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Steve MacMillan

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June 7th 2008
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Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro?
by Steve MacMillan 7 years ago
Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro
Re: Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro?
by Juan Salvo 7 years ago
Wrong forum. Should post this in the BlackMagic Design forum. Colorist Online Editor Post Super VFX Artist BD Author http: JuanSalvo.com
Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro?
by Steve MacMillan 7 years ago
Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro Steve
Re: Can I use the Blackmagic Pocket Ultrascope on a USB3 Retina display MacBook Pro?
by Juan Salvo 7 years ago
They haven't updated software to include usb3 driver yet (unless I missed it) when that gets updated it *might* be supported. Colorist Online Editor Post Super VFX Artist BD Author http: JuanSalvo.com
Is it possible to run UltraScope along with Resolve on same machine?
by Steve MacMillan 7 years ago
We have a 2.93Ghz 12core Mac with 32GB and a Cubix expander with one open slot. It it possible to run UltraScope on the same machine as Resolve if I install the UltraScope card in the Cubix and loop H
Re: Is it possible to run UltraScope along with Resolve on same machine?
by David Jackson 7 years ago
A compatible PC is so cheap that even if you could it would scarcely be worth it.
AVID AAF to Resolve, dissolve issue
by Steve MacMillan 7 years ago
I have an Avid (Mac MC6) project that I have relinked to Alexa ProRes 4444 files via AMA. Everything is good in Media Composer. I have created an AAF with AAF Edit Protocol enabled for AMA support. In
Re: AVID AAF to Resolve, dissolve issue
by Steve MacMillan 7 years ago
Thanks, I will run a test with an EDL, and the direct import of media thru the AAF. It is important that I preserve the resizes and reframing going into Resolve that was a big part of the offline. I'm
How is pulldown audio recorded on video tape?
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
I understand audio pulldown very well as it relates to sync. What I don't understand is what happens to pulldown audio at 47952 when its dubbed to a video deck that wants to see 48k This would be typi
Re: How is pulldown audio recorded on video tape?
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
Thanks, Apparently there is a lot of on set recording at 48048 (with or without the 48k metadata flag) so that when the film is pulled down, the audio ends up at 48k. Then there is a high quality samp
Resolve - 'stock' Mac support no more.
by Neil Sadwelkar 8 years ago
With the new Mac Book Pros no longer having Nvidia graphics, it seems that there is no 'stock' MC that Resolve will even run on. Since it needs a CUDA GPU even to launch. The currently available MacBo
Re: Resolve - 'stock' Mac support no more.
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
Steve MacMillan here, online editor. I just saw the YoYo website. 75% of the projects I prepare for DaVinci grading originate at FCP projects. Does YoYo read FCP XML and import all forms of QT video W
Decklink Extreme 3D ProRes 2k
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
I am used to using the Kona 3 card, and don't have much experience with the BM Decklink Extreme 3D card. I am in the process of building a FCS Color grading system around the Decklink card. We do a lo
ATI 5770 & Nvidea GT120 - cheapest option to get going?
by Sean Kapleton 8 years ago
Hello Just want to make sure before I go out and purchase my copy of resolve for home training that this combo will work. I have a new 12-core with the stock ATI 5770 32GB RAM BMD Extreme 3D setup and
Re: ATI 5770 & Nvidea GT120 - cheapest option to get going?
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
Luke Masien said... That's right. It is essential to have one of the certified NVIDIA cards which has CUDA support. If you don't have a CUDA card installed, Resolve will not run at all. CUDA is an NVI
Kona Output - Correct Aspect for 2k footage on HDSDI out
by Rory Hinds 9 years ago
Hi there I have a Kona 3 and am working on a RED project that is 2240x960. I'd like to be able to play out the footage in the correct aspect ratio but I can't seem to find the setting. It outputs fine
Re: Kona Output - Correct Aspect for 2k footage on HDSDI out
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
What about grading 2240x960 in Color. How should the Kona be set up for that
FCP and Red 4.5K
by Pablo Espada 8 years ago
I'm attempting to edit red 4.5k files with Final Cut Pro without any luck. I've tried using the log and transfer to Pro Res 4444 and the conversion appears to work but the Aja Kona 3 card wont allow f
Re: FCP and Red 4.5K
by Steve MacMillan 8 years ago
The trick is you should install v30.1 or v30.2 of the RED for FCS3 plug-in available at RED.com Support. This will allow you to edit 4.5k M proxies and reconnect to a 2240x960 version of the R3D in Co
Nvidia 4000
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
http: store.apple.com us product H3314LL A mco=MTY3ODQ5OTY Now that the Quadro 4000 is available, can we get an official authorization from Black Magic
Re: Nvidia 4000
by Margus Voll 9 years ago
My reseller promised in the beginning of december from pny. -- Margus http: iconstudios.eu
ProResHQ and the Broadcast Safe filter
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
I'm running FCP v6.06 on Leopard. I've been checking a SD ProResHQ project for Luma overs. I get occasional luma warnings on the Tektronix WFM 700 scope. When I do, I can apply the Broadcast Safe filt
Re: ProResHQ and the Broadcast Safe filter
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
I now believe that its not so much of a ProRes problem as it is that the original clip has a scale value in the motion tab. Baking it out to uncompressed flattened the scale. It seems that the Broadca
illegal luma levels on render
by Alan Fisher 9 years ago
After color-correcting and legalizing our levels clip by clip in FCP, watching external scopes, we render and discover illegal luma levels on our waveform. Doesn't seem to matter which filters we use
Re: illegal luma levels on render
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
I just started my own post on this. It has been my recent experience, that rendering breaks the Broadcast Safe filter with ProResHQ. If you export a clip as 10bit uncompressed, and then drag it back i
Mac Qualified devices list?
by Arnie Schlissel 9 years ago
Any chance of getting a list of qualified I O cards, graphics cards and control panels for the Mac version of Resolve Arnie Post production is not an afterthought! http: www.arniepix.com
Re: Mac Qualified devices list?
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
At NAB I was told that Resolve only supports the Decklink HD Extreme 3D card. They said that in the future Kona support may be possible. STeve
Stereoscopic grading on the Mac
by Arnie Schlissel 9 years ago
Will the Mac version of DaVinci support stereo If so, graphics card would be recommended And should I assume a Decklink HD Extreme 3D is recommended for playback Arnie Post production is not an aftert
Re: Stereoscopic grading on the Mac
by Steve MacMillan 9 years ago
It seems like stereo grading is going to be a major feature included with the initial release. But I had lots of hard questions about the stereo demo I saw at NAB, and the answers were very sketchy. I
FCP 7 to Color roundtripping
by Francois Stark 10 years ago
Nobody is clear about this... What works and what does not Multiple layers Multicam clips Nesting Multi-level nesting Compositing inside FCP: Scaling Distort Cropping Masking Overlay modes Does any of
Re: FCP 7 to Color roundtripping
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
I just installed Final Cut Studio 3 on a fresh drive. I was really looking forward to trying out the improved round tripping to Color. I have a standard def uncompressed 10bit sequence which I sent to
What happened to DVD Studio Pro?
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
What happened to DVD Studio Pro I noticed it wasn't mentioned in the new Final Cut Studio announcement
Re: What happened to DVD Studio Pro?
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Apple had a New Features window earlier today that didn't mention DVD Studio Pro, it didn't even display the icon. It must have been a mistake. Weird. STeve
Macbook Pro e-sata?
by Ben Adler 10 years ago
Am I right in thinking that it is impossible to connect e-sata to the new macbook pro family since they have removed the express port or is there a way of connecting it to what they have replaced it w
Re: Macbook Pro e-sata?
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Sad, isn't it.
Freeze Frames
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
FCP Freeze Frame When I was saving TIFF stills on a recent project, I noticed that filter plug-ins (Flip and 3-way Color) were not being included in Freeze Frames (shift-N). I ended up nesting the ent
Re: Freeze Frames
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
"Freeze Frames are derived from the master clip so should have no filters added. " No, not true. Most of the time I'm clearly getting the result of plug-ins applied. It just isn't totally consistent.
Looking for a Colorist/Post Supervisor
by lisa nguyen 10 years ago
I am looking to hire a Colorist Post Supervisor ASAP for a feature film shot on the Red, picking up for our previous colorist post sup. He worked on FCP Color and most of the color work has been done.
Re: Looking for a Colorist/Post Supervisor
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Hi, I'm Steve MacMillan, online editor for Primary 3 in Burbank. We are a professional and affordable group specializing in color grading on either the Da Vinci or Apple Color (for file based projects
Needed: RED Postproduction Workflow Specialist-NYC
by Mike Ennis 10 years ago
I am seeking an experienced editor that is an expert in the RED online 4K post production workflow for consulting purposes only. I would need to meet with you twice through out the course of postprodu
Re: Needed: RED Postproduction Workflow Specialist-NYC
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Hi, I'm in Los Angeles, but we could do this over the phone. In return I would like for you to consider our excellent RED Color Grading services at Primary3 in Burbank. Give me a ring... Thanks, Steve
Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll... or Graffiti?
by Bob Cole 11 years ago
I appreciate the great lead to the Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll preset. It can create great results, but when I try to slow it down, I can't seem to make it work as well. (According to previ
Re: Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll... or Graffiti?
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
How does one get the Mercury Jones AE preset I found a link, but it was broken. Thanks, STeve
Layback to HDCAM
by Matthew Reithmayr 10 years ago
Hey gang- I'm looking for someone in the LA County area who might be be willing to layback a 90-minute feature to HDCAM for me. We don't have much of a budget, but I can pay a little, and can provide
Re: Layback to HDCAM
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
I can, $300. Steve macmandude@mac.com
Video tape guru
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Steve MacMillan of Absolute Post in Burbank I have decks and know how to use them. Sony SRW5500 HDcam SR w 444 and down-convert Panasonic 3700 D5, Digibeta, DVCproHD, DVcam, DV Let me layback your Fin
Capture, Conform, & Output to video tape (Burbank)
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Steve MacMillan of Absolute Post in Burbank I have decks and know how to use them. Sony SRW5500 HDcam SR w 444 and down-convert Panasonic 3700 D5, Digibeta, DVCproHD, DVcam, DV Let me layback your Fin
Red DIT
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
I'm Steve MacMillan, Final Cut online editor at Absolute Post and Primary 3 in Burbank, CA. I'm good with decks, Color, and DVD Blu-ray. Longtime audio engineer and ProTools expert. I'm looking for pr
Let me help you online your project.
by Steve MacMillan 10 years ago
Hi I'm Steve MacMillan, experienced online editor at Absolute Post in Burbank. Let me help you finish your project. We have fast Macs with RAIDs & Kona3s, JVC & Panasonic monitors, and Dolby encoding.
Capture, Online, & Output
by Steve MacMillan 11 years ago
Hi I'm Steve MacMillan of Absolute Post in Burbank, CA I run a small audio-video post house and specialize in affordable, online finishing and output with Final Cut. We have a selection of the high en
FCP online conforms
by Steve MacMillan 11 years ago
Let me reconnect your FCP online footage and output to DigiBeta, HDCAM SR, or D5. I'm experienced with Crimson for RED projects. DVD & Blu-rays. In Burbank. Expert audio editing and mixing as well. ST
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