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Elijah Lynn

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Off topic but on topic - Who is on Google+?
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I am loving G+, I have quite a bit of people in my circles from but not many from the film and post arena yet. Is anyone on G+ yet Can you add a link to your profile if you are, thanks! Here is mine h
Re: Off topic but on topic - Who is on Google+?
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
Walter Biscardi (but no posts yet) https: plus.google.com u 1 101373630385945381912 posts
Paste clip format attribute "field dominance" to multiple clips
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
Hey gang! Long story short, I have a bunch of clips in (4) 1+ hour long timelines and the field dominance for each clip is set to upper and I need to change it to none. I tried pasting the "clip setti
Re: Paste clip format attribute "field dominance" to multiple clips
by David Roth Weiss 8 years ago
Open a new seq. with the fields set to none, then copy and paste. David Roth Weiss Director Editor Colorist David Weiss Productions, Inc. Los Angeles http: www.drwfilms.com POST-PRODUCTION WITHOUT THE
Crossfade in 23.98 timebase choppier than 29.97i
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I have some EX3 footage that was shot as 23.98 in the HDV codec, I was working in a 29.97i timeline and converted the sequence to 23.98, all my transitions went from 15 frames to 12 frames, which is u
Re: Crossfade in 23.98 timebase choppier than 29.97i
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
If the frame rate is set to half, it will playback half the frames, regardless of frame rate.
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Photo Montage Animation
by Samuel Boulton 8 years ago
Hello Experts, I m creating a photo montage using FCP-6. I have created a certain image animation within the image Motion Parameters tab. From the start of the image, the image scale increases by 10%
Re: Photo Montage Animation
by Bret Williams 8 years ago
The problem there is a complex one. Because if a clip is short, then the 10% gain is a very fast move. And if you apply those parameters to a long clip, then the 10% gain is a very slow move. Plus, FC
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OT. Check out these SINGLE DISK SSD speeds over at barefeats
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Incredible. Bring it on! http: www.barefeats.com ssd6g02.html Jeremy
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Re: OT. Check out these SINGLE DISK SSD speeds over at barefeats
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
The cool thing is that one day we will have 6 Gbps internet!!!
trouble on importing M2T files into FCP 7
by Cassius Carvalho 8 years ago
Hi, I am trying to import intoto FCP 7 some .M2T files but I get this message: I have the RAD plug-in from Sony, FCP is version 7, log and transfer... and this is not the first time I edit HDV footage
Re: trouble on importing M2T files into FCP 7
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
FCP cannot edit with anything but .mov files. The standard workflow is to first convert the .m2t files to prores via log and transfer, eats up massive disk space and is a sobering reality. But the qua
Sequence settings for Apple ProRes documentation - interlaced, gamma correction, chroma filtering?
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
When I go to my sequence settings and select Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) there is a section that says "compressor" and then in that section it says: * Gamma Correction (dropdown) * Interlaced (checkbox) * E
Re: Sequence settings for Apple ProRes documentation - interlaced, gamma correction, chroma filtering?
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
Elihaj, No much info about. I always leave the gamma in Auto. I haven't had any problem with Prores gamma lately. The "Interlaced" button, won't changes the nature of your footage field order. Proress
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Canon 7D 24P to 29.97 ProRes 422
by Ivan Windon 8 years ago
I have a project I am working on and one of our shooters accidentally filmed about 30 minutes of needed footage at 24P on a Canon 7D, and the rest at 30 on the 7D, it is going along with footage from
Re: Canon 7D 24P to 29.97 ProRes 422
by Alan Okey 8 years ago
Regarding the speed of conforming, it's very fast because Cinema Tools is merely altering the clip's metadata so that the clip will play back at the new frame rate. There's no re-encoding or heavy pro
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Elijah Lynn liked this 8 years ago
COMPRESSOR - how to keep file names the same
by Jim Blokland 8 years ago
Hi COW-ers: I'm trying to media=manage a bunch of XDCAM HD422 1080p24 (50 Mb s) files to ProRes 422 via either Media Manager or Compressor. All the original files have a .MOV extension on them (in CAP
Re: COMPRESSOR - how to keep file names the same
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
In the Encoder tab, there's a place for you to enter an extension. Instead of mov, type MOV. Jeremy
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fcp to compressor issue
by Michael Williams 8 years ago
I am trying to encode a video in compressor for DVD creation in DVD studio pro. I've done this countless times. Export to compressor, choose "90 minute DVD, best quality" and submit. for some reason,
Re: fcp to compressor issue
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
Yep, Compressor needs repair. Digital Rebellion make a free tool that repairs Compressor automatically, usually resulting in perfect performance. In rare cases you may have to re-install. It certainly
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FCP 7: export Apple prores 422 with constant bit rate
by ch Lam 8 years ago
Dear All, In FCP 7, is it possible to export Apple prores 422 movie with constant bit rate In the Standard video compression settings from exort, when i select Apple ProRes 422 as the compression type
Re: FCP 7: export Apple prores 422 with constant bit rate
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Prores is VBR not CBR. It's is I frame, but the bitrate will change depending on your footage.
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Multiple Lines
by Joe Bodego 8 years ago
Is there a way to create a multiple line title with different text styles. For example the title reads like this 1st line "The Title" this would be Myraid Pro Condense 50 point 2nd line "by John Smith
Re: Multiple Lines
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
Boris Title 3D. Built into FCP. IN the Viewer, click on the A, then BORIS, then TITLE 3D. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
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"Avid vs. FCP" for a break and a few laughs
by Jeff Breuer 8 years ago
I enjoyed this, hope you do too. Final Cut Pro VS Avid from Jill DiBiase on Vimeo. Jeff
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Re: "Avid vs. FCP" for a break and a few laughs
by Victor Perez 8 years ago
Loved it... this must have been edited with Adobe products. Victor www.editvictor.com www.hbhm.tv www.itvisus.com
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Reassign different source media file to entire sequence while preserving all edits
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I am a bit in-experienced to this all so forgive me if I use incorrect terminology or if I don't appear to have a grasp on the concepts, I will do my best. Here is the scenario: We have Sony EX3 HDV f
Re: Reassign different source media file to entire sequence while preserving all edits
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
Okay, this is a bit of a sub discussion but is relevant to this thread so I will post it here. I was wrong about this: Elijah Lynn "4. Moving on though, a possible solution we have arrived at is to ta
Elijah Lynn liked this 8 years ago
What does your "Apple Qmaster > About Apple Qmaster" say? mine is blank
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I am trying to troubleshoot a distributed rendering issue and the FCP docs say that compressor, qmaster and QT versions should match. However, I can't tell what version of Qmaster I am running because
Re: What does your "Apple Qmaster > About Apple Qmaster" say? mine is blank
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
You right, doesn't say nothing about the version. But you can see the version in the QMaster icon on the Applications folder. View the folder as column. rafael www.nagavideo.com
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Copied sequence from 29.97 timebase to 23.98 sequence - FCP is cutting out some frames
by Elijah Lynn 8 years ago
I have 23.98 footage that was shot on an EX3 and was originally layed out and edited in a 29.97 sequence, so I made a new sequence and set the timebase to 23.98 and when I selected all and pasted into
Re: Copied sequence from 29.97 timebase to 23.98 sequence - FCP is cutting out some frames
by Chris Kenny 8 years ago
Shane Ross "Don't do it. If you are trying to convert your 23.98 sequence to a 29.97 sequence, you do that either by outputting via a capture card, or exporting a full res movie, and using COMPRESSOR
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Elijah Lynn liked this 8 years ago
Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by Ben Edwards 9 years ago
Now the dust has started to settle I feel quite positive. The basic interface has been kept and lots of things look like they have been fixed (i.e. brought into the 21st century all be it 10 years lat
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Jason Jenkins liked this 9 years ago
Re: Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by keith mottram 9 years ago
The good for me was 64bit and background rendering. Everything else was interesting more than of interest. And I'm left asking the following questions... Where is the source window What support does i
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Export still image with transparency in .png or .tiff?
by Elijah Lynn 9 years ago
I have an opening title slate that is just two stock FCP titles with a transparent .png, the background is naturally black, I tried exporting a still image where the playhead is parked. What comes out
Re: Export still image with transparency in .png or .tiff?
by chandra hope 9 years ago
oh also, maybe try changing your BG to "Checkerbox" to confirm you trully have a graphic with no Background.
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So what is the average internet speed?
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
Every compressionist has to consider what they believe is the typical download speed of the targeted viewer in order to target a reasonable data rate. Ookla, one of the industry standard speed test si
Re: So what is the average internet speed?
by Elijah Lynn 9 years ago
Slightly offtopic but... I found speedtest.net to have unreliable test sites. I dual test with it and http: www.speakeasy.net speedtest for an average, we just did a Livestream the other day and speed
Can't cancel a job in batch monitor
by Jonathan Fraser 12 years ago
Something went horribly awry during an export out of compressor (the job progress got stuck) , and I've decided to re-submit my batch. The problem is that I can neither pause nor cancel the current st
Re: Can't cancel a job in batch monitor
by Elijah Lynn 9 years ago
Thanks John, I deleted the folders in var spool qmaster and reset background processing but no cigar, I downloaded compressor repair and it finally got rid of them.
Ultimate sample typical contract for newbies
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
Template contract for typical beginners. Modify to your specific needs. I, (name here) henceforth to be referred to as "the dummy", will contract to work on your ill-defined project for an unspecified
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Re: Ultimate sample typical contract for newbies
by Elijah Lynn 10 years ago
Mark - I really enjoyed the read! Thanks
EEFX vs. Rosco Green Chroma Paint
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hey gang, We have a room with a green screen from EEFX.com hanging on the wall. It is not long enough to drape over the floor enough for an effective talent distance from the screen. We were going to
Re: EEFX vs. Rosco Green Chroma Paint
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hey Dennis, Is this the correct fabric from Rosebrand Will Rosebrand make pipe pockets We are moving our setup to a new location and I need to buy one continuous chroma cloth to run from the top of th
H.264 vs. FLV problems in Workflow
by Jeff Mack 11 years ago
Sorry to ask a deep question here and appreciate not being told to look up a thousand articles. Thanks is advance. So I got this gid to do short 1 minute videos at the local flea market. I shot this v
Re: H.264 vs. FLV problems in Workflow
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Just so you know. Flash Player 9+ supports H.264 so you don't really need to encode to .flv at all. Just add or change the extension to *.flv and link to it from the code. It will work nicely. So if y
Need wireless mics... What should I be looking for?
by Kelley Barry 11 years ago
I work for a small company that is looking to expand on the video front. I am looking to purchase a wireless microphone to document testimonials. What should I be looking to purchase
Re: Need wireless mics... What should I be looking for?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Ty Ford "Good morning Elijah, Yes, in the right circumstances, with the mic placed in the correct position with the person being miced not moving around much, the proper boom mic will result in bette
iMic / Rode NTG-2 mic high pitched line buzz
by Dave Kramer 11 years ago
Hi All, I'm fairly new to video production, and I have a sound problem. I'm doing voice overs on a Mac. I have the iMic USB adapter and a Rode NTG-2 mic. I plug the USB connection directly into the ma
Re: iMic / Rode NTG-2 mic high pitched line buzz
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
There are no electrical wires crossing or touching your cable are there Edit - Also that looks like a long cable which if not sheilded well can act as a nice antenna for picking noise up. My sprint ne
Audio Disaster at Live Event - Line vs Mic
by Justin Whitney 11 years ago
I assure you I'm not an audio professional. But I hope y'all don't mind me getting some expert feedback, so to speak. I was shooting a live event and decided to double-up on audio. I'm still pretty ne
Re: Audio Disaster at Live Event - Line vs Mic
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
As Ty said, the attenuators on the camera won't knock it down that to that degree. Here are the Hosa attenuators I have. They are not the highest of quality and one of them had it's screws loose under
Where to get FREE Public Domain Footage?
by Milton Hockman 11 years ago
Im in need of some free footage. Where can I get FREE Public Domain footage I am looking for a doctor checking a patient, an ambulance, and such. are there any websites out there Motion Graphics Artis
Re: Where to get FREE Public Domain Footage?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
I second that. Archive.org is a good place to start. I plan on uploading a whole bunch of Ron Paul Blimp footage to archive.org once I have a few spare days laying around. I found one guy who has uplo
JVC HM700 XDCAM EX Camera details
by Craig Seeman 11 years ago
JVC HM700 I'm posting this here because, while not Sony, it's definitely XDCAM EX camera. It'll record to .MOV or .MP4. 1 3" CCD. List price $7,995 which was close to the EX1 list. Some interesting th
Re: JVC HM700 XDCAM EX Camera details
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Craig Seeman "My guess it'll be full shoulder mount. Heck they may find at full shoulder size they can get 2 3" chip CMOS into something the size of an F355. Maybe 50mbps VBR 4:2:2 codec too but that
Shutter speed & crisp action (non-blurring)
by Peter James 11 years ago
Hey guys, After doing some searching on the forum, I don't think I've found the answer to my specific question yet. I'm just starting shooting on an EX3 and finding it difficult to achieve that "super
Re: Shutter speed & crisp action (non-blurring)
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hey Don, Thanks a bunch for that link! I am getting a EX1 soon and that is very good info! Cheers, Elijah
Micing a Classical Singer
by David C Jones 11 years ago
Hi Everyone- It's me, again, looking for some guidence on micing a singer. Here's the setup: small recitle hall (more like a big classroom 20'X50' w tall ceiling); singer at the front with grand piano
Re: Micing a Classical Singer
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
What about a super thin over the ear Country Man E6. People wear them all the time and they come in 4 colors so you can match the flesh one.
Anyone familair with lapel mics?
by Sean Tatalovich 11 years ago
I need to do something talking heads and they want a lapel mic. Something on a budget anyone have information Thanks
Re: Anyone familair with lapel mics?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
If your subjects are going to be stationary you will get much better sound using a overhead boom mic (pointed towards the heart). A Rode NTG-2 is inexpensive and will give much better results than any
Question about using copyrighted material
by Chris Catalano 11 years ago
Hi All, I have a short project where I'd like to use a piece of copyrighted music. It's about 15 seconds of the ending of a particular song. The section I want is just the final frienzy, crazy, cresce
Re: Question about using copyrighted material
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Where will you be broadcasting this piece In a gymnasium, web
Sony PMW-EX1 vs Panasonic HVX-200 Shootout footage online
by Matt Devino 12 years ago
Hey Everyone, Just wanted to give a heads up that we've posted a bunch of footage and stills from a shootout we did over the weekend between these two cameras. It's not all encompassing or completely
Re: Sony PMW-EX1 vs Panasonic HVX-200 Shootout footage online
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
The resolution drop is all in the "detail".
To Jan Crittenden: HVX-200 Green Screen Halo Problem
by Per Holmes 12 years ago
Hi Jan, I see that you frequent this forum, so I thought I'd ask this question directly. A lot of HVX-200 users are finding that the HVX-200 has an edge artifact problem when shooting green screen, th
Re: To Jan Crittenden: HVX-200 Green Screen Halo Problem
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
How can I contact you I would like to speak with you regarding this issue.
HPX 170 Greenscreen footage - WANTED
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hi, I am considering purchasing the HPX 170 for Run and Gun, Interviews and Greenscreen shoots. My main concern is the greenscreen. Can someone who considers keying HPX 170 footage easy and well done
Re: HPX 170 Greenscreen footage - WANTED
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Btw, I like the term Crust.
Wave form monitor function for HMC 150
by Michael Fountain 11 years ago
Hello, Could someone please enlighten me as to what the Wave form monitor function on the HMC 150 is and how to use it correctly. I have read the manual and it describes how to turn it on but not it's
Re: Wave form monitor function for HMC 150
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Awesome link Noah!!!
Quicktime and Deinterlacing
by Grant Anderson 11 years ago
Hello, I am at my wits end! Can someone please explain to me how Quicktime handles de-interlacing I have several different file formats I am trying to put onto DVD via DVD Studio Pro and I am getting
Re: Quicktime and Deinterlacing
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Are you deinterlacing for DVD
SDHC Brands for MxR
by Michael Palmer 11 years ago
Ok, I have now tried 3 different SDHC (Class 6) 16 gig brands and I only feel comfortable with one brand so far, Transcend. I first purchased 2 Transcend cards while waiting for the MxR adapters and I
Re: SDHC Brands for MxR
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
I read some bad stuff about Transcend cards from the reviews at Newegg. I had already bought 3. I ended up PNY class 4 16GB for my HX10 but that is not your case. One of the reviews was that the guy s
Interlaced/None PNG for menu backdrop - DVD SP
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
I am wondering if I should be using a interlaced or normal png for my main menu background. I used a interlaced png for a test dvd and some of the text was badly aliased. Just trying to track down the
Re: Interlaced/None PNG for menu backdrop - DVD SP
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hi Noah, Thanks for replying. While PNG is compressed it is a lossless codec and doesn't result in visual degradation. It uses "deflate" to do it's "zipping". I just realized that the interlaced setti
Will replicator accept HDD of *.img?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hi, I am preparing my first DVD project for our replicator. I haven't received a call back from them regarding delivery method yet. Just wondering if it is acceptable to give them a sata HD with the i
Re: Will replicator accept HDD of *.img?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hey Lucas, Thanks for all your feedback. I talked to the replicator just moments ago and he said I could upload a file and they could use a software we provide (for PC) to do a MD5 Checksum on the fil
Canon HF100 30p (or not really?)
by scott norton 11 years ago
I have recently purchased an HF100, and have imported footage into FCP 6.0.4 Although I have chosen the 30p setting on the camera while shooting, when I first attempt to place clips in the timeline, i
Re: Canon HF100 30p (or not really?)
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
It is in a interlaced wrapper. Unless you are doing 24P, which I know very little about, you should just record 30P and set the sequence to the 1080i. You will still get the goodness of progressive!
XL2 - Rode NTG-2 - FS4-HD - Microphone clicking, random
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Hey guys, I was out in the field the other day my XL2 with a Rode NTG-2 shotgun, Sony professional headphones and a Firestor FS-4 attached. I started getting this clicking noise in my phones, I guess
Re: XL2 - Rode NTG-2 - FS4-HD - Microphone clicking, random
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Thanks for the tips on the cell phones!
Workflow with the panasonic HVX-200
by Rick Osborne 11 years ago
I have a Panasonic HVX and if filmed some stuff with a P2 card. I ran into problems trying to get the footage into FCP via a Macbook Pro. I was told that I needed an additional adapter to log and tran
Re: Workflow with the panasonic HVX-200
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Thanks for clarifying that Michael! Bummer it is that slow with the camera. I am assuming that it is the limitations of the transfer method. At least it's not the other way around.
Whats a good camera for Green Screening in Adobe?
by Matthew LaMond 11 years ago
I am looking to purchase a affordable camera to film myself on a green screen. I make short informative videos on products that our company sells. Currently i was using a Panasonic Mini-DV handheld vi
Re: Whats a good camera for Green Screening in Adobe?
by Elijah Lynn 11 years ago
Intro I just read this whole thread and there is some wonderful advice in here and I am amazed at how helpful everyone has been and hasn't been bashing you like some other forums do. There must be a l
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