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10Gig E Aggregated ports?
by Rich Rubasch 4 days ago
Hi all; We have had our gigabit network set up with aggregated ports on all our MacPro Towers for quite a while....much better overall performance using both gigabit ports on the old MacPro Towers con
Re: 10Gig E Aggregated ports?
by Rich Rubasch 16 hours ago
Here is a Netgear white paper link and it has a pretty good explanation with drawings. http: wiki.networksecuritytoolkit.org images NETGEAR_Whitepaper_10_Gigabit.pdf Can't find the link to the Cisco w
Premiere on a MacBook Pro - ugh!
by Steve Connor 2 days ago
Day to day I edit using FCPX on a top spec 2015 MacBook Pro, very happy with the speed I get with XAVC material shot on FS7 and FS5's, I also use a lot of library material which is mostly .h264 - neve
Re: Premiere on a MacBook Pro - ugh!
by Rich Rubasch 2 days ago
Are you sure you have Open CL chosen as your renderer and not set to Software That would also do it! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor De
The Lion King - A rant about semantics
by Todd Terry 5 days ago
This forum has been slow so I thought I'd take the opportunity to rant. I've just read a blurb where someone, some thing, or some article is referring to Disney's The Lion King as a live action re-mak
Re: The Lion King - A rant about semantics
by Rich Rubasch 4 days ago
It's PETA....they want people to think that animals are just like humans so we stop eating them. This film will accomplish exactly that....a new generation of young children growing up thinking animal
I know this may get some heat ...
by Jeremy Garchow 2 weeks ago
But Apple SSD prices are down in the new refreshes and across all the Mac lines. The 4TB upgrade option went from $2800 to $1400 in the top spec MBP. It's still a lot of money, but it's a lot less of
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Re: I know this may get some heat ...
by Rich Rubasch 6 days ago
I have also noticed that SSD 2.5" drives are going for about 1 2 price...not sure what changed but they have come way down....time to look at SSD RAID configs! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Produ
ND on windows revisited
by Rich Rubasch 1 week ago
Hi all....well we went ahead and put ND on large windows and left it up for a couple days....here was a message I got after we had taken it down: ------------------------------------------------------
The new Mac Pro....now made in China!
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
I wonder if somewhere inside the case we will find a little sticker that says "Made in China" Too bad...it kind of tarnishes the whole thing, and it won't make Trump happy! https: www.cnn.com 2019 06
Re: The new Mac Pro....now made in China!
by Todd Terry 5 days ago
Bob Zelin "Apple looking to "price gouge" " Of course they are. What more would you expect That's simply the way big business operates, and I would expect nothing less of Apple nor do I really find a
Becoming a freelance video editor in the UK
by Neil Gregory 3 weeks ago
Good Morning Everyone, Apologies if this is not the correct forum but I'm looking for someone who can point me in the right direction of the following. I am a full time video editor at a small tv chan
Re: Becoming a freelance video editor in the UK
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
Well, in the US I always recommend a book called "Inc. Yourself" and it gives all kinds of great tips on working for yourself and all the different ways to organize your company...but that's in the US
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Openness between tools - waning?
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
As each NLE becomes more full-featured in its own right, is open timeline exchange between different products going away or at least being de-emphasized FCPX only allows some exchange thanks to Intell
Re: Openness between tools - waning?
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
I think all software developers would like to have tools that keep us within their universe....Apple did a pretty good job of that! The amount of R&D dollars that go into tools that allow the exchangi
QT Player in Catalina
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Evidently QT Player is getting some pro features in Catalina. https: www.apple.com macos catalina-preview features From this page: Picture in Picture (PiP) With a single click in the navigation contro
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Re: QT Player in Catalina
by Rich Rubasch 4 weeks ago
Wow, I like all of that. QT seems to be alive and well...at least the Player! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: w
Small video production company needs an healthy storage system
by Alex Martinelli 1 month ago
Hello everyone, My name is Alex and I m working for a small production company here in France. The company is pretty new and I would like to set-up a sturdy way of dealing with media management. Today
Re: Small video production company needs an healthy storage system
by Rich Rubasch 4 weeks ago
For us RAID 5 is perfect. All we have on our main RAID volume is the raw footage that is double backed up as soon as it comes in the building. Then every night we back up the project file volume to 10
Any opinions on the MacPro first look today?
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Looked like the MacPro is back....priced to start around the iMacPro but upgradable....8 PCI slots Awesome! And lots of room for growth in the RAM and GPU department....plus Apple's own video card....
Re: Any opinions on the MacPro first look today?
by Rich Rubasch 4 weeks ago
Love our two iMac Pros....Dongling off the back is a pain and wish it had two ethernet ports native. Stephen do you use a dock for your iMac Pro and what model did you get Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc.
Transcribing interviews and such
by Todd Terry 1 month ago
Hi gang... I just thought I'd pass along a resource that I stumbled on that I'm pretty darn impressed with. We just finished a week-long corporate shoot in Las Vegas, where we shot tons of interviews
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Re: Transcribing interviews and such
by Rich Rubasch 4 weeks ago
Rev does all the flavors, can edit online and download in many formats. They do Captioning, subtitles and can even put in all the ums and ahs etc or leave them out. The only thing they don't do yet is
Footage managing
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
Hi all; We shot on a Canon 5D Mark IV and a C300 Mark II at one location over three days but we shot for two different clients. The footage is all mixed together on seven 5D cards and four C300 cards.
Re: Footage managing
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
Thanks Oliver; Problem is they are not in any particular order on the cards....might a broll shot for client A and then an interview for client B and back to broll. So finder level would be tricky. I
3d video
by Bob Cole 2 months ago
Whatever happened to 3d videography Mostly dead, or completely Where do you go beyond 4k... except into the next dimension I ask because the other day I looked through some good binoculars, and was im
Re: 3d video
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Actually I think that 8K will bring back photo realistic video in higher frame rates because its resolution is so clear and if the image is large enough (although not truly 3D) will feel like you are
Suggestions for a 16 bay rackmount NAS?
by Randy Burleson 2 months ago
We are a fairly small operation (4 editors) currenly editing HD 1080. but we will be switching to 4K soon and I need to have some shared storage in place before we do. I am looking at the Synology RS4
Re: Suggestions for a 16 bay rackmount NAS?
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Wow, Bob, Axle is a great little tool. That was the best part of this thread. I always wished CAT DV would create something simple like this. This fits the bill big time! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc.
Blacking out large windows
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
We have a shoot in a 7th floor building with large floor to ceiling glass windows. We want to be able to use the view and other than ND on all the windows is there any other material you have used to
Re: Blacking out large windows
by Chris Santucci 3 weeks ago
You can get a large roll of black plastic sheet from a home store pretty cheap. URL="http: www.santucci-cinematographer.com " Cinematographer Cameraman Camera Operator Director of Photography Buffalo,
Adobe's new policy for CC subscriptions
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Anyone else get this email I still have a few 4,1 and 5,1 machines and a pile of legacy projects in various CC versions....wonder if they plan on locking out the launching of previous CC versions. Thi
Re: Adobe's new policy for CC subscriptions
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
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Sticky Rubber
by Todd Terry 5 months ago
I ran across an old still camera that we used to use, an Olympus E20.... this was a DSLR from back in the dark ages before anything like the 5D even existed. Even though it only shot something like a
Re: Sticky Rubber
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
I have the same thing on my Nikon D80. Was thinking of hitting it with baby powder but fine powder and electronics don't mix. Maybe freezing it and hitting it with light sandpaper Hmmmm...anyone Rich
Eyepiece and Handheld Rigs
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Has anyone figured out a way to configure a Canon C300 or other like camera into a handheld setup but have an actual eye piece that can rest on the eye rather than just a monitor that is mounted out i
Re: Eyepiece and Handheld Rigs
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Great link....that is exactly what I was thinking of... Rich Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
New FAA Rule
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
The FAA proposes to relax the prohibition on operations over people and at night under certain circumstances. https: s3.amazonaws.com public-inspection.federalregister.gov 2019-00732.pdf Rich Rubasch
Feedback and Comments - Vimeo
by Andrew Tucker 11 months ago
Good Day, Has anyone had any luck using Vimeo's time-coded commenting notes as a feedback tool Or are there any other tools that people can comment directly on the video Of course this is dependent on
Re: Feedback and Comments - Vimeo
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Screenlight.tv rocks. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
2018 Macbook Pro
by Tom Sefton 6 months ago
Over christmas I had my 2012 MacBook Pro finally die. The battery life was going to nothing and I tried a DIY solution to replace the battery. I followed a youtube tutorial, wore static gloves, cursed
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Re: 2018 Macbook Pro
by Rich Rubasch 6 months ago
I agree....Adobe needs to figure out how to leverage the OS and hardware on Macs to at least come close to rivaling the performance with FCPX. The subscription model that includes a performance hit ov
Business at a crossroads ...
by Todd Terry 7 months ago
Hi friends... I'm coming to the group here looking for some advice, wisdom... or just to talk me down off the ledge. My tiny company is coming to a crossroads, and I just don't know which way to turn.
Re: Business at a crossroads ...
by Rich Rubasch 7 months ago
Two thoughts. Right now so many talented people in our biz are opting to stay freelance. Apparently it's too easy to start a new company. So they are not seeking staff positions. I used to receive 3-6
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It's that time of year....
by Todd Terry 8 months ago
The annual appearance of our vintage aluminum Christmas tree just always makes our already-kitschy lobby a bit extra tacky... and festive! Although last year I had a perfect record during assembly, th
Re: It's that time of year....
by Rich Rubasch 8 months ago
It's not the same without the blue balls..... Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Art Doesn't Pay - redux
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 09 04 art-doesnt-pay https: www.redsharknews.com production item 5734-frame-io-gives-back-to-the-video-community-with-tips-and-advice-videos-from-its-talented-pr
Re: Art Doesn't Pay - redux
by Rich Rubasch 10 months ago
And if you have both....BAM! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Bang & Olufsen headphones for video editing
by Natasha Khiara 1 year ago
Hi all, I'm currently looking for a new pair of headphones and I see a lot of recommendations and I was just wondering if Bang & Olufsen are known for great sound quality, how come no one suggests it
Re: Bang & Olufsen headphones for video editing
by Rich Rubasch 12 months ago
This is all about fit since you will be wearing them a lot. Higher end Sony, Beyerdynamic, Shure, AKG and B&O (I have their turntable) would be fine....I even love my Grado's! But fit is going to be e
Which Mac should I buy for editing in 4k on Premiere
by jack wormell 12 months ago
Hello I'm looking for people's personal opinions about buying a new Mac. I'm a video editor and generally work on a Macbook Pro, but when it comes to editing a sequence of 4K material it's very laggy
Re: Which Mac should I buy for editing in 4k on Premiere
by Rich Rubasch 12 months ago
iMac Pro all the way. We have the 8 core with 64 gig RAM and the better video card. Get a very fast raid in the 500MB+ per second and you'll be cutting with ease. Except you'll be using Adobe's buggy
The new Mac Book pro
by Ricardo Marty 12 months ago
This sounds terrible. https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=291&v=Xjor24HO2HA Ricardo Marty P.S. Was about to purchase
Re: The new Mac Book pro
by Rich Rubasch 12 months ago
So what you're saying is that by purchasing two iMac Pros and the QNAP NAS we didn't make a huge miscalculation on the yet undeveloped Mac Pro that we are all longing for So far the iMac Pros are perf
Apple WWDC 2018
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
From the POV of FCPX users, did anything in today's WWDC keynote get you jazzed - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Apple WWDC 2018
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
But I love ads. Short creative stories. And Bob's furniture is great creative....for a big box furniture retailer anyway! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founde
New iMac Pro system dropping frames (2 at a time)
by Dan Powers 1 year ago
Advice Brand new Imac Pro clean install Premiere Pro 2018 12.1.1 Running High Sierra. $12,000 machine dropping frames on rendered 1080 Pro Res. My old MacPro trash can drops fewer frames. I have a con
Re: New iMac Pro system dropping frames (2 at a time)
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Dumb thought but are you in software playback, Metal or Open CL Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.c
Is Premiere 12 the most buggy release of Premiere Ever? WTF.
by Bryan Roberts 1 year ago
Premiere CC V12 (and 12.1 and 12.1.1) has been the bane of my existence the past month or so. It's so unfathomably buggy and weird on my system (and I confirmed my weird errors and issues with lots of
Re: Is Premiere 12 the most buggy release of Premiere Ever? WTF.
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Actually our experience with a mix of 2009-2012 Mac Pro Towers and two new iMacPro's CC 2015 was the most solid performer around here. Not all the bells and whistles of the newer versions but it was s
Crazy blue shimmer with Lumetri Black level
by mark thompson 1 year ago
I've had a problem for a while that I've only just managed to nail down. When a relative noisy part of the image where Lumetri is being asked to darken the blacks contains dark blues or any dark color
Re: Crazy blue shimmer with Lumetri Black level
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
But the easiest test is to open the same clip in any CC 2015 version and see how Lumetri performs there. If it works then you can copy the Lumetri plug in to the CC 2017 or 2018 build and use it there
Seagate Constellation
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Hi Guys, and Bob; I just saw a post where you recommended against Seagate Constellation. We had used four 1 TB Constellation's in all our previous MacPros in a four drive Raid 0 configuration and they
Re: Seagate Constellation
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Thanks Bob.....actually we are a pretty small shop so around 12TB online is plenty for what we are doing (shorter form videos all 1080 etc. I actually use a 10TB IronWolf to automatically backup the e
QNAP 1282T3 and Internet and LAN access via 10Gige with iMacPros
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Hi; We have two iMac Pros connected directly to the 1283T NAS 10gige ports. We can connect without issue. We also use Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapters to connect to our WAN and LAN on a gigabi
Re: QNAP 1282T3 and Internet and LAN access via 10Gige with iMacPros
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Thanks Bob...the issue we have with the two networks, even though we prioritize the 10gig e to be the primary connection to the NAS is that the iMacs always default to the gigabit and we only get 80MB
Any Powerpoint users out there?
by Nik Alhazred 1 year ago
I know how to export an entire powerpoint presentation as a video, so that's not what the issue is. I'm doing a very.... very long video where the client wants to have his entire powerpoint presentati
Re: Any Powerpoint users out there?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Delete all the slides you DON't need from the presentation and export the animating ones as one long animation and then edit in your editor. Bam! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, S
Goodbye Old Friend
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Support for Episode 7 (at 7.4) ended January 31st. I began my compression odyssey back in the late '90s with Media Cleaner which changed hands and eventually died with Discreet ... AutoDesk. So many y
Re: Goodbye Old Friend
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Here's a good one.....I had a series of eight 1" tapes about 90 minutes each produced in 2001. The client was streaming 240 x 120 windows media files...back then that was the codec of choice on PCs. D
iMac Pro thoughts
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
For those of you who have taken the plunge with the new iMac Pro, what are your thoughts now Worth it over a 2013 Mac Pro or 5K iMac Or are you waiting for the next Mac Pro In my case, I work at a sho
Re: iMac Pro thoughts
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
We have two iMacPros with a second 21:9 Dell widescreen monitor...tons of real estate. We have the QNAP 1282T3 and use the 10Gige to the 10Gige on the QNAP for about 700MB sec speeds. Our old towers c
Is $250/minute for whiteboard animation worth it?
by Joe Clark 2 years ago
Hello, I am looking to have a whiteboard animation done, as all the top (Clickbank) sellers in my niche have such a sales page. I found a seller on oDesk, with testimonials of past projects(whiteboard
Re: Is $250/minute for whiteboard animation worth it?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
That is a steal. I had a 5 minute project and the company here in Madison, WI TruScribe (they sort of invented the technique) were well over $7000 to create it. A lot of planning and illustrating goes
Laptop
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
We are a mac shop but with streaming and everything we ask a laptop to do what is a great bulletproof platform for streaming Would like an Ethernet port for a direct cable connection to the network bu
Re: Laptop
by Steve Kownacki 2 years ago
All in all, LOTS of testing before a gig with the exact setup you plan on using. We even have a startup power up routine, and which applications you start in what order. Turn off everything you don't
Training A Drone Spotter
by C. Blake Davis 2 years ago
Hello all, I've just started working with a company that does a lot of drone videography. According to the laws in our state we require a 'drone spotter' while operating in certain areas. They plan fo
Re: Training A Drone Spotter
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Don't take your eyes off the thing.... Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
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GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Kyle Blackwell 3 years ago
As the title says. The company I work for is going to purchase a new camera this year and was looking at the C100 Mark II. Now with the GH5 specs being released, I'm wondering how they compare and whi
Re: GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Todd, did you pony up for the C300 Mark II We have the C300 Mark I and just updated our 5D Mark II to the Mark IV but think the C300 Mark II is our next move. Unless NAB shows us something better in t
GoPro Hacks?
by Todd Terry 3 years ago
Honestly I'm not a huge fan of GoPros (I think I'm the only one who isn't), but I have a situation where they might be the best choice. I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to make them a better
Re: GoPro Hacks?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Also I found a pretty cool lens shade that is also a polarizer and it really helps with glare but also gives the shot a lot more color and reduces overall light. However I also removed the fisheye sto
Who's going and What are you looking for?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
I'll be at the Media Motion Ball....probably will miss the Supermeet. How about Zelin....does he still do a bash at the Hard Rock How about hardware Anyone really interested in VR and 360 video I saw
Re: Who's going and What are you looking for?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
What Tim said..... I encourage you to spend some time at NAB looking away from content creation tools, and spend some time looking at the content. You typically see more of it being talked about in pa
Watering Sprinkler
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Wondering if anyone has done something similar to this and can offer some workflow advice. I need to animate the flow of water coming from both a round and straight sprinkler (it doesn't really need t
Re: Watering Sprinkler
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
Particular all the way. See these recent threads for some tips: https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1070339#1070339 https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1070599#1070599 Walter Soyka Designer & Ma
CUDA or OpenCL?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
We have 5 Mac towers the old ones. We put in the GTX 680 Nvidia cards with CUDA in them for CC 2015. So far so good....encodes and renders are greatly accelerated. Had a project with lots of higher re
AE won't startup with new Yosemite Update
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
We've been trying to track down this issue. Mac 3,1 late 2008 octo core with 32 gigs of RAM. Yosemite and AE 13.7. After a Yosemite update AE won't load. We are getting odd error messages. One pointed
Re: AE won't startup with new Yosemite Update
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Actually what happened was my editor updated the CC 2015 apps but did NOT update to the latest Yosemite and that was the issue....after a day of troubleshooting, a simple Yosemite update solved the pr
Sony BVH-2000
by Rich Rubasch 4 years ago
Hi all; Does anyone recall the approximate price of a new BVH-2000 1" tape machine back in the late 1980's or early 1990's Thx! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage
Re: Sony BVH-2000
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
hence my aggravation on these forums. A BVH-2000 was in fact $60 - $80,000, and of course, you needed THREE of them to do a simple dissolve from VTR A to VTR B (and record it on VTR C). If you told an
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