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Emre Tufekci S.O.A.

Cameraman,DoP,Steadicam Operator,Editor,Animator.
Member Since:
February 15th 2007
372 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Los Angeles
Market Differentiation
by Thomas Nimmo 3 years ago
Do you think the capability to market your cybersecurity capability as a consultant or SME will help differentiate from the competition or put a client at ease What kind of barriers do you encounter w
Re: Market Differentiation
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 3 years ago
Todd, Have you tried gaining traction with your resources in the marketplace because you know it is mission-critical to stay incentivized. Your business plan should foster flexible solutions for your
Alexa and greenscreen
by Daniel Schultz 4 years ago
Planning a greenscreen studio shoot. The studio offers canon c300 and the alexa. I would assume that the alexa would be the better choice for keying (as well as general image quality). But thought I'd
Re: Alexa and greenscreen
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 4 years ago
I would recommend the ARRI but without RAW option, it would be over kill. We use the Alexa in the studio and most cases of talking heads we don't even opt for the 444 ProRez option but use 422HQ which
FedEx
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
Here's a rant, and a question. Mostly a rant. I think FedEx needs to turn the "forward" arrow in their logo around backwards... because, to me, it seems they are going that way. In the early days of m
Re: FedEx
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 8 years ago
My rant is not about the printing and updates that may be crippling some businesses but with FedEx all together. Now this may be a regional thing but FedEx where I live does not work. I have had overn
Can people give links to good discussions of 24 vs. 30 fps?
by Noam Osband 9 years ago
So, I recently got the HMC-150 which can shoot in both 24 and 30 fps. I'm about to start a film project, and I am trying to decide which format to use. can people give good links to discussions of thi
Re: Can people give links to good discussions of 24 vs. 30 fps?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 54 859250 30i is what the eye sees, 24p is what the mind sees. If that answer sounds mysterious try this for size :) http: www.youtube.com watch v=ZrqGmYIEwF8 Emre
Amusing if it wasn't sad
by Nick Griffin 9 years ago
While leafing through an inflight magazine I ran into a half page ad promoting "Serious Income Fun Lifestyle!" It's a "unique home-based business" with "no experience necessary" and "high profit poten
Re: Amusing if it wasn't sad
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
So basically this guy has become what he describes as a huge success in the video business by inventing a franchise for people who want to work at home with "no experience necessary Anybody want to ge
letus extreme & HVX-200
by Sohrab Sandhu 9 years ago
I just bought a Letus Extreme for my HVX-200 and was doing some test shooot. I had a Nikon 50mm 1.8 hooked up with the letus. I can't figure anything different! Just that everyhting in the frame has s
Re: letus extreme & HVX-200
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
It sounds like you didnt focus the camera on the ground glass. -Take the lens off -Turn off the Letus (red button) -Point the camera to a medium bright light source -Using the monitor (or preferably l
HD Killing Cinematography?
by eric dole 9 years ago
This may not be the right forum for my concern, but I don t know where else to post it within CC. I apologize if my concern is so yesterday and I would appreciate it if you direct me to past threads o
Re: HD Killing Cinematography?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
You problem is your TV, it is an 120Hz monitor that takes away the 24P feel and makes everything look like soap opera. Great for sports, sucks for movies. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Varicam 2700/3700
by Robin Probyn 9 years ago
Hi there Varicam 3700 is about $20,000 more than 2700.. why is this.. is the 3700 worth the expense if so why. Thanks
Re: Varicam 2700/3700
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
We use the 3700 when we need a Dual Link HD-SDI to pull 4:4:4 for compositing FX work (When we dont want to shell out to rent a Panavision Genesis or F35). For documentary, EFP, ENG work I would only
I need some 24p tips please
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
Using a Panasonic HDX900P shooting DVCproHD tape. The boss decreed all video is to be shot in 24p without exception. Our guys are struggling to do this and not see all the blur and temporal artifactin
Re: I need some 24p tips please
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Yeah, not much help there... I havent touched a HDX900 in 4 years. Just try the advanced pulldown setting, I think that helps a little. Also shooting 1 48 or 180 degree shutter (same thing) will proba
Steadicam vs. Camera Stabilizers
by Chris Blair 9 years ago
We'll be shooting a project for a Seminary where the client wants the video to give the viewer the feeling that the camera is following a couple of students through a typical day on-campus. We'd like
Re: Steadicam vs. Camera Stabilizers
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Hi Chris, here is my input on budgeting for you show. 1. Hiring a steadicam owner operator for a day and getting all those shots in one day using our Panasonic DVCPro50 SDX900. This is probably your b
Pricing by project or per minute
by Nathan Abbott 9 years ago
I've decided to start my own small business and need advice on how much to charge pricing. The main focus will be hospitals and private practices. I'll be putting together "informational" videos on pr
Re: Pricing by project or per minute
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
And read this article: http: magazine.creativecow.net article 12-things-i-know-about-business-at-55-that-i-wish-id-known-at-25 One of the most important topics in the article is discounts being perman
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Looking for dolly ideas
by Todd Terry 9 years ago
I'll cross post this in the indie forum, hope no one minds... We're in need of a new "mid sized" dolly, and I'm looking for some suggestions or what has worked well for other people. Here's our situat
Re: Looking for dolly ideas
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Hi Todd, We went with lower end dolly from Matthews called the round-d round dolly. http: www.msegrip.com mse.php show=product&cat=422&products_ID=26698 We liked the pneumatic tires but also got the h
How did they do that?
by Neil Weaver 9 years ago
Not sure if any of you guys have ever sat through the video to Taio Cruz's Break Your Heart, (here it is in all its glory: http: www.youtube.com watch v=NTFv8Tcj3xM), but there's some shots in there t
Re: How did they do that?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
And they probably used gyro stabilizers when needed. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Figuring out how to pull off a crazy shot
by Brian Bernhard 9 years ago
Hello, I am producing a science educational show and I am trying to figure out how the heck I am going to pull off a crazy shot that I wrote into the script. Any ideas would be helpful. I want to have
Re: Figuring out how to pull off a crazy shot
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Something like this: http: www.garrettcam.com camsDiveCam.php Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
WAY OT: New York is NOT the center of the universe
by Mark Raudonis 9 years ago
Buried in the excellent thread about Mission Statements was the comment that NEW YORK is the "center of the universe". I didn't want to tarnish that thread with this comment, so I've started a new one
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Art Gordon liked this 9 years ago
Re: WAY OT: New York is NOT the center of the universe
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
I'm learning Mandarin or Time will tell. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Sensor Issue/Color Shift?
by Caleb Armstrong 9 years ago
My boss just came back from taping a conference with our HVX200P. I was on vacation so I couldn't go. I set up the camera for him before he left and all that he should have had to do once he got to th
Re: Sensor Issue/Color Shift?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
It could be infrared pollution, was the camera black balanced Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Crazy Lighting rig - toned down, worked well
by Todd Terry 9 years ago
Hey gang... A couple of weeks ago I was asking advice on how to light this college dorm hallway dolly shot... and conceived this crazy rig to dolly a key light and backlight along with the talent. For
Re: Crazy Lighting rig - toned down, worked well
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Very,very nice Todd. Fantastic Work!!! Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
As I prepare for the job market...
by David Sikes 9 years ago
Hello! I hope this is the correct forum for this sort of post. I'm a student at the University of Alabama in media production. As I continue my education and further my work experience, I'm a couple o
Re: As I prepare for the job market...
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
And read this article: http: magazine.creativecow.net article 12-things-i-know-about-business-at-55-that-i-wish-id-known-at-25 Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Need Panasonic Rep Assistance
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
We need to upgrade our BT-LH80W monitor to take in HD-SDI using the BT-YA80G board but the vendors we have contacted told us it has been discontinued. Is that correct or what source would you reccomen
Re: Need Panasonic Rep Assistance
by Geoffrey Parker 9 years ago
Hi Emre, Greetings from Rockport. If there's strength in numbers, count me in also. I'm in the same boat looking for the same fix. -Geoff
Alexa Walkthrough
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Incase you havent seen it yet, Gary Adcock has posted a great overview of the Alexa. http: vimeo.com user1680338 We are expecting the delivery of our unit very soon. Excited!!! Thanks Gary! Emre Tufek
Renting out my equipment on zilok.com
by Patrick Simpson 9 years ago
I'm kicking around the idea of buying an HD DSLR and renting it out when I'm not using it. It seems silly to set up a legit rental company just to rent a single piece of equipment. I ran across the we
Re: Renting out my equipment on zilok.com
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Dont forget you have to supply insurance for your own gear and get the renter to give you documentation that also have their insurance naming you as the payee if something should happen to the gear. E
chromatic aberriation on hpx-2000
by Waldo Chan 9 years ago
Good day folks, I need your help. I'm worried because maybe I have chromatic aberriaton with my hpx-2000. I have a Canon HJ17ex7.6B-IRSE-A eHDxs 17x 2 3" lens. If this is true, how can I avoid or solv
Re: chromatic aberriation on hpx-2000
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
Here is a link to a white shading tutorial. Please be aware not all cameras work the same, its helpful to speak with a DIT or take a video engineering class (as I did). You will find it very useful to
So, how did they decide this was a good idea?
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
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Re: So, how did they decide this was a good idea?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 9 years ago
These are the the worst ideas since Olaf the hairy, King of all the vikings, ordered 80,000 battle helmets with the horns on the inside. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Blu Ray and Encore UDF 2.5
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 10 years ago
Hi everyone, We are testing building an blu ray for the first time and we are running into a small problem: We have brand new MAC systems and are running Encore 4.0. We dont have Blu Ray burner in the
Re: Blu Ray and Encore UDF 2.5
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 10 years ago
Thanks, I will try that. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
Reliable resellers/best prices
by Bjarki Gudjonsson 10 years ago
Hi everyone. I'm about to purchase some upgrades, and I'm wondering what source you guys are using for your gear. B&H I've used before, but I came across avalive.com recently which looks to be cheaper
Re: Reliable resellers/best prices
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 10 years ago
Last year I spent about +120K buying from BH, they are impersonal but they get the job done. I would reccomend them but dont expect a white glove service. For MAC stuff locally I shop from http: www.m
P2 Audio drift
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 10 years ago
Hi, We just got some P2 content from a contractor that was shot at 720 29.97 and when we ingest the content we get an audio drift. We have the raw p2 content and when we preview it on log and capture
Re: P2 Audio drift
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 10 years ago
Thank Shane, that did the trick. Emre Tufekci www.productionpit.com
AE 8.0.2 Update Mac problems
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
Hi All, We installed 8.0.2 on our PC's yesterday and no problems but this morning we installed 8.0.2 on our macs and it sill wont read MXF The files wont highlight or import. Is there a gotcha that we
How to maximize workflow when using dual xeon processor
by serj bato 12 years ago
hey! I need some help. I have recently acquired a pc setup with dual xeon processor with 3 Gigs ram. how do i maximize the use of my processors in after effects 6.5 or 7 workflow for example, when i s
Re: How to maximize workflow when using dual xeon processor
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
" tried to avoid using Gridiron 'cause it beats the purpose of setting up a multiprocessor pc" I am not sure if you watched the demo for nucleo pro but with NP you can render and keep working at the s
What 3-D programs best for intergration with CS3?
by --Bez--Bez--Bez-- 12 years ago
i was just wondering which is the best program to use in conjunction with CS3 zbrush cinema 4-D 3d Studio max Maya is there anyway of importing models or does it still not support them. cheers
Re: What 3-D programs best for intergration with CS3?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
Depending on where you are based, currently there is the Adobe+Maxon(Cinema 4D) power integration tour. I went last thursday in DC and it was very informative with real life examples showing how to go
How to make this amazing effect? I have uploaded a video.
by alexandergre 12 years ago
Hi there. Here it is: http: video.google.com videoplay docid=1258480631094183262 I think they record the same scene two times. Maybe. Actually It is not an Any ideal regards. Alexandergre.
Re: How to make this amazing effect? I have uploaded a video.
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
I remmebered, Here is how: http: www.fxguide.com modules.php name=News&file=article&sid=432Emre www.productionpit.com Boxx Tech PC, dual-dual AMD 2.0,4BG ram,Avidexpress HD w Mojo,UVW-1800,DSR-25, Ado
What effect is this????
by Chris Roth 12 years ago
Anybody know what this effect is called (see example) I thought it was a standard pro AFX effect... http: chrisroth.net dropbox VANCE example.jpg thanks! best c
Re: What effect is this????
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
You can create that effect by dropping keylight on your layer.(dont key anything) go to source crops, change x method and y method to repeat and then use the crop options. Just another way, hope it he
PC for massive AE projects!
by dan_gerous 12 years ago
Anybody have any links for sites where they bought their custom PCs I've got $3000 to spend and I'm looking for a machine that will be able to handle the most massive of After Effects and Cinema 4D pr
Re: PC for massive AE projects!
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
NEVER EVER UNDER ANY CONDITION BUY ALIENWARE!!!!!! I have horrible stories to tell about them that span a 7 month ordeal but I dont want write a 5000 word essay (I had to take them to court and WON...
Playback issues
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
Hello, I am a long time avid editor but new to FCP. I am having a problem with playback on the canvas. When I playback my timeline I can see it on an external NTSC monitor but when I stop playback, th
Re: Playback issues
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 12 years ago
Yes, the canvas is set to fit the window.Emre www.productionpit.com Boxx Tech PC, dual-dual AMD 2.0,4BG ram,Avidexpress HD w Mojo,UVW-1800,DSR-25, Adobe production studio. "Creative cow is udder madne
Riot Gear
by Dave Fleming 13 years ago
Andrew Kramer's Riot Gear rocks! I've only had the collection for about a week and I'm already a better AE compositor. This stuff offers the most bang for the buck of any collection I've seen in recen
Re: Riot Gear
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 13 years ago
I second that, Even though I have not had chance to use the collection yet, or might not need for a few months, I think it's important to support artists when they deliver such a high quality product
Best PC workstation for AE
by Chicken Kebab 13 years ago
Hi everyone I'm looking to set up a new PC workstation for AE and i really cant find a layout for the best system. Basiclly i need to answer questions like: Dual xenon or core2 duo Ram 3 gigs, i heard
Re: Best PC workstation for AE
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 13 years ago
Hi everyone I'm looking to set up a new PC workstation for AE and i really cant find a layout for the best system. Basiclly i need to answer questions like: Dual xenon or core2 duo QuadX2+NucleoPro=
24p Look
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 13 years ago
Hello, I am an black belt 3rd dan AVID editor and recently got into FCP(whoohoo!!). I have managed to pretty much find everything I am looking for except for this; In the avid when I want to create a
Re: 24p Look
by zack hill 13 years ago
Check out nattress filters: www.nattress.com great 24p filters that work with FCP. Cheap too.
Automatic Duck's Pro Import AE 3.0.....Is it any good?
by Jesper Hellvik Andersen 13 years ago
Hi there you EFFECTive people! I'm a bit curious about the Pro Import for AE. I just wanted to know if anyone have some experience with the app. Thing is I'm considering buying a license for the compa
Re: Automatic Duck's Pro Import AE 3.0.....Is it any good?
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 13 years ago
I find Automatic duck very usefull and think it's definetly worth the cost;but the most important thing to consider is that AD does not support MXF files, only XML and OMF. They will be upgrading soon
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