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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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Resolve at LACPUG with Paul Saccone
by Ricardo Marty 1 week ago
A lot of great stuff https: www.youtube.com watch v=gTa9x-oTkBI Ricardo Marty
Re: Resolve at LACPUG with Paul Saccone
by Michael Gissing 5 days ago
I've jumped in to Resolve 15 beta4 and it is considerably faster and snappier than 14. Stabilize is amazingly quick to analyse. OFX plugins continue to improve and the improvements in the Fairlight pa
Is there a way to have a clip above another and mask part of it out?
by Richard Krall 7 days ago
Somebody was walking by a reflective picture frame while we were shooting a scene and you can see their reflection in it. It's at the bottom of the (footage) frame. Further along in the clip, there is
Re: Is there a way to have a clip above another and mask part of it out?
by Michael Gissing 7 days ago
Yes it's easy and described well in this video. https: www.youtube.com watch v=FifgKAezJX4
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prores 422(LT) with 48khz audio still requires rendering
by raju bhai 2 weeks ago
Hi, I am using FCP7 I have a video that i transcoded to prores 422(LT). I have a separate audio file that i am dropping into the timeline. I exported the audio at 48khz 24bit so it would be compatible
Re: prores 422(LT) with 48khz audio still requires rendering
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
My thought is the sequence settings are not a standard pixel aspect that FCP is happy with hence the rendering. The audio just makes it worse. I'll bet the audio files are fine in any FCP broadcast st
Why no iOS control surface app?
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Logic Pro X has a companion mixing and control app that runs on an iPad for use in tandem with a Mac running Logic. Why is there no equivalent app from Apple for FCPX Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpete
Re: Why no iOS control surface app?
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
I have long been a fan of good ergonomic controllers for any sort of editing platform - DAWs, NLEs etc. Over the years and working with DAW developers, I have always found touch screen devices without
Round Trip Canon C100 from FCP7 to DaVinci Resolve
by Brian Gee 1 week ago
I've been editing a documentary in FCP7 that was shot on Canon C100. Now, I'm testing out the workflow for doing a round trip from FCP7 to DaVinci Resolve 14. Upon importing an XML file from FCP to Re
Re: Round Trip Canon C100 from FCP7 to DaVinci Resolve
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
With cameras like the C100 and the Sony FS5, file names repeat with each new folder. In the case of the C100 timecode is also set to zero as you point out. That is the perfect storm for post calamity
Multi-site post-production work with DaVinci
by Jonathan Bigler 3 years ago
Hi all! this is a bit of an open question, where I'll post my observations. We're a production company, about two years ago grew into doing our own post-work, and now we're taking a new step working m
Re: Multi-site post-production work with DaVinci
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
Collaborative workflows have changed radically in the latest versions of Resolve. Have a look at where it is at now in this demo from a recent post in this forum https: forums.creativecow.net readpost
RESOLVE COLLABORATION...Amazingly cool
by Shane Ross 2 weeks ago
It collaborates better than the edit collaboration king...Avid. https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=1&v=AT5wR9KTa2A Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Re: RESOLVE COLLABORATION...Amazingly cool
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Good to see it demoed. I don't know how well collaboration works with Avid so good to get your feedback Shane.
FCPX “Ken Burns” effect into Resolve
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
Will these translate to Reslove via xml Thanks in advance. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU B
Re: FCPX “Ken Burns” effect into Resolve
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Perhaps both the xml compatibility and the lack of grade info is due to the recent changes in X with the new grade tools. I don't know if this is an X or Resolve issue, but it doesn't affect me as I d
Audio Distortion
by Lawrence Gray 2 weeks ago
I'm trying out Davinci Resolve 15 and none of the sound on the clips I have imported is clear. It all sounds noisy and distorted, as if the volume is turned right up. I checked the same clips outside
Re: Audio Distortion
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Lawrence Gray "H264 , 48Hz" Which beta version of Resolve 15 are you using H264 is a video codec. Was the audio codec PCM or AAC Also was the bit depth 16,24, 32 or floating point It helps to know wh
Apple WWDC 2018
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
From the POV of FCPX users, did anything in today's WWDC keynote get you jazzed - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Apple WWDC 2018
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
Shane Ross "...the one thing that did excite me was the DARK MODE option" Wow. I've had dark themes with Linux Mint for years, also used dark themes for Firefox browsers & Thunderbird mail clients.
Captured Footage Is Softer Than Source Material - FCP7 - DigiBeta, Beta, Umatic
by Michael Gerrity 3 weeks ago
I've been capturing a ton of old media using Final Cut Pro 7. For old analog formats I'm running my decks through an AJA Io and capturing in FCP directly to ProRes 422. In most cases, everything looks
Re: Captured Footage Is Softer Than Source Material - FCP7 - DigiBeta, Beta, Umatic
by Michael Gissing 2 weeks ago
I remember FCP legend used to default to DV codec when you selected firewire. I didn't know the AJA could do Unc over firewire. Maybe FCP changed it to DV. Either way it's easy to find out. Just get i
Speaking of new product launches
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
http: www.reduser.net forum showthread.php 167638-May-19th-problem https: doddlenews.com red-hydrogen-one-coming-to-att-and-verizon - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Speaking of new product launches
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
Thanks Oliver. OK it's starting to shape up. All this talk of a phone but it seems like the phone part is a byproduct of it being connected to a network to view content in 4V. It's more like a special
Towards a better NLE
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
You can get developers to decide what innovation to throw at an NLE, or in an alternative universe you could ask editors to come up with innovations of their own. This new video by Alan Bell A.C.E. ad
Re: Towards a better NLE
by Michael Gissing 4 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "Not exactly. In the pancake view, you can actually drag between the two (or more) open windows. You aren't limited to copy & paste. You can also directly compare the two (or more) sequ
Resolve 15 Beta 3
by David Mathis 1 month ago
The newest beta version is now available. Some of the Fusion capabilties such as Fusion tracking has made its way into the free version. While this is exciting I have to wonder if this is a good move.
Re: Resolve 15 Beta 3
by Michael Gissing 1 month ago
David Mathis " I would not mind paying an annual update fee if the software could be improved and be more stable. Discuss." Well at the moment BM are doing this for you for free. They are developing
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Problems installing Motion 4 from FCP Studio disc set onto system running FCP7
by Philip Hendel 1 month ago
Hi I have been running FCP7 on a Macbook Pro 17", running OSX 10.6.8. Bit-by-bit I have been adding Logic Pro9, STP3, Color 1.5 from a FCP Studio disc set that I purchased just before FCPX came out. I
Re: Problems installing Motion 4 from FCP Studio disc set onto system running FCP7
by Michael Gissing 1 month ago
I always found it intriguing that after installing software, that OSX often needed repairing permissions. Try doing that before installing Motion. People bag Windows directories but I never understood
Backwards shuttle sticky
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
General question... Why is it that when I shuttle a video file fast in the "backwards" direction (J-key at 2X, 3X) it gets "sticky" If I fast-shuttle forward (L-key at 2X, 3X) it's generally fine. Thi
Re: Backwards shuttle sticky
by Michael Gissing 1 month ago
A smart NLE should be caching frames ahead and behind so direction change is smooth. The size of the ahead buffer might be bigger than behind but as soon as direction changed, the buffers should adjus
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Anne Coates
by Shawn Miller 1 month ago
https: www.msn.com en-us movies news anne-v-coates-oscar-winning-film-editor-for-%e2%80%98lawrence-of-arabia%e2%80%99-dies-at-92 ar-AAx0wUW ocid=spartandhp I would have killed to have had her particip
Re: Anne Coates
by Michael Gissing 1 month ago
I would also have loved to hear the opinions of the late Gerry Hambling (Midnight Express, Fame, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments). I met him over thirty years ago and had a great conversation abo
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How to see if clips have been moved/resized?
by Bobby Hall 4 months ago
Is there a way to see if any clips in a sequence have been adjusted in the Motion tab without having to double click them to see their Basic Motions settings I'm curious since sometimes you can accide
Re: How to see if clips have been moved/resized?
by Michael Gissing 4 months ago
If you have no clips that should have resize info, you can copy one clip that is correct and paste attributes 'motion' to all clips to make them all zero resize.
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Are FCP subtitles good enough for theatre?
by Christopher McDonell 4 months ago
..is the question I m being asked by my post-supervisor. She has no experience with FCP. We re doing a DCP for festivals. A feature doc. Subtitles are Outline text and they look fine to me... on my 27
Re: Are FCP subtitles good enough for theatre?
by Michael Gissing 4 months ago
Yes. Make sure the positioning information is whole pixel so check that there are no decimals in the X & Y screen position values.
how to capture Canon HV30 into FCP7
by raju bhai 5 months ago
I connected Canon HV30 to macbook running yosemite. FCP7 works great on my computer, however, it is not capturing video from HV30. The video was recorded in HDV, and i set FCP7 to capture in HDV and f
Re: how to capture Canon HV30 into FCP7
by Michael Gissing 5 months ago
Have you tried tried trashing preferences I've heard of firewire issues being fixed by the good old trash & restore.
720P timeline to 1080i output
by Niklas Wikman 5 months ago
Still using FCP 7... ;-) PAL setup. So, I have a LOT of sequences that are shot and edited in 1080i25. Now, some of the footage sequences are shot in 720P50. Final output is SD DVD. SInce I'd like to
Re: 720P timeline to 1080i output
by Michael Gissing 5 months ago
DVD is PAL so make your timeline SD ProRes 720 x 576 anamorphic 25i. From memory Fields Kit reinterlace plugin might convert the 50p into 25i.
Migrating reference monitor from Resolve 11 to 14 and it ain't working
by Hugh Murray 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months ago
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 2 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 2 years ago
Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Michael Gissing 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 years ago
Is SL running in 64 bit or 32
Fixing echoey audio
by Adam Kitter 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 years ago
The SuperApp? A current Smoke user's take...
by David Jahns 6 years ago
As a long time FCP user, and now currently a recent Smoke-Mac user, I've been swamped with discussion about the new version. I started to write a post here during NAB, then it became a longer article,
Re: The SuperApp? A current Smoke user's take...
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
Thanks for the thoughts and insight. Exciting times indeed.
Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme
by Derek Andonian 6 years ago
So I went to the legacy FCP forum to see if anything was being said over there about the CS6 update, and while I was there I found an interesting thread by Walter Biscardi about the smoke transformati
Re: Smoke is changing- into Final Cut Extreme- New Features Page?
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
Robert Brown "My condolences to those who paid the $17K." Surely the first test of how Autodesk treats customers will be how they deal with this inequity. Obviously a free upgrade for anyone who boug
FCP X Project does not import into Automatic Duck
by Matt DeGennaro 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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
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