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Michael Harrington

I'm an old dog that constantly strives to learn new tricks.

I remember when the speed of the credit roll was determined by how fast you cranked the handle on the graphics drum and if you wanted black font you switched the B & W cameras polarity. ... [more]
Member Since:
March 7th 2009
164 Posts
100 posts
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Indianapolis, IN
Inexperienced Media Wrangler - .mts files import
by Michael Harrington 1 year ago
I have a client project shot on Sony 2 FS5 recording AVCHD 1920:1080 24p, the project is large encompassing 5 GoPro and 1 DJI OSMO. Unfortunately the media wrangler did not follow protocol and instruc
Re: Inexperienced Media Wrangler - .mts files import
by Paul Neumann 1 year ago
I use Prelude AME to make Cineform proxies of all my 4K footage and timecode on the proxies matches the originals every time.
Sony FS5 GPS to set Time Code, Multi-Cam
by Michael Harrington 1 year ago
Has anyone used the GPS feature on the Sony FS5 to set TC, perhaps to multi cameras Renting a couple Sony FS5 for a multi-cam 8 day road trip and of course would like to match timecode and since FS5 w
Video Filter Missing
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
Video Filter Missing message appears whenever I first open PPro, I dismiss it and edit without problem. see message below. I assume these are AE filters, I don't use AE, never even opened the app, don
PPro has encountered an error
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
I've been working on a project a few months without any problems whatsoever till this morning. Working in a short sequence I created and work in a few days ago without problem. This project has 1 Trac
Re: PPro AutoSave has encountered an error
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
Thank you Greg for your help. Yes, I have check permissions on the drive folders I save my projects to and it's already set to Read Write. The Error message indicated it's the Creative Cloud Files so
Multi Clip Audio
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
Working on a few projects and decided to try Multi Cam. These projects have 3 Hand Held and 6 GoPro Cameras covering a motor sports event and I need to mix audio from all cameras, Announcer, NAT Sound
HBO Vice Open Effects Package?
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
if you watch HBO VICE and admire the multi image open motion effects you'll immediately appreciate my question and perhaps know the answer. What effect package do they use During the days of Linear an
Re: HBO Vice Open Effects Package?
by Stephen Abbott 2 years ago
Here's a link: https: youtu.be QkPBam3qO34 You can do something like this in After Effects. With some pre-comping it could be relatively flexible. Motion-graphics-wise, I would call this sequence 'not
Sony FS5 XVAC 4K File Size
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
Whats the file size of 60 minutes of Sony FS5 XVAC 4K I can't seem to find a current answer on the web, plenty of 4K comments from 2013, none found recently. I have the AJA Data Calculator App and whe
Re: Sony FS5 XVAC 4K File Size
by Jim Cunningham 2 years ago
On the FS5 XAVC 4K @ 100Mbps a 128GB card list 153mins. Hope that helps. Cheers, Jim
XAVC 4K Editing
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
I'll be using the Sony FS5 for the first time to shoot 4K and my understanding is I'll need to select XAVC codec. I'll be editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC2017 on my MacBook Pro Retina, 15inch, mid 201
Re: XAVC 4K Editing
by Michael Harrington 2 years ago
I couldn't of asked for more qualified answers, thank you. Yes, I'll test, I'm concerned I won't have time for a thorough test. This project is single camera short-form while future projects are long-
Master Clip Effect Problem
by Michael Harrington 3 years ago
Why can't I apply audio effects to Master Clip audio files, anyone else have this problem. I've tried one clip at a time and many clips at once, nothing works. I have many VO files and would like to c
AVID - Why Not?
by Rich Rubasch 4 years ago
Had a revelation yesterday... Many of us migrated from AVID to Final Cut 7 when Final Cut 7 cost 1 5 that of an AVID seat. Still, Final Cut 7 had its issues and we all complained about media managemen
Re: AVID - Why Not?
by Michael Harrington 4 years ago
AVID, FCP, FCPX, ADOBE, RESOLVE, Magnifying glass, develop solution and razor blade - whatever, I just want to edit. Whichever tool l I choose I want it to work as advertised and I don't want my proje
Adobe Encoder Not Faithfull?
by Michael Harrington 4 years ago
I'm wrapping up over 300-minutes of content for DVD and YouTube episodes and outputtng files using Encoder. I use a 33frame logo transition in numerous locations throughout the programs, it's a nested
How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed
by Michael Harrington 4 years ago
I'm doing 3 huge on location jobs this year, 100-150hr, each project, and I'm shooting Sony SXS cards transferring using brand new Macbook Pro with USB3 and Thunderbolt2. I need to make there's enough
Re: How fast is USB3 SXS Card Reader Transfer Speed
by Aaron Star 4 years ago
If you are interested, here is an article on USB 3.0 speeds and how your hardware might be holding back your transfer speeds. Faster USB 3.0 Performance You may want to ask your local Mac Genius if th
Conforming Movie, FCP 7, Matrox, HDW D1800 HDCAM, Reference Problem
by Michael Harrington 4 years ago
I'm conforming 2 features shot in HD several years ago and edited in DVCAM, now its time to conform to HD. I have a rented Sony HDW D-1800 for the weekend and setting it up with my FCP7, Matrox MXO2 M
Re: Conforming Movie, FCP 7, Matrox, HDW D1800 HDCAM, Reference Problem
by Michael Harrington 4 years ago
Yep, the fluid helped with manual edits. I also remember when the speed of a credit roll depended on how fast you cranked the handle on the graphics drum. White rub down letters on black cardboard mou
Mystery FCP 7 Spinning Wheel of death upon play
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I've been editing along for several weeks with few problems on my trusty MacPro FCP7 OSX 10.8.5 till now. I'm editing with a significant amount of footage, 7 cameras, 6 GoPro all converted to ProRes L
Re: Mystery FCP 7 Spinning Wheel of death upon play
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
BTW, my profile say Maverick, I'm on another patrician with the specs I gave in my post. I do not have any FW drives hooked up and I've unplugged my Matrox as I trouble shoot problem. Michael Harringt
Timecode off set calculator
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Anybody know of a timecode offset calculator Editors from tape based editing know what I mean while others may not. All my footage TC time of day free run with exception to the GoPros. I'm editing a p
Re: Timecode off set calculator
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Yes and Yes, same frame rate 1920 X 1080 59.97 and same DFTC, kinda surprised the GoPro in FCP 7 report DFTC. I use to do off set calculations in my head back in the day but some of these just become
Best Compression App?
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I've tried PAVTUBE, ProxyMill and a few others and all seem to have their own problems compressing and delivering what I need, simple things like recovering time code from original file. Whats a good
Re: Best Compression App?
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I can't afford Episode and I've tried a few $39 - $200 including ProxyMill but ran in to problems working with FCP 7 in 10.6.8, strange problems that make the developer scratch his head. I'm a week be
How to close and delete projects.
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I'm new to FCPX 10.1 and Maverick, I created a project I no longer need and when I attempt to delete it I get a message saying "Can't delete because it's in use". I assume the message refers to the pr
Re: How to close and delete projects.
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
No background task processing. I'm now attempting to delete a compound clip, I made this when I removed DSLR Camera audio and added clean audio from recorder. When I attempt to move it to trash it rep
FCPX Library File Size
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Is there a maximum FCPX Library File Size My system, Maverick and FCPX 10.1 runs sluggish with the project described below. Ive just started editing in FCPX and working on my first cut, imported 4500
Re: FCPX Library File Size
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Thanks for the info, huge help moving forward with FCPX 10.1. I remember all to well searching through hundreds of edits and source material trying to identify why FCP7 would not complete an output. B
FCPX 10.1 Organizing for Import
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I've been watching tutorials on FCPX 10.1 and noticing these tutorials start with a minimum number of media files and separate audio files to be synced and they are neatly named and in appropriate fol
Re: FCPX 10.1 Organizing for Import
by Michael Garber 5 years ago
My folder structure is generally the same as yours. When you say some days have numerous files spread across several folders, what do you mean On my last shoot, I created a folder with the day number
FCPX 10.1 Import Issue
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
I'm an experienced FCP editor making my way through tutorials and my first FCPX project. I'm attempting to import footage shot on Canon 70D and GoPros. When I import footage from GoPro folder I do not
Re: FCPX 10.1 Import Issue FIXED
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Thanks for the input. After lots of head scratching over this issue I decided to trash prefs and this fixed the problem of clips not appearing in my import window. Now I can continue with my tutorials
Monitor Problem
by Michael Harrington 8 years ago
I have the 30" Cinema Display for a few years now and working without problem till I must of accidentally hit a wrong setting yesterday. The problem is this, finder window now displays larger than the
Re: Monitor Problem
by Michael Harrington 8 years ago
Thanks for your replies, Yes, it was a newer feature I don't use. Control and Mouse to zoom the display, now I know a new feature. Michael Harrington Mac Pro, Dual Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2.66 GHz, 12 GB
kernal panic
by Michael Harrington 10 years ago
I guess I WAS one of the lucky ones, been using MAC since the days before my MAC SE20, more recently G4 then G5 and have never had a kernal panic till now. I'm now on a, see specs below, and have had
Re: kernal panic
by Michael Harrington 10 years ago
I reckon I was one of the not so SMART ones and did not back up prior to installing Snow Leopard and FCP7. When I upgraded both on my laptop without incident I figured all would be safe on my desktop
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