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Elizabeth Johnson

Member Since:
May 18th 2010
48 Posts
C300 MKII Proxy workflow
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all! I'm trying to edit some footage from the C300 MKII and need to work with proxy files in Premiere. I've not done this before, and despite googling around and watching some YouTube demos, I can'
Bag for C300 mark ii?
by Brian Car 2 years ago
Looking for a bag for my new C300 mark ii. It is a priority for me to keep the top handle attached. It would be extremely inconvenient to have to reattach it before every use. I have come across a few
Re: Bag for C300 mark ii?
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Yes! I have the Portabrace Rig C 3500. It fits the C300 MKII with the top handle attached perfectly. As far as I know, it's the only bag that does. Excellent quality. Life is worth living.
Importing (and organizing!) MFX files
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all, I'm a bit perplexed with this MXF file structure for the Canon C300 and Sony FS7, wherein there are individual folders for each and every clip. In this format, it seems impossible for me to ju
Re: Importing (and organizing!) MFX files
by greg janza 2 years ago
I work with FS7 footage a lot and so I'd also advocate for using the media browser. And in addition, I'd advise that you don't change the naming conventions of any of the files. This workflow has so f
FS7 questions
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all! I'm working with a client who typically uses the FS5, and so wants me to use my FS7 to match the following settings: Hi folks! I'm coming from using the Canon C100, and have my first shoot wit
Re: FS7 questions
by Blaise Douros 2 years ago
Oh, and re: slow motion. I would check with the client to see what they want. The easiest way is to set up S&Q with your desired framerate, and use the dedicated S&Q button to toggle it on and off. Ho
Learning how to use different cameras/lights on a budget?
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all, I'm adept at using a few cameras, including the C100, but I'd like to know how to work with more cameras. It's very costly to rent equipment, and I'd love to know if anyone has suggestions of
Re: Learning how to use different cameras/lights on a budget?
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
I can't help you much with the camera side, but you can learn a lot of the basics about how to light, without owning any lights, or needing any large studio space, by modeling a scene in a 3-d animati
C100 and White Balance
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi folks! When shooting with the C100 indoors with a combination of fluorescent lighting and a bit of natural light, do you generally use Auto White Balance or custom white balance And if so, how have
C100 footage in Premiere Pro
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all, I'm having trouble with my C100 footage in Premiere Pro. When I was working in FCP 7, I would transcode to Pro-Res 422, which worked well in both FCP and Premiere Pro. I've been told I don't n
Re: C100 footage in Premiere Pro
by Ann Bens 2 years ago
Make sure you copy entire card to hdd first then ingest via Media Browser. Clear media cache as shown below https: forums.adobe.com thread 2152942 Rename top folder the footage is in and try again. --
Uninstall and reinstall avid/ trial version
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi folks, I download Avid with the intention to learn it through a Lynda.com course, but I never actually began the Lynda course or used Avid. I think I literally opened Avid one time and never actual
Re: Uninstall and reinstall avid/ trial version
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Thank you, all! I'm excited about Media First, eagerly awaiting it's release hopefully by the end of this month. Life is worth living.
Premiere Pro audio track issue
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Hi helpful folks, I'm having a strange issue with Premiere, but I imagine there is a simple solution. I'm trying to paste clips I copied from one sequence into another. However, several of my audio ch
Re: Premiere Pro audio track issue
by Elizabeth Johnson 2 years ago
Thanks for your reply, John! I'm sorry for not being clearer. I don't want to record into a mic. I mentioned the mic because it indicated to me something was different about these audio channels than
Shift drag option?
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
Hi all, In FCP, there is an option to shift drag in a straight line on the timeline. For example, if you have subtitles on channel 3 and you want to drag them down one channel to channel 2, you can ju
Re: Shift drag option?
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
Thank you, David and Simon! That worked! I appreciate your help. Life is worth living.
Import Bins from one project to another
by Troy Reuther 5 years ago
Is there anyway I can import Bins from one project to another I've got 2 bins from project 1 that I want into project 2 but I can't open project 1 as every time I attempt to open it, it says "This pro
Re: Import Bins from one project to another
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
Oh thank you! This helped me more than Adobe's instructions, which was to import the sequence making it very time consuming if you have bins. Life is worth living.
PremiereSRT program
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
Hi all, I've recently purchased the PremiereSRT program from the Mac app store, which allows me to import an SRT file of subtitles into Premiere Pro. However, it just brings a huge batch of subtitles
Opening FCP X project, "unexpected error"
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
Hi all, I need to bring an FCP X project into FCP 7. I downloaded the FCP X trial to be able to open the project files and then export an XML for FCP 7 from that. When I open the FCP X project files,
Re: Opening FCP X project, "unexpected error"
by Elizabeth Johnson 3 years ago
I just was informed that it was originally edited with Final Cut 10.2.3. Life is worth living.
New Macbook Pro and FCP 7
by Elizabeth Johnson 6 years ago
I just received my new Macbook Pro Retina in the mail (OS X 9), and transferred all the data from my hard drive to it. I tried to copy over FCP 7 from my applications folder on my old Mac external har
Re: New Macbook Pro and FCP 7
by Elizabeth Johnson 6 years ago
Thanks for your response, Shane. I no longer have the discs her with me- was several years and two international moves ago. Also, the new macbook doesn't have a cd dvd drive anymore. I'm also wonderin
Problem setting up Sennheiser G3
by Elizabeth Johnson 7 years ago
Hi all, I'm having trouble setting up my new Sennheiser G3, straight out of the box. I followed the instructions and: 1) Turned on the receiver. Selected "easy setup" and then "scan new list" 2) Selec
Re: Problem setting up Sennheiser G3
by Elizabeth Johnson 7 years ago
Thank you again, Brian, that's very helpful, I just changed the settings and now it appears to be working! Life is worth living.
Quicktime export distorted when uploading to Vimeo & YouTube
by Elizabeth Johnson 7 years ago
Hi all, I am having issues uploading my FCP quicktime exported short videos to both Vimeo and YouTube. I initially thought it was an issue w Vimeo's encoding, since it's the first time I've had the pr
Re: Quicktime export distorted when uploading to Vimeo & YouTube
by Elizabeth Johnson 7 years ago
Thank you, Joe, for your response! I really appreciate it. The issue for me is that I've used these same settings before (following Vimeo's compression guidelines, which suggest H264 codec and other d
Final Cut Pro 7 recommended resolution?
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi all, Does one have to run FCP 7.0 at the recommended resolution of 1280x800 My Macbook Pro video display died, and the Apple technician suggested connecting the laptop to an external monitor. He re
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 recommended resolution?
by Bret Williams 8 years ago
I think that's a minimum Rez needed to fit all the windows. It appears you're using a 720p HD monitor as your computer display. A little confining but I would think it would be fine. We used to run FC
Macbook Pro w/ external monitor native resolution disappeared
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone can help with an issue related to an external monitor I'm using with my Macbook Pro My video display on my Macbook does not work, and the apple tech suggested connectin
Re: Macbook Pro w/ external monitor native resolution disappeared
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
Just ignore it, FCP should open anyway, but be vertically very tight compressed. Best, Jeff G Certified Master Trainer Adobe, Apple, Avid ------------ You should follow me (filmgeek) on twitter. I pro
Matching XF100 and 5D Mark II/muddy footage
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi everyone, I finally received my new XF100 in the mail, after it was backordered for some time. I purchased the XF100 as a second camera to compliment my 5D Mark II and to use it in situations where
Re: Matching XF100 and 5D Mark II/muddy footage
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi Angelo, Thanks so much for sharing your suggestions and for the Color Correction Handbook and Colorista Free recommendations. So helpful to have a place like Creative Cow to learn from others! Than
Is my XF100 working well ?
by Guillaume Brumagne 8 years ago
Hello, I just received my Canon XF100 last week and went out for some testing. Looking at the rushes on my computer, i find it very noisy, even with good conditions. I didn't find anything like this i
Re: Is my XF100 working well ?
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi Guillaume, I tried to watch your video but it looks like you've taken it down from Vimeo. Did you figure out what was causing the noise I just got an XF100 and also noticed noise on mine, as well a
MKII water stain or scratched sensor?
by Elizabeth Johnson 8 years ago
Hi everyone! Recently I noticed what looks like a row of white spots, almost like a water stain, in the same location everytime I shoot video with my MKII. Since it only shows up during video, I reali
5DMKII Pro Res Footage, RT Extreme dropping frames "slow disks"
by Elizabeth Johnson 9 years ago
Hi! I am shooting with a Canon 5DMKII. Initially, I shot in SD, but I recently began shooting in HD. I followed the same process to convert the MKII's unworkable H264 footage into Pro Res footage, whi
Re: 5DMKII Pro Res Footage, RT Extreme dropping frames "slow disks"
by Elizabeth Johnson 9 years ago
Thank you, Rodrigo. That was the issue and the Macbook Pro solved it! :) Life is worth living. http: www.vimeo.com user2792832
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