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Scot Walker

Member Since:
March 10th 2004
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I wish FCPX adopted these Premiere Pro features
by Oliver Peters 4 years ago
I know there are plenty of things in FCPX that would be nice to have in Premiere Pro. However, after editing some extended project in Premiere Pro, I'd love to see these things added to FCPX to enhanc
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David Mathis liked this 4 years ago
Re: I wish FCPX adopted these Premiere Pro features
by Scot Walker 4 years ago
Mathieu Ghekiere "And that's the good thing about working with external RED RAW media and the RMD file" Great info, thanks. If you look inside the Original Media folder inside a Library, you'll see t
Enlighten me on why Motion is better than After Effects or not
by David Mathis 5 years ago
Might as well ask why, since we are asking the mirror on the wall who is the best of them all. ;-) For me groups, pre-comps are a pain in the caboose Groups can also act like an adjustment layer but p
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Jim Wiseman liked this 5 years ago
Re: Enlighten me on why Motion is better than After Effects or not
by Scot Walker 4 years ago
Motion's one timeline per project design is a crushing organizational limitation. Motion's behaviors can provide very rich and expressive animation, especially when layered, but they still lack the po
E&O Insurance for Feature Recommendations?
by Scot Walker 4 years ago
Hello! I have a feature film that is on iTunes and Amazon Instant and I'm wanting to put it on Netflix. Netflix require E&O insurance. Does anyone have personal experience with an E&O insurance provid
Re: E&O Insurance for Feature Recommendations?
by walter biscardi 4 years ago
If you have production insurance for your production company, your insurance agent should be able to arrange E&O. It can be pricey. Whenever I need it, I simply go through my insurance agent and he ar
Changing Movement of Text with Drift In Behavior in Motion 4
by Michael Barnes 8 years ago
Hi, This is a basic issue but I can't seem to find an answer. I am working on a commercial in Apple's Motion 4. At the end, I have the company's logo with it's two locations below, one address oriente
Re: Changing Movement of Text with Drift In Behavior in Motion 4
by Scot Walker 4 years ago
This helped me just now. Thanks! Scot
Exporting 8 channels of audio for iTunes
by Scot Walker 6 years ago
I cut an indie film on FCP X and I've done the audio in 5.1 with FCP X's built-in pan mode. I need to export this to be given to Apple for iTunes to be rented sold as a movie. Apple's spec requirement
Re: Exporting 8 channels of audio for iTunes
by Scot Walker 5 years ago
I sent my feature movie to Bitmax using FCP X and it passed. The only issue was the channels weren't labeled, but they were in the right order. Follow the thread below for the method I used. Also, I'm
Mac DVD/Blu-ray Authoring?
by Scot Walker 5 years ago
Hey, everyone. I'm an indie filmmaker and I still need to create DVDs and Blu-ray discs with menus and chapters. Since Apple and Adobe have dropped their authoring applications, what would you recomme
Re: Mac DVD/Blu-ray Authoring?
by Scot Walker 5 years ago
I've read that it is not available on CC anymore. They axed it.
2013 Mac Pro 4K Edit Suite Advice
by Scot Walker 5 years ago
Hey, everyone. Happy Thursday. I'm looking at getting a new 2013 Mac Pro to offer 4K indie film editing as a freelancer. I currently have a 2008 Mac Pro and I've been editing 1080p in FCP X. To do the
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Scot Walker liked this 5 years ago
Re: 2013 Mac Pro 4K Edit Suite Advice
by Scot Walker 5 years ago
Wow. Thanks! So I guess to get a true color representation of what the consumer would see (I realize people have different settings on their TVs) I'd need one of those AJA or Blackmagic boxes Thanks
Copy Entire Library to New Drive
by Jeff Krieger 5 years ago
Ok, so I am excited about 10.1 and how it simplifies file mgmt. Or at least, I thought. I went to copy a folder that houses everything I need for my project (Library, Projects, Events, Assets). I copi
Re: Copy Entire Library to New Drive
by Don Smith 5 years ago
With 10.1 you no longer copy within Final Cut. You should do it in the Finder. What you don't understand is that a Library ORGANIZES everything but may not CONTAIN everything. If you imported files wi
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Scot Walker liked this 5 years ago
So I went off on a rant about FCPX on the "FCP" forum...
by Nicholas Zimmerman 6 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 8 1175590 I don't mind if they leave "FCPX or Not" open, but isn't it time that FCP was discussed on the FCP board It feels like FCPX is still treated like it's s
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Lillian Young liked this 6 years ago
Re: So I went off on a rant about FCPX on the "FCP" forum...
by Scot Walker 6 years ago
Final Cut Pro X is definitely not iMovie. iMovie can scroll the timeline during playback! :) I cut a feature film on FCP X last year on a Mac Pro with 24 gigs of RAM, Radeon 5770 1 gig, using a $1,000
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Quicktime 5.1 Surround question
by Dan Williams 8 years ago
Hi I've been asked to deliver a project as a Quicktime movie with 8 channels of audio - 5.1 with channels 7 & 8 as a stereo pair - embedded and labelled in the file. I'm having no problems creating a
Re: Quicktime 5.1 Surround question
by Scot Walker 6 years ago
Hey, thanks for the info. I'm using Compressor 4 and when I use the SMPTE DTV preset, the resulting QT movie has no audio at all. It's weird. If I use any of the other presets, I get audio. I cut an i
How Do I make Text Shine?
by rubberducker 13 years ago
hi all. i need to create the effect of a blue light traveling over a static text shot - when a phone number is read out by the voice over. and can't for the life of me work out how to do it its litera
Re: How Do I make Text Shine?
by Scot Walker 13 years ago
More of those real time plug-ins for Motion, please. :)
Here is how you open 2.1 projects with 2.0.1
by Scot Walker 13 years ago
Hello, everyone. I recently received a freelance project where I needed to work with Motion 2.1 projects on my PPC G5 with Motion 2.0.1. The problem is Motion 2.0.1 won't open 2.1 project files. You g
Encore Coming to Mac -- Things I Don't Like About DVD Studio Pro
by Scot Walker 13 years ago
Hello, I have done a few projects with Apple's DVD Studio Pro on a Mac (obviously). This program isn't as intuitive as I would like. Adobe recently announced that their video suite is coming to the Ma
Re: Encore Coming to Mac -- Things I Don't Like About DVD Studio Pro
by Scot Walker 13 years ago
Hey, Joe. I'm still waiting for LiveMotion 3! :) Encore sounds great. That would have been a big time saver for me on my last project! Thanks for the info. Scot
Displacement Tutorials?
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to recreate this model that was created in 3DS: http: www.swproductions.com MasterEdit.jpg My friend said it's just a sphere with displacement applied to it. Does anyone know of a go
Re: Displacement Tutorials?
by dennishmiller 14 years ago
This might be useful: http: www.cybergooch.com pages c4d noise c4d_noise.htm best, DM
Any way to convert .max to .c4d in OS X?
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
I have inherited several Reyes CD-ROMs, which are discs with 3DS Max models complete with textures. The problem is I don't have 3DS on a PC and I'm using OS X on a Mac. Is there any package or plug-in
Re: Any way to convert .max to .c4d in OS X?
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Yeah, good idea. They would, no doubt, keep a copy of each model too, so that's incentive. Who wants 9 discs worth of free textured models Anyone Anyone :)
Motion Sickness 2
by Jeff Jeffares 14 years ago
I have the G5 Quad w 4.5G RAM and Motion 2. When I installed the first day everything came up fine. On the second day I started having the problems of not being able to make a new project, open a temp
Re: Motion Sickness 2
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Apple really, really needs an uninstaller in their OS. This myth that you just drag and drop your app to the trash has gone on long enough. What's weird is Apple is the worst at this. With Photoshop,
Rookie frantically seeking sage Motion advice
by Timbo P 14 years ago
I am complete novice at motion and desperately need to figure out how do animate a sexy line in Motion 2. I want to pull off the 'Indian Jones' effect with a map, plane, and line that follows plane as
Re: Rookie frantically seeking sage Motion advice
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Step-by-step instructions: http: homepage.mac.com specialcase tutorials repline repline1.html Specialcase is a very nice person, don't you think :)
NEWBIE - I want a bunch of materials to launch with Cinema (best method?)
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Hey everyone, I'm going back to my Cinema tutorials since I'm slow during the holidays and I will have a few questions over the next few days and I would really appreciate any advice you Cinema pros m
Template.c4d
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
I set up Groups in the Materials palette for various things and imported all my materials into there and sorted them into the groups. I then saved this as "template.c4d" in the root folder of Cinema.
Mac - Some Fonts Visible, Others Invisible
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
I'm learning Cinema 4DXL 9.5 and I'm just creating some text and I noticed that many fonts don't appear in Cinema, but other fonts do. OS X 10.4.3 Do you guys still recommend doing the text in Illustr
Thank you!
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Thanks
I just don't get "Grow/Shrink"....
by Winston Cely 14 years ago
I know this has been talked about in the past, but it just seems to me that grow shrink isn't as usuful as it should be. Am I wrong to think that you should be able to use it instead of keyframes, and
Re: I just don't get "Grow/Shrink"....
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Sure. http: www.swproductions.com clients GoldenOne typing.mov
New animation tools for download
by Jim Johnson 14 years ago
Hey All, Got a couple of new tools available for download: shake2Motion: Drag-and-drop tool to convert Shake tracker data into Motion position animation presets IL2MotionPath: Illustrator script that
Re: New animation tools for download
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Very cool! Thanks!
How do I stretch time?
by John Dehn 14 years ago
I'm getting hung up on what should be a very simple thing in Motion. I simply want to slow down a video clip. What am I missing -John
Use Scrub filter for time stretching
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
You apply the Scrub filer to your clip and then you use key frames to adjust the playback. It's really easy and works well.
Replace media file problem
by Paulo Mateus 14 years ago
I have a project with some stills animated and I need to replace them every week by others. What it seems to me the easiest way is, selecting the media that I want to replace and go to the media tab o
Re: Replace media file problem
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Use the File Browser in Motion instead of going through the Open Save dialog with the Replace Media button. Just drag and drop the file you want over the object you want to replace and it will switch
Does Compressor Mux?
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
I think I'm using the correct terminology here... I need to output a QT movie that uses the MPEG2 codec but also has the audio included in the QT movie, not separate. All of the presets I see in Compr
Re: Does Compressor Mux?
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Yes, I definitely need to get one of those and go out WMV9 at some point. I've never heard of Popwire. Thanks for the tip!
Disk Formatting MAC / PC
by Tom Mooney 14 years ago
I need to format a Hard Disk so a client can read exported DV files on his PC. What are my options so that our MAC and his PC will mount the disk Thanks in advance.
Re: Disk Formatting MAC / PC
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
http: www.asy.com $64
FCP5 and exporting MPEG2
by Klaus 14 years ago
Having recently installed FCP 5 as part of Production Studio, I have found that when I attempt to export as a Quicktime Conversion, the option of exporting as MPEG2 does not appear. According to the m
Re: FCP5 and exporting MPEG2
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
If you "Export Using Compressor", you will then have all kinds of presets for MPEG2 in Compressor. I think you can just drag and drop FCP project files into Comrpessor too, if you want, if you don't h
Voiceover novice inquiry
by Saya Hillman 14 years ago
I've never done voiceovers before, and have a client who wants to include some in an upcoming FCP project. What's the best ideal way to do voiceovers I work from home, so don't have a professional sou
Re: Voiceover novice inquiry
by Scot Walker 14 years ago
Answers: 1. Anything is possible, but my clients expect me to handle the VO. 2. No. They can do it straight into anyone's computer and then send you the audio file via the Internet or CD. 3. I wouldn'
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