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FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 5 days ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Scott Witthaus 19 minutes ago
Tony West "I could get away with shooting with my phone on most jobs I would do it in a heartbeat. " Once again, like software, it's horses for courses. I recently had to shoot some quick footage up
Lost timeline
by Christie Allanson 7 days ago
Hi, I'm new to fcp x, used to fcp 7. I'm working on a project, and somehow on reaching the end I seem to have deleted the intro I've made... I've located the autosaves, but when I open any of them the
Re: Lost timeline
by Scott Witthaus 7 days ago
Look under smart collections and then the Project selection. Any and all projects from that Library will live there. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 M
NAB musings
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 04 14 viva-las-vegas-nab-2018 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: NAB musings
by Scott Witthaus 1 week ago
Thanks Oliver. Nice article! Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
amazing new capabilities IN R15
by Ricardo Marty 1 week ago
This video takes you through all the R15 tabs. https: www.youtube.com watch v=69_gMoj4iOQ Ricardo Marty P.S. I just cant imagine how R16 will be
Re: amazing new capabilities IN R15
by Scott Witthaus 1 week ago
Craig Seeman "If only it had a trackless magnetic timeline... " Agreed. Been playing with the beta for a couple hours. First, the interface is crowded and clunky as hell (testing on a laptop). I gues
'Winning' NAB vs winning new users
by Andrew Kimery 2 weeks ago
With the fast and furious updates to Resolve, BM has been 'winning' NAB for a number of years now, but that show floor success doesn't seem to be turning into a boatload of new customers using Resolve
Re: 'Winning' NAB vs winning new users
by Scott Witthaus 2 weeks ago
Walter Soyka "Are there any markets they're not trying to take with Resolve " Have not seen on request for Resolve as an editor. Spot work editorial, web marketing arena None. Color corrector Yes. Ed
fcpx quitting for one project
by Chris Wynn 1 month ago
FCPX quits when I open one project, other projects are fine, and gives me this message. Final Cut Pro Quit Unexpectedly while using the TextFramework plug-in. how do I fix this, please
Re: fcpx quitting for one project
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
Hold down Option-Command keys at startup. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
How can I share libraries between drives?
by Noam Osband 1 month ago
I want to work on a project. Sometimes at home and sometimes away. In FCP 7, I could just share a project file but, in FCP X, everything is in the library. Is there any way to just share projects betw
Re: How can I share libraries between drives?
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
I think it might be easier (and safer) to keep the library intact on a portable drive rather than moving projects about. Just my opinion however. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https:
OTish: Lumaforge
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Hey all - We are looking at replacing our aging Facillis Terrablock system with a Lumaforge shared system for up to 37 computers running X, Cinema 4D and the Adobe CC. If anyone has experience using L
AVID project to latest FCPX- how?
by Kent Beeson 3 months ago
any easy way to take an AVID project to FCPX 10.4 then back to AVID after finished
Re: AVID project to latest FCPX- how?
by Scott Witthaus 3 months ago
Wow! Interesting. Might have to put Resolve in there somewhere. Can I ask why going to X and back to Avid Curious about the workflow. sw Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.co
Can't re-link files
by Kristin Kirby 3 months ago
Hi there, So I am using several different libraries for one project. I just tried to move several clips from the timeline of a project in library A to the timeline of a project in library B. Usually t
Re: Can't re-link files
by Scott Witthaus 3 months ago
Glad it worked. That certainly is not the way it should work! Are your Libraries spread across different drives Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 Managi
Issues adding transitions to project?
by James Robert 3 months ago
Hi, I have added about 15 video clips to my project, which runs to about 3 minutes in length. However, when I add transitions between each of the individual video components, it compresses and shorten
Re: Issues adding transitions to project?
by Scott Witthaus 3 months ago
How do you mean "shortens" Is there enough media on the head and tail of the clips to do a transition What kind of transitions are you applying Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: v
No option to Share project (Export to Masterfile)
by Alan Langdon 4 months ago
FCP 10.3.4 I have been editing a 1080 project with 4k footage. Now I am trying to export a Quicktime file for the client to see a rough cut, but I do not get the option to Share. All th Share options
Re: No option to Share project (Export to Masterfile)
by Scott Witthaus 3 months ago
Alan Langdon "I have not tried reseting the prefs, how can I do this in FCPX " Hold Option-Command down while starting up FCPX. Hold until you see the dialogue box. Alan Langdon "So every time I open
no more debate
by Ricardo Marty 11 months ago
Resolve could be making headway aginst adobe,avid and fcpx. specialy among the small to midsize setups. Ricardo Marty
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Re: no more debate
by Scott Witthaus 8 months ago
Performance on a late 2013 MacPro still is not great. R14 is a lot better, but not great. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcente
Why does Adobe screw up every new release?
by Scott Witthaus 8 months ago
Not meaning the software per se, but this last release let me use Pr and Ps just fine, but Ae thinks it's a 7-day trial. The update before that put Pr on a trial basis. And on and on. C'mon Adobe, get
Re: Why does Adobe screw up every new release?
by Scott Witthaus 8 months ago
Interestingly enough, the update to the new MBp worked fine. I wonder if it has anything to do with old version bits and pieces still left on the system. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Mana
Preview Effects
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Is there a way to preview effects in Premiere like the way FCPX does it (hover over the effect and it previews in the main viewer) Thanks in advance. sw Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Su
CC update ... cross your fingers, folks...
by nat ives 1 year ago
https: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud premiere-pro-11-0-2-update segment=dva Cover me, I'm goin' in... Nat Ives Manager & Lab Instructor Communication & Media Studies Production Center University of So
Re: CC update ... cross your fingers, folks...
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Dave LaRonde "Oh, now Adobe wouldn't do that to its beloved renters, would it " Oh never (as I repeatedly hit the tilde key to try and get the source side monitor to reduce back to where it belongs!)
Odd Playback in Legacy project
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Hey all - I got a call from a client who needed to drop new music into a project that was finished and archived over 4 years ago on FCP7. The archive drive is fine, and all the data is there, but when
Re: Odd Playback in Legacy project
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Shane Ross "Try ANY other computer running FCP 7, to see if it's the graphics card." OK, so you mean that although this grafx card may run X and Premiere projects just fine, it may not with Legacy. W
Terrablock: Tools disappears once Terrablock goes to launch????
by Ryan Turner 2 years ago
This morning we had no issues, but now as we try and launch TerraBlock Manager; TOOLS icon on the desktop disappears. The we get a "toot cannot be found" message. Once we quit out, TOOLS reappears on
Re: Terrablock: Tools disappears once Terrablock goes to launch????
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Seems to be an anti-virus thing here....thanks! Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
Virtual Reality, Character Animation, Advanced Collaboration, and 3D Innovations across After Effects, Premiere Pro, and more (San Jose, CA--September 6, 2016) Adobe today revealed a series of innovat
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Re: News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
I would like it if they would make the friggin' updater work so each time I did an update it would not lose the fact that, yes, I have an account and, no, I do not need to start a 7 day trial. That an
Yet another update for Resolve
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Resolve is updated yet again and not just bug fixes http: www.redsharknews.com post item 3687-blackmagic-releases-davinci-resolve-12-5-1-update No need for Quicktime on Windows machines if you want to
Re: Yet another update for Resolve
by Dean Neal 2 years ago
Classical Blackmagic... Keep adding features... introduce cool stuff, yet still do not really fix core issues. Case in point - their Ultrastudio Software playing content out from FCPX will randomly ju
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Scott Witthaus liked this 2 years ago
PP CC 2015 v 10.3.0 (202) Build - DON'T UPGRADE if you color correct
by Chris Smith 2 years ago
Sooooo. I just got off the phone with Adobe Tech Support because in the latest version of Premiere Pro CC (10.3.0 - 202 Build) the command 'File Direct Link to SpeedGrade' is not there. If you go into
Re: PP CC 2015 v 10.3.0 (202) Build - DON'T UPGRADE if you color correct
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Gary Huff "It does everything you need and more. " Except be a rock solid editor. Look at Resolve as a cc finishing platform. Do your creative editorial elsewhere and head to Resolve for color when y
Workflow: FCPX to Resolve OR Resolve to FCPX back to Resolve
by Joe Loria 2 years ago
Best workflow for quality I mean, if you are working with cinemaDNG you need resolve to transcode it first before FCPX can use it correct But if you are working with RED footage, there is the RED plug
Re: Workflow: FCPX to Resolve OR Resolve to FCPX back to Resolve
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Not sure why you would go to Motion. Kind of like using AE to finish and output a Premiere project. The proxy to full res workflow is very good from X to Resolve. If you can stay in Resolve for the fi
R12.5 beta Permissions errors
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
New at Resolve (played with 10 & 11) and I realize this is a beta release. That being said,upon launch of project or trying to send a clip to Fusion I get this error message: I have opened up write pe
What am I missing here.
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
I noticed when I am workspaces other than editing I get that nice little bar at the top that allows me to easily jump to other workspaces. For some reason, that tool bar is not visible in the edit wor
Re: What am I missing here.
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Thanks Tero. Are you talking about the Window pull-down menu If so, what tab are you talking about Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcente
Weird behavior
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Please note I don't use Premiere very often, only when required to, so I am no expert. I have a late 2013 MacPro, 3.5 ghz 6-core Xeon E5, 32 gig ram, AMD FirePro g-card A while back, I commented on a
"Flop" a mask
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Me again. I am putting a couple interview clips in my composition. I needed to "flop" one and then created a mask to cut him out of the scene. Created the mask, but when I finished, the cutout went ba
Re: "Flop" a mask
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
(dope-slap to forehead) That makes perfect sense. Thank you. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Best Video Codec for AE
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all. Is there any "flavor" that AE likes best. Thanks in advance. sw Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Re: Best Video Codec for AE
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Great advice. Thank you all. I went with ProRes422 and it seems to be working fine. Really liking AE for what I am doing, which is basic stuff but a great learning experience. Thanks again. Scott Witt
Re-linking back to RAW media from Proxys and an edit in FCPX
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Got a client shooting RAW media. In Resolve they will make ProRes proxies for me to edit with in FCPX. When I send the XML back to Resolve for color, how will she link back to RAW media Any white pape
Re: Re-linking back to RAW media from Proxys and an edit in FCPX
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Thanks. The XML to Resolve worked well, but with one big oddity. If I changed any of the names of the clips in FCPX (not at the finder level), Resolve will still relink but not see the clip as a RAW c
Timeline view
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all - Is there a way to "clean up" the timeline view so I see just what parts of layers that are being used (such as a video clip taken from a larger video) and not see the "ghosted" view of the e
Re: Timeline view
by Jerry Smith 3 years ago
If you enable time remapping, they disappear.
M4V Audio monitoring
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all - Apologies in advance for the newbie question. Up to this point, been doing fine on some of my first "real" AE work, video and text only. However, client sent over some M4V video with sync so
Re: M4V Audio monitoring
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Thanks Dave - Good tips. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Premiere crashes on every launch attempt while other CC products launch fine
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
As per the suggestions by Adobe folk who hang out over in the FCPX forum, I am posting this problem here (although I seem to get faster responses on my Premiere questions over on the X forum! Go figur
Re: Premiere crashes on every launch attempt while other CC products launch fine
by Daniel Waldron 3 years ago
Save a backup of your project file, update PP, and hopefully the new version fixes it. You can keep both versions of PP in case the updated PP introduces more problems, but it's hard to have a worse p
Deliverable Strategy
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all - Just getting into AE CC and really liking it. For my first real project I am creating a 30-45 second teaser for a documentary that is in the funding stage. This teaser will be relatively bas
Re: Deliverable Strategy
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
I would prefer to edit the pieces in FCPX, so.... Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Extend Comp time to footage
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Is there a way to have the comp time extend to the amount of footage material cut into it I know I can use the Comp settings menu to type in a time, but is there a way to have the comp extend automati
Re: Extend Comp time to footage
by Dave LaRonde 3 years ago
This isn't automatic but it's fast, accurate and it works: Highlight the footage in the timeline. Hit the letter o key to go to the layer's out point. The timeline cursor goes past the end of the comp
Append edit?
by Nicholas Zimmerman 3 years ago
I'm coming from the FCP7 X Smoke realm and am rather fond of my Append Edit function. I haven't found anything similar in Premiere Pro (2014.1) and was curious if I'm just missing it. In case you're n
Re: Append edit?
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey Nicholas - I agree 100%. I was doing work in Premiere and really missed my "E" key. Great timesaver for assemblies as you can mark the in and out, hit "E" and you know the clip has been added to t
Adjusting Title Position: Do I have to open the title tool each time?
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
....or is there a shortcut I am missing just to grab it and move it without opening Title Tool. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Re: Adjusting Title Position: Do I have to open the title tool each time?
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
It reminds me of Avid's title tool, which I always found cumbersome. Just an extra step that takes time. That's why I prefer the X title tool, where I can directly select the title in the viewer, chan
Adobe CFO: our way or....
by David Miller 3 years ago
...the highway....for both employees and customers. They're not going back so far as he's concerned: http: blogs.wsj.com cfo 2015 01 16 adobe-systems-cfo-managing-business-model-transformation Here's
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Re: Adobe CFO: our way or....
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Oliver you misunderstood. From 10,000 feet it's basically what's in the title of this thread. Here is an end date, do it our way by then or get left off the bus. Sure there are sub-topics as you point
Playback performance issues
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all - Just getting into learning Resolve 11.1 as an editor. The first big issue I am having is performance. I cam getting constant stuttering or dropped frames (red light flashes above record side
Re: Playback performance issues
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Justin - That is a great question. I am hoping Resolve becomes a true start to finish edit system. Are you saying you get the same stuttering playback with ProRes That is troubling. sw Scott Witthaus
Motion on multiple machines?
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
Hey all - Is Motion like FCPX that once you buy it, you can load it on different computers for I have two laptops that I use for editing (one tricked out MBPr for heavy lifting and a MBa for light wor
Re: Motion on multiple machines?
by Marco Feil 4 years ago
Yes you can download it to all the computers you own if you work alone. In a shared workplace every workstation has to have its own license. A link to the license agreement is on the right side of the
News: SmartSound® Launches Soundtrack Creation Plug-in for Final Cut Pro X
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
The Only Music Software to Use Apple s Generator Function to Create Custom Music Soundtracks Inside Final Cut Pro X (Los Angeles, California--March 17, 2014) SmartSound Software Inc., the leader in cu
Re: News: SmartSound® Launches Soundtrack Creation Plug-in for Final Cut Pro X
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
Very cool. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Avid Connect at NAB
by brian waz 4 years ago
As a long time avid user who wants the company to succeed, making a "club" that charges you to attend a seminar at NAB just seems wrong. The Avid Customer Association Am I missing something here
Re: Avid Connect at NAB
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
Yup. Sure seems that way. A couple of lively threads on the topic on the L2 and the Avid Forums. I was pretty disappointed in this tactic. You can tell a finance guy is running the show now.... Scott
Media Composer 7 is coming soon...
by Joel Ray 5 years ago
I see in the Avid store on the Symphony upgrade site it says "Media Composer 7 is coming soon Get a complimentary Media Composer 7 upgrade with the Symphony option (once available) when you upgrade or
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Re: Media Composer 7 is coming soon...
by Scott Witthaus 5 years ago
Media Composer and Symphony are basically the same product, save color correction and a couple other features. Many of us have long been pounding the drum that there is no need for 2 separate products
Audio effects: no effect
by Scott Witthaus 7 years ago
Hey all - Working on this pro-bono piece for the last 18 months that is just about done. I am doing a final audio mix on sources that came mostly from Flip cam files (yeah, that much fun). Started on
Re: Audio effects: no effect
by Scott Witthaus 7 years ago
Found it. While I had the Filters turned on in the User Prefs, in that particular sequence (this is version 10) they were turned off in the Sequence Prefs. That fixed it. Thanks for your help. Scott W
Smoke in a mac
by Nick Hasson 8 years ago
http: www.fxguide.com qt 1700 smoke-on-mac-yes-its-for-real Well, Smoke will now be on a mac. Good for some, bad for others. Nick Hasson www.niceedits.com
Re: Smoke in a mac
by Scott Witthaus 8 years ago
From the Avid-L: "You do not need to own another Smoke to buy one. It will require the yearly service contract to keep it licensed. It will be missing the higher end node based compositing tree which
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