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Dave Mehrman

Member Since:
October 5th 2006
41 Posts
Location:
Chicago
Lock and Load Blue Screen
by Dave Mehrman 9 years ago
Hello, I just recently downloaded and installed Lock and Load. When I render the end result is a blue screen on all the clips that lock and load was applied to. It showed ok durning the preview, the b
Re: Lock and Load Blue Screen
by Eberhard Ammelt 9 years ago
Please check thread 271 442 for this discussion. Eberhard
Why working FROM Finder is faster?
by Matías Ónega 11 years ago
I need to switch to Finder a lot while working with Final Cut. It is highly annoying to have to wait 30 to 40 secondseverytime i go back to FInal Cut again. But it is more annoying - while gives me so
Re: Why working FROM Finder is faster?
by Dave Mehrman 11 years ago
What exactly do you mean by running faster in the background You also mentioned something about working off of a server If you are accessing your media via Ethernet on a server that will cause signifi
Slow / Hanging Internet Browsers
by Lincoln Brown 11 years ago
Slow Hanging Browsing . . . . . can anyone please help A couple of weeks ago I started to see a problem with my i-Mac (Running OSX Lep). When browsing the internet, 50% of the time pages load and are
Re: Slow / Hanging Internet Browsers
by Dave Mehrman 11 years ago
One thing you can try is to delete you cache files, your user ones, not the browser. Go to your home folder Library Cache; Make sure all your programs are quit completely. Then move to the trash all o
Converting DVD Video for editing in FCP
by Richard smith 11 years ago
I have interesting problem relating to the type of editing that I do, that gets most of our video from DVDs. The Video we get are view by watchers who select usable clips for the project, bring them i
Re: Converting DVD Video for editing in FCP
by Dave Mehrman 11 years ago
FCP's batch lists are Tab delimitated text files, so in theory if your excel file was saved as a tab delimitated text file, and you have the columns separated for the different columns in FCP, it shou
FCP Movie into PowerPoint--Need Advice
by Mike Raff 11 years ago
This might be off-topic, but I need some guidance. My wife took a course this summer towards getting her teacher's license re-certification. Now she has to deliver her final project to get her grade.
Re: FCP Movie into PowerPoint--Need Advice
by Dave Mehrman 11 years ago
Let me just start by saying how much i hate PPT and getting videos to play back reliable is so frustrating; however, i think i have found a solution that seems to work. I create powerpoints with WMVs
Problems with FCP since upgrading to Intel Mac
by Mark Smith 12 years ago
I've been having problems with Final Cut Pro since upgrading to a 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo mac. I do a lot of exporting of video for the web where I export videos with an alpha channel background to an
Re: Problems with FCP since upgrading to Intel Mac
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Another issue i have found when using the migration assistant going from PPC to Intel is the user preference files. the apps for the most part should be ok because they are universal. However, if you
Workflow for 2 Edit bays
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Hello All, I've been trying to figure out the best workflow storage options for my small broadcast department and was wondering what options other people have used. Currently we have one main edit bay
Re: Workflow for 2 Edit bays
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Thanks for your response Colin Putting another controller card is definitely an option. I guess i was just trying to avoid as much as possible the shuffling of my Drive Arrays. Copying to another driv
All right. Who's brave? Who's bold? Who likes Aerosmith's Living on the Edge?
by Jeremy Garchow 12 years ago
Who likes Aerosmith period Who has done the latest round of FCP updates and lived to tell the story I have some weirdness happening with SmoothCam renders and I am hoping 6.0.3 fixes it. Jeremy
Re: All right. Who's brave? Who's bold? Who likes Aerosmith's Living on the Edge?
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Shane Ross "ssues 6.0.3 fixes...like the "file too new" message. " Does that update really fix that issue I've upgraded on my home system, but not on the day work horse... too many projects in the mi
Encore won't transcode for Flash output
by Jen Musselman 12 years ago
I am a longtime Encore user. I recently purchased Encore CS3 for a new Mac running Leopard. I was really excited to try the Flash export feature (main reason I bought it!) However, I cannot get it to
Re: Encore won't transcode for Flash output
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
I am having the same issue. I am on leopard, and just tried to export to flash for the first time. I just hangs at the start of the process. Then if i try to cancel i get the spinning beach ball. I do
AE CS3 + FCP 6 = DVD Settings?
by Ryan Walker 12 years ago
Hey guys, I have a project, about an hour long, that has graphics from After Effects CS3, inside of a Final Cut Studio 2 timeline. Are there any other Compressor settings that would be better for a ti
Re: AE CS3 + FCP 6 = DVD Settings?
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
You can also first export with compressor and create an animation of the full project. the file will be huge; however, the graphics will be super crisp. you can then use that animation export to creat
FCP 6.0.2: File unreadable or too new for this version Final Cut
by Matthew Collingwood 12 years ago
Hello I see that a lot of people have had this error message and I had this problem 2 days ago after fitting an additional internal drive and moving all my files onto it. I tried all the suggested fix
Re: FCP 6.0.2: File unreadable or too new for this version Final Cut
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
that is such a shame that 10.4 created projects won't open on 10.5 I have started using 10.5 for my production machine and it is actually i think better performance then before. it seems that the OS h
Getting the Most out of 8-Cores and AE
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Hi there, I was wondering what the best was to optimize my system to get the best performance in AE CS3. I have a brand new 8-Core MacPro with 10GB of RAM and a Caldigit Raid for my storage. I had rea
Re: Getting the Most out of 8-Cores and AE
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
When enable multi-process is turned on, it seems like it takes for ever to get my RAM previews going. So much that i give up and turn it off. Does it only help more with rendering out comps, or am i n
Out Of Memory
by Randolph Harrison 12 years ago
Hi Guys, This is probably elementary for those of you who have worked with FCP for a while. I am cutting a feature on FCP 5.1.4. And I am working with the full cut (85 minutes) as one file. I have wor
Re: Out Of Memory
by Dave Mehrman 12 years ago
Randy, How often do you restart your computer One thing i have found with FCP (and this has been on a number of versions) is that it does a poor job of managing your Memory, especially when the projec
Capture Card with hardware acceleration for Mac
by Dave Mehrman 13 years ago
I was wondering if any capture cards have hardware acceleration support for Premiere Pro on Mac, similar to cards for Final Cut Pro (and support FCP as well). thanks DM
Re: Capture Card with hardware acceleration for Mac
by Dave Mehrman 13 years ago
From the research i've been doing on companies' websites that's what i've been seeing. Right now i am leaning towards the BMD Decklink HD Extreme, it says that it supports Premiere Pro and FCP as well
What did I do?
by Bruce 13 years ago
I've been using OSX for some time but I've never done this before. When I click on objects to highlight them I get a black square outlining what I chose. How do I get rid of this black box it is annoy
Re: What did I do?
by Dave Mehrman 13 years ago
universal access got turned on.... go into your system prefs; universal access; make sure voice over isn't turned on; if its not voice over... make sure another one of your universal access prefs isn'
Capturing 24p 2:3 from canon XL2
by Dave Mehrman 13 years ago
Hi, I am looking for a little help with capturing 24p from a canon XL2 that was shot with "normal" pull down of 2:3. I want to edit the video natively in 24p. I'm very familar with Final Cut but this
Re: Capturing 24p 2:3 from canon XL2
by Dave Mehrman 13 years ago
Oh well... live and learn... cinema tools definitely helped me out though... only thing i lost was time for it to process. next time I'm doing it the easy way dm
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