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Errol Lazare

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January 20th 2008
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Sharing a thunderbolt raid drive between two new Mac Pros
by Nathan Sangster 4 months ago
We are looking to freshen up our 5 year old Mac Pro edit suites to the new Mac Pro coming out soon. We will be switching from FCP 6 to Adobe CS6 and I was wondering if one RAID drive with 2 Thunderbol
Re: Sharing a thunderbolt raid drive between two new Mac Pros
by Errol Lazare 4 months ago
I have been seriously curious about this as well! Glad you are on to this. You will be giving us all the gift of knowledge this Christmas once you try this out! Can't wait. By the way, happy holidays
Constantly "Rendering Required Fields"
by Jason Nower 2 years ago
Hey All, Ive been working on a project that uses alot of multicam. suddenly today it constantly is "rendering required feilds", so much so it dosent even play at times. any suggestions
Re: Constantly "Rendering Required Fields"
by Errol Lazare 7 months ago
This is an audio problem. Typically I cut the audio from the multicam sequence and paste it into the sequence where I nest the multi-camera sequence. A benefit to this is that you can adjust the audio
Premiere Pro CC Link Media extremely slow
by Tim Donahue 9 months ago
I'm relinking media to a project that was output from FCP 7 as an XML and imported into Premiere Pro CC 7.0.1. Im in the process of relinking the nearly 600 clips per episode and it's taking hours to
Re: Premiere Pro CC Link Media extremely slow
by Errol Lazare 7 months ago
Tim, I am experiencing this too! I can't believe how poorly thought out this is for premiere. They butchered this in CS6 where you had to actually type the name of the file that was offline and now ag
Encore CS6 Hangs when opening. Cannot open program
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
I cannot open encore. It gets to the encore load screen and then becomes un-responsive. The only solution is to re-start the computer but that is no guarantee that it will work either. Any advice is m
Re: Encore CS6 Hangs when opening. Cannot open program
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
Hey Danny, My system is a Mac Pro 12 core 2.4ghz with Quadro 4000 graphics card and 24 gigs of ram. Regards, Errol Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
Batch Export Multiple Sequences
by Shawn Lloyd 3 years ago
I'm really enjoying getting back into Premiere again, but I'm finding some glaring holes. I'm using PP5 and I need to batch export 100 individual seqences from one project. Unless I've missed somethin
Re: Batch Export Multiple Sequences
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
Hey Ryan, Thanks for your info on this. I had a question regarding this matter. I tried to select multiple sequences to add, but Media Encoder only allows me to add one sequence at a time. When I sele
Sending Multiple Sequences to Media Encoder and Long Time "preparing data for export"?
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
In FCP we were able to select multiple sequences and send them to Compressor and they would be added within 2 seconds. In Premiere, I am trying to send 6x2hr sequences to media encoder and I can only
Re: Sending Multiple Sequences to Media Encoder and Long Time "preparing data for export"?
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
Hello Paul, Thanks for your input. By sending, I mean exporting to media encoder from Premiere pro. I will try your idea for adding multiple sequences by importing the project file into AME. Thanks, E
How do I Synchronize time of nested sequences?
by John Rowe 3 years ago
Hi, When I use Nested Sequences and I double click on a daughter sequence inside my main sequence, while Premiere does open the daughter sequence the timeline cursor does not reflect the same position
Re: How do I Synchronize time of nested sequences?
by Errol Lazare 9 months ago
Shift+T should work in premiere pro CS6. Works for me. Check to see what your keyboard shortcuts are set to. Mine are set to Final Cut Pro keystroke. Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
Adobe Premiere audio cuts out
by daniel fogarty 2 years ago
hey folks, i've recently installed a trial version of adobe 5.5 on a most recent gen mac pro - 2.93 ghz 6 core intel xeon. it's currently running 16 gigs of RAM but we're upgrading it to 24gb right no
Re: Adobe Premiere audio cuts out
by Errol Lazare 10 months ago
This seems to happen when I have a lot of cuts and edits in my project: Premiere will play for 4-5 seconds and then audio will cut out. If I stop and then start playback it will play for another 2-3 s
Final Cut vs. Premiere Pro for editing on Mac???
by Alison Teal 2 years ago
I'm wondering whether to make the switch from Final Cut 7 to Adobe Premiere Pro I have a ton of footage from different cameras and it seems Premiere is a quicker way to edit without transcoding everyt
Re: Final Cut vs. Premiere Pro for editing on Mac???
by Errol Lazare 11 months ago
I am going to agree with Dan. Premiere has good features and it is nice to not have to transcode but it is a very heavy program that seems to lag and take longer to do things that Final cut pro would
Media Encoder - Impossibly Slow and Cannot Edit will Exporting?
by Errol Lazare 12 months ago
Adobe media encoder is Impossibly slow in communicating with premiere via dynamic link. When I click queue export in premiere it takes 1-2 minutes to talk with media encoder to add file to queue and t
Re: Media Encoder - Impossibly Slow and Cannot Edit will Exporting?
by Errol Lazare 11 months ago
All of these suggestions were helpful. Thanks everyone for your input. Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
Service: Primeworks Multimedia
by Stephen Shevchuk 2 years ago
Vancouver British Columbia, Canada Film   Design   Production Primeworks Multimedia Film Editing     Graphic & Motion Design     HD Production Primeworks Multimedia is a
Re: Primeworks Multimedia
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
This guy is a magician in the editing room! Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
Service: EXL Films
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
Vancouver British Columbia, Canada Production EXL Films Full Service Video Production     Advertainment Video     Corporate Video We are a Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton video pro
Video: Canadian Video Company Demo Reel | EXL Films Vancouver | Calgary | Edmonton
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
Canadian Video Company Demo Reel EXL Films Vancouver Calgary Edmonton This is an intense and exciting compilation of videos we have had the pleasure to Produce, Direct, Shoot and Edit at EXL Films. Th
eSata Problems with than 2 esata connections - Mac Pro
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
I have 2 Newertech esata cards in the back of my macpro 8 core. My ideal setup is 2 hard drive docking stations connecting into the 2 ports of the 1st esata card and an OWC Mercury 12TB Raid connectin
Re: eSata Problems with than 2 esata connections - Mac Pro
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
Hello Rainer, I have 2 of these cards in my system at the moment so a total of 4 esata ports. Based on what you have mentioned does the slot number make a difference in performance and utilizing diffe
Encore hangs at 33% when opening project
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
Having a reoccurring and annoying problem with Encore CS 5.1. When I open a project that I am working on or has been previously saved, Encore loads the project to 33% and then then spinning colour whe
Pixelation when exporting footage from FCP
by Amy Hill 2 years ago
Hey Guys, Hope you can help...been trying to research this answer but only getting half way there. I'm quite new to shooting with DSLR and using FCP so bear with me. I used a Canon 550d to shoot some
Re: Pixelation when exporting footage from FCP
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Hey Amy, This may be due to the codec you are using on your timeline. Try changing your timeline settings codec to something like Proress and see if export will work without pixelation. I had this pro
Glitchy Video on Export from Final Cut
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
I am experiencing a glitch when I export from final cut using Export to Quicktime Movie. Basically after every edit point there is a mosaic square pixelated glitch that appears. I am on a Mac Pro 8 Co
Re: Glitchy Video on Export from Final Cut
by Tony Brittan 2 years ago
That was my first question! Betting it's some sort of h.264 or something. Posted from iPad, please excuse typos!
Video glitch on export.
by Ted Haines 3 years ago
I'm exporting a ProRes 422 sequence from Final Cut as a quicktime movie (no conversion). Everything plays fine in the sequence. The exported file zooms just before some of my edit points. Anyone ever
Re: Video glitch on export.
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
I am also experiencing a glitch after exporting as a quicktime movie. It is somewhat of a Mozaic glitch for one frame after each edit point. Have you ever experienced this Jerry I am on a mac 8-core 2
Encore CS5 Menu Anomalies
by Charles Fasano 3 years ago
Allow me to begin by saying thank you in advance for any and all help. Please know I am a marine biologist first and a video editor second so I'll apologize for my elementary questions. 2011 macbook p
Re: Encore CS5 Menu Anomalies
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Hey Charlie, I have also experienced the annoyance of a low quality menu playing in my HD blu-ray encore project. I found some what of a work around. It seems that every time I create a menu with enco
Best photo paper for bluray inserts
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Hey All, We have been using black DVD box cases for our blurays and have recently switched to the blue box cases. Typically we use epson paper but now with the semi-clear Blue box cases you can see th
Re: Best photo paper for bluray inserts
by Rick Fry 2 years ago
The best photo paper for Blu-ray inserts is at ProfessionalLabel.com
Low Quality Bluray Motion Menus?
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
We have been having a problem with the quality of our bluray menus in Encore DVD. We are still working with final cut pro so our workflow is to export our Bluray assets through compressor in a Bluray
Re: Low Quality Bluray Motion Menus?
by Stan Jones 2 years ago
What version of Encore Some reports of this problem are because Encore is rendering (as it will if you do anything other than add highlights), and the default transcode setting is too low. Try one of
Compiler File Error Message
by Steve Cohen 7 years ago
I just srated getting an error when creating a DVD in DVDSP. I recently updated DVDSP to 4.1.2 and I believe this is the 1st DVD since doing so. My process is the same as always. Export QT from FCP Dr
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Re: Compiler File Error Message
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Worked like a charm. This must be so glitch within DVD studio pro. This seems to happen on a random basis for us but trashing preferences always seems to work. Thanks again. Errol X. Lazare EXL Films
Best lens options for shooting interviews
by Casey Petersen 2 years ago
I've been in video production for nearly 20 years, but haven't really had much experience doing sit-down interviews...even with a video camera, but now using DSLRs (Canon 60D), I'm finding it a bit mo
Re: Best lens options for shooting interviews
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
If it is brighter you will be able to stop down the lens a bit which will give you a bit more room for your plane of focus. For run and gun I woul recommend using a zoom lens. A 16-35 2.8 may be good
Rebel ti2 - HDMI output running for hours, can it cause heat problems?
by Aurel W√ľnsch 2 years ago
Hi, I consider using a few Rebel Ti2 to livestream an event. Magic Lantern allows me to get a image without any OSD elements and as we stream in 720p the resolution you get from the HDMI output is suf
Re: bel ti2 - HDMI output running for hours, can it cause heat problems?
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Ah, Good to know. I wish you luck on your shoot! Regarding the overheating issue, I have not experienced it but it will be good to see what others say about that on the cow. Cheers! Errol X. Lazare EX
Broadcast Video Expo 2012
by Andrew Roughan 2 years ago
hi guys, finally got through all the material I collected from the expo! Some great stuff on show and some great seminars happened. What did everyone think Did you have a good experience What really c
Re: Broadcast Video Expo 2012
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
I guess I missed it completely! I am going to Nab in April. Will you be there this year Andrew Cheers, Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
DSLR Video: What to Buy
by Kevin Allmond 2 years ago
Ok, I need help. I've been going nuts with this issue, and finally decided to take it to a forum. I am currently looking to buy a DSLR, specifically for video, and I cannot nail down which is the way
Re: DSLR Video: What to Buy
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Looks like you received good responses to this. But just a question, how many people on the cow have the Milk Man dude as their profile icon. They are multiplying! Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfil
Canon Lens Recommendations?
by Caleb Trevatt 2 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm going to buy myself a 60D for cinematography, but could do with advice on what lenses I should get. I'm only going to get two. So far I've decided to get the stock 18-135mm IS lens for ge
Re: Canon Lens Recommendations?
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Get a few good prime lenses would be a wise decision. A 35mm 1.4 and a 50mm 1.4 are good. I always tell people that if you are going to go for a slow kit lens you might as well just shoot on a regular
What do you call this type of rig?
by Chris Wood 2 years ago
So you have the handles on the side mounted underneath. Then on the hot shoe you have like, a bar that goes across with fittings for 2 other hot shoe products, namely a monitor and a mic. I was just w
Re: What do you call this type of rig?
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do to mount everything! Errol X. Lazare EXL Films www.exlfilms.com
I need tips for a wedding gig
by Victor Nguyen 2 years ago
I got hired for my first wedding gig and it's gonna be in July. Here's my plan: One t2i ( man by my friend) with a tripod which will get most of the footage. I will use another t2i on a monopod moving
Re: I need tips for a wedding gig
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Hello Victor, I prefer shooting on 32 gig cards because then you don't have to worry about switching cards when the memory gets low and risk loosing 15-20 seconds while you swap it. It also means that
Audio Won't Play when Smooth Cam is Analysing
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
I am having a weird problem where if smooth cam in doing a background process, the audio on my timeline won't be audible. It is basically muted. What is even more interesting is the fact that it seems
Re: Audio Won't Play when Smooth Cam is Analysing
by Jim Miesner 2 years ago
I have the same problem Imac. Imac Running OSX 10.6.8 2.4 GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 667 MHZ DDR2 SDRAM If I wait a couple of minutes it will start working again. I reinstalled FCP and there was no cha
Setting up a small server between 2 macs with Mac mini leopard Server
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
I went to the apple store to see if it would be possible to network 2 editing systems together where they both share one external raid device for all the footage and another smaller drive to keep all
Re: Setting up a small server between 2 macs with Mac mini leopard Server
by Andrew Richards 2 years ago
This is really more appropriate for the SAN forum, but the short answer is no, it won't work. There simply is not enough bandwidth in your proposed setup to support editing over a network. The best yo
Looking for an efficient DVD disc and DVD box label printer
by Errol Lazare 2 years ago
Hey Forum, I print quite a bit of DVDs and Blurays of event videos and am finding that my current printing solution is very time consuming: IE inserting each disc one at a time into my Epson printing
Re: Looking for an efficient DVD disc and DVD box label printer
by Martin Curtis 2 years ago
I use a Primera BravoPro Xi for disc printing. I avoid printing anything else (labels and inserts for the cases) by using translucent cases. But inserts do look more professional. Primera has a range
WOW - Apple promotes how to switch from imovie to FCP
by Errol Lazare 3 years ago
Well it is now obvious that this whole FCPX update is intentional with regards to catering to imovie editors who want to add some zing into their home movies: Check this link to see what I mean: http:
Re: WOW - Apple promotes how to switch from imovie to FCP
by Errol Lazare 3 years ago
What they should have done was made an iMovie pro and then bring an update to finalcut pro which includes all pro features that we want: the ability to import old fcp projects is one thing that comes
put your money where your mouth is
by Allen Cordell 3 years ago
show me something sick edited in fcpx. it's the only thing that'll convince me.
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Re: put your money where your mouth is
by Errol Lazare 3 years ago
And for everyone who wants to switch from imovie to FCPX I would most highly recommend you read this tantalizing apple article because "As an iMovie user, you re already familiar with some features in
Burning Bluray Time Remaining: 214 HOURS?!
by Errol Lazare 3 years ago
I am new to Encore switching from DVD Studio pro, so bare with me for these weird situations I find myself in: I am burning a Bluray disc (23.75 gigs) and it says time remaining will be 214 hours. The
Importing Assets into Encore VERY SLOW
by Errol Lazare 3 years ago
Hi, I am importing a 2 hour Mpeg video clip and AC3 file into Encore to burn a bluray Disc. When I import the video clip it honestly takes 5 minutes for the clip to load into encore and I cannot do an
Re: Importing Assets into Encore VERY SLOW
by Nanda Pilaka 2 years ago
Errol, I may be late in this response, but hope this helps. Files 2GB or larger will cause Encore CS5 to 'hang' or become very slow during import or drag and drop to the timeline - I found this to be
Errol Lazare 3 years ago
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How to batch multiple FCP timelines in Compressor?
by Errol Lazare 4 years ago
I have 10 timelines in Final Cut that I need to compress to DVD using compressor. Each timeline is average 2 hours. My question is how do I add all 10 timelines to compressor to do a batch compression
Re: How to batch multiple FCP timelines in Compressor?
by Ross Daly 3 years ago
Errol, If you have fcp6 or higher you can use "send to compressor" instead of the older method. That will let you batch multiple sequences, but not let you preview them as fcp is busy feeding compress
What's your favourite Title / Lower 3rd Font?
by Martin Phillips 4 years ago
I use Helvetica Neue so much on my titles - clean, modern etc. I know I should be experimenting more with other fonts, but there never seems to be time to play around and I seem to play too safe becau
Re: What's your favourite Title / Lower 3rd Font?
by Errol Lazare 4 years ago
Helvetica...Ha, me to. Yes that is a good choice. Other times when I need the name of a person large and their title, or position in a company as smaller font under their name, I have found that Impac
How do I reveal a clip in Project Gallery?
by Errol Lazare 4 years ago
I have multiple video clips in final cut on my timeline which had the audio deleted on the audio track. I now need to add the audio back to the clip in the track. Is there anyway to reveal the clip in
Re: How do I reveal a clip in Project Gallery?
by Jerry Hofmann 4 years ago
Place the playhead over the clip you'd like to open back up to add the audio from, then type f to open the browser clip in the viewer... add back the audio from there. Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, P
Illustrator Layers to AE layers
by Brian Walsh 6 years ago
Hello All, I was really hoping someone could help me with this problem I've been having. I have an Illustrator file (using AI CS3) that has 1 layer with 12 sublayers that I want to bring into After Ef
Re: Illustrator Layers to AE layers
by Richard Acquaye 5 years ago
I'VE FOUND THE SOLUTION!! In the right had side of the layers panel you'll see an arrow with 3 lines next to it. Highlight your main layer (one that holds all paths), click the icon then select "Relea
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MOV to SWF Flash File
by Errol Lazare 4 years ago
Hello, Does anyone know of a good program that can convert an MOV quicktime file to an SWF file. I have tried Macvide and Xilisoft Video Converter but unfortunately Macvide crashes everytime I export
Re: MOV to SWF Flash File
by Mike Smith 4 years ago
Why would you want to do this Flash itself will allow you to import a mov file, place it on a stage and play it. If it's more than a few seconds long, though, many people consider it better to create
FCP Audio Bands Shift Out of Sync when copying to new timeline
by Errol Lazare 4 years ago
In FCP I copied an edited video from a 23.98 timeline into a 29.97 timeline. I did this to merge the project with other 29.97 footage. Problem is that all my audio fades(bands) from the 23.98 timeline
Jittery,skipping, or strobe like playback
by Aaron Baggett 6 years ago
Hi, When ever I playback a preview(even with ram preview) I have jittery or skip like play back. Even in the rendered version. And it isn't in random places for that session. It is jerky for that vide
Re: Jittery,skipping, or strobe like playback
by Errol Lazare 6 years ago
Hmm. I experienced this with titles that i made in AE and then brought to FCP. They Played fine in the viewer window in FCP, yet once I dropped them into a timeline that matched all the settings it st
How can I attach a layer to a motion path/mask made by pen tool?
by Errol Lazare 6 years ago
Hello, I use motion3 and after effects and notice that in motion3 it is very easy to create a path using the shape tool and then run an object layer along that path. It also allows us to snap the alig
Re: How can I attach a layer to a motion path/mask made by pen tool?
by Errol Lazare 6 years ago
Ah! Thanks Darby! It makes sense now. Thanks for the help. Errol


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