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Video producer & cinematographer
I shoot & edit documentary style corporates, TVCs, & occasional short film.
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July 31st 2009
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Script for Multicam Editing?
by Jeff Krieger 6 months ago
Hi. I have quite a bit of multicam content. Am wondering if there is a script or quick way to cut between the different shots. I could just do +1500, 1 (move ahead 15 secs then choose Camera 1) over a
Re: Script for Multicam Editing?
by Jeff Kirkland 6 months ago
Keyboard Maestro can be used to automate repetitive key presses so you could set up a hot key to send the key presses to jump forward 15 seconds, make a multicam cut and have it repeat as many times a
Can I select a part of my project and save it as a favorite?
by brianlaz 6 months ago
This seems elementary, but I just want to select a part of my project, and save it in an event like I would a favorite (or subclip in 7). It's really about accessing parts of a project easily, and nam
Re: Can I select a part of my project and save it as a favorite?
by Jeff Kirkland 6 months ago
Turn the project into a compound clip. Favourite whatever part of it you need. When you add the favourite to a timeline you can either leave it asa. compound or expand it back into he individual clips
Best FPS Strategy in Final Cut?
by James Kozick 7 months ago
One of the considerations in working with Final Cut Pro (FCP) towards a "Cinematic" look is Frames Per Second (FPS). My understanding is: 1) In order to create smooth slo mo a FPS of at least 60FPS is
Re: Best FPS Strategy in Final Cut?
by Jeff Kirkland 7 months ago
Those are more questions for your DoP than an editor. As a cinematographer though, I would usually say that frame rate is only a very small part of things looking 'cinematic' and to shoot at the base
Sustaining a music chord
by Brian Thomas 7 months ago
I have a piece of music but the last chord is cut off a bit abruptly. Is there a way of sustaining (making longer) that chord using FCPX (or some other software) so that I can do the fade myself Near
Re: Sustaining a music chord
by Jeff Kirkland 7 months ago
Probably the only way is to grab a section of the chord that works as a loop and paste it a few times. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn t. It all depends what s happening musical in and around t
macOS Catalina with late 2015 iMac
by Craig Alan 8 months ago
Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac17,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 4 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB L3 Cache: 8 MB Memory: 40
Re: macOS Catalina with late 2015 iMac
by Jeff Kirkland 8 months ago
I have Catalina on my 2013 iMac with 24gb RAM and it's working pretty well. It maybe has to think a fraction longer to do some things but nothing that's bothersome. I'd expect your iMac should be fine
50fps to 25fps?
by Sara Blom 8 months ago
Hi everyone, I'm starting a documentaryfilm using the Sony A6500. I have shot some footage in 50fps (pal European standard) . Now I'm not sure anymore if this is a good choice and should consider swit
Re: 50fps to 25fps?
by Jeff Kirkland 8 months ago
Shooting at 25fps would be the way I d go unless I made a conscious decision to switch to 50 for one of the reasons mentioned above. Eg. I know I want to slow the shot down later or maybe I want to re
Which macOS are you using with Final Cut Pro X
by Morten Carlsen 8 months ago
Hi Fellows, I am in the midst of creating a new plug-in for, among others, Final Cut Pro X. To better accommodate for compatibility I thought I'd ask here. It would be great if you guys could state wh
Re: Which macOS are you using with Final Cut Pro X
by Jeff Kirkland 8 months ago
My desktop is currently on Mojave because I had issues with a couple of apps on Catalina but they ve since been resolved so I ll upgrade sometime soon, and everything else I own is on Catalina. ---- J
Determining which FCP file corresponds to a project
by Ojan Nik 9 months ago
So I want to take a copy of my FCP project from my videographer's iMac so I can make edits on my own.. There is a folder containing several FCP project files that add up to 700GB and we don't know whi
Re: Determining which FCP file corresponds to a project
by Jeff Kirkland 9 months ago
I d suggest open the project in their computer and use media management to transfer the files to your hard drive. There can be so many linked files in different places that this is the only way to gua
Manual equivalent of "Auto Sync Audio"?
by Jeff Kirkland 1 year ago
Hi All, Is there a way to manually do what "auto sync audio" does i.e. append or replace the clip's embedded audio track. I have a bin with about 80 clips and 12 of those won't sync even though I can
Re: Manual equivalent of "Auto Sync Audio"?
by Jeff Kirkland 1 year ago
Brilliant! Thanks for the info. I'll check out the use manual now I know what I'm looking for. ---- Jeff Kirkland Video Producer & Cinematographer Hobart, Tasmania Twitter: @jeffkirkland
FCPX now the only major NLE without BRAW support
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
ProRes Raw and Blackmagic Raw Expand Platforms, (But Not With Each Other) https: nofilmschool.com 2019 09 prores-raw-and-blackmagic-raw-expand-platforms-not-each-other BMD releases free BRAW plugin fo
Re: FCPX now the only major NLE without BRAW support
by Jeff Kirkland 1 year ago
Robin S. Kurz "I've edited cDNG sequences many times over in both FCP and Motion." Have I missed something Last time I tried, you had to do a whole lot of messing around because FCPX saw the cDNG fol
4K in a 1080p project?
by Larry Watts 3 years ago
I have two questions: 1. I have a 1080 P project with most of the footage shot a 1080 x 1920 but have some interviews I need to intersperse which are 4K. (Both have the same frame rate) The 4K will be
Re: 4K in a 1080p project?
by Noah Kadner 3 years ago
If you go to Proxy in a 1080p timeline everything should look solid enough for cutting whether it's 1080p or 4K to begin with. I personally wouldn't go messing around with making my own proxies- more
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Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Ned Miller 4 years ago
ADMIN NOTE: This thread began in Creative COW's Business & Marketing forum, but since this topic also cuts across shooting, editing, and distribution, we thought it'd be fun to open the discussion up
Re: Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Jeff Kirkland 4 years ago
This article may be of interest. The BBC are now supporting vertical video in their phone app because it provides a better user experience for the 60% of viewers who consume it on a mobile phone. http
Suddenly being moderated
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
Hi COW Team, I'm completely baffled as to why my posts are suddenly being moderated. I've been an active poster and, as far as I know, I've done nothing but post helpful advice for Final Cut Pro X use
Re: Suddenly being moderated
by Jeff Kirkland 4 years ago
Good point :-) ---- Jeff Kirkland Video Producer & Cinematographer Melbourne, Australia Twitter: @jeffkirkland
Where's your footage coming from?
by Tim Wilson 4 years ago
A little bit of general conversation to throw in the mix: Are you shooting it yourself Are clients bringing it to you Are you part of an editorial team on the post side of a production, production com
Re: Where's your footage coming from?
by Jeff Kirkland 4 years ago
As a solo creative, i shoot most of my own footage but there are projects where I act more as producer director and will send others to do the shooting. I also have several clients that I just edit fo
Semi-OT: Is it time to just call it "FCP" again?
by William Davis 4 years ago
With Apple dropping the "X" branding from its OS releases, is it time to do the same with Final Cut Pro X I think a half decade is enough time for the world to get used to the fact that FCPX was a gia
Re: Semi-OT: Is it time to just call it "FCP" again?
by Jeff Kirkland 4 years ago
Personally, I just edit in Final Cut. I leave which version to their imagination...
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100 percent display size wierdness (too small)
by Jeff Baker 5 years ago
For some reason, the quicktime player, Actual Size playback is much larger than the 100% size in the FCPX display window. The source size is 1080P in a 1080P timeline. The display setting for the moni
Re: 100 percent display size wierdness (too small)
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
I don't think anything has changed. You either run the monitor in 4k and grab a magnifying glass, or you scale the output in preferences so OS X treats it like a retina display. Jeff Kirkland Video Pr
OT: Sending 65GBs over the interwebs
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Does anyone know of a service that allows accelerated uploads of giant files (2 file totaling 65ish GBs), a link for download, and NOT have a monthly subscription fee
Re: OT: Sending 65GBs over the interwebs
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
The Bittorent solution might take a little more to set up but once that's done a client shouldn't have to do more than click on a link to launch the torrent app and then select where to save the file.
can I edit my own posts?
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
This is a test post to see if I can edit my own posts.... Jeff Kirkland Video Producer Southern Creative Media Melbourne Australia www.southerncreative.com.au G+: http: gplus.to jeffkirkland Twitter:
Roles based mixer
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
A lot of us would like to see Apple develop a roles-based mixer as a feature within FCPX. If that doesn't happen, would this be something that could be developed as a plug-in or some sort of applicati
Re: Roles based mixer
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
I'd argue that 90% of FCPX users don't need more than I described and Apple have a tendency to leave that last 10% to other apps. Jeff Kirkland Video Producer Southern Creative Media Melbourne Austral
GH4 footage darker than LCD screen
by Andy Jarvis 5 years ago
I am new to the GH4 and have just shot a low light music video. The footage looked great when I was shooting but when I put the card into my computer from then on the footage looks much darker - it lo
Re: GH4 footage darker than LCD screen
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
In terms of grading. the GH4 is a very noisy camera. Set it up wrong or underexpose by more than a stop or two and you've got a real headache. Looking at that particular image I'd probably just use a
Blemish on image
by Doug Swift 5 years ago
I have a spot on the lower left corner of my videos which, at first, I thought was dust or dirt on the lens. But I have cleaned the uv protoector thoroughly, then went on to clean the lens as well, re
Re: Blemish on image
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
My best guess would be dirt on the sensor. Maybe something that's not going to budge with just blowing on it. I used to see that all the time with my Sony FS100. It seemed to constantly attract dust a
Cinelike D in it's flattest setting does not capture color information on the GH4?
by Gabriel Zybutz 5 years ago
I have some shots taken on an overcast, particularly grey day using the GH4 in the cinelike D picture style with everything barring hue and saturation turned all the way down. Hue was at 0 while satur
Re: Cinelike D in it's flattest setting does not capture color information on the GH4?
by Jeff Kirkland 5 years ago
I'm not sure you could expect much else if you decided to shoot pseudo flat on a grey, overcast, low contrast day. Especially if your white balance was off kilter when you shot the footage. Sometimes
10.2 - Customize Default Smart Collections
by Loren Risker 6 years ago
My normal go to smart collection is for synchronized clips and I would love to have that in every single library automatically. Has anyone figured out a way to customize the new default smart collecti
Re: 10.2 - Customize Default Smart Collections
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
I would make a library as a template with all the collections you want, and every new library you start would be a dupe of that template. Otherwise, that's a good feature request.
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What do most of you do when it comes to archiving old projects?
by Pete Johnson 7 years ago
Since some projects can become very large what do most of you do when it comes to archiving old projects Do you have a bunch of hard drives on the shelf or are you selective in what you archive and de
Re: What do most of you do when it comes to archiving old projects?
by Scott Witthaus 7 years ago
I budget in a USB3 drive or equivalent to each project. At the end of a project I copy and archive all the assets to that drive and hand it over to the client. For smaller jobs, multiples may be put o
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Jeff Kirkland liked this 7 years ago
2014, New Year Resolute: FORUM NAME CHANGE
by Franz Bieberkopf 7 years ago
It's 2014. I'll again attempt to push the forum beyond "yea" and "nay", as I feel the potential of this forum is slowly slipping away. I'm not sure who thinks the debate over X is the best catalyst of
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Jeff Kirkland liked this 7 years ago
Re: 2014, New Year Resolute: FORUM NAME CHANGE
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Mark Snow "Where is that mock-up " I think he's talking about this: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 335 43284#43315 Walter Soyka Principal & Designer at Keen Live Motion Graphics, Widescreen Even
News: OS X Mavericks Available Today Free from the Mac App Store
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
(San Francisco, California--October 22, 2013) Apple today announced that OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of the world s most advanced desktop operating system, is available for free from the Ma
Re: News: OS X Mavericks Available Today Free from the Mac App Store
by Jeff Kirkland 7 years ago
You can switch the old behaviour back on in preferences but you lose new multi-monitor features. It'll behave exactly like OS X does now. Jeff Kirkland Video Producer Southern Creative Media Melbourne
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Intensity Pro Extended Desktop on a Mac
by Jeff Kirkland 9 years ago
Just downloaded the latest drivers on the hopes of using my Intesity Pro to drive the second desktop display for my FCPX workstation but the option isn't available in the Black Magic preferences. Has
Re: Intensity Pro Extended Desktop on a Mac
by Chris Henderson 9 years ago
Tried it. Did not work on Driver pack 9.5.2 as a plain ol' extended desktop. The Blackmagic Design System Preferences panel did not show anything described in the manual. Chris.
Intensity Pro No HDMI Out
by Jeff Kirkland 11 years ago
Hi All, Just bought an Intensity Pro and for the life of me I can't get HDMI out to work. I have a Mac Pro, OS X 10.5.7, Final Cut 7. I am testing by using the Black Magic playback software into an LC
Re: Intensity Pro No HDMI Out
by Jeff Kirkland 11 years ago
Thanks for the reply, If we're talking OS X control panel, then I only get two output choices and both of those include HDMI. It's currently set to HDMI + Y,YB,YR (or similar - not at the computer rig
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