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Peter Brusikiewicz

Member Since:
December 24th 2005
32 Posts
Canon 5D footage looks choppy in Final CUt
by Peter Brusikiewicz 4 years ago
We shot a 30sec dolly shot using the Canon 5D mark II and once the footage got imported into Final Cut Pro (in pro res) - it looks choppy in play back. We shot at 30fps at 1 60shutter speed. What are
Re: Canon 5D footage looks choppy in Final CUt
by Peter Brusikiewicz 4 years ago
thanks. Please let me know if you find out anything regarding the choppy footage. The only possibility that I think could have affected it, is that we had the image stabilizer on. It's good to have on
getting original audio back
by Peter Brusikiewicz 4 years ago
Hi, I am doing a multi camera edit in final cut pro. I have 1 audio channel that I am using as my main source of audio for the edit - the rest I foolishly deleted off the timeline. However, after doin
Re: getting original audio back
by Thax Clave 4 years ago
Click on the video clip for which you what to match-up the audio, and hit the "f" key. (Make sure the Auto Select button is on for that video track.) That'll bring up all of the original source tracks
png into mov
by Peter Brusikiewicz 5 years ago
Hello, I have a folder of png images that I've been told I can convert to an mov in quicktime. I'm having trouble with this. Can anyone please tell me if this is pobbible, and if so, how do I go by do
Re: png into mov
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
Quicktime Pro File Open Image Sequence.
exporting uncompressed movie for use on a PC
by Peter Brusikiewicz 5 years ago
just finished editing a 35 sec piece on Final Cut Pro, and now I have to send it to the SFX artist to do his thing. I need to send it to him as an uncompressed mov file and a png or tga image sequence
Re: exporting uncompressed movie for use on a PC
by Arnie Schlissel 5 years ago
You need to make your exported size 1280x720. If your footage is DVCProHD, then it's actually 960x720, which is why it looks squished on export. Arnie Post production is not an afterthought! http: www
Compressing 720p
by Peter Brusikiewicz 5 years ago
I am working off of Final Cut Pro on a Mac and I need to send an uncompressed editied video to the SFX artist who is working off a PC. What is the best way to do this the footage was shot 720 24p
Re: Compressing 720p
by Brian Alexander 5 years ago
What about DNxHD This may be a valid option. http: avid.custkb.com avid app selfservice search.jsp DocId=263545 (download link is at the bottom of the page) As Craig has stated, it all depends on what
shooting 720p
by Peter Brusikiewicz 5 years ago
when shooting and editing 720p is it really important for you to be title safe when adding text or framing your subjects
Re: shooting 720p
by Ramona Howard 5 years ago
Agree with Arnie. The safe area will certainly keep you out of trouble thru Post. Cheers, Ramona Play hard today, it may be raining tomorrow!
Doing an offline edit with HD footage
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
hello, I have footage in HDV 1080i 60 i format, which I would like to capture in another setting, possibly DVNTSC, so that I may edit the footage on an older version of final cut pro that does not all
Re: Doing an offline edit with HD footage
by Llewelyn Roderick 6 years ago
Dear Peter Although Jeremy's workflow is the correct I would strongly advise against it. I am in the middle of a 94min Documentary Online that was shot in HDV and offlined following the DV capture rou
error rendering color
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
whenever I put the Matte:color effect on the time line, crop it, and add motion to it to make it look like a white line moving into frame, over another graphic, it plays fine until I render it. As so
wierd
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
hey so I have footage which was captured in HDV 1080i 60. All the capture settings and the sequence time line were set to this, however, in the browser window, it says that the compressor used is DV D
Re: wierd
by randy johnson 6 years ago
Your current settings are only effected on new sequences. So if you opened the project then chenged the set settings they will not be implicated directly. Or maybe you down converted. randy
wierd
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
hey so I have footage which was captured in HDV 1080i 60. All the capture settings and the sequence time line were set to this, however, in the browser window, it says that the compressor used is DV D
Re: wierd
by Dave LaRonde 6 years ago
Check your playback device, whether it's a camera or a deck. It's probably set to play SD video instead of HDV.Dave LaRonde Sr. Promotion Producer KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA
why render?
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
I have captured footage in NTSC 48KHZ format, and my sequence settings match those of my capture setting, but whenever I drag clips into the timeline, a dark yellow render line shows up above. What am
Re: why render?
by Mike Jennings 6 years ago
I think you meant to post this in a Final Cut Pro forum. This is for the server, which doesn't edit -- it just manages the media.
telestrating on final cut pro?
by Peter Brusikiewicz 6 years ago
hello, I have been asked if you are able to telestrate (overlaying graphics onto video, usually in the course of a presentation, or maybe, if you have interactive TV, used very often when explaining p
Re: telestrating on final cut pro?
by Rennie Klymyk 6 years ago
Videonics also made an inexpensive device that did some of this. http: www.filmmakers.com store video camcorder info vdvisst.htm "everything is broken" ......Bob Dylan
EDITING demo reel suggestions
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
Hello, I am a freelance editor and I have been flooded with editing work over the last year and I never had time to concentrate on my demo until now. I was wonderin if some of you may throw me a few s
Re: EDITING demo reel suggestions
by Christopher Gomersall 8 years ago
Hard to know unless we see your projects but I would suggest watching others and seeing what you like and trust your instincts. If you're swamped, it's likely you're good. CHG Fort Worth.Texas
this is bull shit
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
I have final cut pro 4, and I added one clip to the time line and when I play it, it plays fine. But then when I modify the speed from 100 to -100 to play in reverse, it plays an entirely different cl
Re: this is bull shit
by Jerry Hofmann 8 years ago
FCP HD fixed this as I recall... Jerry
corrupted files
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
I cut a short film on final cut 5.0 HD and then I tried to open it on final cut pro 4 but it read "cannot read this file, possibly corrupted". Would that be just a matter of me trying to open a projec
Re: corrupted files
by John Pale 8 years ago
You may be able to open it in FCP 5.x and export it as XML 1.0. Then try to open that in FCP 4, which I believe can open XML files (not sure when that capability was introduced)
timeline scrolling
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
why is it that when I scroll through the footage on my timeline or in my viewer window, the footage does not scroll. I remains frozen at the image the I paused it at. This does not happen all the time
Re: timeline scrolling
by david bogie 8 years ago
The timeline doesn't scroll. That's what your subject line is about. Your post is about something else entirely. Do you mean scrolling as in scanning Are you trying to pull the playhead along the most
dvd burning
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
here is my flippin problem and pardon my flippin language but I am flippin frustrated. When making a data dvd containing a quicktime movie on Toast6 titanium....at around the 9 min 54 mark, the footag
Re: dvd burning
by Simon Carlson-Thies 8 years ago
Buy a legit copy of the software.... then try updating toast to the latest version and what format are the files you are burning to the DVD... Simon Carlson-Thies, Digital Light Graphics And Animation
audio mix wrong
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
I got this email from the director: The sound guy for Mailroom told me that the sound is exported wrong. It's not a big deal when viewing in on TV, but when it plays in the theatre the levels will sho
Re: audio mix wrong
by Thax Clave 8 years ago
Bret Williams "I don't buy that. Narration should be mono, but I think if you want to go to the trouble it makes the audio a lot more realistic if you pan a little bit but not completely." You are we
footage is white
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
im finishing up my pal project and everything seemed to be fine. but now when i scroll through the time line it does not show the footage it only shows white in my timeline. but when i play the footag
Re: footage is white
by Noah Kadner 8 years ago
You most likely accidentally toggled the Alpha setting on. Go to View Channels RGB and you should have your footage back. -Noaqh
how do i defrag my harddrive?
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
are there any step by step instructions that you can give me on how to defrag my harddrive
Re: how do i defrag my harddrive?
by Tony! Hulette 8 years ago
With OS X most people never need to defrag the hard drive. However, if you really want to do it, the best method is to simply copy everything off the drive, erase it, and copy every thing back on to i
would this be a problem with my drive??
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
my mac is cursed!!! i dont know who i could turn to so i turn to you because i dont' know what to do and i was wondering if you could help me. so here is the problem. I export a final cut project as a
Re: would this be a problem with my drive??
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
i am using a mix of different dvds but for the most part i have been using the same kind. everything from fujifilm to samsung pleomax dvd-r x8, but now that those have finished i have been using no na
editing demo reel
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
here is my question because i think i may have been doing it wrong all the time. for my editing demoreel, i would show some clips of conversation, but i would not play the audio (dialogue), instead i
Re: editing demo reel
by John David Hutton 8 years ago
I don't know if there will be a cut and dry answer to this as it will differ depending on why you're showing the material as well as what kind of work you're looking for. If you're showing the clips t
problem with printing video to tape using sony dv
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
okay so here is the problem that I am having. I have a sony DCR-PC110 NTSC mini dv camcorder. I have it hooked up to my powerbook via firewire and i would like to print a video from final cut to mini
Re: problem with printing video to tape using sony dv
by Bouncing account needs new email address 8 years ago
You must have the camcorder set to record to the CHIP. Go into the menu and look at EACH setting (same goes for all external switches) and make SURE that nothing is set to the CHIP. but "Still images"
audio levels
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
hey how do i show the audio levels in my audio clips on the timeline
Re: audio levels
by mark wilkinson 8 years ago
to see just the levels: Under Sequence Settings Timeline Options there is an option that says "Show Keyframe Overlays". -- this is also how you get control of fades using the pen tool on the level ind
a few things with final cut
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
I have a picture lock of my edit and now I am giving it into the hands of post audio. But all that they ask for, I am not sure how to do it. 1)They want a 1 frame video audio 2 pop both 2 seconds befo
Re: a few things with final cut
by Peter Brusikiewicz 8 years ago
all the advice u have given me was very helpful. Thank You. but what do you mean when you say "nest your sequence" and how do I go by doing that


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