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Steve Mullins

Member Since:
October 5th 2011
43 Posts
How did they do this? Heads
by Steve Mullins 4 years ago
https: www.facebook.com www.JOE.co.uk videos 641357456028324 Not sure whether you can do this in AE or they've used a automated app or something. I'd image its possible in AE (with alot of work) but p
Re: How did they do this? Heads
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
New in Ae CC 2015, a face tracker: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using facetracking.html It doesn't make this iOS-automatic, but it could simplify the work some. Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Sci
improving render times / fx factory with 4K footage in FCP7
by Steve Mullins 4 years ago
Currently have 35 hours to render approx. 50 mins of 4k apple pro ress lt video on a mac pro 5,1 with the supplied ATI Radeon. On a few occasions, ive had a red screen with 'dv studio failed to render
Re: improving render times / fx factory with 4K footage in FCP7
by Steve Mullins 4 years ago
pretty much everything i do is for the web youtube etc. So have found LT fine for that and saves editing in proxy than re connecting into standard pro res. I've even used pro ress proxy for some youtu
New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Eric Weiner 6 years ago
So I'm looking at the new Mac Pros. We still use FCP 7 here, and the boss is asking me about upgrading our sliver machines to new mac pros. I'm thinking since FCP7 doesn't take advantage of multicore
Re: New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Steve Mullins 4 years ago
i made disc images of all the fcs discs (back in 2010) i recently (april 2015) did a fresh install on yosemite - worked all find, apart from fx factory no longer working (which i use alot). Just make
Good dance music Royalty free music suggestions please....
by Steve Mullins 4 years ago
Need to find some decent music for a 3min Nightclub Cocktail Bar promo video- music has to be non elevator musak 'i pressed auto on a yamaha wav tracks' stylee sort of cheesey thing! YouTube audio lib
Re: Good dance music Royalty free music suggestions please....
by Cody Walters 3 years ago
Premium Beat Pond5 Audio Jungle Music Bed Song Freedom ...those are my go-to sites. Cody Walters Director of Photography, Producer https: www.linkedin.com in codywalters
Record to SD Cards (With adapters) & Output to HDSDI?
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
I have a possible shoot next week where I will need to output via BNC to a Vision Mixer and record to SD Cards at the same time - Is this possible I cant find this in the ex3 manual so hopefully its p
Re: Record to SD Cards (With adapters) & Output to HDSDI?
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
thanks - hopefully it all works on the day!
Consumer / Prosumer camera to closely match EX3 for Conferences
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
I seem to be getting more conference keynote recording work. Currently I use a Sony EX3 and El cheapo Sony AVCHD Camcorder (around $800 3 years ago) as the locked off safety shot. The great thing with
Re: Consumer / Prosumer camera to closely match EX3 for Conferences
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
To answer my own question, the Legria HG30 seems to match the ex3 quite well, purely based on a couple tests at home. I believe the legria has a similar sized (half inch) sensor(s) to the ex3 so under
best way of taking a 4k still from the GH4 on a Mac using a HD Display?
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
A client wants to see if they can use the stills from the gh4 to replace or near replace a on set photographer. So far ive opened in QT Pro - file - export and save as picture - unfortunately this cre
EX3 to GH4 - Most appropriate lens for event run / gun / tradeshows / presentations
by Steve Mullins 5 years ago
I do a lot of filming at Trade Shows & Conferences - the odd 'arty' shoot ie music video showreel. This includes interviews at Midshot. Recently I used a EX3 and Small consumer camera for a keynote sp
Improve this VHS footage...
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=f6ZApcEDKdQ Using FCP7 (I also have FCPx, Premiere CS5) Any filters for the video and audio that could improve the above I would like the audio as pristine as possible -
Re: Improve this VHS footage...
by Nick Meyers 6 years ago
Neat Video to reduce video noise 3-Way Color Corrector to add some colour STP for the audio (Or find the original track) nick
No FCP Audio Capture with Black Magic Intensity Card
by david lupica 7 years ago
Mac Pro 2 x 2.66 Ghz 6-Core Intel Xeon 6 GB 1333 Mhz DDr3 Mac osx 10.6.8 Black Magic Intensity (new drivers) Thanks in advance. Having trouble capturing with black magic intensity (canon xha1 connecte
Re: No FCP Audio Capture with Black Magic Intensity Card
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
I too have the same issue - perhaps using a 2 phono - 3.5 phono go into the mac pro input for audio and capture audio using system sound I'm going to have a go now...
VHS Capture via Intensity Pro - Black and White with No Sound...
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
Using a consumer VHS player, hooked up via scart adapter using svhs etc... http: imageshack.us photo my-images 407 c9lw.png Image is black and white with no sound, some rolling as well.. Have used a B
Re: VHS Capture via Intensity Pro - Black and White with No Sound...
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
I'm now using a JVC SVHS deck with TBC and its corrected the rolling - but its still in Black and white with no audio http: postimg.org image otw2vvg4r
Exporting 16x9 as 16x9 FHA
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
I have a Music Video that needs to be sent to the broadcaster meeting their spec. Thing is, they want AP 422 HQ at 1920x1080p - 16x9 FHA - sure if its squished up to FHA this wouldn't be 16x9 How what
Re: Exporting 16x9 as 16x9 FHA
by Michael Gissing 6 years ago
Perhaps what they mean is they want the 16:9 to be without letterboxing to create a wider frame than 16:9. However the terminology is wrong. FHA specifically means anamorphic format which is not requi
Mountain Lion & FCP7
by Chris Paul 7 years ago
Just upgraded my test machine to Mountain Lion. Final Cut 7 now crashes on startup. More details later. For now, I would not update the OS if you are still using Final Cut 7. Chris Paul POV
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Juliano Chiquetto liked this 7 years ago
Re: Mountain Lion & FCP7
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
I too have crashes with FX Factory plugin - have updated to the latest ML version - seems 'broken sprocket' effect causes big issues with rendering - even some pixels in the finished render (if it doe
FCP7 - Beach Ball alot after Mountain Lion on sequence-sequence editing...
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
Have edited a 7 min XDCAM video. I insert this sequence into a new sequence, I'm adding names of people, im doing this by cutting the sequence, duplicating, adding blue to the duplicated, then adding
Confetti still sjot / jpg - give it movement
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
Filmed a large music event, obviously completely failed and missed the confetti explosion (client wants me backstage more for DJ interviews - thus 2 jobs and can overlook time sensitive stuff of the e
Filming on a cruise ship (in dock) - general advice
by Steve Mullins 6 years ago
ANy general advice for filming on a cruise ship for a small ditty on a shopping channel I've mostly done nightclubs event videos before - so this is fairly new territory and I would say its my biggest
Re: Filming on a cruise ship (in dock) - general advice
by Bob Tompkins 6 years ago
Black suit.
Nothing but static on input 1 XLR (Phantom power)...
by Steve Mullins 7 years ago
I had the wonderous joy of some yobbo putting his mouth around the short Sony Shotgun mic on board the Sony EX3 on Saturday - yes, these types of people are out their folks and still breeding unfortun
Re: Nothing but static on input 1 XLR (Phantom power)...
by Steve Mullins 7 years ago
well having reviewed the footage, I will let the guy off - I think I or someone else accidentally spilt a bit of liquid drink on the camera - I do remember some liquid around the lens cannon. So just
a PAL / NTSC Question (selling mp4 / DVDs)
by Steve Mullins 7 years ago
I have produced several fitness DVDs for my client filmed in PAL, 1080i, 25fps. He wants to sell these as downloadable .mp4 files, but, what happens if someone wishes to make a NTSC DVD from the PAL 2
Re: a PAL / NTSC Question (selling mp4 / DVDs)
by Steve Mullins 7 years ago
sounds so simple - thankyou! When selling .mp4 versions - which one would you recommend - 25p or 23.98p If someone in The USA bought a 25p PAL .mp4, could they burn a DVD NTSC If selling a 23.98 .mp4,
Lighting for FItness DVD in large Basketball sized hall.
by Steve Mullins 7 years ago
Im currently quoting for a large-ish Fitness DVD shoot - there will be 5-10 performers in a basketball sized hall. The 'cheap' set up (will be offering a more expensive option too)! would include the
Re: Lighting for FItness DVD in large Basketball sized hall.
by Dennis Size 7 years ago
Rent three 4kw HMI Helium balloon lights .....or four 2.5kw HMI Helium balloon lights .... and be done with it. It'll be a quick set-up, soft even light, just enough intensity of the correct color tem
NX5 vs EX1r - Nightclub / events shooting, possible making a fly on wall doc?
by Steve Mullins 8 years ago
I currently use a Z1 for mostly event videography, largely in nightclubs. The low light of the Z1 is just about above average (if gain is set to 18db - so too grainy for TV, but with encoding to mpg4,
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Ron Pestes liked this 8 years ago
Re: NX5 vs EX1r - Nightclub / events shooting, possible making a fly on wall doc?
by David Wheeler 8 years ago
You can record 110 minutes of 35Mbps full raster (1920x1080) progressive footage on one 32GB card, so you will need an additional SXS card or SDHC card in the second slot to record for two uninterupte
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Steve Mullins liked this 7 years ago
Renting out your own camera gear? ...(uk based)
by Steve Mullins 8 years ago
Im on the market for a new camera - Sony NX5 or EX1r and have thought, rather than just sell my old Z1 camera - which perhaps could be useful for the occasional 'we want a tape at the end of the shoot
Re: Renting out your own camera gear? ...(uk based)
by Bob Cole 8 years ago
I'm so tempted to list somebody publicly here.... All I should say, I guess, is that I really like what others have said, and that I'm thinking of adopting the policy suggested by Todd: if you want ou
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Steve Mullins liked this 7 years ago
My NX5U arrived yesterday, testing like crazy
by Stephen Crye 8 years ago
Hi Everyone! The NX5 certainly is impressive in terms of solid construction, build quality, zillions of adjustments and well-thought out engineering (for the most part). The focus, zoom and iris rings
Re: My NX5U arrived yesterday, testing like crazy
by Steve Mullins 8 years ago
'AVCHD 2.0 codec with the 28 Mbps PS mode' Hmm i wonder with this new codec whether a new nx5 will be announced at NAB mid april (with autumn release). I would still say the nx5 is a upgrade from the
New Camera time - Z1 to NX5 or EX1R or Canon XF100
by Steve Mullins 8 years ago
General 2p's cents worth from people on my next camera. I know NAB 2012 is coming up in April (with any cameras shown to be available in September onwards-ish). I went from PD150 (DVCAM, Great in Lowl
Re: New Camera time - Z1 to NX5 or EX1R or Canon XF100
by Duncan Craig 7 years ago
The EX1 is a great camera, very very sharp. But it has an IR problem, lumpy zooms at low speed and a weak tripod plate. Quite good in low light and even with 12dB of gain in and the shutter off. The E
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