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Paul Thurston

Paul Thurston
Casilla 207-11
Santiago, Chile

e-mail: paulthurston@yahoo.com
Paul is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)
Member Since:
June 11th 2004
353 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Santiago, Chile
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NAB 2017 Party & After Hour Meeting Central
by Paul Thurston 3 years ago
NAB 2017 party or get together list (Who's the host, address, time, and date.)
RAID Confusion on a PC...
by Gerry Cast 4 years ago
Hi, I've been reading here, but still am stumped. I currently has a 5 Bay Sans Digital RAID array connected to my PC with an estata cable to a RAID card. My array sometimes just "disappears" and I hav
Re: RAID Confusion on a PC...
by Paul Thurston 4 years ago
Now I thought about the symptoms you describe and based on my experience, you may have a driver that is conflicting with another driver, you have a driver that is damaged, you may have a driver that c
Terminated normalled patch panel question
by Paul Thurston 4 years ago
Hello members of the pasture. What s the advantage, if any, for Tri-level sync, HD SDI, and AES EBU AES-ID3 (75 Ohms) signals when using a terminated normalled patch panel over a non-terminated normal
NAB 2014 : What to expect from Adobe
by José Luis Martínez Díaz 6 years ago
I'm just drooling from the other side of the world, unable to enjoy this year' NAB. Any ideas or rumors about what can we expect from Adobe this NAB . Cheers, Jose
Re: NAB 2014 : What to expect from Adobe
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
Here's what I hope to hear: -All FX accelerated by GPU cards. -SMPTE wipes that have at least 1024 variable positions. -Waveform, Vectorscope, and Program Out, concurrently on the GUI. -Confidence dia
SONY CineAlta Event at NAB 2014
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
Location: The Mirage Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd. Time: 7PM 9:30PM Date: Monday, April 7, 2014. More info here: http: tinyurl.com k9mnelf ---------------------------------------------
Re: SONY CineAlta Event at NAB 2014
by Ralph Hajik 6 years ago
Hi Paul, I'm scheduled for the presentation Sony on April 6 but, I think I'll attend on April 7 instead and thanks for the invitation. Ralph Hajik Happy Travels http: www.RJTravelMedia.com
Free Exhibits-only code NAB 2014
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
So who will grace us with their Free Exhibits-only code Roll the drums please: ----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Re: Free Exhibits-only code NAB 2014
by Ralph Hajik 6 years ago
Hello NAB readers, If your going to Las Vegas attending the NAB convention and if you need a code for the exhibit only, use code: 2014 Ralph Hajik Happy Travels http: www.RJTravelMedia.com
IMSourcing: What does it mean?
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
What does Seagate-IMSourcing mean I searched online for a Seagate Savvio 10K.6 ST600MM0026 Drive and found some resellers using the term, "Seagate-IMSourcing," in the product description. When directl
Re: IMSourcing: What does it mean?
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
If I understand this correctly then, Ingram Micro purchased these drives. Then setup a company called IMSourcing to resell these items. IMSourcing then resold on the open market these drives to variou
Discovery Channel's Producers Portal.... Any experience?
by Tim Frechette 9 years ago
Good Day, I have a great idea for a 1 hour tv show and am looking into the Discovery Channels Producer Portal and am wondering if anyone has dealt with them before I am trying to get a sense of what t
Re: Discovery Channel's Producers Portal.... Any experience?
by Paul Thurston 6 years ago
How to get your show idea off the ground. It s been now two years since I was here and I d like to share some insight to all those who would like to make a show but don t know how to make it appear on
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will adding a second Nvidia4000 speed up rendering
by Anhtu Vu 7 years ago
i'm running PP CS6 on a 12 core Z800, 24 GB ram, Nvidia 4000 and AJA K3G. I was wondering if i would gain more render speed by adding a second Nvidia4000 Thx
Re: will adding a second Nvidia4000 speed up rendering
by Paul Thurston 7 years ago
The answer is no. Folks have tried using an Nvidia Quadro 2000 with two Nvidia Tesla C2075 cards with success, yet that requires a motherboard that can handle the bandwidth, number of cards and a prog
Quadro 4000 shuts down during long preview renders and export encodes
by Bruce N. Goren 7 years ago
CS6 on Win7 64bit Ultimate. If I render long previews or export through Media Encoder the nVidia shuts down after a few hundred frames and I have to do a cold boot and start-up through Windows Restore
Re: Quadro 4000 shuts down during long preview renders and export encodes
by Paul Thurston 7 years ago
Hi Bruce, When your computer monitor is TCO' 03 power management compatible, it means your monitor will go into sleep mode whenever it detects there is no movement of the mouse or keyboard after a mea
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The Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.2) update has just been released!
by Kevin Monahan 8 years ago
Hi guys, The new Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.2) update has just been released! Here's a blog post with details: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.2) update: Maximus functionality and bug fixes Kevin Monahan S
Re: The Premiere Pro CS5.5 (5.5.2) update has just been released!
by Paul Thurston 8 years ago
Hi Kevin, could you kindly discuss in more detail the improvement of the Nvidia Maximus configuration The Tesla C2075 card and the Quadro 6000 card appear to be identical cards. If a PC computer had b
anyone with D9 experience? I have a challenge.
by Richard Miller 9 years ago
Ok, Ill try to keep this focused. Gear: KY-27BU , BR-D40U, and a BR-D85U Deck. one DS-124 tape. background, went to broadcast school in the pre digital age. been wanting to start a video production bu
Re: anyone with D9 experience? I have a challenge.
by Paul Thurston 9 years ago
Here's what the JVC DCL-5 head cleaning tape looks like: http: www.broadcaststore.com store model_detail.cfm id=17399 ----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Dealing with a potentially "not paying" client
by Andrei-Cristian Murgescu 10 years ago
Hello To keep it short, I'm about to finish a motion graphics project for an American client and I have a vague feeling in my guts that I might not get paid. This is our first collaboration and until
Getting paid
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Perhaps I can be of assistance here. The I-9 form is used when a person INSIDE the United States of America performs work. This form lets the US Government know, should there be an audit, if YOU (the
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Attending NAB 2010
by Ralph Hajik 10 years ago
Hi Ron & Kathlyn, I plan on attending the NAB 2010 and look forward to seeing both of you. I'll be leaving for a trip to Dubai to see the worlds tallest building, the only 7 star hotel (Borj El Arab H
Re: Attending NAB 2010
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi Ron, Did the e-mail invites get sent Paul
Wireless HD-SDI?
by Matt Larson 10 years ago
My company is looking into the CW-5HD wireless HD-SDI transmission system for field production. Has anyone had any experience with this unit, or thoughts on other makes models that do the same thing T
Re: Not for broadcast?
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Wow, thanks for the info. ----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Chile adopts Japanese ISDB-T for broadcast.
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi Bovine members, Just thought to let you know Chile adopted the Japanese ISDB-T for broadcast today. Regards, Paul ----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Avatar
by Mike Cohen 10 years ago
After over a decade without a blockbuster movie, James Cameron has been teasing us with news of his 3D epic "Avatar." Today the first trailer appeared on Apple's website, no doubt elsewhere, and I hav
Avatar
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi everyone. I'm sure some of you are aware that EW articles are sometimes just PR. Having said that, the question remains... why show only one reel and out of order sequences Well... My gut feeling s
Screenwriting
by Mike Cohen 10 years ago
Over the years I have dabbled in screenwrting, for my own amusement. Back in high school I discovered a number of fanciful stories living in the depths of my brain, and I started writing things down.
Save this tip
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi Mike, If you are serious about writing these stories in screenplay format, and seriously want to make sure they become something that can make money as a filmed story... Then get this book: Name: S
salary pricing for off continent work
by Marie Dennis 10 years ago
Hello oh wise ones, I have a unique opportunity coming up and it is a huge leap forward in my career. I am new to being freelance, and the position being offered isn't exactly a freelance position. I
salary
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Ha! I've seen this before. Here's how it's going to happen. 1. The salary you will negotiate has already been set. It doesn't matter what number you give them, you will still get paid what has been es
Romancing the day rate
by Mick Haensler 10 years ago
Hey Everyone Haven't been here in a while. I've been getting a lot of still photography jobs lately so have been hanging out in those type of forums. Anyway, I got contacted by a production company th
day rate
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi Mick, What do you tell somebody that was completely underpaid, bait and switched, and asked to do it again The fact of the matter that you learned new stuff is beside the point. The issue is that y
Looking for a better web host
by walter biscardi 10 years ago
I've been using BlueHost.com for about the past three years and when I first signed on, we got great speed and really good media playback. Now all we're getting is hammered with spam and videos that c
Better web host...
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Hi Walter, You know what, if you can afford it, I recommend having your own stuff in your shack. Verizon Communications offers a top speed of 50Mb s for downloads and 20Mb s for uploads with its FiOS
Adobe Premiere (A DISSAPOINTMENT)
by Jason Harris 10 years ago
ok i will admit adobe has its strengths, and dont get me wrong I LOVE some of their products, but i have been seeing a downhill slide in certain things, and please lets not tell me its MY system, besi
Something to check out II
by Paul Thurston 10 years ago
Here s something else, If you captured the video via Firewire and your timeline setup is not for PAL DV video, the video will flicker on playback. PAL DV has the video fields reversed from NTSC DV vid
NLE Unreliability
by david grantham 11 years ago
I am getting - I hope - to the finish of a project which has been my worst-ever professional experience. The manufacturer specifier of the hardware software combination on which I have been working ha
Unreliability
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Things to look for: 1) The motherboard (has a bottle neck that cannot be fixed) 2) The hardrive array (it's not giving you at least 200MB s) 3) The hardrive is connected to a controller that is defect
low NAB hotel rates for 2009
by Bob Zelin 11 years ago
If you go to www.nabshow.com, you will see VERY low hotel rates for the NAB show. The Imperial Palace only costs $40 per nite ! And there is a free shuttle from the hotel to the NAB show. Bob Zelin
Re: low NAB hotel rates for 2009
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Great!----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Memory / Performance / 64bit question
by Dene Wilby 11 years ago
Hi all I'm wanting to upgrade to Premiere CS4 for it's AVCHD capabilities. However, this is going to involve quite a bit of cash so wanted to ask a couple of questions first mainly about computer perf
CS4 and Vista
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi, Vista Home Premium as well as Vista Home Basic, supports only ONE physical CPU, but multiple cores. These versions of Vista should not be used for CS4. For 64-bit computing on Vista OS and CS4 con
CS4 and Vista
by Harvey Goldberg 11 years ago
I had so much trouble with Vista, I blew it out and went back to XP. Premiere CS3 works fine in XP and if I'm missing something I don't know about it. So the question is, if I buy one of the new CS4 p
Re: CS4 and Vista
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi, Vista Home Premium as well as Vista Home Basic, supports only ONE physical CPU, but multiple cores. These versions of Vista should not be used for CS4. For 64-bit computing on Vista OS and CS4 con
Please forgive this post!
by Paul Campbell 11 years ago
Guys, sorry to ask this one here. Does anyone know what the frame rate of a Sony Handycam DCR-SR80 is I found all of the specs (mpeg-2 format, etc), but frame rate isn't listed. I'd like to be able to
post
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi Paul, The Sony Handycam DCR-SR80 is an NTSC frame rate product. This standard definition camcorder runs at 29.97 frames per second interlace and records the video onto a hard drive as MPEG-2 video.
HDW650F HDCAM HD Camcorder
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi, Sony's new HDW650F HDCAM Camcorder can be found here. Regards, Paul
System Integrator for Production Studio Upgrade
by Don Gordoni 11 years ago
Please recommend system integrators for a Production Studio Upgrade. We are planning on replacing our JVC GY-DV550 cameras, upgrading to SDI, installing a tapeless deck, upgrading the studio monitors,
Studio Upgrade
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi Don, Normally two routes are followed my most organizations that want to do what you need done. 1. You have a local person, a video engineer or somebody who has integrated equipment before, visit y
CS3 and WIN XP 64-bit, looking for user review...
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Hi, Are you using Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium with Windows XP 64-bit How did it turn out (compared to a WIN XP 32-bit setup) Where there any installations issues Any bugs to watch out fo
CS3 and WIN XP 64-bit
by Paul Thurston 11 years ago
Thanks Dylan, So in this computer setup, you do not have a video capture card... Is that correct -Paul----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer Chile
Want to avoid technical issues overseas
by Tom Nelson 12 years ago
I'm traveling to the UK with my company's DVX100 - I'm a bit concerned about the cycling rate of the lights I'm renting. I'm sure some of you have had a successful trip to Europe while still shooting
Re: Want to avoid technical issues overseas
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi Tom, The electrical power in the UK is 220V 50Hz. So your light will need a lamp that works with 220V 50Hz. You'll also need to stop by a local hardware store to get the right type of electrical pl
Difference in camcorders?
by Robert Storm 12 years ago
First off, I'd like to apologize, I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for this post. I'm just looking for advice about camcorders in general, not specifically cannon or panasonic camcorders, so
The secret
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
If you ever have a problem again with B&H, feel free to contact Henry Posner via e-mail at: henryp(at)bhphotovideo.com. ----------------------------------------------- Paul Thurston Producer - Directo
Sony CineAlta Lounge at NAB 2008 invitation
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Please join us for a celebration of Digital Cinematography with special guests, Dean Semler, Tom Houghton and Romeo Tirone who will discuss the art and application of digital acquisition for televisio
Sony CineAlta Lounge at NAB 2008 invitation
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Please join us for a celebration of Digital Cinematography with special guests, Dean Semler, Tom Houghton and Romeo Tirone who will discuss the art and application of digital acquisition for televisio
Technical question B4 mount to Canon SLR lense adapter
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Dear John and Steve, I
My posts get cut so will try later in the day
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
My posts get cut so will try later in the day..."The price of failure is immense, but the profits of success ... are far greater." -William Ouchi
24P question
by randy Strome 12 years ago
This relates to Mark's question from a bit ago. Why is it that the 24P footage we are seeing looks so much more jumpy than 24 (P) from film. Considering slow shutter speeds such as 48 from Matt's exam
24P answer
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
When you telecine transfer a 35mm film to video and the result is for NTSC frame rate, it gets transfered at 23.976 fps (23.98 fps). It also is captured as RGB 4:4:4 and not Y, R-Y, B-Y (YUV) 4:2:2. T
Wattage of a Xena Lse card?
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi, while selecting parts for a computer for an Lse card, I realized I need to first figure out what power supply I should get (how many watts I need). I added the wattage of most of the items I would
For Ramona
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi Ramona: I
Tyan Tempest i5000XT + Lse card + Intel case SC5400 Help
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi Tim, I'm about to build a computer for a future purchase of an Lse card and came upon a question that maybe you may be able to answer. I was checking out AJA
thank you
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
I appreciate the info. Regards, -Paul
Gamut errors, what are they?
by hamish boyd 12 years ago
Ok, heres the thing, I have supplied probably over 50 tvcs in the last couple of years for a particular client for broadcast. They are graphical tvcs all made in After Effects. Very quick to do and I
they?
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Gamut errors are USUALLY, with minor exceptions, generated when the Luma of a particular video image goes over 100 IRE and those offending parts have no color representation (in other words, the info
Multibridge Eclipse and Intel
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hello pasture inhabitants, Have any of you had success installing a Multibridge Eclipse in an Intel rack-optimized server system SR2520SASX (S5000VSA motherboard with Intel Server Chassis SR2520) Here
Timecode break advice PLEASE!
by Randi43082 12 years ago
I have several digital betacam tapes that are full of timecode breaks. I need to find a way that I can give these tapes new timecode without recording over picture and audio. Does anyone have any idea
Re: Timecode break advice PLEASE!
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
This scenario, which happens more often than not, has various solutions... 1. The expensive way... Make a copy of your tape to a new tape. (Most Editors prefer this option... Producers hate it... unle
power converter/carnet
by Saya Hillman 12 years ago
Hi there - Will be shooting in Rwanda and am curious about power converters electricity there is 230V 50Hz . Many of the converters I've done research on have bad reviews, usually 'it blew a fuse upon
Re: power converter/carnet
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi, Most camera power supplies battery chargers these days are 100-260v AC, so you probably will not need a power converter to run your camera or battery charger. Some older equipment will only operat
DigiBeta Re-Sale Value
by Whitlock Dunbar 12 years ago
Anyone know of a reliable site to help find the resale value of Digital Beta decks and cameras and well as locating a reputable broker
Re: DigiBeta Re-Sale Value
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
You could also try here: http: newprovideo.com index.shtml
Baggage Size Restriction
by Jim Cunningham 12 years ago
Just a heads-up to all you video voyagers. Recently, AirTran charge me for an over-sized bag (the one I ship my tripod and some light stands...total weight 44lbs) it was 64.5 inch (that's height+widt
Re: Baggage Size Restriction
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
It's true, Videography Magazine had suggested that putting your tripod into a golf bag, the type that has a hard shell inside is the cheapest, safest way to ship your tripod on an airplane. -Paul
Calibrating Color From Tape Footage, Setup?
by Nick Lovell 12 years ago
Hello! I am working for the online marketing division of a studio and we have a modest but growing video department. We're now hitting the point where we will need to be able to deliver color-accurate
Re: Calibrating Color From Tape Footage, Setup?
by Paul Thurston 12 years ago
Hi Nick, This is the best way to do this. 1. The video MUST be output and captured into your computer via SDI as uncompressed 10-bit video. 2. So, if you have anything between the tape deck and your c
Dalsa goes wide with 4k camera, will accept new anamorphic lens
by Paul Thurston 13 years ago
Dalsa goes wide with 4k camera, will accept new anamorphic lens By Carolyn Giardina April 10, 2007 Dalsa Digital Cinema is set to announce the development of a new 4k digital-cinematography camera and
23.98 DF or NDF
by Robin Probyn 13 years ago
When the varicam is set to 24p at 59.94 hz,so becoming 23.98p.Can you still choose between DF or NDF Thanks
Re: 23.98 DF or NDF
by Paul Thurston 13 years ago
Hi Redflag, Non Drop Frame time code is theoretically never equal to real TIME. Therefore, if you are shooting at 23.976 or 29.970 frames per second, your time code will not match real time. BUT If yo
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