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Bob Vick

Have edited programs to promos, directed live news to live sports. I consult for other businesses with Marketing and Event organization. (when I get the time.


been here for awhile
been married for awhile
have kids, will travel

prbob_3@yahoo.com
Member Since:
October 28th 2003
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Location:
Portage, Michigan, USA
bending a line of text
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I am okay at PS but still have some roadblocks. I have some text that I need to bend along a shape. Need the quick explanation. I think that I need to select the layer with the text add create path...
Re: bending a line of text
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
okay found out that is not really a PS function. Bummer! bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
DVD Footage to edit in final cut
by Joshua Mitchell 13 years ago
What is the quickest way or software to use to rip footage from a DVD to edit in final cut Help!!!
Re: DVD Footage to edit in final cut
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I use Mac the Ripper and streamclip to create the final movie. Make sure you have the MPeg2 player for Mac (19bucks) ...unless that is standard now bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv, kalamaz
Which is the best way to PC?
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I need to run Windows from my Imac. It is an Intel core duo. So is the choice to do Boot Camp or Desktop Parallel Thanks bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: Which is the best way to PC?
by The Edit Doctor 13 years ago
Paralells is for quick access to Windows programs while on the mac...Works great Bootcamp is for creating an actual Windows computer - runs faster and gives you the whole computer not virtual emulatio
2.16 v 2.33
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Is there much of an advantage for the price of a 2.16 MacBook Pro v 2.33 When It comes to FCP and Photoshop Thanks bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: 2.16 v 2.33
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I understand that FCP Studio requires a certain Graphics card that is not standard with the laptop. Is this true and if so why is not an upgrade from Apple bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv,
MacBook Pro set up
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I have recently started a new job. I left my TV gig after 12 years and am now the Marketing Director at a med size Auto group. My new place has no edit stuff since they outsourced everything. I do hav
Re: MacBook Pro set up
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
reel2reel "What's the difference An iMac is essentially a MacBook Pro re-jigged for a desk" Good Point. Just a bit harder to fit an IMac into one of those little bags. And I may not look as cool at t
hardware for FCP system
by Lynne Margulies 13 years ago
Well, I'm about to move into the FCP world from Media 100. I'll be buying the newest version of FCP for the mac, my question is about computers. I have limited funds, and so want to buy used. (I've al
Re: hardware for FCP system
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Bugsy "you'll need a computer that has the ATI Radeon 9650" Is this available in the MacBook Pro I am wanting to set up a system using a MacBook Pro for DV editing. I need it for an office machine as
CHANGED INFORMATION
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I recently changed jobs and therefore changed profile information. But the link sent to me to verify all does not work. What should I do Bob Vick Longtime cow fan.Bob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt
Re: CHANGED INFORMATION
by Eric Bliss 13 years ago
Hey Bob. I've got your account re-activated now. You should be back to normal now. Sorry that the e-mail didn't work properly.Eric Blisssystems design and integrationCreativeCow.Netint main(void) { pr
seriously.. what is wrong with fcp
by cee dee 13 years ago
new fcp user old avid user... every day i whine about using fcp... not being able to match frame freeze frames, motion effects being a bit more tedious than avid, project files taking long to open. No
Re: seriously.. what is wrong with fcp
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Just curious What is the format of an aif file on a CD I imported 8 cds from a music library onto my drives. They are aifs but are they 48K 126bit right off the the cd or should convert all of them bo
Error Message When Saving
by jjacoby 13 years ago
We're using FCP5 with an XSAN. 3 or 4 hours into my editing session when I go to save I get a "Error: File Unknown" message. This message also pops up when the Autosave kicks in. I end up having to sa
Re: Error Message When Saving
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I used to get this a lot. I had to save the project to my raid. Not sure what changed to cause it or even what made it go away. But I no longer have this issue. More than likely it was "fixed" after I
column size
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Everytime I close the finder window and reopen it or any other window within OSX, or if I open a window while importing, it always changes from how I resized it. I open columns to a wider appearance b
Re: column size
by Tony! Hulette 13 years ago
Hi Bob, Not really the solution you were looking for, but you could get the window how you want it, then double click in the gray area at the top to place the window in your dock. When you need it, it
Eyedropper NOT working
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
The eyedropper on my BCC running on FCP 5.1.2 is not working. Was working before my crossgrade. Any ideas or others having this happen G5 2.0 10.4.8 FCP 5.1.2 bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv
UNINSTALL QT
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I am having too many issues with QT to keep in installed. Is there an uninstaller for QT or can I just trash the App I plan on reinstalling afterwards. bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 & CW wwmt tv, kal
Re: UNINSTALL QT
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Before I jump into the big fix attempt using the FCP discs, I trash QT prefs and the App and then installed the update from Apple.com. I can now export to the 844 codec, but if I select the settings o
QT keeps quitting
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
Since upgrading to QT 7.1.2 on 10.4.7 Qt keeps quitting during an export of a file. I have the file open and select export. WHen I then try to select the codec, it quits. But if I don't try to select
Re: QT keeps quitting
by Simon Carlson-Thies 13 years ago
Repair Permissions... And re-install the QT update... that should fix the problem... Simon Carlson-Thies, Digital Light Graphics And Animation
Copyrighted music
by Matt Bishop 13 years ago
Hey guys. I am new to the site and definitely appreciate the information that I am getting from here. One thing I'm starting to run into is the use of copyrighted music. I do some commercials and othe
Re: Copyrighted music
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
http: www.ascap.com http: www.bmi.com Best place to start. Good luck and floow the rules. A lot is at stake if you don't. bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Wedding Demo - Needs feedback
by Skipno 13 years ago
Hi all, I would like to get some feedback on my new demo. I'm trying to illustrate the excitement and energy during the piece, while still covering the slow, emotional feelings of a standard wedding v
Re: Wedding Demo - Needs feedback
by Bob Vick 13 years ago
I LIKED IT! Maybe some things I may not do here n there, but overall, a great "cluster buster" very entertaining. bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Slo Mos are pretty crappy
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I have a Kona LS with a KL box. Using FCP 5 and os 10.4 Everytime I create a speed change, forward or reverse, the effect is terrible. The video jitters. Coming from Cinewave, the Kona product is not
Re: Slo Mos are pretty crappy
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Yeah...I stick to the main numbers as well. There was a suggestion in the FCP forum (i posted this issue there too) about nesting. bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Is it AJA or FCP
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Just installed an AJA LS and was wondering... When I load a filter to a clip on the timeline and then click on the tab for filter, the image being displayed in my exterior monitor switches from that c
Re: Is it AJA or FCP
by David Battistella 14 years ago
Typically you would load filters onto clips once they are placed int he timeline. So when you've edited the clip in, then double click on it to start addind filters. Then the clip you are affecting i
S video and Composite Capture
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
What do I select to capture Svideo and Composite through the Kona LH Using FCP with a G5 and a KL box. SO far I can't see any presets for them. bobBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: S video and Composite Capture
by Roland Rudio 14 years ago
The Green input is for composite and the Green and Blue are for S... you need an S to BNC adapter for this... Roland Rudio
CLEANER 6
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
ANY ISSUES WITH TIGER. I have had some file problems including crashes following the use of it. bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: CLEANER 6
by themightyviking 14 years ago
Maybe it's time for a change: http: www.popwire.com TMV
Flashing after filter
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
posted in FCP forum I am getting flashing and other artifacting to my video clips after applying a mask feather or soft edge filter. I am using an AJA ioLA, capturing Beta SP Component 10 bit. Any tho
Re: Flashing after filter
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Okay seems that I am getting a lot of flaching strobing when applying BCC effects or straight FCP effects. bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Video Monitor delay
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Is there an adjustment to so that my JVC 14 inch monitor is in time with the canvas. Right there is about a 10 frame delay. b
Re: Video Monitor delay
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
This whole delay thing is a result of Firewire. For that reason I may just bagged the I O thing and go with a Kona LH w breakout. b
AJA Audio help
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Okay finally got audio coming out of FCP to my mixer and speakers. Great! Now How do I get audio from the G5 like itunes or QT movies from the internet b
Re: AJA Audio help
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
That is the suggested course of action. Hopefully this will be resolved ASAP Thanks bob
Another AJA need
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Seems that the playhead on a clip like my narration, does not line up with the waveform when playing the clip. If I step through the clip, then all lines up. Just seems that when I play it, the playhe
Re: Another AJA need
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Yes I do (on the drivers). I talked to a tech at AJA and he feels tha cable may be bad. BTW I just learned that the name is pronounced AY-JAY Heard it so many ways. Thanks for the help bBob Vick sr pr
Can't log in HELP!~
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I started an upgrade to X.4.3 I first used Carbon Cloner to back up my system drive to a firewire drive. I already have a back up on there but thought it best to make sure the most recent of everyting
Re: Can't log in HELP!~
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Took 2hours two hours to repair permissions with the CD, but it did. Did a restart and then tried to repair the disk from the CD but it could not. Could not unmount the drive. And even with the permis
Another legal question
by Doug Lewis 14 years ago
Does anyone know the legalities of video taping in public I need to shoot some footage of Christmas shoppers and stores and parking lots. I live in Dayton, Ohio and have contacted one of the local mal
Re: Another legal question
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
You need permission to shoot on their property, period. You can shoot what you want on public access but be careful what you shoot. IF IT IS TO BE BROADCASTed you need permission from that store or pe
NAME CHANGE
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Tried to change my profile but couldn't because of a warning about no longer allowing screen names with less than 8 characters. So I changed my name now any of my previous thread won't highlight in re
Re: NAME CHANGE
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Thanks so much for Eric. After more than 800 posts, I was bummed to have to change my name. b
Pitch effect
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Need a plug in for FCP to change pitch. Free or close to it would be good too. bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: Pitch effect
by David Jones 14 years ago
Bob Vick "Need a plug in for FCP to change pitch. Free or close to it would be good too." Soundtrack Pro which is bundled with FCP should do the trick.
Music Rights and internal communication
by Austin Bowie 14 years ago
Working with client in design industry that wants to create inspirational DVD to hand out to employees at new year. They have provided a list of music they would like to see used. Two sets of 300 (dif
Re: Music Rights and internal communication
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Bob Cole "More to the point for documentaries, what about incidental music playing on a jukebox or radio, in the background of an interview " I recall directing live sporting events where the Nationa
*ShowReel* MTV | A&E | JEEP | LG MOBILE | NBA | NFL
by NateHowe 14 years ago
Here is a link to my current showreel. URL=http: www.nathanielhowe.com Movies wip_edit.mov ShowReel 14 mb URL Clients Include: MTV A&E Jeep LG Mobile NFL NBA WNBA AFL NASCAR and more. Available for fr
Re: *ShowReel* MTV | A&E | JEEP | LG MOBILE | NBA | NFL
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
oh yeah and WOW! bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Demo Reel feedback
by Myron78 14 years ago
go ahead and rip me a new one. I've watched this so much that I'm beginning to hate it all. I know I need a new song and I was wondering if anyone knows the legal issues with having a copywrited (writ
Re: Brian- Demo Reel feedback
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Just saw the demo. Not bad. I think the cuts should be quicker. Don't give them time to really study the animation or effect. All you are offering is a taste, or really a tease. I do like how you give
very long load
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Is it just my machine or does the COW just take a l o n g t i m e to load pages in Safari bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 wwmt tv, kalamazoo, mi
Re: very long load
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I don't mind the ads loading slower than the text. It's where there is a thread with several responses. For me it takes a real long time the green box with the T to load in. On my Pc, the load time is
wild screen info
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Everytime I go to the search page and look for something, the reply page has information that is unusual. At the top left of the screen it reads in bold red font "THIS IS MY 1024X72 PIXEL PAGE. THE GR
Re: wild screen info
by Eric Bliss 14 years ago
Thank you Bob. I've been trying to figure out how on earth people were reaching that area - you finally found the point where they were getting in. I've repaired the hole, and it should be back to nor
Adrenaline Codec
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Could someone post a location to download the Avid codec for an Adrenaline I need to convert files in QTpro into Avid files. The QTpro is on a Mac 10.3.7 and the Avid is on a Windows XPpro. Thanks b B
Re: Adrenaline Codec
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
So that is why when I use the codec I have loaded in to the MAC, I get problem with compressor. I know I can send an animation file for the Avid. I guess there is no way to send a native file, right T
Something different?
by Les Kaye 14 years ago
Okay...what's changed Did you reset cookies I noticed that all formerly accessed posts are no longer marked as read, and my name is no longer noted in Red. More troubling...not all posts read now seem
Re: Something different?
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I am now viewing the cow on a new 23" apple display. Why am I seeing under construction words on the cow image and screen pixel information along the top very different bBob Vick sr promo guy @ ch3 ww
need a codec
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I need to install a codec for the adrenaline so that I can create QT files from an FCP suite with Panther (soon to be Tiger) and an Art station with Tiger. Where can I get this app bBob Vick sr promo
What would you do?
by Danny Boyee 14 years ago
I am kind of in a bad situation here, folks. Totally my fault, but mistakes happen and I could use some advice. I have a relatively new wedding videography business. For the first time this past month
Re: What would you do?
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Craig Seeman "Dress" it nice and send it to them, no note other than maybe "congrats and enjoy." If they make negative comments THEN have an honest discussion with them and reconcile" I think as the
MEDIA DATA BASE NOT REBUILDING!
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
I am posting on behalf of our Commercial dept. Their Avid is not doing well and they have issues with assurance. In the meantime they are hoping that some users on the cow can help. The system is a Av
Re: MEDIA DATA BASE NOT REBUILDING!
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
andy garcia "what i did when i had this problem is........ wait for it, this will take you while. go into your drive and put an x in the omfi folder, create a new folder and name it what ever your ol
Please Critique my TV Commercail
by Ron Carson 14 years ago
Hey Guys, Please Critique my TV Commercail. No one ever posts any comments when i post so please let me know what you think. You can download at one of these links. http: s11.yousendit.com d.aspx id=
Re: Please Critique my TV Commercail
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
Never mind the quality of the production. There simply isn't any viewer benefit. There is nothing in the ad that creates a feeling that "I must check this out". The message should be more along the li
Radio station commercial for broadcast
by Todd Perchert 14 years ago
I'm hoping someone knowledgeable can help me with this issue. I am going to be making a :30 television spot for broadcast for a radio station. The best thing this station has going for it is its music
Re: Radio station commercial for broadcast
by Bob Vick 14 years ago
They may have such blanket rights to play the music, but that may not extend to others. Consider that they just play the music and don't sync it to visuals. Sync Rights is another issue that most like
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