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Bud Solem

Member Since:
November 9th 2004
69 Posts
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Adobe ID Not Valid Anymore???
by Ryan Walker 5 years ago
I'm in the middle of a major project and I received a popup to sign into my Creative Cloud manager. I did so, and my password was deemed invalid. I then tried to reset the password and I was informed
Re: We have restored Adobe login services
by Bud Solem 5 years ago
It hasn't been restored for us. Every time I try to sign in the Creative Cloud app says "You have been signed out" and says "please sign in to continue". Try again and same result. Anyone else having
Element 3D crashes AE
by Bud Solem 7 years ago
AE crashes every time Element 3D effect is used applied. All graphic card drivers and cuda updated. Is anyone having success using this new effect software System: Mac Pro 3.1 Quad-core 2.8 GHz, OSX 1
Re: Element 3D crashes AE
by Bud Solem 7 years ago
Hi Joe, Glad to hear someone is having success. What windows operating system and graphics card are you using Thanks, Bud
New D-5 and FCP - Best settings?
by Kevin Allar 10 years ago
This is a killer camera. Does anyone know the best settings for FCP for this camera
Re: New D-5 and FCP - Best settings?
by Bud Solem 10 years ago
I Convert the 5D native files to ProRes HQ (or CF 422 if you have Cineform NeoScene). The files are much larger but play and edit beautifully in Final Cut. This also gives you HD monitoring from Black
Encore CS4 won't allow Save As
by Bud Solem 11 years ago
Encore CS4 4.0.1.048 on Macpro with OSX 10.5.4 Creating Blu-ray project, as I have many times for the last year using CS3. When I try to "Save As" to make another version, I get an error "OSStatus Err
Re: Encore CS4 won't allow Save As
by Bud Solem 11 years ago
I did find a solution. It is my habit when doing a "save-as" version of a project, to click on the existing name and then type in a change, i.e. 02, 03 or the date. Encore didn't like that method at a
Underwater Housing
by Andrew Johnston 11 years ago
We need to buy some underwater housing, but naturally we're scared that a bad housing can destroy our $5k HVX. Has anyone ever used this housing: Ewa-Marine VP2 Underwater Housing for Panasonic HVX200
Re: Underwater Housing
by Bud Solem 11 years ago
I have the Ewa-Marine for my HVX200 and am very pleased with it. Also have an Equinox housing for my DVX100. I think Chris Clephane's observations are right on.
Need to find source for BD-R inkjet printable media
by Bud Solem 11 years ago
I can't find a vendor with stock of any inkjet printable BD-R 25GB discs. Have tried AVD, Tape and Media, The Tape Company, and Tape Resources. Any other ideas
Re: Need to find source for BD-R inkjet printable media
by Warren Eig 11 years ago
www.vaformedia.com 800.282.8428. Tell them Warren Eig from Los Angeles sent you. They have TDK printable BD-R discs that come in the actual Blu-Ray amory case. WarrenWarren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: w
More directional blur in Motion?
by toke lahti 12 years ago
I'm doing some titles in fullHD project and would like to fade the titles away with vert or horz directional blur, but max value 300 doesn't blur titles with this resolution nearly enough. This is ver
Re: More directional blur in Motion?
by Bud Solem 11 years ago
Try CoreMelts Fastblur XY plugin (works with Noise Industries FxFactory).
Navigation works in preview but not finished blu-ray
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Menus that are linked back to a main menu (that has multiple buttons) do not navigate to the button chosen for the link. All the submenus (9) link back to a different button on the main menu. Works pe
BROKE THE 25GB LIMIT!
by John Ward 12 years ago
Hey, folks - Okay, I'm sure others have done this and it just took me a while to figure it out. The backdrop is that we had a 3-hour program in 1080i that had to have a 'play all' function and the abi
Re: BROKE THE 25GB LIMIT!
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Hi John, I really appreciate all the detail, it helps very much. We have also used separate mpgs for each segment and then one big one for play all. Where I'm having difficulty is in a project with 30
CS3 - anyone delivered a Blu-Ray project to replication?
by Sloan Warner 12 years ago
Hey all, People have been asking me about the Blu-Ray possibilities (especially since Warner pulled HD). Have any of you Cs3 users delivered a Cs3 Encore built BD-25 to replication If so, I'm curious
Re: CS3 - anyone delivered a Blu-Ray project to replication?
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Brian Murphy, the regional manager for Sonic explained it to me this way - Encore (and all other desktop authoring tools) is not a spec specific tool. It is an abstraction layer tool and writes "bloat
Blu-Ray build TWICE estimated size !?!?
by John Ward 12 years ago
Hello, All - I have a hefty blu-ray program going in Encore CS3. I imported a 20.48 GB .m2v file to use, set up my timeline and menus and the navigation, playback and project check are all stellar. In
Re: Blu-Ray build TWICE estimated size !?!?
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
After having problems with an Encore blu-ray project, I contacted Brian Murphy, regional manager for Sonic. He was extremely helpful (and patient) even though I don't have any of his products. He help
Multiple timelines causes Out of Memory error
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
I have a blu-ray project that will have 30 timelines and 35 menus. All the timelines are 1-2 minute video clips. Once I've added about 15 or more timelines I get an "Out of Memory. Save and exit immed
Is it possible to make a HD and SD DVD?
by Jeff Carrion 12 years ago
I have a client who wants to make a HD-DVD (well not necessarily a "HDDVD" Blue-Ray or whatever) but to be able to distribute to broadest range of consumers we advised to make an SD DVD. Is there a wa
Re: Is it possible to make a HD and SD DVD?
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
I have the same player. The Samsung website has firmware updates that turn this feature on. My BD-P1400 now plays BD-R and BD-RE discs.
DVD player compatability
by Tom Brand 12 years ago
I've just burned a copy of a DVD and everything works like it should...to a point. The finalized DVD will play in both drives of my PC, but only on 1 of 2 DVD players (both of them are Emerson DVD VCR
Re: DVD player compatability
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Here are the things I have read and followed for the last 5-6 years. I don't know if any of it has changed. 1. The best you can expect from a "burnded" dvd is about 90% compatibility. Only professiona
DVmatte Blast not working in Motion 3 - help!
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Loved dvmatte blast with Motion 2. Now can't see the alpha, and other functions aren't working when used in Motion 3. Is there any fix for this, or does anyone have a suggestion for another keyer.
Re: DVmatte Blast not working in Motion 3 - help!
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
It was a new installer. Most importantly, it did not fix everything. You can view the foreground or the composite but not the matte. When you hit "shift A" the viewer shows solid white. I reported thi
Is there a plugin like Composite Wizard Light Wrap?
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Red Giant's Composite Wizard is AE only. Light Wrap workes amazingly well for compositing. Is there a way to accomplish this in Motion Thanks.
Re: Is there a plugin like Composite Wizard Light Wrap?
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Perfect. Thank you very very much!
720p30 tape footage imports 59.94 even at 720p30 capture
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
We're importing from tape that was recorded on a Pan 1200a from a Sony HDC-F950 Cinealta set to 1080 30p. (Camera Copters - they are amazing!) The deck coverted to 720p at recording. Capturing to FCS2
Re: 720p30 tape footage imports 59.94 even at 720p30 capture
by Bud Solem 12 years ago
Big thanks to everyone! What a delight it is to work with professionals who help each other. And thanks to the COW for providing the community. And the tutorials. And the articles. And the magazine. A
P2 store transfers 4x faster to my iBook G4 than my G5 tower?
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
With my p2 store usb plugged into my 1 ghz ibook g4 it takes under 5 minutes to transfer a 4 GB card. On my Dual 2 Ghz PowerPC G5 it takes over 22 minutes for the same card to transfer. The iBook has
Re: P2 store transfers 4x faster to my iBook G4 than my G5 tower?
by Arnie Schlissel 13 years ago
What port are you plugging the P2 Store into If you're plugging it into the keyboard or a USB 1.x hub, you'll get slower transfers than if you plug it directly into any of the USB 2.0 ports on the Mac
Marshall V-R70P-HDA or Panasonic BT-LH1700W for Field. Anyone familiar w/ both?
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
Want to use for field monitoring to check focus, lighting and composition with the HVX200. I've read great things about the Panasonic. Nothing on the Marshall. Trying to weigh out size, convenience, q
Thanks everyone!
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
Your comments are very helpful. To use the Marshall, I also need a V mount battery, charger, Noga arm, case - around $2,100 total. The Panasonic with case, Anton Bauer power option (I have batteries a
DVC footage filmed in 16:9 but coming out in 4:3 on HD1200A
by JonBfromBC 13 years ago
We recently did a shoot with the DVC tapes in 16:9. However, when we put the tapes in the HD1200A the footage is coming out as 4:3 and is being imported as such in FCP. We've tried everything does any
Re: DVC footage filmed in 16:9 but coming out in 4:3 on HD1200A
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
Can't you check anamorphic "yes" in the FCP browser for each clip after you import and have FCP recognize them correctly I haven't used the HD1200 deck, but have imported from dvcpro tapes shot 16x9 -
How do I import P2 to FCP without including the audio tracks?
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
All my clips come into FCP 5.0.4 with four channels of audio. No audio was recorded so this is waisted storage. What am I doing wrong Also, as recommended, I first transfer the entire mxf file info to
Re: How do I import P2 to FCP without including the audio tracks?
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
Thanks.
best brand mini-dv tape
by Chris Gallaway 13 years ago
Any suggestions about the best brand of mini dv tape to record on. I've been using Sony blue-label premium DVC tapes for the economy and the availability, but I wonder if buying a higher end tape woul
How about the 83MQ's?
by Bud Solem 13 years ago
How are the 83MQ's As dependable as the 63's Thanks, Bud
Is there a filter like AE Drizzle that works in Motion?
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
I have tried the droplet filter but it only does one drop at a time. I like the AE drizzle controls. Any suggestions " Thanks in advance.
About the P2 cards
by Kikolela 14 years ago
I'm planning to buy the HVX200 real soon, but I'm not sure about the P2 cards. I think they're too expensive for only 8giga capacity. Do you guys have any news about how long will take until Panasonic
Re: About the P2 cards
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
Will the firestore have benefits like the P2, i.e. instant playback of selected shots clips and the ability to delete a bad take easily
Stills look ugly in FCP 5 but were great in 4.5
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
I have both OSX Tiger and Panther (2 bootable drives) available on my G5. In a project originally created in FCP 4.5 the still images have jagged lines (like pronounced interlace edges) when I open it
Re: Stills look ugly in FCP 5 but were great in 4.5
by greg strange 14 years ago
I'm having the same trouble. Even stills that I don't apply any movement to look terrible--noisy, aliased--like a field dominance issue. I installed FCP Studio (FCP5) onto a freshly installed Tiger on
Aerial shoot without special equipment
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
Has anyone shot video from a small top wing airplane The client suggests we take a door off. He wants to do an aerial approach shot to his property, etc. Even with the door off, it still seems like th
Re: Aerial shoot without special equipment
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
Thanks Leo. I agree, doing it right is a beautiful thing. How this client wants to accomplish it probably won't be.
FCP 5 Plugins not recognized
by Andy Field 14 years ago
Old FCP Plugins (boris CHV CGM etc) aren't showing up in FCP 5) have tried putting them in Library Application Support Final Cut Pro System support Plugins -- - they won't show up....also Boris text 3
Re: FCP 5 Plugins not recognized
by Bud Solem 14 years ago
How do you repair persmissions I did a help search withing the OS (Tiger) and FCP5 and can't find anything. Thanks.
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