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Chris Bové

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"Can you spell that please?"
by Chris Bové 7 years ago
Silly me. I had a quick question regarding Encore CS5. Didn't want to wait for forum replies so I Googled "Adobe Encore tech support". It came back with 1-801-839-2099 and a website called adobe-tech-
Re: "Can you spell that please?"
by Jeff Pulera 7 years ago
Hi Danny, I think Chris' point is that "Albionpccare" is NOT Adobe, but is a third-party who is paying for web ads to lure in people looking for Adobe support. Do a search for "albionpccare" once and
Kevin Smith at NAB!
by Chris Bové 8 years ago
Hi all. There might be an issue with Kevin Smith at NAB -- Need some fast responses from people -- both FC and Avid users: http: community.avid.com blogs avid archive 2011 04 05 give-kevin-smith-a-sta
Re: Kevin Smith at NAB!
by Sohrab Sandhu 8 years ago
Devin Crane "Excuse my ignorance but who's Kevin Smith " He is a fat guy with a beard. Once thrown out of a plane for being too fat, now he has lost considerable weight. On a sidenote: He also happen
QT married to AC3
by Chris Bové 8 years ago
Hello! How do I marry my finished 30 minute HD QuickTime video to its corresponding 5.1 surround AC3 file that our audio post house is sending me Is Final Cut an option or do I need to use other softw
Re: QT married to AC3
by Chris Bové 8 years ago
Final deliverable is an AMA-1080p Solid State Video Player. Essentially a little black box like a TiVo. Thanks for the responses thus far folks! Chris Bov AlwaysEditing.com A picture says 1000 words.
The "art-less" news edit...?
by Chris Bové 8 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=qpVTUdfcEMg&feature=player_embedded#at=26 Just funny. Good during a coffee and a render. Chris Bov AlwaysEditing.com A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
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Re: The "art-less" news edit...?
by Mike Cohen 8 years ago
Funny. This clip is typical of a national network news story (NBC Nightly News for example - if introduced by Brian Williams with his plastic spray on hair it is even more believable!). But local news
Avid - to - file with AC3
by Chris Bové 8 years ago
Hey. I have a finished DNxHD project with the audio post house sending the finished AC3 surround sound file to me. What the heck program do I use to marry the two Adobe Media Encoder Or is there an Av
A way to use ScriptSync you might not have tried before.
by Andy Crow 10 years ago
I had a project recently where my client had a bunch of clips (each several minutes long), say 15 of them. Then they wanted to pull JUST the part where their product is mentioned and make a montage of
Re: A way to use ScriptSync you might not have tried before.
by Chris Bové 9 years ago
http: www.facebook.com #! pages AVID-ScriptSync-Fans 138391719520406 ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Client reviews via FTP etc...
by Chris Bové 9 years ago
Hi, For client video reviews when the client is in another city and wants to see their rough cuts, what are people using Currently we're still having them download from an FTP site. If quality is less
Re: Client reviews via FTP etc...
by Ross Daly 9 years ago
I've got three options for you! One that we use at work is called Interdubs. They have all kinds of features, I haven't really scratched the surface yet, but it has a web interface, delivery receipt,
Just had an interesting 20 minutes.
by Chris Bové 9 years ago
Just had an interesting 20 minutes. Was (1) uploading a QuickTime file from a flash drive to an FTP site; while (2) ScriptSyncing in the Media Composer; and (3) hand-winding some Kodak Vision 500T th
Re: Just had an interesting 20 minutes.
by Paul Forte 9 years ago
I hope you were wearing 3D glasses......
AVID ScriptSync on Facebook!
by Chris Bové 9 years ago
For fans (and potential fans) of AVID ScriptSync: http: www.facebook.com #! pages AVID-ScriptSync-Fans 138391719520406 v=wall Become a fan of it to receive tips & workflow tricks, as well as share id
AVID ScriptSync
by Chris Bové 9 years ago
I recently created a page for fans of Avid's Script-based Editing Option, ScriptSync. Nothing fancy but good tips and tricks. http: www.facebook.com #! pages AVID-ScriptSync-Fans 138391719520406 v=wal
Sync my Script!
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
'Been bouncing between FCP and Avid for a long time now, depending on the project. Love 'em both. Question: Has anyone here found anything for FCP -- plugin or otherwise -- that does the same job as A
Re: Sync my Script!
by Steve Esker 9 years ago
Chris, Just wondering whether you heard anything useful in your search... and mourning the fact that the term "script" has clearly been hijacked by the software development community. -SE alt088@gmail
iPad
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Can't wait to see it! But the iPad isn't the only thing Steve released today! http: alwaysediting.blogspot.com ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meani
Re: iPad
by Gav Bott 10 years ago
http: s1.b3ta.com host creative 1279 1264637379 blutack.jpg probably misses the point a bit - but made me laugh. The Brit in Brisbane The Pomme in Production - Brisbane Australia.
Push button. Make video.
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=hEAVvF-mRa8 ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Re: Push button. Make video.
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I edit with my nose. It's my preferred method. Usually when my coffee wears off. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
When to insert B roll?
by Jon Fidler 10 years ago
Hi I have been watching a lot of short movie featurettes on youtube and have a questions about this style of editing. Im trying to understand when to insert b roll and when to cut to a speaker. I hope
Re: When to insert B roll?
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
...or just do this http: www.youtube.com watch v=SItFvB0Upb8 ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Strange tape issue - can AE fix?
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hello. An Avid FCP editor here looking for help with a tape format neither system can see. SONY HDV camera (Z5U) shot 1080i 24p. That's right, 1080i 24p is the readout on the camera's display. Using
Re: Strange tape issue - can AE fix?
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Thanks - shows what I know! ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Descriptions
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hi all! Just a quick message. I've been Moo-ing for years. Promoting this site to everyone I find. Bumped into a producer on an old project yesterday. Asked him if he uses the COW at all. He said bare
Re: Descriptions
by Ronald Lindeboom 10 years ago
Thanks for the suggestion, Chris. And thanks especially for your enthusiasm and support and lobbying on behalf of the COW. The feature you suggest *was* a part of the COW for years, and was found by u
Both FCP and Avid MC can's use this tape format!
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
SONY HDV camera (Z5U) shot 1080i 24p. That's right, 1080i 24p is the readout on the camera's display. Using a SONY Z7U as a deck. Firewire. Having AVID capture issues - same issues on MCA (HP8400) at
Re: Both FCP and Avid MC can's use this tape format!
by Jeremy Garchow 10 years ago
1080i 24post likely means 24p with pulldown. Do as Walter says and capture plain 1080i. You can choose to remove the pulldown after capture, or you can try and use the 1080 24p HDV to ProRes setting.
Here's a weird one!
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
SONY HDV camera (Z5U) shot 1080i 24p. That's right, 1080i 24p is the readout on the camera's display. Using a SONY Z7U as a deck. Firewire. Having capture issues - same issues on MCA (HP8400) at work
Negative Scanning
by David Angell 10 years ago
Hey Guys, I've read in the forums that stills scanned for HD should be scanned at 300-400dpi. What would you guys recommend for scanning negatives Do they have to be scanned at a higher dpi because th
Re: Negative Scanning
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
'sup. I edit programs for PBS. Rule of thumb for scanning - both HD and SD: 300dpi is fine for close-ups of people and items. 600dpi is good for photos of WS of whole-bodies because you'll probably us
NVIDIA vs ATY
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hi all, and thanks in advance for any help! Have Mac Pro with ATY RadeonX1900. Want to put Avid Soft on it. Only approved vid card is NVIDIA 7300GT. What REALLY would happen if I ignore that requireme
Re: NVIDIA vs ATY
by Michael Hancock 10 years ago
You may have playback problems. On the PC side, ATI cards were notorious for freezing the frame when you hit play and updating it when you hit stop. Hard to edit when the picture doesn't move! Test it
Movies with bad editing
by Jay Huubs 10 years ago
OK, so I've worked in TV for 7 years before, although nothing to do with actual editing. More like camera stuff among other things. I got into editing by coming in late at night and using the news edt
Re: Movies with bad editing
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Jay Huubs "can someone suggest some movies with bad editing " Sure! - Any movie you've ever gone to see and: - looked at your watch! - said "this is dragging" - said "OMG, this is REALLY dragging" -
YouTube - reel
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hi all - I know this is a popular topic but I have two questions for the herd regarding footage I edited on YouTube. 1. I cut an indie short for a producer years ago. He is no longer reachable. I wish
Re: YouTube - reel
by Brendan Coots 10 years ago
The PBS stuff is a more touchy subject, especially since you are making it very public (on YouTube no less) rather than just showing it to prospective clients. I just use a written contract with my cl
The Lucky 7's
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Just a fun one here. Producers - whether they sit next to me or produce from afar - will request me to add "a beat here", "two beats there" or "a breath there" or "a pause here"... well you know. Each
Re: The Lucky 7's
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
... or John Moschitta - remember him http: www.youtube.com watch v=j2egGfd5j_k http: www.youtube.com watch v=NeK5ZjtpO-M&feature=related ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 wor
Avid Interplay
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Anyone running an Avid Interplay We're looking for anyone here on the Cow who is also using one. Please chime in in you are - and if possible, let us know what version of Interplay Secondly - we're ha
Re: Avid Interplay
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hey there, slow down man. New thunking and all... ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Media Composer version - what are you using?
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Hi all. For those who are on an Avid Interplay system, what version of Media Composer are you running v3.5.1 v2.8.4 Please reply - I'm having some issues with mine and am trying to understand what eve
Re: Grin - version?
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Thanks for all the help folks! We upgraded to the following combo - which the nice folka at Avid regard as the "smoothest-running" as far as compatability of versions. Interplay 1.2.3 -- Unity5.1.1 --
New Avid Logo
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Everyone see Avid's sweeeeet new logo http: www.avid.com us pressroom brand-identity.aspx I'm geeked! (Not that a logo is really important stuff...) ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture sa
Re: New Avid Logo
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
Not to worry - just buy purple things. ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
ssssssssmokin' hot topic
by Chris Bové 12 years ago
Still (since May 10th) one of the hottest topics on everyone's tongue... but haven't seen anyone here yappin' on it yet: http: www.usatoday.com life movies news 2007-05-10-MPAA-smoking_N.htm ______ -
Re: ssssssssmokin' hot topic
by Chris Bové 12 years ago
Saw it - illuminating! They did a wonderful job. (Looove the imagination involved in creating the title sequence as well as the animations.) Admit this is passively on-topic at best. I hear the opini
film festivals/broadcast
by Brian Lindstrom 13 years ago
Hi: I just completed a 77 minute cinema-verite documentary (shot on hdv) following people straight out of detox and prison as they try to rebuild their lives with the help of an innovative program tha
Re: film festivals/broadcast
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
http: www.hotdocs.ca ...many international broadcasters in attendence.______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Editing with Varicam footage - need help please
by Allyson Sherlock 13 years ago
Hi All I have footage that was shot in 24p with Panasonic's Varicam and then downconverted to DV at 29.97 to edit with. My question is...can I make an EDL that will be accurate if I am editing in a 29
Re: Editing with Varicam footage - need help please
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Hi Allyson, Try posting this in the Avid Editing forum as well, and hope Michael P. responds. His experience in 24p is staggering. In the meantime, here's my "sort-of" experienced two cents: (note I'
Comparing two DVCPro-HD cams...
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Comparison question from a camera-stupid editor: Any differences visually with the images captured between the old AJ-HDC28B DVCPro-HD camera and the new AJ-HDX900 one Thanks in advance! ______ -o-o-
Re: Comparing two DVCPro-HD cams...
by Michael Brennan 13 years ago
Comparing Varicam and 900 shooting 720p is one thing but the 900 camera can also do 1080i, where it records all 1280x720 pixels by upsampling to (1440x1080 when shooting 25p 50i) rather than subsampli
P2 - Billy Gates style
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Hi All, I'm having a decent amount of trouble finding a solid, step-by-step explanation of the P2 workflow for Windows-based Avids (Adrenaline HD specifically). All the info and the posts seem to be
Re: P2 - Billy Gates style
by bherring 13 years ago
Thanks for the info, Geo. I'll give subst a try.
Best Windows error message EVER !!!
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
No question or point to this post. Just wanted to share an error message from our Windows XP Avid system. The Recycle Bin was empty, yet the desktop icon had papers in the bin. So, when I clicked Emp
Re: Best Windows error message EVER !!!
by Bernard Newnham 13 years ago
Mine did that, but it wasn't anything to do with Avid, as I don't have Avid on my pc. A restart got rid of it. Bernie
music at stage performance
by lensflare1 13 years ago
Hi There. I was just wondering what the implications are of filming a live event that has copyright music playing on the sound system as part of the show. Does the "in camera" capturing of the sound d
Re: music at stage performance
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Not sure of your intent with the footage, but... Public event = OK. Private or paid event = problematic. Usage plays a big part. Remember, exploitation = litigation. side note: "That Camel had it com
My turn to seek advice
by David Roth Weiss 13 years ago
I am having a dispute over my credit on a project, and need some input from the level-headed folks here... The project is a feature-length documentary... At least now its feature-length... Initially,
Re: My turn to seek advice
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Mark Suszko "Let the girlfriend or whatever have her credit..." (Hee hee!) ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) Just finished editing "Frank Lloyd Wright's Buffalo" - see it on PBS Sept 4, 2006 at
frustraded times
by Tielman Dewaele 13 years ago
Hello there, Im frustraded, i could cry as a baby. Im a graduated student(editing, graphic art) for a while and now working as a freelancer(editing and after effects work), cause i cant find a steady
Re: frustraded times
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Mister T, "When you start, it's money or art. Not both." I did a tremendous amound of editing for free - or for very, VERY little pay. Now I have reel I am proud of. Once I had that, self-promotion b
Good Grazing - Thanks!
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Just read David Battistella's "Good Grazing" article, and I couldn't agree more with it... except for the need for more "thank-you" posts. Seems to me your Cow Servers would be clogged 20% faster if
Firing a client - long post
by Greg Ball 13 years ago
Well I fired my first client this weekend. We were scheduled to shoot video in the Caribbean, and this client was getting stranger by the minute. They took over a month to approve my proposal, then ca
Re: Firing a client - long post
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Yeesh... From your wording, it almost sounds like this client made the decision ahead of time to break ties with you. What easier way to do so, than to make things so hard that you take the initiativ
Movies
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdateOrGoodbye 13 years ago
Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows the policy to having movies played on a TV in the background of a film For an example, there are a couple scenes written in my film where it shows a TV playing a co
Re: Movies
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Hmmm... if you're not talking about specific imagery, and just want some generic horror stuff, you might even put an ad in the local paper. Every city now-a-days has indie horror producers that would
format for broadcast video pleaseeeeeeeeeee. help...
by canwal brar 13 years ago
i work for a music channel sometimes it is really urgent to send the latest files on air, which format is best in its quality as well as in its size for broadcasting. sizes increase in QUICKTIME n AV
Re: format for broadcast video pleaseeeeeeeeeee. help...
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
... would like to help - especially since you said please - but I'm reading your post for the 5th time, and still can't understand what you're asking. Perhaps you could define your need better I'm gu
Big Broadcast houses - the tapeless future?
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
At this point, no one knows what format of tapeless media big broadcast houses are going to eventually agree on. Anyone venturing some educated guesses ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___)
Re: Big Broadcast houses - the tapeless future?
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Dave LaRonde "The companies that find an easy way to translate among all the standards will laugh all the way to the bank." Got that right. Thanks for the response.______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (_
Dumb question from a video editor
by TGJohnson 13 years ago
I'm sorry I have to ask you guys this, because I've looked at the forum and found a few similar questions from other video guys, but here we go... I just got some footage from a concert and the levels
Re: Dumb question from a video editor
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
...yeah... Audio folks sure do love us video editors... don't they... Especially when we have suggestions! Oooh, they looove that... My favorite response to a question I had was to go to staples.com
I Break for H.264
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Quicktime 7's H.264 rocks. I love nearly everything about it. Trouble is, when I use it to send rough cuts of my current edits to producers, ooops! They haven't upgraded yet. Oops - Avid doesn't unive
Re: I Break for H.264
by Mike Smith 13 years ago
Yup. And everyone should be above average, too!
Da Vinci Resolve or similair?
by Scott Bethel 13 years ago
Hi, I work for a small production company that produces a couple of national cable TV shows that are shot outdoors. We would really like our colors to pop (yada, yada and it is a constant issue) and a
Re: Da Vinci Resolve or similair?
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
Contact places that offer CC work. Don't have to be in your city either. Check "Finish" in Boston. Check "FrameBlender" in Toronto. Basement rates are $250 hr (+ $150 for the operator = $400). Day an
Buying new! What would you do?
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
A fed-up Windows user buying a new Mac system soon. Can't wait! I have the $$$ for a G5 setup, but heard that a Powerbook with external firewire drives will do just fine for general offline editing o
Re: Buying new! What would you do?
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
Macs are the same but different. I love the tool because its what I know best. Comfort factor. As far as Ti book or G5, it does depend on your needs. I have hauled my g5, raid, and cinema desplay to a
HD monitor - too sexy???
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Just purchased new 23" high res LCD monitor for our edit bay. I'd like your opinion if we bought a monitor that's too good (thus too sexy) for our needs... We'll be using: - Avid Adrenaline HD 8-bit
Re: HD monitor - too sexy???
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
(Sorry - It's being used as the primary client monitor)
HD monitor - too sexy???
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Just purchased new 23" high res LCD monitor for our edit bay (client monitor). I'd like your opinion if we bought a monitor that's too good (thus too sexy) for our needs... We'll be using: - Avid Adr
Re: HD monitor - too sexy???
by Del Holford 14 years ago
Pixel Monkey "Trouble is, when we feed it video from the deck, it seems too critical. Is that possible " Are you sending the video from the deck in rgb I'm not familiar with DVC ProHD decks but the p
24p not 24p"a"
by Lpobiner 14 years ago
Hello, I shot some footage with the dvx-100 in regular 24p mode, rather than 24p"A". The camera is the older model manufactured in 2002, I assumed it was different from the "100a". Since the stuff was
Re: 24p not 24p"a"
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Just finished editing a nightmarish project on Avid Adrenaline HD - footage was shot in 24p, 24pA and 30i. Edited it in a 23.975 project - that was a mistake. I was told everything was going to be 24p
Am I neurotic, or is it just me?
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Demo reels. Baaahh humbug. Apply for an editing gig at Time Warner, and they ask for "Trailer Work ONLY" or "Feature Work ONLY". Apply at a post house and they want "Corporate and Commercial ONLY". D
Re: Am I neurotic, or is it just me?
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Ryan- Totally depends on the gig you're looking at. More and more I'm seeing "...will shoot, edit and After Effects knowledge a plus..." on job descriptions. Hell there are some places that want you t
the XL2's 24pA - OOPS?
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
I'm an Avid editor working with 24pA (Advanced = 2:3 pulldown done in the camera) footage. - It looks jerky. Is 24pA a bad idea - Why use it when I have 2:3 pulldown capabilities in the avid (so just
Re: the XL2's 24pA - OOPS?
by Ty Ford 14 years ago
Thanks Don, as a preferrer of 24P with only a limited brain pan, this article helped alot until my brain exploded. I'll have to try reading it several times to see if I can absorb more and explode les
Attention: Geeks
by Will Edit for Food 14 years ago
Fellow Geeks, Forgive what must be the post popular post on this forum, but I'm a recent Apple Switch and thus flailing my arms violently, clawing out of my self-made Windows pit. If you throw me a r
Re: Attention: Geeks
by Chris Bové 14 years ago
Shane Ross "MAYA renders much faster on a PC" ... REALLY! That's a surprise - I figured the opposite... what with Pixar being Steve Jobs turf 'n all. On the Incredibles DVD and the Monsters Inc DVD,
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