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Steve Smith

Member Since:
October 22nd 2004
53 Posts
Location:
Washington, DC / MD
use FFMPEG to mux and channel mix with DOLBY E tracks?
by Steve Smith 7 years ago
We are looking at FFMPEG as a way to create a ProResHQ.mov with two streams of DOLBY E. From what I've read, FFMPEG cannot encode DOLBY E, but I'm wondering if we could use FFMPEG to mux in DOLBY E if
Re: use FFMPEG to mux and channel mix with DOLBY E tracks?
by Reuben Martin 7 years ago
Supposedly Dolby-E can be muxed in and treated like a stereo audio track, however I'm not sure if MXF has special metadata tags used to indicate that the audio track is Dolby-E. I doubt FFMpeg support
Using the KiPro as a VTR, outputting DNX220 Sequence to a ProRes HQ file?
by Steve Smith 9 years ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to output to the KiPro from an Avid MC We're looking for a way to create ProRes HQ files from shows that are ingested and cut as DNX220 in our AVIDs. We don't own a K
Re: Using the KiPro as a VTR, outputting DNX220 Sequence to a ProRes HQ file?
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
You can send ltc out and record through the front panel or web GUI and steal tc that way. As far as I know rs422 doesn't work without a Kona card. I would write AJA and ask (very nicely I might add) i
8 Channel H.264 Quicktime Files
by Dan Charrington 9 years ago
To keep it short, I have a workflow that has been put together with one glaring issue that I haven't been able to solve. We have HD material with 8 channels of audio (5.1 mix + Stereo pair on Ch.7&8)
Re: 8 Channel H.264 Quicktime Files
by Steve Smith 9 years ago
Dan, I have the same issues with Compressor. We have XDCAM HD files with 8 Channels, and DVCProHD files with 16 channels of audio- both formats need H264 low res files with the same audio channel conf
Is it still possible to buy a SN for Boris Continum Complete 4?
by Steve Smith 9 years ago
I've been given a series of old Final Cut Pro projects, that make heavy use of the BCC4 filter set. It seems like BCC4 is not forward compatible with the current versions of BCC. I really don't want t
Re: Is it still possible to buy a SN for Boris Continum Complete 4?
by Boris Yamnitsky 9 years ago
Steve, feel free to contact our sales lines, they may be able to help. BCC4 was based on old AE architecture which was dropped in favor of the new FxPlug. But we should have installers serials somewhe
Anyone using EditShare?
by Steve Smith 12 years ago
our company is considering using EditShare as our shared storage server. http: www.editshare.com But it's been hard to find any in-depth discussions of their products. so thought i'd ask if anyone ou
Re: Anyone using EditShare?
by Dmods 12 years ago
We have a 6TGB system, 8 ports (GIG E) connections. We have 14 FCP workstations (mix of old G4, G5, and MacPros). In addition we have 2 Avid systems (one on MacPro and the other on WinXP). We use all
is there a way to display clip names in the canvas - just like the TC reader?
by Steve Smith 13 years ago
i'm looking for a way to display individual clip names in the canvas - i need to way to make a rough cut shows the TC and each clip name as they're laid out in the timeline. thanks for your help, ste
Re: is there a way to display clip names in the canvas - just like the TC reader?
by Dylan Mercer 10 years ago
I am looking for a similar thing for an edit which includes LOADs of still images. I need to hand it on to our motion graphics guys to animate the images, so a label on each image would be a huge help
[HELP] Displacement Maps
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
okay, i realize there a million tutorials for creating an animated displacement map, but i can't get it to work, been trying for hours. i hoping someone can help me figure this out. I have a JPG of a
Re: [HELP] Displacement Maps
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
yep, your right. i realized this about 5 minutes after i posted this message...amazing.
[QUES] Training for C4D in the Washington DC-Metro Area?
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
I'm a motion graphics video editor who's very interesting in learning the basics 3d modeling and C4D, but aside from online tutorials I haven't been able to find anything very helpful. Does anyone kn
Re: [QUES] Training for C4D in the Washington DC-Metro Area?
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
thanks, doug. i can't believe that a major 3d program - especially one so integrated with AE - like C4D doesn't have ANY classes offered in the 3rd largest market in the country WTF are they doing whe
[ques] how did they create this effect??? - MTV2 "double dutch"
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
http: www.stashmedia.tv video stash07_trailer.htm toward the end of this trailer is a brief MTV2 clip where a silhouette of a two headed dog emerges on the screen with lots of scribbly lines "colorin
Re: [ques] how did they create this effect??? - MTV2 "double dutch"
by Norman Lafranchi 14 years ago
Wow thanks for that link! That stash DVD magazine is a fantastic idea, I'm suprised I'd never heard of it before. Does anyone here subscribe to that
[How did they do this?] Cut up paper to create a Snowflake.
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
this is one of the coolest pieces I've seen in a while: http: www.adamgault.com holiday I'm wondering if anyone knows how they may have created the snowflake effect - where the paper gets cut up and
Re: [How did they do this?] Cut up paper to create a Snowflake.
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
Yeah, but still wondering how to do this....is this something that can actually be done in AE, or is it actually Stop Motion photography like Stafe posted If it can be done in AE, i'd love to know ho
[OT] looking for stock footage of domestic dog and cats
by Steve Smith 14 years ago
hey guys, i realize this is off topic, but thought someone in here might be able to help - I'm looking for some good royalty-free stock footage of domestic dogs and cats - preferably of a golden retr
Re: [OT] looking for stock footage of domestic dog and cats
by Tony Salgado 14 years ago
Steve, I got baby video (I mean stock footage of my lil cat who thinks he is a wanna be movie star). If I can get his agent to agree upon a fee I can set up a deal for the exclusive rights to use his
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