Dan Rollins: Activity About Images
Dan Rollins

Member Since:
November 25th 2009
37 Posts
Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Pricing for DVD authoring (DVD that goes to market)
by Dan Rollins 7 years ago
Good day, I have a small business owner I am working with and we just produced a 40min "how-to" style video that he will sell via his website. We didn't approach this to create a DVD, rather several s
Re: Pricing for DVD authoring (DVD that goes to market)
by Dan Rollins 7 years ago
Thanks everyone for the replies, makes total sense. And the thought of tracking royalties gives me a headache. This could lead to more projects like this and if I enter a non-niche world and produce s
No Sequence Preview Preset file or codec
by Alethea Gogeri 9 years ago
I had a project in Premier that was working fine. A few days later I opened the project and got the following error on a few computers "This project contained a sequence that could not be opened. No s
Re: No Sequence Preview Preset file or codec
by Dan Rollins 7 years ago
I just had this issue myself and for anyone else with it I found a fix.. at least it worked for me. Take a look at this forum reply, you need to open the project file in Text editor and make some simp
Rendering video in Photoshop CS5 extended
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
I am just starting to use PS as a video editor to do color correction. I am wondering if there is a way to export video from PS to the Adobe Media Encoder to "render" I like how I can do that with Pre
Re: Rendering video in Photoshop CS5 extended
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
Thanks Rich! I assume you mean PSD's... that's what I will go with, that makes sense. I forgot that it saves the layers of the vid in the PSD. I am really hoping to work PS into my workflow for color
Hired to shoot a wedding but not edit??
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
Sorry if this is a dedundant question.. I searched and couldn't find anything. I just got a request to shoot a wedding but not edit, they emailed me a very detailed schedule along with the file format
Re: Hired to shoot a wedding but not edit??
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
"I think it may not have been a good business move to cancel the gig just for lack of a car... " Wow Mark, that is a little harsh. You are knowledgeable and I appreciate your input.. it is valuable. I
Special contract or NDA??
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
Howdy! I am going to be following a local band for several months as they record their album. I have a guy who I know a little bit but is very interested in shadowing me to see my HDSLR techniques. He
Re: Special contract or NDA??
by Dan Rollins 8 years ago
Thanks guys. I had a conversation with him yesterday and explained that he will be shooting with all my cards and he won't be able to have any of the footage. I told him that once the album is release
Live stream with multiple DSLR cameras?
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Howdy! I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I just got a request from someone to hire me to shoot their wedding. They saw my Cinema-style and like the look, I am a DSLR shooter. The ki
Re: Live stream with multiple DSLR cameras?
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
I emailed the gal a week ago and was straight up with her.. I said if she wanted a awesome final HD video of her day we can do that and if she wanted a cut and dry Skype-like stream of the ceremony wi
What is your favorite business vehicle?
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Howdy! My wife & I are starting to talk about saving up for a new car and we want something that would be affordable and efficient for hauling our gear. We have a DV Crane that is long so we would wan
Re: What is your favorite business vehicle?
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Good information guys! I do like the Magnum, but a used one is still out my price range. I wouldn't have every considered a Prius but you make a good point with rising gas prices Brent. Only the rare
Artifacts on export and grey render bar
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Howdy! I hope this is the right forum.. I never know when something is FC Basics or not. I have a very strange issue that will NOT go away. 1st, here is my set-up and settings. 27" iMac OS X 10.6.6, F
Re: Artifacts on export and grey render bar
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Thanks John, well you did get my mind thinking. I changed the Render Control to ProRes and it didn't help. Then I actually exported it to ProRes and that got rid of it... took like 10 times as long, b
Transition with a bounce
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
I have used keyframing to accomplish this but I have a project that has a LOT of it. By "it" I mean having an object "pop" into the screen either by a wipe, push or zoom and have a natural bounce at t
Re: Transition with a bounce
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Thanks Stephen! I had no idea, that may open up some pretty cool doors of possibility! Merry Christmas! Cheers, Dan Rollins - LiveWireFilms.com HDSLR Videographer (T2i & 7D shooter) - FCP7.0.2 (Studio
Unique Transitions
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Hello, so I have no idea how to search for this. I am cutting a wedding film and I have shot I did where I went by several pillars around the dance floor. I want to use the pillar as a "wipe transitio
Re: Unique Transitions
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Thanks Reid! That is looks like it could work with a lot of work (noob to Motion). I am curious if anyone else has idea's. Last night I did keyframe the 8-pt garbage Matte to give it a go and it was c
Making regular video look like stop motion
by Shea Scott 9 years ago
Hey does anyone know how to make regular video look like it is really stop motion. Here is an example: http: www.youtube.com user MysteryGuitarMan#p c CF81022FAB19616C 3 XCWkyjdt5wc How does he make h
Re: Making regular video look like stop motion
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Your example is not playing for me Can you check your link. Cheers, Dan Rollins HDSLR Videographer (T2i & 7D shooter) - FCP7.0.2 (Studio 3) - 27" iMac 2.8 Quad Core i7 4GB RAM - ATI Radeon HD 4850
FCP Studio 7 and iMAC
by stu stubb 9 years ago
I am thinking about buying an iMAC and FCP Studio 7. Will FCP Studio 7 run fine on an iMAC I think this iMAC would be fine handling FCP Studio 7. I will not be doing any HD work. iMAC specs are: 21.5i
Re: FCP Studio 7 and iMAC
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
I have the new 27" iMac (see specs in my sig) and I have been very happy with it. Not sure how my 2.8 i7 compares to yours, but iMacs are good. Just be sure you get your render & edit codecs in order
Trailer Design Template?
by Max Frank 9 years ago
Hi, I need make a look-alike Green Band Trailer you, know the one, "Approved For All Audiences", etc. Before I go about recreating the wheel - is there a Photoshop or Motion template out there that I
Re: Trailer Design Template?
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
A quick google search turned this up... not sure of the font accuracy, but it is a start. http: www.templatekit.com tstore template.php template_id=55 Cheers, Dan Rollins HDSLR Videographer (T2i & 7D
DSLR and changing center cut external monitor.
by Mario Mendez 9 years ago
I currently have a Rebel t2i and I want to use an external monitor to help with focus, composition etc. But whether I use HMDI or the AV cables while in movie mode the image center cuts on a 16:9 moni
Re: DSLR and changing center cut external monitor.
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Hi Mario, I too have the T2i and your post made me want to test my HDMI input. I took some quick video of my 21" external monitor (a plain Flatpanel computer monitor), it is hard to see in the vid bec
The dreaded orange render line
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Hello, this is my 1st post on the COW. I have been cutting a movie in FCP7 and am wondering what is causing the Orange render bar. It is taking an extremely long time to render or export my video. My
Re: The dreaded orange render line
by Dan Rollins 9 years ago
Tom, thank you so very much. That was extremely insightful. I love these forums! I usually find what I need right away but this was hard to find. I will play with the settings and check my image sizes
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