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Kylee Peña

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Originally from the Midwest, I spent six years as an editor in Indianapolis and Atlanta, working on projects ranging from PBS shows to independent films. I then branched out into post production technology in Los Angeles, applying my knowledge of a w... [more]
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yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Bob Zelin 2 years ago
hey - wait - it's about OUR industry ! from the mainstream press - Martina McBride and her husband are being sued by an unpaid intern for 1 Million dollars, for having to do "menial labor" - "Accordin
Re: yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Kylee Peña 2 years ago
It does have to do with gender and race. Your continued lack of acceptance of scientific facts and peer-reviewed research is not a good look. We must provide equal access TO compete. That isn't what i
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Finding a first entry-level professional job
by David Gillick 3 years ago
Hello CC, For the past two years since out of college I've been on a difficult path to find my first editing job. I've worked as a temp worker at FCP (FOX) but I'd like to get a job doing something th
Re: Finding a first entry-level professional job
by Kylee Peña 3 years ago
Hey David, the meet-up today is later at 6PM. The Editfest Pre-Party is Friday the 11th at 6PM. These meet-ups don't require any sign-up. They're at Saint Felix Hollywood on Cahuenga. This is all laid
There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Ned Miller 4 years ago
Hi All, Has this been happening to you too Or is it just me I have witnessed that basic social skills have really diminished. Kids at the Thanksgiving table looking at their phones, etc. We in the sel
Re: There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Kylee Peña 4 years ago
Hm. Well, if I were short-sighted, I would say this is almost entirely an old-timer problem. Because the extent of MY experience with getting the cold shoulder or needing to drag a response out of som
Feeling Overwhelmed, need advice.
by Lindsay McCutcheon 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I recently uploaded a video to Youtube I had been working on for five months featuring Disney movies from the past 30 years. Link Here: https: www.youtube.com watch v=E-6xk4W6N20 It went
Re: Feeling Overwhelmed, need advice.
by Kylee Peña 4 years ago
Hi Lindsay, I meant to reply to this when you posted it. It's really cool that you were able to put your talents on display and let your work speak for itself in order to begin breaking into the indus
Advice for Pursuing a Full-Time Video Editing/Post Production Career?
by Matt Yaple 5 years ago
Hello! My name is Matt, and I'm a freelance video editor and motion graphics designer. I know this question has been asked numerous times before, but I'm hoping to acquire advice for my specific scena
Re: Advice for Pursuing a Full-Time Video Editing/Post Production Career?
by Kylee Peña 5 years ago
One more thing: not to be gratuitious, but I wish I had taken this advice I wrote to heart when I was 16. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
Audio Sync Issue FCP7
by David Mignano 5 years ago
Hello, I'm in need of some help. I'm trying to help my wife put together a documentary for a class project. She's never done any film work before and while I have much more experience than her I would
Re: Audio Sync Issue FCP7
by Kylee Peña 5 years ago
Did she record the video on the iPhone with the camera app that comes with it If so, you'll need to transcode it since the frame rate is variable in those files -- it actually drifts around between li
News: SIM Group Signs Lease for New Production Center at Former Eastman Kodak Site; Brings Chainsaw, Sim Digital and Bling Digital Together
by Cow News Droid 5 years ago
State-of-the-art facility, slated to open in 2016, will offer streamlined production and post-production services. (LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA--September 11, 2015) The SIM Group has entered into a long-t
Re: News: SIM Group Signs Lease for New Production Center at Former Eastman Kodak Site; Brings Chainsaw, Sim Digital and Bling Digital Together
by Kylee Peña 5 years ago
Very much looking forward to working on a historical campus -- with these views of Hollywood! blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
Anyone else catch a cold at NAB?
by Mark Raudonis 5 years ago
You know the T shirt... "My parents went to Paris and all I got was this stupid T-Shirt". Well, that's how I feel. I went to NAB and all I got was a damn cold! And apparently I'm not the only one. My
Re: Anyone else catch a cold at NAB?
by Kylee Peña 5 years ago
For the first time since I've been attending, I didn't return with some horrible respiratory infection or any other diseases! I bathed in hand sanitizer after every meeting where hands were shook, I t
When do you colour grade?
by Hollie Cooper 5 years ago
So I'm a self taught editor and as a result of learning things as I go, I don't necessarily do things in the right order. I've recently finished filming a short and am now at the editing stage. This i
Re: When do you colour grade?
by Kylee Peña 5 years ago
Just to add context to Shane's response for you -- Consider what you're trying to accomplish when you're color grading. Your 4K media has a ton of color information so you can push your correction and
Welcome to the new Fitness In Post forum!
by Zack Arnold 6 years ago
For those of you discovering this forum for the first time saying, "What the heck is Fitness In Post " you're not alone. Until last year this concept was absolutely an oxymoron...but not anymore. For
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Re: Welcome to the new Fitness In Post forum!
by Tim Wilson 6 years ago
Happy to see you around more often! Sorry about the account thing. You have a couple of 'em, so I took a guess and picked the most recent one -- WRONG! LOL You updated the old one, which is always a b
Kevin Pollak and editing
by Andrew Kimery 6 years ago
Nice article by the Cow's own Kylee Wall about Kevin Pollack and his new documentary (which he edited) called Misery Loves Comedy: Comedian Kevin Pollak on Cutting his Documentary with Adobe Premiere
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Re: Kevin Pollak and editing
by Kylee Peña 6 years ago
Andrew Kimery "multicam setup or what his favorite codec is" Sorry to be such a disappointment :) I did have you darling nerds in mind and was fully prepared to go briefly into technical nitty-gritty
Need Some Direction Please
by Brady Lovell 6 years ago
I've been a hunter all of my life, and I've been messing around with filming my hunts since before HD was even popular. I never got serious until 2 years ago though. When GoPro came out, it was a perf
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Ivan Myles liked this 6 years ago
Re: Need Some Direction Please
by Kylee Peña 6 years ago
Sorry, I'm totally skipping steps in my explanation and I didn't mean to :) When you look at your sequence settings, what is your editing timebase If you're creating a new sequence by dragging a 60fps
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Need for Speed
by Scott Roberts 7 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=fsrJWUVoXeM Premise: Aaron Paul stars as Chase Racerman (Ok, I forgot the character's actual name), a mechanic who is also like the BEST driver EVER. He gets framed for
Re: Need for Speed
by Tim Wilson 6 years ago
I hope you people are coming to appreciate the relatively subtle, lovingly crafted poetry of the Fast & Furious series.
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Support Women and Minorities in Production and Post - Tuesday NAB Meetup
by Kylee Peña 6 years ago
Join us for an inaugural meet up at NAB 2014! Expanded Focus is a casual gathering for professionals from all sides of production and post who want to encourage and expand the presence and voices of w
Re: Support Women and Minorities in Production and Post - Tuesday NAB Meetup
by Ralph Hajik 6 years ago
Hi Kylee, I just received some information I'm passing along to you and your post. https: www.magnetmail.net actions email_web_version.cfm recipient_id=1529533535&message_id=3840588&user_id=NAB_&group
Edit all closed captions at once?
by Martin Strandgaard 7 years ago
Hi guys! I'm working with Premiere Pro CC, and just recieived a .stl file from an interpreter with translations of a spanish interview. This is my first time working with subtitles so I'm new to "Clos
Re: Edit all closed captions at once?
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
.stl files are plain text or rich text, right Could you open the file in TextEdit and do a find replace all with the settings you want to change For example, if you want to change the font from Arial
Output to tape crash
by Jef Huey 7 years ago
On the latest version of Premiere Pro CC {7.1.0 (141)}. Mac and AJA Kona 3 with 10.4.5 AJA drivers and Adobe plugins. Now - full disclosure - we have never used Premiere for output to tape but wanted
Re: Output to tape crash
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
I've done this exact scenario (same deck and all) exactly 6 times. The only issues were either with the deck or user error (such as the kona being set to output the wrong thing and Premiere being told
Anamorphic footage playback at quarter resolution?
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
I had an odd thing happen to me the week before last and I didn't have time to investigate if it was expected behavior or not. Hopefully I can explain it properly here so you can tell me. In the very
Re: Anamorphic footage playback at quarter resolution?
by Tero Ahlfors 7 years ago
Check your preview settings.
News: Biscardi Creative Media Wraps-Up Season 3 Of Nationwide PBS Series "This American Land"
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
(Atlanta, Georgia--November 14, 2013) Biscardi Creative Media celebrates with Environment News Trust on the completion and wrap-up of Season Three of "This American Land," an original conservation ser
@Jim Hine
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Thank you! It really was a great show to cut. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
Colour grading in the ghetto
by Robertson Dunn 7 years ago
Long time listener, first time caller. Please forgive me for I'm about to say a lot of things that I'm sure will make the hairs stand up on the back of more than a few seasoned pro's on here, but I'm
Re: Colour grading in the ghetto
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
I was in a similar situation and asked a friend at my local PBS station if I could pop in for a late evening or two in exchange for a credit on the film. They said sure, no problem, because I wasn't m
Jump Cuts
by Timothy J. Allen 7 years ago
Celebrating the changing culture of video editing style: http: teamcoco.com video jump-cuts-in-the-morning When it is obviously intentional, breaking the "editing rules" can be pretty funny. The key i
Re: Jump Cuts
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Awesome Jump Cuts video, I hadn't seen it. I love how the FCPX repost for laughs has derailed the original post though. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
External hard drive(s) causing Kernel Panic since RAID setup.
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Hi all, I recently tried setting up a RAID 1 mirrored set of drives to use as an archive for my video work, I used two brand new 3TB Seagate Baracuda SATA drives plugged 'bare' into a Startech dock ht
Re: External hard drive(s) causing Kernel Panic since RAID setup.
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Bob, if I may ask a half-related question, is zero out data always nonsense or just in this case Just curious. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
Best Program to Batch Compress Multiple Clips
by John Peruso 7 years ago
I film hundreds of sport event games per weekend. Every time I hit record it creates a new clip in the camera. Whats the best program way to set up a huge Batch to compress these games down to mp4s, w
Re: Best Program to Batch Compress Multiple Clips
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
I believe MPEG Streamclip can do both of these things, and it's free. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
A 26 1/2 Year Old Watches Die Hard For the First Time
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
In another attempt to catch up on Movies I Should Have Watched Already , I was slightly encouraged in another thread to watch Die Hard already and concede that it's the action movie that defines all a
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Scott Roberts liked this 7 years ago
Re: A 26 1/2 Year Old Watches Die Hard For the First Time
by Tim Wilson 7 years ago
Kylee Wall "I'm probably wrong, and that's also why I'm not in law enforcement." Agreed. LOL Kylee Wall "It's so minor, it's hardly worth arguing about." W. T. F. Might as well close the COW. LOL Kyl
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Walter, quick question: Adobe Premiere "Exporting"
by Tom Laughlin 7 years ago
Walter Biscardi, (and everyone else!) Longtime blog follower and tried to even find you at NAB SuperMeet, anyways. I am not only a recent Adobe Premiere Pro convert from FCP7, but I consider myself an
Re: Walter, quick question: Adobe Premiere "Exporting"
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
If you have a lot of clients that want to see the raw files from a project and comment on them, a product like this might be worthwhile. Depends on how much time you spend encoding and emailing assets
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Off topic - Viral Video featuring Dogs - Advice needed
by Greg Ball 7 years ago
We're working on a project for a client who markets Dog products. We're looking at putting dogs into multiple business environments. One thing we would need is to show paws hitting keyboards, grabbing
Re: Off topic - Viral Video featuring Dogs - Advice needed
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
A taxidermist
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can I buy Walter Biscardi ?
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
I always wanted to buy Walter Biscardi. Not only is he a great editor, but he can cook ! Maybe I can teach him how to do the laundry, and then I can sell my wife. :) Bob Zelin
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Marion Laney liked this 7 years ago
Re: can I buy Walter Biscardi ?
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
I represent my client, the cookie maker, Walters' Biscotti, and I am formally requesting that you immediately cease and desist the operation of your forum, due to the similarity of your name interferi
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Kylee Peña liked this 7 years ago
Compressor settings for 30 min web videos
by Laura Seltzer-Duny 7 years ago
I need to figure out the best Compressor output for 30 minute QT videos to be posted on the web. It's a series of lectures and they'll be watched in a small box on a website. I've been using the follo
Re: Compressor settings for 30 min web videos
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Just wondering, what are the specs for the source file blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
The Lords of Salem
by Scott Roberts 7 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=O0j7K6-0Ak4 There might be some bitterness to this review, as I was expecting to go into the movie theater and see a sequel to The Witches of Eastwick. I mean, I know it'
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Re: The Lords of Salem
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
You know, the idea of a cursed vinyl record that summons demons is brilliant. And that playing it over the radio could hypnotize or somehow enslave listeners. I could see a lot of ways to use that ide
Premier Pro Debug Event
by Daniel Neutzsky-Wulff 8 years ago
For some reason this error keeps occuring and it hasn't been an issue up until now. Sometimes when I do an overwrite or insert edit using shortcut keys F9 and F10 I get this error and the application
Re: Premier Pro Debug Event
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Adding to this, I was getting this error when using insert overwrite keyboard shortcuts after I had remapped the keyboard (changing those from F9 F10 to V B). I reset the keyboard back to the Premiere
Editing "rules"
by Christopher Travis 7 years ago
Hello all, What do people think about cutting straight from one talking head to another in an interview-led narrative i.e. no cutaways in between just comment A - cut- comment B. I just got told by my
Re: Editing "rules"
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
I think you see cutting from talking head to talking head all the time in videos. I agree that it's often more confusing to cut away while having a different voice start speaking. Sometimes it works,
FCP7 dissolve keyframes
by david bliley 7 years ago
Just curious if anyone knows. Is there ANY way to tell FCP7 to adjust for keyframes when you add effects (specifically dissolves) in a timeline Avid would do this automatically. You add a dissolve bet
Re: FCP7 dissolve keyframes
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
No, you have to manually fix it. When I first met my husband, we worked together as video production volunteers, with him "teaching" me FCP. The first task we did together, the one we bonded over, was
TV Title Sequences
by Kylee Peña 7 years ago
Yesterday I was watching an interesting thing about the history of film title sequences. While it was interesting enough, it led me to pondering what I found to be even more interesting, especially af
Re: TV Title Sequences
by Tim Wilson 7 years ago
True Blood is a great choice, Paul. Justified is very similar, but different enough that we'll still call them in the same genre. (Not, alas, online.) I think of both of them as descendants of The Sop
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Kylee Peña liked this 7 years ago
In-house editing....in a cubicle?
by Joe Knapp 8 years ago
Okay, there is a subtle push to put everyone (including me) into a cubicle structure. Yeah... I know of no video creative that edits in this manner. The closest I've seen was a motion graphics animati
Re: In-house editing....in a cubicle?
by Kylee Peña 8 years ago
I've edited in a cubicle with headphones for about four years. In the middle of what is most easily described as a call center with about 20 people on phones all day when they aren't yelling at each o
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The reason we are NOT buying a full DaVinci control surface is...
by Robert Ruffo 8 years ago
How bad the HSL keyer is. In prosumer Colorista, a clean key is fast and easy. In Davinci it often borders on impossible, or is just plain impossible. In fact, of all the color grading tools - and I'v
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Re: The reason we are NOT buying a full DaVinci control surface is...
by Dan Moran 8 years ago
I'm just going to go ahead and say everything in your post is wrong. Seriously 100% wrong in every way. They keyer is great. If it takes you 20mins to pull a key then you just need to practice more. N
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Accidental DELETE - PROJECT GONE
by Angela Zumbrum 8 years ago
I am crying. I deleted a completed project this morning from FCP 6.06. Then, I opened a recent project, that is almost complete, and all of my media is offline. Apparently, my capture scratch was name
Re: Accidental DELETE - PROJECT GONE
by Kylee Peña 8 years ago
Adding to the replies already, a friend of a friend had a massive deletion recovered with Data Rescue 3 last weekend. I've never used it, but it worked to restore the entirety of a deleted card. blog:
Star Wars Pancakes
by Stephen Smith 8 years ago
We mentioned Star Wars Pancakes a while back. I finally was able to make the Millennium Falcon thanks to Jims Pancakes. I think they turned out so good I added Pancake Artist to my list of Skills on L
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Re: Star Wars Pancakes
by Stephen Smith 6 years ago
To show my support to Star Wars pancakes I made some more. Check out my Tie Fighters below: Here is a link to my Pancake Flickr album: https: www.flickr.com photos stephensmitheditor sets 721576408057
Harrison Ford back as Han Solo?
by Kylee Peña 8 years ago
I have no idea why this would break through "Latino Review" but this excitement is starting to clog up my news feed. What say you, film nerds I know you all have opinions. blog: kyleesportfolio.com bl
Re: Harrison Ford back as Han Solo?
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago

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Creating an Edit Reel
by Milton Ginsberg 8 years ago
Source material from dvds and dvds off VHS tapes. Need best output for vimeo. What are the best FCP settings for the quality I will need
Re: Creating an Edit Reel
by Kylee Peña 8 years ago
I'd use MPEG Streamclip to rip the DVD, Handbrake is kinda wonk and doesn't make the files you'll need. blog: kyleesportfolio.com blog twitter: @kyl33t demo: kyleewall.com
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