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Ryan Atkins

Videographer, Cinematographer, Director, Editor
Member Since:
May 25th 2008
174 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Ohio
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Ninja 2/SSDs write speed
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
Anyone use the Atomos Ninja 2 Blade ProRes 422 HQ is supposed to be recorded at an average of 220mb s, I do believe. I'm getting about 175mb s on my SSDs. My SSDs are supposed to write at 500mb s. I'm
Resolve Lite to Premiere to Resolve Lite?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
I'm wondering if this workflow works. After watching tutorials, I've noticed all of them refer to the paid version of Resolve. I'd like to be able to import footage and XML from Premiere into Resolve
Re: Resolve Lite to Premiere to Resolve Lite?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
Yes, I have found this out. Having never used any flavor of DaVinci before, I thought I would be able to have a working project, but am finding DaVinci should be the last step. Thanks for the advice!
Davinci Resolve 10 Lite - export aaf/xml greyed out. Why?
by Marcel Steuermann 6 years ago
Hi everyone, I just imported an xml-project using CineformHD avis into DV 10 Lite which worked just fine using the import under edit. I also rendered the files into avis which also worked fine. Now th
Re: Davinci Resolve 10 Lite - export aaf/xml greyed out. Why?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
In DaVinci Lite 11, you have to select the "Edit" tab to export XML. However, do know that any color information will not transfer over if doing XML. You must export from the "Deliver" tab for color i
Match external audio to 96fps video?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
I'll be filming a scene this weekend on the Panasonic GH4 at 96fps. Is there anything special I need to do with audio to have it sync for a 23.98 output
Re: Match external audio to 96fps video?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
I'm not really sure. The Canon 7D and other DSLR's that record 60p will also record audio in "real time". When you slow down footage 40% to 24p (23.98), the audio is stretched and matches the video tr
XML from Apple Motion into Adobe After Effects?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
Is there a way to export XML of a project from Apple Motion and import into Adobe After Effects without having to recreate everything from scratch
Re: XML from Apple Motion into Adobe After Effects?
by Ryan Atkins 4 years ago
Oh I see. Motion 5 would be the issue then. Good to know about version 4 and earlier.
Adding digital snow thru a window
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I'm working on a short film that takes place in the Winter and Spring time. Principal starts early January. This will be shot in Chicago, IL, in which the weather doesn't always cooperate. My team is
Re: Adding digital snow thru a window
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I see, ok. Well I have a lot of good information here. Will do some tests and may inquire from there.
eSATA vs USB 3.0
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I'm looking to upgrade to a larger hard drive. My 2011 MacBook Pro supports 1 Thunderbolt, 1 FW800, and 2 USB 2.0 ports. Thunderbolt is quite expensive, though I realize it's the quickest. However, fo
Re: eSATA vs USB 3.0
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I'm assuming a RAID-0 config would have significant performance over non RAID
Cannot open media files with AME?
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I've recently been using the Adobe Creative Cloud 2014, within the past month or so. I had CS5.5 for the longest time. One thing that was really nice, was I could open my exported media files (usually
Re: Cannot open media files with AME?
by Todd Kopriva 5 years ago
This is a bug that is being looked into. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated After Effect
Day rates for Lighting and Sound
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
Hello, I'm heading up a short film to be shooting in Chicago in about a month or so. I'm looking to raise funding for this project and have been looking at rental quotes for various equipment. What is
Re: Day rates for Lighting and Sound
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
Thanks much! This gives me a ballpark idea
DeClipping a specific section in Audition CS5.5
by Ryan Atkins 5 years ago
I'm working on a mix for a local band and there's a small section where the audio clips. I thought sure that if I selected the section that is clipping, that the "DeClipping" diagnostic tool would jus
4K in FCP7 on 2008 MacBook Pro?
by Ryan Atkins 6 years ago
Newer camera technologies are pushing us to shoot in 4K. I'm still on FCP7 as Premiere Pro CS5.5 and CS6 don't always run smoothly when editing ProRes 422 footage. My Mac is from 2008. These are the s
Re: 4K in FCP7 on 2008 MacBook Pro?
by Ryan Atkins 6 years ago
I see. I actually do have an ExpressCard34 slot. Definitely need to look into upgrade options for the future. Thanks for the feedback
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 Ryan Atkins 6 years ago
Mavericks seems to work fine with FCP7
How to make coins glow in AE?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
I'm doing preparation work for a scene on a short film (has yet to be shot) which a little girl will become fascinated with coins that will eventually be special to her. They will need to be glowing b
Re: How to make coins glow in AE?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
Thanks I'll try this out and see how it works. I may be back with more questions, but we shall see.
No playback from speaker on Tascam DR 100?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
I JUST received the Tascam DR 100 and after doing a few audio recordings I cannot hear anything from the speaker. Headphones work just fine. The speaker switch is turned to ON, I do not have headphone
Re: No playback from speaker on Tascam DR 100?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
A simple reset fixed the issue. Problem fixed.
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3.5mm or XLR for DSLR video?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
Yes I know, DSLRs cannot take XLR mics (without adapters). However, I'm talking about using an external recorder and bypassing the camera for recording audio. In your opinion, which is better XLR or 3
Re: 3.5mm or XLR for DSLR video?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
Thank you for the advice, Bob!
9 Minute Video is 880MB? Normal?
by Rachel Corinne 8 years ago
I have a 9 minute video. The video is in HD. Firstly, should the size be 880MB, or do you think I did something weird in Final Cut Pro that made the file size huge If so, do you know how to make the f
Re: 9 Minute Video is 880MB? Normal?
by Ryan Atkins 8 years ago
Keith, good input. Doesn't Vimeo convert any video uploaded to Flash So then, would it matter what file type you give it I'll try an mp4 next time I upload, but I do believe that unless you have a Vim
What Codec should I use in Motion
by Mark Laslo 9 years ago
Hi All, I tried searching the forums and google but felt like I couldn't find the answer...though it was probably staring me in the face. I'm doing basic graphics work with motion and am trying to det
Re: What Codec should I use in Motion
by Ryan Atkins 9 years ago
Steve, that's exactly right. Just set up your project with XDCAM and export as ProRes 422.
6 tracks to 2 tracks
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 10 years ago
Hi, I'm using Soundtrack Pro 2.02. Is there a way to convert one of the stock 6 track music beds down to a stereo (2 track) file Thanks
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Re: 6 tracks to 2 tracks
by Paul Figgiani 10 years ago
Right + Click the track Panner and set it to Use Stereo Panner. Now set the Submix output to Stereo 1,2. Export Exported Items -Master Mix. -paul.
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Filters and Effects not working
by Jacqueline Bazinet 11 years ago
I am running FCP 5.1.4 on a Intel MacBook 2GHz Core 2 Duo with 1 GB memory and OS 10.4.11. I've been an FCP user for 5+ years and this is the first time I've seen this particular problem. The effects
Re: Filters and Effects not working
by Kate Perkins 9 years ago
These suggestions are kind of extreme. The filters are just probably turned off in your preferences. Go to that sequence's preferences (right click on the sequence in the Browser and select "Setting"
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Quality AND file size
by Adam Pietraszek 9 years ago
Hi everyone, new here and a few months ago I switched over from Vegas to FCP so I'm fairly new to Compressor. Normally I'm a "trial and error" person and learned a lot that way but this project is tim
Re: Quality AND file size
by Ryan Atkins 9 years ago
Yes, it would be helpful to know what the delivery format would be as you will need to apply different compression settings for each format. Web is a higher compression then DVD or Blu-Ray.
Inspector,file browser & library disappeared
by Kevin Collar 12 years ago
While working in Motion my inspector, file browser and library have suddenly disappeared and I am unable to retrieve them. Does anybody have a solution. Restarting mac and opening a new project have n
Re: Inspector,file browser & library disappeared
by Ryan Atkins 9 years ago
Wow, thank you very much. I encountered the same issue...all fixed now. What preferences does that file store
Express Card 34 crashes Snow Leopard
by Ryan Atkins 9 years ago
This doesn't happen all the time. It works perfectly more often then when it doesn't. I have Snow Leopard installed and I edit on an Express Card 34 adapter, which is then hooked eSata into a G-Raid h
Re: Express Card 34 crashes Snow Leopard
by Ryan Atkins 9 years ago
Well, I was having issues with the Leopard 10.5 driver for my Rosewill ExpressCard 34 device. I then downloaded the Leopard 10.6 - Snow Leopard (which is my operating system). I haven't had any issues
Compressor: Why do deinterlace controls matter?
by Tod Hopkins 11 years ago
Why does the Deinterlace setting in Frame Controls matter when you are not deinterlacing When Fields is set to "same as source" the deinterlace setting should be meaningless. Except, it's not. Changin
Re: Compressor: Why do deinterlace controls matter?
by Ryan Atkins 10 years ago
"So, if you have interlaced source and you want progressive output, you'd set Output Fields to Progressive and then choose a deinterlace method." This really does make perfect sense, however, the Comp
Optical Drive problems...
by Ryan Atkins 10 years ago
I'm really just posting this in all forums I can think of... Whenever I put in a commercial audio cd in, it mounts as "Audio CD". It s been a while since I've put an audio cd in, but I thought it gave
Sequence settings
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
If I am editing with different video formats (23.98, HDV, DV SD 720p, etc) and different frames rates, what should settings should I make my sequence
Re: Sequence settings
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
Set your sequence settings to whatever you have the most of, or to what you intend to deliver. Just place the other clips with different formats in it. You'll need to render it all in the end, and dep
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External HD problems in OS X 10.5
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
I have an external Seagate hard drive that can be connected either Firewire 400, USB or eSata. I have been using this as an editing drive for Final Cut Pro, and has been working fairly decently. Well,
Re: External HD problems in OS X 10.5
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
Well, the drive finally mounted for me. I was able to copy all projects off, and did a clean reformat. Seems to be fine now. I may though have to use it as a backup, not editing drive. but the problem
FCP 6 errors on drive read speed
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
I have been using a Rosewill RC-605 eSata ExpressCard 34 card for quite some time. I got a Seagate Free Agent Pro 500 GB external hard drive to edit and save my captured media on. My card is hooked eS
Re: FCP 6 errors on drive read speed
by Rafael Amador 11 years ago
Hi Ryan, Don't hesitate running few times DiskWarrior until you get the graphic fully clean. The time you spend maintaining your Mac is not lost. You will recover it when editing and rendering. Cheers
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Firewire 400 or eSata for HDV capture?
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
I'd like to start working in the HDV field and am wondering which type of Express Card 34 device I need to get. Can Firewire 400 handle HDV and DV capture straight from the camera, or is eSata preferr
Re: Firewire 400 or eSata for HDV capture?
by David Roth Weiss 11 years ago
Sata is vastly superior -- nearly eight times the throughput of Firewire 400. That means greatly enhanced realtime playback without rendering. David Roth Weiss Director Editor David Weiss Productions,
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Size of Brush
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
How do you change the size of the brush, not how to change the size of the stroke in Illustrator CS3. Thanks,
Re: Size of Brush
by Jeff Kelley 11 years ago
Are we talking about the brushes that you use on a stroked path That would be changing the stroke changes the brush.Jeff www.willinois.com
Output to HD from HD
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
I'm not sure if this is the right group or not. I've been trying to work with Hd for a while now. Before I explain my issues, let me describe my setup and equipment. Camera: Sony HDR-FX1, HD recording
Re: Output to HD from HD
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
Oh that manual, Ok. I thought you were talking about another separate printed manual. I will look at that and hope I can come to a conclusion. Thank you,
Best 24p Cameras under $10,000?
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
I didn't really see a good category for this post. Question, I own the HDR-FX1 which has a 24p simulated film mode, and I really like it, however, is this a good camera for the film look Also, what ar
Re: Best 24p Cameras under $10,000?
by Ryan Atkins 11 years ago
Thanks a lot
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