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Producer/Director/Cameraman/Editor/Writer
Motion Graphics Artist
Graphic Designer/Art Director/Illustrator
Mac Guru
Member Since:
November 7th 2001
349 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Northern Hemisphere, Earth
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BRAW Premiere import issue
by Chris Gomersall 4 weeks ago
I captured approx 200 shots in BRAW (BMPCC4K) after learning about the new BM Premiere plugin. Happy to report it MOSTLY worked. 6 shots towards the end of the shoot fail to import because of a -gener
Re: BRAW Premiere import issue
by Chris Gomersall 1 week ago
Sorry. This issue is with the BM free plugin just released. The Autokroma plug is a bit dodgy as well but your mileage may vary. Kindest regards, Chris Gomersall gomersall.chris@gmail.com be.net chris
Latest reel
by Chris Gomersall 8 months ago
https: www.behance.net gallery 75997615 2018-2018-Reel Worked the healthcare segment last 2 years. & years in powersports prior. 14 years of freelance prior to that. Full samples here: be.net chrisgom
Re: Latest reel
by Chris Gomersall 8 months ago
Sorry if you had to bail. Not my first reel. Editors reels need a bit more context, IMHO. Other reels and samples here. My previous reel, found here, might be more to your liking but its 2 years old.
Replacing .PSD and .AI files do not work the same way in Adobe After Effects?
by Nikola Tomic 1 year ago
Hello to all. How can I replace footage in Adobe After Effects With .PSD files it works all well (CTRL + H and select changed .PSD file with the same number of layers, same size, just small colour cor
Re: Replacing .PSD and .AI files do not work the same way in Adobe After Effects?
by Chris Gomersall 1 year ago
If I understand you right... Import the updated art into your project. Select the layer pre-comp comp (whichever) to want to update in the project timeline. Hold down option key and drag updated file
Audio on one track mutes itself when I play timeline
by Chris Gomersall 1 year ago
Weird behavior suddenly being exhibited by Premiere Pro. I muted a track to hear others more clearly for a few moments. Now I cannot un-mute that track. It clicks -off- but when I play the timeline it
Re: Audio on one track mutes itself when I play timeline
by Chris Gomersall 1 year ago
WORKAROUND DISCOVERED: Made new empty timeline and copied all to that and the problem is gone. Must've been a corrupted timeline. Weird. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall gomersall.chris@gmail.com 817-944
Updated 2018 CC Apps all fail to launch
by Chris Gomersall 2 years ago
error message: "Check with the developer to make sure Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 works with this version of macOS. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for
Re: Updated 2018 CC Apps all fail to launch
by Orion McCaw 7 months ago
I'm having the same error but with Premiere 2018 and with After Effects 2018. Did you manage to fix it at all I should mention I'm on OS 10.11.1 I feel like this happens every time I update anything w
.AI files into Premiere Pro look like hell
by Chris Gomersall 2 years ago
Why don't vector files from Illustrator come into Premiere Pro smoothly As it is, they come in looking like garbage if you need to scale them up, which is kind of the point of vector graphics. So far
Re: .AI files into Premiere Pro look like hell
by Eric Santiago 2 years ago
And if you really need to use AI files, make sure to set the pixel resolution to size. I tend to receive logos from clients at 300x200 pixels kinda drives me crazy. Would need a trip to Photoshop firs
PMW 200 HDMI Out to Field Monitor Issue
by Chris Gomersall 2 years ago
Attached a VX7i Field Monitor to my PMW 200 with an HDMI cable and I get nothing. I have set in the menu to output video to the HDMI port yet I get nothing. The HDMI is routed to Video IN on the field
Re: PMW 200 HDMI Out to Field Monitor Issue
by Chris Gomersall 2 years ago
Bill Griffin, a local cameraman, called me directly and suggested the same thing. The iLink was turned off but he also wisely suggested a system reset. THAT worked! Field monitor is pulling a great si
Removing grid plane in composition
by Chris Gomersall 3 years ago
I do NOT want to see the ground plane grid in my final render to AE. How do I get rid of it Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedia
Re: Removing grid plane in composition
by Steve Bentley 1 year ago
When you say ground plane - do you mean the grid or a plane primitive you have in your scene. If the latter you can either check the bottom visibility "stop light" on the ground object or add a compos
CS6 Sequence issue
by Chris Gomersall 3 years ago
When we open the sequence settings dialog, all the settings are greyed out and uneditable. Anyone got a clue why Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upst
Re: CS6 Sequence issue
by Chris Gomersall 3 years ago
Sorry. Found the old thread on this. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedia
NEWBIE - Looking to setup Video Network
by Tim Snyder 5 years ago
Hi All, Been searching through posts and I get very confused. So I figure I would ask. We are just now coming into the 21st century and don't understand all the in-n-outs of this NAS stuff and how to
Re: NEWBIE - Looking to setup Video Network
by Chris Gomersall 4 years ago
Bob and his team at MAXX are cool genius' that have forgotten more than most of us will ever know. If he says do it, do it and save time AND $$$. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels t
Quicktime player screen recording question
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Can I record my macs screen with quicktime players screen recording function during a one hour demo I am giving Is there a limit to how long you can record, except for the obvious answer which is hard
Re: Quicktime player screen recording question
by SD Bedford 5 years ago
Is this suitable for recording screen vision which is to be edited into a video in Premiere Pro Does it give you plenty of record options to match what you're editing
10GbE woes on OSX
by Christoph Tilley 5 years ago
Hi folks, I have been struggling with 10GbE networking on OSX for over a year now and several pros (including the wonderful Chris Duffy from Smalltree) haven't been able to help me with this issue yet
Re: 10GbE woes on OSX
by Bob Zelin 5 years ago
I only wish that David would simply say "vendor X in LA says that this StorNext solution is the only reliable solution out there today". Then I could call that vendor on Monday, and find out the whole
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Chris Gomersall liked this 5 years ago
AE quality issue
by Brandon Adam 5 years ago
Hello CC, You must get these quality post quite a-lot, and apologise in advance. I have created some simple graphics and both video and graphics get rendered from AE into AME. However, the quality loo
Re: AE quality issue
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Are the graphics vector Are you rasterizing them in the timeline There are so many things that it could be. Without more info we are stabbing in the dark. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com c
BCC9 and CC2014
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
BCC9 has, according to their website, been approved for Premiere and AE CC 2014 release. However, calling up the BCC Browser in Premiere Pro CC 2014 causes an endless hang and the dialog hinds behind
Re: BCC9 and CC2014
by James Macon 5 years ago
Hi Christopher- Can you try trashing the preferences file that governs the FX Browser It's stored in the following path: Users "yourusername" Library Preferences It's called: com.borisfx.BCC.fxBrowser
Premiere Pro CC 2014 and Boris RED 5.5 (Mac)
by Kuhnen Brown 5 years ago
Hi, After installing the new Adobe CC 2014 apps, and installing the latest Boris RED 5.5 update for Mac, I am not seeing Boris RED 5.5 in the Premiere Pro CC 2014 effects tab. The standalone is presen
Re: Premiere Pro CC 2014 and Boris RED 5.5 (Mac)
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Is BCC Complete for mac OSX for the CC 2014 Adobe apps deemed compatible Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedia
AME Crashing "Adobe QT32 server not responding"
by Bob Pierce 6 years ago
Hello Everyone, I'm having a problem with AME crashing when sending sequences over from PP. Oftentimes it crashes when clicking the green GO button, but sometimes it doesn't even get that far. In Acti
Re: AME Crashing "Adobe QT32 server not responding"
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Only for a minute, then back to its bad behavior. WTH Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedia
Dynamic link suddenly not working!
by Göran Thorén 8 years ago
Hi! I have the Premium collection (CS 5.5) and been using Dynamic link between Premiere and After Effects quite a lot. Now all of a sudden it t doesn't work! I can do the actual link but no sequenced
Re: Dynamic link suddenly not working!
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Here it is a YEAR later (Premiere Pro CC 9014 on a NEW Mac Pro) and Dynamic (Ha!) Linking is still buggier than the Florida Everglades. When will this get fixed properly Kind regards, Chris Gomersall
Servo Focus/Zoom Controller for JVC GY-HM750OU?
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
Anyone know of a third party solution for this camera. The JVC accessories are over $1,000! Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedia
CC and rendering the timeline
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
After upgrading to the cc version of Premiere (the only way to leverage the AMD cards in the new Mac Pro) I am getting many renders with random noise and glitches. I am very disappointed. Anyone had t
Re: CC and rendering the timeline
by EricBowen 5 years ago
Yes there are verified issues with 10.9.3 and Adobe or Davinci. Fixes are coming. Try staying in software MPE mode until then. Eric-ADK Tech Manager support@adkvideoediting.com
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Chris Gomersall liked this 5 years ago
Final Share and Mavericks Update
by Jeffrey Colley 6 years ago
Any updates on all the test of Mavericks and Final Share. I am upgrading a couple computers to the new Mac Pro's, when they finally come out. Please let me know. jeff
Re: Final Share and Mavericks Update
by Ron Amborn 6 years ago
Jeffrey Thank you for the kind words. I think Maxx Digital is one of the few companies left that does not charge for basic support seven days a week. We hope you will share you experience with all of
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Chris Gomersall liked this 6 years ago
Feedback on Japanese Factory videos series teaser trailer
by Chris Gomersall 7 years ago
Hey Cow Community! I'm looking for some constructive feedback on this teaser, 3 mins long. http: www.youtube.com watch v=ylKU2mySNcI&feature=youtu.be Thanks in advance! Kind regards, Chris Gomersall w
Re: Feedback on Japanese Factory videos series teaser trailer
by Chris Gomersall 7 years ago
Thanks for all the very constructive feedback. As is usually the case, the clients drive a project in ways that are not apparent in the final video. The script was VERY tightly controlled by the Japan
Best software to integrate screen capture and HD video?
by Eric McCarthy 7 years ago
Hi, One of my clients is interested in self-producing a series of short educational videos that incorporate power-point presentations with direct to camera HD video (AVCHD from a Vixia HFS 21), pictur
Re: Best software to integrate screen capture and HD video?
by Chris Gomersall 7 years ago
If you are working on macs. Quicktime player does a stellar job of screen capture. The H264 files it generates need to be transcoded to whatever format your other footage is in (Most NLEs hate H264!)
Boris Manual?
by Chris Gomersall 8 years ago
Is their a basic manual for this plugin online I just bought it but find nothing included with the software. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.upstairsmedia.com
Re: Boris Manual?
by Theo van Laar 8 years ago
In Boris RED: HELP-BORIS RED user guide or Boris TV: http: www.borisfx.com videos RED Boris tutorials: http: www.borisfx.com tutorials RED.php Boris Webinars: http: www.borisfx.com webinar also online
Security Update 2011-006 breaks Quicktime MOVs
by Will Campbell 8 years ago
I work for a video production company and we primarily use two different cameras; Canon 5D Mark II, and Canon XH-A1. I installed the Security Update 2011-006 for Snow Leopard 10.6.8 this morning and n
Re: Security Update 2011-006 breaks Quicktime MOVs
by Chris Gomersall 8 years ago
This fix saved my ass! Retrieving that single component from a previous un-updated system. DELETING the old one, EMPTYING the trash and REPLACING it with the old, unadulterated file and RESTARTING fix
Experienced Writer/Shooter/Editor
by Chris Gomersall 8 years ago
I can offer years of successful productions and a 100% satisfaction rate. Goal-oriented productions are my specialty as I help you reach yours. Visit http: www.upstairsmedia.com to see my latest work
Can Adobe believe its luck?
by gerwyn bowen 8 years ago
First Avid alienates many die hard supporters with the not-so-smart-tool then Apple causes apoplexy with FCP-X. Seems like lots of people are headed to Adobe!
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Pete Appleby liked this 8 years ago
Re: They need a codec
by Chris Gomersall 8 years ago
That is the truth! Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.upstairsmedia.com
Ram Preview work area ignored
by Chris Gomersall 9 years ago
Ram Preview in CS5 is a bit buggy. Sometimes it previews just my work area (desirable) and sometimes it previews for the beginning of the comp (undesirable). Anyone else experiencing this issue and or
Moving user-created motion templates
by Chris Gomersall 9 years ago
I've created some custom motion templates and used them in several projects. I upgraded to a faster mac (yeah!) last month and need to move those templates to the new iron. How can this be done
Re: Moving user-created motion templates
by Chris Gomersall 9 years ago
Just figured it out: "Your new template is saved into the theme you selected. Customized templates are saved into Users username Library Application Support Final Cut Studio Motion Templates , in a fo
Post Production Partnership - HDV
by Conrad Wade 10 years ago
Aloha, I am seeking a very stylish Post Production guru to team up on several large projects. I currently have an editor whom I really like, but he is very busy and needs me to rough edit the footage.
Re: Post Production Partnership - HDV
by Chris Gomersall 10 years ago
No argument necessary. You're simply posting in the wrong forum and have ignored repeated requests for links to some of your work. Those links might add credibility to your request. People who get pai
Show reel comments/suggestions?
by Chris Gomersall 10 years ago
I haven't updated my show reel in a while so I thought I might do it and post it here for comments from the COW. Any constructive comments are welcome. Thanks for your time! ChrisG Link to the video:
Re: Show reel comments/suggestions?
by Chris Gomersall 10 years ago
They are what they are. The reel is made up of client work. Clients drive a great deal of what I do and when they have very little money and time, they get very little art direction... which is mostly
These time lapse plans look OK?
by Ron Craig 11 years ago
I'm going to run a test on this soon but I'd be interested if anyone here has had experience with this: I'm considering shooting several series of digital stills over perhaps 20-30 minute time periods
Re: These time lapse plans look OK?
by Chris Gomersall 11 years ago
I have done this many times in videos for SONIC restaurants (showing restaurant re-branding) and it works GREAT. Having a large resolution image sequence in After Effects that can be animated (pans, z
v601 IoHD software
by Alan Lacey 11 years ago
Anyone using this yet I've recently upgraded to Leopard and am thinking of upgrading QT and my IoHD software. Alan
Re: v601 IoHD software
by Chris Gomersall 11 years ago
It's been working flawlessly for me. Regards, Chris Gomersall www.upstairsmedia.com
ioHD dead after firmware update
by Chris Gomersall 12 years ago
Has anyone had an issue with the ioHD after applying the latest firmware update We did it because we were having the audio input issues the update portended to remedy... We're running it on the new 8-
Re: ioHD dead after firmware update
by Chris Gomersall 12 years ago
The issue turned out to be a bad cable. AJA tech support was so responsive and helpful, as was our installer guru Damon Black. He is a MacOSX FCP Media 100 deity from Dallas, Texas. Thanks, Damon! PS
Copyrighted material problem
by Chris Gomersall 12 years ago
I have worked for the in-house video department of a LARGE corporation (1 billion sales annually) for about six months and have discovered their disturbing habit of creating videos to motivate the sal
Re: Copyrighted material problem
by Chris Gomersall 12 years ago
I am the producer and, sometimes, editor so I am slighly more culpable then an editor alone. However, the replies, which were various and numerous, have given me much to consider. Thank you all for yo
Advancing 1 frame at a time...
by Mark Pybus 13 years ago
This is gonna sound like a ridiculous question as I've been using off and on for a few years, but is there a way to advance one frame at a time in the timeline Thanks!
Re: Advancing 1 frame at a time...
by Chris Gomersall 13 years ago
FYI... A Guide to all keyboard shortcuts are easily accessable in the HELP menu.
Avid format compatibility with FCP
by Jasmine1919 13 years ago
Hello, i have never used avid, but have just received 4 hard drives full of footage which was edited on Avid. I have only Final cut Pro which uses Quicktime, could you tell me whether I will be able t
Re: Avid format compatibility with FCP
by Chris Gomersall 13 years ago
This doesn't look free. I went to the link in the post and downloading this software requires that you be a registered user and supply an d ID number. Am I missing something
Avide Symphony & Composer training books?
by Chris Gomersall 13 years ago
I am an experienced Media 100 After Effects user who will soon be transitioning to Avid Symphony Composer. Does anyone have a recommendation for effective training materials (books,DVDs, whatever!) I
Re: Avide Symphony & Composer training books?
by Jon Zanone 13 years ago
Personally, I like the Avid Training DVD's. There's also one of the best books available called the Avid editing handbook by Steve Bayes. IMHO, it is hands down the best book out there. You can get it
EDITING demo reel suggestions
by Peter Brusikiewicz 13 years ago
Hello, I am a freelance editor and I have been flooded with editing work over the last year and I never had time to concentrate on my demo until now. I was wonderin if some of you may throw me a few s
Re: EDITING demo reel suggestions
by Chris Gomersall 13 years ago
Hard to know unless we see your projects but I would suggest watching others and seeing what you like and trust your instincts. If you're swamped, it's likely you're good. CHG Fort Worth.Texas
Demos on YouTube--Good or Bad?
by Jim Zito 13 years ago
I was just curious how everyone felt about posting demo reels on YouTube and MySpace. I've seen a bunch on there--some of them are pretty good. But obviously the quality isn't going to be as good as i
Re: Demos on YouTube--Good or Bad?
by Chris Gomersall 13 years ago
I've had a reel and samples on my site (www.upstairsmedia.com) for years and have recently put a few samples (not many) on a You Tube Channel (www.youtube.com upstairsmedia). The You Tube Channel is n
Quicktime 7 is taking over
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
I love Quicktime 7 Pro but it has taken over my browser and attempts to display any video, Quicktime or not. It fails with wmv files on cnn.com and other sites. How can I disable Quicktimes' need to t
Re: Quicktime 7 is taking over
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
Thank you, Ron. BTW, I love the new podcasts. I thought I was a freak working from home. Now
Installing a PCMIA wifi card in powerbook. How? Which?
by Gunleik Groven 14 years ago
Hi! I have a 2002 tiBook which only can take airport cards, which apple no more sells. But it should be possible to install another wifi card into the thing, but which And where do I find drivers and
Re: Installing a PCMIA wifi card in powerbook. How? Which?
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
I use (with instant success) a D-Link AirPlus DWL-G650. Mac drivers are available online through orange ware micro. Regards, Chris Gomersall www.upstairsmedia.com
Illustrator/AE question
by Joshua Stanley 14 years ago
n illustrator, I am trying to distribute objects to layers. When I do it, it creates sublayers to the original object. When I save it and open it as a project in AE it doesnt recognize the sublayers.
Re: Illustrator/AE question
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
With your orignal file open, create a new empty layer. Then go back to your original layer and select the objetcs you want to move. Having done that, go back to the layers pallete and you'll see a sma
AE hanging up constantly
by Guy 14 years ago
I am getting a constant problem: AE will freeze up (spinning beachball) for about a minute, then unfreeze. I will work for a while, then same thing. As you can imagine, this interupts the creative pro
Re: AE hanging up constantly
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
Open your utility folder in your applications folder and launch application monitor. This will give you some info you may not be aware of. For the full story read this month's MACADDICT magazine. It h
xlr box
by Matthew Yeackel 14 years ago
Anyone know of a site where I can find an Xlr adapter box Is there one that connects to your tripod and your camera at the same time
Re: xlr box
by Chris Gomersall 14 years ago
I have a "Rovercam" that is an xlr adapter that attaches to the camera and then the entire unit attaches to a tripod. I no longer use mine as my equipment is now xlr-native. It is in like-new conditio
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