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Member Since:
February 17th 2004
43 Posts
Location:
London, UK
Visualising a composition's FOV within a pre-comp
by Oli da Costa 7 years ago
Is there a way to visualise a top-level comp's field of view, i.e. the 16:9 window of a top-level comp, within a pre-comp that's being animated To clarify, I am animating several parts within a scene
Re: Visualising a composition's FOV within a pre-comp
by Oli da Costa 7 years ago
Hi Ted, I think I understand what you mean...will give it a try! Oli Oli da Costa Fraktiv Post Production
Setting for AJ-HDX900 for FCP scene/start/stop detection via FW
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi, I am an editor working on an on-going TV series all shot on an AJ-HDX900. We're hoping to shoot a 25x1hr series next year (all shot on the same camera, to tape, not a NanoFlash, etc), but I am loo
Re: Setting for AJ-HDX900 for FCP scene/start/stop detection via FW
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Cheers Mark...think I have an email address for her...will give it a try! Oli da Costa Fraktiv Post Production London W1
DV Start/stop with Panasonic AJ-HDX900 + AJ-HD1400
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi, does anyone know for certain whether FCP 7's DV start stop detection can be made to work with HD (1080i50 25PsF) media shot on an AJ-HDX900 and captured via firewire using FCP's default DVCPro HD
Re: DV Start/stop with Panasonic AJ-HDX900 + AJ-HD1400
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi Michael, thanks for the reply. We actually tried free-run on 2 of this year's shows and both FCP and I hated it, so I can say that I fully agree with your opinion. However, I'm yet to find any soft
Possible AJA GEN10 issue
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi, I have one of these units and am working on a 1080i50 (PAL) project, using 2 FCP edit suites and 1 Matrox Axio suite. I have the GEN10 set up to all the appropriate settings that I require (DIP 1
Re: Possible AJA GEN10 issue
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi David, they're very short...less than 4m each. However, without any further fettling (I promise), the 2nd Mac suite now displays 'reference connected'...go figure! I'll keep an eye on it as if this
Interlaced graphics with psf footage
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi, I am working on a TV series which is all shot DVCPro HD 1080PsF25. I know and understand that this material is technically interlaced (so progressive within an interlaced container), but I have a
Re: Interlaced graphics with psf footage
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi Jeremy, no probs at all, I appreciate you taking a look! I've had another look at 3ds max (I'm doing the modeling and rendering too), and whilst it assures me that the field order is set correctly,
CS5 ... Release Date - Maybe the change is coming ?...
by Craig RussillRoy 10 years ago
After starting out on FCP 1.5 a long long time ago I am now in a interesting situation regarding the arrival of CS5 and a true new workflow (mercury engine) I really wish Apple was a little more trans
Re: CS5 ... Release Date - Maybe the change is coming ?...
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
As a fervent Adobe guy for over 10 years (only having recently dipped a toe in the FCS water, but finding it not too bad...), I have to say that the momentum is certainly with PPro, and have found tha
Using Vegas 9 Pro as an HD MXF ingest station
by Oli da Costa 10 years ago
Hi, I'm looking for an MXF ingest solution as I need to edit cross-platform on a variety of NLEs and other post software using platform-agnostic video media files (ie not mov or avi), and noticed that
LONDON, UK: Video/GFX/Sound editor wanted for long-term freelance work
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Fraktiv (based in Soho, London, UK) is looking for an freelance video editor to work as a junior assistant editor on a 15-part TV series (15x1hr, all HD), commencing March April 2010. Due to productio
House sync...genlock...what the?
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Hi, I run a small post company with 2 HD suites (1x PC, 1x Mac) and I've always been able to make do with hooking up VTRs for recording and digitising (everything from Beta to HDCAM SR) avoiding using
Re: House sync...genlock...what the?
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Hi Mike, that may well be, but it's a pretty insulting attitude to take and trying to justify it by citing examples from the 70's doesn't proved any points or make things any better. I appreciate Bob'
Premiere Pro
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
This might sound like a dumb question, but would there be anything to stop you using Ki Pro-captured assets in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 on a Mac rather than FCP As far as I remember, I can open, play, e
Re: Premiere Pro
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Thanks Jeremy, much appreciated! Oli da Costa Fraktiv Post Production London W1
Multibridge Pro/Eclipse - COLD-swap
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to find out work out, whether it is possible to buy a single Multibridge device and use it on two systems - one PC, one Mac. Basically, I use these two workstations day in, day out for
Re: Multibridge Pro/Eclipse - COLD-swap
by Oli da Costa 11 years ago
Hi Kristian, Thanks for the confirmation! Regards, OliOli da Costa Fraktiv Post Production London W1
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