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Seth Estrada

Independent 3-D Producer
Member Since:
December 28th 2006
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Austin TEXAS
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image sequences vegas
by Robert Dunn 5 years ago
Is it better to render import image sequences (as for example mp4 clips) to project timeline or just import the sequence itself and let vegas render them with the whole project I don't understand what
Re: image sequences vegas
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
Yes, absolutely. Image sequences are by definition intra-frame compressed, meaning that the final render will have less overall compression artifacting. If final image quality is your top priority, st
Sony Vegas Ram usage
by Derek Roorda 5 years ago
Hey all, After watching a few renders and system resoucres being used with task manager, I've noticed that my cpu load stays aroun 80%, while my ram usage is only 4.5. Is it just me, or is this ridicu
Re: Sony Vegas Ram usage
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
You can change the amount of RAM used for timeline pre-render and RAM previews by going into the preferences options menu inside of Vegas Pro. It won't necessarily change the amount of RAM required fo
Which version of Vegas Pro is the most stable?
by Bob Mark 5 years ago
I'm looking to upgrade from V.8 and had seen some negative posts about later versions. Which version seems the most stable Thanks. Bob
Re: Which version of Vegas Pro is the most stable?
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
Hahaha, the most stable version of Vegas Pro is whatever version you've installed correctly. A lot of users are blaming V11 for their failure to read instructions regarding video card drivers and othe
Using Track Motion With/Vs. Zoom/Crop
by Griff Hamlin 5 years ago
I have 2 clips (Right and Left) that I want to crop in such a way that they are smaller and I can put one clip on the left side of the screen and one clip on the right. I can use the Pan Crop and choo
Re: Using Track Motion With/Vs. Zoom/Crop
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
This is going to be a two-step process. Instead of telling you which buttons to press, I'll give you an analogy to better understand the tools and what they're going to be used for: Consider that the
settings for positive and negative parallax
by Hans Castrop 5 years ago
different sources come up with totally different explanations and values! for the settings for positive and negative parallax. I've got a screen of 44.1 inch. Steve Shaw has an explanation in which th
Re: settings for positive and negative parallax
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
I think you're following the formula as outlined, but you're running up against the limitations of the Steve Shaw's understanding of 3D: as you said, there is a lot of conflicting information out ther
Pro 11...S.N.A.F.U. at Sony...My Epic Adventure!
by Chuck Pullen 5 years ago
Well after enough liquid courage (I.E. Bombay Gin) I decided to give Pro 11 a spin. I first did a fresh Win 7 64-bit install and made sure everything is completely up to date. Got Vegas installed and
Re: Pro 11...S.N.A.F.U. at Sony...My Epic Adventure!
by Steve Rhoden 5 years ago
Dont know what you guys hope to achieve by all this.... Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Editor & Compositor. Filmex Creative Media. 1-876-832-4956
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Another "Everything I learned if Film School in XX Minutes" short
by Jeff Breuer 5 years ago
I see these from time to time, but still enjoyed this one. Plus I gave him extra credit for the Muppets reference.
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Fernando Mol liked this 5 years ago
Re: Another "Everything I learned if Film School in XX Minutes" short
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
Clearly you took his closing invitation to heart... Idiot Savant... ok, maybe just Idiot http: seth.savant-studios.com
1080 25p project conversion to 1080 24p in sv10 pro
by Marcin Groszek 5 years ago
Hello. I have a 1080 25p video. I'm using sony vegas 10pro. How to convert the whole project in 1080 25p So that was 1080 24p (correct to burn on CD-BR).
Re: 1080 25p project conversion to 1080 24p in sv10 pro
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
To make sure I understand your question correctly, you're asking how to conform 25p PAL content to the 24p NTSC standard Set your project properties to 24p 23.976 . Now go to the properties of each me
Sony Vegas 11 3D readyness
by David Cummins 5 years ago
I've been using Dashwood Stereo 3D LE with good results. It's a great tool and you can make adjustments in real-time to verify S3D dailies. You still have to render, but for $100 bucks, you can't beat
Re: Sony Vegas 11 3D readyness
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
Hmmm, Vegas Pro 11 has fully functional S3D alignment controls for me. So did Version 10. And the Medtron Make3D plugin the free one worked very well in versions 8 and 9 too. It's most likely that you
Can't pitch shift a stretched clip
by James Martin 5 years ago
Hi, I'm having an issue with pitch shifting. Whenever I stretch a clip to around 40%, I'm unable to pitch shift it anymore (using my + and - keys). If I simply compress the clip back to 70% or somethi
Re: Can't pitch shift a stretched clip
by Seth Estrada 5 years ago
Here is one possible solution: Change the default behavior in your preferences to allow audio clips to adjust pitch according to playback rate when stretched I'm guessing you currently have it set to
News: Sony Creative Software Announces Acquisition of NetBlender
by Cow News Droid 5 years ago
Combination Will Extend World-Class Blu-ray Disc Authoring Capabilities to Additional Multimedia Professionals and Prosumers (Madison, Wisconsin--October 24, 2011) Sony Creative Software, a global pro
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Re: News: Sony Creative Software Announces Acquisition of NetBlender
by Dave Haynie 5 years ago
While it's true that there isn't a speed rating for USB memory sticks, I have yet to find a USB 2.0 stick that's slower than about 10MB s read... the 32GB stick I have in my desktop hub benchmarks at
News: RE:Vision Effects releases Twixtor™ for Vegas™ Pro
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
(San Francisco, California--July 1, 2011) RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of their Twixtor plug
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Seth Estrada liked this 6 years ago
AVCHD with Sony Vegas, watch this video, you'll be suprised.
by Danny Hays 6 years ago
This video was shot with a Panasonic TM700 at 1080P60. I took the mative .mts file with a Sony Viao i7 laptop and placed it on the timeline in Vegas Pro 10 with a custom project setting of 1080, progr
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Ric Moxley liked this 6 years ago
Re: AVCHD with Sony Vegas, watch this video, you'll be suprised.
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
That's very encouraging. Could you upload a video of that same clip with a single cut and time offset in the middle I think it's the long GOP nature of this media that causes problems once you start r
Video Scopes in a 3D project
by Stefano Sarzi Madidini 6 years ago
Hello, I've noticed that when I'm in a 3D project the video scopes shows me only the right channel. For instance if I apply a color correction I see the results in scopes only for the right channel. T
Re: Video Scopes in a 3D project
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
I've noticed the same problem. I'm thinking that changing the display type to left only or right only, when doing your color correction pass. I haven't tested this yet though. Idiot Savant... ok, mayb
INSANE Transformers featurette
by Tim Wilson 6 years ago
I know you've seen videos of guys who jump off bridges with "wings" suits. Michael Bay has a flock of them jumping off skyscraper roofs in Chicago, with the most amazing shots of them flying between b
Re: INSANE Transformers featurette
by Mike Cohen 6 years ago
I saw the youtube clips last Summer of explosions and parachutists but there was nothing about this. I will be at the 1st 3d showing I can get to. Mike Cohen
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Seth Estrada liked this 6 years ago
Anti-Texting Video
by Scott Roberts 6 years ago
Well, this is awesome. The Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Texas (which is apparently one of those great theaters everyone should go to, I definitely would, if for some odd reason I wanted to vacati
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Stephen Smith liked this 6 years ago
Re: Anti-Texting Video
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
A buddy of mine from film school brought me to the Alamo, and it was such a breath of fresh air. The cast and crew of the film worked hard to create the performance, and if I've paid good money to see
Question for those Editing Experts
by Anthony Christopher 6 years ago
Hey everyone I wanted to replicate this shot: http: www.youtube.com watch v=lgo3Hb5vWLE If you go to 0:58 seconds you will see that the lady is moving slower than the world around her. I use Sony Vega
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Anthony Christopher liked this 6 years ago
Re: Question for those Editing Experts
by Stephen Mann 6 years ago
There's a couple of ways to speed up the main talent. The easiest would be to have your talent act in slow-motion, then speed her up to normal in post. Steve Mann MannMade Digital Video www.mmdv.com
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The end is near for Sony Vegas
by Joel Mielle 6 years ago
I'm still a big fan (Since version 4.0) and daily user of Sony Vegas Pro, In fact I'm editing a feature film on it right now. But alas I feel the end is near. With Premiere aggressively taking on the
Re: The end is near for Sony Vegas
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Joel Mielle " With Premiere aggressively taking on the world and now Apple releasing Final Cut X at $299, I feel that I'm ready to also switch or get left behind."I have Premiere Pro CS5 just because
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Seth Estrada liked this 6 years ago
Vixia HV 30
by John Lifavi 6 years ago
Will I be.able to use the video files from a canon vixia HV30 with my computer which has an AMD dual core 2gig and Vegas 10 HD platinum
Re: Vixia HV 30
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
My previous computer was an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ with 2GB of memory running Windows XP and I had no problems editing HDV. It's not the fastest experience, but it's tolerable. Sony recommends a minim
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Fresh out of school, low budget, don't know what route to go for my camera
by Bill Church 6 years ago
Hi all! First I'd like to apologize if this is the wrong forum. I've been coming to Creative Cow for about a year now for shooting and editing advice but never actually posted a question until now. Al
Re: Fresh out of school, low budget, don't know what route to go for my camera
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
Thank you for the clarification Shawn. To add much-needed further clarity to any argument inherent in your post: exactly NONE of the current DSLR's allow for usable uncompressed 8-bit output, regardle
Can a camera be too light for a stabilizer?
by Thomas Meldgaard 6 years ago
Hello I'm looking at the glidecam HD4000, which is a steadycam rig that supports cameras from 4 to 10 pounds. At the moment my rig is very small, and weighs around or just under four pounds, but I am
Re: Can a camera be too light for a stabilizer?
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
Yes and no. You can always add a weight directly beneath your camera to 'beef it up', so to speak. Then you'll also be well-practiced for the time when you use a slightly larger and heavier camera.
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Service: Savant Studios
by Seth Estrada 6 years ago
Austin Texas, United States Stereoscopic 3D   Production Savant Studios Stereoscopic 3D     Documentary     Advertainment Video 2 years live multicam production directing expe
Re: Savant Studios
by Philip Goetz 3 years ago
I knew nothing about 3D when I met Seth. I still don't, but he does. :) Philip Goetz @omegabroadcast on twitter
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