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Damon Hoydysh

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June 22nd 2003
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Importing HVX200/P2 footage shot at 1080i60
by Dave Viner 11 years ago
It appears that FCP 6.0.3 has a bug in the log and transfer for P2 media when the footage is shot in 1080i60 on an HVX200. After log&transfer, the resulting render files are marked as 1080p30. However
Another Workaround within FCP
by Damon Hoydysh 11 years ago
We also have had the same problem. Here's yet another workaround, which doesn't cost you anything, and only requires the toolset that you currently have - FCP. Workaround within FCP: -Export your clip
Saving QT Movie Export Settings... Saving a preset???
by Damon Hoydysh 11 years ago
Is there a way to save a custom QT export settings Every time I export from the timeline, whether it's 'QT Moive' or 'QT Conversion' I've got to restore settings manually. Anyway to save a preset here
Re: Saving QT Movie Export Settings... Saving a preset???
by William Carr 11 years ago
Certainly Jeff is right about this, plus, QT itself won't do batch exports and even just two clips at a time is a batch. But if for whatever reason I'm using standalone QT Pro for exporting to a caref
Changing 'Media Start' timecode...
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
I logged a bunch of clips and for whatever reason, they all have the wrong 'Media Start' timecode. Is there a way to set the 'Media Start' time of a clip to zero I believe I've done this before, but I
Re: Changing 'Media Start' timecode...
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
Thanks to both of you. -Damon
Adding NEW layer - making it the same size and position as previous layer...
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
Is there a way, when you add a new layer (camera, light, solid, text) - to make it the same length as a layer that is already selected What I mean is that when I'm working with my timeline, and say I
Re: Adding NEW layer - making it the same size and position as previous layer...
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
I do do that, but it's very limiting for the reasons you stated. Is there a way to insert the layer at the current point above or below a selected clip
Easy way to Copy Layers and Comps between 2 projects???
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
When I copy the layers of one comp to another comp in a different project, the layers all show up with "Original Source Deleted in my new project" What's the best way to copy a composition and or a bu
Re: Easy way to Copy Layers and Comps between 2 projects???
by Michael Duff 13 years ago
you can import a project into another project. Then everything will come accross as it should. or if you are moving it between machines and need the source material to copy aswell you can use the coll
FCP > AE > FCP > Compressor *** BitJazz Sheer Video Codec ***
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
I am working in FCP - timeline settings NTSC DV (footage was captured via firewire NTSC DV). My timeline contains no filters, transitions or renders, just basic cuts. I am exporting to AE for some hea
Re: FCP > AE > FCP > Compressor *** BitJazz Sheer Video Codec ***
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
Walter, First off, thanks for your generous response. I'm really trying to get a good grip on this codec issue... walter biscardi "Why are you CC'ing in AE Are you using Sythetic Aperture You can use
Source clip names have been changed... Is there any easy way to relink???
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
My source clip media names were changed by another person working on this project. Is there a way to reconnect media to the same clip with a different name It just tells me the file is missing, and wo
Re: Source clip names have been changed... Is there any easy way to relink???
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
Thanks - that's a big help to me.
Is there a generation loss when you render to uncompressed?
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
If I'm working in a timeline that's set to DV-NTSC, and I have clips that uncompressed, dv-ntsc, and photos (JPEGS). I want to work in in uncompressed, becuase that's the best quality of all of my ass
Re: Is there a generation loss when you render to uncompressed?
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
Thanks. If I were to work with JPEGS alone, would it be worth it to render the timeline to uncompressed, or will that render processing degrade the images, and outweigh the benefits of the uncompresse
Creating mask from image in PS?
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
I've searched everywhere, but can't find the answer to this question. How do I create a mask in PS for use in AE Thanks in advance.
Image is slightly smaller on export...
by Damon Hoydysh 13 years ago
I'm working with 24p footage from a DVX100a. My timeline is 29.97 and my clip is interpreted as 720 x 480 (0.90) When I go to export my movie as a Quicktime file, I use the export setting: File Export
Startup disk won't mount - Using Disc Warrior... What are my options???
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
My startup drive has some real serious file structure damage - tried disc utility, but it failed to fix it. I can't boot up my system, and I'm trying to avoid a erase reinstall because I haven't backe
Re: Startup disk won't mount - Using Disc Warrior... What are my options???
by Tony! Hulette 14 years ago
Go to http: www.alsoft.com DiskWarrior and get the latest update. Then try again. Also, if nothing else, you can do an archive and install of OS X. Choose the options to save your files and applicatio
Motion Keeps Crashing while exporting...
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
I'm trying to export my project as a quicktime movie, and it crashes about half way through every time. I've trashed my Motion Prefs, but it's still crashing. I'm running Motion 1.0.1 on Mac OSX .4.2
Animation Codec...???
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
Thanks, I'll try that. Is the animation considered a good codec or form of compression -Damon.
Motion Keeps Crashing while exporting...
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
I'm trying to export my project as a quicktime movie, and it crashes about half way through every time. I've trashed my Motion Prefs, but it's still crashing. I'm running Motion 1.0.1 on Mac OSX .4.2
Re: Motion Keeps Crashing while exporting...
by Jay Kinghorn 14 years ago
I experienced the same scenario with Motion 1.0 and then with 1.1. It didn't crash every time but consistently enough to be annoying. I upgraded to Motion 2 and haven't had the problem occur yet.
Group slices into table - tables keep collapsing in Dreamweaver...
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
I've got my page all slice up - then I group my slices into a table - then saved optimized as (HTML and images) When I open the HTML document in Dreamweaver, and I remove one image from the table, the
Re: Group slices into table - tables keep collapsing in Dreamweaver...
by Graham White 14 years ago
if the width is not set for the cell, add it to the cell tag, td width="", or give it an id and set the width in a style sheet. You might also try adding a 1x1 transparent gif image to the cell and se
Cropping - Screws up all of my layer effects!!! Any way to keep layer effects intact when you crop???
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
Several of my layers have drop shadows, outer glows, etc. When I crop my canvas, all of these settings get wiped out - i.e. the drop shadows and outer glows change their values. Then I've got to go in
Re: Cropping - Screws up all of my layer effects!!! Any way to keep layer effects intact when you crop???
by Damon Hoydysh 14 years ago
Thanks.
JPEGS are importing as sequence... How can I get them to show up as individual files?
by Damon Hoydysh 15 years ago
I have 300 jpegs in a file, and they are numbered sequentially. When I browse the folder in Motion that contains all of the photos, it displays all 250 as one image - an image sequence. How can I set
Is this s design flaw with Motion?
by Damon Hoydysh 15 years ago
I tried importing them individually, but still no luck. When they are in the same folder, all in order, they show up as a sequence. I tried a batch renaming in Photoshop, but even with that, they get
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