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James Vincent

Member Since:
June 21st 2011
30 Posts
Location:
Denver, CO / Hollywood, CA
Cores vs Base Clock Speed for Avid Media Composer
by James Vincent 4 months ago
Hey looking at doing a build options are 2x 3.2 GHZ (3.6GHZ TURBO) 8-CORE bringing the grand total of cores to 16 Cores 32 threads Or 2x 2.6 GHZ (3.5GHZ TURBO) 12-CORE bringing the grand total of core
Re: Cores vs Base Clock Speed for Avid Media Composer
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
I'd go with the high clock speed. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy online http: vimeo.com channels 752951
First Time doing a Blu Ray and need really good advice.
by James Vincent 5 years ago
Hey Guys I tried to avoid it these past years but now I have to burn a couple blu-rays for a client. I just ordered a blu ray burner from Other World Computing and discs. So how do I get the best qual
Re: First Time doing a Blu Ray and need really good advice.
by James Vincent 5 years ago
copy sounds like encore is the way to go! ____________ 40tb Xsan
Too much info out there with Alexa footage and FCP7 need a simple straight answer
by James Vincent 5 years ago
Hey Guys. Whenever I search for stuff that is Alexa with FCP7 a billion threads come up and it seems like every answer is different. So I turn to you. I have never worked with Alexa footage until now
Re: Too much info out there with Alexa footage and FCP7 need a simple straight answer
by James Vincent 5 years ago
That is a cool plugin my biggest thing is if I cut the 444 prores in final cut does it loose the log-c color space when sent to the color timer. I remember seeing something saying that final cut pro b
Having drift in video with playback with Aja Kona Lhe card in FCP7
by James Vincent 6 years ago
reposting this in this section see if anyone here can help Ok here is the dealio. MacPro's with Aja Kona Lhe cards running FCP 7. Aja Cards are up to date to 9.1 software. So whatever settings in the
Re: Having drift in video with playback with Aja Kona Lhe card in FCP7
by Mark Spano 6 years ago
If your throughput is compromised, audio will gradually lose sync with video. So much so that you can hit stop and play again and they will be in sync again and slowly drift out further and further. S
new monitor for editing on my mac pro
by Michael Williams 6 years ago
I've been looking around on line for a new monitor to use with my mac pro. I edit on FCP 7 and X but will soon start transitioning to Premiere as well. Lots of options out there in the $250-$400 range
Re: new monitor for editing on my mac pro
by James Vincent 6 years ago
any monitor with a dvi port and supports 1080 resolution is fine it is what looks good to you, some people like one thing and others like others it is just your personal preference . what feels good o
File Attribute Mismatch reconnecting media in FC
by JoaquĆ­n Mateo Morales 6 years ago
The original problem: Working in Final Cut 7, I lost the media of a project due to a hard disk error, consequently I had to recaptured the media. I did so doing the following: 1- I created a new seque
Re: File Attribute Mismatch reconnecting media in FC
by James Vincent 6 years ago
what i have found out is that ingesting bites slightly differently sometimes so yeah first connect all the clips that don't have issues then start doing your clips that do have issues.. you never want
Having drift in video with playback with Aja Kona Lhe card in FCP7
by James Vincent 6 years ago
Ok here is the dealio. MacPro's with Aja Kona Lhe cards running FCP 7. Aja Cards are up to date to 9.1 software. So whatever settings in the aja control panel are obviously overidded when fcp opens it
ProRes Auto Gamma On or Off?
by James Vincent 6 years ago
TV show is being shot on sony XDCAM HD Discs at: 1080p 23.98 Compression XDCAM HD 422 The Files will be brought in then transcoded to Apple ProRes 422 for online and Apple ProRes 422 Proxy for offline
Re: ProRes Auto Gamma On or Off?
by James Vincent 6 years ago
Just looking at the clips in fcp with the scopes up and my broadcast monitor on I can't tell any difference just a note Heres what it says about gamma correction directly from apple Apple ProRes Tips
What is the "correct way" to do 3:2 pulldown in compressor
by James Vincent 6 years ago
Ok I have been searching for a couple hrs and it seems like everyone has their own way using compressor to do the 3:2 pulldown. now my show is being put on national tv and they need the basic 1080i 29
Re: What is the "correct way" to do 3:2 pulldown in compressor
by James Vincent 6 years ago
yeah i just did some tests now our old shows have a basic title scroll from fcp in their 1080i 29.97 (59.94) timeline and the scroll is super smooth. when i added the text into the 23.98 progressive s
GoPro Hero3 ProRes Compressor Stutter
by TJ Ingrassia 6 years ago
I recently bought a couple GoPro Hero3 Blacks and have been experimenting with different settings, frame sizes, frame rates, etc... One odd phenomenon I've observed is that when using Compressor 4 to
Re: GoPro Hero3 ProRes Compressor Stutter
by James Vincent 6 years ago
sounds like a pulldown is being added ____________ 40tb Xsan
Need Great Advice for FCP Workflow for XDCAM HD discs
by James Vincent 6 years ago
We are doing a new show and will be using 3 Sony PDW700 cameras. there will be 10 episodes at 1 hr blocks so there will be a lot of media. We will be using the 23gb sony discs for the cameras. Now typ
Re: Need Great Advice for FCP Workflow for XDCAM HD discs
by James Vincent 6 years ago
if this helps we will probably be shooting on probably somewhere around 250-300 pieces of 23gb sony disc stock -james ____________ 40tb Xsan
Need to get 8 tracks of audio down to 4 w/o recapturing dvcpro tapes
by James Vincent 8 years ago
Ok heres the rookie mistake of the year I have been capturing tapes for the rushed final episode for this show from the panasonic aj-hd1400. Now 4 tracks of audio were recorded but i forgot to mute de
Re: Need to get 8 tracks of audio down to 4 w/o recapturing dvcpro tapes
by James Vincent 8 years ago
Oh I know that disconnecting the A5-A8 will not add those audio tracks into the timeline, but what i need is to do it on the root file in the browser , i am AE'n on this particular job (don't ask why)
Render Problems (PSD file)
by Rory Keenan 8 years ago
My Graphics look good until I render them. Is there something I'm missing I Imported a Photoshop file with an alpha channel. I need to lay this on a brown background. I have 2 layers of video: Layer 1
Re: Render Problems (PSD file)
by James Vincent 8 years ago
do a test export (apple-E) and see if the psd still looks bad, it could be that your psd needs a full render (no grayish-green or green bar) -james
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