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Frank Bokoski, Jr.

I have been a video and television production producer/director/shooter/editor for 20 years. Relocated to the Denver area from Philadelphia 3 years.
Member Since:
December 27th 2005
72 Posts
Location:
Castle Rock, Colorado USA
Track height CC2018
by Warren 2 years ago
In previous versions, I could use my mouse to increase or decrease the height of my tracks. Handy for expanding an audio track to view the waveform and make adjustments, and then collapse to get more
Re: Track height CC2018
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 1 year ago
I'm transitioning to Premiere Pro from Avid. In Avid I can save and recall many different timeline track height configurations. Is there a way to do this in Premiere Pro 1615, The GC Media Project www
GarageBand export key change upone import into Media Composer 7
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 5 years ago
I created a simple droning synth audio file in GarageBand. When I import it into Media Composer 7, the key of the music is changed. Lowered almost a whole step. I've tried exporting AAC and mp3 (the o
Re: GarageBand export key change upone import into Media Composer 7
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 5 years ago
I figured out the problem. I run audio output from the media composer through an MBox Mini. The problem is the mbox mini not liking the project sample rate. 1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv
Motion Tracking an image that starts off screen - MC 6
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 6 years ago
I have an animated lower third I found at Videoblocks. The animation starts off screen and slides straight up and then at the end it slides offscreen. I want to motion track a logo on the animation. S
Re: Motion Tracking an image that starts off screen - MC 6
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 6 years ago
Richard and David, Thanks for the replies. For now I'm just going to manually keyframe as Richard suggests. I've done this type of keyframe tracking many many times but for some reasaon getting the lo
Encore CS 5 - Force pause at end of chapter playback
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 7 years ago
How do I force a PAUSE on a chapter marker This is for an presentation DVD where the presenter will give comments on specific spots, so I want the DVD to pause there, and only continue when pressing p
Converting 30fps slo mo to stand 24p playback - Possible?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 7 years ago
Shot with 2 HVX200s in 720P 24PN. Unfortunately one of the cams was set for 30fps (720P 24PN). Big mistake! So, how do I convert the 30fps slo mo footage to standard 24 for proper playback. Is this po
Re: Converting 30fps slo mo to stand 24p playback - Possible?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 7 years ago
This is the solution I've chosen. It's not perfect but for my needs it will be fine. Thanks!! 1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv
P2 recorded clips divided into segments automatically
by Gene DiPaula 8 years ago
I recently recorded an event with two HVX200s that was about 45 minutes long. I just hit record on both cameras and let them run. When I go to import the files - on one of the cameras, the file was au
Re: P2 recorded clips divided into segments automatically
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 7 years ago
Sorry bring up an old thread but I recently had the same problem as Gene did. It surprised because it has neve happened before. I checked out Gene's suggestion on the PreRec option being turned on but
Will MC 6 run efficiently on my HPZ800 Workstation?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
We're still running MC vers. 4 on my HPZ800. Here are the system specs: Windows Vista service pack 1, 64 bit OS 2 Xeon x5550 2.67GHz processors 6 GB Ram NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800 Currently using external
Re: Will MC 6 run efficiently on my HPZ800 Workstation?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
Thank Michael and Joe. hmmm....Got some upgrading to do. 1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv
Exporting segments from timeline to Media Encoder
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
Hello...first time Premiere Pro user here. I'm on CS5.5. I would like to export segments from the timeline directly into Media Encoder. Meaning, mark an in and out and then export. It appears that whe
Re: Exporting segments from timeline to Media Encoder
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
Kevin, Thanks for posting the blog. As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I guess I need to find a nice Premiere Pro for AVID FCP editors tutorial. Do you know if there is one out there, basically tha
Support for AVC-intra 100 24pN???
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
On MC vers. 4.04 and trying to figure the best work flow for P2 footage shot in AVC-intra 100 24pN (23.976). This will be a large project and I don't want to link to virtual AMA folders but rather tra
Re: Support for AVC-intra 100 24pN???
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 8 years ago
Shane, What a difference a day makes!! Yesterday when I attempted to transcode the AVC-intra footage in a 1080p 23.976 Avid project. The video would transcrode minus the audio. This morning, I started
Avid Ultra 320/LVD drives show flashing green lights???
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 9 years ago
Two of my Avid Ultra 320 LVD (6th gen. 10k) are not being recognized on our system and the green display light is flashing. Any tips on bringing them back online or how to find out of they are toast T
Importing web page screen grabs
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 9 years ago
I'm really baffled right now. My graphic designer pulled some screen grabs of a webpage and gave them to me in a PSD file. I try to import them into Final Cut and they become blurry. Doesn't matter if
Re: Importing web page screen grabs
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 9 years ago
OK, had the chance to play some more and still can't get good quality from our screen captures in Final Cut. In Motion tab, doesn't matter what settings I use for scaling...still looks kind bad. Every
Kona 6.5 and Final Cut Studio 2
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 10 years ago
Has anyone upgraded to the latest software version and still run Studio 2 Just wondering if it works, any improvements or best to wait till we upgrade to FCS 3
Re: Kona 6.5 and Final Cut Studio 2
by Michael Nichols 10 years ago
I did a clean install of everything! I actually installed a new hard drive and new OS! I uninstalled the 6.5 driver and then installed the 6.5 NND driver and it is working fine. Strange... Abel Cine T
Livetype render quality on timeline
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
If this has been asked before I apologize. I'm coming back to FCP after having been on AVID for a couple of years. Question: Why, even after rendering, does my Livetype graphic resolution look very po
Re: Livetype render quality on timeline
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Thanks for the tip1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv, www.powerplayersradio.com, themovieIAM.com
Multiclip - Don't want to change audio when cutting video
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Hi, This seems like it should be a very basic function, but when I cut to a different video angle, I want to keep the audio from video angle 1. When I cut it changes the audio too. How do I do this I
Re: Multiclip - Don't want to change audio when cutting video
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Never mind. I figured it out. Thanks1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv, www.powerplayersradio.com, themovieIAM.com
HD Extreme -720p24 and DVCPro Hd
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
We're migrating from Avid to FCP and looking at either AJA Kona3 or Decklink HD Extreme. Obviously the price difference has us very curious about the HD Extreme. What I can't tell from the Blackmagic
Re: HD Extreme -720p24 and DVCPro Hd
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Thanks for the response. For the time being we'll be mostly importing P2 MXF. Since I've originally posted my question I've done a bunch of research and it seems like Kona is the way to go. Not just f
p2 gear and shotput software
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Any P2 gear users here Does the shotput p2 software work with that
Re: p2 gear and shotput software
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Thanks1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv www.powerplayersradio.com themovieIAM.com
Duel adaptor or P2 reader PCD20
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Need help ASAP cause we're ordering tomorrow!! Here is our situation: We are making the move to P2 and shooting about 32 to 40 hours of footage next week, basically run and gun but bringing a crew mem
Re: Duel adaptor or P2 reader PCD20
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
PCD20 it then. Thanks guys. One more question: What hard drives are you folks using in the field to offload the P2 cards to. Bus powered or not Lacie thanks1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv www.p
Computer specs
by Jeff Mello 11 years ago
I am looking to purchase either a new Dell or HP desktop computer to speed up my HDV video editing with Vegas Pro 8.0 . I was hoping someone could provide me with some computer specs I should look for
Re: Computer specs
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 11 years ago
Hi John, Thanks for posting your computer specs. Just curious about how much did all that cost. More accurately, just the computer itself, not the monitors or speakers etc. Thanks1615, The GC Media Pr
Can I do this in Motion.
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
I have an image created in photoshop (think Nike swoosh). I'd like to reveal the swoosh by animating it onto screen by following the curve of the image...not by a straight wipe or dissolve etc. I beli
Re: Can I do this in Motion.
by J. Tad Newberry 12 years ago
Hi Frank, I just downloaded purchased Ripple Training's Motion 3 bundle. Several hours of tutorials that will take from identifying everything on the screen to some pretty complex stuff. I've only gon
Vegas 8 Render as Quicktime Reference
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
Does Vegas 8 allow you to render as a Quicktime reference file for fast import into another editing app like Avid or FCP Thanks
DVDA 4.5 "return" button programming
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
Hi, Many DVD player remotes have a "return" button. I don't see anyway to program the functionality of a return button in DVDA 4.5. So, how do you program that button Thanks
dvda and .img file
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
Can you create a disc image file (.img) with DVDA 4.5
Re: dvda and .img file
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
thanks. Just found it. Nice!
GY-HD100 power problem
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
Hi, Has anyone ever encountered this problem: When powering down the GY-HD100 the camera shuts down, then 2 seconds later, it turns itself back on and works just fine with the power shut off!! Doesn't
Final Cut Pro HDV codec and Premiere Pro
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 12 years ago
Hello, I'm capturing HDV720p30 footage shot with the JVC 100 camera using Final Cut Pro 5. And giving the footage via firewire drive to someone who will edit the project in Premiere Pro 2. Can Premier
Re: Final Cut Pro HDV codec and Premiere Pro
by André Moncaio 11 years ago
I had a similar problem. I shot a short film with the JVC HD100 using 720p24. The solution to capture the footage to the computer was to use a JVC deck player and the FCP 6.0.4 Best, Andr Moncaio
test
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 13 years ago
test1615, The GC Media Project www.1615.tv
When will there be a 64 bit version of Vegas?
by Jason Burkhimer 14 years ago
I did a search for this topic and didnt find much. I was just wondering, because Im getting ready to tear down my computer, rebuild it, then install a new copy of windows. I also have four 1 gig stick
Re: When will there be a 64 bit version of Vegas?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 14 years ago
Hi Kevin, I'd sure love to see the specs on the machine you're running. Sounds exciting! Thanks
Quicktime reference file into Vegas?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 14 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to take the QT reference file from an AVID project into Vegas for mpeg2 conversion. The project is 54 minutes long. When I bring in a 60 second test sample, everything works fine. But f
Re: Quicktime reference file into Vegas?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 14 years ago
HI Charlie, I thought of doing that but wouldn't that be a really big file for a 54 minute program And take several hours to render I guess I'll give that a shot. Thanks
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