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Terry Leahy

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November 2nd 2011
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A Good Work Flow With Speed Changes and Different Frame Rates Adobe to DaVinci
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hi Guys, Been roundtripping for years between AVID and Adobe to DaVinci and Back and usually don't have much trouble if I'm all in one frame rate. But when I edit a mixed frame project using 24 and 60
Re: A Good Work Flow With Speed Changes and Different Frame Rates Adobe to DaVinci
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Yeah that's kind of what I figured. So I guess I should not have offline editors do any speed manipulations is the only way around this. Bummer. Feels like there should be an opportunity here.
How do I get a sequence of effects from after effects into AVID in the right order?
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hi guys, I send an h.264 out to my after effects team with a finished episode of a program and they lay a bunch of graphics over top of it. I'm trying to figure out how to put those files in order whe
Re: How do I get a sequence of effects from after effects into AVID in the right order?
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
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URSA MINI PRO 4.6K RAW 60p SD CARD?
by Terry Leahy 2 years ago
Hi Guys, Just curious, anybody know if the new URSA MINI PRO can record 4.6K RAW 60p footage onto the SD card Or is that just for the C-Fast
Re: URSA MINI PRO 4.6K RAW 60p SD CARD?
by erik cantu 2 years ago
1080p30 is the fastest RAW recording for an SD card. All the info is on their website. Erik Cantu Video Producer RadioU TV & Animal Basement 14 years experience as a fulltime broadcast shooter, editor
Should I be finishing in AVID or DaVinci?
by Terry Leahy 2 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 2 years ago
Got it that makes perfect sense. Only hiccup I could see would be that you lose the ability to color that part if graphics are flying around so it would have to not only be Online but already colored
What is a good low light camera to mix with the BMPC 4K?
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hi Guys! I have pretty much all of the Blackmagic cameras except for the URSA mini (someday...) and am running into a lowlight problem on a few shoots recently. Now if I know going in that it's an eve
URSA MINI 4.6K 4:1 RAW 60p AND 30p Record Time Question
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey guys, I can't seem to find this anywhere. How many minutes of record time can you get on a 256 LEXAR CFAST Card in 4:1 RAW in 30p and 60p T
Re: URSA MINI 4.6K 4:1 RAW 60p AND 30p Record Time Question
by erik cantu 3 years ago
At full res 4608x2592 resolution, a 256GB card at 4:1 RAW in 30p is about 25min and 60p is 12min. I recommend this app for for doing "video math," it is super handy to figure out these things! https:
URSA MINI 4.6K RAW Frame Rate Question
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Question fellas, I have 2 BMPCCs a BMMC and a BMPC4K and obviously am looking towards to URSA 4.6 but a question lingers, I know I can get 60P 4K RAW footage which paired with 15 stops of DR is a reas
Re: URSA MINI 4.6K RAW Frame Rate Question
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
There is some misinformation here. The only time you need two asynchronous CFast2 cards is if the single CFast2 card you are using is not fast enough, namely at 60p 4.6K RAW Lossless RAW. You can reco
Audio Handles....This has to be a feature right?!?!
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey Guys, This is driving me crazy and I can't figure out how this isn't a feature, it just has to be a feature. So I use a team of offline editors and allow them to use multiple softwares and just se
Davinci to Avid is driving me CRAZY!!! (COLOR ISSUES)
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey guys, I have been using a Davinci Resolve 12.5 Studio to Avid Media Composer workflow for a while now and I just cannot understand why the grade I'm so happy with in Davinci doesn't properly trans
Re: Davinci to Avid is driving me CRAZY!!! (COLOR ISSUES)
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
The whole round tripping element is a cake walk. I export an AAF for AVID and use the DNX 444 (or whatever the highest newest codec is) and it comes right back in to Media Composer. The problem is, wh
A dumb question about frame rates
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hey Guys, Recently I have begun exclusively shooting on Blackmagic cameras so that I can make color matching a gosh darn breeze! I used to shoot across multiple different types of cameras including H.
Re: A dumb question about frame rates
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Guess I'll be sticking to that! Thanks man
What are the best export settings and technique PERIOD for Youtube and Vimeo out of AVID
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Hi Guys, Every time I export anything, Youtube or Vimeo claims it has difficulty identifying the file. Typically I'm just trying to export a 1080p H.264. Now I use many systems in my process including
Re: What are the best export settings and technique PERIOD for Youtube and Vimeo out of AVID
by Terry Leahy 3 years ago
Ok, how about this. What are the best export settings that have worked for YOU in getting 1080p media to Youtube in it's highest quality coming from an Avid timeline. No Sleight against my fellow man
BMPCC Tokina 11-16 VS Voightlander 10.5
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
Hey Guys, Usually I fly my bmpcc on a ronin m with a tokina 11-16 2.8. I tend to shoot it wide open indoors. I'm curious if replacing it with a voightlander 10.5 m4 3s lens would help me out in lowlig
Lighting a Semi Circle Panel Discussion
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
Hey Guys, I'm doing a panel discussion that will be in a semi circle formation on high chairs coming up that will be filmed in a live production style with a live audience. I am trying to figure out t
Re: Lighting a Semi Circle Panel Discussion
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
The backlights should take care of themselves as there is a nice little light wall built into the set. Now I'm armed with an ARRI kit with a 650 a 350 a 150 and my KiNO. I like your idea Rick but I ca
BMPCC and Ninja Star External Monitor
by Terry Leahy 4 years ago
Anybody ever use the BMPCC and Ninja Star I am curious if this set up allows the BMPCC to use any external monitor through the loop on the ATOMOS unit. Might be a work around with the issues of BMPCC
Lighting Changes During Timelapse
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm editing a time lapse that took place over the last year and am currently having an issue with how flickery the image is due to the sun and cloud cover changing so much (I already removed
Re: Lighting Changes During Timelapse
by Max Prum 6 years ago
There is a flicker removal effect in After Effect. It doesn't to the job perfectly or fix extreme cases but it does help.
HPX250 vs Sony EX-3 Upcoming Rental
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hey Guys, I have to rent a camera for an all day presentation event and am deciding between the Sony EX-3 or HPX250. It is a two camera shoot and the other camera will be the HPX-370 which will be use
Re: HPX250 vs Sony EX-3 Upcoming Rental
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Steve, Yes I am, why should I shoot 30PN instead of 24 Thanks,
Rental Question HPX250 or Sony EX3?
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hey Guys, I have to rent a camera for an all day presentation event and am deciding between the Sony EX-3 or HPX250. It is a two camera shoot and the other camera will be the HPX-370 which will be use
Re: Rental Question HPX250 or Sony EX3?
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Thanks Guys, I ended up going with the 250 to match the 370 codecs. I also will have to roll for multiple hours so I am shooting in AVC-Intra 50 as opposed to 100 so I can extend the record time of th
Uprez 480p to 1080p
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm working on a video that was shot in 1080p (1920x1080). I now need to add 5 sd clips (720x480), about 5 seconds in length, to this piece. Originally I was just going to import them and hav
Re: Uprez 480p to 1080p
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Shane, Thanks for your help. I found a way to do it and honestly the avid pull looked cleaner. Thanks!
Micro P2 Card adapter and AVC-Intra 50
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hey Ya'll, two questions. 1. Has anybody been using regular SD cards in the new Micro P2 Card adapter with an HPX370 and been able to record in AVC INTRA 50 2. I have been using AVC INTRA 50 a lot sin
Re: Micro P2 Card adapter and AVC-Intra 50
by Steve Eisen 6 years ago
Regular SD cards are recommended for emergency use only. If you do use a regular SD card, make sure it is a name brand. Delkin Elite and Sandisk Extreme is what you want to use. The difference between
Media Composer DVCPRO FPS Issues
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I recently shot a project with an HPX370, and two DSLRs. I had them all set to 24fps. But when I did an AMA link, avid is showing the clips from the panasonic as having 29.97 FPS as opposed t
Re: Media Composer DVCPRO FPS Issues
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Ah ha, I was wondering what that thing was. Cool!
Rigging HPX370 to Steel Pipe
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hello All, I have a shoot coming up inwhich I need to rig an HPX370 to a horizontal lighting grid pipe. It is a standard half inch pipe. My thought is to find some sort of clamp that can then rig into
Re: igging HPX370 to Steel Pipe
by Michael Johnston 6 years ago
I would NOT trust mounting an HPX370 in a vertical position using a quick release plate. I certainly wouldn't do it with some rigged up system. I suggest trying to get a smaller camera such as an HPX2
Post Production Audio Set Up Advice
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hey Guys, Just looking for a little assistance in setting up my editing suite for audio. Not so much in the paneling or acoustics but in the technical department. This might be pretty basic but I just
Re: Post Production Audio Set Up Advice
by Terry Leahy 6 years ago
Hi Ty, thanks for getting back to me. I could do that, I was using a mixer so that I could punch between the home theater and the studio monitors to check mixes on the 5.1 system. Can the rockets acce
What are the limitations of FS700?
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Ya'll I'm thinking of selling my HPX370 and switching over to an FS700. The 370 is great because it is always ready to go, good for live events (Press Conferences,Sports) and it has 10 bit color.
Re: What are the limitations of FS700?
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Thank You very much guys. I think that this may very well be the next camera for me as if I were to ever shoot a feature film I'd be renting the big guns as opposed to owning. I need something for my
PluralEyes 3 for Symphony 6
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, Does plural eyes 3 work with Avid systems yet I'd love to start using it with Symphony if it is....
Re: PluralEyes 3 for Symphony 6
by igor jovcevski 7 years ago
if you're interested to be tester for WooWave for Avid, please tell us. WooWave is Plural Eyes competitor, and we're currently working on Avid version. Igor Woowave.com tools for digital artists
This Dumb Question again...
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, you all know what it is from the title....What lights should I buy!!! Well let me rephrase....what lights should I buy FIRST So I am putting together my lighting kit which formerly consisted
Re: This Dumb Question again...
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey John, Thanks for all of your input on lighting. I had some lowells lying around that are battery powered that I can use as backlights (for now) so I decided to take your idea and just buy what I n
HPX370 Focus out of whack- Production Monitor?
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, My HPX370 focus is constantly off. It is really frustrating. The part of the frame in focus looks great...too bad my subject is often behind or in front of it. Can somebody help me get focus
Re: HPX370 Focus out of whack- Production Monitor?
by John Stephens 7 years ago
We are about to throw in the towel on our 370. We have followed all the fixes you quote, but still the focus in very unpredictable. Had the back focus checked with a chart and it tests fine. But in th
At it again...this time a field monitor
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hey Guys, I'm tired of my focus being whacked on my HPX370 footage every once in a while. I'd like a field monitor that is cost effective and just shows me that my footage is actually in footage. A lo
Re: At it again...this time a field monitor
by Nate Stephens 7 years ago
I just got a Neway SDI-HD 7" monitor. Still doing my test phase. But it does look good. 1200x600, I think. Facts are not in-front of me. Google Neway, tell Andy, Nate sent ya. Flanders, FSI Monitors a
A Good Mic for HPX370
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Sup Yall, I need a kick butt xlr mic to use with my HPX370 to get great sound for people who are speaking and aren't mic'd (random interviews in a crowd, quick soundbites). It's a pain to constantly b
Re: A Good Mic for HPX370
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Go or go home I suppose! Is this properly priced http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 422108-REG Sennheiser_Ultimate_Shotgun_Microphone_Kit.html
HPX370 Lens Options
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
Hi Guys, I am looking to up the anti with my HPX370 in regards to it's stock lens. Question though, when I buy lenses I try and buy the best for length of use. Does it make more sense to buy a 2 3" le
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Re: HPX370 Lens Options
by John Stephens 7 years ago
I own a 370 and for the money I just love it. But better glass will always help any pro camera look even better. But depending on the kind of work you do, chances are your clients will soon demand a l
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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
Multi-cam Sync issue
by David Rowan 7 years ago
FCP 6.0.6 4 camera multi-clips, DV-NTSC Anamorphic. MacPro, OS 10.7.4 I have done this before on previous episodes of the same show. Lay down the multiclip in the timeline. Double click to open it in
Re: Multi-cam Sync issue
by Terry Leahy 7 years ago
I had this problem too. First I second what Shane said. The other problem can be if the clip rendered. Is there a green bar over the clip If not go into your render files an delete the multiclip rende
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