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Scott Douglas

TV commercial editor by day, filmmaker by night. A true hip hop head. Love movies, and really good tv. I'm a nice guy, but not too nice. Just nice enough.
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February 22nd 2007
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Weird Snapping happening since latest update in CC
by Scott Douglas 6 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has come across a snapping function that happens when moving in the x y z by clicking and dragging the object with the mouse. The object seems to latch on to another object an
Re: Weird Snapping happening since latest update in CC
by Daniel Hoffman 6 years ago
I was having the same problem. The solution is at the top in your toolbar. There is now a checkbox for snapping that is somehow unrelated to the menu option. Uncheck that and you hould be good. Hope t
Sony F55 RAW in AE CC?
by Scott Douglas 6 years ago
I was wondering if anyone has found any support for bringing the 4k Sony F55 RAW MXF files from PPro into AE.... I was hoping to use dynamic link, but AE doesn't seem to like the raw MXF Files.... if
Re: Sony F55 RAW in AE CC?
by Todd Kopriva 6 years ago
By the way, when I say "yet", I mean that we're starting investigation of this now. If all goes well, we may be able to include this ability in an update later this year. -----------------------------
Export Module failure
by Jay Prather 9 years ago
Hello, I have Adobe CS5, been using it just fine, but the last few to attemps to export my project, its gets half way thru, then fails, I even went back to the original file which worked fine before.
Re: Export Module failure
by Scott Douglas 6 years ago
I had a similar problem, one easy work around is to utilize dynamic link between AE and Premiere, if you're familiar with Premiere. Simply open premiere create a timeline appropriate for what you want
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G Speed Q RAID Config software
by Scott Douglas 7 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has been able to find software for the G Speed Q to change the RAID from 5 to 0 I attempted to use the config software from their site, but as it say it's only for 10.6 and ea
Re: G Speed Q RAID Config software
by Chris Murphy 7 years ago
It's an annoying debate style to throw rocks, claim a miss is a hit, and then duck for cover so you can't be asked questions any more. I didn't add more assumptions. I did support the statement with a
AJA Io HD stopping bootup
by Scott Douglas 7 years ago
Here's my story: The Io HD was working fine with FCP 7 on a new Mac Pro Six core with Mt. Lion installed. I've made the switch over to PPro lately, and wasn't using the Io HD for a while so I turned i
Re: AJA Io HD stopping bootup
by Scott Douglas 7 years ago
ps. The fw800 is plugged into the back port, while I have a fw800 cable plugged into the front port that leads to a mixboard.... not sure if that makes a difference, but I did have them both working f
easy Resolve Lite question
by Scott Douglas 8 years ago
So this is gonna probably sound dumb, but I can't seem to find anything on it anywhere. I installed Lite 8.1.1 on my Macbook Pro quad core, re-started the computer, and when I attempt to open resolve
Re: easy Resolve Lite question
by Dwaine Maggart 8 years ago
Until this gets fixed, there is a workaround. When you click the Register and Download button after filling in all the info, it automatically starts downloading a file. That's currently the wrong file
Why use FCPX if you plan on moving up in the industry?
by Dustin Parsons 8 years ago
There's a lot of speculation on these boards as to what impact FCPX will have on the post-production industry. My thoughts right now are very mixed because the work that I do could very well be done o
Re: Why use FCPX if you plan on moving up in the industry?
by Scott Douglas 8 years ago
Hi Dustin, I'm in a very similar setup as yours, and carry basically the same responsibilities as you. I was given the green light to get FCPX when it comes out. I too have held off buying it, I'm goi
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'New Coke' syndrome
by Scott Sheriff 8 years ago
After the sneak preview, the debate started. Those expressing an opinion basically fell into three camps. 1. Fanboys 2. Wait and see. 3. Skeptics. From group one we heard hyperbole like "a new editing
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Re: 'New Coke' syndrome
by Scott Douglas 8 years ago
I still don't understand why I'm seeing posts from people wondering what they'll tell their clients now that Apple hasn't 'come through for them'. What exactly were they expecting FCPX to magically do
Promotion/Commercial Editor Needed
by Glyn Holmes 9 years ago
I work as a freelance web project manager, and every now and then my client will ask for a little intro promotional video to their new website. I have a client that has asked me to film a small promot
Re: Promotion/Commercial Editor Needed
by Scott Douglas 9 years ago
Hi Glyn, I'm sure I could work with you to handle this type of project. My day job is working on mainly TV spots, as the only in-house editor at the production company. I'm looking to do more freelanc
Quick and hopefully easy question
by Scott Douglas 9 years ago
Hi Guys, I have a motion graphics question. I was wondering if anyone could lead me the way of a proper tutorial or throw out leads for me to search under as I'm having trouble finding reference mater
Re: Quick and hopefully easy question
by Scott Douglas 9 years ago
Thanks guys, I really really appreciate the help! You've given me exactly the lead I was hoping for. Many thanks! Scott -------------------- check my stuff out at http: scottkdouglas.com
Is this even possible?
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Hi All, I just received a call from a DP friend of mine who's on the opposite coast. And here is his question situation. He has a MacBook Pro with FCP on it. He shot in the DVCPRoHD 1080i60 format, ed
Re: Is this even possible?
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Thanks guys, you've been a huge help!! Scott -------------------- check my stuff out at http: scottkdouglas.com
BetaSP output color issues from FCP via Kona LHi
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Hi All, Here is my setup. I have an 8 core, running the latest FCP suite. With a Kona LHi card installed, and outputting to a Analog Beta SP Deck (Sony UVW-1800). We output tvc's, and send them normal
Re: BetaSP output color issues from FCP via Kona LHi
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
I agree Chris, but there are other tvc's that play on that channel station that look a lot better, especially with proper saturation and colors. Otherwise we'd write it off as being exclusively the st
Enhanced 16x9 Encoding Software
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Hi All, I've been reading through these forums for a couple days now. Learning about the encoding software options, and the hardware options. Here's the task I've been given: Find a way to create a ve
Re: Enhanced 16x9 Encoding Software
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Thanks for the help and the info Michael. Reading through all the posts when I search the forum and online in general, I've been learning a lot about the depths that one can get into when delving into
Shots of the same person multiple times in one shot?
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
Hi All, Here's a hopefully easy question. I was wondering what the technique is called that allows you to place a multiple versions of the same person into the same shot. So Sally #1 is walking, while
Re: Shots of the same person multiple times in one shot?
by Dennis Leppell 10 years ago
In photography terms this would be multiple exposure. Lock down the camera on a tripod. It works best easier if you segment your scene to individual areas where your subject won't interact with themse
Remove Pulldown in Log and Transfer not working??
by tony rain 11 years ago
Hey all, I know there are several posts regarding this. I have done the 'google' search but still can't seem to find an answer. Maybe I'm totally overlooking it I am not that knowledgeable about the h
Re: Remove Pulldown in Log and Transfer not working??
by Scott Douglas 10 years ago
I'm having the exact same issues. When I play back the footage that was shot at 24p on FCP I get serious interlacing and motion blur. When I try to convert via Cinema tools it gives me the error of no
FCP to BetaSP Deck a very RARE issue, anyone???
by Scott Douglas 11 years ago
Hi All, So I'm connected to a Beta SP deck via the AJA Io LA, using FCP with all the latest updates and running off an 8 core Mac Pro. I'm outputting a tvc, and the very beginning of the tvc is a vide
Re: FCP to BetaSP Deck a very RARE issue, anyone???
by walter biscardi 11 years ago
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My Final Cut thinks its running on a PowerPC, but its not, help??
by Scott Douglas 11 years ago
So I've got a project for a friend that has the Sony HDR-TRG1 full HD camera that records to flash cards. And when hooked up to the dock, and connected via USB, on Intel Mac's it should be as simple a
Re: My Final Cut thinks its running on a PowerPC, but its not, help??
by Scott Douglas 11 years ago
You were right on point! I had it set to open in Rosetta, and thats why it must of thought it was a power pc. Once I unchecked it, everything worked like gold! Thanks Bret!
DVD Software Help/Question
by Scott Douglas 11 years ago
Hi All, I was wondering if anyone out there knows of any DVD authoring program that will allow me to burn a SD DVD that will play full frame on an HDTV that has a natural frame size of 16:9. I've trie
Re: DVD Software Help/Question
by William Busby 11 years ago
In your compression software, simply set the 16x9 flag. This should display full screen, proper aspect ratio on a widescreen monitor or a 4x3 monitor (letterboxed)
DVCPro HD Tape shot on Varicam, Playback problems!
by Scott Douglas 11 years ago
Hi All, I've successfully transferred captured 2 tapes from the same shoot to FCP, and I am on my last tape from the shoot. When I attempt to playback the tape, it runs timecode for 20 seconds or so t
Re: DVCPro HD Tape shot on Varicam, Playback problems!
by James Palugod 9 years ago
I recently experienced this same issue. Getting the error message, E-00, trying to playback DVCPro tapes on AJ-HD1400 deck. The tapes were shot 720 30p on a Varicam. They playback fine in camera. Righ
Loss of quality with Lens Adapter?
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Hi All, The company I work for has decided to go ahead and purchase an HVX200. they are also looking at lens adapters. And interesting point was made by one DP that they talked to, and he said that wi
Re: Loss of quality with Lens Adapter?
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Hey Rainer, Thanks for the info about the wideangle lens. My main question is in regards to lens adapters that allow 35mm SLR lens to be used with the HVX200 or the lens adapters that allow us to use
Demo Reels
by Chris Holland 12 years ago
Hi all, I was hoping to get some feedback on my reels. I have both an Animation & Design Reel as well as General Editors Reel with full edits on it. Let me know what you think. I am looking for a job
Re: Demo Reels
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Hey Chris, From watching both, let me comment on one then the other. Edit Reel: It seemed to drag on, as a compilation it's solid, but maybe considering a trimmed down version too. Graphics Reel: Ther
Jagged lines on logo's and text....
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Hi, I'm working with AE7, and am doing a corporate video the includes video, stills, Illustrator and Photoshop logo's along with text. Because there is VO, music, and the client likes to sit down with
Re: Jagged lines on logo's and text....
by Jason Connolly 12 years ago
Assuming your project is 720x480 or 720x486... In FCP, go to your footage bin, and make sure your rendered clip is set to LOWER fields. If not, set it to LOWER, and then re-insert it back into your ti
AVID TO FCP
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Does anyone know if its possible to export broadcast quality 16:9 file FROM AVID in a format that will work ON FCP 5.1 If anyone can let me know quickly that would be HUGE! Thanks!
Re: AVID TO FCP
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
Different machines. One a PC, one a Mac. Thanks though.
After Effects to FCP
by Scott Douglas 12 years ago
I was wondering if anyone can help me out. I am working with stills and graphics supers in AE, but I want to compile the After Effects sequence in Final Cut Pro to put it with other elements for the p
Re: After Effects to FCP
by Brendan Coots 12 years ago
Usually Animation Codec or Uncompressed is best. The only problem is, using these files will force you to render your FCP timeline every time you make any changes. If your FCP project is already built
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