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Brad Elliott

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August 30th 2004
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Coloured Squares around High-Contrast areas after export ???
by Charlie Reader 7 years ago
Hi guys, I have rendered out a master of a music video I've made. The mater format is ProRes 4444. I have tried to encode the video to x.264 using Handbrake, but the exported file shows coloured squar
Re: Coloured Squares around High-Contrast areas after export ???
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
The artifacting that you are seeing is usually caused by the following: 1) The data rate 2) Colors whites are too hot No matter what the pixel dimensions of your file the data rate generally has the l
Best option for creating H264 files that are iis smooth streaming compatible
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
We have a client that has requested a video to be delivered as a H264 with iis streaming capability. The client will be hosting the file so we only need to create it. We are looking at purchasing Micr
Re: Best option for creating H264 files that are iis smooth streaming compatible
by Jens Theisen 5 years ago
Have you found a solution to your problem I also want to create h264 smooth streaming content (as I want to stream it under Silverlight), but - Azure Media Services costs money (I want to encode a lot
How to zoom into an image that is already within an image ?
by Ernesto Breliere-Capaldi 7 years ago
Hello ! I have a specific question, the keywords of which have led me nowhere so far on the net or the cow, therefore I solicitate your help dear creative fellows. I'd like to know whether it is possi
Re: How to zoom into an image that is already within an image ?
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
If you are scanning keep in mind that FCP7 doesn't recommend using images over 4000x4000 pixels(DPI doesn't matter). You can import files that are larger but like H264 they will cause more problems th
Compress for iPhone and iPad
by João Cunha 7 years ago
Hi. I work on mobile development and I'm having some problems with a few videos in one of the apps I'm making. As you know, the iPhone and iPad are very sensitive to large sizes and they can't be used
Re: Compress for iPhone and iPad
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
Data rate determines size. The presets can be adjusted. How small vs. how big and how good or bad something looks is determined by the person using the setting. One size does not fit all applications
Deleting duplicate chapter markers
by Colin Smith 7 years ago
Hi, hoping someone out there can answer this. I have created at least 10 videos across this summer using Final Cut Pro and IDVD. Before converting to a quicktime movie I have added chapter markers and
Re: Deleting duplicate chapter markers
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
When you export the movie set the markers pull-down to none. Nothing should be imbedded in the movie and if you open it in QT you will not have any sort of pull-down option to jump to another point in
HD pal to NTSC anamorphic DVD
by Dave Bingham 7 years ago
A client has handed me a boondogle editing job. I converted all the clips to Pro Res 422. I am editing in Pro Rez. In the past, I have dumped the entire sequence onto a SD Pro Res anamorphic timeline
Re: HD pal to NTSC anamorphic DVD
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
I have not had success using Nattress for HD to SD conversion as Nattress is looking for a SD clip to drop in the source window. I would convert the the PAL HD to PAL SD with your described workflow a
Rendering issue
by jordi robert 7 years ago
Hi Guys I just started a new project and I shot (canon 7D DSLR), transcode (proress 422) and set up project as usual but this time every time I move a clip in the timeline i need to render. Any ideas
Re: Rendering issue
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
All of the Canon footage we have ingested through L&T comes in native as upper field in FC. Camera model & settings can effect this but we have ingested many TBs of 5D & 7D and we have never had the n
Can't find iMovie forum, subs question relating to FCP movie exports
by Catherine Tosko 7 years ago
I have exported my movs out of FCP and into iMovie because I am using the titling function of iMovie, also helps me bang out to Youtube, Distrify etc., I know the FCP purists will think this is a bad
Re: Can't find iMovie forum, subs question relating to FCP movie exports
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
https: discussions.apple.com community ilife imovie view=discussions
Encoding & Downscaling in Compressor for DVD
by Sascha Engel 7 years ago
Hi Everybody, I usually always use Compressor, to encode for DVDSP. But when I do that with HD Material, I get quiet a bit of artifacting, dancing lines and pixelized edges. It's weird, it happens onl
Re: Encoding & Downscaling in Compressor for DVD
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
I find Compressor to be inconsistent in the HD to SD conversion for DVD. Others have found success in changing all the frame controls to best. This will increase your render time but usually always wo
FCP 6.6 / Mac Pro - Sequence setting question.
by Gary Boland 7 years ago
I shoot most of my videos with a Sony HD HVR Z7U camcorder in HD to a MRC1 recording unit with a compact flash card in the raw setting not AVI. FCP recognizes the raw setting and will automatically im
Re: FCP 6.6 / Mac Pro - Sequence setting question.
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
It is possible that the sequence settings aren't being changed to your clips settings What does FC say the settings are for the clips Check the columns for Frame size Compressor vid rate Do they match
"Render Error: Insufficient Disk Space"
by Aron Zana 7 years ago
Hey, I've searched around on this forum and I've seen that this error message has annoyed a lot of people but I haven't been able to find a solution to my specific problem. I'm working on adding a mus
Re: "Render Error: Insufficient Disk Space"
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
I would recommend keeping at at least 15-20% of your hard drive free at all times. Drives that are less than 50% full will almost always run better than drives that are not. Drives that have less than
Rip DVD to 720x480 or 640x480 ?
by Rosie Walunas 7 years ago
Really, I should have this one figured out but I'm having issues, and want to know a solution that will yield the highest quality for the edit and maintain aesthetic results. I have a stack of DVDs, f
Re: Rip DVD to 720x480 or 640x480 ?
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
SD is SD. You are losing some horizontal real estate(80 pixels) but that is the difference between rectangular and square pixels. The Height isn't changing just the width(square to rectangular).
Compression Problem
by deepak dwivedi 7 years ago
I am Using Compressor 3.5.3 Version on macintosh , The Problem Is After Compression mpeg2 video is badly Simmering & Glitches are appearing on video , video is simmering at places where there is slow
Re: Compression Problem
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
What are your sequence settings or what is the source to begin with Are you making a MPG-2 for DVD or another use If for another use what are the specs
Another FCP to You Tube
by Elliot Beach 7 years ago
Hi there. So I know what to do I would just like to clarify something. I have a 1080 pro res video @ 3 minutes which is 3.2GB when exported as pro res. I want to get this onto YouTube vimeo at the bes
Re: Another FCP to You Tube
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
Youtube isn't super helpful in letting users know exactly what happens behind the curtain. I presume their automated compression system is doing something to all files even if it is just changing the
"One or more targets are incomplete. Each target assigned to a job must have a setting and a destination." (Compressor 4)
by Harrison Sim 7 years ago
I keep getting the error message in the subject when I try to submit a job. Here's a screen shot of my job: Not entirely sure what I'm doing wrong. Thanks! -Harrison
Re: "One or more targets are incomplete. Each target assigned to a job must have a setting and a destination." (Compressor 4)
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
The second setting line needs a setting so that an icon appears on the far left side like the top setting. It appears you may have cleared the setting and or destination on the lower setting. If you a
h.264 data rate question for SD video
by Allan Hughes 7 years ago
I'm exporting SD video for exhibition on media player. The media player can handle rates of 25Mbits s. I made an export out of FCP via Quicktime Conversion to mpeg-4 (h.264 option) and set my data rat
Re: h.264 data rate question for SD video
by Brad Elliott 7 years ago
If you select automatic for data rate and best 2 pass you will get the highest possible quality data rate for an H264 file. I believe QT is limiting the data rate for the SD file as 24MB for a SD file
white backgrounds --compression banding
by John Reis 8 years ago
I need to composite the people shot against white backgrounds in a spot for the web. BAckground has to be white w NO color shift, or even texture in the background. I decided to key out the white. so
Re: white backgrounds --compression banding
by Brad Elliott 8 years ago
Are your video and chroma levels broadcast safe We have had compression fall apart with material that wasn't broadcast safe nor was it intended for broadcast. The compression problem has been solved b
Assigning a RGB value to the tint or threshold filter
by Brad Elliott 11 years ago
Apologies if I have overlooked a previous post regarding this. I want to assign a specific RGB value in the threshold or tint filter without using the picker. I haven't been able to figure out how to
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