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Scott Shucher

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July 18th 2002
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Missing media files when outputting via Compressor
by Scott Shucher 8 months ago
Just finished a piece for a client in FCPX(10.4.4), but can't create delivery file via Compressor (or any method) without the red "Missing Camera" warning for a number of clips. Started the project an
Re: Missing media files when outputting via Compressor
by Jeff Kirkland 8 months ago
I'd try deleting any optimised media, and render files, etc. It could be that FCPX is forgetting where to look for its internal render files which would probably still show up as missing media. If you
iMac Pro 2nd monitor
by Scott Shucher 11 months ago
This is a little "Off-Topic" for this forum, but probably the best bet to post here. Just upgraded to the new iMac Pro with the 5K Retina display. The 2nd Monitor I've been using(HP Z24i 1920x1200 res
Re: iMac Pro 2nd monitor
by Eric Santiago 11 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "https: 9to5mac.com 2018 10 15 dell-ultrasharp-49 pushup=1" Yikes!! Now I gotta read the specs ;)
T-Tap with 2018 MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt 3 port
by keith roberts 1 year ago
I am connecting my T-Tap to a 2018 MacBook Pro with a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. AJA Control Panel says 'Unsupported AJA Device' and I don't get video out of Avid. I tried uninstalling an
Re: T-Tap with 2018 MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt 3 port
by Scott Shucher 12 months ago
I am using a T-tap with an iMac Pro. Coming out of the Thunderbolt 3 port, into an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter, then into the T-tap. Loaded the latest AJA software and the T-Tap gives
Will FCX be around for a while?
by Glenn Payne 3 years ago
Hi guys, I'm about to invest in a nice imac and I'm planning to use fcx. I'm just wondering what the word on the street is about fcx. I'm willing to dive into the magnetic timeline world, but I'm just
Re: Will FCX be around for a while?
by Shane Ross 3 years ago
Only Apple knows and they'll never tell. We all thought FCP 7...at least the way FCP was set up in that version...would be around for a while, as it was taking over the TV Film industry. But then that
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Scott Shucher liked this 3 years ago
relink ALL offline media - how?
by Michael Paul 4 years ago
So I've opened Premiere and I guess my hard drive wasn't plugged in. Now all my media is offline. I have the hard drive plugged in now - everything is where it always used to be but Premiere doesn't a
Re: relink ALL offline media - how?
by Scott Shucher 4 years ago
Problem solved! Not a bug. The media I was re-linking to was .mxf media. The original files were mov files from FCP. By unchecking the "file extension" dialogue box in the "Match File Properties" sect
The Mother of All NLE Demos
by David Lawrence 4 years ago
Greetings All, It's Throwback Thursday and I have a special treat. A few years ago in my introductory post, I shared a link to the functional spec I co-authored with colleagues at Lucasfilm in 1987. T
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Re: The Mother of All NLE Demos
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
Avid can have track bases (RTAS) effects. I use the same workflow all the time. Typically tracks 1-4 for DX then Fx then Mx etc I like the idea of FCPX trackless, audio comes along for the ride kind o
Update to FCPX
by Jason Jenkins 4 years ago
According to an email from Denver Riddle, Color Finale creator, "Apple will also be introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X!!!" at NAB. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with styl
Re: Update to FCPX
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
David Roth Weiss " trying to erase all memories of their last foray to NAB" But they couldn't dare right That FCPX reveal stands as a historical software bombsite crater for the ages. Invested partne
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Media Encoder just Stops
by Scott Shucher 5 years ago
I am a recent convert to Adobe CC2014, coming from FCP7. I've been trying to export a 15 minute 1080i(mostly XDCam & GoPro) piece from Premiere to either ProRes or h.264(Right now I'll take either). T
Re: Media Encoder just Stops
by Scott Shucher 5 years ago
I'm starting to think that the problem resides in a corrupt Premiere project. AME has been behaving better with other Premiere projects. The problem Premiere project crashed several times, and each ti
Mark Sanger (Oscar Winner for Editing - Gravity) Avid vs FCPX
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
He mentions FCPX at about 4:25. Consider his (time) frame of reference. It really reveals the "conservative" Avid mindset. Heck, he thought Media Composer went into "strange new territory." I wonder i
Re: Mark Sanger (Oscar Winner for Editing - Gravity) Avid vs FCPX
by Tim Wilson 5 years ago
Talking about conservatism in contexts like this is the ultimate straw man argument. There's not one person in this forum who was looking for a new NLE in April 2011. Not one. Or if there is, you have
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10 Things Steve Martin wants in FCP X
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=VAjXaizU7Zo I'm sure David Mathis will agree with number 1
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Re: 10 Things Steve Martin wants in FCP X
by Scott Shucher 5 years ago
I guess I'll just call this post: 10 reasons I am still not using FCPX.
GeForce GTX680 and Maverick: Playing nice together?
by Scott Shucher 6 years ago
I've just installed a new HD on a 2008 MacPro, with plans to start transitioning to PPCS6 from FCP7. I've installed Maverick on the new startup drive, and I want to upgrade the GPU to an nVidia 680 to
Re: GeForce GTX680 and Maverick: Playing nice together?
by Peter Garaway 6 years ago
Greg Jones "If you have Cuda enabled there is an enormous advantage of the GTX680 over the AMD 5770. For OpenCL Apps such as Final Cut Pro X, I'm not sure you would notice much of a difference." Prem
Apple are hilarious
by Aindreas Gallagher 7 years ago
quote in this bit: http: www.postmagazine.com Press-Center Daily-News 2012 Apple-reveals-future-FCP-X-update-plans.aspx so the quote goes.. "Apple also pointed out.. that reports suggest.. that the co
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 7 years ago
Re: Apple are hilarious
by Scott Shucher 7 years ago
Come on, we can't even agree on what we saw! Good thing we don't have to testify about it.
Why are you still here? (part 3 in a continuing series)
by Steve Connor 8 years ago
The car crash that was the FCPX launch happened 9 months ago, why are you still spending your valuable time here and what are you getting from it Steve Connor "FCPX Agitator" Adrenalin Television
Re: Why are you still here? (part 3 in a continuing series)
by Dennis Radeke 8 years ago
I'm here for a few reasons that should be readily apparent: 1 - I value the input of FCP 7 X users and I will often funnel your insight back to Adobe teams. 2 - Premiere Pro and Adobe product in gener
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Scott Shucher liked this 8 years ago
Audio stuttering P Pro 5.5.1 & Kona 3
by Chris Paul 8 years ago
I am constantly getting stuttering audio with Premiere Pro 5.5.1 and Kona 3. I am using the Kona 1080i 29.97 with Canon 1080p video as well as ProRes 1080p video converted to that same format. I am us
Re: Audio stuttering P Pro 5.5.1 & Kona 3
by Scott Shucher 8 years ago
Even though this post is several months old, thanks for the tips, here, Walter and Chris. I loaded up Premiere for the first time today for some R&D as an alternative to FCP. Two steps forward one ste
Marketing FCX?
by Scott Shucher 8 years ago
Interesting about the lack of a marketing campaign by Apple for it's FCX. In the hey-day of the application you'd have seen ads in all the professional periodicals. Given the dubious initial reviews o
Re: Marketing FCX?
by Scott Shucher 8 years ago
Impatience The impatience comes from clients, the ones who pay the $$$, so I can re-invest in all this fine Apple hardware and software as well as try to send a kid to college. Or will it have to be A
Look what Apple say about what you can do with the famous Final Cut Pro
by Georg J. Kleinegees 8 years ago
I've just received an email about Apple Seminars Online. Look under the link for Video. You'll find http: seminars.apple.com seminarsonline newsandsports apple index.html s=300
Re: Look what Apple say about what you can do with the famous Final Cut Pro
by Scott Shucher 8 years ago
Whatever it was is gone now. MacPro 3.2ghz 8 core, 12 Gbyte RAM, FCP 7.0.1, OS X.5.8 QT7.5.5, Kona3 (v7.1), Atto FC41-ES, 12TB Custom RAID-striped RAID 3. NVidia Geoforce 8800GT
What Do we Do now? How Do you Feel?
by Greg Burke 8 years ago
Okay So, THis program has been out for awhile now and SOME questions have been answered, I was very angry when this was released and I vented on the iMovie X Forums, But what I realize now is that I w
Re: What Do we Do now? How Do you Feel?
by Scott Shucher 8 years ago
OK Greg, so you are getting advice from many generations of editors here. I'm in my early fifties, and have been editing for 30 plus years, so I'd like to think I have some perspective. I've edited cu
My thoughts on the FCPX FAQ
by Richard Harrington 8 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 Scott Shucher 8 years ago
What a miserable week it's been. And unproductive to boot, spending way too much time pouring over these Cow postings. Bottom line: FCPX in it's current form will not integrate into my workflow, and t
this got posted about an hour ago, sure let's all enjoy it again
by Aindreas Gallagher 8 years ago
I pretty much adore this video. http: vimeo.com 25645130 You messed with the wrong people Apple. (and well, on that topic - what say everyone who likes this video pops it onto their facebook and twitt
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Scott Shucher liked this 8 years ago
Re: this got posted about an hour ago, sure let's all enjoy it again
by Andrew Landini 8 years ago
Vimeo staff requested the takedown.
Sure see a lot of 23.98 Pro Res/Kona sync threads
by Paul Harb 9 years ago
I have been having a sync issue every since I started working on this 23.98 Pro Res project. I finally have given up since nobody including Aja seem to be able to find a solution. I just keep cutting
Re: Sure see a lot of 23.98 Pro Res/Kona sync threads
by Scott Shucher 9 years ago
The sync issue is common among 29.97 timelines as well. Make sure there is slug on the timeline where you want black. MacPro 3.2ghz 8 core, 12 Gbyte RAM, FCP 7.0.1, OS X.5.8 QT7.5.5, Kona3 (v7.1), Att
Lost Thumnail Clips in Timeline
by Scott Shucher 10 years ago
I've been using FCP since version2, but I have never figured this out: I opened a FCP project while media drives were off line. As a result, all my thumbnails in the timeline show: Media Offline. With
Re: Lost Thumnail Clips in Timeline
by Scott Shucher 10 years ago
Worked perfectly. That's eluded me for years. Thank you. MacPro 3.2ghz 8 core, 12 Gbyte RAM, FCP 7.0.1, OS X.5.8 QT7.5.5, Kona3 (v7.1), Atto FC41-ES, 12TB Custom RAID-striped RAID 3. NVidia Geoforce 8
Sony SxS pro XDCAM EX memory cards in Final Cut
by charles newcomer 10 years ago
When I attempt to log and transfer the footage from the EX3 cam onto Final Cut 7 from the built in reader on the MacBook Pro I receive and error saying "the folder contains unsupported media or had an
Re: Sony SxS pro XDCAM EX memory cards in Final Cut
by Scott Shucher 10 years ago
Just Curious. Is the Macbook pro running Snow Leopard I have a mobile job next week and will need to access SxS cards. I have not tried accessing an SxS or opening a BPAV file it since upgrading the M
fcp log and transfer not working idle in queue
by andre doucet 11 years ago
I love this stuff. so everything has been working fine with logging and transferring but not today. I'm transfer P2 footage from a hard drive hooked up to a server and everything works fine till I add
Re: fcp log and transfer not working idle in queue
by Scott Shucher 10 years ago
Don't know if you ever got this straightened away, but I had a similar issue today. I was trying to Log and Transfer clips from SD Cards. Yesterday everything was fine. Today I got the red exclamation
Better Video Quality
by Brandon Alexander 10 years ago
How can I improve a video that has a "VHS" quality look within FCP. I am new to video editing, originally an audio engineer, any help is appreciated. Also, does anyone have know any good tutorials web
Re: Better Video Quality
by Scott Shucher 10 years ago
You can't improve video quality that looks like VHS. Garbage in = Garbage out. Now if you want to take HDCam footage and make it look like VHS quality, that's pretty easy. Adobe.com has many great tut
Keylight Plug-in in FCP
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
I'm working on a composited green screen piece, shot in 720. I'm doing the keying using the recently released plug-in "Keylight" for Final Cut. The results have been pretty good. Much, much better tha
Re: Keylight Plug-in in FCP
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
Check out www.thefoundry.co.uk You can download a 14 day demo to try it out, or buy it. I did an A B comparison using Keylight between FCP and After Effects with no discernible difference in the quali
New FCP Suite and camera/format recommendations
by Bill Kirksom 11 years ago
We're putting together a proposal at work for a new FCP Suite and possibly a new camera format. We currently have a Sony Z1 that we capture to FCP 6, but since we have the opportunity, we're looking t
Re: New FCP Suite and camera/format recommendations
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
A good person to talk to about FCP systems and installations in Finer Associates out of Boston. He's an Apple and AJA authorized dealer, and does installs (high and low end) up and down the east coast
Avid Compatibility with Final Cut Pro
by Eric Nicastro 11 years ago
I'm curious to know how compatiable the newest Avid Media Composer is with Final Cut Pro We have a complete Avid newsroom (Newscutters, Interplay, Media Composer) at our TV station and are in the proc
Re: Avid Compatibility with Final Cut Pro
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
I spent time in a newsroom environment that had Newscutters and InterPlay. There is no easy or logical way to tie the systems together other than converting sequences with Automatic Duck, and re-captu
Kona RAID level... polling the forum?
by Mitch Ives 11 years ago
Up until now we have been using RAID 0 for most of our RAIDS. It seems we can never have too much throughput with HDCAM, etc. Now we're setting up a new 8-drive RAID, so I thought I'd poll the collect
Re: Kona RAID level... polling the forum?
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
So no mention anymore of RAID 3. Is the faster write speed of the RAID 5 that much of an advantage that I should think about re-formatting my RAID 3 drive. With a write speed of 360mb sec in Raid 3, t
K3, 8-Core, ProRes422 = codec not found...
by e. eric johnson iii 11 years ago
the error message continues: "You may be using a compression type without the corresponding hardware card." the error message occurs when rendering is about 35% complete. i'm using the kona 3 720p 59.
Re: K3, 8-Core, ProRes422 = codec not found...
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
That's the first I've heard about needing 8 gigs of RAM to keep the MacPro 8-core happy with a Kona 3. I'll be firing up a new system this weekend with 4 gigs of RAM and a Kona 3. Most of my work is F
720p30 through the kona?
by Barry Lank 11 years ago
Why doesn't the Kona 3 have a capture setting for 720p30 The only way I could figure out how to capture at 720p30 is from the deck via firewire and the only way I could capture through the Kona 3 card
Re: 720p30 through the kona?
by Scott Shucher 11 years ago
I don't have an answer for you on "why Kona doesn't have a 720p30 preset", but I do have a word of caution. I recently worked with Varicam footage shot at 720p30, and like you, the only way I could ge
Kona Data Rate Question
by Scott Shucher 12 years ago
Is there a difference in data rate if I capture DVCProHD via SDI using my Kona versus the Firewire port Shouldn't it be approx 100mbit sec. either way I captured a bunch of footage via DVCProHD 720 30
Re: Kona Data Rate Question
by Scott Shucher 12 years ago
That makes perfect sense! Thanks Shane. Happy Holidays, Scott
Anyone running the latest FCS2 updates yet?
by Jeremy Garchow 12 years ago
Looking to get rid of the render file problem and update to 6.0.2 along with os 10.4.11 and QT 7.3 and all other FCS2 updates. Anyone running this combo with current v4 kona drivers with success Thank
Re: Anyone running the latest FCS2 updates yet?
by Scott Shucher 12 years ago
All is well here running 10.4.11 and FCP 6.0.2, QT7.3 on a Kona 2 v.4 drivers. The render issue seems to be gone, thankfully.
Anyone w. Kona 2/G5 rig updated yet?
by Jim Blokland 12 years ago
Real-world report would be most appreciated. Or do I have to be the first one in Best, JIM.OSX.4.10 Dual 2.7 G5 3.5 GB RAM Radeon X800 XT Kona 2 K-Box Seritek 1.5 TB RAID AVID XPRESS PRO MOJO
Re: Anyone w. Kona 2/G5 rig updated yet?
by Scott Shucher 12 years ago
The short answer is to your question is "yes". I upgraded from OSX.4.10. to OSX.4.11. And I am running Kona driver version 4.0. on an older G5 2.5ghz DP, not an intel machine. I upgraded using the sof
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