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Lance Bachelder

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Editor, Director, Writer
Recent Credits: CUTBACK (feature film) Editor, Screenplay, Co-Director
Back at the Barnyard (Emmy Winning CG Series) Supervising Editor - Omation/Nicklodeon
A Letter to Dad (feature film) Editor, Co-Producer
Member Since:
August 2nd 2001
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Crazy deal on base iMac Pro
by Lance Bachelder 3 months ago
No I don't work for Microcenter but to post as I haven't seen a deal like this anywhere: http: www.microcenter.com single_product_results.aspx sku=686402&utm_source=eNews_SE_MISC_20180210_APPLE&utm_me
Re: Crazy deal on base iMac Pro
by Lance Bachelder 3 months ago
I talked to the Apple dept guy on friday at the Tustin store - they have dozens in stock and mostly selling to Hollywood post folks making the drive down to save a grand. It's a special deal between M
iMac Pro thoughts
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
For those of you who have taken the plunge with the new iMac Pro, what are your thoughts now Worth it over a 2013 Mac Pro or 5K iMac Or are you waiting for the next Mac Pro In my case, I work at a sho
Re: iMac Pro thoughts - $3999
by Lance Bachelder 3 months ago
If you serious about getting the base iMac Pro check out Microcenter - they have a crazy deal right now if you go into their store - $3999! It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid
Should FCPX be at IBC and NAB
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Good opinion piece by Peter Wiggins http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2037-if-apple-is-serious-about-the-pro-market-should-it-get-back-to-the-two-big-trade-shows Seems like he s acknowledging wh
Re: Should FCPX be at IBC and NAB
by Lance Bachelder 3 months ago
I don't think FCP would have the following it does or Apple have the fanbase it enjoys if it hadn't been for their participation and massive booth at NAB for many years. My first NAB was in '99 when F
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Because Avid is sooooo hard
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Couldn't resist. http: www.avidblogs.com seven-year-old-auteur-shows-ed-asner-whats-up - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Re: Because Avid is sooooo hard
by Michael Gissing 4 months ago
Here's one for FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch v=Km0W3SfvEBg This was given the best doco award at the recent My State Student Film Awards. Directed, partly shot and completely edited by an 8 year o
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Lance Bachelder liked this 4 months ago
Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Simon Ubsdell 5 months ago
... Tim Wilson. Not only does he do an amazing, tireless job of keeping this fantastic resource available to us all, but he's also brilliant, and funny, and generous, and ridiculously knowledgeable, a
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Re: Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Bob Zelin 5 months ago
Ooh - I just finished a rant on the thread below. While I love Tim Wilson, and in 2017, Creative Cow is Tim Wilson, if it were not for Ron and Kathlyn Lindeboom, do you know where ALL of us would be N
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mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Michael Hadley 5 months ago
Folks: Currently running a 2013 nMac Pro and an updated cheesegrater. Considering a new box. Yes, would love the iMac Pro but wondering if it's more horsepower than we need for our mainly HD and 4K wo
Re: mid-2017 iMac vs iMac Pro
by Lance Bachelder 5 months ago
Hey Bob no I was being kind of a wise ass with this post. Everyone's so excited to run out and buy a $13,000 iMac I thought it was kinda funny that nVidia launches a $2999 card that literally 5 to 10
iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by kingsley asumadu 5 months ago
Hi Guys, I need your advice on my next purchase, basically I'm looking to get a tablet (iPad Pro or the latest surface pro). My goal is to be able to use it to create content with Adobe cc in conjunct
Re: iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by kingsley asumadu 5 months ago
Thanks Lance for the advice, I was having headache trying to make a decision. Thanks, Kingsley.
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Lance Bachelder liked this 5 months ago
iMac Pro 12/14
by Noah Kadner 5 months ago
Discuss: http: iphone.appleinsider.com articles 17 12 12 apples-4999-all-in-one-imac-pro-launches-thursday-dec-14 http: blog.vincentlaforet.com 2017 12 12 apples-new-imacpro-has-an-impressive-200-300-
Re: iMac Pro 12/14
by Lance Bachelder 5 months ago
https: everymac.com systems apple imac imac-aluminum-tapered-edge-faq how-to-run-imac-retina-5k-at-full-resolution.html It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid FCPX user. Lance Ba
The new Mac Pro VS MSI?
by andy patterson 5 months ago
Everybody seemed to get excited about the iMac Pro as well as the rumors surrounding the new Mac Pro. What about Lenovo, Dell, MSI, Asus and HP No one can deny the system below for just under $1,400.0
Re: The new Mac Pro VS MSI?
by Lance Bachelder 5 months ago
Hey Bob I'm hip I'm hip... I'm replying to this on my Win10 workstation which I use for Capture One and Photoshop because it's so much faster than my Macbook Pro. It's silly that Apple thinks we need
FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
Peter Wiggins on Twitter is posting screen shots of the new color grading tools in X (wheels and curves). Color board is still there though (user can pick which UI to use). https: twitter.com PeterWig
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Re: FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Doug Metz 6 months ago
Michael Gissing "The Spherico tool looks good but I am not resending back to X or Pr these days mostly but if a client wants it and will bother to use the tool then that's great info I can pass on."
Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
A video from our annual meeting this week, if you have about 90 minutes to kill https: www.youtube.com watch v=hAHHFft1v-A&feature=youtu.be - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando
Re: Orlando Post Pros' NAB Recap
by Mark Raudonis 11 months ago
Thanks for posting this, Oliver. This panel was a great round up of not only NAB, but the state of the industry in general. Should be required viewing for anyone who didn't attend NAB.
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Lance Bachelder liked this 11 months ago
New version of Resolve....
by Gabe Strong 1 year ago
Looking like NAB will see a new version of Davinci Resolve......skipping 13 and going right to version 14....(because we all know version 13 is unlucky.) Gabe Strong G-Force Productions www.gforcevide
Re: New version of Resolve....
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Based on a huge window ad where NAB is held that says Resolve 14.
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Lance Bachelder liked this 1 year ago
Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
http: www.macworld.co.uk how-to mac-software how-use-geforce-now-on-mac-geforce-now-for-pc-mac-explained-3652516 Still thinking you're going to need that massive CPU GPU combo hard-soldered in your ma
Re: Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Or will you be able to do all your actual editing without it - then just link up for when you need it for a super-res render or an export " No because the GPU is accelerating effects and
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Lance Bachelder liked this 1 year ago
2017
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Happy New Year to you all, what are you looking forward too this year
Re: 2017
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Lance Bachelder "+2! Literally the only thing keeping me on Mac. Although I like cutting with FCPX and have a ton of investment in 3rd party tools for it I hate seeing all the new tech out there and
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Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Sorry, couldn't stop myself... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris som
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Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
OT I thought Rogue One was great and a film the SW franchise fans all deserve - but that said, for my money the class of the field out there this Christmas is Collateral Beauty. Incredible script - st
Roles are not busses
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
In the conventional world of audio mixing an audio track can be routed (and or sent) to multiple busses. FCPX only allows for one 'role' per timeline clip (which is sensible, but means they really sti
Re: Roles are not busses
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
If you compound the whole project, the roles get broken out into separate audio components. You can then mix them as roles. A step in the right direction. _____________________________________________
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FCPX Summit?
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
Anyone going or been in the past Looks like fun though I think I could kinda teach most of the classes. Apple day would be a blast. Trying to decide if I want to part with the bucks... it's like the p
Re: FCPX Summit?
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Best money I spent last year. As to already knowing the software throughly, no matter how much you know, there is always more to learn. I've been in seminars about topics I know really well, but still
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Lance Bachelder liked this 2 years ago
Adobe Team Projects
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Team Projects https: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud unveiling-connected-creativity-ibc-reveal-2016 And where's Apple in all of this After all, they do have a cloud service :) - Oliver Oliver Peters Pos
Re: Adobe Team Projects
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
Personally I'm pretty darn excited about Team Projects. Wireless earbuds and a dust-resistant something or other, less so. Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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How to make a trash can not look like a trash can...
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
I know it doesn't run FCPX but pretty sweet evolution of the trash can motif... http: www8.hp.com us en campaigns pavilion-wave overview.html It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an av
Re: How to make a trash can not look like a trash can...
by Bob Woodhead 2 years ago
No no no no no!!!! There's no internal expansion!!! What about drives What about slot cards oh, wait.... we've been through that. ;)
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Lance Bachelder liked this 2 years ago
Yet another update for Resolve
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Resolve is updated yet again and not just bug fixes http: www.redsharknews.com post item 3687-blackmagic-releases-davinci-resolve-12-5-1-update No need for Quicktime on Windows machines if you want to
Re: Yet another update for Resolve
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Lance Bachelder "I think Assimilate Scratch has Pro Res export on Windows " Yes, it does. This has been our go-to for ProRes deliverables. NUKE also renders ProRes on PC as of version 9. I think Nuco
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Lance Bachelder liked this 2 years ago
ANOTHER Movie Edited on FCP X!
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Shock, horror, someone else has cut a feature on FCPX and it went rather well..... http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1830-hollywood-veteran-lance-bachelder-explains-why-he-has-chosen-to-use-fina
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Re: ANOTHER Movie Edited on FCP X!
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Go Lance! (and his clones!)
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Apple's presentation this morning
by Jeff Markgraf 2 years ago
Didn't make it in time to get into the FCPWorks Apple presentation this morning. Anyone willing to spill the beans on what's going inside
Re: Apple's presentation this morning
by Jeremy Garchow 2 years ago
Currently:
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Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Simon and Co. have just solved that. :-) Really cool plugin! https: www.youtube.com watch v=ej6LT1pMlcc ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poo
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Re: Remember the Asymmetrical Dissolve Debate?
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
Kirk Pitts "Thanks, I wasn't completely clear. I know I can save presets and share them. But what I really want is to be able to download some presets from other more experienced users so I can learn
3D Keyer
by Lance Bachelder 3 years ago
beta 4 update - when you make a selection with the keyed the PATHS are way off from what the picker is selecting. For instance your click on a cheekbone and the PATH draws on the ear or the eye or whe
RED in new CC 2015
by Lance Bachelder 3 years ago
Why is the "Source Settings" for Red footage selection now greyed out in Premiere I'm sure it's user error... It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid FCPX user. Lance Bachelder Wr
Re: RED in new CC 2015
by Richard Li 3 years ago
Thanks, Joel I can get access to the source setting by hitting the hotkey on timeline like you said, but it won't live update the scopes with luts on the adjustment layer above. It only shows the scop
Redcine to prores on pc: color shift
by Jeff Markgraf 3 years ago
Hello bovines This is indirectly an X question, since the footage will be edited in x. A friend is converting red 5k footage to pro res via redcine x. Not his first time. He's trying out the process o
Re: dcine to prores on pc: color shift
by Lance Bachelder 3 years ago
Have you looked at the files on a Mac yet I've had renders look a little washed out in QT on PC but look fine once they were in FCPX... It was at a Vegas premiere that I resolved to become an avid FCP
What background tasks?
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
I'm still stumped as to why FCPX will start using lots of CPU when I'm not rendering anything, just a little scrubbing and editing. Just now, my laptop started heating up, and the fans kicked in, and
Re: What background tasks?
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Just had this happen to me this week too (not the first time either). Plus I was stuck in beachball-hell - X would come back briefly then beach ball again and background tasks. I had a very simple tim
And I fold.
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
I fold. transferred job from lappie to client machine - went from AE CS6 to AE CC 2014 - client machine suddenly had to go away. There followed a variety of mad glitches installing previous AE CC vers
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Re: And I fold.
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I concur - if I was really sold on Premiere and CC I'd much rather be 10% PC with all the awesome tech on the horizon and being stuck in the AMD world vs. nVidia kinda sucks. BUT - was cutting today i
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Mixing Sound and Keeping the Levels Equal
by Debbie King 4 years ago
Hello Everyone: I am having a little difficulty balancing the levels of the tracks; meaning, some volumes were recorded louder than others during the recording, and so I may level off well on the mix
Re: Mixing Sound and Keeping the Levels Equal
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Before you add any compression, I would get your levels close using each clips volume and a combination of Normalize. You really need to watch the meter and try to get all your dialog within a certain
Prores encoding available on windows but not supported by Resolve - FEATURE REQUEST
by Chris Tomberlin 4 years ago
Dear BMD, Please either allow the ProRes encoder for windows from Miraizon http: www.miraizon.com products codecsoverview.html to show up in resolve or license the codec from Apple for the windows ver
Re: Prores encoding available on windows but not supported by Resolve - FEATURE REQUEST
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
NOT Just reporting the facts. It shows up fine in FCPX as Pro Res - no optimization needed. Sorry you can't believe that. Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California http:
How to import .ai files?
by Tyler Kemp 4 years ago
I need to import some logos into a project I'm creating, but vegas says the .ai files are not compatible. What is the easiest way to get around this and turn them into another file type
Re: How to import .ai files?
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
.ai is the native Adobe Illustrator format - you should export files from Illustrator as 72dpi non-interlaced .png with alpha for best use in Vegas. Make sure they're large enough that you don't have
How much better is this NVidia Video Card better than mine?
by Miguel Almanza 4 years ago
I have been contemplating upgrading my current NVidia 440 GE Force card to something beefier to edit my video, and I would like to know if you could tell me how much better this "GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5 NVI
Re: How much better is this NVidia Video Card better than mine?
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Your card is pretty much an antique these days so anything GTX 760 or higher is gonna be great. But do you have a motherboard with PCIe 3.0 If it supports PCIe 2.0 16x r newer your fine. I have the GT
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Sound Editing a Feature Film
by Debbie King 4 years ago
Hello Everyone: Sound editing a feature is a very long and tedious process. I don't think I had as many challenges when I did the sound edits for the trailer. My discover is that since the dialogues a
Re: Sound Editing a Feature Film
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
No prob - have fun! Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California http: www.imdb.com name nm1680680 ref_=fn_al_nm_1
The many instances where my Vegas 12 Pro crashes.
by Will Kee 4 years ago
I've been using Vegas 12 for many years and I mostly find myself editing native R3D footage at resolutions between 2K - 5K. For me, Vegas 12 frequently crashes when: A) Opening projects. the project w
Re: The many instances where my Vegas 12 Pro crashes.
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Have you tried 13 yet Seems a bit faster and more stable. I've had a lot of crashes from version 10-12 on a variety of machines. Haven't built a complex project yet with 13 but plan to soon... Lance B
Adobe are a joke
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
being completely genuine here - reading some of the stuff about the ongoing length of the lockout designers across all disciplines are now globally dealing with - this is starting to become a horrible
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Re: Adobe are a joke
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Interesting that Avid just announced the same $49 per month subscription - although they were smart enough to offer it as an alternative and not mandatory... time will tell. A free or $999 version of
New Workstation
by Allby Corry 4 years ago
Hi, I have two workstations with the i7 dual 16GB dual core with the Nvidia Quadro 4000 using Win7 and Premiere CS6. Now I'm starting to assemble new one with i7 6 core or Xeon E5 10 core. Which video
Re: New Workstation
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Yeah I'd go for the GTX 780 or higher - at least 3GB of VRAM. the 680 is old tech. You could also give the new AMD Radeon R9 series a try - less expensive than nVidia yet faster on many things and Ado
3 way Color Corrector from FCP to Premiere Pro, disgusting!
by Flavio Stiavetti 4 years ago
Hi there people, I'm finally switching to Ppro from Good-Old-Final Cut Pro. I want to lower the mids of an image and raise the highlights to create a Bleach effect (please don't give me that Lumetri c
Re: 3 way Color Corrector from FCP to Premiere Pro, disgusting!
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Funny I was just talking to someone yesterday about how bad the color tools in Premiere are especially the 3-way corrector. The FCP 3-way was perfect - easy, effective and it's strange that no one has
Adobe and Wage Theft
by Peter Wiley 4 years ago
From a recent issue of the New York Times "In the days ahead, a settlement is expected in the antitrust lawsuit pitting 64,613 software engineers against Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe. The engineers
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Re: Adobe and Wage Theft
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
"at the moment" meaning between now and its release Free world-class software (assuming it's not riddled with bugs) could pose a threat to more than Adobe. I would think those who make a living cuttin
Re-linking problem
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Why can I not re-link to the exact media that was used in the FCP7 cut. XML'd cut into X and cannot re-link to most of the shots and audio - X says does not match the original BUT it is the original!!
Re: Re-linking problem
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I used 7toX - the files I'm attempting to relink are the exact same files used in 7 but X says they are not. This is not the first time this has happened. FCPX could also use a "replace" file feature
Cinemartin Cinec Plin
by Chris Paul 4 years ago
Recently bought the Plin plugin so I can export ProRes from Premiere Pro CC on my PC. Was concerned at first as I had registration issues and then could not get it to work. Contacted Marc at tech supp
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Re: Cinemartin Cinec Plin
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Good to hear - though I think their pro version is way too expensive for me. Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California http: www.imdb.com name nm1680680 ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Sony Vegas 13 release date
by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 4 years ago
Is presentation of SV13 Pro at NAB 2014 equal with release date When will the download link appear at SCS site
Re: Sony Vegas 13 release date
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I'm guessing it will be similar timing - not too long a wait... Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beach, California http: www.imdb.com name nm1680680 ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Next wave of Adobe innovation
by Dennis Radeke 4 years ago
Hi there, New blog post detailing some new features in upcoming Adobe pro video applications can be found here April is always a fun month. ;-) Dennis - Adobe guy
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Re: Next wave of Adobe innovation
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Thanks Dennis - Adobe doing a great job of concentrating on truly pro features - much appreciated! http: tv.adobe.com show adobe-at-nab-2014 Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Downtown Long Beac
Best Workflow for DSLR - Premiere Pro - After Effects?
by Michael Kellam 4 years ago
Hi Everyone, I have read many many posts and am more confused than when I started, so I d really appreciate some direction with a workflow. :-) I am editing a project I shot on a Canon T3i DSLR, which
Re: Best Workflow for DSLR - Premiere Pro - After Effects?
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Personally I think using 5DtoRGB gives you a better master to color etc than keeping files native. Yes I edit the ProRes HQ and 4444 files and then render a master of my finished show at the highest q
can i upgrade from sony vegas pro 8 ?
by kathreen anachioti 4 years ago
good morning to all, please, i wish to know if it is possible to upgrade my sony vegas pro 8 to vegas pro 10 and if this upgrade is worthing the extra money what are the main differences between vegas
Re: can i upgrade from sony vegas pro 8 ?
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I don't see much benefit of going from 8 to 10. I'd wait until you upgrade your hardware and then make the move to the latest version - 13 showing next week at NAB! Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Dir
NAB Is It Worth Going
by Victor Sieff 4 years ago
Some people ask me if I go to NAB and every year I tell them no,it's a waste of money if you have to pay for it yourself.I keep up with industry trends by reading allot of forums like the Cow and aski
Re: NAB Is It Worth Going
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I love NAB - I too am a total tech geek and there's no other show like NAB where literally every phase of our business from prep to transmitting is there. If you just show up for the tradeshow plan on
NAB 2014 advice
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Hi - no list. Just my very very brief summary and advice for those attending NAB 2014 if you are in the post production or graphics field. 1) comfy shoes, and lots of water (the usual advice everyone
Re: NAB 2014 advice
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
I agree with Bob - the South Lower is the place to be and where I'll be working on Mon and Tues in the AJA booth :) I make most of my living in post and if you're the same South Lower is the place to
Colour grading in PP
by Ashley Davis 4 years ago
I'm editing a commercial property video that was shot on a 7D using a flat cinestyle picture profile. What grading effects should I use in Premiere to make the picture look less flat and make it stand
Re: Colour grading in PP
by Lance Bachelder 4 years ago
Colorista is great - use it all the time - but my new fav by far is Film Convert - much more filmic than any other plug-in and great color wheels etc. Super fast to get a great look. https: www.facebo
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