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Film Editor & . . .
Sydney, New York, Hollywood & Aotearoa NZ
Film | Photography | Writing.
Creative, Curious, Adventurous, Soulful even . . . a long and rewarding career in film, editing advertising commercials, the odd Indie Movie, a few Docs... [more]
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May 9th 2001
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Best Macbook Pro Laptop
by Trevor Ambrose 7 years ago
Hey guys, I looking for any advice about purchasing a new macbook pro laptop. (my G4 Powerbook just got stolen -darn- and I currently have a 8 core tower) Is the $1799 2.4GHz more than enough for my F
Re: Best Macbook Pro Laptop
by Richard Clark 5 years ago
Just had my 17" MacBookPro stolen, now I need to deal with my insurance Co. I use the laptop for FCP, Lightroom, NIK and Pages etc. film, photography and writing basically. I have G-tech HD's with eSa
Will FCPX be continued?
by Stan Johanssen 7 years ago
It has been a long time since i heard some news about FCPX regarding updates, bug fixes, newer versions and so on. That makes me wonder. What are happening to FCPX Is it going to be forgotten by Apple
Re: Will FCPX be continued?
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
"who will continue to use it " I will, for a number of reasons. 1. it's Apple 2. have worked on it since the get go 3. i am on FCP6 something and it is a rock solid platform 4. with over 44+ years of
Just bought a G-Raid external hard drive and want to move my programs onto it: good idea, or dumb?
by Brandon Hall 7 years ago
I have a 4tb G-Raid and want to move My FCS programs (final cut pro 7 soundtrack pro compressor motion) and my plug in applications (twixtor magic bullet suite red giant effects) onto my external hard
Re: Just bought a G-Raid external hard drive and want to move my programs onto it: good idea, or dumb?
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
Simply program your G-raid as the capture drive, make sure you don't change the name of the drive once you have captured material :) back up the media, aka copy it to another drive as a safety back up
How is Film theory viewed in a professional environment?
by Jon Fidler 7 years ago
When I did my university course there was a heavy emphasis on politics, karl marx etc, sociology and semiotics. and the only thing ive found any use was Beyond every denotation there is a conontation
Re: How is Film theory viewed in a professional environment?
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
Whew! thanks Jon and the very best of a good career, have F.U.N. then we die :) Richard Clark's kiwicafe.com Film Photography Writing www.kiwicafe.com +64 27 291 5494 Aotearoa New Zealand
At the risk of sounding presumptuous, another hat in the ring.
by Kevin Zimmerman 7 years ago
This is an open letter that I've sent to Apple and posted on my own website (http: goo.gl X0F0S). It's wordy... so feel free to click on by, but I rarely get so inspired to put pen to paper, as it wer
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Re: At the risk of sounding presumptuous, another hat in the ring.
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
Many, many thanks Kevin, I can but hope someone at Apple will respond and agree with your summation. I doubt it but hope it would, could, should happen. This release is a biggie but as you so eloquent
New rumor: Apple to abandon FCPX
by James Valenti 7 years ago
Saw this link posted on gearslutz.com English Translation: http: www.hardmac.com news 2011 06 30 apple-issues-a-communique-following-the-criticisms-of-final-cut-pro-x French: http: www.macbidouille.co
Re: New rumor: Apple to abandon FCPX
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
Tom Wolsky "A couple of years Steve Jobs announced at an Apple keynote that Apple is a mobile device company. There is no place for apps like FCP and Logic in a mobile device company." There is when
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Richard Clark liked this 7 years ago
Re: New Forum: FINAL CUT PRO X TECHNIQUES
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
many thanks Tim, good to see a proactive FCPX Forum on the COW! Richard Clark's kiwicafe.com Film Photography Writing www.kiwicafe.com Aotearoa New Zealand
FCPX's core market is the "tweeners" - a little above iMovie, a lot below FCP
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 years ago
I finally watched macbreak properly - On the FCPX market: "I am now calling them "tweeners" that is the conclusion of both Alex Lindsay, Steve Martin - the guy who produced the FCPX training, and Mark
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Re: FCPX's core market is the "tweeners" - a little above iMovie, a lot below FCP
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
and I believe, they spoke too soon. It has created a firestorm of misinformation. The same thing happened when Leica went Digital and Leica Lovers aka Strokers went Ballistic. Storm in a tea cup. Just
My thoughts on the FCPX FAQ
by Richard Harrington 7 years ago
For me, the FAQ was a step in the right direction. Unfortunately it raised more questions. Please add yours to the comments and I'll see if I can get them in someone's hands. http: blogs.creativecow.n
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Re: My thoughts on the FCPX FAQ
by John Berpskin 7 years ago
I honestly think there are way too many factors out there that have yet to be entered into the equation before anyone can make an educated guess as to where this new version of FCP will go. with Lion
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Software vs Software :)
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
quote - "There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are n
ProRes????
by John Heagy 7 years ago
What does the clearly consumer approach Apple has taken with FCPX mean for ProRes and companies like Arri, Aja and the more recent Sound Devices and Ninja There seems to be two minds at Apple. The sma
Re: ProRes????
by Chris Kenny 7 years ago
John Heagy "What does the clearly consumer approach Apple has taken with FCPX mean for ProRes and companies like Arri, Aja and the more recent Sound Devices and Ninja There seems to be two minds at A
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Richard Clark 7 years ago
a member for over 10 years now, yeeha, a tad rocky to begin but with maturity comes reason and acceptance :) now a total supporter!
Rhythm in film/editing
by Jon Fidler 7 years ago
Hi Ive heard this term used in books and in a few places here and there and was wondering what excactly it is referring too as it seems to be one of the most vague terms there is. Whenever I edit I tr
Re: Rhythm in film/editing
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
It took me years and years to get a handle on where I got my rhythm. Clients would refer to my 'rhythm', composers would, all sorts of film people would and did. It took me back into my childhood and
Top 10 Dying industries...
by Bob Pierce 7 years ago
Some alarming news from Huffington Post. Right at the top, #10... http: www.huffingtonpost.com 2011 04 02 uss-most-endangered-industries_n_842787.html#s259829&title=10_Video_Postproduction Bob Pierce
Re: Top 10 Dying industries...
by Richard Clark 7 years ago
says it all . . . for today :) http: www.stats.govt.nz browse_for_stats industry_sectors film_and_television ScreenIndustrySurvey_MR09-10.aspx Richard Clark's kiwicafe.com Film Photography Writing www
"Preview Disabled" Suddenly can't capture in FCP7
by Eric Hartmann 9 years ago
I was capturing several Mini-DV tapes from my Sony DSR-11 yesterday into FCP7 on my Mac Pro, then I got a warning that my scratch disk was almost full. I made the appropriate changes to the hard drive
Re: "Preview Disabled" Suddenly can't capture in FCP7
by Tom Wolsky 8 years ago
An M10U is a North American deck that's used for NTSC. What exactly are you doing here All the best, Tom Class on Demand DVDs "Complete Training for FCP7," "Basic Training for FCS" and "Final Cut Expr
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Are Old Editors employable
by Don Walker 8 years ago
I am a 49 year old editor director who's 21 year old son has passed by him in AE and editing skills. I have been in the business since 1981 and a Post Editor since 86. I have done it all; from 2' to D
Re: Are Old Editors employable
by Richard Clark 8 years ago
wow, thanks Don, I had never heard of that site and now i am hooked in two minutes watching Rick Smolan, Photographer, reminds me of my own journey and how I need to share it with others for it to hav
Final Cut System Set-Up
by Richard Clark 8 years ago
Just received Jerry Hoffman's DVD for my FCP set up but the DVD keeps being rejected, I am using a brand new MacBookPro 17", any thoughts, R. Richard Clark's kiwicafe.com Film Editor Photographer Writ
Re: Final Cut System Set-Up
by Richard Clark 8 years ago
thanks for that John, it did cross my mind, my tower is not an intel and it plays fine on the old OSX, my laptop is10.6.4, bummer. Hope all is well, Richard. Richard Clark's kiwicafe.com Film Photogra
Sudden preview disabled in log and capture
by Josephine Mackay 8 years ago
Hello, I was happily capturing away in Log and Capture and then I put in a new tape and suddenly I got the Preview Disabled message on the bars although I can still control the camera through Log and
Re: Sudden preview disabled in log and capture
by Richard Clark 8 years ago
I am wondering if it is the Cable as well. I will be checking that out and let you know if the problem is solved, cheers, Richard.
Accidentally edited in HDV1080i setting
by Lynne Margulies 8 years ago
I don't know how this happened, because the first sequence in my project is correct. But the second sequence in the same project somehow changed itself to the HDV1080i PAL setting. (I WAS having a com
Re: Accidentally edited in HDV1080i setting
by Jason Porthouse 8 years ago
Lynn, Let me see if I understand you... You've got footage that's SD, 4:3, NTSC. You've already edited some in a sequence and that's fine. But the second sequence has been set to HDV1080i50 - and now
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Richard Clark liked this 8 years ago
communication breakdown
by Tom McAfee 9 years ago
I can't seem to get my frigging deck to communicate with my double frigging computer! I am flummoxed. Especially because the other day it worked just fine, thankyouverymuch -- I created a project, did
Re: communication breakdown
by Ken Jones 9 years ago
Have you tried restarting your computer
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Richard Clark liked this 9 years ago
some problemos with Aja kona Lhe
by Joel Arvidsson 11 years ago
Trying to get my Aja Lhe running Hi, I have some problems with my Aja kona Lhe. I work with tiff and tga sequnces at 720 25p and 1080 25p and with dvc pro hd (converted from mxf inside final cut) The
Re: some problemos with Aja kona Lhe
by Richard Clark 11 years ago
What if those stills are JPEG's. I have a similar issue with stills and shot footage, the sequence plays fine until I try adding the sound tracks, then it stutters and jumps, stops, jumps forward, pla
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