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Oliver Peters

Film / Video / HDTV / Effects Editor - Avid, FCP, linear, other
Writer / contributing editor - Digital Video magazine
Blog at digitalfilms.wordpress.com
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Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Bill Davis 1 day ago
http: blog.vincentlaforet.com Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Oliver Peters 18 hours ago
Shane Ross "Long story short...The iMac Pro is only worth it if you use FCX. So the very expensive Mac really is only good for FCX." We have 3 of the 10-core iMac Pros (the sweet spot) running mainly
Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Steve Connor 7 days ago
Just saw this on FCP.co and thought I'd beat Bill and post it on here first A genuine, agenda free, video about the benefits of FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=390&v=Yiik10ChG9Y "Tradi
Re: Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Oliver Peters 2 days ago
Tim Wilson "But with Share, the goal is to be done, done, DONE, with the movie I've exported resting safe and sound on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, AND Snapchat, complete with hashtags and
Alternatives to pricey Sorenson Squeeze software?
by Stuart Baker 2 days ago
This is follow up from an earlier thread. Important: If you purchase a new Mac to run Avid Media Composer, and it comes loaded with Sierra or High Sierra, you will not be able to transcode your media
Re: Alternatives to pricey Sorenson Squeeze software?
by Oliver Peters 2 days ago
No Avid batches, but Adobe Media Encoder (CC subscription) or Apple Compressor. MPEG Streamclip might also be an option. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
That pesky warning triangle .... is there a log file ?
by Declan Smith 4 days ago
Occasionally, like most people, I see the yellow warning triangle on my event, but can't find any missing media or anything wrong. It comes and goes. I imported an after effects render asset and added
Re: That pesky warning triangle .... is there a log file ?
by Oliver Peters 3 days ago
Doug Metz "add a gap clip - poof! - warning gone, Undo Gap, all good again." Weird. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
OT: iPhone X vs blender
by David Mathis 5 days ago
Surely they can t be serious. https: www.youtube.com watch v=KWqw5SpITg8
Re: OT: iPhone X vs blender
by Oliver Peters 4 days ago
Bill Davis "mimic the acoustic profile of an AM Car Radio" Yep. I actually spec'ed some sets for a facility I helped to build and didn't realize that Auratone then made several models, including some
Media management issues
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
I normally have good luck with the Premiere Pro project manager to transcode and trim the media in my final sequences. Typically I will archive these projects and temporarily move them to a "managed"
Encoding and retaining embedded captions
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks 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 In FCPX or Compressor Other - O
Re: Encoding and retaining embedded captions
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Andreas Kiel ".scc and use Compressor to add it to the movie." Hi, How I don't see an option in Compressor to do that. EDIT: Never mind. Found it. Testing now. Thanks! - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliver
Encode with captions
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks 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
People using Team Projects?
by Nicholas Lear 3 weeks ago
Considering upgrading to the Team licence to make use of the Premiere team protects feature. https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro how-to team-project.html My research suggests it came out in beta a yea
Re: People using Team Projects?
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Nicholas Lear "I was getting it from what Adobe staff" This is great info. Thanks. Any idea whether these files are retained or overwritten when synced with the Cloud version - Oliver Oliver Peters -
Advice on what Mac to purchase
by Carol Rodarte Wilson 3 weeks ago
I am looking to replace my G5 Mac and need some advice on what would best suit my needs. I will be working on editing streaming video for the web and mobile devices as well as broadcast quality commer
Re: Advice on what Mac to purchase
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
A few questions, to try to make some suggestions. What type of media formats do you plan to work with Are you planning to edit with Premiere Pro or something else When you say you have a G5, do you me
Premiere project size suddenly 200MB larger
by Rosie Nakamura 3 weeks ago
I have been working in a project that's about 24MB for the last week or so. It's still in the logging stage, so it's mostly just bins with ProRes footage. All of the sudden today the project started t
Re: Premiere project size suddenly 200MB larger
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Try saving a copy of the project (from within Premiere) to your local desktop and see if the local copy runs any better. It seems like some sort of corruption has occurred. May be related to the Terra
To fade or not to fade
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Throughout all of my commercial editing career, I've added picture fade ins and outs on all of my videos. I'm mainly talking about TV commercials here. This typically provides a "kiss of black" betwee
Re: To fade or not to fade
by grinner hester 3 weeks ago
Today, every network gives specific specs and thats what you have to fullfill. If not specified, I still do it the right way... 29:20, fade or cut. I usually add a 10 frame fade. Depends on the conten
Updated 2018 CC Apps all fail to launch
by Chris Gomersall 4 weeks ago
error message: "Check with the developer to make sure Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 works with this version of macOS. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for
Re: Updated 2018 CC Apps all fail to launch
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
I manage multiple machines, but they are all on High Sierra. Just did the latest Adobe updates yesterday. No issues, except for one machine. I got error messages at closure of installation of the upda
fcpx is importing fps wrong
by Vegdo Rjabkov 4 weeks ago
Hey guys, I shot video in 4k 24fps and the brolls in 1080p and 100fps. My Problem is that the clips with 100fps are shown as 60fps in fcpx.. I imported the files in adobe premiere pro and there they a
Re: fcpx is importing fps wrong
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Vegdo Rjabkov "this frame rates are quiet hard for me to understand. " Sorry. I'm in the NTSC world, so these are fractional rates we have to commonly deal with. Vegdo Rjabkov "i realised a next mist
Wiggly/Distorted Video in Slow Mo Portions of Export from FCX
by Elliot Bendis 4 weeks ago
I've troubleshooted, deinterlaced, etc. This is footage from maybe five years ago, so I don't have camera settings easily available. Everything looks fine when I export, save for when there are any sl
Re: Wiggly/Distorted Video in Slow Mo Portions of Export from FCX
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Originally you said this was 1080i 29.97. I presume you mean both the project (sequence) setting and the original source media. This should be Upper Field dominant. Are you able to view this through a
Project crashed - very little saved
by Scott Braden 4 weeks ago
I'm new to FCPX after being away from editing for 7-8 years. Just started work on my first project. While working on this new project I got the spinning color wheel of death that went on and on and on
Re: Project crashed - very little saved
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
FCPX constantly saves and basically does this with every change, so it's weird that you lost 2 hours of work. You should have a Back-ups folder, though, with auto-saved versions. If you can locate tha
Premiere or FCPX
by Pam Picard 2 months ago
I m curious to hear opinions-in today s professional video world do you find more professionals using Premiere or FCPX
Re: Premiere or FCPX
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
I largely agree with Bill's assessment. It really boils down to two factors: geographic location and whether or not you need to collaborate with others, who will also touch the edit project. If you ar
R14 crashes in macOS HS with curves
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Resolve 14 (free version) - both from Mac App Store and from BMD site - consistently crashes under macOS High Sierra when I touch curves. Anyone else seeing this It's been very stable on other machine
Re: R14 crashes in macOS HS with curves
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
This appears to be related to the lack of CUDA drivers for the Nvidia card in this machine. I reset the hardware configuration in preferences to Metal instead of auto and that appears to have fixed it
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Media Composer First
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
My review: https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2017 11 17 avid-media-composer-first - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Where do I find editing analysis videos?
by Reid Kimball 5 months ago
I am looking for videos of editors who analyze the editing techniques and thought processes used in editing the major TV shows and movies. For example, the video would go through most of the scenes of
Re: Where do I find editing analysis videos?
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
I'm not sure you'll find anything that detailed, however, here are some starters: https: vimeo.com tonyzhou https: www.youtube.com user svenpape http: vashivisuals.com blog - Oliver Oliver Peters - ol
macOS High Sierra
by Oliver Peters 5 months 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 5 months ago
Some more: https: bombich.com blog 2017 09 29 think-twice-before-encrypting-your-hfs-volumes-on-high-sierra - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Put a fork in it
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
https: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud professional-color-at-adobe-past-present-future - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Why does Adobe screw up every new release?
by Scott Witthaus 6 months ago
Not meaning the software per se, but this last release let me use Pr and Ps just fine, but Ae thinks it's a 7-day trial. The update before that put Pr on a trial basis. And on and on. C'mon Adobe, get
Re: Why does Adobe screw up every new release?
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
I just spent an evening messing around with Apple support and my Apple ID. Not a reassuring experience. While my App Store download experience has been great, I'd say on the whole, my Apple licensing
Logging documentary workflow.
by John Keating 3 years ago
I'm currently logging a documentary with 16tb of footage. I am looking for a reference on how to log footage efficiently. Anyone have a system they would recommend
Re: Logging documentary workflow.
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
Glad it was helpful. Good luck. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
FCPX to MC
by Nick Hrycyk 8 months ago
I've been asked to 'finish' an hour doc once the rough cut (director) is done. Besides the fact I would only have 5 days to tweek, color, mix and fix the whole thing. Rough cut being done in FCPX, wha
Re: FCPX to MC
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Glenn Sakatch "but you will not be getting all the bin information and organization" Yep. Roundtrips through Resolve are typically only good for sequence translation, not whole projects. - Oliver Oli
Free to Studio
by Dan Davis 9 months ago
I'm starting with a client very soon who has (the watermarked) 12.5 free version . I have the paid version with dongle. Is it the case that I can just take my dongle along and it will open up the feat
Re: Free to Studio
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Joseph Owens "If you use any of the BMD OFX plugins that are Studio licensed, they will print with a watermark" Ah, I see. So far I've never used any of these on the free version. I had just assumed
Avid Media Composer First
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
Coming in June. Free. http: community.avid.com forums t 180630.aspx Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Nexidia
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Yippee! http: ir.avid.com releasedetail.cfm ReleaseID=995947 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Nexidia
by Jonathan Abrams 1 year ago
Indeed! More information is coming in the first week of December. -- Jonathan S. Abrams, CEA, CEV, CBNT Apple Certified - Technical Coordinator (v10.5) Support Professional (v10.6 through v10.10) Chai
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 1 year 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 1 year 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
No More Episode Encoder
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Wonder if it is because the CC has been adopted so much and Media Encoder is now the norm with those who have the subscription. Thoughts Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sou
Re: No More Episode Encoder
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Of course if you own or buy Episode, it will continue to work. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years ago
say there is a london client you are trying to beg to update their version of AE - not for personal preference - because a major release can't play footage in real time. The After Effects CC 2015 prim
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: the stupidity of adobe.
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
They are most likely on an Adobe enterprise license. In that case, an IT person within the company (or someone else authorized to do this) must create a custom installer build for their own machines.
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A Point Release? WTF?
by Daniel McClintock 2 years ago
And I suppose we'll finally get Adobe CC 2016 during their November update! Arrggghh! -------------------- "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: A Point Release? WTF?
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Bill Davis "Just look at those five year old FCP X features they've now added into Premiere Pro." Come back to us when FCP X has a functional mixer :) - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services,
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Resolve 12.5 viewer display choppy
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
This seems to be a persistent problem that continues in 12.5. Edit page affected, dual display layout, mixer panel open. ProRes media. 1080p 23.976. When you play the timeline, the viewer looks like f
Re: Resolve 12.5 viewer display choppy
by Wolfgang Hershey 2 years ago
In my case... which may be different to yours... I am using a 4k screen and I has the same problems you are having... by switching to a DisplayPort cable instead of using an HDMI the problem went away
No news?
by David Mathis 2 years ago
I thought the message board would light up. I mean there has to be something that we can debate from NAB news. Guess the light bulbs need replacing.
Re: No news?
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Bill Davis "Adobe - but nothing was overtly released at the show as something you could write a check for today." Adobe did preview the specific new features that will show up in the next version of
Avid and RED Weapon generated QTs
by David Hudson 2 years ago
So RED can now make Prores files alongside the r3D files. But can Avid use these When I AMA to the camera roll folder Avid only links to the r3D files and ignores the QTs. How is anyone using these
Re: Avid and RED Weapon generated QTs
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Are you sure you are looking at self-contained ProRes files and not QT Reference files that point to the R3Ds - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
New Adobe features
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
A preview of things to come http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud Immerse-yourself-in-creativity - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: New Adobe features
by Jason Watson 2 years ago
I'm intrigued by the Sound Essentials panel in Audition, mostly because I think they really nailed the implementation of Remix in the last update. If they can pull a similarly good implementation here
Mad Max
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Nice soundbites from the Mad Max team from a StudioDaily article: Editor Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road I think there is some prejudice that women can't cut action, but I'm hoping that will change
What's wrong with Final Cut X???
by Alessandro Vaccaro 2 years ago
Just wondering What's the matter with Final Cut X I believe it is the person using the tool not the tool being used (to a certain extent). Why can't I make just as good as an edit in FCX as in Premier
Re: What's wrong with Final Cut X???
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Sorry but there's a lot of misinformation in your post. Yes, the way X was launched has been criticized, but by design, Apple has designed a simple, yet powerful program. It does rely on third-party a
FAT32 flash drive issue
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
(I've also posted this in the Windows forum.) I'm running into issues when interchanging USB flash drives between various computers. These are all formatted as FAT32 in sizes of 2GB, 4GB and 8GB. My M
Re: FAT32 flash drive issue
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Hi and thanks. I haven't tried anything else. It's now looking like a corruption issue caused by the drive in the commercial scanner that my wife uses at her job. Evidently others have noticed similar
Yosemite 10.10.3 vs 10.10.4
by Daniel Schultz 2 years ago
I was planning to upgrade my Mac OS from 10.8.5 to a more recent version. The thing is that Avid Media Composer only works with 10.10.3, not the more recent 10.10.4 version. Does anyone know if it's p
Re: Yosemite 10.10.3 vs 10.10.4
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Dam Gongo "Earlier it gave really fast responses but now it is dead slow. I even updated each software...but it is still slow and crashes projects on FCPX or Premiere pro CC." I haven't run into anyt
Downloading videos from youtube in MAC OSX
by Juan Manuel Palomino Domínguez 3 years ago
Hi. I use Atubecatcher for downloading youtube videos in windows. So the question is if there is a good one for MAC that download videos in HD. Thank you for support!
Re: Downloading videos from youtube in MAC OSX
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
MacX YouTube Downloader - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
HDV1080i Capture - Vertical Lines/Stripes on Footage
by Jack Carter 3 years ago
Hi, I really hope someone can help ASAP, as this issue is driving me crazy. I filmed some HDV1080i footage on DV tape, using an older camera that we have - a Sony HVR-V1E. However, when I come to capt
Re: HDV1080i Capture - Vertical Lines/Stripes on Footage
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
How are you capturing the footage - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
10.2 update
by Tom Sefton 3 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 3 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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DNxIO vs BMD Ultrastudio 4K Extreme
by Joe Procopio 3 years ago
What is the difference between the 2 boxes, other than the $1000 premium for the AVID name Joe Procopio Broadway Video, NYC AVID Premiere FCP editor engineer
Re: DNxIO vs BMD Ultrastudio 4K Extreme
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
From the questions I asked, it's also unclear whether or not the Avid version will also include onboard ProRes. I'm not sure there's a definitive answer, but I could be wrong. Also Avid will provide s
FCPWorks sessions from NAB posted.
by Bill Davis 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Oliver Peters liked this 3 years ago
Looking for advice - Sharing an edit room
by Claude St-Arnaud 3 years ago
Hello everyone! I am looking for advice on this situation. I will consider everyone of them, from any side the coin may land. I am working as a promo producer for a new tv station in Montreal and we a
Re: Looking for advice - Sharing an edit room
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I freelance at one shop where editors and graphics designers are all in one larger "bullpen" style room. As many as 7 maximum, but a larger room than you describe. The workstations line the perimeter
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SpeedGrade CC 2014.2 crashes on launch with BCC9
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
After the update to 2014.2, SpeedGrade CC crashes on launch. It only does this with BCC9 AE filters installed. They are in the Mediacore folder. When I move them out of the folder, SG launches fine. W
Re: SpeedGrade CC 2014.2 crashes on launch with BCC9
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I just installed the BCC update (BCC9.0.3). This seems to have fixed the problem for me. I'm on OS X 10.10.1. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
XA20 .MP4 files unviewable on Event Viewer
by Ricardo Guerreiro 3 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 3 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
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