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John Sackey

Editor, working in FCP and sometimes a bit of AVID (if I can't help it).

Also direct music videos.
Member Since:
October 28th 2004
51 Posts
Location:
Glasgow, Scotland
Black Pixels at top and bottom of image
by Zac Nicholson 4 years ago
I've been working in resolve lite 10 coming from Adobe Premiere. One thing I noticed as soon as I started working in resolve is that my video has a few black pixels at the top and bottom of the image.
Re: Black Pixels at top and bottom of image
by John Sackey 4 years ago
You can use colourtrace to copy all the grades from one project to another. The manual covers it pretty well. I don't understand why your Viewer is showing up as 4:3 if it's not something in settings.
Mac Pro 5,1 with Cubix and 2x Titan Black Problems
by John Sackey 4 years ago
Hi all, I'm posting this here as Resolve users seem to be the most likely group to be able to help while I'm unable to get tech support over the weekend. I've just bought a Cubix Desktop Elite and two
Re: Mac Pro 5,1 with Cubix and 2x Titan Black Problems
by John Sackey 4 years ago
Thanks again Joseph, That's the problem sorted. Upgraded to the latest Yosemite and the latest Nvidia Drivers and it's all working fine now. I used the 5770 we've got but then experimented with the GT
Sudden super slow export speed on specific project - 1fps
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi, I encounter a weird phenomena that never happened to me before: I grade a serious of Ads. In the past days, the client wanted several changes and we kept exporting different versions. Suddenly, si
Re: Sudden super slow export speed on specific project - 1fps
by John Sackey 5 years ago
Check in the delivery page that you haven't set theax render speed to 1fps. Easy to do by accident with the scroll wheel on a mouse. John
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PPRO CC 2014 Annoying Playhead Behaviour
by John Sackey 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm having some trouble with one of our suites and Premiere Pro. The playhead in both the source and program monitor exhibits some annoying behaviour when you click and drag the playhead to sc
Re: PPRO CC 2014 Annoying Playhead Behaviour
by John Sackey 5 years ago
Thanks Peter. This suite is still on 10.9.4 as it's the VFX online editor's suite and he hasn't updated it yet. I'll look in to going to 9.5. Thanks John
Problems rendering large Quicktime files to Ethernet SANs
by John Sackey 5 years ago
Hi folks, I've come up against this problem with Resolve on a couple of different enet SANS, a Promax Platform Studio and an Editshare. Basically what seems to happen is a problem with writing large f
Re: Problems rendering large Quicktime files to Ethernet SANs
by John Sackey 5 years ago
A quick Addendum to this: I tried rendering the same 1 hour feature that gave me this result: I tried rendering a 1hr feature film last night to the Promax. It should result in a 45gb Quicktime in Pro
TV Logic 173w-3G problems. Anyone else?
by John Sackey 8 years ago
Hi all, I'm also posting this in the Apple Color forum as there isn't a dedicated TV Logic forum. A company I work with has just taken delivery of a TV Logic 173w-3G LCD screen. I unboxed it and plumb
Re: TV Logic 173w-3G problems. Anyone else?
by John Sackey 8 years ago
Thanks Chad, it's fresh out the box so it might be that it needs a firmware update. I was trying to find details about firmware versions and updates as the info on the website makes it sound as if upd
Frame Cutting a TIFF Sequence from 50FPS to 25FPS
by John Sackey 9 years ago
Hi all I've just sat down to offline an ad only to find that all of the footage from the slo-mo stunt day was shot on the Photron BC2, including the footage that is supposed to be 25FPS. The Fastcam o
Re: Frame Cutting a TIFF Sequence from 50FPS to 25FPS
by John Sackey 9 years ago
Thanks for the replies guys. I've just decided to go with prores QTs then back track to the TIFFs before making EDLs for the post house. This way once I've got a locked cut it'll be case of frame cutt
HDV output from FCP 5x to GR-HD50 over firewire
by John Sackey 12 years ago
Hi. I've been looking around the forums but I haven't come across any that cover this. The company I work for has just bought a BR-HD50 to go with their Gr-HD111 camcorder. We knew about the scene bre
Re: HDV output from FCP 5x to GR-HD50 over firewire
by Shane Ross 12 years ago
Just to expand on Ace's answer... The Matrox MXO is the perfect solution for you. While it doesn't output HDV via firewire, it does output it via the DVI connection on your computer. Here's how it wor
SD output to Sony CRT with Decklink HD Pro (single channel) problems
by John Sackey 13 years ago
Hi all. I've had a look and haven't really found anyone with this problem so hopefully I'm not covering old ground. We have a G5 with Decklink HD Pro Single channel on board. I have managed to get all
Re: SD output to Sony CRT with Decklink HD Pro (single channel) problems
by John Sackey 13 years ago
It is set to all frames. Sorry, forgot to mention that. Mirror on desktop is in A V settings. It means that you have playback in the viewer as well as on your output. John
Using Channel>3D Glasses in AE 6.5
by John Sackey 13 years ago
Hi all I am having a bit of trouble getting the desired effect in AE with the 3D Glasses effect. I have some footage of a band and I want to create some shots where the background is seen as normal vi
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