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John Martin

Editor/Motion Graphics
Member Since:
February 28th 2011
29 Posts
Location:
90210
Weird Color Shift when adding lower third...
by Brian Pitt 8 years ago
I shot a video using a canon 7d. Footage was converted to prores 422 and imported into final cut. After I had my cut done, I graded the footage in Apple Color and sent it back to Final Cut. Everything
Re: Weird Color Shift when adding lower third...
by John Martin 6 years ago
Click in your timeline, and click Command 0 (zero) to open up your setting, than go to quick time settings at bottom left, and click on the "advanced" button, once in there go to "gamma correction" an
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John Martin liked this 4 years ago
Premiere Will Not Play from Timeline or Display Timeline Clips in Program Window
by Peter Wiley 8 years ago
I am new to Premiere Pro. Yesterday the program lost its capacity to play anything from the timeline. JKL keys have no effect. Spacebar has no effect. Double clicking on a clip in the timeline does no
Re: Premiere Will Not Play from Timeline or Display Timeline Clips in Program Window
by John Martin 4 years ago
This could be due to a "corrupt timeline" which happened in Final Cut Pro 7 and other programs. Basically the timeline is broken. If you get a black screen in the viewer in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, chec
HD to SD Best Quality workflow
by Jon Geddes 10 years ago
Obviously there are problems with all NLE programs (not just Final Cut or Premiere) with converting HD projects to an SD DVD. Even with the best settings, there is still horrible aliasing especially n
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Isaac Brillant liked this 8 years ago
Re: HD to SD Best Quality workflow
by John Martin 7 years ago
So what is your HD to SD hardware down conversion solution
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 Erik Lindahl 7 years ago
Speaking of scaling FCPX seems to outperform FCP7 by a long shot. I can't say however if Compressor uses the same software engine as FCPX.
Finding a Dub House in Beijing China or Shanghai
by John Martin 7 years ago
I have a :30 HD spot I need dubbed to Panasonic s DVCPRO HD or D5 HD recorder; Sony s HDCAM high definition recorder, in PAL for HD broadcast in China. The spec sheet we received from China was PAL an
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John Martin liked this 7 years ago
Re: Finding a Dub House in Beijing China or Shanghai
by Tong Harry 7 years ago
Hi John Martin! If you need to make DVCPRO,HDCAM,D5 tapes,or any other film edit survice in beijing,you can call me (+86 15810228894).This a campany just do all the above called TOPWORKS.http: www.top
I need a great broadcast monitor for my FCP setup - suggestions for monitor and cards welcome
by John Martin 7 years ago
I'm compressing video to MPEG for SD spots that are being broadcasted. I need a monitor to check the color and QC on a CRT. I also want to show the client the spots on an SD CRT, and have a monitor so
Re: I need a great broadcast monitor for my FCP setup - suggestions for monitor and cards welcome
by Mark Raudonis 7 years ago
It isn't always about price, Shane. Have you seen the Sony PVM -2541 This is truly the first affordable flat panel that compares to the old CRT's. The image is really superb! Mark
Opening a .CAP file for review
by John Martin 8 years ago
I recently had video's closed captioned and received a .CAP file and I'm having difficulty opening it up for review. I've done some reading and discovered you may be able to see it when laying off to
Re: Opening a .CAP file for review
by Jason Livingston 8 years ago
Hi John, There are a number of different caption files called .CAP used frequently in the industry, such as Cheetah .CAP or NCI .CAP. Unfortunately FCP does not handle any of these. It only uses SCC f
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John Martin liked this 8 years ago
Best video format to use on my website - alternates to Flash video
by John Martin 8 years ago
I am currently using flash videos (F4V) on my website in a custom-made pop out flash player. Is there a more widely accepted, faster playing, higher resolution alternative to using this on our site, a
Re: Best video format to use on my website - alternates to Flash video
by Alan Smith 8 years ago
Unfortunately there is not "magic bullet" when it comes to web video, to many competing players. However, the H.264 codec has become increasingly adapted and is the current de facto format for web vid
Reccommend a great drive to backup pro. video locally on 3-10 Terabytes
by John Martin 8 years ago
I've worked with hundreds of smaller drives over years of editing, but now I wanted to ask my friends at COW if they could recommend a 3-10 TB hard-drive setup that I don't have to build, can keep nea
Re: Reccommend a great drive to backup pro. video locally on 3-10 Terabytes
by John Martin 8 years ago
Thanks. Looking into G Technology G-Drive and Mercury, any experience with or thoughts on those
Video is 23.97 FPS but showing up as 7.69 FPS when inspected, how to fix?
by John Martin 8 years ago
why are the master video files I just received in 23.97, but showing up in Quicktime, VLC, MPEG Stream, PC inspector and other software as having a 7.69 FPS The opening slate reads 23.97, and after co
Re: Video is 23.97 FPS but showing up as 7.69 FPS when inspected, how to fix?
by John Martin 8 years ago
Thanks much! I have never seen apple animation codecs used as a master video output either, especially with camera footage mixed with graphics. I'm a heavy After Effects guy and I know it's default "l
How to setup and monitor IRE settings in Final Cut Pro
by John Martin 8 years ago
How do I view my IRE settings in final cut pro Will broadcast safe setting ensure I'm within the range I'm trying to output my video to the IRE standard of 7.5 IRE and have the Luminance below 100 IRE
Re: How to setup and monitor IRE settings in Final Cut Pro
by John Martin 8 years ago
Thanks.
MPEG2 Broadcast Delivery Specs Issues
by John Martin 8 years ago
In advance thanks for the help with this one... here it goes! Foremost I've been on Final Cut suite 6 years, and now running into major issues compressing to a specific MPEG2 format for broadcast deli
Re: MPEG2 Broadcast Delivery Specs Issues
by Eve Kinizo 8 years ago
Hey, Thanks for that. I will give it a shot. I assume MPEG2 is very tricky because it seems as if most programs only offer decode it not to encode it. Any particular reason If anyone has any tips as t
Media manage
by Sam Lesante Jr. 10 years ago
New to this forum but now cow, Is there a way to media manage after effects projects like you do in final cut so you only save the media you used on the timeline TIA
Re: Media manage
by John Martin 8 years ago
This doesn't direct you to the answer, you actually want to use the "Collect Files" function under the file menu.
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Exporting After Effects Projects as timelines for Final Cut
by John Martin 8 years ago
I've stepped into a job where the prior employee used After Effects to edit all the companies videos. In some of the projects there are up to 170 tracks...where in Final Cut Pro I typically accomplish
Re: Exporting After Effects Projects as timelines for Final Cut
by Dave LaRonde 8 years ago
Well, good luck to you. You face a daunting task, especially since you can't spend any money. Given the choice between editing scores of clips in AE and sticking pins in my arm, I'd have to think long
Apple Motion Dissolving And Replicator
by Jay Martin 8 years ago
I'm using the apple motion replicator effect to create a "TV WALL" effect (basically a grid of 100s of video clips) How would do I apply a dissolve to dissolve each screen so they all dissolve individ
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John Martin liked this 8 years ago
Re: Apple Motion Dissolving And Replicator
by John Martin 8 years ago
Does anyone have a solution that exists in the software so we don't have to download third party software
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