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Re: Clips timing is incorrect when transferring from FCP
by Joseph Owens on Jan 8, 2013 at 4:40:32 pm
in the Apple Color Forum
[Spencer Groshong] "everything at 60 fps, so i used cinema tools, and converted it all to 23.98 fps and depending on the shot, " So the converted media is actually at 23.98fps? Not just pseudo-tagged and remains 59.94? Your reference to "left
Re: Setting the overall volume
by John Rofrano on Jan 8, 2013 at 1:16:53 am
in the Sony Vegas basics Forum
[Paul Walker] "probably average at around -12. Most importantly to me, it sounds OK without me having to adjust my speakers."That's really the main thing. Put a Hollywood DVD on and adjust the volume to a comfortable listening level. Then put your DV
Time based position 'slide' expression jumps when triggered with marker
by Matthew Talesfore on Jan 7, 2013 at 8:01:50 pm
in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hey everyone, First time poster, long time reader. So I am trying to make some text slide at a controllable/duplicatable/constant velocity. The text drops down and then slides to the right. I was trying to use a marker to delay triggering the
Re: Understanding FCPX under the hood.
by Jeremy Garchow on Jan 6, 2013 at 4:15:48 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Chris Harlan] "Actually, while conflicts can occur, they are rare and getting rarer. " I would imagine that "the world' determines what motherboards are working or not. Here's a comment from a newegg user that I came across trying to piece tog
Re: Understanding FCPX under the hood.
by Marcus Moore on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03:28 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Outside of the MacPro, which is VERY overpriced for the components your getting right now- I don't buy it. A comparable PC might end up a couple hundred less on a several thousand dollar machine, but I think the term "massive" is overstating it to
Re: Voice over sync workflow - Any VO-artists here?
by Jean-Christophe Boulay on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:14:45 pm
in the Audio Professionals Forum
Hi Johannes, Living and working in a French territory surrounded by English, I work on projects like these every day. The usual way of doing it really is what Richard is reluctant to do. If only everyone was so nice! usually, you cut to the in
Looking for the best workflow for the highest quality
by Evan Cox on Dec 27, 2012 at 9:25:35 pm
in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I am currently working as an editor for a company producing videos for the web. We have our own server that we post to (i.e. not youtube or vimeo) and it has fairly tight restrictions for what the videos need to be. They require a 640x360 .MOV file t
Re: Events: Good or Bad?
by Jeremy Garchow on Dec 26, 2012 at 4:56:43 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[John Heagy] "We do start edits in one shift and finnish in another, and will have up to 3 rooms working on a single show at the same time. So yes to sharing projects." Sharing Projects is much easier as FCPX has devices in place to do so without
Re: Marker info disappears!
by Daniel Neutzsky-Wulff on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:15:49 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
It is really quite a big setback when you're editing a documentary. Being able to organize material and tag clips and add descriptions is an absolute must. So yes, this is a major setback for my process.
Re: Need to learn film editing with one of Sony Vegas products!
by John Rofrano on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:54:11 pm
in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Robert Michaelson] "I am wondering how to trim a video in the trim window. I do not see any tools to do that."You want to right-click on the media file in the Project Media window and select Open in Trimmer. then make a timeline selection in the tri
How many times must I say I like FCP X... :-)
by Charlie Austin on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:34:16 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
So, job came in cutting a promo reel for a studio. Will be on DVD's/Blu-Ray's, maybe run in theaters. The source? 29 features... On DVCAM tapes. :-o ...FCP 7 came in handy here as a digitizing platform. ;-) In the end, I had about 50 hours of foota
Re: playhead position in timeline corresponding to position in program monitor, why???
by Angelo Lorenzo on Dec 21, 2012 at 12:43:59 am
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
That's just how Premiere functions. Both endpoints on the timeline and the program monitor are not absolute, it depends on your zoom level.
Re: DVD Scene Selection End Action Option
by John Rofrano on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25:49 pm
in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Linda O'Connell] "HOWEVER, by doing this when I hit a scene, it doesn't stop after that scene, it goes to the next one. I tried fooling around with "End Action" but it doesn't seem to be working."What you want is not really scene selection. Sce
Re: HMC 150 settings
by Randy Champion on Dec 20, 2012 at 5:29:28 pm
in the Panasonic AF100, DVX100, HMC150 Forum
Thanks Jeff, The truth is the client knows even less than I do. This is their first venture into the trade show arena and they are looking to me to give them answers on which TV to buy and what should drive the videos. They will buy what I tell them
Re: GH2’s still photo image quality
by Bill Bruner on Dec 20, 2012 at 10:33:22 am
in the DSLR Video Forum
Howie - The GH2 is a great still camera. I especially like the range of lenses I can use with it. Here is what I have personally done with it: Taken with GH2, a $199 Tamron 70-300mm (Nikon mount)and a $21 adapter: https://lh6.googleuserconten
Re: Exchanging sliced local images for online versions
by demetri tashie on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:48:58 pm
in the Adobe Dreamweaver Forum
the way i was reading all your questions, is that the path ( thus the folder) was different, and not each individual image name. you twice showed the names of th files with them inside a folder 'images', and seemed to be requesting to change that t
Check YouTube settings - screen shot
by Olly Lawer on Dec 18, 2012 at 10:54:05 am
in the Compression techniques Forum
Ok, for a while we've been using FCPX through compressor settings for encoding 1920 x 1080 XDCAM footage for YouTube. Until YouTube started advising us during the upload that we should prepare our videos for video streaming. I presumed this mean '
Resizing An Inner Video in FCP X
by Andy Kw on Dec 18, 2012 at 7:09:02 am
in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi, I am wondering if there's a way to specify a certain dimension to re-size smaller embedded videos into the the main video itself. I can stretch and try to match it but there must be a way to specify an absolute dimensions without the trouble o
@Debra Kaufman
by Jeremy Garchow on Dec 18, 2012 at 1:20:12 am
in the COW - Tutorials Forum
Certainly, it's a step in some sort of direction. I have no qualms about evolving the state of the art. We have all of this cool technology around, we should use it for the good of the art. Shooting 120fps seems like it would make the most sens
Re: Exchanging sliced local images for online versions
by demetri tashie on Dec 17, 2012 at 6:08:13 pm
in the Adobe Dreamweaver Forum
whatever, but it doesn't make sense that all the original links would have been generated from different image folder locations , rather than from the same folder ( i.e. 'images/ " ) presumably ( at least i presumed from the manner you stated your
Re: Erratic audio sync - cutting to music
by Jason Jones on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:52:13 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Walter "Mr. Post" Biscardi! Thanks for taking the time. Of your suggestions, the absolute most effective was the single monitor thing. I already had Program resolution down to 1/4, so nowhere to go there, but losing that second display seems to have
Re: premiere pro machine: top of the line iMac vs. Mac Pro
by walter biscardi on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:16:43 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
If you need a single machine to really scream fast, then the tower is the way to go. If you want excellent performance at a great price, then the iMac is a great option. If you need multiple machines in a group environment, which is what we
Color correction
by Josh Foster on Dec 17, 2012 at 3:00:04 am
in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi, this is my first post here. Hopefully I won't feel like an absolute newbie. I'd like to start off my time here by asking how this color correction was done? I absolutely love the visuals + the music http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rVuZCZsz5Q&
Service: Reverb Entertainment
by Rishhad Kothawala on Dec 15, 2012 at 7:30:34 am
in the COW - Services Forum
Editor & audio fidelity tester- Deluxe Studios Hollywood, Bangalore, India Subtitling and textual information slating for Hollywood features and episodics. Handling and managing production information for music scores and soundtracks. Running audi
Reverb Entertainment
by Rishhad Kothawala on Dec 14, 2012 at 11:30:34 pm
in the Forum
Editor & audio fidelity tester- Deluxe Studios Hollywood, Bangalore, India Subtitling and textual information slating for Hollywood features and episodics. Handling and managing production information for music scores and soundtracks. Running audio f
Re: Position DIV Outside Container & Not Affect Browser Width.
by Vincent Rosati on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:29:07 pm
in the Adobe Dreamweaver Forum
I just had to create a clickable ad block, outside the fixed-width main container (#page), that doesn't affect browser width. (div id="wrapper" style="overflow:hidden;min-width:960px;") (div id="page" style="position:relative;margin-left:auto;mar
Blog: Workflow Update: iMac, Adobe and the "X" Factor
by walter biscardi on Dec 10, 2012 at 11:17:57 pm
in the COW - Blogs Forum
Apple iMacs As I noted in my previous blog, the iMacs are fast becoming my machine of choice and the newest models are even more impressive than the two we have running. At this time, barring any major announcement from Apple that changes my mi
Workflow Update: iMac, Adobe & the X Factor
by Walter Biscardi on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:32:09 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
With five edit suites currently running at Biscardi Creative Media, and four more on standby, Walter Biscardi and crew need the best possible performance our of their workflow and machines. Here, Walter describes the power (yes, power) of the iMac, t
Re: 16x9 SD Export from HD Footage?
by Shane Ross on Dec 10, 2012 at 8:49:18 pm
in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
#42 - Quick and dirty way to author a DVD Shane's Stock Answer #42 - David Roth Weiss' Secret Quick and Dirty Way to Author a DVD: The absolute simplest way to make a DVD using FCP and DVDSP is as follows: 1. Export a QT movie, either a ref
Workflow Update: iMac, Adobe and the "X" Factor
by walter biscardi on Dec 10, 2012 at 3:17:57 pm
in the Forum
Apple iMacs As I noted in my previous blog, the iMacs are fast becoming my machine of choice and the newest models are even more impressive than the two we have running. At this time, barring any major announcement from Apple that changes my mind,...
Draw AP div parenting
by Areful Eeslam on Dec 8, 2012 at 10:55:19 am
in the Adobe Dreamweaver Forum
Hello friends, im kind of new to dreamweaver so pls pardon if i sound blunt. I have made my webpage html directly from photoshop then opened in dreamweaver. All i need is to place text material here. I am trying to draw AP div box & the put text in i
Re: Error decompressing - now AME and Premiere freeze
by Ann Bens on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:18:09 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Don't ever install codecs, unless absolute needed. When installing Premiere it comes with all the codec you need. There are a lot of Roxio codec on your machine. You do not need QT with mpeg video. I am not sure but I think the problem lies in th
Service: studioMiguel
by Michael McClain on Dec 6, 2012 at 2:07:25 am
in the COW - Services Forum
I have worked with local and international clients from ad agencies to corporate marketing teams to produce award-winning still imagery. I work primarily with Luxology's Modo as a 3D production tool with AfterEffects as an animation compositor and Ph
studioMiguel
by Michael McClain on Dec 5, 2012 at 6:07:25 pm
in the Forum
I believe a keen desire for excellence in imagery and animation coupled with a strong work ethic and honest efforts delivers superior work, every time. At the core of what I do is an absolute passion for intriguing imagery and good storytelling. It i
Re: I think the time of the large tower are coming to an end - and the bloated software suits with i
by Steve Connor on Dec 5, 2012 at 5:58:14 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Chris Harlan] " Adobe has been pretty good about demonstrating what their thoughts are down the road. And the amount of support material they make available is almost overwhelming. From my perspective, Adobe is the absolute front runner in terms of
Re: I think the time of the large tower are coming to an end - and the bloated software suits with i
by Chris Harlan on Dec 5, 2012 at 5:10:13 pm
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Steve Connor] "[Dennis Radeke] "As it is, we are public about saying that Adobe is on a yearly release cycle. Of all the major NLE vendors I think most people would agree that Apple does not win the blue ribbon for best communication historically. I
Re: Warp stabaliser workflow
by Dennis Radeke on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:23:08 pm
in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
There is a way to 'reverse' stabilize the footage which involves applying it twice and you so you probably would have to do that through After Effects. You can google After Effects Reverse STabilization and should find something. Will that make
Re: RED footage accidentally shot at 47.95
by David Battistella on Dec 1, 2012 at 11:15:30 pm
in the RED Camera Forum
I would definitely try after effects, I would ry compressor with optical flow turned on (maybe it works in revers too) The problem is that the shutter angle won't match a standard 180 degree shutter at 24fps (depending on whether the shutter
Re: Timecode Burn-In Generator starting at 1
by Michael Phillips on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:54:15 pm
in the AVID Forum
You would enter the frame based values in the bin in the column called "DPX". There is also a VFX column that counts as frames in case you need two of them that track different frame based sources and offsets. Once in the bin, the value in that f
Re: Just starting out and not sure what to do!
by Emre Tufekcioglu on Dec 1, 2012 at 2:14:47 pm
in the Business & Marketing Forum
To add on Marks comments: Go to your local (biggest) rental house and ask for a job. If you work at a rental house you will get your hands on every camera on the planet, play with them and get paid for it. Also you will meet all the top camera peo
Digital Asset Management in Broadcast and Post Production
by Ryan Salazar on Nov 29, 2012 at 6:00:00 pm
in the Broadcasting Forum
One of the least considered functions at many studios is Digital Asset Management (DAM). More attention needs to be spent on this mostly under-used asset. Many files are created and then unceremoniously dumped into outer space, never to be seen again
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by David Lawrence on Nov 29, 2012 at 2:38:40 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Charlie Austin] "I guess, on reflection, I wouldn't need "tracks' per se, but as a mixer i'd want to be able to keep similar roles together in the timeline. Again I think some sort of z-order setting would do the trick. Assign whatever roles/subrole
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Bill Davis on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:50:25 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "for starters - FCPX is not a prius, its the google auto-drive car, if we're going that way." No it's not. This is not your analogy. It's mine. So i get to make it. You can try to swipe it or re-tiniker it, but since you're no
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Bill Davis on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:49:14 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "for starters - FCPX is not a prius, its the google auto-drive car, if we're going that way." No it's not. This is not your analogy. It's mine. So i get to make it. You can try to swipe it or re-tiniker it, but since you're no
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Walter Soyka on Nov 28, 2012 at 3:28:35 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "How so? The relationship between clips on a timeline is always temporal. Locking a fixed temporal relationship between clips doesn't require hierarchy, it requires grouping." In a group, the related clips are peers. In a hierarch
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Charlie Austin on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:45:23 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "the problem with the FCPX timeline isn't hierarchy itself, it's that Apple engineers got the top level parent wrong. The top level parent needs to be absolute, external time; not V1." The way i use it, that's exactly how it works
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by David Lawrence on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:32:45 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Walter Soyka] "Sometimes, clip are intended to be intercut relative to other clips. The real structure of an edit like this is hierarchical;" How so? The relationship between clips on a timeline is always temporal. Locking a fixed temporal relati
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Walter Soyka on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:41:33 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "ask yourself - why do we have locked parent child relationships? this isn't nuke - look - they aren't even feeding each other geometrics or CC information - why? because it would make no sense - that stuff does not map to a movi
Re: The NLE that keeps moving forward?
by Jeremy Garchow on Nov 28, 2012 at 12:32:26 am
in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "And with all that said - the editing timeline is simply not on. It's borrowing too many idioms. Do you know? having parent child compositor nodal style locked expressions within an editing timeline makes absolutely no bloody sen
Re: Have $15,000 for new HD set up. Suggestions?
by David Eaks on Nov 26, 2012 at 6:49:20 pm
in the Canon Cameras Forum
Hi Lisa, I do much of the same type of work as you and I wholeheartedly agree with Roger about using a switcher for live stage events. I couldn't imagine working for the last 15 years without one. I record in-camera as well as the live switch in c

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