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Dan Ar

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March 10th 2008
19 Posts
Graphics specs for anamorphic sequence
by Dan Ar 4 years ago
Hi, I'm working with a Pro Res 4444 sequence that is anamorphic, 2880x2160. I'm trying to figure out how to create graphics accordingly. Premier is currently stretching my existing footage, do I need
Re: Graphics specs for anamorphic sequence
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
I guess it depends on how the graphics will be integrated, and whether they need to have room to move. Are you doing the editing yourself I would probably make the graphics the same pixel dimensions a
Creating graphics for anamorphic sequence
by Dan Ar 4 years ago
Hi, I'm working with a Pro Res 4444 sequence that is anamorphic, 2880x2160. I'm trying to figure out how to create graphics accordingly. Premier is currently stretching my existing footage, do I need
DOWNGRADE from MAVERICKS to 10.8.4
by Dan Ar 6 years ago
Hi, so I just purchased a brand new macbook pro laptop and have discovered Mavericks will not work with Avid Media Composer - one of the main reasons I purchased the computer in the first place. I'm l
Re: DOWNGRADE from MAVERICKS to 10.8.4
by Dan Ar 6 years ago
I had no success in attempts to downgrade. However I discovered a really weird workaround which allowed me to run Media Composer on the new macbook pro laptop with Mavericks. I copied Media Composer f
XDCam and P2 workflow
by Dan Ar 10 years ago
Hi, I'm starting a project in Final Cut Pro with the following shooting formats - Sony EX3 @ 23.98 Sony EX1 @ 23.98 Panasonic HVX100 @ 23.98 HD Lipstick cam @ 30 MOS Handheld HD @ 60 I don't have the
Re: XDCam and P2 workflow
by Michael Sacci 10 years ago
Dan Ar "We do have a Kona card so hopefully that handles some of the render. " Kona card handles Zero rendering. The only way it would help with it you used it to capture on the video to a common cod
Multiple Format Workflow
by Dan Ar 10 years ago
Hi, I'm starting a project in AVID with the following shooting formats - Sony EX3 @ 23.98 Sony EX1 @ 23.98 Pan. DVX100 @ 23.98 Lipstick cam @ 30 MOS Handheld HD @ 60 I don't have the format yet for th
Re: Multiple Format Workflow
by Terence Curren 10 years ago
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AVC 100 Intraframe + Avid
by Jessica Roach 11 years ago
I've got a show that was shot on P2 AVC Intraframe 100 at 1080p 23.976. I can edit the footage and add real time effects fine, but I am unable to render effects and when I try to export a Quicktime, I
Re: AVC 100 Intraframe + Avid
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
I had the same issue. I upgraded to v.3.1.2 and it remedied the problem BUT it created a new one. Now if I'm using the AVC codec in conjunction with titles or renders that are DnxHD, when I export the
Working with 720P and 1080i
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hello, I'm running Media Composer v.3. I've been loading P2 cards shot at 720P 23.98. The production added another camera during the shoot which is HDVCam 1080i. Is there an efficient way to combine t
Re: Working with 720P and 1080i
by Terence Curren 11 years ago
Okay, you have been given (or misunderstood) some bogus info. You can convert from 30 to 24 in both a good and a bad way. The good way involves some hardware like a Teranex box. This is similar to goi
What's the best P2 Workflow for Avid?
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hello, after a handful of random P2 related posts and a headache filled day of running tests, I'm looking for opinions on the best "cover my ass" and also efficient workflow for a P2 job on Avid. I'm
P2 and multiple frame rates
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hi, working on Media Composer 3.0 on a macbook pro laptop. With P2 footage, does avid allow you to work with footage shot at multiple frame rates One card I tried to import had 3 clips at 23.98 and on
Re: P2 and multiple frame rates
by Elijah Wood 11 years ago
Hi, In an edit where 25p was being mixed with 50p in PAL land for a 25p project, I took the P2 media that was 50p and imported it into a Premiere CS3 project with settings of 25p. The Premiere project
P2 Workflow for Travel
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hi, I'm going to be traveling internationally with a film crew shooting on P2 cards. They plan on shooting a max of 24 16 gig cards per day. There's a possibility we will need 3 copies of the media as
Re: P2 Workflow for Travel
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hi Shane, one other thing I'd like to run by you if possible. When performing calculations for how much storage I need, i've been basing it off of the actual P2 cards. So am I doing this correctly by
International Power
by Dan Ar 11 years ago
Hi, I'm traveling with a production going to Thailand, Romania and Iceland Greenland. Does anyone have any product recommendations for travel adaptors voltage converters Obviously going to Radio Shack
Ugly Photoshop Renders in FCP
by Dan Ar 12 years ago
I'm animating a television show in final cut pro with flattened photoshop documents (not layers). We start with an oversized (3600x2025) file so that we can zoom in for our various coverage - WS MS CU
Re: Ugly Photoshop Renders in FCP
by Sean ONeil 12 years ago
Try PNG files instead of PSD. Since you're not using layers, there's no reason to use PSD. PNG is uncompressed and preserves transparency. Everything will run smoother and render 10 times faster. PSD
fcp HD workflow for animation
by Dan Ar 12 years ago
Working on a MacPro OSX 10.4.11, 2x 2.66 Dual Core, 4 gig of Ram. FCP Studio 2 (FCP v.6.0.2) BlackMagic Intensity Card. I'm working on an animated television show. Animation is being created in After
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