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CTV Calgary

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SAMDOG Digital Post
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February 14th 2002
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What's the Best way to Configure CatDV?
by Will Luker 2 years ago
We're looking at setting up CatDV as our media asset tool to help get our 100's of TBs of content organized and under control so we can find and leverage our assets without spending tons of time searc
Re: What's the Best way to Configure CatDV?
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
We're using the enterprise edition of CatDV Pro along with the Server and Worker apps. Our integrator Sebastion did an excellent job of commissioning the system. He set up the watch actions to automat
How to force a Worker watch action
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
I have a Worker watch action that is scheduled to run overnight. Is there a method to immediately force a watch action to run without having to edit the watch action itself Lee
Behaviors and Easing
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
I'm a longtime editor however I'm just now learning FCPX and Motion. I noticed behaviors like Throw don't have an option to add easing but Move does. Why is that Is there another behavior that I can s
Re: Behaviors and Easing
by Mark Spencer 2 years ago
Throw is meant more for ongoing animations that don't start or stop. I would just use Move instead, or use keyframes for more control with the easing by using a Bezier interpolation so you can adjust
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Tutorial for one button audio only cross dissolves in FCPX
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
Here's my solution for creating one button audio cross dissolves in FCPX using a macro. This macro will leave the video as a cut and will maintain sync with the A & B clips. https: youtu.be ypoVG3vZDL
Finding replacement for Cache-A that works with existing media server
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
Cache-A was bought by ProMax a few years ago. Unfortunately ProMax will no longer be supporting the line past 2017. Our current Cache-A is starting to consistently error on backups so the hunt begins
Re: Finding replacement for Cache-A that works with existing media server
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
Tom Goldberg I finally was able to attempt to run FSCK from the Cache-A terminal app. When I did, I got a warning "Warning!!! The filesystem is mounted. If you continue you ***WILL*** cause ***SEVERE*
Reading embedded marker metadata
by Lee Warner 3 years ago
I want to rip a library of SFX CDs we have in-house and make them available through CatDV clients. I'm using Adobe Audition for the rips. If I rip an entire CD to one file, Audition will place markers
Re: Reading embedded marker metadata
by Rolf Howarth 3 years ago
Hi Lee, If you have a small sample file that you think contains marker metadata please send it to support@squarebox.com and we'll be happy to take a look. -Rolf
Duration readout
by Lee Warner 3 years ago
I have a workspace for dual monitors where the viewers are stacked on the right side of the left monitor. I keep the viewers small as I have an external monitor. I find that the duration readout disap
Re: Duration readout
by Lee Warner 3 years ago
I understand that I can always resize the windows to see the missing duration numbers, however I want to keep the windows small and not need to resize them on a constant basis to see what the duration
Green thumbnails created by CatDV
by Lee Warner 3 years ago
On a semi-regular occurrence, CatDV has been creating green thumbnails. Example below. I have rebuilt the thumbs using CatDV on our media server computer and all looks well, but when I save and then r
Re: Green thumbnails created by CatDV
by Lee Warner 3 years ago
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Infinite scaling
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
What would I need to change to the expression below to keep infinitly scaling over time I want to maintain the speed of a scale from 50% to 51% over 1 second on several photos.Hopefully I'm describing
Re: Infinite scaling
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Figured it out. Throw (scale at a constant speed without keyframes) veloc = 1; horizontal velocity (pixels per second) x = scale 0 + (time - inPoint) *veloc; y = scale 0 + (time - inPoint) *veloc; x,y
Possible to export proxies with metadata to Premiere?
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
We're starting to cut with more and more 4K footage. Normally our producers will make notes, create markers, etc. on clips in CatDV that they want to send to the edit suites. When ready the editors hi
Re: Possible to export proxies with metadata to Premiere?
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Thanks Lindsay. I'm in the process of updating our CatDV Server utility to v6.10 and installing the Premiere Plug-in. I got thrown for a loop when the Adobe extension manager failed the install the pl
4K footage not re-linking as expected.
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
I'm starting to work more and more with 4K despite the hardware not being quite up to the job. We use CatDV on a 48tb media server so that producers can annotate and select their clips. CatDV also cre
Re: 4K footage not re-linking as expected.
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
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Create proxies with original timecode?
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Figured it out. Lee
Report for unique content?
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
We use a field named CLIENT for all of our assets that indicates who the media is attached to. Is it possible to create a simple report that shows all the unique names in the client field (but only on
Re: Report for unique content?
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Rolf, Thanks for your help. After looking at http: www.squarebox.com worker-command-line-interface # I tried using the command line however it isn't working for me. See screen cap below. Can you point
Title Creator X and Y coordinates
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Something irritating that I find happening with Title Creator is that the X and Y coordinates reset. If I move a text object to a specific XY spot, the numbers reset to 100 if I exit and then go back
Re: Title Creator X and Y coordinates
by Ann Bens 4 years ago
Its kind of a bug. Been like this for many versions. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Alternate timecode
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Is there a way in Premiere to create a alternate timecode column in a bin that is based on an offset from the embedded timecode And if so, is it possible to apply this offset to several clips at once
Opening project file after subscription is cancelled
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
If I create a CC 2015 project on one system and I then cancel the subscription, can I take the project file to another system that has a valid subscription and open the project In other words, is the
Re: Opening project file after subscription is cancelled
by Alex Udell 4 years ago
Hi Lee... 2nd that... a project is just a project... will open anywhere where there's a valid license. Alex Udell Editing, Motion Graphics, and Visual FX Let's Connect on Linkedin Examples: Retail Aut
Premiere to Audition export is broken after CC 2015 upgrade
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
I just upgraded to CC 2015 on Friday and today is the first project. When I try to send a clip to Audition, the option is now greyed out. When I try to send a sequence to Audition the option is availa
Re: Premiere to Audition export is broken after CC 2015 upgrade
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
I figured it out. Premiere has to installed first, then Audition. Fix was to install Audition again.
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Sample studio lighting plot for weather green screen
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Has anyone come across sample lighting plots using studio grids for weather green screens I would like to provide examples to operation manager as alternative to current setup that results in poor liv
Always another render
by Lee Warner 4 years ago
Am I correct the PPro doesn't use the renders that were previously done for an export eg. I'll pre-render a timeline with a variety of effects and get green line indicator for the length of the timeli
Re: Always another render
by Cameron Warn 4 years ago
I believe this is also dependent on the wrapper as well as codec. We use XDCAM HD422 in-house and export to .mov files. Premiere always re-renders for us even though we select 'use previews' which we
Canon C300 and MC 8.3 plugin and ingest ISSUES
by lauren nicolette 5 years ago
Hello everyone - looking for some help I'm working on a feature length documentary that has a lot of C300 raw footage that I need to ideally ama link to and make an offline edit of, or ingest, or just
Re: Canon C300 and MC 8.3 plugin and ingest ISSUES
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
Lauren, I use C300 ftg all the time with no issues using MC v8.2 on a HP820. I always copy a card image to our media server and AMA link from there. I would suggest not using the Auto Detect option in
AE CS4 to AVID
by Javier Martínez Fernández 5 years ago
Good morning. I've been doing some research on the topic of an AE-AVID Workflow, and as far as I have seen, there actually is a way to import and export from AE to AVID... but since AE CS6. I'm workin
Re: AE CS4 to AVID
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
Javier, Exporting to Avid is just a matter of rendering a flattened video of your timeline in a DNxHD codec and AMA linking to it in Avid and then consolidating. Importing a timeline from Avid to AE i
Mackie ProFX12 and AVID MC?
by Lee Denham 5 years ago
Hi All, I was just wondering if any does, or has, used the Mackie ProFX12 for use with their NLE setup. I am looking at possibly buying it for my Mac Pro to use with AVID MC, Premiere Pro CS6, and FCP
Re: Mackie ProFX12 and AVID MC?
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
I have a Behringer audio mixer which I mostly use to adjust the volume of my PC audio level. It pretty much just gathers dust otherwise. The vast majority of my audio now is all digital. Lee SAMDOG Di
Transcoding AMA Canon footage to DNX36
by MartinJohn Harris 5 years ago
Does anyone have a chart or know how long it takes to transcode from Canon HD footage to DNX36 My producer's going to have around 150 hours and we're trying to guestimate how many hours that is going
Re: Transcoding AMA Canon footage to DNX36
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
I AMA link to C300 ftg all the time. I usually subclip what I want and then transcode that. AMA transcode is faster then the traditional import. Lee Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta based Post
Rendering an Animation for Broadcast
by Thom Burgess 5 years ago
Hello! Big fan of the site, and I hope you'll excuse the newbie question. I'm currently looking to compress 4 x short 15second trailers for an Indian TV station which have been rendered in after effec
Re: Rendering an Animation for Broadcast
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
If you have After Effects, you should have Media Encoder. One of the presets shown below should help. Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta based Post Production Specialist & visual problem solver.
Audition output through Kona card
by Lee Warner 5 years ago
Has anyone successfully got Audition to output through a AJA Kona card If so, how Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta based Post Production Specialist & visual problem solver. Fluent in Avid, FCP
C300 AMA Woes (I can never seem to solve this)
by Adam White 6 years ago
I've been using Avid for over a year now, and I am continually hitting a problem with trying to AMA link to C300 files. It's driving me a little bit loopy at this point. The first issue that I find bi
Re: C300 AMA Woes (I can never seem to solve this)
by Lee Warner 6 years ago
There are two plugs that you need to install for Canon XF AMA linking. From Avid's website: "In order for the Canon plugins to work properly, you must install the MXF AMA plugin as well (included with
MC 7.0.2 Glitching during playback
by Amy Blaisdell 6 years ago
I'm using Media Composer 7.0.2, playing back, and recording to a DVD. I'm using an ISIS. I'm playing from a video mixdown. We're using DNX 175 resolution. All I'm doing is pressing the space bar to pl
Re: MC 7.0.2 Glitching during playback
by Lee Warner 6 years ago
Create video and audio mixdowns of your locked timeline and place these on a new timeline. Much easier for your drives to playback a flattened timeline. Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta based
Legalising Video in Symphony
by Simon Ashby 6 years ago
Hi Everyone, can someone please advise me if it is possible in Symphony (V7) to reliably legalise video. Current workflow is to grade in resolve, referencing our scopes, then online in Symphony. We th
Re: Legalising Video in Symphony
by Lee Warner 6 years ago
I do a mixdown of my "final" and lay it on a templated output timeline (includes bars, tone slate and 4 stereo audio tracks). I then put the Safe Color Limiter on that track and check off the 422 Safe
AMA LINK and xdcam
by Maciej Zauszkiewicz 6 years ago
i have problem because when i try to link to ama volume i have information that "Unable to link to any clips" and when i try to link to ama files "------ AMA Link To File(s) ------ (80000008) - Header
Re: AMA LINK and xdcam
by Lee Warner 6 years ago
I'm running Symphony 6.5.2 on Win 7 Pro. I use XDCAMHD and EX regularly. Here's the plugs I have installed. ------------------------------------------------------------------- AMA PLUG-IN NAME COMPANY
Black flashing on preview and HD-SDI output
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Running Resolve 9.1 full version on MacPro 2010 with Decklink SDI card. I am getting intermittent black flashing while playing clips. Example below. You can see the black on the top of his head, far l
Re: Black flashing on preview and HD-SDI output
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Juan, I went ahead and upgraded one of my partitions to 10.8.2 and sure enough the flashing artifacts in Resolve are gone. Thanks for the tip. Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta Mac Pro 2.66 12-
Davinci Resolve GPU
by ahmed aborady 7 years ago
we getting a new mac pro for davinci resolve and we are so confused about GPU setup what we already ordered is Q4000 4k extreme Decklink card we wanted to know whats the best other Graphics card i got
Re: Davinci Resolve GPU
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Eric, I'm using a Caldigit RAID where all that's in the Mac tower is a PCIe card. The controller is in the RAID. I'm getting around 700mb s Read Write. I've been using Symphony up til now for grading
CatDV plug-in for Cache-A skipping files
by Jeff Schaap 7 years ago
So we thought we finally had this solved but no dice. We are attempting back up footage from CatDV to our Cache-A system through the CatDV plug-in (Tools Archive Media Files). We select a group of fil
Re: CatDV plug-in for Cache-A skipping files
by Jeff Schaap 7 years ago
Hey Lee, We'd love to have their contact info. Are you able to use the CatDV Cache-A plugin to write and recall footage from LTO Can you give us an idea of how that happens in your workflow Also, what
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Exporting HD seq. as small as possible
by Gillian Ryan 7 years ago
Hello, I am trying to export a sequence and I need it to be able to buffer quickly for others to watch. Every time I export it comes out as a huge file.... is there a way to decrease the size without
Re: Exporting HD seq. as small as possible
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
http: lfhd.net 2012 08 31 exporting-low-res-qt-from-avid-fast Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta Mac Pro 2.66 12-core 16gb ram FSI LM1760W Monitor Matrox MX02 Caldigit HD One 8tb Raid Avid Artis
Mac Pro + ATI 5770 + DaVinci Resolve 9?
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I recently won a copy of Resolve 9. I normally use the color correction mode in Avid Symphony for day to day work, but I was looking forward to checking out Resolve. But..... Mac Pro has the stock ATI
Re: Mac Pro + ATI 5770 + DaVinci Resolve 9?
by Bernardo Brik 7 years ago
Hi David, thank you for your answer. I have a few more questions, if you have the time... Do you think this setup gives you a good boost in performance compared to having just the GTX 570 I run iStat
Ultrascope problem
by Laco Gaal 7 years ago
I'm trying to install the Ultrascope on a Windows machine. The problem is that at first it doesn't appear anywhere in the Device Manager, even if I scan for new hardware. If I unplug, and reattach the
Re: Ultrascope problem
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Just to confirm. You are plugging it into a USB3 port and not a USB2 port Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta Mac Pro 2.66 12-core 16gb ram FSI LM1760W Monitor Matrox MX02 Caldigit HD One 8tb Rai
Symphony and Artist Color
by Sean Sartori 7 years ago
Hi, I'm a Davinci colorist, and I have a client that is working in Symphony and so I am getting familiar with those tools. One problem I am having is that the soft keys do not load. None of the functi
Re: Symphony and Artist Color
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
In the Eucon settings, is the Color Surface loaded in the first tab and the workstation loaded in the second tab Have you downloaded firmware for the Color lately Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Albe
Maximizing AE to dual monitors
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I'm running a HP Z820 with a Nvidia Quadro 5000. I have tried every little Nvidia control panel setting I can think of and I still can't get AE CS6 to maximize to both monitors. Any tips out there Lee
Re: Maximizing AE to dual monitors
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Thanks for the tips, but a very important item I left out in original post was that I know how to maximize AE to both monitors "manually". What I want to do is have AE maximize automatically upon boot
Hold Last App bug fixed?
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Does the most recent update for Kona LHi card fix the bug where the "Hold Last App" option in the control section doesn't hold and switches output to SD bars whenever I switch to another app (like Out
Error message upon exiting AE CS6
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
After what looks like a successful exit from After Effects CS6 I get an error message telling me that AE has failed and has to close. When I click OK, I get a duplicate message after which I can move
Re: Error message upon exiting AE CS6
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
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Where can I find manual detailing use of filters for BCC for Avid?
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
for latest version shipped with Avid Symphony 6 Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta Mac Pro 2.66 12-core 16gb ram FSI LM1760W Monitor Matrox MX02 Caldigit HD One 8tb Raid Avid Artist Transport Me
Re: Where can I find manual detailing use of filters for BCC for Avid?
by peter mcauley 7 years ago
Hi Lee, Clicking on the help button, which is located at the top of every filter in the package, will open the electronic help page for that filter. Cheers, Peter.
No embedded audio when using QT Ref from Avid
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I'm having a consistent issue when using QT Ref files from Avid Symphony and AME CS6. Using a standard AME preset such has one for Vimeo 720P export, the results are two files. One video only & one au
Batch import of XDCAM EX clips from XDCAM Browser
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
Normally I work with XDCAMHD footage which can be subclipped by producers on XDCAM Browser and selects can be written to a Cliplist that is saved with the disc. Then with Symphony 6 I can AMA the disc
Re: Batch import of XDCAM EX clips from XDCAM Browser
by Ian Cook 7 years ago
Sorry, the Clip Lists Storyboards only work with XDCAM Optical Disc. You can make destructive subclips from .mp4s (i.e. entirely new clips based on marked regions) but not EDLs..
Tracking a title in MC5
by Tobias Memmott 7 years ago
Hi, I have a shot of a tilt going from down to up of a talent and next to her I want to have her name come into shot, as if it were stuck to the background. Can anyone help point me ion the right dire
Re: Tracking a title in MC5
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
After Effects CS6 comes with a 3D tracker which does an amazing job of exactly what you're looking for. With MC5 it would be mostly manual keyframing which would probably end up with results being les
$300 cam for green screen?!
by Brad Bussé 8 years ago
Umm, okay. I worked with the HVX for a few years and the GH2 last year and loved them both. I started a freelance gig today and I'll start with some green screen interview footage that they're shootin
Re: $300 cam for green screen?!
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
http: www.bhphotovideo.com c search atclk=Category_Backgrounds&Ntt=green+screen&ci=1398&N=4294203252&cm_sp=Filters-_-Category-_-Backgrounds Lee SAMDOG Digital Post Calgary, Alberta Mac Pro 2.66 12-cor
How do I reveal all clips in a sequence in Finder?
by Jeff Lester 8 years ago
So I basically have done this: I filmed, and imported all of that footage into a FCP project. Of course, I only used about half of the footage. So, I need to now open all of the clips that I used in m
Re: How do I reveal all clips in a sequence in Finder?
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
If you have Premiere Pro you can create an XML in FCP which will Premiere will import and then you can dynamic link into AE. But as Shane said the result is one rendered file of your timeline, not sin
Removing Resolve Lite completely
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
I installed Resolve Lite on my Lion Media Composer 6 drive and decided that it wasn't for me. Unfortunately the uninstaller only removes Resolve and leaves various BM and NVidia drivers on my system.
Re: Removing Resolve Lite completely
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
I got a reply from Blackmagic tech support. Here's their solution. Removing DaVinci Resolve Lite From Your System The following process describes how to remove Resolve Lite from your Mac system. This
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Colorista II, Primary HSL wheel causing color break up/blockiness
by James Cookson 8 years ago
Hi, I've been using colorista II to color correct some canon DSLR footage in After Effects CS5.5. Everything works great until i use the Primary HSL wheel, even with the smallest alteration I get a su
Re: Colorista II, Primary HSL wheel causing color break up/blockiness
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
If you are trying to color correct a highly compressed codec like H.264 which originated in 4:2:0 color space, you might run into issues like that if you are really pushing the limits. Lee SAMDOG Digi
Does FCP supports SONY XDCAM HD422?
by Sumit Bahuguna 8 years ago
Hi, I am working with SONY XDCAM HD422(1420x1080i)@50mbps on my FCP, but it is quitting unexpectedly very frequently, its entirely impossible to work on it. Is the format fully supported by the FCP, o
Re: Does FCP supports SONY XDCAM HD422?
by Lee Warner 8 years ago
Are you using the Sony Transfer Utility to get the footage into FCP from the original disc Also, I may be wrong but 50mb s 422 clips should be 1920 X 1080 square pixel. I just finished offlining a 60
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