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Michael Brown

1st AD (TV, Cinema, fiction), indie director & editor focused on anything that combines image and music, specifically performing arts mutli-cam recording, music videos, docs, but also editing showreels, demos etc.
Member Since:
December 1st 2008
124 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Hamburg, Germany
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FCP 7 subtitles > .srt on Yosemite
by Michael Brown 2 months ago
Hi folks, you get the gist: I have created subtitles in FCP 7 for a 55-min programme (quite a bit of dalogue), and am now entering into festivals. An Italian fests would like me to send my English sub
Re: FCP 7 subtitles > .srt on Yosemite
by Michael Brown 1 month ago
Hi Warren, Question: should I export just the subtitle track of my sequence to a QT file and upload that to youtube And if so, will youtube provide me with an .srt file with both timecodes AND text (a
Convert subtitles from FCP to SRT (or viceversa)
by Enrique Leon 7 years ago
Hi all, I've been subtitling several things lately, from YouTube short videos to feature length films. I've always taken one of these 2 paths: 1. Sometimes I subtitle in FCP (I know there are specific
Re: Convert subtitles from FCP to SRT (or viceversa)
by Michael Brown 2 months ago
Hi Andreas, I tried to download your TitleExchange, but I get the follwoing message: "Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers." Yes,
XML Export from FCP 7
by Michael Brown 2 months ago
Good people, Trying to export the subtitle track in FCP 7 to XML, and I get a message that says "XML export could not be completed due to a serious error" or something like that, after about 58% of ex
Re: XML Export from FCP 7
by Nick Meyers 2 months ago
hi Michael. try duplicating your sequence and deleting everything EXCEPT the subtitles. they should be on one track. nick
subtitles
by micheal youssef 2 years ago
i have SRT file which include a spanish subtitles for movie which i already edited it but when i try to open it on my mac on different softwares like (text edit - word even on Jubler ) ialot of words
Re: subtitles
by Michael Brown 2 months ago
Hi Nick and good people, Who knows how to work with this the other way around In other words, how can I export subtitles created in FCP 7 (on an individual track with Text or Boris Text) to an .srt fi
final cut 7 on mac OS 10.12 Sierra.
by Rossella Emanuele 2 months ago
Hi, I have a retina mac book pro and have been running Yosemite 10.10.5 for years because I edit using final cut 7. I am now having problems with many softwares including safari because i have not upg
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Re: final cut 7 on mac OS 10.12 Sierra.
by Michael Brown 2 months ago
Hi Rossella, I too have stayed on Yosemite precisely for that reason. I never tried FCP 7 on Sierra, because the forums usually claimed it not run "dependably". Since I don't have your software issues
RE-LINKING TO PRORES (or LT or HQ) FOR GRADING & HD EXPORT
by Michael Brown 8 months ago
Ladies and Gentlemen, I have just finished a 1hr music doc using about 35 hrs of footage (x 3 to 7 cameras meaning maybe 150 hrs + all in all) on fcp7 and Yosemite on an iMac. In order to work smoothl
Re: RE-LINKING TO PRORES (or LT or HQ) FOR GRADING & HD EXPORT
by Michael Brown 8 months ago
Shane, thanks, that's super helpful. Now one more question, I hope not idiotic: When, using EditReady, I export an MTS file to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT and ProRes 422 Proxy, I get 3 files of drastica
FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Christopher McDonell 2 years ago
So... what's the verdict Does it (mostly) still work Any guinea pigs out there ready to report :)
Re: FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Martin Johnson 2 years ago
I've just upgraded from an early 2011 Macbook Pro to a new iMac, running El Capitan. (10.11.2) FCP 7.0.3 has been my workhorse for almost 8 years and whilst I have the Adobe Creative Suite as well - I
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Michael Brown liked this 2 years ago
FCP 7 / Multitrack on Yosemite?
by Michael Brown 2 years ago
Hi folks, In reply to my previous posts and questions, many of which were nicely answered: It appears that the drive speed is an essential factor. Up to a few days ago I was using 4TB LaCie drives, on
Re: FCP 7 / Multitrack on Yosemite?
by Roger Poole 2 years ago
Hi Michael, if you need so many angles, as already suggested, you need raid. There a two things to consider, the speed of the hard disk itself and the amount of data the interface can carry. I would s
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Flickering horizontal line in FCP playback
by Jeffrey McHale 5 years ago
I just upgraded my old 15" MacbookPro to a new 15" MacbookPro (Non-Retina Display). Just like my last one, It's primary use will be FCP editing. Like most editors I am still running FCP7 and have not
Re: Flickering horizontal line in FCP playback
by Michael Brown 5 years ago
Hi Jeffrey, Thanks for your post, although no one has replied yet. I have a similar problem, working with a bit more humble 15" MBP on 2.4 Ghz, FW 800 (1 Tb) and also Apple ProRes 422 HQ footage @ 25
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Michael Brown liked this 5 years ago
CONVERTING PAL FCP Project to NTSC DVD?
by Michael Brown 5 years ago
Hi folks, This has been answered in the past but lots has changed since then, so here I go again: I have an 18 min. short with only one cut in it, very little movement and only a few simple titles tha
Re: CONVERTING PAL FCP Project to NTSC DVD?
by Michael Brown 5 years ago
What do you know, so I have. Thanks, Roland. Michael Brown
Michael Brown 7 years ago
Will be in Northern California from Nov 25 to Dec 8 and am really looking forward to it! Including vacation and 2 workshops I'll be giving to Community Media Center of Santa Rosa members regarding European production and direction (1st round open Q&A) ) as well as working with music and video (editing, rights, choices, sync etc.) (2nd round). California or bust!
Working for the great cause...
by Michael Brown 8 years ago
... and then having to fight for it. This is my first time here at the B&M forum, but since I stumbled over (and thoroughly enjoyed) the great thread "Ultimate sample typical contract for newbies", I
Re: Working for the great cause...
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
Old Polish Proverb: "If you do someone a charity, they will never forgive you for it". Thanks for the cautionary tale, but don't let it scare you off from further Pro Bono work. You made some errors o
Clip on Demo Reel AND Music Video?
by Michael Brown 8 years ago
Is there a way to make a clip visible on the demo reel page AND music video page without uploading it twice Thanks for your great ideas... Michael Michael Brown
Editing Reel / Demo / Video information on the Cow
by Michael Brown 8 years ago
Maybe someone knows how I can change title or summary of previously posted reels. I made a mistake in a title and I'd like to correct it. Thanks for your help. Michael Brown
Re: Editing Reel / Demo / Video information on the Cow
by Abraham Chaffin 8 years ago
Hello, The demo reels is a new section so many features are still being built. The feature to edit the title and description of your video has now been added. You should find the link to edit your tex
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