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Pat Horridge

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February 22nd 2012
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Web and Broadcast - progressive or interlaced
by Gavin Williams 1 day ago
Hi Am shooting footage that will end up on the web and broadcast - I am using a C100 with the Ninja 2. Should I shoot progressive or interlaced And which is easier to convert to the other in post Than
Re: Web and Broadcast - progressive or interlaced
by Pat Horridge 6 hours ago
You can deinterlace interlaced footage but making progressive into interlaced is harder. However most broadcasters will take P content as long as its in an I timeline. It depends on what you content i
Shrinking large QT file to fit on DVD
by Avi Lev 4 days ago
I exported from the MC a 1:49min show into 5.87GB QT Movie file.- It's too big to burn on DVD. What is the best way to compress it without loosing quality Thanks, Avi
Re: Shrinking large QT file to fit on DVD
by Pat Horridge 3 days ago
The Avid x codecs are the same datarate as the non x so the file size is the same. But to make a playable DVD you have to encode to MPEG2 Sorenson Squeeze is good and has DVD templates. Pat Horridge T
Computer specs for Avid/Creative Cloud
by Brad Coulter 7 days ago
When I started taking editing courses a couple of years ago, the Mac mini I had was enough to get me by. Now that I'm doing freelance work, it's not cutting it. I use Avid 6.5 and Creative Cloud (most
Re: Computer specs for Avid/Creative Cloud
by Pat Horridge 6 days ago
No external is fine. But internally you can use the Sata and create a RAID. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0
Avid U320 SCSI Media drives on EBAY
by Pat Horridge 2 weeks ago
Item 331166636620 A whole crate of them to get rid of if anyone needs spare drives. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 2 weeks ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 2 weeks ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Avid AVC-Intra 100 (AvidAVinCodec)
by Charles-Etienne Viau 2 weeks ago
All my edit as been done in AVC-Intra 100 in MC7, when exporting QT or QT REF, i'm unable to open in compressor to encode a QT TCBI, if i check in a finder, normaly a got a icon with a picture of the
Re: Avid AVC-Intra 100 (AvidAVinCodec)
by Pat Horridge 2 weeks ago
Yes AVC-Intra isn't natively supported (only within MC) so you need additional codec support. It's not cheap... Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editi
Exporting to DVD
by Oliver Smith 2 weeks ago
So my footage was shot with a frame rate of 29.97. When I come to export to DVD-mpeg2 in PAL it won't let me change the frame rate so this is going to give me a funny shadow effect. How do I get aroun
Re: Exporting to DVD
by Pat Horridge 2 weeks ago
Your shadow looking frames are blending due to the framerate conversion. You'd do better to convert to 25fps first and be happy with that result then burn a DVD. Don't forget regions are only relevant
Re-link issue: Avid can't see drive
by Peter Humble 1 month ago
Hi, A recent FCP7 exile here and trying to navigate the change. I'm having an issue with AVID not seeing my external drive. I can navigate to it at the point of setting up a new project but just now I
Re: -link issue: Avid can't see drive
by Pat Horridge 3 weeks ago
At this stage I'd test with a second external drive. This is an OS or drive related issue for sure. It is an HFS+ drive I assume (not FAT32 or NTFS ) You could try re-formatting the drive and re-testi
Multiple Sequence Settings in One Project
by Justin Gray 2 months ago
Hello folks. Does anyone know if Avid plans on allowing the user to have multiple sequence settings within one project For example, an HD NTSC sequence and an SD PAL My shop services clients all over
Re: Multiple Sequence Settings in One Project
by Pat Horridge 2 months ago
The problem with making that change is that just about every media creation choice would have to offer the frame rate choice whereas currently all media is created in the project framerate. The big is
720 29.97fps issue with BM hardware
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
Have a simple job to do that unusually isn't in out native 1080 50i format. It's for laptop playback so we are opting for 720P 29.97fps I have a PC set up with a BlackMagic Ultra bridge I O and that w
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Re: 720 29.97fps issue with BM hardware
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
But wont this give me a 50 or 60 fps output file at then end Which I don't want as the source is 29.97. I don't really care what the IO does to make that output playable but I need the sewuence to be
Offline clips all scattered and not in the right place after moving files from iMac to HD.
by Christopher Evans 3 months ago
Hey guys, Basically I did a project and all the files were on my desktop in a folder. I then copied that folder and moved it to another hard drive. Of course you would think to simply reconnect the of
Re: Offline clips all scattered and not in the right place after moving files from iMac to HD.
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
Yes don't forget with some tapeless media the only identifying factors are filename and location. Move the location and you only have filename as a match. If you have sub folders with files of the sam
Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Aaron Barton 5 months ago
Hey everyone, Do any of you have any advice on calibrating broadcast monitors other than calling in a technician I've been trying to research for a lower cost solution, but I can't seem to find anythi
Re: Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Pat Horridge 5 months ago
There are a few issues to consider. Firstly monitors change as they age. So you need to regularly re-calibrate to ensure they are accurate. We have a Sony Grade 1 HD CRT and that is calibrated before
The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
With Mavericks, QTX player only supports H264 and ProRes. Other codecs in MOV containers are converted to these two codecs. Presumably this also includes uncompressed media, which FCP X can still expo
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Chris Harlan liked this 2 months ago
Re: The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Pat Horridge 5 months ago
Last I heard H265 was expevted 2014. The same quality as H264 but half tge fike size. But 3 times tge encoding decoding effort. Si that 2 hour H264 encide will now take 6 hours! And its in an aging QT
Blocky Artifacts in my RED image after I export the film
by Steven Sproul 5 months ago
This is my original footage from the RED Scarlet color graded in RED Cine Pro X without any artifacts in the image This is the same footage (no extra color grade) after it has been exported from premi
Re: Blocky Artifacts in my RED image after I export the film
by Pat Horridge 5 months ago
Ah H264 that fantastic high quality codec. I wonder why no high quality cameras use that codec and use RAW instead. As posted you need to up the datarate and even then you maybe seeing issues being at
Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Finally got our new Z800 running Resilve 8.2 We'd built it to the BM config spec but had issues with the Quadro 4000 card and the lack of 280.26 driver support. We even ordered a GTX 580 3GB card as a
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Ben Scott liked this 2 years ago
Re: Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 5 months ago
Sorry for the delay! My solution was to install the Quadro 4000 drivers and then install the GTX 580 drivers. I think the 580 drivers end up being the ones in use but as the GPU card is the most impor
New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Damien Letexier 7 months ago
Hi guys, Here is my first post, even if I have been following the cow for a while now ! I am lost regarding the variety of monitors you can use. I know that for HD-TV you should set your monitor to RE
Re: New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Pat Horridge 7 months ago
First off all "TVs" differ in the way they look and thats before tge user starts tweaking with all tge menus. So comparing to a TV is a lost cause. That's why we use reference monitors that should sho
Extremely Large Premiere CS6 Project Files - Over 1 Gigabyte?!
by Errol Lazare 1 year ago
We are working on a project with about 10 hours of footage and the project file is more than 1.5gigs, where in the Final Cut days, the project files were under 200mbs. There are only a few effects and
Re: Extremely Large Premiere CS6 Project Files - Over 1 Gigabyte?!
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Luckily premiere hasn't really had any in roads on the post work we do you (mostly broadcast). But I've heard similar reports. Long form work seems to resulti memory leakage in the project. The temp c
Can't open CS6 project files that were moved off another drive
by David Busse 1 year ago
I recently bought a Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 RAID5 from OWC and transferred all of my files from my external hard drives onto the RAID. When doing this I maintained my folder structures. Now Premiere
Re: Can't open CS6 project files that were moved off another drive
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Have you checked and rest the permission on the drive with the moved files on it Sound to me like you as the user don't have write permission to those files. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer,
LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Scott Goddard 1 year ago
As LTO6 is now shipping I am looking to round up a few solutions to fit different (mostly low) budgets. These would be mainly single desktop drive with a SAS controller (PCI) Mac based setup. My quest
Re: LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Of course the StorageDNA job software and MiniMAM creates an Archive catalogue and you can search that without the tape being present and compile a restore "ticket" ready to run against the actual tap
CS6 AAF to Media Composer won't relink to media
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I know this is a long shot as we've never had any luck with it. But I was hoping an AAF from CS6 to Media Composer would in some way link to the original media. But strangely it won't Whats odd is the
importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Martin Halm 1 year ago
i have an avid MC 6 project using only AMA files (canon 5d)and some titels and background clips made in avid (DNxHD 185) importing the AAF in resolve works fine - i gave the original files a tape name
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Re: importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
If you need to pass a videomixdown or similar. Then in Avid export it as a file and either re-import or AMA it. But as said the grade should be Raw elements not titles or effects. Pat Horridge Technic
CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Anyone using CATDV as a front end to StorageDNA LTO-5 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 F +44 (0
Re: CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
We got our StorageDNA setup just after xmas and it took us a day to set it up. We went with the 8 tape library setup. So we have a 1U rack mont unit that houses the LTO-% drive and 2 magazines that ho
Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Peter Chamberlain 1 year ago
Hello all, I'm pleased to report that we have tested the late 2012 21" and 27" iMac 13,2 systems and both are suitable for Resolve 9.0.4. The specific configs we tested are 21.3" iMac 13,2 with 3.1 GH
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Re: Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
The Z820s have PCIe 3 buses presumably if you can get a PCIe 3 GPU card(s) that will have an impact on throughput Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Edi
Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 346 13960#13960 Interesting thread, especially this post by Gary Bettan: ( As a note, in case you are unaware, the DIY designations are specs for do-it-yourself bui
Re: Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I think they're spot on and many folks have seen the writing on the wall for this for some time now. Apple and FCP-X is going to be the way forward for an increasing amount of content creation and tha
Decklink Extreme 3D card and Resolve for playout?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Ok is anyone able to do Resolve to tape playouts with the Decklink 3D Extreme card via it's 9 pin RS422 port Ours won't talk to our Sony HDCAM or the Sony HDCAM SR deck we hire in. It just doesn't see
Re: Decklink Extreme 3D card and Resolve for playout?
by prathvish hegde 1 year ago
it works for us on the Linux resolve haven't tried on a mac one but it is a bit tricky . # if you want to insert a clip you should write down the in and out by going to the recorder and then connect a
Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by bryson jones 1 year ago
May offend some, but this is a real-world case where no one knew what asset was approved and which one was "not to be used!" http: www.nydailynews.com news national denver-station-airs-fake-dirty-cove
Re: Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
The other danger of being to organised before implementing (or looking at a DAM) is that you can end up being inflexible and trying to bend the solution to fit your current needs. Whilst most products
CATDV and VidChecker
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I see VidChecker can talk to a MAM via API. Has anyone actually got that to work http: www.vidcheck.com vidchecker.asp Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Productio
Re: CATDV and VidChecker
by bryson jones 1 year ago
We've been contracted to do it for a post house in LA but only via drop folder. (Yeah, that's cheating.) We will likely do a full integration in a later phase. It's a SOAP http API so there'll have to
The Patent Thing
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Interesting article on Gizmodo where Jesus Diaz argues that the Apple patent victory is a huge win for computing. In part... "The truth is that Apple's win only kills the shit smartphones and the unim
Re: The Patent Thing
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Interesting for me as I have a first hand experience of how the Apple Samsung dispute seems to be panning out. I used to Own an iPhone and had it 18 months. Nice device but I became frustrated by how
So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Andrew Kimery 2 years ago
Branching off from the thread about Avid selling off its consumer line of products and seemingly gloomy financial outlook (http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 38711), what happens if Avid can't
Re: So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Nothing really unexpected here. Makes sense to rationalize the product portfolio. Staffing reductions would logically follow that. Impossible to know what is going on behind closed doors but check out
desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Jack Niedenthal 2 years ago
Using iMac i7, Lion 10.7.4, FCPX 10.05 with all event project files booting from an external hard drive. I did a lot of work on a full length feature film yesterday, everything went fine. Never had a
Re: desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
We don't edit with FCPX, only do training for others on it currently. But I find it hard to believe it doesn't have autosaves and a attic for recovery of work. However I suspect it's all embedded in t
Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Rick Lang 2 years ago
http: www.blackmagic-design.com products blackmagiccinemacamera workflow Blackmagic Design specifically mentions it s new cinema camera is perfect" for use with Apple s Final Cut Pro X editor. I under
Re: Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
I can appreciate that but there is a lot of interest from Avid users. There's been a massive move from FCP to Avid and from the FCP side round tripping via color is very similar to Avid round tripping
Service: VET Ltd
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
London England, United Kingdom Broadcasting   DVD   Training VET Ltd Television Production     DVD and Blu-ray Authoring     Filmmaking BTEC in engineering. Various Sony
Black Magic HD Extreme 3D+ Analogue Inputs
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Setting up on an Avid V6 and SDI with embedded Audio works fine but if I select Analogue XLR audio and SDI video I get no audio input. However if I select Composite or SVideo with XLR analogue Audio I
Decklink HD Extreme 3D and Media Composer 1 frame timecode offest
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Sorry crossed posted int he Avid forum as well: But have setup 2 new systems with the Decklink Extreme cards for Media Composer V6 and installed the 9.5 driver. Testing using BITC capture of SDI SD co
FCPX on multiple computers?
by Shane Trowbridge 2 years ago
I bought X a few months back for my one macbook pro. I am now working on a second Macbook pro and I want to put X on it as well. I was under the impression that you could put X on multiple computers w
Re: FCPX on multiple computers?
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
It's not so different to the old legacy FCP A simple serial number. No real protection. Pretty sure Apple where happy for ftudents and the like to "share" and help FCP spread. Because every copy neede


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