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Chris Linke

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February 7th 2007
40 Posts
FS7 shooting ProRes workflow. Thoughts?
by Chris Linke 4 years ago
Our company has just purchased an FS7. We also purchased the XDCA-FS7, which allows us to shoot ProRes in the camera. Not having to transcode XAVC to ProRes is a nice timesaver in post. We're still ed
Re: FS7 shooting ProRes workflow. Thoughts?
by Chris Linke 3 years ago
Michael Slowe "Chris, I feel that it's safer to shoot in the new (greatly improved) Sony codec, XAVC" That's interesting. Could you tell me why you feel it's safer -Chris
Keyboard shortcut to set composition duration automatically by layer length
by Michael Garske 6 years ago
Is there a keyboard shortcut or menu option to set the composition duration to the length of the longest layer
Re: Keyboard shortcut to set composition duration automatically by layer length
by Michael Garske 6 years ago
If I trim the in out point of a clip once it's in a composition is there a way to set the comp duration to the length of the trimmed layer
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Rotating Ghost
by David Mayer 7 years ago
Using rotation, I made the client's circular logo spin - just like the Apple beachball. In the timeline, it looks good. When converted to a Quicktime movie, using Quicktime Conversion, there is a ghos
Re: Rotating Ghost
by Chris Linke 7 years ago
You said it looked great in the timeline, but not in the exported QuickTime file, so I would suspect a codec issue during export. What codec did you use for your export file Chris LinkePRC Digital Med
Apple ProRes 422 HQ different result from one machine to another
by Taufik Ramadhan 9 years ago
Hello, I have a situation that make me a little bit confused and hoping somebody could answer my problem. I work in an small animation company which had 2 FCP machines, (i) for editing and (ii) for da
Re: Apple ProRes 422 HQ different result from one machine to another
by Chris Linke 9 years ago
Chris Borjis "the G5 has a different implementation of ProRes." (smacks head hard) And we accept this why I suspected architecture was the problem, but dadgummit it's still frustrating. Thank you. Ch
CF card data retrieved but can't Log & Transfer
by Diarmuid Goggins 9 years ago
I have an issue trying to log and transfer footage I've shot on a Canon 5d Mark II - the problem is that the CF card is no longer working and I had to have the data retrieved by an expert. Now I have
Re: CF card data retrieved but can't Log & Transfer
by Chris Linke 9 years ago
You also might try a great program called multiAVCHD. It can take media files and recreate a proper file folder structure that Log and Transfer can recognize. I used it a few days ago when a client se
Can some explain "average audio level"
by john sklba 10 years ago
I'm editing a program and the audio must "have an average audio level between 4.5 and 5.5 ppm" (which is like -10 thru -12 on the FCP level). Does this mean that the levels should always fall between
Re: Can some explain "average audio level"
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
I'm surprised at the number of supposedly "professional" post houses that send files for broadcast tape output with audio levels peaking at zero. Chris LinkePRC Digital Mediawww.prcdigital.com
Overlays disappear after QuickTime Conversion export
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
I have a sequence with a lot of markers in it. I'm navigating to each marker and exporting a still of that particular frame using "Export Using QuickTime Conversion..." I have overlays turned on so I
Re: Overlays disappear after QuickTime Conversion export
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
I don't actually want the overlay graphic on the final still. I want it clean, but the overlay guides my file naming. Dang. I just tried it on FCP 7.0.2 on OSX 10.6.4. The problem exists there, too. I
A couple of good reasons for FCP users to avoid the 64 bit option.
by Chris Paul 10 years ago
I have been playing with running Snow Leopard in 64 bit mode. Most apps seem to run fine but I have had 2 serious issues in Final Cut Pro 7.03. The first is that my LaCie ESATA card does not work in t
Re: A couple of good reasons for FCP users to avoid the 64 bit option.
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
Chris Paul "The other issue is that editing to beta tape via may Matrox MXO2 caused FCP to freeze when the edit to tape was complete" Actually, I've had the exact same problem lately, but with Final
Advice on upgrading to HD
by Donald Sellers 10 years ago
Hi, I've had a death grip on the standard definition world for as long as I could, but now I have a HD project and it seems well past time to join the rest of the world. I am pretty much a one-man ban
Re: Advice on upgrading to HD
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
Shane Ross "Not until you are required to work in ProRes. That requires an Intel." I wouldn't say "requires." I work with ProRes on a PowerMac G5 (Late 2005) with no problems. Chris LinkePRC Digital
ProRes clips need to render in ProRes sequence?
by dan freshman 10 years ago
Hello, I am bringing canon 5D footage into final cut 7 after transcoding the h.264 footage into ProRes 422 1920X1080 at 23.98. I set up my sequence to have the exact same properties as the clips do us
Re: ProRes clips need to render in ProRes sequence?
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
Do you have the Video Scopes open I seem to remember working on a ProRes sequence once with the scopes open and everything was redlined. Chris LinkePRC Digital Mediawww.prcdigital.com
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DVD From DVD Studio Pro doesn't work in Windows Media on windows 7
by Susan Weimer 10 years ago
Using DVD Studio Pro 4.2.2 build a playable dvd with a menu. Then burned it in Toast Titanium 9.0.7 DVD works on my computer Mac OS X 10.6.4 Quad core intel , in dvd players and on windows xp windows
Re: DVD From DVD Studio Pro doesn't work in Windows Media on windows 7
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
Not only a safe practice, but isn't it required by the spec Something to do with the there being no resume information if starting off with a menu Chris LinkePRC Digital Mediawww.prcdigital.com
Anybody using DVD-R for Authoring Drives
by Michael Sacci 10 years ago
If you are, I have (2) 4.7 and (1) 3.9 disc that I would be glad to give away. All you need to do is paypal me $5 for postage (US shipment). If you don't know what "For authoring" disc are you cannot
Re: Anybody using DVD-R for Authoring Drives
by Chris Linke 10 years ago
This thread broguht a little tear to my eye. Thanks. Because of the old days, I still get butterflies burning a DVD at more than 1x!
Which Blu-Ray Discs Are Best?
by Mark Salloum 11 years ago
We're ready to burn our first Blu-Ray DVD and I'm wondering if anyone can provide feedback on your experiences with the different discs out there. Have you tried more than one brand Did you encounter
Re: Which Blu-Ray Discs Are Best?
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
I've been very happy with Verbatim 25 GB BD-R. For 50 GB dual layer, I use a hub-printable disc from Sony that I get from Japan for around $10 disc. Sorry I don't have the part numbers handy, but I've
Troubles with MPEG streamclip
by Katie Maguire 11 years ago
Hello, I'm having trouble opening a dvd and exporting it to quicktime so that I can import it into final cut. On DVD player, the DVD has a running time of around 56 minutes (divided into about 10 chap
Re: Troubles with MPEG streamclip
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
Give this a try: Instead of opening as a DVD, go to "File Open Files...", select VTS_01_1.VOB, and when asked if you'd like to open all the files together, click "Open All Files". If asked to fix time
How to recover Subtitles from DVD?
by John Dobovan 11 years ago
Hi: I have an old DVD project that I'm trying to update but I've long since lost the project files. All I have is an old master. Is there some simple way to recover the subtitle files from the TS fold
Re: How to recover Subtitles from DVD?
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
SubRip is a freeware program that will rip subtitles from an existing DVD. It can create four-color subpicture graphic files and generate a text file with the timecodes for each graphic. The text file
Clip Browser 2.00.01
by Bea Kay 11 years ago
Gentlefolk: Clip Browser 2.00.01 for Mac--downloaded from the American Sony site--does not work (it installs the camera icon in the dock, but nothing opens) and will not uninstall from my intel MacBoo
Re: Clip Browser 2.00.01
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
Under the "Read only" box, click on the triangle next to details to expand the area. Click on the little lock icon next to the "Owner" box and then you can change the owner to yourself and give yourse
best DVD duplicator/printer combo to buy??
by Jason May 11 years ago
Hey, I'm looking to buy a DVD duplicator inkjet printer combo for the .org I work for. Of course, since we are non-profit, price has got to be low. But I'm not going to buy something with shotty robot
Re: best DVD duplicator/printer combo to buy??
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
What Primera product did you use that gave you such problems I know the older one that had the rotating arm had a lot of problems, but the Primera BravoPro we've used for the last four years has been
Free Blu Ray Muxing Tool
by eric pautsch 11 years ago
It's starting to sadden me to see people using tools like Encore and Toast to produce first play BD discs. Paying good money for tools which have limited bitrates capabilities (Toast) and bugs (Encore
Re: Free Blu Ray Muxing Tool
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
That's a pretty impressive little program. I gave it a quick runthrough, and I like it a lot. Being able to spit out a BD without having to patch or hexedit anything is nice. -Chris
Multi Region Blue Ray Authoring.
by Josh Niedwick 11 years ago
I'm trying to put together a Blue Ray authoring set up that has the ability to produce Discs that can be viewed in both the US and UK. It has been my experience with DVD that this feature is handled o
Re: Multi Region Blue Ray Authoring.
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
All of the Americas are Region A. -Chris
Color Saturation loss during DVD author?
by Joshua Carlon 11 years ago
Hi everyone -- I'm making a DVD in DVDSP from a 1280 x 720 FCP project (all footage from a Sony XDCAM EX, exported through Compressor). It's a music video, very colorful, but upon creating a DVD I'm
Re: Color Saturation loss during DVD author?
by Chris Linke 11 years ago
Are you sure that the standard TV and MacBook screen have video levels set properly If it looks right on some monitors and not on others, it's hard to pin the blame on the encode without knowing what'
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