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Report post by mistake
by Bedo Nada 2 days ago
Hi, I report 3 posts here ( https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1122992 ) by mistake What should I do to correct this !
Re: Report post by mistake
by Tim Wilson 5 hours ago
Hi Bedo, No worries. When you report a post, that sends a message to us that we need to look at it. That's when we decide what to do. Sometimes, we leave the post off. Sometimes we edit the post. Some
Blog: A Letter to Incoming Female Freshmen in Media Programs
by Kylee Peña 2 weeks ago
A lot of so-called open letters on the internet address the outgoing graduates of programs. And while they should bask in the glow of congratulations and good luck because they worked hard, they earne
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Tim Wilson liked this 18 hours ago
How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Jeremy Garchow 2 weeks ago
Turns out, not a ton: http: appleinsider.com articles 17 07 13 baby-driver-cut-in-real-time-with-avid-on-apples-15-inch-macbook-pro
Re: How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Tim Wilson 7 days ago
I think what's also getting lost is that this is maybe the most editing-intensive movie you've ever seen. Every single thing that happens in every frame is to a beat. It's a tour de force. It's also f
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Informal NLE poll
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Since the question of numbers and market penetration seems to come up frequently in some of these threads, I'm curious what the people in this forum run across in their own personal encounters. Obviou
Re: Informal NLE poll
by Simon Ubsdell 2 weeks ago
Jeremy Garchow "I say that colloquially and with exaggeration" It does none of us any harm to get in touch with our inner Bill from time to time and just let rip Another "cool feature" that I know I
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Sony PXW-FS7M2 vs Canon C-300
by Craig Alan 2 weeks ago
Canon C-300 vs Sony PXW-FS7M2 Pros and cons Canon is on sale this month putting it in the same ballpark as the Sony. I'm posting in both forums, hope that is not inappropriate. Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Ma
Re: Sony PXW-FS7M2 vs Canon C-300 Mark II
by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
Craig Alan "The other day it stopped a post of mine from going through because I used the word "b*sketball."" From March through June, that's the #1 spam word that bots try to break into our system w
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by Tim Wilson 2 weeks ago
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Red Hydrogen
by Tom Sefton 3 weeks ago
https: spark.adobe.com page hBcGUuawC0r1q Red smartphone, capable of holographic display without glasses. Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Re: Red Hydrogen
by Tim Wilson 3 weeks ago
Noah Kadner "I'm guessing ironically the phone itself won't shoot holographic content but only 2D. Creating anything close to holographic content seems like it requires multiple optical lenses plus s
FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 4 weeks ago
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http: kck.st 2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https: www.youtube.com watch v=F9dtsd2ZV
Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
Tony West "Simon, thanks a lot for making the video. I'm very visual so it really helps me to see what's happening." No problem. With a lot of this kind of stuff you have to see it in action to get a
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Animating arrows to show windflow
by Louai 12 years ago
I need to animate arrows to show how windflows through a helmet. I'm curious if anyone has suggestions about how i can go about doing it Thanks.
Re: Animating arrows to show windflow
by Matt Hall 12 years ago
I was just working on a project and found a cool way to make an arrow with a stroke that follows the arrowhead's path. First, you keyframe the motion of the arrow head (which it set to align along pat
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Tim Wilson liked this 3 weeks ago
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 4 weeks ago
Or is this place a lot less fun that it used to be Seems to be dominated by people that don't actually use or particularly like FCPX and those that do are increasingly not posting.
Re: Is it just me?
by Tim Wilson 3 weeks ago
Andrew Kimery "Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you mean by 'real NLE questions', but aren't the program-specific forums on the COW the best place to ask those questions Where as this specific forum i
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Premiere Pro Quick Tip Tutorial: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing
by Tim Wilson 3 weeks ago
Apologies for posting here while this is already listed as an admin post on the forum front page, but I know that some of you subscribe to notices rather than visit that page directly, and I didn't wa
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Tutorial: Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing Editor, VFX artist, post-house owner, and plug-in developer Simon Ubsdell shows you how to edit faster and more easily using th
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Re: Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing
by Charlie Austin 2 weeks ago
This is very useful except for the FCP 7 inspired drag and drop to the canvas. It would be infinitely more useful if it could be mapped to a KB shortcut, but I've never been able to find it if it exis
Why no 21:9 iMac Pro?
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Friday afternoon musing... Seems like Apple should offer this option for the creative market. AFAIK, LG is making Apple's displays and they offer this. So a 34" ultrawide 4K display on an iMac Pro wou
Re: Why no 21:9 iMac Pro?
by Tim Wilson 4 weeks ago
Steve Connor "A few grand every few years on replacing a whole Mac is well worth it." While I'm no longer on the Mac train, I absolutely never understood this part of the objection. I bought gazillio
BrickSculpting and Classical Conditioning.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
Catching up on the threads today I found myself thinking about how I learned to swim decades ago. The pool our family frequented as respite from the summer heat, had a swimming instructor named Joe, w
Re: Learning
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
Walter Soyka " Scott Witthaus "Perhaps he and Tim can have one final "Who Can Write the Longest Post" battle for all the marbles ;-)" I can only assume subtractive edits would be banned..." My point
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Problems with LUT being read in Resolve to Avid Workflow
by Scott Clements 1 month ago
Hi, Guys. I'm trying to transcode Arri Mini rushes in Resolve with the built in Arri Log C to rec 709 LUT, and then bring them into Avid. However, these transcodes do not look the same as the original
Re: Problems with LUT being read in Resolve to Avid Workflow
by Dennis Kutchera 1 month ago
I highly recommend that you familiarize yourself with SMPTE colour bars and scopes. It is an absolute reference that will tell you precisely what is going on with levels. It is not something you want
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Tim Wilson liked this 1 month ago
DVD director's commentary
by Bob Cole 1 month ago
I've been using streaming rather than DVDs for awhile, but I just watched a DVD with a director's commentary, and realized how interesting that can be. Have you found a particular DVD commentary more
Re: DVD director's commentary
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
Howzabout commentaries NOT by the director. Roger Ebert did a half-dozen or so commentaries over his career, and I'll put his commentaries for Citizen Kane, Casablanca, and Dark City on any commentary
Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
It's been fascinating to read all your comments on the bricklaying threads, but one thing has very much stood out for me. From what I have seen, there are editors who approach the timeline with extrem
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David Lawrence liked this 1 month ago
Re: Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
Simon Ubsdell "From what I have seen, there are editors who approach the timeline with extreme caution and who seemingly won't venture there unless fully armed with everything they can muster." Think
More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by David Lawrence 2 months ago
Great new post on Oliver's blog, deep diving into Simon's recent Bricklayers and Sculptors thread. Thanks for posting Oliver, and thanks Simon for giving us an in-depth look at how you organize and ed
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Tim Wilson liked this 1 month ago
Re: More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
Bill Davis "I sorta do wish you'd chosen to use the terms "Sculpting" and Bricklaying" in your original post to clearly make it about technique - not people. " My French father-in-law, who died just
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How do I remove a Red X on screen
by sean rodrigues 4 years ago
I have a red X(I want to remove) that is embedded in a precomp. I have tried to use color key effect to remove the red X, but I get a black X when I sample the red. The red X is attached to an effect
Re: How do I remove a Red X on screen
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
Roei Tzoref "no offence, but you need to buy the plugin, any other advice given here on how to "hack" the protection of the plugin is bad service to this community. " Correct answer. Tim Wilson Edito
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 Tim Wilson 1 month ago
Scott Witthaus "You can't. The company runs on the price of the stock. You just can't do that." The only way you can do it is if you get out of the market. It can be done. Companies do it every day.
Hmmm....no comments on the Apple WWDC the other day
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
iMac Pro, now in gray....powerful but still not upgradeable especially in the PCI world. Really liked the built in 10 gig Ethernet....hoped for that on the trash cans. Liked the new Apple Speaker. Oth
Re: Hmmm....no comments on the Apple WWDC the other day
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
There's a pretty robust thread in the FCPX Debates forum. Apple WWDC As I've noted here before, that forum has largely sucked up the general-interest conversations that used to happen in this one, ent
Article: Always Be Editing: Sculptors & Bricklayers Revisited
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
Art of the Edit Always Be Editing: Sculptors & Bricklayers Revisited Do you edit like a sculptor, or like a bricklayer It seems a simple enough question, but as longtime editor, post house owner, and
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Tim Wilson liked this 1 month ago
Re: Always Be Editing: Sculptors & Bricklayers Revisited
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
In one of the forum threads Simon links to in this article (the one responding to Oliver Peters' response to Simon's original thread, if that makes sense), Andrew Kimery mentioned that he's had timeli
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VP Tutorials by Andrew Devis are not working for me
by Todd Zimmermann 2 months ago
Hello good people, Y'all have some really fine and knowledgeable folk on these forums and Mr. Devis tutorials are some the best I've seen. His method of showing you visually right on the screen is sec
Re: VP Tutorials by Andrew Devis are not working for me
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Todd Zimmermann "I'm using FireFox 53.0.3 (32 bit). " That's what I have too, running Windows 7 and 10 on various machines, and they're all working for me. Maybe check your Flash settings Anyway, I'l
Article: DJI Mavic Pro In Depth Review - The Best 4K Drone?
by Tobias Gleissenberger 2 months ago
Cinematography DJI Mavic Pro In Depth Review - The Best 4K Drone VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger was so delighted with the DJI Mavic Pro 4K drone that he bought (yes, bought) that he was inspired to t
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Tutorial: Indie Film Sound Editing: A This Guy Edits Tutorial
by Sven Pape 2 months ago
Art of the Edit Indie Film Sound Editing: A This Guy Edits Tutorial ACE Award-nominated picture editor Sven Pape ("This Guy Edits") speaks with Sundance Award-winning sound editor Ugo Derouard on The
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Article: The Panasonic EVA1: Questions Answered!
by Creative COW 2 months ago
Panasonic Cameras The Panasonic EVA1: Questions Answered! Anticipation that Panasonic began building for their "mystery camera" at April's NAB Show 2017 was paid off at June's Cine Gear Expo 2017 in
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Tim Wilson liked this 2 months ago
Scale expression (randomized) for 100+ layers over set period of time
by Al Mach 2 months ago
I'm trying to randomize a short scale up from 0-100% on many different layers. Basically I just want around 100 different circles (vector layers imported from Illustrator) to randomly (and elegantly)
Re: Scale expression (randomized) for 100+ layers over set period of time
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Great post, Dax! Very interesting to me that when the Harper points out that his is a variation of an effect that he got from someone else, he gives its origins: "I got it from Harry Frank...who got i
any chance of implementing copy pasting of screen shots?
by Roei Tzoref 10 months ago
hey Y'all :) If I understand correctly, when I want to show a screen capture I need to use a cloud service or your own cow cloud service for uploading photos. this means: 1. going to a specific site 2
Re: any chance of implementing copy pasting of screen shots?
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Dave Van De Cappelle "I do not and will not use Chrome for any web browsing. In no way am I have Google, an Advertising company monitoring my keystrokes. It is Firefox all the way in this house. " Un
Feature request, recent posts filtering
by Bouke Vahl 2 months ago
Hi guys, Would it be possible to make something to extend the 'recent post' date, and while at it, an option to sort by thread thx, Bouke www.videotoolshed.com
Re: Feature request, recent posts filtering
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Hmmm, I'm still not sure I understand. On the search page, there's a More Options link. There, you can control or option + click to select individual forums to search in, as well as select the length
Kdenlive & Kino
by Dave Van De Cappelle 2 months ago
Why are there no Tutorials for either Kino or KDenlive on this site These are two Video Editing Programs that run on Ubuntu and Linux Platforms I run Windows 7 Pro and Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon on my V
Re: Kdenlive & Kino
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Thanks for considering volunteering! I find the easiest way to do tutorials -- and in practice for me over the years, the ONLY way -- is jpg screen captures and text. (This is back in the days when I
Picture upload notifications
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
I love getting notifications of Mr Wilson's inimitable posts, but I am less enthusiastic to receive a notification whenever he uploads an image file. I can live with it of course, but just thought you
Re: Picture upload notifications
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Apologies for the delay replying, but I think we've figured this out. You tell me, though. I've posted a couple of dozen pictures in the past couple of days. Any alerts Thanks! Tim
Article: Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era
by Marco Solorio 2 months ago
DaVinci Resolve Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media gives an introductory overview to the rebirth of the Fairlight digital audio workstation (DAW)
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@Marco Solorio @Russ Hughes
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
As Creative COW Pedant-in-Chief, catching "Pro Tools" as the correct number of words was my job, and I flubbed it. Easily remedied, although as Marco notes, and as I can also testify as a former Avid
Article: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Behind the Scenes with RED
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
RED Camera Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Behind the Scenes with RED Anticipation for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was already heated up when director James Gunn announced that it was to be the fir
@Claude Lynei
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
I'm so glad you went to see it in an IMAX theater! It's definitely worth doing that again, and finding the right place to sit. I see every movie I possibly can in IMAX, and yes, IMAX 3D in particular.
stills in browser
by Craig Alan 4 years ago
I m doing a project in which I have a lot of imported stills. Canon 5D raw. I would like to color correct them before editing them to a time line. Yes I would do some more correcting later (matching m
Re: stills in browser
by Bret Williams 4 years ago
Right. (I'm pretty sure Bill probably just misspoke or I'm misunderstanding what he's saying.) In my experience, DPI means nothing in video or motion graphics and is ignored. DPI is nothing more than
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Tim Wilson liked this 3 months ago
editing and music (not a technical post)
by Bob Zelin 3 months ago
Hi - just watched a YouTube video of Alex Lifeson from Rush talking about the "excitement" of playing in open tuning on guitar - you know how to play the guitar, but all of a sudden, it's all differen
Re: editing and music (not a technical post)
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Bob Zelin "The old mechanical instruments like that hold value - the electronic stuff - all a bunch of junk. " I was going to say that the Roland 808 is an exception -- arguably the sole instrument a
Anybody here selling stock footage? Either as a sideline or a main business....
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
I'm just curious about this. It's been a while since we've talked about it here, and I know that business has changed for a lot of you over the years, so just laying it out there. Anybody selling foot
Re: Anybody here selling stock footage? Either as a sideline or a main business....
by Robin Probyn 2 weeks ago
Ok great, thanks for both replies ..will check out the pod cast too
Tutorial: Blackmagic Design Fusion Expressions & Macros Made Easy
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months ago
Blackmagic Design Fusion Blackmagic Design Fusion Expressions & Macros Made Easy In this two-part guide to some of Blackmagic Design Fusion's most powerful compositing and effects features, visual ef
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.mov files changing resolution when transferring from external hd to mac book
by Andrew Wood 3 months ago
I'm trying to transfer .mov files that will be used on an LED wall for a concert tour and the files from an external hard drive to a mac book where they will be sent to the LED wall. The files are bei
Re: .mov files changing resolution when transferring from external hd to mac book
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Hi Andrew, I'm not sure that this is the best forum for this question. Can you tell me more about the software you're using to create the files Are you using some kind of playback or presentation soft
OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months ago
I thought this was an interesting discussion about how Fusion might be a more than viable replacement for Ae for many users: https: forum.blackmagicdesign.com viewtopic.php f=22&t=58937&sid=125d92d164
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Re: OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Thomas Mathai 2 months ago
To be accurate I do mean for capture and playback, not GPUs or control surfaces. Maybe Adobe will do smaller bundles like they have with Photoshop and Lightroom. Though considering how video is integr
Article: The Evolution of Immersive Media
by Katie Hinsen 3 months ago
The Evolution of Immersive Media Immersive media is not new. Emerging technologies, such as VR and AR as we currently know them, are simply part of an evolutionary path making media more immersive. M
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