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Jessica Mantheiy

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Filesystems and Beyond
by Jessica Mantheiy 2 years ago
Informative Podcast of how Filesystems work in regards to storage. Check it out! The Workflow Show #404: Filesystems and Beyond
Re: Filesystems and Beyond
by Bob Zelin 2 years ago
I bet you are one of the first guys to consider moving to Symply. Bob Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com
Upgrading to Sierra with FCP 7 and Studio Installed
by Adam Berch 3 years ago
Hi, I am currently using El Capitan 10.11.6. I have FCP 7, FCP X, Premiere Pro CC 2015, Photoshop CS 6, Live Type, DVD Studio Pro and Both New and old versions of Compressor. If I upgrade to Sierra wi
Re: Upgrading to Sierra with FCP 7 and Studio Installed
by Jessica Mantheiy 3 years ago
Hi, Why I don't advise holding onto FCP 7, it seems that it will continue to with on macOS 10.12. Is FCP7 compatible with Sierra FCPX you shouldn't have any problems with. Final Cut Pro X Adobe Premie
suggestions for HP Ultrium LTO 6 6250 software for windows 7
by randy caparas 3 years ago
hi there, like to ask some suggestions software for win7, we have cache a and tape drive hp ultrium lto 6, and LSI sas controller we our planning to move the tape drive and the lsi sas in windows 7 an
Re: suggestions for HP Ultrium LTO 6 6250 software for windows 7
by Jessica Mantheiy 3 years ago
Hi, Are you using LTFS to mount the Cache-A as an LTFS volume to archive and the Cache-A has an HP LTO-6 drive installed Do you plan on continuing to use the LTFS driver on Windows If you're looking f
recommendations for Adobe CC shared storage?
by D j Harris 3 years ago
Hi, I'm looking for a point in the right direction when looking at replacing our aging SAN...there are a lot of posts on this already but it's slightly overwhelming how many options there are. I'm hap
Re: recommendations for Adobe CC shared storage?
by Jessica Mantheiy 3 years ago
Hi, Yes, figuring out what you need to have the best storage system that meets your needs and your budget is quite overwhelming. As Bob Zelin stated in his post, you have a bunch of options that will
Open Media Composer 4 Projects in Media Composer 8?
by Jessica Mantheiy 5 years ago
Hi All, Has anyone tried to open older projects and assets in Media Composer 8 that originated from old versions of Media Composer, such as version 4 I have a client that wants to upgrade his system a
Re: Open Media Composer 4 Projects in Media Composer 8?
by Jessica Mantheiy 5 years ago
You two are great. Thank you. Avid could not tell me this directly! Jessica Mantheiy
Looking for Final Cut 7 server recommendations
by Brian Golding 5 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm trying to find the best options in terms of setting up a media server for our company as we begin the second season of a TV series. For this series alone, we'll have a maximum of o
Re: Looking for Final Cut 7 server recommendations
by Jessica Mantheiy 5 years ago
Hi Brian, I am the Sales Operations Manager at Chesapeake Systems based out of Baltimore, MD. We are a video integrator that does the exact thing you are looking for. We specialize in workflows, stora
DIY SAN storage capacity upgrade?
by Phillip Chandler 5 years ago
Hello all, I've got two Active Storage SANs with 10TB capacities. I really want to upgrade them (remove 1TB drives and use 3 or 4TB drives) to upgrade storage capacity. I'm not too knowledgeable in th
Re: DIY SAN storage capacity upgrade?
by Jessica Mantheiy 5 years ago
Phillip, Feel free to reach out to me directly. The company I work for, Chesapeake Systems, may be able to figure something out as far as swapping the drives out. I would imagine that possibly since y
replaceClip failed Error
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
We have a client that is receiving the following error in CatDV: replaceClip failed (Data truncation: Data too long for column 'history' at row 1) This error is occurring when trying to modify 18 of 2
Re: replaceClip failed Error
by Sebastien Bertrand 6 years ago
It was around version 10.0 that I had that problem if I remember well. But it might have been in one of the latest 9.x versions. I'm not sure anymore. Sebastien Bertrand Systems Technologist www.tfo.o
Logging Tab in Item Properties - Change Text Formatting?
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
I think I know the answer, but I just want to confirm: In the Logging Tab under Item Properties of a clip, are you able to change the text formatting, such as the color, font style, size, etc. Section
Re: Logging Tab in Item Properties - Change Text Formatting?
by Nick Meyers 6 years ago
i think the question is about text formatting in the browser. answer is still no, although you have a choice of small, medium and large, but that is browser-wide. nick
Encore is cutting off the ends of my mpg files
by Trevor Aikman 6 years ago
Hi out there! I'm trying to author in Encore a DVD of a documentary I edited. I have two 45:00 episodes and one 2:25 trailer. Each file has a portion of the end clipped off. When I drag those files in
Re: Encore is cutting off the ends of my mpg files
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
Check to make sure that when you are exporting your MPEG streams via Sorenson Squeeze that your frame rate hasn't changed. A lot of times, it will get switched to 29.97 fps, which will cause it to spe
AJA Io XT - Analog Audio Input workaround
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
Any suggestions for an effective workaround for Analog Audio Input to the Io XT Not sure if using some sort of chain to use SDI since SDI will look for video. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
Re: AJA Io XT - Analog Audio Input workaround
by Anne Kochan 5 years ago
I know that this thread is an old one, but I have the same question. I am working on mac pro with aja i o xt and want to get audio into media composer from a mic (xlr) connected to a yamaha mixing con
Quicktime Error (-101) - AJA Kona causing this issue?
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
Currently running 10.7.4 with an AJA Kona LHi connected and keep receiving error code (-101) when trying to play back videos using Quicktime Player X. I have read that the error could be a result of:
Re: Quicktime Error (-101) - AJA Kona causing this issue?
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
Applications AJA Utilities Uninstall AJA Drivers reboot. Boot up your computer, launch FCP, play your video. (there are no AJA drivers loaded now). Does it play Yes or no If yes - then go to http: www
Quality problems, FCE
by anna norton 7 years ago
I am having problems getting a good quality video when exporting from FCE. My sequence item properties are: Vid Rate - 29.97 fps, Frame size - 720x480; Compressor - DV DVCPRO - NTSC, Pixel Aspect - NT
Re: Quality problems, FCE
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
You need to have your clips conform to your sequence settings. It won't matter the properties of the video file are different from your sequence as long as you conform to your sequence settings. Jessi
Encoding & Downscaling in Compressor for DVD
by Sascha Engel 7 years ago
Hi Everybody, I usually always use Compressor, to encode for DVDSP. But when I do that with HD Material, I get quiet a bit of artifacting, dancing lines and pixelized edges. It's weird, it happens onl
Re: Encoding & Downscaling in Compressor for DVD
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
You will get artifacting via software going from HD to SD. The best conversion is hardware down conversion, via Teranex. I would assume that your footage is upper or progressive. Depending on what it
Closed Caption embedded QT to BetaSP?
by John Hong 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone would know if you had a SD QT with CC embedded, that the CC will still be there once it's been outputted to BetaSP Just wanted to double check on this to ma
Re: Closed Caption embedded QT to BetaSP?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
You need to make sure that you have your VANC turned on the control panel via AJA. From within FCP, when you edit to tape, you have enabled the closed-captions in the 2nd tab of the edit to tape windo
Cannot paste metadata
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Have a client that is running CatDV 9.06 (CatDV Server Control Panel 6.6.0) and is not able paste metadata. They don't have the "Paste metadata" option in "Edit" drop down menu. Had someone else check
Re: Cannot paste metadata
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Hello Jessica, You have to enable the Advanced menu in Preferences- General- Menus It will make the "Paste Metadata" option show up in the Edit menu. Cheers, Sebastien Bertrand Systems Integrator, Ord
Dell M6600 Fiber Connection
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I am looking to see if there is an option for a fiber connection for a Dell M6600 Whether it is a docking station, adapter, etc. Dell was of no help and didn't know what fiber was. Any he
Re: Dell M6600 Fiber Connection
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I'm not sure about the speed, but I will take a look at your suggestion. Once I figure out the speed, I will post back. Thanks so much! Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
Teranex 2D Processor - Power Cable or Breakout Audio Cable Included?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I have a client that pre-ordered a Teranex 2D awhile ago and it was just delivered this week. They stated that they did not receive a power cable or an audio breakout medusa cable in the
Re: Teranex 2D Processor - Power Cable or Breakout Audio Cable Included?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Hi Jon, I appreciate the response. I have contacted some others who just recently received theirs to verify this. When do you expect to receive your's When you do, can you let me know if you received
Final Cut Pro Plug-In Compatibility
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Does anyone know if a Sapphire Plug-In package that was purchased around January 2012 for Final Cut would be compatible when upgrading the OSX to 10.7 or later I believe the version of Sapphire availa
Re: Final Cut Pro Plug-In Compatibility
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
And I'm going to answer my own question as I got in touch with GenArts directly, and yes, it is compatible with 10.7 or later. FYI. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
iLok for ProTools 10
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I already know the answer to this question, but I want to make sure I found the correct answer. Can you run ProTools 10 without iLok If so, if you have a valid activation code, how can I use it withou
Re: iLok for ProTools 10
by Mark Spano 7 years ago
I am sure you cannot use any current flavor of Pro Tools without an iLok with its authorization. If you have an activation code, then you should be able to get an iLok, create an iLok.com account, and
Final Cut 7 Crashing...
by Elizabeth Barris 7 years ago
Hello, I am new to this forum and tried to follow a previous thread on this but was unsuccessful for some reason. My final cut is crashing as practically as soon as I make my first edit! It has never
Re: Final Cut 7 Crashing...
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Try trashing your FCP Preferences, as well as repairing your disk permissions. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
AJA codecs on Lion - QT 7.6.6
by Eugene Lehnert 7 years ago
I downloaded the AJA codecs for Lion but I can't view them in Quicktime X or 7.6.6 I just want to view the files. Do I need Quicktime Pro installed I have the codecs in Library Codecs. Is this just fo
Re: AJA codecs on Lion - QT 7.6.6
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I believe you need QuickTime Player Pro since those codecs will be selectable upon exporting, which is not available in QuickTime X. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
DVDSP fails to build and format my project
by Todd Horton 7 years ago
I'm new to DVDSP. Hope that doesn't turn any of you away. I've become pretty familiar with it fairly quickly, as I'm an audio engineer (experience with complex software) and have also done some video
Re: DVDSP fails to build and format my project
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Try just having it build an image file (.dmg), then use Disk Utility to burn the disc. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
Interlacing issues
by Grant Walls 7 years ago
Hi there, I'm trying to put a TV show on DVD but am having trouble with the interlacing issues. I didn't edit the show, but it was shot on a few different formats but mostly HDV50i1080. But the final
Re: Interlacing issues
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Well, you might experience interlacing because you are working with interlaced footage. The only thing I can suggest would be to use the "De-interlace" feature in Frame Controls and put it to the high
Problems with transcoding a DVD to APPLE TV format
by Sutharsan Bala 7 years ago
Hi all, I'm trying to encode a short film I made to submit to a film festival that prefers to have the films sent digitally. So they want the film in the Apple TV format (Mp4 H264). They recommended u
Re: Problems with transcoding a DVD to APPLE TV format
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Download VLC Player. Open up your DVD in Finder and then navigate to your VIDEO_TS folder. You will see a bunch of files, but you want to look for .VOB files. Drag each one into VLC Player individuall
I need to burn an MPEG and/or .MOV to DVD. I haven't got a clue! Any advice gladly received.
by gary Seabrook 7 years ago
Hi, I know my way around FCP7 fairly well but have never (NEVER) had to burn a file to DVD. I'll give as much info as possible about the file I'm going to create out of FCP and where that file will ev
Re: I need to burn an MPEG and/or .MOV to DVD. I haven't got a clue! Any advice gladly received.
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
First, how long is your program Send your sequence to Compressor. Select one of the DVD Presets that closely matches the time of your program. Also choose the "Best Quality" preset. From there, you ex
From Pal to NTSC in final cut
by Sara Blom 7 years ago
Hello, I'm working on a documentary film in a final cut PAL project (HDV 1050i) but for a festival in the US I need to deliver a NTSC DVD. Could someone help me to explain how I can best do this Can I
Re: From Pal to NTSC in final cut
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Just a warning: converting from PAL to NTSC via software wil cause interlacing because you're going to adding frames. The best route is a hardware conversion. But, if you must do it in Compressor, her
DVDSP problems burning
by Ross Stark 7 years ago
Hi all, need any and all expert opinions. I'm working with a big project for our studio. It is multiple videos(or titles) that need to be added to one DVD, and I need multiple copies of final disc. My
Re: DVDSP problems burning
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Instead of having DVDSP make multiple copies, take your DVD Master, open up Disk Utility, create an image of the DVD, and burn it that way. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
rendering doesnt stay
by carole jones 7 years ago
i have several sequences which need rendering. When i render them, save the project normally, i have to re-render those sequences....normal or not Can anyone help Thanks
Re: rendering doesnt stay
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
What type of compression if your sequence set at Also, after you close out of Premiere, are you deleting your render files Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
getting jaggies
by shane worth 7 years ago
I am sorry for posting this else where but not sure where the right place to post this is. ok here is the issue and wasn't sure what area to post this in: I have the cannon vixia hfm31 camera, I also
Re: getting jaggies
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
What frame rate did you shoot at And what type of .mov did iMovie make you And, correct me if I am wrong, but I believe the Mac version of Premiere can edit .mts easily. You may also want to check you
Is Kona Hardware HD to SD down conversion better than compressor software??
by John Martin 7 years ago
Current workflow: I'm receiving a 1920x1080 produced TV spot in animation codec, transcoding from 24 FPS to 29.97 Pores 422, Importing HD prores footage into a native 4:3 timeline (letter boxing), out
Re: Is Kona Hardware HD to SD down conversion better than compressor software??
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Honestly, I would set up your sequence as HD (just edit natively) and then set your Kona settings to the output you need. Let he Kona do the down conversion. It will optimize the resolution the best i
Menu Highlight not showing in Burnt DVD
by Damien Peden 7 years ago
I've built a PAL DVD in CS6, and when I do a build preview the menu button highlights show fine, however when I burn the DVD, the button highlights don't show at all. I've tried DVD players, computers
Re: Menu Highlight not showing in Burnt DVD
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I have been having the exact issue recently, but it's been on CS3. Are you on Mac or PC I have had a colleague inform me that Mac versions of the software tend to do this. Do you have your buttons as
Can PremPro CS6 capture SD video in .mov format ?
by Nick Ag 7 years ago
Someone told me that Premiere Pro CS6 can already capture SD video from miniDV tapes directly in .mov format instead of .avi capturing with firewire (without using a capture card), I guess it can't be
Re: Can PremPro CS6 capture SD video in .mov format ?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
You're fine. It captures it as .avi. If not, I'm sure you can figure out how to make that happen. :) Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
Best video format for broadcast
by Cassidy Clawson 7 years ago
Hi All, I am preparing some video files to be included in an online "media press kit." The idea being that journalists and broadcasters can easily download the clip for incorporation into news stories
Re: Best video format for broadcast
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Working in the broadcast industry, it is dependent on the station. For the distributors that I have dealt with, they haven requested ProRes and H.264s. For some, I have seen XDCam, DNxHD, and even MPE
Region Encode BluRay issues
by Ira Shiflet 7 years ago
So here is my problem. I burned copies of my film for festivals. A couple of european countries have asked permission to play them. I made a couple of copies and sent them out. Now I have one come bac
Re: gion Encode BluRay issues
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
This should be in the "Build" tab. However, what version of Encore do you have I have personally run into issues when authoring a Blu-Ray that needed to be on Region 2; however, my version on Mac woul
Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Hey!

I see that you are close by! I am actually going to start working for Chesapeake Systems here in 2 weeks out in Baltimore, so it looks like we will be close!.

Would love know more about your skills and what not!
William Chilcoat 7 years ago
It would be helpful if I had my website up. I had to shut it down because I decided to switch hosts. Adobe has great hosting service package with the creative cloud services so I'm currently trying to [more]
Panasonic DVCPro AJ-HD1700 closed caption card
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Anyone know where I may be able to find a closed-caption card for a Panasonic DVCPro AJ-HD1700 deck Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
Encoding Settings MPEG2-DVD
by mike Rodriguez 7 years ago
What are the best settings to encode an m2v file from source of 1920X1080 29.97fps progressive for maximum quality to make an SD DVD. Specifically the bit rate settings. Should I use VBR or CBR. Need
Re: Encoding Settings MPEG2-DVD
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
How long is your program Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager Video Labs Rockville, MD 301-217-0000 jmuth@videolabs.net
29.97 to 25fps ghosting
by Sage Brucia 7 years ago
Hello, I have some ProRes 1080i 29.97fps footage shot on a Sony A55 DSLR camera, which unfortunately needs to be 25fps. I've used Compressor 3 to change the frame rate, with Best settings in the Frame
Re: 29.97 to 25fps ghosting
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Honestly, in my experience, there isn't much you can do with it. Since you are removing frames, that may happen. Have you tried in Cinema Tools They have a reverse telecine option that may be of bette
FLV to MP3 missing Audio
by Maria-Luisa Meredith 7 years ago
Hi I'm attempting to convert several FLV Video files to MP3. It worked perfectly with a 5 min clip. With longer clips (30 mins +) the MP3 exports with the same duration but the audio starts later than
Re: FLV to MP3 missing Audio
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Check your frame rate for your export. Make sure it matches your source. Such as, is your audio 44.1 khz and you are trying to make it 48.0 khz Or vice-versa Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager
Exporting through Media Encoder vs After Effects
by Jonnie Lewis 7 years ago
Hello, I've created a relatively simple animated showreel in After Effects that is mainly text based with a few images. The project is 1920x1080, and I rendered it out at this size in H.264, with audi
Re: Exporting through Media Encoder vs After Effects
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I would think the first thing would be the data rate for your 720 p file. It is low: 2 Mbps. I would increase that and see if that helps. Media Encoder will take awhile because you're downconverting.
Problem displaying text when importing subtitles
by Steve Walpole 7 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to add Simplified Chinese subtitles to a project. I'm using Encore CS5 on a PC (Win XP). I've downloaded the correct language set, so the characters appear properly in Excel, in the ori
Re: Problem displaying text when importing subtitles
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
I had the same issue when accessing an Ethiopian font when trying to import Amharic subtitles. The only thing I can suggest is when you import, before you hit "ok", go through all the fonts to see wha
Video Preview button/window within Menu (BluRay)
by Spencer Tycksen 7 years ago
Not only is this my first authoring of a BluRay disc, it's my first authoring period. So please be patient with me here. I've watched tutorials on the basics in Encore, and I think I get the basics. H
Re: Video Preview button/window within Menu (BluRay)
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Can you make it into a loop Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager Video Labs Rockville, MD 301-217-0000 jmuth@videolabs.net
Moving from FCP 7 to Premiere Pro and Encore CS6
by Nick Baer 7 years ago
AFter 8 years of FCP and DSP, I'm trying out Premiere Pro and Encore CS6. The download did not come with the Library of menus and buttons, so that took an extra hour. Still, after downloading the .dmg
Re: Moving from FCP 7 to Premiere Pro and Encore CS6
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
CS6 is not defective. If you want to make an item an orphan, I would go to that asset in the Project tab and remove it from there if you can't do it from the Flowchart. Jessica Muth Production Operati
audio sync problem when authoring blu ray in encore that has a menu
by vinnie favale 7 years ago
My audio is out of sync with video by about three minutes when I author a blu ray using encore that has a menu. the preview looks and sound fine. it's a simple timeline...there is just one 59 minute v
Re: audio sync problem when authoring blu ray in encore that has a menu
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Go to the Project tab, click on your audio file. Right click, go to "Transcode Settings". Then select "Don't Transcode." See if that helps any. Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager Video Labs Ro
Final Encore 'build' extremely slow, or normal?
by Jake Huddleston 7 years ago
Hi there. I have been creating DVD's for clients using Encore and have noticed that the time it takes to burn build a standard DVD takes a significant amount of time, and I'm wondering if this is norm
Re: Final Encore 'build' extremely slow, or normal?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
The 6 hours sounds about right. If you don't make the necessary m2v and ac3 streams, Encore has to encode your Premiere sequence. Encore has to virtually take your sequence and make it's own stream fo
Can not burn Bluray Discs? Error
by Rex Polanis 7 years ago
I just upgraded to CS5.5 to CS6. I have never had this problem before. I keep trying to burn a Bluray using Encore CS6, however, I keep getting this maessage after the program tries to burn the Disc:
Re: Can not burn Bluray Discs? Error
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Encore CS6 gives me similar issues with a DVD. Canyoy burn an image file on the Blu-Ray and then use with Toast or Disk Utility to burn it Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager Video Labs Rockvil
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Upgrade to Lion to run Avid?
by Corinna Robbins 7 years ago
Hello I run a MacBook Pro with Leopard 10.6.8. I just downloaded Avid MC6 and started to install when I got a message that 10.7 (Lion) is qualified and recommended for this software (doh!). So, two qu
Re: Upgrade to Lion to run Avid?
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Corinna, Let us know how it works for you! Jessica Muth Production Operations Manager Video Labs Rockville, MD 301-217-0000 jmuth@videolabs.net
Edit to tape no audio after 10 minutes
by Hugo Ferraz 7 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm editing to tape on FCP 7 with AJA IoHD a broadcast 720x576 pal episode of 40 minutes to a Sony DVW-A500P digital Betacam. Everything seems fine, audio levels are entering correctly
Re: Edit to tape no audio after 10 minutes
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
Not sure if you have the capability to do this with your card and I'm not sure how your patch work is set-up for SDI, but can you see an output signal coming from Final Cut to the deck with audio and
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