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Dennis Dean

Member Since:
February 3rd 2008
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Wisconsin - just outside Milwaukee but still on Frozen Tundra.
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PP Effects Templates - esp FONTs
by Dennis Dean 2 months ago
Anyone have any experience or recommendations regarding simple, quick, easy to use templates - especially for clean typography - which is a current project. I'm seeing companies that offer subscriptio
Need a firm to convert video to 508 compliant
by Dennis Dean 7 months ago
Is anyone aware of a company that I can hand a completed video to for conversion to 508 Compliance Basically I give them the video and they hand back the converted video and any associated files I hav
Batch Exporting but nothing in Media Encoder
by Dennis Dean 1 year ago
I'm trying to batch export 6 sequences from Premiere Pro CC 2017 (v 11.1.2) but nothing is appearing in the Media Encoder right side window. Here's what I'm doing: Open Premiere Pro project Select the
Re: Batch Exporting but nothing in Media Encoder
by Dennis Dean 1 year ago
I tried that - nothing happened until I clicked on the AEM menubar File Add Source, and then every video I've every edit ed in APP showed up in the right side window! I deleted what I didn't need and
Client video review collaborative websites
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
This is part of business for me so hopefully this is the correct forum. I'm looking for suggestions for websites that allow me to upload raw footage for my clients to view. Preferably with some kind o
Re: Client video review collaborative websites
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
STEVE - thanks! Dennis Dennis Dean The Dean Group We'll help you get your story out! www.deangroupmedia.com
Shooting a conference video
by Greg Ball 2 years ago
Hi all, I'm bidding on a conference video shoot. Our camera needs to be positioned in the back of the ballroom which is 100 feet away. There will be people speaking from a podium and also a few panel
Re: Shooting a conference video
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
Hi Greg, First off, if the client wants good video I would - after your bid is accepted - fight for better camera position. And try to go at least two cameras - a locked wide shot and a moving camera
Motion Smoothing in Premiere Pro
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
I'm relatively new to Premiere Pro and looking for a way to smooth motion across keyframes. I'm trying to animate a graphic object (in this case a png of a cartoonish frog) to jump across the screen i
Re: Motion Smoothing in Premiere Pro
by Jeff Pulera 2 years ago
Hi Dennis, In Effects Controls panel, right-click on any keyframe (diamond) and play with changing the Spatial Interpolation and Temporal Interpolation, using Bezier options to see if you get the desi
GoPro
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
Where might be the best place to post a question about the operation of the GoPro camera Essentially - I'm trying to find out if it would work in a particular application... Thanks! Dennis Dennis Dean
Re: GoPro
by Tim Wilson 2 years ago
Hi Dennis, There are a number of possibilities. The Cinematography forum is one place to start. You can post in one of the production forums that pertains to your endeavor. Some possibilities include
GoPro and Premier Pro query
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
Hi, I have a question about GoPro cameras which includes a question about Premiere Pro. Happy to take this to another forum if there s a better place for it - but I saw no obvious forums for GoPro. I
Re: GoPro and Premier Pro query
by Dennis Dean 2 years ago
Thanks, Jeff - will check it out! Dennis Dean The Dean Group We'll help you get your story out! www.deangroupmedia.com
freelancer motiongrapher
by federico colella 6 years ago
Hi, i'm an Italian motion designer located in Bruxelles with up to 9 years of experience in ADV. I graduated ad IED (European School of Design) in 2004. I worked as freelancer for International Agency
Re: freelancer motiongrapher
by Dennis Dean 5 years ago
Federico Colelo Federico - Please contact me via email to discuss potential projects. Thank you! Dennis Dean dennis@deangroup.com Dennis Dean The Dean Group We'll help you get your story out! www.dean
Illustrator art fuzzy in AE
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
Looking for a solution to Illustrator art in After Effects that is fuzzy. It's certainly sharp in Illustrator - but am just beginning in AE and wondering if someone can point me in the right direction
Re: Illustrator art fuzzy in AE
by Vishesh Arora 7 years ago
Dennis See this: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 2 1031792 Vishesh Arora 3D and Motion Graphics Artist Films Rajendra Blog: http: digieffects.wordpress.com 2011 3D Demo Reel: http: www.youtube.c
Link Audio clip to Video clip?
by Michael Scott 7 years ago
I'm syncing sound for the first time in final cut pro (v 7.0.3). I'm used to clicking and dragging audio and video as a unit of course. Is there a way to link these clips to one another so that I don'
Re: Link Audio clip to Video clip?
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
Thanks, Michael. I'm getting the distinct impression I would have been better off staying with Final Cut 6 - 7 is too much like Cripple Ware. I tried one of the square buttons in the upper right corne
Final Cut codec for quicktime?
by Alex Lesseps 7 years ago
Hi everyone, help with this would be much appreciated ! Basically i gave a capture scratch file to someone on a hard drive as they just wanted the raw footage from an event, however they dont have fin
Re: Final Cut codec for quicktime?
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
I have a new Mac Pro with no Final Cut installed... yet. But I would like to be able to view the videos produced by Final Cut Studio 2 in my old Dual G5 - on the new Mac Pro. They play in Quick Time P
Studio 2 and Mountain Lion
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
I've read several posts already but wondering if anyone knows for sure whether Studio 2 can be installed onto a new Mac Pro with Mountain Lion I'm running it on an old G5 but it's become now too slow
Final Cut Studio 2 Mountain Lion 10.8 Install
by Kellen Dengler 7 years ago
I received my new 15" retina display MacBook Pro in the mail today. Upon purchasing it several weeks ago I was under the impression that it would arrive with Lion OSX installed on it as that was curre
Re: Final Cut Studio 2 Mountain Lion 10.8 Install
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
Anne - And anyone else who knows - How is Final Cut Studio 2 working with Mountain Lion I'm about to purchase a Mac Pro and am trying to be reasonably certain I can get Studio 2 installed on the OS. T
FCP 6.06 on lion
by bradley morales 8 years ago
I was able to set up FCP 6.06 on my new macbook pro with lion. I have been editing for 2 weeks and now when I drag a clip to the sequence in the timeline only audio track 2 shows up. I need both track
Re: FCP 6.06 on lion
by Dennis Dean 7 years ago
Randy - (and anyone else who knows) - Looks like you've been using FCP 6.06 on Lion - How's it working out And have you upgraded to Mountain Lion - and how's that working What about the rest of the St
Duplicate the project or .... ?
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
I just finished a video for a client's product that includes a variety of titles create in Live Type. My client has asked me to create a second video, nearly identical to the first, but with a differe
Re: Duplicate the project or .... ?
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
ps - am running FCP 6.06 dd Dennis Dean The Dean Group We'll help you get your story out! www.deangroupmedia.com
Faster exports for online review
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
I'm wondering if there is a faster way for me to export a video for interim review online I'm currently using FCP 6.06 G5 Dual with 4 gigs of RAM and a two-drive external RAID ARAY connected via FW800
Re: Faster exports for online review
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
Thanks, Jeremy - no, I do need HD sizes. Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
Exposure is changing on my GY-HM100U - in manual operation!
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
I'm having an issue with a GY-HM100U which has otherwise been a great camera. It may be operator error, but I can't figure out what. I'm shooting a whiteboard. I've gotten the exposure issues fairly w
Re: Exposure is changing on my GY-HM100U - in manual operation!
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
This problem has been resolved. Apparently in Manual - you have to set both the IRIS and the SHUTTER. Or something goes into auto mode and changes your exposure for you. thanks! Dennis Dean The Dean G
Whiter whites, blacker blacks
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
Hi! I'm shooting whiteboard video with a GY-HM100U. It's doing a great job, but now I'm wondering if there is a way to tweak the image somewhat. Is there a way to get whiter whites and blacker blacks
Re: Whiter whites, blacker blacks
by Dennis Dean 8 years ago
Solved the issue with the camera opening up automatically. Apparently in manual if you do not set BOTH the Iris AND Shutter speeds, they continue in auto mode. I was assuming they stayed where they we
Looking for insight on GY-HM100U and JVC, pre-purchase
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
Can JVC forum members provide me with critical feedback on both the GY-HM100U and JVC I'm seriously considering the GY-HM100U. It's price fits my budget and JVC has the sense to directly address the w
Re: Looking for insight on GY-HM100U and JVC, pre-purchase
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
No idea on that one - dd Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
Looking for feedback on motion with CMOS
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
I've been seriously considering a Canon 5D or 7D for video but wondering about how users have found their ability to capture subject motion and camera moves. What do you like, dislike about this aspec
Re: Looking for feedback on motion with CMOS
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
Thanks Dave - I was aware of both but looking for user insight. Are you by chance using Final Cut If so - what have you found to be most successful in terms of work flow from 7D - FCP Dennis Dean The
sony hxr-nx5u nxcam and Final Cut
by Christopher Smith 10 years ago
I'm about to pull the trigger and buy the hxr-nx5u. I know it is fairly new and was wondering if anyone else has used this camera with Final Cut Pro 7. I've read that Final Cut does not natively edit
Re: sony hxr-nx5u nxcam and Final Cut
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
Are you getting M2T clips out of the memory card Or is your memory recorder capable of something else I'm involved in a project with a Sony HVR-MRC1 Memory REcording Unit and everything came out M2T -
CCD vs. CMOS in HD
by Kevin Hamm 12 years ago
We've been using a Canon XH-A1 to test it out, as we make the slow and painful transition to HD. It's a great camera, really, and I've been very impressed with almost everything about it. At least, I
Re: CCD vs. CMOS in HD
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
Don - -Just discovered this older post. Did Canon every produce a pro camera in the HV20 flavor And do you have an overall preference for CCD or CMOS thanks newbie looking for camera background - dd D
Canon users with FCP experience
by Dennis Dean 9 years ago
I'm working in Final Cut Pro 6.06 on OS 10.4.11 and considering a Canon for HD, (possibly the XH-A1s) based on past experience with the brand, SD video and still photo. But I'm a newbie novice to HD a
Will Flip Ultra HD camera connect to a NON Intel Mac?
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
Does anyone know whether the Flip camera will feed its video into a NON Intel Mac The Flip specs are confusing, as is the answer from their email tech support. I don't need the Flip software to edit t
Re: Will Flip Ultra HD camera connect to a NON Intel Mac?
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
Sounds like we're using the same machine. - the G5 early Dual - I experienced the same thing with the video from the Ultra HD I picked up. Had not thought to use Streamclip to convert - What's the bes
Somebody here must have a favorite Mac for an 8.2.3a system
by Robert L. Kopf 10 years ago
Ok, I'm going to try one last time. I am going to setup a P6000-based version 8.2.3a system to ingest analog sources. Surely someone here must have an opinion about which Mac to use. I want one that i
Re: Somebody here must have a favorite Mac for an 8.2.3a system
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
ROBERT Did you ever resolve your P6000 project Dennis Dean Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
e-commerce software for video ?
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
I create video for my customers and want to help some of them sell the stuff. So - I m looking for off-the-shelf software (or a website) that will allow me to create an e-commerce site for video that
Re: e-commerce software for video ?
by Alan Smith 10 years ago
If you are looking to do a subscriptions site for your video's, I would recommend using Wordpress for your content management and membership management. The plugin Wishlish Member is an amazing tool f
Drawing a line around a shape...
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
I've done this using a particle emitter to trace the outline of a shape (my client's name - just four letters) - but what would I use if I wanted to trace a pencil or ink line - so that as the shape i
Re: Drawing a line around a shape...
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
Pen, pencil, computer drawn line, quill, just needs to be thin, as opposed to thicker. We're trying to simulate a process called wire EDM, where a thin, electrically charged wire cuts precision shapes
re-Timing an animation path
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
Hi! I'm new to Motion - and have created a promising effect for a client using a hand drawn animation path on the canvas. My objective is to have a sparkle-like particle effect trace itself around an
Re: re-Timing an animation path
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
Jim - Thanks very much. EXCELLENT answer - on my way to the edit suite with this... Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
Tracking along a path...
by Dennis Dean 10 years ago
VERY New to Motion and piling thru the manual looking for this but the manual is huge - What I'd like to do is have a Flare effect track along a path. (Actually - the outline of the company name) I've
Legacy Media 100 -> FCP issue
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
I'm having an issue with vibrating NTSC video when moving from a legacy Media 100 System to Final Cut. Shots with camera movement - especially pans - vibrates when it's brought into FCP. De-interlacin
Re: Legacy Media 100 -> FCP issue
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
That's a new one - (for me) - will try. Thanks, Wick - DD Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
audio cassettes to cd
by Jerome Robbins 11 years ago
Media 100 8.2.2 Mac g-4 OS 10.3.9 This probably isn't the right forum but maybe i can be directed to the right place. I have 30 cassette audio tapes I want to put on cd. Each tape has 45 min per side,
Re: audio cassettes to cd
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
It would also be worth it to play back the cassettes - however good or bad in audio quality - from a quality cassette deck. Low end players are inherently plagued by rotten signal-to-noise ratios, wow
QuickTime 7.6 RELEASED!!!
by Wickham Strub 11 years ago
I can't remember the last time I was actually HAPPY that a new Mac OS or version of QuickTime was released as it usually means headaches for us. However, we are cautiously optimistic that this release
Re: QuickTime 7.6 RELEASED!!!
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
The advantage of 7.6 is for those off us who suffered through 7.5.5 - which was not compatible with Media 100. You can stay on 7.5 for now.... (Watch those Apple OS upgrades carefully) - and install 7
deinterlacing
by Jason Rogerson 11 years ago
Hi, I've been trying to export a quicktime file from Media 100 HDe (version 12.1.3 Intel - using it in an SD configuration) as deinterlaced but no matter what I try, it seems to always appear to be in
Re: deinterlacing
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
Glad I could help - but the credit goes to someone over the Final Cut forum - which is where I found this. Nice when forums can reach across the aisle (as it were) to get something done. Dennis Dean T
Media 100i Quick Time compatibility
by Paul Jahn 11 years ago
I have attempted to import and run some old Media 100i (ver. 9.2) digitized files into a Media100 HD system. The bins the and the programs all import fine. Titles or graphic files play fine but none o
Re: Media 100i Quick Time compatibility
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
Wick - thanks but I may have gone full circle. After reinstalling the OS and eliminating the finder freezing - I've had to reinstall Final Cut Studio which - after reinstall - tells me it won't work w
Travel/Customs Advice - headin' to Canada
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
This may be outside the realm of Creative Cow - but not its members. I'm wondering if anyone has current knowledge of whether I have anything to worry about driving into Canada with some video gear I'
Re: Travel/Customs Advice - headin' to Canada
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
I'll try the thread - thanks. Really had no idea where to look. We're renting lighting equip but will drive across carrying a small HD camera. Spoke with Canadian customs. Should be no problem with th
Black Magic Deck Extreme vs Kona LS for PCI
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
I'm considering a Kona LS or BlackMagic's Deck Extreme for use with a Mac G5 Dual with FCP Studio 2. I'm migrating up to HD but need to keep good quality (analog) SD as I do so, and I'm wondering what
Re: Black Magic Deck Extreme vs Kona LS for PCI
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
Thanks Luke - Yea - four DIMMS be me! (PCI)Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- www.deangroup.com
Kona LS vs. Black Magic Deck Extreme for PCI
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
I'm considering a Kona LS or BlackMagic's Deck Extreme for use with a Mac G5 Dual with FCP Studio 2. I'm migrating up to HD but need to keep good quality (analog) SD as I do so, and I'm wondering what
Re: Kona LS vs. Black Magic Deck Extreme for PCI
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
My mistake - I should have written that my G5 is PXI-X - which is, apparently, what limits it to a Kona LS and SD from what everyone is telling me... Dennis Dean The Dean Group -It's about results- ww
Black Magic Deck Extreme vs Kona LS
by Dennis Dean 11 years ago
Am considering Deck Extreme or Kona LS for a Mac G5 Dual with FCP Studio 2. Migrating up to HD but need to keep good quality (analog) SD. Am wondering where is the best forum to seek advice Is there a
Forum guidance
by Dennis Dean 12 years ago
Just joined CC - thought someone here could point me to the proper forum. My business is investigating the migration up to HD. But here's my question (one of those "Duhh - where's the power switch " q
Re: Forum guidance
by Dennis Dean 12 years ago
Fabulous! Thanks very much and TO ALL who responded to this thread (my first, here). All responses have been very helpful. DDDennis Dean
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