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Jon Lewis

Member Since:
September 5th 2001
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audio problem on FCP 7 to PPro XML transfer
by Jon Lewis 6 years ago
Question, I'm getting an odd behavior with audio when importing a XML file from FCP 7 into PPro CC v7.2.1. All is coming in fine except for audio, that was stereo in FCP like a music track, comes into
Nvidia 680 Mac card crashing FCP
by Jon Lewis 6 years ago
Just an FYI, I upgraded to the new Nvidia 680 card for Mac and FCP crashes on opening so be very careful. I did the upgrade from Lion to ML 10.8.3, and I'm on a 12 Core MacPro. Had to change a prefere
Re: Nvidia 680 Mac card crashing FCP
by Jon Lewis 6 years ago
Neil thanks for pointing me there, what a mess. In skimming the 483 replies this may be different as they seemed to be with FCP X, I'm on FCP 7 and on a MacPro. The crash is on boot up, every time tow
EVGA announced GTX 680 Mac Edition
by Paul Jay 7 years ago
http: www.evga.com articles 00730 http: www.evga.com products pdf 02G-P4-3682.pdf
Re: EVGA announced GTX 680 Mac Edition
by Jon Lewis 6 years ago
Yep I put one in. Upgraded from Lion to ML 10.8.3, on a 12 Core MacPro,. Had to change a preference file in AE, and was sent a "beta" driver so that Cuda would work. Everything was great as it felt mu
interconnecting lines and dots
by Jon Lewis 7 years ago
Looking for an expression that would take interconnecting lines created from individual shape layers and have the ends connect in 3D space, while adding a wiggle or bounce to them so the object they c
LaCie D2 triple interface v3 - driver fix for new drives
by Jon Lewis 8 years ago
Hey a quick item to file away if you have any new LaCie drives, On the LaCie D2 triple interface drive v3 their is a driver issue I ran into. I called LaCie and got some info on it, as their is no doc
More aspect ratios.. this time 16x10
by Jon Lewis 10 years ago
More aspect ratio questions. We have a client that is looking for a deliverable in 16x10 aspect ratio, yes that is 10 not 9. I have never dealt with that one, but apparently it is the native aspect ra
Re: More aspect ratios.. this time 16x10
by Jon Lewis 10 years ago
Thanks, good point, Originally the client was shooting in 720p for the ability to move the footage around within the frame for wide shots and tight shots, but that just changed and we are sticking wit
Problem 1 of 2
by Ken Nicholson 10 years ago
I've got a 2 hour sequence (music concert) in DVCPROHD codec that plays perfectly fine in every way. However when I export the show some shots are out of sync, about 10 frames lagging behind the maste
Re: Problem 1 of 2
by Jon Lewis 10 years ago
I've run into that before as well, and somehow breaking the relationship to the rendered audio files and forcing it to re-render sometimes works, which is what was suggested. One thought, is it the sa
issues with color pickers
by Jon Lewis 11 years ago
I've been using the system (apple) color picker for some time rather than the AE color picker. Mainly for the ability to save swatches, move the sliders more accurately, and get color values from othe
simple position expression
by Jon Lewis 11 years ago
Looking to build an expression that multiplies each position parameter by a number, like 2. Not a big expression user obviously... transform.position mul x,2 , mul y,2 help Thanks Jon
Re: simple position expression
by Jon Lewis 11 years ago
Thats all it was I was making it too complicated.... Thanks Dan!!
video tutorials from live screen captures on PC
by Jon Lewis 11 years ago
Looking for the best way to create video tutorials from live screen captures from a PC and finishing on FCP. At first we were looking at doing them from an HDMI port to a AJA converter to HD-SDI and c
Re: video tutorials from live screen captures on PC
by Shane Ross 11 years ago
I use screen capture software. iShowU is the current one I use. I also used SnapzPro...but it takes a while to encode. And to zoom in you just turn on Universal Access and figure out those controls. S
HD-SDI Timecode De-embedder/reader
by Marco Solorio 12 years ago
Does anyone know of an HD-SDI de-embedder extractor demuxer reader that can pull the embedded SMPTE timecode from an HD-SDI signal and spit out LTC timecode It would be a simple little black box... SD
Re: HD-SDI Timecode De-embedder/reader
by Jon Lewis 12 years ago
Try this company and see if it works for you http: www.adrielec.com Thanks Jon Lewis
Lights as visible objects, and attaching them to tracers
by Jon Lewis 12 years ago
What is the best way to only see a light as a visible object, like a point light or beacon, then is it possible to attach that light to a moving object. Taking that a step further, can you attach that
Re: Lights as visible objects, and attaching them to tracers
by Adam Trachtenberg 12 years ago
IMO the best way is to turn off illumination and turn on lens flare. You can make a light the child of an animated object so it will move along with it. You can also clone lights for use with Tracer.
Approval web files have spilt in video
by Jon Lewis 13 years ago
Having an issue with approval files compressed with flip4mac wmv, posted on the web. There is a split half way down the video footage, where part of the footage is "delayed" behind. The design has ver
Re: Approval web files have spilt in video
by Jon Lewis 13 years ago
Wow, Tom, and everyone thanks!! I will give that a try!! Jon
Billing and Scheduling Solution
by Mark Kenny 13 years ago
Folks, We're just starting to grow as a company and got to the stage we need something to help us plan and bill effectively. We need invoicing, timing plan and scheduling options. We've find something
Re: Billing and Scheduling Solution
by Jon Lewis 13 years ago
I just found this one, thinking about giving it a try. http: www.oranged.net studiometry Jon
Open GL crashes
by Jon Lewis 13 years ago
Been using AE 7.0 on this system (2.0 Dual G5 Mac, with AE 7 and 10.4.8) for several years with few problems. Today I get this consistant crashing when opening a nested comp. I get the beach ball and
problems with LA after quicktime update
by Chris Torella 13 years ago
anyoen having quicktime problems after the update that came out today i get cant open specified video device error now when i launch FCP thanks chris
Re: problems with LA after quicktime update
by Jon Lewis 13 years ago
I ran the upgrades to 10.4.6 and fcp 5.04 and qt 7.1, so far so good here. Ran with it yesterday in AE and tested everything in fcp... I'm on a G5 2.0 "classic" IO coming from a PVW-2800 component in.
stroke text in c4d
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
Was wondering what the best way to expand text, to create a layer larger than the text underneth, but not scale, like adding a stroke in illustrator. I was using caps and fillet but lookng to see if t
organic objects
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
Slowwly learning this program coming from AE. How does one go about creating organic objects like the one used in "Beliefs" Zoom piece. Looking for objects that I can use in AE as elements. The wavey
Re: organic objects
by Alexxx 14 years ago
Hey Jon, Try playing with SweepNURBS by drawing a spline and then covering it with a circle or rectangular spline. This will give you a long tube. To start with you can then animate the position of th
more ai fun - additonal questions
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
Along those same lines, I'm also needing a few helpful hints on working with illustrator files. I've got an AI 8 file imported, but have several layers of "ovals" that I would like to work with indepe
Re: more ai fun - additonal questions
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
Thanks will give that a try. I am new to C4D, any ideas on training classes is welcome...
Hold harmless agreements and how much insurance does one need?
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
In going through the process of getting an office and the getting insurance. What kind of coverage is necessary Mainly regarding hold harmless agreements and liability. I'm a "small" post house 2 fcp
Re: Hold harmless agreements and how much insurance does one need?
by Jon Lewis 14 years ago
Acually the waiver would be for the contactors only, and we will have liability insurance. But you have a good point that the Workmans Comp is only for employees, which I currently have none. Thanks J
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