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Carl Crawford

Member Since:
April 18th 2005
19 Posts
Location:
Shreveport, LA
Making Interactive QuickTime Movies
by Carl Crawford 13 years ago
I am trying to make a QuickTime movie with a hot spot in it that when clicked, jumps to a set time in the video. In Cleaner it is called an EventStream. Can you do this in Final Cut Pro 5.5 If so, how
Re: Making Interactive QuickTime Movies
by Steven Gonzales 13 years ago
Here's a bunch of resources for interactive quicktime: http: www.apple.com quicktime resources tools authoring.html
Problems is LaCie Drives and FCP 4.5
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
We have two 500 Gb Raid 0 LaCies drive connect to our G5 running FCP 4.5. While using FCP, it freezes on us and will not unfreeze or quit. After a forced reboot, our two raid drive will not mount. Nor
Re: Problems is LaCie Drives and FCP 4.5
by walter biscardi 15 years ago
First off, how are these drives connected to your G5 One should be connected to a PCI card and one should be connected directly to the G5. Beyond that, all the suggestions by Kevin should be followed
Shutter Speed and Video Hue
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
We recently shot some video with my camera's shutter speed set to Auto. We were shooting a teacher in front of a white board. When the teacher was off screen, the white board had a blue hue. When the
Re: Shutter Speed and Video Hue
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
Thanks for the suggestion. I have a Sony DSR-250. I am sure that the white balance was on manual. I was able to recreate the issue and it was related to shutter speed because the issue goes away after
How does changing shutter speeds affect video?
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
I recently discovered that my Sony DSR-250 shutter speed was set to Auto. This created problems in some lighting situations (see Shutter Speed and Video Hue post). When using manual shutter speed, I h
Re: How does changing shutter speeds affect video?
by Mark Maness 15 years ago
Ok... Here's a question that I have. I'm using the Sony HDV Z1 cameras and have them set to Cineframe30 for the 30p film look. Do I run those cameras at 1 30 or 1 60 _______________________________ Wa
Archiving Video - Best solution?
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
At the moment we are archiving our video to firewire hard drives. It this a common way of doing this Is there a better way If hard drives are used, which brand it most reliable. We have had horrible l
Re: Archiving Video - Best solution?
by Shane Ross 15 years ago
I'll second that. Keep the tapes and the project file. That is all you need. Oh...and the pictures, graphics and music. Those you can probably fit on a DATA DVD. Now...when the Panasonic P2 comes out,
Keeping Time-code when converting from analog to digital video
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
Is there a way to keep import your time-code when converting your analog video to digital video I am using a Beta deck and and Canopus board to bring video into FCP 4.5. Since any notes we take during
Re: Keeping Time-code when converting from analog to digital video
by Peter McAuley 15 years ago
Get one of these puppies. I use this with my laptop and a canopus on location all the time. Very accurate. http: www.keyspan.com products usb USA28x Peter McAuley Axyz Edit Toronto G5 dual 2.0 4 gigs
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by Carl Crawford 15 years ago

FCP 4.5 crashing
by Eric Rainey 15 years ago
When I digitize with my dv camera or my usb mic Final Cut Pro crashes after digitizing the 1st clip. I can digitize one thing and then it crashes on the second clip. The software locks up, then I hard
Re: FCP 4.5 crashing
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
I have experienced the same problem many times. I seems when FCP is trying to appropriate HD space for the video it is about to digitize, it gets suck. Then you end up with the huge file you mentioned
Reliable Hard Drive for FCP
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
Does anyone have suggestions on good FW800 Drives for FCP We have had mixed results with LaCie drives and would like to know what others are using. Also, would you recommend 250Gb or 500Gb Has anyone
Re: Reliable Hard Drive for FCP> Thumbs down on Lacie
by Mike L 15 years ago
We've used dozens of La Cie drives, the d2 units as well as the "porche" bricks, and have had about a 10% failure rate. Unacceptable. The La Cie fellow I spoke with at NAB said "that seems a little hi
Dropped Frame on Monitor hooked to Sony DSR 1500A
by Carl Crawford 15 years ago
I am getting random drop frames (1-4 black frames) when I print to tape. The dropped frames only shows up on the monitor I have hooked to the Sony deck, but not on the video mirrored on my desktop. No
Re: Dropped Frame on Monitor hooked to Sony DSR 1500A
by derek woods 15 years ago
Hey Carl, This is strictly a firewire-1500 issue. This problem drove me crazy for three years, until a fellow cowhead reccommended putting the deck on a seperate firewire bus. Picked up a 30 dollar fi
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