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Alan Callaghan

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July 23rd 2008
69 Posts
Updated Premiere CC to latest version, now random clips offline
by Alan Callaghan 11 months ago
Hey All, So I updated my OS (Mac) and Premiere to the latest versions, and now a doc project I have been working on for awhile has random clips offline. When I tried to re-link the clips I get an erro
Re: Updated Premiere CC to latest version, now random clips offline
by Mickey Power 3 months ago
I take that back. On opening various projects lots of clips were unlinked and were unlinkable! I worked my way up to 12.1.2. (Soon will instal 13.0 on a spare drive and see how that plays.) Have poste
Raid Drives in "toaster" keeps Ejecting from computer
by Alan Callaghan 1 year ago
Greetings! So, I recently had my Laci Raid 6TB drive fail. Sadly, it was RAID-0. Just to check everything, I scanned the drive and it said one of the drives was "Failed", and for the heck of it, switc
Re: Raid Drives in "toaster" keeps Ejecting from computer
by Alan Callaghan 1 year ago
Appreciate the help. The drive was striped raid - 0 before I started working at my current job. I would have also advised not to do that. I basically just wanted to know why it kept ejecting the drive
Making the CTI stay put, and having timeline move
by Alan Callaghan 3 years ago
Does anybody know how to make the Current Time Indicator stay put in the time line, and the timeline scrolls through it I am coming from Avid, and I know you can set up the time indicator in there, bu
Re: Making the CTI stay put, and having timeline move
by Alan Callaghan 3 years ago
Ahhh yes! Thank you! When I set it up in Avid it was in a simple place too! Totally over looked it here, thanks again! Alab
Error Message: Segmentation Fault in thread "MainThread", at address 0x0
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
I was looking on forums before, and have tried what people have said on there with no luck. However my situation might be a little different... I received an external drive containing all the Avid Med
Re: Error Message: Segmentation Fault in thread "MainThread", at address 0x0
by Daniel Schultz 4 years ago
okay, odd. I just got the same error message. In my case it's a project I've been working on for a while. But I consolidated my MXF files that were in a couple folders into one folder titled "1". Then
eSata card recommendation
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hello! I am currently running a Mac Pro, OS (Lion) 10.7.5, 2 x 2.66 GHz Dual Core Intel Xeon. And I was looking to add an eSata card, and a harddrive dock. Any recommendations Compatible Reliable Dece
Re: eSata card recommendation
by bryce arroyo 4 years ago
Alan, What type of camera are you using I found some options. Would love to talk. Bryce 714-476-4308
Using Nikon lens on GH3
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hey, I have a Nikon D90, and a few lens, I wanted to know what the best adapter would be to use those lens on the Panasonic GH3 Would the Metabones Nikon to mico 4 3 be the best option http: www.metab
Re: Using Nikon lens on GH3
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hey Bill! Thanks for the tip! I'll get that adapter! For the cost of renting that Metabones adapter, I'll just get that adapter. I appreciate your advice! Thanks alan
Need to consolidate external drives to one
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hey Guys, I am working a freelance editing gig, and I am noticing this client has a problem, too many harddrives. I am cutting industrial reels for this client, but they have a lot of footage, long fo
Re: Need to consolidate external drives to one
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hey Guys! Thanks for the advice David. Fortunately, my client is looking to invest in some gear, so I will bring up the LTO option as well. Apparently they were working out of a post house on an ISIS,
Hacked CF card crashed Canon 7D ?
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Has anybody encountered this My buddy was borrowing a 5D from friend, with it he included a "hacked" CF card that I think allows the 5D to shoot a high bit rate, or has a higher dynamic range. My budd
Re: Hacked CF card crashed Canon 7D ?
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Thanks Steve for the response! That is what I mean when I say "hacked". So, is there anything to stop the 7D from locking up or crashing Factory reset or something Thanks for the help, Alan
Re-Linking Clips to External Drive
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hello All, So I was given a Harddrive with all the media files, and project file from an edit house. When I open open up the provided project file, everything is offline, and is still looking for the
Re: Re-Linking Clips to External Drive
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Hey All! I'm all set! I found out the missing footage was on another drive. Thanks for the responses and tips, I really appreciate it! Have a great day Alan
Handing off a Project to another editor - But need to send only relevant media
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
I have a project that is 8TB. I need to copy this project to another editor, but he just need the relevant media not all the RAW files. The sequence program he needs would probably be 2 TB. I don't wa
Re: Handing off a Project to another editor - But need to send only relevant media
by Alan Callaghan 4 years ago
Awesome, I will Shane. I followed your instructions and It all worked perfectly! Thanks so much! Alan
DSLR vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
by Alan Callaghan 5 years ago
Hey Friends! I'm in the market for a new camera. I'd like to have a good camera for shooting video. Here are my two cameras I'm looking at, and if anybody can weigh in, it'd be helpful. DSLR I'm looki
Re: DSLR vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
by Alan Callaghan 5 years ago
Hey Bill, Huge Help! Thanks, I'll look into the Panasonic GH3, thats right in my price range, and being able to easily use some of my nikon glass makes it even better! Thanks for the advice! Alan
Audio Friends! Need some gear advice.
by Alan Callaghan 8 years ago
Hey guys, I was looking at some gear and wanted another opinion. I wanna get the Sound Devices 702t for some short low budget films I shoot regularly. However, it's expensive, and the Sound Devices 70
Re: Audio Friends! Need some gear advice.
by Alan Callaghan 8 years ago
Good point! Yea I mostly shoot on 7D 5D for the web. And the other thing is I have some buddies who are sound guys that have really nice gear. I just need something good in the event that they are on
Capturing 24pA from Panasonic
by Alan Callaghan 8 years ago
Hey All! So the dreaded 24pA question. I just got some Panasonic tapes (not sure what it's shot on, but they are 1080 res and the tapes are marked as 24pA) I have tried to capture with the preset in F
Re: Capturing 24pA from Panasonic
by Alan Callaghan 8 years ago
Got it! Nevermind!
Downconvert HD to SD and retain CC ? FCP 7
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
OK! I was able to capture a spot on a HD tape and keep the C.C. In FCP 7 using the KONA LHE card. Here's the catch, I need to take the same spot on the HD tape, and down convert it to SD and KEEP the
Re: Downconvert HD to SD and retain CC ? FCP 7
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
The VANC works with the HD capture. It has no effect on the SD.
Frame Rate Error when making an On-line
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
"Frame Rate Conflict Found" The frame rate of the preset chosen to reset your new offline sequences to differs from items in your selection. The preset's frame rate will be ignored, and the original f
Re: Frame Rate Error when making an On-line
by Michael Gissing 10 years ago
5 frames drift over what length If it is .1% then I would suspect a 24 to 23.976 error to be the issue. I work in 25fps so such nightmares are avoided.
Improving Film transferred to video.
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
Hey all, So, I have been capturing old family movies shot on super 8mm using a black box that you project the film into one end, and then take a camera and film the footage on another end of the box.
Re: Improving Film transferred to video.
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
Thanks sir! Yea, I was messing with the shutter and iris on the camera and got better results. I have it at 1 30 at an F-stop of 5.6. So coming in it looks sharp, with out much flicker at all. The pro
Improving Film transferred to video.
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
Hey all, So, I have been capturing old family movies shot on super 8mm using a black box that you project the film into one end, and then take a camera and film the footage on another end of the box.
Re: Improving Film transferred to video.
by Chris Wright 10 years ago
Ae has another special sharpen filter called Unsharp which contrasts the colors in a more organic way. Just thought it might be a useful tip. http: technicolorsoftware.hostzi.com
Auto Duck from Avid to FCP
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
I have a project from Avid Express Pro, I have the project file and bins brought it into my Mac FCP system. The Avid Express Pro system is on a Windows system. I go to "import using Auto Duck" on FCP
Re: Auto Duck from Avid to FCP
by walter biscardi 10 years ago
You don't import the project file. You import an OMF or AAF from the Avid project.Walter Biscardi, Jr. Biscardi Creative Media HD and SD Production for Broadcast and Independent Productions. Read my B
cheap lighting techniques
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
Hello! I am using the Canon XL-1 to shoot some stuff over the weekend. I mostly work in post, but I have been on some shoots, and I was wondering if there are any tips on achieving nice light for a si
Re: cheap lighting techniques
by Alan Callaghan 10 years ago
Thanks guys! This really helps. alan
Dropped Frames in Quicktime using 2Vuy Codec
by Alan Callaghan 11 years ago
I am sending 10 bit uncompressed 1080i 29.97 4:2:2 footage from Final Cut to Color. In Color I add a grade and then export out the quicktime. When I play back in quicktime after about 2 seconds the fo
Re: Dropped Frames in Quicktime using 2Vuy Codec
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
GO to back to color and make sure your output is set to 10bit uncompressed and not the Kona codec. You will have to rerender in Color. Or to make it easy, use the Kona codec as your sequence codec. Je
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