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Mark Smith

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FCP X hits 3.5 Million users?
by Bill Davis 1 week ago
Atomos CEO Jeromy Young says so in a live interview from the IBC Floor. Slip of the tongue Judge for yourself. If true, that s kinda crazy growth acceleration. https: m.youtube.com watch v=OvKw3msZ6h0
Re: FCP X hits 3.5 Million users?
by Mark Smith 1 week ago
Lets say that Feature film editing which many people here might hold as the pinnacle of the editing realm is like the NBA to a basketball player. How many jobs are there in the NBA as a player which m
Disconnect video from audio
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
So I'm cutting some interviews, and I'd like to have the interview sound start under broll footage before we see the person speaking. I've detached the audio from the video, but when I try to delete t
Re: Disconnect video from audio
by Mark Smith 1 month ago
Or you could expand audio components and J or L cut . You can roll back the video portion in a J cut, leading with the audio and back fill with B-roll as required. Once you detach audio as noted by a
Capturing Video Tape into FCPX?
by Ken Bennett 2 months ago
I have a DVCAM tape from a customer. I have a DVCAM deck that can output HDMI. How can I capture HDMI into FCPX The deck also has Component Out. What are my options Thanks. Ken Bennett Video Adventure
Re: Capturing Video Tape into FCPX?
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
Your DVCAM deck doesn t have Firewire 400
Art doesn't pay
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Nice video piece by Mark Toia. https: www.youtube.com watch v=uBdSDkq0lfk&feature=youtu.be This is a new Frame.io Master series. Toia has been active on the RED forums for several years. And relevant
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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 1 month ago
Re: Art doesn't pay
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
Finally, another Yuval Harari fan emerges....
Audio Channels
by Christian Lauritsen 2 months ago
Hi! I'm trying to edit some soccer footage, but having some trouble with the audio channels. When I open the file (.mov) in ie VLC, I can choose between two audio channels (one with, and one without c
Re: Audio Channels
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
Was the original video captured as, P2 by any chance
Hold at the end of a Ken Burns move
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Hey all - I find the Ken Burns effect very useful for doing quick easy moves on stills. What is the best way to add a hold at the end of a move Manually or create a still from the last frame Thanks in
Re: Hold at the end of a Ken Burns move
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
You can tag on a hold frame at the end of the move which is pretty easy. I think Macbreak studio had a tutorial about mastering KB effect. The tutorial shows how to do a move, hold then a second move
Recording to FCP X with a Zoom H6
by Noam Osband 2 months ago
I want to record some voiceover in FCP and I want to use my Zoom H6 as an interface to do it. I cannot figure out how to do that. I've selected the audio interface option on the Zoom, but when I look
Re: Recording to FCP X with a Zoom H6
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
Assuming your zoom H6 is a usb device, it should show up in the FCPX voice over tab when it is connected to your computer. I use a Sound devices mix pre D which shows up in the list of input devices i
Mental Canvas
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
We talk occasionally about interfaces and have mentioned the MS Surface before. Here's a cool video that shows some nice working examples of using the dial. https: www.youtube.com watch v=53KJerdHkdA
Re: Mental Canvas
by Mark Smith 3 months ago
With a large horizontal touch screen, I could imagine editing becoming something like that scee from Minority Report where Tom Cruise is using gestures to edit some visuals, or at least that s what I
Slow Motion From Stills
by Michael Lescord 3 months ago
Anyone After watching tons of youtube videos, I've assemble a series of stills taken at 0.5 sec intervals of clouds in the timeline in FCPX, selected all tried to change the duration to 1 sec by ctrl
Re: Slow Motion From Stills
by Mark Smith 3 months ago
YOu should have clear sailing now. Depending on hardware, X can handle varying amounts of stills. If you have some maxxed out you ll handle a larger mass of stills than if you have a Mac mini. Sometim
unlinking connected clips FCPX
by Roger Sherman 1 year ago
I'm quite new to this but am making great progress. Unlinking connected clips is driving be bonkers. To be sure I'm not using the wrong terminology, when I have a b-roll shot above the main timeline o
Re: unlinking connected clips FCPX
by Mark Smith 3 months ago
I understand that you din t Make up your method and if that works for you then all the better. I tend to use the keyboard more so the .&, key method is the way I make small adjustments to clip positio
Hackintosh
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Michael Kammes' Mackintosh build: https: www.youtube.com watch v=pxgctR1iuGI - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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David Lawrence liked this 3 months ago
Re: Hackintosh
by Mark Smith 3 months ago
I loved my Cheese Grater mac pro until it was finally time for it to go. It was by far one of the most robust computers I have ever owned and I think Apple would do everyone a favor by makig the 2018
Why is Keyframing in FCPX so shite?
by Julian Bowman 5 years ago
I don't get it. It is attrocious. Why am I fiddling in the top right of the screen but the visual representation is on the timeline ONLY AFTER i open a box to see it, and then it is more clicks to see
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Matt Kemp liked this 4 months ago
Re: Why is Keyframing in FCPX so shite?
by Mark Smith 4 months ago
What is odd is that one can set a range around some audio keyframes and drag them , but it can t be done with video key frames. Seems like an odd omission in the area of video keyframing.
The Silent Child
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2059-how-to-produce-an-oscar-winning-movie-with-no-budget-but-loads-of-talent-and-good-will-the-amazing-story-behind-the-making-of-the-silent-child-cut-with-fcp
Re: The Silent Child
by Mark Smith 6 months ago
That s a great story with a Very high risk high reward path.
Apple to ditch Intel?
by David Mathis 6 months ago
Just saw this on Facebook: https: www.reuters.com article us-apple-mac-intel apple-plans-to-replace-intel-chips-in-macs-with-its-own-bloomberg-idUSKCN1H91N5 Questions that come to mind: 1. What does t
Re: Apple to ditch Intel?
by Mark Smith 6 months ago
I'd argue that Apple's phone business and mac business are almost the same, with the difference being one computer you can carry in your pocket and the other computer you can't. Oh and the computer yo
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FCPX and documentary editing
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
https: www.provideocoalition.com art-cut-documentary-editor-david-tillman - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: FCPX and documentary editing
by Mark Smith 7 months ago
I reject footage all the time in X , just to clear the decks a bit and focus on what really matters. I ll toggle over to all clips occasionally as the edit progresses and look specifically at rejected
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Samsung 30 TB drive
by David Mathis 7 months ago
Just came across this today: http: doddlenews.com samsung-ships-30tb-ssd-drive Has anyone really started shooting in 8K resolution
Re: Samsung 30 TB drive
by Mark Smith 7 months ago
I had a media 100 system with 4 gigs of the nosiest possible raid you can imagine. and I thought that was a lot of storage!
C300 glitch and green holes
by Ernesto Brelièreovsky 4 years ago
Hello, I've shot over three days on the C300 using two 16GB CF at 25 fps with constant camera settings. On one of the sessions, an abundant glitch that makes the footage unusable appears. I've uploade
Re: C300 glitch and green holes
by Mark Smith 4 years ago
Regarding the artifacts. I recently had a shoot where 2 cards that had been transferred to back up drives had very similar looking artifacts which resulted in doing a reshoot of 3 key interviews. Pain
Quad kipro and c500
by frank tourv 4 years ago
Question on the canon c500 external feed - it can record up to 120fps from what i read, however kipro says 60p is its max recording speed - does this mean i cant record over 60p Sadly i dont have my h
Re: Quad kipro and c500
by Mark Smith 4 years ago
Duh - you're right . I'm confusing the capabilities of the Ki pro quad with my 7Q which when ever the code boys catch up to the marketing people over at convergent will have higher frame rate capabili
News: Arctic Whiteness announces The Touch – an incredible new way to interact with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Lightroom 4.
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
(B sayes, France--March 25, 2013) Arctic Whiteness has today announced the release of an innovative new Mac application for controlling certain aspects of Apple s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Lightroom 4
Re: News: Arctic Whiteness announces The Touch – an incredible new way to interact with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Lightroom 4.
by Mark Smith 5 years ago
I have the latest version of this software and while it is interesting its pretty unreliable at this point . I have a hard time engaging the various modes with my magic track pad ,. When it works its
ShotPut Pro v. 5 - worth the upgrade?
by Bob Cole 6 years ago
If anyone has tried ShotPut Pro's upgrade, I'd like to know whether it is worth using. Bob C
Re: ShotPut Pro v. 5 - worth the upgrade?
by Mark Smith 6 years ago
the way I see it Shot put V5 is definitely worth the upgrade. I have used shot put for some years and the speed gain in 5 is dramatic. I have offloaded CF cards to garden variety portable FW800 drive
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