Added by Barbara Keating on November 4, 2010 at 9:06 —
Back from the Apple trainer's conference at Munich. A great time was had by all, and we even did some work too amongst all the socialising with colleagues from all over Europe.
Latest is these one day introductions to Color and Soundtrack, with Motion coming very soon. They are designed to get you up to speed and inspire you to use all of FC Studio.
We'll be putting some on at NSOS so keep you eyes peeled!
Added by Barbara Keating on October 18, 2010 at 14:42 —
Here's a link to Black Magic Design's website
so you can have a shufty at Resolve. There are lots of shiny shots of the controllers, and less of the actual grading but you can read aaaaaaal about it!
We are still kicking ourselves for not buying more raffle tickets!
Added by Barbara Keating on October 1, 2010 at 8:11 —
If you are slowing clips in FCP you are by default using frame blending. Below 50% or so it starts to look nasty.
Motion, however has more to offer....optical flow!
When you send a clip from your timeline in FCP to Motion original timings are transferred, including variable speed. Make sure the embed option is checked.
In the timing drop down in Motion's inspector there's a drop down for frame blending.
Blending...which is what FCP uses
Motion Blur… Continue
Added by Barbara Keating on August 25, 2010 at 17:32 —
‘get’ streamlines the process of identifying and selecting the right content for any project by aggregating this phonetic index with all other available metadata which means the user can search based on actual and relevant spoken words within their content in addition to the Finder level data (file name, creation date etc.) or FCP metadata (column information within a project).
Once results are found and… Continue
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Someone contacted me off list about a sync problem. Rushes DVCam tapes were in sync. Once in the timeline things seemed to slide out of syc randomly.
We talked through the set up and all seemed well, though it seems this problem occurred once or twice before.
First port of call, Creative Cow forums. Chances are that it won't be a software bug if you can't find it on the forums.
If the software has been causing no trouble then check your hardware and cables. Plug in other devices,… Continue
Added by Barbara Keating on July 8, 2010 at 15:56 —
Added by Barbara Keating on June 29, 2010 at 21:07 —
Congratulations to the new people who passed their exam on Friday !
Another batch of people survived the biscuit and cake course at Teesside and I look forward to them joining here.
Added by Barbara Keating on June 24, 2010 at 6:14 —
I'm doing a 2 day Avid introduction so's I can be more use to the Avid editors learning FCP. I'd like to see version 5 before making any pronouncements....
Added by Barbara Keating on June 21, 2010 at 22:34 —
This is a link to a Ken Stone article.
I'm going to gather more good compression articles for you delectation, leaving out the old ones and incorrect one that come up in searches !http://www.kenstone.net/fcp_homepage/fcp_7_share_stone.html
Added by Barbara Keating on June 13, 2010 at 8:35 —
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Next week a new batch of people are going through the hell of software and crisp biscuits! Look out for new members.
Added by Barbara Keating on June 9, 2010 at 9:32 —
I know we moved from Facebook, but Boston FCP user group are still there, so here's a FB link. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=68115408487
It's worth a look as we could get some ideas of what we want this group to be about.
There will be a Supermeet in Amsterdam. Lots of prizes donated by companies are to be won, big things and small useful things.
I'm going to go !
Added by Barbara Keating on June 9, 2010 at 9:31 —
Teesside lad Paul Goodison's company made this ! http://www.getphonetic.com/
Added by Barbara Keating on June 4, 2010 at 13:33 —
Well done to the hard grafting attendees on the Teesside course. I made them chomp through biscuits and cakes, and still they managed to do well !
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