Peter Brewer: Activity About Popular Images

Member Since:
July 15th 2009
76 Posts
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Melbourne, Australia
Project Management and Tracking Software
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
I'd love to find some software that I can enter a job and job number and it also had a time tracker on it. One that could be used over a network would be great and once a job is finished and invoiced,
Re: Project Management and Tracking Software
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
Thanks for the info guys. Another I've found that seems to work pretty well is Billings Pro. I'm trying a demo now. It allows me to install it on an employees computer and it syncs up with mine and it
Resolve and AVID MC Transport
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
Does anyone know if there are any plants to make the AVID Artist Transport to work with Resolve along side the Artist Color surface I'd find it handy to be able to control clips by being able to shutt
Re: Resolve and AVID MC Transport
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
I did use my Transport with Apple Color and it worked great. Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Resolve - Amount of RAM
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
The Resolve config manual says that it runs best with 8, 16 or 24 gig of Ram installed. If my Mac Pro has 10Gig of Ram, will I get better performance if I remove 2gig Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Re: solve - Amount of RAM
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
Thanks for the response Peter. I have a 2008 quad 2.8 Mac Pro. What would you suggest (Yes like everyone else, I'm holding out to see what apple does with the mac pro so I can update!) Peter Brewer ww
Resolve loses mouse control of windows and color picker
by Eric Lalicata 7 years ago
Hi, Did a search and came back with one thread that mentions this, but no solutions. We have a project on Resolve for Mac 8.2. Lion 10.7.2. It's a five reel Red show, about 90 min. All five reels are
Re: Resolve loses mouse control of windows and color picker
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
Does this mean that you have to keep toggling Is there a way to stop it happening Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Fitting the image to frame
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
I have a FCP7 project that is in 1920 x 817. Exported XML and imported into Resolve. The Resolve project is also 1920 x 817. A lot of the native footage is in 16:9 so there's room to move the framing.
Re: Fitting the image to frame
by Peter Brewer 7 years ago
Hi Fehraz I was still very new to resolve when I posed this thread. I discovered that if I right clicked on the clip in the media pool and selected change pixel aspect ratio to DVCPRO HD, it fixed the
Avid's Future
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
It's impossible to tell if any company will go out of business or change direction - just look at Apple introducing FCPX - but would anyone here care to speculate Avid's future in the market I like Av
Re: Avid's Future
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Totally agree with you Rick. Experienced editors need to be listened to. My main point was that a lot of editors don't want to learn new things which is crazy. If there's a better way to do something,
Resolve and AMD
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Can anyone tell me if Resolve works with AMD video cards on a Mac Pro or do you need to have Nvidia Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Re: Resolve and AMD
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Thanks for the info guys. Looks like Nvidia is the way to go. I have been holding off getting a new card because I'm waiting for the new Mac Pro rumoured to be around the corner. There's talk that the
MC Color network problem with Davinchi Resolve
by Geir Ove 8 years ago
everytime I start DaVinchi Resolve my Euphonix MC Color panel loose network connection. I have upgraded the firmware om my MC Color to the latest firmware and are running DaVinchi 8.1. Since the clien
Re: MC Color network problem with Davinchi Resolve
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Sometimes I lose connection and I go to the prefs and for the panel I select 'none' then apply. It tells me that changes won't take effect til restart. I don't restart, I just select the panel again,
JVC Pro HD Tapes - What now?
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Many of you probably know that JVC have discontinued making their Pro HD Mini Tapes. I've run out of my stock and can't locate any more. They are the only tapes in my GY-HD111 I get the least amount o
Re: JVC Pro HD Tapes - What now?
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
For anyone who's interested, I have been trying the Panasonic AY-HDVM63MQ Tapes and so far they've been as good or better than the JVC HDV tapes. Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Intensity Pro Card and AMC6
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Can anyone tell me if the IP card of 5 years ago is the same as the one you'd buy today Are any chips on it different Reason is that I am having major issues monitoring out from Media Composer 6. The
Re: Intensity Pro Card and AMC6
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
My Decklink should be arriving today so we'll see how it goes :) Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Copy and Paste Aspect Ratio
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Does anyone know how to copy and paste attributes of one clip in the media pool to many at once I need to change the aspect ratio on half the clips and am having to change them one by one. Also, if I
Re: Copy and Paste Aspect Ratio
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Thanks for the info Charlie. I'll give it a shot :) Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
MC6 and Desktop 9
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
I have installed Avid Media Composer 6 and also BMD Desktop 9. AMC works fine by itself but as soon as I install the Desktop 9 it won't play and I get an error. "SFPlayConsumer::Execute TIMEOUT" I am
Re: MC6 and Desktop 9
by Joshua Helling 8 years ago
As mentioned in the email (this is for the benefit of others) that error is basically referencing that the card is being expected to produce a frame rate that it doesn't support. Shifting to one of th
JVC GY-HD100E capture issue
by Themis Gyparis 8 years ago
Hello everyone I own a JVC GY-HD100E camcorder and I use the Adobe CS5 suite for my post production work. I know for a fact that Premiere CS5 (version 5.03) can only capture a tape via firewire withou
Re: JVC GY-HD100E capture issue
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
The firmware update never really solved the issue for me. I capture all my footage through an Intensity pro card - HDMI out - HD-BR50 Deck - HDMI in. I use Blackmagic Media Express and capture straigh
When is Avid Going to Update for 10.7 Lion?
by Nick Freeman 8 years ago
I'm tired of waiting. They better not try charging me either. I just Paid a lot of $$$ for this softwares.
Re: When is Avid Going to Update for 10.7 Lion?
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
I've heard that they're working on it now. Apparently Avid do alot of testing before they release an update (unlike some others!). Yes, I would hope that it would be an update to 5.5 that was free. Pe
Video Out
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
I'm not sure where to post this so I thought I'd start here. I have been a FCP user and am switching to Avid. Loving it so far. The problem I'm having is that I'm also wanting to go fom Apple Color to
Re: Video Out
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Hi Kris, thanks for the reply. I don't have a project that is in need of work now. I am just slowly transitioning to Avid and am sorting out the workflow. With FCS, everything worked together. Now Usi
64 Bit
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
Can anyone tell me if the mac needs to be booted in 64 bit for FCPX to take advantage of it Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Re: 64 Bit
by Peter Brewer 8 years ago
That was quick! Thanks :) Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
JVC GY-HD111 Batteries
by Peter Brewer 9 years ago
I have a JVC GY-HD111 and bought a couple of Globalmediapro.com DC488 batteries. They are great in terms of the battery life but the problem I am having is that when the battery is on the camera, if t
Re: JVC GY-HD111 Batteries
by Tony Manning 9 years ago
I have the same issue using a HM-700 with IDX batteries. When shooting events and bands I will often shoot from the midriff, but the slightest jolt at the back of the camera and the batteries pop up a
VHS to Final Cut
by Thomas Morter-Laing 9 years ago
Hello all, really simple- what's the ChEAPEST way to get stuff from a VHS tape to a computer I don't have anything otherthan a VhS player, an iMac 27 i5 and that's it. What do I do :D Tom Morter-Laing
Re: VHS to Final Cut
by Peter Brewer 9 years ago
Try this http: www.blackmagic-design.com products videorecorder
Compressing a QT video to AVI ????
by Fredy Schwerdtner 9 years ago
hi folks, As a FCP user I have to be familiar to .mov files, sometimes .FLV for some websites but a client ask me to send an edited video in AVI not bigger than 100MB . How will I achive that with a P
Re: Compressing a QT video to AVI ????
by Peter Brewer 9 years ago
I'd use MPEG Streamclip. http: www.squared5.com I hope that helps. Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
JVC-GY-HD100U Missing Footage
by Brandon Lied 10 years ago
I am shooting with a JVC-GY-HD100U. I have recently began to notice that parts of my footage does not get recorded or is lost. Usually the first 5 seconds or so of each clip gets lost when this happen
Re: JVC-GY-HD100U Missing Footage
by Peter Brewer 9 years ago
You're welcome. It's the best solution I've found so far :) Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Capturing Without Timecode
by Kathy OBrien 10 years ago
Please help! I filmed an event a few weeks back using miniDV. One of the cameras has 24p and I am finding now that when I play back the tape, there is no timecode.... I've never encountered this! Also
Re: Capturing Without Timecode
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Are you capturing the footage through a deck or camera I assumed since it was 24p that it was HDV. Is that correct If I switch my deck here to DV instead of HDV I get the same message. I would guess t
Log and Capture (FCP7 & GY-HD201E(B))
by Rob Nickson 10 years ago
Can anyone shine any light on the setting to use for log and capturing with FCP7 from a GY-HD201E. I can only capture the full tape in real time. Connection is via Firewire. If you need any further in
Re: Log and Capture (FCP7 & GY-HD201E(B))
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Are you saying that you were able to capture with FCP6 Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
Battery Suggestions?
by Brandon Lied 10 years ago
I am shooting with a JVC-GY-HD100U I have tried several different brands of batteries but they all don't seem to last very long. My longest lasting battery is a Rayovac RAYM428 7.2V 3600MAH LI-ION. I
Re: Battery Suggestions?
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
http: www.globalmediapro.com dp A01F59 Globalmediapro-DC488-Battery-65WH-with-DC I got some of these. You don't need an adaptor and they will give you 2-3 hours each. Cheapest solution unless you want
Problem Log & Capture
by George Snow 10 years ago
I recently updated my system from 10.3.9 to Leopard 10.5.8. Today I tried to log and capture some footage, and FCP freezes every 5 minutes of capturing. Also, FCP used to render my video as it capture
Re: Problem Log & Capture
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
FCP 4.5 isn't compatible for Leopard. http: support.apple.com kb ht2679 Either upgrade to FCS2 or the best option would be to get FCS3 and also Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) Peter Brewer www.indimax.com.au
FCP keeps shutting down during export
by Andy Morin 10 years ago
I keep trying to export into Quicktime conversion and it goes to about 20% completion with about an hour left to write the video and then unexpectantly shuts down. I'm working with a projects timeline
Re: FCP keeps shutting down during export
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
I was having a similar issue when sending to compressor. I used FCS Remover and reinstalled compressor and it's been fine since. Have you tried to delete FCS and reinstall Peter Brewer www.indimax.com
acquiring through jvc deck results in grainy mpeg
by mandeep singh 10 years ago
I am really fed up struck on this one , why i am getting these grains in compressed mpeg file which i am acquiring through a jvc deck. Why i am not able to acquire to avi through firewire.
Re: acquiring through jvc deck results in grainy mpeg
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
What software are you trying to capture it with and what are your settings Peter Brewer www.peterbrewer.net
Capturing HDV in FCP??
by christopher Griffin 10 years ago
Greeting CCow Community! Im currently working on my first HDV project. Ive done countless DV projects in the past. I have some footage that was shot in HDV720p and I am using a Sony HVR FX1 to capture
Re: Capturing HDV in FCP??
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Some sonys can playback 720p. The only way you can capture it with a Sony deck is to use a capture card Like the Intesity Pro and use the component cables. The easiest way would be to hire a jvc deck
No NTSC Color from Intensity Pro
by Ben Avechuco 10 years ago
After upgrading to Snow Leopard and Final Cut Studio 3, suddenly there is no color on the composite output of my Intensity Pro card. After uninstalling and reinstalling, and checking connections and s
Re: No NTSC Color from Intensity Pro
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Have you upgraded the intensity software to the SL version Peter Brewer www.peterbrewer.net
Conforming from 25 to 24 with Cinema Tools - How to fix audio pitch
by Max Huggett 10 years ago
Hi Guys I have been following a tutorial that shows how to easily conform from 25 frames to 24 using Cinema Tools. Unfortunately, the tutorial didn't really go into depth regarding fixing the audio pi
Re: Conforming from 25 to 24 with Cinema Tools - How to fix audio pitch
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
You could try using the audio stretch tool in soundtrack pro. That changes the length of the audio track but retains the original pitch. Peter Brewer www.peterbrewer.net
FCP7 and JVC HDV
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
I posted this in the JVC section but haven't had an answer yet. Has anyone tested FCP7 with capturing JVC HDV footage Has the update improved the timecode break issue :) Peter Brewer www.peterbrewer.n
Sourcing Clients
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Hi Guys, This is my first CC post! I am located in Australia and have been working in the video industry for about 8 years. Recently, due to the economy, I was made redundant. I am trying to get my ow
Re: Sourcing Clients
by Peter Brewer 10 years ago
Thanks for the info Kris and Mike. The niche part is what I am finding the hardest. I enjoy the drama and music work the best but I don't think that will keep food on the table at the moment. I've had
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