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Ernie Santella

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For Sale: 30" Glidetrack HD - PRICE DROP CHEAP!!!
by Ernie Santella 3 years ago
FS: Glidetrack 30". Great for getting some moving shots. Works with DSLR or smaller cameras (I used it with my Canon C300) Head is NOT included, just shown for how it could be setup. Has standard 3 8"
For Sale: O'Connor 50D Heavy-duty Fluid Video Tripod Head
by Ernie Santella 3 years ago
For Sale: O'Connor 50D Heavy-duty Fluid Video Tripod Head. Very Good condition. Used, but not abused. Some bumps and bruises from normal use. Works perfectly, very smooth in every motion. These are ol
Will Canon C300 HD-SDI output 1080i?
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
Quick question. Will the Canon C300's HD-SDI port output a broadcast 1080i 60 signal if the camera is set to 60i It should, but just want to confirm, as I have to feed a sat truck 1080i 60 for an inte
Re: Will Canon C300 HD-SDI output 1080i?
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
Thanks Todd for the reply. It just seems that in years past, there would always be an answer to questions by either another user or the Moderator would answer. My question is not a difficult one. The
FS: Fujinon A10 x 4.8BEVM-28 HD Super Wide Zoom lens
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
Fujinon A10 x 4.8BEVM-28 HD Super Wide Zoom lens. Sony mount. Used on my Panasonic AJ-HDX900 camera (which is also for sale). Lens is in Near-mint Condition. Glass is flawless, not a mark on either th
Re: FS: Fujinon A10 x 4.8BEVM-28 HD Super Wide Zoom lens
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
SOLD - PENDING PAYMENT Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellaproductions.com
FS: Panasonic AJ-HDX900P DVCProHD Camcorder - SOLD!
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
Panasonic AJ-HDX900P DVCProHD Camcorder Excellent Condition Works flawlessly. Extremely low use and hours. I bought it brand-new. I m the original owner. I m a small production company. Used for corpo
Applying EFX to all clips in Bin
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
How can I apply an EFX to all my clips in a bin. This way when I edit using those clips, they already have my EFX added. Thanks in advance! Ernie Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellap
Re: Applying EFX to all clips in Bin
by Ann Bens 4 years ago
You cannot. Do one clip on the timeline, copy, select all other clips, paste attributes. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professi
Memory card format issue between Canon C100 and 5D Mark iii
by Alex Newton 4 years ago
Hi all, I've contacted Canon and the memory manufacturer about this but as yet haven't had a concrete answer. If anyone can help I'd be most grateful! Here goes... I recently initialised my memory car
Re: Memory card format issue between Canon C100 and 5D Mark iii
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
Try Rescue Deluxe Pro. I've used that and it works well to get damaged files off cards. Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellaproductions.com
Canon C100 MkII Timecode question
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
I just got some files to edit shot on a Canon C100 MkII. The files are in MP4 format. There doesn't seem to be any timecode on the files. I've tried converting them to ProRes with Compressor, Acrok an
Re: Canon C100 MkII Timecode question
by Ernie Santella 4 years ago
So... Where are the Moderator experts to answer my question Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellaproductions.com
C300 MXF import mysteries
by Ernesto Brelièreovsky 5 years ago
Dear CC users, I apologize for posting yet another topic on the extraterrestrial functioning of MXF importing to FCP, but this time it is defeating me. I have used in the past Calibrated, XF utility a
Re: C300 MXF import mysteries
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
I'm running FCP7 and have no issues bringing in my C300 files. Are you getting the "Does not recognize" error when doing LOG and TRANSFER If so, you need to install the latest Canon plug-in. What I fo
c300 card 'Unable to be read'
by Derek Jopple 5 years ago
Hello, While working with the C300 recently, one CF card that has been used many times before on the shoot and was playing back in-camera properly was 'unable' to be read' at all by the finder when mo
Re: c300 card 'Unable to be read'
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
I had a buddy have the same thing happen. The computer wouldn't copy the files off the card. He tried a different computer and it worked. So, it might not be the card. Try another Mac and reader. Erni
HDX900 E-11 Error
by Thomas Miller 5 years ago
Hello, have any of you HDX900 or Varicam users have run into an E-11 error It seems to be a video initialization problem that pretty much locks everything up. The problem is that it is totally random
Re: HDX900 E-11 Error
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
Hi Tom! I've not had the E-11. I hate stuff like this. Just curious what happens when you get this, while recording or just the camera on And, how do you get rid of it and reset Ernie Ernie Santella S
C300: visual glitches - why?
by Benjamin Reichman 5 years ago
I'm editing footage shot on the C300, and I'm seeing visual glitches in parts of the footage. The glitches appear when played back in Canon XF Utility, QuickTime Player, and Premiere CC. The footage w
Re: C300: visual glitches - why?
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
What format (1080 30p, 720 60p etc) and what speed CF Cards did they use Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellaproductions.com
My first broadcast shoot! What settings?
by Vic Noseworthy 5 years ago
Hi, folks. I usually shoot weddings and real estate videos, but just had a call to shoot a 30-sec TV spot. I use FCP7, and will be shooting with a Canon T3i. What specs should I be aware of for broadc
Re: My first broadcast shoot! What settings?
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
Not to get on a rant, but I'm pretty tired of every station wanting different specs. It's insane. I deliver spots all the time to large and small markets and my latest insane conversation was this...
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FCP7 occasionally losing AV sync under Mavericks - any fixes?
by Gareth Randall 5 years ago
I just upgraded from Mountain Lion to Mavericks in order to be able to use Motion 5 (the App Store won't allow you to buy it unless your machine is running 10.9.x). Before I upgraded, I did the necess
Re: FCP7 occasionally losing AV sync under Mavericks - any fixes?
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
I've read a few posts that FCP7 and Maverick is not good. I'm in the same boat, I have some software that wants Maverick but, I'm a "Get off my Lawn" guy and not leaving FCP7. So, my fix was get a 2nd
Problems importing Canon C300 files...
by Ken Zukin 5 years ago
I'm on FCP 7.0.3 and regularly import Panasonic P2 files. I downloaded the Canon plug in to import some C300 files, and those appeared in my Log & Transfer window. I closed that window -- planning to
Re: Problems importing Canon C300 files...
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
Try downloading the Canon plug-in for a newer Mac OSX than you have. I am still running 10.7 with FCP7 and had to use the 10.8 plug-in. That worked for me. Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www
Text Scroll in FCP 7
by Dan Stern 5 years ago
I'm stumped on how to make my scrolling text start as static in the middle of the frame before it begins its scroll. See this video, 0:12 mark. http: youtu.be WxfZkMm3wcg t=12s Apologies if this quest
Re: Text Scroll in FCP 7
by Ernie Santella 5 years ago
One way is... Create the scroll over black, save as a movie. Then, import that movie and make a Freeze Frame of the position you want to start. Find the match and then edit to make it start rolling. E
Canon C300 Green screen workflow
by Ernie Santella 6 years ago
What's the best workflow to bring in Canon C300 footage (1080p 29.97) to FCP7 for green screen keying. I normally use the Log & Transfer from Canon to ProRes422. Is that best way to keep the 4:2:2 col
Re: Canon C300 Green screen workflow
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
That's the workflow. Nothing better than ProRes for FCP. The C300 shoots the XDCam 422 codec, can FCP L&T that in native I'll have to check. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High De
SmartBoard flicker issue - HDX 900
by John Rosson 6 years ago
Folks, On a recent shoot, we encountered a SmartBoard used in a presentation. We use an HDX900 -- and know there's probably a way to eliminate a nasty flickering of the board which shows up - not to t
Re: SmartBoard flicker issue - HDX 900
by Ernie Santella 6 years ago
I have a Prompter People "Flex" prompter. Been extremely happy with it - solid and works great. I did buy a nice Pelican case for it for traveling. I got it all into the case and still under 50lbs. ht
Compressing QT to H264 MPE4 AVC
by Ernie Santella 6 years ago
Need some assistance. I've got a client who requests a video of mine converted to: H264 MPEG4 AVC (part10) (avc1). I can't seem to figure out what that is and how to do it. They sent me some specs of
Re: Compressing QT to H264 MPE4 AVC
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
AVC, H.264, MPEG4 Part 10 are all basically the same. Different terms to describe the same codec. The metadata might show the names slightly differently depending on how the player or file analysis to
P2 files to transcription
by John Cole 7 years ago
Hi, I need to convert avc intra 100 1080, 24p .mxf files to something a transcription house can use. I'm looking for the easiest, fastest, way. I searched the forums and answers I found were fairly ol
Re: P2 files to transcription
by Ernie Santella 7 years ago
I just drop the clips on a FCP timeline, add the TC reader efx and export a QT movie in a small size for them. Simple. Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc. www.santellaproductions.com
Panasonic stereo mic
by John Rosson 8 years ago
900 owners, am considering buying the stereo mic for the hdx900. it's $1500 give or take. we bought used with a mic rigged thru a conversion cable -- is stereo worth it -- and is there a noticeable di
Re: Panasonic stereo mic
by Ernie Santella 8 years ago
I half disagree with Chris. I really do use the stereo effect you get with Nat sound on shots, especially cars passing by or people walking talking. I'm mainly a one-man band and don't get the luxury
Boris FX Assistance
by Ernie Santella 8 years ago
I've just loaded a current demo of Boris FX for the latest FCP (7.0.3) Mac (10.6.8) and it being weird. It worked OK for a little while, now it won't open the Boris Library browser anymore. It just st
Re: Boris FX Assistance
by Kirk Pitts 8 years ago
When I first started using boris I ran into the same problem. It turned out I didn't have the cursor in the timeline at the point of the effect. If I moved the cursor then the program window would app
HDX900 tape/camera issues
by Michal Pietrzyk 8 years ago
Didn't see a forum thread for 900 stuff, so I'm putting it in the Varicam section. Lately, I've been having some serious problems with the HDX900, sometimes it's the camera, recently, it's been the ta
Re: HDX900 tape/camera issues
by Ernie Santella 8 years ago
JR, I have the original NANO. I just mount the unit on a cold-shoe that goes on the top front of the handle. It has a ball adjust so I can rotate it for easy viewing. I have short cables for power off
DSLR Powered Zoom
by Ernie Santella 8 years ago
Just thought I would share this with everyone. Like many of you, we wish we could have a nice, powered zoom for our DSLR rigs. And with quality zoom controls (Unlike the crappy motors rockers on most
Camera move keyframe problems
by Ernie Santella 10 years ago
I'm trying to do a pretty simple camera move, but my keyframes change by themselves. I have a flat map with some pics on it at various locations. All I want to do is start wide and zoom to different l
Re: Camera move keyframe problems
by Ernie Santella 10 years ago
Charles, Thanks, I figured out what how to do it. This is my first attempt at using camera moves. Keyframing is completely different than normal motion in AE. Ernie Santella Santella Productions Inc.
No colour capturing S-Video
by Stephan Laeuppi 11 years ago
Hello everbody! I finally mangaged to install my new AJA io. I am using it in order to digitize analog PAL video material with Final Cut Pro (5.0.1) on a G5 running on OSX . Capturing BetaSP Material
Re: No colour capturing S-Video
by Ernie Santella 10 years ago
I also get the B&W issue when I try to digitize from a DVD player through the S-Video in. Try switching to Composite and then back to S-Vid, that usually clears it up for me. Not sure why.Ernie Santel
MacBook Pro Camera Question
by Ernie Santella 11 years ago
When I use my MacBook Pro's iChat camera in Apple Photo Booth, the Video Movie image recorded is flipped horizontally. Is there anyway to change that I can't find any controls for that. (I did see the
Re: MacBook Pro Camera Question
by Jeff Carpenter 11 years ago
As you've found, flipping the photo after you take it seems to be the way it was designed to work. If you want the video flipped in real-time, I don't think it does that. A somewhat cheap solution is
Kudos to AJA
by Ernie Santella 11 years ago
Just wanted to give Kudos to AJA on a truly great experience. I have a Kona 3 card that started to make some crackly audio noises. So, I called them to talk to a tech. (Phone call to the tech dept wen
Re: Kudos to AJA
by David Roth Weiss 11 years ago
Arnie, you need to put on a little weight...David Roth Weiss Director Editor David Weiss Productions, Inc. Los Angeles POST-PRODUCTION WITHOUT THE USUAL INSANITY ™ A forum host of Creative COW's
VO Problems
by Mike Bugera 11 years ago
I assume this is an IOla problem. Using the IOla through a dual 2.7 Ghz G5 with 5.5 GB RAM and OS 10.4.1 with FCP 5.1.4. I have the XLR feed from our audio booth going into a 14 channel Mackie, then i
Re: VO Problems
by Ernie Santella 11 years ago
Do you have a stable black burst and video feed into the IoLA Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.santellaproductions.com
Time Machine Question
by Ernie Santella 11 years ago
How do you go about reloading a Time machine backup I just had my G5 DP2.7 crash. Question, it seems like there was something corrupt in my OS files. Will the Time Machine BU still be corrupt if I rel
Re: Time Machine Question
by Zane Barker 11 years ago
Install a clean OS and when it boots up it will ask if you want to restore from a time machine backup. Connect the drive and click YES. Its as simple as that.There are no "technical solutions" to your
FCP 6 Happy Factor with AJA Io?
by Steve Martin 12 years ago
Hi All, I'm thinking of upgrading to the new Final Cut Studio and wanted to see i anyone has experienced any issues that I should be aware of with the Io and or Kona3. I have two suites: MacPro w AJA
Re: FCP 6 Happy Factor with AJA Io?
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
I have a B U Firewire 800 drive plugged in, but not turned on during editing. Could that be the conflict Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.santellaproductions.com
Where to sell an old M100
by Joe Wilson 12 years ago
Where would be the best place to sell or trade an old M100i 8.2 system I recently purchased the system from the company I work for because I hated to see it sitting on a shelf. I booted it up and mess
Re: Where to sell an old M100
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Would you please post back your results either selling your system or what upgrade paths you find. I have one sitting around gathering dust too. Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.sant
audio problem
by Ken Pugh 12 years ago
I have recently started using an AJA IO with great results. I can digitise long video clips with audio via component into the DVCPRO 50 codec with no problems. However when digitising audio only usin
Re: audio problem
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Seems like I remember you must still have a video signal being fed into your Io. (Even if you are only capturing audio.) Try that.Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.santellaproductions
Adding 5th SATA Drive
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
How can you mount a 5th drive in a MacPro I checked and there are cables in the 2nd optical drive bay, but they aren't the same connnections as in the 2,3,4th SATA drive bays Ernie Santella Santella F
Re: Adding 5th SATA Drive
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Thanks for the info. I've read about guys doing this, but wasn't sure how they did it I guess you could always use a SATA card with internal connectors. Yes, I already have a 5 drive SATA external RAI
FCP freezes with new RAID drives
by Bill Thomas 12 years ago
I'm using the AJA IO LD and had been using external Firewire 800 drives for Uncompressed 8 bit from Betacam. The firewire drives (Lacie 500GB) have a hard time keeping up (37MB s) so I installed 3 int
Re: FCP freezes with new RAID drives
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
This might help. I had a similar issue. It turned out to be one of my RAID drives was flaky. If you can't figure your issue out, try creating a two-drive RAID and see if that fixes it. (You have to ke
Kona 3 Freezing
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
First off, thank you all for the help. This site is priceless. OK, Here's the issue. I'm trying to to get a DVCPRO HD 720 FCP timeline to down-converted through the KONA 3 analog component outputs to
Re: Kona 3 Freezing
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Fixed! But not after a bunch of brain-damage. The problem turned out to be I was selecting under View: 525i 29.97 instead of 720p 59.94. I was thinking it had to be set for SD instead of HD. All is fi
Kona & IoLA together
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Another quick question. I've read that can use both the Kona 3 & the IoLA box on the same system. I have both. I installed the Kona 3 but after the install, it erased all my IoLA video output settings
Re: Kona & IoLA together
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
Thanks! I re-installed the IoLA drivers to get all of them.Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.santellaproductions.com
OT: Archiving client projects
by Stacy Formby 12 years ago
I've got an off-topic question. I have a new client that I just did a 60 second spot for. Now that we're done, he's asking for the project files and media for the job (actually done in FCP, with some
Re: OT: Archiving client projects
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
This has been discussed before. Usually, the client owns the Master tape. You own the elements. (The exception is the shoot tapes. My clients can have them if they want. But I usually charge for dupli
Dual monitor Master/Slave
by Ernie Santella 13 years ago
Quick question. There has to be something I'm missing I just added a 23" to my existing 30" on my Pro 2.66. They both run fine with my vid card. But the 23" now boots as the main monitor and the 30" a
Re: Dual monitor Master/Slave
by Don Greening 13 years ago
santellavision "Is there a way to make the 30" the main and the 23" the 2nd " Sure. In the Dock go to: System Preferences Displays. In the window go to 'Arrangement' and drag the white menu bar from
DVD storage, compressing for television?
by Todd Schmidt 13 years ago
Hi, Recently a local Public Broadcasting Station asked to use some of my short pieces (3-5 Min) for fillers between movies. They wanted them on DVD's. The problem is, the person in charge of the proje
Re: DVD storage, compressing for television?
by Ernie Santella 13 years ago
You could always put them on a removable Firewire drive and have them copy them.Ernie Santella Santella Film Video Productions www.santellaproductions.com
SATA drives for M100 HDe
by Greg Ball 13 years ago
Well thanks to the unrelelentless help of Floh and Kieran, I've just purchased a Mac G5 Quad, a 30" Cinema Display, Media 100 HDe and FCP 5.1. and a second internal SATA drive for dual boot. Now the o
Re: any other suggestions? SATA drives for M100 HDe
by Ernie Santella 13 years ago
Does anybody know of a PCIExpress 3GB SATA card for the Mac Pro Sonnet's card isn't compatible yet.
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