Audio Gain Limitations on EX1 by Jason Prisk 10 years ago In the Audio Setup menu, you are able to set the amount of attenuation for each input. The loudest I can get is -8. Should there not be a setting for "Attenuation Off" The result is that my levels are
Edit XDCAM, Export PRORES? by Jason Prisk 10 years ago Is there any reason I should not be editing in XDCAM (files straight from XDCAM Transfer Software) and then copying and pasting the entire program to a new ProRes 422 HQ sequence for final rendering T
Re: Edit XDCAM, Export PRORES? by Jason Prisk 10 years ago Thanks again for the input. I agree that there are restrictions with XDCAM, and I do not have this problem with other formats such as HDCAM because I typically convert them to ProRes before editing. P
PSD files in Final Cut by Jason Prisk 10 years ago I used to be able to open PSD files in Final Cut (before Final Cut 6) and have them show up with each layer on a different video track. Now, I cannot get it to work that way--it just comes in flattene
New bluray project by Alan Lacey 11 years ago We've been planning for a year or so now, this is a long term project that we're just beging to shoot. Lots of graphics and fx. It'll be another year in the making and we're producing a bluray and SD
Re: New bluray project by Jason Prisk 11 years ago I was using the Z1U as one of my sources. That camera does not have a 1080p option. Now that I have the EX1, I am doing most everything in 1080p.
Why won't FCP see my component Z1U input? by Jason Prisk 12 years ago I have been sitting here for more than an hour trying to find the correct settings for importing 1080i60i component video from a Z1U through the Kona Lhe into my sequence in Final Cut Pro using log an
Best COMPRESSOR settings for HD to SD DVD? by Jason Prisk 11 years ago Can anyone give me the best settings to use for a 15 minute Apple ProRes422HQ 1080i 29.97 video going to an SD DVD. I am using Compressor. Just using the "90 Minute MPEG2" preset, I get a bit of a blu
Purchasing stock footage by Oscar Deflorez 12 years ago I am shooting DV, half inch 3XCCD. I wondered if anyone here has any experience with using footage aquired from a company such as Getty Images (SD film stock) and using it along side DV footage for us
Re: Purchasing stock footage by Jason Prisk 11 years ago You will probably find that high-end stock doesn't match up to DV real well. Saturation and overall smoothness of the image will be better when shot on a higher dollar format such as Beta SP or especi
Diffusion Nets (??) by KC Allen 12 years ago I feel stupid for needing to ask this, but I need one of those nets that drops the brightness of a background. Like when a person goes to the door and opens it to find someone waiting outside...right
Re: Diffusion Nets (??) by Jason Prisk 11 years ago Anyone know how effective these things are when shooting HD Seems to me you would have moire issues unless you had it quite a distance behind the subject.
EX1 cheap field monitoring? by Robert Nolty 12 years ago Hi all -- I'm a one-man shop and it was a stretch to pay $7000 for a camera. I'd prefer not to pay another $2000 for a field monitor. I was thinking about a SDI to HDMI converter (AJA or Convergent De
Re: EX1 cheap field monitoring? by Jason Prisk 11 years ago Robert, Haven't used the Blackmagic convertor with a small field monitor, but it works great with a 1920x1200 LCD as a studio reference. Unfortunately, Steve is right, none of us have the money to do