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Need laptop advice for Premiere Pro
by Roli Rivelino 5 years ago
Hi guys, I'm a Final Cutter who is finally moving to Premiere after the great Final Cut abandonment. I've narrowed it down to 2 laptops good enough to run Premiere and some lightweight stuff in After
Re: Need laptop advice for Premiere Pro
by Jonan Grobler 5 years ago
Hi Roli, Premiere is definitely better than Final Cut! Once you switch, you'll never look back. Those laptops are both pretty tops. You'd want at least 8 gigs of RAM (and preferably twice as much as t
Going iMac After Dumping PC. Have Questions
by Ken Bennett 6 years ago
Getting an iMac 27" (new 4th generation) for general office work for my business (Video production) for emails, internet, calendars, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and running Adobe CS6. Mostly Photoshop, Il
Re: Going iMac After Dumping PC. Have Questions
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
Nope I'm not kidding and yes you're right I can't run FCP on a PC, but after Apple gave me and every other pro FCP editor in the world the finger, why would I want to I'm buying a PC and running Adobe
Are my crashes, kernel failures and restarts a coincidence?
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
The other day I got some footage from a friend's fairly new consumer Sony camera, I logged and transferred the footage as well as imported a couple of converted .movs. Amongst other things the footage
Re: Are my crashes, kernel failures and restarts a coincidence?
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
Thanks Curtis, I've just seen your answer, I'll check the log in the morning. Cheers http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidi
FCP7 with Mavericks
by Ryan Atkins 6 years ago
Anyone know if Final Cut Pro 7 will be compatible with OSX Mavericks I realize I should just move on from FCP7, but my late 2008 MacBook Pro doesn't run Premiere Pro that well. It runs, but video play
Re: FCP7 with Mavericks
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
I imagine that Apple has absolutely no incentive whatsoever to make the new system work with what is essentially defunct software. They kicked us editors in the nuts once by discontinuing it and repla
Need advice on using firewire adapter
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
I'm thinking of using a 4-6 pin firewire converter on my HVX 200 as I have a Firestore and it's a nightmare and I can't afford an adequate P2 card. So I'm wondering if anyone has tried this solution b
Re: Need advice on using firewire adapter
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
Cool, thanks Chris. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphics card 1x 1Tb external WD 'My Book' e
HPX250 vs Sony EX-3 Upcoming Rental
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hey Guys, I have to rent a camera for an all day presentation event and am deciding between the Sony EX-3 or HPX250. It is a two camera shoot and the other camera will be the HPX-370 which will be use
Re: HPX250 vs Sony EX-3 Upcoming Rental
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
Shooting PN will give you roughly twice as much space, don't ask me to explain why, but it does. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 ha
The curious case of the self fixing card
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
Bit of a strange one this, as the problem's already been solved; but in such a weird way I had to post to get opinions. Before I go on, let me assure you that I'm 100% certain of the following events
Re: The curious case of the self fixing card
by Rainer Wirth 6 years ago
i would reinstall the camera software and do some tests with the cards. cheers Rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems
Premiere newb need assistance with export settings
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
I'm working at an office that uses Premiere CS5 as well as FCP and I'm a total newb at Premiere so excuse the simplicity of this question. I'm exporting from CS5 and have followed these steps: File Ex
Re: Premiere newb need assistance with export settings
by Roli Rivelino 6 years ago
No, it's weird I've tried searching and found nothing; (I must say this is putting me off Premiere, though we're onto CS7 now aren't we ) My workaround has been to export the FCP XML from Premiere, th
Using Plural Eyes the right way
by Sascha Engel 7 years ago
Hallo Everybody, first of all a Happy New Year to all of you! I have a Q regarding the software Plural Eyes. I just shot a movie in the states (DP) of which I am also the editor. We shot on a Mark lll
Re: Using Plural Eyes the right way
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Hi Sorry for the delay Sacha, have been away. I think my answer is now defunct anyway as Andrew has more experience with it than me. I just used it once for a short project; I'd go with his answer. +
Trembling titles
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
I get this trembling text problem on my scrolling text (bottom to top) once I render out, everything seems fine on my timeline, shot in 720 50p timeline settings 960 x 720 (Panasonic) pro ress 422 HQ
Re: Trembling titles
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Sorry for the delay in answer, been away. Yes I meant FCP7 http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graph
Problem in Importing Avid EDL in FCP!!!
by Moses Ross 7 years ago
Is it Possible to import an Avid Media Composer 6(Windows 7)EDL in to FCP. I tried a lot of options in Exporting EDl such as CMX3600,CMX3400,File16,etc..., but CMX3600 seems to work in Importing in FC
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Re: Problem in Importing Avid EDL in FCP!!!
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Oh, OK, I stand or rather sit, corrected, maybe it is still worth finding that FCP 7 upgrade then. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200
White flake in Interview Subject Eyebrow
by Scott Sal 7 years ago
Hi, Looking through dailies, I noticed a subject in one of my interviews has a white flake or spec in his eyebrow (doh). It seems to me like a program out there would be able to get rid of this more e
Re: White flake in Interview Subject Eyebrow
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
There are programs out there, this is a rotoscoping problem, I know Nuke and I think Smoke can handle this easily, you might even be able to do this in After Effects. Or you could go into Color and us
Apple pushing me away, Personal Experience
by Armando Ciurana 7 years ago
Talking about my personal and subjective experience with Apple lately, I feel pushed away from their business. All this begins with the launch of FCPX, Which I don t like, I ve been on this business f
Re: Apple pushing me away, Personal Experience
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Of course they don't care about you, I think people are at last waking up to what a crappy company Apple are, they made their name being a specialist boutique company. Now they're the biggest company
The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation http: www.youtube.com watch v=ArCL_UWfPck
Re: The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
I have to agree with Shane's second reply, the minute he started comparing iDVD to DVD SP and Encore I stopped watching. I wanted to stop when he said his students didn't find Color very useful and wh
Thinking of a custom build PC laptop for latest version of Premiere any suggestions?
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
I'm finally leaving FCP and Mac behind and am trading up to Premiere Pro, I edit all sorts, mainly HD footage from a variety of prosumer cams HVX, EX3, C300 etc. I'll expect to do a fair amount of mot
Re: Thinking of a custom build PC laptop for latest version of Premiere any suggestions?
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Wow! Thank you Alex that is a massive help. Glad you're still up there in L.A. hope the job you're probably on goes well! Many thanks http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM
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Using color correction on a muticam edit
by Michael West 7 years ago
Good morning: Did a 3 camera shoot using Canon HG20's. When I opened the footage in FCP7, one of the angles had a greenish tinge to it. Last minute shoot, didn't perform due diligence, my bad. Is ther
Re: Using color correction on a muticam edit
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Don't do it in FCP, do it in Color. Colour correction in FCP stinks, use the still store in Color to match up footage and to save space and time, don't do it until you're 100% which shots you're going
OSStatus error -12909
by Lavoy Shepherd 7 years ago
I keep receiveing this error OSStatus error -12909 it is a file that was sent to me via Yousendit. it is a quicktime file with a .MP4 extension I'm running OS 10.6.8 Any Ideas
Re: OSStatus error -12909
by Roli Rivelino 7 years ago
Have you tried running on another machine If not do so, if you get the same error message, then most likely it's a corrupted file. If you don't get the same message, try reinstalling updating quicktim
High speed action shooting tips please
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
I'm shooting some tennis lessons this weekend, I'm lighting with 4 2k blondes and recording at 1080 50i so as to catch as much detail in the action as possible. However I was wondering should I also t
HVX not seeing FS
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
My HVX 201a isn't seeing my FS, the 2 white lines next to the 1394 symbol aren't there. I used it one day then the next it just wasn't there, I've gone through all the menu settings on both the camera
networking in order to use CD drive
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
My CD drive to my laptop is broken and thanks to some help given to me on here, I've managed to get Final Cut onto it by using my desktop to create a new image from the FCP disk. My problem is I want
Re: networking in order to use CD drive
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
I think, think, that it might be in 10.5 - go to the sharing preference pane. If you see DVD sharing, you're good to go. Then you just put them on the same network (Ethernet is faster than wifi) Best,
Need to copy a program from CD to USB urgently!
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
I have a job coming up which requires me to edit remotely, but the laptop I want to use has a broken CD drive. So I want to put my copy of Final Cut onto a USB stick and put it onto the laptop via the
Re: Need to copy a program from CD to USB!
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Wow thanks Jean-Christophe, that's really saved my bacon! And good info to have for the future. many thanks. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x
Should I reposition text and graphics after project settings change?
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
This is following on from my last export output dilemma, but is not a re-post. My problem was after export, everything was getting squashed from the sides so my circles became long ovals, my project i
Re: Should I reposition text and graphics after project settings change?
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
OK thanks Noah, also I noticed something else, that when I did get the circles right, one of the live fonts I used was all messed up and kind blocky glitches all around it. Do you know what settings e
output/export dilema
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Just finished my project the settings are DVCPro HD 960x 720 25 fps, my problem is that when I export a QT using export, everything has been squashed at the sides, so that my circles are now long oval
Re: output/export dilema
by Jonan Grobler 8 years ago
In the export dialoge, click on "Options..." and go to the output tab. Make sure that "Use current project and canvas settings" is checked. It's basic, but it sounds like it's a simple resolution issu
Grow/shrink acting strangely (I think!)
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Sorry to take up all the posting board with my problems, but I just have a grow shrink question. I have 3 circles with 3 letters inside, I've shrunk these down earlier in my timeline using grow shrink
Re: Grow/shrink acting strangely (I think!)
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Excellent, thanks Brendon http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphics card 1x 1Tb external WD 'My B
Trying to understand the difference between timelines
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
When I added a behaviour to my sequence it appeared in my bottom F6 timeline no problem. But I did the same later and I can only see it in the thin timeline just below the canvas window. What's the di
Re: Trying to understand the difference between timelines
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Cool, thanks Zach http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphics card 1x 1Tb external WD 'My Book' eSa
Motion key frames not working quite the way they should.
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
I'm working on a sequence and I've got to the point where I want to add a motion path to a circle and a letter within a circle. I'm not sure whether this affects it or not, but I'll mention that I've
Re: Motion key frames not working quite the way they should.
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Yes I added key frames, because the motion path didn't work the way I expected. I did as you suggest and moved the points and adjusted it to where I wanted to begin and end, but after the shape was me
Anyone bought batteries from battery upgrade
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has used the site batteryupgrade.co.uk, they have an HVX battery on there and it seems quite cheap. http: www.rolirivelino.com System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb
Strange titling problem
by Roli Rivelino 8 years ago
I've sent a number of 1080 DVCPRO Pro res timelines over to Compressor. At the beginning of the video there are some titles, which I've dropped over a 1080 .mov intro movie. Here's the weird thing the
Panasonic HVX200A vs. Sony NX5U
by Neal Klaeser 9 years ago
Trying to decide between these two cameras. They both have advantages but the cost of media is a huge consideration. Most of my work is SD but occasionally I shoot HD. I am looking for a format that h
Re: Panasonic HVX200A vs. Sony NX5U
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
You probably can, I've just never had any reason to try it, I'm sure you can flip the P2 button to DV and it'll record at SD, which is what you do for the firestore. http: www.rolirivelino.com System
HVX 201 versus AG-AF100
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
I'm toying with the idea of trading up my HVX 201 (PAL) and going for an AG-AF100. Just wondering if there're any opinions from people who've used both, is one clearly better than the other What's it
Re: HVX 201 versus AG-AF100
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
Thanks Noah, that's what I thought, I guess I was hoping to hear, it's just as good and cheaper with a choice of lenses. Think I'll be sticking with the HVX till I can afford around the 10-15k mark, t
How do I make Mp4 ingests more workable.
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
On the project I'm working on at the moment and from time to time, I'm sent Mp4s which I have to incorporate into my timeline. Usually made up of DVCPro .movs or P2, working in pro res HQ on a 720 or
Re: How do I make Mp4 ingests more workable.
by walter biscardi 9 years ago
Roli Rivelino "Thanks Tom, however I can be a bit cumbersome with Compressor, any advice on bit rates and key frames and the like when I'm running it through " Compressor has multiple Format presets.
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Serious password issue
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
I have OS x 10.5.8 since getting the computer I have just left the admin password as, password. But now (in true Mac style) the password seems to have changed itself and I can't download a program ont
Re: Serious password issue
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
Thanks Thomas aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphics card
Thin grey dashes after Compressor encode?
by Harry Powell 9 years ago
I'm using Compressor 3.0.5 to convert 1080i ProRes (self-contained from FCP) to 720p H.264 I'm getting thin grey dashes at the very edge of the bottom of the image. They vary in appearance (length) an
Re: Thin grey dashes after Compressor encode?
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
No I mean the video settings in whatever codec your using, which you access via the inspector window aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb R
Importing into Squeeze
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
I've just downloaded a trial of Sorenson Squeeze 6.5 and in the quick start it says to browse and import, but I'm just wondering do I create a self contained QT from FCP and import that to be compress
Re: Importing into Squeeze
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
Excellent, thanks Craig. aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Gra
Chapters not quite working how I need
by Roli Rivelino 9 years ago
I've created a DVD with 5 chapters, I've used one menu and I have the 5 buttons linking to each chapter, the first being the intro. I want the DVD to play through from beginning to end if the first ch
Re: Chapters not quite working how I need
by Michael Sacci 9 years ago
No problem, your original question was valid, you were trying to do something the wrong way, easy to get in the position, what I feel the place of the cow is is to give you get you on the right path.
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How do I determine the size of a shape and add drop zones
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I've been totally left behind as regards to Photoshop and so any answers will have to be as if talking to a child :-). I need to create six squares each 400 pixels wide and each with stuff written on
Re: How do I determine the size of a shape and add drop zones
by Richard Harrington 10 years ago
Image Canvas Size THere are no drop zones in PS Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and ATS:iWork
Please comment on my reels (1:41 in length)
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I'm just making a reel for myself and was wondering if anyone would comment on them for me please. I've done two edits that are the same visually but different tunes, please tell me what you think of
Re: Please comment on my reels (1:41 in length)
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
Ah yes sorry, the revised one is now on http: vimeo.com channels doublerproductions aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200
noise reduction doesn't seem to work, please help
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I'm using the noise reduction filter in the h.264 settings in compressor and it makes the video much, much worse, very pixalated and jerky, what am I doing wrong many thanks aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "
Finally uploded my reel to the cow.
by Israel Long 10 years ago
I finally uploaded my reel to the Cow, lemme know what ya think. http: reels.creativecow.net film 2010-spring-motion-title-reel Thanks. Israel "Izzy" Long Motion and Title Designer ragecg.com
Re: Finally uploded my reel to the cow.
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
Really nice, slick stuff, I hope to be as good as you at Motion one day :-). aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardriv
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SHOWREEL: Interview Cinematography — Please Critique
by Jonathan Healey 10 years ago
I respond to lots of ads looking for camera ops to shoot interviews so I thought I'd make a showreel highlighting interview cinematography. Please, let me know your thoughts on the reel. It can always
Re: SHOWREEL: Interview Cinematography — Please Critique
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
Hey Jonathan, I like it, it's a good reel, however I would probably find an interesting way of adding the sound for some of the clips, maybe fading down the music and doing a quick montage with sound
SHOWREEL: Music Cinematography (2 Versions) — Comments Welcomed
by Jonathan Healey 10 years ago
I've created two versions of a music-oriented, shooter's showreel. The first groups the content into projects and includes chyrons naming the project, band, and or label. The second version forgoes an
Re: SHOWREEL: Music Cinematography (2 Versions) — Comments Welcomed
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I just thought the shots weren't as visually interesting as the earlier stuff, so not very good to end on that. I didn't like the framing and I just thought the lighting and video quality wasn't up to
need advice on cleaning up stray pixels and using multiple codecs
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I read a blog that suggested that cleaning up stray pixels and using filters to generally clean up the video, possibly using Quicktime Also using different codecs for different parts of the video. The
Re: need advice on cleaning up stray pixels and using multiple codecs
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
Ah simple, thank you. aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Geforce 8800 512mb Graphi
Properties of psd seem to be changing in transit, please help
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
I'm being sent a psd, its final destination is Final Cut; it is a logo and is meant to have no background. When the sender sends she swears that when she saves it as a single layer with RGB colour and
Re: Properties of psd seem to be changing in transit, please help
by Roli Rivelino 10 years ago
Cool, that seems to have done it, cheers. aka Newbie Wan Kenewbie. "The young Newbie, is now a Padawon." System Mac Pro 2.8Gb quad core 8Gb RAM 1x 320Gb 7200 hardrive 1x 1Tb 7200 hardrive Nvidia Gefor
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