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Juris Eksts

Member Since:
July 30th 2008
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can't type hebrew in avid
by Danna Birkan 6 months ago
Hi, I'm having a problem, I try to type in hebrew using title tool or marquee it's just keeps on typing in english. I have the latest version (2018.11.0.49905.0) any thoughts or Ideas Tnx
Re: can't type hebrew in avid
by Juris Eksts 6 months ago
Try writing in Word or something similar, then copy and paste into Title Tool.
Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Jeff Markgraf 5 years ago
I just know there are a bunch of old-timers lurking here who can answer this. I'm trying to remember the name of what could best be described as a 2.5-D graphics system from the early mid 90s. It comb
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Juris Eksts 1 year ago
I used the Paltex controlling a 3-machine U-Matic suite for quite a few years. The edl system meant you didn't have to hand write the Time Code numbers.
MultiGrouping
by Ben Harris 1 year ago
Is there an easier way to multi group so we can use multi camera for our interviews We have a two camera set up for our interviews, and a lapel mic. We need to audio from both cameras (Boom on one, la
Re: MultiGrouping
by Juris Eksts 1 year ago
Does Group Clips, syncing by waveform not work for you
Adding Volume Keyframe on Multiple Clips
by Chih Steeple 1 year ago
Dear all, I tried to find the answer online but did not have any luck. Is there a way to add volume keyframe on multiple clips in timeline I know how to adjust all the keyframes at one time but have b
Re: Adding Volume Keyframe on Multiple Clips
by Juris Eksts 1 year ago
If you have all the tracks selected, hitting the key frame button will mark all the tracks in the same place. If you have an 'In' and an 'out' around a number marks, then moving one of the marks up or
Record back spin effect in v.7?
by Christopher Travis 1 year ago
Hello, Pretty self explanatory I think. I've tried vari-fi and reverse from the audio studio effects but neither are quite right. I'm looking for a fast back spin like a DJ rewind. I'm working at a fa
Re: Record back spin effect in v.7?
by Juris Eksts 1 year ago
Try speeding up the 'forward' sound, mixing that down, then reversing in Audio Suite.
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by doug olberman 2 years ago
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by Juris Eksts 2 years ago
Looking to me that it's becoming like 'Mornington Crescent'
Multi-Cam Audio
by John Thomason 2 years ago
Is there a way in multi cam to keep all the audio tracks showing I have a job with 2 cameras but it has 4 audio tracks to mix. MC will sync them fine , that part is good but what the costumer wants is
Re: Multi-Cam Audio
by Juris Eksts 2 years ago
On your sequence you can have as many tracks as you want, you can have multi cam on your picture, and all the tracks you want on your audio, and mix on there.
Video Production Manchester
by olivia turner 2 years ago
Hi guys, has anyone here used or heard of a company which provides video production services in Manchester I have heard http: www.zutmedia.com video-production manchester being mentioned a few times h
Re: Video Production Manchester
by Juris Eksts 2 years ago
Assuming you mean Manchester, England, Kemps, http: www.kftv.com city manchester country uk lists 87 production companies in Manchester.
Shortcut for Scrolling through footage
by Ben Allan 2 years ago
So once you load a bunch of clips in the viewer is there way that you can scroll through the clips via a shortcut. As opposed to the drop down menu and clicking I'm using Media Composer 7. Any help wo
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Re: Shortcut for Scrolling through footage
by Juris Eksts 2 years ago
Rather than loading all the clips into the viewer window, make a sequence of all the clips, then load that into the viewer window and scroll through as fast or slow as you like. Make the sequence by h
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Avid Media Composer 6 shortcut keys mapping issue
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
Hi I was mapping some shortcut keys in MC6, and whilst most worked, I had something strange happen on 2 keys. I mapped the zoom in and zoom out keys to the minus and plus signs on my keyboard. However
Re: Avid Media Composer 6 shortcut keys mapping issue
by Juris Eksts 3 years ago
The Toggle source record in timeline button is in the Command Palette under the 'Other' tab. Map that to your keyboard.
My Youtube footage used without permission
by John Smith 3 years ago
Hi all, Wanted to get some thoughts about this situation: I have some footage on Youtube I shot and edited - more than 2 minutes. I have all of the raw footage and can probably find my FCP timeline of
Re: My Youtube footage used without permission
by Juris Eksts 3 years ago
" . . . I do have all the raw footage, Youtube passwords, FCP projects footage was cut with, etc..." Do you have the camera footage, or was the footage taken from Youtube Is that what having Youtube p
Can't see keyframes in Effect Editor on Blur effect
by Jacob Bricca 3 years ago
I'm trying to revise a Blur effect, but now when I go into the Effects Editor there are no keyframes displayed, and no button to hide show them. If I click on a different video track with a different
Re: Can't see keyframes in Effect Editor on Blur effect
by Juris Eksts 3 years ago
You've got keyframes on the timeline under the picture at top right, those are the ones to use. Add others either with the keyframe button, or move along the timeline and make a change in the blur eff
[Who to contact as a freelancer]
by Hashem Ali 4 years ago
When i'm sending out my short email pitches to bigger companies that have between 10 and 20 employees, how do I determine who to pitch I'm currently targeting small to medium size marketing companies
Re: [Who to contact as a freelancer]
by Juris Eksts 4 years ago
I think it depends on what you want to achieve, who or why you want to talk to in the end. I think your best bet is to actually talk to people in the company you're targeting. It's a long-winded and p
how to market 1 app?
by Lara Marten 4 years ago
I have done this app, I don t know how to market it for truck, cars, etc this app automatically record photos of the street, and reproduce them automatically when you drives second time by use of GPS,
Re: how to market 1 app?
by Juris Eksts 4 years ago
So you're driving along in the dark or fog, and watching the app on the IPhone. What happens when there's a car parked in a different place, or a pedestrian steps out onto the road Is Apple, or the de
Cold Calling/Approaching Production Companies For Job ?
by Clyde Finn 4 years ago
I have recently graduated with a degree in film and TV production from a big university. I have 2-3 years work experience from when I was still in school from working both on and off campus doing prod
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Re: Cold Calling/Approaching Production Companies For Job ?
by Juris Eksts 4 years ago
A number of years ago because of family reasons, I moved from where I had my contacts to a different location where I new nobody. Getting contacts in that situation is a long and hard job. I approache
Contract for trade of goods
by Dustin Wise 5 years ago
Hey Crew, Im Dustin. A new CC user and new freelance videographer. Im currently doing a job where I'm trading a large chunk of gear (mark III, lens, tripod,.... goodies) in exchange for producing an E
Re: Contract for trade of goods
by Juris Eksts 5 years ago
Hi Richard, my understanding (I think the same as Mark's) is that Dustin is trading his expertise and time, in return for capital equipment (Camera, lens etc) which the musicians would supply to Dusti
Best way of incorporating 4:3 or portrait sized photos in to a 16:9 film?
by Jinan Col 5 years ago
Hello, I'm working on a film that will have a sequence using only still images - though most of them are portrait format as opposed to naturally landscape - they are to be used in a standalone sequenc
Re: Best way of incorporating 4:3 or portrait sized photos in to a 16:9 film?
by Juris Eksts 5 years ago
I think you should just experiment, see what different approaches look like, whether a muted colour, bright colour, white, grey or black, or a varied background suit the story, and what you are trying
Can't find a commercial style for reference.
by Gene Strocco 5 years ago
Hi all, Working on a project where I need to reference one of my ideas. I've seen several commercials that use this technique, but of course when I need to reference it, I can't think of it. Any help
Re: Can't find a commercial style for reference.
by Juris Eksts 5 years ago
Is this what you're after http: www.youtube.com watch v=YUVs7vXNZiw
Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Gideon Battis 6 years ago
So i don't have alot of experience editing music videos and I am in fact going to be filming and editing my first music video ever here in the next two weeks. The main vocalist gave me the run down of
Re: Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Juris Eksts 6 years ago
Hi Gideon, Mark says it right, (he's always so very detailed that I don't know how he gets the time). Sensitivity to the music is the main thing, if the track is slow, probably cut slow, if it's very
Examples of interviews cut using hands/eyes
by Lucy Moon 6 years ago
Sheesh. I've been editing for years but I just can't seem to make "hands and eyes" footage work to hide the cuts in interviews. Any examples out there someone could point me to I can't figure out why
Re: Examples of interviews cut using hands/eyes
by Juris Eksts 6 years ago
I wouldn't worry Astrid, I think they never work.
Curious About the English Term
by Simon Roughan 6 years ago
Please look at this picture... http: s3.amazonaws.com everystockphoto fspid30 26 51 71 8 childs-news-reader-2651718-o.jpg Is there an official term for the picture behind the newsreader that pertains
Re: Curious About the English Term
by Juris Eksts 6 years ago
Another meaning of OTS or Over The Shoulder, used to be the shot during an interview of the interviewee, over the shoulder of the interviewer, showing part of the interviewer.
Finding Full Time Work
by Jensen Yancey 7 years ago
Ever since I graduated from college (2 years ago) I've been doing freelance work wherever I can find it. I have a fairly versatile skill set so I end up in a lot of different areas of production and w
Re: Finding Full Time Work
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
Agree with everyone 100 per cent, except Craig - 200 per cent.
Creating an isolated animation from high key or low key video?
by Andy Kelly 7 years ago
Hi guys Some friends of mine have asked me to create an animation from a video. It needs to look completely isolated with no background and just be a silhouette of a golf swing. I have reasonable came
Re: Creating an isolated animation from high key or low key video?
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
If you have access to a green screen, and chroma-key the shot, it would be a cleaner separation of image than shooting against black or white.
" Worth It Anymore"??
by Andy jackson 8 years ago
I started in the video production business in 1986 at the age of 16 working for two well established companies in my area. I m now 41. I got very lucky at the time to get the both jobs by sending out
Re: " Worth It Anymore"??
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
Sorry I'm very late to this discussion, but Andy, can I quote you from your very first post: "Obviously I worked for free with the first company for 6 months" I think there is no difference between th
First time working on huge project
by Gregory Lindsey 7 years ago
This forum has been really helpful for me. I'm hoping to hear from people's experience about how to approach a current project I'm working on. I went to Southeast Asia with 2 friends who started a non
Re: First time working on huge project
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
Of course you can do it yourself, editing can be done by anyone! It's just that some may be better than others. The most difficult thing with a project you've been involved with from the beginning, an
Disappearing posts
by Todd Terry 7 years ago
Has anyone else had this happen... On occasion I've posted a reply to someone's new-thread post when I thought I had an answer to their question or something to add. I'll write a response, click to po
Re: Disappearing posts
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
What's more, I'm positive there was a thread below this one that I was going to read next, and while I was writing the previous reply, it dissappeared too!
Tips for interviewing a new editor
by Adam Fischer 7 years ago
Im looking to bring on a new contract editor who I hope to keep busy at least 30 hours a week. So I want to make sure I'm investing my time into someone I can trust and depend on Looking at demo reeks
Re: Tips for interviewing a new editor
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
I think this would depend very largely on what sort of editor you're expecting to employ. Do you need someone who will push buttons for you, or someone who will have very strong opinions on how to mak
How do I stay "fresh" when reviewing edits?
by Anthony Atkielski 7 years ago
I'm having a problem in my editing in remaining objective and "fresh" when reviewing my edits. In other words, after looking at the same sequence over and over and over, it becomes difficult for me to
Re: How do I stay "fresh" when reviewing edits?
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
All of the above, but also very simply, I stand at the back of the room to watch either a longish section, or especially all the way through, that in itself gives a different perspective.
A bit OT -Old (pre 80s) film credits 4 editing
by Al Bergstein 7 years ago
Just noticing in the last month or so while watching some old films, that they list the editor, singular in the credits. This was with big budget films like Gandhi and others. I was wondering, did the
Re: A bit OT -Old (pre 80s) film credits 4 editing
by Juris Eksts 7 years ago
One Editor, with quite a few assistants, dubbing editor, (with assistant) 1st Assistant, 2nd assistants, etc.
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If I could change just one thing about FCP it would be...
by Craig Sawchuk 11 years ago
Ok, this is probably more my issue than the software, but after a few days of staring at the Log Capture window I know what's top of my list to be "fixed" in the next release of FCP. It's a really sma
Re: If I could change just one thing about FCP it would be...
by Juris Eksts 11 years ago
If only I could hear the scrubbed audio whilst trimming on the timeline!
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