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James Mulryan

Member Since:
May 29th 2005
245 Posts
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Santa Monica, CA
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WTB Microforce zoom control
by James Mulryan 5 years ago
Microforce Zoom Control, w or without zoom motor. Cables and mounts a plus. Digital or Analog James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Bug superimposed when using Content Browser 2 and XDCAM footage
by James Mulryan 6 years ago
Question I transfered XDCAM footage shot on a Sony PVM-350 SXS card 35mbs 4:2:0 to an external drive using Content Browser 2 Now have a bug on the lower left corner that reads Main Concept, the codex
Re: Bug superimposed when using Content Browser 2 and XDCAM footage
by Ian Cook 6 years ago
The watermark is there because you chose the wrong export option or have the wrong preference selected. The one(s) you chose transcoded files to another XDCAM codec using the optional Main Concept plu
Finding slog3 lut in PP 7.2
by James Mulryan 6 years ago
Hi Trying to find the right LUT for the following Sony F5 slog3 footage shot in XAVC Import Clip Apply Lumetri Effect then I have to search for the proper LUT. Not sure which one I should be looking f
Sony PMW 350 can't get the viewfinder lens distance readout to measure in feet only in meters
by James Mulryan 7 years ago
Can someone please offer a suggestion: Went through every menu, can't get the viewfinder readout to indicate distance in feet. Went to Operation Display On Off Lens Info: feet Still coming up in Meter
Re: Sony PMW 350 can't get the viewfinder lens distance readout to measure in feet only in meters
by Jw van der Vlies 7 years ago
in the ex1r you can turn off the file name in 'others' - plan meta data ' clip name disp. (this is in a strange location in the menu). for the other problem, i can't help, you're doing the right thing
ICloud,Leopard,Lion, and FCP
by James Mulryan 8 years ago
The day of reckoning is upon us sinners still using Leopard and FCP 7 In 3 months I will be loosing my mobile me account and have to update my system to Lion to use ICloud. Problem is I have FCP runni
Re: ICloud,Leopard,Lion, and FCP
by Jerry Hofmann 8 years ago
I think the best thing to do is create a separate partition for FCP 7 and run it on Leopard or Snow Leopard... do a dual boot system. Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor,
FCP7 smooth as butter
by James Mulryan 8 years ago
Has anyone made the switch to PP and missed the clean interface in FCP7 PP has more of a PC clunkiness. What a shame that FCP 7 will not be evolving into a "render free zone." James Mulryan Sunset Par
Re: FCP7 smooth as butter
by Nigel Thompson 8 years ago
WOW ! I have had PPro on my system since last year and yes i agree with the comment about the interface. I hate it so i never use it to edit. but i got it as an alternative and to use some of its feat
Multiple projects open at the same time
by James Mulryan 8 years ago
Why can't Premiere open more than one project at a time I use this feature in FCP, very handy for consolidating footage. Is it because it slows the system down too much James Mulryan Sunset Park Media
Re: Multiple projects open at the same time
by Jason Spencer 4 years ago
I found Jon's blog with the same info. It's not the smoothest option (no fault of Jon's - this is something Premiere should let editors do) but it does the trick. Here's the link: http: ukjoncollins.c
Crybabies at the Gates of the Revolution
by James Mulryan 8 years ago
OK you bellyachers. Throw the dice. 300.00 is amazing deal. Does anyone except Larry Jordan and his NDA compatriots know what's "under the hood" at this point. Some smart 20 years olds are onto Larry
Re: Crybabies at the Gates of the Revolution
by eric pautsch 8 years ago
I meant the look, feel and style of the FCP we have always known.
Seattle intern 5/21-5/28/11
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Sundance winning filmmakers shooting a documentary in Seattleneed a young energetic intern to help with lighting, sound and date wrangling. Filmschool background preferred. James Mulryan Sunset Park M
no new cam production in japan by sony.moving to la
by jim stamos 9 years ago
found out today that considering the mess in japan. sony is moving their headquarters to la for now. there is no more tape coming out of japan and whatever cameras are in stock here in US is what ther
Get a SAS LTO5
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
If you have a four port external SAS card, you can run two ports to your raid, and another one to your LTO5, without having to have a separate SCSI card. Extra slots are hard to come by in a Mac. LTO
Adding title to menu when burning from Compressor DVD template
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Does anyone know how to add a title to the menu of a DVD when using the compressor template to burn a DVD. I get an untitled on my menu all the time. Is there some sort of switch you can access I am r
Re: Adding title to menu when burning from Compressor DVD template
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Thanks Jeff. Great info. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Setting Output module to PRORES HQ as a default
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Can anyone please tell me how to set the output module to PRORES HQ as a default setting. I have to change it every time I add a composition to the render queue. thanks James Mulryan Sunset Park Media
Re: Setting Output module to PRORES HQ as a default
by Kevin Camp 9 years ago
click the arrow triangle next to the output module and choose 'make template' to openthe output module templates. at the top of that window you can set the movie default. the act of opening the output
In :1920X1080 out 720X480 WMV
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Shot in 1920X1080 AVC Intra 100 P2 23.98 delivering to 720X480 WMV letter boxed. Will be using Episode to generate the final WMV file. Planning to edit everything in 1920 Pro Res and down-convert at t
Re: In :1920X1080 out 720X480 WMV
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Got it Craig. Will do additional testing. Thanks James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
1920x1080 P2 AVC Intra input, 720X480 WMV final file.
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Shot in 1920X1080 AVC Intra 100 P2 23.98 delivering to 720X480 WMV letter boxed. Will be using Episode to generate the final WMV file. Planning to edit everything in 1920 Pro Res and down-convert at t
Re: 1920x1080 P2 AVC Intra input, 720X480 WMV final file.
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Thanks guys. Yes I was hoping to stay in HD to future proof everything. Just did a test using Episode and things look good. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Not getting smooth playback ProRes HQ
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
I 1920X1080 24P ProRes HQ NTSC Mac Pro 2x3.2 Quad core 10 G Ram SAS RAID Aja System Test 557MB s Write 515 MB s Read at 1920X1080 10bit 2G file size Matrox MXO 2 LE MAX NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT O
Re: Not getting smooth playback ProRes HQ
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Hey Shane Using a Rocket Raid 4322. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
1080 24p ProRes 422 HQ to PAL DVD
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Can anyone suggest a workflow to go from an NTSC Pro Res 422HQ 1080 24P timeline to a PAL DVD I am using FCP 7. Thank you James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Re: 1080 24p ProRes 422 HQ to PAL DVD
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Not yet Kay. Still working on it. Will keep you posted. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
1920 X 1080 ProRes to SD PAL DVD
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
I have a 4 minute video with the following settings: 1920X1080 24P ProRes HQ NTSC I have a client in Europe that wants quicktime files and PAL DVDs both with subtitles. I am planning to create all the
Re: 1920 X 1080 ProRes to SD PAL DVD
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
You need to convert to PAL before subtitling. You have a choice to do a software frame rate conversion in Compressor or speed up to 25 fps which will shorten the video by 4% and raise audio pitch by t
Audio Tracks not rendering out
by James Mulryan 9 years ago
Hi I can render out video tracks, but for some reason my audio tracks are not rendering out and I am getting red bars at the top of the timeline and beeping where the renders are missing. This project
Re: Audio Tracks not rendering out
by Chris Borjis 9 years ago
under the render menu see if there is a check mark next to audio.
Larger sensors
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Does anyone know when Panasonic is going to challenge Arri, Red and Sony with a big sensor Seems like they are getting way behind on this curve, maybe they have no intention of competing in that marke
Re: Larger sensors
by Jeff Regan 10 years ago
Noah, Yes, FF35 is great as long as nothing moves in the frame! I just finished three days of head shots with my HPX2700 Letus Ultimate B4 Pro with a Nikon 85mm at f1.4. Even with Academy frame size,
AE Green Screen Tutorial from UK
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Does anyone have a link to a green screen tutorial by an AE guru from the UK It was made by a lady who is highly regarded in the green screen world. I saw it a couple of months ago but can not find it
Re: AE Green Screen Tutorial from UK
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
I found it. http: angietaylor.blip.tv file 379536 Great lesson on keylight plug in. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Best AE composition settings for Pro Res HQ 1080 24P
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
I am finishing a project in Pro Res 422HQ 108024P in FCP 7. Can someone tell me what composition settings I should use. Planing to use 1920X1080 Square Pixels 23.98 fps Render out Pro Res 422 HQ Do th
Re: Best AE composition settings for Pro Res HQ 1080 24P
by Talia Raine 10 years ago
For Titles Credits in After Effects I also have a sequence that was shot on a Canon 5D 1920x1080. Editing in FCP ProRes 4444 23.98 outputting to an SD DVD which leads to many questions: 1) The camera
Upgrading to FCP 7 and AVC-Intra Software Decoder for Mac
by Martin Jordan 10 years ago
I just bought FCP 7 and it'll be here in about a week. In my previous FCP version 6.0.6 importing my P2 footage has been quite a hassle to say the least. In FCP 7 do you still need to go to Panasonic'
Re: Upgrading to FCP 7 and AVC-Intra Software Decoder for Mac
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Hey Shane: If I ingest using AVC intra 100- smaller files, and then I have to render out on the timeline when going to Pro Res, isn't rendering at that point pretty time consuming in it's own right Do
HPX 300 Can't decide to pull the trigger.
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
HPX 300 Pros: shoulder mount, true aperture, true focus, interchangeable lenses, sharp viewfinder AVC Intra 100 Cons: 1 3" CMOS chips= noise and skew jellocam Observations on noise: Have shot tons of
Re: HPX 300 Can't decide to pull the trigger.
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Good points Michael. Thanks. Think full raster is pretty important moving forward. 1080p is in the sweet spot. "Keeps a lot more dough in your pocket" -- very smart James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LL
Multiple transfers of P2 footage
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
For some reason log and transfer is importing multiple versions of the same P2 sourced clip. Moving from Firewire 800 drive onto a SATA RAID. Checked original P2 clips out in Panasonic P2CMS applicati
Re: Multiple transfers of P2 footage
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Hey Jeremy: Yes, some of my clips were over 4G, will make sure I load them all at once. Thanks for the info. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Jitter and Flicker correcting timelapse CS3
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Hello All: Timelapse of a sun ball going below the horizon. Nikon D3 RAW images 3872X2592 240 pixels inch 16Bit Shot with 1000 MM Lens, some wind causing a slightly jumpy frame. What effect should I a
Re: Jitter and Flicker correcting timelapse CS3
by Kevin Camp 10 years ago
to stabilize the image sequence, you'll want to use the tracker. it's not an effect, but a feature or tool. you should find the tracker controls in the windows menu. if the footage was imported as an
Drop Shadow missing, importing AE file into FCP
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Hello All: I am loosing my drop shadow when bringing in a qt movie generated by AE Here are my settings DVCPROHD Animation channels: rgb + alpha depth: millions + color: straight (unmatted) Text looks
Re: Drop Shadow missing, importing AE file into FCP
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
Thanks all Yes using animation setting. Using this comp as a graphics overlay on FCP DVCPROHD timeline. live action, not over black. Hate using DVCPROHD as an editing format, but my Matrox MXO and Mac
LaCie Lightscribe Burner Media for DVD Studio Pro
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Anyone using LaCie DVD burner and lightscribe with DVD studio pro. If so, what brand of media are you using I recently ran into a problem using Maxell DVD -R media instead of TDK in a non-lightscribe
Drop Shadow problem Brining animated text as an alpha layer into FCP
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
I am using AE to generate animated white text with a black drop shadow. I render this out using a straight In the output module I set the video output to channels: alpha color: straight. This quicktim
Re: Drop Shadow problem Brining animated text as an alpha layer into FCP
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Yes, no composite mode, just place clip on timeline. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
P2 card reader
by Paul Cronley 11 years ago
Can I use a Dual Systems DS-DP-0001 to transfer footage from a P2 card If so, what are the pros and cons
Re: P2 card reader
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
I have replaced three dual adaptor over the past two years. My current one has to hang over the side of the desk at a certain angle to work. The last one had to hang over the side of the desk to work
shooting welding
by jaenet guggenheim 11 years ago
i will be shooting a doc on a sculptor as he creates a sculpture. there will be significant welding involved. how can i shoot welding and protect my camera's ccds or whatever it is inside there are th
Re: shooting welding
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Have shot lots of welding shots, no problems with ccds. Once fried a 10000 block with a laser. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Shooting Sunsets & Sun Rises
by Mark Malanoski 11 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has advice on shooting Sun rises and Sun sets with a HVX 200. We just acquired it and don't want to damage the sensors! How worried should we be.Kick it, It always works for m
Re: Shooting Sunsets & Sun Rises
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
No problem with sensors. Might want to use ND9 to bring down exposure. Watch your eyeballs. James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
Varicam vs. HDX900 - Business Perspective
by Bill Paris 11 years ago
I own a F900 package with editing capabilities, but I'm getting more and more requests from networks and production companies for DVCPRO HD. I was considering buying a used Varicam since it's usually
Re: Varicam vs. HDX900 - Business Perspective
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Here are my two cents: Just as the DVX 100 brought high quality SD imaging to the masses, the HVX200 brought a high quality HD format, DVCProHD to the masses. Having shot with the HVX for close to thr
Compressor settings for Iphone HD aspect ratio problems
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Can someone please help me with the following. Source material: DVCPRO HD 720 24p quicktime movie from FCP Want to output to an ipod file. Can't get the right aspect ratio, can anyone please share se
Re: Compressor settings for Iphone HD aspect ratio problems
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Hey Peter: Thanks for the info, will give it a try. Best, Jim James Mulryan Sunset Park Media, LLC Santa Monica, CA info@jamesmulryan.com
AE artist needed for alternative energy project
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Looking for up and coming AE designer to generate animation for a film about energy. Need to start asap.
Re: AE artist needed for alternative energy project
by Neil K Carroll 11 years ago
I'm interested in helping out with this project. I have four years of professional animation and motion graphics experience. Take a look at my website for some of my recent work. http: www.nickelcityg
New Mac Pro i7 (nehalem)compression speed boost
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Thinking a whole new processor will be debuting soon. Any estimates on how much faster this rig will be verses the current Mac Pro 8 cores Contemplating buying a 2.8 now, noticing prices falling, indi
Re: New Mac Pro i7 (nehalem)compression speed boost
by James May 11 years ago
FTA: "We've been told to expect a 20 - 30% overall advantage over Penryn and it looks like Intel is on track to delivering just that in Q4. At 2.66GHz, Nehalem is already faster than the fastest 3.2GH
Composer wanted
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Looking for composer for two web documentary projects. Moby-esque Philip Glass approach for one project, Nick Drake guitar riffs for second project. Instrumentals only, no vocals. Please contact me at
Re: Composer wanted
by Mark Chaddock 11 years ago
hi Not sure if you found someone yet... but I may be able to help. Let me know what to do next... Mark
Looking for Web Developer/FCP/AE intern
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
Documentary Filmmaker seeks college intern or recent graduate in Los Angeles area to implement html sites featuring alternative energy. Have Fireworks and Dreamweaver models, need person to code, twea
seeing document name in photoshop cs3
by James Mulryan 12 years ago
Dumb question. Upper bar is hiding top of document window, can't see name, can't clikc on red, yellow and green buttons. How do I get my layout to work the old fashioned way. Went to preferences and v
Re: seeing document name in photoshop cs3
by Darby Edelen 12 years ago
What View Screen Mode are you in Darby EdelenDesignerLeft Coast DigitalSanta Cruz, CA
Non savable flag quicktime
by James Mulryan 12 years ago
Does anyone know how to place a non savable flag on a quick time movie while using Compressor
Re: Non savable flag quicktime
by del chapple 12 years ago
I believe that has to be done from the web side. there is a pick in cleaner for both mac and pc but i've found no other encoder that has this feature. dyou cant hear my inner voice scream... can you..
Compressor 2.3 will not load with OS 10.4.11
by James Mulryan 12 years ago
Anyone having problems opening compressor 2.3 with the latest 10.4.11 update symbol not found:___Z5stomp16CEncoderSettings24RegisteredASITMSProviderEV Referenced from: Applications Compressor.app Cont
Re: Compressor 2.3 will not load with OS 10.4.11
by Craig Seeman 12 years ago
BTW do you have QT 7.3 Try trashing your prefs. If that fails do reinstall your ProApps. That's not too painful because you don't need to reinstall all the media, just the ProApps. I've seen some issu
Looking for PA/Grip NYC 7/11-14
by James Mulryan 12 years ago
Alternative energy doc Fields of Fuel seeks pa grip for logistics, and set up in NYC. Must know how to set c-stands and lights, have a good driving record, and be very reliable. Please e-mail me at in
Using Kona 2 for up res
by James Mulryan 12 years ago
We are in the process of doing final conformation on a 90 minute doc. Have 5TB of SCSI drive space Using 8 core, wondering if we should finish in pro res or stick to uncompressed 1080 24p. Will output
Re: Using Kona 2 for up res
by Peter dewit 12 years ago
He said Kona 2 in his subject so I assumed that's what he had access to. His post, however, doesn't seem to specify. But yes James Walter is correct a kona3 card is capable of doing the 720p cross-con
Exporting M100 quicktime files into Final Cut Pro 5.1
by James Mulryan 13 years ago
I can't get my M100 files to import directly into FCP 5.1. Does anyone have suggestions G3 OS 9.2 M100 7.5 xr QT 5
Re: Exporting M100 quicktime files into Final Cut Pro 5.1
by James Mulryan 13 years ago
Kieran: Thank you for the info. No FCP is running on an IMac intel, QT 7.0.4 FCP 5.1
m100 xr p6000 card audio problems
by James Mulryan 14 years ago
I am getting bad levels on track 2, 10 db lower than the left track. I checked all my settings, swapped decks seems like something might be wrong with my card, diode or capacitor problem. Any suggesti
Re: m100 xr p6000 card audio problems
by James Mulryan 14 years ago
Kieren: I will check it out. Not sure, because I was getting this problem going in balanced and unbalanced, and also through DV. Thank you.
Body Building for Hand Held Work
by James Mulryan 14 years ago
Does anyone have a recommendation on how to beef up the neck, shoulder and lower back for hand holded camera work Cameras put your back in a very unnatural and unbalanced position, perhaps certain str
Sand Bags and C-Stands- the New Weight Reduction Routine
by James Mulryan 14 years ago
Now days, with all the emphasis on nice lighting, all those cameramen are carrying sand bags, c-stands and lights and those who don't do interviews get to be human tripods on reality shows.
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