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Mathieu Ghekiere

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May 23rd 2012
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The name game
by Herb Sevush 2 months ago
OK, my least favorite subject, but I'm gonna take a swing. Bill and others are correct that the forum name is no longer strictly appropriate, but rather an artifact of history. But history is nothing
Re: The name game
by Mathieu Ghekiere 2 months ago
(The) NLE Debates https: mathieughekiere.wordpress.com
Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Damn, Damn, Damn, I'm venting here because many of you know this story. (My long, sad, frustrating story about my battles with my now terminated Adobe Photo Subscription.) As many of you know, I final
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Mathieu Ghekiere 2 months ago
It's one of the things I hate about subscription. They can change the terms at any time. https: mathieughekiere.wordpress.com
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Only at Apple...
by Tom Sefton 3 months ago
https: www.apple.com us_smb_78313 shop product HK8Q2ZM A red-raven-camera-kit-final-cut-pro-x Interesting deal. Red raven camera - most affordable camera in the lineup now sold via Apple and bundled w
Re: Only at Apple...
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 months ago
I think FCP 7 was the first to support RED RAW, with the whole Proxies that the REDOne made IN-camera or something. I remember it being something like that. It made Quicktime-Wavelot proxies in small
Chromatic?
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
I've been waiting for this and have noticed a number of tutorials have been posted on their Vimeo page, but still no sign of it on the site Has anyone tried it yet
Re: Chromatic?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 months ago
Craig I'm very interesting in hearing more, if there is more you can say. I always refused to buy Color Finale because it didn't seem to have masking and elaborate secondaries, like we used to have in
Dear Apple
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Thanks very much for you recent announcements, I have to admit that I was wavering for a while, I'd been looking at PC configurations and working in Premiere Pro a bit more just in case I chose to swi
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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 months ago
Re: Dear Apple
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 months ago
I agree, Steve! This WWDC gave me a complete different feeling then the previous Apple events. (in a very good way). iOS 11 looks great for iPad too. https: mathieughekiere.wordpress.com
10.34 available
by Steve Connor 5 months ago
Another bug fix update for FCPX!
Re: 10.34 available
by Mathieu Ghekiere 5 months ago
Great, the bug that they speak of, about triming in a secondary storylines with a shortcut, let me crash FCPX last week *every* time. Nice to see it's fixed. https: mathieughekiere.wordpress.com
Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
Let the kibitzing begin! https: www.provideocoalition.com adobe-updates-premiere-pro-cc-april-2017 And a deeper dive: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zQy3eFIXF4k And a couple on After Effects, too: htt
Re: Adobe updates
by Mathieu Ghekiere 5 months ago
Be careful, apparently there is a serious bug in Premiere where if you delete some media cache or something (I don't use Premiere myself), it also deletes media assets. I read this in another forum an
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Apple at NAB
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
For those not here, Apple has been involved in a number of presentations at Post Production World and SuperMeet (tomorrow night I believe). Featured speakers include Thomas Grove Carter and David Cerf
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Ronny Courtens liked this 6 months ago
Re: Apple at NAB
by Mathieu Ghekiere 6 months ago
Scott Witthaus "Can we also now say that Apple is not abandoning the "pro" market, rather quite the opposite " I think anyone would be foolish to do so. Yes, Apple has a mixed track record, but the l
Color Finale Competitor?
by David Mathis 7 months ago
Was just wandering on Facebook when this ad showed up: http: store.pixelfilmstudios.com product fcpx-colorist It has a couple of features that look nice. Has anyone heard of them Thought about adding
Re: Color Finale Competitor?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 7 months ago
As someone who bought 2 or 3 plugins from them: I've pretty much regretted all my purchases. They always missed too much options, or there were too much compromises and I never got them to work as I w
Logic Pro X instead of FCP X for post audio - need advice.
by Tangier Clarke 2 years ago
Hey folks. I don't have ProTools, but I have Logic Pro X Now that we've gotten that out of the way, I thought I'd post a couple of questions concerns here for those who have been in or are in my simil
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 2 years ago
Re: Logic Pro X instead of FCP X for post audio - need advice.
by Roland Stuvard 2 years ago
I've also had problems getting FCPXML into Logic for a short recorded with double system sound. I spent a fruitless few days with Apple support on the issue before going the X2Pro route which works pe
New version coming April 13th
by Chris Frantz 3 years ago
Per FCPXGrill & fcpxworks: "Apple Product Marketing will be giving an update on Final Cut Pro X more details to come." "...We ll have a special emphasis on large-scale multi-user installations of X. I
Re: New version coming April 13th
by Bob Woodhead 3 years ago
Back in the old days, we had a big demagnetizer we'd pass over the monitor to take out all the bad colors. Maybe....... ;) Demagnetrackitizer yeah, it was called a degausser, but whatever :)
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 3 years ago
FCPX Database to get even better
by Steve Connor 3 years ago
Apple are clearly looking to strengthen the database in FCPX! http: www.macrumors.com 2015 03 24 apple-acquires-foundationdb Seriously though, come on Apple time for another update
Re: FCPX Database to get even better
by Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "'....it could achieve 54 billion writes per hour at a cost-per-write of 3 nanodollars. "" And that, my friends, is editing a nutshell. 3 nanodollars... sounds like compensation from a
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 3 years ago
Timecode in FCPX
by Jordan Mena 3 years ago
Anyone able to figure out how to view multiple layers of timecode at once Or just be able to view the main storyline clip timecode while searching for updated clips with the same time code in the even
Re: Timecode in FCPX
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 years ago
It's stuff i've been asking Apple to put in since 10.0.0... We make big compound clips with the same timecode as the original clips and with a timecode generator. This of course only is do'able if you
10.1.3 now available
by Steve Connor 3 years ago
On software update now, looks like just bug fixes. Also updates to Motion and Compressor No sig on my posts as it's apparently very old fashioned
Re: 10.1.3 now available
by Bob Woodhead 3 years ago
Someone needs to check in on Jeremy. Anyone live nearby, maybe knock on his door
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 3 years ago
Audio editing in FCPX
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
OK, I just said in another post that dialogue editing in FCPX is like wrestling a bull to the ground by its balls. And I got no push back. I am seriously worried about the mental and physical health o
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Shawn Miller liked this 3 years ago
Re: Audio editing in FCPX
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "It's about as crazy as Pr's multichannel outputs. What takes a few clicks in fcpx takes a whole new sequence, some trickery, a few layer order operations, and setting up a new export
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 3 years ago
OS 10.10 and iOS8
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I guess all the FCP X engineers have been pulled off for a while to get these out the door by fall. ;-) - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: OS 10.10 and iOS8
by Marcus Moore 3 years ago
Cause I don't think I've posted it here and it seems apt. http: disproportionatepictures.blogspot.ca 2014 05 roles.html
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 3 years ago
What's the Best Order to Install FCP/FCPX?
by Rick Foxx 3 years ago
I have a new Mac being delivered this afternoon. Here's my plan of attack for getting everything loaded. Does anyone have any input to minimize potential conflicts 1. Install any Mavericks updates 2.
Re: What's the Best Order to Install FCP/FCPX?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 years ago
One thing I had trouble with, or almost forgot: if you install FCP Studio before FCPX, also remember to install the UPDATES of the FCP Studio before you install FCPX. And you have to get them manually
Why FCPX (Master File default) force or just exporting audio to 128kbps? (Compressor too) while source is 256kbps?
by Mansur Oscar 3 years ago

Re: Why FCPX (Master File default) force or just exporting audio to 128kbps? (Compressor too) while source is 256kbps?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 years ago
How are you exporting your Master file You are taking about An mp4, which is compressed. Try exporting An Apple ProRes. Or create your own setting in Compressor, and use it in FCPX.
Audio 6db louder in Browser than in project
by James Bayliss-Smith 3 years ago
Why is is that when I listen to a voice over in the browser the audio levels appear roughly 6db louder than when I edit it into a project and listen (and view the audio meter) to it there. Its only 1
Re: Audio 6db louder in Browser than in project
by Mathieu Ghekiere 3 years ago
I have noticed this also. It's been in FCPX for a long time and I haven't found any documentation on it. It seems that FCPX also wants to protect the user of clipping. Sometimes the meters don't go be
Multicam with one camera on the entire time, one taking short clips, how to sync? FCPX 10.1.1
by Jack Niedenthal 4 years ago
Okay, I have never done multicam before and now I just can't seem to piece together how I am supposed to sync all the clips together. This is for FCPX 10.1.1. Here is what I have done. I filmed a play
Re: Multicam with one camera on the entire time, one taking short clips, how to sync? FCPX 10.1.1
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
As David said: everything is okay, as long as you have audio and or timecode on both cameras. This is normal practice, so I suppose that isn't a problem What you do is, you select the long clip and go
Bug with dissapearing markers on the primary storyline
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
So after loosing markers on my timeline for the second time, I finally know where the bug is, and I could reproduce it, and I also made a screen recording. I filled in feedback to Apple, but I also wa
Re: Bug with dissapearing markers on the primary storyline
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
FYI this bug has dissapeared in FCPX 10.1. OW and Another bug that has dissapeared is that if you change the scale of a clip in the viewer trough the transform tools, it now immediately updates in the
A list of FCP X frustrations...
by Quintus Lubbe 4 years ago
I'm wondering if someone can guide me in the right direction. I dabbled with FCP X around the 10.0.8 mark but always returned to my faithful 7. When 10.1 came out recently I decided to give FCP X a wh
Re: A list of FCP X frustrations...
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
Hi Quintus, Everyone here already gave you most of your advice you wanted and I echo everything that is being said about FCPX and taking the time to learn it. After a while you will THINK in terms of:
External Monitor Pixelated from FCPX
by Bryant Mock 4 years ago
I have a 2011 MBP running FCPX. I have a BlackMagic Ultrastudio Mini Monitor and an ASUS PA246Q connected as follows: MBP Thunderbolt out to- BlackMagic Mini Monitor Thunderbolt in to- Mini Monitor HD
Re: External Monitor Pixelated from FCPX
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
Also check in the preferences of FCPX if your playback quality is set on High Quality or Better Performance.
H.264 to Prores?
by Osmani Tellez 4 years ago
please, help me understand this.... I was given a H.264 1920 by 1080 video. File is 315 MB..i just need to add subtitles to it. So, as i'm not to lose so much quality in the process I wonder. I drop t
Re: H.264 to Prores?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
No this is the case: You get a file with a certain resolution in H.264. You don't know if it has a bitrate of 10 Mbps or 15 Mbps (you could check it, if you know the length and you have the size of th
The best thing about FCPX
by James Ewart 4 years ago
For me the Expand Audio and being able to so very simply fade in and out and do overlaps and split edits whilst working on just one Track Layer is absolutely brilliant. In Legacy I would habitually be
Re: The best thing about FCPX
by Mathieu Ghekiere 4 years ago
Yes, but Apple can add something very simple to make it A LOT better, I already sent them feedback about this for more then a year, but it's still not there yet: If you click the Expand option, you se
Come on! Debate away... Where do I go from here?
by Fiona Fuchs 4 years ago
So I have been super busy being an Editor and have largely had to ignore the great debate because I am making good money doing fun projects on FCP7 - none of my clients have upgraded (some of them use
Re: Come on! Debate away... Where do I go from here?
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
Fiona Fuchs "BUT I find myself with time this week and feel like I should be keeping my tools sharp." On the one hand I could suggest reading a good book, for the sharpest tool you will surely need i
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 4 years ago
FCPX is so completely weird, it makes Motion look sane. And no one will hire you by the hour for either of them.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
well, its true. And I reject the flamebait charge being directed against me based on - look at that rhino charging through - bottom line, Apple have history with slightly weird inconsequential softwar
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Martti Ekstrand liked this 5 years ago
Re: FCPX is so completely weird, it makes Motion look sane. And no one will hire you by the hour for either of them.
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
As for FCP X vs. Legacy, yeah, legacy has more depth as far as integration with workflows and other tools, but it just doesn't seem like a professional tool in todays world so what's the point I mean,
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Mathieu Ghekiere liked this 5 years ago
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