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Terry Leahy

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December 12th 2009
56 Posts
Playback isn't smooth and can't figure out best export setting
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hi Y'all! I recently switched from Mac back to Windows so I could get 8GB of GPU where my iMac had only 2GB. 3.7 GHz processor and 8 gb of Ram (upgrading shortly). So on paper it should be much better
Re: Playback isn't smooth and can't figure out best export setting
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Let me also add that the media is even on SSD drives. Should I also put my system on an SSD as well
DaVinci Resolve Copying Speed Change
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hi Guys! I'm trying to copy a Speed Change and Apply it to another clip. How can you copy and paste this setting Basically I media manage a lot of clips, and send them off so often times I'm trying to
Re: DaVinci Resolve Copying Speed Change
by Ole Kristiansen 2 years ago
Hi Guys! I'm trying to copy a Speed Change and Apply it to another clip. How can you copy and paste this setting In the Edit Page - you make Change-Clip-Speed to your first clip ! Right click on the f
Best way to export from 4K Cinema DNG to HD H.264 for Facebook
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hey guys, quick question. I'm trying to figure out the best way to export for facebook. I record in full Cinema DNG Raw 4K and am trying to figure out if it's best to use Davinci to export directly to
Re: Best way to export from 4K Cinema DNG to HD H.264 for Facebook
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
I typically keep a media managed copy with handles of the RAW data from the timeline, I was more curious which leads to a better result.
Should I be finishing in AVID or DaVinci?
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey guys quick question. I typically edit a low res cut of my projects then send to RESOLVE via AAF do coloring on the RAW image file and then export a 4K DNXHR 444 for Media composer. I'll then pair
Re: Should I be finishing in AVID or DaVinci?
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Shane, So when you do that final export out of resolve I'm guessing you used an AAF from Avid to bring the file in as opposed to a video mixdown or reference movie right Makes sense I'm just creating
CS6 XML works in After Effects and doesn't work in Premiere
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hi guys, Getting frustrated. Running CS6 and exported using the Premiere XML option in DaVinci Resolve. Opens fine in After Effects but will not open in Premiere. Any thoughts Anybody else have this s
Re: CS6 XML works in After Effects and doesn't work in Premiere
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Needed to add this! You need to open the XML in After Effects, then save it as a premiere project AND THEN import the premiere project from the media browser.
Very Stupid AVID Import AAF from DaVinci Audio Problem - Never used to be a problem
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hi Guys, Up until a few weeks ago I was able to export an AAF from DaVinci Resolve with the video turned off to get an audio AAF into avid. It always worked like a charm until just recently. Now inste
Re: Very Stupid AVID Import AAF from DaVinci Audio Problem - Never used to be a problem
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Figured it out kids and guess what, it was even stupider than I thought. The AAF being created was created with a " " so AVID couldn't figure out what to do with it. Then I noticed the name of the aud
Adapt my SKP 100 transmitter to supply phantom power to mic
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey guys I have an SKP 100 sennheiser transmitter but it doesn't supply phantom power to my beloved mkh 416. Is there any way to just supply phantom power to my mic and then plug my transmitter into t
Re: Adapt my SKP 100 transmitter to supply phantom power to mic
by Bruce Watson 3 years ago
Hey guys I have an SKP 100 sennheiser transmitter but it doesn't supply phantom power to my beloved mkh 416. For phantom power you need the SKP 300, not the SKP 100.
Best way to send files to Audio Engineer running Pro Tools
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hi guys, Running latest version of Media Composer and I'm trying to figure out the best way to send files to my Audio Engineer remotely. Currently I'm sending just the audio but he always wants the vi
Re: Best way to send files to Audio Engineer running Pro Tools
by Glenn Sakatch 3 years ago
Typically i create a quicktime with timecode burn on it, and send a separate embedded aaf (audio only). Glenn
Motion Effects not rendering/BLOCKY FOOTAGE Solution
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey guys, So I figured out a super dumb solution to a super dumb problem that I thought I'd share. For the past week or so for whatever reason I could not get a motion effect to render without being h
Re: Motion Effects not rendering/BLOCKY FOOTAGE Solution
by Santiago Escudero 3 years ago
Some Avid versions have problems with renders, try to deselected the SAME AS SOURCE check box at media creation settings and be shure you are working in the same color space that your material is.
BMPCC Steadicam/Ronin
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
Hey Y'all! I run a dual BMPCC set up, shooting mostly in RAW for my commercial clients. I pretty much exclusively create web content for clients so awesome looking HD footage is all I need. I have a M
Re: BMPCC Steadicam/Ronin
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
I went with the Tokina and man that thing is great with the Ronin. Deep Focus and nice and wide, it handled very well! Thanks for the input my man.
Premiere to Resolve to Avid AUDIO NEVER WORKS!
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
Hi Guys, I work with a ton of subcontractors and allow them to do their initial edits on any NLE in a low res format. I then have them send me an XML and open it with Davinci relinking to my high res
Re: Premiere to Resolve to Avid AUDIO NEVER WORKS!
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
I just may have figured it out a different way. If I want to have the individual files intact..I can just export from resolve into ProRes. I just did that and the audio came out perfectly clean. I can
Deciding on First Lighting Kit
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hi guys, I'm trying to decide which lighting kit to invest into...Either the Arri compact fresnel 3 light with 650, 300 or 150 or the compact fresnel 3 light all 650. Do most people just use the same
Operating System and Two Boot Drives
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Y'all, I just bought a new 256 GB SSD external drive for my mac. I am going to put Final Cut 7 Old Adobe Suite on it as a separate bootable drive from my mac. Question, can I just copy OS X Lion o
Re: Operating System and Two Boot Drives
by Everest Mokaeff 7 years ago
You need one copy of Lion per computer (Volume licensing is different story), therefor you can install as many OSs on different partitions as you wish. Production and Postproduction in Moscow www.moka
Matrox Mini with MAX and AVID vs FCP and Adobe
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Ya'll Quick question. I have a Matrox Mini with MAX coming to use with my new copy of Symphony on my brand spanking new Macbook Pro (Retina) fully decked out. I kinda bought the Mini on a whim bec
Re: Matrox Mini with MAX and AVID vs FCP and Adobe
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
You know what I have Symphony which has better finishing than FCP. I want to be an AVID editor who "can" use FCP so I think I'll just focus the MXO2 box on that NLE. I can always automatic duck a FCP
Symphony DNxHD to H.264
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Quick question. I have a Matrox MXO2 mini on the way and just want to make sure I can use it in the following way. Edit in DNxHD and put in a bunch of different codecs. Export to H.264 Really freaking
Re: Symphony DNxHD to H.264
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
I did get the mini with the Max and I am running on the latest Macbook Pro Retina Display. I will be editing spots using P2 media (AVC intra) mixed with DSLR. I should be able to convert that quickly
Pro Res or Pro Res HQ MIxed Media
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, I shoot an web series using HPX370 and DSLRS in 1080 30. I have been using the Prores HQ codec for everything when ingesting to make an easy and multi cam edit in Final Cut Pro. However, it
Re: Pro Res or Pro Res HQ MIxed Media
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Right, I think I did read that from you Shane. Never saw 5DtoRGB, looks interesting. But I guess what I'm getting at is when mixing with DSLR, does it make the most sense to ingest and edit my sequenc
MIxing HPX370 and DSLR Prores or Prores HQ?
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, I shoot an web series using HPX370 and DSLRS in 1080 30. I have been using the Prores HQ codec for everything when ingesting to make an easy and multi cam edit in Final Cut Pro. However, it
Re: MIxing HPX370 and DSLR Prores or Prores HQ?
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Thanks Steve
A Crisis of Faith
by Terry Leahy 9 years ago
Gentlemen, I need help. I have been having a battle in my head over whether or not to sell my HPX170 and get an HMC 150 instead. I shoot weddings for a living typically using an HMC 150 and Canon 7d C
Re: A Crisis of Faith
by Terry Leahy 8 years ago
Also, I think I will stick with the HPX170 since I want a camera that has more range than just weddings in which most clients can't tell the difference in footage.
Putting it all together
by Terry Leahy 9 years ago
Hey Guys, This might not be the right place but the HPX-170 is the camera I use so I suppose it's better to ask it here than anywhere else. I'm trying to build my videography kit and I have the follow
Re: Putting it all together
by Terry Leahy 9 years ago
Thanks for the reply John. Let me ask you this. For a guy running a 2006 Intel Core Duo iMac and a 2008 or 2009 macbook both on leopard operating systems, would I be okay jumping to Final Cut Studio 3
Looking for Help
by Terry Leahy 10 years ago
Hello Cow Community, My name is Terry and to begin with, I might be posting this in the wrong area. I need your help. A recent graduate from college I am looking for a job in videography. Currently I
HPX170P Is this an import?
by Terry Leahy 10 years ago
Hello all, I just bought a new AG-HPX170 from Amazon.com and what was shipped to me was an AG-HPX170P. Is this an import model I bought it so that I could get the rebate and 5 year warranty, but I'm a
Re: HPX170P Is this an import?
by Terry Leahy 10 years ago
Thank you very much Ronald. The company Crawford Superstore which is the reseller from Amazon called me to ask about my problems with the camera. I simply stated that in the product listing I was prom
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