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Jayasri (Joyce) Hart

Documentary filmmaker & editor, Avid and Final Cut. Also Print Graphics experience in Adobe Design CS 2.
Member Since:
August 21st 2005
91 Posts
Location:
Los Angeles, USA
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Talking heads with zillions of cuts
by Anthony Atkielski 7 years ago
Why are there so many videos around these days that show a person talking to the camera with cuts every second or so I thought it was bad to cut to an identical shot. The cuts are often between senten
Re: Talking heads with zillions of cuts
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 2 years ago
Dunno. Makes me wish she'd done a podcast. Jayasri (Joyce) Hart Los Angeles, USA www.linkedin.com in hartfilms
Hello from iZotope! Let's talk audio repair, mixing and delivery!
by Evan Allen 4 years ago
Hi all, We re stopping in to say hello and introduce ourselves. You may or may not have heard of iZotope or our audio repair and enhancement software, RX Well, we d just like to let you all know that
Re: Hello from iZotope! Let's talk audio repair, mixing and delivery!
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 3 years ago
Hello Evan, Are you still checking into this forum I just purchased iZotope RX 5 Audio Editor to work with Media Composer 8.6.5. Will the 2014 edition of Repair & Enhancement work for version 5 It see
Recommended workflow for PluralEyes / Media Composer
by Jennifer Jones 7 years ago
Hi all - We are working in Media Composer with footage from the Canon 7D, and audio from a Zoom recorder. We have tried several times to use PluralEyes to sync the footage (with every different variet
Re: Recommended workflow for PluralEyes / Media Composer
by Sal Fabbri 7 years ago
Here's my current workflow: 1. In PluralEyes, select "Camera 1" and drop all source video into the import box 2. Select "Audio Recorder 1" and drop all external audio recordings into the import box 3.
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Is HP Z1 G3 All-in-one Avid-qualified?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 3 years ago
Has anyone used the latest HP Z1 G3 All-in-one Workstation (non-touch) with Media Composer 8.5 Here's what I'm reading: http: www8.hp.com h20195 v2 GetPDF.aspx 4AA6-4482EEW.pdf http: store.hp.com us e
Re: Is HP Z1 G3 All-in-one Avid-qualified?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 3 years ago
Thank you very much, Job & Josh. I had looked at the same lists but a slightly earlier version. I need something with a smaller footprint (and cheaper) than the Z840 or even the 440. I would also pref
SD vs HD for 720x4xx
by Rob Gutermuth 5 years ago
Hi All, Just a quick question that never seemed to get answered... If I am producing content for the web, and my final size is an MP4 file (using H.264) of 720x4xx, why would HD scaled down look bette
Re: SD vs HD for 720x4xx
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 5 years ago
This is a question I would like answered too. I believe HD (including HDV) has a higher video sample rate than SD http: documentation.apple.com en finalcutpro usermanual index.html#chapter=C%26section
Fyi: how I replaced the HDD in a MacBook Pro 4,1
by Craig Alan 7 years ago
In case anyone wants to give some new life to an old workhorse. I bought my MacBook pro 4,1 in 12 2008. It was starting to really slow down and certain apps were unexpectedly quitting. My instinct tol
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Where did the CalDigit forum go?
by Ray Chung 7 years ago
Lots of important info in that forum for those of us who use and depend on CalDigit RAIDs storage. Did they merge with another and I'm just missing it Odd that such a major manufacturer here would dis
Re: Where did the CalDigit forum go?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 6 years ago
Any decisions yet If not, is there an archive of the earlier threads Jayasri (Joyce) Hart Los Angeles, USA htp: home.earthlink.net hartfilms
Cutting a trailer from DVD source of SD program for You Tube - best workflow?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 6 years ago
I can't go back to the DVCam source tapes, so I am planning to do an MPEG Streamclip conversion of material from a DVD of the finished program and cut the trailer in FCP 6. The You Tube video of about
Re: Cutting a trailer from DVD source of SD program for You Tube - best workflow?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 6 years ago
Thanks, Rafael. This is important for us to understand.
Exporting in .MP4
by Anwar Smith 6 years ago
My client has asked for me to export my final products in .MP4 because that is the format needed for their website. The problem is I lose a lot of quality when I do this. Am I doing something wrong I
Re: Exporting in .MP4
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
Export a QT movie...self contained using the sequence settings. Basically a lossless quicktime. Then use MPEG STREAMCLIP to make the MPEG-4. It does a good job. Or...take the movie into Compressor...c
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1920x1080 vs 1440x1080?
by Perry Cheng 8 years ago
All, Would some please help me understand what format to record 1920x1080 vs 1440x1080 60i vs 30p I prepare to edit from premier pro out to H.264 format mp4 (keeps at 1080p) BTW, what file size should
Re: 1920x1080 vs 1440x1080?
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
HDV is a thin raster format so in 1080 mode it's 1440x1080. You can drop a 1440x1080 clip into a 1920 timeline just fine. HDV will NOT shoot full raster 1920x1080. If you are going out to web only I'd
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How to discard hours of footage?
by Matt Hannon 8 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has any good tips on how they are dealing with many hours of footage I have over 50 hours of footage for my short doc, and am just beginning the edit now. 1. So far, all is ca
Re: How to discard hours of footage?
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
You can say there are two main approaches to editing; additive and subtractive. Americans and Europeans tend to approach editing from opposite ends. In America, we call editing "cutting", the emphasis
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Importing HDV footage from Sony z7u
by Natasha Mottola 8 years ago
Hi, I am working on a long form documentary with some footage from a sony Z7U. I was told i could link to an AMA, but it only works for some of the folders from the cards, which leads me to belive the
Re: Importing HDV footage from Sony z7u
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 8 years ago
I downloaded a .pdf from Sony http: pro.sony.com bbsccms assets files micro hdtapelessworkflow manuals 25644_Sony_HDV_Avid_composer_R1.pdf and followed their workflow on MC 3.5.3. I don't use AMA I al
Burned DVDs do not play in DVD Player
by Cait Hods 8 years ago
Hi! I am trying to burn a DVD that will play in an average DVD player. Right now, when I put the DVD in the DVD player, it says "DATA DVD" and does not play. I have the settings on SD and the data CD
Re: Burned DVDs do not play in DVD Player
by Filip Kubiš 8 years ago
I really believe we should write the webmaster to add a filter into this forum. If someone writes: "HVDVD_TS" it will automatically reply him to switch to SD and forget about HD-DVD. This would help p
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Audio Recording for Documentary
by Brittany DeLillo 8 years ago
Okay! The rundown: We are shooting a short comedic documentary. Very low key, using a T2i or Sony HDR-XR550 for video. We had a cheap Radioshack lavaliere microphone lying around for audio. Then we re
Re: Audio Recording for Documentary
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 8 years ago
I wasn't familiar with the H4N Zoom, but I like what I see: http: www.zoom.co.jp english products h4n How about using only the recorder's built-in mics From what I read, it will take self-powered mics
Manual ou Auto mode on cameras ?
by Fredy Schwerdtner 8 years ago
Hi guys, I've been heard and read many, many times, the statment: "A Pro never use the camera in auto mode" Sorry for a newbie thought but, if I'm, for example, shooting an event or wedding where ligh
Re: Manual ou Auto mode on cameras ?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 8 years ago
Most camcorder manufacturers now simplify matters by giving you daylight and tungsten light presets that you can use--and even customize. I find these work better than "auto" white balance which isn't
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Basic question about shooting documentary
by viking jonsson 9 years ago
Hello, I have some beginner questions about shooting a documentary :) I'm a film student and I have only shoot fiction scripts. A friend of mine want med to shoot a short documentary, that will be app
Re: Basic question about shooting documentary
by David C Jones 9 years ago
Couldn't agree more with Noah and Mark; never use auto focus! The reason: the camera will constantly try and find the focus, making the image continually go in and out of focus. Not good! Very amateur
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Field Production Rig
by Derek Natzke 9 years ago
Hello, This May, I will be going to Ghana, Africa. I will be shooting some footage and interviews in remote villages. If you were me, what would be a good package to put together for this trip We are
Re: Field Production Rig
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 9 years ago
I bought a Sony HVR-Z7U for a similar trip because it shot to both tape and CF cards. I shot DVCam for that project but it also shoots HDV which may not be your format of choice. I traveled with my Z7
p2 issues
by rand courtney 9 years ago
Hi there - I was just hired on a very large gig to shoot a reality tv show using my HPX170 using P2 cards. I have always just logged and transferred into FCP and that was fine for me because most of m
Re: p2 issues
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 9 years ago
Thanks, Shane. I had always suspected that unless it's HDV compression, it's better all around to edit and finish in the native format, but the larger filesize seems to please clients. The colorspace
Grey blocks in 'Log and Transfer' and 'Export using Quicktime Conversion'
by Lyle Aspinall 9 years ago
I'm using an HVX200, shooting to a P2. I'm editing in Final Cut Pro on a MacBook Pro. If I shoot anything above 480i, I get seven grey blocks (three on each side and one in the middle) in my footage i
Re: Grey blocks in 'Log and Transfer' and 'Export using Quicktime Conversion'
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 9 years ago
Thank you for reporting back, Lyle. I was puzzled by the warning in the 1.5 Decode instructions: "Not for computers with any version of Final Cut Pro installed." Perhaps your setting the program to re
hvx 170 audio channels 3 & 4
by Seth Holst 9 years ago
On my hvx170 I have external mics in ch. 1&2 and can adjust the levels with the audio level knobs in the back, but how do i adjust the level for ch. 3&4 on the built in mic Am I missing something tota
Re: hvx 170 audio channels 3 & 4
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 9 years ago
I don't know this camera, but in the DV cameras I've used, 4-channel recording is stereo. In other words, 1 and 3 are a stereo pair and adjusted with the knob for 1. Similarly, 2 and 4 are adjusted wi
P2 footage changes during import/missing files
by Ryan Larew 11 years ago
I'm importing P2 files from a hard drive into FCP Academic for the first time. When I add the "Reel" folder to the preview, all of the files appear. When I check the associated FCP bin after the impor
Re: P2 footage changes during import/missing files
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 9 years ago
I am having a similar problem, possibly with spanned files. The project with file structure intact was delivered to me on a hard drive. Two files developed greyed out sections of video after Log and T
AVID via Bootcamp?
by Kris Anderson 12 years ago
Hi all... new here. I have been cutting on AVID for 15 years, since version 5 when AVR26 was as good as it got. Done small films, big films, TVC's, doco's blah blah blah. I have recently built my own
Re: AVID via Bootcamp?
by Jayasri (Joyce) Hart 10 years ago
Ken, Are you still on 2.8 or have you upgraded to 3.0 If you have upgraded, I would like to know how that's working for you because I have 2.8.1 and an SD Mojo. Jayasri Hart HARTFILMS Los Angeles, USA
Mac and PC avid project/media files compatible?
by Ian Pons Jewell 11 years ago
Hi... Here in our office we are currently running Avid on a PC, but we are in need of another computer and have been thinking of getting a Mac. But we ideally need to be able to share a large drive be
Re: Mac and PC avid project/media files compatible?
by Jesse Rosen 11 years ago
I've actually had much better luck using Paragon NTFS on the Mac side than MacDrive on the PC side. I have a 12TB RAID hooked up to a MacPro via Fibre Channel, formatted as NTFS, and I get 300MB S Rea
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