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Erick Stoll

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February 7th 2011
28 Posts
c100 clips inexplicably interlaced with strange motion
by Erick Stoll 5 years ago
Hey All, I'm shooting on a C100 in 24p (23.98) 1080p. Several shots I took recently look very strange--weird, 'slow' movement, and seem to be interlaced. There's no way the camera settings were change
Re: c100 clips inexplicably interlaced with strange motion
by Erick Stoll 5 years ago
An update to this vexing problem: Canon has had my camera 3 months or so now, trying to diagnose the problem. They sent me a loaner camera meanwhile. But... The loaner camera produced clips with simil
EX1 - Exposing In The Sunlight
by Erick Stoll 7 years ago
I'm looking at some recent footage I shot in direct sunlight on the EX1R, and most of it has this ugly grey hue. Looks a little underexposed, but there's still lots of blown out background. I shoot wi
Re: EX1 - Exposing In The Sunlight
by Erick Stoll 7 years ago
Sorry if I was vague--I was just wondering what tips people had for shooting and exposing in direct sunlight. I've got no problem using nds and iris to get a decently exposed image, but the disparity
Creating Subclips With Different Audio Tracks
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
Don't ask me to explain why, but this is what I'm trying to do: I want to sync up some footage with audio from an external source in the timeline, and then create subclips from that footage which refe
Re: Creating Subclips With Different Audio Tracks
by Anna Ingenthron 8 years ago
After you link the two pairs of audio clips and video clip together, do you drag that into a new bin (You can check they're truly linked before dragging into a bin by making sure your 'linked selectio
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Can't Extract Surround Channels To Mono Files
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
I'm mixing my first surround mix using audition, and am going to build a dolby surround track using Compressor. I'm using Audition 5.5 on a MacPro. As I understand it, I need to export 6 discrete chan
Re: Can't Extract Surround Channels To Mono Files
by Durin Gleaves 8 years ago
Are you trying to use this command from within the Multitrack editing environment If so, you would need to perform a Mixdown of your session to a single file, then choose this menu item within the Wav
Switching in ProRes for XDCam problem
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
Folks, In response to some of your suggestions, I converted all of the XDCAM mp4 files for a project I'm working on to ProRes files. Having done quite a bit of editing, I figured the "reconnect media"
FP7 Where's my bottleneck!?
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
I recently traded an 09 iMac for an 08 MacPro to do my editing, and while the specs are much better on the Pro, I can't help but feel like FCP runs slower. Big projects in the timeline slow down prett
Re: FP7 Where's my bottleneck!?
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
Specifically I'm concerned with my GPU. iStats routinely shows that it's memory is filled to capacity. Is this something to worry about (Thanks so far, I'll try using the QTs for XDcam)
Playback Errors After Rendering Text
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
I'm using FCP 7, and at the beginning of my timeline I've got two simple slides of text over a solid color background. For some reason, I have to render this text to get it to play back, but after ren
Restoring Split Up Files from Fat 32
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
To make a long story short, I stored some pro res footage on a fat 32 drive unknowingly sometime ago. I'm trying to access to the footage now, but all files over 4gigs were turned into these weird fol
Re: Restoring Split Up Files from Fat 32
by Curtis Thompson 8 years ago
hello... you'd need a pc, but if you had a friend who had one, this might work: http: www.jaist.ac.jp hoangle filesj sitruc
Sequence setting problems
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
I had an assistant editor organize some interviews for me shot on the ex1 and brought into FCP natively using the calibrated plugin. When I got her project files, her sequence settings are all wrong--
Re: Sequence setting problems
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
Thanks! I just might make deadline now!
5D to XDCAM Quicktime?
by Erick Stoll 8 years ago
Hello, I shoot with the ex1 as my primary camera, and on occasion will use a 5D as a second camera. I edit the ex1's xdcam mp4s natively using a FCP plugin, and in the past, I've just converted the 5D
Re: 5D to XDCAM Quicktime?
by Pete Burger 8 years ago
If it works for you, go ahead! I just want to throw in, if you transcode to XDCAM (which is MPEG2, isn't ist ) you're recompressing material that was heavily compressed in the first place. So, you're
Different aspect ratios on same exhibition Disc
by Erick Stoll 9 years ago
I'm preparing a Blu-Ray disc for exhibition at a local film festival, and I've run into a problem: 4 of the 5 films are in 16x9 HD, but one is 720x480 (a standard def transfer of a 16mm film). When I
Re: Different aspect ratios on same exhibition Disc
by Daniel Ludwig 9 years ago
eric, you need to be sure your SD-file is flagged as 16:9, but there are a few players, that wont display it correctly. please look at your player-settings if it will force display to 16:9 or automati
Different aspect ratios on same exhibition disc
by Erick Stoll 9 years ago
I'm preparing a Blu-Ray disc for exhibition at a local film festival, and I've run into a problem: 4 of the 5 films are in 16x9 HD, but one is 720x480 (a standard def transfer of a 16mm film). When I
Re: Different aspect ratios on same exhibition disc
by Chris Tompkins 9 years ago
Put the finished master in FCP into a 16x9 Sequence. Make adjustments additions (black boxes) Export a 16x9 file. Compress for Bluray. Chris Tompkins Video Atlanta LLC
XDCAM Delivery Codec
by Erick Stoll 9 years ago
I need to send my 11 minute short film, shot in 24p, 720p, to Alphacine to get an HDCAM made for exhibition. Is Pro Res HQ the best way to do this I know it's a "larger" codec than XDCAM, but will I l
Re: XDCAM Delivery Codec
by Erick Stoll 9 years ago
John Heagy "His footage is XDCAM so there is no rendering if he does a Current Setting export. It will be a fast flatten only, no render required. Rendering to ProRes will take longer and gain nothin
Mastering Confusion
by Erick Stoll 9 years ago
I've recently finished an 11 minute short film shot on the EX1 in 24p 720p. We just got accepted to a festival, and suddenly have to send our film out to get an HDCAM copy made. I need to send it out
Re: Mastering Confusion
by Rafael Amador 9 years ago
Michael Slowe "Should we keep our files of a finished production in ProRes as a QT .mov file " Hi Michael, I understand that being able to archive in HDCAM must be great, but not keeping a copy as a
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