Performance by Brian Cooney 1 month ago I'm an FCP7 user who switched to PPro CS6 about 3 months ago. The past couple of months I started doing extensive work in PPRo and I'm noticing my system struggling. got a Quad i7 with CUDA card lates
Corrupted exports by Dylan Hargreaves 1 month ago Hi, I possibly have a corruption issue in a project, but it's a very strange one. I've been trying to do a full res export of the video to copy to a drive to send to a company for syndication. This fi
Re: Corrupted exports by Dylan Hargreaves 1 month ago You, sir, are a genius. That's exactly what the problem was. I wasn't sure if the syndicators would be mac compatible so I formatted the drive to FAT32. That you surmised this from my post is nothing
Need name of this piece of equipment by Daniel McClintock 2 months ago Below is a frame grab of a camera lazy susan used for a British Diet Coke ad. Does anyone know who manufactures this, or what was used to construct one. Any advice would be most helpful. Here's a link
PPro CS6 Export issue by Dylan Hargreaves 1 month ago Hi folks, I'm attempting a fresh export of a recent project that seems it may have corrupted. The original export had no problems and is proudly sitting on YouTube gathering views by the million (hah!
Re: PPro CS6 Export issue by Kevin Monahan 1 month ago That's been known to solve some issues. I'd try that first. Kevin Monahan Social Support Lead Adobe After Effects Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe Systems, Inc. Follow Me on Twitter!
Shooting Touch Screen Interaction by Jacob Winders 2 months ago I frequently shoot marketing and training videos about laptops, tablets, and PCs. Whenever I have to shoot a device with a touch screen that requires a demo of the touch interaction, I face a dilemma.
Re: Shooting Touch Screen Interaction by Dylan Hargreaves 2 months ago We're doing this with an app demo video right now. It's a pain in the ass to be honest! We use the screen replacement method. Otherwise, you've got the added problem of the touch screen becoming a gia
Background fix by Dylan Hargreaves 3 months ago Hi folks, We were given a conference room to film a speaker in yesterday and hit on the great idea of using the pulldown projector screen to fake up a white infinity background. As you can see from th
Re: Background fix by Dylan Hargreaves 3 months ago Thanks Chris, I was hoping to do it without masks, but I guess that's wishful thinking! I've had a good result using a power mask in Magic Bullet's Colorista over the offending bits... A bit of rotosc
Dimming a softbox by Dylan Hargreaves 5 months ago Hey folks, I have a Photoflex Starlite softbox which is proving next to useless for 99% of the time I need it due it simply being too powerful. What solutions are there to dim one of these softboxes w
Research and Development funding by Dylan Hargreaves 5 months ago Hi all, I have an idea for a new piece of camera grip that could be worth trying to get in to production. Thing is I don't really know the first thing about product R&D. Of course, Google would be my
Making a bigger wheelie! by Dylan Hargreaves 6 months ago Hi all, We are recreating an image of a biker pulling a wheelie with an actor, who for health and safety reasons couldn't pull one for real! The problem is, the wheelie we photographed wasn't big enou
Re: Making a bigger wheelie! by Dylan Hargreaves 6 months ago Cheers, but we ended up finding a fix - none of the distort tools were working but fortunately we were able to cut a couple of inches off the front forks and push the front wheel up closer to the bike
Recording Voiceover: assistance needed by Dylan Hargreaves 12 months ago Hi folks, Remember how recording V O in FCP was a cinch Remember that feeling of dread that one day you were gonna have to record V O into PPro and it was gonna be a huge pain in the ass Well that day
Article: Colorgrading Round-Up by Dennis Kutchera 1 year ago Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Colorgrading Round-Up Dennis Kutchera went to Vegas with a goal - to be tantalized by the new colour-grading options - in essence, to cheat on his beloved Avid. What hap
Re: Colorgrading Round-Up by Dylan Hargreaves 1 year ago I'm gonna focus on a negative here and say this review was really lacking any insight into Speedgrade. As an FCP refugee to Prod Prem 5.5, I will be shortly upgrading to CS6 and have been dying to hea
So what happens to our hardware...? by Dylan Hargreaves 1 year ago It seems pretty clear by now that Apple does not consider the pro-video broadcast film arena as somewhere it wants to be. Steve Jobs (RIP) has even said on many occasions: 'Apple is a mobile device co
monitor cabling by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hi folks, I've just impulse bought a Sony Trinitron 14" broadcast monitor off ebay for $100. I've got a couple of potential uses for it - one hooked up to a camera in our studio or the other as a call
Client can't view rushes. Any ideas? by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hi all, A client needs to view some rushes on his machine to help with scripting. Unfortunately, he can only hear the audio and can't see the pictures. We shot on xdcam, and I can view them no problem
Faking the golden hour look by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hey peeps, We did a shoot last week relying on the trusty British weather for some beautiful golden hours, fools that we are... We actually got pretty lucky on day two with spectacular light at both e
Re: Faking the golden hour look by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hi Marcus, Just wanted to say thanks so much for the .colorgrades! They look amazing - far better than anything I could have done, even with the tutorial! A toast to you, sir. A gentleman and a schola
ASA/ISO confusion by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago So I'm still messing around with Cinestyle and have now read a few different blogs saying it's vital to shoot at multiples of 160ASA. Say what A quick Google seems to suggest ASA = ISO... Is that righ
Re: ASA/ISO confusion by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Built in follow focus sounds awesome - any pointers tutorials on how that works Also, are there any tables anywhere that give the q-scale bitrate equivalents It's a bit guesswork-y at the moment! Oh,
550D & Magic lantern by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago So I finally installed Magic Lantern on my t2i 550D and have a few questions I was hoping someone could help me with to save me countless hours spooling through vimeo clips and forums trying to find t
Cinestyle grading issue t2i by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hi all, I've just installed the cinestyle profile on my t2i and some test shots have thrown up an unusual moire issue in the grade. Camera settings: t2i set to cinestyle Tamron 17-50mm lens @f11, shut
Re: Cinestyle grading issue t2i by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hey, So I've done another little test. Pretty much the same set up. The picture sharpness the first time was dialled all the way down, however, after watching a blog on fxguide about cinestyle, I dial
Technicolor Picture Style by Peter Burger 2 years ago Just read that the Technicolor Picture Style is available: http: blog.vincentlaforet.com 2011 04 29 technicolor-cinestyle-profile-available-for-canon-5dmkii http: zech-fstop.blogspot.com 2011 04 new-p
Re: Technicolor Picture Style by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hey Danny, Thanks for putting the pointers on installing this for your t3i. Don't think I would've worked that out for my t2i without your post! Roll on the first shoot with Cinestyle this Friday!
Caprock anti-moire filters by Dylan Hargreaves 2 years ago Hi all, Has anyone got any experience with Caprock's anti-moire filters They look like a pretty worthwhile investment, but it seems some of the pattern diameters are more suited to certain cameras tha