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Don Scioli

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June 27th 2011
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Audio levels do not "stick"
by Don Scioli 4 weeks ago
Hi, has anyone noticed in 10.3 that audio levels seems to not "stick" to a certain level after I set them Or is this just me On a 40 minutes doc, I set a vocal level and close the project, yet when I
Re: Audio levels do not "stick"
by Patrick Donegan 4 weeks ago
Yes, this has happened to me a few times. I have no idea how to get all my time back on that one. FCP X 10.2.3 - user since FCP 1.25 iMac mid 2011, MBA mid 2012 iPhone 4 HVX-200, Shure wireless mic Mi
MXF /OP1a file from FCPX/Compressor with Closed Captions
by Don Scioli 11 months ago
PBS World has said it needs our documentary to air in the OP1a-MXF format with Closed captions but I found out that sending the file to Compressor will not embed the CC's in an MXF format. It does it
Re: MXF /OP1a file from FCPX/Compressor with Closed Captions
by Francois Jean 11 months ago
I know that SWITCH from "telestream" version plus ( App store) can do that, and it does not cost a lot. It can embed a cc in an mxf file and also actually display the subtitles. This is not presently
recommendation for EVF for Canon XF 300
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
Can anyone recommend a good EVF for the Canon XF 300 that connects directly to the camera and not onto the flip out monitor. I'm tired of trying to hold the camera viewing from the back end and would
Re: recommendation for EVF for Canon XF 300
by Bob Roberts 1 year ago
Small HD 501 if you are HDMI only. Small HD 502 if have the option of SDI. Then add the Small HD Sidefinder for the respective model and you have a complete package that can be used like a traditional
recommendation for external shoulder mount EVF for Canon XF 300
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
Can anyone recommend a good EVF for the Canon XF 300 that connects directly to the camera and not onto the flip out monitor. I'm tired of trying to hold the camera viewing from the back end and would
Somewhat OT, but can we do this affordably?- very neat video interactivity.
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
I sort of know the principals behind this video using a webcam for the effect green screen inserts, but the realtime aspect and individual effect could be great for client presentations and corporate
Great new filter a real time and frustration saver
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
This is not an ad nor do I have anything to do with this company, but I just installed CrumplePop's new filter EchoRemover and I have to say it worked like a charm. As you all know, echo recored in a
Re: Great new filter a real time and frustration saver
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
John Rofrano "No, this plug-in is specifically for removing reverb. What you want is noise reduction. " He's probably thinking of this: https: fxfactory.com info audiodenoise CrumplePop AudioDenoise
Drone recommendations
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
Since there is not a drone forum, I wanted to get any recommendations from pros as to what drone they would recommend. We would not use it heavily, 2k or 4k would be fine and somewhere between $1-3 th
Re: Drone recommendations
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Might be your best bet from an economic and legal perspective, is to hire those shots out. See this thread: https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 17 881575
OT - is the "new" Mac Pro a failure
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
http: www.macobserver.com tmo article the-new-mac-pro-is-a-failure I'm buying another system soon and unless there is a radical update, I'll be buying a tower MP on eBay.
Re: OT - is the "new" Mac Pro a failure
by Don Scioli 1 year ago
Well, they were the good clients. Many times it was an ARRI 2C or Eclair, 7247 at 30 Frames a sec and a Moviola or a KEM. Later it went to a Rank converter and a CMX. It's too easy now, HD right into
Since we're a bit off topic... Bob Fosse
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Had a really long day key wording my recent 5 days of shooing - so my wife send me this as a reward for hard work. Holy heck I forgot what an amazing visual artist Bob Fosse was. It's not JUST the cho
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Re: Since we're a bit off topic... Bob Fosse
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
Fosse's work in "All that Jazz" was transcendent, then there is "Cabernet"
xf 300 vs 305 vs 105
by Rob Gutermuth 2 years ago
Hi All, The MXF codec - blessing or curse - got to be better than AVCHD and HDV, but how does it compare with, say, going directly out of the 305 or 105's SDI output (and say, recording to prores HQ f
Re: xf 300 vs 305 vs 105
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
My XF 300 generates flawless images in MXF also.NYTimes Bestselling author Gary Braver:
4K vs. 4.6K
by Bob Cole 2 years ago
Why is the 4.6K Blackmagic URSA Mini going to be so much more expensive than the 4K And is it by any stretch worth it Bob C
Re: 4K vs. 4.6K
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
I sorry, but I've looked at the test footage of the 4.6 Ursa and it doesn't look that good. The color is flat, the skating shots are terribly backlit with no detail of the subjects and the overall ima
Is Canon's pro video camcorder form factor done?
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
I have a XF300 which I bought in 2010, after an XL1, XL1S, XL2, and all have been terrific cameras. But I noticed the Canon trend of putting out new cameras in the "DLSR" form factor. I still greatly
Re: Is Canon's pro video camcorder form factor done?
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
Todd, you have pinpointed the problem we face today. Anybody can buy a cheap HD camera, turn it on and capture a good looking picture. But since 95% have no cinematic training, it ends of having no su
Cloud storage for location shooting
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
I'm sure this was covered somewhere in the forums, but as the "smartest group" in the forums. I would seek your advice first. I will be shooting in Australia using 1080i video and for safety would lik
Re: Cloud storage for location shooting
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
Okay, good to know and thanks for the info. I'll bring a couple of large drives instead!
Multiple monitors on Yosemite?
by Don Scioli 3 years ago
Has anyone used multiple monitors on 10.10 ..mine have not worked since 10.9.2, which I stayed with. I'm using 3 HD monitors, 10801 not 4k on a 6 core Mac Pro 2014. I'm also using a powered dvi to min
Re: Multiple monitors on Yosemite?
by Don Scioli 2 years ago
I'm glad it worked for you, but unplugging then plugging in my 3 bib 24_ monitors every time I startup seems very 1985-ish. There has to be a better way.. 2013 Mac Pro 6 core 2 x D700 32GB ram 10.9.2
My account was deactivated
by Don Scioli 3 years ago
Hi folks, my account was deactivated , the second time in 6 months, but all is functioning well. Don
Re: My account was deactivated
by Abraham Chaffin 3 years ago
Hello Don, A message sent to you bounced, so your account was deactivated. You might be able to solve this by whitelisting our mail server IP address (65.49.44.240) with your ISP or adding bessie@crea
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I changed my email host and lost my account, can you please reinstate
by Don Scioli 3 years ago
don@zanmedia.com. Am I doing this right thanks Don Scioli
Re: I changed my email host and lost my account, can you please reinstate
by Abraham Chaffin 3 years ago
Hello Don, Your account should be all set to go now. Abraham
Using viewfinder in stead of LCD screen to shoot video
by Don Scioli 3 years ago
Does anyone know if it is possible to shoot through the viewfinder instead of the LCD screen when shooting movies on a Canon EOS Rebel T3i, I'm used to shooting from a Canon XF 300 camcorder and don't
Re: Using viewfinder in stead of LCD screen to shoot video
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
The only way to make that possible is if you can find a replacement mirror that both reflects the image to the viewfinder and at the same time lets light pass through so it will hit the sensor. Other
Can't move overlay title right in frame.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Hi all- I used an overlay title attached to a time line for a title which is justified left and works with the shot. (see pix) However, I want to move it justified right for the next shot with the sub
Re: Can't move overlay title right in frame.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
You are the man! Turned into compound clip, dragged to the right, made title changes, and cut it back to original timeline and it works perfect!
Windows disappear In MC6 on a Mac. They are off the screen, but still open.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
This has happened several times using MC6 on a Mac running 10.6.8 and now 10.7.2 I'm using two monitors and my timeline,and both screens disappear. I found that when I hit mission control, they are st
Re: Windows disappear In MC6 on a Mac. They are off the screen, but still open.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
No the monitors are a matched pair @1280 x 1024. I downloaded the 6.01 version and that seems to clear it up, maybe. I noticed that people had this problem as early as 2005 as evidenced by prior forum
intensity pro no signal fcp 7
by andrew kemler 5 years ago
mac pro 8 core 3,1, 12gb ram, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, OSX 10.6.8, fcp 7.0.3 I just installed a blackmagic intensity pro card (HDMI). The card shows up in system profiler in slot 4, and I have download
Re: intensity pro no signal fcp 7
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
a similar thing happened to me...it is the 9.2 beta drivers. We'll just have to wait for new drivers. In 9.1, I got a monitor picture in FCP7 but no monitor in FCPX. I installed 9.2 and got a funky im
Media Composer 6 and Blackmagic Intensity Pro- not so good.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Hi- I'm using Media Composer 6 with a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card. Using drivers 9.1 then upgrading to 9.2 beta for the card the video output looks like 1990's VHS, using a HDMI connection to my LCD
Re: Media Composer 6 and Blackmagic Intensity Pro- not so good.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Thank you that helped, though the quality still is not optimum...also odd I have only 1080i and NTSC choice for the card.
Media Composer 6 and Blackmagic Intensity Pro- not so good.
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Hi- I'm using Media Composer 6 with a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card. Using drivers 9.1 then upgrading to 9.2 beta for the card the video output looks like 1990's VHS, using a HDMI connection to my LCD
Blackmagic 9.2 beta knocked out video out for FCP7
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Hello-I had great video out from my Intensity pro using 9.1in Final Cut Pro 7 but no video out in FCP10.0.3. When I upgraded to beta 9.2 I got video out for FCPX but lost it for FCP7. Any suggestions
Re: Blackmagic 9.2 beta knocked out video out for FCP7
by chris tangey 5 years ago
Yikes indeed! Exactly what I was hoping wouldn't happen, but after all this waiting the bleeding obvious occurs. Lucky for me the BM site just won't download 9.2 and I'll be waiting quite a while to s
AVID 6 continually crashes on startup
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
Hello- I just installed AVID 6 on my Mac and it always crashes on start up with a cryptic message, "Segmentation fault" in thread "mainThread" at address 0 x 0. then the MAc crashes. My system is OS 1
Re: AVID 6 continually crashes on startup
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
YEs, it is enabled and I just checked it by reenabling it.
Capturing Canon DV cameras through Firewire in FCP
by Jonathan Bryant 5 years ago
I have a 2007 Macbook Pro 2.16 Ghz with OS X 10.6.8. I am using FCP 6.0.5 to capture footage from a Canon XL1 via firewire. It is connected and allows control of the camera but the footage is extremel
Re: Capturing Canon DV cameras through Firewire in FCP
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
I've had Canon camcorders since 1998 and used FCP exclusively and never had a capture problem with the XL1, Xl1s, Xl2 and now XF 300. Try using the plug in power for the cameras and not batteries when
10.7 and FCP7 with multiple monitors
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
I'm running FCP7 on a MAc Pro with 3 monitors from 2 video cards. Two of the monitors are for the app and the third monitor, an HD TV is for video out. I upgraded from 10,6.7 to 10.6.8 and lost the ab
Re: 10.7 and FCP7 with multiple monitors
by Michael Gissing 5 years ago
There is no reason to upgrade beyond SL 10.6.7 . As you have discovered 10.6.8 has problems with graphics card drivers. FCP7 is now EOL so Lion will break it eventually. You could install a second boo
upgrade to 10.6.8 lost video out, second monitor
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
Hi- Does anyone know why after upgrading to 10.6.8 I lost video out to my TV (3rd monitor) and my 2nd monitor (left screen) now goes completely black when I click on the browser screen. Thanks
Re: upgrade to 10.6.8 lost video out, second monitor
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
Issues with graphics card drivers and FCP with this upgrade have been previously reported here and the advice not to bother with this OS upgrade have been made by me and others. Try to see if an upgra
FCPx and the new economy.
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
This may be a bit off topic but I wanted to post to this forum because you people seem like the smartest in this business. How are most of you or your business coping in this lousy economy For us, as
Re: FCPx and the new economy.
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
Al Bergstein "Sorry Todd, I can't edit these things after the fact. Meant to say you not 'Terry'" No worries, Al, happens all the time. The burden of having a last name that can be a first name, and
Why does rendering/Transcoding stop in FCPX?
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
Does anyone know why transcoding and or rendering stops in FCPX seemingly for no reason...then you have to go to the background tasks window and click around to get it going again. The it stops again,
Re: Why does rendering/Transcoding stop in FCPX?
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
Prefs are set to auto background render with after 5 sec checked. It seems to stop if the clip in question is selected by not playing.
10.6.8 upgrade killed digital out in FCP pro 7
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
Hello- When I upgraded to 10.6.8 on my MAc Pro with two computer monitors and a HD monitor for external video via Digital Cinema Desktop, I lost the ability to view on the HD monitor and my "2nd" comp
Re: 10.6.8 upgrade killed digital out in FCP pro 7
by Don Scioli 6 years ago
Sorry, no time machine .Any other suggestion thanks Don
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