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Michael Gissing

Sound & picture post facility. Fairlight Xynergi for audio & Resolve for picture post.
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February 19th 2008
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Questions on converting Legacy & footage?
by Jerry Jones 2 days ago
I understand how the most recent FCP X software converts older footage that is in a current FCPX library. MY QUESTION Is there a way to convert footage projects that are not loaded in FCPX I've alread
Re: Questions on converting Legacy & footage?
by Michael Gissing 7 hours ago
The FCPX forum is here - https: forums.creativecow.net fcpx You are more likely to find answers there as this forum deals with FCP7 and earlier legacy versions.
image sequence nightmare
by Enginn Heima 2 days ago
I'm opening up a xml created in premiere, and its a hell of a project with lot of still pictures as well on the timeline. My problem is that Resolve seems to be reading them as picture sequences turni
Re: image sequence nightmare
by Michael Gissing 2 days ago
Pre import the stills before loading the xml. Stills can be loaded either as an image sequence or as individual frames. On the Media page you can select which option by clicking on the three dots (top
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Dcp creation for PC
by Max Hoffmann 1 week ago
Dear All, I recently jumped straight into the Dcp-creation biz without much knowledge. I am using a 12 core trashcan, Mac os, Davinci 12.5 with easy dcp plugin. I created the DCP and validated it and
Re: Dcp creation for PC
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
I've tried ext2 and 3. Most cinemas I have dealt with in Australia cannot read either. The DCP spec says ext3 but some say ext2 is compatible and more reliable. Either way in almost every case I dealt
Loupedeck
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Now supporting FCPX http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2158-loupedeck-now-supports-final-cut-pro-x - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Loupedeck
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Resolve already has custom controllers. Although it does recognise Tangent devices, I doubt that they will bother to support this. Their business model is based on their hardware as the software is fr
Is Final Cut Pro X For Hollywood? Old question, interesting answer
by Gerry Fraiberg 4 weeks ago
Josh Beal is a Hollywood editor who has work on such shows as Counterpart, Bloodline, and House of Cards. As a TV editor, Josh thinks it is time for Hollywood to reconsider Final Cut Pro X as a viable
Re: Is Final Cut Pro X For Hollywood? Old question, interesting answer
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Bouke Vahl "I'm gonna steal this one for my next project!" Steal away. It's a perfect word for adding a spiritual dimension back into technology.
AE title scroll is jiggering on Resolve
by Karen Sztajnberg 2 weeks ago
So My title scroll is coming from AE as a mov file( rate 23.97) and for some reason it still feels like it's flickering a bit as it moves up screen. Any ideas on what I could do besides trying differe
Re: AE title scroll is jiggering on Resolve
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Does it match your timeline rate exactly How are you monitoring Just the computer screen or an external monitor via a Decklink card Progressive credit rolls are difficult and there are formulas for th
Conform problem : Avid to DaVinci Resolve
by Katayoun Jahromi 2 weeks ago
Hello everyone! First of all, please excuse me for my poor english. I have a conformation problem on DaVinci Resolve. I created my MXF files on Resolve (MXF OP-ATOM, DNX120) and then I imported them i
Re: Conform problem : Avid to DaVinci Resolve
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Ok. Another approach is to use the EDL timeline to reveal in bin then force conform the corresponding AAF timeline shot. I don't know why time remap attributes are not copying. Might be a bug
Blackmagic drops cDNG from their cameras
by Craig Seeman 3 weeks ago
Blackmagic drops cDNG from their cameras. Since we all love a good format war here in the COW pastures, it's interesting to note that Blackmagic is dropping cDNG recording from their cameras in the mo
Re: Blackmagic drops cDNG from their cameras
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
Shawn Miller "I think I'm the only one who doesn't mind cDNG sequences." They work OK in Resolve. But from what I have seen of 8:1 and 12:1 BRAW cDNG has more overhead and bigger files
NAB wishes
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
As usual in recent years, Apple won't be at NAB in any official (or off-show-floor) capacity. But often updates happen in and around the NAB timeframe. So what are you wishing to see Some thought on m
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Lance Bachelder liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: NAB wishes
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
Shawn Miller "Speaking of BMD cameras..." Looks like BM are out of the NAB blocks early. I woke up to the dulcet tones of Grant Petty talking about BRAW for the BMPCC4k and the new gen Ursa Mini Pro
Good bye Seven; we had fun, didn't we?
by Mark Suszko 1 month ago
It was an emotional weekend for me this past week. I finally pulled the trigger and nuked my entire home editing system for a ground-up re-build, upgrading the OS and erasing FCP7, DVDSP, and etc. to
Re: Good bye Seven; we had fun, didn't we?
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
I love the fact that Gerry Hambling was still cutting on a Moviola until 2003. He's set the bar high for you Nick. http: alanparker.com essay gerry-hambling-obituary . I loved the chance to talk to Ge
Capturing Mini DV Timecode & Date with FCP7
by Ben Harris 4 weeks ago
Hi, I am currently doing some work in my spare time on a documentary where they have a bunch of Mini DV tapes they need ingesting. I have been successfully digitising for a few days now but have just
Re: Capturing Mini DV Timecode & Date with FCP7
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
Most DV cameras recorded timecode. Usually it was stop start, not time of day as time of day would create breaks at each camera stop. This made digitising difficult. So no I would not expect there to
Resolve back to PPro, or stick to Resolve for finals? Advice wanted
by Rhys Sherring 4 weeks ago
So I've got an indy feature cut in PPro and I've just finished colouring it in Resolve. My initial thought was to bring all of it back into Premiere by exporting individual clips, exporting HD DNxHD 8
Re: Resolve back to PPro, or stick to Resolve for finals? Advice wanted
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
I would stay in Resolve. I used to round trip back into CS6 but haven't for years once Resolve got some decent title tools and I also used Boris Continuum for titles, credits & some VFX. Now with Fusi
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Resolve 16 at NAB???
by Michael McCune 4 weeks ago
... just hoping. Fusion in Resolve has such potential but this obviously is an enormous undertaking, if just to bring it to par with Fusion 9; it would challenge the most dedicated. As the Charlie Bro
Re: Resolve 16 at NAB???
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
They have pulled rabbits out of hats every NAB for many years. There will be something amazing again. The pace of Resolve software updates is such that there is highly likely to be a NAB version which
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Uh oh - Fusion needs more GPU! Are the rest of my specs up to it?
by Gerry Senechal 1 month ago
Hey all - I need to be using Fusion for several upcoming projects, and I've quickly gotten "GPU Memory Full" and crashes. I'm running a 3-year old PC - GTX 970 on an ASUS Z170 mobo with 32GB of DDR4 3
Re: Uh oh - Fusion needs more GPU! Are the rest of my specs up to it?
by Michael Gissing 1 month ago
Your whole Resolve experience will improve with a better GPU. The 970 is ancient compared to your mobo. The critical aspect is the new GPU has enough onboard RAM as well. You might get better bang for
Do I need to de-interlace?
by Jared Hawco 2 months ago
Hi All, I'm working on a new video project in FCP 7. Most of the footage was shot on a Sony VX1000 (SD 480, 60i) but I also have some Super 8 for cut shots (1080P HD Scan, 24 fps, ProRes 422). I captu
Re: Do I need to de-interlace?
by Michael Gissing 2 months ago
What are your timeline settings p or i
Merge clips in timeline horizontally into 1 clip
by raju bhai 4 months ago
Hi, i am using FCP7. I have a clip that i chopped up on the timeline and reassembled the frames ina different order. Now i want to combine these back into 1 clip. ( I need to make it 1 clip because i
Re: Merge clips in timeline horizontally into 1 clip
by Michael Gissing 4 months ago
And if there is overlay on tracks above the clip you wish to export, you can either turn off the tracks above, temporarily move the clip to the top track to render or simply copy it and paste the end
Project Won't Play! Very Laggy
by Randy Heeren 5 months ago
So I am in a very unique situation and need some help. I am editing a large project on an older version of Final Cut Pro (6). I know, I know, I should upgrade. I made sure to convert all my video file
Re: Project Won't Play! Very Laggy
by Michael Gissing 5 months ago
Good luck. I hope you don't have to go to your backup drive(s)
Audio playback problem
by John Hensel 5 months ago
Here's what I'm working with: Final Cut 7.0.3 on a Mac Pro computer using OSX 10.8.5 My issue is this: I have digitized footage from my Sony deck (HVR-M15U) and my HDV using a DV Firewire cable. The a
Re: Audio playback problem
by Michael Gissing 5 months ago
Nick Meyers "Michael, rather than discarding half the audio, would it her better for John to pan his clip Left and Right " The audio is dual mono so fixing by throwing one side away is correct. Panni
Migrating reference monitor from Resolve 11 to 14 and it ain't working
by Hugh Murray 2 years ago
And I need some advice please! On my old work station, I was running 11 using a mini monitor adapter to my calibrated monitor. In Resolve 11, preferences, Video & Audio IO, there are little options fo
Re: Migrating reference monitor from Resolve 11 to 14 and it ain't working
by Hugh Murray 2 years ago
Michael! You're a saint - what you said triggered old memories and voila, I needed to install desktop (duh) and she's golden. Thank you kind sir! Thank you
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Michael Gissing liked this 2 years ago
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 3 years ago
Plug-in leader Boris FX acquires Sapphire tools and team to become the powerhouse in post-production software industry (Boston, MA--September 9, 2016) Boris FX , the leader in integrated VFX and workf
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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 3 years ago
Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Michael Gissing 3 years ago
I'm liking the current merger season. I've opted for Boris CC10 OFX for Resolve and I agree with Walter that they are not overpriced. I also have Red Giant Universe and hope that GenArts will start to
Offline // Online workflow for FCPX
by Liz Parham 3 years ago
Before we make the switch from FCP7, I just want to make sure an offline online Proxy workflow is doable for a feature length documentary with over 10tb of footage. Ideally, we would want to transcode
Re: Offline // Online workflow for FCPX
by Michael Gissing 3 years ago
The most important people to talk to are the people that will have to grade and online the final. As that is the job I do I am constantly dismayed by ignorance of finishing workflow by many editors an
Issue with fcpx multicam editing!
by Guillaume Gauthier 4 years ago
I'm trying to edit a 8 cam tv show with multiclip on fcpx. My problem is when I switch cam it made an edit slice on video AND audio. I don't mean that audio is switched to, I know how to only switch v
Re: Issue with fcpx multicam editing!
by Michael Gissing 4 years ago
Bill Davis "Just as anyone AVID or Premier certified can as well. Period." Bill, Dennis R will hunt you down if you don't stop spelling Premiere wrong. Try just the abbreviated form - Pr.
Moire.......i think?
by Martin Stanesby 4 years ago
Hi, Can anyone tell me first off how I got jagged lines on a still object straight edge, with no camera movement against a white background I've managed to upload a still snapshot of it. It's the hori
Re: Moire.......i think?
by Michael Gissing 4 years ago
Looks like line skipping causing aliasing. Can't see any chromatic aberration. The in camera filters that help this are basically blurring the picture. The sharper the lens the more obvious this can b
New to FCPX and stuck
by Onekea Ohana 5 years ago
Been a long time since I've been here, glad to see CC still thriving!! Recently upgraded to FCPX against my better judgement, but I figured I needed to do it at some point. So far I'm liking it, getti
Re: New to FCPX and stuck
by Michael Gissing 5 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net fcpxtechnique Use this forum for FCPX. No many regulars here use FCPX
Premiere CS6 - Much to love... but the performance is killing me
by Mike Jackson 6 years ago
I'm trying to make the transition from FCP to Premiere, and it's not going well. There's a lot to love, but my basic performance on a MacPro tower is just abysmal. I've scoured the web, spent two hour
Re: Premiere CS6 - Much to love... but the performance is killing me
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
Is SL running in 64 bit or 32
Fixing echoey audio
by Adam Kitter 6 years ago
Hey so this might be futile but I have been surprised from some of the guru's on here in the past so heres my issue. long story short I shot an interview, had the subject mic'ed up, somewhere along th
Re: Fixing echoey audio
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
There are some VST plugins that might help. The idea of deconvolving reverb hash been around for a while. I recently tested the demo version of this and was impressed. It isn't cheap but it is good. h
FCPX crashed today
by Steve Connor 7 years ago
Only the second time it has since 10.05 came out, I didn't lose any edits. Steve Connor 'It's just my opinion, with an occasional fact thrown in for good measure"
Re: FCPX crashed today
by Dominic Deacon 7 years ago
Not saying this to be snarky or to compare to X at all (which is obviously a young program) but I've just found this remarkable and wanted to note it: I've been using Edius daily since X was released
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Michael Gissing liked this 7 years ago
FCP X Project does not import into Automatic Duck
by Matt DeGennaro 7 years ago
Trying to import a project into Automatic Duck Pro Export FCP to export out OMF files for a sound mix, but it ain't happening. The weird thing is that other projects import just fine - I drag them int
Re: FCP X Project does not import into Automatic Duck
by Michael Gissing 7 years ago
An OMF can have separate or embedded media that will be either wav or aif. So your sound guy probably wanted an OMF with wav formatted media. If you can export the OMF with media non embedded the 2 gi
aspiring video editor
by Andrew Marasco 8 years ago
Hi I am currently a college sophomore at a local community college in california with a few questions. I have a love and passion for film and film editing and wanna get into the professional world. I
Re: aspiring video editor
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
Sean Thomas "Avid, Adobe, Apple - who cares." I do as should any post facility that has to take an editors cut and finish it for broadcast or cinema release. If, as an editor, you don't care about wo
Roles: got 'em to work.
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
Alright, I think I get it. Select clips -- assign role. I can use the minimize button to shrink the tracks that I've already assigned, and then assign (or re-assign) the remaining tracks. Makes sense.
Re: Roles: got 'em to work.
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
Craig Seeman "It also means Apple will focus on core functions." That's the core of my comment. I can't see OMF export as a non core function. If FCPX couldn't export a quicktime everyone would have
5d prores transcode glitch
by dan smith 9 years ago
Hi There I have a weird issue with some pro-res 422 (HQ) files i have created using log and transfer (in final cut 7 using the canon plugin for log and transfer) from our Canon 5D mkII. The camera is
Re: 5d prores transcode glitch
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
Not much point in using HQ. Normal ProRes422 is fine for footage coming from a DSLR. Have a search on the Final Cut Pro forum for advice from Gary Adcock about avoiding HQ except for 2k up frame sizes
Canon 5D Mark II Audio Question
by Rory ORear 8 years ago
Hi, I'm currently trying to decide on a good audio set up for my Canon 5D2. What I want is something AGC elimination with two XLR inputs that isn't too unwieldy for both tripod and handheld recording.
Re: Canon 5D Mark II Audio Question
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
The 5dmk2 firmware upgrade a few months ago got rid of AGC. So using a device that puts noise on track two is no longer necessary. If you need mic powering, then best advice is a small sound devices f
AVCHD FCP 7 Woes
by Kevin Muse 9 years ago
Thru log and transfer I can take the video off the camera easily. Problem is that it shows up as square pixels and upper field in the properties. Dropping the video in a Circ 601, lower field video ch
Re: AVCHD FCP 7 Woes
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
Is this your main footage or is it to go into an existing SD timeline. Why not edit in HD otherwise and then downconvert the final to SD. There are lots of good ways to do this and a search of the fo
Intensity to mpeg2 capture
by Michael Gissing 10 years ago
I am interested in finding a simple capture option for my father. He wants to capture home videos via composite video to mpeg2 so that he can edit in Vegas and make DVDs without transcoding or captur
DA88 Audio capture with Blackmagic HD Extreme
by Steve Kirkham 10 years ago
Is it possible to somehow hook up a DA88 deck to my Blackmagic HD Extreme Card and capture the audio We have a 5.1 surround sound sent to us on DA88 and to get it capture to WAV AIF files by a facilit
Re: DA88 Audio capture with Blackmagic HD Extreme
by Michael Gissing 10 years ago
Firstly ask the audio facility that did the mix to supply wav or aif files. I have been trying for the past few years to have deliverables changed from DA-88 tape to files, because that's what we all
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