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Shawn Bann

Member Since:
July 8th 2010
62 Posts
Any tips for creating sharp (not fuzzy or blurry) Titles in FCP?
by Lawrence Richards 8 years ago
Hey All, As the subject line says, I am wondering if anyone can offer any tips for how to make simple titles look really sharp Are there certain colors fonts to stay away from Any particular settings
Re: Any tips for creating sharp (not fuzzy or blurry) Titles in FCP?
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
I've always found FCP's titles to leave much to be desired. Red text can be a nightmare (across all codecs) The best method I have found is using AE Photoshop.
Hey guys rate my showreel please
by Jon Fidler 8 years ago
Hey Just uploading it now, ill have the link up in a minute
Re: Hey guys rate my showreel please
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
Aphex twin. Nice!
Can anyone show me how to get this vintage film look?
by Devon Washington 8 years ago
I've been searching for a while to find out how to do this look, I'm working in after effects and I have Magic Bullet Suite, is there anyone who knows how to get these looks or have presets Check link
Re: Can anyone show me how to get this vintage film look?
by Marcus Samuel-Gaskin 8 years ago
Well, I wouldn't really call that a vintage look. I just looks like an image with lowered contrast. Bring up the blacks, lower the whites, desaturate a bit, add a bit of magenta, run the export throug
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Shawn Bann liked this 8 years ago
ergonomics: video editing efficiency and the right tool for the task
by ruy fajardo 8 years ago
Hi guys it has been some months since i found some pain in my knuckles and hand fingers because of too much work and too much mouse used in the desk. (im a video editor) i decided to switch from mouse
Re: ergonomics: video editing efficiency and the right tool for the task
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
Kensington + Aeron Chair solved most of my fatigue. Took a bit to get use to the trackball, but well worth it IMO
Esata to firewire Daisy chain?
by Thomas Morter-Laing 8 years ago
Hey all, Sorry its not directly an FCP question, but it IS for an FCP project coming soon so hopefully its ok to post here :D OK so got a 2TB G-Raid from G-Tech (seems to be very reliable!). Got a 201
Re: Esata to firewire Daisy chain?
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
I'm running the eSata expander (2) & Sonnet (4) which give 6 ports total. Unfortunately, this expander i got is NOT hot swappable: http: eshop.macsales.com item NewerTech MPQXES2
FCP 7 and iChat Theatre Preview
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
I've been trying to get the iChat Theatre Preview to work without any luck. I am running FCP7 on 10.6.8 on my Mac Pro. iChat Theatre Preview is grayed out. I can not figure out why. Tried trashing pre
Re: FCP 7 and iChat Theatre Preview
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
Neither workstations have cameras, but my workstation lets me do engage iChat theatre, whereas my home system is grayed out. The only differences between the machines s OS version, which according to
How to achieve this color look?
by Andrew Wood 8 years ago
Was wondering what some of you might call this look or how it's achieved. I'm talking about the color overlay with some softness added to it. http: vimeo.com 30575461 Not looking to achieve this throu
Re: How to achieve this color look?
by Joseph Owens 8 years ago
Andrew Wood "There a name for this look " Its called "pre-flashed". There is also some what-looks-like lens flare plus "edge-flashing" reminiscent of what happens when you change a day load outside a
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Shawn Bann liked this 8 years ago
Ripping YouTube videos
by zeke meginsky 8 years ago
I'm ripping a YouTube video using this program called Youtube by Click. I think it makes it an MP4. I'm then using it in a DV timeline. Is there a better way of doing this Zeke
Re: Ripping YouTube videos
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
zamzar.com
My Life in FCP
by Rob Tinworth 8 years ago
I've been lucky to work on some great projects over the last decade with FCP. So when MC5.5 arrived in the post, I figured what better way to get back up to speed on Avid than to cut a retrospective o
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Shawn Bann liked this 8 years ago
Re: My Life in FCP
by David Lawrence 8 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "For me, I find FCPx's organization (keywords et al) to be what I always wanted it to be but I guess I'm weird." I don't think you're weird at all! All those new organizational feature
Another unrelated invoice question
by Aaron Cadieux 8 years ago
Hello again everyone, I have another client, unrelated to my other Business & Marketing post from today. This other client has owed me money for over 2 years. I took them to small claims court. The co
Re: Another unrelated invoice question
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
RE: Publicly embarrassing a bad client makes you look like a jerk So everyone who gives a bad review on Yelp is a jerk
Auto Color correction on ingest! Control Surfaces?
by Richard Dee 8 years ago
I can't wait for FCPX to be released. With auto color correction on ingest, we'll never have to color correct again. I think this is exactly what all we pro editors have been looking for. Thank you Ap
Re: Auto Color correction on ingest! Control Surfaces?
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
i'm very excited to see this feature in action. one thing to note though, in apple's demo of the feature, did you notice the first clip was "professionally" color corrected while the next shot was unt
NLEs--What's the difference.
by Carlton Rahmani 8 years ago
I am an editor who uses Adobe Premiere CS5 at work and Sony Vegas for my own projects. I also had to work--after getting started with non-linear editing--as a linear editor on DVC-pro setups. I like S
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Carlton Rahmani liked this 8 years ago
Re: NLEs--What's the difference.
by Shawn Bann 8 years ago
when i was using vegas 5+ years ago, i ran into issues with XML OMF support. they may have addressed this in the newer versions. FCP AVID are more widely used, so if your working with other people, yo
How much money is FInal Cut Pro X really going to cost?
by Alexander Higgins 8 years ago
Hey so it looks like FCP studio is dead and only Final Cut Pro X will live on. Heres the low down for me... DVD Studio Pro -- Replace By Encore DVD. It seems very very buggy especially for Blu-Ray. Co
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Scott Sheriff liked this 8 years ago
Re: How much money is FInal Cut Pro X really going to cost?
by Herb Sevush 8 years ago
Let's re-do the math honestly - Shake -- Was dead a long time ago, but I like to gripe about it... Replaced by NUKE. Cost $4,500.00 Since shake was NEVER a part of FCS, your mentioning it here is BS.
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Shawn Bann liked this 8 years ago
Simple Text mask
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
for some reason im stuck on this simple task. can not find any basic info on it in the help. i want to mask a text element BUT the Mask buttons are greyed out. am i missing something
Re: Simple Text mask
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
EXCELLENT tip andy. Thank you!
Really insightful analysis of the recording biz by... Courtney Love!?!?
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
Improbable yet very educated and persuasive essay on how the biz doesn't work. Kind of long, but I thought worth the reading. http: www.salon.com technology feature 2000 06 14 love
Re: Really insightful analysis of the recording biz by... Courtney Love!?!?
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
Interesting article. Feels like a commentary on an outdated model. I thought this was interesting... http: www.billboard.com news cake-scores-lowest-selling-no-1-album-in-1004139371.story# news cake-s
feed back on short film edit
by Will Keir 9 years ago
http: www.theridgeboys.com WaterDogs WLDII_Web.mov Here's a short film I've been working on. Would like an outsider perspective. Thanks Will Keir
Re: feed back on short film edit
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
underwater footage looks great! what camera setup did you use
FCP Error: Out of Memory
by Robert Beadle 9 years ago
OK... I know there have been several post on Out of Memory issues, but i have read almost every single one and nothing matches my situation... Having several issues with Final Cut running "Out of Memo
Re: FCP Error: Out of Memory
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
try trashing your render files
A question on editing pacing
by Jon Fidler 9 years ago
Hi I posted here a while back a fairly general question and the answers I got were a real help so ive come back again for a question regarding pacing. I have noticed while watching films in general th
Re: A question on editing pacing
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
+1 with what Grinner said
Apple Prores 422 Crossdissolve or fade to black issue
by Jesus Silva 9 years ago
Hello there, I'm working on a project 1920x1080 23.98 Apple Prores 422 on FCP 6.0.6, running QKtime Version 7.6.4 (518.35), MAC OS X 10.5.8, 2.66 Quadcore machine, 8GB RAM. Sequence setting at matchin
Re: Apple Prores 422 Crossdissolve or fade to black issue
by Shawn Bann 9 years ago
Possibly color sync Quicktime Prefs Enable Final Cut Studio color compatibility
Video color space
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
Most DSLRs cameras allow you to specify a color space (sRGB or Adobe RGB usually). Does this have any effect whatsoever on video files
Re: Video color space
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
I really hope that was a joke... if it wasn't... chill out. I have the benefit of actually TALKING to Rob more than you... but I could tell what he meant. He was making a comparison analogy... that's
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Shawn Bann liked this 9 years ago
Saying "No Thanks"
by Nick Griffin 9 years ago
A good friend of mine who is a graphic artist called me yesterday for advice on a problem. She doesn't feel at home on the COW so I figured I'm summarize her problem, provide my answer and throw it op
Re: Saying "No Thanks"
by Nick Griffin 9 years ago
Yes, but... grinders rarely know that they are grinders. My personal belief is that most of them rationalize their actions to the extent that they never see themselves the way others see them.
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Proper way to matte in post?
by John Whitcomb 9 years ago
If someone has shot something in 4k 2:1, graded in 2:1, rendered in 4k. They are finishing in 1080. They would want a 2.35 matte on the entire film. (they want to do push-ins etc within this matte in
Re: Proper way to matte in post?
by Andrew Kimery 9 years ago
I like putting two slugs on high video tracks in FCP and using one slug to mask off the top of the frame and the other slug to mask off the bottom. -Andrew 3.2GHz 8-core, FCP 6.0.4, 10.5.5 Blackmagic
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Shawn Bann liked this 9 years ago
WAY OT: New York is NOT the center of the universe
by Mark Raudonis 9 years ago
Buried in the excellent thread about Mission Statements was the comment that NEW YORK is the "center of the universe". I didn't want to tarnish that thread with this comment, so I've started a new one
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Art Gordon liked this 9 years ago
Re: WAY OT: New York is NOT the center of the universe
by Rich Rubasch 9 years ago
I'm dealing with banks right now to buy a building. I have a nearly 800 credit score and nearly 28% net profit on gross sales. They are still waffling even though this move could mean 3 more full time
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Shawn Bann liked this 9 years ago
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