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Time Line Change in FCP 10.1
by John Bell 5 years ago
I'm a newbie and I think the solution to my question lies with understanding the difference and purpose of Library, Project and Element... in which I feel only a little confident.... However, I have a
Re: Time Line Change in FCP 10.1
by Tony Brittan 5 years ago
This is really the most basic of bottom line knowledge to be able to use this app. I highly suggest that you buy a training course. Check out Ripple Training. They are super easy to understand and fol
OT - Recommend Camera To DVR Solution For Client
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Hey guys! I know this is not FCP related, but I've gotten a lot from this community and have given back when I could. Much respect, to be sure. Quick question...I have a client I do a lot of video pro
Re: OT - Recommend Camera To DVR Solution For Client
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
You may have a point Shane. If I could find one that had a remote, it'd be perfect. Gotta consider him dirt dumb (his words) when it comes to cameras and what-not. Tony Brittan Island Shore Production
Royalty free music in FCPX?
by Claude Lyneis 6 years ago
In the sound effects that come installed with FCPX are some short music pieces labelled Associated Production Music. I am assuming these are royalty free. Is that correct Not sure where to look that u
Re: oyalty free music in FCPX?
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Huh...I don't seem to have these in mine at all! Is this only when you have legacy installed on the same system I'm wanting to have the content! Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills,
Converting FCP7 files to edit in FCP6
by Robert Michelson 7 years ago
Hi, This is my first post and I need your help. I have just accepted an edit job for a client whose previous editor was working in FCP7. I am editing in FCP6 and cannot seem to import the FCP7 files i
Re: Converting FCP7 files to edit in FCP6
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Quick question Shane...I'm finding myself in this predicament since I never upgraded to 7...if I do this, will it carry with it all of the transitions and effects Or will it be straight cuts I do have
Using a logo as a title, how?
by Sean Lennon 6 years ago
How do I insert a Logo as in 'such and such presents' as a title, i've imported the logo JPG as a clip but i cant seem to add it to the title credits. Any ideas
Re: Using a logo as a title, how?
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Check out one from Pixel Films Studio that you can find here: http: store.pixelfilmstudios.com plugin pro3dt-plugin Might get you what you're lookin for. I do suggest you buy Motion and learn it. This
Need to remove timecode counter from video
by Doug Kramer 6 years ago
I have some clips in FCPx that were converted from an old VHS tape with the white timecode counter accidentally displayed. I no longer have access to the original VHS tape so cannot reimport it withou
Re: Need to remove timecode counter from video
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Try SliceX from CoreMelt. Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Tipard MTS Converter
by John Davidson 6 years ago
On the mac app store, this awesome little app will convert difficult MTS files if for whatever reason your AVCHD footage doesn't want to load into FCPX. This app converted our footage for us in about
Re: Tipard MTS Converter
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Can't tell you how many times I've been given MTS files without the card file structure and had to jump through hoops to get it into the NLE. Aside from buying clipwrap, which has its own troubles, yo
removing an prominent eyesore within the frame of the footage
by Jay James 6 years ago
Hello can anyone help please have a real issue with a short film - on the screen lies a very prominent eyesore, 'the pube' - which I believe was on the sensor, had to send the camera back in the end t
Re: removing an prominent eyesore within the frame of the footage
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
If yiu know someone who is running FCPX and you've got $149 in your budget, you might try CoreMelt SliceX with Mocha. It's really quite awesome for this type of thing, and you use Mocha to track it. O
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) slight motion jitter...
by Tom Pickard 6 years ago
I am having problems with an Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) export that I have made; on the tracking shots, there is a slight jitter (maybe frame rate) problem. Original footage shot on ARRI ALEXA - Apple Pro
Re: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) slight motion jitter...
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Try exporting it by choosing export as QuickTime and use current settings - self contained. When you use QuickTime conversion you are adding a layer if compression. But really, any of those other step
Anybody cutting on an external USB3 drive?
by Dustin Parsons 6 years ago
I'm thinking of moving to an iMac as my primary system but I'd rather not keep my project files on the OS Applications drive so I'll have to cut from an external source. Thunderbolt is too new and exp
Re: Anybody cutting on an external USB3 drive?
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
I use the LaCie eSATA to TB and its awesome! The eSATA drives are much more affordable so the $199 for the LaCie is well worth it! Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
FCP 7 to X XML translator
by Michael Sanders 6 years ago
Does anyone know if there's an easy way to import an FCP 7 XML file which creates an video track of TIFF files (subtitles) into X Michael Sanders London Based DP Editor
Re: FCP 7 to X XML translator
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Intelligent assistance "7toX" Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Can't activate the keyframe interpolation option ease in - ease out
by Esther Casas 6 years ago
Hello everyone, Once again I am getting frustrated with FCX...for simple stuff like this: I found online that you simply right click in between keyframes to ease in or out...well, is not happening! ca
Re: Can't activate the keyframe interpolation option ease in - ease out
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Try right clicking on one of the keyframes itself. You really should update X to 10.0.8 as well. Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Bold Statement Warning!
by craig slattery 6 years ago
Iam cutting a 1 2hour doco for television. 12 day edit, 18 contributors, actuality, over 700 clips EVERYTHING shot 3 cameras, even the PTCs shot 3 cameras. C300, Canon 5D MKIII, DV25 (stylistic choice
Re: Bold Statement Warning!
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
There ya go! Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Moving transcoded media out of event
by John Davidson 6 years ago
We like to keep media outside of events as referenced clips. We got some Avid DNxHd eps of a show, keyword tagged it, and then overnight we created high quality media via transcoding. I want to essent
Re: Move it, then relink it to the optimized/prores stuff, all is good.
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Yea, that's the part. Might impact what you're tryin to do. Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Future-proofing FCP7 (4K editing)
by Edwin Street 6 years ago
I found the topic below but no one was answering my question over here: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 8 1165095 Is there anyway to bring a topic back to the front page ...Anyhow, I enjoy using F
Re: Future-proofing FCP7 (4K editing)
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
BTW, Posted from iPad, please excuse typos! Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Final Cut 7 - Popping noise when I layer audio?
by Ross Kirby 6 years ago
I'm working on a sequence now that has multiple tracks of audio. This includes footsteps, breathing, ambience, and music. They are a mix of aif and wav files. When I play only one of these tracks (wit
Re: Final Cut 7 - Popping noise when I layer audio?
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Have you tried rendering Sometimes audio combinations while require it if you mix bit rates and audio formats. It's always the best idea to actually convert everything to the same format. FCP works be
Editing Set Up Reccomendations
by Harrison Gruber 6 years ago
Hi Everyone, So I'm a documentary filmmaker and usually I work with editors but I want to get a good editing set up going of my own at home. I obviously don't have hundreds of thousands to spend but I
Re: Editing Set Up Reccomendations
by Tony Brittan 6 years ago
Sorry for the typos in that last post...dang iPads! Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
Final cut render problem
by Bill Merrick 7 years ago
Hey guys, I have never done video editing before but have been putting together some music videos over the past couple of days and a weird problem keeps re occurring. I will put together lots of clips
Re: Final cut render problem
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
Even though FCP 7 has been EOL'd, it's still illegal to torrent the app. This is a professional (well, sometimes we may not act like it ) forum so it's not a good idea to tell us that you've stolen th
10.08 released
by Steve Connor 7 years ago
Downloading now! Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
Re: 10.08 released
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
Is there an update to MB Looks Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions Kill Devil Hills, NC
External thuderbolt drive
by Rob McLain 7 years ago
Thinking of getting this drive for my FCPX media drive on my iMac. Anyone else using this drive http: store.apple.com us product HA480VC A buffalo-500gb-ministation-thunderboltusb-30-portable-hard-dri
Re: External thuderbolt drive
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
Check out the LaCie thunderbolt eSATA hub! $200 and it allows for two eSATA drives connected at a time. You can pick up a GRAID 4tb for about $250. And single 1tb externals of good quality eSATA for a
FCP7 Bizzare Error on Reconnecting Media
by Steve Smith 7 years ago
I've got a huge and fiddly FCP7 project and unfortunately I accidentally powered down the external hard drive containing most of the media. On trying to reconnect the media I found that it didn't seem
Re: FCP7 Bizzare Error on Reconnecting Media
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
I had this happen just last week. Go to the thumbnails cache and delete them from inside the folder (don't delete the actual folder). Then re-start FCP. Posted from iPad, please excuse typos! Tony Bri
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LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series?
by Mark Dobson 7 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has had experience of using this eSata Thunderbolt device. I've got a stack of GTech eSata drives that I swap around and this could be a good solution to continue using them o
Re: LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series?
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
I've had it since it came out and I love it! It allows me to use all of my eSATA GRAIDs with my newer machine and it works very well. It's almost as fast as a dedicated TB drive but faster than it was
How Do I make Text Shine?
by rubberducker 13 years ago
hi all. i need to create the effect of a blue light traveling over a static text shot - when a phone number is read out by the voice over. and can't for the life of me work out how to do it its litera
Re: How Do I make Text Shine?
by Peter Wiggins 13 years ago
Rubberducker, There are a few ways of doing this here is the harder but cheaper way 1) Duplicate the text layer 2) move the duplicate above the original and apply a glow filter 3) draw a shape equal t
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Apply Transition to a title graphic ONLY
by Michael Calcagno 7 years ago
New to FCPX, and needing some help. I have a basic simple text graphic I'm using as a lower third. I would like to apply a directional blur transition to the title to bring it in and out. When I apply
Re: Apply Transition to a title graphic ONLY
by David Eaks 7 years ago
I think you can compound the title, then step into the compound clip, apply the transitions to the title, right click the transitions and turn of to from black, step out of the compound. Hopefully, st
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American Made Mac Pro in 2013?
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
Interesting...here's the short article from tuaw and it has a link to the full story: http: www.tuaw.com 2012 12 10 fortune-apples-american-made-computer-will-be-2013-mac-pro
Re: American Made Mac Pro in 2013?
by Rick Lang 7 years ago
Franz: "I think your own post raises questions about how solid the base is when manufacturing simply follows cheap labour. " I completely agree with you on that point. I don't think Foxconn and or App
Will my Mac Pro Tower handle FCPX?
by Ned Miller 7 years ago
I would like to migrate to FCPX from my present FCP6 on OS 10.5.8 and will probably get a 27" iMac in the spring. As of now I need to limp along with my tower which is probably five years old. Here's
Re: Will my Mac Pro Tower handle FCPX?
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
Check it out...while I was typing that response to you, I got this email from a colleague who's working in a large market. He's teaching at a university and works at an ad agency. Thought you might fi
post edit
by Kate Manning 7 years ago
Hi there, I'm working with a news agency in London. Traditionally the agency only sold pictures and stories but now they've decided to branch out into video with the aim of selling various clips etc.
Re: post edit
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
They could buy a Dropbox account with large capacity and create shared folders for clients that only contain the files that they purchased. They would need a Dropbox account as well but they can just
Pluggins for Premiere Pro
by Brian Cooney 7 years ago
I'm about to make the transition from FCP7 to Premiere Pro CS6. I'm liking what I am seing regarding the version in CS6. Only problem is I have all these pluggins I use rgularly in FCP. Can anyone rec
Re: Pluggins for Premiere Pro
by Tony Brittan 7 years ago
I hear ya Tom. I guess I'm a little over sensitive when it comes to FCP X. I actually like many things about it. Just so used to being belittled about using it that I tend to react quickly like that.
News: GenArts Sapphire Edge™ Brings High-End Visual Effects to the Final Cut Pro X Creative Community
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
Sapphire Edge for Final Cut Pro X Gives Editors A Competitive Edge; Produces More Engaging Video in Less Time Without Compromising Quality (Cambridge, Massachusetts--January 31, 2012) GenArts Inc., th
Re: News: GenArts Sapphire Edge™ Brings High-End Visual Effects to the Final Cut Pro X Creative Community
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
I was in the Beta group for this and it's pretty awesome! Check it out for sure. Tony Brittan Island Shore Productions
change motion project frame rate?
by Marck Savoie Voyer 12 years ago
Hi there! I've created some text animation in motion in 23.98 because that was what I was asked for at the beginning... Then I was asked to give the animations in 29.97 for 1080i delivery of the proje
Re: change motion project frame rate?
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
That was a great tip! I had a project that I didn't create and needed to change the framerate without having to re-create the whole project...this worked perfectly! I did have to change a couple of pr
Adobe Tech Help - CS 5.5 crashing me MacBook Pro!
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
CS 5.5 was working well on my 15" MacBook Pro until a revpcent update. Now, whenever is use AE, Premiere, or Photoshop (haven't tried other apps in the suite since) and do any changes or anything to a
Re: CS 5.5 crashing my MacBook Pro!
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
I know, right FCP X has some interesting things and it's not bad for some kinda cool things but I haven't used it for anything real and don't see it happening anytime soon. But hey, I'm going to learn
Adobe Tech Help...CS 5.5 crashing new MacBook Pro!
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
CS 5.5 was working well on my 15" MacBook Pro until a revpcent update. Now, whenever is use AE, Premiere, or Photoshop (haven't tried other apps in the suite since) and do any changes or anything to a
Re: Adobe Tech Help...CS 5.5 crashing new MacBook Pro!
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
I should note that the MBP is on Snow Leopard (bought it to summer and haven't used it for much else besides testing software) and has very little installed on it besides Production Premium, Avid 5.5,
Attention Adobe Customer Service...
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
I've stated here that I'm using all of the tools now and have had the Adobe Production Premium CS4 for some time now. I got it for AE and PS and never really dug into Premiere. Well, now I am. I think
Re: Attention Adobe Customer Service...
by Michael Szalapski 8 years ago
I'm pretty sure their sales team doesn't come on this user-to-user support forum. Have you tried contacting their customer service - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Ex
Any ideas for a follow focus?
by adrian kelaty 9 years ago
Hi there I'm looking for a good value option for a follow focus Any suggestions would be gratefully received! Adrian
Re: Any ideas for a follow focus?
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
RedRock is one of the best. Love using them! For what it's worth...I bought a D-Focus for $189 (with one gear!) and it works pretty dang good. Had to see how they really worked abd this guy who makes
Preview Is VERY VERY Slow And Stops
by Anthony Uccello 10 years ago
Hi I made a video of my problem http: www.youtube.com watch v=66693gj--6E The preview goes really slow then stops. Recently installed windows 7 64 bit running 4 gigs of ram. Why is the preview going s
Re: Preview Is VERY VERY Slow And Stops
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
Quick question about RAM preview...I'm new to AE and working on a Mac Pro with the Bluetooth keyboard. Problem is that the Apple Bluetooth keyboard doesn't have a numeric keypad. So...I can't use the
How to make this effect?
by Milko Misu 9 years ago
Im trying to the simillar effect which is shown in this clip. http: www.youtube.com watch v=Z9suh_UR_O0 The part im refering to is when its freezes the frame and changes the background color and the c
Re: How to make this effect?
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
I'm on my iPhone right now so I'm nit gonna go search the site for it but Digitaljuice.com has a great tutorial on how to do this with basic AE. Go and search DJTV on there for it. The thumbnail has a
Help With Seemingly Simple Project!
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
Yup...another noob question. I've got AE CS4 and haven't had time to learn much. I'm an accomplished editor in FCP who wants to up the ante and utilize the awesome power of AE! Well, I have a client w
Re: Help With Seemingly Simple Project!
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
Way cool! I have the trapcode suite so this should pretty cool! Thank you for thaking the time to help me!
Help With An Effect? Intervention Picture Wall...
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
Hey Guys (and Gals)! I've got a client who wants a picture effect like they use in "Intervention". It's used in the start of segments where they have pics moving on and across the screen and some of t
T2i Overheating Tips?
by Harold Eastman 10 years ago
I picked up my T2i this past Friday, and have been loving it. Will use it on a paying gig this week. My only issue: sensor overheating, apparently also an issue with the 7D. In preliminary tests, I'm
Re: T2i Overheating Tips?
by Tony Brittan 10 years ago
My question is, where did you find one I've been watching out for the release and am on the notification list @ B&H and haven't heard nor seen anything yet!
Sound AE
by Mar Sanchez 10 years ago
Hi Is that this is a recurring theme in the forums, But I've been searching endlessly and have not found any solution that serves me to hear my audio After Effects. My file is a wav, I care about
Re: Sound AE
by Tony Brittan 10 years ago
Hey Dave... I'm using the apple Bluetooth keyboard on my mac pro. It doesn't have a numeric keypad on it. How can I RAM preview with my setup Can I remap that in AE I'm totally new to AE so I apprecia
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