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Marco Feil

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July 14th 2011
58 Posts
Anyone using X2Pro v3 or upwards?
by Agustin Prieto 3 weeks ago
Hello everyone! I'm a filmmaking student and I'm working on my last year's project. And I'm desperate!! I have my first cut done for a 30 minute film and I need to get it to protools for audio work bu
Re: Anyone using X2Pro v3 or upwards?
by Marco Feil 3 weeks ago
You can convert through DaVinci Resolve, that's free. I think one would need access to your media files to convert an fcpxml to aaf via x2pro. I could be wrong though.
Creating Luts
by Joe Lukus 4 months ago
I posted this in color grading and give it got a response so I thought I would post it here.. Probably very simple answer, but was curious... OK you see a lot of information about downloading luts and
Re: Creating Luts
by Marco Feil 4 months ago
You can generate LUTs with LUT Generator. From any app, doesn't matter - if you can import and export PNGs, you can generate a LUT. Basically you grade your image, apply the same grade to a special im
Importing Sony FS7 footage
by Liz Parham 4 months ago
If I want to import 4k Sony FS7 footage + optimize the media the "leave in place" option is greyed out. I thought the recent update supported XAVC-L I don't want to copy + optimize again...I know ther
Re: Importing Sony FS7 footage
by Marco Feil 4 months ago
We started to copy all Sony footage (and anything else thats not ARRI or RED) via EditReady from the cards to the project's footage folder and then import to FCPX with 'leave files in place'. No Trans
Akitio vs. Promise
by Jacob Holcomb 5 months ago
Just got set up with the latest top spec 27" Imac, stuffed it with ram, and about to take on an extended hiatus documentary project that has been brought back to life by exciting new developments. App
Re: Akitio vs. Promise
by Marco Feil 5 months ago
I'd go for the Akitio, because cheaper. Keep in mind that you'd have to buy SoftRAID if you want anything other than RAID 0 or 1. If you buy a Pegasus I'd look for alternative configs. I think I've se
Broadcast Package needed
by Chemi Ferreiro 5 months ago
Hi there everyone! Looking for a customisable 'Broadcast package' for a client: Opener, transitions, lower thirds... Been looking around but can't find what I'm looking for. Don't want to 'reinvent th
Re: Broadcast Package needed
by Marco Feil 5 months ago
MotionVFX.com have many good customisable templates.
Library locking on NFS Server doesn't work
by Marco Feil 6 months ago
Hi all, I've got a problem on our new shiny QNAP NAS. Clients are connected via NFS. Final Cut libraries don't get locked when someone works them. Other Macs can still open the library. After some tim
Re: Library locking on NFS Server doesn't work
by Marco Feil 5 months ago
Ok, it seems to work now. Problem was: When mounting an NFS share with the QFinder application, it asks to tune nfs performance. If you let it, it edits the nfs.conf file in etc. and adds nfs.client.m
FCPX NAS / SAN Solution?
by Shawn Larkin 2 years ago
I work for a facility that is happily editing on FCPX yes, FCPX using Shared Storage from a MacPro Atto R680 to switched clients via GbE SMB. HOWEVER, we are growing and want a solution that plays bet
Re: FCPX NAS / SAN Solution?
by Warren Eig 2 years ago
Bob turned on NFS for my shared system and it rocks! So does Bob! Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http: www.BabyBoomPictures.com REEL: http: www.babyboompictures.
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Apple WWDC
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
Some take-aways: Best cumulative Apple product announcements in a loooong time. New higher-nits screens in the iMacs and iPads will give users better screens than most of the pro video screens we all
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Re: Apple WWDC
by Marco Feil 6 months ago
That was indeed the best keynote in awhile. Nice speed bump for MacBooks and iMacs. iMac Pro looks good, I'm curious what the maxed out configs will look like and cost. For people who use 10G Ethernet
Strange glitches playing MXF from Avid in FCPX
by Marco Feil 6 months ago
Hello wise editors I couldn't find anything similar on the web so I hope one of you has a clue what it could be... We've got a weird problem with some footage we receive from one of our clients. They
Re: Strange glitches playing MXF from Avid in FCPX
by Marco Feil 6 months ago
Yep, already installed Avid codecs (and the avid trial). It's some kind of fringe scenario between avid and fcpx and this codec (somehow it's always some Sony codec that breaks thing for me) and it's
FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Bob Zelin 8 months ago
Hi - I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new QNAP operating system that supports Apple document HT207128, which discusses FCP X 10.3 shared storage. I have done tests in 3 facilities, mo
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Re: FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Marco Feil 8 months ago
@Bob I'm in germany. @Matt It wouldn't be RAID as a replacement for backup, but a second RAID as storage for backups The idea to partition the RAID is something I'll think about, thanks. That would he
Audio Mixing...
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
Is there a way of mixing audio to more than 2 outputs without it being 'decoded' by the surround panner at all Simple sources, dialogue, music, effects Outputs 1&2 (Full mix) are Dx + Mx + Fx Outputs
Re: Audio Mixing...
by Marco Feil 1 year ago
Share as master file, then set "Roles as:" to "Multitrack QuickTime Movie". Then you select what your outputs should be.
How to make a tutorial video that doesn't have a super large file size?
by Pete Johnson 1 year ago
A friend of mine wanted me to explain to him how to use a particular software so I decided to make a screen recording video that would be easier to explain but when I made a 10 minute video the file s
Re: How to make a tutorial video that doesn't have a super large file size?
by Marco Feil 1 year ago
There are many ways to make smaller screencasts. Record a smaller window - don't record your software fullscreen on a 4K monitor - around 720p should be eenough for most applications. Or crop unneeded
(Rolling) Credits plug-in?
by juergen steinbrecher 1 year ago
Hey guys, I have been wondering if there are any nice (rolling) credits plug-ins for FCPX out there. I tried to do it in FCPX with, well, mildly impressive results. I followed a few tutorials, and it
Re: (Rolling) Credits plug-in?
by Marco Feil 1 year ago
Have you tried Manifesto A free FXFactory plugin: https: fxfactory.com info manifesto
Motion 5 lost a font that is in the system
by Irene Driessen 2 years ago
Hi all, A couple of weeks ago I created a text intro animation in Motion 5 using a certain font that was and still is installed in my system (El Capitan). Today I needed to make a few changes, but Mot
Re: Motion 5 lost a font that is in the system
by Marco Feil 2 years ago
Try deleting your font caches with onyx or font nuke. http: www.titanium.free.fr onyx.html http: jamapi.com pr fn
Sending to Motion 5 from FCP7 now that Yosemite has broken Motion 4
by Gareth Randall 3 years ago
I've been using Motion 5.1 under Mavericks for a while now, and I just updated to Yosemite so that I can get Motion 5.2. I note from my dock that Motion 4 no longer works. I didn't know that Yosemite
Re: Sending to Motion 5 from FCP7 now that Yosemite has broken Motion 4
by Charles Roberts 3 years ago
Yes there is and we do this on a daily basis. Send your sequence to motion in FCP 7. If your system opens up Motion 4 then close it and open your project in Motion 5. In Motion 5, hit cmd 4. Select th
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Motion Blur plugin for Motion 5?
by Andreas Zeitler 2 years ago
Hi, Is there a Motion Blur plugin for Motion I have had good results with Trails, but as of my last post, it does not work so well in 3D projects. I'm also not 100 percent sold on the look. I would mu
Re: Motion Blur plugin for Motion 5?
by Marco Feil 2 years ago
Hm.. I don't know then. Most of the time I just use Motion's project settings for motion blur with 12-16 samples, 180 . that looks ok and is relatively fast to render.
A couple more AE to Motion type questions - vector gfx and parenting
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
A couple more questions as I dig into more of a classic animation project and I get to use more things like parameter behaviors... Linking vs. Parenting In AE, when I have a particular object that I'd
Re: A couple more AE to Motion type questions - vector gfx and parenting
by Marco Feil 2 years ago
Parenting: Have you tried the Match Move behavior Add the behavior to the child and use the parent as source. Vector Graphics: Have you tried changing the playback and render quality from normal to be
Enlighten me on why Motion is better than After Effects or not
by David Mathis 3 years ago
Might as well ask why, since we are asking the mirror on the wall who is the best of them all. ;-) For me groups, pre-comps are a pain in the caboose Groups can also act like an adjustment layer but p
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Re: Enlighten me on why Motion is better than After Effects or not
by Marco Feil 3 years ago
I do mostly motion graphics and very few vfx and I think you can do most things in both apps. Motion may look a bit simple on first look but once you dig a little you'll discover it's really powerful.
Assistance in identifying an effect used in FCPX
by Damon Jackman 3 years ago
Hi all, Just wondering if anyone could help identify the flickering grainy effect used at the start of this video... http: youtu.be Yurve9cItMA Cheers for anyone's help!
Re: Assistance in identifying an effect used in FCPX
by Marco Feil 3 years ago
What exactly do you mean with dotted effect If you mean the white specs that appear randomly for a frame then you just need to crank up the dust (and perhaps hairs) slider in the aged film plugin. BTW
Motion on multiple machines?
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Hey all - Is Motion like FCPX that once you buy it, you can load it on different computers for I have two laptops that I use for editing (one tricked out MBPr for heavy lifting and a MBa for light wor
Re: Motion on multiple machines?
by Marco Feil 3 years ago
Yes you can download it to all the computers you own if you work alone. In a shared workplace every workstation has to have its own license. A link to the license agreement is on the right side of the
iDraw and Motion
by David Mathis 3 years ago
I have been considering making a purchase decision and have a few simple questions. I have been looking at adding iDraw to my home studio. Is there any standard workflow getting images from there into
Re: iDraw and Motion
by Marco Feil 3 years ago
David Mathis "You mentioned output as PDF, thought you should save it out as PSD, just curious if there is any meaningful difference between the two options." PSD is a rasterized, pixel based format
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Spacing issues with the letters U and O using Motion
by Mark Anderson 4 years ago
This is an odd issue as I am building text titles using Motion. Pretty basic stuff with adding behaviors for movement. I am using the font Eurostile. I have made many of the titles with success but fo
Re: Spacing issues with the letters U and O using Motion
by Marco Feil 4 years ago
Place the cursor after the O and drag the Kerning Slider (Inspector- Text- Format) to the left.
Hurry, mFlare is half off!
by AJ Robinson 5 years ago
Hey guys, I thought I'd just let you know that motion VFX is having a winter sale. Instead of mFlare being 109, its only 59 bucks. Its definitely worth your money. mFlare make the most professional, r
Re: Hurry, mFlare is half off!
by Marco Feil 5 years ago
I like it and use it quite often. Not only for Lens Flares but all kinds of light related effects. Worth mentioning: You get two licences per purchase. There are also many tutorials on their site: htt
10.06 On Apple's Website Now
by Rob McGreevy 5 years ago
Subject says it all... many old favorites are back like copy paste attributes, freeze frame and get this a drop shadow! :-)
Re: 10.06 On Apple's Website Now
by Marco Feil 5 years ago
Was just about to post this.. Not yet in the AppStore, but the new Features are already listed here: http: www.apple.com finalcutpro whats-new and here: http: www.apple.com finalcutpro all-features
Creating high res WebM on mac
by sj miller 5 years ago
Whats the best method for this The webM project recommend Miro http: www.webmproject.org tools - but this seems very basic, there are no options for quality and every export I do is very low res, does
Re: Creating high res WebM on mac
by Marco Feil 5 years ago
You could use Firefogg http: firefogg.org Since it's a Firefox App you'll have to install Firefox, then visit the website, install the Plugin and then you can encode to WebM and Ogg Theora. There are
FCP X Color Board Grades: BG Color Board Preset Pack 1
by Brendan Gibbons 6 years ago
BG: FCP X Color Board Presets "BG Color Board Preset Pack 1" This is my first collection of some simple FCP X Color Board grading presets. Download FCP X Color Board Grades: BG Color Board Preset Pack
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Re: FCP X Color Board Grades: BG Color Board Preset Pack 1
by Mark Dobson 6 years ago
Hi Brendan, Thank's for that. Could save a lot of time.
FCP X Out of the Archives
by Brendan Gibbons 6 years ago
FCP X custom effect preset to help you create an old style movie effect with grain, glow, lines etc with a optional masked soft border effect. FCP X BG Out of the Archives A old movie effect means som
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Well done Color Grading Tutorials for FCP X
by T. Payton 6 years ago
Just saw these tonight. They are very well done from Color Grading Central http: vimeo.com user6379404 videos sort:newest format:detail ------ T. Payton OneCreative, Albuquerque
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Re: Well done Color Grading Tutorials for FCP X
by Gerry Fraiberg 6 years ago
Thanks for this. There is so much to learn, and the FCPX Techniques forum has become my go to place.
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