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Maxwell Federman

Member Since:
July 15th 2010
22 Posts
Recommended Decklink Studio 2 driver & slot for Mac Pro3,1 running 10.6.8
by Maxwell Federman 5 years ago
Hello- before digging into the abyss of old driver releases and related notes, I figured I'd try a post on here- I've received a Decklink Studio 2 card to install into a Mac Pro3,1 8-core model. This
Re: Recommended Decklink Studio 2 driver & slot for Mac Pro3,1 running 10.6.8
by Jim Sustacek 5 years ago
Don't know about slots (any open PCIe slot should work, right ), but Desktop Video 9.5.3 was the last driver to support 10.6 Snow Leopard. Here is the direct download link, I think: https: www.blackma
BCC Wild Cards in Premiere Pro-- cant add cards from tracks below
by Maxwell Federman 6 years ago
Hello Boris friends-- Couple questions-- just watched the Boris TV tutorial, but it was done on the AVX version! In Premeire, the section of the filter "general settings" is not err as shown in the AV
Re: BCC Wild Cards in Premiere Pro-- cant add cards from tracks below
by Jon Kozenko 6 years ago
Maxwell, I tried this on the Mac and did not come across the same problem; my colleague tried it on the PC and Mac and, while he initially had a similar problem on the PC, the Mac never gave him a pro
Organizing too many Spline Tracks from imported EPS doc
by Maxwell Federman 6 years ago
Hello-- Just imported an eps file into RED 5, set the track shape to 3D line art and then selected convert to container. As expected, I can now see all the layers as spline tracks. And it appears that
Re: Organizing too many Spline Tracks from imported EPS doc
by peter mcauley 6 years ago
Hi Max, The only thing that can exist in the Path track of a Spline Track is a Spline Object so you can't add Containers to nest the splines. There are two options available (that I know of) to proper
Is Media 100 Dead?
by jeremy Rowell 7 years ago
Have not seen any updates in awhile, and no upgrades are planned. Is it time to start looking at alternatives when I am adding new systems to my production facility Anyone have any information that po
Re: Is Media 100 Dead?
by Maxwell Federman 7 years ago
Here in Texas, the biggest universities had been training students exclusively on FCP and had gone so far as to build massive and elaborate servers for it. Even Apple, a giant of the computing world,
Problem with (COMMAND +) zoom on CTI in M100 2.1
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Anyone else have this problem... I can use the blue slider on the bottom left of the Program window to zoom in on the CTI; but for some reason not by using the key command (COMMAND with +). (COMMAND w
Re: Problem with (COMMAND +) zoom on CTI in M100 2.1
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Still looking for a solution on this... Maxwell Federman Owner Capitol City Media Austin, TX USA www.capitolcitymedia.com
BCS Chroma Key Studio in FCP 7.0.3 - keyed image disappears after changes made to other tracks
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
its not super-easy to describe but here goes: I have a big FCP project with a lot of chroma key footage. The BCS Chroma Key Studio is a great tool and does a great job-- --the problem is that once a s
Re: BCS Chroma Key Studio in FCP 7.0.3 - keyed image disappears after changes made to other tracks
by peter mcauley 8 years ago
Hi Dennis, I'm very surprised to hear that and sorry that you've had that experience. I'll bet that your mail is being flagged as spam or something and not making it through our firewall. Can you plea
Creating a reflection as seen in the new BCS 3D Perspective filter
by Maxwell Federman 9 years ago
The new BCS 3D Perspective filter creates a very cool reflection effect (among other things). Is there a tool in Boris RED or BCC 5 that casts a reflection (aside from creating a second track, flippin
Re: Creating a reflection as seen in the new BCS 3D Perspective filter
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Hi Peter-- Not sure if this is standard, but while using the 3d Perspective filter, there is a large gap between my source image and the filter-generated reflection of the source image: I launched the
Choosing a Mac Pro & Card for a 4k-ready v2.1 install
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Hi and thanks for reading... I am in the process of setting up a new system to take advantage of the limited time offer on v2.1. My goal is to create a "4k-ready" (or at least capable) system. One que
Re: Choosing a Mac Pro & Card for a 4k-ready v2.1 install
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Hi Floh-- I have another question-- So far your REDCODE tutorials have been very helpful in securing investors in my upcoming RED cameras venture... ...I'm wondering what type of Mac Pro you used to d
RED 5 FxPlug transition .bundle -- issue w/ "missing" interface
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
I am trying to use the RED 5 transition in FCP 7.0.3. After applying the RED 5 Transition between two adjacent clips in the same track, the familiar default 3D tumbled look is not appearing. Instead t
SOLUTION: RED 5 FxPlug transition .bundle -- issue w/ "missing" interface
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
So in FCP I toggled my "RT Extreme" settings down to "Safe RT" and the problem appears to be solved! Hopefully this will help anyone else who may come across this same problem... ...thanks again for y
I need to vent
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
I've edited several projects for our daily tv show on FCX, and the experience has been a bit of a roller coaster... highs and lows. I'm optimistic about the future of this thing, and I don't know why
Re: I need to vent
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Adobe is a poor choice. Try Media 100 Suite from Boris FX. It's the true choice for serious professionals and will run on your Apple systems. Maxwell Federman Owner Capitol City Media Austin, TX USA w
"ProApps Quicktime Codecs" V. 1.0 update... using FCP7 do it or no?
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
So in a Software Update scan I'm seeing this update prompt: ProApps Quicktime Codecs Version 1.0 I am NOT using FCP X, and have not changed my Motion or Compressor besides updates for the FCP Studio 3
Re: "ProApps Quicktime Codecs" V. 1.0 update... using FCP7 do it or no?
by Howard Brodsky 5 years ago
I use FCP7 and had no problems until I upgraded Apple ProApps Codecs with their confusing message in fine print for FCPX. Now I get "out of memory" messages when trying to do the simplest renders on t
Insane render times on properly formatted sequence in FCP 7
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
So I am working with some video I imported using the Log and Transfer dialog. I took care to make certain that my sequences are set to match the formatting used to import the footage (ProRes 422HQ, 19
Re: Insane render times on properly formatted sequence in FCP 7
by Maxwell Federman 8 years ago
Wow this has made a huge difference! Thanks a lot for your help Sascha! I noticed while reading over the post that I failed to mention I was also using the BCC Chroma Key instead of the quicktime keye
Export via QT Conversion to WMV exports only first 29 seconds(?)
by Maxwell Federman 9 years ago
Hello-- I made the mistake of telling a client it would not be a problem converting his material to WMV. I captured his tapes using DV; and figured it would be no problem to export them using the Quic
Re: Export via QT Conversion to WMV exports only first 29 seconds(?)
by Thomas Morter-Laing 9 years ago
If your client has QuickTime or can install it, do h264. Free and better :) :D Tom Morter-Laing Freelance Editor Certified Apple Product Proffessional, 2010 www.depictproductions.co.uk Sony Z5, with R
SD Card Issue
by Bill Sammons 9 years ago
I was using a Panasonic 16 GB SD card last night on a shoot and the camera gave me a System Error message and told me to shut the camera off. I did. When I restarted it, it said Card Error. I reseated
Re: SD Card Issue
by Maxwell Federman 9 years ago
After over a year and hundreds of hours of use, I must strongly reccomend the Patriot brand SD cards. What's great is that the price is right. I have used the same cards over and over without conseque
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