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Steve Heffner

Member Since:
June 25th 2006
39 Posts
Location:
Upstate NY, Hudson Valley
Red line through Roll Edit
by Brett Hansen 5 years ago
Sorry new migrator to Premiere... There is a red line through my roll edit tool as well the ripple and rate stretch tool. How do I get rid of it Thx
Re: Red line through Roll Edit
by Steve Heffner 4 years ago
Whoops, sorry. I was completely on the wrong tool. Even as a noob, it's embarrassing! Roll tool and not on cut - so of course the tool is disabled. Okay, okay. Slip tool!
ANY WAY TO DUPE A PROJECT TO "PAIR IT DOWN" and reorganize?
by Steve Heffner 6 years ago
Hello, Noob here (to Avid). I've inherited a project and there's redundant organization and way too many bins and folders. I was wondering if there's a way to duplicate a project and open that as my o
Re: ANY WAY TO DUPE A PROJECT TO "PAIR IT DOWN" and reorganize?
by Steve Heffner 6 years ago
Pat, Thank you for the response. Coming from FCP7, I'm just wrapping my head around how MC handles things. I appreciate your input. I did enough to know, already, that I'd better stick with this maste
Autosync Format question (Media Composer 7)
by Steve Heffner 6 years ago
Hi all, Avid noob (and like it a lot, so far). Quick question. I have some clips that were not auto-synced. They were on an HD timeline and the format field in the bin reads that they are HD (1080p, 2
XML PROBLEM (FCP 7 to FCP 6.0.6
by Steve Heffner 10 years ago
Hey all, I am trying to open a color corrected version of a project (color corrected in 7, need to open in 6.0.6). The onliner saved the XML files as v4, 3, 2, 1 for us. He had no problem reopening th
Re: XML PROBLEM (FCP 7 to FCP 6.0.6
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
TITLE 3D. I have had issues when I have had a lot of TITLE 3D text in the sequence. Mainly more than 5 next to each other (credit sequence). Have him export without any titles. -shane Shane GETTING OR
Audio clips going offline when ROUNDTRIPPING to SOUNDTRACK PRO
by Steve Heffner 10 years ago
Hey all, THis is making me crazy. Haven't encountered it before. I'm sending audio clips to Soundtrack Pro for repair noise removal. I'm doing SEND TO because we aren't mixing in FCP. One clip worked
Nesting FX FCP
by Kang Stathroy 10 years ago
Hello, I am trying to figure out how to nest effects in FCP much like you would use Avid's step in and out feature. For example if you made a picture in picture effect and you liked the shape of it yo
Re: Nesting FX FCP
by Steve Heffner 10 years ago
Hi. There's a $20 plug-in available through Digital Heaven that might make life easier for you. I haven't used it but it was specifically created for this type of scenario. Here's a link, you can watc
HVX200A - a way to turn off stop/start detection?? Asking for DP
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Hi all, I am an editor, not a DP, but I'm asking this for the DP. Is there a way on the camera to turn off start stop detection so that when you are shooting you can get one continuous "reel" to impor
Re: HVX200A - a way to turn off stop/start detection?? Asking for DP
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Jeremy and Noah: Thanks. This pretty much answers my questions.
Suggestions for setting up a RAID 5 on a macpro
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Hey all, I need to setup a RAID 5 for a cutter. Right now we just have a JOBD setup and backing up sony HDV camera masters to drive one, ingesting via FCP to Drive two (making Quicktime masters) and b
Re: Suggestions for setting up a RAID 5 on a macpro
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Jared, Thanks and will do. Steve
Importing HDCAM footage in FCP2??
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Hey everyone, starting a gig that is using mixed media and some of it will be HDCAM. Never imported it before and not knowing what to expect. They will have a deck and Kona card. How what codec would
Re: Importing HDCAM footage in FCP2??
by Steve Heffner 11 years ago
Sorry, was half awake. We are digitizing through Kona using Studio2. Didn't mean importing footage into final cut, although that will obviously be the case after we digitize.
Animating a FONT to look handwritten
by Steve Heffner 12 years ago
Hi all, New to AE. I'm using version 6.5 (yeah) at work. We need to animate a font to make it look like it's scripting out. Using Aharon's podcast as a base, I was able to get the font to script out b
Re: Animating a FONT to look handwritten
by Jerzy Drozda Jr 12 years ago
Looks like one on my tutorials will be quite handy for you. You can find it in here: http: maltaannon.com after-effects signature-custom-brush-tip Enjoy. maltaannon.com - Free After Effects Video Tuto
EASE IN/EASE OUT on PHOTO MOVES (Damn it, Tina!)
by Steve Heffner 12 years ago
Working on a doc where we are going to do all photo moves in FCP. I told the producer no problem (because these are all basic push ins pull outs). The EASE IN EASE OUT keyframe control works great whe
Re: EASE IN/EASE OUT on PHOTO MOVES (Damn it, Tina!)
by Steve Heffner 12 years ago
Hey Shane & Mike, Thanks for the info. I tried Motion and, at first, it seemed to do the SAME THING. Finally, I got a good "ease out" by setting all keyframes to "ease out" rather than "bezier". BUT S
FORMATTING OF "INTERIM" DRIVE for P2 MEDIA IN THE FIELD
by Steve Heffner 13 years ago
Hey all, The producers of this show I'm working on are using Lacie Brick drives in the field for offloading P2 cards. Yesterday, I had something a little scary happen. One of the brick drives (after I
Re: FORMATTING OF "INTERIM" DRIVE for P2 MEDIA IN THE FIELD
by Barry Green 13 years ago
Yes that would work fine, as long as you're copying the card to the drive through a laptop. The only reason FAT32 is involved is because it's interchangeable between MAC and PC, and the camera itself
Producers need SD DVDs of P2 footage.
by Steve Heffner 13 years ago
Hey all, We're in the process of setting up a workflow that involves getting standard def DVDs of P2 footage out so the producers can view dailies (with timecode... which we'll add in FCP). We're expe
Re: Producers need SD DVDs of P2 footage.
by Steve Heffner 13 years ago
Jeremy, Thanks for the feedback but, yeah, they wouldn't go for that for several reasons: they are in a different office than the post facility, they need to be able to review on a whim, they may have
P2 Media Frame Rate in Final Cut 5.04 - is a "correction" even necessary?
by Steve Heffner 13 years ago
Hey everyone... First: I APOLOGIZE deeply if this has come up several times, but I've scrolled through the forum and didn't (quite) find the answer. My issue is this: I'm working in FCP 5.04 and won't
Re: P2 Media Frame Rate in Final Cut 5.04 - is a "correction" even necessary?
by Steve Heffner 13 years ago
Thanks. I think that pretty much answers the key questions. Can I do the frame rate conversion with DVC PRO HD FRAME RATE CONVERTER well enough Or should I just have the director stick it out for the
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