Cathy Mayville: Activity About Images

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January 29th 2009
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Where to look for work. How to land those big jobs.
by Ed Blackford 7 years ago
Hello Everyone, I am part of a collective that does all sorts of post production work and some pre-production. (http: www.full-beard.com if you want to check it out and see what we do). We have had so
Re: Where to look for work. How to land those big jobs.
by Cathy Mayville 7 years ago
Bob, A-freakin men! And thanks for taking the time to post that. This is church for the freelance life and you can never hear this too much. I remember walking my neighborhood streets on Tues and Wed
Best box/software for realtime MPEG2 compression with CC?
by Cathy Mayville 7 years ago
Hi! I use Avid, Final Cut and soon will use Premiere to edit :30 promos and long form docs for broadcast. I now need to deliver digital (MPEG2 ts's) for broadcast. I also have to deliver MPEG2 ts's fo
Re: Best box/software for realtime MPEG2 compression with CC?
by Cathy Mayville 7 years ago
Thanks Craig! I will check them out for sure. Anyone else I should go see Thanks! Cat Mayville Mac 2 x 2.93 Ghz Quad Core Intel OS 10.6.4 16 GB RAM Kona LHi V 9.0.6 Final Cut Pro 7 Episode 5.3.2
Need a workflow for testing MPEG2 transport streams for broadcast quality
by Cathy Mayville 8 years ago
Hello Compression Guru's, I am editing (40 minute) shows in Final Cut 7, exporting quicktimes as self contained movies, then taking these quicktimes into Episode 5.3.2 and compressing to MPEG2 TS with
Re: Need a workflow for testing MPEG2 transport streams for broadcast quality
by Craig RussillRoy 8 years ago
Hi cat Hope this finds you well - ok so a few questions - what are you cutting - is it HD or SD and whay res 1080 - 720 is all the footage the same format or are you uprezing - cross converting Under
tv ratings graphics
by Sam Lesante Jr. 13 years ago
Hi fellow cow's, I am sending one of our shows to another station that asked me to put the tv rating on. When do you put it on How long does it need to stay on and how often does it go on TIA Sam
Re: tv ratings graphics
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
I have to put TV ratings on some shows I am working on. I found TV ratings guidelines online (http: www.tvguidelines.org resources TheRatings.pdf). But I did not see rules templates for creating these
Locked into Final Cut?
by Paul Hartel 10 years ago
Hey guys, Just received a drive from an EX1 shoot. First XD CAM project. Am planning my workflow. Intended to cut this on MC 3.5. Was looking at the clip folders (along with viewing some of the footag
Re: Locked into Final Cut?
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
Rafael--you are right. I was hoping there was a mechanism setting which would tell Avid it's okay to re-link to original MXF file, even though it is different than a QT. But, the exported Duck sequenc
Streaming settings in compressor: fast start vs hinted, etc
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
Hi all, The short version of this question is, when I am manipulating encoder settings in Compressor, there are four options for streaming: None, Fast Start, Fast Start-Compressed Header and hinted st
What filters help decrease motion artifacts in MP2
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
I am digitizing digi beta footage (SDI) into Final Cut, I then put clips on an 8 bit 4:2:2 timeline (LFF) and export QT reference movies which I then compress to 4:2:0 MP2 (Cable Labs compliant) files
Re: What filters help decrease motion artifacts in MP2
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
adding Deinterlace and directional blur filters to clip on FCP timeline (before exporting) helped me decrease motion artifacts in MPEG 2. If you are using final cut add deinterlace, then directional b
Matrox CompressHD
by Mario Rubertis 10 years ago
Craig, I saw this post on the FCP forum http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 8 1033518 and am wondering if you can give me your perspective on what it really is. I'm am seriously looking to boost Com
Re: Matrox CompressHD
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
Craig, I am still working on trying to get files passed for delivering Cable Labs compliant MP2's to TVN for our networks VOD deliveries. I'll let you know what I find out, but Episode is not even in
Will pay for great compression. QT to FLV
by Dan Schonberg 10 years ago
I can't afford Sorensen or any of the good ones right now. Just spent my cash on After Effects and some other things. I do have cash for someone to compress my 9 lossless quicktimes into small FLVs. I
Re: Will pay for great compression. QT to FLV
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
I use cleaner--probably cheaper to buy that then to pay somebody. I can help you with settings once you get the software Thanks! Cat Mayville
How do I make CableLabs compliant file from FCP Studio 2
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
Hi all, I need to deliver about five hours of Video On Demand content to TVN each month. I edit Standard def content on a late 2009 Mac 2x3 GHz Quad Core Intel Xeon in FInal Cut, some of content has c
Re: How do I make CableLabs compliant file from FCP Studio 2
by Cathy Mayville 10 years ago
thanks Craig. They sent me their Cable labs settings and the only thing standing in b w us and a file that passes the test is a field issue, which I think is easily solved. I'll let you know how the n
Converting HDV (XD Cam) to SD I get lines in footage
by Cathy Mayville 11 years ago
Hi! I am pulling XD cam footage off of the cards through final cut. The media was shot as frame size: 1920 x 1080, 29.97 frps. xdcam ex 1080i 60 compressor, field dominance Upper, and pixel aspec squa
Re: Converting HDV (XD Cam) to SD I get lines in footage
by Cathy Mayville 11 years ago
Thanks Rafael, I ended up calling AJA to get the low down on down converting through Kona Card. They were a huge help-props to the AJA peeps. You are right, AJA was faster and absolutely better than F
Rendering time KILLING me!
by Cathy Mayville 11 years ago
Hi, I am doing work at a network and I always brag about how I love final cut so much more than Avid. But Avid is CRUSHING me when it comes to rendering network bugs onto our programs. I am working in
Re: Rendering time KILLING me!
by Cathy Mayville 11 years ago
Perfect, I'll look into that! Thanks a ton!
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