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Trevor Ward

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March 10th 2005
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Premiere 2015.2 9.2 is using all resources even when idle
by Hans Wurst 3 years ago
Hi all, I just updated to premiere 2015.2 9.2 from 9.0 because it constantly stopped playback. Luckily the old problem got resolved but now the program makes roar my MacBook Pro even when not playing
Re: Premiere 2015.2 9.2 is using all resources even when idle
by Trevor Ward 3 years ago
To me this is one of the issues with Adobe constantly updating the programs. They don't sufficiently test the program and with each release there are issues. I would suggest that Adobe go back to a ye
Seems like PP and Adobe is just getting worse
by Trevor Ward 3 years ago
Is it me, or does PP seem to be getting worse I understand that the idea behind creative cloud's constant updates is supposed to get us the latest and greatest software updates. However, as someone wh
Re: Seems like PP and Adobe is just getting worse
by Trevor Ward 3 years ago
The problem I think likes with the nature of files stored in Creative Cloud. The Creative Cloud app is a system hog. This is actually a known issue by Adobe and causes real problems when Lightroom and
Transcription software
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
Can anyone recommend transcription software to me I have 30 interviews that I need to transcribe. It's way beyond our budget to spend $1.50-2.00 per minute for a real person. I'm wondering the quality
Re: Transcription software
by Trevor Ward 3 years ago
Actually, for a moderately fast typer, you should be able to transcribe an interview in about twice the length of the interview. Or you can use a transcription service, or hire an intern or entry leve
New Sequence settings
by Trevor Ward 4 years ago
What settings are you all using when creating a new sequence Seems to me there are THREE places where settings can be chosen and the beauty of PP is that they can all be different. But those choices h
Re: New Sequence settings
by Trevor Ward 4 years ago
Thanks for reply Alex, However, I'm not talking about resolution nor frame rate. I'm specifically talking about coded. Just because I shot in AVCHD doesn't mean I will want my editing codec to be AVCH
Creative Cloud file sharing (sync) disk almost full...but not really.
by Trevor Ward 5 years ago
I'm running the Adobe Creative Cloud with file syncing. They graciously hand out 20GB of cloud storage that works like a dropbox file. I find it very handy as I sometimes work on my laptop and other t
FCP "Out of Memory" Error
by John Tate 8 years ago
I've been trying to render my projects and keep getting the error message "Out of Memory". I've tried mulitple things to fix this, been on the phone with Apple FCP guys, trashed my preferences 37 time
Re: FCP "Out of Memory" Error
by Trevor Ward 5 years ago
My suggestion would be to scale them in Photoshop or similar. You can re-size them to just above the resolution of your timeline sequence settings (wither 1920x1080 or 1280x720). OR, export the sequen
Premiere Pro CS6 - Subtitling
by Jona Taylor 6 years ago
Hello Folks, I have a huge subtitling job in front of me. I'm using PrPro CS6 not creative cloud which seems to have somewhat better but still quite limited subtitling capabilities from what I'm seein
Re: Premiere Pro CS6 - Subtitling
by Trevor Ward 5 years ago
Jona, did you ever figure something out I've got this same situation. I have an hour long interview and a transcript. It's not formatted for subtitling as it's only a rough approximation of the time.
space bar to play video, mouse click in timeline
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I've switched from FCP to CS6. In FCP, I would press the space bar to play the timeline. Seems to be working the same in CS6. However, one common technique that I used was while the timeline was playi
Re: space bar to play video, mouse click in timeline
by Trevor Ward 5 years ago
I never did hear from anyone. I'm assuming no. It's just the way it's done in PP. -Trevor F. Ward Red Eye Film Co. www.redeyefilmco.com www.MemoriesofGuantanamo.com
RAID 1 with SSD drives (and USB 3.0)
by Trevor Ward 5 years ago
The problem with Thunderbolt and to some degree USB 3.0 drives is that the drives can't spin fast enough to utilize the transfer speeds of the I O interface. Now that SSD drives are coming down in pri
Re: RAID 1 with SSD drives (and USB 3.0)
by Alex Udell 5 years ago
sorry missed the RAID 1 in the subject. :) Alex Udell Editing, Motion Graphics, and Visual FX
Hyperdeck Shuttle fragile SDI connectors
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
In the middle of a week long shoot on an island, the very fragile mini SDI connectors broke. We resorted to using HDMI coming out of our F3, but we preferred the SDI connection. Upon returning, I sent
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle fragile SDI connectors
by Richard Martz 6 years ago
Try Perihelion design. Also strap the cable to the top of the Hyperdeck and secure it with Gorilla tape (Not GAFFER TAPE). That way it will take the stress off the connector. I've expeienced the same
Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
I'm considering using the Hyperdeck Shuttle 2 as an outboard recorder on a Sony F3 with s-log. Anything I need to know before going in We've got about 25-35 hours of footage to capture. Mostly intervi
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle 2
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
Carly, What do you use as a docking station for the SSDs -Trevor Ward Red Eye Film Co. www.redeyefilmco.com Orlando, FL
Sony F3 with external recorder
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
Anyone using the F3 with an external recorder... I'm shooting my next doc on the F3. I'll have probably 40-50 hours of footage. Our goal for this film is to air on cable TV, though we don't have distr
Re: Sony F3 with external recorder
by Dale West 6 years ago
Trevor, Here are some things Ive learned but there are others that can provide deeper details 1: I always record on the cards and external recorder. Ive only had one time that I needed the back up but
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ShotPut Pro v. 5 - worth the upgrade?
by Bob Cole 7 years ago
If anyone has tried ShotPut Pro's upgrade, I'd like to know whether it is worth using. Bob C
Re: ShotPut Pro v. 5 - worth the upgrade?
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
I have a general question about ShotPut, if you all don't mind. For the past several years my work flow has been simple. 1. Insert camera card into card reader. 2. Plug in two separate hard drives (my
Canon C300 shooting Canon Log and setting Zebras?
by Simon Cox 6 years ago
If shooting 'Canon Log' with 'view assist' on what have people found a good setting for Zebras are (after good exposure for skin tones shooting exterior). I know that Canon Log makes the viewfinder im
Re: Canon C300 shooting Canon Log and setting Zebras?
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
Simon Cox " ...but where do you now judge exposure " I shoot C300 but honestly I never turn the zebras on (I've just never liked working with zebras). If you are shooting C-log I think it's pretty es
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Audition CC install problems
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
So I upgraded to the CC version of Audition and can't get it to even open. I get an error message and I spent nearly 2 hours with Adobe support to no avail. (Adobe support is absolutely terrible and h
PL lenses or cinema lenses on C100
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
Is anyone here using PL lenses on the C100 Or, for that matter, Cinema zoom lenses Even though they are expensive, I'd like the idea of using cinema style zoom lenses on the C100 versus using still pi
Re: PL lenses or cinema lenses on C100
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
I wasn't sure I could assign the thumb wheels. I rented the camera and didn't have a whole lot of time to learn everything it can do. I also assumed I could re-assign the buttons but didn't have time
about to shoot with c300. What do I need to know?
by Trevor Ward 6 years ago
I'm shooting with a c300 next week. First time with this particular camera. I'll probably have the camera for half a day to get familiar with it before shooting. It's a doc, with cinema verite style s
Re: about to shoot with c300. What do I need to know?
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
Gosh, where to start... Well first, go out, buy and hat, and hang the $%&#*% on to it, because this camera will blow you away. It did me, it's my fav camera ever. We've been shooting with it since las
Canon t2i grain
by chris artis 7 years ago
Hi guys, im using a canon t2i with the 50mm 1.8 lens and for some reason all my footage come out grainy, even at 400 and below iso its still noticeable, can someone please help
Re: Canon t2i grain
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
what do you mean grainy Do you mean noisy In the blacks Everywhere Is your lens and L series It's most likely not the camera if you have a cheap lens. The image won't be very sharp. If it's noisy in t
AF100 highlights handling question
by Bill Magac 7 years ago
I'm interested in purchasing a AF100A. A few well known cameramen who have reviewed the AF100 commented that the camera does a poor job of handling highlights. I'm curious if this is true. Those of yo
Re: AF100 highlights handling question
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
yes, that's correct. 100% zebra highlights will make the face look like crap. I see it all the time, even on TV. And this camera especially doesn't do well with the highlights. They turn a weird yello
Two External Monitors for MacBook Pro
by Daniel Roujansky 8 years ago
I am working with a MacBook Pro 17" with a Thunderbolt connection. I would like to add two external monitors. I realize that the computer is set up for one external monitor but would like to add two.
Re: Two External Monitors for MacBook Pro
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
Greg, did you ever get this to work I just bought a 13" macbook pro and want to run two external monitors, one as a computer screen so I have more real estate to work on my timeline, etc. And I want a
forum for AF100
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
Is there another forum for the AF100 This forum seems a bit quiet. I feel that the cow might have more editor types than dp types. I used the AF100 for the first time last week, with Canon L-series le
Re: forum for AF100
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
Thanks Bill. Good explanation. -Trevor Ward Red Eye Film Co. www.redeyefilmco.com Orlando, FL
AF100 focus assist - is that all I get?
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I used the AF100 this past week. I was excited to use the camera because lately I've been using DSLRs and really can't stand them other than the picture quality. I was under the impression that the AF
Re: AF100 focus assist - is that all I get?
by Thomas Alexander 6 years ago
Eric, any idea how to black balance the AF100 Do i use a chip chart and it Auto-Black-Balances by let the AWB pressed I don't get it. Thanks Do i need to use a black card to black balance Quite confus
Mountain Lion/FCPX not reading AVCHD "PRIVATE" folder correctly
by Christopher Grosso 7 years ago
We have been working along in FCPX with our AF100 with no problems up until today. We went to copy import footage from AVCHD card and the PRIVATE folder no longer shows up as a folder. It shows up wit
Re: Mountain Lion/FCPX not reading AVCHD "PRIVATE" folder correctly
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
Ok, for anyone on this thread and those who in the future look for an ANSWER to the problem. Upon creating a new project, or opening FCPX for the first time, you have two choices for footage. Choice o
Using AF100 in Final Cut X with Mountain Lion
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I just got a new macbook pro, with mountain lion on it and final cut x. I've also just got the Panasonic AF100. I'd like to import the footage but FC isn't recognizing the folder. (I created a folder
Re: Using AF100 in Final Cut X with Mountain Lion
by Noah Kadner 7 years ago
You should be able to import those directly from the card image. File Import Media. Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC160 130.
"ND NG" warning on AF-100 **Anyone seen this?**
by John Bollenbacher 7 years ago
Hey there, Turned on my AF100 this morning, changed a few settings, did a white balance and then I noticed this warning in the middle of my screen. "ND NG" I can't find any reference to it in the manu
Re: "ND NG" warning on AF-100 **Anyone seen this?**
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I don't have the AF100, but I have seen this on other cameras. I've seen it when the ND filter is between settings (the little switch isn't completely registered in one of the settings). I've also see
Review of Sony PMW-100
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
Here is a review I wrote concerning my real world use of the new Sony camcorder. http: magazine.creativecow.net article london-2012-olympic-games-docu-with-the-sony-pmw100 - Trevor F. Ward Award winni
editing jobs in London
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I know I'll get my wrists slapped for posting this to this forum, but what websites are good for finding open production and post-production jobs in the London area I'm in the USA and considering relo
Re: editing jobs in London
by Andrew Rendell 7 years ago
London (as in England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe) is a relatively tight word-of-mouth place where lots of opportunities never really get advertised. Having said that, the biggest overall w
FCP Out of Memory Error
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I know this has been posted before. But will "Motion" solve my problem with a Final Cut Pro shortcoming I've got a 15 minute sequence with some video and about 500 still JPGs. (Yes, they are all RGB a
Re: FCP Out of Memory Error
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
So I re-exported all the pictures from Lightroom at the new dimensions. Nothing over 3998 pixels. (BTW, using automator to create a batch resize doesn't work the same as going directly out of Lightroo
field monitor on canon T3i
by Trevor Ward 7 years ago
I'm looking for a slightly less than mid-range monitor for my T3i. I don't want to buy an expensive model, but I'm not looking for super cheap. My budget is probably between $600-1200. What are people
Re: field monitor on canon T3i
by Cody Walters 3 years ago
I highly recommend the SmallHD 501. In my opinion, it shows the best image and the tools you have are the best. Waveform, False Color, Peaking, LUTS. Cody Walters Director of Photography, Producer htt
What do you think of the Canon T3i
by Cory Lewis 8 years ago
I just sold my T2i and purchased a T3i. I'm wondering if I made the right decision (I obviously can't change it now, lol, but I was just curious as far as an upgrade). I was thinking of the 60D, but I
Re: What do you think of the Canon T3i
by Trevor Ward 8 years ago
I did the same thing. although I got around $550 for my t2i. The main reason I upgraded was for the flip out screen. I do a lot of video and found the stationary screen on the back of the t2i (and 5d
I'm thinking of shooting this project in 720p. Is that a good idea?
by Noam Osband 8 years ago
I'm about to start shooting a short doc that I hope to get screened at festivals. I have access to archival footage of my subject that is almost all is SD and 4:3. I also want to use photographs. I'm
Re: I'm thinking of shooting this project in 720p. Is that a good idea?
by Trevor Ward 8 years ago
To be clear, the word "convert" that you used can be taken two different ways: 1. "Convert" 60fps footage to 30fps footage, so that a one minute clip continues to play out at one minute and any audio
ND filter
by Trevor Ward 8 years ago
I purchased a 1.8 ND filter to put over my T2i. The reason was to reduce the amount of light coming into the camera while shooting outside. I get annoyed watching DSLR footage shot at a high shutter s
Re: ND filter
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi I've had pretty good luck with this. It's variable :) http: www.singh-ray.com varind.html Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Tamron Lens on T2i
by Bob Tanner 9 years ago
I ordered a T2i and I have two Tamron lenses. First is a Tamron SP 28-105mm 1:2.8 and the second one is a Tamron 28-300mm lens 1:3.5-6.3 (Macro). Are they going to work out, or do I need an adapter Th
Re: Tamron Lens on T2i
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
Are they EF or EF-S lenses If so, they will work. What camera where they on before -trevor ward Red Eye Film Co. www.redeyefilmco.com orlando, fl
My personal review of the EOS T2i and DSLR cameras in general
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
I wanted to write about my personal experience using DSLR cameras. The disclaimer I will make is that each person and each type of job has different needs. So what works for me won't necessarily work
Re: My personal review of the EOS T2i and DSLR cameras in general
by Rafael Amador 9 years ago
Hi Trevor, As your self, I work as a one-man-band and often in complicated conditions. I love the pictures of the DSLRs, but when I saw the difficulties of working with them, I deleted the idea out of
10 mm lens without IS
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
I'm looking to buy a wide angle lens for my Canon T2i. I'm pretty sure I want something like the Canon 10mm-22mm or the Sigma 10mm-20mm 3.5 or 4-5.6. I'm wondering, though, since these lenses don't ha
Re: 10 mm lens without IS
by Anthony Bari Jr. 9 years ago
Wide Angles can help with the shakey cam, but still you want to get even a affordable stabilizer. RedRock Micro has some cheaper rigs for handheld shooting, and you can build them up. DSLR camera are
z-finder or other viewfinder
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
I want to know what you think of the various optical view finder options. I know Zacuta has the z-finder and there are some less expensive ones. What have you found that makes your finder good or you
alternative to H4n?
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
Is there an audio recording alternative to the H4n I've used it a handful of times. I find it a little difficult to use and adjust on the fly. I want to be able to run a wireless mic on one channel an
Re: alternative to H4n?
by Arin Crumley 8 years ago
I've used the TASCAM DR-100 which has the advantage of remembering the time between shut offs and having 2 line outputs for head phones and for going to your DSLR camera. The drawback with the TASCAM
LEVERAGE: rolling shutter.
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
Last night's episode of LEVERAGE had a swish pan shot where the rolling shutter of the CMOS sensor camera was VERY visible. Anyone have an idea what camera they use -trevor ward Red Eye Film Co. www.r
Re: LEVERAGE: rolling shutter.
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
It's the second episode. It's about half way through. Mr. Ford is in Moreau's office (actually the office of the President). You CAN'T miss it. Then, there is a scene where a presidential candidate an
battery time on t2i
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
i'm considering buying a Canon T2i. What kind of battery time will I get with a full charge If I have an interview to record, will it last 90 minutes of use What about a wedding that might be a 30 min
Documentary advice for Lenses?
by Nathan Rekoba 9 years ago
Hi, I am interested in getting advice on sound video lighting to be able to produce a high quality documentary with video to be shot in both externally and internally. I have the following equipment a
Re: Documentary advice for Lenses?
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
I've shot several documentaries and small budget and call sympathize with your limited budget. I will tell you from experience that the most important piece of equipment is what you use to capture sou
scanning pictures and slides: which format?
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
Simple question. Hopefully simple answer. My project is a 1280x720 HD video. I have to scan a ton of photos and slides. Which file type to use Jpeg, tiff, pct, etc The images will be manipulated in AE
Re: scanning pictures and slides: which format?
by Steve Roberts 9 years ago
Whoa! That depends on the scanning method ... scan at the DPI that gives you the width that Trevor mentioned, or bigger. It may be 72, maybe not. Once it's scanned and digital, the DPI is irrelevant.
are AE project backwards compatible?
by Trevor Ward 10 years ago
I'm pretty sure the answer is no. But thought I'd give it a quick ask. I have a CS3 AE project file that I want to take to a machine that only has AE 7 on it. Will it open and work -trevor ward Red Ey
card download without computer?
by Trevor Ward 10 years ago
With the EX1 or EX3, is it possible to download the clips from the card into a portable HD (or a RAID) WITHOUT the use of a laptop I'll be traveling to India and will need to be very mobile. It'd be g
Re: card download without computer?
by Bengt-Goran Bengtsson 10 years ago
Hi Trevor, I did go to Africa on a filming trip two month ago and invested in a Sony vaio VGN-Z31WN. A very nice laptop 1,5kg with a built in 320GB harddrive. and a express card slot. It reads the car
sand blown by wind
by Trevor Ward 11 years ago
I know this has been here before. But I was wondering if since the last time it's been brought up, anyone has found a decent plug in that automates a bunch of this stuff for us AE hacks. You'd think s
Re: sand blown by wind
by Trevor Ward 11 years ago
Yes, I think that's it. Good price, demo video seems to do what I want. Hopefully the controls are straighforward. Thank you.-trevor ward Red Eye Film Co. www.redeyevideoproductions.com orlando, fl
It's been a great ride...
by Aharon Rabinowitz 11 years ago
Hi Folks- When I got started in animation, there were barely any tutorials on line all of them were written tutorials, and some quite hard to follow. There were a few good books that were a great star
Re: It's been a great ride...
by Trevor Ward 11 years ago
Yeah, Aharon, I've learned so much from your podcasts. I didn't know ANYTHING about AE until I found your podcasts. I'm still pretty much a poor hack, but at least I'm able to fool many of my clients
how many hours billable work do you do?
by Trevor Ward 11 years ago
I have a small company and do a lot of work-for-hire jobs where I'm paid based on the number of billable hours I'm able to charge customers. meaning, checking emails, contacting new clients, installin
Re: Billable hours?
by Nick Griffin 11 years ago
I probably average in the low 20's, but to get all the admin done a work week is closer to 60. That said this prompted me to look up an especially busy week last month and billable hours for a 7 day p
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