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March 8th 2008
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prores 422 hq vs prores 422 vs prores 444
by Omar Itani 9 years ago
i have a 60d and i noticed that the default format is 444. should i downsize i am going to be working with color because i shot with wrong white balance, i don't know if that will be a deciding factor
Re: prores 422 hq vs prores 422 vs prores 444
by Garrett Gibbons 5 years ago
Arsen, that's a great analogy! My one footnote to that is though your source footage may have been acquired as 4:2:0, depending on the grading VFX work you do, you will probably want to be working in
slate/countdown
by Kate Heller-Thomas 10 years ago
sorry for the basic question, I did a :30 spot that client wants to use on broadcast now. can someone please tell me what info i need for the slate countdown how long it should be up before do I need
Re: slate/countdown
by Ann Clark 9 years ago
Joey (and everybody): Seems like there are standards, and yet not standards. And then there are standards that make no sense. ;-) Recently a client, to whom I sent a broadcast-format spot electronical
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 5 years ago
Premeire cs6 Bloating again - Beware when using Warp Stabilization
by Wilbert Thomas 7 years ago
Hey everybody, I have been experiencing bloating in my PPROcs6 projects when I extensively use Warp Stabilization. My project went from being 60 mb to 1.2GB in size in a matter of of 2-3 hours. Appare
Re: Premeire cs6 Bloating again - Beware when using Warp Stabilization
by Garrett Gibbons 5 years ago
It doesn't seem like an acceptable solution to me to have to fork a project file several times just because one plugin creates bloated, problematic metadata. Either the metadata should be stored along
4K versus 2.5K versus PCC - Decisions, Decisions
by Andrew Akada 6 years ago
I pre-ordered my BMCC M43 (literally) a day before the NAB '13 announcements went up. That said, after months of planning, research, price comparisons and forum-hopping I was pretty confident that I'd
Re: 4K versus 2.5K versus PCC - Decisions, Decisions
by Garrett Gibbons 6 years ago
Just a bump on this thread. I'm sure you've all seen it by now, but Blackmagic just dropped the price of the 2.5k camera by $1000, so it's $1995. That's going to make this decision a bit more interest
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Final Cut Pro 7 won't open after installing CS6 (Premiere Pro CS6 gets revenge?)
by Garrett Gibbons 7 years ago
I installed the CS6 production suite (it's great, by the way) and everything worked fine for a few days before Final Cut Pro stopped launching. It mostly loads, then crashes near the end of the list o
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 won't open after installing CS6 (Premiere Pro CS6 gets revenge?)
by Garrett Gibbons 7 years ago
I found a solution: the master templates from Motion were causing the crash. I reinstalled Motion and the templates (from the additional content discs, which I hadn't touched in my reinstall - just th
FCP Crashes on start up. Please help me!
by Mike Armstrong 11 years ago
Hi, I am running Final Cut Studio 2 (latest updates) on Leopard 10.5.6 Today I tried to start up FCP and it crashed on start up. It crashes while trying to load Atom Strand.HD The error message I get
Re: FCP Crashes on start up.
by Garrett Gibbons 7 years ago
I know this is an ancient thread, but I'm experiencing the same issue. Nothing helps, yet. I've reinstalled FCP7 from the group up a few times and the problem persists (crashing while loading Master T
Export Module failure
by Jay Prather 9 years ago
Hello, I have Adobe CS5, been using it just fine, but the last few to attemps to export my project, its gets half way thru, then fails, I even went back to the original file which worked fine before.
Re: Export Module failure
by Garrett Gibbons 7 years ago
Been having this same error, and it's clearly associated with VC Twitch. I'm in 11.0 (AE CS6), running QT 7.6.6 on Mac. I deleted QT codecs, reinstalled QT 7.6.6 + codecs, trashed preferences, repaire
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I'm at the editing software crossroads. Advice?
by Paz Derien 8 years ago
Hi, I just started a new job. In my previous job, we'd been using FCP and we just stuck with FCP 7. Now, at my new job, I am responsible for choosing the editing software, and I've learned today that
Re: I'm at the editing software crossroads. Advice?
by Garrett Gibbons 8 years ago
Read what I wrote again, more carefully: 4 GB per core on an 4-core system. 16 GB RAM isn't the bare minimum for Premiere. Adobe recommends 2 GB per core. And yes, I've yet to have a face-to-face conv
FCP X media management solutions?
by Garrett Gibbons 8 years ago
Okay, so there are a few more core features coming to FCP X and Apple swears its commitment to Pros, promising that it's not just a prosumer product. Sure. We believe you. Here's my holdback: media ma
Re: FCP X media management solutions?
by Garrett Gibbons 8 years ago
Yeah, I love how the early FCP X demo was based around this gorgeous, well-lit, properly color balanced, graded footage. "See Everything looks good in FCP X." www.garrettgibbons.com
Severe audio distortion/noise coming through speakers
by Garrett Gibbons 10 years ago
Has anyone experienced anything like this before For the last few weeks I've been editing along in FCP, not a care in the world, when suddenly an intense amount of very loud audio noise comes roaring
Re: Severe audio distortion/noise coming through speakers
by Garrett Gibbons 8 years ago
First off, let me express my satisfaction that my term "hell noise" has caught on. More importantly, I've experienced said noise when working with my internal 7200 RPM IDE drives on my Mac Pro. I've c
After Effects error: unable to allocate space for a 1440 x 1080 image buffer.
by Manuel Rodrigues 12 years ago
HI, Im getting a little bit sick and tired of the following message: After Effects error: Unable to allocate space for a 1440 x 1080 image buffer. You may be expirencing fragmentation. In the Memory a
Re: After Effects error: unable to allocate space for a 1440 x 1080 image buffer.
by Dave Stalion 10 years ago
I was having the same problem as described until I changed the destination drive and whalla! It worked! Thank you so much. You saved me hours of headache. Creative Cow ROCKS! Dave Dave Stalion Agricul
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 8 years ago
FCPX REFUND request awaiting response...
by Mark Palmos 8 years ago
Hello guys, Well, the longer I spend with FCPX the more I feel really annoyed I wasted $300 on a piece of half-baked crap. To me, all the sales schpiel about "everything just changed in post" and "jaw
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jay ingles liked this 8 years ago
Re: FCPX REFUND request awaiting response...
by Ryan Turner 8 years ago
It has been over 24 hours since I sent an e-mail asking for a refund and still no word!
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 8 years ago
Tokina 12-24mm F4 any good?
by Ben Edwards 9 years ago
I realise the Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 is the ultra wide everybody is recommending but I was wondering what people thought of the 12-24mm F4 for video. It is can be got for significantly less and has a lar
Re: Tokina 12-24mm F4 any good?
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
I've used the Tokina 12-24 f 4 and the 11-16 f 2.8 and both are excellent, built like tanks, and have a great look to them. Here's a music video I shot mostly with the 12-24: http: www.youtube.com wat
Super Wide lenses for video
by Mark Roberts 9 years ago
Hi, I've done some searching and such and while I've seen some recommendations for the Tokina 11-16 for Video, I'm still unsure if it's a wise choice. I have a T2i and a Z-finder and have shot two vac
Re: Super Wide lenses for video
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
My 2 cents: There is a beautiful and unique quality to 11mm on a APS-C sensor (or 18 on a full-frame). While not advisable for close-ups and glamor shots, it gives you a very dramatic look that is exc
Upscale + deinterlace 60i SD to 720p: Compressor vs. AFX vs. other?
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
I'm doing the awful task of converting a 60i SD documentary to 720p. The graphics and title files have been redesigned in AFX and rendered out as true 720p footage. They look great. The interviews tha
Re: Upscale + deinterlace 60i SD to 720p: Compressor vs. AFX vs. other?
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
I've always heard great reviews of Avisynth. Anyone willing to vouch for Magic Bullet "Crystal clear HD with one click!" (I wish that could happen) www.garrettgibbons.com
Text Options/ Problems in FCP
by mark pagan 9 years ago
I've had this problem a few times and wondered if anyone had some troubleshooting options. I'm placing text in the timeline set at HD 1440x1080. When playing (on various monitors) the text is almost p
Re: Text Options/ Problems in FCP
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
If the problem shows up with the exported file before you bring it into iDVD, my guess is that Compressor won't solve it. See if you can post a link to the video and maybe that will show us some clues
Current state of the Video Editing industry
by Hunter Hempen 9 years ago
I'm sure you guys are hearing this inquiry at an increasing rate, however, I'm just looking for some simple advice. Essentially, I'm wondering if any of the experts here could inform me as to how the
Re: Current state of the Video Editing industry slightly OT
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
My 2 cents: it's becoming a challenge to educate clients (potential clients) about the value of professional work. I recently had a bid from a business out of state who wanted me to make a series of T
I think I'm done
by Nick Griffin 9 years ago
I have now officially become disgusted with twenty-somethings and think I'm done giving them any consideration ever again. 1) Very talented art director wannabee whose work I was introduced to while j
Re: I think I'm done
by Mike daniels 9 years ago
How about us older, experienced people We're outta work, we're dependable, experienced and very great-full to get the work right now. And there's plenty of us!
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 9 years ago
"Close Gap" Shortcut - FCP 7
by Terren LIn 10 years ago
Using the "close gap" shortcut, ( control-G ), I'm supposed to be able to close a gap anywhere on the timeline as long as my playhead is on the gap. This was the case w FCP 6 & now that I've upgraded
Re: "Close Gap" Shortcut - FCP 7
by Ted Griffis 9 years ago
Same issue as others, though this does not effect every project oddly. Beyond annoying! If you are a keyboard editor touching the mouse is not an option as it slows you down tremendously. A work aroun
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 9 years ago
Contrast in midtones (like clarity slider in Lightroom/Adobe Camera RAW)
by Garrett Gibbons 9 years ago
I'm coming to film color grading from a photography background, and am desperately trying to find an equivalent in Color to the Lightroom (or Adobe Camera RAW) clarity slider: http: www.oreillynet.com
Re: Contrast in midtones (like clarity slider in Lightroom/Adobe Camera RAW)
by Jean-David Cimus 9 years ago
Hi I was mysel looking for a color FX solution to this problem. You gave an interesting link (http: www.cambridgeincolour.com techniques local-contrast-enhancement.htm) which inspired me this solution
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Movement/drift between identical keyframes
by Garrett Gibbons 10 years ago
Occasionally, rarely, I will have a situation come up in a comp where I set two identical keyframes (say 1 second apart), and the object will move in a direction (L- R, in my current case) and back du
Re: Movement/drift between identical keyframes
by Garrett Gibbons 10 years ago
Thanks so much for your help, everyone. The second Aharon Rabinowitz tutorial solved my particular problem; I'm glad I was able to tolerate his terrifyingly bad Australian accent. www.vimeo.com gwg
About Alpha Transitions Apple posted today
by Dan Riley 10 years ago
I downloaded the 750 MB file, but there isn't any "read me" file to tell me how to install them into FCP. Anyone know where they go And also, I'm assuming they work in FCP 6 or only for new FCP7 Dan
Re: About Alpha Transitions Apple posted today
by Steve Eisen 10 years ago
Follow the tutorial on Ripple Training's site. Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Board of Directors Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group
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Garrett Gibbons liked this 10 years ago
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