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Leonard Frankford

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November 13th 2008
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Canon 5D Mark III has started shooting .m2v instead of .mov; card reader doesn't see the files
by Leonard Frankford 1 year ago
We haven't shot with our Canon 5D Mark IIIs for a while but I took one out the other day and when I came back the files didn't show up on the desktop when I put the card in the card reader. I played t
Re: Canon 5D Mark III has started shooting .m2v instead of .mov; card reader doesn't see the files
by Sebastian Leitner 8 months ago
definitely try a factory reset and re-install firmware. that should fix it! magic lantern or not, there is something broken.
key framing tracking effect in new essential graphics doesn't work
by Leonard Frankford 1 year ago
I was looking forward to using key framing with the tracking effect in the Essential Graphics of Premiere Pro. I was hoping I could create the spacing effect that you see on the news and other program
Can I make an en-dash in Premiere's Titler?
by Leonard Frankford 1 year ago
A client recently asked me to use an en-dash instead of a hyphen in a title recently. I had never even heard of an en-dash. She gave me instructions on how to make it in Word. I tried using the option
Re: Can I make an en-dash in Premiere's Titler?
by Leonard Frankford 1 year ago
Is there a number lock key on a Mac I don't see one. Leonard F.
tool to move a single track in Premiere Pro CC 2018 doesn't work with Final Cut shortcuts anymore
by Leonard Frankford 2 years ago
I applied the FCP keyboard to Adobe Premiere when I moved to Premiere a few years ago. Everything has worked well for me. With the latest update of Premiere Pro CC 2018, however, something has happene
Re: tool to move a single track in Premiere Pro CC 2018 doesn't work with Final Cut shortcuts anymore
by Vlad Ivanov 8 months ago
Hello! 1. First, You must choose "Track Select forward Tool"(hotkey "A" in cc 2019) in "Timeline tools pannel". Then hold down Shift to change it to a single arrow and select the track by the left mou
Premiere Pro CC 2018 won't import AVCHD files
by Leonard Frankford 2 years ago
I have a Mac Pro early 2009 OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 work computer. I just upgraded to Premiere Pro CC 2018. I had all of the earlier versions of CC and never had a problem importing AVCHD files. Now,
Re: Premiere Pro CC 2018 won't import AVCHD files
by Leonard Frankford 2 years ago
Good suggestion. I will try that, thanks. Leonard F.
blurring an object with track mask when object starts offscreen
by Leonard Frankford 2 years ago
I am working on a project where I am using the track mask blur quite a bit to blur out some photos of children on the wall while a teacher is working with autistic kids. The feature is working great,
Re: blurring an object with track mask when object starts offscreen
by Michael Krueger 2 years ago
Hey Leonard, I believe the best way would be to track the footage backwards until Premiere loses the track, stop the tracker, move the playhead to 10 frames or so before the track is lost, drag the ma
Premiere doesn't give me sidecar file option for exporting closed captions
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
I am doing my first projects with closed captioning. I added .srt files and they import and line up beautifully. After I render I want to export them as closed captioned files, where you can turn the
Re: Premiere doesn't give me sidecar file option for exporting closed captions
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
Yes, my captions are showing in my timeline. But I don't get the option that I need. I think the problem is that I am using .srt files and they don't give me the option of Embed in Output File. What I
Upgrading to El Capitan and Sierra with an early 2009 Mac Pro
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
I have an early 2009 Mac Pro running Yosemite 10.10.5. I use it mostly for Premiere and After Effects CC 2017. I was using FxFactory's free transitions for Premiere (especially Andy's swish pan and di
Re: Upgrading to El Capitan and Sierra with an early 2009 Mac Pro
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Thorsten Achen "Also interested in this question. Is there anybody to answer it "I thought that my answer was clear but let me try again: El Capitan is supported on a 2009 Mac Pro and works fine (I h
Yosemite won't open Powerpoint
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
I used to be able to open Powerpoint on my Mac Pro but now it won't open. I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I need to open a presentation to copy and paste it into my Premiere titler. Anyone else ha
Re: Yosemite won't open Powerpoint
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
I have version 2011. But it's working. It turns out that the presentation gallery was way off-screen, so it looked like all I had were menus but nothing to open. Then I noticed the edge of something o
getting yellow triangle when trying to add movie to iDVD project
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
This just started happening with iDVD: I go to the Project menu and select Add Movie. It adds the icon with a yellow warning triangle. I am unable to type over it or add a movie when I drag a file to
Re: getting yellow triangle when trying to add movie to iDVD project
by Leonard Frankford 3 years ago
I am using .mp4, but that's not the problem. The error message occurs as soon as I drag the Add Movie icon to the layout, before I have even dragged the file to the icon. Like I said, the icon won't e
AG-DVC60
by Nik Crosina 14 years ago
We got the AG-DVC60, and I presume the same tech spec holds true for it in that respect: Do these cameras have a compressor or limiter across the audio channels We used the XLR inputs the other day (c
Re: AG-DVC60
by Leonard Frankford 5 years ago
For some reason Panasonic designed this camera without an auto gain limiter found on every other camcorder. It is an odd and annoying oversight that prevents this camera from being really great. It's
Clearing old keyframes in Log and Transfer
by Leonard Frankford 5 years ago
When I import new footage from SD or P2 cards the keyframes from previously transferred clips still appear in the window, even though they have been imported and deleted from the card. How do I cut or
Re: Clearing old keyframes in Log and Transfer
by Leonard Frankford 5 years ago
I saw that but I always thought it was for the card itself. Very easy. Thanks. Leonard F.
FCP 7 Share not burning DVD in Mavericks
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
I just updated to OS X Mavericks and have discovered one major bug-it doesn't mount USB drives. I had to download a special software to make it see my external drives. Now I am having a problem export
Unable to capture DV clips from Panasonic AG-AC160a camcorder
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
I have a Panasonic AG-AC160a HD camcorder that captures HD or SD (DV mode) to SD cards. I had to shoot something the other day in the DV mode. I am trying to capture the clips to FCP. The manual says
Re: Unable to capture DV clips from Panasonic AG-AC160a camcorder
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
It works. I have to select log and capture just like the camera is a tape deck. Interesting. Thank you. Leonard Leonard F.
Boris 3D: Justification in 3D and roll in Title Crawl questions
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
I have two questions concerning Boris 3D: is there any way to justify by line instead of the whole page, e.g. so that your title is center justified but then your bulleted text is left justified, all
Re: Boris 3D: Justification in 3D and roll in Title Crawl questions
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
Thank you, but I have two observations: Title Crawl has no automatic carriage return, even when center justified. When you keep typing it just goes off the page, and when I run the roll it is still of
Firewire not capturing external mic audio
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
I do some event videography in addition to my fulltime job and I occasionally use FCP7 to edit my work. A strange thing has happened on my last two shoots: I shot both events with the same Azden wirel
partial push-off technique
by Leonard Frankford 7 years ago
I'd like to know how to do the partial push-off that I see on TV frequently. It usually starts with a talking head, then a graphic CG comes from the right side of the screen pushing the video over sli
Re: partial push-off technique
by Leonard Frankford 7 years ago
I'm sure with some shows it's a live DVE move. But I also see it on obviously recorded productions, so I am wondering how one would do it in FCP. Thanks. Leonard Leonard F.
Need assistance changing Ki-Pro inputs
by Leonard Frankford 7 years ago
Someone at our institution has lent us an Aja Ki-Pro to record a long format program in HD through a Tricaster. The Ki-Pro is currently set to record from the HDMI input. I can't figure out how to cha
Re: Need assistance changing Ki-Pro inputs
by Leonard Frankford 7 years ago
Thank you. I think I tried that but I probably didn't push the buttons in the right order, or didn't hold them down. I'll check it out on Monday. Follow-up question: I need to bring the files into Fin
can't get audio on channel 2 on XL-H1s
by Leonard Frankford 8 years ago
I cannot get any audio to show up on channel 2 of this camera. I am using an XLR connector to the back of the camera, setting the switch on the side to channel 1 so that ch. 1 audio doesn't go to ch.
Do Not Enter sign on start-up
by Leonard Frankford 8 years ago
I don't know where else to post this so I will try here. I have a G5 with an Intel chip, running FCP 7 on it. I am trying to start up the computer this morning and after the Apple logo appears I am ge
Re: Do Not Enter sign on start-up
by Leonard Frankford 8 years ago
I called our local Mac support. They send someone out and he was able to reinstall the OS and replace the defective file. I can't remember which file was corrupt, but it's all fixed now. Thanks for th
Shooting 1920x1080 on HVX-200
by Leonard Frankford 8 years ago
We have a client who is requesting something be shot in 1920x1080 HD. Is this what the P2 card records in 1080 60i If not, is there some way to make it so Leonard Frankford Leonard F.
Re: Shooting 1920x1080 on HVX-200
by Ian Liuzzi-Fedun 8 years ago
Atomos Ninja = better - LCD screen
Cut/Paste not working
by Leonard Frankford 8 years ago
I am using a new G5 with the Intel chip. My cut paste is grayed out. When I select a file that I want to move and not copy, it won't let me. Anyone know what's going on Thanks. Leonard Leonard F.
Re: Cut/Paste not working
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
OSX isn't windows - it won't let the finder do a 'cut' and a paste - merely a copy. Drag and drop will 'move' it. There are third party utilities that give a finder replacement that feel more 'windows
Capturing from SD card using Final Cut
by Leonard Frankford 9 years ago
Another question about our recently-purchased Canon XL-H1s camcorder. I notice it can record to SD cards. How would I capture this footage in Final Cut Pro Leonard Leonard F.
On screen display override in Canon XL H1s?
by Leonard Frankford 9 years ago
We just purchased a Canon XL H1s HDV camcorder for our video department. Beautiful camera that has more settings than I've ever seen on any camcorder. They seem to have thought of everything except on
Re: On screen display override in Canon XL H1s?
by Leonard Frankford 9 years ago
Thanks for the tip! I had to set this up quickly since we just got the camera and we have a major live event today, so I didn't even notice the Display settings in the menu. Thanks for pointing that o
can't export to tape MC 3.0
by Leonard Frankford 11 years ago
Last month I recorded some footage on some else's Sony HDV 1080i deck, which was all that was available. I normally record in standard DV and edit on another NLE. I had to capture and edit from the sa
Re: can't export to tape MC 3.0
by Jon Zanone 11 years ago
Make sure your timeline is enabled for firewire. I'm not in front of an Avid right now, but it should be on the bottom of the timeline window You won't be able to do anything other than crash record v
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