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Rich Rubasch

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How much should I charge(not hourly) for this video intro template adaptation I did?
by Davor Raić 1 week ago
It was not a regular template adaptation, it was more in depth with some of the parts of the original template being changed by my client's request. LINK TO ORIGINAL TEMPLATE: https: videohive.net ite
Re: How much should I charge(not hourly) for this video intro template adaptation I did?
by Rich Rubasch 1 week ago
Can you say how many hours you had modifying the original template Not seeing the complexity of the comps, maybe $500-800 depending on how many hours it took to work the new logo into the template wit
Brilliant Schwinn Promotion
by Todd Terry 3 weeks ago
This is one of the best marketing ideas I've seen in a while.... https: youtu.be D28ISOCtkBM This was a real promotion, a California bike shop partnered with Netflix to sell these bikes. Very old-scho
Re: Brilliant Schwinn Promotion
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
Exactly....old school is back! Do you know the price of these Looks very similar to mine in 1968 but I had the tall sissy bar and slick back tire. I could ride wheelies on that thing all day down the
Two tales of Customer Service
by Todd Terry 4 weeks ago
I thought this was an interesting comparison... just thought I'd share. I have two pieces of equipment out with their respective manufacturers being serviced right now.... a Zenmuse X5 camera from DJI
Re: Two tales of Customer Service
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks ago
DJI is an electric motor company that sells gimbal products....but they want to sell motors. IMO. Todd, how is the image from that X5 I like the complete kit but a bit pricey at $2100. A Ronin-M and t
A pretty cool thing in Las Vegas
by Todd Terry 1 month ago
This isn't a B&M post, but I thought folks in here would find it interesting. We had a big corporate shoot at a convention in Las Vegas last week (that nightmare is outlined in another post). There we
Re: A pretty cool thing in Las Vegas
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
Not quite as cool as your example but i did the super wide graphics and animations for this crazy setup in our Monona Terrace building. I have to think it was at least 200 feet and they angled in the
yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Bob Zelin 1 month ago
hey - wait - it's about OUR industry ! from the mainstream press - Martina McBride and her husband are being sued by an unpaid intern for 1 Million dollars, for having to do "menial labor" - "Accordin
Re: yet another political post that will get pulled from Cow -
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
I loved the paper COW magazine.....oh the nostalgia. What we have done is bring on eager graduates onto sets and let them experience many things, and we pay them. But I have not done formal internship
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Apple WWDC 2018
by Oliver Peters 2 months 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 month 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
Another Copyright question....sheeesh
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
So I'm working on a video for a client. They want me to use a clip they found on YouTube. This is a fight I often have, as i refuse to use video footage without the copyright owner's permission. I bel
Re: Another Copyright question....sheeesh
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
I've been 100% successful getting permission to use a clip. Even in regional TV spots. I used a go pro ski jump clip from a Canadian ski jumper and it was perfect. I'd go for the permission and you ha
New iMac Pro system dropping frames (2 at a time)
by Dan Powers 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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
Mevo anyone?
by Todd Terry 3 months ago
Hey kids.... So, has anyone used the little Mevo camera for a live event, or otherwise Our company usually does single-camera more cinematic-type shoots... but every now and then we are asked to do ot
Re: Mevo anyone?
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
The images I saw didn't look that great....it records to a 4K codec which is why it can punch in but like a lot of those entry level 360 cameras the image did not look great. Not bad but not great. Ri
QNAP 1282T3 and Internet and LAN access via 10Gige with iMacPros
by Rich Rubasch 3 months 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 3 months 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
Questions about QNAP and 10G options
by Chad Gast 3 months ago
First, I d like to thank everyone for sharing so much valuable information about these NAS solutions for video editing. We're looking for a NAS solution for our small video production company. We re 3
Re: Questions about QNAP and 10G options
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
I have one....we have two iMac Pros with the 1283T QNAP. We run the 10gig e cables from the iMacPros directly to the Qnap. All good. We use thunderbolt to gigabit ethernet to connect to our LAN and in
Any Powerpoint users out there?
by Nik Alhazred 3 months 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 3 months 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
advice please on computer speakers?
by steve Zavo 3 months ago
Dear Forum, I need computer speakers. I have been using JBL Invader which is now this ( $200): https: www.harmankardon.com computer-speakers SOUNDSTICKS+III.html They have been good for bassy stuff wh
Re: advice please on computer speakers?
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Oh, and audio engine are powered with multiple input types and sound great alone without a subwoofer for near field monitoring. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage
Anyone in here shoot Canon C300 Mark II?
by Todd Terry 3 months ago
Hi Biz&Marketers... I made a similar inquiry in Cinematography, but I'm asking in here too... Does anyone in here shoot with the Canon C300 Mark II I usually shoot with my trusty pre-Mark II C300PL, b
Re: Anyone in here shoot Canon C300 Mark II?
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Todd, email me and I'll send a link. rjr@tiltmedia.com Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Captions Won't Show Up in Quicktime
by Chad Michaels 4 months ago
I have tried every single possible format for my captions, and they still won't show up in Quicktime, nor does the option to show captions in quicktime under the view tab. I have embedded them, I have
Re: Captions Won't Show Up in Quicktime
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
I believe VLC player can properly display closed captions. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Media Offline Graphic on Export but timeline is fine - lost trust in premiere
by david payne 4 months ago
Hi all, So the short description of my issue is this.. I have a timeline, all is lovely, I export and then at some point in the exported file the media offline graphic pops up. I go back to the timeli
Re: Media Offline Graphic on Export but timeline is fine - lost trust in premiere
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
On that suggestion I agree....we have to absolutely eagle eye everything. If you rendered a Morph Cut and then didn't select Use Previews sending to Encoder you'll get the Analyzing Data bar across th
Goodbye Old Friend
by Craig Seeman 6 months 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 4 months 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 exports hardly blowing me away...
by Alex Bond 4 months ago
Has anyone else used an iMac Pro with Premiere and found the exports to be a bit faster but hardly earth shattering Just wondering if I m missing some settings or if I m right to be underwhelmed Cheer
Re: iMac Pro exports hardly blowing me away...
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
I had an old MacPro tower and the new iMac Pro is much faster. Overall great experience except less than two months in it literally died. Dead. Like dead. Apple store guys were flabbergasted. Bummer I
iMac Pro thoughts
by Oliver Peters 6 months 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 6 months 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 10 months 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 8 months 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
iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
So the new iMac Pro should be available in the next couple of weeks, is anyone thinking of getting one I'm very interested but also intrigued by next year's Mac Pro as well "Traditional NLEs have time
Re: iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Rich Rubasch 8 months ago
I am wondering if the new iMac Pros would even ship in December....looked at a current fully loaded iMac that they sell today and curious if the GPU is that underpowered that it would not compare. I c
Laptop
by Rich Rubasch 9 months 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 9 months 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
OT: How do you present work-in-progress?
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
A rather broad question, but how do you present your WIPs to clients or stakeholders What do you hope to get out of a review What level of roughness or polish do you aim to provide early on How much d
Re: OT: How do you present work-in-progress?
by Rich Rubasch 10 months ago
We've been using Screenlight.tv and it's served its purpose. I also put links on our server and send simple links for review. They are pretty far along unless I specify it is just for review. Rich Ric
How many of you use drones at work or for recreation?
by andy patterson 11 months ago
What drones do you use and do you like them Just curious.
Re: How many of you use drones at work or for recreation?
by Rich Rubasch 10 months ago
No one mentioned insurance. Certification with a 107 is required for commercial use but how is everyone insuring their flights My insurance company, The Hartford, sent me a letter that they do not ins
Training A Drone Spotter
by C. Blake Davis 1 year 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 11 months 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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FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 1 year ago
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http: kck.st 2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https: www.youtube.com watch v=F9dtsd2ZV
Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Need to get Michael Moore on this one! But....someday I will use Final Cut X. And probably love it. I'm a database guy at heart. But an editor first. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Pos
Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
It's been fascinating to read all your comments on the bricklaying threads, but one thing has very much stood out for me. From what I have seen, there are editors who approach the timeline with extrem
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Thank Herb..."after a film has been locked, goes back and looks at all of his footage one last time to see if he missed anything. " So many times we think the edit is over once it is "over." But that
Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
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Alex James liked this 1 year ago
Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Really want to see 10GigE in the new MacPro. I want to set up a new 10GigE network here and having a port on each machine without needing a PCI card would be, as Trump would say, Huge. Rich Rubasch Ti
GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Kyle Blackwell 2 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 2 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
No More Episode Encoder
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Wonder if it is because the CC has been adopted so much and Media Encoder is now the norm with those who have the subscription. Thoughts Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sou
Re: No More Episode Encoder
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Of course if you own or buy Episode, it will continue to work. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Keeping the old Mac Pro breathing
by Lance Bachelder 2 years ago
Just added this to my Mac Pro and using it as my Adobe and FCPX scratch cache disk. I was hoping for a little more speed but it makes both FCPX and After Effects noticeably snappier. I used 2 Samsung
Re: Keeping the old Mac Pro breathing
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
We also have the PCI SATA startup drives in our MacPros. We also have filled the four drive bays with a four-drive RAID array striped with SoftRaid, which we love. Finally we aggregated our two ethern
GoPro Hacks?
by Todd Terry 2 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 2 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
Episode vs Adobe Media Encoder
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Hi all; Used Episode for several years now. Loved it. But with the new CC 2015 Media Encoder from Adobe I like the GPU processing and I can burn thru encodes faster. I have not tried the networked wor
Re: Episode vs Adobe Media Encoder
by Jack McGee 2 years ago
I am considering moving from Episode (two machines in cluster) to Adobe Media Encoder. Yes it is faster due to using graphics card for rendering, but we can't stack a bunch of jobs up on it like we do
Who's going and What are you looking for?
by Rich Rubasch 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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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Rich Rubasch liked this 3 years ago
Need advice on doing a macro dolly shot
by Ken S. 3 years ago
I am wanting to do a macro dolly video shot, have anyone tried doing it with a dslr. You can see an example shot in the video below at 1:30 into the video. Was this done with a macro video camera with
Re: Need advice on doing a macro dolly shot
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
That was a fascinating video! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Question - Shoot a talking head that is reading from que cards?
by Joshua Gilbreath 3 years ago
Hello! I have a question regarding a talking head shoot. Is there any way to shoot the talent, reading a que card, and make them look like they are not reading que cards I have had several of these ty
Re: Question - Shoot a talking head that is reading from que cards?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
I'd love to see yours, Todd....do share. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Delivering in multiple frame rates!
by noah campeau 3 years ago
Hi guys So I need to deliver 10 seconds of film in both 25fps and 29.97. It will be a mixture of abstract macro shots without sound. To get best results on both, what frame rate do you suggest to film
Re: Delivering in multiple frame rates!
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
I would shoot 25 and then conform to 23.98 and convert that to 29.97 with pulldown. I believe the teranex can also do a good job converting 25 to 29.97, but much easier to shoot 25 and then get to 29.
For you subscribers, are you using Office 365?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
We have been using the older Office 2011 for a while now and it works but wondering if any of you Mac users have moved to Office 365 subscription model and if you like the updates. Assuming since you
Re: For you subscribers, are you using Office 365?
by Chris Jacek 3 years ago
I just don't think this is true. It absolutely is about the price. If CC was only $10 a month, and that price was locked in for 10 years, I doubt we would have anyone complaining. Or at least far fewe
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iMac Hard disk partition got greyed and missing
by Naveen K. Chauhan 3 years ago
Dear All, I recently purchased iMac with Yosemite (10.10.3). Having 1 TB HDD, I created a partition named "MacWork". For last 3 days this partition is missing in finder and in DiskUtility a greyed nam
Re: iMac Hard disk partition got greyed and missing
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
If you haven't yet, try DiskWarrior which usually fixes drive issues that Disk Utility cannot. A must have! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Ed
Can a 2008 Mac Pro run the latest apple OSX?
by Larry Watts 3 years ago
I have an 8 core Mac Pro and the local Apple Store said it can't run the latest is I'm not confident they are knowledgable. Larry
Re: Can a 2008 Mac Pro run the latest apple OSX?
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Even better get a PCI SSD for the boot up drive. Our MacPros boot in about 14 seconds. This also frees up the fourth drive bay so we installed SoftRAID with four Seagate Constellation drives and get 5
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