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FCPX top tips
by Steve Connor 9 hours ago
I've been using FCPX from the start and I still learn new things about it every week from forum posts or blogs. I'd love to hear peoples top tips on how to get the best out of FCPX. One of the biggest
Re: FCPX top tips
by Scott Witthaus 3 hours ago
Great thread idea, Steve. Can we "pin" this one to the top I will have to think on this. So for the cache on the internal, is that a preference setting Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managi
Premiere Pro Workspaces
by Simon Ubsdell 1 day ago
Another great article from Oliver that takes us behind the scenes of his preferred custom layouts for Premiere Pro: https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2017 08 17 customize-premiere-pro-with-workspaces
Re: Premiere Pro Workspaces
by Scott Witthaus 12 hours ago
Here is the link: https: forums.creativecow.net creativeclouddebate C'mon, let's go over there and debate more! ;-) Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC
Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
A video from our annual meeting this week, if you have about 90 minutes to kill https: www.youtube.com watch v=hAHHFft1v-A&feature=youtu.be - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando
Re: Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Scott Witthaus 2 days ago
Hey Dennis - Will reach out on LinkedIn and share my thoughts. Thanks. Scott Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
no more debate
by Ricardo Marty 3 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 4 days 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 6 days 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 4 days 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
Starting pan/zoom earlier
by Greg Ball 1 week ago
Hi Guys, How do you start a pan zoom move earlier and end later than the clip itself I want to cut to a shot already moving, and get out of that shot before the move ends. In FCP 7, it was easy to dra
Re: Starting pan/zoom earlier
by Scott Witthaus 1 week ago
Are you dissolving into the shot you want moving Or a simple cut. What I usually do is show the video animation (control-V), double click on the transform "track", if you will, and then grab the keyfr
Chromatic?
by Steve Connor 4 weeks ago
I've been waiting for this and have noticed a number of tutorials have been posted on their Vimeo page, but still no sign of it on the site Has anyone tried it yet
Re: Chromatic?
by Scott Witthaus 1 week ago
David Mathis " Avoiding round tripping with Resolve where possible will be super duper awesome. " Amen! Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor,
Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Damn, Damn, Damn, I'm venting here because many of you know this story. (My long, sad, frustrating story about my battles with my now terminated Adobe Photo Subscription.) As many of you know, I final
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David Lawrence liked this 3 days ago
Re: Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Scott Witthaus 2 weeks ago
Andrew Kimery "You seem to be snake bit in this regard. " The CC subscription model is a bit "iffy" on updates (for me): This last update, Premiere and Photoshop are fine. After Effects, however, thi
Resolve 12 and 14 installed at the same time?
by Jeremy Garchow 2 weeks ago
Is this possible and does it work
Re: Resolve 12 and 14 installed at the same time?
by Scott Witthaus 2 weeks ago
Jeremy Garchow "Just thought I'd maintain the liberal arts education mentality and ask around, rather than go to a specialized environment." Brilliant! Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Manag
Corrupt FCPX Library
by Kanin Guntzelman 2 weeks ago
Dear Friends, I think my FCPX Library is corrupt. If I try to open it, FCPX crashed immediately. What happened: During the final phase of color correction on a project, I started to get the spinning b
Re: Corrupt FCPX Library
by Scott Witthaus 2 weeks ago
Did you update the version of FCPX during this process And I assume you have trashed preferences and deleted generated render files Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Coun
Only at Apple...
by Tom Sefton 3 weeks ago
https: www.apple.com us_smb_78313 shop product HK8Q2ZM A red-raven-camera-kit-final-cut-pro-x Interesting deal. Red raven camera - most affordable camera in the lineup now sold via Apple and bundled w
Re: Only at Apple...
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
Really interesting. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
A-Roll Tutorials
by David Busse 3 weeks ago
So far I've mostly done montage edits in FCP X which I've enjoyed doing, but now I'm trying out an A-Roll B-Roll story edit and am having a hard time adjusting to the new environment. Specifically wit
Re: A-Roll Tutorials
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "Your A-roll goes on the primary storyline and B-roll as connected clips above." You can also create secondary storylines for B-Roll as well. Here is a pretty good tutorial on some of y
State of the NLE panel
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Finally posted from NAB. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mGTHqo3GK2s - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Myron Vazquez liked this 1 month ago
Re: State of the NLE panel
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
andy patterson "I will have a video soon showing what the old antiquated and cringe worthy GUI of Premiere Pro can actually do. I think you will like it. " Was I mistaken or did you post a video on t
Hi res title over 720x480 video
by Scott Witthaus 4 weeks ago
OK then. I have a client who is bringing in old 720x480 videos and dropping them into a project timeline that is 720x480 Now he wants to put title media on top but it looks like crap. His question is,
Re: Hi res title over 720x480 video
by Scott Witthaus 4 weeks ago
Got it figured out. Pay no mind here! Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Need advice for getting new FCPX set up
by Jacqueline Nauman 2 months ago
I wish this was an easy question. I've finally given up on fixing my MacPro. It was a workhorse and if I could've stayed with it, I would have, but alas, it's a goner. I have a loner 2012 iMac with my
Re: Need advice for getting new FCPX set up
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Jacqueline Nauman "Didn't know it was a debate." It's not. Just some old die-hards over there still wishing for FCP8! ;-) Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creat
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Add sound effects into FCPX library?
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
I have started recording sound effects for later use, but haven't developed a good way to organize them. Can they be added into the FCPX "sound effects" library and if so is there a tutorial or write
Re: Add sound effects into FCPX library?
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Just used this link lesson for music. Worked like a charm. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Music and 10.3.4
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Did we lose the majority of the stock music in the 10.3 upgrade I tend to use it as temp track material to cut to. If not, where does it now live Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Par
Re: Music and 10.3.4
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Hey Gary - I still had Soundtrack Pro on my system, so after a bit of finageling, I was able to create the folder for X10.3.4 as described in the video. Thanks very much for your help! Scott Witthaus
Preview Effects
by Scott Witthaus 5 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 1 year 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 10 months 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 11 months 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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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 11 months ago
Re: News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Scott Witthaus 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
PP CC 2015 v 10.3.0 (202) Build - DON'T UPGRADE if you color correct
by Chris Smith 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
If you enable time remapping, they disappear.
M4V Audio monitoring
by Scott Witthaus 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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Jim Wiseman liked this 3 years ago
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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
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