Apple is at NAB!!! by Lance Bachelder 1 month ago Apple actually breaking their no-tradeshow EVER AGAIN rule and have a single, solitary iMac pod inside the Sony booth! It's true, I actually met both Apple FCPX team members and they even talked to me
Re: Apple is at NAB!!! by Eric Santiago 1 month ago I took in most of the courses at NAB and found a few things that irked me. Even though the speakers and trainers were great people, I found Adobe's marketing machine a bit too heavy during the courses
OT NAB 2013 - Blackmagic drop another bomb by Steve Connor 1 month ago http: eriknaso.com 2013 04 07 4k-global-shutter-black-magic-camera http: eriknaso.com wp-content uploads 2013 04 photo2.jpg RED are dropping their announcements at the moment as well. You guys at NAB
Re: Now on the BM website by Eric Santiago 1 month ago Steve Connor "You mean the BMD camera isn't in the same league as one that costs at least 7 times the price Based on our BMD camera I'd also argue that the colour science is actually very good Steve
FCP7 after some time... by Fabrizio D'Agnano 3 months ago Today I launched FCP7 after about eight months since the complete transition to FCPX. I had to export a project on an HDV tape, so there was no other way. It felt somehow strange, as it felt really ol
Re: FCP7 after some time... by Eric Santiago 2 months ago T. Payton "I think we beat the "fcpx launch was bad" horse dead pretty well after the launch last year, so no reason to resurrect it. " Wait it was two years ago wasn't it Has it been that long that
Cant Relink Red .r3d files in FCPX 10.0.7 by Curry Leamen 3 months ago I m having some serious problems relinking some footage. I m working on a big job that I wanted to bring home for the weekend to work off my personal machine. I copied my event and project folders as
New to the R3D by Scott Adams 4 months ago Anyone know of a free Red player I am new to the red camera and I have a bunch of elements that were shot using a red scarlett. I don't own Nuke yet so I need a way to read it. I use nuke at several l
BMD Intesity Pro and CS 5.5 by Eric Santiago 5 months ago Finally got around to installing an Intensity Pro on a Mac Pro. Have a few other systems running FCPX Avid with no issues. However this combination with CS 5.5 PPro seems to daunt me. Mac Pro 2.66 32G
Re: BMD Intesity Pro and CS 5.5 by Eric Santiago 5 months ago Got some help from Black Magic tech support. Works great if you start a fresh new project. However, cant seem to convert an existing one to work under Intensity Pro. Editing the Sequence settings don'
Medial Pool oddities by Eric Santiago 6 months ago Media Pool under v 9.0.3 cant see my R3D media folders in a RAID 0 Striped RAID set drive. Tried refresh and other options and still nothing. Trying to import an XML from FCPX 10.0.6. Works okay if I
Re: Hmmmm... by Joseph Owens 6 months ago Why is it that every generation thinks they have invented sex yawn. Steenbeck controller on a touch screen, but without the tactility. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me"
Apple does it again. by Herb Sevush 6 months ago http: bits.blogs.nytimes.com 2012 11 16 apple-now-owns-the-page-turn hp Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin' attached to nothin' "Deciding the spine is the process of edit
Re: Was this discussed? by Eric Santiago 6 months ago I guess if you really want to know maybe give it a try for a few projects. But if your content where you are, then no worries.
Or you could get 4.5k for $4k by Paul Provost 7 months ago Red is blowing out all its remaining red one mx for $4000 Available now online store www.4Kfinish.com owner-colorist Hollywood, CA www.facebook.com 4kFinish
RED AMA Volume Linking not possible in AMC 5? by Adam Paez 7 months ago I recently edited a music video shot on Red on Avid Media Computer 5.5.3. I transcoded the footage with Avid Metafuze and imported them into Avid with the ale file. I followed some of this video for o
RED Price drops ? by Nigel Thompson 7 months ago any word on the proposed price drops from RED yet Have not seen anything around the web. Jim and the gang said the 31st October but that was yesterday. I think Sony's announcements knocked them hard t
Re: RED Price drops ? by Eric Santiago 7 months ago I was assuming since any new purchasers from Oct 1 to Nov 1 will get credited back if they were to buy a new EPIC or Scarlet. As it turns out, I still got a great deal $3050 (for my Battle Tested Scar
FCPX Update OS preference by Eric Santiago 7 months ago need everyone to chime in on this one. who is having an easier time with updates. 10.8.2 users or 10.7.4 reason Im asking is that I have a dozen machines to update and its all over the place in OS hel
Re: FCPX Update OS preference by Eric Santiago 7 months ago Thanks Jeremy yes 10.7.5 for FCPX. Warning: with the Retina and other cards such as ATTO and ROCKET dont seem to play well with 10.8.2. Maybe the new RED installers fixed all that.
MC 6.5 Quicktime Reference issue by Dan Brother 7 months ago We just upgraded from MC 5.5.3 to MC 6.5. When I try to export a Quicktime Reference, it just exports a black screen. Same with H.264 files (although this problem has existed for several years and I'v
Re: MC 6.5 Quicktime Reference issue by Eric Santiago 7 months ago I've been dealing with Avid support on this for weeks now. We tried both Symphony and MC at 6.0x and latest 6.5. We are getting the same black screen result in QTX. However, I can see the results in Q
Premiere+After Effects+Davinci workflow by Axel Arzola 7 months ago I haven't got the BCCM yet, but I'm trying to learn the workflow I would have to follow with it. Cutting in Premiere, and then sending to After effects to fix or add something is really a blessing. I
Yo, BMD: What's up? by Peter J. DeCrescenzo 7 months ago At the risk of getting myself on Blackmagic Design's sh*t list ... :-) Concerning the letter posted by Grant Petty, CEO of BMD ... http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 367 221 ... supposedly explaini
Re: Yo, BMD: What's up? by Eric Santiago 7 months ago It has been quite far too long. I'm not worried, I know their trying but it is a bit confusing to for most of us day to day that are trying to move forward. It's like waiting for a new car that hasn't
Combining 2 sequences by David Blumenfeld 7 months ago Hi. I have been working on a piece that I broke into a couple sections. I edited on into one "project" and a second section in another "project". Now I want to combine the 2, but when I copy one proje
Re: Combining 2 sequences by Eric Santiago 7 months ago Have you tried taking all clips within that project and placing in one single compound then copying and pasting in the target project. Then un-pack it all from a Compound
Export issues by Eric Santiago 8 months ago Anyone notice any export issues using QT Ref, Sorenson, etc... Getting this on both MC and Symphony. The result from export is usually a blank QT file with no data. File sizes vary depending on which
Re: Export issues by Eric Santiago 7 months ago I've tried all QT Ref options. Prior to Avid tech support, even send to Sorenson was a fail. But after their suggested tips that works. I would rather have the option to use QT Ref though.
BMCC grading by Oliver Peters 8 months ago Just playing around with various options for grading the footage. http: vimeo.com 50183656 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Setting the canvas for any size? by Olly Lawer 8 months ago Hi, I have a banner advert rendered out of AE. It's 300x250. No matter what I try, I cannot get the canvas to be set to this resolution. So I'm guessing this isn't possible in FCPX Olly Lawer
How to rig bike chain? by Otto Lindqvist 8 months ago Header says all. That's the problem. I have no idea how to rig bike (or some other) chains. It should work like when I rotate wheels, the chain will move. The basic rig is enough. Bigger wheen on othe
Re: How to rig bike chain? by Eric Santiago 8 months ago practice with deformers first. or try path deformer. the trick is not to deform the links. Its been done many times, Ive never had to but now wish I kept the links to the tutorials.
Standard Candle v8.0.1 by Sascha Haber 2 years ago So, my 470 is here and works like a charm. I am also running Lion and the only thing I needed to do is deleting Apples Power management extension. Here are the test results from the Q4000-only, the 28
Re: Standard Candle v8.0.1 by Eric Santiago 8 months ago dont uptar it. read it as the tar file. I did the same and it works. however, where are the linked files is there a recent version with an actual file
FCP X macbook Pro Editing System by willy pimentel 9 months ago I ma been looking around the forum and could not find an answer. I have a macbook Pro 2011 I7 2 ssds Drives and thunderbolt. I was wondering about doing a project on Fcp X 10.5 with p2 footage for a 3
Re: FCP X macbook Pro Editing System by Eric Santiago 9 months ago Black Magic Intensity Thunderbolt options come to mind. Any decent Thunderbolt display (there isnt much options). What ever you can afford for Video display. Sonnet and Magma make TB external PCI cage
Questions before purchasing... by David Barry 9 months ago I want to pull the trigger and purchase a BMCC... but I have some questions that I have not found basic answers for. 1. I currently have a mac pro and a macbook pro. My Mac Pro is equipped with; 2 x 3
Re: Questions before purchasing... by Eric Santiago 9 months ago Thanks Marco I was not aware that the smaller drives were slower. Peter Ill probably be in the same boat as you for the first few months since both dont have TB MBP :) I have a plenty of RAIDs to conn
Workflow status? by Nicole Elmer 9 months ago Hi all, So it seems after poking around different forums, that the most talked about workflow for the BMCC requires Davinci Resolve. However, what about some of us that have older Mac Pro stations I o
Re: Workflow status? by Eric Santiago 9 months ago Heads up. In Resolve 8.2.2 you might crash looking at the DNG files. Also of note, using Adobe CS5.5 and CS6 Premiere Pro you will not be able to import all sequences in the same project. You might ha
Macbook Pro specs to handle MC6 by Paul Donahue 9 months ago Hi, I am considering purchasing a 17" Macbook Pro for Avid MC 6 and would like to make certain that the specs of the computer will handle the software. The computer's specs are: 2.4GHz Intel Core i7 Q
Re: Macbook Pro specs to handle MC6 by Eric Santiago 9 months ago We cut years of work on Avid MC on a 2010 uni 17" 8GB RAM 7200RPM drive MBP. Before that it was the 2009 early uni 17". Im not sure if we're up to doing this with a reg 15" so it might have to be reti
Achieving this effect.. by Jay Craig 9 months ago I'm shooting this breaking dancing video this weekend and on this specifc part I want to capture the break dancers like I'm taking a picture and build a collage full of still pictures(Like a real phot
Re: Achieving this effect.. by Eric Santiago 9 months ago Do you want each frame coming from the same clip or different camera angles Its just single frames extended to your liking and placed along with keyframes e.g. blur to none..
Understanding MXF files at Finder level ? by Rosie Walunas 9 months ago I'm transitioning learning AMC and want to get a solid grasp of MXF files at the Finder level. I hope this isn't too tall of an order, but here's what I'm interested in knowing more about. I understan
Re: exporting question by Eric Santiago 10 months ago My bad that option isnt there. Im pretty sure it was years ago. you have to turn it on under Plug-ins. Thats menu Window Settings Prefs Plug-ins
Software Audio Generator by Eric Santiago 10 months ago Im hoping someone here is old enough to answer this. What was the top 5 software audio generator between 1998 and 2005 I think it was PC based but could be Mac as well. I know this sounds like a stupi
RGB 4:4:4 Dual link = Green monitor by Kristian Skogen 10 months ago Hi, When i try to use Dual Link in Davinci Resolve my monitor gets green. Picture: http: bildr.no view 1238075 Both of the cables work fine in YUV 4:2:2 SDI.. What am i doing wrong Thanks. Kristian Au
Re: RGB 4:4:4 Dual link = Green monitor by Eric Santiago 10 months ago I kinda went thru this with a Flanders and a RED ROCKET BOB (Breakout Box). The SDI option from the RED BOB was Dual-link (considered old-school ). So picked up an AJA 3GM to convert from Dual-Link to
Davinci 9? by Christian Simpson 10 months ago Anyone know of a release date for Resolve 9 I had heard July 25th but that doesnt seem true.
Re: MC and Symphony by Eric Santiago 10 months ago Both are on the same system temp. We have an intern using MC and requires the XDCAM gear. I havent checked if the Users Projects transfer over. I just installed it but didnt bother to go over the app