My Roller Coaster FCPX Experience by Mike Silverman 1 year ago I've been editing on Final Cut Pro since version 2. I recently decided to try out FCPX now that it has had a few updates and has the Multicam feature. I am at a point where I want to make a decision a
Re: My Roller Coaster FCPX Experience by Justin Ferar 1 year ago Thanks for posting your experience - I literally feel sick to my stomach now. Still on FCP legacy - testing CS5.5 - loving what I'm hearing about CS6. Anyway, let us know how you fare with MC6.
FCS3 Share Option and Blu-Ray by Justin Ferar 4 years ago Not exactly sure where to post this- seems Apple Compressor should be it's own forum by now but feel free to point me to another category. I posted here because most people here would be interested in
FCP7 chapter markers by Justin Ferar 4 years ago Did Apple finally fix chapter markers in FCP 7 Can you drag them individually or select all and drag This alone would prompt me to upgrade!
Apple misses the boat, again... by Brendan Coots 4 years ago RANT ALERT Today's exciting ( ) release of the new Final Cut Studio left me completely stumped. How could Apple miss the boat, yet again, on Blu Ray authoring in DVDSP In fact, DVDSP is still stuck at
Re: Apple misses the boat, again... by Justin Ferar 4 years ago Eric, obviously you are not surprised. But man- I think most people are pretty much stunned by the omission. Two upgrades in row without BD. Just a bit hard to swallow. I guess I'll finally purchase P
FX plug renders slower than AE plug in FCP by Justin Ferar 5 years ago I love that we can now use Saphire in Motion now but I was hoping that the latest release would improve render times in FCP, not get worse. Some of my favorite filters (cartoon paint) are taking twice
JVC-HD200 by Gary Hallquist 5 years ago Does anyone else have this problem When recording in HDV on the JVC-HD200, there is an audio dropout at the end of every clip. The video is seen but the audio dissappears even when played back in the
Re: JVC-HD200 by Justin Ferar 5 years ago Hmm. I checked my tapes and found that yes, there is a single frame of audio dropout (not a full second) during playback. What I'm curious about is why it matters. It's a window dub right It has no ef
720p60 Playback Issue by Mark Curry 5 years ago Hello, I'm editing a 720p60 piece that consists of a continuous, very smooth motion dolly (on tracks) pan. However, on QuickTime playback the video exhibits occasional stutters. These stutters are not
Re: 720p60 Playback Issue by Justin Ferar 5 years ago It's all system independent so there's nothing you can do to control that. All my compressed files for web act differently depending on the browser used (if viewing via web). If I have someone view a
What is the blue laser option for? by Justin Ferar 5 years ago If you go and switch your disc to HD DVD you have the option of selecting Red Laser or Blue Laser. I've been authoring Red Laser HD-DVD's on DVD-5's just fine. Is it possible to create a blue laser di
BR-HD50 on-screen display issue by Karl Soehnlein 5 years ago My BR-HD50 is connected to two monitors: an HDTV and a SDTV. The HDTV is connected via HDMI; the SDTV is connected via composite (line) out. Both monitors playback video simultaneously without any pro
HD 110 vs. 200 by Corey O'Quinn 5 years ago I am buying 3 cameras for my high school's broadcasting class. These cameras will be used to film the daily news, as well as for the more advanced students to use in their projects. The problem I am h
720p 59.94 101 by Chris Poisson 5 years ago I'm doing a project destined for a large plasma display in a sales office. It will be made all from stills. There will be a bit of AE work for transitions etc. My thought to save rendering time in AE
Re: 720p 59.94 101 by Justin Ferar 5 years ago 59.94 is pretty much as close to reality as we can get. It is what it is- super clean motion images without judder- like you're there. Best for sports and reality TV.
bug....intel and hdv by Alvaro Lanciai 5 years ago dear Friends, I discovered a bug testing my octocore intel with compressor. Unfortunately, encoding a file from hdv to m2v, an intel processor is 4 times slower than a non-intel processor, ...only in
Re: bug....intel and hdv by Justin Ferar 5 years ago Heard it through the grapevine that Leopard better manages multi processors using Compressor. But don't take it from me- wait for the early adopters to report.
Help on capture by Michael Goldsmith 5 years ago Hello! I am needing some advice for our new JVC HD250 camera. We are a church in Missouri that is getting ready to launch our first multi-site venue in January. We will be recording on Saturday nights
Re: Help on capture by Justin Ferar 5 years ago No you can't pull it from that hard drive. The DVR records DV which is exactly the same format as shooting to tape so there is no image quality advantage to using the DVR.
IO HD for use with HDV 720p30 by Tom Valens 6 years ago Can I use the IO HD with footage from my JVC HD100 shooting HDV 720p30 (29.97) I notice in the manual that I downloaded from the AJA site that there was no AJA 720p30 Easy Setup listed. Does anyone kn
Re: IO HD for use with HDV 720p30 by Justin Ferar 6 years ago Hi Tom, I have two JVC HD200's and know them well. I'm 98 percent sure that the analog outs on your HD 100 act the same as the 200. Component out can be output from the cam as 720p60 or 1080i (user se
JVC HDPro line Stuck pixles by Matt Norton 6 years ago I have now had my hands on the full line of JVC HDPRO HDV cameras except the the 200. My latest field test was with the HD250 a brand new demo unit. The camera produces some fantastic images. 60p mode
Re: JVC HDPro line Stuck pixles by Justin Ferar 6 years ago Hi Matt, Every camcorder manufacturer has dead pixels- not just JVC. I've worked with them all and have seen them on JVC, Panny and Sony. The great thing is that the professional cams have pixel maski
HDV compatible with Blu-Ray and HD-DVD? by Justin Ferar 6 years ago I shoot 720p60. The footage is digitized as Apple Pro Res and edited. Up until this point I have been storing the finished programs as ProRes files on a raid array, but it's filling up as the files ar
mysterious unrendering by dr.nick 6 years ago I've got clips unrendering in the timeline for no apparent reason and or loosing the connection to the rendered video files. Problem #1 The timeline will in some instances show that clip is rendered i
Digital to Analog issues by Justin Ferar 6 years ago I edit video in Final Cut Pro with a Black Magic Intensity Pro Video card. The card has AES EBU out which I have connected to a Behringer SRC2495 Ultramatch Pro ADDA converter via RCA coax. The conver
Re: Digital to Analog issues by Justin Ferar 6 years ago Rodney, you are exactly right. I am editing for DVD as I usually mix sound right up to zero which would be pushing my analog mixer way over. The mixer can't trim the input, it only applies gain, which
setting up compresor for 8 core mac pro by Matt Devino 6 years ago We just picked up the shiny new 8 core, and it's time to set it up so I can use compressor to take advantage of all those cores. Anybody know of a link on how to set up the virtual cluster needed to d
no such thing as virtual cluster! by Justin Ferar 6 years ago You'll find nothing in the manual about "virtual cluster". What throws people is that the term "virtual cluster" is not an Apple term and does not show up in any literature. "Quick Cluster" is the mor
Motion 3 Templates & HD by Wayne Carey 6 years ago Don't get me wrong, I love Motion 3 except that it can be difficult to run and dealing with templates in HD is a real "pain in the a..". What I am talking about is working in 3D is somewhat tough when
Rechargeable 9V batteries REDUX by Justin Ferar 6 years ago NAB has passed and up until this point the prevailing view has been that rechargeable batteries are not suitable for wireless systems and such. Well we use six 9v batteries everytime we shoot and I'm
problems in jvc 251 vtr by judith1 6 years ago hi: I have tried the jvc 251 the other day and recorded 50i without a problem. Then I tried hdv 720p but it didnt show up when I switched to vtr mode. 50i did show though. Any ideas why this might be
Re: problems in jvc 251 vtr by Justin Ferar 6 years ago The camera should take a second or two to adjust but that's all. Sounds like you need to find another unit for playback to confirm that footage is actually there. Best of luck.