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Christopher Hill

Media Technician at NATO Joint Warfare Centre Norway
Member Since:
December 5th 2007
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Stavanger, Norway
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Need Consultant for Production Studio Build
by Christopher Hill 8 months ago
Not sure if this forum is really monitored or if it's even the right place for this question, but here goes. I'm currently in the middle of a organizational project to rebuild our current TV Studio an
Apple Loops
by Greg Burke 10 months ago
Back When I was on Mac (I moved to PC about 4 years ago) I loved my Apple Loops Sound effects, However I Lost the drive they were backed up on. I'm not asking that someone GIVE them to me, but is ther
Re: Apple Loops
by Christopher Hill 10 months ago
About a year ago I installed my old version of Final Cut Studio 2 and then used Compressor to convert them all from CAF files to WAV (since nothing else reads CAF files). I've long since moved away fr
Need assistance with a microphone static conundrum
by Christopher Hill 10 months ago
Been shooting with a Canon 5D MkIV for the last 4 days using a Sennheiser ew100 G3 wireless kit with both a lavalier and Sennheiser MD42. All day while shooting meetings, press conferences, stand-up i
Re: Need assistance with a microphone static conundrum
by Richard Crowley 10 months ago
It would have been very helpful if you had provided a sample (perhaps 30 seconds) of the audio which contains your problem. You mention that you "go out". Does that mean that this happens only outdoor
Odd behaviour since latest updates (Timeline Zoom and Effects Controls)
by Christopher Hill 1 year ago
I'm hoping the latest update just unchecked a preference I'm not aware of but can't find again, but here's what's happening in both cases. If I use + or - to zoom, the timeline zooms around the playhe
Re: Odd behaviour since latest updates (Timeline Zoom and Effects Controls)
by Christopher Hill 1 year ago
I'm guessing then that nobody else has seen this behaviour Is it just me
Alternatives to Viz World (Viz World Classic)
by Christopher Hill 1 year ago
Hi there, Curious if anyone knows of any alternative mapping software similar to VizRT's Viz World (or Viz World Classic). Specifically looking for something portable (or semi-portable) that can be us
Premiere CC - Wave Warp not animating on Adjustment Layer
by Christopher Hill 2 years ago
I'm trying to place a wave warp effect on an adjustment layer over 3 clips. It will warp the image, but it does not animate. No amount of keyframing the speed or phase changes anything (phase doesn't
Premiere can't see mapped drives (anymore)
by Christopher Hill 3 years ago
--I've posted this in the Official Adobe forums as well, but haven't gotten any responses yet. I'm hoping I have more luck here. Our office works in a network environment with several NAS storing proj
Re: Premiere can't see mapped drives (anymore)
by Michael Krueger 2 years ago
Hi Christopher, this problem seems to be an UAC issue on some Windows machines and connected to how access tokens for mapped drives are handled. What worked for me was enabling linked connections via
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Portable (battery operated) On-Air Light
by Christopher Hill 3 years ago
I've done a cursory search in google and on what production supply sites I know but I haven't found anything like this. Does anyone know of a solution that satisfies this need I'm just looking for a p
Re: Portable (battery operated) On-Air Light
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
Pretty simple DYI thing. If you want something that looks really professional, Markertek has plastic pre-screened ON AIR covers starting around $70. Or just buy a large "project box" that has a transl
Use XF300 as Skype Camera
by Christopher Hill 3 years ago
Is it possible to use my Canon XF300 as a "webcam" specifically for use with Skype Maybe with some sort of external capture device or converter adapter. I'm open to any solutions.
Re: Use XF300 as Skype Camera
by Al Bergstein 3 years ago
todd's absolutely correct that you could run standard DEF out of that 300 via the easy Product. As I mentioned on the other post, I use the easy To capture VHS tape's. It works great. I never thought
Adobe CC SLI Support and Benchmarks
by Ant Gonzalez 4 years ago
Adobe CC supports multiple GPU support as stated on their website.... "Multiple GPU export support Premiere Pro can now take full advantage of computers with multiple GPU cards for significantly accel
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Re: Adobe CC SLI Support and Benchmarks
by Christopher Hill 4 years ago
I am also interested in any response to this question.
Choosing proper XLR Microphone Cables
by Christopher Hill 6 years ago
I'm trying to find good XLR cables to replace our aging and inefficient cables, but with the myriad of options available I'm becoming quickly overwhelmed. We shoot very frequently in areas where there
Re: Choosing proper XLR Microphone Cables
by Christopher Hill 6 years ago
Thank you all for responding. Does the wire gauge of an XLR have any effect on the audio quality Especially at longer distances
Stock Footage Subscription Model
by Christopher Hill 7 years ago
Does anyone know of a Royalty-Free Stock Footage (Video specifically) websites that operate on a Subscription model (ie. not credit purchase or individual file purchase) The reason being is it's very
Looking for Portable Network Editing Solution
by Christopher Hill 7 years ago
I work as a video editor in a military environment and need a deployable portable editing server solution. Currently our deployment consists of 2 8TB NAS drives (Seagate Black Armor & WD ShareSpace) w
Re: Looking for Portable Network Editing Solution
by Christopher Hill 7 years ago
Bob, Matt (and Tim) thanks for your responses. I'll be looking into Small Tree at NAB. If anyone else also has some personal recommendations I'd love to hear them.
Disable Jack Detection for Audition (Windows 7)
by Christopher Hill 8 years ago
Don't know if this is the proper place for suggestions, tips and the like but if not this post can be moved or removed. I've been having an issue in Audition where if I'm using headphones and then rem
Re: Disable Jack Detection for Audition (Windows 7)
by Steven Talley 8 years ago
I agree that audio jack alerts are annoying. I'll check out your reg edit. I encounter the problem on an XP Netbook too. Windows thinks everyone is as dumb as they are. ;)
Enter Searchable Keywords in Premiere Pro
by Christopher Hill 8 years ago
I've done my searching, but I can't seem to figure this one out. I'm logging & capturing lots of Broll footage from DV tapes and writing out keywords in the Description & Log Notes boxes. I then have
Re: Enter Searchable Keywords in Premiere Pro
by Christopher Hill 8 years ago
Ryan! That's almost exactly what I was looking for! This definitely should be better documented somewhere. Alex and Ryan, you've both been invaluable in helping solve my dilemma. Thank you very much f
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Create Custom Transition Presets?
by Aza Allen 10 years ago
I was curious, is it possible, using either AE or Premiere to create custom transition (and other FX) presets that I could just plop in anytime, or am I stuck building what I want from scratch. WAIT,
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Re: Create Custom Transition Presets?
by Christopher Hill 8 years ago
I hope you find an answer, because I've been wanting to know this as well. Something I loved from my Final Cut days was being able to drag copy a transition already in the timeline to another section.
Any experience with thin client Post-Production?
by Christopher Hill 8 years ago
My employer (a government entity) is talking about taking us away from our dedicated workstations (6 of them) and including us on the already established Thin-Client network (over 2500 employees). Nee
Re: Any experience with thin client Post-Production?
by Todd Perchert 8 years ago
Which I am guessing IT would just lock down everything so they only had limited bandwidth and resources. I don't have experience with running any editing apps over thin clients, but I imagine it would
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Finder folder/file structure export
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Is it possible to export the file folder structure of a drive to a searchable database Just to give you and idea of what I'm looking for, essentially is creating a searchable database of all the folde
Re: Finder folder/file structure export
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Unfortunately, no. And to add insult to injury the Burn Folders solution I thought I had becomes useless once the drive it was sourcing from is removed. All you have is the parent folder structure but
LaCie drive won't mount
by Lin Brummett 10 years ago
I have just encountered a problem getting a LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ to mount on any system in our facility. The drive will only show up in the system profiler as an unknown device. I have tried differ
Re: LaCie drive won't mount (Disk Warrior worked)
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
I have a colleague who is an A V guy and he swear by the Drobo units they use at his studio. I don't recall if they're the Pro or Elite models, but if you're the type that buys bare drives for a local
Mis-aligned Crosshairs
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
This is a really odd question, but I can't find a solution on google nor has trashing preferences worked. I've been dealing with it for a while and no clue how why it started. In the final cut viewer
Re: Mis-aligned Crosshairs
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
We have a custom setup of Apple ProRes 422(HQ) 1280x720, 29.97fps, which is also what the sequence I'm editing is set to. The same problem occurs on sequences we have which are set to an XDCam setup (
Automate Thumbnail Creation
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
I have several videos which I upload every month to our web guy for posting. Along with these videos I have to supply two thumbnails of different resolutions. Currently this is a tedious process of op
Re: Automate Thumbnail Creation
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Look up utility called QIPO on web Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and ATS:iWork
Exported Audio Drift from timeline with multiple cuts.
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm having a problem with audio drift. I have a 4 minute clip made up of 5 separate film clips for a news segment I produce. Once the piece has been edited, I export the audio by isola
Re: Exported Audio Drift from timeline with multiple cuts.
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Nobody's got anything for this Really, any guesses or input would be helpful.
Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Final cut has seen a large gap between it's last two refreshes and honestly the last one to FCS(3) seemed more like a service pack than an overhaul (just my opinion). So for my own curiosity, I'm wond
Re: Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
@Michael Gissing - I honestly haven't had much experience with Premiere since their CS2 offering and I wasn't unimpressed back then, but industry standards at the time drove me to Final Cut which I've
Capture to Two Scratch Disks Simultaneously
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
We have an upcoming project where instead of capturing to SXS cards we'll be capturing directly to a Mac Pro via SDI. We like to have backups of all our source files as well as with this project we're
Re: Capture to Two Scratch Disks Simultaneously
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Raid 1 would be nice strictly for backup assurance, but I'm hoping for a solution that would leave the drives independent so that I can send the extra drives off with our contracted editors. Essential
english man voice
by Piotr Niemcewicz 10 years ago
Hi I search english man voice for read about 7 min text for corporate movie. Please pure english, NOT alike english. Please give me on mail sample voice (about 1 min), prospective money for this work
Re: english man voice
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
When you say "English Man" and "Pure English" I'm assuming you mean British English and not American
Re: T. Larkin Productions music video contest
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Tom Larkin "If you break any of these rules, you will automatically be disqualified from the contest, and we'll more than likely sue the pants off of you" This made me laugh. Sounds like fun! :)
Re: Back: T. Larkin productions music video contest
by Guillermo Fernández 10 years ago
Hi, My name is William and I'm from barcelona. We also created a production where music videos. Could you give me information about this contest Thanks. Carefully, Guillermo Fernandez
After Effects error: test for root allowed on directory only?
by jscottk 13 years ago
Hello, first thank you for to anyone that has an answer to this. When I go to open up backed up AE projects I am getting this error. After Effects error: test for root allowed on directory only. (3 ::
Re: After Effects error: test for root allowed on directory only?
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
I for one am glad that you came back and posted. Thanks, this saved me countless hours of frustration.
What to charge?
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Hello everyone, As a preface, I'm very new to the world of Freelance, and fairly new in general to a lot of post-production elements (read: Novice) except for Editing (which I'm fairly well versed in)
Re: What to charge?
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
David Roth Weiss (TM) is correct. You don't want to have to run Drake's Equation every time they ask you what you charge. But remember to really KNOW YOUR COSTS - ALL OF THEM, before you set the rates
Cost Breakdowns
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
I'm very new to the world of Freelance, and fairly new in general to a lot of post-production elements (read: Novice) except for Editing (which I'm fairly well versed in). I was curious if there is a
Re: Cost Breakdowns
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Embarrassingly, I just realized I may have asked this in the wrong forum... if I did, my apologies. If that's the case, could you redirect me to the proper forum Thanks -Chris
Flowing Smoke Text
by Christopher Hill 10 years ago
Hey there, Just to preface my question, I'm fairly new to Motion and Motion Graphics in general, but have a good background in Editing. I'm really interested in a Motion Tutorial on how to make flowin
Re: Flowing Smoke Text
by Stephen Smith 10 years ago
Christopher, Can you give us a link to one of those tutorials you want your text to look like Also, take a look at this plug-in. It might be all you need to get the job done: http: idustrialrevolutio
client not paying - need advice!
by DeAnna Villalobos 10 years ago
Hi - I am a freelancer who provides services relating to video,photography & design. This is a fairly new venture for me as a fulltime business and I am learning the ins and outs. Unfortunately, I am
Fight Back! You are NOT a doormat
by Brendan Coots 10 years ago
"I was thinking of sending her a letter - stating that her final disc will be released upon final payment; AND that any use of ANY graphics I created for her is forbidden until final payment is paid.
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