crease in gel, is it a problem? by Michael Hurwicz 4 weeks ago I just bought some gels, and several of them have a slight but noticeable crease in the middle, about two inches long. I have not used gels before and am not sure if this is something to be concerned
MōVI by Todd Terry 1 month ago So, who's ready to plunk their deposit on the new M VI http: vimeo.com 63357898 I have to admit we're more than mildly considering it... but I'd sure like to be able to play with one a bit first befor
Re: MōVI by Jason Jenkins 1 month ago From what I can tell, the Movi is basically a handheld version of the Cineflex system; Y'know, that $100k piece of hardware you put on a helicopter to get super smooth aerial shots. The problem with a
FCPX at NAB by Sandeep Sajeev 2 months ago So I was watching the Imagineer Systems Mocha Pro VFX Webinar tonight and someone asked this question: Q: Will you show anything new tasty, awesome, wonderful at NAB in a few weeks A: Yes. Especially
Canon 5D "stutter" by Brecht Boelens 2 months ago Hi, I'm trying to film with my Canon 5D mk 2, but for some reason it has some kind of weird stutter jitter in the footage. I have uploaded a small clip to youtube as example. I have also uploaded it f
Re: Canon 5D "stutter" by Jason Jenkins 2 months ago Looks like normal 24 25p video to me. If you want smooth, shoot 60p or 60i. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
Anybody need a 4K DeSisti HMI? by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago I don't know the seller, but this 4K DeSisti HMI with ballast, bulb and stand keeps popping up on Seattle Craigslist for $4k. Seems like a good deal. I wish I needed it! http: seattle.craigslist.org s
Re: Anybody need a 4K DeSisti HMI? by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago Aaaah, that's probably why they've had trouble selling it. So, is a 1200W the biggest you can plug into household current Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mo
Lighting Interiors for Video by Michael Asgian 3 months ago I am a photographer that is just about to step into Video. I need some advice from you guys Video experts. Most of the times when I'm shooting Interiors, I'm lighting them with flash. Sometimes when s
Re: Lighting Interiors for Video by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago Bob Cole "In your situation, since you're an ace photographer, I'd still recommend that you leverage your still photography skills and the flexibility of still photography to the hilt. Buy a slider,
Re: The Mormons are here by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago The Mormons are here, too. What do you mean by "fruity" Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
Taking Care Of Yourself by Dan Asselin 3 months ago Just thought I'd let my friends know at this forum, that after many months of searching, I have finally found eyedrops which work that don't sting when i put them in. Brand new (I think) Visine Multi-
Re: Taking Care Of Yourself by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago Dan Asselin "Visine Multi-Symptom makes really long editing sessions much more bearable." You do know it's OK to blink while editing, right ;) Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with
How much longer for 720p? by Dave Gage 3 months ago Everything I do at this point goes directly to the web, which is entirely instructional video. Most of what I've done recently comes from ScreenFlow screen captures exported out at 1600x1000. When I s
Re: How much longer for 720p? by Andrew Kimery 3 months ago Walter Graff "1080 is two interlaced fields combined which makes for some pretty crappy issues related to motion and edges. It will look better as a still frame but once you moves watch out." 1080i60
FPS and Workflow for Long Shots by Kirk Lauterbach 3 months ago I am curious about the process of taking a long shot such as clouds rolling overhead of a mountain coming out of the shadows as the sun rises. I have a 550d with magic lantern installed so I can adjus
Re: FPS and Workflow for Long Shots by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago If you want to do time-lapse video, then using an intervalometer to take a photo every few seconds or so is the way to go. Here's a good primer: http: philipbloom.net 2013 02 05 timelapsebasics Jason
Harrison Ford back as Han Solo? by Kylee Wall 3 months ago I have no idea why this would break through "Latino Review" but this excitement is starting to clog up my news feed. What say you, film nerds I know you all have opinions. blog: kyleesportfolio.com bl
Losing clients by Tom Sefton 3 months ago We are getting the impression that a client we have been bending over backwards to please is thinking of leaving us-they aren't very profitable, but have the potential to become a very regular and ste
Re: Losing clients by Mark Suszko 3 months ago People are funny in how they value things. Do a job for free, and they don't think much of it. Do the SAME job, billed at full rate, they think the work is marvelous, they show it off. Do the same job
DSLR dolly track by Danny Dodge 3 months ago In case anyone has been looking for track. I've been using the SnapTrack Cinerails system and putting it through the hoops for the last year. Shot several network TV shows with it, and now I've put th
Re: DSLR dolly track by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago That's a very cool dolly system, Danny! Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
The "F bomb" after the SuperBowl by Nick Griffin 3 months ago I find it hard to believe that winning quarterback and MVP Joe Flacco is being criticized for being caught on audio sayings to a teammate, "We won the F***ing SuperBowl!" (Only, like Ralphie in A Chri
Re: The "F bomb" after the SuperBowl by Jason Jenkins 3 months ago Nick Griffin "Just because the US was originally settled by Puritans doesn't mean 300 years later we have to think the way they did." "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.
An FYI from Red Giant by Brian Mulligan 4 months ago http: www.redgiantsoftware.com blog 2013 01 24 looks-mojo-fcpx-10-0-7 "The truth is, while there is a bug causing these issues, it s not coming from us. There is a serious bug in FCPX that causes many
Lighting for seamless white background by Dan Shaw 4 months ago Hi Guys - I was hoping to grab some much needed expertise regarding a lighting setup that I am trying to create. My goal is to create video's with me shot portrait style in front of a seamless white b
Version 6.5 a big step forward for Edius by Dominic Deacon 4 months ago Rule number 1 of editing may just be that you don't update versions on your software mid project but I got myself in a position where I had to. I'd been colour grading within Edius 6.0 (by-the-by mask
FCPX proving to be very fast by craig slattery 4 months ago The end of week one, cutting a half hour special for The Culture Show BBC Two. FCPX is proving to be incredibly fast, we have finished the first week of the edit a day early. We started with 900GB of
Re: Crazy expensive, crazy capability. by Craig Seeman 4 months ago Bret Williams "I don't know if it's a good thing when you can accidentally run your documentary through the wash." It could give new meaning to Bleach Bypass. And the dog can really eat your feature
Need Input On My Hardware Setup by Wannamake Amovie 5 months ago I've got a 17" Macbook Pro with a 2.2 GHz i7 chip and as of now 16GB Ram and I replaced my optical superdrive with a 500GB SSD, i'm booting off the SSD and i've got all my software on there, which aft
Re: Need Input On My Hardware Setup by Jason Jenkins 4 months ago Dave Gage "Please keep me posted on how it goes. We all basically have the same MBP." Dave: At this point, I've done over five hours of mobile editing, with projects on my 750GB internal HDD. No prob
Predictions for FCPX in 2013 by Steve Connor 5 months ago So it's 2013 and despite Aindreas's best efforts, FCPX doesn't appear to have been EOL'd yet, what features do we think we'll be seeing added to FCPX this year I think Apple will add an audio mixer or
Re: Predictions for FCPX in 2013 by Jason Jenkins 5 months ago How about an auto-scrolling timeline so I can use my trackpad less ! Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
Seasons greetings by Steve Connor 5 months ago Seasons greetings to everyone, can I take this opportunity to wish everyone a great holiday season and many thanks for all the fascinating, funny, infuriating and at times simply brilliant discussions
Re: Seasons greetings by Jason Jenkins 5 months ago Bill Davis "Please enjoy a half dozen "virtual tamales" on me. (An arizona X-mas tradition!)" I ate the real thing for Christmas! Between my wife (1 4 Mexican) and her aunt (1 2 Mexican), I'm in Mexi
wireless audio recording with DSLR by jo roy 5 months ago Hi everyone, I'm looking for some informations about the best workflow equipment to record audio with DSLR. Here is what i want to know, and some restrictions that i have to mention to you: -This is a
Re: wireless audio recording with DSLR by Jason Jenkins 5 months ago You should run the wireless lavs into a mixer and output to a recording device. Use in-camera audio as a sync track. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.
Skyfall by Scott Roberts 6 months ago As a precursor to my review, let me just explain how the first 30 minutes of the movie were slightly ruined for me... I went to go see Skyfall in the IMAX over the weekend. I don't know about the IMAX
Re: Skyfall by Jason Jenkins 5 months ago Jeff Breuer " You know those things and Renaissance fairs where they shackle a guys head and arms and let passer-bys mock him, dump water on his head, etc." They are called 'pillory' or 'stocks'. Jas