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Grant Strac

Member Since:
June 13th 2012
98 Posts
Reducing Echo (I have two hours of good audio in same room, the recorder cut out for 2 minutes)
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
I was filming a TV show with three cameras in a kitchen. Everyone was lav'd and sounded fantastic but then someone hit the Zoom recorder off for about one minute. I have posted about reducing echo bef
Re: Reducing Echo (I have two hours of good audio in same room, the recorder cut out for 2 minutes)
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
Thank you all for taking the time to answer my query. I downloaded that program "zynaptiq: unveil" and I tried it out. Honestly I spent three hours working on the audio in soundtrack doing noise remov
Standard Definition 16:9 to letterbox
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
I have a video filmed in SD 16:9 and the dub house is saying I need to letterbox it in order to get it on broadcast. I have never heard of this problem in the past from a dub house so I am not sure th
Re: Standard Definition 16:9 to letterbox
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
No this extra project was filmed in SD 16:9 and I am being requested to deliver in 4:3.
Corrupted DSLR video file. Need repair
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
I need to repair a corrupted MOV (h.264 actually) file from a CF card. Two .mov files came over corrupt and one is 1.6gb and the other is 2.4gb. I tried treasured and I'm not sure if I should trust pa
Re: Corrupted DSLR video file. Need repair
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
Oh man thanks so much for the input. I was actually just typing a response to my post a friend gave me a program tip. Data Rescue 3 just saved my *&% !!! It worked beautifully I had 5 corrupted files
Make Image break into particles (without plug ins or After effects)
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
I watched a Andy Neil's Exploding text tutorial on creative cow yesterday. Wonderful but I did not want text to break apart I wanted an image to. I figured I could apply the same method to an png imag
Re: Make Image break into particles (without plug ins or After effects)
by Grant Strac 4 years ago
Thank you for taking time to respond. It actually is possible just figured it out. I should have been more clear about that in my description to "look like it breaks apart into particles". I took the
Bend a sock to fit over a foot
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
Disclaimer- I am a video editor that only knows how to do photoshop for video so I am limited in vocabulary I have image of a sock on foot taken on green screen. I cut it out and I have image of a leg
Re: Bend a sock to fit over a foot
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
well kind of because this is going into a animation where the leg has red "sore spots" where joints are and then in 3d environment a camera will zoom up on foot sock will fade onto the foot and stuff
Un-nest sequence PART in timeline
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
OK so I have show edited down it was three cameras and I multicam'd the entire thing in separate sequences (Roughly 18 different seq). I put them all in timeline and my producer and I cherry picked fr
Re: Un-nest sequence PART in timeline
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
Son of a b*** thats such an easy obvious fix! Damn thank you after reading that I'm thinking wow thats simple I was over complicating it. Thank so much that will work. I haven't done it but I know it
Final Cut Pro Motion
by Suko Bhakti 5 years ago
I was just wondering if the Motion on Final Cut Pro works on Lion for the iMac because it seems to freeze when I open it and when I try to reinstall it can't locate it. Does anyone know what the probl
Re: Final Cut Pro Motion
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
When you re-install your media will be preserved it only removes the program files from your HD not the project files or the media. You should have everything on a separate drive then your program dri
Odd Vertical Interlacing-ish footage
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
I got this footage from an old project that I need to edit. It was filmed in DVCpro25 by a very inexperienced production house. They gave it to me in 4:3 dvcpro and it was filmed in 16:9. I re-compres
Re: Odd Vertical Interlacing-ish footage
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
I'm not convinced its an interlace or field-order problem, exactly. Motion footage would make the trouble clearer. But I think what you have there may be an RF problem, probably made during a transfer
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Color bars?
by Graham Dickinson 6 years ago
Did Apple not include bars and tone on fcpx If they are in the program can anybody tell me where to find them
Re: Color bars?
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
No I'm not ignorant of that fact I deliver tape and file based daily but to me it seems that if this where truly for professionals removing such an important asset like bars & tone doesn't make sense.
Read Along Highlight
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
I have to do a read along book video. Unfortunately, the project was made in FCX from the get go so I am stuck to finish it there. I need the text to highlight along with the words. The previous edito
Re: Read Along Highlight
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
Holy crap it's almost perfect because the title is set to the duration of the audio statement, it's damn near perfect in timing of the highlight each word. But it's highlighting the punctuation, I don
Opening Project on new computer not opening
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
I got a drive from production house with final cut x projects on it. I am trying to open the project and it loads into the viewer but non of the project information shows up. Every clip is off line an
Re: Opening Project on new computer not opening
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
Thanks again man. I'm apple master certified in all previous versions but x is like a forigen language to me. Thanks my boss was very frustrated
Only one sequence will not open but other 8 will
by Grant Strac 5 years ago
So we are working on a large project in x. All the editing has gone smooth, we have about 8 timelines in this one project. All of the sequences open up when you select them with no hesitation. The lon
Re: Only one sequence will not open but other 8 will
by Dave Jenkins 5 years ago
What version are you on I had a problem with 10.0.4 and was fixed with 10.0.5 Dajen Productions, Santa Barbara, CA MacPro Two 2.8GHz Quad Core - AJA Kona LHe FCS 3 OS X 10.6 QT 10
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