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Clint Fleckenstein

I started in television in 1988, moving from a regional NBC network to a multimedia post production facility in 2003. Most of my hobbies revolve around motorcycles, tennis, photography, remote control trucks, mountain biking, Photoshop, After Effects, and Lightwave.
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May 18th 2004
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Bismarck, ND
Sony PMW-300K1 broken piece
by Slim Ouadahi 2 years ago
where can i buy this piece it's not my own cam please help (i'm in Paris)
Re: Sony PMW-300K1 broken piece
by Clint Fleckenstein 2 years ago
If you were in the USA I'd point you here: https: www.servicesplus.sel.sony.com sony-part-number-A1991188A.aspx Not sure about France.
Horrible pink skin tones on overexposed shots on Sony EX1
by Martin Gleeson 3 years ago
I'm sure this is user error, but been using a Sony EX1 and I find that when shooting in strong sunlight, if the shot is anyway overexposed (and sometimes correctly exposed), the skin tones becomes thi
Re: Horrible pink skin tones on overexposed shots on Sony EX1
by Clint Fleckenstein 3 years ago
Yeah, with the XDCAM EX cameras I use Tiffen T1 IR filters to knock down the near-IR frequencies. These cameras don't filter that light in order to have a slightly wider color gamut, if I recall corre
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Sony EX-1 Zoom servo malfunction. Possible to FIX?
by Øystein Rabbe 3 years ago
Hi guys. A while back someone borrowed my EX-1 camera. During transport they somehow managed to put it into the same bag as another camera. The servo switch was on and the zoom-handle got under pressu
Re: Sony EX-1 Zoom servo malfunction. Possible to FIX?
by Clint Fleckenstein 3 years ago
I'm always one to stick my tongue in the fan, but if I was in your position I'd dive in after it. There's a chance that one little shred of broken plastic, perhaps even unnecessary, may be the culprit
AE CS6 "could not find item frame we just now checked in"
by Clint Fleckenstein 3 years ago
Even Google didn't come up with a usable result for this error message. It was an internal verification error according to the dialogue box, along with the cryptic "could not find itemframe we just no
Sony EX1 Audio Input - 5 Pin XLR?
by Paul Glenn 4 years ago
Hey gang. I recently purchased a Sony Shotgun Mic for my PMW-EX1 camera. I didn't really pay attention to the Microphone connector when I bought it. I thought it had a standard 3 pin XLR, but it has 5
Re: Sony EX1 Audio Input - 5 Pin XLR?
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
I use those adapters to go between DMX and Microplex lighting equipment, which are either 3-pin or 5-pin. I don't think they would work for the application you're describing. Pinouts are probably diff
Where to buy Sony parts?
by Mitch Jordan 4 years ago
I need a lens hood for a Sony PMW-200, which I believe is the same as the lens hood for the EX-1. It's very difficult to find part numbers and deal directly with Sony. Does anyone have a company they
Re: Where to buy Sony parts?
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
Must be a glitch. First, lose the dash. Second, type PMW200 into the field labeled "Model Prefix starts with:". Oddly enough, the results that come up use PMW200 as the model number. I get an alert th
PMW X-70 remote control over wifi?
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
I have wifi adapters to provide remote control (via a nifty web interface) on my PMW-200 cameras. I see that the X70 boasts a wifi interface, but I can't find any detail. It looks like it may only wor
Re: PMW X-70 remote control over wifi?
by Bala Chandran 2 years ago
The range extender acts as a "middle man" so its range goes both ways. How far will depend on the extender and what else nearby is reflecting or blocking the signal. When directly trying to connect th
Question about working with sony transmitter on my PXW X200
by Moti Yair 4 years ago
Hi guys, I have the sony UWP D11 http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 1025751-REG sony_uwp_d11_30_bodypack_lavalier_mic_eng_package.html My question is, why when I connect the tuner to my PXW X200 via
Re: Question about working with sony transmitter on my PXW X200
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
I used the analog version of this mic long ago, and have purchase requisitions on my boss's desk to get a couple of the D11s as we speak. So my recollection is a little foggy. But... If you set the tr
EX-1 raw footage to Premiere timeline
by Terry Barner 4 years ago
Everyone: I have 119 GB of unedited footage I need to get from an EX-1 to a Premiere timeline without converting or editing in any way. Is this possible I tried dragging the raw footage into a Premier
Re: EX-1 raw footage to Premiere timeline
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
I use the import dialog in the project view. Import the folder containing the footage (don't worry about all those subfolders). It will pop up a little error box indicating the various metadata files
Sony Cameras - EX-1/EX-3 replacements... Your current work-horse? Favorite features?
by Tom Laughlin 4 years ago
Hey everyone, I'm looking at getting some new cameras, and well, since it's been a challenge to see what's what, I'm coming from an EX-1, thought about a PMW-200, then reading up on the PXW-x200, and
Re: Sony Cameras - EX-1/EX-3 replacements... Your current work-horse? Favorite features?
by Clint Fleckenstein 4 years ago
I left one job where we shot with EX1 EX3 cameras to this job, where we hadn't made a transition away from ENG-style DVCAM. I did purchase PMW200s after a while, and really miss two things: The pivot
SxS and the new MBP 15" Retina
by Jim Cunningham 7 years ago
I will probably upgrade laptops to the new Retina MBP 15"(for field editing)but am waiting for the infrastructure to catch up. The older MBP had Express 34 ports, the new one only SD, USB 3 & TBolt. A
Re: SxS and the new MBP 15" Retina
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
That's an easy one. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 827757-REG Sonnet_ECHO_E34_Echo_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt_Adapter.html
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Just returned NX70 #2; now looking at NX5 but I have a BUNCH of questions!
by Stephen Crye 8 years ago
HI; I'm hoping John Lenihan and others can help. Still in mourning over the problems with the NX70s. Design flaws, too many to mention - but the killer was horrible chromatic aberration and poor focus
Re: Just returned NX70 #2; now looking at NX5 but I have a BUNCH of questions!
by Clint Fleckenstein 8 years ago
I changed jobs in March and want to upgrade to HD here at my new job - reading these reviews leads me to believe that I want to migrate to XDCAM EX cameras like I did my last facility, and skip NXCAM
Editing .mts files in Adobe CS 4 DON'T WORK
by Darius Cornean 8 years ago
Hello I hope I will find hear an answer of my problem because I'm exhausted looking for a solution. I shoot using Sony NXCAM and recording on SD card (64GB) I try to capture video files in Adobe CS 4.
Re: Editing .mts files in Adobe CS 4 DON'T WORK
by Clint Fleckenstein 8 years ago
If you are on a 32 bit system, you cannot install Premiere Pro CS5. For users who purchased a bundle such as Production Premium CS5 or CS5.5, Adobe included a disc with Premiere Pro CS4 and After Effe
NXCAM announcement from Sony
by Clint Fleckenstein 10 years ago
I'm guessing most of you got the same email from Sony that I did, announcing the NXCAM format. Built in GPS TC in out Keen. Obviously not intended for the same user as the XDCAM EX bunch, but pretty n
Re: NXCAM announcement from Sony
by Clint Fleckenstein 10 years ago
Yeah, they goofed up somewhere...I didn't read anything in the announcement about $1000 media... Cf
By popular demand...
by Ronald Lindeboom 10 years ago
Hello All, It gives us special delight to welcome back an old friend -- well, a longtime friend (who may be old but we won't mention that as not to embarrass him or anything) -- Dennis Kutchera from H
Re: By popular demand...
by Clint Fleckenstein 10 years ago
Fantastic! I just bought CatDV after working with the 30-day demo and am in the process of customizing fields and preparing to ingest our XDCAM EX footage. Hopefully I'll be able to contribute here al
on-screen volume indicator doesn't work
by Clint Fleckenstein 11 years ago
I can't remember exactly when this quit working, or if it coincides with anything I did to my system. I'm running OS 10.4.11 on a G5 Quad and have a really weird issue: My keyboard controls for changi
Re: on-screen volume indicator doesn't work
by Zane Barker 11 years ago
Do you get audio You didn't actually say.There are no "technical solutions" to your "artistic problems". Don't let technology get in the way of your creativity!
Why would Encore 1.5 be more compatible?
by Heather Memmel 12 years ago
I know that burned DVD's are not the most reliable when it comes to computer playback but it seems that a DVD created in Encore 1.5 plays in more machines than one created from CS3. This is very frust
Re: Why would Encore 1.5 be more compatible?
by Clint Fleckenstein 12 years ago
Most likely the Acers have drives that only read one flavor of DVD media. We have this issue with older computers we test with in our shop. Clint
Producing Flash Videos
by sanjchal 12 years ago
Hello, We have just upgraded our AE to v.CS3. Part of the reason for doing so is to produce Flash videos to upload onto our website. Just have one problem though: once I've rendered a comp to an FLV f
Re: Producing Flash Videos
by Clint Fleckenstein 12 years ago
Dreamweaver will generate the HTML and SWF for you too, if you happen to have it.
Motion Path from illustrator to After Effects Camera???
by mike.james 13 years ago
Hi All, My first post, i've been hovering this site for a while i've learnt alot. There's probably an easy way to do what i want, but i can't figure it out at all. I followed Andrew Kramer and Jon Oke
Re: Motion Path from illustrator to After Effects Camera???
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
This is off the top of my head... Layer Transform Auto Orient... Off Cf
Hardware TGA player (keyer too)? Any?
by Xavier de Champs 13 years ago
Hi, I often use TGA sequences with an Alpha channel to add to standard editing software. I use it for animating titles in and out. But if this tv-station wants to use realtime tga sequences with a key
Re: Hardware TGA player (keyer too)? Any?
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
There may be better ways of doing it now, but this sort of thing is why I started working on a dpsReality system. You can render frames to its drive and it automatically sees them as a video clip, so
Keylight question - keying out window
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
I've got a sample window from a manufacturer and am told to chroma-key it rotating for one of the intro shots. I've given the direction to the studio guys to light the background properly, watch out f
Re: Keylight question - keying out window
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
You're preaching to the choir there, but sadly I'm limited to that format. Shooting progressive and overseeing the shoot helped tons. We're dealing with a 3-pane window here, so it's got plenty of lig
After Effects UI Disapears (turns white) while adjusting filters
by david aretsky 13 years ago
I am having a problem, when I left mouse down on any control, effects etc. if I hold the mouse button down for more than a few seconds either the whole screen hangs and the time controls box goes blan
Re: After Effects UI Disapears (turns white) while adjusting filters
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
My first thought was video card. I'm guessing it's linked to having the mouse button held down If that's the case, then I wish I had a solution. All I can do there is surmise the culprit. My system do
Sound Quality of my Tutorials/podcasts?
by Aharon Rabinowitz 13 years ago
Hi everyone - To those of you who watch my AE podcasts or tutorials, I was wondering what you thought of the sound quality. Also, do you feel the volume is too high or just right or what Please sound
Re: Sound Quality of my Tutorials/podcasts?
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
All sound seems spot on to me. We have a lot of cows here in North Dakota, but I'm not sure if any listen to your podcast :-) As for me, I save 'em. Thanks for the help your podcasts provide! What mus
Mysterious TC error message after 5.1 crossgrade
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
Although I'm quite new to FCP, I'd like to think that I'm not a comlete noob or idiot. After all, I set up my new G5 quad here at work with Final Cut Studio 5.0 and have produced several projects on i
Re: Mysterious TC error message after 5.1 crossgrade
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
Yeah, go figure. I never got any sort of error message before, and my habits haven't changed. In any case, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. While I always assumed that FCP got the TC inf
Copyright release
by Miodrag Ristic 13 years ago
This might be a bit of the topic, but I don't know where to ask. A client that I recently did a job for, asked me for the quote for a similar job, but asked me to include a master on a DV tape as well
Re: Copyright release
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
The best way I've ever heard it put was that the client owns the video, not the tape it's on. If they want a master tape, bill them the reasonable amount for the videocassette and the time it takes to
Crossgrade installed - now Reel, Media Start, Media End information disappears after capture
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
I tried to make the subject line say it all. I installed Final Cut Studio 5.0 on my G5 Quad. A few weeks later we put FC Express on one of our other machines. I then found out that I can't load projec
Re: Crossgrade installed - now Reel, Media Start, Media End information disappears after capture
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
Thanks a bunch. I had originally been getting weird errors about mixing DF NDF time code, so I'd changed my capture preset...that apparently didn't fix things entirely, it just made the error go away
Congrats to Peder on your arrangement with Red Giant. Should we be worried?
by Clint Fleckenstein 13 years ago
Congratulations! It seems like the deal with Red Giant should work out very well for you. I'm one of the many who have enjoyed excellent service (and fair pricing, in my opinion) from Trapcode. That m
Re: Congrats to Peder on your arrangement with Red Giant. Should we be worried?
by Jon Okerstrom 13 years ago
Peder, Your new partnership sounds great. Can't wait to see what's next from you. Zuktoor2, I'm curious as to why you're dissatisfied with Invigorator. (I'm a host of the Zaxwerks forum, but don't wor
Is this possible?
by Eric Steinberg 14 years ago
Hello! I don't know if this is possible with Encore: I want to produce a simple DVD with a menu that contains buttons that link to one or more videos. Simple enough.. basic stuff. But I would also lik
Wow, the Cow is having a fit this morning.
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
First I thought "uh oh,the guy's having a problem, he posted his question four times". Then I saw that I somehow replied four times. Yikes. Hope my response(s) help though :-) We use Director for our
Guidelines for inserting ASL into video?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
I'm working on a video where we're going to be videotaping and inserting a signer to translate the narration into ASL sign language. The reason I'm posting here in the broadcast forum is because I nee
Re: Guidelines for inserting ASL into video?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
Thanks for the input. That seems to be the consensus I get wherever I ask. Of course I'd like to stick with captioning, but this is a client-driven business :-) Clint
AE7 info
by Peder Norrby 14 years ago
Adobe announced After Effects version 7.0 today. All Trapcode plug-ins render correctly in AE7 but there are some UI problems with Particular, Echospace and Sound Keys. New versions of these plugins w
Re: AE7 info
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
Ah, gotcha. That all makes sense. Glad to see that you guys are thorough in your testing. I ordered mine first thing yesterday morning and it already indicated "back order." :-) Cf
Reliablilty of p2 transfer in field
by kdavis 14 years ago
One concern I have about P2 or firestore is that there is no way to monitor your transfer from camera to the P2 store drive or firestore device on set. Since this is a new technology it concerns me. E
Re: Reliablilty of p2 transfer in field
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
The rep that I talked to (equipment vendor, not Panasonic) had a program installed on his laptop that he said is a free download from Panasonic. It had a video window, playback scrub controls, metadat
XL-H1 users...share your experiences please?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
Hi! I'll apologize in advance for cross-posting this from the HDV forum. We're considering moving into HDV to supplement our normal SD workflow. One absolute will be adding another G5 (quad, yay! :-)
Re: XL-H1 users...share your experiences please?
by Todd Terry 11 years ago
Miles Johnston "Love the camera." I agree. I could go on and on about the XLH1, but I have already done so many times on the COW, other forums, magazine articles, etc. I'm an old Sony guy, but it's s
cannot export transparent png sequence from particular
by BluesBreak 14 years ago
my message's subject told you everything. So i have a white solid layer. above it another one which contains the particular effect. (the effect blows the first white solid away). The emitter layer abo
Re: cannot export transparent png sequence from particular
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
You could try this plugin, it's a freebie download. I haven't tried it, but it's supposed to do what you want with a lens-flared layer. Odds are it'll work the same for a Particular layer. It uses the
Use of DVD-Video and Dolby-Digital logos on DVDs
by Victorypoint 14 years ago
Hi folks. Does anyone know if I'm allowed to include the standard DVD-Video and Dolby-Digital logos on printed labels for DVDs I've created with Encore Are there any licensing restrictions to using th
Re: Use of DVD-Video and Dolby-Digital logos on DVDs
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
No, you are not. Those are licensed logos and you must go through a certification process. One criteria is glass mastering. As a content provider or duplicator you cannot use that logo for burned disc
After Effects Tutorials...
by Cal Johnson 14 years ago
Just a comment that isn't ment to piss anyone off, but so many of the "After Effects" tutorials start with "ok, lets get started making our image in Photoshop..." I don't use Photoshop. I came to Afte
Re: After Effects Tutorials...
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
I used to have the same beef with Photoshop when I worked in broadcast (this was LONG ago). Then we went non-linear and I feel in love with PS. I can't imagine video without it. It's not an unfair ass
Very cool HP commercial
by Barend Onneweer 14 years ago
This one's been on TV for a couple of weeks now: http: paranoidprojects.com _movies francois2.mov The guy in the video is actually Francois Vogel, the director of the ad. It's a very simple idea both
Re: Very cool HP commercial
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
I've always liked these, each time he seems to come up with some cool added movement to make the same effect seem new. Of course, I don't think I'll be getting that kind of tracking result from DV. :-
Section 508 Accessibility for DVD?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
Do any of you guys have experience with 508 requirements for DVD I'm used to programming it into CD-ROM content but don't have any prior experience with DVD. I hate to be one of "those guys" but I'm g
Overlay "SAMPLE" over entire video track?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
I have a client who wants to have some of their DVD burned with "SAMPLE" appearing on the screen throughout the video. I'm an editor; I usually hand my finished work off to someone else for encoding a
Re: Overlay "SAMPLE" over entire video track?
by Clint Fleckenstein 14 years ago
Thanks! I kinda had that suspicion, but of course wanted to weasel out of any extra encoding. Clint
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