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Pat Horridge

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Sound Assistant / Technical Operator in Post Production
by Pat Horridge 3 weeks ago
Vacancy: Sound Assistant Technical Operator in Post Production The Sound Assistant Technical Operator joins VET s talented Resource Team and reports to the Post Production Director. Technical training
Single AMA clip offline, the rest are fine
by Doug Hubbard 4 weeks ago
Hi, I've been ingesting a bunch of Sony FS7 media with the usual AMA link-then-transcode method. Everything has been going fine, but I just got to a card where just one clip from the card shows as off
Re: Single AMA clip offline, the rest are fine
by Pat Horridge 4 weeks ago
It's not a spanned clip is it The rest of the clip maybe on a different card Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy onli
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Relink DNxHD 36 to Original Media
by Daniel Masciari 1 month ago
Hi all, I hope this isn't too complicated an issue. For a recent Avid project, I imported the original media into a bin as DNxHD 36 footage so that I could edit at a lower resolution, and now that I a
Re: Relink DNxHD 36 to Original Media
by Pat Horridge 4 weeks ago
Renaming clips in Avid has no negative impact. Clip names are user information fields. The simple fix is to batch import the sequence. Make sure to tick the bottom tick box to use current settings and
avid edit suite
by ken warner 1 month ago
Please help For years my best friend and I filmed concerts and done video work around the lake with cannon xl1 after wearing them out we bought a few sony betacam sp and sx also we picked up a whole e
Re: avid edit suite
by Pat Horridge 1 month ago
Send it all to recycling. Seriously tech that old beeds an experienced hand to manage. And to be honest its just too far past sell by. I bet the 6 drives are all SCSI and if lucky you have 50GB storag
Doc in Avid working off 4TB hard drives
by Ben Northenor 1 month ago
I just got brought on to a Doc as an AE. I found out that their 4K media is on about 12 - 4TB hard drives. Does anyone have any advice on staying organized in this kind of working environment I want t
Re: Doc in Avid working off 4TB hard drives
by Pat Horridge 1 month ago
Madness to try and work direct online with that much media. Sounds like no post production plan exists. Thats like making a car journey with no map! There needs to be a plan. How is the finishing beib
Could Resolve 12 kills traditional NLEs ?
by Fred Jean 1 month ago
Is it the end of the roundtrippin saga I'm quite impressed I must say, maybe probably more than with the latest years on Autodesk Smoke. Considering also that BM owns Eyeon Fusion...(and this is also
Re: Could Resolve 12 kills traditional NLEs ?
by Pat Horridge 1 month ago
No question yet more work will move onro resolve. But its still not got tge ribust media management a lot of editing work needs. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Fre
Ripping commercial DVDs
by adam kurnitz 1 month ago
Hey Guys, I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for this. If it's not, I apologize. I am cutting a documentary and we are at the phase where we are replacing temp archival with hi-res masters. A f
Re: Ripping commercial DVDs
by Pat Horridge 1 month ago
In most countries its an offence to "rip" DVD or bluray content and the license that is used during replication of DVD & Bluray masters even prohibits the copyright owners from breaching the copy prot
Avid automatically applies colour correction
by Dave Edwards 1 month ago
I'm in Multi-Camera mode and I applied a few test colour corrections to the first segments of the timeline to each of three cameras. Since then a colour correction is applied automatically to each seg
Re: Avid automatically applies colour correction
by Pat Horridge 1 month ago
Isn't that what you need A multicam clip is made up of separate camera master clips. Apply a colour correction to one part of that masterclip and it should be applied to all Pat Horridge Technical Dir
Premiere Pro: Nonsmooth Dissolve Transitions, Why is That?
by David Laurent 2 months ago
On Premiere Pro, when I put two different unconnected clips together and add a dissolve transition in between for smoothness, parts of the following & previous scenes that were cut out appear in the f
Re: Premiere Pro: Nonsmooth Dissolve Transitions, Why is That?
by Pat Horridge 2 months ago
Are the clips from a longer piece of material Sounds like your clips arent seperate. The disolve needs additional frames after the end and additional frames before the start. To fix trim the end of th
Deseperatly searching the Avid MC 4.0.5 update for win XP
by Frédéric Legay 2 months ago
Hi folks, I've recently reinstalled an old version of a Avid MC 4 (a license legally purchased), with an Avid guy who helped me to desinstal it for a new installation, BUT (there is a BUT) as you know
Re: Deseperatly searching the Avid MC 4.0.5 update for win XP
by Pat Horridge 2 months ago
Avid had to remove the older installers as they used code that Avid no longer had a license to distribute. I imagine Avid had the option to negotiate a new license and incur a fee we'd all end up subs
Why should we use premiere?
by Scott Cumbo 2 months ago
I'm just curious as too other peoples opinions on this... First I'll tell you a little background. I work on 2 live sports shows for Viacom Spike TV, we cut all the non-live elements for those shows (
Re: Why should we use premiere?
by Pat Horridge 2 months ago
How long will the hardware that runs FCP legacy keep working How fast can you turnaround a repair of a dead system How will that impact you delivery ability. Is running an old OS a security issue As l
Job oppertunity London Post House Audio Protools
by Pat Horridge 2 months ago
VET is looking for a tech op ProTools Asst and someone who can record V Os. Additional duties will be edit asst (Avid mainly) and some encoding. We image the person will have been a runner and tech as
Re: Job oppertunity London Post House Audio Protools
by Ty Ford 2 months ago
Hello PAt and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum. There is also a Jobs page on the site. https: jobs.creativecow.net Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio : Ty Ford's Audio
GUI video playback in EDIT window is very jittery / stuttery - output over SDI is fine, so is color page.
by Nat Jencks 3 months ago
This is something I've been wondering about for awhile, it doesn't bother me much since I spend 99 % of my time in the color page and I'm playing out to an SDI projector and display, but why is the pl
Re: GUI video playback in EDIT window is very jittery / stuttery - output over SDI is fine, so is color page.
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
It's always been like that. But as the edit functions where so poor it mattered little. Unless V12 improves the edit playback performance those new edit functions will be of little use. Pat Horridge T
Clone media hard disks or xfer via Windows explorer?
by John Keating 3 months ago
I was talking to the DIT on the pilot that I have been freelancing on. I asked him if I should clone my raw media files or is it ok to simply drag and drop via windows explorer. I have heard a number
Re: Clone media hard disks or xfer via Windows explorer?
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
OS based file copies don't do a checksum verify so there is a very small risk of undetected data corruption. So the question is just how important is the media Not important enough to use a process th
Long wait time when toggling from other software to MC 8.3
by John McMullin 3 months ago
I'm using MC8.3 on a highly spec'd Z820 with a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card, Desktop Video Utility 10.4, NVideo Driver 340.84. When I'm staying in the Avid, it works OK. My big problem is that my job
Re: Long wait time when toggling from other software to MC 8.3
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
It could be AMA database scanning and it's possible that was one of the improvements in V8.3.1 On standalone systems (non shared storage) the AMA management doesn't bring anything at all and in fact c
16-bit or 24-bit audio?
by Oscar Gotti 9 months ago
Hello, In my sequence there is a mix of audio files, some with 16-bit audio and some with 24-bit audio. What is the difference Is it just safer to export in 24-bit every time And if I have a 16-bit se
Re: 16-bit or 24-bit audio?
by Pat Horridge 7 months ago
If it's 48KHz it's likely to be 16bit. 192Khz should be ok for AAC audio. 320Kbps may sound slightly better. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials a
Importing an avid project with dnxhd-mxf into premiere pro cs6?
by stefan baumgartner 12 months ago
Hi there, I have an avid project which I would like to transfer to premiere pro cs6. I exported .aaf from the Media Composer imported it into PPro and tried to connect with the Avid Media Files which
Re: Importing an avid project with dnxhd-mxf into premiere pro cs6?
by Pat Horridge 12 months ago
Yes you can use AAF to move a sequence and move the MXF media over. But not all the effects will translate so it works better with simple edits. I'd normally provide a guide video mixdown and then rem
Broadcast
by Stepan Ko 1 year ago
Hello all So the question is... Submitting for broadcast! I understand the basics but if people could correct me and add I would really appreciate it (Or maybe there is a whitepaper on this somewhere
Re: Broadcast
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
VET doesn't run any scheduled online courses as such. We mainly delver short courses of a day to 3 days and there's a lot to cover to bring an online editor upto broadcast delivery standard. We do cou
When is the next update?
by Dustin Parsons 1 year ago
I'm excited about the next update for Premiere but am curious if anyone knows when it will be released The new masking tool looks cool but what I'm most looking forward to the inclusion of some keyboa
Re: When is the next update?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Why do they have to keep subscribers happy We're all paying our monthly subscription fees updates or not. That's why I preferred the old idea of paying for updates. More incentive to innovate then. Le
Considering a move from Premiere Pro
by Steve Brame 1 year ago
Because of other issues I discussed in a separate post, it was decided that I should uninstall reinstall PPro CC and see if that cleared things up. That was done overnight, and this morning, when I op
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Allison Willford liked this 1 year ago
Re: Considering a move from Premiere Pro
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
Well being a moderator on the Avid community forums I can say thetes great support there. And Avids official support has always been top notch. With the new Media Composer 8 subscription model all use
Web and Broadcast - progressive or interlaced
by Gavin Williams 1 year ago
Hi Am shooting footage that will end up on the web and broadcast - I am using a C100 with the Ninja 2. Should I shoot progressive or interlaced And which is easier to convert to the other in post Than
Re: Web and Broadcast - progressive or interlaced
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
You can deinterlace interlaced footage but making progressive into interlaced is harder. However most broadcasters will take P content as long as its in an I timeline. It depends on what you content i
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Aaron Barton 2 years ago
Hey everyone, Do any of you have any advice on calibrating broadcast monitors other than calling in a technician I've been trying to research for a lower cost solution, but I can't seem to find anythi
Re: Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
There are a few issues to consider. Firstly monitors change as they age. So you need to regularly re-calibrate to ensure they are accurate. We have a Sony Grade 1 HD CRT and that is calibrated before
The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
With Mavericks, QTX player only supports H264 and ProRes. Other codecs in MOV containers are converted to these two codecs. Presumably this also includes uncompressed media, which FCP X can still expo
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Re: The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Last I heard H265 was expevted 2014. The same quality as H264 but half tge fike size. But 3 times tge encoding decoding effort. Si that 2 hour H264 encide will now take 6 hours! And its in an aging QT
Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Finally got our new Z800 running Resilve 8.2 We'd built it to the BM config spec but had issues with the Quadro 4000 card and the lack of 280.26 driver support. We even ordered a GTX 580 3GB card as a
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Ben Scott liked this 3 years ago
Re: Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Sorry for the delay! My solution was to install the Quadro 4000 drivers and then install the GTX 580 drivers. I think the 580 drivers end up being the ones in use but as the GPU card is the most impor
New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Damien Letexier 2 years ago
Hi guys, Here is my first post, even if I have been following the cow for a while now ! I am lost regarding the variety of monitors you can use. I know that for HD-TV you should set your monitor to RE
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Re: New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
First off all "TVs" differ in the way they look and thats before tge user starts tweaking with all tge menus. So comparing to a TV is a lost cause. That's why we use reference monitors that should sho
LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Scott Goddard 2 years ago
As LTO6 is now shipping I am looking to round up a few solutions to fit different (mostly low) budgets. These would be mainly single desktop drive with a SAS controller (PCI) Mac based setup. My quest
Re: LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
Of course the StorageDNA job software and MiniMAM creates an Archive catalogue and you can search that without the tape being present and compile a restore "ticket" ready to run against the actual tap
importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Martin Halm 3 years ago
i have an avid MC 6 project using only AMA files (canon 5d)and some titels and background clips made in avid (DNxHD 185) importing the AAF in resolve works fine - i gave the original files a tape name
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Re: importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
If you need to pass a videomixdown or similar. Then in Avid export it as a file and either re-import or AMA it. But as said the grade should be Raw elements not titles or effects. Pat Horridge Technic
CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Anyone using CATDV as a front end to StorageDNA LTO-5 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 F +44 (0
Re: CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
We got our StorageDNA setup just after xmas and it took us a day to set it up. We went with the 8 tape library setup. So we have a 1U rack mont unit that houses the LTO-% drive and 2 magazines that ho
Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Peter Chamberlain 3 years ago
Hello all, I'm pleased to report that we have tested the late 2012 21" and 27" iMac 13,2 systems and both are suitable for Resolve 9.0.4. The specific configs we tested are 21.3" iMac 13,2 with 3.1 GH
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Re: Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
The Z820s have PCIe 3 buses presumably if you can get a PCIe 3 GPU card(s) that will have an impact on throughput Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Edi
Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 346 13960#13960 Interesting thread, especially this post by Gary Bettan: ( As a note, in case you are unaware, the DIY designations are specs for do-it-yourself bui
Re: Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
I think they're spot on and many folks have seen the writing on the wall for this for some time now. Apple and FCP-X is going to be the way forward for an increasing amount of content creation and tha
Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by bryson jones 3 years ago
May offend some, but this is a real-world case where no one knew what asset was approved and which one was "not to be used!" http: www.nydailynews.com news national denver-station-airs-fake-dirty-cove
Re: Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
The other danger of being to organised before implementing (or looking at a DAM) is that you can end up being inflexible and trying to bend the solution to fit your current needs. Whilst most products
CATDV and VidChecker
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
I see VidChecker can talk to a MAM via API. Has anyone actually got that to work http: www.vidcheck.com vidchecker.asp Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Productio
Re: CATDV and VidChecker
by bryson jones 3 years ago
We've been contracted to do it for a post house in LA but only via drop folder. (Yeah, that's cheating.) We will likely do a full integration in a later phase. It's a SOAP http API so there'll have to
The Patent Thing
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
Interesting article on Gizmodo where Jesus Diaz argues that the Apple patent victory is a huge win for computing. In part... "The truth is that Apple's win only kills the shit smartphones and the unim
Re: The Patent Thing
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Interesting for me as I have a first hand experience of how the Apple Samsung dispute seems to be panning out. I used to Own an iPhone and had it 18 months. Nice device but I became frustrated by how
So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
Branching off from the thread about Avid selling off its consumer line of products and seemingly gloomy financial outlook (http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 38711), what happens if Avid can't
Re: So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Nothing really unexpected here. Makes sense to rationalize the product portfolio. Staffing reductions would logically follow that. Impossible to know what is going on behind closed doors but check out
desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Jack Niedenthal 3 years ago
Using iMac i7, Lion 10.7.4, FCPX 10.05 with all event project files booting from an external hard drive. I did a lot of work on a full length feature film yesterday, everything went fine. Never had a
Re: desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
We don't edit with FCPX, only do training for others on it currently. But I find it hard to believe it doesn't have autosaves and a attic for recovery of work. However I suspect it's all embedded in t
Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Rick Lang 3 years ago
http: www.blackmagic-design.com products blackmagiccinemacamera workflow Blackmagic Design specifically mentions it s new cinema camera is perfect" for use with Apple s Final Cut Pro X editor. I under
Re: Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
I can appreciate that but there is a lot of interest from Avid users. There's been a massive move from FCP to Avid and from the FCP side round tripping via color is very similar to Avid round tripping
Service: VET Ltd
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
London England, United Kingdom Broadcasting   DVD   Training VET Ltd Television Production     DVD and Blu-ray Authoring     Filmmaking BTEC in engineering. Various Sony
Black Magic HD Extreme 3D+ Analogue Inputs
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Setting up on an Avid V6 and SDI with embedded Audio works fine but if I select Analogue XLR audio and SDI video I get no audio input. However if I select Composite or SVideo with XLR analogue Audio I
Decklink HD Extreme 3D and Media Composer 1 frame timecode offest
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
Sorry crossed posted int he Avid forum as well: But have setup 2 new systems with the Decklink Extreme cards for Media Composer V6 and installed the 9.5 driver. Testing using BITC capture of SDI SD co
FCPX on multiple computers?
by Shane Trowbridge 3 years ago
I bought X a few months back for my one macbook pro. I am now working on a second Macbook pro and I want to put X on it as well. I was under the impression that you could put X on multiple computers w
Re: FCPX on multiple computers?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
It's not so different to the old legacy FCP A simple serial number. No real protection. Pretty sure Apple where happy for ftudents and the like to "share" and help FCP spread. Because every copy neede


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