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Fascinating Premiere 6K workflow story from Vashi Nedomansky
by Simon Ubsdell 2 days ago
So much interesting information here: https: www.facebook.com premierepro videos 10155088156505619 Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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Re: Fascinating Premiere 6K workflow story from Vashi Nedomansky
by Steve Connor 20 hours ago
nick ring "Definitely a feature I miss from the "olden days" of FCPX before they combined projects and events into libraries. You could skim through the projects without opening them. Would love to s
Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Franz Bieberkopf 3 days ago
I note that there hasn't been much movement here the past few years, but this bit of info contributes to past discussion: https: 9to5mac.com 2017 04 26 final-cut-pro-x-sales The terminology is "seats"
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Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Steve Connor 1 day ago
Andy, please stop using the bad language on here
Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by David Lawrence 2 days ago
One of FCPX's great strengths is its metadata-driven organizing tools. They're so good I've built logging workflows around them, even though I like cutting in Premiere Pro. But depending on your work
Re: Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by Steve Connor 1 day ago
The only thing that takes me back to Premiere Pro now is when I have a project that will benefit from "pancaking"
Apple at NAB
by Oliver Peters 4 days ago
For those not here, Apple has been involved in a number of presentations at Post Production World and SuperMeet (tomorrow night I believe). Featured speakers include Thomas Grove Carter and David Cerf
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Re: Apple at NAB
by Steve Connor 4 days ago
Scott Witthaus "Can we also now say that Apple is not abandoning the "pro" market, rather quite the opposite " Yes, they have made it VERY clear that they aren't
OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 5 days ago
BMD press conference will be on shortly but a number of pictures have been appearing on forums showing that it now has a "Fairlight" tab!
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Chris Harlan liked this 3 days ago
Re: OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 5 days ago
Free version doesn't include some of the effects including that cool new Face Tracker! Can't think of a reason NOT to buy the Studio version at that price though!
AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card
by Craig Seeman 5 days ago
AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4545-amd-radeon-pro-duo Perhaps this is what we'll see (or the subsequent generation) in ne
Re: AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card
by Steve Connor 5 days ago
Jeremy Garchow "I was seriously hoping for combination microwave slash( ) convection oven. " Well the Trashcan's do run very hot....
Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Let the kibitzing begin! https: www.provideocoalition.com adobe-updates-premiere-pro-cc-april-2017 And a deeper dive: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zQy3eFIXF4k And a couple on After Effects, too: htt
Re: Adobe updates
by Robin S. Kurz 5 days ago
Steve Connor "Have you USED FCPX Andy " You seriously feel you have to ask
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Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Shane Ross 4 weeks ago
http: www.theverge.com 2017 4 4 15175916 apple-mac-pro-redesign-plans Rethinking the design, and admitting they painted themselves into a corner with the tube design. BUT...won't come out this year. L
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Re: Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Doug Metz 3 weeks ago
Steve Connor " Scott Thomas "You make it sound like there's an office on a lower level at Microsoft with a sign on the door saying "Beware of the Leopard" that has the info I need to stop these incur
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Steve Connor liked this 3 weeks ago
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Michael Phillips 1 month ago
I don't think it's a big issue as the marketing is the brand, not the individual(s). I can somewhat relate to this; Avid can refer to Academy Award winning Media Composer, but both awards (the plaque
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Steve Connor liked this 1 month ago
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
Enough is enough is ENOUGH! My electricity supplier has heaped infamy upon tyranny by asking me to pay a monthly subscription for my power. And at last I have decided that this cannot stand. I cannot
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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
Six years and I still use CAPS when I should use italics for emphasis. My bad. My story is that I learned typing on a Smith Corona typewriter and CAPS was all we poor fools had for emphasis. My VERY b
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Steve Connor liked this 1 month ago
Blade
by Shane Ross 2 months ago
If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
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Re: Blade
by Chris Harlan 2 months ago
I dunno. How 'bout Speed Razor Also, personally, I like "splitty thing."
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Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Jeff Markgraf 2 months ago
andy patterson "Premiere Pro does have a nice GUI." Counterpoint: Premiere Pro has a lousy GUI. Crowded, fiddly, ugly, not at all pleasant to use on a daily basis.
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Steve Connor liked this 2 months ago
"It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x Pretty damn impressive. - RK ___________________________________________
Re: "It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
andy patterson "remiere Pro does not have a timeline index but we can find content in the timeline. " Meant to mention this in my previous post but I forgot. A few days ago Andy Mees posted a screens
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Steve Connor liked this 2 months ago
"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
Just noticed this article reposted on the FCPX Editors group on Facebook about switching to FCPX http: www.vivalazoom.co.uk switch-premiere-final-cut
Re: "Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
No. My karma clearly ran over his dogma. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
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10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Andrew Kimery 3 months ago
Bill Davis "Good god, man - all I did was post a link to a high end facility editors direct experience with the tool this entire forum is supposedly about! " This side discussion isn't about your ori
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Steve Connor liked this 3 months ago
S-Log footage in FCPX 10.3
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Just shot my first project in S-Log since the upgrade to 10.3 and I've found it's randomly applying a LUT to the footage on import. It's not a major issue as I can turn it off, but it's a behaviour I
Re: S-Log footage in FCPX 10.3
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Thanks, I realise this but I want the option to have FCPX NOT apply a LUT on import especially as the Slog LUT isn't very good! I'll make a feature request.
How to Author a Blu-Ray
by David Mayer 6 months ago
Amazing how difficult this is. I have searched Creative Cow and Google, etc., can't seem to get simple answers. "Share" is not working so now I am looking for Blu-ray authoring software. All I want to
Re: How to Author a Blu-Ray
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
I use Encore and it works really well for Bluray
I love this new version, but....
by Jeremy Garchow 6 months ago
Is it true that playback stops when adjusting level or is it just me It stops whether I use mouse or keyboard.
Re: I love this new version, but....
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "Feels buggish to me. " Report it!
FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
This seems like a good place to start listing bugs as you run across them. So far I've hit these intermittent UI bugs: 1. Occasionally the playhead loses focus on which is the active pane in dual disp
Re: FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
That's worrying, all my updated libraries are backing up OK
Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out
by Robin S. Kurz 6 months ago
like I said: Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out! - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
Re: Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Mark Suszko "Is the "Precision editor" still a thing " Yes and I will continue NOT using it :)
Interesting NLE speculation
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com post item 3796-apple-could-dominate-the-entire-nle-space-with-the-next-final-cut-pro - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Interesting NLE speculation
by Tim Wilson 6 months ago
I don't think that the word "dominate" makes any sense in the context of NLEs anymore. I don't think it has for years, actually. Maybe never did. First, there's the question of dominate what. We've al
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Steve Connor liked this 6 months ago
Computer trapped in 2010...
by Marisha Camp 7 months ago
I have an older computer (which can only support USB 2 and Firewire.) And I need to edit down a huge amount of video, much of which is stored on external harddrives that only use USB. Is it possible t
Re: Computer trapped in 2010...
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Are the drives USB2 or USB 3 You can add a USB 3 Card very cheaply to an old Mac Pro and it makes it much faster.
Will FCX be around for a while?
by Glenn Payne 7 months 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 Simon Ubsdell 7 months ago
Robin S. Kurz " Shake, Soundtrack, even Color are still alive within FCP X. ... The technology of all of the above is factually within FCP X." Sounds very interesting if true. Could you show us some
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Steve Connor liked this 7 months ago
News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Cow News Droid 8 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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Re: News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
I don't work in multi-user environments, but the "Teams" feature looks pretty cool!
OT: Digital Heaven SpeedScriber is now in beta
by Craig Seeman 9 months ago
Digital Heaven SpeedScriber is now in beta After initial look over a brief description: OSX 10.10 or later required (Mac only it appears). Open app and upload video with audio or audio only for transc
Re: OT: Digital Heaven SpeedScriber is now in beta
by Walter Soyka 8 months ago
Steve Connor "Genius, Apple marketing should use this!" My NLE is databasier than yours! Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live link Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events, Presentation Desig
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Steve Connor liked this 8 months ago
"Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Bill Davis 11 months ago
Over Memorial Day to decompress from my killer recent schedule a bit, I binge-watched some of the Stieg Larssen series of Dragon Tattoo book to film adaptations from Sweden. (Really nice productions a
Re: "Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Tim Wilson 11 months ago
Andrew Kimery " Bill Davis "It's all Apples fault." Well now that that's settled... ;)" Are you guys thinking what I'm thinking NEW FORUM NAME!!!!!!!!!
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Steve Connor liked this 11 months ago
No news?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
I thought the message board would light up. I mean there has to be something that we can debate from NAB news. Guess the light bulbs need replacing.
Re: No news?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
There's no change to the subscription model so nothing new for people to debate on here
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Adobe sneak peak
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Some of these things will look familiar :) http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud Immerse-yourself-in-creativity - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe sneak peak
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
Robin S. Kurz " Oliver Peters "Some of these things will look familiar" Yeah. No kiddin'." Imitation being the highest form of flattery. And while FCPX might get brownie points for being first - "the
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Steve Connor liked this 1 year ago
Premiere PRO CC Terrible XAVC Efficiency compared to VLC
by Jake McCurdy 1 year ago
Premiere Pro's FS7 XAVC decoding efficiency seems is terrible for me. Trying to play any 4K XAVC-I clip maxes out my 8-core Mac Pro at any resolution, even 1 16th. The exact same clip on the exact sam
Re: Premiere PRO CC Terrible XAVC Efficiency compared to VLC
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Jake McCurdy "Premiere Pro's FS7 XAVC decoding efficiency seems is terrible for me. Trying to play any 4K XAVC-I clip maxes out my 8-core Mac Pro at any resolution, even 1 16th. The exact same clip o
Premiere Pro Color grading? Resolve? Your workflow.
by Tommy David 1 year ago
I'd like to just hear a discussion on how everyone is doing it nowadays. I switched over from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro CC. It was mostly because Final Cut Pro X has a horrible system to color c
Re: Premiere Pro Color grading? Resolve? Your workflow.
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Tommy David "I still think SpeedGrade in a way is still more powerful and a better product" I think you might need to do some tutorials on Resolve!
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last rant
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year ago
on the cc numbers - one last rant on this forum too. I made a post ages ago around how 2-3 days of paid work pay for a year of the CC tool suite. Shantanyu Narayen, that terrible devil with a trendy b
Re: last rant
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Aindreas Gallagher "Avid is great, fcpx isn't going away, but neither is a burgeoning software content tool system exploding in all directions. That Michelle Obama piece, with the people working it,
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Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
... until such times as FCP X reaches feature parity wth AVID, or at the very least with FCP 7 which it supplanted. My list is quite long and I won't rehearse it all yet again, but here's a key featur
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Re: Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Neil Goodman 1 year ago
Simon Ubsdell "No, no, no - you should be using satellite timing. Don't you know anything !! " Its actually starting to get super ridiculous around here to the point I dont want to read anymore. Peop
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Netflix 2016 line up so far
by Dan Johnson 1 year ago
Netflix will release more new programing this year then many of the big broadcasters. In their conference call they said that they will release I believe it was 600 hours of new original content this
Re: Netflix 2016 line up so far
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Scott Roberts " I have several episodes of the new seasons of Better Call Saul and Walking Dead saved up that I haven't touched" I've just caught up with "Better Call Saul" and I have to say it's wor
Hardcore Henry and all-POV filmmaking
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
The last time someone tried this, it was the last reel of the movie version of the game: "Doom". That didn't work out very well. This one isn't just one reel, but the entire movie.... Still, I'm sure
Re: Hardcore Henry and all-POV filmmaking
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
I saw the trailer before "Deadpool" last week and it was hard to watch!
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Tim Wilson "Yeah, that's always been a problem for me, people not being able to tell if I'm being welcoming or scary, when it seems like it's kinda both. LOL " It's a great skill to have!
Buying Premiere Pro Without Subscription
by Bobby Hall 1 year ago
Is it possible to buy Premiere Pro from Adobe without paying for a subscription service I prefer to just buy the program in one large payment instead of paying a monthly fee. If you can't buy the late
Re: Buying Premiere Pro Without Subscription
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "I've only kicked around with X a tiny bit, but from what I've heard it really, really wants to be on newer hardware. I think PPro and Avid probably run better on older Macs than FCP X
Adobe update bug
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
http: arstechnica.com apple 2016 02 warning-bug-in-adobe-creative-cloud-deletes-mac-user-data-without-warning - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe update bug
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Jim Wiseman "More about Creative Cloud's latest feature upgrade. Hope you don't use Backblaze backup. Well worth lifetime rental payments. http: forums.macrumors.com threads adobe-creative-cloud-upda
Latest CC update out now - El Capitan Supported?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Just noticed the latest version is available and it adds official support for El Capitan
Re: Latest CC update out now - El Capitan Supported?
by Gary Huff 1 year ago
Steve Connor "Just noticed the latest version is available and it adds official support for El Capitan" Awesome. Planning to wipe and start afresh with El Capitan and this was my last barrier to gett
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Sony FS7 and XAVC-I Codec in Premiere
by Michael Buday 2 years ago
I'm going to be shooting a large amount of material at 4K, most likely using the Sony FS7 and the XAVC-I codec @23.98fps. I'm wondering if anyone has worked natively in this format with Premiere Pro.
Re: Sony FS7 and XAVC-I Codec in Premiere
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
I'm really hoping that the next PPro release will have better XAVC handling.
Brand new Mac Pro, Premiere CC 2015 crashes and bugs out often
by Brett Hansen 1 year ago
I have a Mac Pro 3.5 ghz 6-Core Xeon E5, 32 GB Ram with a AMD Firepro D500 3072mb graphic card and am having trouble running Premiere CC 15 with out it crashing on a daily basis or just bugging out in
Re: Brand new Mac Pro, Premiere CC 2015 crashes and bugs out often
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
What OS is it running
Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
So lots of email today and ads with DEEP discounts for a first year of CC. Like pushing near 70% off. IIRC the earlier discussions here the idea advanced was that the subscription rate didn't reflect
Re: Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Jim Wiseman "Moved to a much less heavily trafficked forum. Rental is an issue in the FCPX or not debate. It got me to FCPX from CC and I'm not going back as long as it is only available in that mann
New 2015 iMac will not run Yosemite
by Bob Pierce 2 years ago
Maybe I should have known better, but I have to admit I'm shocked. My new iMac 5k is El Crapitan OS only. No Yosemite allowed, which of course means no Adobe pro apps either. Seriously. It won't run t
Re: New 2015 iMac will not run Yosemite
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
David Roth Weiss "There is a problem under the hood of Premiere with the XAVCi codec - as best it was explained to me, a Premiere needs to be "optimized" for many, if not all, new codecs, and XAVCi h
El Capitan and Adobe Apps
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
I note there is an update to OS X El Capitan today, will this speed up validation of el Capitan with Premier Pro
Re: El Capitan and Adobe Apps
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
David Roth Weiss "In this case, whatever the advantage may be of updating the OS, if it is known that it can potentially put an editor's fundamental source of revenue at risk, any user considering th
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