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Chad Greene

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February 16th 2005
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Waveforms going Red
by Chad Greene 1 week ago
I am curious if anyone has seen this problem. We keep having trouble with FCPX loosing waveforms. We open our libraries and see yellow warning icons on all the footage. The footage is online, we can p
Re: Waveforms going Red
by Chad Greene 5 days ago
I believe we have solved the problem... fingers crossed. My gut said something became corrupt with the symlinks when we moved our libraries from NFS to SMB shares. But just to be safe, I copied the li
File: FCPX Waveforms going Red
by Chad Greene 1 week ago
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Replace audio in fcpX
by guy crossman 9 months ago
I have some guide audio of an interview, which is watermarked and can't be used. I have now received the clean master and need to replace the guide. I would like to avoid doing it cut by cut. I was th
Re: Replace audio in fcpX
by Chad Greene 9 months ago
Just spit-balling here with out testing... could you right+click on the temp audio and open it and sync your new audio inside it Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Cor
Two editors, two drives, same media - can't reconnect XML import.
by Tangier Clarke 1 year ago
Folks, this is an issue I have had off and on every since FCP X 10.4 came out and it's inconsistent so I haven't been able to nail down what causes this: I have a library of media and another editor h
Re: Two editors, two drives, same media - can't reconnect XML import.
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
Tangier Clarke "The original file didn t have audio, but the new file does." We run into this problem also. We are on FCPX 10.3.4 so it isn't just a 10.4 problem. I have been going with the theory th
FCPX - Computer crashed, now event is gone
by Bobby Hall 1 year ago
I'm running FCPX 10.2.3 on a MacBook Pro with OS 10.6.8. I edited a project and I chose to export it as a prores file, and after several minutes my computer crashed and restarted itself and now the ev
Re: FCPX - Computer crashed, now event is gone
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
Bummer. Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.11 FCPX, Kona-LHi
Automatic Audio Crossfade
by Tony Wilson 1 year ago
https: youtu.be 7iTVHFucpVo My AppleScript App mimics keypresses in order to do an instant audio crossfade. In FCPX Command editor: Toggle Audio Fade In is SHIFT 9 Toggle Audio Fade Out is SHIFT 0 App
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Steve Connor liked this 1 year ago
Re: Automatic Audio Crossfade
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
Apple script is pretty cool. But just in case you are interested, check out this article on how to create an Audio Only transition using Motion. https: www.provideocoalition.com audio-only-cross-fades
Huge Project to edit in FCP X / How to optimal storage & Workflow
by Tomas Uher 1 year ago
Hello all, I am seeking for an advice on the optimal storage editing workflow for a Huge project. I will try my best to explain the situation in detail as well as keep it short. Me and my partner are
Re: Huge Project to edit in FCP X / How to optimal storage & Workflow
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
Tomas Uher "Carbon Copy Cloner or Chronosynch - any thoughts on those " I have not used either of these programs so I can't comment personally, but I have seen people mention Carbon Copy Cloner. As f
Stills 1080 to 4k
by Simon Ashton 1 year ago
I've edited a sequence in 1080i of some video camera footage shot 1080i and stills taken from my camera 6000x4000 resolution. I've added some moves to the stills and all renders fine at 1080i25 and 10
Re: Stills 1080 to 4k
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
Oh good. Glad it wasn't a bug. Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.11 FCPX, Kona-LHi
The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
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Matt Kemp liked this 1 year ago
Re: The Real Menace of FCP X
by Douglas K. Dempsey 1 year ago
Agree about speed. First, speed is often just because you are used to something, you know the shortcuts, you're comfortable. You don't think two or three editors working on Avids to get "Gravity" fini
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Chad Greene liked this 1 year ago
rewrapped XAVC not viewable
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
I have some footage shot on the Sony F5 that was originally imported by Final Cut Pro X. On the card it was .MXF and then rewrapped as .mov by X. Now when I import this footage into Premiere it comes
Re: rewrapped XAVC not viewable
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
That looks good except it is Windows only. We are all Mac. Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.11 FCPX, Kona-LHi
X vs Pr on multi-editor project
by Chad Greene 1 year ago
About four years ago I chose to switch our shop to FCPX instead of Premiere. We have been happy with that decision. We cut long form documentaries. Recently we have been handing pieces back and forth
Re: X vs Pr on multi-editor project
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
I work on a daily basis with other editors in a Premiere-based collaborative environment, where we have 8 systems connected to a common shared storage solution (NAS). We do not use Team Projects, as t
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Export Camera to Apple Motion
by Chad Greene 2 years ago
I am trying to get a 3D camera and layer positions into Apple Motion. Can anyone tell me (someone with no C4D experience) how to do this BACKGROUND My 3D guy works in 3dsMax. I have been taking his ca
Re: Export Camera to Apple Motion
by Jim Scott 2 years ago
I don't use Motion myself, but a quick search found this older tutorial which covers exporting from C4D to Motion. Hope it helps. https: www.youtube.com watch v=5Ggm0yCXMYo
Importing 3DMax Camera
by Chad Greene 2 years ago
Does anyone know how to import a 3DMax camera into Motion I can do this with After Effects using Max2AE, but would love to use Motion if I can. Some background... My 3D guy works in 3D Max. He rendere
Sync Drift-How It Was Fixed and Revelations!
by Tangier Clarke 2 years ago
I'll try not to make this long-winded - but I thought I'd share the process I went through and the two solutions. Camera footage from two Canon C100s (23.98 fps AVCHD) rewrapped to MOV using EditReady
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Chad Greene liked this 2 years ago
Re: Sync Drift-How It Was Fixed and Revelations!
by Tangier Clarke 2 years ago
Addendum: changing the sampling rate in WaveAgent changes the BWAV header. Anyone who reads this thread may be thinking that if I changed the sampling rate, then it must have been something else to be
FCPX Effect with name and length
by Chad Greene 2 years ago
Have you all seen this great trick to automatically title clips with the sequence and clip name Yuri Reznichenko shows how in this blog post. http: yuri.kiev.ua 2017 02 fcpx_autotitles Now I am wonder
Scrolling Credits using a Drop Zone?
by Chad Greene 2 years ago
I thought it would be cool to create a Motion Generator with a drop zone that automatically scrolls my show's credit png based on the length of the generator. Just save the PNG out of Illustrator, dro
Re: Scrolling Credits using a Drop Zone?
by Chad Greene 2 years ago
I would love to see it Doug. Thank you! Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.11 FCPX, Kona-LHi
Dropdown Rigging - A Useful Quick Tip Tutorial
by Simon Ubsdell 3 years ago
If you make Motion templates for use in FCP X, you may well find these two short tutorials useful. A timesaving trick that avoids having to rig the opacity of your layers or groups when you want to sw
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Chad Greene liked this 2 years ago
An Overview for a Beginner
by Chad Greene 3 years ago
I have a new freelancer coming in to help me who has never touched FCPX. I want to send him some articles or videos that will help him understand the basics of FCPX. What articles or videos would you
Re: An Overview for a Beginner
by Chad Greene 3 years ago
Thank you guys. This is helpful. Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.11 FCPX, Kona-LHi
Title "Fade In/Out" Timing
by Chad Greene 3 years ago
I created a new FCP Title in Motion and added a fade in out behavior set to 24 frames for both in out. When I use the title in FCPX it fades correctly when first dropped in, but when I lengthen or sho
Re: Title "Fade In/Out" Timing
by Robin S. Kurz 3 years ago
You need to use a timeline markers after and before each fade and set them to "Build In" and "Build Out" respectively. Whether "- optional" or "- mandatory" is up to you. - RK ________________________
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Chad Greene liked this 3 years ago
Making FCPX Templates
by Chad Greene 4 years ago
I am cutting a project that could really use some motion templates to make life easier. I keep having to build and keyframe the same thing in FCPX that I believe could be done MUCH easier if I knew ho
Re: Making FCPX Templates
by Chad Greene 4 years ago
Thank you Robin. I will give the compound idea a more serious look. Chad Greene : Mahoney Media : Minneapolis, Minnesota : 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon, 12GB Ram, OS 10.9 FCPX, Kona-LHi
An editor learns to love X
by Claude Lyneis 4 years ago
Interesting article on one editors late embrace of FCPX. I am not clear on how to link it direcly into the forum. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1764-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-f
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Chad Greene liked this 4 years ago
Re: An editor learns to love X
by Robin S. Kurz 4 years ago
Brett Sherman " I wonder if there is a division amongst editors that have to dig through a lot of material versus those that don't." Not much from my experience. Since the size of a project is only o
Black between videos?
by Chad Greene 4 years ago
I had a BluRay created by another company. Their BluRay flashes to black when jumping between videos. Is there a way to jump from one video to another seamlessly Specifically: We have a "Meet the Cast
Re: Black between videos?
by Chad Greene 4 years ago
The company building the BluRay is using Sony's software. It seemed that no matter what we tried, the menus would not hold the last frame until the new menu started (like DVDs) but would cut to black
Best Shared Storage for FCPX
by Chad Greene 5 years ago
Our company has been using local storage (synced at night) but is about to start a large project that will require shared storage. What is the best solution for 32+ TB and 4-5 editors working together
Re: Best Shared Storage for FCPX
by Ronny Courtens 5 years ago
Last week we installed and tested a new shared storage system for 10 client stations at Metronome Productions in Copenhagen. The system running on a Mac server was configured and optimized by Bob Zeli
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Chad Greene liked this 5 years ago
FCP7 is dead. Why can't there be a new FCP7?
by Josh Cook 5 years ago
This may seem academic, but I would love to know what others think. Despite being discontinued, I have been hired to edit on FCP7 continually up until now. I don't cut on Avid, but I DO present myself
Re: FCP7 is dead. Why can't there be a new FCP7?
by Ronny Courtens 5 years ago
...it gets better and more FCP7 like with each new upgrade... Funny, that's exactly why we decided NOT to use Premiere at our facility (-: We intentionally went for something different, for better or
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Chad Greene liked this 5 years ago
New FCPX to AE script
by Philip Bowser 6 years ago
For anyone interested, I'm in the process of building a script to transition from FCPX to AE, similar to the old Popcorn Island script that worked really nice with FCP7. The workflow currently is kind
Re: New FCPX to AE script
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
Thank you for this script Philip. It is going to be a big help. Questions: To get the script to work I had to save it on the root of my bootup drive. Is that normal When I tried to run the script off
zoom to selection?
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
Is there a way to make the timeline zoom to fit the area I have selected I use Z+Shift+Option all the time in 7 but can't seem to find it here in X (1.0.8). Am I missing something Chad Greene Mahoney
Re: zoom to selection?
by David Eaks 6 years ago
If you hold the Z key while making the selection then let go after, the tool will automatically switch back to what it was before. Not a big difference but one less click, is one less click.
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Chad Greene liked this 6 years ago
Lightweight Libraries
by Loren Risker 6 years ago
I edit at the office and at home. I used to copy my event and project to my cloud storage so everything would be there when I got home, no need to carry a drive. Now that we can store libraries anywhe
Re: Lightweight Libraries
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
Could you use another program to sync specific library files folders to Drive I use GoodSync all the time at work for syncing. http: www.goodsync.com I love the idea of syncing the Proxy folder and th
Mixing 23.976 and 29.97 footage - Premiere CC
by Steven Probets 6 years ago
Hi guys, I have done some googling and cannot really find the answer I am looking for. I have mixed footage of 23.976 and 29.97. The 29.97 footage is 1080p MPEG-4 Quicktime The 23.976 footage is XDCAM
Re: Mixing 23.976 and 29.97 footage - Premiere CC
by Larry Asbell 6 years ago
It's a complex subject but to me the essence of the choice is: Footage shot at 23.98 converts to 29.97 (using 3:2 pulldown which spreads 24 frames over 30) in a way that preserves the 24 fps "look" ve
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Chad Greene liked this 6 years ago
Name Titles
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
We are having a debate here at the office about what to call the graphics we put over interviews (IE: Dr. John Smith President of The Smart Guys). Are these Name Keys, Name Supers, Graphic Titles... A
Re: Name Titles
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
I find it so interesting that there is so much variety in terms like these. Thanks everyone for your feedback. I think I won the debate. :) Chad Greene Mahoney Media Group Minneapolis, Minnesota 2x2.6
Multiple Editors. One Documentary. How?
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
I have been working on a long documentary for a few years. We now have the money to bring in editing help. I am trying to figure out the best way to work in FCP7 with multiple editors. Specifically ho
Re: Multiple Editors. One Documentary. How?
by Chad Greene 6 years ago
Shane, we are working off shared storage. All the footage is organized and keyworded in folders. We have been toying with the idea of making separate projects for each section of the doc and using ver
Multiclips Are Connecting To Wrong Media
by Chad Greene 8 years ago
I used PluralEyes in Final Cut 7 to make multiclips of HDV footage. I cut a bunch of it into my show, then had to do the media shuffle before a drive died. After I re-linked my timeline, I noticed tha
Multiclips Are Connecting To Wrong Media
by Chad Greene 8 years ago
I used PluralEyes in Final Cut 7 to make multiclips of HDV footage. I cut a bunch of it into my show, then had to do the media shuffle before a drive died. After I re-linked my timeline, I noticed tha
How to import P2 Metadata into Final Cut Pro 6
by Chad Greene 11 years ago
P2 METADATA NOTES: I went to a seminar on P2 & Metadata recently and learned how valuable metadata really is. We all know that P2 removes the capturing step and thus saves us time, but I didn't realiz
Re: How to import P2 Metadata into Final Cut Pro 6
by Chad Greene 11 years ago
Annette, don't feel bad. P2 is a complicated workflow and it takes a few times through it to feel comfortable. Now, if I understand you correctly, here is what I would do: Buy HDLog Bronze Import your
Media Manager only connects one clip
by Chad Greene 11 years ago
Media manager is giving me fits and I am wondering if anyone else has this problem or has figured out a good way to deal with it. Here is what is happening. I am sending my two hour documentary to ano
Re: Media Manager only connects one clip
by Chad Greene 11 years ago
Christian, have you found anything that helps I have tried it on two different computers here, and was tempted to try to try an older version of FCP using an XML. Chad Greene Mahoney Media Group Minne
rendering out of CS3 with Prores 422?
by paul nevison 12 years ago
hey so is prores 422 working as an option to render out of AE CS3 I did a search and saw that there was an issue with importing prores into AE, are there any known issues with rendering out to that co
Re: rendering out of CS3 with Prores 422?
by Chad Greene 12 years ago
We have a freelancer working on some shots for us, and I would like him to render out using proRes. He doesn't have FCP 6. Is there a way I can get him the codec so he can render out of AE with it Cha
Quicktime 7.1.6 no video out
by Chad Greene 12 years ago
I am editing in Final Cut Pro with a Kona LH card, and after upgrading to Quicktime 7.1.6, I can not play video out. I can see it on my computer monitor, but can not send it out my Kona card. However,
Re: Quicktime 7.1.6 no video out
by Chad Greene 12 years ago
Gary, once again you have given me good advice. Thank you. Chad Greene Mahoney Media Group Minneapolis, Minnesota Dual 2GHz G5, 2GB Ram, OS 10.3.9 FCP 5.0.4, Kona-HL
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