Produced screenwriter (Walt Disney Prods., Warner-Bros. and others), published novelist ("Annie's Angel," "A Killing in Carter County," and "The Surrounding"), independent video producer, university professor (screenwriting, TV production).
Re: AVCHD codex in Final Cut Pro by William Carr 11 years ago Yes, but some of the newer AVCHD Panasonic cameras are not yet supported. We have the SD9 and those clips will not transfer play in the latest FCS without an updated Quicktime component from Perian.
Stabilizing Stills by Jim Lawrence 11 years ago I'm including a series still photos in a sequence where I'm using a 3-D effect cube matt to turn each photo to the next. As the images turn there is a slight shudder or shake at the top and bottom edg
Re: Stabilizing Stills by Jim Lawrence 11 years ago I was viewing it on an external TV monitor in my office and it actually looked fine. However, when I look at it on the computer I can see the movement. This was brought to my attention by the client w
Capture problems in FCPHD w/Canon GL2 by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago We've upgraded all our computers in the department to FCPHD 6.01 and are STILL having problems capturing anything shot with Canons. We keep getting the "dropped time code" message. It was my understan
Capture problems with Canon GL2 by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago We've upgraded all our computers in the department to FCPHD 6.01 and are STILL having problems capturing anything shot with Canons. We keep getting the "dropped time code" message. It was my understan
iPhoto 6.06 Problems by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago Since I installed the latest version of iPhoto, slideshow no longer works. It sticks on the first slide (even though I select all). It also does not allow me to see all my music in iTunes. I can see o
FCPHD Capture Problems with Canon GL2 by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago We're having problems capturing video into FCPHD and even iMovie with the Canon GL2's. Every time we get indications of numerous time code breaks; however, when I pop the exact same tapes into my Pana
Re: FCPHD Capture Problems with Canon GL2 by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago The tapes were shot on the GL2's for a video production class I teach. This semester has been very frustrating because students will shoot on the GL2's and then have to capture on the one Panasonic th
FCP upgrade by Jim Lawrence 12 years ago Is there a download to upgrade from FCP 5.1.1 to FCP 5.1.2 (This is for G5, latest OSX)
Re: FCP upgrade by walter biscardi 12 years ago Bret Williams "Just run software update in your computer's system prefs." and if your system is not on the internet, you can download it from the Support section of the Apple website. You'll need you
s reel lock by Chris Gallaway 13 years ago Hey folks, My DVX100 has gone into "Auto Off" mode due to an S-Reel lock. I've considered trying to use a set of jewlers' screw drivers to undo the plate holding the tape in and see if I can work it o
Re: s reel lock by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago K&M Electronics, Inc. 4744-A N. Royal Atl. Dr. Tucker, GA 30084 770-934-22151 Can repair it. Don't know the cost. They'll get back to you with an estimate within three days after they receive the came
"Cylinder Lock" by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago This cropped up on the AGX100p: "Auto Off Cylinder Lock". I'm pretty sure that's a problem with the tape transport. Is there any easy way to fix this (There's no repair facility anywhere near us).
New Problem, this time with iPhoto upgrade by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago Not only is iTunes still giving an error message when I close, now the new upgrade to iPhoto crashes every time I try and import a photo from the desktop (or from anywhere else). It works fine importi
iTunes Update Frustrations by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago I've loaded both of the latest iTunes update and the same thing happens: everytime I close the program I get the error message: "the program has quit unexpectly." This did not happen until I installed
Creating True Stereo in FCP by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago I just completed a project in which I "accidentally" created some stereo effects on the soundtrack. How can I do that on purpose, separating tracks and creating a real two channel effect
Re: Creating True Stereo in FCP by Benjamin Howard 11 years ago Just to follow up, I just tried out offsetting one of two duplicate mono tracks by 10ms and it sounds pretty great (at least comparatively). The depth of the sound is increased significantly although
Dumping foreign language files by Jim Lawrence 13 years ago Now that I upgraded to iLife 06 I'd really like to clean out some stuff I don't use. What's the safe way to dump all Japanese, German, etc. "Follow your bliss!" -- Joseph Campbell
Re: Dumping foreign language files by Chuck Reti 13 years ago Delocalizer 1.1 Youpi Optimizer 2.0 LanguageStripper 1.0.1 Look 'em up at VersionTracker.com; pick one you like. All are freeware. -- Chuck Reti Video Editor Detroit MI
Have to keep clicking by Jim Lawrence 14 years ago This is new: have to keep clicking on View Clip in order to see any clip in the viewer. I've never had to do this before. I used to just double click on the clip in the been and it automatically opene
Re: 3D Title download? by Jim Lawrence 14 years ago I want to add it to 4.5 in my office. When I installed 4.5 on my laptop and found a download site for it, but I've forgotten where it was.
Software Update not working in OSX4 by Jim Lawrence 14 years ago When software update searches for new software it tells me none is available, when, in fact, I KNOW there is an iPod update that I had yet to download. This concerns me because it seems to indicate th
Why upgrade? by Jim Lawrence 14 years ago I have a 17" G4 laptop running OSX 3.8. Everything works great (inculding Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, etc.) Is there any real reason to upgrade to the new OSX operating system and risk all the glit
Re: Why upgrade? by michele princigalli 14 years ago Yes but that's no match against Window's XP handling of icons and images. You open a folder, and just by clicking once on the icon you get the full screen image. And it's fast! You can browse an illim