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Dan Stewart

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iPad Pro with FCP X?
by Oliver Peters 4 years ago
It seems like an obvious direction. Will we see an optimized and fullblown version of FCP X running on iPad Pro Complete with touch and Pencil support Or will Adobe be there first - Oliver Oliver Pete
Re: iPad Pro with FCP X?
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
Some sort of special help group you're thinking of starting If you want a good deal on an old 2nd rate Wacom and an undepowered laptop I can sort you out..
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Why Apple? The Joshua Topolsky writing in the New York Times today.
by Bill Davis 4 years ago
Just food for thought. http: www.newyorker.com business currency apple-youve-seen-it-all-before-and-nothing-else-like-it Know someone who teaches video editing in elementary school, high school or col
Re: Why Apple? The Joshua Topolsky writing in the New York Times today.
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
Agreed. And Apple's inevitable begging bowl to the pro market is coming closer. I've been waiting to spit in it since the day FCPX was revealed..
AVID - Why Not?
by Rich Rubasch 4 years ago
Had a revelation yesterday... Many of us migrated from AVID to Final Cut 7 when Final Cut 7 cost 1 5 that of an AVID seat. Still, Final Cut 7 had its issues and we all complained about media managemen
Re: AVID - Why Not?
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
Avid is for cutting. Just.. cutting. On every other front it's outflanked. I'm 95% offline with 15 years in Avid (and a few wasted on Apple before they revealed their true colours). But still, if I ha
still driving me nuts
by James Ewart 4 years ago
I can get over most of it but ... We come back to this time and time again. Calling a timeline a project is so hopelessly confusing and if anything it becomes more annoying as time goes on. Language i
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Scott Parker liked this 4 years ago
Re: still driving me nuts
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
And does it exist if no editor is there to work on it
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Are NLEs like bicycles?
by Andrew Kimery 4 years ago
This one is for you, Bill. Step 1. Watch this 8 minute video about learning how to ride bike where the handlebar movement has been reversed (left turns you right, right turns you left). http: dailylik
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Dan Stewart liked this 4 years ago
Re: Are NLEs like bicycles?
by Carsten Orlt 4 years ago
Point taken :-) Nevertheless the example doesn't work for current NLE's because the change is not big enough. I still could edit on Avid after 10 years not using it and working for at least the last 2
Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by TImothy Auld 4 years ago
And if everyone puts so much stock in this Focus release then why in the hell is it not on the FCPX action page Tim
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Anders Utterstrom liked this 4 years ago
Re: Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
I respect you trying to revive the debate Tim, this forum was a lot of fun for a long time. But FCPX is long dead - not just rotten or even a skeleton but reborn into a field of peaceful flowers swayi
Panavision acquires Light Iron
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
A post-production company which moved on-set is now owned by a camera rental company. http: variety.com 2014 artisans news panavision-acquires-light-iron-post-1201368998 Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Sc
Re: Panavision acquires Light Iron
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
Panavision and reasonably priced consumer software is not something I would lose any sleep over happening..
OT: Anyone know who put together the John Lewis Penguin spot?
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
Anyone know who put together the John Lewis Penguin spot Its seriously good work on all fronts: Anyone know who put together the John Lewis Penguin spot http: cutepuppylove.me 2014 11 07 this-is-the-b
Re: OT: Anyone know who put together the John Lewis Penguin spot?
by Dan Stewart 4 years ago
They're in london. It was not FCP.
Mark Sanger (Oscar Winner for Editing - Gravity) Avid vs FCPX
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
He mentions FCPX at about 4:25. Consider his (time) frame of reference. It really reveals the "conservative" Avid mindset. Heck, he thought Media Composer went into "strange new territory." I wonder i
Re: Mark Sanger (Oscar Winner for Editing - Gravity) Avid vs FCPX
by Tim Wilson 5 years ago
Talking about conservatism in contexts like this is the ultimate straw man argument. There's not one person in this forum who was looking for a new NLE in April 2011. Not one. Or if there is, you have
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Dan Stewart liked this 4 years ago
FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by james henson 5 years ago
Ok, here is my story... I basically made a rough documentary on Sony Vegas, but I clearly need professional help to finish the edit. To my dismay, I could not find any decent professional documentary
Re: FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
I'm a doc editor in London and yes its all Avid though many still have FCP7 at home. If you want to attract someone good then -as has been said- get them in before you start the slog of rebuilding the
Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by Andy Field 5 years ago
Some fantastic additions to the work flow and interface explained in detail with video instruction here http: provideocoalition.com ssimmons story dissecting-those-upcoming-adobe-premiere-fall-cc-2014
Re: Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by David Lawrence 5 years ago
Chris Pettit "All unquestionably improvements. Not so sure about other apps yet, but PPro looks great." Yep, would love to give Adobe my money. Too bad they don't want it. _______________________ Dav
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Is it all over?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Haven't seen it this quiet here for a while, did FCPX win Steve Connor Mellowing slowly
Re: Is it all over?
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
..finally resolved
The Atlantic Council think tank takes a position on cloud service providers.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
one more sure - http: www.computerworld.com s article 9248860 Jonny_Evans_Adobe_CS_and_the_dangerous_cloud taxonomyId=158&pageNumber=2 The Atlantic Council recommends that enterprises take steps now t
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Jim Wiseman liked this 5 years ago
Re: The Atlantic Council think tank takes a position on cloud service providers.
by Jim Wiseman 5 years ago
Gary Huff "Your data is your video, graphics, and renders. The project file is but a small portion of that anyway. " The project file is the most difficult and valuable part of the work. It is the fi
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
FCPX is the best NLE on the market
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
It's probably not, but I thought the subject heading might get a bit more traffic through the forum, it's been uncharacteristically quiet in here over the last few days! Steve Connor Mellowing slowly
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Chris Harlan liked this 5 years ago
Re: FCPX is the best NLE on the market
by Lance Bachelder 5 years ago
If by "market" you mean the App Store - I'll agree, FCPX is the best NLE available today on the App Store. Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California http: www.imdb.com n
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Goodbye FCPX
by Lance Moody 5 years ago
Well, I am sad to say it but I have officially given up on FCPX. I was an FCP 1.0 user and a thorny part of the community back then. I liked FCPX and used it for one fairly large project (https: www.y
Re: Goodbye FCPX
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Chris Harlan "Oh, c'mon. Deep, deep in your heart you know you are. I've heard you even have a tattoo. " Tis true! Steve Connor Class Bully
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Richard Herd 5 years ago
If so, does it mean video editors must edit anything a client requests To be sure, I would totally edit and photograph a lesbian wedding. Can freelancers choose jobs for whatever reasons Here's more i
Re: Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
Richard Herd "If so, does it mean video editors must edit anything a client requests " Not at all. Individuals are free to edit or not edit whatever they like. As are small businesses. The issue is t
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Anybody HAPPY?
by Tim Wilson 5 years ago
Far be it from me to start a thread that might lead to some positive energy LOL but I'm curious. Is anybody looking at this and saying, "Wow, what a great update," or "This has exactly the features I
Re: Anybody HAPPY?
by Lance Bachelder 5 years ago
Yeah I don't see any improvements in actual editing - other than performance - Apple still wants us to edit their "newer, better" way. I still believe it's all a mistake - all we needed was a 64bit up
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Conform Avid Project - Da Vinci
by Melanie Hartmann 5 years ago
Hello! I'm doing an assistant job for a vfx house for a movie. Raw material is Alexa, RED, Blackmagic and so on.. ;) We started conforming clips f r the vfx, by sending an aaf from Avid to Resolve. Th
Re: Conform Avid Project - Da Vinci
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
If the OP has the camera original files and the avid sequence why not reconform the sequence in the avid and export with the fx burned in You could even round trip the shots to resolve for the grade a
Adobe expands Photoshop and Lightroom offer till 2 dec.
by Florian Sepp 5 years ago
FYI "When Adobe announced a version of Creative Cloud for photographers in September, there was a catch -- you had to already own Photoshop CS3 or later to qualify for the special pricing. Now Adobe i
Re: Adobe expands Photoshop and Lightroom offer till 2 dec.
by Aindreas Gallagher 5 years ago
Gary Huff "And b) actual slavery still happens, and so my comment still stands. To toss around the term so easily in reference to Adobe Creative Cloud is callous to the actual situation that certain
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Dan Stewart liked this 5 years ago
Avid MC 7 - no audio playing in sequence but media is not seen as offline
by Walter Stabb 5 years ago
Hi, I have a project in Avid MC 7 interplay edition running on a 2.66 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon Mac. When I open up my project and play my sequence I get all the picture and I get sound from a number o
Re: Avid MC 7 - no audio playing in sequence but media is not seen as offline
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
.. Make sure you've got those tracks switched on!
Cutting Feature Film Online????
by Nate Tam 6 years ago
Hey All, So I've been requested to cut an indie film, and they want to try to cut it on Avid Media Composer 7, and ONLINE. I'm NOT familiar with Media Composer, so my question is...Can it really handl
Re: Cutting Feature Film Online????
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
I agree. Ok so you have nice high quality footage (yes go better than dnxhd175 if you can get and store it) but for those months of cutting why NOT use Dnxhd36 45 proxies The system load is drasticall
New FCPX confirmed for December
by Mark Dobson 6 years ago
This is from the updated Mac Pro information on the Apple website for those that have not seen it. Final Cut Pro X. Now optimized for Mac Pro. The new version of Final Cut Pro X (coming in December) h
Re: New FCPX confirmed for December
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
Keith Koby "I don't believe I can explain to you why you should give a damn. tough for you there keith no doubt , Reread my first post for reasoning of why other media professionals care about proces
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
Could somebody PLEASE explain clocking?
by Ben North 6 years ago
Somebody offered me a job today but i had to turn it down here is the message this is a junior position working on Avid The job would be creating compilation playouts, basically replacing the current
Re: Could somebody PLEASE explain clocking?
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
I assume they mean putting clocks on the front. -30 sec visual countdown to picture start with key info held (name, running time, prod co etc)
Why is Larry Jordan making up stories?
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
At the supermeet in Amsterdam, Jordan went to great lengths to talk about how how wasn't proselytizing for any one piece of software, and then went on to completely mis-characterise FCPX's role in the
Re: Why is Larry Jordan making up stories?
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
no look, it really doesn't and that's not the point: the point surely is that you can't just decide to make up a budget that sounds cool when no one has told you the budget and repeat it in your prese
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
Stop Motion Animation
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
Can the new Blackmagic Camera be used for stop motion animation Is that a function in the camera
Re: Stop Motion Animation
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
Dude use a stills camera!
Stripey floor mat causing havoc!
by Leo Pepperrell 6 years ago
So I've been given some footage of someone doing an exercise on a mat, the camera man failed to realize the havoc that the cross-hatched pattern on the floor mat was having with the camera. So my ques
Re: Stripey floor mat causing havoc!
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
Key it. Just think of it as a crappy bluescreen and proceed accordingly.. There's plenty of youtube stuff about cleaning up after a bad key.
Looking Ahead to 10.1
by Gerry Fraiberg 6 years ago
Alex Gollner outlines what FCP X really needs to succeed. http: blog.alex4d.com 2013 08 28 final-cut-pro-x-looking-forward-to-autumns-10-1-update
Re: Looking Ahead to 10.1
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
Dan Stewart "Ahahaahahaahahaha" http: www.youtube.com watch v=RjxqaqV-qdA
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
I know that some lust after this....
by Bernard Newnham 6 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=SQl2FjaKCAQ Bernie
Re: I know that some lust after this....
by Kent Beeson 6 years ago
You got that so right - was hoping for Apple to show us 4K editing fast, on two 4K monitors, no rendering with fast output, etc. Instead It's a tease for some carnival side show. Cosmetics mean nothin
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
Automate patching
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
I'm afraid to ask this in case the answer is yes and I've wasted hours of my life - does anyone know if there a way to hit a button and line up source and sequence tracks i.e V1-V1, V2-V2, etc etc. I
Re: Automate patching
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
Thanks you're a saint!
Why is Keyframing in FCPX so shite?
by Julian Bowman 6 years ago
I don't get it. It is attrocious. Why am I fiddling in the top right of the screen but the visual representation is on the timeline ONLY AFTER i open a box to see it, and then it is more clicks to see
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Matt Kemp liked this 12 months ago
Re: Why is Keyframing in FCPX so shite?
by Jason Jenkins 6 years ago
joe mordecai "i'm not arguing with your rant about the software. that is all." Easy there. You're going to give this forum a bad name. Surely you can muster a small personal attack or two. Jason Jenk
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
Does "FCPX or Not" really boil down to "AE or Not?"
by Chris Jacek 6 years ago
Having followed this forum on-and-off for 2 years, I've noticed a few trends among the "Not" crowd, which I consider myself part of (i.e. I don't like FCPX, and have even started migrating to Windows
Re: Does "FCPX or Not" really boil down to "AE or Not?"
by Sandeep Sajeev 6 years ago
If you don't plan on doing really complex comps then you should consider Smoke. Personally I feel that FCPX, Motion, Smoke and Resolve is a really good end to end package for offline and online. I con
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
Stop Motion with BMCC or 4K camera
by Pedro Ricardo 6 years ago
Do the BlackMagic cameras have a 'single frame advance' like the old film cameras do I want to do some stop motion, and some 'mechanised motion (where I want to trigger the camera to grab a frame abou
Re: Stop Motion with BMCC or 4K camera
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
I've no experience but couldn't you just run the camera tethered and extract frames You could use a manually triggered strobe or plop as an 'exposure' and auto extract the following frame Madness
Mac Pro Pricing
by Gary Huff 6 years ago
The current Sandy Bridge Xeon E5 processor (8 core, 3.1Ghz) is $1934. An AMD FIrePro S10000 card (dual GPU) with 6GB of memory is $3099. 32GB of DDR3-1600 is about $300, but adding 32GB to an iMac is
Re: Mac Pro Pricing
by Gary Huff 6 years ago
Anyone care to price that as an equivalent Hackintosh box $2400-ish for the processors, motherboard, twin 5770s, and 32GB ECC RAM.
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Dan Stewart liked this 6 years ago
how big is the benefit of separate GPU for GUI?
by Roger Bolton 6 years ago
Was going to configure a box with one x GTX 260 (gui GPU) and one X GTX 590 (rendering GPU). How much of a speed benefit will that give me over just having the GTX 590 alone This config is supported b
Re: how big is the benefit of separate GPU for GUI?
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
Juan IYEO could the 690 be a mac flasher Thanks Dan
DaVinci Resolve 9/Avid Artist Color delay
by Pedro Saboya Burgos 6 years ago
Hi! I've recently bought my first color grading suite. Here are the specs: --------- Imac 2.8 I7 16GB RAM AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB 250GB SSD Drive (for system only) 2TB internal hard drive (for medi
Re: DaVinci Resolve 9/Avid Artist Color delay
by Dan Stewart 6 years ago
You just paused my finger over the 'buy now' button.. I'm principally offline but have resolve too and am adding SMAC13 - the avid panel seemed a dream to control all three.. But too good to be true
11/7/12 Grant Petty's 6th BMCC status update message
by Peter J. DeCrescenzo 7 years ago
Today Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design, posted his 6th message concerning BMCC manufacturing delays. =============================================== http: forum.blackmagicdesign.com viewtopic.php f
Re: 11/7/12 Grant Petty's 6th BMCC status update message
by Dan Stewart 7 years ago
I appreciate this straight forward approach Grant thanks.
Still excited?
by Eric Santiago 7 years ago
Everyone here still excited about the release of this camera I for one are but havent moved on any accessories yet. I am prepping my resources for my first shoot. I can wait till Sept but from where I
Re: Still excited?
by Dan Stewart 7 years ago
I'm tempted to get the package.. is there a sensible (and sensibly priced) rods mb battery lens solution yet
The return of the dof adapter?
by Chris Lambert 7 years ago
Is there a reason why I haven't seen this mentioned RE: the BMC Is there a reason why the Letus's, Sg Blades of the world would not be able to make a resurgence if we found a way to make this work Wou
Re: The return of the dof adapter?
by Dan Stewart 7 years ago
I was thinking the same thing.. Got a bunch of fast BNCR primes that might work nicely.. although there are some wide EF's available down to 8mm.
Decklink SD with Avid Xpress Pro HD
by Dan Stewart 12 years ago
Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find anywhere that says straightforwardly that I can monitor digitise to my software only Xpress pro HD with the $595 Decklink card Thanks!
Re: Decklink SD with Avid Xpress Pro HD
by Dan Stewart 12 years ago
Well Mojo is too unreliable in my experience so I its off to FCP land for me... Cheers!
720p24 NOT from Varicam
by Dan Stewart 13 years ago
Hi, I need to work in a FCP DVCPROHD 720 24p project, but my source material is TGA image sequences that actually are at 24 fps. The FCP preset for 720p24 seems to rely on a 60p stream with frame remo
Re: 720p24 NOT from Varicam
by Dan Stewart 13 years ago
Thanks guys, it does in fact just work. Doh!
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