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Jason Lyons

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December 17th 2004
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Rendering issue has me puzzled... AE is not rendering fields and HD to SD Resize in output module not working
by Jason Lyons 6 years ago
I have an HD comp that I have setup to render as Upper Field in render settings and set to resize to SD and crop, effectively creating a 720x486 D1 raster - upper field (to match sources sent to me).
Re: Rendering issue has me puzzled... AE is not rendering fields and HD to SD Resize in output module not working
by Todd Kopriva 6 years ago
Show a screenshot of your render settings and output module settings. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Syst
Creative Cloud is pretty cool, but...
by Jason Lyons 6 years ago
Is it just me or is the updating upgrading process an enormous pain in the aR$3 for others Sometimes the app manager tries to update, then just errors out, other times it doesnt show the app I need. F
Re: Creative Cloud is pretty cool, but...
by Jason Lyons 6 years ago
Ok, I guess it is just something I must be doing wrong. Can someone please share best practices for upgrading updating successfully without creative cloud app manager erroring out Many thanks, Jason
Adobe Applications Manager = ugh doesnt open... again
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
So, been a CC subscriber since day one. Now its time to update to the new apps, now AAM just doesn't open... It shows up as a app that is 'Not Responding' I've had a similar problem wherein I had to c
Re: Adobe Applications Manager = ugh doesnt open... again
by Jamie Worsfold 6 years ago
Nope. The CC app is still flakey and will come and go randomly.
RGB+Alpha from within AME?
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
Hi All, Trying to use I must be missing something, I have looked everywhere (at least it seems I have) and can't find where to select RGB + Alpha in AME. Is it possible thank you jason
GridIron Nucleo Pro - Alternative Plugin for CS6?
by guy smith 8 years ago
it seems this plugin does not work with 5.5 or cs6, which is a shame as it's a very useful plugin to speed up AE. Is anyone using a different plugin in cs6 that does a similar job thankyou
Re: GridIron Nucleo Pro - Alternative Plugin for CS6?
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
Amen! Its nice to drag a comp straight into AME from AE but as you point out, but the user is not presented an option to select workspace instead or entire comp, unless you click on the preset hyperli
Solving interlaced SD aliasing while monitoring Premiere with AJA Kona 3 on a broadcast monitor
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
Hi, I've been test driving Premiere Pro and AVID trying to sort out the differences with both tools. While using AJA Kona 3 card for both apps I ran into an issue that took me a little bit to figure o
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Angelo Lorenzo liked this 7 years ago
Re: Solving interlaced SD aliasing while monitoring Premiere with AJA Kona 3 on a broadcast monitor
by Tapio Haaja 7 years ago
Yeah, I also had this same problem. I've given Adobe feedback about this and said that Premiere should always output both fields to video I O like all the other programs do. Best Tapio
No Audio Waveforms with MXF Files
by Alex Hawkins 8 years ago
Hi all, Just wondering if anyone had come across this. I am importing XDCam IMX50 MXF files into PPro CS6.0.1 through the media browser and am not getting any audio waveforms with any of the clips. Au
Re: No Audio Waveforms with MXF Files
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
Hi Alex, I say your post here and on Adobe's forums, I too am having the problem you describe with IMX 50 MXF files. Audio plays, but no waveforms depicted until I zoom in... Looks like a Pr glitch. D
Sony PMW-EX3 (LOW HOURS) XDCAM COMPLETE PACKAGE INCLUDES NANOFLASH & PETROL CASE AND MORE!!!
by Jason Lyons 7 years ago
Hi Folks. Just wanting to spread the word we are selling a Sony EX3 kit that is in excellent cosmetic and operational shape. Please check out our eBay listing. Thanks and Happy New Year!!! http: www.e
AMA-linked-.WMV after transcode audio sync is off
by Jason Lyons 8 years ago
Hi. I have a 30 min Standard Definition .WMV file sent from another editor on another edit platform used to be used as a reference on a show. I have AMA linked it then used MC to transcode to DV. When
Tolis BRU-PE anyone?
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
Is anyone using Tolis' BRU-PE I am currently evaluating options for archival. I am curious if anyone has any reports from the trenches Looks like a promising utility. Just curious. thanks jason
Re: Tolis BRU-PE anyone?
by Jason Lyons 8 years ago
Sara, We have had pretty good success with our Tolis system and running BRU PE. I have not run into the problem you have explained, wish I could be more helpful. So far when and if I run into such a h
On-set offload/logging DSLR software
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
I am wondering what people are using out there on set for offload and logging. I have seen Shotput and am wondering if anyone else has any other strong suggestions for on-set offload organize. Ideally
Re: On-set offload/logging DSLR software
by Steve Crow 9 years ago
All I do is offload each card onto an external drive (the entire directory structure) and then transcode the video files into ProRes. Then I backup both the raw files and the prores files to another e
Joshua Tree shot on Canon 7D
by Joe Forney 9 years ago
Harmony in the lazy cosmos. Joshua Tree, California - July 2011 HD video and time-lapse sequences shot on Canon 7D, edited in Final Cut. http: vimeo.com 29866863 Any feedback is appreciated. I hope yo
Re: Joshua Tree shot on Canon 7D
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
Joe, Thanks for sharing! Nice reprieve of scenery from the edit cave :) The exposure allowing the sunset transitions through the star-filled sky was very strong! I am curious were you using a dynamic
From Fcp to Prp and back
by Philipp Hampl 9 years ago
At least I can say: I gave it a try. But, after really putting Prp 5.5 to a test and likeing it quite a lot, I have to go back to fcp. Main reason is, that PrP is not for people who have to deliver th
Re: From Fcp to Prp and back
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
Thanks for sharing your experience with us! Yeah FCP 7 has just enough to keep you coming back... And regarding the future I hope to stay on mac OS but unfortunately I fear the next to go are mac pro
FCP7 rendering only using 50% of CPU power
by Lucas Way 9 years ago
Hi, I'm just rendering some footage (in FCP7). Around 35 minutes, a mix of XDCAM 1080p25 and XDCAM422 1080i50 (I know, I know, trust me, if it were up to me I wouldn't be mixing 2 different formats in
Re: FCP7 rendering only using 50% of CPU power
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
I was curious about the head to head performance of rendering the two on Quad-core Xeon 3Ghz Mac Pro. I put a 28 sec clip of XDCAM 1080 50i in a 60i timeline (trying to approximate your situation requ
FCP to AVID workflow question
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
eX-FCP editor heading back to AVID. (Karma's a bitch, I left AVID around FCP v1, the first time ) To my scenario I have a large Beta SP- SD library of media Offline RT sourced in for use with FCP. I h
Re: FCP to AVID workflow question
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
meant to say decompose and not consolidate
XDCAM EX Clip Browser and changing file names...
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
Hi there, I have some footage from an Ex-1 that some how has duplicate file names, but the footage is certainly not duplicate footage. I am trying to organize the footage prior to running it through X
Re: XDCAM EX Clip Browser and changing file names...
by Ian Cook 9 years ago
Hi Jason, You can't change the actual file names but you can get around this by making a sub clip. Mark in out at the beginning end of the clip, right-click and select 'Make New Clip...,' and click OK
Avid workflow for canon 7d footage
by George Seven 9 years ago
I'm about to edit in Avid MC5 a short file shot with the canon 7d. I'd like some advice about the best workflow. Also, I have a couple of questions: 1) If I convert the footage in DNxHD 180, do you th
Re: Avid workflow for canon 7d footage
by Jason Lyons 9 years ago
John Pale "Also, if you are going to finish your audio in ProTools or some other DAW, you cannot export audio to AAF or OMF from an AMA sequence." Is it possible to consolidate the sequence thus copy
Mac guy looking for some windows advice
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
I am looking for some advice on delivering some SD content to a client who is an all windows shop using CS4. There are several hours of Beta SP footage that the client wants to be able to reference, a
Re: Mac guy looking for some windows advice
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
Thanks for all the input. More specifically Im curious if anyone out there is using Premiere or Vegas to capture Analog SD (such as Beta SP) sources on the Windows side If so what is the go to codec f
Mac guy looking for some windows advice (Also posted in Premiere forum)
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
I am looking for some advice on delivering some SD content to a client who is an all windows shop using CS4. There are several hours of Beta SP footage that the client wants to be able to reference, a
Re: Mac guy looking for some windows advice (Also posted in Premiere forum)
by John Rofrano 10 years ago
DV DVCPRO comes with Quicktime for Windows (not DVCPRO50) so if you use the regular DVCPRO25 that should be fine for SD delivery. jr www.johnrofrano.comwww.vasst.com
Dealing with Footage from Canon T2i
by Joel Witwer 10 years ago
I recently bought myself a canon T2i and have been having a great time shooting with it. When I bring the clips into Final Cut Pro, I am required to render them. FCP claims that it will take 10hrs to
Re: Dealing with Footage from Canon T2i
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
Michael Sacci "I would go to ProRes (not HQ). THis is set in the prefs of Log and Transfer." Hi Michael. Just curious about why not Prores HQ I also noticed that Magic Bullet Grinder doesn't support
What's with "Operation not allowed" when saving or exporting
by Peter Corbett 11 years ago
Today, with a commercial deadline on my first FCP job, I've been plagued with my new 10.6 8-core Mac Pro not being able to save projects or export files. After searching all the archives including the
Re: What's with "Operation not allowed" when saving or exporting
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
Just to chime in- Today out of nowhere I started experiencing this same error while trying to save all. The make new project and copy and paste all contents did the trick. 2x3Ghz Quad-core 16GB RAM 10
Remote Media Sharing
by Michael Vanderwyst 10 years ago
Dear Avid Editors: I need to acquire a means with which to digitize footage in one city and edit that footage in another city (using Avid on both sides) and then deliver completed files as uncompresse
Re: Remote Media Sharing
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
Fedex a drive
DVD Sonic Audio error
by Earle Nichol 10 years ago
Hey Gang, so I'm working on a AVID MC 2.7 I am testing for a client. I did a small cut...added my metadata track & put my chapter marks on and exported the "NEW QT reference". (tracks enabled & marker
Re: DVD Sonic Audio error
by Jason Lyons 10 years ago
Are you sure that its a mono track being imported into Sonic and not just a Stereo file represented as one icon or track in Sonic In the FCP DVD Studio Pro world when you import a Quicktime file with
Why do I keep talking myself into trying Motion...
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Using Motion 3.02 8-core Mac Pro May I vent Every once in a while I am tempted by that nice little "Send to Motion..." option. Love the promise of Motion, it makes a lot of sense...but for the love of
Re: Why do I keep talking myself into trying Motion...
by Stephen Smith 10 years ago
Motion has worked out great for me. I've created lots of projects with no issues at all. Click on this link to see a few examples of Real World Projects Using Motion. With the right set up like Mark p
Transition Plug-ins
by Bill Thomas 11 years ago
Hi all, I am looking for mainly 2d and 3d transition plugins for FCP. I realize Boris and others have huge amounts of effects, but I mainly want just transitions. I can't afford $1000 for Boris to get
Re: Transition Plug-ins
by John Fishback 11 years ago
CoreMelt is another great package. Checkout Polychrome Transitions. John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.5 QT7.5.5 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870, 24" TV-Logic Monitor, ATTO ExpressSAS
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Jason Lyons liked this 11 years ago
Quick question: USB cable to camera versus Sony SBAC-US10 reader/writer
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Hi I have a shoot coming up with an EX1 or an EX3 (assuming both have the USB connection) where I will be offloading the media to a drive after shooting each day. I am trying to get an idea of how lon
Re: Quick question: USB cable to camera versus Sony SBAC-US10 reader/writer
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
So, I was fortunate enough that a friend allowed me to use his EX-1 to test these transfers. I was able to get around 1 min GB transfer rate while connected to the camera via USB cable. Once copied to
Final Cut Pro 7 crashing when updating a project file from FCP 6
by Jonathan Eagan 11 years ago
Hi there, Just updated to FCP 7 and when trying to open and update a FCP 6 project file (with all files online in Capture Scratch) my Final Cut crashes every time. The project file is only 11 mb in si
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 crashing when updating a project file from FCP 6
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Saw this today - an article by Scott Simmons about a new product that might be worth looking at, there is a tool in this suite that is specifically to try and repair projects that wont open. Hope it h
Advice on RAID purchase
by Arnljot Bringedal 11 years ago
I need another RAID to backup my primary RAID. My primary RAID is a relatively fast 6 disk unit RAID 5 configured E-SATA connected device. The new one that I am looking for does not need to be an ver
Re: Advice on RAID purchase
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Lacie 4big Quadra. Sounds perfect for you. http: www.lacie.com us products product.htm pid=11113 A side note: I have the network version of this solution and it works really well especially if you wan
Clone an XDCAM disc?
by Jeremy Doyle 12 years ago
Is there anyway to clone an XDCAM disc I saw somewhere that it could be done with PC software, but we are all mac. We have a couple 330's a 350 along with 75 and a couple PDW-U1 drives.
Re: Clone an XDCAM disc?
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
I mounted the XDCAM HD disc on Mac OS 10.5.6 via the Sony PDW-U1. It mounts to the desktop like any other drive, so copying was just like copying from another hard drive. The copying method proves to
XdcamEX quicktimes to avid help
by nayim saati 11 years ago
hey guys i posted this in the avid forums but they are kind of lethargic compared to the final cut forums so i decided to post the problem here and see what you guys think: hey guys so i had to ingest
Re: XdcamEX quicktimes to avid help
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Just a theory - If you can somehow achieve getting these files back to a MXF wrapper, AVID MC may just be able to see them as native MXF's. I have only dealt with XDCAM-HD discs, so never having impor
Final Cut Pro 7 on a PowerPC
by Ian Liuzzi-Fedun 11 years ago
Apple says that the requirements to run all Final Cut Studio applications is an Intel Mac. What is the deal. Will anything in the new FC Studio work on a PowerPC Does anyone know of any hacks that wil
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 on a PowerPC
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Just raising the red flag an inch higher. My guess is that the benefits you seek in upgrading might just require those intel chips. Its probably a good thing to trust the installer when it says "I can
AJA Kona LHe Synch problems...
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Hi All, I just moved a DVCPRO HD 720p60 project from a G5 system with a Kona 2 to a new 3.0 8-core MacPro 16G RAM AJA Kona LHe (w K-box). The FCP playback setting on the new MacPro is set to 720p59.94
Re: AJA Kona LHe Synch problems...
by Jason Lyons 11 years ago
Many thanks that did the trick! That's at least worth 2 beer credits, put it on my tab. I dont know where you found that document on their website, but I certainly didnt see it on the KONA LHe LH Supp
Exchange Mac to Windows
by Sverker Hahn 12 years ago
A customer wanted a lot of one minute clips. He uses Premiere on Windows. I sent him QuickTime files in the XDCAM EX codec, since I knew Premiere can use the format and codec. But it couldn t import,
Re: Exchange Mac to Windows
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
Andy, Very cool - thanks for the info. Still working well j
"Ghosting" on downconverted text
by Tim McLaughlin 12 years ago
Okay, now I have a new term for what I'm seeing. From August last year: Re: Downconvert Field Issues-Upper vs Lower ---ANYONE by Kevin Wild on Aug 15, 2007 at 12:32:54 pm Just to be clear, the ghostin
Re: "Ghosting" on downconverted text
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
Just chiming in here.. I recently ran across this issue. HDV 1080i using AJA Kona 2 to downconvert. So I selected selected the correct setting in FCP Video Playback settings (AJA Kona 1080i 29.97 8bit
Final Cut Pro 6.0.4 workflow???
by Steve Cohen 12 years ago
I'm trying to change the name of my disk and clips before I bring the clips into Final Cut Pro. I can make the changes under the logging tab only, but I am unable to save them. I see the dot next to t
Re: Final Cut Pro 6.0.4 workflow???
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
Are you using Sony's XDCAM transfer
New to XDCAM question...
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
Hello XDCAM world! Being a FCP AVID guy I scratch my head a bit at the half-way work flow between the XDCAM and say Final Cut Pro - respective to inability to use the proxies for offline and then fini
Re: New to XDCAM question...
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
rene hazekamp "4000 hours, wow. I don't think you have a storage problem. I think the problem is just viewing the whole bunch. And do you really have 4500 16 GB sxs sticks wow again Or else what kind
Lacie 4TB drive issues
by Greg Jones 12 years ago
I'm using a Lacie Biggest Quadra 4tb drive for a project. It was working fine for a couple of weeks and all of a sudden it has started acting weird. Files have started disapearing and sometimes it won
Re: Lacie 4TB drive issues
by Jason Lyons 12 years ago
Has your machine been crashing freezing forcing you to restart If so, or even if not try running a utility such as Disk warrior, Drive Genius or Tech tool to check repair the volume information. Also
how do I bring back my files that I deleted from the trash
by Inarnautalic 14 years ago
I deleted all my important files from my comp by mistake al of my projects. pictures, music, documents etc.!!!! Please help my how do I bring back my files is there any chance I empty everything from
Re: how do I bring back my files that I deleted from the trash
by Jason Lyons 14 years ago
Oh BTW, each of the apps I mentioned in the previous post require a significant amount of time to scan the drive so be prepared to wait a while. j
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