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Dave Gorrie

Member Since:
October 22nd 2005
103 Posts
100 posts
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Washington, DC
Skipping marker to adjust opacity
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
Hi All - I have a working expression for going to the next marker to either fade in out - but I'd like to skip a marker and go a few key frames .I can't wrap my head around where I would add that in!
Re: Skipping marker to adjust opacity
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
Ah dang .sorry, I think I explained that a little wrong! So, currently the script finds the next marker and fades in out if I have a slider above "0" - what I'd like it to do is actually find the 2nd
Really struggling to get PPro CC 2014 working...anything I'm overlooking?
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
I really want Adobe CC products to work, I like the forward thinking of the suite, the ease of use of mixed media...the *potential* speed that it could add to our hectic workflow...but I really can't
Re: Really struggling to get PPro CC 2014 working...anything I'm overlooking?
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
I did have a much better day today they previously - I think a problem we were having were sharing projects - I knew in the back of my head, GPU acceleration was project based...but so if I opened up
Export to Tape w/AJA Kona LHi just sits there
by Chris Vargas 5 years ago
I'm currently using FCP7 to do this, since I can't get Premiere Pro CC2014 to do it. Here's the behavior I'm seeing. I've installed the latest AJA Drivers for my Kona LHi card. If I go to Export- Tape
Re: Export to Tape w/AJA Kona LHi just sits there
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
We are going to an HDCAM deck - an HDWF500. I've contacted AJA and they can't quite seem to replicate the issue. We've been double triple checking our settings on the deck but in theory if it can lay
AJA Kona LHe, and AJA I/O HD For Sale!
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
Before we list them up on eBay, we thought we'd see if anyone here was interested! Kona LHe - Comes with original break out cable, box, etc. I O HD - Original box and power cable. Both in excellent co
Re: AJA Kona LHe, and AJA I/O HD For Sale!
by Dave Gorrie 5 years ago
No problem - just let me know! We're going to list them on eBay next week I think. Thanks!
Studio Video Hub - Expansion Port?
by Dave Gorrie 8 years ago
Hi There, We've been really happy with our studio video hub...we're just getting really close to hitting all of our connections...I've always wondered what the expansion port is on there for. Anyone k
Re: Studio Video Hub - Expansion Port?
by Sam Cole 8 years ago
Thanks Bob - we looked at that 40x40 option but we really need the deck routing. Besides, how soon will we outgrow the 40x40!!! Sam Cole On line Mastering Facility FCP, Avid, Adobe Sydney, Australia
Decklink 4K
by Joseph Owens 8 years ago
I understand the configuration guide recommendation for Video I O is the Blackmagic Decklink HDExtreme3D, which is a fine card that I have had some good experiences with. I am curious as to whether th
Re: Decklink 4K
by Dave Gorrie 8 years ago
I'm really interested to see what they do with the new i o stuff. I'm afraid you won't know until some firmware update comes out and someone says "oh yeah, by the way...." It figures I sold our 3D ext
Hardware/driver issues Decklink 3/3d
by Paul Jay 9 years ago
We have serious issues with 3 MacPro's. 2 latest generation. 1 previous. All running 10.6.4 FCP 7.03 16GB ram Decklink driver 7.9.3, Direct Fibre storage. These systems give random FCP crashes, Out of
Re: Hardware/driver issues Decklink 3/3d
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Interesting - we too have been having issues with our brand new system - I noticed BMD released 7.9.4 recently...we might try that to fix it. We are literally running on a brand new install, new mac p
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New HDLink 3.5 Software Update
by Cow News Droid 9 years ago
(Milpitas, California--October 28, 2010) Blackmagic Design Inc today announced a new software update for HDLink Pro 3D DisplayPort, the world's most affordable 2D 3D and 2K monitoring solution for HDM
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Announces New HDLink 3.5 Software Update
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Well - if you are using the dreamcolor HP monitors, I think they have a displayport built in, so you would only need a displayport - displayport cable, easy enough. There's a few issues with your setu
HD Extreme 3D Dual Stream Questions
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
So, I'm starting to get pretty confused with the HD Extreme 3d's workflow for dual stream HDSDI for 3d. As far as I can tell - you can ONLY capture and output dual stream through the media express app
Re: HD Extreme 3D Dual Stream Questions
by James Nicholls 8 years ago
As far as I am aware unfortunately no progress has been made has been made. Jim
Timecode to Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
Hey guys I have a little bit of a head scratcher. Recently pulled my Kona 3 and replaced with HD Extreme 3 as I've set up my machine as a Resolve. I also have an ultrascope setup. So SDI out of the BM
Re: Timecode to Ultrascope
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
That sounds weird for sure - did you try going out of your BMD card into your monitor, then your switched out (if you monitor has it) goes to ultrascopes to see if it's the same result Just got my HD
HDlink Pro 3D - HDMI 1.4 compatible?
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
I sent a note to support, so sorry if the black magic folks are reading this again...but we're really trying to nail down our wiring and this is the only thing hanging me up. The HDlink Pro page state
Re: HDlink Pro 3D - HDMI 1.4 compatible?
by Sean Kapleton 9 years ago
hello just reading this thread after doing a search for hdlink and I have some confusion. Today I got this combination of items for my new 12-core and want to know best setup practices in relation to
News: Blackmagic Design releases new Videohub Control for Apple iPad™
by Cow News Droid 9 years ago
(Amsterdam-IBC, The Netherlands--September 10, 2010) Blackmagic Design today announced Videohub Control for iPad , a new control panel software that allows Apple iPad to become a powerful and attracti
Re: News: Blackmagic Design releases new Videohub Control for Apple iPad™
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Used it all day yesterday - pretty cool! Now we have to buy iPads for our suites :) I still wish the "push button" view allows for separate deck control routing...but it's still fun to show clients an
So we just bought our Decklink HD Extreme 3d 2 days ago...
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
And they just released newer versions with HDMI 1.4. Since there is no real info on the site about this yet - what are the chances our version came with 1.4 HDMI i o's and it's just a firmware update
HDLinkPro 3D not working
by Mike Connell 9 years ago
I am trying to attach a HDLinkPro 3D to a new Samsung 3D capable monitor. Has anyone else been successful in getting this to work I have tried 3 different types of monitors, 3 different Display Port t
Re: HDLinkPro 3D not working
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Hmm - we are still awaiting our cable delivery - but have you tried different HDMI inputs I know on our 7000 series HDMI's 1-4 accept different types of designated signals (although they should all be
Recommendations for Rack mount PC for Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
In a new room we're looking to move away from Tek and Harris due to cost overkill. Ultra scopes are a nice option but really need a rack mount PC instead of a traditional tower. Can anyone recommend a
Re: Recommendations for Rack mount PC for Ultrascope
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Hey Robbie - I'd second building your own. That's what I was going to do when we were going to get ultrascopes. Turnkey's are way, way, way too expensive for the computers they offer, especially for t
EOS plugin doesn't bring in full clip
by Mike Throck 9 years ago
I'm using the Canon EOS plugin for FCP to log and transfer my footage from the CF cards. However, many clips aren't fully imported and they are much shorter than they are on the card. Anyone else had
Re: EOS plugin doesn't bring in full clip
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
I've yet to nail down a solution to this - it seems to be more prominent in 5D footage as opposed to 7D footage. We are taking on a LOT of projects revolving around this format, and would love for som
UltraScope Turnkey Systems
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Hey All, So I'm still mulling over ultrascopes for some new edit suites - I wanted to see if anyone had purchased the turnkey system offered by BH They have it listed with a Core i3 proc and with wind
Re: UltraScope Turnkey Systems
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Yeah - I know the hi-end cards don't work so well...but the power rail wasn't something I realized, so thanks for the tips guys! I know the gpu was the main thing dictating the functionality of the ca
Playback of P2 media wonky?
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
I really never have this many issues - but this job is really killing me! For some reason, all the media I am playing back has a 5-6 delay. I'll drop the footage in the timeline and hit play, and I ge
Re: Playback of P2 media wonky?
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Hmm, interesting - I checked the drive speed and it did seem a little low (we usually get around 300-400 MB s on them) and it came out really wonky, drive started in fits and starts for some reason. O
HVX200A - 720/23.98pA footage - any hope of converting to real 23.976?
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Hi All, I thought for sure I could figure this out, but I'm a little stuck. We had some footage shot, and halfway through the day the camera guy realized he was shooting 23.98pA - and then switched ov
Re: HVX200A - 720/23.98pA footage - any hope of converting to real 23.976?
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
Yes, my bad - I really shouldn't go around making up formats like that! Up next, my question about that new fangled ProRes MPEG2 format :)
canon t2i
by Jeremy Doyle 10 years ago
Seriously! ! We're now under 1k for for the same quality as the 7d This game is changing at an incredible pace. http: www.usa.canon.com consumer controller act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=139&modelid=199
Re: canon t2i
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
I thought the same thing too, but on close inspection it's still a step down from the 7D (and big step down from the 5D). It uses only ONE Digic IV processor (7D uses two, 5D uses Digic II processor)
Problems with Octo 2.93 MacPro...just to FinalShare or everywhere?
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hi All, We're considering heavily a SAN that is similar to ones discussed by Walter Bob Z - but just read some interesting disheartening news on the hartwell chips. Has anyone figured out if these are
Re: Problems with Octo 2.93 MacPro...just to FinalShare or everywhere?
by Ron Amborn 10 years ago
We are checking with Apple but as far as we know the imac uses a different chip set and seems to be fine. We have had no complaints so far with clients using the imac. Back to you soon if we find out
cs4 9.0.2 update hell....
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
So, long story short...we had a system crash and purchased a new mac pro. Our AE CS4 was giving the always awesome "cannot register product" error that of course no one at Adobe can figure out. We re-
Re: cs4 9.0.2 update hell....
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Awesome! I have to check this out when I get a minute. What's funny is I spent HOURS in the phone with adobe trying to find the logs with this info, and their own "employees" couldn't figure it out! A
New itterations of ProRes - can they work on an late 2006 MacPro??
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hi All, Kind of an odd question, I know - but we are selling some older (2006 2007 3ghz, dual core) MacPros. I remember when we first setup FCP on them we couldn't really capture ProResHD on our DualC
Re: New itterations of ProRes - can they work on an late 2006 MacPro??
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Sorry Shane, Should have given more details - they are inded intel mac pros, just Dual Core.
Edit to tape just plane funky
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hi All - I figured I would check here to see if anyone has the same issues as I do! Here are my system specs: MacPro - dual 2.8 quad, 10GB Ram OSX 10.5.6 FCP Studio 2(ver 6.0.5 foar FCP) Kona3 running
Re: Edit to tape just plane funky
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Aha! That does make sense. This is my first real consistent use with a FCP Kona setup, so I figured these little things would come up like this as we went along! Thanks for the explanation, I figured
Kona3 - Frame Playback Offset tips?
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hi All, We just upgraded to a Kona3 (from an LHe) and are having different Playback offsets then we previously did. Is there a general rule for these offsets, or is it really dependent on our decks pr
Re: Kona3 - Frame Playback Offset tips?
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hey Gary, Thanks for the insight! I kind of thought it was a little bit of trial and error based on decks, but just wanted to make sure it wasn't uh..."user error" - because that never happens!!!! It'
how amazing is AJA support ?
by Bob Zelin 10 years ago
What other company would do this Install Kona 3. One week later, no audio output from AJA Kona 3 K3 box. I request K3 replacement, AJA FedEx's replacement. That's not the problem. I request multipin c
Re: how amazing is AJA support ?
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
My boss was a major AVID guy, and we finally set up our first FCP room a short time ago - anytime we hit a snag with our AJA products I would tell him I'm calling support...to which he replied "we don
Render Farm Suggestions - MacPros/Xserve/Custom Builts?
by Dave Gorrie 11 years ago
Hello All, We're getting ready to invest in a render farm, primarily for helping out with Maya 3D rendering and some After Effects renders as well. There is so few places that have info on this topic,
Maximizing AE System
by Dave Gorrie 11 years ago
Hey All, We're just about done "pimping" out our AE Gfx station, and wanted to see if there is anything else we are missing out on Hidden tips or tricks that we may have overlooked We're using a MacPr
Re: Maximizing AE System
by Dave Gorrie 11 years ago
I'm starting to go in and tweak the memory cache stuff now, it's weird that there isn't something that "automagically" uses your system to it's full potential, right I'll have to look more into nucleo
*NEW Io HD...The Next Big Thing from AJA!*
by AJA Sales Department 12 years ago
Hello, From the NAB show floor in Las Vegas, we are pleased to announce Io HD, the next generation of our popular Io series, delivering HD editing to the MacBook Pro and Mac Pro via its unique Firewir
Re: *NEW Io HD...The Next Big Thing from AJA!*
by Dave Gorrie 12 years ago
Awwwwww man! Looks like I was on a hot trail back in January! http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 150 856483 Kudos to AJA and apple playing together nicely in the sandbox of NLE and IO devices. I'm
ProIO setups crashing 5.1.4?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
I finally took the time to upgrade to 5.1.4, but got the dreaded quit unexpectedly at startup thing. I went through and did all the usual: -Deleted yucky avid codecs -Trashed preferences 3rd party plu
Re: ProIO setups crashing 5.1.4?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
No problem, but like Bob said everyone's setup is a little different then the next, so it might work...and it might not. If you do give it a whirl, let me know! I think I've backed everything up so I'
Help getting EpisodePro MPEG2's to look great!
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hello All, I'm really a big fan of EpPro - it's fast, and has just about every codec I can think of! My problem is I can never get a super quality MPEG2 out of it to save my life! I can get an OK file
Re: Help getting EpisodePro MPEG2's to look great!
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Most of my source files would be uncompressed 8bit or 10bit quicktimes, usually from 8 10bit sequences. Does that help out Thanks for the help! -D
why won't this go below 2 mb?
by Kent Beeson 13 years ago
Got a problem re: compression for web video - got a 1:30 DV DVCPRO NTSC sequence, exported QT conversion, Mpeg 4, h264, data rate 150, 176 x 144, 200 keyframe, mono audio, 30 fps. I have a good 320 x
Re: why won't this go below 2 mb?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
You should consider compressing the audio as well, and uncompressed (even mono audio) 1:30 piece will be tough to fit under 2MB - I would go with mp3 compression on the audio, 112kbps mono would be ju
FCP to Cell phone
by FooKai 13 years ago
Hi, I'm about to start a project that is going to be delivered on a cell phone. Anyone got any advice or warnings on this Any links or resources that were helpful I'll be editing in FCP. I know the au
Re: FCP to Cell phone
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
You definitely need to find out what the final product provider you will deliver to will require. Streaming or not Which version of 3GP File size limitations Many different phones view the same file m
chroma key - best methods
by Rick Neely 13 years ago
Hi folks, wanted to ask- I do corporate work and there's been an increasing demand for more chroma key jobs. I use FCP 5.0 and the chroma key (using the SHIFT+ eye drop tool) with the 4:2:2 spill supp
Re: chroma key - best methods
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
I tried to do some keying in FCP before as well...not good. Ever since I touched Keylight in AE, I haven't gone back. It's very easy to learn use, and somewhat comparable results to shake I think.
SheerVideo where are you?
by R Weaver 13 years ago
Does anybody know what's up with Andreas and the development of SheerVideo I have been trying to get an answer about if or when a UB version will be available but have been unable to get a response fr
Re: SheerVideo where are you?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Thanks for the reply to my post waaaay down the list! I would really like to hear an update as well...I'm sort of giddy about the possibilities SheerVideo can provide! Let me know if you hear anything
Sheer Video Questions
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hi All, I know there are a few users of Sheer Video lurking around, and because there's no official support page, I thought I would check here! So I've downloaded the free trial and only have previous
Re: Sheer Video Questions
by R Weaver 13 years ago
There are easy setups for FCP in the extras folder in the SheerVideo installer. Try using one of those. You have to make sure that your sequence QT settings and the SheerVideo codec settings are EXACT
.aaf file - Discovery Logo into FCP
by Michael Gissing 13 years ago
Been pointed to an ftp site to download Discovery logos. The folder has .aaf files which I don't know how to open. FCP & Motion don't know what to do with this file format. I think Vegas can handle t
Re: .aaf file - Discovery Logo into FCP
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hey Michael, If you didn't get it figured out, let me know. I work at the post facility for DSC, and should be able to locate you a quicktime file or two. -D
Updated Reel - Any Feedback? I'll give you some candy!
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hey All... I'm looking to get a little feedback on my reel. The post house I work at is asking for reels...and I'm a little new so wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts. I've updated this since my
Re: Updated Reel - Any Feedback? I'll give you some candy!
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Thanks Trevor! If I ever hand this out to anyone, I've got a version with text overlay's of what I did for each spot. Most of them I included I did everything - editing, motion graphics, sound mix des
new reel
by Colin James 13 years ago
hey all, put together a reel for the first time in a LONG time... I'm obviously not much of an editor, so any comments on the edit would be much appreciated. I already have a feeling I should cut a fe
Re: new reel
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hey Man, Stuff looks great! We all love using the Let's All Discover package at my work...I don't get to do too much stuff for Military (I'm primarily Discovery, Times, and Science promos) but as alwa
Looking for feedback - Promo's Reel
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
Hi All, Just wanted to get some feedback (good or bad!) on my reel. Our facility has requested that all editors have reels available, so I figured I should get people that don't know me to comment on
Feedback...Anybody....Beuller?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
I need validation. Well, maybe not, but I just wanted to see what people think! And I'm bored :) Thanks, D
Behringer mixers, powered monitors....or?
by Dave Gorrie 13 years ago
So I'm working on getting this expensive video edit bay setup going. I've got just about everything I need for the video part...now I've been told I should worry about "audio" (insert sarcasm here) I
Re: Behringer mixers, powered monitors....or?
by Will Salley 13 years ago
Buy a Yamaha "MG" series mixer. Superior to the Behringers and Mackies in every way and only slightly more expensive.
After Effects workflow with Avid
by Dave Gorrie 14 years ago
Hey Everyone, I'm looking for some tips suggestions for a workflow between several suites with after effects and avid adrenalines. We have 4 suites, which swap drives frequently depending on which pro
Re: After Effects workflow with Avid
by Wes Plate 14 years ago
I always keep an "imports" bin too, that's a good move. Check out Pro Import AE, too, it might prove useful sending Avid rough comps to AE... http: www.automaticduck.com piae -- Wes Plate Automatic Du
Card wipe help
by Dave Gorrie 14 years ago
Hi all, trying to emulate this card wipe effect. It has some cards animated separately from the others, and rotating with a different axis. any thoughts i'm i intermediate ae person..but i just can't
Re: Card wipe help
by Dave Gorrie 14 years ago
Awesome. That's kind of what I was thinking too...I just didn't want to waste my time with something that wasn't going to do it! I'm still trying to train my brain to wrap around how to really use plu
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