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Jeff Carbonneau

Member Since:
September 21st 2009
30 Posts
Blackmagic sequence preset not working after Premiere Upgrade
by Jeff Carbonneau 2 years ago
So I finally upgraded to cc 2018 and lost my Blackmagic sequence preset in premiere. This had happened a couple years ago after an upgrade and all I needed to do was download the latest "Desktop Video
broadcast compression and proper pulldown
by Jeff Carbonneau 4 years ago
I've been shooting and editing TV commercials for almost 20 years and constantly striving for the best image quality budget can allow. I also am well aware that proper lighting, composition, subtle ca
Re: broadcast compression and proper pulldown
by Craig Seeman 4 years ago
See this post for creating proper 3:2 pulldown in Apple Compressor. Compressor interface has changed a bit since then but you should be able to find the settings described. https: forums.creativecow.n
Frame rates
by Jeff Carbonneau 4 years ago
So I've been shooting commercials and corporate video for quite a while since 2000. I've always gone back and forth between the 23.98 vs 29.97 argument. With a majority of shooting 23.98 because I lik
Re: Frame rates
by Jeff Carbonneau 4 years ago
Thanks Todd! I don't have a CRT. Just LED. Also, just to clarify, this might be an intentional mistake on my part but I do in fact upload MPEG2 progressive to the stations and they've been accepting i
AME adding frame of black at in point
by Jeff Carbonneau 4 years ago
I'm new the AME as I've been using Compressor for years. One thing I can't figure out is why AME adds a frame of black at the beginning of my render, even though I did a mark in on the first non-black
Re: AME adding frame of black at in point
by Ivan Myles 4 years ago
Have you verified whether the issue is with the file or the media player
Compression artifacts and noise on the mark ii
by Jeff Carbonneau 6 years ago
Ok, so I've been shooting tv spots and corporate videos on my mark ii for the past 3 years. My workflow is as follows, acquire gradable h.264 files, transcode to prores for fcp 7, edit on prores seque
Re: Compression artifacts and noise on the mark ii
by Ɓukasz Jankowski 6 years ago
i get such a artifacts like this, have problem too. just cant get rid of this, i also shoot mark II. any suggestions
Compression artifacts and noise on the mark ii
by Jeff Carbonneau 6 years ago
Ok, so I've been shooting tv spots and corporate videos on my mark ii for the past 3 years. My workflow is as follows, acquire gradable h.264 files, transcode to prores for fcp 7, edit on prores seque
shutter speed suggestions
by Jeff Carbonneau 9 years ago
hey guys, i'm looking for some shutter speed suggestions for a certain shot.... i want to capture a cityscape at night with a slower shutter to get headlight traces and then speed it up in post.... ha
Re: shutter speed suggestions
by Brent Dunn 9 years ago
You want to do a time lapse photo shoot. You will need to purchase an intervolator. B & H has this for the canon cameras. Nikon cameras have it built in. If you search for this you'll find a lot of tu
highlight tone priority
by Jeff Carbonneau 9 years ago
I've heard some debate of whether or not to enable or disable highlight tone priority. I noticed with it on it starts my iso at 200 rather than 100. I need some advice....on or off.... i guess it depe
Multibridge HDMI out
by Jeff Carbonneau 9 years ago
Hi guys, I've got an issue that I've been boggled about for some time, but now that I've got a new camera I really want to find a solution. I've got the latest final cut studio and plenty of ram. My v
Re: Multibridge HDMI out
by Margus Voll 9 years ago
your tv either scales signal up or you have something with cabeling -- Margus http: iconstudios.eu
shooting 24p for broadcast 29.97
by Jeff Carbonneau 9 years ago
Hi Everyone, I just got my new Canon 5D mark ii rig. I usually shoot tv commercials and corporate video HDV 30F on my XL-H1a, so this is nice step up for me. I look forward to tackling the challenges
Re: shooting 24p for broadcast 29.97
by Bob Dix 9 years ago
Hi Anthony, How true it is, could not agree more ! Freelance Imaging & Video AUSTRALIA
weird problem with HDV to ProRes Capture setting
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I'm having an issue capturing onto my RAID using the HDV to ProRes capture setting in FCP 7. When I capture everything seems fine, and plays back fine in FCP. But my problem is when i click on just th
Re: weird problem with HDV to ProRes Capture setting
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
i've repaired the permissions... haven't trashed the prefs yet... but could it be as simple as that... i'll try it , but i never changed the prefs to begin with
Error 48
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
Hi, i just got a new quad core with 6 gig turnkey from B&H. I restored a project from my old mac and reconnected all the video. When I go to render it gives me an Error 48 message. This is very frustr
sequence weird audio and dropped frames issue
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I have a new issue that I'm stumped on. I've been editing native on a ProRes timeline (HDV captured to ProRes) 29.98 Frame Rate 1440 x 1080. A project that I've been heavily editing for three days now
Re: sequence weird audio and dropped frames issue
by John Fishback 10 years ago
Try audio mixdown: Sequence Render Only Mixdown (or press Command-Option-R. John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.8 QT7.6.4 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870, 24" TV-Logic Monitor, ATTO Ex
frame rate issues
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
Hope some can help me out with this. I'm edit a lot local car ads, and have just finished cutting my first spot in HD. For delivery, the tv station wants an MPEG2 29.97 frame rate on a data DVD. Fine.
Re: frame rate issues
by Rafael Amador 10 years ago
Hi Jeff, In in Pal land, but if I'm not wrong, you should do your DVD in 23'98. The Pulldown is added on play to reach the standard NTSC (29,98). rafael www.nagavideo.com
MPEG2 for HD broadcast
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I need to create an MPEG2 from Compressor out of Final Cut Pro. The TV station says it'll take my hd tv spot as an MPEG2 on a data dvd. Alright I get that, but I'm having a problem maintaining quality
Re: MPEG2 for HD broadcast
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
Wow... the clarity is much better on the VLC player and more like it looks natively, but it still very stroby... i'm mean i shot it in 24F on my XLH1, but then made my sequence 29.97... i mean it's st
HDTV monitor calibration?
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
Can anyone suggest how I'd calibrate my Samsung T260. I'm using it for video playback. I know I know. I won't get dead on accurate colors without the pricey HD monitors, but when I compare it to my NT
Re: HDTV monitor calibration?
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
none that i can find
HD tv spot delivery methods?
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I'm an editior for a mid-range ad agency. I want to start giving my clients the option to have ther spots broadcast in HD. I'm cutting in converted prores loaded from HDV Canon XL-h1. My timeline is p
Re: HD tv spot delivery methods?
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
... And, to add to Walter's comments, I've found that even when you get an answer from one company, you need to check with them the next time you're ready to deliver because they keep changing their r
capture issues
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I'm currently running tiger and Final Cut 6. Here's my issue. I have some footage shot on the Canon XL-h1a in 4:3 NTSC. That I want to bring in via 6 pin firewire. Although when I go to easy set up an
Re: capture issues
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
i think it must be how FCP and quicktime view the camera strictly as a hdv connection and doesn't recognize it as dv also... what i've had to do is take the tape that i shot 4:3 ntsc xlh1a and load it
Frequent dirty heads on XL2!
by Jeff Carbonneau 11 years ago
Does anyone else have the problem of frequent dirty heads on the XL2. I love this camera and recently got the Xl-H1a, but it seems the only issue I have is using a cleaning tape it seems on a weekly b
shooting 720 for SD monitor and output
by Jeff Carbonneau 11 years ago
I'm the Vid Ed for an ad agency. I've been shooting with the Canon XL2 for 2.5 years and have really liked it for SD. We recently purchased the Panny HPX-170, and I do like the Filmic settings with Ci
Re: shooting 720 for SD monitor and output
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
Which editing system are you on You can get an HD monitoring card from Blackmagic starting at $295 dollars these days, you just need any HD monitor. Even a cheapo TV from Costco or Best Buy with HDMI
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