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Oliver Peters

Editor | Colorist - Avid/FCPX/Premiere Pro/Resolve
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FCPX 10.4.9 is out!
by Jay Soriano 4 weeks ago
Catalina not required. https: www.apple.com newsroom 2020 08 final-cut-pro-x-updated-with-significant-workflow-improvements FCPX 10.4.9 Overview by Felipe Baez: https: www.youtube.com watch v=tfdPufrp
Re: FCPX 10.4.9 is out!
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Jeremy Garchow "and it now seems to be back" Thanks. I've been running on Mojave, but I guess I just never hit that combination. Cool. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
The Final Cut Pro 10.4.9 update has dropped
by Robin S. Kurz 4 weeks ago
If you re interested in seeing everything new and improved in Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor, including a LIVE Q&A chat with @Alex4D and myself during the premiere, then tune into the exclusi
Re: The Final Cut Pro 10.4.9 update has dropped
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Just wondering... Select any project in the browser and hit the space bar. It loads that project directly into the timeline and starts playing in the viewer. Never saw that before. Is this a new featu
Sidebar....Switch
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
Hey Oliver....I see you mentioned Switch in the FCP update thread. Can you tell us how you use Switch in your day to day workflow Is it indispensable to your workflows Any specific features you don't
Re: Sidebar....Switch
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Rich Rubasch "Can you tell us how you use Switch in your day to day workflow " Sure. The first big use is as a media player and or QC tool. Many of the formats that can't be viewed in QTX Player can
Media Management in FCPX
by Anantha Perumal 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm usually on Avid Media Composer, but switched to FCPx for short 5-6 minute videos I'm creating. So, the current project I'm using has 3 90-minute videos, and I'm going to be using only small po
Re: Media Management in FCPX
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
The easiest cheapest way to do this would be to roundtrip through Resolve. Even the free version can do this, but exported clip sizes are limited to UHD with the free version. Send an FCPXML to Resolv
ACES and Resolve
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
A pragmatic look at using ACES in Resolve https: www.provideocoalition.com is-aces-right-for-you - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Juan Juig 1 month ago
When you are adding effects and colour correction to clips, does Avid process them in 32bit floating point like Davinci Resolve, or does it use a different internal picture bit depth processing 16bit
Re: What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Scroll to the bottom here: https: www.avid.com media-composer 32-bit float - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Boris FX Optics
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
A look at Boris FX Optics for Photoshop. https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2020 08 06 boris-fx-optics - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Copying sequence from other project brings in duplicate folders and won't show media in finder
by Chris Bagnall 2 months ago
Is there a way to simply copy a sequence from another project drive to a new project new drive without PP duplicating files and folders and not linking properly to Proxy files I want to link every sho
Re: Copying sequence from other project brings in duplicate folders and won't show media in finder
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
If it's a new project without these clips already existing in that project panel, then the answer is "no." Premiere Pro doesn't allow a standard project that only includes a sequence and no clips. You
Change font size and position of captions in FCPX
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Hey all - My first foray into captioning inside of FCPX. Was able to copy and paste my script into captions, but the size seems really big and positioned very low in the screen (this video is a 1080x1
Re: Change font size and position of captions in FCPX
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Are you using FCPX's native captioning function If so, captions are different from subtitles. Captions are designed for closed captioning and so your formatting options are limited. Is that what you w
Broadcast safe limiting
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
I understand about setting up broadcast safe in color mgmt, viewing exceptions, and adjusting clips to end up with legal levels. However, is there any sort of brickwall video limiter built into Resolv
Re: Broadcast safe limiting
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Marc Wielage "In truth, I think many broadcast channels are a little looser with what they will and won't accept, but I treat levels like it's still 1999 and try to err on the side of being conservat
DeNoise effect on all dialog track clips vs applying the effect in the Audio Track Mixer for that track - Premiere Pro 2019
by Yair Bartal 2 months ago
Are these two options equivalent
Re: DeNoise effect on all dialog track clips vs applying the effect in the Audio Track Mixer for that track - Premiere Pro 2019
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
PS: If you specifically mean this effect in Premiere (#1 in the YT video) - https: youtu.be dBZVa1Hljio then it works the same way whether applied to the clip or the track. - Oliver Oliver Peters - ol
Vashi workflow guide
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
For anyone interested. It's free and the PDF is a good comprehensive overview. Plus links to various Premiere Pro templates that Vashi has created. https: vashivisuals.com my-film-editing-quick-course
Re: Vashi workflow guide
by Richard DeFinis 2 months ago
This is a really nice guide. I met Vashi at NAB a few years back, great guy and always willing to share information.
DPX vs ProRes444 for Log C Arri Alexa Mini LF Footage
by Jason Morehouse 3 months ago
Hello, I'm in the process of color grading and doing VFX on a short film shot on the Alexa Mini LF. My colorist told me to shoot Prores4444 saying that raw would be overkill so we followed his guideli
Re: DPX vs ProRes444 for Log C Arri Alexa Mini LF Footage
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
PS: How are you delivering to the colorist Unless you have a ton of footage, the cleanest way is to roundtrip between Resolve (Is that what the colorist is using ) and Premiere. Send the original file
This project could not be loaded, it may be damaged or contain outdated elements.
by Stefan Kempe 2 months ago
Hi guys, today my Premiere Pro unexpectedly crashed on my and now my project that i've been worked on for the past few days gives me this message. - https: i.imgur.com nDEQgNu.png Unfortunately, I did
Re: This project could not be loaded, it may be damaged or contain outdated elements.
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Pat Horridge "It's imperative that end of session manual copies to alternate storage devices is rigidly followed." It won't help this situation, but one idea we follow in the shop is to back up Premi
Mac No Quicktime format?
by Emmet Reddy 2 months ago
Ive just updated an os on a computer to MAC catalina and now i have no option to export quicktime Apple ProRes files. Any idea thanks
Re: Mac No Quicktime format?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Did you also update all of the Adobe CC apps - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Batch export (share) roles presets
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
I can create a custom share preset for a 12-channel roles assignment required for my network deliverables. That works if I export one sequence (project) at a time. But if I select a group of sequences
Video Problem?
by Jim Hart 3 months ago
Hello. I am new here and I am not quite sure where to post this. I have a Canon 1DX Mark II and I shoot all my video in 4K60FPS. The video is butter smooth and I have never had any issues over the pas
Re: Video Problem?
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
I checked it full screen in Safari, Chrome, and Edge. Looks about the same. Generally smooth but some minor hitches in movement most noticeable on any horizontal motion. Safari only let me see it in 1
Thinking about making the switch to FCPX
by Cal Thorley 3 months ago
Hi there. Just after a few opinions if you'd be so kind. I'm an ex FCP legacy user. Hung round for the initial release of FCPX but as the bulk of my work is a TV series at a time, not being able to pl
Re: Thinking about making the switch to FCPX
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
I would add, based on my daily experience with Premiere and a lot of experience with FCPX and Resolve, that mixed codecs on the timeline will always be an issue depending on your expectations. Premier
Forum name change time?
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Seems like this forum needs to be renamed as Apple macOS. With the introduction of Big Sur, the "X" brand is gone. Big Sur becomes version 11. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Forum name change time?
by John Rofrano 3 months ago
Agreed. Should have been done 3 versions ago when 10.12 Sierra changed the name to macOS ...or maybe we should rename it "Apple OS XI" ;-) jr www.johnrofrano.com www.vasstsoftware.com
Premiere Pro June updates
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
New Premiere Pro features in today's round of Adobe updates. https: helpx.adobe.com ca premiere-pro using whats-new 2020-3.html - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Premiere Pro June updates
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Running them today. No issues with Premiere that I can tell on the one project I worked in. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
App Store Updates
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Our shop has multiple Macs. One iMac Pro (Mojave) does not show the available updates in the Updates pane of the App Store application. You have to manually go to each app in your account and individu
Adobe CC tech issues today
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Some may be hit by this and won't be able to use their CC apps. https: status.adobe.com # - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe CC tech issues today
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
This seemed to have been resolved by about 4:30 ET yesterday. So if you needed to get work done yesterday and were affected, then you were outta luck. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Fairlight bus format question
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
I start a Resolve project as stereo. Then I decide to change the bus format in the Fairlight page to 5.1 surround. The smaller meters labelled control room on the Fairlight page indicate 6 channels. H
Re: Fairlight bus format question
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Bingo. That's it. Thanks. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Matching Clips Problem. (Pause on Previous Problem)
by Jonathan Reed 5 months ago
The keyframe situation has been put on pause. I've got to get the clips more in color sync then what I have. I have made this video to help explain the situation. If i'm missing anything, please let m
Re: Matching Clips Problem. (Pause on Previous Problem)
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Jonathan Reed "thank you so much, the clients wants the brighter shot to look like the darker sit down shot. This is what they want." Then you are in a no-win situation, but I certainly understand th
Resolve remote grading
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
More of Frame's Workflow from Home series. https: youtu.be m84TImSElIM - Oliver Oliver Peters oliverpeters.com Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Working remotely with Avid
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
Michael Kammes: https: youtu.be Wke0vrmgQzo - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Quicktime Incompatible
by Stephen Bodossian 5 months ago
Hello, Just tried opening a Quicktime file and I got this error message: "This file contains some media which isn t compatible with QuickTime Player." Does anyone know why this is I'm working off of a
Re: Quicktime Incompatible
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
I'm not sure this is completely correct info. The wrapper (.mov) isn't important. After all, there are plenty of supported codecs that are wrapped as .mov and will continue to be supported. Such as Pr
Recording Interviews Remotely
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Hi all; Has anyone done interviews remotely I know there are internet tools to do it via internet but there are pitfalls too. I'm thinking about using an iPad kit with external mic and send the kit to
Re: Recording Interviews Remotely
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
Here's a good webinar to watch that covers some of that: https: youtu.be 0S7m8qwHPqk - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Is filmmaking still an option?
by Isaac David Quesada 5 months ago
I have spent my professional life following a long term plan to build my career as a filmmaker while, at the same time, being able to pay the bills. But now I find myself in a situation where film is
Re: Is filmmaking still an option?
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
I think you have to first define what "filmmaking" is. If you mean Hollywood, that's a very small and regimented market and the chances of breaking into that from the outside are slim to none. You eit
Avid won't read mxf files from a XDcam FS7 camera.
by John Berardi 8 months ago
Media Composer 2018.12.3 OS 10.14.5 I am trying to import footage from the XDcam FS7. I was delivered a drive with all file structures as is, that come off the card. Within the clips folder there are
Re: Avid won't read mxf files from a XDcam FS7 camera.
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Shane Ross "The thing is, Michael, it USED TO WORK. I recall doing this with P2 MXF files...just being able to drop them in a numbered folder, Avid would generate the database, and I'd drag that into
eGPU firmware
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Blackmagic has released firmware updates for its eGPU https: www.macrumors.com 2019 12 30 blackmagic-egpu-pro-display-xdr - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Avid and Catalina
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Hold off. Info below. http: avid.force.com pkb articles en_US Compatibility macOS-Catalina-support - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Split view issue
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
I do not use split view, however, a few moments ago I resized my Safari view window horizontally on one of these forum pages. Now the column widths are stuck on that narrower size, regardless of the b
Re: Split view issue
by Oliver Peters 12 months ago
Appears to be fixed. Apparently a COW IT issue. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Added codec support
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Avid will now support ProRes RAW in Media Composer. The Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds BMD RAW support. ProRes support has been added for Windows. Also Apple will continue support of DNxHD DNxHR in ma
Re: Added codec support
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
Finally. Just in the middle of testing a dual boot win Mac build...might stop right there and tweak for Windows. Yes BM...your turn now. Glenn
Catalina - check 32-bit
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
For those planning to update to Catalina when it becomes available,, double-check your 32-bit application status. https: support.apple.com en-us HT208436 You'll actually find that quite a lot of apps
Re: Catalina - check 32-bit
by Doug Metz 11 months ago
John Rofrano "I'm sorry but I have to say it again... Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard was the last OS that was 32-bit only back in June 2009. We have had 64-bit support for 10 years!!! What have these dev
What is the maximum digital zoom you want with an Arri Alexa Mini ProRes 4444 2944x2160 image?
by William Boodell 2 years ago
Hello Arri Fans! I'm editing a feature being shot on an Arri Alexa Mini with a ProRes 4444 file codec at 2944x2160 resolution image. Though editing on ProRes 422, I'm keeping the native resolution in
Re: What is the maximum digital zoom you want with an Arri Alexa Mini ProRes 4444 2944x2160 image?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Sorry, this reply is very late. You probably already have your answer and a solution. But you don't specify what resolution format size aspect that you want to deliver in. So if you intend to deliver
Starbucks cup
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
So this is striking while the iron is hot https: twitter.com AdobeAE status 1125452852065738753 (Content aware video fill) - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
macOS High Sierra
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Whether to update or hold... https: www.cnet.com news 7-things-to-know-before-upgrading-to-macos-high-sierra-10-13 http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2001-the-new-macos-high-sierra-is-launched-to
Re: macOS High Sierra
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Hal Beery "My concern was whether a previous OS would successfuly operate the new iMac (purchased two months ago" Usually note. You can try it, but I doubt it will work. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliv
AE saving over other project on NAS
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
We are using the most current version of After Effects CC. These are Macs connected in a shared storage environment using a QNAP NAS. Typically all of our project files - After Effects, Premiere Pro,
Re: AE saving over other project on NAS
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Blaise Douros "Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that I was flippantly suggesting that EVERYTHING should change" I didn't take it that way. No problem. Thanks for the suggestion. - Oliver Oliver Peters -
Encode with captions
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Is there any way to take an HD ProRes master file with closed captions and encode a resized MP4, while retaining those captions as closed captions in the resulting file The only choices seem to be a n
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 4 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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Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Oliver Peters 4 years ago
Making plug-ins from scratch for FCPX is a huge PITA for developers. They have to make something that works in Motion and then turn that into a Motion template. In the case of Boris, this also mean ma
10.2 update
by Tom Sefton 5 years ago
Just made the update after sitting around waiting for confirmation that all was well. The performance leap with RED and 4K ProRes footage is quite simply jaw dropping. Very impressive, especially leap
Re: 10.2 update
by Mitch Ives 5 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "It is quite obvious, Tom, that this software is not made for professional use." Sarcasm noted. It's a good update, but as usual some issues. 1) Waveform update is a bit inconsistent.
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FCPWorks sessions from NAB posted.
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
As of today, all the FCPWorks suite sessions should be posted. Workflow case studies, product demos and panels. The channel link is here: https: www.youtube.com playlist list=PLqX2pQkpLCQ_wo_6BVFnh8Bf
Mike Matzdorf beats traditional audio tracks to death with an iron pipe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
"recently... I had to spend five hours untangling 30 minutes of D-M&E on avid... it literally would have taken me 10 minutes on X." from 13 minutes in - as he moves through the serious capabilities to
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Copy to Library
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
I have camera clips from a GH4 camera - 1080p H264 .MOV files. FCP X has to import these into the Library - "leave in place" is disabled. Why - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlan
Re: Copy to Library
by Francois Jean 5 years ago
Why is FCPX seeing this file as if it is on a camera card or camera folder Is there a linked metadata file in the same level as this file or could this file have some information in its header that pr
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XA20 .MP4 files unviewable on Event Viewer
by Ricardo Guerreiro 6 years ago
Hi, I'm using a Mac Pro (2009 - 2 x 2,26 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon; 24GB RAM; ATI Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB) with Yosemite and FCP 10.1.3. I simply cannot work at the moment as my clips shot on a Canon XA
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Re: XA20 .MP4 files unviewable on Event Viewer
by alain aka 6 years ago
Hi I live in France and me and several editors are using FCP 10.1.3. Maverick we import P2 cards mostly with HD rushes. we saw that problem of importation. we import, and the clip stay with the grey l
Lightworks Mac Public Beta
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
http: www.redsharknews.com post item 1750-lightworks-for-apple-os-x-is-here-public-beta-available-to-all-released-this-week Available Wednesday June 11
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Re: Lightworks Mac Public Beta
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
I'll drop in whatever the art director supplies. Might be a layered psd, or a tiff, or I might take his specs and just build it in X directly if its mostly type - but could be something out of any des
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Files section on CC
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
Is anyone finding the 20GB files feature on CC to be useful My CC desktop app still says "coming soon" (yes, it's current). I can manually access the files section via the web, but... 1. Movie clips d
Cloud storage of files
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
When will we be able to directly access the files section from the CC desktop app Going through the web is useless. In fact, I don't even remember how to get there. Google Drive, SugarSync and Dropbox
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Re: Cloud storage of files
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
I am currently doing a complete clean installation with a new installation of all apps. This is with OS X Mavericks. CC Files still says "coming soon". - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services,
Changing CC to other hard drive
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
I want to do a clean install of everything (OS, apps and documents) on a new hard drive, but on the same machine. I don't want to migrate apps and settings. What is the current process for de-authoriz
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