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Sony EX3 files and Final Cut Pro 7
by Lucy Mal 4 years ago
Hi Apologies if this question has been asked before. I have bought a second hand Sony EX3 and am cutting short films on FCP7. I've been improvising the workflow for the last couple of projects but I'm
Re: Sony EX3 files and Final Cut Pro 7
by Don Greening 4 years ago
Lucy Mal "does it matter that my film is shot progressive " If you have a look in the Sequence Settings window and activate the drop down menu for aspect ratio you'll see that there is no progressive
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Lucy Mal liked this 4 years ago
Record to SD Cards (With adapters) & Output to HDSDI?
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
I have a possible shoot next week where I will need to output via BNC to a Vision Mixer and record to SD Cards at the same time - Is this possible I cant find this in the ex3 manual so hopefully its p
Re: Record to SD Cards (With adapters) & Output to HDSDI?
by Don Greening 5 years ago
Steve Mullins "I cant find this in the ex3 manual so hopefully its possible " Yes it is. Go to the the EX3 menu and choose VIDEO SET (the third one down from the top). In that menu choose the first o
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Steve Mullins liked this 5 years ago
How to fix FCP viewer different from quicktime original footage?
by Rob Lambert 6 years ago
screenshot2013-11-09at12.45.03pm.png The images in the picture are from the same source footage, top being FCP viewer and bottom being Quicktime vid clip. I took the clip on my desktop and opened it u
Re: How to fix FCP viewer different from quicktime original footage?
by Don Greening 6 years ago
Confucious say "When FCP starts acting weird the first thing to do is trash the preference files." There's a free program at Digital Rebellion that will to this task for you called Preference Manager.
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Rob Lambert liked this 6 years ago
File Retrieval Software
by Don Greening 7 years ago
Does anyone have a recommendation for a trusted file recovery program I bought one from the App Store but its results were less than stellar. It took the app hours to scan the external drive but then
Re: File Retrieval Software
by Don Greening 6 years ago
Thanks for your recommendations, Matthew. I have since bought a program called R-Studio (http: www.r-studio.com) and it works as advertised. It's a slow scan as well (7+ hours on a 1.5 Gbyte array) bu
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Matt Mullen liked this 6 years ago
XDCam Transfer
by Maggie Thistle 7 years ago
Hi, I'm using XDCam TRansfer for the first time and I have a couple of questions. At the moment, I'm importing the clips into Final Cut. I can only highlight a few clips at a time as when I try to imp
Re: XDCam Transfer
by Don Greening 7 years ago
Brent Dunn " This will bring in the files and encode them to the proper ProRes format." You mean change them to an MOV wrapper, right Brent It will still be XDCAM EX format, not Pro Res. - Don Don Gr
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XDCAM to ProRes workflow
by Bob Cole 8 years ago
Until lately, I've been transferring my XDCAM EX 1080p30 footage into FCP7, editing natively all the way through. That has worked fine for simple edits. But lately I've had to deal with multi-layered
Re: XDCAM to ProRes workflow
by Don Greening 8 years ago
Bob Cole "1. Why should I even consider a 3rd party app for the transcode " It's just an idea. Something like Episode would most likely do the job and is easy to set up with a custom preset e.g. more
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Bob Cole liked this 8 years ago
32k vs. 48k log and capture issues
by e-money 13 years ago
i have a project that was shot at a sample rate of 32k. i know i can set my sequence settings to 32k, but the only capture settings in FCP 5.1.4 are for 48k. if i capture a 32k clip at 48k and then se
Re: 32k vs. 48k log and capture issues
by Don Greening 13 years ago
To successfully capture 12 bit 32k audio with FCP: Go the FCP Menu and choose Audio Video Settings...... Go to Capture Presets and choose the Codec you want to capture with then hit Duplicate. For exa
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Dave Morrison liked this 8 years ago
Sony XDCAM Reader
by Paolo Mastrangelo 8 years ago
Hello All, First time poster. First, thanks for the forums and website. It has been an invaluable resource. I work at a non-profit Arts & Cultural institution in NYC and we often learn on the job. Thi
Re: Sony XDCAM Reader
by Don Greening 8 years ago
The first few things you can try is to go to XDCAM Transfer Preferences found in the XDCAM Transfer menu (the first drop down menu). Click on the Cache portion of the Preferences window and empty the
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Paolo Mastrangelo liked this 8 years ago
MORE problems with XDCam Transfer
by W. Lawrence Stevens 8 years ago
I have proper workflow but am experiencing trouble with XDCam Transfer again. I maintain each BPAV folder intact directly from the PDW350 camera. I upload the BPAV folder to a hard drive and use XDCam
Re: THIS SOLUTION WORKED! THANK YOU!
by Don Greening 8 years ago
Glad to be of service :) Cheers, - Don Don Greening A Vancouver Video Production Company Reeltime Videoworks www.reeltimevideoworks.com
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Bob Tompkins liked this 8 years ago
Warnings and problems with a Sony 32GB SXS-1 card and other questions
by Richard Doyle 9 years ago
I'm shooting weddings in Europe with a Sony EX3 and two 32GB SXS-1 cards in slots A & B. Full HD at 35mbps. I was shooting speeches at a wedding on November 6th 2010, and halfway through the Best Man'
Re: Warnings and problems with a Sony 32GB SXS-1 card and other questions
by Don Greening 9 years ago
Richard Doyle "Can anyone tell me what is actually happening when you have the shutter on or off If I should keep it 'on', why " Near as I can tell from the info you're giving is that with the shutte
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Richard Doyle liked this 9 years ago
EX1 zebra advise needed! Stage show exposure problems
by Russell Robertson 9 years ago
Hello, I m fairly new to the EX1 having shot just a few stage performances since getting a pair. I m having a difficult time getting good exposures of the actors because of a dam follow spot light tha
Re: EX1 zebra advise needed! Stage show exposure problems
by Don Greening 9 years ago
Well not according to Alister Chapman. So I guess one of these two people are wrong. http: www.xdcam-user.com page_id=13 - Don Don Greening Reeltime Videoworks www.reeltimevideoworks.com
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Russell Robertson liked this 9 years ago
white screen in canvas/ no image when timeline paused
by ryanschlagbaum 14 years ago
This is probably a very simple fix, but I can't find it anywhere. Normally the canvas shows a still frame where you are stopped in the timeline. I bumped some shortcut (I guess) on my keyboard and now
Re: white screen in canvas/ no image when timeline paused
by Don Greening 14 years ago
Sorry.......I meant Alpha setting, not Gamma setting. There's 3 pulldown menus at the top of the window. Go to the one furthest to the right. - Don
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John Hepworth liked this 9 years ago
FCP Help
by Paul Johnson 10 years ago
Howdy neighbors, what a great resource for a novice like me. I have small problem I could use some help with, I'm in the process of learning FCP7 shortcuts and somehow I activated a filter of some kin
Re: FCP Help
by Don Greening 10 years ago
Hi Paul, Welcome to Creative COW. You've activated range check for chroma and luma. This tells you if your picture is too bright in certain areas and or if certain colours are too saturated. To turn t
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Paul Johnson liked this 10 years ago
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