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Michael Craven

Member Since:
August 9th 2008
51 Posts
Logo orbit around sphere - Can't get "snap to" to orient properly
by Michael Craven 9 years ago
Howdy, I have a sphere that I want a company logo to orbit around. I've made that happen, but I want the logo to always face away from the sphere. No matter what settings I use in the 'Snap Alignment
Re: Logo orbit around sphere - Can't get "snap to" to orient properly
by Michael Craven 9 years ago
Ahh, so simple. Thank you so much!
Join "all" through edits?
by Elijah Lynn 10 years ago
Is there a way to join "all" through edits in a sequence
Re: Join
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
A slightly faster way than right clicking each edit and using the contextual menu would be to select each edit point and simply hit "delete."
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poor slow motion quality with prores 422 HQ
by Nathan Lehner 10 years ago
I have been experimenting with the different Apple prores codecs. I just logged and captured 1080i HD footage to the 422HQ codec. . . it looks pretty good at normal speed but there are some clips that
Re: poor slow motion quality with prores 422 HQ
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Nathan Lehner "I'm just surprised that HDV looks better than prores 422! " It doesn't. ProRes is far superior to HDV. After your footage has been compressed to HDV, converting to ProRes 422 won't mak
Macbook pro or older generation tower? beginning editor
by tatiana gomez 10 years ago
Hi, I am looking to get some recommendations on what type of computer to buy that will effectively run final cut pro. What kind of specifications do I need to look for when buying a new computer Would
Re: Macbook pro or older generation tower? beginning editor
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Donal O Kane "used quad core mac pro (or 8-core if you can get a good price but these are the top dogs for now and until 12-cores arrive) or quad core G5 with PCI-e" Personally, I'd recommend against
PluralEyes Multiclips Need render in FCP 7?
by Kiran Goldman 10 years ago
Hi, I am editing a two-camera interview shot with the EX3 and the Canon 5D 7D. I transcoded all the 5D 7D footage to match the EX3 settings, and then used PluralEyes to sync the footage and create mul
Re: PluralEyes Multiclips Need render in FCP 7?
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Once you've completed your edit, collapse the multiclip and the green render bar should disappear.
Mac Pro upgrade, what to expect?
by Ignatius Gorin 10 years ago
Hi -- I'm considering upgrading my Mac Pro from a 2x2.66 Dual-Core Xeon (3gig) to a 2x2.26 Quad-Core nehalem (6Gig). I'd like to get a ballpark figure of what speed and comfort increase to expect in F
Re: Mac Pro upgrade, what to expect?
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Ignatius Gorin " Maybe I could just upgrade the NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT to a newer video card " Motion and Color would definitely benefit from that.
How to stop photos strobing
by Eve Myhill 10 years ago
Hi, I have put a screen grab into my time line on top of some hd footage of a laptop. There is a push in on the laptop and so I have had to create put in motion on the still to keep the frame ration t
Re: How to stop photos strobing
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Eve Myhill "The photo is strobing like a zebra at a disco how can i fix this " Make sure it's deinterlaced and try the flicker filter.
omf sync issues
by Wendy Roderweiss 10 years ago
I am starting post sound on my short next week and I am having a major issue with the omf. When I export the omf, and a QT reference movie with time code burn and bring them into Protools they are not
Re: omf sync issues
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Michael Gissing "my prognosis is that the OMF is solid and the reference video may be the culprit." That could be the case. If so, then Logic is the culprit. Most recently, I've exported OMFs from FC
Can't hear audio while dragging the play head.
by Ian Disalvo 10 years ago
Recently, my Final Cut will not play back audio while I drag the play head over the time line. I can hear audio when I play it in real time, but when I stop the play head and move it frame by frame th
Re: Can't hear audio while dragging the play head.
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Make sure you have "audio scrubbing" checked in the "view" menu. Shift + S I think.
KiPro and timecode
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Howdy, I'll be doing a 6 cam shoot next week with 7 KiPros. I need to know if it's possible to use 1 of the KiPros as my master TC generator and have the others sync to it. We'll be recording 1080 23.
Re: KiPro and timecode
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Alex Desrial "I am just curious why Michael have 7 Kipros where he only has 6 cameras to record from and actually 6 kipro enough for him." We used a KiPro for each of the 6 cameras and 1 for the line
Output 1080p and 525i simultaneously?
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Howdy, Is it possible to output HDSDI 1080p 23.98 and SDI 525i 29.97 at the same time I've tried unsuccessfully. Either my settings are incorrect or it can't be done with what I have. Does the Kona no
Re: Output 1080p and 525i simultaneously?
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Joey Burnham "How are you monitoring your work then " Monitor for each deck.
Kona 3 HD Final Cut Studio Sony Monitor BVM-1910 Output
by Christopher Sorrenti 10 years ago
Hello, believe it or not I am not having any luck getting a picture on my Sony BVM-1910 monitor. I do see the test pattern though through the setting on the AJA control panel. This to me sounds more l
Re: Kona 3 HD Final Cut Studio Sony Monitor BVM-1910 Output
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
Do you have your FCP output settings correct AJA Kona 525i29.97 8 Bit
traveling set-up
by jeff cronenberg 10 years ago
We plan to use Ki Pros this summer for a recurring multi-cam shoot. We will be working with 10 units, and we are looking into a traveling case. Actually more likely two cases, 5 and 5. While I know th
Re: traveling set-up
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
jeff cronenberg "While I know that there is no rack mount available currently, has anyone out there built a set-up with multiple units " I've not seen these in person, but they might work for you. ht
KI Pro stops record with 10% left
by Kenyon Blower 10 years ago
I purchased a KI Pro to replace a IO HD and lap top system for digitizing the international version of the show I am currently editing. We are in 720 and the international needs to be in 1080. The sys
Re: KI Pro stops record with 10% left
by Michael Craven 10 years ago
No, I understand that part. I'm talking about an actual number, like 234GB (for instance), of actual recording space on a 250GB drive. Until I know the actual number I'm just going to use 200GB in my
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