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Michael Hendrix

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WTF?!?!?! 2015 does NOT PLAY AT ALL!
by Ze'ev Gilad 4 years ago
Come on, Adobe, get it together! After editing for 2 hours, Premiere 2015 does NOT PLAY ANYTHING AT ALL on my system. Only shows still frames. Tried deleting all the cache db media crap. Nothing. And,
Re: WTF?!?!?! 2015 does NOT PLAY AT ALL!
by Michael Hendrix 4 years ago
No, not kidding, it really does work, just like my copy of 2015. Context around posts are an important thing. Not sure if your are just venting, looking for help or something else. Even posting your c
will the iMac 5K Retina's AMD Radeon graphics card be a problem for Premiere Pro CC and AE???
by Nicholas Natteau 5 years ago
I've read in different forums that even the 5K Retina iMac's upgraded AMD Radeon R9 M295X 4GB GDDR5 graphics card would not be able to handle video editing in Premiere Pro or effects in AE CC. That th
Re: will the iMac 5K Retina's AMD Radeon graphics card be a problem for Premiere Pro CC and AE???
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
I agree Walter about the head scratching. It doesn't seem like they took that much of a step forward. The one thing they did upgrade was the Thunderbolt ports to Thunderbolt 2. That will help with the
What size for a new project (again)?
by Laurence Bartone 5 years ago
I often combine media from several different Canon DSLRs, a GoPro, a Sony handycam. When I begin a new project, I'm often at a loss as to what to choose. Any ideas bartone.com
Re: What size for a new project (again)?
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
That's one way of doing it.... although it usually is a combination of footage and delivery resolution. I would try to avoid upscaling any video if at all possible. An example would be, if you had a p
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Editing straight from the RAWs
by Oscar Gotti 5 years ago
Hello, I am new to Premiere, and obviously one of it's great attributes is the fact that it can work with most codecs. I mainly ingest footage from the F5 camera, which shoots in RAW. I usually just g
Re: Editing straight from the RAWs
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
No worries.... basically RAW formats capture everything that the sensor records BEFORE it gets compressed into a file. This means greater more color space for correction and in many cases, more latitu
Surface Pro 3 as an editor
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has a Surface Pro 3 and is using for Adobe CC I am thinking of trying one out for a portable solution. I have a loaded iMac for my main station, want something to take in the
Re: Surface Pro 3 as an editor
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
Yep... I hear ya. That's why most would be just Prelude, some transcoding and selects. Thanks!
Project Manager: do i understand this correctly?
by tad newberry 5 years ago
Not quite a year into the Adobe life, i just tried PP's Project Manager today for the first time. Needless to say, it didn't do what i thought it would should. Wanting to quickly and easily trim a pro
Re: Project Manager: do i understand this correctly?
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
Looks like what you want is in the next update: https: blogs.adobe.com premierepro 2014 09 ppro-cc-2014-next.html
Having trouble meeting PBS specs
by Mike Silverman 5 years ago
I've been working with our local PBS affiliate sending them a monthly show that we create and deliver on DVD for the past few years. Recently they requested that we send them the episodes as a video f
Re: Having trouble meeting PBS specs
by Michael Hendrix 5 years ago
A VU weighted meter is basically an analog meter. If you remember in the analog days, 0 VU was ideal but you still had a 10-12db pad before distortion or until audio went in the red. With digital audi
Shooting from helicopter with an DSLR
by Lykkelige Larsen 6 years ago
I see there is need to update the discussion about how arial shots from helicopters can be done using DSLR's. In my case I will either be using a 7d or a 5d and as I'm mostly working on low budgets re
Re: Shooting from helicopter with an DSLR
by Michael Hendrix 6 years ago
My suggestions, some you can control and some you can't: -Find out what kind of helicopter you will be flying in, this will give you a clue as to the job you have ahead of you. Two blade versus four b
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New Mac Pro AND a FCP-X shout out. Happy now?
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
So, $2995! Yippie. No word on the highest end. but that's pretty awesome. Know someone who teaches video editing in elementary school, high school or college Tell them to check out www.StartEditingNow
Re: New Mac Pro AND a FCP-X shout out. Happy now?
by Michael Hendrix 6 years ago
Could this be the death of the MacPro The system is smoking hot but the market just got smaller. Four $4k, you get a 6-core, 16 GB of RAM and 3GB of video ram. Still no monitor. For $3,300 on the iMac
So have you switched to Premiere Pro?
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
Due to a technical problem I've been forced to move from FCPX to PPro CC for the next month to cut a 90 minute event documentary project and to be honest I'm finding it a very pleasant experience so f
Re: So have you switched to Premiere Pro?
by Michael Hendrix 6 years ago
Sidenote: Q and W are shortcuts for Heads Tails edits. You must have a custom keyboard setup.
Do video production clients expect to pay taxes?
by Stephen Pickering 6 years ago
I've left a message with my accountant (he's on vacation) about the legalities of taxes for video work-- that is not what I'm asking. Obviously I WILL be paying taxes on all taxable income. What I'm w
Re: Do video production clients expect to pay taxes?
by Michael Hendrix 6 years ago
Not really answering your question, but years ago, and I do mean years ago, I worked at a production company that billed dubs on a different invoice. According to that state, as soon as you put dubs o
1st mbp purchase, 4 video editing
by Darrell Overton 6 years ago
I am new to mbp & I need 1 for video editing. not tryin 2 break the bank but I need some suggestions on which 1 to get, which osx r watever works the best. like I said I am crossing over from pc I nd
Re: 1st mbp purchase, 4 video editing
by Michael Hendrix 6 years ago
Darrell = target audience for FCPX.... Sorry couldn't resist :) Also... does Apple Care cover skateboarding accidents
Started a FCP job today..
by Dan Stewart 7 years ago
It was only as I walked in to an open plan room full of Macs I realised I hadn't asked which FCP - I'm really no good with X because I never use it. Course, it was 7. I felt silly after for even worry
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Dennis Tzeng liked this 7 years ago
Re: Started a FCP job today..
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
Finished four today three times as fast getting paid twice what I got paid in Premiere.
Some shoots from helicam
by Heli Cam 7 years ago
Hi, I am remote flying models enthusiasts. For the last year I v been working on multi-rotor platform for recording aerial footage. Have a look at my current results, I d like to know what you think a
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Al Bergstein liked this 7 years ago
Re: Some shoots from helicam
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
Nice stuff, my only suggestion is getting the horizon level. If it is in the shot, it needs to be level unless the camera is making a turn. I don't know if that may be a limitation of the RC heli or j
Why The Pro Market Should Take FCP X Seriously - HD Magazine article
by Gerry Fraiberg 7 years ago
From Final Cut Pro Insider: Final Cut Pro trainer Rory Cantwell reviews the many improvements in Apple's Final Cut Pro X v.10.0.6. He writes, "Now in FCPX 10.0.6 I am glad to report almost all of the
Re: Why The Pro Market Should Take FCP X Seriously - HD Magazine article
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
I believe NASCAR has switched to Premiere for the most part. I wonder how many people have been enticed by the Adobe Anywhere demos. When I saw it, my jaw dropped. We are contracting out at least 50%
EXCAM to Premiere Pro on PC
by Bob Cole 7 years ago
The Situation: In the last year, I've had two clients who edit on PC and need footage that I have shot on my EX1R. (And I'm thinking of jumping to PCs too, so I have another reason to be curious about
Re: EXCAM to Premiere Pro on PC
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
H.264 is small enough that you could do a test clip and yousendit or wetransfer it over to them and test out. At least you will not have to go through a long transcode and find out they cant use the f
Congratulate us! Very exciting news here...
by Todd Terry 7 years ago
I just received a very exciting email. This has happened several times before, but each new time is just as thrilling as the last... Our company, Fantastic Plastic Entertainment, has just received the
Re: Congratulate us! Very exciting news here...
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
You should roll with it! Use it as part of your marketing. Call the company that does the awards and get a quote. Have a small event, invite some clients, in recognition of your achievements in the pl
What should I do about Insurance?
by Mark Nox 7 years ago
Hi all I have a very serious question that I need some input on. I have a friend that asked me if they could use my business insurance, they are asking to use my insurance because they don't have any
Re: What should I do about Insurance?
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
The venue could also require "proof of insurance" which would mean his name would have to be on the paperwork. So they may not let that fly anyway.
COMPACT FLASH or SD CARDS
by Marcus Pimentel 7 years ago
What produces better quality video CF cards or SD cards Also does brand matter Sandisk, PNY are they all the same Which is CF or SD CARD brands are best for HD DSLR video
Re: COMPACT FLASH or SD CARDS
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
I think brand does matter. CF and SD cards are electronic equipment. All companies have a max failure rate in the manufacturing process, sometimes a cheaper brand will accept a higher fail rate which
Clean install on Mountain Lion
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
Wondering if anyone has run into this issue, bear with me, we have 9 systems, some MacPros and some Macbook Pros. We have been running Snow Leopard for several years and need to get up-to-date. So IT
Re: Clean install on Mountain Lion
by Warren Eig 7 years ago
Yes. I just built two ML systems on two Mac Pros. Under Apple menu launch software updates (SWU) and it will launch the App store (now the default SWU mechanism). I downloaded all the ProApp updates t
The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation http: www.youtube.com watch v=ArCL_UWfPck
Re: The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
I actually stopped watching around the 14 min mark. Too many, "that's what's best for my students." I think the kicker was that USB 2 was perfectly fine for editing.
new services at Vimeo
by Jeremy Doyle 7 years ago
This certainly looks like it could help the independent producer. I'll be interested to see how it plays out. https: vimeo.com 49684456 Jeremy Doyle http: www.jeremydoyle.com
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 7 years ago
Re: new services at Vimeo
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
More like, "hey we have a video we want you to do, and we will split the tips 75 25. You get the 25 because it was our idea. Sound good Can we start tomorrow And your responsible for equipment, crew,
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FCP-X "Lightroom for video"
by Bill Davis 7 years ago
Spent the evening last night at a lecture by a national Adobe Lightroom expert. I'm not a still guy, but I try to learn something about parallel disciplines and last night was very interesting. And Si
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Steve Connor liked this 7 years ago
Re: FCP-X "Lightroom for video"
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
I believe Prelude was also developed more for News Producers that are not editors. It was a product that was specifically written for CNN and someone else. They just through it in the CS6 suite. My gu
Editors Salary Question
by Kevin Matluk 7 years ago
Hello, I'm looking for help regarding what I should be asking for at my 2 year review with a television network located in the Midwest... I am the main editor, working on network promos and sizzle ree
Re: Editors Salary Question
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
The title thing can be tricky for a company as well. They may give it to you just to keep you happy for another 6 months, but they also know that it will still come back to money. Most companies grade
Where to look for work. How to land those big jobs.
by Ed Blackford 7 years ago
Hello Everyone, I am part of a collective that does all sorts of post production work and some pre-production. (http: www.full-beard.com if you want to check it out and see what we do). We have had so
Re: Where to look for work. How to land those big jobs.
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
Ed, most (if not all) big jobs with national companies go through agencies. Now you can sometimes get in through an internal communications department to do training, etc. but, I wouldn't waste anytim
Been a while
by Aaron Cadieux 7 years ago
Hello Everyone, It's been a while since I've posted something like this. The last time I posted about something like this, I was still in my old position with my old employer (where I was very unhappy
Re: Been a while
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
My view is a little different. It all comes down to time. If they expect you to maintain your current workload and add the additional work load, they should compensate you for the additional work. Whe
Best $5K-6K camera for night skylines/cityscapes?
by Christopher Slat 7 years ago
Hello! I'm a longtime lurker reader but this is my first post. I'm hoping this is the best forum for my question but the solution might not be a DSLR. My company shoots a lot of nighttime cityscapes,
Re: Best $5K-6K camera for night skylines/cityscapes?
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
I would say the 5dmkIII is the best choice, with a prime lens or two with 1.4 or 1.8 apeture. The glass can be as important as the camera. the other option if you have to go video is look at the new S
I QUIT.... Working for nothing.
by Andy jackson 7 years ago
Anyone Else feel the same that the video industry has had its day. http: forums.creativecow.net thread 12 857674#858248 Your input would be much appreciated. Cheers Andy
Re: I QUIT.... Working for nothing.
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
Gav, take off the "in sports" part and you could coin it and make some posters. Good one.....
Blackmagic Cinema Timecode
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
This camera is certainly interesting to most I talk with, one question that I can't seem to find an answer to in the specs... timecode. Does it do timecode and can it sync through SDI out Just working
What to charge client for AE project files?
by Noelle Melody 7 years ago
Hi there, A client of ours, who we work with every now and then, asked for our AE files on a particular project. They want to save some money by having one of their employees work on it in-house. Sinc
Re: What to charge client for AE project files?
by Michael Hendrix 7 years ago
It's always nice to have these terms outlined before you take the work. I work for a Fortune 50 company and we have a pretty standard contract for any photographer editor graphics person to sign befor
Audio in After Effects
by Michael Hendrix 13 years ago
I am working in Windows on a laptop (Dell M70) 2 GB of RAM. When I do a RAM preview with audio, it will play the video but I get an AFter Effects error message (10:65) that says "This machine's sound
Re: Audio in After Effects
by Michael Hendrix 13 years ago
Yep, I've tried several formats and the same thing. Just can't figure it out so now I am timing in Audition.
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