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Kevin Hedin

I've been an editor of film and video for 20 plus years.
I started my own Post Production Business in 2001.
Member Since:
May 11th 2002
266 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Anchorage, Alaska
News: Sonnet Introduces USB 3.0 + eSATA Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 + Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt Adapters
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
Devices Leverage Thunderbolt Technology to Provide Easy, Cost-Effective Connectivity for USB 3.0 Devices Plus eSATA Storage or Wired Networks (IRVINE, CALIFORNIA--March 4, 2015) Sonnet today announced
Re: News: Sonnet Introduces USB 3.0 + eSATA Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 + Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt Adapters
by Kevin Hedin 4 years ago
These devices are listed as Thunderbolt 1, which makes me think they will postpone shipping because they will later decide they want thunderbolt 2, in which case we will wait for about 2 years. This h
Project Manager in CS6 won't trim clips
by Jesse Koepke 6 years ago
Hey all, I recently finished editing an hour-long live concert and I need to archive it. However, Premiere CS6 (version 6.0.2, running on Mac 10.6.8) won't trim all of the clips. I have three angles,
Re: Project Manager in CS6 won't trim clips
by Kevin Hedin 5 years ago
I was searching the COW for the same problem you guys were having, and I thought I would try something similar to the "double trimming" you guys suggested. What I did was, I created a new project, and
Building a new station... What is the best ENG format?
by Kevin Hedin 7 years ago
What is the best ENG format for a new TV station Our broadcast standard will be 1080i60, but do we also need to shoot in 1080i60 What are the majority of stations shooting in the field currently We ar
Re: Building a new station... What is the best ENG format?
by Mark Walleman 7 years ago
I've built and worked at a few news stations. Currently, my work is all real time sports and news. In all, over 15 years of experience. If your station standard is 1080@60i (likely 59.94 in most cases
AJA Kona Drivers for CS6?
by Kevin Hedin 7 years ago
CS6 is out and I just ordered the upgrade, now I'm wondering how long before AJA drops the new drivers on us. Any indication MacPro OSX 10.7.2 Kona 3 Adobe CS5.5 Kevin Hedin Digital One, Inc. Anchorag
Re: AJA Kona Drivers for CS6?
by Kevin Hedin 7 years ago
AJA Drivers for CS6 Released!! Downloading now. Kevin Hedin Digital One, Inc. Anchorage, AK
News: Boris Continuum Complete 8 AE Now Available
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
The World s Most Comprehensive VFX Plug-in Collection for After Effects and Premiere Pro Gets Even Better (Boston, Massachusetts--November 29, 2011) Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX a
Re: News: Boris Continuum Complete 8 AE Now Available
by Kevin Hedin 8 years ago
*The BCC Snow filter currently has a bug that makes the snow flicker. I notified Boris and they are currently working on a patch. Kevin Hedin Digital One, Inc. Anchorage, AK
P2 cards don't mount using a Qio when booted into 64-bit Kernel.
by Kevin Hedin 8 years ago
Problem...my P2 cards were mounting just fine using the Sonnet Qio on a MacPro with a 32-bit Kernel. Then, for other reasons, I started booting my MacPro into a 64-bit Kernel mode, and the ability to
Re: P2 cards don't mount using a Qio when booted into 64-bit Kernel.
by Kevin Hedin 8 years ago
Jeremy, thanks so much for your test. That really helps me a lot. I'll be grilling Sonnet for some more specific answers. For now, I'll have to rebuild my system because something is preventing me fro
CS5.5 + Lion +Kona3 +AJA Plugins = Slugish video?
by Kevin Hedin 8 years ago
In transitioning over to Premiere 5.5 yesterday, I got snagged after installing AJA's latest Plugins for Premiere to utilize my Kona 3 board. I read and followed Walter Biscardi's instructions, and I
Re: CS5.5 + Lion +Kona3 +AJA Plugins = Slugish video?
by Itamar Kool 8 years ago
I'm still on Snow Leopard but audio from my Kona LHe is working on and off. Sometimes I get audio and sometimes I don't. Also when I play QT files oustide of PrPro I sometimes don't get audio from my
Why the urgency to jump to Avid/Adobe RIGHT NOW?
by Gareth Randall 8 years ago
I've read many comments from professionals using FCP7 who have basically said that in response to FCPX, they're going to jump to Adobe or Avid. I'm just a bit confused as to why they've announced this
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Re: Why the urgency to jump to Avid/Adobe RIGHT NOW?
by Kevin Hedin 8 years ago
For me, the term switch is a gradual thing. It starts today but takes time to transition. I can't stop editing in FCP7 today and begin editing on AVID Adobe tomorrow. The learning process is about a y
Title 3D clips causing problems with clips below
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
Sorry if this is a known bug, but I did search the best I could...here is the problem: 1. Added a 'Title 3D' CG to a clip. 2. The clip below the CG 'jumps' (misses a frame or two) during playback at t
Re: Title 3D clips causing problems with clips below
by Kevin Hedin 9 years ago
Thanks for asking... Basically the problem has gone away a while back. Now, I'm not sure if that was due to upgrading Final Cut, or using Prores instead of DVCPRO, or updating AJA Kona drivers. But as
Can I Remove Unused AJA Presets?
by Kevin Hedin 9 years ago
In an effort to simplify the Audio Video Setting menu in FCP, I was wondering if I could remove any AJA presets for (Sequence,Capture,Device control, or video playback) that I am not using, or will ne
Re: Can I Remove Unused AJA Presets?
by Richard Cooper 9 years ago
So I just tested this and pulled all of my PAL Kona Easy Setups into a folder on my desktop, trashed my preferences in FCP, opened up FCP and *BAM*... my system exploded! HA, not! It worked like a cha
Should I Upgrade to ATI Radeon HD 4870
by Kevin Hedin 9 years ago
Before I plunk down $370 for an ATI Radeon HD 4870 to put in my Mac Pro, I thought I'd ask fellow AE users if this is a wise idea Will Open GL work with this card Or is there a better card I should co
Re: Should I Upgrade to ATI Radeon HD 4870
by Kevin Hedin 9 years ago
Thanks for the quick response. It appears (now that I have read a few more posts) that AE is best with openGL off in most cases. Hopefully the OpenGL compatibility will improve in the future. You just
DVC Pro HD to Apple Pro Res
by Sam Pope 9 years ago
I have a bunch of footage shot in DVC Pro HD on the Panasonic HVX 200. I would like to to use Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) as an intermediate codec and I have two questions: 1) Is this even something that I
Re: DVC Pro HD to Apple Pro Res
by Kevin Hedin 9 years ago
Wasting space Well, lets just chalk this one up to personal preference then. I always recommend viewing comparing your material on a large high-quality broadcast monitor where decisions like this can
LHe & KL pass-through problem
by Dan Cheetham 11 years ago
Hi, I'm having a problem with my Kona LHe and KL that I just can't get my head around. I use our KL box to output a monitoring signal via component to a Dell monitor. Everything dispays fine when usin
Re: LHe & KL pass-through problem
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
I would like to second Dan's post. I'm having the exact same issue. This issue only came up during my AJA Driver update to version 6.0. When I boot back into my old startup drive with the older AJA dr
MAC / CS3 / DVCPRO-HD color shifting
by Aaron Neitz 12 years ago
I'm new to DVCPRO-HD footage. Noticed a problem that's eluding me: 75% color bars, DVCPRO-HD 720 24fps from FCP as a self-contained quicktime. Import into AE. Make a sequence from the bars. Render bac
Re: AJA IO HD uncompressed codec MAC / CS3 / DVCPRO-HD color shifting, THE CHALLENGE!
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
Francois, thank you for that information. I did just as you said, and it did fix part of the problem. AE Now displays the correct gamma on the computer screen and the "round tripping" works correctly,
Playing ProRes in a non-FCP Mac
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
How do I get all the Codec's I need on a Mac without installing FCP This Mac-mini is for a conference room, and for playout only, so we'd like to use Quicktime for playback. Is installing the pro apps
Re: Playing ProRes in a non-FCP Mac
by Dylan Reeve 11 years ago
I really wish Apple would release the Codecs as a free download, and in an ideal world for Windows as well.
So who is going to NAB?
by Peter Wiggins 11 years ago
All, I know Apple and Avid won't be there, but I will! I'm on the Noise Industries stand (SL2 128H) again this year by kind invitation of Niclas & Gabriele. I think we are in between Autodesk & Adobe
Re: So who is going to NAB?
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
Might I suggest that anyone who is interested in keeping up with important NAB news or following each other as we graze the NAB floor, sign up for Twitter.com and then we can follow each other's SMS m
Twitter anyone?
by Kevin Hedin 11 years ago
If you use Twitter and are going to NAB, I'd like to follow you. Likewise, you can follow me at http: twitter.com kevinhedin This will be a great communication tool I think for people to communicate a
Re: Twitter anyone?
by Justin Miller 11 years ago
Best bet is for all NAB attendee's myself included is to tag your NAB tweets with #NAB09 and then you can use the twitter search feature to follow a listing of all NAB 09 traffic, its a great way for
How do I fix TC on source media?
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
I've just started a new project, and am capturing DVCPRO-HD 720p24 footage via the Panasonic 1200A over FW. The first 2 tapes were captured on one FCP system and the rest were captured on another FCP
Re: How do I fix TC on source media?
by Bouke Vahl 12 years ago
First, do the captured clips have correct TC on the system it was captured on If so, there is a version incompatibility. Print out the bins and use 'set TC' (or whatever it's called) from the menu and
Trying to decide between 1080i & 720p
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
So I'm transferring film to DVCPRO HD, and I don't know whether to tell the transfer house to choose 720p or 1080i. Since the HD signal is always 100Mbs, does that make one format better than the othe
Re: Trying to decide between 1080i & 720p
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
I'll be finishing my project to a HD video format with downconverts for SD broadcast. I've just decided to transfer to 1080i. I feel more comfortable with that because it's closest to 480i like I'm us
Trying to decide between 1080i & 720p
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
NOTE: Also posted in Panasonic Varicam forum. So I'm transferring film to DVCPRO HD, and I don't know whether to tell the transfer house to choose 720p or 1080i. Since the HD signal is always 100Mbs,
Re: Trying to decide between 1080i & 720p
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
Yes, 24p is definately preferable to edit with for all the reasons you list. What I don't know is if any Panasonic deck is capable of recording 720p24. I understand that you can shoot that format, but
FCP 6 Bug with dragging Markers
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
I've never had this happen with prior versions, so I'm hoping someone can clear this up: After creating multiple markers within a clip (say markers 1-5)...then try dragging those markers to the timeli
Question for Walter and anyone working in atl gwinnett area
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I have been trying to find actors and aspiring actors to be my virtual tour guide spokesperson for my company. I live in Dacula, Ga so I am not looking for anyone in the atl area b c of the distance.
Re: Question for Walter and anyone working in atl gwinnett area
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
I think your ad, while truthful as it might be, may shy someone away becuase your trying to contact talent directly. Any Model Actor that is any good, or smart, knows to go through an agency for work.
Can't Change Clip Settings after logging
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
A previous version of FCP used to allow me to log all my clips, then if I forgot to log with the audio tracks on (or vice versa), I could change that in the browser before capture. Now it won't let me
Re: Can't Change Clip Settings after logging
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
Wow, I can't believe I never saw that window. Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for. I was thinking you were talking about the item properties of the clip, but now I see that each offline clip
OT: I have film that needs Telecine and Color Correction
by Kevin Hedin 12 years ago
A bit off topic..but I didn't know where else to post. With all the color correction tools available to us today, is it pointless to have the Telecine facility do color correction for me Should I save
Re: OT: I have film that needs Telecine and Color Correction
by Kevin Gardam 12 years ago
Where ever you do it ensure you monitoring and scopes are up to the task. Kev
Final Cut Not Interpreting HVX200 footage properly
by Jon Walker 13 years ago
Shot footage in DVCPro 50 24p and Final Cut 5 brings it in as 29.97i no matter what setting I use. The footage looks horrible and is pretty much unusable. It is some green screen footage and keys out
Re: Final Cut Not Interpreting HVX200 footage properly
by Kevin Hedin 13 years ago
That's just it, that option does not appear for me like it does when I REV TELE other footage. What is the footage telling Cinema Tools to prevent all those options from showing up. All I get is a sma
Apple NAB Event?
by Torv Carlsen 13 years ago
Does anyone have any word on Apple's anual NAB get together which for the past few years has taken place on Sunday at 11 I haven't heard a peep from Apple yet.
Re: Apple NAB Event?
by Kevin Hedin 13 years ago
Michael Horton "This year much of the show will be given over to User Show and Tells with demos by AJA, JVC, and Blackmagic Design in between. Theme of the show will be "What are you doing with Final
Inconsistant color exporting from Motion 2
by Kevin Hedin 14 years ago
I created a colorful movie in MOTION2, then I exported it to a QT movie using several formats (i.e. 8-bit uncompressed, and H.264). The color of my new movie looked horribly washed out, the colors wer
Re: Inconsistant color exporting from Motion 2
by Kevin Hedin 14 years ago
Putting calibration aside, and using the default cinema display colorsync setup, my quicktime files are still washed out compared to the Motion canvas window. Only when I set my colorsync to APPLE RGB
Bringing Motion2 into AE
by Kevin Hedin 14 years ago
At NAB, they showed how a Motion2 project could be brought into AfterEffects without rendering. And then if you needed to make changes to your motion project while you were in AE, all you needed to to
Re: Bringing Motion2 into AE
by Kevin Hedin 14 years ago
Perfect, thank you. The process works extremely well. The motion project in AE has some acceleration but certainly not as much as it would be in its native MOTION app. While motion2 is NOT an AE kille
Color shifting in Quicktime
by Kevin Hedin 14 years ago
I created a colorful movie in MOTION2, then I exported it to a QT movie using several formats (i.e. 8-bit uncompressed, and H.264). The color of my new movie looked horribly washed out, the colors wer
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