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Rick Turners

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February 9th 2009
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Resolve 11 crashes with Tangent Wave
by Rick Turners 5 years ago
When I'm trying to use my tangent wave with my laptop, Resolve goes crazy with my Wave. When I move the Lift Gamma Gain nobs it causes other parts of Resolve to scroll around..then after about 2 minut
Re: Resolve 11 crashes with Tangent Wave
by Laura futuro 5 years ago
Had that on davinci resolve 10 and mavericks and just did the firmware update
Analog & Digital color correction hardware?
by Jared Gardner 5 years ago
Sorry if this is the wrong forum. I'm an audio engineer and a lot of times we go for older, used hardware units for FX processing. Sometimes a software plugin is OK, but hardware (even if it's not ana
Re: Analog & Digital color correction hardware?
by Rick Turners 5 years ago
You can get a 2009 lustre for around 30k, a 2010 nucoda for around 40k. Anything older cheaper would be worse than building a macpro based davinci.
Transferring grades from R10 to R9
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
We graded a film in R10, once we got to rendering it, the program crashed repeatedly, so we changed to R9. In R9 the project opens renders fine. The problem is we need the grades from the R10 project
Re: Transferring grades from R10 to R9
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
After exporting the stills as Jpegs and re importing with the Drx in to r9 the stills and drxs come in as seperate files and do not allow me to click in them to apply grade info. Am I importing them w
how to manually enter timecode using Resolve Panels!
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
How is this done Cant figure it out and it is not in the manual. I have the resolve panels.
Re: how to manually enter timecode using Resolve Panels!
by Marc Wielage 6 years ago
hours:minutes:seconds:frame enter. That should do it. If you just enter one number on the numeric keypad -- say, 36 -- it'll jump to shot 36 in the current timeline.
Upgraded to OSX Mavericks. Crashing constantly.
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
I upgraded my macpro 4,1 to Mavericks and now whenever I click on a clip of any type the system crashes immediately. (prores, h264 whatever.) I pulled out my GTX 285, knowing that cuda is not supporte
Re: Upgraded to OSX Mavericks. Crashing constantly.
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
Sorry Jake, I didn't mean to upset you. My mistake, I meant the GTX 285 is not a supported CUDA card in Mavericks. That being the case, I figured it was causing the crash in Resolve. It doesn't looks
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recouping backed up database
by Rick Turners 6 years ago
I backed up my database before doing a fresh install to Mavericks. How do I bring back my database in Resolve
Decklink Extreme 3D not being recognized.
by Rick Turners 7 years ago
I just swapped out a RAID controller for another RAID controller in my mac pro. Once I turned on the MacPro I noticed the cord to the fan on the decklink card was rubbing against the blades of the fan
Re: Decklink Extreme 3D not being recognized.
by Rick Turners 7 years ago
Ok, I've tried other cards in that same slot, they all work.. the fan on the card still works when plugged into the system though Is there a way to confirm the card is fried
Exporting shots individually
by Rick Turners 7 years ago
I have a bunch of shots I want to use premiere pro to convert to ProRes 422 HQ for me. I want all of these shots to retain the same name that I've brought them in as. Is there a way to batch export th
Re: Exporting shots individually
by Dennis Radeke 7 years ago
Michael pretty much hit it on the head. We've gotten this request post CS6 and we're logging it as a feature request. You can create a watch folder with your convert preset and then drag the media to
3d subtitles
by Rick Turners 8 years ago
How does one create subtitles (in .srt format) We are creating a DCP and need to put the subtitles down in srt form. The next issue is that this is a 3d film, so we'd need those subtitles in 3d as wel
Re: 3d subtitles
by Bouke Vahl 8 years ago
Subbits can import text from FCP XML, and export to SRT http: www.videotoolshed.com page=products&pID=12 (and a lot of other formats) But for DCP, i think you need a DCP compatible XML that adds the s
Copy and Paste sequence changes the copied sequence.
by Rick Turners 8 years ago
Bizarre problem in Stereo project. I import an EDL for my Left Eye. Everything is fine. I load the same EDL for Right, there is a change in the dissolves. Some are longer and are covering certain shot
Re: Copy and Paste sequence changes the copied sequence.
by Rick Turners 8 years ago
Yeah, That has worked on a ton of sessions so far, for some reason this particular EDL was causing problems. I wasn't even trying to go L and R yet, just copying the sequence on the same session, in f
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customer runs off without paying the bill.
by Rick Turners 8 years ago
I was doing some post editorial work for a client, (they produced a show for PBS which aired, with my work). Client met with me, we agreed on a handshake (huge mistake) client sat in with me for a few
Re: customer runs off without paying the bill.
by Rick Turners 8 years ago
The only real evidence I have is them admitting via emails that they owe me and that payment is coming. Is an email a court worthy document Is there some app where I can set it to auto call them and r
Day rates. How do they work?
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Concerning a freelancer on a day rate. Day rate is based on 10 hour day. If the freelancer completes the days task (creating and getting approval on a project) in 4-5 hours. Is it right for the freela
Re: Day rates. How do they work?
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
It's not for anything in particular, it's just so I know the lay of the land concerning day rates. Although I like the idea of always charging a full day rate when it only takes 4 hours, because, afte
Interlacing issues!!
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Hello, I have a short film here, shot on an HV20. Footage was captured at 720x480 NTSC CCIR 601, 29.97 Lower field dominance. Edited in a sequence that matches those settings. However, there is still
Re: Interlacing issues!!
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
It's interlaced video and you're playing back on a computer monitor, of course you have interlace, that's to be expected. Play the same material back on a video monitor or TV and you won't see the int
Fair Compensation Question
by Sam Lesante Jr. 9 years ago
Hey fellow cows, I read through some earlier posts about this but wanted to get your opinion on my specific question. So I have the opportunity to do some freelance work over the course of 3 weekends.
Re: Fair Compensation Question
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
They are probably paying you less because 300 people with flips will be putting the marching band on youtube anyway, which would explain why they have less to pay.
HR Requirements (Full of Crap)
by John Grote, Jr. 9 years ago
Good day all, Every time I read a posting for an editor, graphic designer, audio engineer, (insert creative position here) it really pisses me off that a huge majority of these listings ask for a two
Re: HR Requirements (Full of Crap)
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
And these managers wouldn't be wrong in doing so, right Running a business is running a business, not a charity for out of work industry vets.. If task X can be achieved to todays standards using chea
What are your terms for payment?
by John Grote, Jr. 9 years ago
Good day all, I am a trying to find out what is reasonable terms for payment, net 15 Net 30 Net 45 Net 60 Most of my smaller clients are better than net 30 with payment, but two of my larger (national
Re: What are your terms for payment?
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
I had a job recently, half up front, half upon finish. Done on a handshake. First check was fine, finished the job, He cancelled the second check while overseas screening the finished film!! (and my b
Perception and exactly what is wrong in our industry
by John Grote, Jr. 9 years ago
This posting to me sums up a lot of what is wrong with the outside worlds perception of what we do. I am so tired and frustrated (knowing that I can't change this, but none the less). Also, the buzz w
Re: Perception and exactly what is wrong in our industry
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Whenever I see a company that wants someone to use LiveType for anything, I get up and kindly walk away.
FCP output causes drives to randomly eject!?
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Running into a lot of issues this week... These drives are super stable, however, when I try to export any sequence from this project, the drives randomly eject halfway through the export! What could
Re: FCP output causes drives to randomly eject!?
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
They are connected via Firewire.
Opening autosaved file causes everything to disconnect.
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Whenever I open the original save file, everything reconnects just fine. FCP has been crashing due to 5k+ stills on export. When I reopen using one of my oh so convenient auto saved files from minutes
Re: Opening autosaved file causes everything to disconnect.
by Bret Williams 9 years ago
Over about 4000 pixels wide is the max for stills I think. At least with my system. How are you getting to the autosave files If you can, it's best to use the restore function within FCP. If it's not
Distant blinking lights
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
Does anyone have any recommendations on how to create the effect of distant blinking lights (IE. boats or planes in the distance ) Thanks!
Re: Distant blinking lights
by Michael Szalapski 9 years ago
This tutorial may help. - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but several thousand electrons were
You may be using a compression type without the corresponding hardware card
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
I'm trying to export a documentary, which has SD HD stills etc etc, to a solid ProRes which I'll then use a cut list on.. However, I cant export the movie because of this error, "you may be using a co
Re: You may be using a compression type without the corresponding hardware card
by Rick Turners 9 years ago
It's 1920x1080, I'll give that batch photoshop idea a shot!
The Art of Editing...
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
...according to Tyler Perry, is simply knowing when from the long shot, to the close up, to the medium shot, to the wide shot. I guess. If cinemotography is just pointing a light at the subject and tu
Re: The Art of Editing...
by Rick Turners 10 years ago
Editing is a hard skill to sell.. You cut things together and a story happens.. problem is anyone can do this to a level where it "works" well enough to pass. The only way to prove that you are worth
Estimated time to online feature film?
by Rick Turners 10 years ago
I'm doing my first online finish of a feature film from HDCAMSR.. Trying to figure out how long I'd need the deck. What is the typical time frame to online a feature film
Re: Estimated time to online feature film?
by Rick Turners 10 years ago
I guess I'm hoping that I can create an offline of the project and recapture to prores 4444 smoothly. I'm not sure on the fps used in the offline. I'll have to give that a look. I'm glad I asked here,
Old Editors vs New Editors
by Roy Schneider 10 years ago
Hi All: Over the years there has been numerous threads about Old School Editors vs New School Editors. The following is a link to an article that may sum it up the best way possible. Enjoy! http: www.
Re: Old Editors vs New Editors
by Rick Turners 10 years ago
It's a double edged sword. Software developers are helping current editors do the job better and easier. but at the same time making it easier for everyone and anyone, driving down the value of the ed
How does the BMD Decklink Extreme allow for 2k viewing?
by Rick Turners 10 years ago
I know that the Kona 3 crops the 2k material for viewing on a 1080 monitor.. how does the blackmagic show 2k on a 1080 display
Re: How does the BMD Decklink Extreme allow for 2k viewing?
by Berenger Capmany 10 years ago
Hello Kristian.... How do you set up the 2K @ 25fps mode on a HD Extreme In my FCP list, only 23.98 and 24 modes are selectable. 25fps is a must for Commercial Post since we shot at 25fps. thanks!
I'm just so mad!!!
by Greg Burke 11 years ago
Hello all this is my Rant I apologize in advance... I payed 60,000$ to go school (I'm in debt) I bought a edit system for 5,500$ dollars, I have a bachelors, I have real work on my reel not just stude
Re: I'm just so mad!!!
by Rick Turners 11 years ago
I agree, It is a good idea to look at less competitive markets like Tahoe, Chicago (not as bad as LA), Louisiana (believe it or not) and Canada, all still growing.. now that post is done all over the
College degree really necessary ?
by John Frank 11 years ago
Hey, I'm wondering if it's really necessary to go to a college for post production, or anything other courses that involve video editing. I've finished high school and I've been editing as a hobbyist
Re: College degree really necessary ?
by Rick Turners 11 years ago
Honestly, no. No employer in the industry cares about your degree, unless the employer went to your school and feels the need to keep his peers alumni working, which can be beneficial. You have a bett
Online Editors Salary.
by Rick Turners 11 years ago
I know this is asked a lot about offline editors but I never see it asked of online editors. Does anyone know what the salary would be like in LA, at a medium size place, working on material for major
Re: Online Editors Salary.
by Rick Turners 11 years ago
Really The ads on media match, craigslist, mandy etc offer salaries usually around 40k..I'm looking in all the wrong places
Do I have to Move to Los Angeles?
by Tyler Groom 11 years ago
I want to become an Editor for either a Television Show or a Feature Film. The question I have is do I have to move to Los Angeles to really become what I want to be If not where else does editing tak
Re: Do I have to Move to Los Angeles?
by Rick Turners 11 years ago
As a recent grad of one of the schools aforementioned (and one of the few experienced using high end post production systems and formats etc) I can say officially say that schooling before entering th
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