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Terry Nutkins

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December 9th 2010
54 Posts
Editing Multiple/Nested Clips From Premiere in Audition
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am working with video audio in Premiere that has frequent cuts (although the audio is derived from two files) and I need to work with and treat all the audio files at once, rather than one
Recommended PC Spec for 4k and 2k Editing in Premiere?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I need a new editing PC and am hoping to get something that will enable me to edit 4k at 1 2 resolution and 2k at 1 1 in Premiere (working mostly with RED files). My budget is around $2k. I
Re: Recommended PC Spec for 4k and 2k Editing in Premiere?
by EricBowen 5 years ago
I would look for the 760GTX 4GB card. Other than that the build is solid for 4K work provided you have the drive setup. Eric-ADK Tech Manager support@adkvideoediting.com
Repairing/homogenizing audio recorded at different distances (and other issues...)
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I have been recording audio for a documentary (which mostly comprises seated interviews) with a hypercardiod (Sennheiser MKH 50). Initially, the mic was always placed just outside of frame (
Re: Repairing/homogenizing audio recorded at different distances (and other issues...)
by Ty Ford 5 years ago
Peter, Quite right. I don't think it's ever made the audio "as good as new", but it has made the unusable usable. The results do vary even on samples that seem to be similar and I'm not sure why. I su
Recording audio in a large, uncarpeted studio
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I got some disappointing audio from a job in which I had to film and record audio in a large, uncarpeted studio with a hypercardiod mic and with the mic within arm's reach of each subject's
Re: Recording audio in a large, uncarpeted studio
by Peter Groom 5 years ago
HI If the room sounded lively to your ear when there, then thats exactly what youll get. A shed is a shed. I doubt youll have much joy improving it in post. Its like a coffee. If you dont want sugar i
Color banding on footage with solid background
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, Some footage I have shot (screencap below) appears to be affected by what looks like color banding in the form of concentric circles on the background. The original (.MOV) files from the cam
Shooting with Mixed Frame Rates/Shutter Speeds?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I recently shot the first part of a corporate shoot at 24p 60s and due to problems with the footage we now need to shoot the second part at 25p 50s. The project is a series of 10 interviews
Re: Shooting with Mixed Frame Rates/Shutter Speeds?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Thanks very much for the advice everyone!
Fixing Horizontal Lines in Footage
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am having severe problems with a day's worth of footage shot on a client's camera (which I had very little time to prepare with). As you can see in the video at the bottom of the post, the
Re: Fixing Horizontal Lines in Footage
by Roger Poole 5 years ago
Go here: http: nofilmschool.com 2010 08 how-to-remove-horizontal-banding-artifacts-from-dslr-footage
Horizontal Lines in Footage
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am having severe problems with a day's worth of footage shot on a client's camera (which I had very little time to prepare with). As you can see in the video at the bottom of the post, the
Re: Horizontal Lines in Footage
by James Patterson 5 years ago
Ah the old flickering lights, you can try premiere's deflicker filter http: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using eliminate-flicker.html I've never used it myself but I've used the BCC flicker fixer plug
Horizontal Lines in Footage
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am having severe problems with a day's worth of footage shot on a client's camera (which I had very little time to prepare with). As you can see in the video at the bottom of the post, the
Re: Horizontal Lines in Footage
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 5 years ago
A few options: http: www.digitalanarchy.com Flicker main.html http: www.revisionfx.com products deflicker Some more ideas: https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 971300 Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX
Non-wide angle lens with deep focus?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am currently shooting a documentary and am wondering if it is at all possible to achieve deep focus with a non-wide angle lens It has proven difficult in certain circumstances to maintain
Re: Non-wide angle lens with deep focus?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Thanks very much for the info. We're using a large sensor camera FYI. Does this scene (with the cop at 9m) look like it was shot with a wide-angle Or maybe its just a small-sensor camera We've been in
Which mic for static mic stand and slightly moving subject?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I need to film a subject who will be bending down to open a guitar case while talking. The shot will be handheld and its a one man crew so the mic will be static in a c-stand. What mic techn
Re: Which mic for static mic stand and slightly moving subject?
by Eric Toline 5 years ago
Put the guitar case on a high stool or small table. Problem solved. Eric "I push the RECORD button and hope for the best"
Sharpest lens at 400mm?
by Terry Nutkins 5 years ago
Hi there, I am attempting to film birds in flight and am looking to rent a lens that is sharpest at around 400 or 600mm and preferably one that does not need a very expensive tripod that requires insu
Slow Motion in AE
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I am wondering if any of the plug-ins in AE can produce a slow motion effect that is similar to footage originally shot at 120fps I am hoping to give a 120fps feel to some footage shot at 24
Re: Slow Motion in AE
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Thanks very much for the info. Here is the car-mount shot FYI (there is also I think a problem with motion blur due to the shutter speed which again I'm not sure if it can be rectified): https: vimeo.
Mic for "Guided Tour" Scene?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm currently working on a documentary and will soon be filming a scene in which an interview subject will show us around the interior of a building on camera. We currently only have a short
Re: Mic for "Guided Tour" Scene?
by Richard Kuenneke 6 years ago
A headset may be visually challenging for a documentary, although it will certainly provide excellent sound. I love the idea of two wireless lavs on either side of the speaker as they walk and talk. I
Getting Slider Shots Perfect in Post?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm working with footage filmed with a slider that is at times a little uneven in terms of the movement timing and with a bit of shakiness on some shots. Would it be easy to smooth these pro
Re: Getting Slider Shots Perfect in Post?
by Todd Kopriva 6 years ago
I show how to make a dolly pan smoother using the Warp Stabilizer effect in this video: https: www.video2brain.com en lessons overview-of-warp-stabilizer-effect ---------------------------------------
Single mic for video interview with two interviewees?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm working on a documentary and am planning for a situation where two people will be interviewed at once in a talking heads environment. Would a single shotgun mic be sufficient for the aud
Re: Single mic for video interview with two interviewees?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi Stephen - thanks very much for the info. Unfortunately we are only a crew of two (Director Sound Recordist and DP) so operating the mic during filming in this instance would not be ideal. I could h
After Effects for Removing or Keying Out Elements of a Moving Subject?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm shooting a film in which I have to get footage of a bird in flight (from underneath and against the sky). I am considering using a captive bird for this but really need a "natural" look
Re: After Effects for Removing or Keying Out Elements of a Moving Subject?
by Chris Evans 6 years ago
If you're shooting against the sky, it shouldn't be too hard to mask out. It depends on how much the strap thing (I don't know what to call it) is flapping around. At worst, it would take about 30 sec
Lighting on "The Imposter" (2012)
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, While watching "The Imposter" recently I was struck by how good the lighting and framing was in the talking heads sections. Does anyone know what kind of lights or set-ups they might have us
"File Import Failure - Unsupported format or damaged file"
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm working on a project in CS6 which for some reason is now prompting seemingly endless "where is the file ___ " messages when I open it. In addition to this, the first few video files (.R3
Re: "File Import Failure - Unsupported format or damaged file"
by Tim Kolb 6 years ago
Yes...that's it. What's really wonderful about the license is that it reverts to trial mode, so you launch thinking you're OK, but then the software seems like it's broken instead of just telling you
Changing seasons of landscape shots
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, Could someone please tell me how easy it would be to change an autumnal landscape so it resembles spring in Resolve ie changing the colour of the trees and perhaps grass, while leaving other
Re: Changing seasons of landscape shots
by Marc Wielage 6 years ago
Lots of secondaries, lots of precise keying, some power windows, careful saturation, lots of experimentation... but a great deal of the approach depends on the nature of the original footage. There is
Diagnosis for Bad Audio?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm shooting a documentary and the audio from the latest interview appears to be noticeably worse than the rest. Please listen here to the difference between a typical clip (first) and the p
Re: Diagnosis for Bad Audio?
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Thanks Bill. I have to say that we did attempt to use the same positioning technique for all 17 interviews and this is the only audio that sounds noticeably different. He was moving around quite a bit
Transcriptions in CS6
by Terry Nutkins 6 years ago
Hi there, Can anyone please tell me how accurate Premiere's transcription feature is Also, is it all possible within Premiere (or by using any other software) to link the transcriptions with the video
Re: Transcriptions in CS6
by Steve Eisen 6 years ago
These were my results! https: www.facebook.com photo.php fbid=10201855605656285&set=gm.605290886183629&type=1&theater Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Vice President Chicago Creative Pro Users Grou
All video "offline" in project after reinstalling Windows
by Terry Nutkins 7 years ago
Hi there, I'm working on a project in CS6 and was hoping it would remain intact after reinstalling Windows 7. However, all the video is "offline" (although the audio is still intact). I backed up the
Re: All video "offline" in project after reinstalling Windows
by Axel Arzola 7 years ago
Hi Terry. The key thing here is that you learn to never put your scratch disc and or footage on the C drive. Always put the files in a different hard drive. Now to fix the problem this time just right
24p vs 25p
by Terry Nutkins 7 years ago
Hi there, I'm currently in pre-production on an independent feature length documentary. My intended distribution channels are theatrical (international festivals) and TV (worldwide). What is the best
Re: 24p vs 25p
by Andrey Sibiryakov 7 years ago
There is a plugin from Andrew Kramer for rate conversion. It works very well for me. I can only suggest you to try it and see, is it handy or not in your case. http: library.creativecow.net articles k
Mic Placement for Video Interviews
by Terry Nutkins 7 years ago
When shooting video interviews what is the optimal mic placement I am using a hypercardioid short-shotgun mic on a boom stand by necessity. During tests I've found I can get closer to the subject's mo
Re: Mic Placement for Video Interviews
by Terry Nutkins 7 years ago
Thanks for the info guys... If you could offer any tips on overhead positioning, angle and proximity I'd greatly appreciate it
Artifacts on Tiff images after export
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi there, I have exported a CS6 project to MPEG-2 (Blu Ray) and am having problems with tiff images in the video during playback. There is a strip at the bottom of the screen which is heavily pixelate
Re-Editing MV2 Files = Quality Loss?
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi there, I exported a project to MV2 (for Blu Ray) but have had to make a few minor amemdments to it. I was using a trial version of CS5 as the project contained MXF files that couldn't be imported i
Re: Re-Editing MV2 Files = Quality Loss?
by Jeff Pulera 8 years ago
Any time you add another encoding pass to any video file, there is some degree of loss. Whether it is noticeable or not can depend on many factors. If the source file has a high data rate (good qualit
35mm vs Wide Angle Adapter for XF300?
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi there, I want to be able to increase the depth of field on the XF300 and provide a more cinematic feel so am looking for a lens adapter. Can anyone tell me if a wide angle adapter attachment (e.g.
Re: 35mm vs Wide Angle Adapter for XF300?
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
That's two completely different things, one has nothing to do with the other. An add-on wide-angle adapter will allow your existing lens to shoot wider, but will have no affect on making your DoF any
Camera for Documentary Feature
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi there, I am currently in pre-production on my first feature-length documentary. I am intending to submit it all major documentary festivals and am hoping to acquire subsequent TV broadcast. The fil
Re: Camera for Documentary Feature
by David C Jones 8 years ago
Hi Terry, Harry's right: most of specs are the same as the XF300. The one big difference is the size of the imaging sensor; the C300 has basically a 35mm sensor as apposed to the 1 3" in the AF300. Yo
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Problem with Text Quality
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi there, I am using AECS4 and trying to create a title sequence in the 1080 25P preset. Text layers look terrible: blocky, with jagged edges. I have not had this problem before. Any idea what caused
Re: Problem with Text Quality
by Terry Nutkins 8 years ago
Hi John - I'm still in the composoition window. thanks...
Transparent foreground figure in greenscreen footage
by Terry Nutkins 9 years ago
Hi there, I'm working with keyed footage of an actor in front of a greenscreen. My intention is to make the actor transparent, so the video layer beneath is revealed in correlation with his movements.
Re: Transparent foreground figure in greenscreen footage
by Terry Nutkins 9 years ago
many thanks
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