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Pam Picard

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September 25th 2011
46 Posts
Premiere or FCPX
by Pam Picard 2 years 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 Stephen Smith 2 years ago
All of the big shops that I'm aware of in my State are on Premiere. All of the freelancers I know are on Premiere except for 1. But he used both FCP X and Premiere. I use Premiere because I spend a lo
Apple Cinema Display 30"
by Pam Picard 2 years ago
Hello, I have an Apple Cinema Display 30" and I would like to upgrade the computer for this monitor (I currently have a very old MacPro that will no longer accept Apple updates). As this is a backup m
Re: Apple Cinema Display 30"
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Pam Picard "I did not want to invest the $ in new MacPro but curious if a Mac Mini is an option and will the display be fully utilized on a Mac Mini or will it be scaled down "A new Mac Mini can prod
XML file
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
I have edited multiple scenes for a web series. In all the scenes I gave created synchronized files of the video and the audio. I would like to send the XML files and the media on a drive in case it i
Re: XML file
by Jeremy Garchow 4 years ago
Whay do you need to send, the final timelines or all of the media in the Library Do you need translated XML files or is an fcpx library file OK instead of xml
Compound clips
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
Hello there - I am editing an episode of a web series. I have video and camera audio on one file and mic audio on another. I am making compound clips of the video and the audio, but noticing it is add
Re: Compound clips
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
Thanks so much - working perfectly!
Premiere to FCPX
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
Hello - Is there a way to export a project from Premiere into FCPX.
Re: Premiere to FCPX
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
worked perfectly - thank you.
DNG to PRORES
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
Hello there - I'm working on a project and I have dozens of DNG files. What is the easiest way to convert these DNG files to ProRes
Re: DNG to PRORES
by Shane Ross 4 years ago
You can do this with Resolve Lite (free) https: www.hurlbutvisuals.com blog 2013 04 blackmagic-camera-post-workflow Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Workflow
by Pam Picard 4 years ago
I'm hoping this is the right forum...so here goes. I'm editing a trailer and the footage is 4K. However, this is going on Indiegogo, which uploads from Vimeo. Vimeo, of course, is 1920x1080. I have a
Re: Workflow
by Jeremy Garchow 4 years ago
Edit in a 1080 timeline. What system do you have and what format is the 4k
footage different speeds in same clip
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
I've seen this in many videos, especially music videos. I have some idea of how this works, but can anyone tell me the best way to create the effect where one object or person is standing still and th
Re: footage different speeds in same clip
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
These days, it's generally a composite, the front layer is the talent, the back layer or "plate" shot separately, using a motion control rig that can exactly duplicate it's moves over multiple takes.
advice on rate
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Looking for some advice on what an editor's rate would be for a low budget indie feature.
Re: advice on rate
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
Because if you let them go first, sometimes they offer more than you'd have asked for! In which case you pause, then *reluctantly* agree:-)
Canon 5d Mark III and Nikon D800
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Hello everyone - I'm shooting a project soon and our A camera is a Canon 5D Mark III. I want to add another camera and have access to a Nikon D800. Any headwinds that I'll find blending these in post
Re: Canon 5d Mark III and Nikon D800
by Warren Eig 5 years ago
Make sure to set them up with similar settings, i.e.: frame rate, color balance, etc. Also Shoot a chip chart for both cameras under each lighting set up so you can set white, black and gray points. I
Canon 5D Mark III versus Nikon D800
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Looking to purchase a new camera and I'm currently looking at the Canon 5D Mark III versus Nikon D800. Interested in hearing pros and cons. Thanks, Pam
Re: Canon 5D Mark III versus Nikon D800
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Thanks so much for the info....very helpful.
telephoto lens
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Wondering what might be the best telephoto lens choice for a BMPCC with budget in mind.
Re: telephoto lens
by Bill Bruner 5 years ago
Hi Pam - with the BMPCC's crop, a $299.95 Rokinon 85mm T1.5 MFT would give you telephoto reach - and results like this: http: vimeo.com 74024948 This is probably the best value-for-money fast, telepho
Plug-ins for video color grading
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
I have recently started color grading my video in Photoshop. Can anyone suggest some good plug-ins for color grading video Thanks,
Re: Plug-ins for video color grading
by Jim Arco 5 years ago
I mostly use After Effects when color correcting and color grading video. But Photoshop is a powerful tool and can easily do much of what AE can do. I often use Photoshop for difficult footage (undere
file size
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Just starting shooting on a BMPCC and the files are HUGE. Converting them to h.264 seems to be taking a good hour per clip (clips are about three minutes a piece). I shot on ProRes. Is this typical .
Re: file size
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Very helpful. Thanks for the suggestions.
Compressor - codec h.264, container mp4
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Hello - I'm looking to export the following: Container mp4 Audio codec AAC or AAC-LC Video codec: H. 264 Resolution 1080p or 1080i Bit rate HD 2000 What is the best way to do that in Compressor Thanks
Re: Compressor - codec h.264, container mp4
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
These explanations are very, very helpful. Thank you.
question on DPX export in FCPX
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
I'm looking to export 10-bit dpx files. I easily can do this in FCPX and Compressor, but I'm unsure if these files are 10-bit Might be a silly question, but how can you tell
Re: question on DPX export in FCPX
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
Thanks!
FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by james henson 5 years ago
Ok, here is my story... I basically made a rough documentary on Sony Vegas, but I clearly need professional help to finish the edit. To my dismay, I could not find any decent professional documentary
Re: FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
I agree with Andrew - I would not pick the editor based on the NLE, but rather the other way around. FCPX, Avid, Adobe - they all can do the job but finding an editor you can work with, communicate wi
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Premiere Pro CC versus FCP X
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
I've noticed that some here have made a transition from FCP "legacy" to Premiere Pro and now to FCP X. Many first shifted to Premiere Pro out of the reaction to FCP X's early stages. Out of curiosity,
Re: Premiere Pro CC versus FCP X
by Pam Picard 5 years ago
With all this said, I'm curious where people think FCPX will be in 5 years I am a producer editor, started on FCP7 and quickly realized I did not know enough about editing to use a program no one was
question - FCP7 resolution
by Pam Picard 6 years ago
Footage is 720 24p. When I look at inspection of footage either in FCP 7 or QT, it shows up as 960 x 720. but sometimes the footage ends up 1280 x720. When I see the output though it somehow becomes 1
Re: question - FCP7 resolution
by Pam Picard 6 years ago
Thanks so much!!!!!
what are you hearing these days?
by Pam Picard 6 years ago
I just thought it might be interesting to do a checkpoint and see what people are hearing re: FCPX in the production world. I myself hear a mix, many people (especially longtime editors that I have wo
Re: what are you hearing these days?
by Dennis Radeke 6 years ago
Chris Kenny "We've seen a couple of short-form projects use Premiere, but no features, nobody even really asking us about it. No features cut in FCP X yet either" Well, there are plenty being done. W
FCPX and hardware
by Pam Picard 6 years ago
For most of my editing I use an IMac (32GB, 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7). I now am looking for a computer to edit on that is more mobile, as I'm finding the need to take it with me on the road. A Macbook Pr
Re: FCPX and hardware
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
For mobility, yes that is best. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
relinking files
by Pam Picard 6 years ago
I edited and completed a project, however, some of the clips need to be replaced with new color corrected clips. I received the new files, but they do not have audio. When I try to relink the files, I
Pam Picard 7 years ago
Hi there -
looking for some good transition and filter plug-ins for FCP7. Mostly for sizzle reels, music videos. Any suggestions?
fast sharing
by Pam Picard 8 years ago
I'm looking for a quick and easy way to share sequences with a fellow producer. We just want to swap ideas back and forth. What is the easiest way to do this
Re: fast sharing
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
Once you both have identical copies of the raw files, each in your own copy of the NLE, sending just a project file back and forth attached to an email is relatively trivial, as the project file is mu
Lion and FCP 7
by Pam Picard 8 years ago
I would like to upgrade to Lion. Just making sure - Lion is ok with FCP7
Re: Lion and FCP 7
by Neal Broffman 8 years ago
works for me Neal Broffman One Production Place, Atlanta, GA www.oneproductionplace.com Latest project: Series of profiles for the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans. http: vimeo.com c
dropped frames
by Pam Picard 8 years ago
I recently purchased a new iMac - 3.1 Ghz processor with 4 GB hard drive. I'm working on a project with stills and lots of filters and effects. The project is about 3 minutes in time. I'm getting a dr
Re: dropped frames
by Pam Picard 8 years ago
Thanks so much - that was it. All my hard drives were elsewhere, so yes I started the project putting everything on the hard drive. Reset the scratch, and it worked like charm....thanks so much. P
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