BFA in Film. UW-Milwaukee/Peck School of the Arts.
SVA (Continuing Education) Advanced Avid.
Currently working freelance as an Assistant Editor and Script Supervisor for Television and Film.
June 15th 2007
New York, NY
Canon 5D, Colorspace, Exports by Kim Huston 8 years ago I feel like I'm going crazy here. Let me explain. I've shot some footage on the Canon 5D: 1080p 23.98. My method of working with the files is trascoding and working as AMA. Part one in question: I tra
Re: Canon 5D, Colorspace, Exports by Job ter Burg 8 years ago You have to be careful how and where you decide if something is looking washed out. Have you read this document http: www.xs4all.nl terburg Publications 601_709_RGB.pdf
Rotate comp by Blahtor Magnus 10 years ago Is it possible to rotate a composition in After Effects like it is possible to Rotate Canvas in PhotoShop I am videotaping with my camera tilted at 90 degrees and I want to be able to rotate the foota
Re: Rotate comp by Kim Huston 9 years ago Though, thinking about it... I suppose you could just precomp it all the then open it up in another and rotate the precomp.
Seeking Feature Film work (New York) by Kim Huston 10 years ago I'm looking for feature film work in nearly any department. I have a great deal of professional experience in crew: Production Assistant, Script Supervisor, Camera. I have a great deal of professional
Changing Media creation OMF/MFX in Symphony by Kim Huston 10 years ago I am in the process of moving a project onto a new system and onto a new drive. Correct me if I'm wrong, but what has been my experience of getting the media to connect is to delete the two directory
5DM2 and Green Screen by Kim Huston 10 years ago I never considered it until I shot a green screen project with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II camera, but how does one deal with out of focus shots in front of a green screen Do you you just avoid it Make s
Path To Position by Jamie Bradshaw 10 years ago Hi all. Is there any way that you can use an expression to take a Path and a percentage along it and covert it to an XY position Thanks, Jamie JimJam Graphics http: www.jimjamgraphics.com
Re: Path To Position by Kim Huston 10 years ago I used the copy mask shape properties and past into the position property technique, but it made the path much larger upon pasting than the path I actually drew. Is there a way to make it either not d
Post Production Demo Reel by Kim Huston 10 years ago Newfangled demo reel, updated and slightly more flashy than my previous one. What do you think http: www.youtube.com watch v=FlMO28GaIqc
PowerPC AVCHD workaround? by Kim Huston 10 years ago I have a Canon HF100 that shoots to AVCHD, but I can't apparnetly load them into FCP because I have the iMac generation that is a PowerPC instead of Intel. Is there an external program or process to g
Re: PowerPC AVCHD workaround? by Kim Huston 10 years ago The output format is whatever you want. It gives you lots of choices. Thanks for the info on cineform. I looked into that as well, but I am sitting on a non-intel mac : The final answer I came up with
Onlined Media not repopulating timeline by Kim Huston 10 years ago I have an decomposed and uprezzed sequence, loaded on a different machine from which it was offlined, ready for onlining. The media has synced with the clips in the bin, however, it isn't linking with
FCP won't write timecode by Kim Huston 10 years ago I'm exporting to tape and it's not sending timecode to the tape. I've tried doing both Print to Video and Edit to Tape. In the Edit to Tape window the insert timecode button is highlighted. I've also
Exporting for Tape output into NLE by Kim Huston 10 years ago I cannot get a file that doesn't need to be rendered when put back into Premiere Pro for tape export. I'm using the Apple Animation codec, making sure it's dropframe and 29.97fps. And that's exactly w
Re: Exporting for Tape output into NLE by Kim Huston 10 years ago Isn't the editing mode just referring to the aspect ratio and formatting Either NTSC PAL, Widescreen, etc Apple animation is just what I rendered it out as. Unless there's a project setting before I c
PSDs in CS3 not rendering with the rest. by Kim Huston 10 years ago I have imported some psd files into a composition, used them in the project as image wipe transitions, and when I export and render the composition they either didn't render at all or rendered stutter
Capturing to Avid through a firewire camera by Kim Huston 11 years ago This has probably been answered before, but I feel like there may be some additional problems that makes it unique for me. I'm trying to capture minidv with a JVC GY-HD100 camera connected through fir
Apartment Applications and Freelancers by Kim Huston 11 years ago I am new to New York and have started the process of finding and applying for an apartment (I was staying with a friend before). I work as a freelance Assistant Editor around town and so I'm stumped a
Re: Apartment Applications and Freelancers by Kim Huston 11 years ago So far things went smoothly. I put self-employed and they didn't even ask for any check stubs. I did give them a bank statement showing that I had cash in the bank, however. Thanks for all the advice
Looking for Feature Film Work in NYC by Kim Huston 11 years ago I have been a PA for television since 2003 and would like to start working on some features. It is one of the main reason I moved from Wisconsin to New York. I have PA experience and Script Supervisor
Visualizing Music Beats by Kim Huston 11 years ago So this is probably a really easy thing to solve, but part of my problem in searching for the answer is not knowing what key words to search. Basically, I want to automate or mostly automate an effect
XVID to MiniDV by Kim Huston 11 years ago I've got a XVID AVI file that is all which remains of a video I cut. I'd like to put it to MiniDV with minimal quality loss. What steps and programs do you recommend to do that with I have a PC.
Re: XVID to MiniDV by Kim Huston 11 years ago Alright. Here's a lovely new problem I'm having! I've got the file working in Premiere Pro, Final Cut, AND MovieMaker (we tried it as an experiment). The latest versions of all. In all 3 programs, the
C4D Users by Kim Huston 11 years ago Are the users of Cinema4D mostly people who already know Maya and just want to know another program Or are you new users who are starting to learn 3d with this program Would I be at a disadvantage in
Re: C4D Users by Adam Trachtenberg 11 years ago I think there's a wide range of Cinema users -- some who use it exclusively, others who moved from Maya and other programs, some who use multiple programs concurrently, etc. Generally the more program
Editor Assistant in NYC by Kim Huston 11 years ago FCP Adobe Premiere editor in Manhattan seeking work. A creative and technical professional with more than seven years of experience in various aspects of broadcast media and independent film. Several
demo tape help by Vincent Valachi 12 years ago Alright everyone. I need some advice. I'm applying to a film arts program. I've met all the requirements except, For Directors: a letter of application citing your goals in joining the Film Arts Progr
Re: demo tape help by Kim Huston 12 years ago Have you made anything in the past that you directed and feel represents your skills If it's your first time, something like a music video is probably a good idea. Bad acting in something like a drama
Revised demo reel by Kim Huston 12 years ago Here is an updated version of my demo reel which I posted in August. http: www.youtube.com watch v=vfup70ZKrZ0 I took out the least professional clip, added more to the graphics section and fixed the
Compressing the compressed by Kim Huston 12 years ago Delightfully, our editing station computer blew up and we lost all our original data. The only files we have of our 3 projects that we'd like to put onto dvd are on Stage6. They are 1280 x 720 and alr
Re: Compressing the compressed by Kim Huston 12 years ago PC. I have Encore and to compress stuff I've been using Virtual Dub and Sorenson Squeeze. I don't remember the name of the program that made them isos.
Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 Trial avi issues by Kim Huston 12 years ago I downloaded the trial version of Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 and attempted to import an avi to compress. I immediately got an error that said "Unsupported Media Format Unable to add the source file(s). The
Mastering and Exporting Broadcast Ready by Kim Huston 12 years ago I've been told to master and export something to a dvd, high resolution for tv to comply to CCIR-601 ITU-R 601 NTSC broadcast specs, have peak audio levels between 10db and 8db. So I have two question
Capturing and Using HDV 24p by Al Johnson 12 years ago So here's my situation. I don't edit much, if at all, in 24p. However, for this weekend I'm going to be making a film in HDV 24p. Now, in Premiere I have a custom project set up for myself. It's an HD
Re: Capturing and Using HDV 24p by Kim Huston 12 years ago You shouldn't have to force anything. Premiere Pro even has a preset for 1080p 24p capturing. Maybe if you're changing settings back and forth, it's automatically switching the framerate back to 29.97
24p Process by Dustin Barrons 12 years ago Okay, here's the deal (really need some help, hope anyone can help out, please): So I shot some footage with a JVC GY-HD100. The footage is all green-screen key, 24p SD. Unfortunately, the camera was
Re: 24p Process by Kim Huston 12 years ago No, I don't get any blur or lines or anything at all. If it's not that you had to render it right away when you put the footage on the timeline, then it might just be a weird way the Canon is playing
Project Archiving by Kim Huston 12 years ago I've got old projects still sitting on my computer and I don't want to delete them for fear that I may want to change something about them in the distant or near future. So what's the best way to arch
How do I build up my Demo Reel? by Austin Ray 12 years ago I run my own comapny where I produce, shoot and edit smaller productios (documetarylike or instructional informative DVDs) up on request as well as making my own shortfilms for film festivals. In exte
Re: How do I build up my Demo Reel? by Kim Huston 12 years ago It's assumed you did everything if you don't say otherwise, I think. So maybe in the title of the demo it'll get the message across. Or what you're applying for. Maybe point out what you want people t
Kim Huston's Editing Demo Reel by Kim Huston 12 years ago This is the second version of a demo I had made under the strict and kind of weird regiment of the Pixar demo spec. They wanted titles between each example saying what equipment I used, what I wanted
Re: Kim Huston's Editing Demo Reel by Kim Huston 12 years ago Oh, I'm not following that strictly anymore. I already sent that one off a while ago. Now I'm just keeping a few of the titles around because I think they help explain a few things. This is just a gen