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Michael Hadley

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February 9th 2012
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Report on the 2019 Mac Pro
by Herb Sevush 1 week ago
Early report on the 2019 Mac Pro from a PPro user. After finally resolving the many installation problems caused, not by the computer, but by the Catalina OS that comes with it, and which can't readil
Re: Report on the 2019 Mac Pro
by Michael Hadley 7 days ago
Glad the Radeon VII is working for you. Me too--I think Performance gets cut in an external GPU. And thanks for the interesting context history. That said, wonder why it's not been a commercial succes
Footage Shot Vertically--how to flip in browser
by Michael Hadley 3 weeks ago
Hey Folks Just starting work on a 4K project that was shot vertically for vertical portrait mode delivery on corporate theatre screens. First question: can I how do I flip the footage in the browser 9
Re: Footage Shot Vertically--how to flip in browser
by Michael Hadley 3 weeks ago
All good points. Thanks. I'm currently leaning with putting each take in a compound clip, rotating it, and then using the compound clips as my edit source.
Open old (2012) FCPX event and project
by Michael Hadley 1 month ago
I'm trying to open old 2012 FCPX events and projects--no luck. Is there an app or procedure that will help I know there used to be a method--and maybe an app from Intelligent Assistance No more Doomed
Re: Open old (2012) FCPX event and project
by Michael Hadley 1 month ago
Thanks for the offer. My main rig is Catalina so older installers wouldn't work. But I've got an old cheesegrater. Let me see if it boots. Thanks!
FCPX Creative Summit "Surprises from the Apple Product Team"
by Craig Seeman 4 months ago
Tomorrow s Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit will feature surprises from the Apple product team https: 9to5mac.com 2019 11 06 tomorrows-final-cut-pro-x-creative-summit-will-feature-surprises-from-the-ap
Re: FCPX Creative Summit "Surprises from the Apple Product Team"
by Michael Hadley 4 months ago
Any insights form the summit I know there's NDAs involved but can any participants characterize the Apple presentation in any way Impressed Unimpressed As always, the lack of intel from the FCPX is no
The case of the missing preferences
by Michael Hadley 5 months ago
Okay, so this is weird. Running 10.4.6. About a week ago, I trashed my preferences to deal with an issue. Since then, I seem to have lost some of the editing preferences that should be available--choo
Catalina
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
Before you shift to Catalina in a few months, double-check your 32-bit application status. https: support.apple.com en-us HT208436 You'll actually find that quite a lot of apps are still 32-bit and th
Re: Catalina
by Michael Hadley 7 months ago
Will try Go64 app. BTW, Stclairsoft.com makes a great little utility--Default Folder X that is very helpful for editors who have to save items to folders located all over the place. I've got it on all
More Mac Pro
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
A bit more fodder https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2019 06 18 the-2019-mac-pro-truck - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Re: More Mac Pro
by Eric Santiago 8 months ago
Erik Lindahl "If you ve gone 2013 MacPro 2019 MacPro you might just change everything given TB2 equipment can still be used. If you re coming from an iMac Pro all TB3 equipment can be used. " Curious
Trouble in FCPX plugin land - motionVFX investigates Pixel Film Studios
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
How to make money on violating copyrights! http: www.motionvfx.com mblog how_to_make_money_on_violating_copyrights,p2217.html Maybe this says a lot about the economics of FCPX plugins.
Re: Trouble in FCPX plugin land - motionVFX investigates Pixel Film Studios
by Michael Hadley 1 year ago
MotionVFX is terrific. The gold standard. I usually start there. If they don't have what I need, I will check out Pixel Film, among others. I have used a number of their plug ins--pretty good, overall
Mojave fcpx egpu support
by Tom Sefton 1 year ago
https: support.apple.com en-mz HT209134 Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Re: Mojave fcpx egpu support
by Michael Hadley 1 year ago
Thanks for the info. Perhaps it's the scopes and the AMD 580 card--as you don't have the problem with your iMac Pro. I wonder if the eGPU with AMD Vega 64 will solve the issue. But we both agree: this
todays politics and AVID/FCP/FCPX/Davinci/Premiere/Vegas and the name change of this forum
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
Hi - I know this is a very volatile subject, and I expect it to be removed. But the "current" title of this forum has not changed to "Apple Talk" and STILL has the word "Debates" in the name. We all o
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Re: todays politics and AVID/FCP/FCPX/Davinci/Premiere/Vegas and the name change of this forum
by Tony West 1 year ago
Bob Zelin "Anyone that liked AVID was an idiot " I'm sure you were around folks that felt that way, but everyone I knew thought when we saw AVID, it meant an end to the way we did things at some poin
10.4.2 now available
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Bug(feature)fix version now available on the App Store
Re: 10.4.2 now available
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
I hope this version is more stable. 10.4.1 was definitely the crashiest version since 2011. Literally a dozen or more crashes per session.
Color Wheels redux
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 04 22 fcpx-color-wheels-take-2 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Re: Color Wheels redux
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Great article. I've noticed too that the automatic "balance color" feature works much, much better. Now I use it all the time (usually as a base correction to build on). I would say that in 75% of cas
Advice: three monitor setup
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Hey folks: New iMac 5K 2017, with 2 TB3 connections. Also have TB2 Apple display and an old but good Apple Cinema Display with DVI and Mini Displayport or HDMI connectivity with adapters. So the quest
Re: Advice: three monitor setup
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Not sure about the iMac, but with a 2013 MacPro, I cannot directly drive 3 displays, because one of these is a TV set via HDMI. I'm not sure if it would work with all TB MiniDP connections. However, I
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Hard Drive Recommendation?
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
FCPX hive mind: Looking for recommendation for a Thunderbolt 3 12-16tb external hard drive populated with 7200RPM drives. Looking for speedy read write but want to as always be careful with my spend $
Re: Hard Drive Recommendation?
by Tim Jones 2 years ago
Michael, While it's a bit more expensive, by investing in a true SAS solution that is connected via TB adapter, you will have far more options moving forward. One good recommendation would be a combin
iPhone X and FCPX workflow—HEVC or .MOV?
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Hey Folks: Have a project coming up that will incorporate some iPhone X footage. Delivery is 1080 HD for the web. Assuming we should request iPhone set to record 4K, so we can scale shots in the edit.
Re: iPhone X and FCPX workflow—HEVC or .MOV?
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
I was able to work on the native HEVC files without transcribing to pro res. My question is really: is there an image quality boost with HEVC vs H.264 Or is the benefit solely the smaller file size...
Phillip Bloom goes to the dark side
by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago
With all the discussions of hack a Macs and advantages and disadvantages of the new iMacPro, I thought this video on using Adobe Premiere on a high powered pc workstation was interesting. A bit off to
Re: Phillip Bloom goes to the dark side
by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago
There is a cost in time and effort to deal with Windows vs buying more expensive hardware from Apple. None of this is new. I would rather spend my limited brain cells on editing than operating systems
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Should FCPX be at IBC and NAB
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Good opinion piece by Peter Wiggins http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2037-if-apple-is-serious-about-the-pro-market-should-it-get-back-to-the-two-big-trade-shows Seems like he s acknowledging wh
Re: Should FCPX be at IBC and NAB
by Peter DeArmond 2 years ago
Michael Hadley "If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can walk into your nearby Apple store, touch the product, talk with Apple employees. Pro app users are left to commune in solitary (if terrific) onl
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iMac Pro thoughts
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
For those of you who have taken the plunge with the new iMac Pro, what are your thoughts now Worth it over a 2013 Mac Pro or 5K iMac Or are you waiting for the next Mac Pro In my case, I work at a sho
Re: iMac Pro thoughts
by Gabriel Spaulding 2 years ago
"As you said there are cases where putting the library and cache files on an SSD (even the system SSD) can help performance. However it can be difficult to determine whether this helps. Just because y
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Michael Hadley liked this 2 years ago
Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Illumination or gasoline You decide. https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 01 13 whats-up-with-final-cuts-color-wheels Hopefully this encapsulates what the issues are. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliver
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Re: Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Michael Hancock 2 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Still, is all of that functionality created equal in all devices " LOL. That's the beauty of standards - there are so many to choose from! ---------------- Michael Hancock Editor
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App to remotely control FCPX from inside a sound booth?
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Hey people: Any recommendations for an iOS app to control FCPX remotely Specifically, have a sound booth (closet) about 15 feet away from the edit station. Want to be able to start stop VO recording f
Re: App to remotely control FCPX from inside a sound booth?
by Jeff Markgraf 2 years ago
Here's a page that looks at several remote controllers using iPad. Not sure which ones use Bluetooth vs. WiFi. - I've briefly played with Ctl+Console a while back, and it works as advertised. - Lots o
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The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
Oliver has pointed out to me that someone on Bill's Facebook discussion is suggesting that I am confused and that I am wrong to think that we should be expecting a Lift Gamma Gain model here. Instead
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Andrew Kimery liked this 2 years ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
Axel Schreiter "Before having seen Simons video, I was already irritated that the new Color Wheels seemed to be less powerful than the pathetic Color Board. It's like you say, I thought I must be mis
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Michael Hadley liked this 2 years ago
Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
... Tim Wilson. Not only does he do an amazing, tireless job of keeping this fantastic resource available to us all, but he's also brilliant, and funny, and generous, and ridiculously knowledgeable, a
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Re: Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Mark Raudonis 2 years ago
Good to hear from you again, Tim! Happy New Year! My day's NOT complete without a stroll through the pasture. Wandering through the weeds I can often get a sense of the state of our industry. Are the
mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Michael Hadley 2 years ago
Folks: Currently running a 2013 nMac Pro and an updated cheesegrater. Considering a new box. Yes, would love the iMac Pro but wondering if it's more horsepower than we need for our mainly HD and 4K wo
Re: mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
I wonder what kind of speed boost I'd get adding this (10 times more powerful than the Vega): https: www.nvidia.com en-us titan titan-v nvid=nv-int-tnvptlh-29191 It was at a Vegas premiere that I reso
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Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 3 years 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 Michael Gissing 3 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "First impression = sad face" Perfect if you are working on a 1970s vinyl record cover.
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