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Kieran Matthew

Member Since:
April 22nd 2005
459 Posts
100 posts
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London, UK
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Weird problem with RED in FCP 6
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi All, Running FCP 6 under Tiger (latest everything) and RED 4.3.1. Oddly now, if I render a RED filter or gernerator, FCP won't play anything back except odd grabs and splutters until I close and re
Re: Weird problem with RED in FCP 6
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Peter, Thanks for the response. I'll take things up with support. kind regards Kieran
Boris RED and Flash export
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Folks, I've been trying to export an animation as Flash with little success. The animation is made up of vector text and a couple of EPS drawings over a PNG backdrop. It lasts a little over 2mins 3
Re: Boris RED and Flash export
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi Kieran, Would it be possible for you to please send me a project file and I'll see if I can reproduce the issue that you are seeing on your system. If I can reproduce it here then I can bring this
Legacy CPG
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Folks, Anyone have a copy of the legacy CPG from the G4 Media 100i days I need to check the card slot order for fitting a P6000 & the SDI Option in a Dual G4 1.42 (FW800) Thanks! K
Re: Legacy CPG
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Cheers Joe, that's what I needed. Thanks! K
audio level/pan group of clips
by Jim Wilcox 11 years ago
Running 12.1.3. Is there any command either at the bin or timeline stage to select a group of clips and change their pan or audio level settings Working with imported P2 footage with audio that (obvio
Re: audio level/pan group of clips
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Jim, For a quick and dirty pan adjust you can change the pan setting for a whole track in the Track menu (Pan Track). For a more subtle approach and one that answers both you requests, use the Repl
SD 16x9 for output?
by Jim Wilcox 11 years ago
Been given footage shot on P2 that is SD 16x9 (1.2 PAR) Importing to HDe system and want to send it out with letterbox, no matter what I do, its coming out SD (analog and SD SDI) ports as anamorphic.
Re: SD 16x9 for output?
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Jim, Put your clips on a 16x9 program, then use the 'Conform Program' option under the Media menu. There you will have the option to make the new standard 4x3 and set the option of how it conforms
SDI output from M100.. Embedded Audio??
by Maxwell Federman 11 years ago
Hello, Here's your chance to be a hero: Can anyone recall if the SDI option for the Vincent Junction Box will output SDI with embedded audio Also, does the SDI output support output of typical (720x48
Re: SDI output from M100.. Embedded Audio??
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Max, Maxwell Federman " Can anyone recall if the SDI option for the Vincent Junction Box will output SDI with embedded audio " No it doesn't, I'm afraid, you have to use the AES EBU audio in & out.
Self-contained movie problem
by brian johnston 11 years ago
After making self-contained movie, any strobe or slo-mo effect image becomes jumpy once self-contained. We are using the standard media 100i codec set to highest quality. Even when set to lossless, pr
Re: Self-contained movie problem
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Brian, You didn't make it clear in your post, but are you using Media 100i or Media 100 HD If it is the latter then it sounds like a mismatch between media & render codec settings. Check that your
SD downconverting/snyc problem
by Matt Jones 11 years ago
I have Media100 12.6 Apple FCS2 Adobe CS3 system on Mac Pro running 10.5.3 with the latest LHe drivers. The goal is to edit HD, displaying it via HD-SDI while downconverting to SD analog component and
Re: SD downconverting/snyc problem
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Matt, It sounds like your Media 100 is set to internal sync. Open the Genlock window and check, if it is not, try setting it to external and see if that helps. K
OT- XDCAM EX
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Folks, Sorry for the off-topic post, but I'd like to pick the brains of people who are using XDcam EX. Would anyone be able to chat off list c o w greengecko dot tv Many thanks! K
Re: OT- XDCAM EX
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Michael, Michael Slowe "Kieran, why off list may I ask" It was just that I wanted some specific info about the workflow without it bogging down the Media 100 forum. Chatting informally off-list jus
Gamma Levels
by Gregory Ivens 11 years ago
Here is the problem: I digitize D5 videotape footage into FCP, then export it as .tiff or .tga files. Then those files are imported to our Flame system and the files look darker than the ones we digit
Re: Gamma Levels
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Gregory This sounds like a colourspace issue. FCP works with RGB levels in the range 0-255, whereas some systems use 16-235. Try applying a levels adjustment in Flame to bring the incoming file int
Boris RED, Intel & Digieffects
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi All, A while back I asked about the absence of the Digieffects Delirium filters in the macIntel version of RED4. At the time it was put down to DE not porting the effects over to the new platform.
Re: Boris RED, Intel & Digieffects
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi Kieran, I recall your post and the short answer is that we do not have any current plans to re-bundle any of the Digieffects filters with our products. The deal that we had was with the previous ow
Exporting a cropped shape
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi folks, I'm using RED 4.2 in FCP to create some DVD menus. I tend to use a colour shape, cropped to the right size as a DVD overlay, which I then export as a PICT using the Export Current Frame opti
Re: Exporting a cropped shape
by Kieran Matthew 11 years ago
Hi Dave, No worries, I've been getting around this by exporting a single framed Targa sequence, which works OK. I'm also happy because the update fixed some other issues I've been having. Thanks again
RED aspect ratio problem in FCP 5.x
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi Folks, Have an odd problem that is really causing grief. I have an FCP sequence that is 16:9 with graphics and effects created in RED. All was well for a while, but now if I create a new title, or
Re: RED aspect ratio problem in FCP 5.x
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi Dave, I haven't changed anything within FCP that I know of. The only possible factor is that I opened the RED keyframer outside of FCP, whilst FCP was running, just before this kicked off - could t
brightness levels
by Eric Grush 12 years ago
Hey there, I am a film editor that does basic DVD authoring for clients (not distribution) using DVD Studio Pro. On a recent project my DVDs are substantially brighter than the master file I am using
Re: brightness levels
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi Antonio, I'm in the UK, so I'm a PAL kind of guy too :-) Off the top of my head, the most critical thing is to apply a gamma filter set to around 1.2 (There's a mathematical reason for this figure,
Audio sync issue when played in WinDVD
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi All, I've been making DVDs for a client for a number of years and have not had any sync issues until now. The client used to view the DVDs on a powerbook, but has recently bought a Sony Viao runnin
HP QA-100
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi All, I recently acquired a Hewlett Packard QA100 Quality Advisor legaliser unit. Does anyone out there have a manual for this unit Google hasn't thrown up any leads. HP themselves have no records a
Re: HP QA-100
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi OB1, Not from the COW, but I did find someone who was selling a QA100 on Ebay UK. A US dealer bought his but didn't want the manuals, so I bought both the user & service manuals from him. He has a
Disk copy from recorded DVD?
by Rich Carroll 12 years ago
We're making DVDs of some client reels using a Sony DVD recorder. Does any one know of a way to disk copies of the recorded DVDs When I put them in my computer, the show up as an empty folder. I tried
Re: Disk copy from recorded DVD?
by Kieran Matthew 12 years ago
Hi Rip, Just a thought, have the Sony discs been finalized K
Upgrading Edit Suite
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Hi everyone, first post, and I look forward to my stay here! I'm employed by a media production company and I really want to push the upgrade to a new system. Our current specs are: Mac Dual 1.25Ghz P
Re: Upgrading Edit Suite
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi Danny, Like Greg says, probably the best system for you would be a hybrid Media 100 FCP system. The new Media 100's utilise the same core hardware as FCP (AJA Kona) and offer many of the same headl
HELP!!!!
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi Folks, this is a follow up to my post below. The deadline is looming and I have no idea how to create streaming AVIs! I'm using Cleaner, but no matter what I do to the size of the frames or the dat
Re: HELP!!!!
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Thanks for the responses guys, I've taken on board your suggestions! Kind regards K
Streaming AVI settings
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi folks, I've been asked to compress some videos to streaming AVIs in three sizes (56k, 128k & 256k) for a clients web site. Normally I would use wmvs and so don't have any presets for AVIs, can anyo
which authoring software produces best results
by tony rain 13 years ago
hello, im kind of new to dvd authoring and was wondering what people might think is the best dvd authoring software to produce the best results. or, if anyone has a solution to a common issue when bur
Re: which authoring software produces best results
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi Tony, Sorry for the delay. I'm using Media 100 - Bitvice - DVD SP as my workflow, mainly as I'm on the Mac. DVDSP takes m2v and ac3 files in and muxes them without altering them, which is good as I
Can't repair permissions!
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi there, I'm running 10.3.9 on a Dual 1.42 G4 - recently it started behaving a bit oddly so I decided to repair permissions on my internal hard drive. Disk utility starts checking but then crashes wi
Re: Can't repair permissions!
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Sorted! Many thanks for the fast reply - you're a star! Kieran
DVD source material from Media 100i or HD
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
What is the best compressor to use to make DVDs with from programmes created in Media 100i or Media 100HD I've just tried the Video option when exporting a selection to quicktime but after putting it
Re: DVD source material from Media 100i or HD
by Kieran Matthew 14 years ago
You might want to try Bitvice by Innobits to encode when using Media100 files. Media 100 uses a different colourspace (often called StudioRGB) in its media than FCP and other applications. This leads
iChatAV...Video Conferencing
by Casey McClurken 14 years ago
Is is possible to do a video chat on my Mac...with another person using AIM on their PC...if it is could someone please tell me how it's done...or give me a website that explians it! Thanks a lot!!! *
Re: iChatAV...Video Conferencing
by Kieran Matthew 14 years ago
It is possible! A friend uses Ichat AV to talk to his folks overseas who use AIM. AFAIK AIM5.5 running under XP does the job straight out of the box.
ASPECT RATIO problems with DVD Studio Pro 3
by carly_abyss 14 years ago
So... I have a 16x9 project that I have created in DVD Studio Pro 3. But for some reason when I put the disc in some DVD players, it centre cuts the menus. And then when you click on a button, the fe
Re: ASPECT RATIO problems with DVD Studio Pro 3
by Kieran Matthew 14 years ago
There's a check box in the general settings pane of the disc that says something like "if 16:9 is used...". By default in DSP3 this is set to "Force to Pan & Scan" which zooms the centre section of yo
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