Assistant Editor Boston Legal. Director first indie feature.
July 5th 2006
Audio mixer by Randolph Harrison 3 years ago I am editing videos with my MacBook Pro, using FCP and sometimes Premier. I have a usb from the computer to a Fios DAC and then to powered Mackie speakers. Instead of the Fios, should I consider using
Cloning External Hard Drive by Randolph Harrison 5 years ago Hello All, First, I would like to thank you in advance for any advice or suggestions. I am going to be editing an indie film on Final Cut Pro 7. The problem is, I'm currently working in a third world
Adding SUBTITLES for a DVD by Randolph Harrison 5 years ago I'm cutting an indie feature on FCP 7, and I need to put subtitles on many scenes since the film is in 2 languages. The final product is direct to DVD... but there is always a possibility for festival
First time Vegas, Canon 60D by Randolph Harrison 6 years ago Hi all, I usually work with FCP and sometimes Premier, but I have been asked to cut something on someone else's computer using Vegas Pro 11. My video was shot on a Canon 60D at 1080 30i. They have ask
Re: First time Vegas, Canon 60D by Randolph Harrison 6 years ago Thanks Dave and Bob... I had everything set right... but still had the problems, therefore I think it's just too slow of a computer to handle the footage. So I'll just have to talk them into doing it
Mixed format 16:9 and 3:2 by Randolph Harrison 8 years ago I am editing a short film that the majority was shot on a Canon XL1 in a 3:2 format. But the opening sequence of the film was shot 16:9 on a consumer camcorder. I have tried to change the sequence set
Importing AVCHD Pani SD9 by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, I have a Panasonic HDC-SD9P that I wanted to use to shoot and then import it into Media Composer. Is there a good software that can change the files to work in Avid Thanks Randy Mac G5 Quad 2.
Can't delete MS Office by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago I had to replace my hard drive and I'm using the same name as admin, but when I'm trying to delete a copy of MS Office 2004 from my applications, it says I'm not allowed. I have tried to work around i
Re: Can't delete MS Office by David Hall 10 years ago Randy, the problem here is probably with the Unique User ID (UUID). The OS sets a specific one for every user and yours was more than likely changed when you recreated the user. How are you trying to
Help! Computer won't boot up by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, I was upgrading my osx to Leopard... and everything was fine. I did a "software update" afterwards... at the end of the update, it said the one of the programs was unable to be installed. The
Maya on G5? by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, I realize that Maya says they only support intel based Macs, but is there anyway to run it on a G5 Quad ppc Thanks Randy
Re: Maya on G5? by Micah McDowell 10 years ago The newest versions of Maya will NOT run on a G5, period. Older versions will (up to 8.5 at least).
Media Composer 2.8.4 with Leopard by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, I am running Media Composer 2.8.4 on a Mac G5 Quad 2.5 with 8 gigs ram, and would like to upgrade osx to Leopard. Although Avid doesn't support that...was wondering if anyone else has tried it
Re: Media Composer 2.8.4 with Leopard by James Beattie 10 years ago The biggest issue is that leopard changed the way it worked with firewire. Makes all sorts of things that should work, not work. 10.5 is a big jump, even though it seems fairly superficial. Mac change
Codec not found by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, I recently had to reformat my hard drive, and instead of installing FCP 5.1.4 which I had been using... I upgraded to 6.0.5. Software update this my system was totally up to date. When I try t
Dock - Startup by Randolph Harrison 10 years ago Hi All, New to Mac, sorry for the basic question... does having more items in your doc slow down your speed Does this mean it is in your startup Or is it mainly just an icon to connect Thank you Randy
Re: Dock - Startup by Zane Barker 10 years ago Randolph Harrison " does having more items in your doc slow down your speed " No they are only shortcuts. Randolph Harrison "Does this mean it is in your startup " Nope. Randolph Harrison "Or is it m
Mystery Screen Saver by Randolph Harrison 12 years ago I have always kept my screen saver and energy preferences to never on my G5. Suddenly last night a screen saver started kicking in. I went back to preferences and nothing had changed. Is there any kin
COW VIRUS? by Randolph Harrison 12 years ago I had been working for several days on a final cut project on my G5. This morning I looked at the bottom of my monitor and there was this "tiny animated Cow" chewing, and giving off humorous dialog bo
P2 1080 Avid Express by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago Hi, I was wondering if anyone has been cutting projects in Avid Express Pro, 1080 24p full resolution I am beginning post on an indie film. Shot on HVX200, 24p 1080...P2 cards loaded onto firewire dri
disc utility raid setup by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago Hi, My first time setting up a raid with disc utility. I have ten drives in two enclosures. When disc utility opens, it shows 20 items...the ten drives by name and below each, the volumns. When I drag
HD P2 Avid Editing by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago I have a G5 quad w Express Pro. I have tried to run P2 HD footage full res, but Avid just doesn't seem to handle it... it stutters. Is anyone cutting HD on Express Pro Is there anything I could be doi
Tony Scott style editing? by Jon Jacobs 13 years ago Hey Guys, Not sure if this would be the right forum to post in, but I was wondering if anyone knew of any tutorials for editing like a tony scott film I have an edit project coming up for a class and
Re: Tony Scott style editing? by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago You should listen to the dvd's commentaries, you'll learn most of what you need to know about Scott. A lot of his editing "style" is his experimenting with mixing mediums. He will use vintage cameras
HD P2 Avid Editing by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago I have 3 Tbyte firewire drives with P2 HD 1080 footage. Can I edit it with Avid Express Pro in full res What kind of equipment would I need Was thinking of a G5 if that would handle it. Thank you.
MacBook Pro 800 firewire by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago I bought one of the first MacBook Pro 15" before the 17's were available. I was surprised that they only offer a firewire 400. Is there anyway to add an 800 to it I am using an older G4 to transfer da
Re: MacBook Pro 800 firewire by Andy Edwards 13 years ago Check out the Apple forums regarding the Nitro card. Quite a few users have reported major problems. First out of the gate does not mean it was actually tested properly.......buyer beware. Might need
Panasonic HVX 200 editing by Randolph Harrison 13 years ago I am shooting a film on the Panasonic HVX 200 and was wanting recommendations on editing systems. I would like to try either the Final Cut Pro Universal or the Avid Express Pro 5.1.5. Which would be t