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James Malamatinas

Member Since:
January 23rd 2010
28 Posts
Finding / using movie footage to practice editing
by James Malamatinas 4 years ago
I'm trying to learn some basics of editing; both the use of editing to tell the story and the technical side i.e. learning the Editing tools and software - mainly so I have a better appreciation of th
Re: Finding / using movie footage to practice editing
by James Malamatinas 4 years ago
Apologies for the late update but thanks for all your replies, they're very useful, I'll check them out and start experimenting!
Premiere Pro Conifiguration Guide For Laptop
by James Malamatinas 4 years ago
Hi, I was wondering if there are any guides for configuring Premiere Pro on a Laptop - I've just bought a new XPS 13 (Core i7, 8GB RAM) and will be starting to learn Premiere. I wanted to make sure I
Adobe Media Encorder - H.264 file sizes
by James Malamatinas 4 years ago
Hi, I'm just jumping back into some editing after not doing anything for a while and I've just finished encoding a 13min video. The footage was shot on the Canon 7D and encoded in H.264 using the exac
Re: Adobe Media Encorder - H.264 file sizes
by Ryan Holmes 4 years ago
Your ending file size is entirely dependent on the data rate (both audio and video) that you set when you encode. If you want to lower your overall file size you'll need to lower your data rate, but t
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Understanding Hardware Impact on AME performance
by James Malamatinas 4 years ago
Hi, My PC specifications are below. Core i7 2nd Gen Processor 16GB DDR3 RAM Nvidia 570 GTX graphics card Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (Program Files) OCZ Vector 128 GB SSD (Scratch Disk) I'm trying to en
Re: Understanding Hardware Impact on AME performance
by Tero Ahlfors 4 years ago
Here's a simplified breakdown. If you're decoding encoding compressed formats (like h264, mpeg2) it will need CPU power because pretty much all your computer is either reading the data from small file
Problems importing an XML project which was generated in Premiere Pro CC
by James Malamatinas 5 years ago
Hi, I'm currently learning Resolve and I'm currently reading manual section regarding conforming projects and testing as I read. In this case I'm trying to import a project using an XML file I generat
Re: Problems importing an XML project which was generated in Premiere Pro CC
by James Malamatinas 5 years ago
Thank you both for the replies. I am using a PC so no Final Cut option I'm afraid, the Resolve Automatic Cut detector is pretty good though so I'll definitely try that and can put switch to manual whe
ArriRaw Anarmophic Premiere Pro Workflow
by James Malamatinas 6 years ago
Hi, I must being an idiot here so forgive me, but I've searched on here, the Adobe forum and Google with no success. I have downloaded some stock ArriRaw footage, it is a short clip shot at 24fps and
Re: ArriRaw Anarmophic Premiere Pro Workflow
by James Malamatinas 6 years ago
Thank you Alex, that is exactly what I was looking for. I thought it would be strange that you would have to actually resize the clips. It was originally interpreting them as square 1.0 pixels. Are yo
Questions about Grading/Broadcast/Studio monitors
by James Malamatinas 7 years ago
Hi, I looked for a specific forum for this but cannot find anything so please move if it is inappropriate. I'm trying to learn about different types of monitors used in movie production and in particu
Re: Questions about Grading/Broadcast/Studio monitors
by James Malamatinas 7 years ago
Hi Joseph, thanks so much for your reply. Whilst it completely clear you know what you're talking about I have to admit to being a little overwhelmed! I'm literally just starting out with trying to le
Animation job title terminology...
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Not your usual forum post so apologies in advance if this is in the wrong place, I did look through the forum listings and couldn't somewhere immediately more appropriate. Please re-allocate the post
Re: Animation job title terminology...
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Thank you for your responses, I think we will go with '2D Animator Motion Graphics Specialist' as recommended. We don't need the video to actually be programed in HTML5 so if it was conformed to h.264
Editing a SWF file in Premiere Pro
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Hey guys, I have a SWF file which has been recorded using Adobe Captivate - this file is of a online tutorial which I am being asked to edit. Now, I use Premiere Pro for my editing however I have neve
Re: Editing a SWF file in Premiere Pro
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Just an update - my recent export in the Camtasia format actually shows up working fine in Bridge but not Ppro! I can an error in Ppro saying: 'Unsupported format or damaged file'
40fps Sequence Settings - advice please
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Hi, I am using PPro CS5 to do edit a very small project. The footage is of someone giving a tutorial on a software package which they have recorded using screen capture software. I am not sure which s
Re: 40fps Sequence Settings - advice please
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Cheers for the reply Tim. Since your post I actually read a bit more or Codecs and discovered what the issue was, Basically the client had captured the footage in screen grab program called 'Rendersof
Best versatile GFX card for Prem Pro CS5, Maya and Gaming
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
I'm currently looking for a new GFX card for my PC and will be using it for three main things: 1. Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS5 2. Learning Maya 3. A bit of gaming I would like to know whic
Re: Best versatile GFX card for Prem Pro CS5, Maya and Gaming
by James Malamatinas 8 years ago
Thank you for the reply, I will get reading that page now. The site I was looking at was the official Premiere Pro system requirements, I had just not mentioned the Quadro because I have heard they ca
New PC - How do I configure for rendering?
by James Malamatinas 9 years ago
Hi, I am at this very moment building a new PC but would like advice on how best to set-it up for After Effects and Premiere Pro. I would like to get it right from the beginning! I have: - Core i7 920
Re: New PC - How do I configure for rendering?
by Scott Roberts 9 years ago
If you're second drive has space, use it to save cache files and all that so you're not working off of one drive only and slowing things down. http: www.myr3d.com
Rendering Configuration
by James Malamatinas 9 years ago
Firstly, i only started using After Effects yesterday and I am following the tutorials on Lynda.com to get up to speed on basics. Therefore assume I know nothing! My problem however is that rendering
Re: Rendering Configuration
by James Malamatinas 9 years ago
Thank you for your response, I had actually read the 'Improve Performance' page previously but must have somehow misinterpreted it. The Perfermonce Tip also has been useful. I am using After effects b
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