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Do I need a RED rocket to work with R3D files in real time?
by Jarek Sterczewski 9 years ago
Do I need a RED rocket to work with R3D files in real time
Re: Do I need a RED rocket to work with R3D files in real time?
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
I agree with everyone else. No need to spend on a Rocket card unless you know you it will return the investment. A powerful MacPro and the settings should give you great real-time performance. Stuart
Weekend Feedback: Euphonix or Tangent
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
Since both are price almost the same... Which one do you guys like best in terms of quality, responsiveness, banks layout, sensitivity and overall performance (without including the fact that works on
Re: Weekend Feedback: Euphonix or Tangent
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
Hey Robbie, I hear you. It's not that I wouldn't like to have the panel, at this point in time because of its cost and the changes going on, it just doesn't make much sense to us. Same scenario with t
hard disc speed for resolve
by Richard Johnson 9 years ago
I have a 2008 2.8 octocore mac pro with my scratch disc being 2 drives in software raid 0. I've always had plenty enough speed for editing in FCP and grading in color as I always transcode to ProRes a
Re: hard disc speed for resolve
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
David Smith "Resolve does seem much better than Color." I wonder if that is why Apple just bailed from Color. Hmmmm..... Stuart Ferreyra Professional Colorist, Finisher, Online Editor. www.timecodemu
Broadcast Tips
by Ian Webb 9 years ago
Hello all. I recently got a job as a finishing editor for a local Cooking Show in Sacramento, CA. It's my responsibility to make sure the entire video is broadcast safe...this is very new to me. I kno
Re: Broadcast Tips
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
Don't trust FCP waveforms that much. They have the tendency to show faint luma above 700mv which can get your tapes rejected by a picky QC department. If you are delivering masters to a TV network a h
Specs for TV Stations
by Javier Saldivar 9 years ago
We have a press conference soon here in the US and we would like to have some Betacam tapes ready with broll for TV stations to use on their report. We will have the footage available for download for
Re: Specs for TV Stations
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
TV stations for the most part provide a tech spec sheet that matches exactly how the network has been set up. The networks follow the standard NTSC digital or analog safety standards for audio and vid
Desk for colorgrading
by Mats Andersen 9 years ago
I know this is a bit off topic, but I give it a try. I am setting up a new colorgrading station and need a tip on where to buy or how to build a nice, big multi-level desk customised for grading. Any
Re: Desk for colorgrading
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
TBC Consoles are very nice looking and well made but expensive. You can also check Middle Atlantic, reasonable prices and good design. I have 3 Middle Atlantics and an older Niger B. Stuart Ferreyra P
monitor for cc
by paulson lang 9 years ago
Hi all, I need a advice from you.Which is the best monitor for color correction I zeroed on HP dreamcolor, panny 12 series and Flanders. thanks in advance. PL
Re: monitor for cc
by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago
It really depends on you client. Seasoned clients will demand better known brands such as Sony, Dolby or Cine-Tal. These monitors are not cheap but they re-assure the experienced clients you are not j
To CP200 owners
by Eric Denis 10 years ago
Here is an answer I a got from the Sales and Operations Coordinator of Tangent Devices: As you are aware BMD DaVinci have not yet implemented control of Resolve from anything other than our Wave panel
Re: To CP200 owners
by Stuart Ferreyra 10 years ago
That would be wonderful! I'd love to use our CP200 panels. Our studio bought The Wave panel and what can we say We simply hate it. Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Post Supervisor West Los
Tangent CP100
by Henry Santos 10 years ago
It would be great if the Tangent CP100 would be supported on the Resolve Hope both companies get this to work in the near future. Henry
Re: Tangent CP100
by Stuart Ferreyra 10 years ago
That sucks because The Wave is a more of a toy than a tool and $29K on a Resolve panel is too much. The Wave layout is a major problem. The ring knobs are a flimsy joke, the reset button are in the wr
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Some Resolve Questions
by Patrick Inhofer 10 years ago
Luke, Tough killing those threads in other forums, eh So - I've got a few questions that many Color users will be asking concerning Resolve on Mac: - Will ethernet based control surfaces be supported
Re: Some Resolve Questions
by Stuart Ferreyra 10 years ago
Patrick has hit every question I pretty much have. Answers will be GREATLY appreciated! :) Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Post Supervisor West Los Angeles, CA - Visit our studio's websit
FCP Cuts
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
Apple lays off 40 people from the FCP development staff right before NAB 2010. Is it doomed I've heard rumors for the last twelve months.... Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Post Superviso
Re: FCP Cuts
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
Thank you! I just found out. Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Post Supervisor West Los Angeles, CA - Visit our studio's website. - RED Rocket Conversions. - Follow us on Facebook. Become a
Color Correction Tips and Tricks for Mastering and Digital Media
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
Attend a one night event with Creative COW's Stuart Ferreyra this Wednesday at the LAPPG meeting. This Wednesday November 18th, Colorist and Finisher Stuart Ferreyra returns to the LAPPG to present "C
Re: Color Correction Tips and Tricks for Mastering and Digital Media
by Shane Ross 11 years ago
DANG IT! Why do you have the meeting on the same day as the LAFCPUG meeting I present at that one, and so now I can't see THIS one. Sigh... Do your meetings always fall on the last wednesday of the mo
Bad exports from FCP using compressor or quicktime conversion
by James Katz 11 years ago
Hi. I'm having a problem exporting HD files from my timeline using compressor and quicktime conversion, regardless of the settings. No matter what settings I choose, the exported file is extremely pix
Re: Bad exports from FCP using compressor or quicktime conversion
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
Is this using FCP 6 or 7 Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia President Colorist Post Supervisor - Visit our studio's website. - Follow us on Facebook. Become a fan! - Duplication, Mastering and Terane
Masking a Person From Background
by John LeBlanc 11 years ago
I'm trying to mask isolate a person from the background and put a moving shot background behind him. No green screen. Slight camera movement but very slight. I cannot use a difference matte because I
Re: Masking a Person From Background
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
This seems to be a job for a compositing app. FCP will be nothing but trouble. There is a great plug-in called Mocha that makes rotos and masks very easy to accomplish. A bit of a learning curve but g
HDV to Beta SP anamorphic
by Jim Fleming 11 years ago
I'm trying to lay off my HDV widescreen timeline to Beta SP. It's to be broadcast !6:9, so it's anamorphic, tall and skinny on a 4:3 monitor. But there are subtle horizontal lines on the video, making
Re: HDV to Beta SP anamorphic
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
Unfortunately, I've never had good luck with Blackmagic cards. The AJA Konas are worth every single penny. Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia President Colorist Post Supervisor - Visit our studio's w
High quality software up-scaler to go from 720P to 1080P ?
by Michael Pierre 11 years ago
A short project I shot that was originally intended for the internet is now going to be digitally projected from an Apple Pro-Res file in the theatre in downtown LA this weekend. The footage was shot
Re: High quality software up-scaler to go from 720P to 1080P ?
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
As an indie myself, my studio specifically offer services to indie film makers and producers. I perfectly understand the indie budget constrains. Don't think a Teranex or any high-end service is only
How To Convert 1080i 59.94 to 1080p 23.98?
by Jason Aumount 11 years ago
Hello All, So after a year and a half we just picture-locked our feature documentary. We are currently in the finishing stages and we need to recapture some archival footage. The network sent us DVCPr
Re: How To Convert 1080i 59.94 to 1080p 23.98?
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
If anyone is interested, we offer discounted Teranex rates to all CreativeCOW forum members. Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia President Colorist Post Supervisor - Visit our studio's website. - Foll
PAL to NTSC Conversion
by Lee Burrows 11 years ago
Hello. I have 2 90 minute PAL analog betas and a 60 minute DVCPRO tape that I need converted to NTSC. Is it possible to convert the video coming through the KONA LHe video card Probably not but though
Re: PAL to NTSC Conversion
by Stuart Ferreyra 11 years ago
The Teranex is a hardware formats, frame rates and standards conversion that you can use for your PAL to NTSC project. Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Co-owner Colorist Consultant - SD & HD Tape C
Kona 6.0.3
by Stuart Simpson 12 years ago
Looks like the new 6.0.3 drivers are out. Wonder if it will fix the sparkly white pixel problem on the K3 I'm going to give it a whirl on our K3 to see! Mid-week excitement! :-) -Simmie 6 MacPros - Ko
Re: Kona 6.0.3
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
I'll believe it when I see it. That freaking gamma has created way too many issues and headaches for way too long.Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Co-owner Colorist Consultant - Affordable SD & HD
Kona 2 Installed - Test thinks is missing hardware - ???
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
We still have one or two systems running with Kona 2s. These are almost 5 y o G5 edit suites that have ran every day without any problems. Yesterday, we had to capture some tapes and for reason the Ko
Re: Kona 2 Installed - Test thinks is missing hardware - ???
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
There is no access to the machine from the back and it's pretty much impossible anyone can get behind it . All cables and card were very secured, nothing was loose (that was the first things I checked
Workflow with the panasonic HVX-200
by Rick Osborne 12 years ago
I have a Panasonic HVX and if filmed some stuff with a P2 card. I ran into problems trying to get the footage into FCP via a Macbook Pro. I was told that I needed an additional adapter to log and tran
Re: Workflow with the panasonic HVX-200
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
There are plenty of panasonic P2 readers. I honestly don't think they are necessary. Your MacbbokPro should completely be able to read the card. If you have no other option try to rent the reader. Her
Updating Kona 2 to v6.0 ISSUES
by Thompson Coles 12 years ago
so here's the skinny, I updated the Kona 2 drivers to the new kona 6.0 and now i'm all messed up. just to start on the right foot this is not a new install of kona and the firmware update did happen.
Re: Updating Kona 2 to v6.0 ISSUES
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
I'll wait!!!"In Search of a Midnight Kiss" now in theaters! Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Finisher Consultant Off: 310.826.9199 AIM: stuart.colorist http: www.timecodemultimedia.com "HD
Kona 3 install with Huge Ciprico 5116
by Dalton Cox 12 years ago
I am trying to install the above however aja tells me that the Kona 3 is having issues in slots 3 and 4 and that they highly recommend slot 2 with the newer dual quad macs. My problem is that I bought
Re: Kona 3 install with Huge Ciprico 5116
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
I checked on all our systems and they have the Konas in slot 2. I hope you find a solution :( !"In Search of a Midnight Kiss" now in theaters! Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Colorist Finisher Con
Trouble with Kona LHe on my macpro 2008
by Manuel DEO 12 years ago
Hello, i'm new on mac system. I have a macpro 3ghz eight core and i have install a kona Lhe Video Card. I have install it one the Slot 2. The video output and input are working well, but i have not th
Re: Trouble with Kona LHe on my macpro 2008
by Stuart Ferreyra 12 years ago
Contact AJA asap. The tech support department is amazing. If changing the slot doesn't fix it you could have a faulty card but only they should be able to assess that."In Search of a Midnight Kiss" no
Post Production Intern at Timecode Multimedia
by Stuart Ferreyra 13 years ago
Description: We are looking for an intern with a drive to learn all aspects of post production from basic editing to advanced color correction, mastering and finishing. Both full time and part time in
best codec for onlining SD doc with Kona LHe?
by jbwjr22 13 years ago
I'm considering a new Kona LHe-FCP6 system for onlining a 90-min. biographical doc for PBS that I've offlined on my old FCP3 system in the DV codec. Source footage (interviews and archival) are BetaSP
Re: best codec for onlining SD doc with Kona LHe?
by Stuart Ferreyra 13 years ago
I gotta talk to you about that codec. I'd like more info....Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia Owner Colorist Santa Monica, CA 90025 http: www.timecodemultimedia.com
Kona to Sonic SD-2000 Encoding Trouble
by Colin Reeves-Fortney 13 years ago
Hi All, Been having trouble with trying to encode video. We're running SDI out from either our Kona 2 or 3 cards into our Sonic SD-2000. There's a non-sync roll on the footage after the encode. The Ko
Re: Kona to Sonic SD-2000 Encoding Trouble
by Stuart Ferreyra 13 years ago
Maybe connect the same reference to the Kona and Sonic cards Stuart Ferreyra Timecode Multimedia President Santa Monica, CA 90025 http: www.timecodemultimedia.com
How do I make a ribbon efefct
by Richard smith 15 years ago
I would like to create a ribbon effect and would like know how a I may be able to build one. And maybe tie it up in a knot to create a bow.
Re: How do I make a ribbon efefct
by Stuart Ferreyra 15 years ago
it sounds like a lot of time just to try to get it right. if you do have the time great! Otherwise, I would get a good 3D guy and get it to design it really quick for less than $100 bucks. A piece of
Paint-like effect in videos
by Manny Rellesiva 15 years ago
I have seen some videos which used a different "texture" such as a paint-like effect. I wonder how this is exactly achieved but I dont know if what I am thinking is correct by simply exporting the vid
Re: Paint-like effect in videos
by Stuart Ferreyra 15 years ago
if you are thinking about the splashes of paint you see on channels like Fuse and MTV, someone told me that Corel Painter IX can "remember" your splashes and or brush strokes and save them as a QT mov
Photo's Jitter in AE moves?
by Stuart Ferreyra 15 years ago
Our client has given us very high resolution photos on a disc. He wants us to perform very tight pan and scan moves of these photos. We have tried doing the moves of the photos themselves and using th
Re: Photo's Jitter in AE moves?
by Stuart Ferreyra 15 years ago
Thanks for the advice. Both very helpful. We integrated all of your ideas and after quick fine tunning we have been able to dramatically reduce the moire effect. They look great! Thanks!! Stuart C Fer
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