Commercial producer. I also do freelance camera, editing & motion graphics.
March 1st 2004
Low Audio Capture Levels by Frosch 12 years ago Can you help someone who is audio challenged Is there a way to boost the audio levels coming from my mini dv deck into FCP5 via firewire Something in preferences (And no, I don't have a mixer yet, jus
monitoring as you shoot by dorit grunberger 12 years ago Is it pretty straight forward while shooting to view with an external monitor in real time Do I just connect the monitor via jack connections or RCAs and can we view the action on the fly thanks in ad
My Demo Reel for 2007 by PwLadd 12 years ago Hello everybody! I am a Final Cut Pro Editor with about 3 years of experience. This is v1 of my new demo reel. Most of my experience comes from branded corporate video and video game trailers, hence i
Re: My Demo Reel for 2007 by Frosch 12 years ago Very impressive. A nice variety of clients. Can I ask, were you involved with any of the shooting or composting, or is this all just footage that was handed off to you The only thing I might add if I
FCP and Monitor Question by Frosch 12 years ago Hello, I'm sure this has been covered extensively in the archives, and I will continue my search, but can anyone help me with this specific situation: I have purchased a JCV TM-910SU monitor and I wan
Re: FCP and Monitor Question by Tom Meegan 12 years ago http: www.aja.com html products_macintosh.html http: www.blackmagic-design.com products If you are shooting, editing and mastering on DV, then firewire through the deck to the speakers and the video m
to 24p or not to 24p, that is my question... by Ruby Gold 12 years ago Hi there. I'm relatively new to my DVX100b and have only shot in 60i for my projects with it thus far. Mostly I've chosen this because a) it's familiar; 60i handles motion more cleanly; and c) I was s
Re: to 24p or not to 24p, that is my question... by Frosch 12 years ago "Some of the footage I shot in 24p seemed to be a bit out of focus whereas the stuff I shot in 60i with the same settings was nicely focused. I had the camera on autofocus most of the time, so I'm won
what would you do? - employee question by Sam Lesante Jr. 12 years ago O.K. so here's the situation, Yesterday, some of the "troops" were getting restless. I was not at our daily meeting because of a previous taping engagement. One of my family members, who is also a par
Re: what would you do? - employee question by Frosch 12 years ago Yours is a video production business, no Just asking cuz you were talking about "venting". I wonder if any of your employees might stumble across this thread, I mean, it's pretty specific, and we are
Bare Minimum Config for Interviews by Matthew Ingram 12 years ago Newbie questions sorry.... Should I: a) Simultaneoulsy mount a shotgun on the shoe of my DVX *and* record with a lav b ) Is it possible to both hold a shotgun mike and film with the camera at the same
Re: Bare Minimum Config for Interviews by Frosch 12 years ago Do you have access to a c-stand Your best bet would be to mount the shotgun above your interviewees as close as you can w o busting frame. As for your option "b", you could always juggle the mike & ca
Re: new demo reel by Frosch 13 years ago What in God's name is on that plate "from the Rising Sun" I liked everything except the 3-D video game guy. Loved the octupus as well.
First Editing Reel - I need your comments by Aariel 13 years ago Hi, Please can some of you visit my editing reel and give me some comments It's my first try and I would really like some feedback. It's at: www.annastarzyk.com reel.mov Thanks!
Re: First Editing Reel - I need your comments by Frosch 13 years ago Wow, where do we start An after school special and an interview with a public works employee, broken up by an orchestra hit....And then repeat. Good camera work and lighting on the movie, but what exa
Buying a G5 by dav1968 13 years ago I'm in the marking to upgrade my system, and have a couple of questions: 1) Buy the Quadcore G5 or wait for the Intel-based machine I read the excellent thread started by Walter Biscardi on his pleasu
Re: Buying a G5 by Frosch 13 years ago I'll weigh in with my 2 cents: 1. If you need want a new machine now, get it. There's never going to be an "optimal" time to buy a computer. I just bought a 2Gz, works fine for me. I'll use it, make m
Wedding Shoots by Sewellyboy 13 years ago Anybody have advice on what type of equipment to use for wedding shoots I am contemplating purchasing a DVX 100B for the main camera, and using a couple other lesser cameras for different angles. I fi
Re: Wedding Shoots by Frosch 13 years ago My personal opinion (and I'll probably get blasted for this) is stay away from the DVX for weddings event shoots. Two major problem areas for me: Short focal length Not the greatest in low light situa
Re: White Balance by Frosch 13 years ago http: www.dvxuser.com V6 showthread.php t=6721 Go to this thread from the DVX User site. Read it, print out the "DVX100a Basic Primer", stick it in your camera bag for future reference. It helped me.
Your thoughts on new/old G5s by Frosch 13 years ago Newbie apologies up front, but I'm looking for some opinions here. I need to upgrade from my old G4 to a G5, primarily for FCP and AE. I will get FCP studio once the new computer is purchased. What I'
Re: Your thoughts on new/old G5s by Frosch 13 years ago Right, I'm sifting through old posts which are helpful, but if anyone wants to offer up their opinion circa May 11th, 2006, I'm listening. Thanks, Scott
Re: Dumb question ctd. by Frosch 13 years ago BTW, I am in the midst of reading some good stuff in the archives regarding using a cheaper mini dv cam as a deck. But if anyone has any info or opinions they'd like to offer up, I'm listening.
Stand up comic with DV cam question by Billy Longfeather 13 years ago Hello! I am a stand up comic and new to Creative Cow. I am looking to buy a DV camcorder to tape stand up sets and the sketch comedy I do. Basically, I need a good camera that is especially good in l
Running a monitor for FCP 4.5 by Frosch 13 years ago Hello, I'm just wondering if it is possible and what I would need to run a monitor or small television out of a G4 (733mhz) with FCP 4.5. (Also, viewing After Effects projects wouldn't hurt either!) R
Turn time on free bat & tapes by Frosch 13 years ago Purchased a DVX100a back in October. I got my $500 rebate check in December, but still waiting on free battery and 10 Panasonic MQ tapes. Should I contact Panasonic, or is this ridiculously slow turn
Keyboard Shortcut Problem 4.5 by Frosch 13 years ago This is strange. I'm trying to use the insert and overwrite keyboard shortcuts (i believe they are f9 and f10) but they don't perform as such. Overwrite seems to put FCP in a "freeze mode" Just wonder
Check out my TV Spot by Ron Carson 14 years ago Hey People, Can you please tell me what you think of this TV Spot i did. Id realy like some feedback. You can download it from this link. http: s4.yousendit.com d.aspx id=2HOURKBLNZECZ35UMWSS4DNJPE Th
FantasDICK allies by DICK 14 years ago well this isn't realy a demo reel, but i couldn't find a better forum to post. this is a amateur snowboard movie made by me and some friends of mine for a european amateur film contest called filmup (
Re: You are kidding...right??? by Frosch 14 years ago I liked the film although it was a bit all over the place. I especially like the comic book sequences and the way you added neon effects to that handrail shot. Makes me want to go snowboarding after s