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Tom Prigge

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October 12th 2007
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Professional "Film" Sound With Dialogue
by Ben Hilton 2 years ago
Hello all, I have a question about audio. How is the "Film" audio texture accomplished I don't know how to describe it, but it is the special texture that you hear mainly on voices in feature films an
Re: Professional "Film" Sound With Dialogue
by Tom Prigge 2 years ago
Was the dialogue recorded on location or done afterwards I ask because the film's claim to fame is that it was shot entirely with a drone. Wouldn't the drone make a lot of noise I defer to those of yo
Telephone Audio
by Tom Prigge 2 years ago
I will be conducting a telephone interview and I don't have the time or the resources to do it even halfway correct. The interviewee cannot do any type of internet audio, such as Skype, etc. Audio wil
Re: Telephone Audio
by Tom Prigge 2 years ago
Richard and Ty--thanks for the tips and advice. I had not considered calling from my Skype account. I will definitely look into that.
ENG mic handling noise suppression
by Tom Prigge 3 years ago
I just got a great deal on a Shure VP64L ENG mic. Handling noise can be a problem with any ENG mic. And I know proper technique is the cure. But has anyone ever seen a "sleeve" to fit over a stick mic
Re: ENG mic handling noise suppression
by Tom Prigge 3 years ago
I'm not having a problem with the mic, connector or otherwise. I was testing it out and purposely rubbed my fingers on it to see what the noise level might be. That got me wondering if there was such
Studio monitors or monitor?
by Tom Prigge 4 years ago
Right now, because of space and other limitations, I edit my voice overs with headphones (Sony MDR 7506). When (more likely if) I could find a space at home to have studio monitors, would I need two o
Re: Studio monitors or monitor?
by Tom Prigge 4 years ago
Simon--I didn't have any particular model of monitor in mind. My question was just out of curiosity. But your point is a good one about matching.
Phantom power passing
by Tom Prigge 4 years ago
This is a hypothetical, but depending on the answer, could be helpful down the road. Take a Shure M68 mic mixer, or any mixer for that matter, hook up 3 condenser mics. Take the XLR out from the Shure
Re: Phantom power passing
by Tom Prigge 4 years ago
Richard--thanks for the clarification.
"creating a slideshow" - wanting to "take this bin of photos and fill it to this length of music track"
by Jeff Friah 4 years ago
Hi folks; not even sure what to call it or I'd be doing Google searches. I've been given a task to create a DVD looper for a client and there's a track of music of X length. In a photo software, I'd s
Re: "creating a slideshow" - wanting to "take this bin of photos and fill it to this length of music track"
by Tom Prigge 4 years ago
Take the number of seconds the music lasts. Divide that number by how many pictures you have. That will tell you how long, how many seconds, each picture needs to last (I'm assuming you want each pict
Rebuilding Folder Structure / No CONTENTS folder
by Ben Race 6 years ago
Hello, I have recently upgraded from Premiere CS5 to CC. I have many projects I was editing in CS5 using MXF files from a Panasonic HVX200. All the footage worked fine in CS5. It was brought into the
Re: building Folder Structure / No CONTENTS folder
by Tom Prigge 6 years ago
Ben, Can you post how you fixed the problem It could help someone in the future.
Back knob on LTM Pepper 200 - what is it?
by Seth Marshall 6 years ago
I have an old LTM Pepper 200 I may repurpose with some LEDs as a sort of experiment since I don't use the light. I have always been baffled by a knob on the back that only spins a solid-flat metal dis
Re: Back knob on LTM Pepper 200 - what is it?
by Tom Prigge 6 years ago
Mark's reply inspires me to tell this war story. Early 1980s, I'm a DJ at a radio station and have to cut 6 high energy spots. There's too much copy on each one and the client wants to cut nothing. Ta
HVX tape, P2, or Firestore
by Brian egeston 6 years ago
Don't everyone tell me how stupid I am at once, I'm new to running the entire show myself. I'm shooting a short this weekend on two HVX200s. Yes, I have a four year old camera. When I get better, I'll
Re: HVX tape, P2, or Firestore
by Tom Prigge 6 years ago
Can you shoot P2 and tape at the same time on the HVX200 I didn't think that was possible, even if shooting just HD. I used a Firestore at a TV station I once worked at and I don't think you could use
Need cheap lights for low lit music vid with lots of Macro detail shot on Sony FS100
by Mayalin Fiks 7 years ago
Hi all! This time I'm shooting a music video that's very...sad sexy. It's set in a woody 10x 12 kitchen and most of the shots are Medium close-ups (waist up) and some kitchen background, with her hand
Re: Need cheap lights for low lit music vid with lots of Macro detail shot on Sony FS100
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
This is a little bit on topic ( I think). A few years ago I worked at a TV station in creative services. The boss's son, a college student, interned with us one summer. I had given my notice and was e
Effects panel gone
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
I got a little click happy and mistakenly closed the effects panel in the source monitor. Now I can't figure out how to make it appear again. Using PPRO 5.02.
Re: Effects panel gone
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
That's a good idea, Ann. I'm the only one whio uses the computer, but it would save me a lot of hassle next time I get click happy. I'm considering moving up to 6.0. I know the interface is slightly d
Adobe Anywhere
by Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
Could be pretty damn cool. I wish I could put it to work starting right this very second. http: success.adobe.com microsites adobeanywhere.html Jeremy
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Re: Adobe Anywhere
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
What I meant, my perspective, is this makes it easy to outsource to folks anywhere willing to work for much lower wages. It's a global perspective.
When good lighting is bad
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
There was recently a mention that this board had been dead lately and needed a little livening up. When is good lighting bad I often see lighting in interviews that are over the top dramatic. A single
Re: When good lighting is bad
by David Speace 6 years ago
That 5th light in a 5-point lighting setup! That's the light that is on the floor shining up on the face, presumably filling in the wrinkles and bags under the eyes...and creating an unnatural shadowl
Alphabetical Bins
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
This is not a major problem, just an annoyance. I have a bin for my CG (that's text for those of you too young to know what Chyron is!). I have a 5-day project, so within the CG bin I have bins for ea
Re: Alphabetical Bins
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Well, this is interesting: when I switched from list view to icon view, the sub bins were in the order I wanted them to be--Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc. Not sure why changing the view did that, bu
Premiere CS6 Still Image Issues?
by Beau Leland 7 years ago
Has anyone experienced display issues with high resolution still image files within PPCS6 I've got some tifs that are 8 bit depth at 300dpi and they're not showing up when I load them in the source mo
Re: Premiere CS6 Still Image Issues?
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Check that your images are RGB. Open them in Photoshop, convert, and save. It's been my experience that pix meant for print won't show up.
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Tape is dead ???
by Herb Sevush 7 years ago
On a minor note, just finished up my preview reel for this season's cooking shows for APT & PBS and guess what the deliverables are for the preview reel they satellite to the stations later this month
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Re: Tape is dead ???
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Since tape is not dead, let's resurrect Panasonic's M II.
64GB P2 cards in my HVX200p?
by Shane Trowbridge 7 years ago
I typically shoot on 32GB cards. I am doing a shoot soon and I will be renting 64GB cards. I was told that I may have an issue if I don't have the proper firmware update. Google searches have proved t
Re: 64GB P2 cards in my HVX200p?
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Shane, I ran into this problem when I rented an HVX 200 from one place and 64 gig cards from another place. I have a PDF file that explains the process. Send me an e-mail and when I reply I'll attach
Premiere CS6 Download Size
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
I can't find anywhere on Adobe's site the size of the Premiere CS6 trial download. I'd like to know to decide whether to download it during off-peak hours. Anyone know
Re: Premiere CS6 Download Size
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Thank you, Ryan.
6500K or 4300K
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
I have a little, inexpensive Bescor LED on-camera light. It says it is 6500K and comes with an amber filter to take that to 4300K. I will be doing run and gun B-roll shooting at a convention. Getting
Re: 6500K or 4300K
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Thanks for the advice, Rick. I'll make sure I'm ready for anything.
R.I.P. Thumbwheel
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
Many of you might find this trivial, but I'm really going to miss the thumbwheel below the source monitor in CS6. Certainly not a deal-breaker, but I used it a lot. It appears that the default UI is n
Re: R.I.P. Thumbwheel
by Alex Udell 7 years ago
I think you can revert to it....it's just hiddenin the new default... Alex
Editing HVX200 HD files in Adobe Premiere Elements 10
by Leslie Phillips 7 years ago
I have a HVX200 and I am wanting to record record directly to a PC through the firewire. I am looking at buying Adobe Premiere Elements 10 to capture and edit this video. Is is this simple or am I mis
Re: Editing HVX200 HD files in Adobe Premiere Elements 10
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
I know just enough to be dangerous, so if I get something wrong, someone please chime in and correct me. First of all, transfer via Firewire won't work with a PC. You'll have to go USB. Premiere Pro r
HPX 300 Shooting LCD Monnitor
by Jerry Vogt 7 years ago
Any advice would be appreciated. I'm shooting an over the shoulder training of how to use a software program on an LCD monitor with my HPX 300. I have adjusted the syncro-scan so that the rolling hori
Re: HPX 300 Shooting LCD Monnitor
by Tom Prigge 7 years ago
You mentioned Camtasia being out of your budget for this project. They do have a trial download, I believe. I use Camtasia quite a bit. Works great.
Today's experiment.
by Bill Davis 8 years ago
In a previous post, I alluded to a project I had earlier today that I thought would represent a somewhat new type of challenge for me. So I thought I'd report back for any who are interested. I seem t
Re: Today's experiment.
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Actually, I think a better analogy would be did the typewriter make more people literate. Not sure if that is true or not. For the purposes of the point I was making, try this: The advent of computers
Spanned clip location
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
The folks on this board have been very helpful in the past and I need some advice again. I will soon be shooting 8 hours a day, for five days, of presenters standing at a podium. I ll be shooting DV.
Re: Spanned clip location
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Perhaps I did something wrong on my first experiment. I tried another experiment. I know the spanned clip started on card 1 and finished on card 2. When I copied the data to folders on my hard drive--
64 GB cards with older HVX200
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
I have an HVX200A and use 64GB cards in it with no problem. Will an older HVX200, that is, one made before 64GB cards were available, accept these cards Would upgrading the firmware allow the older ca
Re: 64 GB cards with older HVX200
by Noah Kadner 8 years ago
You might need to do a firmware update on that one. One way to find out... Noah Unlock the secrets of 24p, HD and Final Cut Studio with Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and GoPro HD Hero
Offloading in the field
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
This is a long post, but I hope you'll slog through it. First, thanks for the comments about my nonworking tape transport in my HVX200A. I can offload my cards at night onto an external drive using a
Re: Offloading in the field
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Many thanks, Noah. I wonder if folks really appreciate the Cow and folks like who help us poor, lost souls out. I have one less thing to worry about. Now, all I have to worry about is the sound, the l
Shifting
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Please excuse the strange workflow--it is out of necessity. Using CS5, went from PPro to Encore. The sequence was 1920X1080 progressive, all that. All footage on the screen is also progressive (text,
Encore DVD in Windows Media Player
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Using CS5, I created a 720X480 sequence in Premiere Pro with P2 footage shot at 720X480. Made a DVD through Dynamic Link in Encore. Looks wonderful on a TV from a DVD player (although one DVD player w
No audio on DVD
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
Brand new computer, brand new Premiere and Encore CS5. When I burned my DVD using Dynamic Link, there is no audio on the DVD. Audio plays on the Premiere timeline, and plays on the Encore timeline. I
Re: No audio on DVD
by Tom Prigge 8 years ago
False alarm. There was a problem with the sound card in the computer I put the DVD in (not the same computer used for editing).
Timeline gap closing
by Tom Prigge 12 years ago
I must have inadvertently changed a setting and I want to change it back. When I delete a clip on the timeline, the gap automatically closes. I do not want the gap to close. How do I do this The same
Re: Timeline gap closing
by David Roth Weiss 12 years ago
Its always nice to have an Adjunct Professor of Media handy when you need one to edit your words... Thanks Paul, keep up the good work. David Roth Weiss Director Editor David Weiss Productions, Inc. L
FCP Hiccups
by Tom Prigge 12 years ago
When playing back (after rendering) of even the simplest move--e.g. a picture sliding into position on screen--there is often a visible hesitation, as if the picture had hiccups. When I replay it, som
Re: FCP Hiccups
by Tom Prigge 12 years ago
this is on the computer monitor. I do not have an external NTSC monitor.
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