all will be well.
Recommended audio software programs for mac?
by Edward Calabig 8 years ago
I'm currently reading Jay Rose's Audio post production book and am lost as to which audio software programs are the standard for mac I'm looking for something to compliment Avid Media Composer 5 if po
Re: Recommended audio software programs for mac?
by MIke Guidotti 8 years ago
I'll have to say Pro Tools is actually easier for audio editing than anything else I have had to use (I have not used the Adobe product). With Apple's software I find it is geared more towards MIDI an
Switching from FCP
by Tom Ohmit 8 years ago
I am switching from FCP to either Adobe or Avid. I am demoing both, but I was wondering if any of you had input on Avid of things you like dislike - especially if you have experience using FCP as a co
Re: Switching from FCP
by MIke Guidotti 8 years ago
Pro Tools works incredibly well with media Composer. I use both. media Composer does not talk to all the pro tools HD hardware though
Final Cut Pro X Upgrade problem
by Scott Anderson 8 years ago
Hi, I know this is everywhere but I'm stuck. I had a pre-intel liquid cooled mac until June. I know old mac but it did what I needed. Computer started to get a little weird so I went to my local Apple
Re: Final Cut Pro X Upgrade problem
by MIke Guidotti 8 years ago
Just buy media composer (or premiere) and automatic duck. I wouldn't mess with FCP X because by the time you have bought all the third party software to make it work you have spent more than premiere
New to Avid Media Composer
by Greg Burke 8 years ago
Hey Guys Im completely a Noob when it come to Avid I just picked it up a few days ago Ive been using Final Cut Pro for 10 years, any sites that give good tutorials to step me into it PS: They Dont hav
Re: New to Avid Media Composer
by MIke Guidotti 8 years ago
The free training on Avid's website is actually from lynda.com and is very good. I hadn't cut video in 5 years (audio guy by trade) and was chopping 16mm (prores telecine) footage and throwing in matt
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