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A USB Cable rant...
by Todd Terry 1 week ago
This is nothing important, just something I thought I'd share from the "Whaaaaaaa " department. Ok, what's the biggest gripe about USB cables I think it's universally the fact that on the first connec
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Re: A USB Cable rant...
by Rich Rubasch 5 days ago
I know! It costs more to do it this way! That's it! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
A milestone, of sorts....
by Todd Terry 2 months ago
I just wanted to take a sec to share a little good news with my friends in the B&M forum. Hopefully I will sound at least a little bit humble and grateful, and not braggadocios, as that is what I trul
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Re: A milestone, of sorts....
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Pretty cool...in this industry you have to deliver year after year and compete with all the new looks, techniques and business models, so 20 years is a big deal. We've seen some of your work over the
Pick your brain
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Hey Mark Suzko...can you email me offlline Have something I want to pass by you. rjr@tiltmedia.com Nothing to see here...moving on... Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound
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Re: Pick your brain
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
Email sent. Brain on stand-by.
Betamax
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Anyone in the Madison WI area or Milwaukee Chicago area have a working Betamax machine laying around Have a few old tapes to transfer! Would love to do it here rather than send them out. Rich Rubasch
Re: Betamax
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Believe it or not I had one two weeks ago. An electronic recycling company came to pick up a pile of old decks and apparently the Betamax was in the pile when I was sure it was somewhere else. It did
Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Rich Rubasch 2 months 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
LinkedIn Question
by Todd Terry 2 months ago
I know some (many ) of you are LinkedIn users. I am a cursory user of only the mildest degree, so I had a newbie question... When a person sends you an invitation, and you decline it, does that person
Re: LinkedIn Question
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
I don't respond many times for exactly the same reason you state. I want a list that is relevant to my business in some manner....if it doesn't look like there is a connection I don't respond to the i
CC 2017 Mac Intel Tower Reviews
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Is everyone satisfied with their upgrade to CC 2017 on Mac Intel Towers with AJA cards We are probably sticking with Yosemite for a while but are considering moving to CC 2017....any major issues anyo
Re: CC 2017 Mac Intel Tower Reviews
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Curious which AJA product. We are running all LHi's in our Mac towers and they have been flawless while our Blackmagic 4K card has been fussy. We upgraded all our video cards for more Vram and process
Traffic down?
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Ever since the new Creative Cloud subscription and the new Final Cut X debate settled, there seem to be way less posts on the COW. Premier Pro is pretty busy and the Business one here, but seems like
Re: Traffic UP!
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Good points Tim and glad to get some of that "inside baseball" peek inside the machine. I appreciate the COW for the participation not just the inherent traffic. It used to be a daily exercise to peru
Footage Rights and what to do
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Here's one. Manufacturing client....three years of footage we captured fabricating and installing their products. Only contract signed was for the deliverables...product and install videos. So far so
Re: Footage Rights and what to do
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Seems pretty pono to me, brah. With the understanding that if he likes the lowball route, you guys are done and going separate ways from that point on.
GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Kyle Blackwell 5 months 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 5 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 9 months 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
OT: Is Speed Grade in line to get the ax?
by David Mathis 11 months ago
Was looking at some posts in the other "A" company forum to find this of interest: https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 3 988527 What does this mean for Premiere Pro users going forward Could it be
Re: OT: Is Speed Grade in line to get the ax?
by Rich Rubasch 11 months ago
I love Lumetri Color! Good riddance Speed Grade! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
GoPro Hacks?
by Todd Terry 11 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
So here we are, a week past the "actual" end of NAB 2016, and I'm asking myself, what's still worth talking about a week later Because if it ain't worth talking about a week later, is it worth talking
Re: NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
The Red Raven actually turned my head toward Red for the first time. Let's see if they deliver this Fall. Mole lights actually are starting to look sexy. The Yuneek Drone flew better to me than either
Premiere Pro 9.2 & Graphics card CUDA problems, video goes black! Poof!
by Tom Laughlin 1 year ago
So I got a beefed up MacPro 12-core, a few months ago, and it has just started acting erratic with Premiere Pro. I'm not sure what is going on, as I thought the Nvidia Quadro 4000 graphics cards was g
Re: Premiere Pro 9.2 & Graphics card CUDA problems, video goes black! Poof!
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Yes, here too. I posted a while back about crashing and alluded to CUDA but my post was deleted. We are also working with AJA because when we disable our Kona LHi cards we get more stable performance.
Who's going and What are you looking for?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year 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 1 year 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
Late 2012 IMac 27" crashing in Premiere CC2015
by James Bridges 1 year ago
I could really use some help here. For the past few months my IMac has been crashing during editing and when exporting in media composer. Unplugging the computer helps, but trouble persists. Here are
Re: Late 2012 IMac 27" crashing in Premiere CC2015
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Any updates if the trash can solved the crashing Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Watering Sprinkler
by Rich Rubasch 1 year 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 1 year 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
More Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
A nice write-up at FCP.co: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1780-how-the-hollywood-film-whiskey-tango-foxtrot-was-edited-on-final-cut-pro-x - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC
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Re: More Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Great! Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Glitch on Cross Dissolve
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
We had a PNG vignette still over our entire sequence. Above that we had animated ProRes 4444 lower third animations. Every time two clips under the vignette had a cross dissolve between them the vigne
Re: Glitch on Cross Dissolve
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Really No one has had this issue Odd Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
CUDA or OpenCL?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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Any Premier CC 2015 Users have Matrox MXO2 LE
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
Curious if Adobe has fixed the little bugs that plagued the Matrox hardware back prior to CS in Premier. Anyone successfully using a Matrox MXO2 LE to bring in tape or other media to Premier CC 2015 o
Re: Any Premier CC 2015 Users have Matrox MXO2 LE
by David Medzorian 1 year ago
I am doing so right now and it is working fine.
Where is an editing program with Automated Speech Recognition?
by Brett Sherman 1 year ago
When I think about the feature that would really save me a ton of time editing, it's obvious. Automated Speech Recognition. It would quite frankly be revolutionary for my editing process. The thing is
Re: Where is an editing program with Automated Speech Recognition?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
One of the Cable guys added voice recognition to its remote control...I think it is called Xfinity and the TV spot shows people holding the remote up to their mouth saying things like "record" or "go
Vintage
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Congrats! That old Mac Pro you've been nursing along is now likely to be officially unsupported by Apple. 2009 or older products are now "vintage" or "obsolete". See list for details. https: support.a
Re: Vintage
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
They are cleaning out the garage. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Bob Zelin is right.....The End Is Near!
by Don Walker 1 year ago
I was at Best Buy this morning, helping a former client (and friend of mine) as he was deciding which Mac to buy. He was making a long anticipated jump to Apple from PC. When he was my client, I did a
Re: Bob Zelin is right.....The End Is Near!
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
This is a craft industry with a huge factor of service thrown in. You have to be talented, sure, but you also have to be responsive. One thing the tools we have now provide (GPU processing, shoot and
Playback keeps pausing 2015
by Alex Udell 1 year ago
Every time I play a clip back in 2015 (under El Capitan) playback stops 6 secs later. I am playing across a network....is this some sort of throughput behavior pref I'm not aware of I disable Mercury
Re: Playback keeps pausing 2015
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
We sometimes reduce the playback quality to 1 2 rez for smoother playback. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.
Solved: How to speed up AE Dynamic Link preview / how to make greyed out playback res options active?
by Marc Nibor 1 year ago
The settings 1 8 and 1 16 for the resolution of playback and still are all the time greyed out. In fact I never have seen them available. Does anyone know how to set these superlow settings active
Re: how to make greyed out playback res options active?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
These only seem to work on 4k sequences. You could play with a framerate temp setting like 10fps for a 29.97 comp or 12fps for a 23.98fps comp. Do you have your comp settings to maintain resolution se
Need advice on doing a macro dolly shot
by Ken S. 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
The best bang for buck? Mac Pro for Premiere Pro - opinions please
by Tom Laughlin 1 year ago
So, I've decided against the new mac pro, the darth vader helmets, and wanted to get a few more opinions before I purchased this other Mac Pro. The guy whom I'm purchasing the Mac from, inidcated that
Re: The best bang for buck? Mac Pro for Premiere Pro - opinions please
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
We have gone with the Nvidia GTX 680 cards in all our towers and it really pumps thru everything we can throw at it. We had the 4000 card in our graphics mac but the GTX 680 is much faster. Rich Rubas
Delivering in multiple frame rates!
by noah campeau 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Changing brightness of daylight during interviews
by Paul Rhys 2 years ago
Hi. I just shot a sit-down interview indoors using both natural light and lamps etc. However it went sunny, then gloomy, etc outside on a regular basis, which changed the whole shot obviously. Should
Re: Changing brightness of daylight during interviews
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
If we know we are shooting in a room with outside windows we always have a roll of ND filter paper to completely cover the windows. This minimizes the effect of the light "breathing" but it still does
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Mac Hardware
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Hi all; We have 6 older MacPro towers going back to 2007. Most are 2010 4.1 or 5.1 machines. All are pretty maxed out, except for graphic cards which we will be upgrading soon as we migrate to Premier
Re: Mac Hardware
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Got it. Good price too! But on 5 systems I am disgarding all my current PCI cards, all my monitors (2 per system) and the other PCI cards (USB3 and PCI SSD) in order to go iMac. Easy decision for the
Mac Hardware
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Hi all; We have 6 older MacPro towers going back to 2007. Most are 2010 4.1 or 5.1 machines. All are pretty maxed out, except for graphic cards which we will be upgrading soon as we migrate to Premier
Re: Mac Hardware
by Sam Lee 1 year ago
Speaking of 4K: 90% of my most profitable acquisition-post prod-delivery are still in 720-1080p! And it looks like for many years to come, just like the silver tower Mac Pro fr 2006-2012 era. 8K is on
Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Simple question, I just wondered if there is anyone left on here who thinks it isn't
Re: Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
"So clearly Apple is failing in how it markets the professional aspects of X." Exactly. Perception is half of truth. I don't see Apple marketing the app as a professional product...it is not their mes
Verdict: FCP X & El Capitan?
by Mitch Ives 2 years ago
It's been pretty quiet since the release, and no comments on 10.11.1 as near as I can tell. So, any deal breakers left... and did the .1 update do anything in the way of fixes for FCP X and plugins Mi
Re: Verdict: FCP X & El Capitan?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Might want to read this first.... http: www.zdnet.com article os-x-10-11-el-capitan-bugs-bugs-and-more-bugs Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Ed
48 or 60 fps for only a slight slow-mo effect
by Matheus Siqueira 2 years ago
I'm planning on filming a video clip and would like to achieve the slow-motion as in this video: https: vimeo.com 34009508 My final output is 24fps. I'll be shooting with a Sony FS7. I would need to r
Re: 48 or 60 fps for only a slight slow-mo effect
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Here is our (very cool) workflow. Shoot shots we want to slo mo at 120, 90 or 60 fps, depending on the camera. Shoot the rest at 23.976. Convert to ProRes and run the slo mo high frame rate clips thru
MacCaption
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Any MacCaption users out there with info on what happens to MacCaption after December now that Telestream owns it Do tell. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Found
Re: MacCaption
by Craig Seeman 2 years ago
Telestream has owned it since August 2013 http: www.telestream.net company press pdfs prs-2013-08-20.pdf Nothing is changing. Development continues. http: www.telestream.net captioning overview.htm Mo
To fade or not to fade
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Since a lot of our videos end up on the web do you add fades front and back Seems we still should. Most players display a thumbnail with a play icon prior to starting. If there is no fade the user cli
Re: To fade or not to fade
by Nissania Trujillo 1 year ago
I don't think it is a set rule that all videos fade or all videos do not fade. We still need to keep in mind how even a fade can affect our edits and our stories. That is what is really important. In
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