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Ged Yeates

Member Since:
November 9th 2007
33 Posts
Location:
Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Switching to Premiere Pro CS5.5 or Media Composer 5.5
by Matthew Sonnenfeld 6 years ago
So I'm definitely switching to either Premiere or Media Composer but I'm still trying to figure it out... Obviously Premiere is more of a fluid switch for FCP users than Media Composer, but do people
Re: Switching to Premiere Pro CS5.5 or Media Composer 5.5
by Ged Yeates 6 years ago
Hello Just a wee clarification regarding the BBC using Premiere. Premiere is currently only being used by the BBC on news programming shot by VJ's (video journalists who self shoot and self edit) usin
Exporting Motion Titles to Anamorphic Film Sequence
by Andy Crowson 7 years ago
Hi. I'm trying to export my motion titles (settings - Pal D1 DV Anamorphic, 1.42; 720 x 576; in the Pal Broadcast SD initial setting) to my FCP6 project which is anamorphic, and when I export the moti
Re: Exporting Motion Titles to Anamorphic Film Sequence
by Ged Yeates 7 years ago
Hello Andy The mistake you initially made was placing the rendered file directly in the FCP timeline BEFORE ticking the 16:9 anamorphic setting on the clip. When you place a 4:3 clip in the FCP timeli
Template Theme's, is it possible...
by Ged Yeates 7 years ago
Hello Just a quick question as I have searched through previous postings but have not managed to find an answer. When I create a custom template in Motion 4 and save it under a new template theme I wa
Re: Template Theme's, is it possible...
by Ged Yeates 7 years ago
Hello Mark Thank you for your swift response. Your advice was excellent, the wee video showed me exactly how to accomplish what I was after. It has added a nice touch to the job I'm working on and wil
Workflow and Aspect ratio
by Dave Johnston 8 years ago
Hi - I'm just not undertanding something about setting up my ioHD and could use some help. Here's what I want to do: Shooting DVCam widescreen on a Sony HVR-Z1E (PAL,25fps). Feeding component out of t
Re: Workflow and Aspect ratio
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello After my previous post I decided to stop being lazy and created the SD 16:9capture preset I mentioned, it literally took about twenty five seconds! What you need to do is select: Final Cut Pro d
speed ramp renders poor in 7.01
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello Before I updated to Final Cut Pro 7.01 I had quite enjoyed using the new speed controls for ramping and the ability to now add curves into and out of the speed segments. In Final Cut Pro 7 these
Re: speed ramp renders poor in 7.01
by Jerry Hofmann 8 years ago
Try exporting your speed ramps to Motion and render them there using the Optical Flow option you can choose in the timing parameter... It will give you a lot better result in any event. Jerry Apple Ce
Variable Speed Render Issue
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello I ve recently updated to FCP 7.01 and have begun to encounter an issue when working with variable speed segments. When I add an ease curve to a speed segment it looks okay during playback with t
Re: Variable Speed Render Issue
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello I just saw a newly released update for Final Cut pro 7 a rather small file of 1.8MB released today 30 October 2009 but it has not resolved the issue of field tearing on interlaced video when spe
ioHD...a few feature wishes
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello I ve owned an ioHD unit since they first came on the market here in the UK back in November 2007. Each update has enabled extra control and useful additions and as I based my whole post producti
Re: ioHD...a few feature wishes
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello jeremy You wrote: 'I hear that, but you can capture an upconverted pillarboxed version and do the ARC in the timeline. Pretty easy. ' I must be honest and admit I've never tried it that way. I'l
ioHD input from DVD via HDMI
by James Dow 8 years ago
I want to import footage into FCP using an ioHD and a DVD player with HDMI output. I have the DVD player connected to the ioHD, with the HDMI input selected. The ioHD control panel is telling me that
Re: ioHD input from DVD via HDMI
by Ged Yeates 8 years ago
Hello Another workaround is to 'move sideways' so to speak and employ software such as 'MPEG Streamclip' which allows you to take video files directly from a DVD and output them to the codec of your c
XDCAM HD 50Mbs 422 import
by Ged Yeates 9 years ago
Hello In the past I have been able to import XDCAM HD 35Mbs MXF files directly into After Effects. I've recently shot some video on the newer PDW-700 XDCAM HD camera using the 50Mbs 4:2:2 codec but I
Re: XDCAM HD 50Mbs 422 import
by Dave LaRonde 9 years ago
I don't know this for a fact, but it sounds like this might be resolved with some sort of software snippet from Sony. You might want to double-check your manual or the DVD CD that came with the camera
Color Stabilizer Problem
by Ged Yeates 9 years ago
Hello I have been searching through the After Effects forums but have not managed to discover anything relating to the problem I have when using the Color Stabilzer effect. The comp I was working on w
Re: Color Stabilizer Problem
by Ged Yeates 9 years ago
Hello Thanks for the suggestions, I will give them a go. My apologies fornot mentioning the renders, I did indeed render them out to Quicktime movies. I tried rendering out a 1920 x 1080p movie and a
Text is jerky/pulsing
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello I am still fairly new with using 'Motion 3' and today I was making a simple graphic in which I wanted the text to grow slightly over ten seconds. I used the 'Helvetica' standard font and added a
Re: Text is jerky/pulsing
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello Peter and Larry My apologies for the late response to the suggested solutions, the New Year in Scotland always causes a few wee delays in getting back to work! I just wanted to say thank you to
Radio transmitter waves effect
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello - I have tried searching for this one on the forum so my apologies if it has been covered previously and I've missed it. I was wondering how to create a radio waves effect in 'Motion 3'. I'm usi
Re: Radio transmitter waves effect
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello Kevin A big thank you and I owe you that dram! Thanks for taking the time to give me the answer to my dilemma and for not scoffing at my lack of knowledge with 'Motion 3'. Very much appreciated
AJA io Hd -experiences and issues
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello I
Re: AJA io Hd -experiences and issues
by Ged Yeates 10 years ago
Hello Jeremy Thanks for your responses which were of definite interest to me and have helped me move forward. I seem to have cured the banding issue on plain surfaces. I decided to place my 'io HD' un
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