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Chet Wesley

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September 17th 2007
94 Posts
subtitle or too complex - a real puzzler
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
I have a project that is going to be authored in both PAL and NTSC. On the NTSC one, everything burns fine. On the PAL one, I get an error when burning saying "subtitle or menu subpicture too complex.
Re: subtitle or too complex - a real puzzler
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
I tested this and it did not fix it. Actually thinking about it, that makes no sense, because when you import the text script, encore re-formats the timecode to fit to PAL. From that point on, it does
menu button highlight incomplete, cut off
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Hi, I have a menu constructed in photoshop with highlight layers. When we preview the menu in encore, it all looks fine, but when we burn the menu to a DVD, the edges of some highlights get cut off. T
Re: menu button highlight incomplete, cut off
by Nicholas Pollicino 9 years ago
I am having the same problem... Any feedback yet as to why this has happened
subtitle weirdness
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Well I posted a thread a few days ago about subtitles gone missing completely (no response so far), and now there is another issue, which is that sometimes subtitles show up, but only for part of the
subtitles randomly missing
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Hello. I have a project with some subtitles inserted from a text script. In encore everything seems fine, but on the burned DVD, some subtitles are not included when you play it back. It seems that th
DVD subtitle review process
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
I wonder if anyone has any suggestions for me on a good process to deal with a project I am working on. I have a DVD authoring project with subtitles in six languages. I have generated subtitle text s
Re: DVD subtitle review process
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
That is a good suggestion. I have final cut as well, I could just do a "capture now" in final cut and then process the files overnight to a web download format.
Subtitles in Flash export?
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Can a flash export from Encore show subtitles
Re: Subtitles in Flash export?
by Joe Bowden 10 years ago
Nope. Subtitles in Encore are for DVD and Blu-ray only.
Assigning subtitle tracks from menu buttons
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
I searched and I found amazingly little previous discussion on assigning subtitles in Encore... Anyway, I have my subtitle tracks all set in my timeline (six languages), and I want to be able to selec
Re: Assigning subtitle tracks from menu buttons
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
I tried this and it works for setting the subtitle and playing ONE timeline... the way I have it set up, when you select the language button in the menu, it plays the timeline (via the normal link of
HDV to widescreen standard def DVD in Encore CS3
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Hi Everyone, We are working on a project in HDV 16:9. We are making a DVD of it in standard definition. I want to make sure the DVD works correctly on widescreen TVs with optimal resolution, as well a
Re: HDV to widescreen standard def DVD in Encore CS3
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
What system Mac vs Windows Windows How did you wind up with 1280 x 720 P file We shot in 720P HD Is the file .mpeg, .mov ,.avi We are editing in Premiere in HDV, which I believe is a MPEG (I am not ed
JVC GY HD 110 with FCP 6
by sam White 10 years ago
I am trying to capture HDV footage shot on the jvc gy 110 into fcp pro 6 using a sony A1 hdv camcorder as a deck. the tapes don't play back on the sony at all, just blue screen. do i have to get a jvc
Re: JVC GY HD 110 with FCP 6
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
A cheaper route would be looking for a used GR-HD1 or JY-HD10. They use the same format assuming you are shooting in 30P not 25P. That will probably be cheaper than any JVC deck. -CW
good companion camera to GY-HD110U?
by Chet Wesley 10 years ago
Hello, I need to purchase a second camera that will go well with the HD110U. 720 30p would be good, and obviously cheaper (If I had the budget, I would just get another HD110U). I'd be interested to k
"export movie" ,,, why such huge files???
by Joe Garcia 11 years ago
So,,, I guess I should know this but, what the heck is Premiere doing on export that requires such HUGE files I normally edit to a couple of sequences, with very few or no chapters at all, I export th
Re: "export movie" ,,, why such huge files???
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
It shouldn't matter if you have effects or not, the resulting file size is just a result of the length of the file and the bit rate.
how do you render?
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Ok, this is a really basic question. I have used final cut for years and I am just transitioning to premiere. How do you render effects I have a clip that has been color corrected and I want to play i
Re: how do you render?
by Eddie Lotter 11 years ago
Whatever is under the work area bar gets rendered. Reduce the work area bar to render s smaller section. You will also find links to many free tutorials in the PremiereProPedia that will quickly show
mosaic tiles
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I'm using after effects pro cs3. I have a picture of a tile mosaic. I want to make it appear as though the tiles in the mosaic are flying in and piecing the mosaic together. It doesn't literally have
Re: mosaic tiles
by Dave LaRonde 11 years ago
I'd investigate the Motion Tile effect. It sounds like it would do just what you want.Dave LaRonde Sr. Promotion Producer KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA
stupid question - ram preview key commands on a laptop
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi. I am using a mac book pro that doesn't have a numerical keyboard. Is there still a way to use key commands for RAM previews. I am particularly missing the command to get it to preview just every o
Re: stupid question - ram preview key commands on a laptop
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Thank you sir. That doesn't seem to play the audio though for some reason.
Help with picking best software package
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hello, I have the following requirements for a compression software application. I don't know if it is realistic, but these would be the ideal things. 1. Batch compression 2. Includes progressive down
Re: Help with picking best software package
by Daniel Low 11 years ago
Procoder from Canopus will do all that.__________________________________________________________________ Please post back saying what solved your problem. It could help others, and saying 'thanks' is
joining two clips in sorenson squeeze
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I am going to have a batch of video files that are captured in a compressed format. I need to re-compress them to make them iPod compatible, but I would also like to join a disclaimer to the end o
Anyone experienced with using qt-faststart in ffMPEGX?
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I am trying to use this for creating fast start progressive download quicktimes, but not finding much info on how it is used.
Re: Anyone experienced with using qt-faststart in ffMPEGX?
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
See first thread in said linked forum :)
capture cutting last minute off of clips
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I am capturing some footage from a HDV 720 30p tape on a JVC GR-HD1 camera on a macbook pro 2.1GHZ laptop in Premiere CS3 When it captures my clips, it cuts off the last minute from what I have lo
Compressor settings for streaming video online.
by Eduardo Araujo 11 years ago
Hey Guys, I am trying to compress some videos for a client to put on the internet. He want to stream them on his website. The video is in DVCPRO HD 720p60 and its about 5 minutes long. Ideally he want
Re: Compressor settings for streaming video online.
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
You definitely don't need your frame higher than 30FPS, and the resolution is also too big to get any kind of reasonable file size out of.
Pre-loaders
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I am trying to compress some video for iTunes U for a college I work for. I notice that when I look at other universities' iTunes U content, it begins playing shortly after you double click the fi
Re: Pre-loaders
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Can you or anyone else recommend a video compression application that can do ipod compatible quicktime, batch processing, and fast start We can't afford to buy the whole final cut suite just for compr
JVC KM-1200 mixer with panasonic WV-3260 cameras
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I am trying to help someone out with this. He is trying to use a JVC KM-1200 video mixer with some Panasonic WV-3260 cameras. He is getting an image but seems to be having rolling image (sync ) issues
Re: JVC KM-1200 mixer with panasonic WV-3260 cameras
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
When I used the BY-110u cameras, I am pretty sure the sync input I am refering to was a gen lock input on those cameras. I don't know the difference between these different form of sync pulse signals,
formatting a hard drive for sharing with vista
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Probably a simple question for those who know: What type of formatting or other measures need to be taken to format an external (USB2 Firewire) hard drive for the easiest use crossing between Mac OS a
whoops
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I'm sorry, I see someone has asked a similar question just below... but I am wondering actually if anyone has any more to add to what has been stated below.
formatting a hard drive for sharing with vista
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
sorry, I accidentally posted this in the wrong forum. Admin, you can delete it.
Re: formatting a hard drive for sharing with vista
by david bogie 11 years ago
You want to install software on your PC that will allow you to read the Mac drive. That's the best way to do this. bogiesanThis is my standard sigfile so do not take it personally: "For crying out lou
realistic sun close up
by lorraine collard 11 years ago
Can anyone please advise me on how to create a realistic close up of the sun in after effects. I want to show the sun kind of boiling, explosions and flares coming out of it, the sun radiating heat...
Re: realistic sun close up
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Sometimes I think we forget about good old smoke and mirrors tricks. I had to do a closeup of the sun for a project I was working on once, and I filmed a pan full of very salty boiling water. I slowed
questions on old school TV studio equipmet
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I recently acquired a bunch of tv studio equipment for next to nothing. 2 JVC BY-110 cameras with rs-110 controller units and cables, a KM-1200 video switcher. Well the cameras are in pretty bad s
Re: questions on old school TV studio equipmet
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, Thanks for the response. Well, I guess the idea is that I got this mixer basically for free. I have tested it with a camera with sync input, and I know the mixer works fine. You can't just sync th
cheap ebay fluorescent lights
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I need to get some cheap lights for someone who can not afford the expensive industry standard lights. A $500+ light kit (which I know is nothing for lights) is simply out of the question, we need
Re: cheap ebay fluorescent lights
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Yes, I see the color temperature in the listing, but they do not list the color rendering index. What I understood was that lights could be balanced for a certain temperature, but still not evenly rep
capturing progressive scan footage
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Hi, I think I know the answer already, but I have a simple question that someone will be able to easily confirm for me. If I shoot in progressive scan mode, I can still capture using a different camer
Re: capturing progressive scan footage
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
Yes- once captured it is a standard DV signal- any DV deck or camera can play it back and be used for ingest. NoahMy FCP Blog. Unlock the secrets of the DVX100, HVX200 and Apple Color. Now featuring t
broadcast tape standards
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I am trying to do some research for a freind. He is not involved in broadcast (and neither am I, though I am a video editor by profession), but he is involved in a project that may go to boradcast, an
Re: broadcast tape standards (kill Del now !)
by Bob Zelin 11 years ago
Hi Mark - replies below as necessary - I used to hand-hold "Handy-Looky" 79's with no shoulder pad REPLY - top credibility right there, just for knowing this name ! But maybe you might want to widen y
HDV on HVX200
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I have a question that will be very easy for you all probably. Is the HVX-200 capable of shooting in the more compressed HDV format I know the major advantage of this camera over its competition is th
Re: HDV on HVX200
by Jose Alvarez 11 years ago
My client wants HDV tapes, and all I have is Pansonic HVX200. What is my easiest way around
Dead Pixels
by Matt Burrows 11 years ago
I purchased my JVC GY-HD110 back in October of 2006. So far I m not impressed. It really doesn t get used much as I shoot at work and I only bought it to take on a little freelance work here and there
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Re: Dead Pixels
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
There isn't a similar feature for the consumer prosumer early JVC HDV cameras, is there I have a dead pixel on my GR HD1u
Capturing audio tracks 3 and 4
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I am trying to capture audio from a tape that is split into 4 tracks. The first two tracks captured with my initial capture of the video, but I do not see a way to capture audio tracks 3 and 4. Any ti
Re: Capturing audio tracks 3 and 4
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
As far as I know from the advice I have gotten here on this forum, this is not possible to do through firewire.
sequence timecode to tape?
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Is there some trick to getting the timecode you have set up for your sequence to be recorded correctly to tape when you print it I set up my timecode to start at 00:58:30;00, but when I print to video
Re: sequence timecode to tape?
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Wow, I had no idea this was actually such a difficult thing. Is it due to the structure of data flow in the firewire connection or something like that I am using a DSR-11 btw.
Incorporating Audio into a AE Project
by Robyn Rhodes 11 years ago
This is kind of a "what comes first" question. I have been animating in AE for a while and have never quite gotten a process down for when how exactly to incorporate audio into a project. At times I h
Re: Incorporating Audio into a AE Project
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I think it would depend on what you are working on. If it is something that is very music driven, then the music can be very important and can even automate features of your animation. However, if it
Reversing text character order
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I am trying to get some text to appear in reverse order... for example, if you typed in the word "doggie" I would like to have it appear as "eiggod" (just an example)... I can't just type it in backwa
Re: Reversing text character order
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
by the way, I was able to get the characters reversed using the tracking animator, but the spacing looks funny when it is reversed - not naturally spaced like it is when it is forwards. None of the pa
16:9 questions
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
I have two questions: 1. What would be the proper number to enter in the aspect ratio field of the distort feature in the motion tab to bring squished 4:3 video back to 16:9 To me it looks like -20 is
Re: 16:9 questions
by Chet Wesley 11 years ago
Thanks Jason, Yes, I understand that it is basically the aspect ratio of the pixels, so it is the same resolution whether it is 4:3 or 16:9, just that the pixels are displayed differently. Anyway, I t
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium Installer Hangs
by Daniel Berube 12 years ago
Hi, I'm running into an install issue with CS3 PP for Mac where it hangs on the dialog box asking for Disc 2. I'm not installing the whole suite (not Premiere, Encore, Soundbooth). I was told that thi
Re: Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium Installer Hangs
by Chet Wesley 12 years ago
Same problem here... anyone know how to get around this
3D room with video
by Matt Damon 12 years ago
To whom it may concern, Ha... Ok here's the deal, with the recent 3D room look that was tutorialized i guess you would call it, i got that part down. Now could i make that as long as i wanted to prett
Re: 3D room with video
by Chet Wesley 12 years ago
Yes, you could put video along the wall... it would just have to be aligned the same way as the wall... you could start out when you make the wall in the first place, by making that wall the parent of
Creating a logo out of falling coins
by Dionne Knapp 12 years ago
I need to create a logo for a company I'm starting called "silver". I would like to have a simple black background and have silver coins rain down from above and form the individual letters S-I-L-V-E-
Re: Creating a logo out of falling coins
by Chet Wesley 12 years ago
I don't know if you are wanting to use real coins or to generate them in a computer. What I would do is create a small set with a flat (as in not glossy) black background (ie: some black felt or fabri
Anyone else frustrated with JVC's Pro phone support service?
by Craig Meadows 12 years ago
Our HD-100 is currently off to JVC Pro service for repair. On another forum I tried to attempt a lively discussion on the merrits of the JVC Pro phone support or lack thereof but the thread was closed
Re: Anyone else frustrated with JVC's Pro phone support service?
by Chet Wesley 12 years ago
I think they took at least 4 weeks to return my camera when I sent it to be repaired. It came back UNREPAIRED, and past the factory warranty date. Luckily I bought an extended warranty.
dead pixel JVC GRHD1
by enrique orozco 12 years ago
I just read some posts about fixing dead pixels on the JVC-110 (I bought one, working beautiful...) .... however I have one JVC-GRHD1 that has this same problem... anyone out there with a suggestion t
Re: dead pixel JVC GRHD1
by Chet Wesley 12 years ago
I like to use 1 30 or 1 60 shutter speed because of the look (not a fan of strobing), so for a lot of my purposes, I can't even pump the shutter speed. In a lot of shots, the pixel doesn't show up if
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