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Alex Vargas

A working horse with a pin-pointed mind and no "off" button.
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October 16th 2010
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5.1 audio separate channel extraction
by Firas Sameer 4 years ago
Hi guys, I really need someone to give me a solution about this simple issue which wasted a lot of my time seeking for it with no resolution. I am working on a movie project for a movie theater and ab
Re: 5.1 audio separate channel extraction
by Alex Vargas 3 years ago
Durin, I think that Firas is looking for the proper procedure to export six separate split discrete tracks from Audition so he can take them into DCP as such. What he was experiencing, to my understan
AJA Official User Forum?
by Mel Feliciano 8 years ago
Now that Blackmagic Designs finally has its own forum in their company web site I wonder how much longer will take AJA to do the same. I love the Creativecow for news and tutorials, but I prefer the i
Re: AJA Official User Forum?
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
I totally agree with Walter. Cow is perfect for AJA - I have joined the Blackmagic forum, but I have yet to post a single post on it. Many companies want to have their own forum, to censor problems wi
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Alex Vargas liked this 3 years ago
FCP 7 - Render options in Video Processing Tab
by Adam Davies 5 years ago
COLOR PROFILE MANAGEMENT for video. so: for a stop motion animation project, our source material at capture was still images on a DSLR, SRGB color profile. in AE (to correct flicker issues frame by fr
Re: FCP 7 - Render options in Video Processing Tab
by Alex Vargas 3 years ago
Hello Shane, Thanks for this info. My FCP 7 timeline is rendered as High Precision YUV and monitored for DCI color on a NEC monitor. The final work goes to film festivals. I am about to get a I O card
FCP 7/1080p/4K monitor
by Rony Sokolov 5 years ago
Hi, I'm about to buy an external monitor and I need your advice. I'm considering buying 24" (1920*1200) 27" QHD (2560x1440) or 27" UHD (3840*1260). Currently working with HD 1080p footage and not 4K a
Re: FCP 7/1080p/4K monitor
by Alex Vargas 3 years ago
Thanks Shane, I've been focused on Blackmagic Design models, but I can start looking as Konas now Again, thanks for your input, Alex Alex Vargas filmmaker composer sound design Macpro 5,1 12 core 64GB
AE CS6 11.0.1 CUDA BENCHMARK PROJECT - test your graphics cards!
by Teddy Gage 8 years ago
Hey guys trying to get some data on fastest graphics cards for AE - I came up with a benchmarking project that stresses the GPU to 100% and already got surprising results: on win 7 core i7 3930K @4.7
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Hong Ze Liew liked this 4 years ago
Re: AE CS6 11.0.1 CUDA BENCHMARK PROJECT - test your graphics cards!
by Alex Vargas 5 years ago
Thanks for this thread! I have been considering that maybe my card is not working right, but after reading this entire thread I am thinking that maybe it is. Macpro 5,1 2010 2x 2.93 Ghz 6 core 64GB RA
Premiere Pro CC versus FCP X
by Oliver Peters 6 years ago
I've noticed that some here have made a transition from FCP "legacy" to Premiere Pro and now to FCP X. Many first shifted to Premiere Pro out of the reaction to FCP X's early stages. Out of curiosity,
Re: Premiere Pro CC versus FCP X
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
David Lawrence " Craig Alan "Also if you really need to do a lot of audio overwrite and other changes to the primary audio as I mentioned above you can detach audio from the primary clips create a st
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Alex Vargas liked this 5 years ago
Delivering HD in 29.97
by Samuel Smith 10 years ago
We are about to ship several commercial spots in 1920x1080 for national airplay. The spot is entirely 2D and 3D and mostly black and white but everything was created at 23.976. Obviously it has to shi
Re: Delivering HD in 29.97
by John Heagy 10 years ago
The following is a stream of conscience list of facts, theories, predictions, and opinions as to why 24p is so popular and 60i so hated, and the future of broadcast standards. Billions of dollars are
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Alex Vargas liked this 6 years ago
GTX 780 Ti cards in Netstor GPU expander driver problems
by adam jenns 6 years ago
Hi All, I've just received a Netstor GPU expander and 2 x GTX 780Ti cards. I though the expander would overcome the power issues and we'd be plain sailing However I can't find any drivers to make the
Re: GTX 780 Ti cards in Netstor GPU expander driver problems
by Alex Vargas 6 years ago
The confusion is all mine! :) Thanks Clark! Alex Vargas filmmaker composer Macpro 5,1 12 core 48GB RAM - 16 Bay RAID - ATTO Macbookpro 15" FCP 7+ Logic 9
Can Resolve 11 export optional subtitles with easy DCP plugin
by Adam Halasz 6 years ago
Hey, in Resolve 11 subtitles will be supported. Does anyone know if it will also support optional subtitles I can't find any info regarding this. Thanks, Adam
Re: Can Resolve 11 export optional subtitles with easy DCP plugin
by Adam Halasz 6 years ago
I find your lack of faith disturbing... A
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Alex Vargas liked this 6 years ago
subtitle sizes?
by olivia Wyatt 7 years ago
Hello I am working on my first foreign language doc and creating the subtitles in final cut pro. I am using the font Arial. I have read many forums on appropriate size everywhere from 18-24, but I rea
Re: subtitle sizes?
by Alex Vargas 6 years ago
Hello Greg, This is already an old thread, but subtitling isn't, so here we go Maybe Digital Heaven started at 30 in earlier versions, I can't say, but I am cutting a feature in FCP7 using Digital Hea
720 scaled to 4K???
by William Carr 7 years ago
For several short documentary films we're posting, a delivery spec has been added for festival screening: "DCP 4K resolution, Jpeg2000 mxf, 24 fps only, Audio: 5.1 or Left, Right, Center with dialogue
Re: 720 scaled to 4K???
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Thank you for the clear explanation Terrence, I have to rate convert 30 fps to 24 fps before creating a DCP. There is no other way. I am glad I got that clear now. I'll figure out what alternative del
Steinberg UR28M and Nuendo for Basic Surround Mixing
by Chris Conlee 9 years ago
Has anybody used the UR28M for basic surround mixing to picture with Nuendo 5.5 I'm very interested in replacing my older Fast Track Ultra and SPL 2830 surround monitor controller with a single piece
Re: Steinberg UR28M and Nuendo for Basic Surround Mixing
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Hi Chris, Just wanted to confirm that the set up works perfectly well for my needs. As an old producer, my next project would be to set up a 5.1 reference monitoring set up in my car to check out my s
Will dual video cards inside a Mac Pro increase render speed in Final Cut Pro 7?
by Tony Velez 7 years ago
Hi. Have a Mac Pro Mid 2010 Model with an ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB video card and dual monitors. Would adding a second ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024 MB video card to the empty video card slot in the Mac P
Re: Will dual video cards inside a Mac Pro increase render speed in Final Cut Pro 7?
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Hi Shane, I cut with an ATI 5870 on a mac pro 5,1, 12 core, 48 GB RAM. Do you know if a card with more memory allow for renders that otherwise bring up error messages blocking rendering FCP 7 doesn't
"Final Cut Pro wants to make changes" bug??? how do get rid of this???
by Nick Natteau 9 years ago
For the last few weeks, every time I open Final Cut Pro, I keep getting this window: "Final Cut Pro wants to make changes" and it asks for my name and password. Even after I type it correctly, FCP7 so
Re: "Final Cut Pro wants to make changes" bug??? how do get rid of this???
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Ok, I rebuilt directories with Disk Warrior on my boot drive. No changes. It simply went from working solid to a mind of its own. OSX 10.7.5 (Lion) 2x2.93Ghz 6 -core Intel Xeon 48GB RAM FCP 7.0.3 The
I could use opinions about my RAID set up plan - Thanks!
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
What I need This is my first post and I am looking for opinions from anybody with experience knowledge choosing the needed parts listed below...before I go crazy with my plastic card. What I have MacP
Re: I could use opinions about my RAID set up plan - Thanks!
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Thanks Eric! Thats great info. :) For my current 1TB 16 drives, RAID 6 will be good. (your experience is respected) When I go to 4K I'll have to add 4TB drives instead, but that is a talk for next yea
Out of Memory Error... FCP 7... project too large?
by Jonathan Dean 11 years ago
Hi everyone Hope y'all can give me some insight on a little problem I and a few other guys are having on a job right now. We are working from a FCP Server.... a very large project (in terms of amounts
Re: Out of Memory Error... FCP 7... project too large?
by Ville Tanttu 10 years ago
hello Try This: to change 64 bit to 32 bit. FCP is 32 app, so all these kind of super random bugs seem to appear with new systems... This really improved performance in my system - and the same kind o
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Alex Vargas liked this 7 years ago
Need advice on building a RAID
by Chris Jones 9 years ago
Hello Creative cows, I'm setting DaVinci Resolve on my MAC and I'm about to build my first RAID. I want to start out with a simple (cheap) RAID but would like to be able to expand (buy more hard drive
Re: Need advice on building a RAID
by Alex Vargas 7 years ago
Hello Robert, Sorry for hacking this old thread, but I am looking at building a RAID and during the last 48 hrs I have been all over the possibilities of building an external RAID rather than running
Is shotput worth it?
by Michael Graziano 11 years ago
Does anybody use Shotput pro for XD Cam EX footage ingest from SxS Just got an EX3 and still figuring out best work flow. Is shotput worth the 90$ Are there any similar alternatives that you use recom
Re: Is shotput worth it?
by Alex Vargas 9 years ago
Well, in my opinion, the software is excellent. What turned me off about it, is that I wrote to Imagine Products Inc to ask if I could instal it on my second computer, as I do with FCP and Logic. The
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EX1 w/Marshall 7" HD-SDI field monitor problems
by Alex Vargas 10 years ago
A few months back I sent my new Marshall 7" HD-SDI field monitor back to Marshall for a check up. When rebooting the camera, the monitor would not receive the signal. I tried all possible as suggested
Does anyone know about the "Ninja"
by Scott Elkins 10 years ago
I an sorry if this is the wrong forum but here goes. I was looking to but a KiPro Mini when I ran across this: Ninja by Atomos http: www.atomos.com On first look it looks good and could be competition
Re: Does anyone know about the
by Alex Vargas 10 years ago
Hello Gary, I have exactly the same question, but hope heard Atomos might well come out with an HD-SDI version. Too early to know, but quite attractive to me. :0) Alex Vargas EX1 Elite Nikon, Zeiss Ma
Using the Sony USB SxS Memory Card Reader vs. NEXTO Video Storage Device
by Tom Laughlin 10 years ago
Hello, I'm here to not only praise the people at NEXTO for the speedy SxS card off-loader, but ask if anyone has compared to the verification processes of this device I've had no problems with the dev
Re: Using the Sony USB SxS Memory Card Reader vs. NEXTO Video Storage Device
by Alex Vargas 10 years ago
Mr Chapman, I signed up alone to let you know that I highly respect your opinions. This site has been an extremely useful source of information and I am happy to join. I personally like having a Macbo
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