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Leo Baker

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No Caldigit Email Support and HDone with Windows 8 Support
by Leo Baker 6 years ago
Hello, I have a Caldigit HDONE I am using the Windows 2.1.3 on Windows 7 I was getting random blue screens Storport.s ys IRQL not Less or Equal When Accessing Caldigit HDONE Raid this only happens whe
Re: No Caldigit Email Support and HDone with Windows 8 Support
by Leo Baker 6 years ago
Hello Eric, I managed to call Caldigit UK I mentioned that on Windows 7 64bit I was getting Blue screens of death when accessing the raid. They said they have some problems in 64bit and suggested I us
Batch Exporting Sub Clips?
by Steve Martin 7 years ago
Hi All, I am a FCP editor making the jump to Premiere ProCS6. I've mapped my keyboard shortcuts from FCP to ease the transition for now but can't figure out how to do something that I do in FCP - batc
Re: Batch Exporting Sub Clips?
by Leo Baker 7 years ago
Hello Chris, That feature is not available in Premiere pro. You can like you said only slect a clip at a time. The only other work around would be to slect each subclip and send that to the Adobe Medi
Does anyone know if Adobe Bridge embeds metadata in the actual video files?
by Norman Cates 7 years ago
Windows 7, 64 bit Adobe Production Suite 5.5.x As you may guess, DSLR file have no useful metadata as far as scene, shot, log notes etc go. So I am trying to use Adobe Bridge to add metadata to my DSL
Re: Does anyone know if Adobe Bridge embeds metadata in the actual video files?
by Leo Baker 7 years ago
Hello Norman, Apparentley there is "no room" to embed compress the data into the video file. I am not sure how you would backup the database that Adobe applications use. I just Googled and came up wit
Tascam HD-P2 23.976 TimeCode Issue
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
I have set my Timecode generator Horita Portable Timecode generator to 23.976 and attatched the Timecode RCA output into the XLR cable into the Tascam HD-P2 Timecode input, when I choose 23.976 from t
Re: Tascam HD-P2 23.976 TimeCode Issue
by Eric Toline 8 years ago
A clapper is outdated On reality, run & gun I would agree but I don't do those kind of "pack mule" audio jobs. For scripted work with multiple scenes & takes a slate either dumb or smart is expected.
FCP > Premiere users...should I wait for CS 6?
by Chris Borjis 8 years ago
I was thinking of taking advantage of the cs 5.5 upgrade that expires in a week. From what I've gathered there are still some things to be worked out with cs 5.5 Bearing in mind improvements to cs 6 a
Re: FCP > Premiere users...should I wait for CS 6?
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Hello Kevin, I am an expert Adobe Premiere user since 4.2 on a Mac. I have CS5 and it has many annoying bugs, such as gaps in the timeline getting generated by itself, and then when I go to close the
Read Audio Timecode 96,000khz Problem/Question
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Hello, I am using a Horita Portable Time-code generator unit with a Tascam HD-P2 audio recorder. For a setup like here on Avid Read Audio tiemcode tutorial with Media Composer. http: www.youtube.com w
Re: Read Audio Timecode 96,000khz Problem/Question
by Bouke Vahl 8 years ago
I highly doubt the sample rate conversion is playing tricks on you. My take is you get bitten by the way time is stored in BWF. It is NOT stored as timecode, but as 'samples after midnight' This means
Reading timecode data from an audio track
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Can Adobe Premiere pro 5 or 5.5 do the folowing with my work-flow. The timecode audio is being generated from a Time Code Generator and fed into camera audio Canon 5d mk2. The BWF WAV audio recorder i
Re: Reading timecode data from an audio track
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Hello Angelo, Thanks for the reply, yes I have been looking into auxTC plugin and that seems the best solution to get the timecode from the audio and put into the Quicktime as timecode. I will have to
What is the preferred IO for Premiere Pro?
by Erik Naso 8 years ago
I have a AJA Kona LHe and LHi in two systems that run FCP, but wanted to see what products are preferred or work best for IO in Premiere Pro CS5.5. Blog http: www.eriknaso.com My Vimeo Page http: vime
Re: What is the preferred IO for Premiere Pro?
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Hello Erik, Either will work very well in Premiere pro. Leo
Prem CS5 H264 usage issues
by Graham Macfarlane 8 years ago
Using Premiere Pro CS5. (System: Core i7 920 6GB RAM Gforce 9800GT 1GB) I loaded some 720p H264 (avc1) footage into the timeline of a 720p project. Before playing or caching anything I see a yellow li
Re: Prem CS5 H264 usage issues
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
Hello, Which camera was this footage filmed from and which Adobe Prmeeire pro preset are you using Leo
Settings for Slow Motion on JVC HD110
by david gammon 8 years ago
Does anybody know what the best settings are for shooting for slow motion on a JVC HD110 camcorder
Re: Settings for Slow Motion on JVC HD110
by Leo Baker 8 years ago
The best setting would be to set the camera rcording format to 720p, at 60 this will allow you to slow down the video by a factor of 3 20%. You can try a higher frame rate for cleaner playback, but yo
C4D 11 data to AE 9?
by Alan Langdon 9 years ago
What is the best way to render out of C4D v11 with camera data so that in AE9 I can have the camera behave accordingly and insert AE 3D (flat) layers to interact with the C4D geometry and camera I tri
Re: C4D 11 data to AE 9?
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
You need to put the After Effects cinema 4d plugin into your After Effects plugin directory. http: www.maxon.net downloads updates plugins.html
Install P2 driver without camera
by Kevin Williams 9 years ago
Hi, If someone could help me with this, I would do almost anything! I shot a music video this weekend using the HVX200. My cameraman then transferred all the P2 files onto an external hard drive so I
Re: Install P2 driver without camera
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello, You need to install the p2 driver and then the p2 content viewer. What are you using to convert the video files with
Zoom rocker gy-hm100u
by Eric Barker 9 years ago
I am using a gy-hm1000u camera for work. For the most part the camera is great. My only gripe is that the zoom rocker is small and not particularly steady, especially for very slow zooms. I'm wonderin
Re: Zoom rocker gy-hm100u
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello, We have two of these, there is no current way to put a remote zoom or focus onto these cameras. Also no control port like a LANC. Leo
Still problems with Decklink HD Extreme 7.6.4 driver and PPro CS5.0.1
by Claus-Peter Wolf 9 years ago
Hi Decklink Guys... i have still problem with decklink and PPro CS5.0.1. My projects are mostly Decklink mjpeg 16:9 setting. Digibeta is imported via SDI also as mjpeg with my decklink HD Extreme. Pro
Re: Still problems with Decklink HD Extreme 7.6.4 driver and PPro CS5.0.1
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
I don't use a Blackmagic capture card anymore gave up with cs3, to much hassle with un-stable drivers and Adobe said, etc. What is causng these problems, are they going to be fixed Or should the cards
Low performance Raid
by Allby Corry 9 years ago
Hi, I purchased a Norco DS-500 Sata array enclosure with 4 Seagate ST31000528AS Sata installed that I'll use HD for video capture and edit. I'm using a BlackMagic Decklink board and I tested the perfo
Re: Low performance Raid
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello, Are you using Raid 0 I have not used this unit before, but looking on the website it has a card you slot into the system. Can you configure the raid via the card or software which the unit come
Decklink Extreme pci-x and latest Drivers does this work?
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello, I have an older Decklink Extreme pci-x Standard Definition only. Want to capture just Betacam SP from the deck. I am going to be using Device control and capture via Component and Audio via XLR
Re: Decklink Extreme pci-x and latest Drivers does this work?
by Kristian Lam 9 years ago
Hi Leo, You will need the latest driver for Windows & compatibility so use that. We have not been testing the older PCI-X cards but there's no reason why it should not work. Drop us a note if you run
Poor quality output from HD Extreme Card
by Tom Sefton 9 years ago
Hi - I have recently purchased a new Blackmagic HD Extreme card. Running After Effects and Premiere CS4 I seem to be getting poor quality video preview on the HDMI output. Is this to be expected Will
Re: Poor quality output from HD Extreme Card
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello Tom, What are your project settings And what HDMI monitor do you have Leo
Intensity pro for general use
by S. Marcotte 9 years ago
Hello, I'm not a graphics card expert, please forgive the naivety. I bought an Intensity Pro and an external monitor last year to finish off a compositing project. One off thing - all done. Now I have
Re: Intensity pro for general use
by Leo Baker 9 years ago
Hello, You would not be able to use this for Gaming as it's for capture and playback of video or watching your compositing output in After Effects. It is desdigned for a capture and output card, for p
Blackmagic Design for 64 Bit
by Sarah Brown 10 years ago
Hello All Friends i'm sarah and i hope help me for this problem i have Decklink Pro with windows xp 32 bit , but when i change my system windows for xp 64 bit Blackmagic not work for knowing: i have p
Re: Blackmagic Design for 64 Bit
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello Sarah, The 64bit support for cs4 and Blackmagic is udner Vista 64bit, not Xp 64bit. Try to install with Vista 64bit and I think you will be okay. Thanks, Leo
HD Extreme vs. ......
by Carlos Manuel 10 years ago
Hi all, I need to assemble my new NLE and I'm considering 2 options. For those that have choosed the HD Extreme vs. a Aja Xena LHi, what is the reason(s) for that choice I give maximal importance on v
Re: HD Extreme vs. ......
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello Carlos, Yes feel free to email me. In answer to your question, it is the JL Cooper, MCS3 - rs232 control. Thanks, Leo
Lost Audio
by Michael Treybrooke 10 years ago
Hi i am using a Blackmagin Intensity pro with my Xbox 360 capturing 720p in compressed JPEG. Now up until today I had been able to capture both video and sound although when playing back the capture t
Re: Lost Audio
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello, Yes please let me know if this works. It's weird you have all of a sudden lost sound. Thanks, Leo
Dead Pixels
by Matt Burrows 11 years ago
I purchased my JVC GY-HD110 back in October of 2006. So far I m not impressed. It really doesn t get used much as I shoot at work and I only bought it to take on a little freelance work here and there
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Re: Dead Pixels
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello, Make sure you have the camera on for 1hr minimum, also have the lens cap on. and turn the peak monitor knob on the viewfinder up so you can see the dead pixels then repeat the process. I have t
JVC workflow and export
by Sonja Holness 10 years ago
Hi, I'm fairly new to video editing, especially HD. I'm currently making a short film for a school project I'm using someone elses JVC Everio GZ-HD7AA. I'm having a bit of difficulty getting a good wo
Re: JVC workflow and export
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello Sonja, Which version of Adobe Premiere pro are you using If you are using cs3, download Cineform Prospect HD http: www.cineform.com they have a 15 day trial. This is a great tool to capture and
GY-HD111 & Lens adapters
by Gary Steward 10 years ago
Dear All, I have a question, of which there seems to be no real answer so I thought I might ask you trusted Cow-folk as really its the only opinion that seems to be experianced.. and dare I say truste
Re: GY-HD111 & Lens adapters
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello Gary, The image qulaity does not improve, you are just getting the Depth of Field associated with a film camera using the 35mm SLR lenses. Gary, send me your email address and I can send you som
3000 hours of Beta SP, best way to capture?
by Nigel Askew 10 years ago
We have to capture 3000 hours of Beta-SP, we want to keep the quality of 8-bit, but we also want to get the maximum storage space without losing quality, any ideas which format should we use thanks al
Re: Let's do a reality check.
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello, I suggested Apple Pro Res, obviously uncompressed 8bit SD is a very solid option capturing though a Blackmagic card will be good but the data-rates will get huge very quickly. Cross platform wo
divx encode with mp3 audio
by Casey Hawley 10 years ago
I have a 192 kbps MP3 as my source imported into AE CS3. I am encoding to DivX 6.8.5 AVI. The rendered file properties show the audio is PCM at 1400kbps. How do I get AE to output the audio 1:1 as a 1
Re: divx encode with mp3 audio
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Hello Brendan, I really like Divx compression. What I do is render out to un-compressed, or a Blackmagic file. Then I use TMPG Encoder 4, I then load my master edit file I exported *.avi into it and t
Workflow Advice
by Scott Bush 10 years ago
Hi all, With a MASSIVE project looming, I'm trying to think of everything I can to streamline my processes and make this as painless as possible. I have to do a series of about 8-10 corporate videos a
Re: Workflow Advice
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Let me know if you need any further assistance
Low on memory vista 32 bit
by Mark Leyton 10 years ago
I have just loaded a 12 seconds piece of footage of some grey smoke it is 800 by 600 30fps at half resolution. When I did a RAM preview my RAM usage just shot through to 80% and windows vista reported
Re: Low on memory vista 32 bit
by Leo Baker 10 years ago
Less messy formatting, check out the optimization settings here. http: kb.adobe.com selfservice viewContent.do externalId=kb405744 Leo
CS4 Trial question
by John Frank 11 years ago
Hey I'm downloading the trial right now from adobe, interested in this new "mocha" thing, but I heard it doesn't come with the trial, is that true :S, is there any other things that the trial is limit
Re: CS4 Trial question
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
Hello, When I try and enable OPEN GL either Always on or Interactive. With Adobe CS4 with all the updates under Vista 64bit Business. I am on a HP XW8600 Dual Quad 3ghz Xeon, Quadro Fx 3700, latest gr
"Render and email" to gmail?
by Eliezer Cisner 11 years ago
Hello everyone! I have a little problem with the script render_and_email.jsx on sending it to Gmail. What am I supposed to write as the smtp address I tried to enter smtp.gmail.com, but the email fail
Re: "Render and email" to gmail?
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
Have you tried using an SMTP: such as you@yourdomain.com rather then a freebie email account
Upscaling entire AE project from DV/D1 to HD while keeping text crisp?
by Marko Savic 11 years ago
Hello, I am working on a project we initially built in DV widescreen resolution. The scope of the project has changed, and we now need to render it in HD. Short of scaling the whole thing up comp by c
Re: Upscaling entire AE project from DV/D1 to HD while keeping text crisp?
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
http: www.redgiantsoftware.com products categories enhancement magic-bullet-instant-hd
Premiere pro cs4 with Vista 64 performance
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
Hello, I just got a HP XW8600 dual 2x3ghz Xeon 5450 12mb, with 8gb of ram, with a Nvidia Quadro fx 3700 512mb card. It's running Vista 64bit Business. I am thinking of getting Production Premium cs4,
Re: Premiere pro cs4 with Vista 64 performance
by George Sey 11 years ago
I have disposed off all my HP Workstations. I realised that they were the problem and expensive for name sake. The only Hp Xeon in my studio is for Graphics and minor titles and intros. I now use ASUS
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Demo Reel
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
http: syncfilms.com playvideo.php id=13&tb=showreel&quality=bb
CS3 Extreme issues and Crashes Urgent
by Leo Baker 11 years ago
Dear All, Hopefuly someone will be able to help me with maybe a suggestion on a driver, bios, or a setting somewhere as been working with Adobe Technical support, level 2 level 3, and Engineering as t
Re: CS3 Extreme issues and Crashes Urgent
by Chris Wright 11 years ago
this may sound bizarre, but I do belive that all these various problems stem from one source, your video card. Try disabling opengl in your operating system and all adobe products. also, you may have
New Sony EX D cam and AVID
by Doug Normington 12 years ago
Hi, I am interested in the new Sony EXD camera but the only stories I see concerning it suggest using Final Cut with it. Is AVID going to support this Or am I buying Funal Cut thanks! NORMCO
Re: New Sony EX D cam and AVID
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, You could always convert the camera record memory stick video files then encode to CIneform, then open these into Avid, i think it then converts into Avid if I'mnot mistaken the Cineform files
Magic Bullet Looks won't work in avid!
by John Castelli 12 years ago
Hi all, I have recently purchased magic bullet looks for my avid and for one reason or another, I can't get it to work. It installed fine, it opens up as an AVX plugin within my avid, but when I try t
Re: Magic Bullet Looks won't work in avid!
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, Have you tried to uninstall your Nvidia graphics drivers, then re-install Or even tried an earlier version - - - - - - - - - Leo Baker Post Production Sync Films United Kingdom www.syncfilms.co
monitoring
by Catalin Brylla 12 years ago
I am wondering what method is best to monitor your video signal when you do: a) colour correction b) effects (especially motion effects) c) titles My questions are: 1.Can I do the monitoring on the ac
Re: monitoring
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello Catalin, You will not be able to colour correct properly using the computer monitor or from a S-Video or composite connection to a CRT SD Monitor. For accurate colour correction what you would n
Captured Footage to Seagate Firewire Drive Has Gray Pixilated Flashes
by Howie Young 12 years ago
Greetings, I captured some footage to an external Seagate 300GB Firewire USB 2.0 drive. When I play my footage through FCP large gray pixilated square areas intermittently flash on the screen and appe
Re: Captured Footage to Seagate Firewire Drive Has Gray Pixilated Flashes
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello Howie, Please post a screengrab of the grey flashs, you are experiencing. It could be a slow drive which can not keep up with the throughput of the editing. - - - - - - - - - Leo Baker Post Prod
FCP with HDV and DV on same timeline
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, We are using Apple's Final Cut Pro 5 with latest updates. We have a multicamera of a music event. Camera A: HDV Camera B: Mini DV, how can we mix the two on the same timeline As at the moment t
Re: FCP with HDV and DV on same timeline
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, Thanks for the update on this. Regards, Leo
Music libraries
by Bob Cole 12 years ago
I've been looking for some new music libraries. Buyout, online, lease -- open to all. Budget is an issue, though I don't want something that sounds like one guy with a synthesizer.
Re: Music libraries
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, Extreme Music www.extrememusic.com Directors cuts are great for movie work. X-Ray Dog www.x-raydogmusic.com Superb cienmatic music in all music styles, comedy, horror, epic, adventure, heart re
FCP and JVC Pro HD 25p
by cem yildirim 12 years ago
I have some footage shot on JVC pro HD cam HDV 25p. I use FCP 5 but it does not have a set up for HDV 25 p. Is there any way that i can edit 25p HDV footage in FCP 5. Thank you.www.cemyildirim.i8.com
Re: FCP and JVC Pro HD 25p
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, We updated Final Cut Pro 5.0 the other day and in the presets we have access to the HDV 720p 25 setting. Have you tried doing a MAC update via the internet Thanks, Leo
HD100U/200U Component Out
by Ben Insler 12 years ago
For the GY-HD100U 200U series cameras, does anyone know where in the image signal path the component output feeds from Are the component lines outputting uncompressed footage straight from the CCDs, o
Re: HD100U/200U Component Out
by Leo Baker 12 years ago
Hello, The component out is raw uncompressed. The hdv limitation is if you record to the tape as it compresses the signal to fit. Leo
JVCHD100U capture format for Avid and other WIndows Applications
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, I been wokring on a project the prodcuer has Avid Express Pro 5.6, I think its that versionabout 2 years ago he bought it I think. We shot on a JVC HD100U camera, footage was shot 1280x720, 720
Re: JVCHD100U capture format for Avid and other WIndows Applications
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, Thanks for the info, I myself do not persoally use Avid due to they seem to take ages to catch up with the latest technology on their DV products and lower end non hardware based software solut
HD DVD support and Vista compatability?
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, I wonder when Adobe are going to have a HD DVD support for Encore as Blu Ray is finally with us but as yet expensive. Has anyone tested any of the Adobe Software on Windows Vista As the Vista V
Re: HD DVD support and Vista compatability?
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, I know someone who is has successfuly burnt a DVD via Adobe Encore 2.0 running WIndows Vista Release Candiidate 1 Build: 5600 32bit. As has burnt with no problems detected. So maybe it's backwa
Up-converting SD Compositions to HDTV 1080
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, I have alot of SD After Effects compositions in DV PAL 4-3 720x576 Pixels. I now wnat to use my design elements in a HDTV 1080x1920 24fps After Effects pre-set. I am using solids, and After Eff
Re: Up-converting SD Compositions to HDTV 1080
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, Thanks for the help. I will either re-create the design or use the script that was mentioned in Adobe After Effects. Thanks, Leo
Demo Reel music
by Kenton VanNatten 13 years ago
I'm in the process of re-working my demo reel and have selected a commercial track (albeit somewhat unknown) as the bed music. What are the legalities of using such music for one's own "promotional pu
Re: Demo Reel music
by Leo Baker 13 years ago
Hello, I never use commercial music even though sounds prefect depends on the track due to legal ristrictions. Instead I use librray production music then can just pay for the music usage which is che
Subtitling error message
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
Hello, I am using Adobe Encore 1.5 with latest update from the Adobe website. If I work with 10 bit Un-compressed 4:2:2 clips from Blackmgaic Extreme codecs, when I add a subtitle and click on the tex
Re: Subtitling error message
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
Hello Timothy, I now get the problem on all clips such as DV, MPEG 2, but if I connect via Remote desktop from my Laptop on Windows XP PRO and take control of the edit suite I can add subtitles and I
Extract a Authored DVD into a video file
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
Hello, I have been given an edit of a music video we colour graded on DVD. It's already been authored. I would like to re-use the edit I was given on authored DVD. I would have to hookup a dvd player
Re: Extract a Authored DVD into a video file
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
Hello Rob, Yes of course it's not other peoples copyrighted material we are using. We colour graded a music video for trinity media then delivered it to them on tape. However they did a few re-edits a
Sync Films Demoreel#001 2005
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
What do you think for an independent production company http: syncfilms.com showreel detail.asp ShowreelID=14 Click on the Hyperlink, Broadband - Showreel 2005 the clip is in Windows medai Player form
Re: Sync Films Demoreel#001 2005
by SalilSundresh 14 years ago
I'd have to agree, the shots were kind of random to some one that hasn't actually seen your work. Also, it wmp9 locked up on my mac too.I'd have to agree, the shots were kind of random to some one tha
Body Building for Hand Held Work
by James Mulryan 14 years ago
Does anyone have a recommendation on how to beef up the neck, shoulder and lower back for hand holded camera work Cameras put your back in a very unnatural and unbalanced position, perhaps certain str
Re: Why did I use to see so many fat cameramen?
by Leo Baker 14 years ago
Because they are using there in built steadicam....lol
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