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Apple Demo of FCP X 10.3
by Charlie Austin 6 months ago
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria! ... https: www.youtube.com watch v=MqCpUWyEr3E&feature=youtu.be ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX B
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Re: Apple Demo of FCP X 10.3
by David Roth Weiss 6 months ago
My hat is off to Apple - first, the entire demo has terrific production value - we all have incredible technology at our disposal, it's about time a company is finally using it. And, the demo artist i
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Mitch Ives liked this 6 months ago
More debate fodder about the 16gig limit on the new laptops...
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
https: www.zdziarski.com blog p=6355 Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: More debate fodder about the 16gig limit on the new laptops...
by Mitch Ives 6 months ago
Interesting... I didn't think there would be that many people with the same thought. We were talking about this at the cigar bar the other night. I guy that does a lot of internet based campaigns was
Sierra info
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
For those willing to the the plunge: http: arstechnica.com apple 2016 09 macos-10-12-sierra-the-ars-technica-review 1 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.
Re: Sierra info
by Mitch Ives 9 months ago
Okay, but is anyone actually using MacOS Sierra with FCP I have several machines that qualify. I also have an aging 2008 MacPro, but it has a modern video card and lots of RAM, so maybe it will accept
The iBag
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Here's what Apple has been spending time on instead of FCPX or the next Mac Pro :) It s hard to believe this is even true. So sad. http: www.gizmodo.co.uk 2016 09 apple-unveils-bag https: www.theguard
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Claude Lyneis liked this 9 months ago
Re: The iBag
by Mitch Ives 9 months ago
Saw that... had to read it twice... thought it was some kind of April fool's joke... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same fun
Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Craig Seeman 11 months ago
Interesting to note that the author is only identified as "Guest Author" and is a former Apple employee. Is something dramatic about to happen with Final Cut Pro X http: www.redsharknews.com post item
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Herb Sevush liked this 11 months ago
Re: Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Mitch Ives 10 months ago
I guess my sarcasm didn't translate. Yes, I know they keep us updated on Safari, which was my point Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfil
nMP or iMac for 4K
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
One of the sites I freelance at has some upcoming projects that will all be shot 4K. Finish will likely be HD for now with a possible conform to 4K as needed later. Editing will be Premiere Pro CC and
Re: nMP or iMac for 4K
by Mitch Ives 10 months ago
Well that sucks. Haven't seen it with the 4K here, but I haven't tried 4K with Resolve Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same f
So, what's happening?
by David Mathis 11 months ago
Um yeah. What are your plans if Apple decides to axe Final Cut Pro as we know it What software would you migrate to Please, for my sanity, leave out the toll road (subscription only) payment plan part
Re: So, what's happening?
by Gabe Strong 11 months ago
Not sure why there is this constant chime that 'Apple might axe FCP X'. It's not going to happen. The next release has been previewed already at NAB and we will get it later this fall. I mean we can p
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Mitch Ives liked this 10 months ago
10.11.6
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Anyone yet Issues to be concerned about Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: 10.11.6
by Mitch Ives 10 months ago
fine on three machines so far... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention
Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Simon and Co. have just solved that. :-) Really cool plugin! https: www.youtube.com watch v=ej6LT1pMlcc ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poo
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
Re: Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
OK, I'm switching to FCX specifically because of this plugin! Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
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Mitch Ives liked this 1 year ago
My major beef
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Why there are things I like about X there is one thing that aggravates the (censored word of choice) out of me. Why does a cross dissolve affect both audio and video Yes, there is a way to make a cros
Re: My major beef
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
"once I'm at the fine cut stage to add a 3 frame audio dissolve to every dialogue and EFX edit." I follow this same process in Avid, FCP "classic" and Premiere. Have for years. It's a great way to fin
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Mitch Ives liked this 1 year ago
10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 1 year ago
Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Re: 10.2.3 Update is here
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Steve Connor " Herb Sevush "OK, so show me the error of my ways. From within FCPX can you select a section of your timeline and send those clips to Motion, with their in and outpoints preserved, for
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Mitch Ives liked this 1 year ago
The language of letting go
by John Davidson 1 year ago
Today we're donating our HDCam deck to the local non-profit station because our clients don't use tape anymore and the deck now has a resale value of jack squat. For 18 months it's #1 job has been to
Re: The language of letting go
by John Davidson 1 year ago
While it sucks that we can't get anything for our deck, I'm happy that medium is dying. Tape was and is a huge pain in the butt. Anytime we had to lay back to tape we died a little bit inside. I wonde
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OT - is the "new" Mac Pro a failure
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
http: www.macobserver.com tmo article the-new-mac-pro-is-a-failure I'm buying another system soon and unless there is a radical update, I'll be buying a tower MP on eBay.
Re: OT - is the "new" Mac Pro a failure
by Tom Sefton 2 years ago
Bob Zelin "What DON'T I like about the 2013 6,1 Mac Pro The threat that in 2017, Thunderbolt 3 will be on these machines, making these expensive boxes (obsolete) (remember that all "old" Mac Pro's ar
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
Advice on docu workflow with SD tape footage, FCPX or not?
by Mauricio Lleras 2 years ago
Hello all, I come here seeking advice on a docu I'll be cutting soon, this post might get a bit lenghty so I thank you in advance for taking the time to read it and comment! First off, let me say I am
Re: Advice on docu workflow with SD tape footage, FCPX or not?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Bill Davis "A - X does just fine with long projects. Sure if you have a TON of material, you want a robust hardware configuration to support that - just as with any other system." It does OK with big
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
FCP X - food for thought
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
What if Randy left because there was no more for him to do What if the 3D text bolt-on was the same as the FCP 7 upgrade - something to appease the masses and to look like progress What if FCP X is es
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: FCP X - food for thought
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
David Lawrence "Good questions. I'd add - What if Apple's endgame for video looks like what they did with photography What if the next step is a unification of iMovie and FCPX into a new app called "
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
It is patently obvious...
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
That nobody or at least no professional in their right mind would ever use 3D text for their titles. . It is so old fashioned. ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Bab
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Re: It is patently obvious...
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Also, I squeal like a young boy when I see the Star Wars trailers." 3D type, much like the Force, may be used for good or evil. Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live link
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
Best cards for GH4?
by Mitch Ives 2 years ago
I looked through all the pages, and it's possible that I missed it, but I didn't see any discussions of which cards work best with the GH4. Specifically, do you need the 280mb speed cards to do 4K. I'
Re: Best cards for GH4?
by Darren Kelly 2 years ago
Hey Mitch, long time no chat. I have success with 4 different cards so far. 1. Panasonic's own cards will do the job 2 - 3 Either of Trandscends cards with a speed,rating of 3 will do it. Either one f
Debate is over!
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
If it's good enough for Jimmy it's good enough for me: https: www.facebook.com video.php v=10153217798103319&fref=nf It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid FCPX user. Lance Bache
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Re: Debate is over!
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
Any person who can make a hit song into a popular blender gets my vote. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
the verge explains apple photos, nilay whispers FCPX is the other shoe about to drop and die.
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years ago
http: www.theverge.com 2015 2 5 7987575 the-vergecast-139-february-5-2015 the intelligent slider looks brilliant, and it's something adobe would do in a cold day in hell - from around the fifty odd mi
Re: the verge explains apple photos, nilay whispers FCPX is the other shoe about to drop and die.
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Well if a random tech journalist says it then it must be a possibility
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Mitch Ives liked this 2 years ago
smooth out a juddery pans in FCPX
by Ben Lithman 3 years ago
I have some footage that was shot on a relatively cheap camera @ HDV 1080p 25. Any shot that was taken while on a tripod and involves slowly panning let or right has a horrible judder to it. Does anyo
Re: smooth out a juddery pans in FCPX
by Mitch Ives 2 years ago
If the Apple option isn't working, you might try Lock & Load... it's fixed things that the built in options in FCP X couldn't... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, b
Blu-ray from FCP X?
by Mitch Ives 3 years ago
Here's the challenge: the program was built on a new MacPro in X. It's about an hour and fifty minutes in length. There is no Blu-ray burner attached to this new Mac Pro. The Blu-ray burner is in a 20
Re: Blu-ray from FCP X?
by Mitch Ives 2 years ago
Thanks to everyone who responded. As it turns out I ended up taking a lot of your suggestions. Noah is right, the solution is a burner on the nMP. Now I just need to find a USB 3 model that is recogni
Reliable USB3 Hubs for iMac?
by Brett Ramsey 3 years ago
I am looking for a reliable USB 3 hub (in fact at least 2) for my iMac. I currently lose one port to the Superdrive and need to plug in 4 2TB USB 3 drives, 1 USB Audio Input and an elgato TV tuner. I
Re: Reliable USB3 Hubs for iMac?
by Mitch Ives 3 years ago
So far we've had good luck with the Iogear SuperSpeed USB 3.0 4-port hub... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. "Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as
Re-linking problem
by Lance Bachelder 3 years ago
Why can I not re-link to the exact media that was used in the FCP7 cut. XML'd cut into X and cannot re-link to most of the shots and audio - X says does not match the original BUT it is the original!!
Re: Re-linking problem
by Mitch Ives 3 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Not changed, deleted. It's a Finder preference. If you did some sort of file copy and a preference was deleted, sometimes, X can be confused." I get you... no that isn't it... they ar
Which New Mac Pro CPU Configuration for FCPX 10.1?
by Kevin Patrick 4 years ago
10.1 is optimized for Dual-GPU for: Real-time performance (specifically layered effects and 4K streams ) Background rendering (if you choose need to do it) Optical Flow Effects Previews Background Exp
Re: Which New Mac Pro CPU Configuration for FCPX 10.1?
by Daniel Frome 4 years ago
Kevin Patrick "32 GB RAM (although it appears upgrading from 32 requires replacing all the DIMMS) " I've been told that generally it's good to have 2GB of RAM per core. With that in mind, if getting
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Mitch Ives liked this 4 years ago
I've figured out who these people are!!!
by Richard Johnson 6 years ago
So I've been trying to decide whether to purchase FCPX or move to Adobe or Avid. I've been following these forums fairly closely and had almost gotten convinced not to. There are a lot of posts in pra
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Jason Jenkins liked this 6 years ago
Re: I've figured out who these people are!!!
by Glen Hurd 6 years ago
Avid (and others) may sit tight until FCPXML supports more features than the current iteration. Currently, you can't even export and import an FCPX project and preserve your audio levels. Let alone su
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Mitch Ives liked this 6 years ago
Wanted: AJA Kona Drivers for Avid Media Composer
by Marco Solorio 6 years ago
<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 COW Personals: Me: I'm a nice guy, I like long walks along the beach, and I desperately seek AJA Kona drivers for my Avid Media Composer. I know you're
Re: Wanted: AJA Kona Drivers for Avid Media Composer
by Mitch Ives 6 years ago
I want to second that. It's nice to see a company step up and take a chance on trusting their customers with information on future plans. Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. mitch@insightproductions.
one more kick in the groin.
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
you can't turn the magnetic timeline off. https: discussions.apple.com message 15454581 HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. that is so funny. the whole timeline sliding around like jello. edits cut to music
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Re: one more kick in the groin.
by Peter Blumenstock 6 years ago
Given Apple's past track record I don't really care what may or, more likely, may not come in a future update. What matters to me is the status quo. And with Apple pulling FCP7 it can be described in
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Mitch Ives liked this 6 years ago
Enter the Ninja
by John Frey 6 years ago
Enter the Ninja http: www.atomos.com John D. Frey 25 Year owner operator of two California-based production studios. Digital West Video Productions of San Luis Obispo and Inland Images of Lake Elsinor
Re: Enter the Ninja
by Mitch Ives 6 years ago
Shane Ross "Too bad many DSLR's don't send out a clean signal via HDMI." My thoughts exactly. This would rock if my 5DmkII could use it. This could also stop a lot of people rushing from FCP to Premi
shutter speed multiple of 24
by Dan LaCloche 7 years ago
I read many places that a shutter speed of 1 50 is the best for 24fps video because it's the closest you can get to the 1 48 used in motion pictures. I also read that if you start messing with the shu
Re: shutter speed multiple of 24
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
As usual, Noah gives good advice. I'm editing some stuff shot in the mid-west by somebody else that has a lot of this. Most of it is unusable because when shooting outdoors they let the camera compens
Connection Accessories to DSLR
by Ala Mctoom 7 years ago
Hi there. I'm new to videography so please be patient with me. I just bought a 7d camera and I'm planning to buy its gear and extra stuff like field monitor. I'm not sure how to connect those stuff to
Re: Connection Accessories to DSLR
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
Bill (as usual) makes a series of good suggestions. What you're going through is typical and there is no one right answer. For my part, I'll add the following: 1) I went the cage route, and then aband
5D and FCP
by Edward Neary 7 years ago
Just bought the Canon 5D MarkII. Shot a wedding at 30P and I have a Matrox Mini connected to my computer. Here's the workflow using FCP 7 on a MAC: upload cards with a USB Card Reader with Apple Pro R
Re: 5D and FCP
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
Bouke Vahl "May i remind you that currently Compact flash is the same price per minute as digibeta HDcam tapes (and take a bit less shelf...) " True, but not as cheap as DV, DVcam, DVCpro, HDV, etc.w
indisystem products anyone?
by tony gomez 7 years ago
anyone used these products I'd love to order an entire package from them.. but no response to my emails.. The prices are amazing....but I wanted advice to make a correct choice for my needs.. This is
Re: indisystem products anyone?
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
Lance Bachelder "Maybe you need to change your production name to Incite since you insist on fighting every time you post. After seeing your website I think you may better serve yourself and your cli
64 gig card showing up as 16Gig
by Tommy Haake 7 years ago
Hi all, I just picked up an hvx200p that came with a 64 gig p2 card. In 1080 24 mode it only gives me 16 minutes of recording time, which I think means it's recognizing the card as a 16 gig. I first t
Re: 64 gig card showing up as 16Gig
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
I believe 4.1.0 is the latest... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. mitch@insightproductions.com www.insightproductions.com
LiveType looks awful IN FCP
by scott snyder 7 years ago
Hi everyone. When I create a Title in Livetype - it looks great in LT, it looks great when saved to desktop and played w Quicktime. BUT when I drag it into FCP it looks terrible (all fuzzy and aliased
Re: LiveType looks awful IN FCP
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
Ours was all P2 720p. Matched LT w FCP and still no joy... Might try some work-a-rounds based on your approach... Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. mitch@insightproductions.com www.insightproductio
P2 w/ FCS 3 & 10.6?
by Mitch Ives 7 years ago
I'm sorry if this has been asked, but I couldn't seem to locate any discussion on this. Is anyone using P2 successfully with both FCS 3 and 10.6 Are you able to use the camera through firewire and USB
Re: P2 w/ FCS 3 & 10.6?
by Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
There are now snow leopard drivers for the 5 card readers, yes.
Kona 3 - bet you have not seen this problem !
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
AJA didn't have the answer. ProRes422 and ProRes422HQ works fine - so don't be a wise ass. Input HD-SDI from HD1400, using FCP 7.0.1, with OS-X 10.6.2. DVCProHD 59.94. If you capture for 10 - 15 secon
Re: Kona 3 - bet you have not seen this problem !
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
I'll echo Walter's comment. I've seen that using Pro-Res, which is why I stopped using it some time ago... especially Pro Res HQ. Now with FCS3, we're trying Pro-Res again (we'd like to use it). Now I
FCP 7 noticed issues
by Raymond Tuquero 8 years ago
We recently upgraded our edit suites to FCP 7 and have found some issues or bugs that have bothered us ... TO NOTE: We have found the solutions (well temporary) to these issues. I just wanted to ask a
Re: FCP 7 noticed issues
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
We ran into a variation on your first one immediately after installing FCS3 (still on 10.5.8). In our case there wasn't a problem saving, but whenever we would try to render a section of the timeline
broadcast monitor playback
by ayman abdel-basset 8 years ago
Hi, In my company we have many edit suites of FCP with kona LH. we usually face problem. my self didn't face with the blackmagic.. when we import any QT file (for example) H.264. then insert it in seq
Re: broadcast monitor playback
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "Avid usually transcodes files upon import, a process very different to FCP. At that point, you aren't playing back h264 files, but rather Avid codec files. " good point... Mitch Ives
OT: End of Prosumer Camcorders???
by Brian Pitt 8 years ago
I work as a videographer editor for a mid-sized corporation. I produce multiple training marketing videos primarily shot with Sony HDV V1U camcorders. The photographers in my department recently let m
Re: OT: End of Prosumer Camcorders???
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
John Davidson "You could also point out that Final Cut should could support editing via H.264. Apple sure pushed that codec down our throats hard enough a few years ago. That doesn't make me a sucker
Mac Pro internal RAID?
by Ken Nicholson 8 years ago
I'm getting ready to buy a new Mac Pro, and wondering if anybody is using the internal RAID capability of three drives (RAID 0) Ken Nicholson
Re: Mac Pro internal RAID?
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
When we first got the 8-core, we used the Apple RAID card and created one using all four bays. It worked great. The only reason we pulled the Apple RAID card was that we had a huge documentary with 40
FCS 3 & Kona 3
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
Forgive me if this has been answered ( a search didn't turn up anything), but is anybody using the new FCS 3 with the Kona 3 If so, how's it working... any problems thanks Mitch Ives Insight Productio
Re: FCS 3 & Kona 3
by walter biscardi 8 years ago
I have been told it does work just fine. Not sure on the new ProRes codecs, but there is also a note on AJA's website that new drivers are forthcoming so that's good news. Walter Biscardi, Jr. Editor,
Motion Bogs Down (How Can I Fix This?)
by Matt King 8 years ago
I am sure I am doing something wrong here...I just don't know what it is. Here is what I am using: Mac Pro Model Identifier: MacPro1,1 Processor Name: Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 3 GHz Numbe
Re: Motion Bogs Down (How Can I Fix This?)
by Mitch Ives 8 years ago
Have tried that with limited success, but we're willing to try anything at this point...Mitch Ives Insight Productions Corp. mitch@insightproductions.com
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