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Hyperdeck Instant Replay
by Saskia-Anett Ebelt 2 years ago
Hello, I m Anett from Berlin and I m a multi camera live editor. I had the following problem: how to generate slow motions for sport streaming events Together with Nina, an IT specialist f r iOS devic
Re: Hyperdeck Instant Replay
by TJ McCormick 2 years ago
Greetings. I'm looking at setting up sports broadcasts using the ATEM system, and i'm intrigued by your playback system. 1) How quickly do the records on the Hyperdeck Minis stop, and are able to proc
Sony Catalyst Utter Fail
by TJ McCormick 3 years ago
At the NAB SHOW 2016, Sony Creative software completely disappointed me. First of all, they brought an intern who had started with Sony a day before to help demonstrate Sony Catalyst. She had NEVER SE
Re: Sony Catalyst Utter Fail
by TJ McCormick 3 years ago
I realized that I have purchased either complete versions or upgrades with Sony products almost 15 times. I'd say I'm a pretty well seasoned user. I have made do with SVP for the past two upgrade-less
Sony Vegas a no show at NAB Vegas
by john lenihan 3 years ago
As a LONG time user of Sony Vegas Pro, I was crushed at NAB2016 this week. SonyCreative Software did not even show up! I had hoped to talk with them about their catalyst strategy and migration from ve
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Re: Sony Vegas a no show at NAB Vegas
by TJ McCormick 3 years ago
HAHAHA!!! You're right, there was no booth. It was a section of a table, staffed by interns who knew NOTHING of the program. You really had to look for this one computer that was running the program.
RIP Vegas Pro
by Bruce Brent 3 years ago
Yep, confirmed at NAB, no new versions. Catalyst is the future. Get your wallets out as it's also confirmed it IS subscription based. Hold onto your versions of Vegas Pro. I'm sure Sony will stop issu
Re: RIP Vegas Pro
by TJ McCormick 3 years ago
The current version of Catalyst Edit is NOTHING like SVP. I have been an SVP user since SVP 6, and have watched the air go out on this little balloon. I'm not surprised, since Adobe really upped their
ATW question
by Roger Bansemer 6 years ago
I've recently purchased a Sony EX3 and am not understanding the ATW A B preset functions. If I want to use the camera with ATW so the camera will do all the balancing I should be able to flip the ATW
Re: ATW question
by TJ McCormick 4 years ago
this was a lifesaver. i just had to use this on a shoot. I've had my cam for two years, and i just now did a full reset. drove me nuts until i found this. thank you, and many happy, fully funded proje
Sony PMW 200 only channel 1 appearing on Adobe Create Suite 6
by Joe Smith 6 years ago
We just bought a Sony PMW 200 camcorder and recorded video (FAT) with channel 2, line-in mode. Channel 1 was not used. When adding the clip to CS6, after effects timeline. no audio wave is shown. (can
Re: Sony PMW 200 only channel 1 appearing on Adobe Create Suite 6
by TJ McCormick 4 years ago
I just had this problem. I recorded in UDF and didn't get channel 2 on my audio (i usually record on channel 2 for lavs, and 1 for ambient shotgun). When I went to review footage on my newly souped up
sony vegas 12 rendering problems
by paulo padrĂ£o 6 years ago
Hi! I'm having some problems rendering my video. Hope that someone can help me. There's 2 pics, the first of the rendering "quality" and the second of the original video. the color correction it's fix
Re: sony vegas 12 rendering problems
by TJ McCormick 6 years ago
duplicate your video track, then do an a b split, where one side is the video with the effect, and the other is the video without the effect. then, render like you did before. this may help you verify
SONY EX1/3 PMW 100/200 class
by TJ McCormick 6 years ago
I've been in touch with Sony Training, and they want to offer a class. It's 1300, in san jose, 3 days, they need at least 4 people, include me, that's three more. anyone interested TJ McCormick Sony P
PMW-200 or (2) EX1's?
by Dan Hyman 7 years ago
We're shooting now on an FS700 and 5D Mark III. Our EX1s have been bullet-proof over the years and we love them. With the new cameras, the trusty EX1's are now sitting. Opinion question: Would you tra
Re: PMW-200 or (2) EX1's?
by TJ McCormick 6 years ago
The PMW-200 shoots 50mb, which has one very specific purpose. In Europe, all ENG content must be shot in 50mb bitrate. If your content wants to make it across the ocean, then this camera is a great to
Sony Vegas Software & support Is CRAP, its 1 year and I can't even un-cripple it!
by Michael Najarian 7 years ago
First Aftee spending a year in trying to get help a I was finally told to re-install the software using a new admin account which also failed, I lose audio, video, and have unreadable files in the pas
Re: Sony Vegas Software & support Is CRAP, its 1 year and I can't even un-cripple it!
by TJ McCormick 7 years ago
I am attending the Sony Vegas event tomorrow night at the NAB show. If you would like, I have a contact that you could speak with, and she could help you with your probs. I want to make it clear, Sony
Using a PMW-200 with SD01 Adaptor and SD cards - what the limitations?
by Harjite Dosanjh 7 years ago
Hi guys, So whats the deal here You can buy an adaptor and use SD cards at a fraction of the cost to buying lots of SxS cards, where's the catch !! Im looking at buying a PMW-200 to shoot weddings on
Re: Using a PMW-200 with SD01 Adaptor and SD cards - what the limitations?
by TJ McCormick 7 years ago
Buying a PMW-200 means using SxS cards. I think Sony was a little premature touting their SxS to SD adapter, and should wait until the SD card can keep up with ALL the formats. as the last post said,
pmw-200 workflow
by TJ McCormick 7 years ago
i use the new sony pmw-200 camera, and i have some questions regarding workflow. 1) i tried to offload some UDF 422 footage directly to my macbook pro, running 10.7 os. i used the optional sbac-us10 s
Re: pmw-200 workflow
by TJ McCormick 7 years ago
now that i've done a few shoots, i'm getting to know my camera a little more. great audio (is it a preamp, or bit rate, not sure, but big improvement over my z1u), nice having iris focus zoom on lens,
Fade question
by Brian Tallant 7 years ago
I feel a little dumb asking this, but it's about fades. I'm trying to replace the sky in a still picture with moving clouds. So, I have two pictures on two different tracks, a building and a sky. The
Re: Fade question
by TJ McCormick 7 years ago
mt2 is the codec for video when you plug in an HDV compatible video device from sony to a firewire capture system and the system ingests. i'm not exactly sure what the term "lossless" means. the hdv s
3 Camera Setup into my PC
by Rob Dupuis 7 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to have a simple 3 camera setup and it's been working perfect up to now because I've been editing in post. But I want to switch that up with some live-editing to save myself an immense
Re: 3 Camera Setup into my PC
by Jim Brown 7 years ago
Instead of taking 3 cameras into your PC use a Black Magic Design ATEM TVS (Television Studio) switcher. It will take 4 inputs (HDMI) in HD and output a single HDMI switched output which I would then
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Wireless Video Monitoring
by Mike Moser 13 years ago
I have a 2 camera video shoot coming up and I am trying to to figure out how to monitor what is being shot wireless. I have called around and have been advised on some units however I am not sold on a
Re: Wireless Video Monitoring
by TJ McCormick 10 years ago
http: www.vfmstore.com trc09g.htm I shoot steadicam, and i've been looking at some video assist units for a while. this one looked like a good compromise between dime store electronics and transvideo
Decklink NTSC monitoring with Sony Vegas
by Chris Blair 11 years ago
We're trying to test Sony Vegas for integration into our editing workflow. We currently use Premiere with the Decklink HD Extreme. None of our editors like Premiere, so it rarely gets used. The proble
Re: Decklink NTSC monitoring with Sony Vegas
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
we have several issues close to yours. we run a Decklink SD, and right now, we can't get the sucker to run. We have a lot of beta and dvcam footage we work with, so it's not good. do any of you out th
Need a cheap scan converter that reverses input for prompting
by Mark Suszko 11 years ago
I need your help guys: Our regular prompters and software already can flip the text so it reads correctly on a prompter mirror. Now I'm building a prompter that will mostly show powerpoints off a lap
Re: Need a cheap scan converter that reverses input for prompting
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
http: www.sjmediasystem.com hrt-scvga2.html still around 4 bills. you could try another inline mirror if you don't want to go so expensive. In the world of scan converters, this seems like about as lo
Trailer/Post House 411
by Kyle Sorenson 11 years ago
Hi everybody, I'm the promotions director for KUSM-TV (MontanaPBS) based out of Bozeman, MT. My current contract with the station runs through June 2009. After it expires my plan is to seek employment
Re: Trailer/Post House 411
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
How to get to work You have to know someone to get work, and you have to work to know someone. How's that for good news Seriously, you can do better than sending out DVDs for unsolicited jobs. If you
Tis the Season
by Stephen Smith 11 years ago
With Christmas nearing I was wondering, what is your 3 must favorite holiday movies. I would say: -Elf -Home Alone -Christmas Vacation Stephen Smith Money Making Graphics & Effects for Final Cut Studi
Re: Tis the Season
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
It's a Wonderful Life best Christmas movie EVER! Charlie, I couldn't agree with you more! Best Christmas Pageant Ever http: www.imdb.com title tt0085231 Loretta Swit tries to wrangle the natural disas
Camera Shading Training
by Jake Abramson 11 years ago
We recently got some new Sony DXC-D55 Studio cameras. I have experience doing basic color shading on cameras and setting up my scopes. These cameras have many more options and tweaks available than I'
Re: Camera Shading Training
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
Just a note... Eric at Barco has extensive show experience. He was also the teacher of the classes I took. I highly recommend Barco, and Eric, as someone to teach a class in video engineering, switchi
HDV motion effect problem
by henry hill 11 years ago
So please don't laugh at me! I guess I really should have done my homework before the shoot but: On a recent music video shoot I did the 'band performs at 2x speed then slow down the footage by 50% to
Re: HDV motion effect problem
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
Did the band perform air guitar style while playing a track that was 200% faster, or did they perform live to a metronome Either way, that's a lot to ask from musicians. I would suggest that they prac
Effect in Busta Rhymes videos "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" and "Give Me Some More"
by Jose Moris 11 years ago
I don't know which forum to post this too, so I chose this one. Does anyone know how the speed effects were done on the Busta Rhymes videos "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" and "Give Me Some Mor
Re: Effect in Busta Rhymes videos "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" and "Give Me Some More"
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=1chIpba4yQ4 whoops! sorry about the other one...from the Flamingo Las Vegas, TJ McCormick
Adrift - UW conservation film
by Sri JIva Southall 11 years ago
Hi All I'd like some professional opinions of this edit. The client loved it and it went down a storm at an IUCN conference. However I haven't really had much input from the industry side of things mo
Re: Adrift - UW conservation film
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
I loved the footage. Consider how you placed your musical crescendos and decrescendos, since I didn't get them at first. I would have liked to see your message a little sooner. Your client definitely
Need Pro Sound Effects library suggestions
by Brad Jenkins 11 years ago
Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Im looking for professional sound fx library. Currently Im working on a project where i need several "CSI" type swoosh woosh transition sounds, and would als
Re: Need Pro Sound Effects library suggestions
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
Hollywood Edge has really rich sound effects, but not sure of pricing. Also, Digital Juice has a SFX library, which you can test drive online. The nice thing about DJ, is that once you pay for them, t
Safe Title/Action in 16:9
by Mike Sussman 11 years ago
So as I've always understood it in 4:3 world safe action is 90% full screen and safe title is 80% full screen. Since the screen is wider than it is tall, the left and right "margins" are slightly wide
Re: Safe Title/Action in 16:9
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
As I understand it, safe title is a way for video content producers to allow for flaws in the final video delivery system. Typically, consumer video displays overscan the NTSC signal, leaving many edg
what makes a good editor?
by Andrea Mino 11 years ago
Hi all, as i'm starting to get involved with projects a bit more complex and starting to deal with directors, i start wondering what makes a good editor. I understand that a good editor is somebody th
Re: what makes a good editor?
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
I'm relatively new at this (10 years for fun, three years doing it for money), but here's my nickel's worth. Skills and tools. Learning new skills for me is a two step process. I learn how to use my t
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ENG Gadgets Customer Service
by TJ McCormick 11 years ago
I've never bought anything from these guys (ENG Gadgets) before until yesterday. I purchased the Anton-Bauer Stasis Flex shoulder mount and cable. I wanted to find out about their shipping, so I calle
Re: ENG Gadgets Customer Service
by Rick Wise 11 years ago
That's great you got such good customer service at ENG gadgets. My own favorite store, where I buy anything I need for film, video, audio, is BHPhotovideo.com. The one disadvantage: you are dealing wi
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