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Kozo Okumura

Member Since:
October 10th 2006
78 Posts
Can MacBook Pro handle 250 hours of ProRes Footage to edit
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
I have been away of from FCP these days and have some questions. I have a friend who has the footage of 250 hours of 1080p footage which she is going to convert to ProRes, which will be 16TB. she has
Re: Can MacBook Pro handle 250 hours of ProRes Footage to edit
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
hi jon, my friend said it is AVCHD MTS file. it would be great if fcp 7 or x can edit it natively but my understanding is that it is not good idea. what do you think
how to move light along with camera when camera is controlled by null object.
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
i have several layers in 3d space and having the camera traveling to visit those layers. I like to have the light move along with camera as in the real life situation like sun gun light attached to ca
Re: how to move light along with camera when camera is controlled by null object.
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
sorry, i just figured this out. when i parent the light layer to the camera layer as opposed to position parameter, it does what i want. thank you!
Matte Key Clip unlocked by defautl????
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
By default, when you step in a matte key clip, your key is locked. I know that there is a trick to unlock it and put the effect on it through clip board method. But I have a friend whose setting is so
Re: Matte Key Clip unlocked by defautl????
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
Jeff, thank you for posting the video. but it still show you that key is unlocked with step in by arrow way. I have to shoot the video one more time with step in by arrow way, then. i will post in on
Copy and Paste Timecode
by Kozo Okumura 8 years ago
In FCP, you can copy and paste the timecode in bin level to set in and out of the clip or in source monitor level. it seem not to be the case with AVID. Am I right is there any work around
Re: Copy and Paste Timecode
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
Not really. I couldn't get the mark in or out columns to respond (to manually typing) without an actual in or out point set. I did that, but it didn't accept a copy paste. Best, Jeff G Certified Maste
enexplained transparency in particular
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
I am working with Particular and some of my particles are showing up semi-transparent. However I have the Opacity set to 100% with 0% Randomness and with the Opacity staying constant over life. I also
Re: enexplained transparency in particular
by Harry Frank 9 years ago
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Unexplained Transparency in Particular Project
by Kierra Parlagreco 14 years ago
I am working with Particular and some of my particles are showing up semi-transparent. However I have the Opacity set to 100% with 0% Randomness and with the Opacity staying constant over life. I also
Re: Unexplained Transparency in Particular Project
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
I have the exact problem and you seem to find the solution but I don't get it. Could you kindly tell me how you fixed the problem thanks
Can this AVID system handle 1 hour effect heavy HD project?
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
I am supposed to work on a 1 hour effect heavy 1080HD project next month. I am supposed to choose between AVID and FCP. I worked on the same show last year with FCP and had a good working experience.
Re: Can this AVID system handle 1 hour effect heavy HD project?
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
Yes, I remember when I switched from FCP to AVID, I was surprise how AVID gives me so much problem because of RAM issue considering AVID being industry standard system. I was cutting long format show
BCC Swish Pan for Final Cut Pro
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
I just got the BCC 7 for Final Cut Pro and started playing with it. This may be silly question to ask but I just can't figure out. I am trying to do simple swish pan by placing the BCC Swish Pan filte
Re: BCC Swish Pan for Final Cut Pro
by Kozo Okumura 9 years ago
I looked everywhere in boris website but I couldn't find the update to download. In update section, there are only updates for BBC 5 and 6.
random video clips in stead of random still frame??
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
In partcular, I would like to generate bunch of video clips floating in the 3D space. I can do the same thing easily with still frame by assigning the particle texture to random still frame. Can I do
Re: random video clips in stead of random still frame??
by Mike Park 10 years ago
You can do this. First, create a composition to house all of your video clips. Next, you are going to have to choose the length of all of your clips. Each clip MUST be the same length for this to work
drop shadow to keyed image?
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
Hello, I looked aruond the answer here for my question but I couldn't find the answer yet. I made a key in photoshop or animate and export that matte key into avid and apply the video to it so. (for e
Re: drop shadow to keyed image?
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
Thank you very much for your help. It did what i needed!!
Dual Harddrive Enclosure
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
I am planning to buy an external dual SATA hard drive enclosure. The spec I am looking for is Firewire 400 800, ESATA RAID capability Hot-Swappable (so that I can just replace the drive like Floppy Di
Re: Dual Harddrive Enclosure
by Jason Jenkins 10 years ago
Kozo Okumura "So far, wiebetech's RTX220-QJ seems to meet the spec that I am looking for." I have a single enclosure Wiebetech. It has been flawless in the year I've been using it. I got a bunch of t
offline-online workflow (ProRess 422 HQ)
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
I am wokring on HD project (ProRess 422 HQ) in the office but I am doing an offline (DV-NTSC) editing at home to save the drive space and rendering time. The way I am doing is that to open the DV-NTSC
Re: offline-online workflow (ProRess 422 HQ)
by Kozo Okumura 10 years ago
To fix your current problem, if you have no other filters on any of your shots, you can simply select all clips, click remove attributes filters and remove the shift fields. Thank you!! This is exact
59.94 Editing Timebase vs fps v frequency
by Kozo Okumura 11 years ago
I am little confused with 59.94 fps business. I am working on a project shot by DVCPro HD 720p 59.94fps. Everything was smooth until output stage. I realized that DVCPro HD records the video as 29.97
Re: 59.94 Editing Timebase vs fps v frequency
by Kozo Okumura 11 years ago
Thank you for the responses. I am trying to output to AJ-HD1400, 720p, 59.94fps. So, you guys are saying that I should be able to output as 59.94 fps to the tape Right now, the deck only records as 29
DVD Studio Pro and Motion Background Issue
by Nick Guth 12 years ago
Here is my issue that I have been struggling with for the past 3-4 hours. My head is about to explode! I am attempting to step outside my box of dvd knowledge and create a really sweet DVD for promoti
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fastest work flow to create mp4 from HDV for screen purpose
by Kozo Okumura 12 years ago
hi, i am working on a hour doc edited on HDV. I often have to send rought cut as quicktime via FTP and as everybody knows that HDV is just pain to work with. I would like to come up with the fastest w
Elgato Turbo H264
by Kozo Okumura 12 years ago
Thank you guys for advice. I just ordered Elgato Turbo H264. with only $100 invest, I am saving lots of time if this works. Meanwhile, I will use regular Mpg4 compression instead of H264. As far as co
Compression marker question
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
In FCP, when you directly send the sequence to compression, my understanding is that it automatically adds compression markers on edit points. My question is that if you export the sequence as a quick
Can AJA KONA can output HDV sequence to HDCAM deck via HD-SDI?
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Can AJA KONA can output HDV sequence to HDCAM or any othe HD format deck with HD-SDI in via HD-SDI so that I can avoid the nightmare of outputting via firewire as it is. and any issue of doing that th
Re: Can AJA KONA can output HDV sequence to HDCAM deck via HD-SDI?
by walter biscardi 13 years ago
kutmasta "Can AJA KONA can output HDV sequence to HDCAM or any othe HD format deck with HD-SDI in via HD-SDI so that I can avoid the nightmare of outputting via firewire as it is." Yes, choose Easy S
looking for a recording sound booth to rent in somewhere in Qubec, Toronto, and San Diego
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
I am working on a project that requires a absolute quite recording booth to record voice over. Since I am bringing all equipments (microphone, pro tool on laptop, m-box, cables, etc...), all I need is
Re: looking for a recording sound booth to rent in somewhere in Qubec, Toronto, and San Diego
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
I forgot to leave my email address. please send me the email to kozojapan@hotmail.com
help please: can't digitze the vinyl records
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
I have a Decklink Extreme card installed on my G5 and trying to capture music from vinyl records using either FCP or Soundtrack Pro. The turntable is connected to mixer (the ones DJ uses). The mixer h
Re: help please: can't digitze the vinyl records
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Thank you very much for your help, guys!!
need help on digitizing the vinyls
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
I have a Decklink Extreme card installed on my G5 and trying to capture music from vinyl records using either FCP or Soundtrack Pro. The turntable is connected to mixer (the ones DJ uses). The mixer h
Re: need help on digitizing the vinyls
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
my mixer is Vestax, VMC-002XL any suggestion
Sound capturing quality (as good as M-Audio sound card?)
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Hi, I have Decklink Extreme card with G5. I would like to like to digitize my collection of vinyl records. I am wondering if I should buy M Audio products such as MobilePre USB ($180) to capture the s
Re: Sound capturing quality (as good as M-Audio sound card?)
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
thanks your response but unfortunatelly, my question is not answered. I am a DJ and have a mixer already, which amplify the signal and output to the speakkers. THis mixer has XLR output, also. So, I a
KONA LHe and FCP audio/video sync problem
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
I have a Mac Pro 2.6GHz and Kona LHe running on OS 10.4.8. I just got KONA LHe and installed. when I play back at the external monitor, the video keep getting delayed. I am talking about 1 or 2 second
Re: KONA LHe and FCP audio/video sync problem
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
This is not digitizing issue. it is play back issue. It seems like it is playing slower so that the longer you play them more off sync you get with audio. I am playing back DV footage using 525 29.97k
Decklink Extreme won't fit in Mac Pro slot????
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Is it just me I got Mac Pro and upgrading the system from G4 1.2GHz DP to Mac Pro 2.6 GHz dual core. and It seems that Decklink Extreme card does not fit physically in the slot. Is my Mac Pro defectiv
Re: which is the best version of g5 for pci decklink extreme
by Luke Maslen 13 years ago
Hi Sean, I completely agree with your comments. If Kutmasta happened to find an inexpensive G5 with PCI-X slots, or if he has other PCI cards that would be expensive to replace, then a G5 with PCI-X s
HDV output workflow question
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Ok, I understand that to edit HDV footage with KONA you need to digitize HDV footage as DVCPro HD footage. but how about outputting do you need have DVC Pro HD deck as well as HDV deck or does KONA 3
Re: HDV output workflow question
by Kozo Okumura 13 years ago
Walter, thank you for your information. but you haven't answered my question. after you finish editing in DVCpro HD codec, how do you output to HDV deck or do you rent or buy DVCpro HD deck just for t
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