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Christian Glawe

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Professional editor/compositor with over 15 years experience in film and television. I've done work for Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Lifetime Television, WB Network, G4 Television, Speed Channel, TNN, TV Guide Network, Time Warner, Anheuser-Bu... [more]
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April 17th 2001
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ATTO R680 + SOHOTANK ST8-U5 + Seagate ST33000651AS = ISSUES!
by Christian Glawe 6 years ago
I've built an 8-drive array with the above components, and striped it RAID 5. In a week of operation, I've had 3 different drives "degrade". In one instance, I sent the drive back for a replacement. I
Re: ATTO R680 + SOHOTANK ST8-U5 + Seagate ST33000651AS = ISSUES!
by Christian Glawe 6 years ago
Thanks for your candor, Bob. I've learned a lot. I do hope that the next guy looking to put a system together will find this thread useful. Christian Glawe editor compositor www.IceHatCreative.com www
Cold Calling...or not?
by Jeffrey Gould 9 years ago
Hi, A lot of you have seen me on this forum in the past and I've been in business 16 years, mostly catering to the medical industry. Like others, marketing has never been my stong point and up until 9
Re: Cold Calling...or not?
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
Cold calling is very, very difficult... if you get a 3% response rate, then you are kicking butt! But... I've done it before, and had some success before. Just remember that with every "no" you get,
Book for Vacation Reading (Cross-posted)
by Brian Tario 9 years ago
It's hard to believe, but I'm taking a week long vacation. I'd like to take a book to read. Usually I only read manuals and tutorials, but those are pretty worthless without a computer in front of me.
Re: Book for Vacation Reading (Cross-posted)
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
You may not like hearing this, but I'd seriously consider reading something *not* related to the "industry". I find I need to "flush my cache" from time to time... and it's hard to make yourself do i
sound effects to sweeten transitions & effects?
by Glenn Woiler 9 years ago
Can anyone suggest to me where to find audio effects that work well with high energy visual effects I need typically some whooshes... and for a long time I have wanted a sound effect that sounds like
Re: sound effects to sweeten transitions & effects?
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
Freesound is one I've used before, with pretty excellent results: http: freesound.iua.upf.edu I agree with the "pepper" comment below - personally, I can't stand when someone gets a little too SFX ha
Motion Graphics Rate Increase
by tim bowen 9 years ago
Hi Guys, I am in the Los Angeles market, and have a freelance client who has been pretty consistent with work the last 6 months. By consistent I mean 2-3 weeks of work a month. I enjoy working there,
Re: Motion Graphics Rate Increase
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
Very nice reel, Tim! As far as raising your rates - I think you need to give notice ahead of time if it's a "new rate for 2008". By that, I mean doing a letter around December 1st or so: "with increas
Smaller Bars
by Randall Raymond 9 years ago
Candy bars. Hershey is raising their prices 13% Would you... Keep the candy bars the same size and charge more Reduce the size weight of the bars by 13% or more Do a little of both to ease the pain
Re: Smaller Bars
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
I would issue a series of wrappers (collect all eight!), each with a picture of an Upper Crust Executive on it. I would call the marketing campaign "Take His Bonus" - for every wrapper code you enter
Quote Today
by Lisa Koza 9 years ago
Hi there my name is Lisa and I read these boards often - it's a great place. Anyway, this is my first post, I'm new to the field, a recent college grad, but a 40 year old woman. :-) I'm a freelance vi
Re: Quote Today
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
There is a very easy answer for this. Don't play the "for you my friend..." method of pricing. I completely agree with this. I know some folks have said to stress that this is you "Intro Price" or "G
TEST
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago

I need some REEL critics
by Luke Pearson 9 years ago
Hey guys. Here's a link to my first demo reel. Please give me some comments. What works What doesn't What do I need to change thanks in advance. www.liftfilms.net demoreel.htm
Re: I need some REEL critics
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
You have a very nice shooting eye! Very nice shot compositions! That said: Whilst loading, the first frame isn't black, but the very beginning of the fade up of the first sun shot... kinda distracting
can i have a cell number for a city if i dont live there?
by dave morgan 9 years ago
if i want to get a cell number for a city, but my business isn't located there. is it ok to get a cell number for that city. so people in that city can just call a local number now i know i am able to
Re: can i have a cell number for a city if i dont live there?
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
Not to nit-pick (and as a point of interest trivia) - buuutttt: Technically, the area code for "Hollywood" is 323. More importantly, "310" is the area code for Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Venice, et
Online reel questions
by David Oulashian 9 years ago
Hi all, First, sorry for the double post -- originally posted in Demo Reels but only got one reply. I haven't needed a reel in ages (because I have been working full time for the last several years) b
Re: Online reel questions
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
YouTube is absolutely horrific - I refuse to post video there. Reel Exchange, I haven't tried yet, buuutttt.... IMO, the *best* way is to get your own domain, and a big name host - Yahoo is something
New to Motion Graphic Pricing -- Need Help
by Jordan Orberg 9 years ago
Hello, I am planning on doing a very small project for a company in my area -- it is a 5-10 second motion graphic sequence for a video podcast they will be using for the next year. It will be the intr
Re: OTOH -- the superfast pro
by Christian Glawe 9 years ago
I think a seasoned pro who does a "two-hour job" in 30 minutes would be justified in spending an hour doing computer maintenance, and billing for 1.5 hours. Maybe, maybe not.... I think what it comes
8-core or dual core mac pros
by art jac 10 years ago
Hi, Can you answer my question: I am going to buy a new mac pro... Can I use the 8-core mac pros to edit w final cut studio I heard that fcp cannot utilize it, only the dual core, true thanks, art art
Re: 8-core or dual core mac pros
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
I have seen FCP get to around 560-580% whilst rendering on my 8-core. While it's not a "full optimization" for Final Cut, it *is* an improvement over a 4-processor machine.... I got an 8-core primaril
Buying a New MacPro
by DorkAlert 10 years ago
I've done it. You've done it. We've all priced out the top of the line MacPro - the one with an ungodly amount of ram, limitless hard drive space, and the mother of all - the 8 core processor. the que
Re: Buying a New MacPro
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
My wife has now taken to calling me "Doc Ock"....
480p HD?
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
OK...when I go watch Quicktime Trailers on Apple, and I choose the HD options, I am presented with THREE choices: 1080P, 720P and...480P Now, I have noticed this for a while but didn't really stop to
Re: 480p HD?
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
I seem to remember that, for awhile, FOX's HD channel was broadcasting in 480p - I think they're 720 now, though...
what would YOU do
by beth kidwell 10 years ago
i am down to the final weeks of having to decide between final cut and avid...i have spent a lot of time reading pros and cons of each, spoken to some who love one and hate the other and vice versa,,,
Re: what would YOU do
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
I used to edit on discreet edit... as far as making a transition, I firmly believe that Final Cut will be an easier transition from discreet than Avid. Avid has a lot of things that are uniquely "Avi
calling Bob Z - X post - Firewire to RS422 timecode etc
by Bob Cole 10 years ago
No joy on my first post on the FCP forum, so since Bob Zelin hosts this forum, and one of his articles played a role in my research, here goes, with apologies for the x-post. I need to dub a lot of HD
Re: calling Bob Z - X post - Firewire to RS422 timecode etc
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Sounds like this is getting into Dub House Transfer territory... If it were me, I'd start wondering if I want to get into tying up my system for a day or two, doing something that could easily be han
Apple RAID card for MacPro - did I miss this? Walter?????
by Peter Wiggins 10 years ago
All, In a rather unsuccesful attempt to see if the MacPro's could be configured with new graphics cards, I stumbled on the INTERNAL RAID CARD:- The Mac Pro RAID card offers improved performance and da
Re: Apple RAID card for MacPro - did I miss this? Walter?????
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Probably too slow for folks who want to work in uncompressed HD. From HDForIndies.com: "Key thing of note - 199 MB sec read speeds under RAID 5. Magic number for uncompressed 1080i60 10 bit 4:2:2 vid
OT - I'm on "Good Eats" tonight
by walter biscardi 10 years ago
Hi folks. Meant to post this earlier but for all you "Good Eats" fans out there, I'm making my "national acting debut" in the opening scene of tonight's episode, "Fishn' Whole." I'm the negative guy t
Re: OT - I'm on "Good Eats" tonight
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Thanks for the heads up, Walter... Now that you're famous, I hope you'll still find the time to respond to all our posts!
RANT! Editors who don't know how to 'drive'
by Steve Covello 10 years ago
Please hear me out and tell me if you think I'm being unreasonable. I'm having a problem with numerous editors who either refuse to learn how to use the editing equipment, or are too intimidated to to
Re: RANT! Editors who don't know how to 'drive'
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
"In today's environment, it's impossible to separate them, but that's what colleges and universities are trying to do." That's right... you can't separate them! And, I wou
OWC or Transinternational RAM?
by Jeremy Garchow 10 years ago
Anyone use these Their deals for 16GB seems to be great. Is it to good to be true I usually go crucial.com, but their prices are surprisingly high. Finally pulling the trigger on a MacPro. Jeremy
Re: OWC or Transinternational RAM?
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Purchased 2 x 2 GB sticks from OWC for my new 8-core machine... arrived quickly, installed painlessly, working perfectly... BTW, my wife now calls me "Doc Ock"...
stevie wonder was the DP
by garrett shore 10 years ago
I'm working on a project where the dP didnt notice a large amount of crap on the lens, and i'm expected to digitally remove these spots. Ive obviously done this will still images in photoshoppe but ne
Re: stevie wonder was the DP
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
The answer here is to quote such an insanely high rate to fix the footage, that they have no choice but to reshoot... You shouldn't be "expected" to do anything here... it's the DP who screwed up...
Throwing out the Kool Aid
by Don Wilson 10 years ago
I have tried so hard for 6 years to convince myself that Final Cut is a real threat to Avid. I've spent nearly 50 grand on a full HD FCP system with Cal Digit raids and newer Sata SAS technology raids
Re: Throwing out the Kool Aid
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Walter- Curious to know if you guys have tested any of the G-Tech G-Speed arrays...Christian Glawe editor compositor christianglawe.com Read m
*Sigh*... I guess they're sticking with Motion
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
FCS 2 brings a lot of great stuff to the table... Color is big... multi-format, frame-rate timelines are great.... The new codec is exciting... Surround mixing.... there's a lot to be happy about...&#
Re: *Sigh*... I guess they're sticking with Motion
by Kurt 10 years ago
Well, we don't know what Apple is doing with Shake code. Obviously they've taken a small bit (smoothcam) and integrated it into FCP. When they made the announcement that the current version of Shake w
DV25 - DV50 workflow questions
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Realize this may be relatively simple stuff, but here goes: Editing a short that was shot with a Panasonic DVX-100A... originally captured at DV25. Now that we have our cut finished, I'd like to colo
Re: DV25 - DV50 workflow questions
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Ah... thanks for the input, Rafael! I'll try this and see how it looks...Christian Glawe editor compositor christian.glawe@yahoo.com http: homepage.mac.com christianglawe
Workflow with an Assistant editor
by paul nevison 11 years ago
hey there, I'm usually cutting on my own but recently have been lucky enough to have an assistant to digitize and organise my footage. This is a new workflow for me and while it saves a whole lot of t
Re: Workflow with an Assistant editor
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Yep, I'll second capturing whole tapes.... However.... This may sound weird, but I generally prefer to do the initial capture myself... while the footage is being ingested into the edit computer, it's
Advice on becoming an editor
by Aspiring offline editor 10 years ago
Hi, I really need some advice. I'm currently in my final year at University studying Theatre, Film and Television. I desperately want to become an offline feature film editor, but don't really know ho
Re: Advice on becoming an editor
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
It's easy to get "pigeonholed" in this business... if you get a reputation as a good Assistant, or a good "Tech", then that's what people will know you as... If you want to be an editor, then start e
perhaps off topic : UK lad looking for advice/info for working in USA AfterEffects/compositing work
by chris forrester 10 years ago
This is something I have started to read into recently but I thought I would ask here in one of my favourite communities. My question is do many posthouses take on anyone from abroad If I wanted to wo
Re: perhaps off topic : UK lad looking for advice/info for working in USA AfterEffects/compositing work
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Britney Spears and Pam Anderson are currently available, from what I understand....
is it me or is the book "The Eye is Quicker" hard to understand?
by Milton Hockman 11 years ago
I just read through the book The Eye is Quicker and i feel a lot of the times i am lost on what he is trying to explain. it is like he is talking but doesnt just cut to the main point of what he means
Re: is it me or is the book "The Eye is Quicker" hard to understand?
by Christian Glawe 10 years ago
Yeah... it does take some careful reading, and - in some cases - rereading. I think part of the problem is a problem faced by *all* texts about film editing. Namely, using words and static diagrams t
Using Progressive footage in comp that will be interlaced... how to interpret?
by Christian Glawe 11 years ago
Hey, gang... I'm using some HD 1920 footage in a composite for standard def NTSC projection... the footage appears to be progressive scan (i.e., no fields that I can see) My question is how do I inte
Re: Using Progressive footage in comp that will be interlaced... how to interpret?
by Christian Glawe 11 years ago
Cool! Thanks for the insights! I have Chris and Trish's 3 AE books, but didn't know about "Videosyncracies"... thanks a lot for the info!
NAB - Post Production Conference question
by Christian Glawe 11 years ago
Hey, all... I've registered for the Post Production Conference - I wanna get me some trainin'! My question is: Do you have to register ahead of time for the individual classes sessions I don't see an
Re: NAB - Post Production Conference question
by Christian Glawe 11 years ago
Yep... this is probably a corollary to "read the manual" I did call NAB registration, and their answer is that you do *not* need to sign up for individual sessions ahead of time, *unless* you are pla
Need some contract advice
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Hey, folks.... I'm transitioning from full-time staff type of position to a freelance existence as an Editor Compositor. My main question is: what kind of a contract should I have on hand How can I p
Something revised, something new....
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Hey, gang.... I've revised the Overview to my demo, which you can see here: http: homepage.mac.com christianglawe iMovieTheater5.html I know there's been the discussion before about whether a reel sh
Re: Something revised, something new....
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
I think I understand your point, but.... The Loews program I did has stars all over it. That's what it is. Just about any footage I use from that program is going to have movie stars in it. Does this
Couple broadcast promos
by Jason Richards 12 years ago
sorry not a demo reel, just couple of broadcast promos---feedback Plz keep in mind i only get a day or two max to design composite and edit. Thanks for input JR http: home.indy.rr.com hive Meth_.mov h
Re: Couple broadcast promos
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
What rate did you encode the audio at Y'know, I'm one of those editors who's really finicky about audio... I will (and have) sacrificed a 100 or so Kbps on the video so I can keep audio at Stereo and
New Company Reel and Website
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 12 years ago
Hey everyone, I have a new reel up for my company . . . I made it a lot shorter than the last one (trimmed about a minute.) Take a look: http: www.redlynxavs.com reel.html Thanks y'all! Paul
Re: New Company Reel and Website
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Very, very nice work! I agree with Tristan, in that I think the reel is just a tad long... I don't know if you need to bring back the Guinness and ESPN Classic treatments - we've seen that already. O
What's best way to make multi-page .PDF doc?
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Hey, folks... Have a number of scans, trying to make multi-page .pdf files. How to best do this Thanks. Christian Glawe editor compositor svpchris@yahoo.com http: homepage.mac.com christianglawe iMov
Re: What's best way to make multi-page .PDF doc?
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Scanned some pages from a technical magazine... wanted to simply email a .pdf to somebody, but would like to send 1 .pdf, instead of 5 .pdfs (one for each page). Scanned the pages using Epson softwar
editor/graphics-reel
by tristan tumble 12 years ago
hi, I quickly recut my reel to add some newer stuff, but i'm not crazy about it. any and all feedback would be greatly apretiated, perhaps re-order shots I've been doing both editing and graphics work
Re: editor/graphics-reel
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Jeez, man... If that's all you have to offer on this thread - that's pretty weak. Christian Glawe editor compositor svpchris@yahoo.com http: homepage.mac.com christianglawe iMovieTheater5.html Pain i
Test
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago

Re: Test
by Daniel 12 years ago
Silly question, but...
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
The Adrenaline has *2* SDI outs, is that correct And also, what exactly is "SDTI" Thanks. Pain is temporary... film is forever.
Re: Silly question, but...
by MichaelP 12 years ago
From: http: www.xs4all.nl brw ds_products sdti.html Serial Data Transport Interface (SDTI) is the standard for transporting audio, video and data between professional and broadcast video devices, like
TOP TEN LISTS
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
Cleaning out the home office, and came across this. Apologies if you've seen heard this before. TOP TEN LIES EDITORS TELL CLIENTS 10 It's just a preview shift 9. It's out of the safe area, you'll nev
Re: TOP TEN LISTS
by Mark Suszko 12 years ago
Number 11: "Oh yes, we got clearance for that music footage".
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