Cameron Clendaniel: Activity About Popular Images

Professional, experienced, inventive post-production for film and television.
Member Since:
October 21st 2004
80 Posts
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Brooklyn, NY
The Plan for Now
by Herb Sevush 5 years ago
Not that anyone was waiting with baited breath for me to finally figure out a way forward, but the dust is finally settling and I can see my probable path and figured I'd post this. FCP7 is getting mo
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Re: The Plan for Now
by Cameron Clendaniel 5 years ago
Never tried X so can't weigh in on that (scared off from the start and haven't read anything to date to entice), but I've been very impressed with PPCC on a 2010 MacPro. Very stable and very, very fas
Adobe support says Thunderbolt external is not "supported' by premiere
by Jorge Graupera 6 years ago
Hi Everybody. I've been using Premiere for a few years now with a 2009 iMac using a FW800 external as a scratch disc holding all my CANON DSLR footage assets. Performance was good and stable but I wan
Re: Adobe support says Thunderbolt external is not
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
I've used PrP CS6 and CC on the same iMac you have with media on a Pegasus TB Raid 5. No issues at all. All Adobe apps stable. And as has been stated by others, there's no reason I can think of why an
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Premiere Pro CC impressions
by Andy Field 6 years ago
If you liked FCP 7...you will love Premiere Pro CC -- everything that didn't work quite right in CS6 is fixed in this release. Yes FCP X users, please hold off on the flames...this isn't a slam on tha
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 6 years ago
Re: Premiere Pro CC impressions
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
I have some small (but annoying) gripes (ie. fades to black when using GPU hardware acceleration are not smooth), but on the whole it's a great NLE. Fast, flexible, and stable on a MacPro 5,1. Love th
GTX680 problems (Mac)
by Morten Ranmar 6 years ago
I purchased the GTX680 Mac Edition, because Adobe says it is certified - but when turning on GPU acceleration Premiere CC does not accept it and renders overlays incorrectly. Maybe it is a driver prob
Re: GTX680 problems (Mac)
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
I have the GTX 770 (from macvidcards) and it works beautifully - except for similar problems as you describe. I've had to create custom fades to black (for christsakes!) to get them to function proper
To ProRes or not to ProRes?
by Jonathan Kemp 6 years ago
Hi all, I'm editing a very low budget feature film project. I currently have 1 TB of footage (direct from the camera 5D .mov and AVCHD from a Panasonic AF 101 and clipwrapped to .mov). I have read tha
Re: To ProRes or not to ProRes?
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Dont know what your system specs are but FWIW I've had no issues cutting with raw AVCHD footage from start to finish (including FX and grading) in PrP. You don't even need to rewrap. http: www.adobe.c
Film edit question
by Oliver Peters 6 years ago
I'm evaluating the possibility of cutting a low budget indie film with Premiere. Could be Premiere Pro CC, FCP X or MC7 at this point. The key ingredient for me is how and where to sync the double-sys
Re: Film edit question
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Don't know about X but haven't had performance issues in PrP with synced or merged clips. Perhaps run a little workflow test and see which is less painful. I get not wanting to cut with 8-10 tracks. B
Thoughts from an Apple Fanboi
by John Davidson 6 years ago
There are so many competing philosophies going on regarding the cloud issue popping up. As a relative early adopter of FCPX, Apple fanboi, etc., maybe some of you will consider these thoughts interest
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Re: Thoughts from an Apple Fanboi
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
For an incredibly expansive suite of software that has a great track record, for people that are presumably making a living off of it I don't understand the angst over $50 month. Cameron Clendaniel Fi
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Kona 3 Support Gone?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I just noticed on the Aja website that the Kona 3 has been moved to the Legacy section under Support. I certainly hope they will be offering drivers in the future for CS7 for the Kona3 or offer some s
Re: Kona 3 Support Gone?
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
I feel like they'd specify if that were the case. "KONA family of products" seems all inclusive to me. There's no saying they won't change that down the road but I read it to mean you're safe for the
PNY Technologies nVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Display Card
by Wendell Davis 6 years ago
I have an old 2009 MacPro, which runs great, that had has an ATI Radeon HD 4870 card in it... Had has in that the original died, Apple replaced it with one that only runs on monitor. The question - fo
Re: PNY Technologies nVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Display Card
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Definitely worth it. Cameron Clendaniel Film Editor, NYC 718-254-8027 cam@camclendaniel.com www.camclendaniel.com
Opinions on what NLE to teach on a new BA in Film & Screen Media Production
by Daniel Hegarty 6 years ago
Hi Folks, I'm a freelance editor and documentary maker. I've been teaching FCP for a few years at Diploma level and I've been asked to give my recommendations on post-production training on a new 3 ye
Re: Opinions on what NLE to teach on a new BA in Film & Screen Media Production
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Daniel Hegarty "I should also say that at the moment we're thinking that in the 3rd year those who elect for editing as their specialisation will get training on whichever 2 NLEs are not taught in ye
Premiere Pro - I could be convinced!
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
Despite being a "Cheerleader" for FCPX I'm not stupid enough to ignore other options. I've been experimenting with PPro over the last few months and I'm very impressed. Merlot fuelled rants aside, how
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Dennis Tzeng liked this 6 years ago
Re: Premiere Pro - I could be convinced! (and someone just was)
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Oliver Peters "As far as PPro and editing, for me there are a few issues that are still problematic. 1. You cannot open multiple projects at the same time. 2. You cannot modify audio channel configur
ProCutX iPad interface
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
http: www.macrumors.com 2013 02 06 procutx-app-to-streamline-final-cut-pro-x-editing-from-your-ipad Cameron Clendaniel Film Editor, NYC o (718)254-8027 f (718)254-8028 m (617)416-6004 cam@camclendanie
Re: ProCutX iPad interface
by Cameron Clendaniel 6 years ago
Agreed. Without that tactile experience, I don't really see the point. Possibly as an add on to one's existing workflow Not sure it would really make anything more efficient though. Cameron Clendaniel
Miller has died.
by Bill Davis 7 years ago
Most people who make their living trying to craft communications that cause others to do stuff - be it vote some way or buy a particular brand of soap - brush up against the field of psychology at som
Re: Miller has died.
by Cameron Clendaniel 7 years ago
perhaps people should have used his first name more often then... Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
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Blackmagic vs Kona performance in Avid Media Composer 6
by Aldo Palumbo 7 years ago
Hello How's everyone feeling about Avid Media Composer 6 with Blackmagic and Kona cards I see some months back there were issues with sluggishness. many thanks Aldo
Re: Blackmagic vs Kona performance in Avid Media Composer 6
by Cameron Clendaniel 7 years ago
Agreed. My Kona LHi is very responsive with MC6. No experience with BMD. Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
creative cloud has been launched
by Cameron Clendaniel 7 years ago
https: creative.adobe.com trackingid=JELDA Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
So how is the Creative Cloud going to work?
by Steve Connor 7 years ago
Today is supposedly launch day for the Creative Cloud, I pre-ordered a subscription a while ago, how is the process going to work Will I get an email telling me what to do Steve Connor "FCPX Professio
Re: So how is the Creative Cloud going to work?
by Cameron Clendaniel 7 years ago
It's been launched: https: creative.adobe.com trackingid=JELDA Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
Storage
by Larry Lancit 8 years ago
I have a 4TB hard drive that I have been using for Time Machine backup of all my video assets and projects, but I now have enough material where the 4TB drive is insufficient. What is a solution that
Re: Storage
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Not sure what "cheap enough" constitutes or what kind of hookup capabilities your system has, but I rely on the CalDigit HDOne (RAID 5). They have a range of options. If you don't want redundancy and
Color correction workflow dispair
by Guillaume Chadaillac 8 years ago
Hi everyone! I am encountering terrible problem with my color correction workflow. Here is my chain of event: I shoot with a 7D. Convert in Pro Res. Edit in FCP. Export as Prores as quicktime movie. I
Re: Color correction workflow dispair
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Matrox has products that will allow you to connect your laptop to a broadcast monitor (a search on this forum will surely turn up lots of options). And even if your final deliverable is only going on
Super Slow Mac/FC System
by Thomas Hughes 8 years ago
I've got a MacPro 2.1, Quad Core Intel Xeon running Mac OSX 10.6.5 w 8 gigs RAM. FC version 7.0.3. Everything is working fine if I existed in slow-motion world. When I click on a project to open it, t
Re: Super Slow Mac/FC System
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Try FCS Maintenance Pack (has a few apps that could potentially diagnose and fix the issue). And there\'s always a clean install of FCP and even your OS. Time consuming but effective. Cameron Clen
Scrolling Text
by Peter Sands 8 years ago
I'm creating a scrolling text for movie end credits (bottom to top). On playback the credits do not scroll up smoothly. How can I ensure that this does not happen before rendering to output MacBook Pr
Re: Scrolling Text
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
What are you using to create the text scroll How are you monitoring the scroll (ie. in FCP Canvas window or on external monitor) Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
News: Matrox MAX H.264 Capture Ships, Enabling Direct Capture to H.264 Files with the Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices and Matrox MAX Technology for PC
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
Free app allows quick creation of H.264 video files for smart phones, iPad, the web, and Blu-ray (Montr al, Canada--March 22, 2011) Matrox Video Products today announced that Matrox MAX H.264 Capture
Re: News: Matrox MAX H.264 Capture Ships, Enabling Direct Capture to H.264 Files with the Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices and Matrox MAX Technology for PC
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Mac Cameron Clendaniel film editor, NYC www.camclendaniel.com
Final Cut Export Issues
by Chris Olsen 8 years ago
I am having an issues I have never had with exporting a video in FCP. have the brand new macbook pro (Early 2011) and everything looks great in preview and in the viewer while editing... then after I
Re: Final Cut Export Issues
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Not necessarily - depends on the respective speed of the drives. But your description of the playback issues you're experiencing does not indicate to me that the speed of your playback drive is the pr
Mac's Disk Utility RAID maker...
by tad newberry 8 years ago
I'm finally getting a RAID going and thought i would start with Disk Utility's RAID creator. What do you guys think of it I read through the Disk Utility helps and it sounded pretty good, though i rar
Re: Mac's Disk Utility RAID maker...
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
Yes, the risk of RAID 0 is that if one drive in the array goes down, you lose everything. And it does happen - and I've lost system drives too so backups are of course critical in any workflow. I use
Super Long Rendering Times
by August Alba 8 years ago
Hi everyone, Okay, here's the deal. My rendering times in FCP are taking forever. We're talking about 45 minutes to render 6 minutes of standard 640x480, 30 Fps. I have no idea what to do. The much cr
Re: Super Long Rendering Times
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
You're going to have to give more details. Such as: sequence settings and codec Original footage specs Why are you needing to render (ie. what have you added - filters, fx, etc - to or what are you ch
How to zoom in/out a cropped video retaining its margins and zize
by Marcello Cangialosi 8 years ago
Hello, I need some help in figuring out how to do something in FCP I have a picture in picture video which I cropped to show a specific part of it. Imagine a video sequence showing a person in a room.
Re: How to zoom in/out a cropped video retaining its margins and zize
by Cameron Clendaniel 8 years ago
You could add an inverted 4-point garbage matte (in the "video filters" folder of the "effects" tab in the browser) to the layer of video above the layer you're trying to crop. Cameron Clendaniel film
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