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Greg Curda

Currently Head of Sound at Bigfoot studios, Cebu, Philippines. Principal at GEFH Group, Inc., an entertainment consultancy based in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Guest Lecturer at NYU Singapore, International Academy of Film and Television, Cebu,... [more]
Member Since:
September 28th 2008
110 Posts
100 posts
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Maui, Saipan, Cebu
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Trouble with PT volume adjustment
by Greg Curda 7 years ago
Hi Guys... Quick PT8 question... Occasionally, I run into a situation where the dB indicator does not show up while trying to adjust audio volume in the timeline of the Edit window, making it impossib
Re: Trouble with PT volume adjustment
by Peter Groom 7 years ago
Are you using automation Peter Post Production Dubbing Mixer
Mpeg Streamclip: Setting frame rates
by Greg Curda 8 years ago
Hi all, I'm a sound guy trying to figure out a video question: Is it possible to convert picture to some non-standard frame rate by entering a value in the window Like 24.36 fps, or 23.954 fps Doesn't
Re: Mpeg Streamclip: Setting frame rates
by Greg Curda 8 years ago
Thanks, Shane... I just needed to know if it was possible... just one more pitfall... I am amazed... It's not my call what they do or don't do. There's a lot of multi-format editing going on... long s
Weird audio problem - possible QuickTime issue?
by Gareth Randall 8 years ago
I capture DV into FCP7 via a Sony J30 VTR. Everything's been fine, and now suddenly the captured audio is completely screwed up - it's hard to explain, but it sound a bit like it's been phase-reversed
Re: Weird audio problem - possible QuickTime issue?
by Greg Curda 8 years ago
How does other audio material playback in QT Does the audio on ingest sound bad And it sounds ok in VLC Perhaps the audio heads on the VTR have come out of alignment...
Mini XLR Connectors / RED Camera
by Brian Reynolds 10 years ago
In the past month I have been asked to make some sets of cables with Mini XLR connectors on them to fit the "RED Camera" Currently being used for HD production. It may become a standard in Video Produ
Re: Mini XLR Connectors / RED Camera
by Greg Curda 9 years ago
Hi Ty and all, I failed to post that we got all our REDs back from upgrade (I'll have to check on the build) and the cable boys made some straight XLR to TA cables (no pad). We fed line level (+4) fro
Inexpensive setup for voiceover work...
by Shane O'Brien 10 years ago
I have an FCP edit suite which I use for editing corporate stuff and also short films. I want to buy a mic to use for occassional voiceover or podcasting. Most often, I would do full v o sessions in a
Re: Inexpensive setup for voiceover work...
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
I have the Blue Snowball, and while I'm not 100% crazy about the sound, the convenience of a USB mic is fantastic. Naturally, you may have to treat the sound in some way once on the timeline. The Snow
5.1 surround mixing
by Peter Groom 10 years ago
HI Im in the middle of a big feature film mixing in surround and 2.0. I just wondered what people think about separation betwen centre and LR stems. Im finding, and have been leaning this way for a li
Re: 5.1 surround mixing
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
Hi Peter, I have heard off-center dialogue in several cases, but used mainly as an effect, i.e. far left right or surrounds, for off stage lines... I also find that many of the younger mixers have a d
Canon XH-A1 issues, where is the bad chain link?
by Michael Cummins 10 years ago
Just finished shooting in one of our factories that had a LOT of ambient noise from nail guns, metal stampers, saws, etc. Now, before you roll your eyes, let me say that this isn't about removing back
Re: Canon XH-A1 issues, where is the bad chain link?
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
The 302 is a steal at 1300, as are all SD products, in my opinion. If the line inputs of the cam actually pan out at +4, then you might consider the MixPre... limited flexibility (mic in only, +4 out
Good Mixing Board for Recording Audio
by Richard Baldomero 10 years ago
We need a new mixer recorder for our company. We're looking for something that records digitally so we can remove the content immediately and ready for post-production. What are some god mixers that h
Re: Good Mixing Board for Recording Audio
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
Hi Richard, What is the primary intention, production dialogue for film and TV, or music, or Do you need 4-8 channels of mixing and 4-8 channels of recording Will this be used in field conditions What
General posting request
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
Hi all, I would like to ask all posters to please post a followup with any resolution to your problems. There are a million ways to make stuff work, and the more info we all can get, the better... I t
HDW-D1800 setting for Dolby E
by Anthony Paremal 10 years ago
Hi, Hope this is the correct forum. If not please let me know the correct forum to post. I need advice on how to setup the Sony HDW-D1800 for Dolby E. This is the current setup. 1. Audio in Pro Tools.
Re: HDW-D1800 setting for Dolby E
by Greg Curda 10 years ago
Anthony, Did you resolve the problem What was the solution G
Good Shotgun Replacement to use on the Sony PMW-EX1
by Wes Browning 11 years ago
I'm currently using a Azden SGM-1X on my Sony PMW-EX1. I've been having some major problems with clipping, and haven't been able to figure what the cause is. You can see this issue, and sample audio h
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Re: Good Shotgun Replacement to use on the Sony PMW-EX1
by Wes Browning 10 years ago
Great! Thanks for all the help!
AVCHD in Post
by Greg Curda 11 years ago
Hi all, I'm an audio guy, but trying to help out vid guys by posting...We just acquired a couple of HMC 155s. What NLE solutions will import the AVCHD files natively, no transcoding I understand there
Re: AVCHD in Post
by Greg Curda 11 years ago
Hi Noah, Thanks for that post!! It was just the language we needed to discourage the native editing concept since we are all FCP... Greg
Audio OMF and Timecode
by Greg Curda 11 years ago
Hi all, I'm an analog audio guy who's trying to catch up (good luck, right!!!). I have noticed that audio clips carry source timecode on an FCP timeline, but do not retain source timecode when exporte
Re: Audio OMF and Timecode
by Greg Curda 11 years ago
Hi Bouke, Ah, if only I could divert the attention to something like handles...haha. Handles are readily available and in a variety of lengths...one for every budget..haha. I think that there is a nat
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