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Dan Mansfield

Member Since:
June 17th 2011
10 Posts
Location:
La Quinta, CALIFORNIA
AJA Kona AVdv VideoOut Codec
by Leigh Jewell 13 years ago
Hi, gang. I have a call and an e-mail into AJA but I thought that I would try here as well. A client gave me a movie that shows the codec as AJA Kona AVdv VideoOut Codec. I have the Kona2 card, but th
Re: AJA Kona AVdv VideoOut Codec
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
Not sure if this was answered 5 YEARS AGO, but for all those searching through google here is the answer found in other results. It's an Avid codec and it can be found here: http: avid.custkb.com avid
Rendering issue
by Leigh Pugin 9 years ago
Hi I would like to know why I have to render so many times when placing clips on the timeline in my sequence Is this because I have not converted my footage in the correct format If so, then what is t
Re: Rendering issue
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
It depends on what format you want to output the project as. If you want to leave the final product as 1080 25p than make sure your sequence settings are 1080 25p. They just need to be the same to avo
How do i fix this?
by Liliana Lello 9 years ago
Hi there, I need to make my images broadcast safe - there are a few hot spots on our actors heads where the light was set too bright. I know that a yellow exclamation mark indicates that either lumina
Re: How do i fix this?
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
It's showing you Excess Luma, if you want to turn that warning off click the third tab at the top of your FCP canvas, uncheck "Show Excess Luma." To fix for broadcast, use the "broadcast safe filter"
Compressor Dimension problems at 25% of source
by Matthew Cohn 9 years ago
Hi, I've run into a problem with dimension settings in Compressor 3.5 and I haven't been able to figure out where the problem lies. I am trying to compress a 1440 x 1080 self-contained QT file (MPEG-2
Re: Compressor Dimension problems at 25% of source
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
The math compressor is doing is correct, 25% of 1440x1080 is 360x270. If you would like the outputted size to be 480x270, change the frame size in the Dimensions section to Custom (not 25%), then ente
exporting still image from a QT movie
by Brian Lindstrom 9 years ago
Dear Creative Cow: A distributor has requested a still image from my documentary. The image needs to be 720x405 with an aspect ratio of 16:9. Is it possible to export a still from my QT.mov with those
Re: exporting still image from a QT movie
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
"Adjust Size" should be there. Fourth one down from the top of Tools, below "Adjust Color." What OS are you working with If you don't have Photoshop (which can do this easily), try Gimp. It's a free P
4:3 on 16:9 Effect
by David Burkart 9 years ago
I've been looking at different methods of using 4:3 footage with 16:9, and have seen a particular effect used quite a bit recently. See it here at 1:13 and 1:37... it's basically setting the 4:3 video
Re: 4:3 on 16:9 Effect
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
Personally, I find it this type of effect on news shows and the like to be distracting. Depending on how old the footage you are working with, I find it more visually appealing to just zoom in and cro
Exporting a self-contained QT file from FCP
by Ryan Bronz 9 years ago
After exporting a project from FCP as a 'self-contained QuickTime file I am unable to play the project on my friends' brand new MacPro w out FCP installed. How come I need FCP Is there a way to do thi
Re: Exporting a self-contained QT file from FCP
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
When you Export using Quicktime Conversion, select Quicktime as the format. In the Options tab, explicitly change the size to 1920 X 1080. Hope that helps. In regards to the image size, what you are s
frame jump
by matt love 9 years ago
I have a project I shot in 4:3 hdv and edtited in dv ntsc, and also captured in this. I exported as a quicktime ntsc. A few spots in my sequence I freeze framed a shot, and then faded to black. When w
Re: frame jump
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
I've seen this issue before when your footage codec doesn't match your sequence codec. Select the item properties of both the clip and the sequence, if the compressor settings are different it could c
Sounds effects, where to buy?
by Kasper Nyman 9 years ago
Hello Where can I found cool sounds effects I need some sounds effects, like does used in Action movies, agent type of films. When the write locations of the agent, think it a fast string of blips for
Re: Sounds effects, where to buy?
by Dan Mansfield 9 years ago
If I can't find what I'm looking for in-house or from the above sites, sites like sonomic.com or audiomicro.com have a decent selection. Everything is usually under $10. Dan Mansfield Point7West www.p
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