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Rob Grauert

I am a full-time video editor for Benelli USA, which is located just south of Washington, DC. Using Final Cut Studio 2 to maintain their DVD catalog, my roles include EVERYTHING related to post production - from cutting with Final Cut Pro to advanced... [more]
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May 31st 2007
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Mouse Wheel Scroll Speed Change After Premiere CC Update
by Mark Mayr 4 years ago
Hey Guys! So while editing in the latest version of Premiere CC, I've noticed a bug that I can't find a fix for. While scrolling with the mouse wheel, with the cursor on the playback screen, it usuall
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Re: Mouse Wheel Scroll Speed Change After Premiere CC Update
by Rob Grauert 3 years ago
If you place your cursor in the grey area of the Program Monitor, the scroll wheel will work frame-by-frame regardless of how fast your scroll. If you place the cursor in the video image of the Progra
Two NVIDIA Quadro 4000 GPUs
by Rob Grauert 3 years ago
I have two Quadro 4000 GPUs I'm hoping to sell. I'm hoping to get about $200 each. Image: http: i.imgur.com v4kuM2G.jpg Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
Three Black Magic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Zeiss & Canon super 16 lenses
by Jerry Holsopple 3 years ago
I am selling 3 Black Magic Pocket Cinema Cameras. (Includes 3 Nikon battery chargers and 3 Nikon batteries) (These are in good condition (a few marks from tripod plates on the bottom) 1 Wooden Camera
Re: Three Black Magic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Zeiss & Canon super 16 lenses
by Rob Grauert 3 years ago
I already have a BMPCC with a SpeedBooster. I'm interested in the "1 Wooden Camera cage, handle, rods, A-Audio adapter (XLR inputs)." How much for that You can email me at robgrauert@gmail.com Rob Gra
2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Recently my computer has begun acting strange. Without warning the computer will simply restart. Perhaps the computer is crashing I figured the system drive was the problem, so I replaced that last ni
Re: 2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Rob Grauert 4 years ago
My issue has been resolved and turned out to be bad RAM. So maybe you need some new RAM, too Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
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Apple Hardware Test not starting
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
I'm trying to run AHT, but it won't start for some reason. After restarting I've tried immediately pressing "D" and immediately pressing "Opt + D." Neither of these commands initiate the test. I'm usi
Re: Apple Hardware Test not starting
by Tyler Chittick 5 years ago
Are you trying to start it after a restart If yes, try powering down completely first. Be sure you're holding the D key down (until you see AHT) and not spamming it. Be sure you're pushing the key qui
Tangent Element Tk Panel and Quadro 4000 GPUs
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Tangent Element Tk Panel - $1000 This is in excellent, like-new condition. 2 Quadro 4000 GPU (for mac) - $600 each These are in great condition as well. I put together an edit suite for freelance work
Blackmagic Pocket Camera Kit - $3000 - DC/MD/VA
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Contact: robgrauert@hotmail.com Photos: http: imgur.com a avyGb#0 I am selling a Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera Kit. The kit includes: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera body Metabones Speedboost
Premiere and SpeedGrade look different on my reference monitor
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Hi, I'm sending video to a Panasonic Plasma through a Kona LHi card. I noticed that the video sent to my plasma from Premiere does not look the same as video sent to my plasma from SpeedGrade. Anyone
Re: Premiere and SpeedGrade look different on my reference monitor
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
I'm on a Mac as well, using a Kona LHi. Not sure which GPU I have, though...it's just whatever came with the Mac. How do you know it's the color output from the Kona Know of any way to address this is
Element 3D - Environment creating pixilated shadows
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Hi, I'm using Element 3D to create a 3D logo. For some reason the environment in Element 3D is created pixilated shadows on the object. What would cause this Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.fa
Re: Element 3D - Environment creating pixilated shadows
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Sorry for not clarifying what I meant by "shadows." I'm not referring to any shadows cast by lighting or anything. I'm referring to the darker areas of the image used for the environment. I applied th
AJA Ki Pro Quad for playback at Trade Show
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Hi, Has anyone ever used a Ki Pro Quad for playing a loop at a trade show We have a 4k video loop that covers a new product from our company, and we tried to use the Blackmagic HyperDeck this past Jan
Re: AJA Ki Pro Quad for playback at Trade Show
by AJA Sales Department 5 years ago
Yes, the Ki Pro Quad may be used as a playback device for digital signage. You will need to create compatible Apple ProRes files. A guide to the appropriate settings for compatible files is found in t
Following up even after being rejected after an interview?
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Long story short, a job recruiter contacted me about a position and asked me if i would be interested in interviewing. I went in for the interview and everything seemed to go well, but they chose some
Re: Following up even after being rejected after an interview?
by Al Bergstein 5 years ago
I would agree with the thoughts above, and not just in video production. It's totally appropriate to let them know that you really would have liked the job, thank them for the interview, and let them
How long do LCD monitors last?
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
How long do LCD monitors last I ask because I'd like to get a legit broadcast monitor for my home suite where I'll be learning DaVinci Resolve and doing some freelance work. I'm interested in getting
Re: How long do LCD monitors last?
by Bram Desmet 5 years ago
Most range from 30,000 hours to 60,000 hours. It depends largely on the backlight. In reality the technology will evolve to a point where you won't want to use it as your primary display well before j
FOR SALE: BLACKMAGIC ELEMENT TANGENT WAVE PANELS (Bt, Kb, Mf, Tk)
by Gabriel Messager 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm selling my Blackmagic Tangent panels (Bt, Kb, Tk, Mf). New from B&H NYC in August 2013. Used but like new, no operational issues. Original Box and USB cable. Willing to sell for $3000 and
Re: FOR SALE: BLACKMAGIC ELEMENT TANGENT WAVE PANELS (Bt, Kb, Mf, Tk)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Are these items still for sale Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
Noise after chroma key with Keylight(1.2)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Hi, I'm having a small problem keying some footage. The footage is 1080p24 ProRes HQ. I connected a Sony EX3 to an AJA Kona LHi and recorded directly into the computer. The footage is also well lit -
Re: Noise after chroma key with Keylight(1.2)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Wow, MUCH better when viewing Intermediate Result. Thank you! Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
4k Delivery & Presentation for Trade Show
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Not specifically a PPro question, but I'm not sure where to ask... The company I work for had to hire an outside company to produce some video work. The company decided to shoot in 4k with a RED Epic.
Re: 4k Delivery & Presentation for Trade Show
by Trevor Asquerthian 6 years ago
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Volvo Van Damme Split - Fake or Real
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
I can't tell if this is real or if they faked it. The more I look at it, the more it seems faked. What do you guys think https: www.youtube.com watch v=M7FIvfx5J10 Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com
Re: Volvo Van Damme Split - Fake or Real
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Ben Mullins " Even if they're not being entirely truthful about it's authenticity it's still an excellent piece of film, and a very good idea too." For sure. I think the concept is brilliant from a m
Intentisty Pro settings not remaining set
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
I am trying to output video from Premiere Pro CC to my reference monitor via Intensity Pro. This has worked fine in FCP, but I am having issues in PPro. I'm running Blackmagic Design Desktop Video 9.7
Re: Intentisty Pro settings not remaining set
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Thanks, buddy. I will give it a shot when I get home :) Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
PPro not outputing HD through Intensity Pro, works fine with SD
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
System Setup Mac Pro 3,1 OX 10.8.4 BMD Desktop Video 9.7.5 Premiere Pro CC BMD Intensity Pro Issue I'm trying to get an HD timeline to output to my SD monitor via S-Video. When I'm playing my HD seque
Re: PPro not outputing HD through Intensity Pro, works fine with SD
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
My monitor can handle a 24p signal. And I still see no change when I try to output a 720p30 signal. Also, even if that were the problem, I don't see why the audio would seize to output from the HD seq
Lion and Mountain Lion on same Mac - Not Possible?
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
I've been trying to upgrade my Mac Pro 3,1 from Snow Leopard this weekend, but I am having issues. I have two internal drives, and I'd like each one to run a different OS. I want to do this because so
Re: Lion and Mountain Lion on same Mac - Not Possible?
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Really Weird. I could have sworn I read on CreativeCow that FCP7 was only working reliably on Lion and not Mountain Lion. Oh well, I'm liking my setup as is, so I think I'll keep it :) Thanks, Bob. Ro
CS5.5 Not recognizing Quadro 4000s
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Hello, CS5.5 is not recognizing my Quadro 4000s. In the Project Settings window where I choose Mercury Playback settings, the drop-down menu is disabled and it says software only. The GPUs needed driv
Re: CS5.5 Not recognizing Quadro 4000s
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Hey, Thanks for responding. I figured it out actually. I did indeed have to install a driver, specifically the Cuda driver. Premiere is now recognizing the card, although, I don't know how to tell if
Would anyone care to share images of great interview composition
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
I work for a corporate company and lately we've been shooting more documentary style projects. I can compose a decent interview by following rule of thirds, ensuring the scene is well lit, and choosin
Re: Would anyone care to share images of great interview composition
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Thanks, Terry. These are some great examples =) Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
NVIDIA GT8800 and ATI Radeon 5770
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
I have 2 graphics cards GPUs for sale NVIDIA GT 8800: http: i.imgur.com rhtNrOq.jpg ATI Radeon 5770: http: i.imgur.com XSWmRbt.jpg They're in great on condition, I just upgraded to Quadro 4000s $150 e
Keyboard shortcuts - adjusting audio
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
While working in FCP, I frequently used keyboard shortcuts to raise or lower a clip's audio by 1dB or 3dB. I have moved onto CS6 and have become familiar with many of my commonly used keyboard shortcu
Re: Keyboard shortcuts - adjusting audio
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Gotcha. Thanks :D Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
Calibration with X-Rite i1 Display Pro
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Hi, Has anyone here ever used the X-Rite i1 Display Pro to calibrate their reference monitor Every time I see this product demonstrated they use a computer monitor, which is of course fed the GPU's si
Re: Calibration with X-Rite i1 Display Pro
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Thanks, Juan (and everyone else, really). The help and advice is much appreciated. Have a good weekend :D Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
New compact Super 16 digital cinema camera with 13 stops of dynamic range, allows shooting with a professional film look in a beautiful design that fits in your pocket! (Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--Ap
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Roger Martin "ProRes and DNxHD 220 are more than we need for this." I've gotta respectfully disagree with ya. I've liked the small form factor of DSLRs, but I hated the compression. ProRes recording
Waiting for your back-ordered BMCC, what about Resolve?
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
To those of you who have ordered a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, have you been able to receive Resolve and UltraScope immediately, or do you have to wait for those while you wait for your camera to arrive
Re: Waiting for your back-ordered BMCC, what about Resolve?
by Rob Grauert 6 years ago
Thanks for the clarification, Marco. Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com www.facebook.com robgrauertvideo
What would you quote?
by Justin Sheehan 6 years ago
Hi, What you quote (production, post-production) for three videos that are three minutes each. Each video would have two different people interviewed and b-roll overlaid. Including gas, food, a videog
Re: What would you quote?
by Mark Suszko 6 years ago
Your quote comes from Ernie Kovacks: Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done. More to the point: To get a great finished three minutes might involve a whole day of shoo
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Should I drop this freelance project?
by Eric Kim 6 years ago
Okay, I know I did a stupid thing by taking on this project but I just started in this business and I was desperate for work. Basically, I was hired to do an assembly edit and I was told it would take
Re: Should I drop this freelance project?
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
Get out any way you can, and soon. It isn't worth your time. And it isn't a bridge you should want to keep. If all of their productions are going to be this cheap...is it worth it One of the classic s
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Will Motion 5 work with Final Cut Pro 6?
by Neal Fox 7 years ago
I've got the Motion that came with the Final Cut Studio. I think it's Studio version 7 The one that had FCP 6. Just wanted to know if I upgrade Motion which is only $50, will it work okay with my vers
Re: Will Motion 5 work with Final Cut Pro 6?
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
I don't know if you can round-trip, however, I see no reason why you wouldn't be able to create motion graphics in Motion, export them, and import them into FCP6. Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com w
Best codec for editing aside from ProRes 422, for reference video
by Bill Chen 7 years ago
Hey guys, my usual workflow has always been to transcode all my footage to ProRes before editing but is there a decent codec to work with that doesn't require a lot of hard drive space My end goal is
Re: Best codec for editing aside from ProRes 422, for reference video
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
DVCProHD is 100Mbps. So that's more compressed than ProRes You could try HDV, too, since you're just cutting something together for your client to reference, but that might result in a long render tow
Mac Pro Technical Configuration Question
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Last night I bought a Mac Pro from someone on Craig's List - a Late 2008 2.8GHz Dual Quad-Core. He upgraded is GPU to an ATI Radeon HD 5770, but he installed it in SLOT 3 instead of SLOT 1. I asked hi
Re: Mac Pro Technical Configuration Question
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Nevermind. I finally found my the information i was looking for online. Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com command-r.tumblr.com
Slow render with G-Drive
by Maria-Luisa Meredith 7 years ago
Hi I've recently purchased a G-Drive 750GB Drive which I have connected to my Macbook Pro via FW800. I'm working on an edit that requires an hour long sequence with Timecode in vision. My previous dri
Re: Slow render with G-Drive
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Your hard drive doesn't dictate render time. That's a job your CPU handles. Have your past projects been similar to the project you're currently rendering If not, you're not making a fair comparison.
3 way color correction in FCP 7?
by Avinash Shetty 7 years ago
I am trying to do the 'Sin city effect' on a video I am editing. When i select the 3-way color corrector filter and then click the eye dropper on the color i want to keep the color palette in the view
Re: 3 way color correction in FCP 7?
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Oops. Sorry. Have you tried clicking on that little button that has a Key on it It toggles between Final Image, Matte, Source. Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com command-r.tumblr.com
conflicting fcp and mac Keyboard shortcuts
by Anette Olsen 7 years ago
Hi, I'm working in FCP 7 and I can't figure out how to disable the Mac OS shortcuts in order to be able to use fcp keyboard shortcuts. I've simply unchecked the shortcuts in the Expose and Dashboard (
Re: conflicting fcp and mac Keyboard shortcuts
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Try going to Apple System Preferences Keyboard. Make sure you're in the "Keyboard" pane. Below the sliders there is an option that says, "Use All F1, F2 etc. keys as standard function keys." This forc
Tired of Magic Mouse!
by Mike Bugera 7 years ago
Looked through old posts but couldn't find this topic, so thought I'd bring it to the pasture. In short, I've had all I can take of Apple's Magic Mouse. Been using it on my MBP 17" with FCP 7 for over
Re: Tired of Magic Mouse!
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
I use this mouse: http: www.logitech.com en-us mice-pointers mice devices wireless-mouse-m510 I'm not sure why anyone would use an Apple mouse. They've always been garbage, at least in my experience.
Big Fish Circus Scene - How To
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
I'm trying to figure out how this effect was achieved so we can try something similar for a project at work. Here's the scene I'm talking about: http: www.youtube.com watch v=XkAwpDeu-Ts Not much is t
Re: Big Fish Circus Scene - How To
by Rob Grauert 7 years ago
Thanks Mark. Renting the DVD is a good idea. Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com command-r.tumblr.com
FedEx
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
Here's a rant, and a question. Mostly a rant. I think FedEx needs to turn the "forward" arrow in their logo around backwards... because, to me, it seems they are going that way. In the early days of m
Re: FedEx
by Rob Grauert 8 years ago
I would ditch the printer that FedEx gave you and print the label on the 8.5X11 sheets of paper. I've watched a FedEx guy scan those and they seem to work just fine. Its easy-peasy :D Rob Grauert, Jr.
Keeping track of employees' projects & progress
by Rob Grauert 8 years ago
At my job we need to figure out how to keep track of everyone's projects, progress, ETA, etc. It has to be something we can all glance at to see what everyone is up to. A dry erase calendar seems like
Re: Keeping track of employees' projects & progress
by Rob Grauert 8 years ago
Great info. Thanks :D Rob Grauert, Jr. www.robgrauert.com command-r.tumblr.com
Final Cut Studio 2 and Lion
by Jason Ayers 8 years ago
Has anyone been able to use Final Cut Studio 2 in Lion yet I've found mixed results as to whether or not they are compatible. Thanks.
Re: Final Cut Studio 2 and Lion
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
Questions to ask yourself... 1) What does LION get me that my previous OS does not 2) Do I need what it gives me 3) Do you use this machine with FCS 2 on it to earn a living Does it work (if so, DO NO
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Larry Jordan begins knocking loudly on Apple's door.
by Aindreas Gallagher 8 years ago
As smug and self regarding as Apple are, Jordan's growing horror can be no great PR delight for them. http: www.larryjordan.biz app_bin wordpress archives 1544 The shiny Apple has worms growing in it,
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Re: Larry Jordan begins knocking loudly on Apple's door.
by David Roth Weiss 8 years ago
Eben Abbaan "FCP X haters ---- mad at apple my psycho ex --- mad at me" So, is your implication that anyone who, unlike you, fails to appreciate FCP X is a psycho And, are you also suggesting the sam
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