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Jonathan Palmer

Member Since:
October 27th 2005
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AF100 batteries not connecting with camera
by Jonathan Palmer 8 years ago
Back story- I'm shooting in the middle east with the Af100 suddenly the camera won't turn on. Quickly switch batteries and ok. This happens repeatedly till non of my three batteries will power the cam
Re: AF100 batteries not connecting with camera
by Jonathan Palmer 8 years ago
I'm really disappointed with Panasonic. They have had the camera for over a week and just managed to look at it today. Tech says the camera is fine batteries are defective. He told me not to use my ba
AVC HD / .MTS files conversion problems
by Martin Phillips 11 years ago
I downloaded a client's .mts files off their Panasonic HD disk camera thinking that I could easily convert them to something easily read by FCP. As this is going onto SD DVD, the workflow is to downco
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Re: AVC HD / .MTS files conversion problems
by Jonathan Palmer 10 years ago
Same problem- found this great little app that made my day better. http: www.apple.com downloads macosx video movieconverterstudio.html
Installing FCP 5.1
by Standardbrand 13 years ago
Hello, I had a "NFR" version of final cut and recently purchased the newest version of FCP studio 5.1. Now when I install, it still refers to and opens up the "NFR" version that I uninstalled. I am co
Re: Installing FCP 5.1
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin new_read_post.cgi forumid=8&postid=908401
10.4.9 and QT 7.1.5 observation
by Chris Poisson 13 years ago
I upgraded to this on my everyday machine, and ever since then if I bring over a QT file from one of my production machines it has no icon and if I double click it opens in Real Player! Go figure. Any
Re: 10.4.9
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
Hey All- I just reinstalled 10.4.8 after numerous problems with the update. I didnt have the same issues as previous posts but my issues arose with compressor and dvd-rom disks I had burned after the
Who needs to provide liability insurance for a shoot?
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
I am an independant producer shooter editor. I produce many of my projects but I also freelance as an operator for other projects. This particular job the producer wants me to offer up my 1 mill liabi
Re: Who needs to provide liability insurance for a shoot?
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
I understand the client requiring liability but this is the first time I've had a producer require my policy. I am insured already so thats noit an issue. What concerns me is that if something happens
LLC or DBA?
by Geo Monterosa 13 years ago
I want to register for a license but don't know what is right for me to choose, DBA or LLC I'm a freelance and have a ficticious name to register. What are my options. BTW, I'm providing services for
Re: LLC or DBA?
by Jonathan Palmer 13 years ago
Not sure if they are licensed in NY but I use Beyer Insurance in Chicago. 708-331-5300
16:9 help!!! ...please
by David Scott 14 years ago
I've read the manual and posts, but am missing something obvious! I have CG quicktimes and DV footage both 16:9. I set up a 16:9 anamorphic PAL project, and captured the footage then copied from disc
Re: 16:9 help!!! ...please
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
By applying a 16x9 preset in compressor to the video plants a flag that studio pro see's when it's mpeg is imported. If for some reeason it still squishes it the display setting for the video and be c
cut forces re-render
by Peter Ralph 14 years ago
two video tracks - filters applied to both. under some circumstances razor-blading the lower clip will force the whole clip to re-render. Anyone know why this happens or how to avoid it
Re: cut forces re-render
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
when I encounter this I'll just blade a small section that im working on so that's all I render each time JP
credit scroll
by colin barton 14 years ago
me and a friend have been noticing the unpredictability of the text credit scroll in FCP. basically it usually looks like crap. i've resorted to doing it in AE, but it should work in FCP. Any thoughts
Re: credit scroll
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Good luck- I tried once to do aa quick and dirty credit and ended up spending hours trying to make it look OK. Certain apps were made to do specific things. FCP is great in certain areas but I now go
Weird DVCProHD
by Mark Underkofler 14 years ago
I've experienced a weird phenomena in FCP 5.0.4 with DVCPro HD at 720p 60f. As I work I start lossing FCP capabilites. For example, things start getting 'grayed' out. I lose the ability to save and ev
Re: Weird DVCProHD
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
When unexplained things start happening with FCP run the standard Trash pref procedure and repair disk premissions and restart. JP
Chroma Key In Final Cut Pro
by BRASIL 14 years ago
Hey guys I am From Brazil and new here in this forum I hope we can share many stuffs to help each other. I Have a Movie of a tree with a blue sky behind. The question is: How can I take the sky out (m
Re: Chroma Key In Final Cut Pro
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
You can key out the sky using the color key filter- video filters key color key, it may or may not work well depending ont he footage and colors in it. Use this filter in conjunction with a garbage ma
Change the opacity for thousands of video clips.
by Irenelee 14 years ago
My friend told me about this site today and I hope that I find my answer here ASAP. I'm making a short video with 100 clips which is about 3 seconds each. Each clips contain face of women and I'm plan
Re: Change the opacity for thousands of video clips.
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
First this whole thing would be better achived in After Effects. But since that is probally not an option- my thoughts. If you exported each layer as its own movie you could easiy keyframe the opacity
demo critique
by steven tader 14 years ago
i would appreciate any feedback on my demo. thanks! http: www.catalystkc.com StevenTaderDemo06.mov
Re: demo critique
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
1st-You have some great work. Its good to see that the Nazerines are ponying up for well designed media. I do not want to start another debate on demo lenght. The demo seemed to drag. I think tempo of
New project - which format? camera stabilizers?
by Liz Smith 14 years ago
Hi all... I'm trying to decide what format to shoot in. It is a TV pilot; however, it is also a thesis film that I would expect to show projected on a big screen, so I'm thinking 24P since I want a fi
Re: New project - which format? camera stabilizers?
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
My favorite mode with the HVX is the 720p24pN- The vFPS are available and the is no messing with flaged frames. You also get the most use of p2 time per card. 10 min per 4 gig card. One of the techniq
HVX 200 users... HD monitoring choices
by Mitch Ives 14 years ago
To those of you working with the Panasonic HVX200... how are you monitoring the HD streams on an HD monitor Are you using an Apple Cinema Display... if so with what hardware If you're using a Broadcas
Re: HVX 200 users... HD monitoring choices
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Black Magic Decklink HD to HD link to 23" cine display. It's a great low cost monitor setup. Some people rip it on these forums but it works. Panny's new 17" mon is my next step but till then I'm ok.
How about a few "cow" reviews of the HVX from new users
by Michael Allen 14 years ago
How does it stand up to the 1 2" and 2 3" chip set standard def. cams. Love it, hate it, or what. I know that there are other forums that address this, however I would like to see a few of our very ow
Re: How about a few "cow" reviews of the HVX from new users
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
I would be happy to share some test shots from the HVX JP
New Year! New Demo!
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
I am freelance- does the demo make you want to call me for your next project Is it clear what I do What was the worst best part To short Any and all comments will be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks for
Re: New Year! New Demo!
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Thanks for the feedback George. This piece is a teaser intro to my demo dvd which has more complete pieces. It was intended to covey the varriety of my skills, show a little eye candy, and to excite t
Demoreel 2005 - Comments please
by GoranH 14 years ago
Here are samples of my work during 2005. I would like to hear your opinions. http: www.sirruf.com demoreel2005.mov Duration: 1:39 Size: 12 MB Thanks, Goran
Re: Demoreel 2005 - Comments please
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Nice AFX work! Love the moves in all the pieces. The entire demo had an even pace start to finish. Some of the segments were less exciting than others. The only thing I might say is to keep only the b
Thanks Jan Crittenden Livingston!!
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Jan- I really enjoyed your demo today- thanks for your willingness to share your knowledge. I know it's your job- but thanks anyway. I can't wait to take the HVX for a test drive on a real project. Th
Re: Thanks Jan Crittenden Livingston!!
by Ron Shook 14 years ago
Jan, Jan Crittenden Livingston "Hope that helps clarify what I was saying." It certainly does and I thank you! Jan Crittenden Livingston "That info traveled with it into the edit and out again." That
New Reel, please give feedback
by Ryan Koo 14 years ago
The compression needs work, but other than that, in my eyes it's "done." Which means it's time to get feedback, and tear it apart! I shot, edited, and animated everything on the reel. Please take a lo
Re: New Reel, please give feedback
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
Hey Man- my thoughts Music- not a great choice- and stick with one song- the transition didnt work Intro- way long- Get out your name and skills and then get with the demos- At the end you can leave u
Any DVX users have a PD150/170 TOO?
by Jeff Carpenter 14 years ago
I'm trying to find someone who is familiar with the PD-170 and the DVX-100 to get their opinion. Short Version of my question: How does the DVX-100A compare to the PD-170 in low-light, event-shooting
Re: Any DVX users have a PD150/170 TOO?
by Jonathan Palmer 14 years ago
I have owned both 170 and DVX. The problem with shooting two radically different cams is matching footage. The DVX image smokes anything the sony's can put out. One solution is to adjust a scene file'
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