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Amy Wilson

Member Since:
September 11th 2007
129 Posts
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Revive my 2009 Mac pro?
by Amy Wilson 1 year ago
Hi. I hope this is the right forum for this. I m trying to get some advice on whether it is worth putting money into upgrading my 8-core 2009 mac pro. I see now that there are usb-c pcie cards now and
Re: Revive my 2009 Mac pro?
by John Rofrano 1 year ago
Amy Wilson "I would just like to know if there s some road block I m not aware of that is going to make it not worth doing. "That depends on what version of Mac operating system you want to use. The
How to control footage import location
by Amy Wilson 2 years ago
I am trying to figure out if there's some way to control the mass of media that comes in as a jumbled mess to my project when I bring in a sequence from another project to my current project. In the o
Remote Collaboration - any new methods to try?
by Amy Wilson 2 years ago
Trying to find the right forum for this. Since I'm using Premiere, thought I'd give this a try. I am working with a director out in LA now on a documentary and for reasons I won't go into I'm going to
Re: Remote Collaboration - any new methods to try?
by greg janza 2 years ago
I'm currently in the middle of creating a tv show with a producer and she and I are working very well together remotely through skype. You're already aware of the screen sharing function and when coup
Copy/Paste sequence contents to new sequence - Zoom/Repo doesn't come with it
by Amy Wilson 2 years ago
Hi. I am trying to copy the contents of my sequence (1920x1080, stereo) to a new sequence (1920x1080, multichannel). Everything is set up the same except for the audio but when i paste into the new se
Re: Copy/Paste sequence contents to new sequence - Zoom/Repo doesn't come with it
by Amy Wilson 2 years ago
I can paste attributes one by one. Seems some color effects carried over but not the motion. Just seems weird that a clip would copy over without it's parameters. Ok guess I'll do it this way and neve
Zoom Timeline Keyboard Shortcut not working
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
I'm on CC2017.0.2 and newish to Premiere. In previous versions I was able to map my keyboard to zoom the timeline in and out. Now when I use my keyboard shortcut for that when I have the timeline wind
Re: Zoom Timeline Keyboard Shortcut not working
by Jonathan Ramsey 3 years ago
I had to re-map my keyboard once to get those and other similar features to work. I was able to get the + and - to zoom in and out on any viewer or timeline, plus the \ to show the whole sequence
Proxy or Render and Replace?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
I don't have a specific issue but looking ahead to a doc I will be cutting and wondering what's the best workflow if i have a mixture of 1080 and 4k sources on a 1080 timeline (or even a 4k timeline)
Re: Proxy or Render and Replace?
by John Pale 3 years ago
I'd go with proxies... they exist for exactly what you describe. Render and Replace is more for interchange with After Effects, when having AE Comps in the timeline slows things to a crawl. I know you
Cannot export correct AAF or OMFs for sound designer
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
I don't think I could be much more confused at this point. I have a locked picture edit and it needs to go to sound for mixing. I initially created an embedded (untrimmed) media OMF and sent it to the
Re: Cannot export correct AAF or OMFs for sound designer
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
I'm about to start work on a film and come from the same school of thought as you as to audio track layout (used to a bunch of mono tracks in Avid or FCP). When you have the time, would you mind expla
re: setting up a project
by Tina Mascara 4 years ago
Dear Forum, Excuse me for this vey basic question. I am now switching from FCP 7 to Premiere Pro, finally, and would like one of you pros to point me to 'best practices' for setting up a new project f
Re: re: setting up a project
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
How about best practices for setting up the sequence in particular for feature doc. Looks like the audio track setup can be tricky if you don't set it up right initially.. Like in terms of being able
Tips for Organizing and accessing 5 years of footage for doc
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
Trying to think through how to manage a project with five years worth of footage (still in need of logging) and various source types for a feature doc. I havent worked extensively in Premiere for this
Create markers in Excel and import to FCP?
by Amy Wilson 9 years ago
Hi. I 've been looking around to see if there is a way to create markers in an excel document and then import to FCP as markers. Everything I've seen seems to describe the backwards version of what I'
Re: Create markers in Excel and import to FCP?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
Sorry its been a while and I don't remember now. I don't think I was able to work it out and don't use FCP regularly these days. But you may be interested to check out Digital Rebellion's Cineplay and
Suggestions for Mini SAS Raid card upgrade?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
I have a 2009 Mac Pro connected to two 8tb GSpeed ES Pro's using the Atto R380 (OS X Lion) raid 5. I'd like to upgrade my OS (for other software needs) and so need to upgrade my raid card. Since this
Re: Suggestions for Mini SAS Raid card upgrade?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
Thanks for your suggestion. It was really helpful to know that other raid cards might not let me access my data already on my drives. I got the R680 from B&H for $660. Worth the price to access my dat
Migrating drive sets to new enclosure?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
I have two GSpeed ES Pro's and I am trying to think through the future of my system. Are there any thunderbolt enclosures that I could migrate my drives sets to that would keep my data (raid 5) Maybe
Re: Migrating drive sets to new enclosure?
by Amy Wilson 3 years ago
Ah I see. Thanks! So this is essentially just bypassing the need for a PCI thunderbolt expansion box (and controller card) right Like an adapter for Mini SAS to Thunderbolt plus RAID control Good to k
Mystery FCP 7 Spinning Wheel of death upon play
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I've been editing along for several weeks with few problems on my trusty MacPro FCP7 OSX 10.8.5 till now. I'm editing with a significant amount of footage, 7 cameras, 6 GoPro all converted to ProRes L
Re: Mystery FCP 7 Spinning Wheel of death upon play
by Amy Wilson 4 years ago
Any luck with solving this I'm having a similar issue in FCP 7 and using Matrox MX02 LE. Just updated to most recent driver for my OS (Lion) and maybe only a slight improvement, if any. Thanks
Simple sequence keeps dropping frames
by Amy Wilson 5 years ago
Hi. I have recently been having problems getting my sequence to playback without dropping frames or stuttering. Its a very simple sequence with one layer of video, no effects yet and nothing in need o
New install 10 lite crashes on launch
by Amy Wilson 5 years ago
Just installed 10.1.5 lite and it crashes every time when trying to launch the application. Any thoughts Here's the crash report: Process: launchd 65378 Path: Applications DaVinci Resolve.app Contents
Re: New install 10 lite crashes on launch
by Peter Chamberlain 5 years ago
You will need 10.8.5 OS as a minimum and CUDA 6.x.
Gspeed Q mounting issues
by Amy Wilson 6 years ago
Hi. I have an 8tb gspeed Q that will not seem to mount on my desktop computer anymore in snow leopard or lion boot with fw800 but will mount just fine on my macbook pro (mountain lion). Have tried mul
Re: Gspeed Q mounting issues
by Amy Wilson 6 years ago
I am using fw800 connection for both laptop and desktop. Desktop is 2009 mac pro. I tried both the rear and front ports and tried different cables. I have not tried to use this drive in a few months s
3d lut for penta studiotechnik
by Amy Wilson 6 years ago
I have a Penta Studiotechnik 42" HD2line PRO display and we're trying to load a 3DLUT onto it for color accuracy and cannot find what format of 3DLUT the display accepts. Any ideas Please respond asap
Re: 3d lut for penta studiotechnik
by Amy Wilson 6 years ago
Thanks for your response! I'll look into it
To upgrade or not?
by Amy Wilson 6 years ago
I have an early 2009 mac pro, 2x2.26, 12gb ram with atto r380 running 2 gspeed es pros (8gb each). I am a video editor running fcp7 now and looking to add avid mc and adobe premiere. I was thinking ab
Re: To upgrade or not?
by Jon Schilling 6 years ago
ATTO had the cost of the R680 at the same cost as the R380 before, that should still be the case. Jonathan Schilling Vertical Sales Manager Proavio Storage by Enhance Technology Inc. 12221 Florence Av
Gspeed ES Pro connect to Macbook Pro?
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
Is there any way to connect an ES Pro (mini SAS) to a new Macbook Pro (non retina) (other than getting a thunderbolt PCIe box).... adapters I was thinking a thunderbolt to expresscard adapter and I th
Re: Gspeed ES Pro connect to Macbook Pro?
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
I was looking into the sonnet echo but didnt see an express card to use with it for mini sas. Do you know of one Thanks
External drive recommendation needed
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
I have a 2010 Mac Pro and my director has a current model Macbook Pro (non-retina, so it still has fw). I already have a hard drive I will be editing from (GSpeed ES Pro), but what I am looking for is
Re: External drive recommendation needed
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
Good thought for long term. Great for me, not so great for him I think. If I'm going to get a firewire drive, I'd rather get one that is enclosed so that it is less intimidating for him as he's not ve
Collaboration with director that edits?
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
I am a fcp7 owner looking to move on to avid or premiere. I have experience with both and i think i can make either one work for my purposes (primarily do feature docs). What i'm trying to figure out
Re: Collaboration with director that edits?
by Amy Wilson 7 years ago
I totally agree. I've been trying to get him to switch away from vegas because it has been a pain- and useless on my end. He's now willing to switch but just when i am thinking of switching away from
Compressor settings for 480i to 1080i upres
by Amy Wilson 8 years ago
I am trying to upres some master footage clips (footage was originally from a film). The master footage was delivered in file format to me - ProRes 480i. When I try to create a 1080i version using com
Re: Compressor settings for 480i to 1080i upres
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
As John points, you need to turn Frame Control ON. The 480 stuff (if standard) is Lower First, while the 1080 stuff (if you want it standard) should be Upper first. Set properly the deinterlacing opti
Monitoring Mac Pro core audio
by Amy Wilson 8 years ago
I am trying to monitor my core audio through a 4 channel mackie mixer. I have a stereo mini to rca cable that i attached to the headphone port on the front of the mac pro and it is going to channels 3
Re: Monitoring Mac Pro core audio
by Jean-Christophe Boulay 8 years ago
Hi Amy, The setup you're describing is not optimal. The output you should be using on the MacPro is the Line Out, which is at the rear. It's the one with a little speaker symbol next to it. That outpu
24p stutter reduction
by Amy Wilson 8 years ago
Hi. I have inherited a project where the footage was originally shot in 24p. Then it was converted to 29.97 (in order to match delivery specs) and edited in 1080i 29.97 timeline. The footage stutters
Re: 24p stutter reduction
by Amy Wilson 8 years ago
I actually have a broadcast monitor ordered but don't have it on hand yet so I am looking at it on 30" HP monitor. I figured this is best solved by looking at the broadcast monitor but thought I might
Atto R380 & PCI Fan noise
by Chad Smith 9 years ago
Just updated my Atto R380 to the latest driver. Flashed the card with the latest firmware and downloaded the latest Atto config tool. Running the card in an early 2009 8 Core Mac Pro. (OSX 10.6.4) Now
Re: Atto R380 & PCI Fan noise
by Amy Wilson 8 years ago
Any updates on this I just installed the R380 and have the loud fan noise, but don't see the plist files mentioned. Thanks
is IOHD reliable?
by Amy Wilson 10 years ago
Hi. I have worked with the IOHD on a couple of projects (not on my own system) and it seems if there's not one problem there's another. Right now I am trying to check my sequence before going to color
Re: is IOHD reliable?
by Amy Wilson 10 years ago
This is true. I am glad to hear that the IOHD can be reliable when properly setup. Since I have had multiple bad experiences I was thinking it was the device, but it makes sense now that it was an upg
just looking to monitor video
by Amy Wilson 10 years ago
What is the simplest cheapest way that I can ouput to a production monitor from FCP in HD. I don't need to capture (but i'm sure most solutions include capture capabilities) but i do need the output t
Re: just looking to monitor video
by Amy Wilson 10 years ago
Thanks Bob. If I go the dvi output route and with the panasonic plasma will the quality of the picture allow me to recognize any problems with my video before taking my video out of house for color co
attach ultralight to light stand?
by Amy Wilson 10 years ago
Any idea how to attach an Anton Bauer Ultralight to a lightstand from a Lowel omni kit No power considerations needed. I've been looking at various adapters but can't find exactly what I need. The ult
Re: attach ultralight to light stand?
by David Angell 10 years ago
I have a few of these for converting 1 4"-20 to 5 8. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 546494-REG Manfrotto_by_Bogen_Imaging_014_14_014_14_Rapid_Adapter_.html
importing trouble
by Amy Wilson 12 years ago
I have problems with only one of the many p2 clips I am importing. It plays fine in the preview and appears to import fine as well, but then it doesn't appear in my logging bin and when I check my cap
GL1 video looks interlaced
by Amy Wilson 12 years ago
I have some video shot on a Canon GL1. The video was captured in final cut with the DV NTSC setting at 29.97fps. There are interlaced lines on any motion in the clips when viewed on the computer and w
HV20 fcp workflow JES
by Amy Wilson 12 years ago
I have captured from a Canon HV20 in hdv 1080i60 using fcp v5.1.4. (The majority of the other footage I'm using is 24p advanced, editing in a 23.98 timeline) I found on another forum to use JES Deinte
Horizontal Dropouts in 24p advanced footage
by Amy Wilson 12 years ago
We are shooting a documentary on Panasonic HVX200 and Canon XL2 with 24p advanced setting. Editing on FCP 5.1.4 on G5. We have a bunch of footage from both cameras that has thin horizontal lines that
Horizontal Dropouts in 24p advanced footage
by Amy Wilson 12 years ago
We are shooting a documentary on Panasonic HVX200 with 24p advanced setting. Editing on FCP 5.1.4 on G5. We have a bunch of footage that has thin horizontal lines that look like a clean crease or fold
Re: Horizontal Dropouts in 24p advanced footage
by Noah Kadner 12 years ago
Next time please do not post this message in many forums. I realize your problem is important but so is everyone else's and we only have so many time to read so many posts. That said, as I mentioned o
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