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Scott Witthaus

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The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 4 weeks ago
The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
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Matt Kemp liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: The Real Menace of FCP X
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
I've said it before - I dont want to go faster - Speed is not something I advertise in my skill set although I've proven to be fast enough to compete in broadcast and theatrical marketing which is ha
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Gregor Queck liked this 3 weeks ago
Color Grading Central thread regarding Premiere P3 displays (Modern Mac Laptops, etc) not working right. Just a FYI.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
Basically a discussion of how if you don t have a separate calibrated broadcast Monitor setup. You can get inconsistent results between what you see inside your grading software and the actual output
Re: Color Grading Central thread regarding Premiere P3 displays (Modern Mac Laptops, etc) not working right. Just a FYI.
by Scott Witthaus 4 weeks ago
Client in color correction session: "Which monitor should I be looking at " Colorist: "Which one do you like " Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller https: vimeo.com channels 1322525 Managin
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Eric Santiago liked this 4 weeks ago
Premiere CC 2018 H264 uses Quick Sync, faster than FCPX on iMac Pro at H264 encoding
by Joe Marler 1 month ago
For years Premiere has been criticized as being much slower than FCPX at H264 encode and decode due to not using Quick Sync. A year or two ago Premiere started using this on Windows (to some degree) b
Re: Premiere CC 2018 H264 uses Quick Sync, faster than FCPX on iMac Pro at H264 encoding
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
Herb Sevush "No, but it's one less reason to switch to X" To each their own....I probably make up those seconds in the first hour of an X edit. YMMV. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Visual Storyteller h
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Steve Connor liked this 1 month ago
FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 2 months 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 2 months 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
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Gregor Queck liked this 2 months ago
As excited as I am about the 10.4.1 release......
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Great to see an update to FCPX and I can't wait to start using it, but just look at the Release notes for Resolve 15!! They really are steaming ahead with it, I think Adobe should be very worried! Wha
Re: As excited as I am about the 10.4.1 release......
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Yep. Another software that is trying to do everything. And it's still Resolve editorial which I gave up on (performance) a few versions back. Great color corrector. Wish they stayed put. MHO only. Sco
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Robin S. Kurz liked this 2 months ago
Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
http: blog.vincentlaforet.com Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Laura Scott "FCPX appeals to the amateur who wants to do more than iMovie stuff. YouTubers etc." Damn. 35 years in the business and I am no more than an amateur. Wish I would have found out earlier a
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Gregor Queck liked this 4 months ago
Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Just saw this on FCP.co and thought I'd beat Bill and post it on here first A genuine, agenda free, video about the benefits of FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=390&v=Yiik10ChG9Y "Tradi
Re: Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Interesting video. A couple thing stood out to me: What this guy and video does illustrates just part of the huge and growing visual storytelling market out there. Is he a pro Hell yes he is a "profes
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Jari Innanen liked this 4 months ago
Sundance success?
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
Any read yet on number of Sundance films cut on FCPX vs Premiere Pro vs Media Composer Or maybe even Resolve - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Sundance success?
by Scott Witthaus 5 months ago
I guess my question, to start the debate, is why that matters If a shi**y film is cut on X, is there somehow a reflection on the product That's what cracks me up about Avid's marketing: "All the Acade
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Mark Suszko liked this 5 months ago
FCPX Freelance
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
Interesting FCPco post: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro news 2014-upwork-names-final-cut-pro-x-in-the-top-ten-fastest-growing-skills-for-freelancers-in-q3-2017 However, Upwork is a site where you list
Re: FCPX Freelance
by Scott Witthaus 7 months ago
Andrew Kimery "If they are anything like the YouTubers I've worked with they wouldn't call themselves editors even though they might edit their own videos." Funny thing is, many of these "YouTubers"
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Gregor Queck liked this 7 months ago
This video is what the forum is all about
by andy patterson 9 months ago
I want to thank the Creative Cow for having this forum. It is a good place filled with interesting information. Having said that this forum is titled Apple Final Cut Pro Debates for a reason. This for
Re: This video is what the forum is all about
by Scott Witthaus 9 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=XQWXq7KpxBQ Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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Gabriel Spaulding liked this 9 months ago
L&J cuts/ audio tracks/mixer
by Nathan Kendall 10 months ago
I want to perform L and J cuts in Final cut X. It is not as easy as it should be since the timeline does not keep tracks in place like other editors. Also How can I relink audio to video clip Is there
Re: L&J cuts/ audio tracks/mixer
by Scott Witthaus 10 months ago
Nathan Kendall "Is there a track mixer that I am not seeing. I know about adjusting volume per clip. I want to set db per track. " I guess you missed the "no tracks" part of the description. Nathan K
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Patrick Donegan liked this 9 months ago
Free Split Screen Plug-ins from Jeff Riegel
by Scott Witthaus 10 months ago
nice. https: jeffvlog.wordpress.com 2017 08 31 ta-da-heres-20-free-split-screen-frames-for-motion-and-fcpx
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 10 months ago
Re: Free Split Screen Plug-ins from Jeff Riegel
by Gerry Fraiberg 10 months ago
Thanks! - Gerry Fraiberg Media Handyman - videographer, editor, photographer, voice over artist. ______________________________________________ www.visionandvoice.ca
FCPX and color correction tools
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
It's a Friday... A number of recent threads have touched on various aspects of color correction, including Resolve, Speedgrade, Chromatic, etc. There are correctly several good third party color corre
Re: FCPX and color correction tools
by Scott Witthaus 10 months ago
Andrew Kimery "I think Apple's happy with how 1st party color grading is inside FCP X sp they aren't going to drastically improve it. They'll leave it up to third parties." I agree with the sentiment
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Robin S. Kurz liked this 10 months ago
Apple's official FCP7 EOL
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
https: support.apple.com en-gb HT207888 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Apple's official FCP7 EOL
by Scott Witthaus 10 months ago
Oliver Peters " If you've abandoned FCP7 years ago, what's the solution Say "no" Find a friend with FCP7 Something else " Exactly. "Mr Ms Client, that project was done on a software that was committe
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Robin S. Kurz liked this 10 months ago
Need advice for getting new FCPX set up
by Jacqueline Nauman 12 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 12 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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Jacqueline Nauman liked this 11 months ago
What would really make you excited ...
by Simon Ubsdell 11 months ago
... about the next version of FCP X Whether you're a diehard FCP X aficionado or someone who's still sitting on the fence, what would be the feature, or set of features, that would really set your wor
Re: What would really make you excited ...
by Scott Witthaus 11 months ago
More seamless integration with Motion and Logic. Buy Affinity and integrate. sw Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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Chris Harlan liked this 11 months ago
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