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Richard A. Cooper, Hybrid Color Films, is a Producer, Editor and
Emmy® Award Winning Director of Photography.

Specialties:
Aerial Cinematography, remote Alaska locations,
wildlife cinematography, documentary and reality television,
HD post pr... [more]
Member Since:
April 8th 2009
383 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Anchorage, Alaska
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Steve Martin
Warp Stabilize 4K on HD timeline
by Harry Pallenberg 3 years ago
Why can't warp stabilize work with a 4K clip on a HD timeline Seems so obvious and easy... I mean there are all those extra pixels just sitting there on all sides waiting to be used. Having to nest th
Re: Warp Stabilize 4K on HD timeline
by Richard Cooper 3 years ago
Hello Harry, Premiere cannot warp stabilize a shot on the timeline when the resolution of the clip doesn't match the timeline resolution, but there is a simple solution. Right click on the 4K clip wit
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Picture is cut at the very end of a clip
by Sebastien Arbour 3 years ago
Hi to the community. I'm new here. In premiere pro CC on my mac (everything is updated) I'm frequently adding a jpeg picture at the end of a clip. Been working no trouble for years on previous version
Re: Picture is cut at the very end of a clip
by Richard Cooper 3 years ago
Hi Sebastien, This is something new in one of the last updates that I have notice as well but nothing to worry about. It is just telling you that you are on the last from of the timeline, nothing more
Looking for a Good Insurance Company - Liability and Equipment
by Bill Paris 4 years ago
Greetings, Any recommendations for a good equipment and liability insurance company I'm currently using a local agent who doesn't really get the production business and due to his age (In his 80's) ge
Re: Looking for a Good Insurance Company - Liability and Equipment
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
We use Heffernan Insurance Brokers out of LA. One call and she takes care of everything... quick, easy and painless. Complete DICE Production insurance including General Liability, Owned Equipment cov
Connecting Edit Suites
by Ben Mullins 4 years ago
Hi, I'm looking for some advice on sharing footage between edit suites. I have 2 suites (both Premiere Pro CS6 running on Mac OSX Mountain Lion) which can currently share files with each other via the
Re: Connecting Edit Suites
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
Hi Warren. We are also going the 10Gig Ethernet route via Bob Zelin! We have yet to install, but will in the next 30 days. Wanted to ask you how it is going Do you have the dual screen issue that Walt
new 10gig shared storage solution for under 10 grand
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Hi - I am very excited to announce that I have done extensive testing with the new inexpensive 10gig switches, and generic Mac computers (using thunderbolt to 10gig adaptors), and it's just amazing th
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Re: new 10gig shared storage solution for under 10 grand
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
Bob, Sending you a private message now. Looking forward to chatting. Thanks! R Richard Cooper Frostline Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
What is this for Exactly ?
by Neil Hynes 4 years ago
Whats the main purpose of this card And when would one use one Im concerned that everyone is saying that it captures video better than other methods; but is this intended for live streaming performanc
Re: What is this for Exactly ?
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
If you"re just looking for a Dual monitor set up for you edit suite then go for it. It should work. I may have missunderstood what you were trying to accomplish. Richard Cooper Frostline Productions,
FS700 and DaVinci Resolve
by Filipe Nunes de Barros 4 years ago
Hi, i'm just finishing editing a short film in Premiere and I need put the MTS files in Resolve for color grading but I'm cracking my head trying to get the best workflow possible. I try to rewrap the
Re: FS700 and DaVinci Resolve
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
Depending on the length of your project, What we do here for the most part is export a ProRes 422 Master file (minus all the text graphics)of the finished project. Then in Resolve bring the master fil
Video out of sync w Audio via i/o card
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
I realize this may be an Black Magic issue and I have asked this question there as well, but... Has anyone figured out how to get the video output on the DeckLink Studio i o card to sync EXACTLY to wh
Re: Video out of sync w Audio via i/o card
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
In premiere preferences the audio hardware output needs to be set for: system default input output There might be another audio preference that has to be set to that as well (in premiere) You might ha
Video Delay out of BM DeckLink Studio
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
I realize this may be an Adobe issue and I will post this in that forum as well but... Has anyone figured out how to get the video output on the DeckLink Studio i o card to sync EXACTLY to what is bei
Re: Video Delay out of BM DeckLink Studio
by Mark Vernon 3 years ago
I know this post is quite old, but I have been battling with the exact same issue for the last 12 months or more. Have you ever found a solution to this problem. It is so frustrating! Every time we ha
Cant get picture dark enough on Intensity Pro / Dell Ultrasharp 2400
by Ben Edwards 4 years ago
Hi, I have been doing some grading using Resolve, A Intensity pro and a Dell Ultrasharp 2400. I realise this is not a setup for broadcast grading but was hoping it would get me started, let me do web
Re: Cant get picture dark enough on Intensity Pro / Dell Ultrasharp 2400
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
I just talked about this in another post above so forgive me if this is redundant but... i o cards (like the Black Magic DeckLink Studio) play a critical roll in post production. It is what supplies a
I need a camera op in Dallas
by Steve Martin 4 years ago
Hi all, I'm producing a corp event shoot in Dallas in a few weeks and need to hire a local camera operator. Nothing too complex: Shooting some seminars (audience POV) and simple man-on-the-street inte
Re: I need a camera op in Dallas
by Richard Cooper 4 years ago
I have a friend down in Dallas that is a great shooter. His name is Ted Barnett. Lots of experience. Send me an email and I can get you his contact info. rich at frostlineproductions dot com Richard R
Trying to edit AVCHD footage professionally in Premiere 5.5
by Ian Dillon 5 years ago
I am a 15 year editor and I am trying to make the switch from FCP7 to Premiere 5.5. I have done many searches online about what to do with my AVCHD camera footage and everyone says just import it like
Re: Trying to edit AVCHD footage professionally in Premiere 5.5
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Hi Ian, I feel your pain. There are a couple of issues here. I too had sluggish timelines when working in CS5.5 on prety much the same system that you have. ProRes, AVCHD even XDCAM was very sluggish
What IO card will you use for CS6?
by Erik Naso 5 years ago
It seems that many have had issues with IO cards working with CS5.5 but what about CS6 Any beta testers try out Aja and Blackmagic cards yet I've only used AJA with FCP7 and that combo is about perfec
Re: What IO card will you use for CS6?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Barbura, The Kona line cards are for Broadcast video in and out of your edit machine so you can monitor a proper signal on a broadcast monitor. They wont give you faster renders or faster editing. Wha
FS 100 lens for Interviews
by Joseph Colombatto 5 years ago
In terms of a lens for interviews with the FS 100 is this a combo you would advise NIKON Nikkor 85mm F 1.8 SONY 16-50mm f.28 (Nikon F to E mount adapter) (Sony Alpha to E mount adapter). Without spend
Re: FS 100 lens for Interviews
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
You may miss not having the 51-84mm range if these are the only two lenses in your kit but it is a good start. Also, while having an f1.8 piece of glass is very nice in certain situations, for intervi
FS700 - can't get picture to an external monitor?
by Dylan Hargreaves 5 years ago
Hi folks, Encountered an odd one with my new FS700... I just hooked it up to an external monitor and can't get a picture out of it, either via HD SDi or HDMI. It's going into a Datavision 7" monitor,
Re: FS700 - can't get picture to an external monitor?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Thanks for the info Daniel! Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
Canon EFS 10-22mm cover FS700 sensor?
by Bob Prichard 5 years ago
Wonder if this lens will cover the sensor without vignetting. Using a Metabones adaptor.
Re: Canon EFS 10-22mm cover FS700 sensor?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
I know the Tokina 11-16mm covers no problem so I would think it might but I cant say for sure. Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
FS700 owners will bite the bullet
by Dennis Hingsberg 5 years ago
As a non fan-boy of Sony or RED (I do own both actually along with Canon 7D, etc..) looks like FS700 will need to take out a 2nd mortgage on their house to get 4k RAW out of the nifty little FS700 2k
Re: FS700 owners will bite the bullet
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Yeah, I think you are right. I LOVE my FS700 don't get me wrong, it has been a huge step up from the DSLR and I am happy with my investment. It paid for its self on the first project. But your points,
What are the limitations of FS700?
by Terry Leahy 5 years ago
Hey Ya'll I'm thinking of selling my HPX370 and switching over to an FS700. The 370 is great because it is always ready to go, good for live events (Press Conferences,Sports) and it has 10 bit color.
Re: What are the limitations of FS700?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
I think that Dennis makes great points all around. Especially if you are making feature films. Now, If you are a small shop or individual doing corporate commercial stuff and the big screen is not you
sony fs700 do I need a ki pro when shooting at 24mbps?
by Matt patterson 5 years ago
Prepping for a low budget short , was just going over the frame rate in the SONY FS700 menu, ideally I would like to shoot at '1080 25p FX' (meaning it would shoot at 24 Mbps)but in the SONY FS700 man
Re: sony fs700 do I need a ki pro when shooting at 24mbps?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Our FS700 shoots and records all formats directly to the SD cards without issue. Even 25P FX. We are primarily a NTSC shop (23.98 29.97) but just did a 25p (used 1080 25p FX) on a project for a compan
Rendering R3D files to Prores Proxies using Media Encoder?
by Dirk DeJonghe 5 years ago
I need some help! I need to render proxies from 5K Epic files. I made a watch folder with all presets for Prores Proxy HD. When I copied the R3D files to the watch folder, only the first of the spanne
Re: Rendering R3D files to Prores Proxies using Media Encoder?
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
I would try RedCineX Pro. you can download it here for free. Very powerful and made for this(and MUCH more). Good Luck! Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproduct
Music Licensing Resource
by walter biscardi 5 years ago
Because this question comes up so much on this forum wanted to pass along a great music licensing resource that's right here in Atlanta. Melissa Love runs a company called Song Finder. Basically she h
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Richard Cooper liked this 5 years ago
CRT monitoring solution
by Shawn Strong 5 years ago
I have a 2010 MacPro 2.4G 8-core (12G RAM) w Radeon HD 5870, using FCPX to Davinci Resolve and want to monitor on a Sony PVM-14N6U. Is this possible Nothing above HD.
Re: CRT monitoring solution
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
The Sony PVM-14N6U is a standard def monitor so you wont be able to monitor in HD but if SD is all you need, then you just need to get a Black Magic i 0 card to send a proper NTSC video signal out fro
Mountain Lion and PPro CS6
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Is there official support for Mountain Lion yet with Adobe products, I can't find anything on the website about it Steve Connor "The ripple command is just a workaround for not having a magnetic timel
Re: Mountain Lion and PPro CS6
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Any one know if the new Mountain Lion still works the NVIDIA GTX570 (I know it is not "officially" supported) I just got the MacVidCards GTX570 installed and working with my LION system and CS6 and no
Icon view out of order
by Alex Hawkins 6 years ago
Hi, does anyone know how to keep a bin full of clips in order when switching from list view to icon view in the project panel Every time I switch to icon view to browse through my clips, which are all
Re: Icon view out of order
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Glad to help! Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
CS6 Audio Mapping on Export
by Luke Pearson 5 years ago
Hello, I'm currently trying out Production Premium CS6 and Premiere CS6 on the 30 day trial as a possible replacement to Final Cut Studio. So far so good, the media support is fantastic and the export
Re: CS6 Audio Mapping on Export
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Have you had any luck with this I need to output 4 discreet mono channels when encoding to ProRes (Rather than a stereo mix) but cannot figure out the workflow. Guess it is time for some more Lynda.co
Audio issues with CS6 Kona 3
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
I just installed the Aja drivers and I notice there is a lot of audio dropout. Anyone else experience this. I have a Mac Pro 2,1 with a Kona 3 Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Re: Audio issues with CS6 Kona 3
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
I fixed these problems (99% of the time) by calling AJA Support. He had me not only set the OSX system preferences output to "optical digital out" but also the INPUT to "optical digital in". He said B
Consumer monitor recommendations
by Zak Ray 5 years ago
Hi all, So I'm on the lookout for a decent, small (max 42", ideally something I could use on my desk next to the computer monitors), and sub-$1000 consumer monitor that I could calibrate to Rec 709 fo
Re: Consumer monitor recommendations
by Richard Cooper 5 years ago
Black Magic intensity card has HDMI No need for HD SDI Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
BMD Cinema Camera!
by Paolo Castellano 6 years ago
Elegant, sophisticated and jam packed with the latest digital cinema technology, Blackmagic Cinema Camera gives your work that timeless feature film look! Blackmagic Cinema Camera features an amazing
Re: BMD Cinema Camera!
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
I think they have definitely created a buz.... the BlackMagic web site is DOWN! Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
calibrating monitor with intensity pro
by Esteban Aguilera 6 years ago
Hi I need to calibrate a monitor plugged to the intensity pro, how it can be done I was thinking of buying an i1 pro display to calibrate all my monitors. but I do not know how the intensity pro, is t
Re: calibrating monitor with intensity pro
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
I hired a pro to do this for me. Cost me $300 and it was worth every penny. Way to technical for me to get up to speed on how to do it.... not to mention the equipment cost involved to do it PROPERLY.
Monitors
by ryan loetscher 6 years ago
Didn't really see another forum to post this question to, so hopefully this works. I have ancient, giant, heavy computer monitors and I'm looking for newer ones. I got a free one that was a castaway f
Re: Monitors
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
You should NEVER color grade on a computer monitor. You need a proper grading monitor (or at least a Panasonic plasma) that has been probe calibrated to Rec 709 specs, fed with a proper video signal c
Missing iLok Authorization for PT 10 and Avid MC6 on MAC OS X Lion
by Marisol Gomez-Mouakad 6 years ago
I have been trying unsucesfully to install Pro Tools 10 and Avid MC6 on my MAC running on MacOS X 10.7.2 I can install the programs but when I try to open them to I get a message that says Missing iLo
Re: Missing iLok Authorization for PT 10 and Avid MC6 on MAC OS X Lion
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Look here You need an ilok thumb drive (dongle) and need to have it authorized with Avid iLok My PT10 package came with the iLok TD but not all do... sometimes you need to purchase them separately. Pr
Transcoding XDcam footage of premiere project for DaVinci Resolve import...
by Pierre Paré-Blais 6 years ago
I've tried posting this message in the Premiere forum, unfortunatly with no response, so I though maybe I'd have more luck in the davinci forum. Here's goes: I've recently finished editing a short vid
Re: Transcoding XDcam footage of premiere project for DaVinci Resolve import...
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
I am just coming over from COLOR my self and starting to learn Resolve so don't take this as gospel, but can you export a single master file of your Premiere timeline, then export an EDL of the timeli
Credit Card Merchant Account
by Greg Ball 6 years ago
Anybody taking credit cards through a merchant account We've been using PayPal, but have run into several instances where PayPal has not worked for some clients. Figuring it's a good business strategy
Re: Credit Card Merchant Account
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
We use http: www.squareup.com Takes VISA, AMEX, MasterCard and Discover.... Simple, take CC with your iPhone, iPad, Android, with or without card. (Swiping and manual number entry) they only charge, i
splashtop and iPad with fcpx
by kim krause 6 years ago
i just had to see for myself if this really worked and i have to admit that i would never even attempt to do any editing on it....i'm sure i have just had a huge glimpse of the future...the very thoug
Re: splashtop and iPad with fcpx
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
Herb, You might find it interesting that the word "coffee" never even appeared in the original Starbucks business plan. Starbucks has never been - even from the very beginning - about coffee. IIRC the
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purchasing the AVID Media Composer trial
by Laura Seltzer-Duny 6 years ago
I've been using the AVID Media Composer 30 day trial for the past 29 days & need to purchase it today. The AVID activation is asking for my System ID & Serial Number to proceed with my purchase. I hav
Re: purchasing the AVID Media Composer trial
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Ah... I found it... got caught up in my Gmail spam folder... Good to go. Thanks.
Best way to archive FCP projects including its Graphic files etc
by Rachel Britton 6 years ago
Hi Everyone, I assume someone probably already asked this but I couldn't see anywhere so I thought I would. I've recently finished editing a tutorial type set of 6 videos. The project is all contained
Re: Best way to archive FCP projects including its Graphic files etc
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Unless you have the volume (and Value) of work to justify a $5000 - $10,000 investment Cash A LTO archive appliance then there is only one choice. Get some backup hard drives. They are cheap! If you w
Final Cut 7.03 and the error 600 making life really difficult
by Christian Caspersen 6 years ago
Hi guys, just started up a new project consisting of 17 000 HDV and ProRes files. On my own MacPro, this runs smoothly. But one of my external editors (MacBook Pro, 4 gig ram) constantly gets a freeze
Re: Final Cut 7.03 and the error 600 making life really difficult
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
A few things to try... Error-600 means: procNotFound No eligible process with specified process serial number. So, in the in the preferences folder there are preferences that FCP reads to run...if the
Canon T3i- how to avoid exposure adjust while zooming
by stephen turcotte 6 years ago
I'm a new T3i user. I've been playing around with the manual video settings and so far haven't been able to have full manual control over my camera. I've set the f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO all to
Re: Canon T3i- how to avoid exposure adjust while zooming
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Just guessing... but you most likely have a variable f-stop zoom lens... like an f4.5-5.6 Meaning that when you zoom in your f-stop on the lens changes. You need to get a lens that is the same f-stop
Workflow Issues: AVCHD to FCP to The Big Screen
by Daniel Eckert 6 years ago
Hello everyone, I just started work for a church that shoots video on one campus, edits, and sends it to another campus that meets in a movie theater. We're having difficulty getting a quality image o
Re: Workflow Issues: AVCHD to FCP to The Big Screen
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Hmmm... What version of Final Cut are you running Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
Rip Van Winkle just woke up
by Steve Ford 6 years ago
I've had my head in the sand up until this week and had no idea what had happened to FCP. Towards the end of the year I will have to make a decision whether or not to stay in FCP when we update our sy
Re: Rip Van Winkle just woke up
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Yes, the CS5.5 suite makes a lot of sense for you, but honestly... if you are still on FCP5 and happy, you could upgrade to FCS3 and be blown away at the improvements from FCP5.... and be happy for an
Shoot, Edit, Uh oh...
by Rich Rubasch 6 years ago
Ok, a producer approaches a camera guy and asks if he will shoot some segments for a 1 2 hour show. Camera guy will get paid once the sponsors kick in some money. No contract is signed. Post house agr
Re: Shoot, Edit, Uh oh...
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Edited...... Sorry, mis-read the initial post. Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
FCP X Working Perfectly - Love It!
by Sean Thomas 6 years ago
Last night I was about to download FCP X but before I did I thought I would visit the Cow to see what people think about it. After reading the FCP X forum I was amazed to see that nearly everyone hate
Re: FCP X Working Perfectly - Love It!
by Chris Jacek 6 years ago
Sean Thomas "This is why a few of us have said (somewhat jokingly) "All the haters go somewhere else" so we can learn and talk about X." And that's why so many are offended. This is a FCP X forum, no
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Payment terms for editing network tv show
by Max Kaiser 6 years ago
Hi there, We're being asked to edit a network tv show (for a small network, mind you, not a biggie) and the payment terms are sort of tough on us. They are 25% down, and then the remainder when the sh
Re: Payment terms for editing network tv show
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Yeah, we negotiated a per episode rate. W we would get 40% each time we started an episode and 60% each time we delivered and episode (payment due before we shipped to network) and we were working on
FCP-X angst: Mind-killer or motivator?
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
Not to scare everyone.... But what if the real problem is that all you guys who are so upset at the FCP-X rev aren't upset at the right thing You're pissed at APPLE and FCP-X - but what if that's not
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Re: FCP-X angst: Mind-killer or motivator?
by Kris Trexler 6 years ago
I hear what you're saying but I disagree, at least as it applies to me. I'm not a young guy anymore. To give you an example of how old I am, I edited a season of "All in the Family" in the 1970's and
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What is the preferred IO for Premiere Pro?
by Erik Naso 6 years ago
I have a AJA Kona LHe and LHi in two systems that run FCP, but wanted to see what products are preferred or work best for IO in Premiere Pro CS5.5. Blog http: www.eriknaso.com My Vimeo Page http: vime
Re: What is the preferred IO for Premiere Pro?
by John Pale 6 years ago
Currently testing it with Blackmagic Decklink Studio. Was nearly unusable until the latest beta driver was released. Now seems very good...will be pushing it harder this week.
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Avid DS as alternative?
by Brad Bussé 6 years ago
I placed in one of the qualifying scores in an international contest held by Softimage back in the Softimage 3D days. The reward was a week of training, and being part of the first class to be certifi
Re: Avid DS as alternative?
by Richard Cooper 6 years ago
Try posting this on the AVID Forum here at the Cow, You may have better luck getting good feedback there. Best, Richard Cooper FrostLine Productions, LLC Anchorage, Alaska www.frostlineproductions.com
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