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Phil Sheldon

Member Since:
September 17th 2009
32 Posts
Location:
kettering ENGLAND
xc15 or xf400?
by Phil Sheldon 2 years ago
Hi there I'm putting a case together at work for a new camcorder and i can't decide which one to go for. I shoot corporate promos and lots of testing machines, things on fire, things being dropped etc
Where's your footage coming from?
by Tim Wilson 3 years ago
A little bit of general conversation to throw in the mix: Are you shooting it yourself Are clients bringing it to you Are you part of an editorial team on the post side of a production, production com
Re: Where's your footage coming from?
by Phil Sheldon 3 years ago
heyup i'm a one man band based within the media dept of my company. I shoot everything except for a few RF lifestyle clips we get from pond5, and i edit on a mac pro and FCPX incidentally, also the co
anyone use Automatic Duck Pro Export?
by Phil Sheldon 4 years ago
hi all - just putting a case together to upgrade my 2008 mac pro and we're going to jump into X. my boss has found a mention of automatic duck pro export being needed for certain exports, but the arti
Re: anyone use Automatic Duck Pro Export?
by Phil Sheldon 4 years ago
Hi Jeff to be honest, I'm not sure! We're just trying to cover every possible angle before we submit our case to the bosses. Thanks for your help, i'll pass the info on, and fingers crossed roll on my
considering jumping from FCP to vegas - any thoughts?
by Phil Sheldon 5 years ago
hi all am looking to upgrade my video system this year and am considering going over to pc as i can get the same grunt for alot less cash. dont like prem pro at all and my boss wont pay for cloud anyw
Re: considering jumping from FCP to vegas - any thoughts?
by John Rofrano 5 years ago
Phil Sheldon "i mainly produce corporate shorts with minimal graphics so i mainly need to be able to edit fast and supply films in different formats"Vegas Pro can certainly do that. It has a very ric
And the lightbulb goes on...
by Quintus Lubbe 5 years ago
So, having edited on FCP Legacy for the last 8 years, I finally decided to take the plunge into FCP X about 2 weeks ago and cut a behind the scenes for an upcoming feature. After hitting a few bumps a
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Re: And the lightbulb goes on...
by Phil Sheldon 5 years ago
well thats good to hear, thanks for sharing. i'll be upgrading one way or another this year and after alot of tooing and froing ( ) between fcp x and prem i think i'm back with fcp. your post helps co
FCP X on a 2008 mac pro
by Phil Sheldon 5 years ago
hi all - just been reading some of the threads as i'm another one wondering which way to jump. my choices are 1. upgrade my 2008 mac pro GPU, RAM, USB 3 etc and go for FCP X or 2. jump to pc and most
Re: FCP X on a 2008 mac pro
by Phil Sheldon 5 years ago
i'd love to get a new mac pro but i have to make a case for software hardware and justify costs to the boss. he'll just say no to that much money unfortunately!
looping playback
by Phil Sheldon 6 years ago
hi all wasn't really sure where to place this question, so apologies in advance. i make short corporate films and my company has just installed a tv in reception and we want to be able to select and p
Re: looping playback
by Phil Sheldon 6 years ago
hi there thank you all for your help and input. as usual, this forum has helped us out brilliantly cheers for now P
Joining jpegs to create a single clip
by Matthew Clewlow 6 years ago
Hello, is there any function in fcp7 that can join together a lot of individual time lapse jpegs into a single clip to make them easier to work with I dont wish to use QT or export as a clip from fcp
Re: Joining jpegs to create a single clip
by Phil Sheldon 6 years ago
dont know if it helps, but when i recently did a time lapse project, i opened each batch of stills in after effects, using the 'import as footage' (i think) option then exported from there and edited
sennheiser ew100 g2 - bad results
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
i got the above clip mic system a few years ago and have never got good results from it. the recording has always been distorted and scratchy. consequently it was put away and has been gathering dust,
Re: sennheiser ew100 g2 - bad results
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
hi there Ty thanks for replying. works been closed over christmas so have only just got back to this. i'll get the units up and running and get some audio recorded as soon as possible cheers for now P
best way to convert 50p to 25 for DVD
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
hi there i make short corporate films for use on the web, ipad, laptops and DVD's. i am trying to work out a best practice for shooting to best meet all of these in one go.... i'm using a canon 60D wh
Re: best way to convert 50p to 25 for DVD
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
thanks very much, will give it a go. just one more question... what do you use to deinterlace i have found quicktime outputs to be a bit hit and miss so far. thanks once again P
mixing audio levels by track and not per clip
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
when putting a film together, i usually have a track of narration, one of backing music and one of machine background noise. when i use audio levels to mix the levels, i have to do each clip separatel
Re: mixing audio levels by track and not per clip
by Phil Sheldon 8 years ago
once again, thanks alot for your help i now have two ways of doing something i was getting rally annoyed about for quite a while. this forum really is invaluable thanks again P
mixing interlaced and progressive footage
by Phil Sheldon 9 years ago
hi there all. I'm currently using a little sony HD camcorder 1080i and a canon 60d 1080p in FCP. even if i set teh timeline to the sony interlaced footage and accept that i have to render every 60d cl
Re: mixing interlaced and progressive footage
by Phil Sheldon 9 years ago
thanks for the guidance, will try and get to grips with compressor as i've been ignoring it so far!
uninstall / hardware removal
by Phil Sheldon 9 years ago
cancel that, colleague found the uninstall software for me and its all done cheers now Phil Sheldon
uninstall / hardware removal
by Phil Sheldon 9 years ago
hi there i really want to uninstall and completely remove my blackmagic hardware from my machine but can't find any uninstall info online. i recently installed a program called videoglide to capture v
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