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Bruce Rawlings

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July 25th 2001
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FCPX 10.4 crashes on media import
by Bruce Rawlings 2 years ago
I have just upgraded to 10.4 and discovered that I cannot import new files to a library event. I can create a new event and drop media into request box but not by selecting files on a drive and choosi
Re: FCPX 10.4 crashes on media import
by Jeremy Garchow 2 years ago
Trash your preferences.
FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by james henson 5 years ago
Ok, here is my story... I basically made a rough documentary on Sony Vegas, but I clearly need professional help to finish the edit. To my dismay, I could not find any decent professional documentary
Re: FCP/ Avid/ Premier for doc post producion houses?
by Bruce Rawlings 5 years ago
As mentioned the final deliverable is the key to the correct answer. As a freelance editor I spend much of my time picking up the pieces created by wrong decision making. For some crazy reason people
Locating lo res library references.
by Bruce Rawlings 6 years ago
I have been using Catdv for a while and want to make a back up of the library. I cannot locate the folder with the material in it. Where is it located in relation to the program and what would it be c
Re: Locating lo res library references.
by Dave Clack 6 years ago
Hi Bruce, each asset in the CatDV database has a "media path" and "proxy file" that shows the location of the media and a lo res version. If you right click on an asset then you should have the option
Transferring Beta SP Tapes. How do I remove Time Code from screen?
by Cathal Brennan 7 years ago
Hello. I was wondering if anyone could help me please. I rented a Sony Beta cam SP CVR75 for a couple of days to transfer some Beta SP tapes I had. I use an Honestech Vid Box to digitise videos onto m
Re: Transferring Beta SP Tapes. How do I remove Time Code from screen?
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
You should have another video out 1 or 2 BNC that is clean video on the back.
MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard
by Olly Lawer 7 years ago
Which of these is more reliable The sony one costs twice as much. Currently using a Kensington Adapter and Transcend Cards (which continue to use with adapter). But sometimes the card will fail. Foota
Re: MEAD-MS01 vs e-films MxR Expresscard
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
I use SxS for paying jobs as if there was a problem with MxR adapter and Transcend cards then it would not be fair on the client. Having said that I have used the adapter system on some of my own prod
Best SD setting
by Geoff McKay 7 years ago
Hello Everyone, This question has probably been dealt with a number of times, and I have read several threads that touch on the topic, however, I didn't see any that were "spot on" my issue. I recentl
Re: Best SD setting
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
The Nanoflash will not convert but will record the EX3 in camera down converted output.
P2CMS logging clips
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
I am trying to fathom out P2CMS. I need to log P2 card clips and add memo remarks then print off sheets with all info on them - how Thanks in anticipation.
Re: P2CMS logging clips
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
Just discovered CatDV as used by a lot of companies in the USA and BBC in UK. You tube has some good presentations that show it in action.
PMW EX3 Focus issue - doesn't match previous forum threads
by Fritz Faerber 7 years ago
Hi, Thanks in advance for any help. I've been reading threads here and on other video forums. Can't seem to find an answer. My EX3 failed this week at a shoot. It is on version 1.15 firmware. I follow
Re: PMW EX3 Focus issue - doesn't match previous forum threads
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
My EX1 has just been fixed after forgetting who it was. Not too expensive but always a constant worry that it may happen at any time. It has suffered from this malady a few times but the camera really
Purple Streak (possibly on sensor)
by Jonathan White 7 years ago
Hi, I've just noticed a purple streak on my EX-1 footage... as I stop the camera down this streak comes into sharp focus... on wider aperture shots you need to be looking for it... it doesn't change s
Re: Purple Streak (possibly on sensor)
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
I cannot remember and cannot locate the invoice but I would guess around 800-1200. Anything seems cost 500 or so from Sony. I can suggest a good company to try as I have just had my EX1 serviced to co
Back-focus or Iris issue...?
by Matt Orfalea 7 years ago
my Sony EX-1 camera produces a soft out of focus image whenever I close the iris around or passed f16 the more I close the softer it gets. at 1st I thought it was a back focus prob, EXCEPT increasing
Re: Back-focus or Iris issue...?
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
I also have a Panasonic HPX250 and use the same ND6 principle of never shooting above f4-5.6. Alan Roberts explains all in his BBC report for the HPX371 amongst others. As mentioned it is physics not
P2 Viewing
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
Have got a bit lost trying to view P2 material shot on my HPX-250. Have downloaded P2cms and can see the clip thumbnails but cannot play clips - only have audio. The easy to use Panasonic website has
Re: P2 Viewing - solved
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
Solved by Panasonic help desk - should have asked sooner. " If video can be seen (I mean play back) on the HPX-250, could you install "AVC Intra decoder v.1.5" for Mac and re-install the P2CMS then tr
Panasonic HPX250 or AC160A
by Kingsley Foreman 7 years ago
Hi guys, hoping to get a little advice from the pros :) I'm looking at getting a new camera ether a HPX250 or a AC160A I know the features are similar, and I will be recording to a Atomos Samurai. The
Re: Panasonic HPX250 or AC160A
by Bruce Rawlings 7 years ago
HPX250 has a 5 year warranty here in the UK so it was a no brainer.
UDF & Fat 32
by Robin Probyn 8 years ago
On the back of the long downloads Ive found with the PMW500 (a very nice camera BTW) I wonder is there alot more data in UDF than FAT.. which would make the UDF 50mbps down loads way longer the FAT fo
Re: UDF & Fat 32
by Bruce Rawlings 8 years ago
I down load onto a MacPro (early 2011) with 12GB of memory using the Sony SxS reader. Have not tried MacBook Pro yet.
Decklink Studio 2 board not seen by re-istalled PPro CS5 - why?
by Bruce Rawlings 8 years ago
Headline says it all. Have had to re-install CS5 but it does not see Decklink Studio 2 board. FCP sees it no problem in my MacPro 2010. Any ideas Have installed latest Blackmagic software as well.
io express, mc 5.53 and mac os 10.6.8
by joshua schwarz 8 years ago
i just updated my aja io express drivers to the latest version for mac: 10.0.1. this included a firmware uprgrade to the io express. i didn't load the io open plugin utility because it requires lion.
Re: io express, mc 5.53 and mac os 10.6.8
by Bruce Rawlings 8 years ago
I have the same problem. Not sure what version I was on before! FCP and Premiere CS5 are fine on different drives but the same MacPro. I updated the IO Express firmware as well!!
Getting out of demo mode
by Bruce Rawlings 8 years ago
Just bought Twixtor and cannot get out of demo mode. I have entered the key they gave me as instructed but no dice. Cannot contact them as only email support. As usual up against the wire. Any ideas I
Re: Getting out of demo mode
by Pierre Jasmin 8 years ago
Are you using FCP FCP (and a few other apps) do caching of already rendered frames across sessions, unless you change the value of a parameter you get the frame pre-rendered with an X, the solution is
Was asked for 16x9 SX... WTF?
by Phil Smith 8 years ago
Forgive me, I feel really stupid for asking this question, but my google efforts and other searches have turned up nothing. Perhaps I am not wording this right... I have a client who is asking me for
Re: Was asked for 16x9 SX... WTF?
by Bruce Rawlings 8 years ago
Just for the record you CAN record SX on standard BetaSP tapes - have been doing it for 10 years or more.
How does Avid handle still images?
by Scott Davis 9 years ago
It has been a while since I have had to heavily work in Avid. I am working on a job now with a ton of still images. Some are huge, high quality TIFF, some are low quality JPEG files. When importing a
Re: How does Avid handle still images?
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Stage Tools gets my vote. Designed by a film editor and very simple to use.
EX1 files into FCP7 - How?
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Am using FCP for the first time with EX1 BPAV folders and cannot import the contents to edit. I am confused by Sony software. FCP7 on MacPro with Snow Leopard is my system.
Re: EX1 files into FCP7 - How?
by Steven Gladstone 9 years ago
I use file import. You have down load Sony Software. Then you will get XDCAM import. Try this link. You may have to join, but it is free. https: www.servicesplus.sel.sony.com sony-software.aspx model=
Decklink studio with PremPro nightmare
by Joe Morgan 9 years ago
Hi There, This is probably one of those questions that would merit a slap in the face with a wet fish - but I can't seem to get video playback from Premiere Pro CS5 over a decklink studio card in a 64
Re: Decklink studio with PremPro nightmare
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
I am new to Premiere nd find the same problem. I have selected a BlackMagic preset and then the pictures appear on the output HDSDI monitor.
Decklink Studio no video output in CS5
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Have just taken delivery of MacPro with Decklink Studio card. SDI FCP output to a monitor is working fine. When I go to Premiere CS5 the is no video output - what am I doing wrong
Re: Decklink Studio no video output in CS5
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Solved - purely finger trouble - not choosing correct project settings for Panasonic AF101 files.
First Musicvideo Submission to TV.....
by Facundo Campos 9 years ago
Hi there! I'm finishing editing a music video that I shot a couple of months ago and I wanted to submit it to MuchMusic up here in Canada. So, I've downloaded the specs form from the site and to be ho
Re: First Musicvideo Submission to TV.....
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Let us see the specs so that we can comment.
Lip sync issues
by Tim Young 9 years ago
Offline via firewire DV PAL, Online AJA uncompressed 8-bit PAL Is this a nightmare A lot of our interview clips appear out of sync after conforming at uncompressed. Is this a known issue Tim *********
Re: Lip sync issues
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
I have always doubted the J series of decks for sync. I cannot put my finger on it but offlining with a J3 and then onlining with a real deck has caused sync problems.
Hard drive - no read write access?
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
For some reason FCP has decided that I have no read write access to my drives. I can see them on the desktop so what have I done
Re: Hard drive - no read write access?
by Bruce Rawlings 9 years ago
Drive now seen by FCP. Do not know what I have done differently but it works! Thanks to those who applied their minds to the problem, I was panicking as a deadline looms..as usual.
The Quiet American Gardener - Trailer for my latest DVD
by Bruce Rawlings 10 years ago
Have just completed this fundraising DVD about an American man who influenced garden design in the 1920s 30s but only created 2 gardens in his lifetime. Shot on a mixture of HDCAM EX1 Z1. http: www.yo
io HD playback stutters
by Brian Cutts 10 years ago
Hi, I'm having a problem with HD playback of material using a MacBook Pro where we get the occasional stutter which looks almost like a dropped frame. The setup uses the AJA io connected to the onboar
Re: io HD playback stutters
by Bruce Rawlings 10 years ago
I have the same problem when using my MBP. Material plays perfectly when project and drive connected to a MacPro machine with a BlackLink card.
ex3 software freeze
by dan jones 10 years ago
Brand new Sony EX3 right out of the box. I spent maybe an hour going through the menus, setting them up. Then I white balanced, switched the lens from manual to auto, and the whole thing froze up. Swi
Re: ex3 software freeze
by Don Greening 10 years ago
My boss (which is actually my wife) said "Don't even entertain the idea of a repair through Sony. Take the camera back right away to the store you bought it from and ask for another EX3." The boss has
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IoHD PAL Ingest to FCP
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
I have been using the IoHD unit to playout PAL DV projects to Digibeta in SDI from a MacBookPro. I inherited the FCP project and a hard drive with the media on it. All has worked well. I now want to s
Re: IoHD PAL Ingest to FCP
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
Are you using the FCP easy setups HIt control-q and choose AJA ioHD 625i and the appropriate codec.
Client issue with DVD
by Greg Ball 11 years ago
I've posted a similar question on the FCP forum, but I thought I could really use some help in dealing with my client. I created a widescreen DVD that was shot on a Sony Ex1 Camera The client complain
Re: What should Greg do?
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
I agree with Bob's approach. DVD should be a done thing but there always seems to be gremlin near at hand. For conferences and live public presentations we always use tape for playout. If the client i
AJA io goes bye bye after pro apps update in FCP
by Randall M 11 years ago
Well, I first posted in the FCP forum but then thought maybe I should confess my sins here. Problem- I have deck control but cannot see or hear video in the log and capture window. Today I updated my
Re: AJA io goes bye bye after pro apps update in FCP
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
I upgraded my IoHD unit and that was the end of it so now I have been sent a new one with old firmware. I dare not upgrade and risk trouble as it cost $400 dollars to send it back to the USA from the
How do I Transfer a project from FCP to AVID?
by Aaron J. March 11 years ago
I have an HD project in FCP and need to transfer it to AVID - does anyone have any tips, know what file format to use etc... thank you for your time.
Re: How do I Transfer a project from FCP to AVID?
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
Automatic Duck is the answer. Just created an Avid online with click of the mouse. I don't think you can carry the media across. I on-lined with the original tapes and an HVR-1500 SDI vtr without any
Removing video effect.
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
I'm new to FCP from Avid and cannot find way of removing a cross dissolve or video effect from the video timeline - I know it must be a simple procedure, but......
Re: Removing video effect.
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
Thanks Don.
Portrait photos imported into avid are stretched - how to avoid?
by Chris Foogs 11 years ago
Hi there, my clients are chewing me out because the scanned images that they are importing are displaying stretched to 16:9 (the size of the monitor windows) rather than keeping their original portrai
Re: Portrait photos imported into avid are stretched - how to avoid?
by Bruce Rawlings 11 years ago
not being a graphics person I use stage tools, quick simple to use and foolproof for any project.
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