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Emre Tufekcioglu

Member Since:
September 13th 2006
59 Posts
Expensive, high end cameras + Atomos Ninja 2....why?
by Duke Sweden 4 years ago
I just bought a Ninja 2 to use with my Nikon D5500. While doing some research about the Ninja 2 I noticed that 95% of the videos on youtube and vimeo have to do with the Ninja 2 and high end cameras l
Re: Expensive, high end cameras + Atomos Ninja 2....why?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 4 years ago
Some people use Arri Alexa Raw in camera and use Ninja for Proxy, I use my Arri Alexa internally to do ProRez on the SxS and do Arriraw on the Q7. A lot of my stuff is good enough on the SxS at ProRez
TV commercials what camreas
by Ali Quintana 4 years ago
What type of cameras are being used for TV commercials. Of course, I know there must be many different cameras and I am sure not all by far are shot on ALEXA. I produced several TV commercial for our
Re: TV commercials what camreas
by Emre Tufekcioglu 4 years ago
Thanks Todd, It's always good to know what other people are doing to see if we can draw benefits from their experience.
In pre-production of feature film, need advice
by Seth Thy 4 years ago
Hi, We're in pre-production of feature film (I'm a colorist). It's gonna be a combination od documentary and fiction. Style of color grading will be a bit different of fiction and documentary parts. F
Re: In pre-production of feature film, need advice
by Emre Tufekcioglu 4 years ago
Your best bet is to go with a Arri Amira, same imager and recording quality as an alexa but built for documentary work. 1 man operation if needed, shoulder mount. You can downgrade the footage to make
ARRI AMIRA price?
by Gabriel Zybutz 5 years ago
Excuse my obscenely lazy and pointless posting here however I am curious as to how much a ARRI AMIRA would be going for as I'm too lazy to attempt to get a quote for a camera I'll never realistically
Re: ARRI AMIRA price?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 5 years ago
Amira premiums are $55K for the body, probably another $15-$30K based on the accessories you need. A good lens to complement them is the Fuji Cabrio which is $38K. Alexa Classic is around $90K with ac
Best 3 Camera Stabilizers for Red Epic
by Dennis Rodman 5 years ago
The Red Epic is a kind of digital camera designed for cinematography. It is the top of the range of the Red series. The most outstanding feature of Red Epic is its Mysterium-X 5k sensor. For this reas
Re: Best 3 Camera Stabilizers for Red Epic
by Emre Tufekcioglu 5 years ago
We have a Movi but at this current time it is no steadicam replacement. I cant fly my Alexa Classic on a movi but can probably fly the new Alexa mini. Not buying that just yet :)
Technology Behind Video Cameras?
by Mane Feka 5 years ago
I assume that there are camera engineers working for companies like Canon and Red. Is there a school for Camera Engineering How does one learn the technology behind Cameras--not storytelling, not came
Re: Technology Behind Video Cameras?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 5 years ago
Here is a good start: https: www.youtube.com watch v=gqq8QKMmtYg https: www.youtube.com watch v=ht4Mv2wIRyQ https: www.youtube.com watch v=iBKDjLeNlsQ https: www.youtube.com watch v=v96yhEr-DWM https:
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ARRI Alexa Set up
by Emre Tufekcioglu 5 years ago
Hi All, I am looking expand upon tools people utilize with the Alexa's to see if there are purchases we can make to improve our productions. We have a Alexa Classic with UMC-4 WCU-4 with CLM-3 Motors
Book recommendation for A.C.
by Brandon Eastman 5 years ago
Hi, Everyone I'm looking to getting a first-time job as a 2nd or Camera PA at the beginning of next year. What recommendations would you have for me I'd like to purchase a book to begin reading up on
Re: Book recommendation for A.C.
by Emre Tufekcioglu 5 years ago
Doug Harts book is very good: http: www.filmtools.com camashar.html and you should also check out this blog: http: www.theblackandblue.com
Rack Focus Distortion
by Dave Lewin 6 years ago
I've noticed that the image quality of a rack focus shot can vary greatly from film to film. And I'm referring to big budget films that are likely shot with high-end digital cinema cameras or actual f
Re: Rack Focus Distortion
by Emre Tufekcioglu 6 years ago
Its hard to identify exactly what is causing it without samples but let me try to simply a few of the elements that cause issues with lenses: -Breathing: This is when performing a focus rack framing c
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Upgrading to New MacPro
by Emre Tufekcioglu 6 years ago
Hi everyone, I am in the process of upgrading my 6 edit bays to the new mac pro (from the old 12 core macpro 2010). I am maxing out the systems: -max cpu -mac gpu -max ram.....etc -We will be running
Re: Upgrading to New MacPro
by Emre Tufekcioglu 6 years ago
Thanks you to all that responded, this is very useful information.
Fitting A Story Into 30 Seconds.
by Simon Roughan 7 years ago
Hi Everybody. I would like some input on how some of you plan a commercial shoot. The hardest thing I find is to squash everything I want into the short time frame. I always have so much material left
Re: Fitting A Story Into 30 Seconds.
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
Here is another approach for the "30 second" commercial we just did. This is just to show the otherside of putting together a concept in a single take. http: www.youtube.com watch v=AjGGAIZvy5Q And a
Mixed Rez on Editing Reels
by Chip Hess 7 years ago
I have a lot of both SD material and HD. How do you all deal with this Separate reels Uprez the SD Letter Windowbox the SD in a HD frame Thoughts, anyone
Re: Mixed Rez on Editing Reels
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
"I've just done what I assumed to be the norm. Up-rez the SD and add pillars. This then inter-cuts quite nicely with the HD material." To add to what Nick recommended; I would fill the pillars with th
Fair use laws when using commercial video?
by stan welks 7 years ago
Can someone please provide some clarity regarding Fair Use laws with regard to ripping short clips from DVDs to be used in documentaries, movie reviews on blogs, etc. 1. Is there a length that you sho
Re: Fair use laws when using commercial video?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
I think this was posted here a few years back, it should answer all your questions: http: web.law.duke.edu cspd comics pdf cspdcomichigh.pdf
what setup do they use to shoot those food commercials?
by Robert Bracken 7 years ago
I love the video of the zoom in and spin on the food commercials (McDonalds, Dairy Queen, etc.) What camera, tripod, dolly, etc. do they use to get those shots The best guess I can come up with is a c
Re: what setup do they use to shoot those food commercials?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
I just saw a very nice table top dolly at nab, their website is : http: www..kamerar.com http: kamerar.theshoppad.com # product cinema-skater-dolly-system
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 Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
Try Flow from Gridiron, it may be discontinued though. http: www.macupdate.com app mac 33296 gridiron-flow
Day rates for starting Editors in New Orleans
by Bryan McClurg 7 years ago
Hi all, I've been doing some research into this, and while I know it's probably a thread reposted to death around here, I wanted some opinion from the lovely people of CreativeCow about my personal si
Re: Day rates for starting Editors in New Orleans
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
To add to what Chris said; Being so fresh out of college I would recommend you also look to find a workplace that offers you the opportunity to be mentored by an experienced Editor that not only teach
Looking to start a video/photography production company, and looking for advice from those already successful
by Tom Smith 7 years ago
My partner has been doing freelance gigs here and there for years, and I myself have been doing editing for short films, directing some shorts, cutting commercial vids, and some local TV shows for ove
Re: Looking to start a video/photography production company, and looking for advice from those already successful
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
Here is some great advice from NIck: http: magazine.creativecow.net article 12-things-i-know-about-business-at-55-that-i-wish-id-known-at-25
P2 Varicam 2700 Drop out
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
I will be sending out the camera for Service but I just wanted to see if anybody has had similar problems like the drop out you see in the image. Varicam 2700 Recorded at 720 24PN AVC-I Intra 100. 32G
Just starting out and not sure what to do!
by Brent Holmes 7 years ago
Hello COW Team! If this is in the wrong place, feel free to bump it and call me an idiot n00b. Moving on... I graduated from College last year with a shiny new Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication
Re: Just starting out and not sure what to do!
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
To add on Marks comments: Go to your local (biggest) rental house and ask for a job. If you work at a rental house you will get your hands on every camera on the planet, play with them and get paid fo
How to achieve consistent look with multiple videographers (and cameras)
by Drew Keo 7 years ago
Hello, I am producing a corporate video in which subjects will be interviewed across the country. For budgetary reasons, I will not be filming all of the interviews and it is unlikely that everyone wi
Re: How to achieve consistent look with multiple videographers (and cameras)
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
Here is how we approach this: -We hire "qualified" contractors with the identical equipment. With all the rental houses it is very easy for them to get the same gear. -We have our DIT create a master
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What should I do about Insurance?
by Mark Nox 7 years ago
Hi all I have a very serious question that I need some input on. I have a friend that asked me if they could use my business insurance, they are asking to use my insurance because they don't have any
Re: What should I do about Insurance?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 7 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=4F4qzPbcFiA&feature=related
Audio Sync Issues
by Emre Tufekcioglu 8 years ago
Hi everyone, We are having a strange prompter with audio video sync in a simple show we recorded. Set up: Basic talking head, 2 cameras: 1-Varicam 2700 recording 720PN 23.987 AVC-I Intra 50 (close up
Re: Audio Sync Issues
by Emre Tufekcioglu 8 years ago
Thanks, I'll check the audio settings. Both the card were imported simultaneously so the setting were the same.
P2 card archive
by Neal Klaeser 9 years ago
Does anyone use Blu-ray as an archive format What Blu-ray burner are you using and is there a burner that has a P2 card slot that you can insert the card directly into and burn a disc Neal Klaeser Rea
Re: P2 card archive
by Emre Tufekcioglu 9 years ago
We have a 60K archiving solution from rimage that takes P2 cards directly and writes to blu-ray, however I would not recommend anybody to use blu-ray as an archiving solution. (we never used the syste
24p?
by Brian Young 9 years ago
Greetings, I have an upcoming shoot with a client who is requesting "1080i, non-native 24p. (We want the look but it s not real 24p)." (whatever that means...) I'll be shooting a 2700 with an HPX300,
Re: 24p?
by Emre Tufekcioglu 9 years ago
Yes, I had forgotten the option existed under DVCPROHD only, but dont forget you will be recording 8 bit with DVCPROHD vs. 10bit with AVC-I. Both are 4:2:2 in-case you want to do green screen work exc
Network Rendering
by Sheblom 13 years ago
Hey guys Does anyone here have experiance with network rendering with AE 7 I have figured it out, how to render seperate comps on different pcs. But how can you render a certain amout of frames per pc
Re: Network Rendering
by Emre Tufekcioglu 13 years ago
http: www.creativecow.net articles rabinowitz_aharon multi_machine_rend CC_Multi_Machine.mov Aharon Has a great tutorial that should answer all your question about this. Check it out. Emre Tufekcioglu
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