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Jeffrey Di Lullo

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August 12th 2004
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Apple Compressor leaves temp files when encoding to an SMB volume
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 2 years ago
The title really says it all. When I have an SMB volume as a destination, Apple Compressor leaves the temp file after the encoding is finished. The temp files are the same size as the encoded files wh
Alpha channel from Premiere to Final Cut doesnt work
by Allard DePallerd 2 years ago
Hi guys, im trying to send a client of mine some greenscreen footage that I have keyed. im using the latest Premiere on my Windows, and the key looks perfect en crispy. I have exported within premiere
Re: Alpha channel from Premiere to Final Cut doesnt work
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 2 years ago
Go to about 4min in this video to see how FCPX is handling interpreting the alpha you are giving him. https: www.provideocoalition.com fcp-x-and-alpha-channels Have him toggle the alpha handling setti
prores/dnx data rates for documenting seminar
by Dan Sawyer 3 years ago
I have a large number of seminars to shoot using a switched setup with Panasonic AC130a cameras into a Roland V1-HD switcher. Using a Ninja 2 for record final output. These are simple speaker at podiu
Re: prores/dnx data rates for documenting seminar
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 3 years ago
If you are asking which ProRes flavor to use, I'd say you'd be very happy with ProRes LT for this job. Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
OT: Interesting lawsuit
by Scott Witthaus 3 years ago
Careful how you edit: http: www.richmond.com news virginia article_8ceda5d1-2e15-52e5-aed7-638b4f81ca8f.html Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU
Re: OT: Interesting lawsuit
by Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
Tim Wilson "re: objectivity, exactly. My feeling that any documentarian who claims that objectivity even exists, much less that it applies to his or her work needs to be branded with a scarlet "C" fo
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 3 years ago
HVX 200a: Bright whites trigger Auto Gain in Manual Mode
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 3 years ago
Hi Fellow Cows, I have an HVX200a that I am running in Manual mode, HD Norm Gamma, Normal Matrix & Low Knee. Recording at 720p 59.94. I am looking at the output of the camera on a waveform monitor and
TARGA Cine YUV codec
by Corrie Parks 5 years ago
I have a .mov file I pulled out of archives from 2006 and I want to re-render it into various formats. Unfortunately I can't open the file in any programs (I've tried Premiere, After Effects, Quicktim
Re: TARGA Cine YUV codec
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 5 years ago
I believe that codec was from the old cinewave hardware. Not sure that you are going to be able to open it without the cinewave codec. Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
FCPX, ProRes, and Compressor 3 troubles
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 7 years ago
Has anyone experienced this issue A 1280x720 @ 23.976 fps ProRes 422 file is exported from FCPX 10.0.5 (on SL 10.6.8). Said file is then brought into Compressor 3 on a separate system (running FCS 2,
Re: FCPX, ProRes, and Compressor 3 troubles
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 7 years ago
Thanks for the post. I will try to get it upgraded (I am not the admin). Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
PNGIO library error--render failure
by Eric Knisley 11 years ago
Greetings all, I am rendering out frames of animation which will be played back in an immersive dome projection system. The frames are 2048x2048, 30 fps. I am rendering to .png files, no compression.
Re: PNGIO library error--render failure
by Carl Fontaine 7 years ago
We had the same problem on a project and we finaly found the solution. I'm posting this today because I was searching myself the solution and didn't found nothing on the web. The problem is: we had a
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 7 years ago
My exported FCP :60 only come out :48 sec?! - frame rate change made
by stu aull 7 years ago
So: FCP7, 60sec 23.97 1080p ad export to 29.97 frame rate (no other changes): -only renders out to 48sec mark! I suspect the frame rate change is causing this, tho what DOES render plays fine, but dam
Re: My exported FCP :60 only come out :48 sec?! - frame rate change made
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 7 years ago
No problem! I've used these to deliver a TV spot that was shot in 720p23.98pN (HVX200) which needed to be delivered in 29.97. It worked like a charm. Just to remind you this preset will create an inte
XML Wrangling for automation
by Daniel Witt 8 years ago
Hi there, I've been a long-time peruser of the COW, so I have a question. I have a project where I need to replace the phone numbers and names on 2 spots 50+ times with 50+ names. I figured there's go
Re: XML Wrangling for automation
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
Check out AutoMotion. If you read your post correctly this will fill you need exactly. http: www.digital-heaven.co.uk automotion Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
Motion projects not rendering in the FCP timeline
by Gareth Randall 8 years ago
I'm using a new FCP system that's just been set up at work. I've sent some clips from an FCP 7 timeline to a Motion 4 project, done some motion graphics work, saved, then gone back to the FCP timeline
Re: Motion projects not rendering in the FCP timeline
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
I think you need to change your render settings. If you go to the sequence menu in the tool bar you'll see entries for render all. Select it and go to the sub-menu. You'll see a list of colors. Each o
Intensity Pro HD to SD Letterbox 16:9 troubles.....
by Mike Colao 12 years ago
Anybody else have problems when using the Intensity Pro card to monitor an FCP sequence on an SD monitor My project is DVCProHD 720p 24.... I've selected the Intensity Pro DVC Pro HD 720p 24 project s
Re: Intensity Pro HD to SD Letterbox 16:9 troubles.....
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
Rob, Were you playing back a 720p60 sequence or 720p23.98 sequence Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
FCP max project size
by Adam Weinberg 8 years ago
i am about to oversee the largest project (in terms of media size) that i ever have: 80 hours of 720P from an HPX170. the timeline on this project is unreasonably short (about 3 weeks from ingest to f
Re: FCP max project size
by David Roth Weiss 8 years ago
I agree with Shane. Make sure to budget your hard drive space for loads of render files and exports in addition to the hours of video you'll be capturing, and make sure you maintain at least 10% free
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 8 years ago
Music issues
by Josh Paulson 8 years ago
I made a commercial for my company using music from Killer Tracks. I know they license their music for around $200 a pop for most songs, and I thought this was reasonable. Cheaper than getting a recor
Re: Music issues
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
Check out twistedtracks.com They have some pretty good music, I use them all the time on lower (and some higher) budget projects. Sorry to hear that you cut to a piece of music that you liked only to
The PO has 10 hour days, client says...
by Richard Herd 8 years ago
The PO has funding for 10 hour days, but the client says he'll probably need 14 hour days, so the overtime can be billed in a new way. I asked, How will that happen. He said, He'll look into it. I sai
Re: The PO has 10 hour days, client says...
by walter biscardi 8 years ago
Do NOT do any work with the client until the PO either allows for Overtime or you are willing to simply forego that overtime. Working it out "after the shoot" can cause a host of issues. The billing d
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 8 years ago
big project - lost master clip relationship for every clip
by Thomas Piper 11 years ago
I've just noticed that every clip in my project has lost it's master clip relationship. If I Shift-F a clip from the timeline I get a warning "The clip's master clip is not present. Would you like to
Re: big project - lost master clip relationship for every clip
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
You can...but the the the find dialog takes 4 or 5x's longer. Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
Batch 'bake' stills in timeline
by Toby Tomkins 8 years ago
Hi, Does anyone know a way to batch 'bake' all the stills in a timeline Or if I create a timeline of just the stills how to 'bake' them to ProRes I have 200 stills in a feature length sequence and nee
Re: Batch 'bake' stills in timeline
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
If you keep the naming based on the sub clip you can just do f11 replace edit. Export the batch of stills to QT. Then import the newly created QT's to a new bin in fcp. then you can replace one by one
I heard there were some companies demoing video stuff in Vegas while Apple is demoing FCP
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
The National Apple Breakthru convention is in Vegas next week. I heard a rumor a few other broadcast-related companies might be there. I wonder if they are all there to sell stuff that goes with Apple
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gary adcock liked this 8 years ago
Re: I heard there were some companies demoing video stuff in Vegas while Apple is demoing FCP
by Patrick Ortman 8 years ago
I'm not attending this year, as part of the worldwide protest movement to get Firefly back on the air... ---------------------------- PatrickOrtman, Inc. Los Angeles Digital Agency and Video Productio
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How do I say it politely (re: watermark)?
by Richard Herd 8 years ago
Quick back story: I bid for a decent contract (shoot and edit) in December 2010. Here we are now planning the shoot for April 2011. Long process, lots of calls, lots of hand-holding and explaining...
Re: How do I say it politely (re: watermark)?
by Patrick Ortman 8 years ago
I simply dont do bidness with folks I don't trust. I want to go to there... ---------------------------- PatrickOrtman, Inc. Los Angeles Digital Agency and Video Production Company
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Sony LMD-2110W
by Sam Wolfson 9 years ago
A fellow Cow member brought this new Sony LCD (LMD-2110) to my attention. Any of you here have any experience, or opinions on it Better than the LMD-2030 it is supposed to replace Can it be trusted fo
Re: Sony LMD-2110W
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 8 years ago
Sam, Did you ever buy this monitor I am looking at it as well. Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
FCP stuttering H.264 clip
by Steve Cornell 8 years ago
Canon 7D clip is stuttering in the FCP viewer. I've transcoded the clip to ProRes 422. The clip was shot at 1080 with a shutter speed of 125. When I play the RAW CLIP in quicktime, there is no stutter
Re: FCP stuttering H.264 clip
by stefan meier 8 years ago
how did u solve the problem greetings
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Dots per inch & Pixels debate
by Ted Irving 9 years ago
Ok, i'm in a debate with a photographer who is excellent at his craft and Photoshop. I'm an editor and great at my craft. Our debate centers around distorted & grainy images used in a non-linear editi
Re: Dots per inch & Pixels debate
by Fred Miller 9 years ago
Last sentence in the manual to the above link: "even though the dpi setting for your graphics is irrelevant for working with video, keep in mind that many people may still adhere to a policy that grap
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 9 years ago
Western Digital acquires Hitachi's HDD business unit
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
Western Digital will now have a nearly 50% share of the hard drive market, and a much better position in the enterprise market. http: www.wdc.com en company pressroom releases.aspx release=ba433e4b-bf
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Re: Western Digital acquires Hitachi's HDD business unit
by Bob Zelin 9 years ago
I just finished crying - I don't know why you are so happy. I have had much better success with the Hitachi enterprise ultrastars than the Black Caviars (although both are good). But this can mean tha
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 9 years ago
Trainee or Uber-experience
by Rich Rubasch 9 years ago
If you were a growing video production company looking for an editor would you opt for the entry level editor with some skills that you can train (lower salary, cost of training) or would you just neg
Re: Trainee or Uber-experience
by Scott Cumbo 9 years ago
I think you need to be honest with yourself.... are you a control freak who wants to monitor and tweek everything that goes out the door to your liking If so your better off with a few kids, because t
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 9 years ago
Compressor Cluster Not Threading on new 12-core?
by Sean Kapleton 9 years ago
Having a weird issue on my new 12-core. I have used cluster plenty on previous gen 8-core models for large 5D transcodes etc and when i set a cluster batch out of compressor i am used to seeing the fi
Re: Compressor Cluster Not Threading on new 12-core?
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 9 years ago
This may be of some help: http: www.digitalrebellion.com blog posts using_compressor_with_multiple_cores.html Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
Saving Projects Properly
by Mike Kradlak 9 years ago
There are times when I have saved a project to desktop and backup and shut down the Mac. When I turn the computer back on and try to find the project, sometimes it is partially or even completely gone
Re: Saving Projects Properly
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
Mark Raudonis "While I normally agree with your sage advice, in this case I must respectfully disagree." Actually Mark, we don't really disagree on this one... Your method is a very nice method that
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Editing SLR Footage
by Rich Peart 9 years ago
Hey Guys quick question , Ive just started to edit with some 5D footage, and some other footage shot with a Nikon. All the files have imported as H264 1920 x 1080 .Mov's Im editing in Final cut studio
Re: Editing SLR Footage
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 9 years ago
I wouldn't use ProRes422LT. Choose ProRes422. Jeffrey Di Lullo jeffedits.com
Vectorscope question regarding capturing instead of color correction
by Mike Fox 9 years ago
Could anyone shed some light on there experience with the Vecterscope in Final Cut Pro Every Final Cut forum on Vectorscopes I've searched for relates to color correction in the "Color" application in
Re: Vectorscope question regarding capturing instead of color correction
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
I wonder if anybody here shares my view about this. Color bars on tape I think meant more in the analog days than they do now. In today's cameras, the bars are generated from a stored jpeg file in the
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Jeffrey Di Lullo liked this 9 years ago
64 gig of RAM
by Mark Wilson 9 years ago
Anyone added the 64 gig of OWC RAM to there MacPro if so did it help the performance in FCP or is it overkill with no added performance.
Re: 64 gig of RAM
by Michael Sacci 9 years ago
It will (most likely) in the next release. I have both and all I need to do is launch PP and I know why I use FCP.
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Optical Flow Slow Motion Q
by jamie hamlin 10 years ago
Hello. I have attempted several times to round trip a clip from FCP to Motion for optical flow retiming. Once the analysis is done, the clip doesn't look good at all. Its playback is terrible. It was
Re: Optical Flow Slow Motion Q
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 10 years ago
Check out Kronos from the Foundry http: www.thefoundry.co.uk pkg_overview.aspx ui=FA1927C8-65AB-4463-8997-4F10921B66DA It does a fantastic job. I have both Twixtor and Kronos and feel that Kronos does
two vexing questions
by timothy reed 11 years ago
Thanks people: I am on media composer 3.0.5 I have looked thru the book and avid's site but have not found answers to the following: How do I setup a visual timecode window for an entire sequence How
Re: two vexing questions
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 11 years ago
This link should help you with the BITC issue: http: www.avid.com video video_window.asp videoID=242 Have a great day! Jeffrey Di Lullo BBC&S Video Communicaitons
Deck Control Cable
by Bill Thomas 11 years ago
Can I use a regular RS232 cable (9 pin) to connect my IO HD to my Sony 2800 Betacam deck (9 pin also) Both connectors look like basic RS232 connectors, yet the IO connector says RS422. Thanks, Bill
Re: Deck Control Cable
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 11 years ago
Bill, You can use your deck, but you need to get a converter. http: www.aja.com html support_faq_main.php q=rs232&productid=&button=Search&b_productid=-1 check out this company: http: www.addenda-elec
Audio tool and Timecode display questions
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 11 years ago
Hello, I've work mostly with FCP for the past 5 years and have decided to reacquaint myself with media composer. So I went out and bought the software only version of MC (v2.8 for Mac). I am running i
Re: Audio tool and Timecode display questions
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 11 years ago
Jon, Any word yet Jeffrey Di Lullo BBC&S Video Communicaitons
Monitoring DV signal in MC
by Scott Davis 11 years ago
If bringing media in by FW and DV VTR does MC allow for monitoring of the DV signal by the deck In other words using the deck as an AD converter.
Re: Monitoring DV signal in MC
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 11 years ago
Scott, Yes it does. But you will have to play with the playback offset parameter in the digital desktop playback settings pref. Check out my post on the Avid editing basics forum to read more about my
Kona LH vs HD extreme?
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 12 years ago
I am speccing a DVCpro HD edit system and I am at an in-pass between the Kona LHe and Decklink HD extreme. They both seem to do the same thing save the hardware acceleration of DVCpro HD. How importan
Re: Kona LH vs HD extreme?
by Bob Zelin 12 years ago
my response on how to choose which system is better, is very different than AJA's response. Close out of this forum, and go to the Blackmagic Forum on Creative Cow. Read thru the top 20 or 30 posts th
Up Res Plug In for interlaced footage?
by Eric Goldstein 13 years ago
Hi, Does anyone know of an AE plug-in that can up-res interlaced footage I know of several like Red Giant's IHD or Algolith Suite that work only progressive footage. Thanks, Eric Eric Goldstein Giraff
Re: Up Res Plug In for interlaced footage?
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 13 years ago
Eric, WOW! thanks for the quick response. Very insightful. Both shots that I have to reframe are around 5 seconds each. I would imagine that the render times shouldn't be all that long. Would you give
PC for HD with Adobe Production Studio 2 or FinalCut Pro with Decklink HD PRO 4:4:4 and PanasonicAG-HVX200
by Pella Media 13 years ago
Help will be appreciated, Thanks. 1. I need to buy a PC for HD editing with Adobe Production Studio 2 all components Encore and so on, with a Decklink HD PRO 4:4:4 to work with 2x PanasonicAG-HVX200 f
Re: PC for HD with Adobe Production Studio 2 or FinalCut Pro with Decklink HD PRO 4:4:4 and PanasonicAG-HVX200
by Jeffrey Di Lullo 13 years ago
Troy, In relation to the Variable Frame rate footage and FCP, what is the plug-in that you are speaking about You also mentioned that all the variable frame rate footage must be captured via firewire.
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