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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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Monday, 20 June 2011 17:49
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Relinking, Resyncing clips in the Timeline'.
    yesterday
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Relinking, Resyncing clips in the Timeline' in the forum.
    yesterday

    if you think your request makes sense, don't forget to request in there feedback....
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Any Germans looking for an excuse to go to Berlin??' in the forum.
    2 weeks ago

    To bad didn't see it on Twitter, yes maybe next time.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Any Germans looking for an excuse to go to Berlin??' in the forum.
    3 weeks ago

    ops I just seen this topic today. To bad this wants posted on social sites (Tweeter) or such.
    I would have loved to go. Maybe next time.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Edited on FCPX 10.3 (Also, what is that song? Please help!)' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    ronny courtens wrote:

    But in my (german) surroundings - TV (feature + series), Cinema (Narrative, Doc) - it feels like it´s 100% Avid.
    Vlastavision wrote:
    This 'stigma' has cost me many jobs, and a lot of money! On so many projects I was forced to use Premier and Avid not because the pipeline or workflow demanded it, but because FCPX is, I quote, " an app for hobbyists, vloggers, and youtubers."

    Now, I can edit in Avid, I even like it for long form because it's rock solid, and has great tools in the timeline, particularly trimming. I also can edit on Premier, when it's not crashing. But FCPX is my favourite, especially 10.3!

    Also from my experience and feel many in Germany don't like changes, also Adobe Premiere has very strong hold of giving you Premiere when using Photoshop. ;)

    Lucky me I was able convince my Boss how easy Final Cut Pro X is vs Premiere. But again the company I work for is full energy and want to be creative in aspects.

    On freelance jobs I never mentioned what I work with just ask what format they want.

    ;)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    screendor wrote:

    Has anyone tried Neat video with 10.3? Does it work? Any other well known plug in not yet updated for 10.3?

    Running Neat Video 3.6.1 with no issues under Final Cut Pro X 10.3 and latest OS.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    I agree, I do not like the Timeline controls tucked away in another menu.

    Another step to access a command. I finally got used to it... Usually use hot keys to zoom in and out.
    But adjusting the timeline settings was sexier before . :)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    ianstubbs wrote:

    Also, the Frame.io plugin needs an upgrade as it triggered the transcode but waited forever for FCPX to hand it over for uploading.

    All, I'm sure, will be fixed (and maybe the stuttering would vanish if I upgraded the OS from El Capitan) in the fullness of time. For the moment I have retreated to 10.2.3 on the Mac Pro (late 2013! - where's the new one?) and will run 10.3 on my 4 year old MacBook Pro 15" Retina when I'm training.

    I had the same issue with frame.io with Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3 so I wouldn't shot from the hip and point at the 10.3 update. Frame.io did suggested a clean install with permission fix on the boot drive with success fixing the issue. They are looking into.
    I will defiantly contact them after Halloween.

    On my side 10.3 is running much snappier and responsive on both my personal Mac Pro (late 2013) with the 300 cards and on studio Mac Pro with the 700 cards.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Is the Mac Pro now a relic?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    Check out this article, this could give some hope.

    macworld.co.uk/
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    P.S. check out the Flow transition.. ;)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    zzchu wrote:

    I just noticed the timeline zoom control is no longer available. Either Cmd + or Cmd - or if you have a Trackpad--pinch works well here.

    Its still there just tucked away in the Timeline Appearance Menu

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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'What's new, fixed or different in FCP 10.3?' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    Okay here a few things the are new which are cool and nice in GUI:

    Range Check (REC 709)

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    Clip Appearance and Search Filter

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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'CinemaDNG question' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    Ronny hit it again! :)
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  • Scrubelicious thanks user 'ronny courtens' in the forum message ' CinemaDNG question'.
    1 month ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'CinemaDNG question' in the forum.
    1 month ago

    This was mentioned to before also from Colourist at Arri. Regarding the Dynamic Range not the flexibility to change ISO and such for RED footage as example.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    2 months ago

    waternyc wrote:

    "Life is like a box of chocolates.....

    ...whats that? Everybody wants one and you hope you get he best selection?
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    2 months ago

    As mentioned before most likely around the 27th and many will be happy and excited and some not so much.

    Not so much could be features or maybe just maybe functionality.
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'macOS Sierra - What works and what doesn't' in the forum.
    2 months ago

    coldsweat wrote:

    The 'keyframe diamonds' aren't showing up for me in the inspector window on mouse rollover.

    They appear when I click where they should be & they still work, however they don't display when simply hovering the cursor over them as they did in El Cap.

    Could you post a screenshot where?
    I do see the keyframe diamonds when rolling over the location...
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'macOS Sierra - What works and what doesn't' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    Tom Wolsky wrote:

    Start clicking in the dashboard and the lines will appear. Notice the offset caption that's shot off to the left.

    Yes I have noticed, but still now line.
    On a Mac pro Late 2013 with ... yup latest OSX macOS
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'macOS Sierra - What works and what doesn't' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    Looks different on mysids of Mac world.


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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Motion dot whatever' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    Really dig the Keyer in Motion and Final Cut Pro X.... but.... with now Clone Brush its useless for some Keying Tasks!
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  • AppleGuru thanks user 'Scrubelicious' in the forum message ' Playback issues with FS7 Footage in FCPX'.
    3 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Playback issues with FS7 Footage in FCPX' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    I wonder how Final Cut Pro X handles RED footage when shot on high speed but project fps set to 24fps.

    Will have to try that out...
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    ejis1979 wrote:

    Just for laugh. :P :lol: :blink: :woohoo:

    This is just my prediction for new versions of FCP,Motion, Compressor and iMovie/iMovie Pro

    What do you guys think? :lol:

    I can only speculate ;) some of the users will be very excited the others might not be as much and some might move to a alternative... :whistle:

    I would like to see Final Cut Pro X mobile module to edit footage that is in cloud as a proxy using the iPad Pro. Just for editing that would be awesome. :silly:
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    MsJustine wrote:

    It is just lazy design to abuse solder like Jony does with the macbook range, it should be able to be upgraded post purchase, things break, RAM does south, why not just have 2 types, one with fixed glued in RAM, oh that is called the AIR, and the other, PRO, which may be upgraded by 3rd party shops or qualified internal staff at say a big broadcaster????

    That is just my point, it is laziness by Apple to not have 2 types, I would in a heart beat buy a 17inch macbook pro that allowed me to upgrade as an when I need to, that was the best part of the silver key macbook pro, I could change RAM as and when I needed, I replaced the broken dvd with a 2nd HDD, easy, now this new range....

    Not everyone can afford to max out at purchase..

    Actually it is not a lazy design, it is much easer to build a device with compartments. But you will not get the slim design that everybody wants.
    Also there has been insider poles where they have compared how often a users actually upgrade or extended there devices in the Apple ecosystem. Not very often especially in Professional area. Usually if it is time to upgrade you mind as well get a new device. (Harddrive is different story)
    The problem today is, devices are not coming as fast as they did. But with announcements of slow live cycles, it seems the technology speed bumps are not worth the money.
    This is maybe we see much more activity in the service and experience level. ;)
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    3 months ago

    Was there ever a Keynote from Apple where Final Cut Pro X was ever mentioned?
    Also I do recall the Mac Pro line was announced and presented during the October timeframe.

    Maybe, just maybe the keynote that was watched yesterday is for a different audience?
    I mean macOS had also on air time.

    :evil:
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  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Motion dot whatever' in the forum.
    4 months 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'.
    4 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Best Backup solution for small business' in the forum.
    4 months 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'.
    4 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    4 months 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.
    4 months 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'.
    4 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Waiting on 10.2.4 and 10.3' in the forum.
    4 months 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.
    5 months 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.
    5 months 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.
    5 months 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.
    5 months 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?'.
    6 months ago
  • Scrubelicious replied to the topic 'Apple Photos App for Videos or?' in the forum.
    6 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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