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Laptop
by Rich Rubasch 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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
Writing Effective Proposals
by Greg Ball 1 month ago
I see lots of posts here on the Cow from people who screwed themselves over by not being in agreement on their deliverables with their clients. I just wrote an article for ProVideo Coalition on writin
Re: Writing Effective Proposals
by Rich Rubasch 1 month ago
Hi Greg; I like it. Wish I could have seen an example of the layout you use. We have waffled between portrait and landscape orientation. Also for all dollar amounts we round to the nearest dollar and
OT: How do you present work-in-progress?
by Walter Soyka 2 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 2 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
Medical Device Marketing Video
by Joe Clark 2 months ago
Hello, I am designing an animated video for a medical company so, I am looking for some help in making the Medical Device Marketing Video .I have spent nearly 2 days reading through the many posts on
Re: Medical Device Marketing Video
by Rich Rubasch 2 months ago
Artificial intelligence is here and this is what it looks like Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.co
How many of you use drones at work or for recreation?
by andy patterson 3 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 2 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
Don't you hate it???
by Todd Terry 3 months ago
Just an exasperated rant I thought I'd share... We're prepping for a big location shoot tomorrow... and found this little blue screw in the bottom of the main camera case... It's not too unusual for s
Re: Don't you hate it???
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
I carry blue, red and silver screws that I find at hardware stores....they are always unique and somewhat unusual....in my pocket. I drop them into random gear cases after a shoot and they never know
The viability of starting a production business - should a new guy head toward or or away?
by Nick Ryan 3 months ago
Hey all! I've got a question for all you established business gurus. I'm wondering what the current climate of the production world is, and if it's foolish to head into it if I'm already established i
Re: The viability of starting a production business - should a new guy head toward or or away?
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Interesting. I own a production company and the job security of a steady gig with an educational employer is pretty attractive in many ways right now. The agencies that used to pay rate card are looki
Superhero of Post Production!
by Rich Rubasch 3 months ago
Our award-winning, full-service video company in Madison WI is looking for a Post Production Editor Motion Graphics Designer superstar on a full time basis. Must have at least 2+ years of experience i
Training A Drone Spotter
by C. Blake Davis 8 months 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 3 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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Yup, Lumetri Glitch in Premier CC 11.1.2
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
We discovered a glitch with the CC 2017 Premier build 11.1.2. This is the latest Premier download. The Lumetri filter is misbehaving when lowering black levels and more. It is a very obvious issue. If
Re: Yup, Lumetri Glitch in Premier CC 11.1.2 Lumetri ver 11.1.0
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
The version of Lumetri plug in has to be 11.1.0 which is the one that loads in the latest Premier build download. On any clip in Basic Correction tools, lowering the blacks anywhere below 20-30 units
Using videos edited while employed at a business in portfolio without permission?
by Jarrod Brown 4 months ago
Sorry if this is in the wrong section, if someone could point me to the right section to put this in I'd greatly appreciate it So a bit of context, I work at a small video production business in Melbo
Re: Using videos edited while employed at a business in portfolio without permission?
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
Why not point potential employers to clips on your current company's site and point to the ones you had the most to do with the editing. As long as the clips you want to show are already online I'd us
Real Estate Video
by Joe Clark 4 months ago
Hello, I wanted to share a fairly recent property video creation. I shoot real estate (stills, video, 3D tours, aerial) all around the island, and I'm continually working to hone my craft. So far, I'm
Re: Real Estate Video
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
Snarky this morning, Todd. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage Founder President Editor Designer Animator http: www.tiltmedia.com
Lumetri issue in 2017?
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
I've color corrected countless videos in CC 2105 with Lumetri but an issue popped up today and wonder if it is because I have old versions etc. When I slide the shadows or black level slider down the
Server vs. Host
by Todd Terry 4 months ago
Hi gang... I think I know the answer to this (or at least the first part), but thought I'd ask wiser minds in here first. At our tiny company we do maintain our own server. Well, actually, I'm throwin
Re: Server vs. Host
by Rich Rubasch 4 months ago
I've used Hostmonster for the past 12 years and pretty much love it. Two outages in 12 years....one was yesterday, but not bad. Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sound Stage
FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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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Re: Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Rich Rubasch 5 months 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
How would you quote this?
by Elisa Llamido 5 months ago
Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this and weigh in. I really appreciate it!! A few questions: 1. How would you quote the following job A perspective client owns a large demolition comp
Re: How would you quote this?
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
Hey Richard.....how successful are you with getting paid any money "up front" meaning a check in hand before you even start editing I ask because I don't think I can recall in 17 years that a client p
Hmmm....no comments on the Apple WWDC the other day
by Rich Rubasch 5 months ago
iMac Pro, now in gray....powerful but still not upgradeable especially in the PCI world. Really liked the built in 10 gig Ethernet....hoped for that on the trash cans. Liked the new Apple Speaker. Oth
Re: Hmmm....no comments on the Apple WWDC the other day
by Tim Wilson 5 months ago
There's a pretty robust thread in the FCPX Debates forum. Apple WWDC As I've noted here before, that forum has largely sucked up the general-interest conversations that used to happen in this one, ent
A USB Cable rant...
by Todd Terry 6 months 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 6 months 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
Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
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Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Rich Rubasch 8 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
CC 2017 Mac Intel Tower Reviews
by Rich Rubasch 8 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 8 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
GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Kyle Blackwell 10 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 10 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 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
Late 2012 IMac 27" crashing in Premiere CC2015
by James Bridges 2 years 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 2 years 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 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
More Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
by Oliver Peters 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 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 2 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 2 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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Any Premier CC 2015 Users have Matrox MXO2 LE
by Rich Rubasch 2 years 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 2 years ago
I am doing so right now and it is working fine.
Where is an editing program with Automated Speech Recognition?
by Brett Sherman 2 years 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 2 years 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
Need advice on doing a macro dolly shot
by Ken S. 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 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
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