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KeyFlow Pro 2.3 switching between Proxy & Original Media
by Tony Sarafoski 4 months ago
I have just purchased KeyFlow Pro 2, as i Intent to use it in collaborative workflow. Sending the generated proxy files from KeyFlow to FCPX works seamless. Even re-linking the edited timeline back to
Re: KeyFlow Pro 2.3 switching between Proxy & Original Media
by Joe Marler 4 months ago
Tony Sarafoski "there seems to be no way I can switch the original media over to the proxy media that KeyFlow has generated inside KeyFlow. I would like to take my edits on the road from time to time
Turning FCPX project into template
by Robert Croy 7 years ago
I have created a FCPX project that I would like to use as a template. I have to make about 40 videos that would use this template. The video uses a picture in picture effect and also a shadow effect o
Re: Turning FCPX project into template
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
NIce one.... good luck with it all.
Using markers to sync clips
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
In PluralEyes 2, you were able to add markers is certain clips had trouble synching. Use markers Use this option when you know two clips should sync and you can identify an approximate sync point. A s
Media and Keyword Collections disappeared - any ideas.
by Tangier Clarke 7 years ago
Moments ago, I launched FCP X 10.0.7. I also went into the event folder to see what had been transcoded. I went back to FCP X and all of the media went offline. I went back to the finder and the entir
Re: Media and Keyword Collections disappeared - any ideas.
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Tangier, I've been experiencing the exact same problem :-( I've notified feedback about it but have had no word from "Noah" double :-(
edited whole project without syncing the good audio. oops. whats best way to go back and add synched tracks?
by Jacob Brown 7 years ago
Well I just finished editing a very large feature length project. My first actually, so please excuse my newbie mistake here. Basically I edited off the scratch camera audio for much of it never bothe
Re: edited whole project without syncing the good audio. oops. whats best way to go back and add synched tracks?
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
hmmm... that's what I was thinking, totally forgot that once you change a clip in the event browser, it turns into a "compound clip". The only other thing I can think of is to duplicate the clip in th
Moving Proxy files
by Elliot Pollaro 7 years ago
I have all of my original RED Files on my Firewire 800 Drive. They are converted to Proxies via Final Cut X. Im wanting to move my proxies from the drive to my XSAN Server, without having to move my o
Re: Moving Proxy files
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Not sure if this episode of macbreak will be of any help Elliot. Also I know they advise not to move events projects via finder, however I do and have done so since it first release. Reason being is m
question about compound clips in 10.0.6
by Shane Trowbridge 7 years ago
I used to create a series of graphics in X by creating a compound clip consisting of a background texture, a logo with alpha channel and text. Then I would just copy it multiple times break it apart a
Re: question about compound clips in 10.0.6
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
why would Apple take away the right mouse click option
compound clips causing spinning beach ball
by David Blumenfeld 7 years ago
Hi. I am working on a project with a bunch of interviews that are compound clips created by Synchronizing clips within Final Cut Pro. I'm finding now that some of these clips are causing extreme syste
Re: compound clips causing spinning beach ball
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
David, what your doing is perfectly fine. Personally I just like to first create a multicam clip from my audio, then add the video one by one. Sounds crazy I know, but love doing it this way.
Need to change clone colour
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
I'm woking with a motionvfx template and need to change the colour of the red pink box in the middle of the screen
Re: Need to change clone colour
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Brilliant... thanks SO much.
Edit Proxy-only on second drive
by chris sinclair 7 years ago
I have a FCPX Event Project with 1TB of original footage. I've created proxies which use less than 100GB of disc space. I want to duplicate and edit a "to-go" version of the Event Project on a smaller
Re: Edit Proxy-only on second drive
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Hahah... Yeah I learn the hard way ;-)
Macbook Pro Retina owners or soon to be owners beware of firewire!!
by Brooks Tomlinson 7 years ago
Hey all, Just got my apple thunderbolt to firewire adaptor, and I am a little disappointed. It is running much slower in speed test then an mbp with firewire built in. MBPr disk speed test on OWC merc
Re: Macbook Pro Retina owners or soon to be owners beware of firewire!!
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Paul, confirmation question. I currently run a 4TB CalDigit VR2 drive which I connect to my 17" MBP via the ExpressCard 34 slot. If I upgrade to the 15" Retina, from what I understand I should then pu
My closer look at FCPX
by Derek Andonian 7 years ago
Ok, so, in that other thread that asked if your perception of FCPX has changed after a year, I said that I still thought of it as a souped-up iMovie and was criticized for making assumptions without l
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Re: My closer look at FCPX
by Elizabeth Watkins 7 years ago
I marked 100's of favorites in a project and one day, all my green marks disappeared! Can anyone help. I'm 7 months into editing a documentary on 6 Pearl Harbor survivors and I really need my favorite
simple way to make an audio only crossfade?
by Jack Niedenthal 7 years ago
I have read a few threads about this and there is apparently no way to a simple very short audio only transition to say get rid of a slight pop without detaching audio, etc. Has anyone created a trans
Re: simple way to make an audio only crossfade?
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Best kept secrete http: alex4d.wordpress.com 2011 07 11 fcpx-transition-sound-only
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Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Hey Jeremy,

I wanted to ask you a few questions about keywording, organising or tagging media in the event browser, would you mind if I sent you an email with a few screen grabs?

Cheers
Tony
Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
Not at all. editstation at gmail dot com
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
oppss... I accidentally clicked on http: my.creativecow.net unsubscribe.php univpostid=1463. How can I re-subscribe to your posts I'll put together the questions I have and shoot them through. Thanks [more]
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Hey Jeremy, I'm on iChat as well. iChat username is tony at blimpmedia dot com dot au
Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
I think you just have to subscribe again by clicking on my profile and then click "subscribe" up towards the top yellow bar.
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Sorry Jeremy, had to pop out and only just got back. I'm back on iChat if your up for a chat.
Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
Hey Tony. I'm away from the computer now. Contact me tomorrow.
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
cool... cheers again.
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Actually Jeremy I'll put together an email of my questions, then if you have the time tomorrow, we'll chat about them on iChat ;-)
Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
Perfect. Thanks, Tony.
Editing scenario
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
I'm curious about how to best cut something like this in X. I'm currently editing it in 7 and honestly, it seems like anything trackless would make it a struggle, but I'll toss this out for comment. T
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Re: Editing scenario
by Jim Giberti 7 years ago
Walter Soyka " By the way, I think your method is a brilliant -- a truly elegant hack to fit a traditional timeline into FCPX's structure and seemingly arbitrary container restrictions. I wish Apple
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Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Hey Daniel,

I'm really interested in your workflow from the screen grab you posted on http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/344/10776 would you bee keen in meeting up on iChat as I have a few questions I'd like to ask you?
Michael Garber 7 years ago
Hey Tony - my email is michael@5thwall.tv
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Hi Michael, My email is tony@blimpmedia.com.au which is also my iChat username. Not sure if you prefer iChat or Skype, but just in case my Skype name is blimpmedia. I'm from Sydney Australia and as I [more]
Michael Garber 7 years ago
Hey Tony, I'm in the US - in California. It's close midnight here.
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Ok cool... I'll let you get some sleep & we'll try que up a time tomorrow. In the meantime send me a iChat request so we can sync that up, this way you'll see when im online and we can get in contact [more]
Michael Garber 7 years ago
Yeah, I don't understand why everyone is so weird about this topic. Loren was really nice about it all. I can chat with you for about 10 or 15 if you want now.
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Just making my way home, should be in front of my computer in 10min
Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Just got home... try me on IChat if it's not to late for you.
Guys, Apple is really listening!
by Leo Hans 7 years ago
Today I had send a bug feedback to Apple regarding layered PSD file importing. In less than three hours I got an e-mail from an Apple employee asking me to send him the PSD file. A few minutes after I
Re: Guys, Apple is really listening!
by Tony Sarafoski 7 years ago
Funny you mention that Steve, same here LOL.... I posted on another forum that I was contact by Apple about a BUG find, half an hour later I received an email asking to keep all correspondence private
Cropping or wiping on
by Tony Sarafoski 8 years ago
I have a graphic and title which I've placed in a group, I'd now like to keyframe this group wiping on the screen, but when I click on the properties tab, theres no cop option Would I create a mask, o
Re: Cropping or wiping on
by Tony Sarafoski 8 years ago
Thanks Andy, I'll give that a shot
Express Card
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
I've just bought a CalDigit VR 4TB enclosure and was wondering which of the x2 ExpressCards I should consider Sonnet Tempo SATA Pro ExpressCard 34 CalDigit FASTA-1ex SATA ExpressCard
Re: Express Card
by Jerry Hofmann 9 years ago
Probably the biggest difference is one has 2 ports, and the other only 1... I have the CalDigit card and it's rock solid... Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hi
Late 2010 MacbookPro
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
I have a late 2010 17-inch Macbook Pro: 2.66 GHz Intel Core i7 processor 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 RAM 7200 RPM internal Drive And use a 1 TB Taurus drive (RADE0) via Firewire 800 to edit from. Most of the m
Re: Late 2010 MacbookPro
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
Reply to Jeff Greenberg: Jeff as per your instructions, I downloaded the AJA speed test and got the following results. AJA-128MB AJA-256MB AJA-512MB Apple ProRes White Paper chart: Correct me if I'm w
Workflow for conversion to ProRes 422(LT) and duplicate file names
by Joel Marshall 9 years ago
I shot a bunch of footage on two identical Kodak Zx3 Play cameras while I was traveling. I copied the .mov files from the cards to a hard drive as I filled them up. I put them in folders for each card
Re: Workflow for conversion to ProRes 422(LT) and duplicate file names
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
Joel, I shoot on a Canon 5DMark II and use the following workflow. Transfer your .mov files from your cards to a HDD you'll be editing from. I generally create individual folders for each card eg: CAR
Reducing Export Time and relationship to Preview Renders
by Keith Moreau 9 years ago
I'm wondering if there is a 'native' export from Premiere Pro that includes it's render files as part of the export. I'm having a couple of slowness issues from either PPro Direct Export or Export to
Re: ducing Export Time and relationship to Preview Renders
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
Keith, I just want to go over your workflow to make sure I totally understand it. 1. You capture or convert all your rushes to Apple ProRes 422 (LT). 2. In PPro you create a sequence that matches ProR
Preset Effects
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
I've created a flash effects that includes x2 presets: 8f Gaussian Blur - IN KEYFRAME 8f Levels - IN KEYFRAME I need the Levels filter to be on top of the gaussian Blur filter. At the moment I drag an
Re: Preset Effects
by Ann Bens 9 years ago
Select multiple effects while holding down ctrl and in the order you want to apply them.
Transcoding Apple ProRes 422 to Premiere CS5 mpeg
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
I'm having a little play with Premiere CS5 & thought I'd have a shot at capturing a tape, which was shot on a Sony Z7 in HDV. I've noticed Premiere CS5 captures HDV as a mpeg file, I'm curious to know
Re: Transcoding Apple ProRes 422 to Premiere CS5 mpeg
by Tony Sarafoski 9 years ago
Tim I'm trailing Premiere for the first time, please excuse me for my novice questions. I'm working with a few clips that were captured using Final Cut Pro as Apple ProRes 422. To create a sequence th
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Trim Rectangle
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
I've drawn a simple rectangle on a canvas for a lower third. How do I trim only one side of it Every time I try trimming the left, the who rectangle resizes.
Re: Trim Rectangle
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Thanks for your reply Joey, I figured it out after some further playing.
Aspect Ratio on Exported MOV
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
I'm working on a 720x576 Anamorphic timeline And am exporting my final as a ProRes422 file. When I try opening the exported file in Quicktime, it shows it as 4x3 rather than 16x9 Have I missed somethi
Re: Aspect Ratio on Exported MOV
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Sorry Michael, I'm not sure I've understanding this correctly. The only setting I need to change is the Pixel Aspect Ratio
Timeline Setting
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
I'm about to start a project where I have been given 2x different types of rushes. 1: 1920x1080 25fps PROGRESSIVE (encoded as ProRes422) 2: 1440x1080 50i INTERLACED (encoded to ProRess422) The final p
Re: Timeline Setting
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Thanks for that Rob, I'm ingesting right now but once I finish I'll give this workflow a go.
Batch Convert
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Is there anyway of batch converting multiple mov's files using After Effects
Re: Batch Convert
by Jason Byfield 10 years ago
You didn't say what version of AE you are using so I'll be somewhat vague: Import the clips you want to convert. Select them all and drag them to the "make comp" button. Select individual comps and ch
5D MarkII to PAL DVD
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Has anyone successfully downconvert a Canon 5D MarkII 1080 30P MOV to DV PAL Anamorphic
Marco Solorio workflow question
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Needs some help with Marco Solorio workflow -http: magazine.creativecow.net article interlacing-progressive-footage If I want to conform this 30P to PAL DVD, do I: 1: Conform the 30P to 25P 2: The tur
Re: Marco Solorio workflow question
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
Kevin, Thank you so much for taking the time to write that up. I'll try your last method and get back to you. I actually gave Marco Solorio workflow a go, what I did was the following. 1: Conformed a
website intro
by Tony Sarafoski 10 years ago
I'm working on a website and my client has requested an animation intro. At this stage I have already completed the animation (using After Effects) and am now ready to render it in a web friendly form
Re: website intro
by Ryan Hill 10 years ago
A SWF file might be a lot smaller as long as you did only animation that's reproducible with the Flash player.
Flicker
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
I've just created a simple photo slideshow with the camera moving left to right and exported it via Make Movie and selected Quicktime 16x9 PAL as my final rendered file. I've imported the file in FCP
Re: Flicker
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
Happy to upload project files and jpg's for anyone to have a quick look at.......
Convert AVI 23fps to PAL AVI 25fps
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
I have a xvid file that is 640x352 23fps and would like to convert it back to 720x576 25fps widescreen. I tried placing the file in a DV PAL 25fps project and exported it out as MPEG-2 DV PAL 25fps wi
To wipe on a graphic
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
I've place a graph on my canvas and I want it to wipe on from bottom to top. I've added a mask over it but cant find how to make the mask reveal from bottom to top
Re: To wipe on a graphic
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
Cheers guys......
Command Key problem
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
I have 5 layers on a graphic I'm working on and i'd like to select 3 layers. 1st layer and last 2 layers. When I hold down the command key (Apple Key) it wont individually let me select layers, I've a
Re: Command Key problem
by ekim wahs 11 years ago
try clicking outside of the thumbnailMike Shaw Photoshop QE
Timeline Template
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
What timeline template do I use if I have been supplied 8 or 10bit uncompressed AVI s via a AJA card
Editing for Broadcast
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
I ve been given a project by a production company to edit a TV segment on property real-estate and would like to know what project template do I use in Vegas The footage will be shot on DIGI Betacam h
Re: Editing for Broadcast
by Tony Sarafoski 11 years ago
Chris, you never let me down.... On this production there won t be major CC because its being shots by a camera-op that shoots for channel 9 so he is on the ball with his levels CB. I ll be making sur
HYUNDAI text
by Tony Sarafoski 12 years ago
I m putting together a corporate video for HYUNDAI and the guy I m liaising with has emailed me the name HYUNDAI as a jpeg attachment. I need to convert this into a vector shape so I can import it in
Re: HYUNDAI text
by Del Holford 11 years ago
Richard is so right (still, again). BTOW can be a real lifesaver. If they don't have one, I never hesitate to call the client and ask for an eps file. Rarely do they refuse my request, though sometime
Sony PMW-EX1
by Tony Sarafoski 12 years ago
URGENT PLEASE !!! I ve hired a Sony PMW-EX1 camera for a shoot tomorrow and only just thought to take the camera out and do some tests. I ve shot a few shots around the house and have transferred the
Re: Sony PMW-EX1
by Tony Sarafoski 12 years ago
I ve got a weird feeling I will be shoot down ;-) Ok what I did wrong was I dropped the 1920x1080 50i mxf file on a PAL DV Widescreen (720x576, 25.000 fps) project. When I print to tape, the footage o
Slow-motion Script
by Tony Sarafoski 12 years ago
Is there a FREE script that will add 50% Slow-mo to all my clips selected on the timeline
Re: Slow-motion Script
by Tony Sarafoski 12 years ago
Edward, I get this error when I try applying C: Program Files Sony Vegas 7.0 Script Menu slow-mo 50js(8) : Objects of type 'Sony.Vegas.VideoEvent' do not have such a member
XP on iMac
by Tony Sarafoski 13 years ago
I know this a question you probably won
Re: XP on iMac
by Curtis Thompson 13 years ago
hello... google has all the links available - or start here: http: onmac.net sitruc
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