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Matt Stalker

Member Since:
August 1st 2002
85 Posts
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
videoRAID RTR low level format utility
by Matt Stalker 7 years ago
Hey, We're looking for the above utility to do a low-level format on an RTR320X. Anyone still have it, or know where to find it Matt Matt Stalker Center City Film & Video mstalker@ccfv.com
multibridge extreme no HD1080 playback
by Matt Stalker 10 years ago
Hi, Same test clip (blackmagic .avi, 1920x1080, 29.97fps)... Plays fine in PPro CS3. Plays fine in BmD Media Express. Won't play in PPro CS4. Won't play in PPro CS5. I can replicate the problem across
Re: multibridge extreme no HD1080 playback
by Matt Stalker 10 years ago
Hi Kristian, I can replicate the problem on a machine with CS4 only. Here's something interesting. I can only replicate the issue on machines with Multibridge Extreme units, not on machines with Multi
change render log dialog default
by Matt Stalker 10 years ago
Is it possible to make a modification to set the render log dialog in the render queue to default to a different setting (plus per frame info) It doesn't seem to be part of the render settings or outp
multiprocessing and RAM preview
by Matt Stalker 10 years ago
In CS4, with Multiprocessing turned on, I'm experiencing a very long lag before RAM preview frames load up. I would expect this the first time after launch, allowing for background threads to start up
Re: multiprocessing and RAM preview
by Matt Stalker 10 years ago
Yes, tweaking the pagefile size is something we've tried, but it has not helped with this particular issue. I have turned off multiprocessing for now, but geez, I'd like the benefit of using it...Any
no source window export to broadcast monitor
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
In PPro CS4 I am not getting any source window export to my broadcast monitor. I do get the program window. Am I missing something, or am I having a blackmagic problem Any help appreciated. Matt Matt
Re: no source window export to broadcast monitor
by Joshua Helling 11 years ago
I wouldn't say that we won't acknowledge it...however I can say that I haven't seen it in my labs. Have either of you contacted our support offices so we can go through some troubleshooting My first s
PProCS3 > AECS3 > PProCS3 Workflow
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
I have created a simple rough cut in Premiere. I want to export the clips *with appropriate trims* to AE. If I copy and paste the clip from PPro into an AE comp, a new pre-comp is created containing t
Re: PProCS3 > AECS3 > PProCS3 Workflow
by Tim Kolb 11 years ago
I haven't gone from PPro to AE very often... I know that the comp structure in AE doesn't seamlessly interpret a PPro timeline... What happens if you use the project manager and trim the project Then
blackmagic capture properties question
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
In the Premiere CS4, in the Blackmagic Capture Properties dialog there is an option "Enable VariCam 8-bit frame rate in 720p". What is the function of this checkbox In Premiere CS4, is it possible to
fusion
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Was the problem w Fusion 5.3 and Blackmagic ever fixed I found this post dated May 2009 querying "fusion" in the forum archive. I still experience this issue... Actually Decklink drivers don't work wi
Digital Fusion Compatibility
by Mike Zimbard 12 years ago
We are looking to set up a standalone Fusion workstation and output to an HD monitor so that we can see the proper output of our flow before we feed the renders to the edit room. I know HD extreme sup
Re: Digital Fusion Compatibility
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Was this problem ever addressed I still get a program crash when accessing the blackmagic prefs in fusion... Matt Matt Stalker Center City Film & Video mstalker@ccfv.com
aliasing in combustion framebuffer
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
I occasionally use combustion, but my output to broadcast monitor through my multibridge (latest drivers...) is aliased an any size (SD, HD720, HD1080). Yes, I'm at Best resolution, yes I have anti-al
Re: aliasing in combustion framebuffer
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Ah yes, I'd forgotten about that. Reset back to its default value when I installed the new driver. Yep, that'll do it... Thanks, (( ms )) Matt Stalker Center City Film & Video mstalker@ccfv.com
swatch exchange error
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Hi, I've got a large project for which we'd like to share a set of swatches between photoshop and illustrator. I'm trying to use the feature "Save swatches for exchange" from the swatch palette, and P
Re: swatch exchange error
by adolf witzeling 11 years ago
hi Matt, yes that's indeed a strange error. Especially since CS2 and up should support the (.ase) exchange format for swatches. I don' know if it helps, but it might be worth a shot. First delete the
new CS4 pixel aspect presets
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Hi, I understand why Adobe has changed the preset pixel aspect ratios for SD video in CS4. (http: help.adobe.com en_US AfterEffects 9.0 WS3878526689cb91655866c1103906c6dea-7f3aa.html) However, could s
Re: new CS4 pixel aspect presets
by Vincent Rosati 11 years ago
I don't have the answer to your question, but I laughed at 'What's a perfectionist to do '. Anyway, here is an article that thoroughly discusses this type of issue, and gives some explanation as to wh
new CS4 pixel aspect presets
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Hi, I understand why Adobe has changed the preset pixel aspect ratios for SD video in CS4. (http: help.adobe.com en_US AfterEffects 9.0 WS3878526689cb91655866c1103906c6dea-7f3aa.html) However, could s
Re: new CS4 pixel aspect presets
by Richard Harrington 11 years ago
Trust Photoshop and don't worry about 1 pixel. Also.. work non-square for SD whenever possible. -RichRichard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut St
New Driver Installation Issue
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
Hi, In our facility our host apps (Premiere in this case) are loaded on a Windows partition other than C:. In this environment, in CS3 and now it would appear CS4, the installer for the multibridge dr
Re: New Driver Installation Issue
by Aristides Tiropolis 11 years ago
Hi Matt, Unfortunately the (C:)drive path is in some cases a problem and in others a necessity. This is an old thing actually inherited from the first days of Windows and many applications tend to loo
CS4/Nvidia multiple monitor issue (windows)
by Matt Stalker 11 years ago
On my windows xp workstation, I take advantage of my multiple monitors and nvidia 4500 card to keep multiple programs running side by side (eg. photoshop and after effects). I work in "horizontal span
export to movie = changed frame rate? Strange...
by Matt Stalker 12 years ago
I am working in an SD 29.97 project. I File Export Movie, instructing Premiere to create a Quicktime movie, animation codec, at 29.97 fps. The problem: The movie created is reported by quicktime playe
Re: export to movie = changed frame rate? Strange...
by Matt Stalker 12 years ago
Thanks for the response, Tim. When you pick the framerate with Animation...does it give you 29.97 as an option (I seem to recall that Animation wants whole numbers i.e.30 fps...) Yes, 29.97 is an opti
Pre-comp durations
by adam taylor 12 years ago
Is there any way to create a Precomp that is only as long as the actual track tracks being comped Every Pre-comp i create always defaults to being as long as the entire project, which then means i hav
Re: Pre-comp durations
by Matt Stalker 12 years ago
I use a script from http: www.redefinery.com ae for this. It's in the section "scripts under development" called rd:Pre-compose. It has worked well for me... Matt Matt Stalker Center City Film & Video
Firewire capture DVCPRO HD
by Matt Stalker 12 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to capture DVCPROHD via firewire from a Panasonic AJHD1400 deck. I'm in a DVCPROHD 720 24p project, and I have device control set to DV HDV. The capture window is prompting me "Can't
Re: Firewire capture DVCPRO HD
by Eddie Lotter 12 years ago
Please provide these details to help us help you. CheersEddie
Relink issue in PPro CS3?
by Matt Stalker 12 years ago
We have found a problem relinking media in PProCS3. If we make a clip offline, and relink to a different media file in the same directory, the clip is not updated, but relinks to the original media fi
custom workspaces 7.0 to CS3?
by Matt Stalker 13 years ago
Anyone found a way to import the custom workspaces from AE 7.0 to AE CS3 Simply copying and pasting the .xml files doesn't seem to do the trick... MattMatt Stalker Center City Film & Video mstalker@cc
moving workspaces and render settings from 7 to CS3
by Matt Stalker 13 years ago
Hi, Just beginning to migrate to CS3 from AE7 in windows. Wondering if it's possible to move the workspaces into the new program Tried simply copying them from the 7.0 to 8.0 folder but no worky...Som
Re: moving workspaces and render settings from 7 to CS3
by Brendan Coots 13 years ago
Moving sharing render settings is easy. When you add an item to the render queue, click the triangle next to each render option (Settings and Output Module) and choose Make Template. It automatically
Panasonic Varicam 24p and PPro2 question
by Matt Stalker 13 years ago
Hi, I am capturing Panasonic Varicam 24p footage into PPro2 via HDSDI through a multibridge extreme. When logging clips, it seems that PPro2 is treating them as timebase 29.97fps. From the little I kn
Re: Panasonic Varicam 24p and PPro2 question
by Matt Stalker 13 years ago
Thanks for the response Tim. Yeah, it seems like a strange format that's tripping people up around here. I'll post back here what I learn from the experience. I'll be importing the Varicam footage int
Pulldown Problems
by Matt Wafaie 14 years ago
I have some video transferred from film to DVCAM and Beta. I did some composites with the DV footage and had AE guess the pulldown removal on each shot. I rendered these with no problem. Now I want to
Re: Pulldown Problems
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Yes, I'm no stranger to finding myself totally frustrated with my computer! Hmmm...I occasionally have this problem if I remove the pulldown, but then accidently put the shot into a 29.97 fps comp. Ma
Adobe Tech Support? Hmm...
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Hi, In case anyone is considering purchasing Adobe Technical Support, we here at Center City Film & Video have had an Adobe Tech Support account for several years (that's the kind that costs money), a
Re: Adobe Tech Support? Hmm...
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
We pay several hundred dollars per year for multiple accounts... MattMatt Stalker Center City Film & Video mstalker@ccfv.com
experience importing .AAF from avid to PPro?
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Hi, We don't have any experience exporting .AAF from our Avids (where rough cuts are usually done) to PPro (on workstations where compositing usually done) and it's proving to be a bit more difficult
Re: experience importing .AAF from avid to PPro?
by Troy Murison 14 years ago
Matt, I concur with Wes and Ken. I haven't ever gotten a (fully) successful Avid AAF (from Express Pro or Adrenaline) into PPro 1.5 or 2.0 by themselves. Wes's importer works flawlessly on the same AA
change capture settings
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
OOPS! I just logged a handful of clips to batch capture as audio only...Now I can't seem to change that setting to audio and video. I tried overriding the capture settings, but I guess that has nothin
Re: change capture settings
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Mike at Adobe Support found a way...If you export the problem clips as a batch list, and then reimport the list, the associated settings are reset, and you can capture the clips with any settings you
Illustrator CS2 "AITEMP" directory
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Hi, I searched for an archived post regarding this but can't find one...A directory seems to be created by Illustrator CS2 called AITEMP which contains some empty .pdf files and another folder. Anyone
photoshop CS2 trouble adding font w suitcase
by Matt Stalker 14 years ago
Hi, I'm having trouble with a True Type font not coming up in Photoshop CS2 despite its activation in Suitcase 9.2. Anyone aware of any issues Other fonts seem to be OK... Thanks, MattMatt Stalker Cen
need simple script
by Matt Stalker 15 years ago
Hi, I would love to sequence a group of layers, but control it with an expressions slider. The "sequence layers" keyframe assistant does what I need, but it's a real trial and error every as the clien
Re: need simple script
by Mylenium 15 years ago
You can't control this type of stuff with expressions (well, you could fake it with time remapping, but it's nowhere near "simple") as in and out points are read-only attributes. A script could do it,
illustrator CS error opening file
by Matt Stalker 15 years ago
Hi, Got a .ai file from a client that gives me an error when trying to open in Illustrator CS: "Acrobat PDF File Format is having difficulties. Expected a non-negative integer." I've asked the client
newbie question
by Matt Stalker 15 years ago
Hi... Every time I add any kind of object it defaults to a position of 2, -8, -2, rather than 0, 0, 0. I've looked for a way to change this and just can't find one. Any guidance would be greatly appre
Re: newbie question
by Matt Stalker 15 years ago
Yessir, that did the trick. Thank you very much! Matt
quick expression needed
by Matt Stalker 15 years ago
Hi... I need an expression to wiggle the y position only. I can get a general wiggle this way... position.wiggle(5, 5, octaves = 1, amp_mult = .5, t = time) but I can't seem to get the right syntax to
Re: quick expression needed
by Mike Clasby 15 years ago
An advanced search of "one axis only" lead to this: http: www.creativecow.net forum read_post.php postid=111201362244203&forumid=2&highlight=wiggle%2Cone%2Caxis The above leads to a great tut, "Expres
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