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Ben Rich

Owner of the boutique production company BenRich|Film and Video Designer for Marketing and Communications at University of Nevada Las Vegas, UNLV.
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October 18th 2011
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What are the .BIM sidecar files with my .MXF footage?
by Ben Rich 1 year ago
So I've been working with my Sony FS7 mk II for a year now. When ingesting footage I only save the .MXF footage and have no problem editing. But I want to better understand my camera as I am researchi
Re: What are the .BIM sidecar files with my .MXF footage?
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
Want to ensure the longevity of your camera masters ARCHIVE EVERYTHING! BACK UP THE ENTIRE card...not parts of it. Don't be selective, don't leave things out. Those files are so small, you aren't savi
Colors shift when uploading to youtube, how to fix?
by Jeremy McCloud 5 years ago
I have this problem with every single AE project I've done so far and cannot figure out how to fix it. The video looks like it should inside after effects and even the rendered file when I play it on
Re: Colors shift when uploading to youtube, how to fix?
by Ben Rich 2 years ago
I have been fighting this issue for years now. Still no proper fix yet but I have found a trick to help mitigate the issue a little: Since the color shift is likely due to YouTube's compression algori
Serious AVCHD Ingestion Problems into FCP 7
by Ben Rich 6 years ago
So I just purchased 3 Sony HXR-NX5U to film 90min events. I have filmed two events so far and am encountering a crippling problem importing my footage from the SD cards. I am Editing with FCP 7. The o
Re: Serious AVCHD Ingestion Problems into FCP 7
by Ben Rich 6 years ago
Thank you so much for the help. A few follow up questions: Before buying ClipWrap since its "not converting the footage" does that mean this will give me the closest to native files and furthermore sh
Best settings in MPEG Streamclip for compressing for DVD and BluRay
by Ben Rich 6 years ago
I am looking to compress a few batches of video from varying formats, MPG4, ProRes, H.264 etc. to DVD and BluRay ready files that I can drop in Toast and burn swiftly without Toast transcoding the foo
Re: Best settings in MPEG Streamclip for compressing for DVD and BluRay
by Eric Strand 6 years ago
Hey Ben, As far as I know you can't create MPEG 2 files with MPEG Streamclip, you can only read, convert and demux files from a DVD or already encoded mp2 file. You can use Apple Compressor to do it i
Unknown Media (A) Please Change
by Brad Serreno 7 years ago
Hey Everyone, My name is Brad I currently did a shoot with an Sony F3 (V1.40) shooting onto SxS cards (Orange SBS-32G1) . For 2 days I worked with the same 4 cards and had no trouble offloading media
Re: Unknown Media (A) Please Change
by Ben Rich 6 years ago
Did you ever find a solution to this problem I am having the same issue. We have been using the same 32gb cards on the same EX1s for three years and one of our cards just started giving us this same e
How to eliminate interlaced lines when authoring a DVD
by Ben Rich 7 years ago
I am having problems with the jagged interlaced lines appearing on the movement in my final DVD. My original source material in FCP 7 is progressive. I am using the default compression settings in Com
Re: How to eliminate interlaced lines when authoring a DVD
by Ben Rich 7 years ago
Thank You, I'll give this a try. I don't understand though why I would need to de-interlace my video if the project is progressive and the target video for DVD is interlaced Ben Rich Videographer Tech
Error Message about unavailable memory block when exporting video.
by Ben Rich 7 years ago
When compressing a small 3 min HD project to ProRes in Compressor I receive this error message in FCP 7. The plus in it's referring to is the the "Neat Video noise reduction" plugin for FCP (http: www
Re: Error Message about unavailable memory block when exporting video.
by Ben Rich 7 years ago
I received a reply from Neat Video's technical support on this issue. Quite informative. Will try their recommendations now: It is a systemic issue related to the overall 32-bit software system includ
Why can CS4 do things CS5 can't?
by Ben Rich 8 years ago
So I am converting media from a camera I borrowed, converting M2TS files into ProRes for editing in FCP7. Compressor and Adobe Encoder CS5 does not recognize the M2TS files but Adobe Encoder CS4 does
how do I force a frame size when exporting to .m4v
by Ben Rich 8 years ago
I am exporting an HD project 1920x1080p 29.97 from FCP 7. My client has asked for a version with frame size=570wide in m4v. I am having trouble exporting to these specs. Quicktime conversion will not
Re: how do I force a frame size when exporting to .m4v
by Ben Rich 8 years ago
True usually you can for most compression formats but for some reason the dimensions fields under geometry are greyed out and un-editable when H264 for Apple Devices is selected. And I haven't found a
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