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Jimmy See

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June 8th 2011
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How to delete no needed Luts?
by Tom Knight 3 days ago
How can I delete Luts, which I do not need, from the window "Color Managment Settings"
Re: How to delete no needed Luts?
by Jimmy See 18 hours ago
Yeh this type of decision seems to be like Avid's speciality.
Big Interview Project - Should I tackle it with AVID or Premiere?
by Enno Jacobsen 5 days ago
Which of the two, Avid or Premiere, allows for the best organizational tools during an edit of a complex interview project and which of the two allows for a proxy workflow that doesn't get screwed up
Re: Big Interview Project - Should I tackle it with AVID or Premiere?
by Jimmy See 23 hours ago
The decision of which platform often comes down to much more mundane factors than actual ability of one or the other to edit the type of creative project you're embarking on well because there's not m
Batch import equivelant for media brought in to the project via AMA link and consolidate
by Jimmy See 1 day ago
I'm working on a project that's fairly large. I've been diligently backing up the project files, and the raw rushes and also the Avid MediaFiles. However, it's harder to keep up with the Avid MediaFil
anamorphic workflow
by geraint pari huws 3 weeks ago
Hi all I'm looking to work with 4:3 anamorphic rushes 2048 1536 within mc, un-squeezed, which is no problem, but am looking for a way to display squeezed and cropped output, ie 2:1 letterbox within a
Re: anamorphic workflow
by Jimmy See 2 weeks ago
I'm trying to figure this out on my end but am testing with source material that isn't similar to yours at all and am just having to pretend that it is, so sorry if this is incorrect. I think I know w
Copy all media from a project to an external drive
by Ryan Dundas 2 months ago
I am an AE and my company recently switched from Final Cut to Avid. So far there have been many things that have frustrated me about how Avid works. It is really blowing me away that Avid is considere
Re: Copy all media from a project to an external drive
by Jimmy See 2 weeks ago
Hi Ryan Let me start by saying I feel your pain after many years now I've finally reached something kind of like peace with Avid, and begrudging acceptance that since it still hasn't been dethroned an
If there are empty numbered folders in Avid MediaFiles directory, does Avid automatically fill the next sequential folder on the 5001st file?
by Jimmy See 2 weeks ago
This a very obscure question I know and I don't want to get in to why I want to know, I just hope someone might know and could tell me. As far as I know, (haven't been able to confirm), the 5000 file
Re: If there are empty numbered folders in Avid MediaFiles directory, does Avid automatically fill the next sequential folder on the 5001st file?
by Jimmy See 2 weeks ago
Thanks mate, good to know. Incidentally, when you talk about keeping your mxf folders organised by starting at 10, is that something you do in order to sort them alphabetically, so that you don't have
Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Bret Hampton 4 weeks ago
Hi I have an early Mac Pro 1.1 dual processor running FCP7. I mostly use it with Furnacecore Dirt Removal for film restoration. It's pretty slow as it's 32 bit, so wondering suggestions for inexpensiv
Re: Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Jimmy See 3 weeks ago
Another thing you could try (though it's pretty experimental and you'd want to test this thoroughly first), is looking for solutions other than Furnacecore that don't cost as much as nuke. Then you ca
Final Cut Pro 7- can't open old project file or autosaved versions-- says the file is too old, then too new.
by Jodi Cilley 5 years ago
Final cut 7 geniuses.. I need your help. The weirdest thing happened and I've never seen this in almost 10 years of FCP. I tried to open a older project file, it said that it needed to update the proj
Re: Final Cut Pro 7- can't open old project file or autosaved versions-- says the file is too old, then too new.
by Jimmy See 3 weeks ago
This intrigued me because in the years that I used Final Cut I never heard of that happening. I couldn't find you a nice single easy to understand and test answer, but here's some suggestions. 1. The
Final Cut Pro 7
by Mohamed Mahmud 3 weeks ago
My Mac Book crashed because of overheating. We opened it, reset the batteries and continued editing on some footage that we had already captured on the computer. After editing a video piece, I exporte
Re: Final Cut Pro 7
by Jimmy See 3 weeks ago
Would probably need more details to help with this. A lot depends on what 'Dropping frames' means. When I come across the term is usually referring to frames that exist and are for whatever reason not
Does Avid have a problem with relinking proxy media to AMA files when the proxy media is subclipped?
by Jimmy See 3 weeks ago
So as far as I could tell, the answer is yes because it seemed to be what fixed my problem. I was fast beginning to despair trying to relink a very short and simple sequence constructed partly, but no
Re: Does Avid have a problem with relinking proxy media to AMA files when the proxy media is subclipped?
by Michael Phillips 3 weeks ago
I'll have to try some tests, but there may be a limitation lining to .sync clips Or as you say, subclips in general. It may be that relinking to selected is to master clips only which in your case of
Can you add logging data to an AMA linked clip while it is background consolidating and have that data be inherited by the consolidated clip?
by Jimmy See 2 months ago
I am dealing with large batches of FS7 footage shot at XAVC intra 100. I consolidate rather than transcode this material as it works natively. As I'm dealing with a lot of this material, even though i
Re: Can you add logging data to an AMA linked clip while it is background consolidating and have that data be inherited by the consolidated clip?
by Michael Phillips 2 months ago
I brought this up in beta when this functionality was introduced and did not get any response. If logging against the AMA master clips, you can always export an ALE and merge it back into your consoli
C300 footage imported in to project using one machine, is offline when the project is accessed from other machines connected to same network storage
by Jimmy See 6 months ago
I'm working on a project with several editors and footage stored on a shared network storage device. For various reasons, the usual adage of leaving the folder structure of a camera card untouched was
Re: C300 footage imported in to project using one machine, is offline when the project is accessed from other machines connected to same network storage
by Jimmy See 2 months ago
Hey Dave just realised I never responded to this. We never did find a solution that I can remember. The macs didn't have any equivalent to dynamically assigned drive letters so there was no potential
Intensity Pro Analog Audio Input is Not Working Without the Presence of any Analog Video Input
by Malik Yusuf 3 years ago
Hello, Recently we have installed 15 Intensity Pro cards into our Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 based Editing workstations for monitoring purpose. Primarily we are using the Composite Video and Analog Audio
Re: Intensity Pro Analog Audio Input is Not Working Without the Presence of any Analog Video Input
by Jimmy See 3 months ago
Hi Eric I realise this post is several years old now and also that you do not represent Blackmagic, but this is one of the few places around where the fact you pointed out, that blackmagic products do
Cannot export correct AAF or OMFs for sound designer
by Jimmy See 9 months ago
I don't think I could be much more confused at this point. I have a locked picture edit and it needs to go to sound for mixing. I initially created an embedded (untrimmed) media OMF and sent it to the
Re: Cannot export correct AAF or OMFs for sound designer
by Jimmy See 9 months ago
Thanks John. The sequence has always been free of any video so I'm afraid that wasn't the issue. I have in the interim figured something out that I'm pretty confident is the solution but I'll have to
Output AAF from Resolve timeline and preserve scaling information
by Jimmy See 11 months ago
I have a timeline in Resolve which originally came from Premiere Pro, and I need to use it to generate an AAF file for delivery to an external post house for grade and finishing. It's convoluted why I
Re: Output AAF from Resolve timeline and preserve scaling information
by Jimmy See 11 months ago
Thanks, I hadn't checked that, however the AAF was generated via the file export AAF menu rather than via the delivery page. I did go in and have a look at this just to be sure though and it wasn't ti
mov from .dcp file
by Ashish Sah 2 years ago
Hello I have .dcp file. I want to make an .mov file from .dcp file. How can we make Can we make in fcp or other software The total duration would be 1ht 30min. I lost my .mov file, I have only .dcp fi
Re: mov from .dcp file
by Jimmy See 2 years ago
Do you have an actual file with the extension .dcp at the end Is that a digital cinema package or something else I ask because digital cinema package is all I can think of for what you must have there
AAF exporting and importing using Automatic Duck (or anything that will work)
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
I've been attempting recently to send edits to sound for mixing. It's not something I've had to do often and the last times I have, I believe the sound department used Pro tools. In my first experienc
Re: Can you please advise? - AAF exporting and importing using Automatic Duck (or anything that will work)
by Jimmy See 2 years ago
My only experience with attempting to do what Michelle wants to do in FCP is detailed in the original posting from a year ago and clearly it wasn't problem free, it also was not exactly the same circu
How do you concatenate two files, copying ALL streams, and not re-encoding
by Jimmy See 2 years ago
I want to stick a title card, that I forgot to add to a sequence in an NLE prior to exporting it, to the beginning of what was exported - thus creating a new, single, continuous file of identical code
Re: How do you concatenate two files, copying ALL streams, and not re-encoding
by Jimmy See 2 years ago
Hi mate, thanks for helping out. Unfortunately the files are no longer on my testbed machine. I cleared them because I stumbled on to the solution myself. Perhaps there's a more elegant way, but this
Bizzare quality issue on export of one section of a sequence from premiere in to h264 MPEG4
by Jimmy See 2 years ago
I have a completed, rendered sequence ready for export. It's destined for the web and I compressed to a 1920x1080 h264 file in mp4 container. I selected a variable bit rate of average 8Mbit with a max
Re: Bizzare quality issue on export of one section of a sequence from premiere in to h264 MPEG4
by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago
VBR encoding with lots of money flying in the frame will create exported frames that are all at different compression rates and potentially different quality. David Roth Weiss Director Editor Colorist
Insert Closed Caption FCP7
by Danilo Gesualdo 3 years ago
Hello, I am finding it very difficult to start the process of inserting CC using FCP7. Do not even know how to generate the CC file, and if this can be done directly in FCP7 or do I need another softw
Re: Insert Closed Caption FCP7
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
Well if you like being frustrated, you could try doing what this guy described http: www.reddit.com r editing comments 2pn4do how_to_closed_and_open_captioning_its_harder_than
Is it possible to lay a group (or whole bin full) of clips on to a timeline at once such that they are spaced apart by the time elapsed between media end of preceding and media start of incoming clips
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
Or to put it another way, lay the clips on the timeline, such that they resemble the duration and pattern of filming across the day with gaps reflecting periods where no media was recorded Maybe if I
Re: Is it possible to lay a group (or whole bin full) of clips on to a timeline at once such that they are spaced apart by the time elapsed between media end of preceding and media start of incoming clips
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
Hey mate, I downloaded that software but by that time I was finished doing it all manually over the course of a very boring day and I just didn't have the strength to make myself dive back in to that
Mute Individual Video Clips
by zoe griffiths 3 years ago
Hello all, I'm currently switching over from FCP to PrePro CC. While most things work in very similar ways, there are a few things I'm finding hard to locate or use. One of these is the ability to mut
Re: Mute Individual Video Clips
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
I realise this was a long time ago but I imagine many FCP 7 editors will want to know this as few other platforms seem to do it and everyone loves it. It actually is possible in Premiere, and can be m
What is Premiere Pro actually doing when it imports a file? Or, why does this take more than a second?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
I'm just curious because I understand premiere imports in a pretty similar manner to FCP 7, where it simply creates 'clips' that act essentially like aliases in that they simply link to the media wher
Re: What is Premiere Pro actually doing when it imports a file? Or, why does this take more than a second?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
Oh yeah, I read as much in a similar thread somewhere out there on the interwebs. So then is this essentially like creating proxy media for video but in an audio context and this process presumably ma
Can one copy the volume level attributes of a clip without also copying the fade in/ fade out animation?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
My FCPx terminology may be off but, basically, I have a timeline of a concert and between every act is a fade out and a fade in to the next. I do this by pulling the slider on the audio channel at the
What is FCP X doing all the time that is grinding my project to a halt?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
I am trying rather unsuccessfully to cut a project in FCPx and it's difficult because everything is at an agonisingly slow pace with constant dropped frames and having to wait for the beach ball to fi
Re: What is FCP X doing all the time that is grinding my project to a halt?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
hi mate, Wasn't back at the facility where I'm using the particular equipment and FCPx until today. I'm having similar issues today also (although there's other confounding factors involved today so h
Are ProRes422 and ProResLT considered different codecs by plural eyes for the purposes of creating multiclips?
by Jimmy See 3 years ago
I've been using a very helpful workflow with interviews shot continuously on A cam and intermittently over time on B cam which are synced and made in to multiclips sing plural eyes 3 which has been wo
Do you have to have AME open in order for the contents of watch folders to begin transcoding? (AME 5.5)
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
I thought I'd start trying to make use of the Watch Folder system, only it seems that after I specify a folder as a watch folder and specify a preset transcoding profile for it to begin when files are
Why is it that interlacing is visible when people blink?
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
I've been authoring some interlaced DVDs I've got it pretty well down and encoding process and authoring is at the point that gets the best possible results I can get. The interlacing looks pretty muc
PAL interlaced content field ordering for DVDs doesn't seem to match prescribed standard
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
So I've trawled through creative cow's many posts on the matter and various other forums and blogs and wikipedia and asked online editors and all say, PAL DVDs are lower fields first order for interla
Re: PAL interlaced content field ordering for DVDs doesn't seem to match prescribed standard
by Michael Slowe 4 years ago
Daniel, you're right but also, so am I. I'll explain. My editing system these last fifteen years has been Media 100, both for SD and HD, and for PAL Media 100 codec the correct field setting is Upper.
Upscaling wrong aspect ratio and frame sized GoPro media to HD 16:9 ratio scaling to fit produces anamorphic HD 1440x1080 unexpectedly
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
Our production involves regularly working with GoPro footage. For reasons we're still investigating, the camera appeared to have set itself midway through the shoot to a 960p preset which means a 1280
Re: Upscaling wrong aspect ratio and frame sized GoPro media to HD 16:9 ratio scaling to fit produces anamorphic HD 1440x1080 unexpectedly
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
Hi, Thanks for replying here is a screenshot of my encoder window and here is additional information in the basic video settings pane it hasn't actually turned out to be a problem as the pixels are th
Would opting out of the retina-display option in a new Apple Macbook Pro be a wise choice in building a video data wrangling kit for production?
by Jimmy See 4 years ago
I'm putting together a data wrangling kit for in the field backup and previewing of high definition consumer and broadcast quality video footage and some 2k footage as well occasionally. I'm not certa
Tips on cutting dialogue and sound
by Jimmy See 6 years ago
I'm cutting a showreel for an actor and I'm trying to find solutions for the most seamless way of transitioning between music playing over montage sections and unedited extracts from scenes from his f
Re: Tips on cutting dialogue and sound
by André Engelhardt 6 years ago
Hi Jimmy, I think you've already hit the nail on the head that it's about the point in time where you cut out the music that makes it sound 'wrong'. If you're limited to using only one song for the en
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