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Lori Miranda

Member Since:
June 21st 2005
74 Posts
FCP 6 unexpectedly shuts down when opening
by Lori Miranda 9 years ago
Hi there, I recently had to re-install FCP 6 on my computer and now it unexpectedly quits every time I try to open it. I remember this happening the first time I installed so I immediately went to tra
Re: FCP 6 unexpectedly shuts down when opening
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
Bret Williams "After the first 5 unexpected quits, they really should re-label that- "FCP has expectedly quit."" But the really big question is, if FCP unexpectedly shuts down when opening, why doesn
Re-link issues with Avid Unity/Interplay
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hi there, I have just been transfered from an office that used Media Composer 4 to an office that uses Avid MC 3.5 Nitris DX with Unity and Interplay. I transferred my project and media using an exter
Re: Re-link issues with Avid Unity/Interplay
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
There are four folders inside of the MXF Folder labeled 1, 2, 3 and 4, respectively. There is also an OMFI Media Folder. I have been doing some reading and have noticed that OMFI media might be a prob
transitions effecting other layers
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hello, I am trying to fade in a lower-third graphics with a title over a person speaking. I have done this a million times before but for some reason on this one it is dissolving the person talking as
Re: transitions effecting other layers
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
It's a real time moving matte so I didn't apply an alpha. It already had one.
how to ease resize scaling
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hi there, I have been trying to make an image scale in and then move slowly across the screen. I used the resize effect and then used keyframes. All looks good except for when the image changes moveme
Re: how to ease resize scaling
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Thank you all very much. I really appreciate it.
Constant error driving me crazy
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
I am working on Avid Xpress Pro on a PC. This is the first time I am working on this particular computer. Every time I open up a sequence with up to 10 video tracks, try to move my cursor in that sequ
Re: Constant error driving me crazy
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Thanks Matthew. I have rebuilt the databases a couple of times but I could try it again. Hopefully I will figure something out soon- this is very frustrating. Nevertheless, I really appreciate your he
Image soft upon rendering
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
I am finishing up a project in Final Cut Pro 4.5 and am having issues once I render. The entire project is comprised of Photoshop files- images and text that move and transition from scene to scene (i
Re: Image soft upon rendering
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Thanks so much, David. That is something I have not tried so I really appreciate the new suggestion. I tried it and it still looks wonky- a little bit better but still fuzzy. Should I change anything
clean up edges of image
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hello, I am trying to extract an image from its background for use in a video. I used the background and magic eraser tool. For the most part it looks good but it's pretty rough around the edges (look
Re: clean up edges of image
by Joanne Lefkowitz 10 years ago
That's a great tip, thanks. Joanne
Avid codec to FCP
by Max Christensen 10 years ago
HI guys! Here's the deal! I'm currently working for a tv-station, as a outside freelancer, who have asked me to deliver their Avid specs in the Quicktime dv50 pal sequence. No problem! -atleast not wi
Re: Avid codec to FCP
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hi Max, I am having some issues exporting a Quicktime from Final Cut with an Avid Codec. Can you tell me where you downloaded the Avid Codecs from I would really appreciate it. Thanks, Lori
Exportign Avid QT files
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Hello, I am doing a freelance project for a broadcaster who requires that the project be delivered via AVID 1:1 uncompressed qt files or AVID DV50 qt files. I work on AVID at work but I am doing this
Re: Exportign Avid QT files
by Jason Brown 10 years ago
You'll also want to know what AVID codecs he is using. I had to do this for an old AVID Meridien system...and those are legacy codecs that are buried in AVID's site! -Jason
P2/SxS HD Files in FCP 4.5
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
Does anyone know if FCP HD 4.5 can edit with P2 SxS Panasonic Sony HD files I am used to working in Avid but have a request to work from home on a particular project. I have Final Cut HD 4.5 at home b
Re: P2/SxS HD Files in FCP 4.5
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
Sorry, P2 support didn't arrive to FCP until 5.0.4, and didn't get rock solid until FCP 5.1.4, and SxS didn't arrive until 6.0.3 or 6.0.4. If you want to work with these formats you will need to upgra
Problem capturing
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
I am having problems capturing my footage and I have no idea why. I have done this at least a thousand times but it's been a while since I have done this at home. I hooked up my camera with the tape i
Re: Problem capturing
by Lori Miranda 10 years ago
I have no idea what happened. I turned my computer on this morning and everything seems to be capturing. I didn't do anything different from the last 2 days but somehow this morning it worked. Thanks
Online demo reel sites
by Lori Miranda 11 years ago
Hi there, More and more people keep asking me if I have my reel online, which I don't. Where is the best place to post my reel without having to create a website. Eventually I would like to make my ow
Re: Online demo reel sites
by Rob Ruzic 10 years ago
You could try reel-exchange.com but I agree with others that vimeo's the way to go.
Color correction matching
by Lori Miranda 11 years ago
Hi there, I am editing my sister's wedding which was shot by a friend of hers (who had no idea what he was doing) and am having trouble color correcting it to look somewhat decent. I was given picture
Re: Color correction matching
by Andrew Kimery 11 years ago
Since you'd like to match the colors in the video to the colors in the still images take a look at the Match Hue feature of the 3-way CC (pg 597 of the manual). Basically using this feature allows you
online reel questions
by Lori Miranda 11 years ago
So I am finally giving in and am designing my own website. I am a freelance editor and it has become apparent that nobody wants DVD reels anymore; everyone wants the online reel. So now I am in the pr
Re: online reel questions
by Scott Carter 11 years ago
I have all of my hosting done through www.thinkwebstore.com . They are great to deal with and their rates are very fair.
Rental rate for FCP HD?
by Lori Miranda 12 years ago
This might be a random question (I am used to asking just the tech questions in other forums) but I didn't know who else to ask. I am based out of a post production house for all of my work (using the
Re: Rental rate for FCP HD?
by Lori Miranda 12 years ago
Thanks you so, so much. I really appreciate the help. Take care.
Quicktimes in Stuffit
by Lori Miranda 13 years ago
I have been trying to take a high res Quicktime movie and zip it in Stuffit so I can email it to a client but it doesn't seem to be compressing. It just keeps it at the same size as the original file
Re: Quicktimes in Stuffit
by Daniel_l 13 years ago
You are not doing anything wrong, it is possible to 'Zip' or Stuffit (.sit) QuickTime movies but you will not reduce the size of the file, in some cases you'll end up with a bigger file. The only use
tutorial
by Lori Miranda 13 years ago
Can you recommend a good computer tutorial to teach me the basics of After Effects
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