2003 - 2006: Media Technology BSc(Hons). First class.
2005 - 2006: Head of Production, BBCi-SparkTV.
2005 - SparkTV: RTS 'Innovative Idea of the Year'
2006 - 2009: Managing Director, X-GF Media HD.
2008 - 2009: Executive Producer, hullfc.tv
2009 - 2015: Freelance Producer/Cam/Editor.
July 2nd 2009
Sony F5 XAVC footage in Premiere CS6 by Don McVey 6 years ago Wondering if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP!!! Trying to get 1080p XAVC footage from an F5 to work in Pr CS6 (Mac). It imports, but when I try to do anything with it, it crashes. Apparently I need a plu
Re: Sony F5 XAVC footage in Premiere CS6 by Darren Edwards 4 years ago This is for Win 8.1 Premier CS6 owners. I started working with XAVC today (Nov 2015) from a FS7 camera. Users are recommending the $300+ TotalCode, however, for free, I'm having some success with VLC'
MPEG4 - audio sync issues by Darren Edwards 7 years ago Dear all, Our current project involves encoding an MPEG4 version for the client's website. The full res versions are NTSCs and PALs, and are edited in Premiere Pro CS3 Win XP. Converting them using Ha
Re: MPEG4 - audio sync issues by Darren Edwards 7 years ago Thanks for the feedback, Craig. We've had other problems with newer machines, exporting MOVs created in Premiere CS into Final Cut and the audio knocking itself out of sync. My main interest, though,
How to make a WMV file....on a PC?! by Eric Strand 8 years ago I'm about to throw my Windows desktop out the window. Does Windows not allow you to create easily WMV files anymore ! ! ! I'm trying this Expression Encoder but it doesn't look like it's free and the
Re: How to make a WMV file....on a PC?! by Darren Edwards 8 years ago Premiere Pro (from 1.5.1 onwards)'s internal Adobe Media Encoder was built for WMV. Can't speak for the cheaper Premiere Elements, but it might be worth a purchase if its AME is as powerful. Darren. h
Windows equivalent of Compressor... by Darren Edwards 8 years ago Hi there, I'm signed up to project manage http: www.hullfclive.co.uk for rugby Super League's Hull FC this year. All the live-to-web R&D is done and ready to rock; where we've hit a snag is finding so
Re: Windows equivalent of Compressor... by Darren Edwards 8 years ago Cheers, Craig Freebie ol' Handbreak got us there in the end, after a couple of long nights staring at the 'encoding' bar. However by the end of this season we're expecting subscription revenue to allo
XDCAM HD and PPro CS3 by Darren Edwards 8 years ago Hi folks, Have got a bunch of XDCAM HD (50i) disks land in the edit suite and only PPro CS3, the camera itself and a firewire to work with. I understand there are lots of (.mov) ingest options in FCP,
Improving compression in HD commercials by Todd Terry 10 years ago Hi gang... I usually host haunt other COW forums, but as luck would have it my needs bring me here today... We're a small production company, most of what we do are broadcast commercials. We have just
Re: Super 8 cine film by Darren Edwards 10 years ago I didn't mean any disrespect to Mike, of course - if he's experienced positive results by applying Auto Levels to film captured via HDV camera, then go for it. However, my one and only time using it w