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  • About me

    Apple Pro Certified in
    Motion since v3,
    Shake (if that still mean anything),
    Final Cut Pro since v4,
    Final Cut Pro user since v.2

    Still keeping my passion in 3D alive with Maxon Cinema 4D & Autodesk Maya

    Consulten for digital workflows and Special FX.

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Member since
Monday, 20 June 2011 17:49
Last online
6 days ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Motion dot whatever' in the forum.
    6 days ago

    My list is not to long but I think it is bit challenging for the team ;)

    1. Z depth Compositing
    2. 3D Tracker or add Mocha
    3. Metal Driven
    4. More and better format support
    5. Adobe Illustration support
    6. Paint Tools
    7. 3D Model support would be cool
    8. Not that important :evil:

    Give me that and I will be happy
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Best Backup solution for small business'.
    2 weeks ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Best Backup solution for small business' in the forum.
    3 weeks ago

    Maybe give ChronoSync text a look.
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  • Scrubelicious thanks user 'Deano' in the forum message ' Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3'.
    3 weeks ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 weeks ago

    joema wrote:

    Scrubelicious wrote:
    ....today someone told me Final Cut Pro X is very complex with its tagging and roles functions. Complex not in use but as a solution...

    That was probably someone with little experience on FCPX. Doing basic tagging and rating is incredibly simple. I have explained it to long-time Premiere editors who have never touched FCPX and within minutes they "get it" and can see the benefit.

    Other items of the interface such as roles and the magnetic timeline can require more thought because it's a different approach. Likewise media and storage management is more complex than Premiere because Premiere doesn't have any, except as of a few weeks ago they now have proxy.

    Stabilizing or doing optical flow on multicam -- now THAT is far more complex in FCPX than in Premiere. It's funny how the anti-FCPX people never mention that, when it's one of the worst parts of FCPX. They obviously haven't used it much or simply don't do multicam.

    Maybe this will be improved in 10.3, especially since the lead editor of Focus complained about it.

    Maybe I didn't explain it correctly. I meant complex as in how easy Final Cut Pro X handles complex situation.
    She felt that using its tagging and role function is much easier to handle a complex project vs Premiere Pro.

    What you mean about Multicam? I think Final Cut Pro X has one of the best Multicam tools.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 weeks ago

    MsJustine wrote:

    When you consider that Final Cut Studio cost a whack more than $300, $300 is cheap, by my not complex statement, I was referring to the user interface, it is not as complex as say Premiere or Avid is, this is by design, and Apple worked hard to make the complex interface less complex, hide the complexity deep inside, rather than on the interface, and that sorry is a bloody good thing!!!

    Avid, omg, I was offered a free license for an Avid, but had to pay the annual update/service fee upfront, so I turned it down, I have no idea how many updates I am buying in advance.

    I think that FCPX is the most efficient editing system yet created, no question, that however does not excuse Apple for taking well over a year, April 2015 to August 2016 to release a killer update, the only 2 outstanding updates since April 2015, 3d text and sharing to multiple youtube accounts, 16 months and only 2 decent features..

    No updates for almost 200 days, nothing, it takes 16 months to beta test roles based audio mixing??? Gee..sorry but 16 months...

    Funny you say that, today someone told me Final Cut Pro X is very complex with its tagging and roles functions. Complex not in use but as a solution.
    You compared Final Cut Pro X which cost $299 with Final Cut Studio that ran $1000, you forgot that Final Cut Studio also came with Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, Soundtrack, DVD Studio Pro, LiveType, Apple Qmaster and Cinema Tools.
    Take it that direction Final Cut Pro X is pretty expensive.
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3'.
    3 weeks ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 weeks ago

    There are many reasons why Apple does things.
    But to get down to the core. Imagine Apple releasing a beta version of Fina Cut Pro X that is buggy to the public. This could backfire extremely.

    Also Final Cut Pro X is more module when it comes to updating vs to there OS, well there update program shows.
    So if something honest work in the beta don't release it until it works, again that could backfire on Apple.

    Don't forget the OS public Beta is pretty set when it comes to function and features.
    I think we will see a major update soon . :whistle:
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    FCP X is either about to be killed off or massively updated

    Nice read.

    www.redsharknews.com/post/item/3635-is-s...to-happen-with-fcp-x
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Creative Brainstorm thread' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    At the moment we are about to finish up a project.
    But we like to create a directors cut for ourselves.
    I just can't get way from the main concept. Originally we have footage of portraits in front of black background which all are looking into the camera (dialog is running underneath). With a dolly in.

    I have footage where the talents look into the camera in front, from the side or they look up into the camera.
    For the original cut I used only the clips where the talent looks straight in to the camera.

    Anyways what would guys do other then original what solution do you have?
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  • Scrubelicious created a new topic ' Creative Brainstorm thread' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    Hey guys I thought a brainstorming thread would be cool to share ideas on projects. Or in case someone has a creative brain fart.
    Like myself at the moment.

    I hope we can share and help each other out.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Anybody know how this effect was created?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    They used approximately 100 cameras in a circle and shot it in a high frame rate. You can find a similar effect when searching bullet time and Matrix.

    It looks like the motion blur was created in combination with photography and post.
    Do a search for Steven Sebring you will find some cool info.
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Apple Photos App for Videos or?'.
    2 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Apple Photos App for Videos or?' in the forum.
    2 months ago

    Good subject...

    For all my private content I am actually thinking about moving everything to Apple Photos.
    Just for the reason it will make it easy for everybody to find and share. On top of that there is integration in iMovie and Final Cut Pro X plus plugins for Affinity Photo.
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  • Manoucho thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Advice for portable hard drive'.
    3 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Advice for portable hard drive' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    Depends what you want Speed, Storage or Both?
    If you want both I would suggest a RAID.
    If you want Speed and still be mobile then a SSD might be your better choice.
    For storage then a standard mobile drive is the way. They are also cheap.

    I use a RAID on the desk, and standard 7200 USB 3 or Thunderbolt to be mobile and transfer files from one desk to another.

    The new CalDigit Tuff drives (they come in SSD and HDD) are pretty good and price not that in there position.
    And they already have the 3.1 USB Type-C interface.

    A while back I decided to do the rough cuts and reports on my way back on the train and by air.
    Since I didn't have access to electricity during my travel, I made sure I also offloaded the cards to the RAID and on the mobile drives (CalDigit Tuff). Used two HDD for storage and one SSD as my scratch. When I got back I spit out the XML and uploaded the timeline to frame.io
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX - Independent Feature Film' in the forum.
    4 months ago

    Nice work!
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  • Scrubelicious thanks user 'drewboyd' in the forum message ' FCPX - Independent Feature Film'.
    4 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'When will Motion get some love?' in the forum.
    4 months ago

    I see it this way... Motion does need some more Love to get todays standard in tools. ;)

    Not going complain if it gets them.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Versions for clients?' in the forum.
    5 months ago

    Charge by the hour, or if you have Flat-Rate for the project then I would suggest extra charge by time for anything that has to be down out scope of the contract.

    I agree on the helping, a friend, co-worker or partner. In this case on hand washes the other.
    Again its all about tactics you want the client to come back. I always a little something something but that can be down by rounding down the bill and etc... ;)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Automated Card Copying' in the forum.
    5 months ago

    Joris Vertenten wrote:

    Hi, here's some new Dutch option, just released. www.hedgeformac.com
    It's got a free version, for the moment you can only copy disks/volumes/cards bit by bit with verification to multiple destinations, (free version max. two destinations), but you can't
    copy a folder :( . It's high on their list they said. You can also extend automated workflows with compressor etc... :woohoo:

    Not bad I will defiantly check it out. Looks cool and useful for copying material.
    For Media I think Silverstack is still the better choice. ;)
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Affinity Photo'.
    6 months ago
  • John Alba thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' unofficial Say Ello... Lower Third'.
    6 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Price of Editing?' in the forum.
    6 months ago

    Keep in mind in the "Film" or "Media" Industry who you know and who knows you is a vital ingredient.
    There has been many Gigs I received through connection that where established on Low- No- budget projects.
    That said I only chose the projects that felt right for. :)

    Not sure if this fits in, but that I can happily say I get paid for what I know and not what I do. :P
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'New MacPro coming Soon?' in the forum.
    6 months ago

    Jarred did show a Dell Thunderbolt3 dock so I can imagine Apple will have another revised version.
    Do not like idea of new connector. :(
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Price of Editing?' in the forum.
    6 months ago

    Here is a rate that you can safely go by in Germany.

    Per Hour netto / brutto
    120,- | 142,80 EUR

    Per 1/2 Day (4 h) netto / brutto
    450,- | 535,50 EUR

    Per Day (8 h) netto / brutto
    800,- | 952,- EUR

    I would calculate hardware separate from service calculation. Also usually I calculate new drives (1 Scratch, 2 Backup optional and 3 Archive optional) to each project depending on the size of the project.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Why Some Tutorials Are Annoying' in the forum.
    6 months ago

    Perfect and very well demonstrated!
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  • Scrubelicious created a new topic ' Color Grader for small project' in the forum.
    6 months ago

    Hi guys,

    anybody interested doing some color grading an creating a look for small project?
    The Project is a scene from a feature film script which he written from him and will using it as application to promote film and himself as a director.

    Heads up the project is no budget project is for promotion use only.

    Let me know if you are interested. ;-)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Automated Card Copying' in the forum.
    7 months ago

    I have been using Comfort Silverstack for my Data Management gigs and I must say I won't left it behind.
    They also have many other interesting Applications for DIT.

    Silverstack
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    7 months ago

    BenB wrote:

    Xbox is a gaming device, not a 3D authoring device. Apples to onions...
    BenB it was a humours joke... :silly:
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    7 months ago

    BenB wrote:

    Windows has had an advantage with 3D animation over OS X? Since when? Where is that documented? Because I've been consulting and supporting production facilities for over 15 years now, and most of them are Mac based, and the overwhelming majority have always been running Maya, Modo, etc, for 3D modeling and animation on Macs, not Windows.

    Yeah the Xbox ;)
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  • Robert J. Bloyer thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Affinity Photo'.
    7 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Affinity Photo' in the forum.
    8 months ago

    Robes wrote:

    Hello-

    I have been a Photoshop user since PS 7. I currently have CS5 extended and will be updating to El Capitan shortly. I may not be able to use CS5 on 10.11 and am quite sure it will never be supported again on Apple OS updates. For many reasons I will not subscribe to CC but intend to move on to Affinity Photo or Pixelmator.

    I am not a pro on PS and usually frequent my CS5 tutorials. I am wondering if there is a in depth tutorial CD set available for Affinity Photo made by some certified users of the software?

    I am also wondering if it is still just the beta version available or if Affinity Photo has been out with a couple updates to it at this point in time?

    Thanks for any info, Robes

    Hey Robes, I am not aware of a CD or DVD set for Affinity Photo. But they do have a App for the Apple TV (4) with Tutorials.
    Also you can find there tutorials on the affinity.serif.com.
    You will find some Tutorials online for free and for sale.
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  • Scrubelicious created a new topic ' Affinity Photo' in the forum.
    9 months ago

    the latest Affinity Photo 1.4 brings a nice update for better Final Cut Pro X support.

    - PSD export now better supports third party apps including Motion and Final Cut Pro X

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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Someone should tell Eddi Hamilton (editor of Mission Impossible_Rogue Nation) the existence of FCPX' in the forum.
    9 months ago

    I remember meeting Eddie Hamilton at the IBC, he seems a really cool guy.
    I did feel a bit sorry when he suppose to demo Avid on stage showing a scene from Kick-Ass, but they technical problems. :huh:

    You might find this interesting AVID vs FINAL CUT PRO in a feature film cutting room
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  • Scrubelicious created a new topic ' Casey Neistat's Beme App' in the forum.
    9 months ago

    Anybody rocking beme on there phones?

    Beme is a new social sharing app co-founded by Casey Neistat so may know. It defiantly very interesting.


    Casey Neistat's Beme Social App Lets You Be You: Take That, Snapchat! (Video)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    10 months ago

    Ronny I think the Image is applying when updating the OS make sure the App is compatible with the OS and not the other way around.

    I still find the meme hilarious! :)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    10 months ago

    I found this on the world wide web

    2723514.jpg
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    10 months ago

    Good point ButchM!

    Also I think there would be less complaining if Apple would still charge for there OS updates.
    People update finger wouldn't be so itchy. :P

    Yes I also think we see a update for Final Cut Pro X in November.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'FCPX And El Capitan' in the forum.
    10 months ago

    Apple will be dropping the complete computer market after they released the v2 iCar.
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