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I'm a musician, poet, filmmaker, creative wanna-be, intellectual with a penchant of procrastination and a wild-eye notion that there's ALWAYS a better way.
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March 21st 2006
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weird red flash frames
by Daniel Crooks 6 years ago
I'm experiencing something very odd. I'm using a number of ProRes 4444 files with alpha channels in a project, and for no clear reason I can determine I keep getting these single frame flashes of red
Re: weird red flash frames
by Jason Boucher 6 years ago
Having same issue out of nowhere too. I turned off multi-processing and it rendered clean in my few instances. Considerably slower, but clean. Jason greydogcreative.com
FS: Kona 3 w/KBox and cables - $500 OBO
by Jason Boucher 6 years ago
Hey everyone, I have a Kona 3 with K-Box and Cables for sale. I was pulled from my system and boxed up well over 2 yrs ago when I build a Resolve suite and had to move to Blackmagic cards. I had visio
Avid Symphony Upgrade/Crossgrade Offer
by Michael Hancock 7 years ago
Avid released this today: Avid Symphony Upgrade Crossgrade From the article: "The Symphony 6 crossgrade and upgrade offer is available now. Final Cut Pro (excluding Final Cut Pro X), Media Composer (a
Re: Avid Symphony Upgrade/Crossgrade Offer
by Chris Harlan 7 years ago
Michael Hancock "The Symphony 6 crossgrade and upgrade offer is available now. Final Cut Pro (excluding Final Cut Pro X), Media Composer (any version), Xpress Pro, and Xpress DV owners can purchase S
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Jason Boucher liked this 7 years ago
FCP7, New Decklink Extreme 3D+ and Out of Memory issue
by Jason Boucher 8 years ago
Hey Everyone, I recently pulled out my AJA Kona 3 for a Decklink Extreme 3D+ to use with Resolve, and in so doing I've encountered a problem I have not seen with the Kona. When rendering out a sequenc
AE OpenGL and exit snafus
by richard iriga 9 years ago
Hi all I have two questions in AE, first why are my renders running faster without OpenGL I thought openGL renderer ought to make it faster And secondly why do i get error messages when I exit from Af
Re: AE OpenGL and exit snafus
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
Some of us are having issues with it in CS5 too. There's a thread going about it locking up the whole system. greydogcreative.com
AE CS5 Locks up with screen fluttering or flashing
by Mark Underkofler 9 years ago
I've got an interesting problem with CS5. Much as Pixel Polly would cause CS3 to crash my multiprocessor G5, certain plugins seem to be causing a similar problem in CS5. When applying certain paramete
Re: AE CS5 Locks up with screen fluttering or flashing
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
I had this issue for the first time yesterday. Disabling openGL solved the issue. I wasn't using any effects at the time it froze up, so it appears to be an openGL problem. greydogcreative.com
AE CS5 vs AJA Kona 3
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
I've noticed that when I'm working in After Effects CS5 and switch to Final Cut, the SDI output to my monitor stays with After Effects. It's like AE doesn't release the Kona output when I switch appli
Re: AE CS5 vs AJA Kona 3
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
I tried that David... No dice. Couldn't find a trick that would work other than disabling the video out from AE or quitting AE altogether. makes me think it's a AE CS5 issue. what is your's doing grey
Kona 3 - 7.5.1 Driver issue?
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
Hey Cows, I had a problem crop up today while editing in FCP 7.0.2 (updated last week). Basically, it would start to hang. I'd notice my external FSI monitor would freeze randomly and then playback in
Re: Kona 3 - 7.5.1 Driver issue?
by Jason Boucher 9 years ago
I did. Uninstalled twice. I haven't been able to replicate the issue in FC, but the strange issues in my Kona Control Panel (no visible selection for primary out and misspelled "SECONDARY" is a little
Audio Delay just started happening
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
I have a Kona LHe connected via RGB Component and RCA audio cables to a 52" LCD monitor. When I would play back from my timeline in FCP, the audio would be in sync coming out of the monitor speakers o
Re: Audio Delay just started happening
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
LOL! The Dude Abides! greydogcreative.com
LCD Sync issues
by ajay bhadresa 10 years ago
Hi all, I've just updated my old JVC CRT monitor to an FSI LM-1760W monitor and just had a question regarding audio sync. I'm running a Kona LHe card and have connected to the FSI monitor via HD SDI a
Re: LCD Sync issues
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
I know they're not really silly, it just always struck me funny to see them on a piece of high-end equipment. (I know the KBox is only a couple hundred bucks, but analog XLRs seem like a much better p
Kona 3 K-Box out of sync with FCP
by Simon Green 10 years ago
hi there I am running FCP 7 using the Kona 3 K-box and all of my audio is consistently 3 frames out of sync. I have spent the last 3 months working on an archive show and so I thought it was just the
Re: Kona 3 K-Box out of sync with FCP
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
I'm actually in sync playing back DVCPro1080 with a 4 frame offset. I just picked up an FSI 24" panel and have noticed I sync issues. I set it from 0 to 4 frames as a result, but come to think of it,
Green Squiggly Lines
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Hi Cows, I have a MacPro with an NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT card connected to a 30" Cinema Display. I'm running SL but the problem occurred on Leopard as well. And that problem is that every so often when
Re: Green Squiggly Lines
by Zane Barker 10 years ago
Well its ether a bad display or bad graphics card. If you have another display try it with that, if the issue continues it is most likely the graphics card. There are no "technical solutions" to your
Flanders Scientific Monitor and Kona 3
by Bob Zelin 10 years ago
Well, Walter Biscardi was right. I saw the Flanders Scientific 17" and 24" LCD monitor at an AJA Kona 3 client today. They had a LOT of standard def media, and they had an old Sony PVM-20M4U in the ro
Re: Another vote for the FSI
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Helmut wrote: It's also been great to be able to talk directly to the company's ownership... This is one of the main reasons I'm about to buy the 2450. Their rep came to our office with all four of th
unable to submit queue in compressor maybe snow leopard
by Brad Miller 10 years ago
I am unable to submit a compression with compressor. Everytime i submit a compression a box pops up saying unable to submit queue. Please restart your computer or verify your Compressor installation i
Re: unable to submit queue in compressor maybe snow leopard
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
I was having that issue with Studio 2 and Leopard. It was a clean install on both and for whatever reason, I kept running into it. I found this and it fixed the problem: http: www.digitalrebellion.com
Playback problems with ProRes 4444
by David Burch 10 years ago
I am having a strange issue with the new ProRes 4444 codec. I have been editing a project on an older, 4-core Mac Pro (2.66 GHz, 12 GB RAM) and use quite a few motion graphics I have rendered out to t
Re: Playback problems with ProRes 4444
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
I have a similar set up, 8-core, 2TB RAID 0, plenty fast... When I upgraded to FCS3 and SL I got dropped frame warnings constantly when playing back HD sequences that played fine before the upgrade. F
AE to Kona 3 Weirdness
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Hey Cows, After Effects CS4 9.0.2 (the latest update) is working just fine. But today I noticed that the video preview output through my Kona 3 (SDI) to my monitor is screwy. Basically my 720p comp, s
Re: AE to Kona 3 Weirdness
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
So apparently I downloaded and installed AJA Mac Plug-ins for Adobe CS4 Version 6.5 listed here: http: www.aja.com support kona kona-3-3x.php The driver comes with an uninstaller and after running tha
AE to Kona 3 weirdness
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Hey Cows, After Effects CS4 9.0.2 (the latest update) is working just fine. But today I noticed that the video preview output through my Kona 3 (SDI) to my monitor is screwy. Basically my 720p comp, s
Re: AE to Kona 3 weirdness
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
So apparently I downloaded and installed AJA Mac Plug-ins for Adobe CS4 Version 6.5 listed here: http: www.aja.com support kona kona-3-3x.php The driver comes with an uninstaller and after running tha
AJA Kona 4
by Torstein Grude 10 years ago
I am a happy owner of a Aja Kona 3 card. However, work ahead entails 4K, so I am wondering if anyone heard anything about a Kona 4 coming out If yes, when If no, anyone know of good alternatives Thank
Re: AJA Kona 28
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
you CANNOT prepare for the future now, and your investment that you have made will be OBSOLETE, and you will spend more money - and continue to do so - just like all of us do - over and over and over
Exporting from HD to SD DVD
by anthony klein 10 years ago
Hi, I'm out of my depth here and wonder if someone can help with exporting issues I shot a film using the EX1, imported in final cut and did the edit in XDCAM format. I then exported the sequence unco
Re: Exporting from HD to SD DVD
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Ah.... so it's not a quality issue, but a workflow issue. Thanks for the response... I wish I'd read this about 10 minutes ago before I started my "Export using Compressor..." Thanks again! greydogcre
Render
by Robert Desiderio 10 years ago
HI I have g 6 8 quad pro i am rendering a simple high rez image 480 650 px. I can not here the sound as I scrub edit! My Famous green line is slow. And i need help understanding. I have got a ll the b
Re: Render
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
Here is the clearest description I can give: NEVER USE OPEN GL. In After Effects, it is basically useless. Hey Dave... that was a clear description. Do you mind offering a little insight on why you fe
Why is there no real time video playback in AE? Is it just so they can sell Premier?
by Ian Dillon 10 years ago
Why is there no real time video playback in AE Is it just so they can sell Premier You should at least be able to play back one layer. Has anyone asked this question I've searched, but cannot find. De
Re: Why is there no real time video playback in AE? Is it just so they can sell Premier?
by Jason Boucher 10 years ago
I like Dave's answer too, since that's the world I'm in, but the original question of playing back even one layer in real time does open a pandoras box, does it not I'm not a Motion guy but I believe
Reviving archival audio
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
Hi Cows, I have an 1950's radio interview that my client would like to use for a documentary project. I use Soundtrack Pro from the Final Cut Studio as my audio app. As you might guess, the audio need
Re: Reviving archival audio
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
Ty, I wanted to let you know that your suggestion yielded some decent results. It still needs some work and might not ever get where I hoped, but it is night and day from where it was. Thanks for your
Abnormal Compression hits from Compressor
by walter biscardi 11 years ago
Trying to see if anyone else has seen this issue. We're compressing a 1080i ProRes file for BluRay using our custom Compressor template. Same template we've been using for about a year now. The exact
Re: Abnormal Compression hits from Compressor
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
Walter, Any luck on the compressor issue. We had called Apple about it in the beginning and got the stock "not sure, we'll check it out" response at first. Then a second call got us to a guy who teste
what is your Rig like?
by Ben Lunden 11 years ago
Hello, I'm planning on building a rig to run After Effects on and was wondering what people prefer to use: Mac or PC. I mean in terms of cost per performance, compatibility, and longevity. Yknow, how
Re: what is your Rig like?
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
I have to agree on the Mac tip. I've worked with both PC and Mac through the years and as far as stability goes, Mac wins hands down. I've never considered the resale value retention aspect, but a sim
MacPro 3.0 vs 3.2
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
Posted this in the OSX forum as well.... Hi All, I'm looking to upgrade my workhorse G5 as I'm doing a lot more AE, C4D and compositing work. Needless to say, I'm really taxing my system. My question
Re: MacPro 3.0 vs 3.2
by Tom Matthies 11 years ago
I just bought the 2.8 and took the difference and used it to buy additional RAM and a 1Tb internal "utility" drive. I think the additional RAM will speed things up nicely. Tom
New MacPro GHz Question
by Jason Boucher 11 years ago
Hi All, I'm looking to upgrade my workhorse G5 as I'm doing a lot more AE, C4D and compositing work. Needless to say, I'm really taxing my system. My question is this: How much faster is the MacPro 3.
Company Names
by FIA2444 13 years ago
Hello Everyone, I have a Company Name (B.O. Funk Productions) but most of the time I end up working under my own name. If I change my company to my (i.e. Jamie Dixon Productions) would that hinder bus
Re: Company Names
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
That's really spot on advice. I run that very same way here in ATL. To potential freelance clients, who will hire me for a gig in their shop I'm just me. For clients, ad agencies and the like, you're
LLC. v INC.
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
Hi Cows... I find myself in a fortunate, but unexpected position this coming tax season. As a freelance producer editor, I've been doing fine, but in 06 business blew up. My tax preparer set me up wit
Re: LLC. v INC.
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
Wow... The most concise and nearly understandable (my ignorance, not a slam) post yet! I do appreciate that knowledge. I actually did update my tax advisor, but it was September and she recommended bu
MOTION EXPORT ISSUE!
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
I have a 30 second sequence, built off the SATIN template. I have it all layed out... Upon export, it crashes near the end. I've tried running it through compressor, and it still crashed. Any ideas Ja
Re: MOTION EXPORT ISSUE!
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
I moved some of the text layers around and viola! Success. Thanks for the heads up. I guess I should dive into this app a little deeper before I try to "do something simple" in motion again!!! peace!
How to create this building break down effect?
by Fabiano Peres 13 years ago
Hi there. Take a look at this amazing video from iPod http: www.apple.com ipod ads 1000songs I'm trying to create a similar effect, but when the the building are breaking down I couldn't meke it reali
Re: How to create this building break down effect?
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
If you look at the Leopard preview on apple's website, you'll see it. It's called core animation. http: www.apple.com macosx leopard coreanimation.html Good luck!
Compressor will not work
by Chrome 13 years ago
After working through the suggestions on the Apple Support I'm still very frustrated, so I turn to you to see if anyone has any suggestions. System is dual 2.5 PowerMac G5 8Gb Decklink Blackmagic HD V
Re: Compressor will not work
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
Would installing FCP 5.1 solve this problem without having to reinstall Tiger, etc....
Adding Xpress Pro HD
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
Hey Everyone, I've been bouncing around these boards looking for some answers and have found just more questions. I am currently running Final Cut my G5 2.3 Dual, 3GB RAM, using AJA ioLa. That's my ho
MOJO vs. Other breakouts
by Jason Boucher 13 years ago
Looking to add Xpress Pro to my home system, which current runs FCStudio. I'm wondering if the AJA IOla I have will work with Avid. I see that it is basically designed with FCP in mind, but it basical
Re: MOJO vs. Other breakouts
by Anders Haavie 13 years ago
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