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Richard Schiller

Member Since:
January 1st 2011
24 Posts
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ENGLAND
RAID or portable SSD?
by Richard Schiller 5 years ago
Hi. I wanted to buy a present for someone who will be editing some 2K digital film files from an Arri Alexa on a humble iMac using Avid. It was suggested that they buy a G-Raid dual drive configured f
Re: RAID or portable SSD?
by David Roth Weiss 5 years ago
Portable SSDs make a terrific present. David Roth Weiss Director Editor Colorist David Weiss Productions David is a Creative COW contributing editor and a forum host of the Apple Final Cut Pro forum.
Blu Ray Drive for Archive
by Richard Schiller 5 years ago
Colleagues I hope you can help. I have purchased a blu ray writer for my daughter. She has been doing a lot of video editing and needs some way of archiving older files. The blu ray drive is working w
Re: Blu Ray Drive for Archive
by Michael Locke 5 years ago
Hello Richard, Sorry for the late reply, but hardware software info helps. My 2010 13" MacBook Pro running OSX 10.8.5 mountain lion burns reads files no problem (OWC Pioneer burner). I think the max s
The Third Man - Dutch Angle
by Richard Schiller 6 years ago
Colleagues It would be easy to say that this fim (The Third Man) has Dutch Angle shots but on close inspection I notice that it is more complicated than that. During the scene where Lime first appears
Re: The Third Man - Dutch Angle
by Richard Schiller 6 years ago
Todd Thanks a lot for your analysis. As you say it would be so easy now. Glad that someone with some knowledge of celluloid was able to help. I am still curious to know a bit more - perhaps from anyon
iPad Teleprompter
by Charlie Cogar 7 years ago
Hello, I'm looking for a reasonably priced teleprompter software and support rig for the iPad2. There are several on the market from various suppliers. Can anyone recommend an easy-to-use product that
Re: iPad Teleprompter
by Richard Schiller 7 years ago
Now there is a challenge. It is not clear what moddel it is but the instruction manual says "iprompter for ipad" Richard Schiller Working amateur Panasonic Camcorder 1080p, Nikon SLR with video acquis
Olympus LS-100 Field Recorder
by Richard Schiller 7 years ago
Colleagues I recently bought and used one of these and thought I might share my experiences. Firstly I have to say that it does its basic job of recording clean audio alongside the video being shot on
Field Recorder
by Richard Schiller 7 years ago
Colleagues I am looking to add a field recorder to our current set-up. We record short films (3 to 10 minutes) in even shorter scenes. We use a variety of camera gear but as so often they have wonderf
Re: Field Recorder
by Richard Schiller 7 years ago
Ty Al Thanks for your replies. Apologies for the tardiness of my response here as I only get to a computer occasionally just at the moment. I hope these comments clear some of the questions... Our set
Monitoring output on EOS cameras
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Colleagues On my Nikon D90 the HDMI output is nice to have but of limited usefulness thanks to its limited resolution and the fact that it does not display the video image full frame. My question is w
Re: Monitoring output on EOS cameras
by Pete Burger 8 years ago
AFAIK the only Canon capable of sending HD video over HDMI during recording is the 7D. But it's no clean feed. It'll send all of the display infos as well. ------------------------------------------ "
Looking to buy
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Colleagues My daughter is looking to purchase a camera for use on her college film course. Having taken a look, the EOS cameras seem like the best choice for learning about film production. She is loo
Re: Looking to buy
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Firstly Jeffrey - like the video; very funny Glad to hear from someone who has used the camera with non-Canon lenses. That is reassuring to hear. I did not know about the histogram. It seems that whil
Transformers
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Colleagues I have recently fimed a set of nine three-minute movies. These were all shot in a make-shift studio and for a variety of reasons we used fluorescent lighting. We also used consumer cameras
Re: Transformers
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Ty Thanks for your reply. No; I have great audio from the shoot because I laid down the tracks separately and synced them in the edit. What I was wondering is how one now turns balanced to unblanced n
1080 progressive frame blending
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
I use the Movie Studio (home) version of this software. Generally I acquire in 1080 50 progressive. Vegas handles this format which is excellent but I do have problems. In general I want the output of
Re: 1080 progressive frame blending
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Danny Apologies for the tardy reply. I have been looking at this and searching the web for solutions for some time in between real work of course. I think I have found one. If I right-click on each vi
Aliasing in downconversion
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
I use the Movie Studio (home) version of Vegas. It is excellent tool and one reason for its delightful performance is a tremendous flexibility in frame rates and resolutions. However I am so far disap
Re: Aliasing in downconversion
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Mike The one property I cannot match is that the source is 1080 50p. Vegas accepts that but does not support it as a project setting. I can only set 1080 25i or 720 50p. I have tried both. I was tryin
I have invented a new way of making television - I think
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
This might be something that everyone else has been doing for years but I have not found any reference to this technique anywhere and would be interested in people's comments. I was asked to record a
Re: I have invented a new way of making television - I think
by Richard Schiller 8 years ago
Rich Thanks for the kind words. I wanted to get across how surprised I was at how well it turned out - accepting that this was intended to be low-resolution material for internet-style distribution. M
Laying down audio tracks
by Richard Schiller 9 years ago
Colleagues I am brand new to Vegas. I have some video from a multi-camera shoot that I need to edit. The cameras all recorded their own audio and the source files are all AVCHD. I am looking to take t
Re: Laying down audio tracks
by Richard Schiller 9 years ago
Mike Brilliant. Very comprehensive answer. Thanks. I have the non-pro software. I have to say that it is remarkable for the price but I guess this is one feature that differentiates the better version
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