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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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'