Eyad Hamam: Activity About

Video Editor
main interest is long format documentaries
Member Since:
January 22nd 2006
73 Posts
Location:
Amman, Jordan
Is FCPX worth it now with the new update?
by Christopher Targia 8 years ago
So now that FCPX finally has multiclip (and an awesome one from what I have seen), as well as some other features like a new chroma keyer and 7toX plugin, is FCPX worth getting now ===================
Re: Is FCPX worth it now with the new update?
by Eyad Hamam 8 years ago
i read about a "bloated project size" problem http: forums.creativecow.net thread 335 21342#21459 any idea if this problem is solved
Several Cubes
by Eyad Hamam 8 years ago
Hi, Just read about Wirecast's integration with Teradek Cube. Seems like a really great set-up. As I understand it, one can simply hook up a camera to the Teradek via HDMI or SDI, send the signal dire
Re: Several Cubes
by Eyad Hamam 8 years ago
yeah. I've used wifi but I'm not very knowledge about the technology that goes into it. I thought there may be a different implementations of it. But I get what you're saying: performance depends on c
xdcam dropped frames on transfer to tape...
by Eyad Hamam 10 years ago
Hello people, I'm trying to lay off a documentary shot in xdcam 720p25 to HDV but I keep getting dropped frames on the tape at exactly the same spots. There doesn't seem to be a pattern in the drops a
duplicate media
by Eyad Hamam 10 years ago
Hi, Is there any way to search for duplicate media in FCP A client sent me about 1000 P2 clips, and after I organized them into folders in FCP, the client realized that they'd missed a about 400 clips
Re: duplicate media
by Ben Holmes 10 years ago
Have you considered making a smart folder in finder that can sort the clips before capture - comparing your existing folders with the ones they sent and resolving the difference. You could then copy t
Freenas, AFP and a lot of time
by Ismael Issa 10 years ago
Hi all! I ve been reading all the information about SAN s config and problems during instalation on creativecow since I found Bob Zelin article: http: magazine.creativecow.net article build-your-own-a
Re: Freenas, AFP and a lot of time
by Eyad Hamam 10 years ago
After reading a few articles on the Cow I decided to try setting up something myself, before buying new hardware, and so far it works really well: I have two imacs connected to the built-in Ethernet p
HD Editing on a MacBookPro
by Edward Bishop 11 years ago
I know this question has been asked before and I've read the responses to it in detail but I want to ask a few additional questions. I'm running a Macbook Pro with Dual 2.33ghz Intel chips and 3gb RAM
Re: HD Editing on a MacBookPro
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
Is there a Prores 2K As for firewire 800, it's not the best but it's pretty good. I sometimes edit HD Prores and XDCAM HD on a laptop using a CaldigitVR and a G-raid2. I use firewire 800 for both. I g
Editing HD for SD broadcast
by simon bryant 11 years ago
HI, I'm just about to edit a series of multicam concerts shooting on EX-1s which I beleive will give me XDCAM 1080i 25 footage. I am planning on editing and grading in native sequences, rendering ther
Re: Editing HD for SD broadcast
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
Hi, I'm going through this work flow right now. What I've been doing is editing the XDcam natively, including scaling and coloring and so on. I then render in a Prores HD timeline and export the seque
AJA io HD Ad Reality Check: HD on laptop
by Bob Cole 11 years ago
"A view from your edit suite" is the headline; the picture is the clouds outside the window seat on a jet. The current ad for the AJA io HD implies that you can edit HD with ProRes422 on the airplane:
Re: AJA io HD Ad Reality Check: HD on laptop
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
actually, according to Matrox the MXO2 can capture SD Prores. Matrox also says you can use the MXO2 for accurate color on cheaper HDMI LCD screens. That isn't to say that the AJA IO HD isn't great, bu
"Unexpectedly Quit" is no longer unexpected
by Rip Swan 11 years ago
I'm using Final Cut Pro 6.0.1 and I am working on a short project, but for the past week or two the program "unexpectedly quits" every time I try to render a clip or simply play the project for more t
Re: "Unexpectedly Quit" is no longer unexpected
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
ps... I think FCP 6.01 wasn't very stable to begin with, so if you can upgrade (free download) to 6.03-6.05 that's probably a good idea.
RAID 0 HD10 bit uncompressed Playback on 3 stripped internal Hardrives.
by Aaron Sheddrick 11 years ago
I dont know where else I would post this but I wanted to verify if people out there are doing it. Im aware that its more of an RAID question but didnt see a forum. Here goes: I have the 3ghz Dual Core
Re: RAID 0 HD10 bit uncompressed Playback on 3 stripped internal Hardrives.
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
I had this setup for about a year, and it works fine until the drives are just over half full. Then everything starts slowing down, from opening projects, to lag time on playback etc... I don't know i
HD to SD degraded
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
Hello. We just shot and edited a video clip in HD. We captured as 10-bit uncompressed 1080i50 (PAL land), edited and color graded with n o problems. It looked great... until we tried down converting t
Re: HD to SD degraded
by Eyad Hamam 11 years ago
Thanx Rafael. I'll check. Even though I already set everything to best, but other people use the machine and may have updated the softare recently (resetting the prefs). regards
Decklink studioHD HDMI Audio
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hello, I recently bought a Decklink StudioHD so I can monitor through the HDMI output and still have the component in outs. Everything seemed to work fine, but the audio suddenly stopped outputting th
Re: Decklink studioHD HDMI Audio
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
I received a reply from BMD support advicing me to put the computer to sleep when the audio disconnects, and that the issue should be fixed soon in the 6.4 drivers as they are adding broader HDMI supp
Decklink Studio HD
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hi, I ordered one of the discontinued Decklink Studio HD cards (before realizing it was discontinued) and I'm wondering if anyone has tried it with FCP studio 2 and how they're working together. I'm a
Re: Decklink Studio HD
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hi, I just received an e-mail from Kristian Lam saying that the card is still supported. Phew!!! regards
AJA IO HD ProRes G5 or Intel
by Russell Lasson 12 years ago
I'm assuming a G4 is right out of the question for ProRes, but with the AJA IO HD, anyone know if it will be compatible with a G5 (capture and layoff) I didn't find anything on AJA's website (I could
Re: AJA IO HD ProRes G5 or Intel
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
I always assumed the moderators of the forums worked with the company (i.e i thought you worked with AJA, and would therefore have the latest info). Anyhow, I guess the summary of all this is we all h
Intensity pro n power pc
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hi, I'm wondering whether the intensity and intensity pro cards work on dual core power pcs The press release about the intensity pro doesn't mention any limitations, just says the card works with OSX
Re: Intensity pro n power pc
by Kristian Lam 12 years ago
Hi, Intensity and Intensity Pro currently works only on the Intel Mac Pros.regards Kristian Lam Blackmagic Design
IO HD and power PC?
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hi, I'm wondering whether the IOHD will work with PowerPCs or whether I need to upgrade to an Intelmac to use it. Thank you. Eyad 2.3 ghz core duo decklink extreme caldigit S2VRHD FCP 5.1.4
fcp and dvcpro hd... again
by Eyad Hamam 13 years ago
Hi. I'm wondering how many layers of DVCPRo HD one can edit in real time with the following system: G5 power PC 2.3 ghz, 2.5 gigs RAM, FCP 5.0.4, Caldigit S2VRHD 1.5 tera. I was under the impression t
Re: fcp and dvcpro hd... again
by Douglas Villalba 13 years ago
DVCPRO HD 1080i or 720 I have the G5 Quad (not Intel) 4.5GB Ram and tested it with 5 streams of 720-24p with color correction and motion. It showed the green bar but it looked fine.Douglas Villalba ht
DVCPROHD
by Eyad Hamam 13 years ago
Hello, I have decklink extreme pcie on a dualcore 2.3ghz powerpc running osx10.4.4 and fcp 5.0.4. I'm trying some to edit some 1080i50 DVCPROHD clips but I'm not getting and video playback. The settin
Re: DVCPROHD 1080i50 exported as 1920x1080 instead of 1440x1080
by Eyad Hamam 13 years ago
thanx for your input. It finally worked but I'm not quite sure what the problem was. I restarted the computer, created a new project using BMD's DVCpro HD settup (whcih I'd originally used anyhow) and
rs-422 not giving timecode
by Eyad Hamam 13 years ago
Hello, I tried capturing some digi-beta material from sony's dvw-250 portable deck, and while I can see the video and hear the audio coming in throgh the SDI,I'm not getting any timecode or deck contr
Re: rs-422 not giving timecode
by Eyad Hamam 13 years ago
Hi Kristian, Thanx for the tip. I will check when I have access to the deck again. Is there any kind of test I can run without having an actual deck connected to make sure that the problem isn't from
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