Noah Kadner is the CEO of High Road Productions - a New Mexico-based production company with feature, TV, industrial and corporate credits. Clients include U.S. Army, United Nations, NBC, PBS, Panasonic and Sony. He spent a year working at Apple, tes... [more]
Noah Kadner is the CEO of High Road Productions - a New Mexico-based production company with feature, TV, industrial and corporate credits. Clients include U.S. Army, United Nations, NBC, PBS, Panasonic and Sony. He spent a year working at Apple, testing future versions of Final Cut Studio as part of a special internal production team. He hosts and produces Call Box- a series of HD and 24p digital filmmaker training courses on DVD. Noah works as a forum leader for 2-pop.com and is an Apple Certified Trainer.
Noah writes for technical publications like 3DWorld, HDVideoPro, EditWell and American Cinematographer. He wrote the cover articles for American Cinematographer for "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End," "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and "Nine." He also interviewed Michael Bay for "Transformers." Noah also wrote “RED: The Ultimate Guide to Using the Revolutionary Camera,” the industry’s first and only comprehensive production and post-production book on the RED ONE 4K Camera, from Peachpit Press.
5d Mark 3 Live View Malfunction? by Jose Santiago 4 weeks ago I have just purchased the 5d mark 3 about 1 month ago. I shoot primarily wedding videography and I upgraded from a 7d. I've noticed that when I turn on the camera (and it has no lens on it) If I press
AF100 Zooming Image Gets Darker ? ? by Henry Panniell 1 month ago Took my AF100 on a test drive, using Nikon DX 18-55mm, f 3.5(off of my Nikon D5100) and as I zoomed in on my subjects the image got darker. Zoomed out it got lighter. Been looking at Barry Green's DVD
Re: AF100 Zooming Image Gets Darker ? ? by Noah Kadner 1 month ago Also if it's not a fixed focal length zoom it will change f-stop as you zoom through if you're wide open. i.e. don't be surprised... Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic A
Self-recording stick mic? by Bill Davis 2 months ago Was preparing for NAB where I'm going to have to do some live stand-up interviews over the week. Thinking about gear, It suddenly struck me as kinda weird that none of the major Mic manufacturers seem
5.1 export from FCP7??? by Alex Petrovitch 2 months ago Hello forum, I have a 5.1 mix for a FCP7 project. I'd like to get it out of FCP7 and onto a bluray. Thoughts Also, what should the settings be on the sequence -3db across all 6 tracks 0db for L and R
Re: 5.1 export from FCP7??? by Noah Kadner 2 months ago You can make an AC3 file in Compressor but that won't do you much good if it wasn't mixed in 5.1 to begin with. And for that you'd need to do the mixing work in Soundtrack Pro, Logic, Nuendo or ProToo
digital zoom leeway, 1080p 7D footage... by Jacob Brown 2 months ago Am curious in everyone here's experience, to what degree can I get away with blowing up digitally zooming in on footage. It's shot on a 7D at 1080. Will be used for projections at an event. I've told
HMC 150 Projected Computer Flicker by Randy Champion 2 months ago I searched and could not find info in the archives. If there is info available, please steer me there. I absolutely LOVE my 150. The results I am getting now are so much better. I was shooting a guy g
Re: HMC 150 Projected Computer Flicker by Noah Kadner 2 months ago Yeah it's a very subtle thing- which is way it adjusts I believe in 10's of a second or something along those lines. You'll be able to see exactly where the right setting is on your viewfinder. Just z
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Re: NPR Audio Gear Auction NOW! by Noah Kadner 2 months ago OMG- that belongs in the Smithsonian or at least some Radio Museum don't you think Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160 130.
Workflow for a long distance? by jeremy freeds 2 months ago Hi, I am editing a documentary here at my home in chicago, while my director lives in LA. I was wondering if you knew any good ways to work with her on the project. Are there any good screen sharing s
Re: Workflow for a long distance? by Noah Kadner 2 months ago What sort of timeline are you meaning Your editing software Which one. And what sort of computers are you on. Describe as if we can't see your setup. :) Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic
Better pictures by Ofer Geva 3 months ago OK. This is going to be a long one: I have an AF-100, I use it with the lumix 14-140mm lens and I find the picture lacking (for lack of a better word). Except for a better lens (I plan on buying the S
Re: Better pictures by Noah Kadner 3 months ago Lens would make all the difference in the world. The Lumix zoom you have is fine but probably a decent Prime would look doubly sharp when compared side by side to it. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring
How do I roll Video Only in FCP X by David McWhinney 4 months ago Hi All In FCP 7 if I want to roll only the video I hold down the option key How do I do that in FCP X If it is possible , does it work in both a primary storyline and connected clips Thanks David
Re: Varicam update by Noah Kadner 4 months ago NAB is coming up in a couple of months. As much of the veneer of Varicam was variable frame rates in HD and that functionality now exists in most Panasonic camcorders (really most HD camcorders- perio
Re: Holy Patent Infringment Batman by Noah Kadner 4 months ago Not really news.... http: nofilmschool.com 2011 08 chinese-kineraw-s35-camera-knockoff-red-arri-alexa Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160 130.
Live wireless recording in Mexico by Michael Cowan 5 months ago Hello, I'm producing several hours of instructional video at a retreat center in Cabo San Lucas, MX. The requirement is to mic a presenter with a wireless lav (or two for redundancy) and also have a r
Re: Live wireless recording in Mexico by Noah Kadner 4 months ago My bad- was merely a comment not meant to be 'ganging' up. We're a gang alright but not in any negative way. More like a band. Anyways- if you're still looking for audio help in Mexico- these folks ca
Re: @Buddy Couch by Noah Kadner 5 months ago Yeah Ron, I found the 48fps look incredibly distracting from the magic of the movie and the story. It may be technically more real but on an aesthetic level it looked more like 60p, 60i, 30p or the 12
Do SSD's benefit Motion5? by Alex Udell 5 months ago Heya... AE's new disk based Global Performance Cache benefits greatly from SSD speed. Since motion traditionally doesn't have a cache that works in the same way...does an SSD help motion (aside from r
Re: Do SSD's benefit Motion5? by Noah Kadner 5 months ago As Motion is much more about the GPU than the hard drive- I wouldn't expect that much of a boost in Motion. Not that there won't be some sort of improvement but nothing like what you might see in AFX
No idea what to buy for wireless solution by Max Palmer 6 months ago First off, I am NOT an audio professional. But what I am doing is trying to produce a video at work, where I will need to have a setup with wireless mic's. My camera is a Canon XF100, with dual XLR in
Green screen with 5D mkiii anyone? by Jay Levi 6 months ago Has anyone tested or has footage of greenscreen with a 5d mkiii yet also while its a bit off the subject does anyone have a green screen in their studio that rolls up like papar background, i was thin
Re: Green screen with 5D mkiii anyone? by Noah Kadner 6 months ago Doable but definitely get your lighting great. Paper is ok- not idea though. If you're doing a home studio under less than great lighting I recommend this to make your life much easier in post-- http:
Downloading Motion 5 by David Shapiro 6 months ago Hey, I bought Motion 5. I have already downloaded it on 3 computers and I know that you can only download it five times before purchasing it again. I will be using someone else's computer soon for abo
Re: Downloading Motion 5 by Noah Kadner 6 months ago That wouldn't be a legal usage of your license for FCP X. You'd need to sign into the Mac App Store and use one of your installs or you'd need to have them purchase Motion. It's only $50.... Noah Call
Complaint about a good client by Aaron Cadieux 7 months ago Hey All, So I have this corporate client. They're a pretty good client. They throw a lot of work my way, and they pay on time. My only complaint is that they use me for post-production only. They have
COMPACT FLASH or SD CARDS by Marcus Pimentel 7 months ago What produces better quality video CF cards or SD cards Also does brand matter Sandisk, PNY are they all the same Which is CF or SD CARD brands are best for HD DSLR video
Re: COMPACT FLASH or SD CARDS by Noah Kadner 7 months ago Always been a Sandisk man- never had any issues. Just make sure you get at least the minimum recommended read write speed for the camera- if not max out because data rates will always be on the rise.
Camera suggestion for instructional videos by Griff Hamlin 7 months ago I apologize if I've misplaced my question, this seemed the closest fit. I make DVD and online video for guitar lessons. I use 3 cameras, Sony CX110 cameras that are 2-3 years old now. Generally, I sho
More than 16 buttons by Frank Valtellina 7 months ago Hi guys, I have a menu with 20 buttons but the limit of number of buttons in a menu 16:9 is 16. How can I create more than 16 buttons I tried to create a autoaction invisible button that link to an id
Re: More than 16 buttons by Noah Kadner 7 months ago too many buttons- consider usability beyond just the limit you've hit. Split it onto another page with a Next Page button. that's how the big boys do it.. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panason
Good, cheap DSLR video bag by Matthew Davies 7 months ago Does anyone have a good recommendation for a good cheap video DSLR bag I'm looking to be able to fit a 550D body, and several lenses (both zooms and primes) as well as rails, a follow focus, a laptop,
Re: Good, cheap DSLR video bag by Noah Kadner 7 months ago Crumpler makes nice inexpensive bags. Of course you might want to add a bit of padding depending on how hard you'll be using it. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160
backpack filmmaking sequel by Rob Tinworth 7 months ago Last year, I made a film in Hanoi to see what kind of film could be made with only a backpack of gear. (http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 173 858661) I took the lessons I learnt making that film (
Re: backpack filmmaking sequel by Noah Kadner 7 months ago Wow- that's a pretty stunning achievement- kudos Rob! :) I love the Sanken COS-11d for compact lav- practically microscopic. The 50mm 1.2 is pretty impressive if you can swing the cheddar. :) Noah Cal
outsourcing motion graphics by ryan early 8 months ago I'm looking at the possibility of outsourcing my motion graphics, we already send audio off for final mixes and outsource voice over work. Does anyone know of a motion graphic design company that does
Re: outsourcing motion graphics by Noah Kadner 7 months ago Also a lot of folks who would potentially outsource for you have also created AFX templates you could try as well. Which depending on your level of skills may be more cost-effective. Noah Call Box Tra
Can't find phantom button by Roli Rivelino 8 months ago This problem may or may not be linked to my 'Can't delete chapter marker' post but I'm not sure so made a separate post. I have an on-going project and when I build or just burn I get an error message
Re: Can't find phantom button by Noah Kadner 8 months ago Apple-A to select all in the editor and you should see it. Or just delete the container from the Hierarchal view. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160 130.
Dual Layer Breakpoint Question by Pierpaolo Ferlaino 8 months ago Hi, I'm trying to burn a Dual Layer dvd on dvdsp. It's important to burn it from dvd studio pro or the breakpoint I choose will be retained if I format a "disk image" and then burn it from another bur
ublic Broadcast and copyrights by Richard Cardonna 8 months ago I am producing a content for a local public Broacast station. In the story there is an actor who strums his guitar and sings less than a minute of a Beetle song. The scene is not part of a show he is
Re: ublic Broadcast and copyrights by Noah Kadner 8 months ago Check any lawyer who hears the terms "Fair Use" and "The Beatles" together in a sentence and doesn't burst into maniacal laughter for a pulse. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and P
P2 files to transcription by John Cole 8 months ago Hi, I need to convert avc intra 100 1080, 24p .mxf files to something a transcription house can use. I'm looking for the easiest, fastest, way. I searched the forums and answers I found were fairly ol
Shopping for a Good Lavalier Mic? by Matthew Jeschke 8 months ago I shoot a lot of videos where I'm either (1) inside my office talking or (2) outside talking. Typically I use my Olympus LS10 PCM recorder's built in microphone zoomed in on me. However, it's not idea
Re: Shopping for a Good Lavalier Mic? by Noah Kadner 8 months ago LOVE the Sanken COS-11D. It's a splurge but worth every penny. Like having a high definition pro camcorder for voice. :) Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160 130.