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Geof Gilland

Member Since:
February 20th 2004
63 Posts
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United States
HyperDeck Studio Pro SD Capture
by Geof Gilland 5 years ago
According to specs on BMD Website, HyperDeck Studio Pro supports only these SD formats: 625 25 PAL and 525 29.97 NTSC. 480p60 and 576p50 via HDMI only. I'll ask the stupid question: Does this mean it
Re: HyperDeck Studio Pro SD Capture
by Chad Pearson 5 years ago
I know it's confusing, but 525i is the same thing as 720x480. The "additional lines" are used to put things like Closed Captioning and other metadata. It should work just fine.
Photoshop Plugin
by Geof Gilland 6 years ago
Looking for a plugin that does something similar to the attached image--breaking up an image into smaller squares rectangles with ability to adjust size, rotation, drop shadow, border, etc. Trying to
Re: Photoshop Plugin
by Theo van Laar 6 years ago
I believe that this one is very useful for you: http: www.panosfx.com commercial-free-photoshop-actions big-pictures Theo
EX3, Maintenance in Costa Rica
by Geof Gilland 6 years ago
Hello All, My coworker is in Costa Rica shooting a doc. Over the past two days he's been in humid conditions, doing his best to keep the camera dry with third party rain cover. Today, in a deluge, the
Browse Catalog Screen, Layout Prefs and Description Request
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
CatDVPro, 9.06; single-user I know this is probably only good for one user, ME, but I'll go ahead and ask. In the Browse Catalogs screen, can the layout preferences be saved Each time it is opened, it
Re: Browse Catalog Screen, Layout Prefs and Description Request
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
You are correct. I am looking for customization of the Browse Catalogs window....both questions apply to that. I understand that I can customize the Summary, Log Notes, etc. in a catalog view. I want
BR-D92U Can't Be Repaired--Need Rental or Dupe
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
Hello, We received word from JVC Professional Repair that our BR-D92U can't be repaired. (It needs a replacement power supply that can't be located.) We need to transfer over 30 D9 tapes to hard drive
Re: BR-D92U Can't Be Repaired--Need Rental or Dupe
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
Thanks for your help. We found a player on E-bay that fit our needs.
+1
Geof Gilland liked this 7 years ago
Export to HTML, Different Sized Thumbnails
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
Is there any way to create different sized thumbnails during export to HTML. I understand how to change the types of information displayed in the export through the export's drop down menu. But regard
Re: Export to HTML, Different Sized Thumbnails
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
Can't see the forest for the trees. This makes plenty of sense. Thanks for all help. Gg.
Multi-Check Box
by Geof Gilland 7 years ago
I have read the previous posts about creating multi-check boxes. However, I think I need more detailed instructions than are listed here. Is there a video tutorial about the subject or can someone wal
Re: Multi-Check Box
by Scott Goddard 7 years ago
Hi Geof, Yes its a little confusing, but the reference guide does explain it. Basically you create a multi checkbox not in the pick list section but in the 'user column' section under preferences. Typ
Digital-S (D9) duplication to DVCAM or hard drive
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
hello, need between 20 - 30 d9 tapes duplicated to Dvcam or hard drive. any suggestions thank you, geof.
Re: Digital-S (D9) duplication to DVCAM or hard drive
by Ian Liuzzi-Fedun 8 years ago
I can help you with that. I have a D9 deck.
Export Failed Final Cut Pro: Error Writing to File
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
Must not be able to see the forest for the trees. Need an outsider's perspective. Can't export from FCP to PDW-U1 or PDW-HD1500. Keep getting the "Export Failed Final Cut Pro: Error writing to file" w
Re: Export Failed Final Cut Pro: Error Writing to File
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
Thanks Ian. Went to another edit station that is working and noticed a difference in CREATE INTERMEDIATE FILES IN dialogue in the Sony XDCAM Export interface in FCP. The one that was working had " Lib
Playing out to xdcam from Final cut pro
by Carl Stemmet 8 years ago
Hi all! I hope someone can help me. I work for a television production house and we are currently exporting our shows as MXF files for the broadcaster. They would also like physical copies of the show
Re: Playing out to xdcam from Final cut pro
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
Hello, You can EXPORT TO XDCAM via the FILE, EXPORT, SONY XDCAM in Final Cut. 1) Connect XDCAMHD deck or PDWU1 to computer. Insert XDCAM disc. If disc isn;t formatted, format disc. Disc should appear
XDCAM workflow for LHe
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
Trying to figure out a workflow for XDCAM HD material. Shoot 1080i 59.94, 50mbps. If my finished timeline will be output thru the AJALHe,HD, 1080i 59.94, do my sequence settings need to be XDCAM, Appl
Re: XDCAM workflow for LHe
by Geof Gilland 8 years ago
THANKS. Appreciate the advice on the workflow. Haven't hooked up monitor yet, just got card installed and machine computer and FCP installed, updated, etc. Do you have suggestions as to monitoring Obv
BLURRY After Effects Composition Renders.
by Eric Darnell 9 years ago
This is the first time that I have experienced this issue. I have an animation that plays out fine within after effects but when I set it to render the entire composition becomes extremely blurred. An
Re: BLURRY After Effects Composition Renders.
by Geof Gilland 9 years ago
Do you have USE OPEN GL turned on in the render window TURN IT OFF !
XDCAM, Quick Editing without transfer
by Geof Gilland 9 years ago
Many will remember the good old days of machine to machine editing, the ease and speed of turning a story or uplinking a sports feed. (Yes, I also remember the perils of machine to machine editing.) W
Re: XDCAM, Quick Editing without transfer
by Geof Gilland 9 years ago
Thanks Ian and others--I appreciate your responses. The real key here is "quick" and while a MacBookPro does allow editing from the SxS cards directly in FCP or others, the timeline still has to be ex
Transfering EX files to XDCam Disk
by Vance Piccin 9 years ago
I have a client who has files on XDCam EX cards they would like to send to someone with access to XDCam disk players. Can someone point me toward documentation about how that process might work Is thi
Re: Transfering EX files to XDCam Disk
by Geof Gilland 9 years ago
Just to clarify some information in case others search for this topic again. Both methods listed above work to archive SxS cards. I was interested in determining if there was any quality loss between
PMW-Ex30 with Convergent Design MI Converter
by Geof Gilland 9 years ago
Good morning, Have an idea for trying to use our EX3's in an online editing environment for sports satellite feeds. We would like to shoot press conferences with the EX3's, giving us HD footage for la
Admin vs Editor account
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
In the library window, I import clips and I can just as easily delete clips. This concerns me because once a clip is in the library, I don't want the editors to be able to delete the clip. Is there a
Re: Admin vs Editor account
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
Got it. I don't like the answer but I understand the reasoning behind it. But I really like what the software is doing for us in our very limited use so far.
Drop Down User Keywords
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
In a library, in the LOG NOTES tab is there any way to have drop down menus that contain user specific key words for instance, if we have 15 to 20 keywords that we want to use with clips in our libra
Re: Drop Down User Keywords
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
I'll "ditto" Dennis' comment. Let's say I have 15 keywords and I might use 4 o 5 per USER field. Is this possible
FIle Operations in File Access Mode, PDWU1
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
Have PDWU1. Software Version is XDCAM Transfer 2.10.0. What exactly does File Operations in Access Mode mean for me I can transfer a variety of files and folders to the USERDATA folder on the XDCAMHD
Re: FIle Operations in File Access Mode, PDWU1
by Daniel Wright 10 years ago
Yeh, it was the 'in Access Mode' bit applied to the PDW-U1 that took me by surprise. Anyway, as long as its only me that's confused :-)
My Numbers Vanished
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
I know this has got to be a simple keystroke command error. I do not see any of my position, rotation, scale data. Don't ever recall this happening before. Any ideas It's hard to make precise adjustme
Re: My Numbers Vanished
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
have no idea when and how i "clicked" them off. thanks so much.
Sony PDWF 335L, HD/SDI out?
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
Trying to find a user or rep that has the sony pdwf 335L. Does this camera have a BNC SD HDSI output. Brochure says yes. Sales reps say no. Thanks in advance.
Re: Sony PDWF 335L, HD/SDI out?
by Geof Gilland 10 years ago
my intent in the post was to get a response from someone who owned or had a 335. i am aware of what multiple web sites say...i've investigated them as well. FWIW, my salesperson has contacted Sony Sal
workflow, XDCAM FCP
by Geof Gilland 11 years ago
We are shooting in XDCAM HD with PDW700 using 422 XDCAM 1080 60i, 50Mbs. To get the best output of finished timelines masters, would that be back through the FCP Export to XDCAM to our PDWHD1500 deck
Re: workflow, HDCAM FCP6
by Abraham Thomas 11 years ago
Thanks a lot Rafael for your quick response. I had one more query, if you could asnswer:- I'd like to know the process with which I could give a digi transfer directly from FCP without a tech glitch.
"ammunition" for FCP in schools
by Geof Gilland 12 years ago
While I'm not interested in starting a war between PC vs Mac's, I would like to hear if anyone has found or can point me to information on the following: 1) state of the mac in post production 2) numb
Re: "ammunition" for FCP in schools
by Geof Gilland 12 years ago
Wow. Just checked back in and I am so appreciative of the responses from the Cow. I greatly appreciate the opinions and suggestions.
FCP movie audio
by Geof Gilland 12 years ago
We are working with another FC editor. We are using FCP 6 and he's at FCP 4.5. We capture DVCAM via firewire movie files with separate audio channels 1 and 2. When opened in our version of FCP, we see
Re: FCP movie audio
by Geof Gilland 12 years ago
I was just hoping it wasn't operator error....his or mine....causing the problem. thanks.
Expressions, Text and Font
by Geof Gilland 13 years ago
I am not incredibly adept with expressions, but have managed to create a page with multiple instances of the same text all over the screen. I basically create an expression that "grabs" the text from
Re: Expressions, Text and Font
by Geof Gilland 13 years ago
Well darn. I love finding the ragged edges of a program. The "handy-work" doesn't require too much time... Thanks for your help. Geof
Photos to movie via AE
by Geof Gilland 13 years ago
I needed to create a movie with about 100 stills in AE. Each photo had a move and scale applied to it. The move and scale were not repeatable because each photo was composed differently. At the end of
Re: Photos to movie via AE
by Filip Vandueren 13 years ago
You can just precompose your final comp, collapse geometries, and do a stretch of 125% on that layer.
Photos to movie via AE
by Geof Gilland 13 years ago
I needed to create a movie with about 100 stills in AE. Each photo had a move and scale applied to it. The move and scale were not repeatable because each photo was composed differently. At the end of
Re: Photos to movie via AE
by Filip Vandueren 13 years ago
You can just precompose your final comp, collapse geometries, and do a stretch of 125% on that layer.
Volume vs audio levels
by Geof Gilland 13 years ago
Like others, we produce videos that include multiple interviews. When making final audio gain adjustments to even out the audio levels, there are times when the sound levels
Re: Volume vs audio levels
by Ty Ford 13 years ago
Level loudness (measured loudness) and apparent loudness may vary due to different rms to peak ratios that either naturally occur or that are the result of previous gain reduction (compression and lim
Noise? LaCie F800 RAID
by Geof Gilland 14 years ago
We are interested in purchasing some Firewire RAID for our FCP editors. We are concerned about fan noise because all our editors use local storage beside our computers. Any one out there using these d
Re: Noise? LaCie F800 RAID
by AccountClosed_No_Realname 14 years ago
Geof, Noise levels can be a rather arbitrary matter. Some may consider any fan noise unacceptable, while others may not mind. I would second the recommendation to consider other vendors besides LaCie.
Chroma Key, Vertical Camera
by Geof Gilland 14 years ago
I've read quite a bit in the archives about the difficulties in Chroma Keys with DVCAM footage. Not knowing more about DVCAM footage, is there any advantage to tilting the camera on its vertical axis
Re: Chroma Key, Vertical Camera
by Gary Taylor 14 years ago
You might also want to look at Ultra 2. They have a Plus 90 mode that takes SD footage and outputs a 1280 720 composite. Of course you can do the same thing yourself in After Effects but this just sav
Sony DSR-45 difficulties/firewire boards
by Geof Gilland 14 years ago
In hopes of gaining some insight for my engineer, I'm requesting help with one of our Sony DSR-45 decks. I'm confident it is not a software problem, but a problem with the deck. Maybe someone has had
Re: Sony DSR-45 difficulties/firewire boards
by Geof Gilland 14 years ago
In response to the previous posts: 1) I'm not certain that this is a software problem. We have other DSR-45 decks that work fine with my system. It would be interesting to see if this software fix wou
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