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Tyler Groom

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August 28th 2007
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Editing Reel Help
by Tyler Groom 11 years ago
I want to make an editing reel, but I don't really know how to start. I am somewhat of a cameraman, but I want to focus on editing and I don't know what footage I should use or where I should get that
Re: Editing Reel Help
by Chad Fune 11 years ago
I suggest creating your own footage. Maybe do some free work or minimal pay with students or beginners so you can receive credit. Take some of the tutorials you learn here and apply them to your own f
Do I have to Move to Los Angeles?
by Tyler Groom 11 years ago
I want to become an Editor for either a Television Show or a Feature Film. The question I have is do I have to move to Los Angeles to really become what I want to be If not where else does editing tak
Re: Do I have to Move to Los Angeles?
by Tyler Groom 11 years ago
Thanks for the very detailed response. Is it possible to just focus on editing, or do I need to be multi-faceted
Avid Laptop
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Hey everyone, I am looking into learning AVID Media Composer. I was thinking about getting a macbook pro to run it on. Any suggestions. I want it to be fast so I would probably upgrade the ram. I am g
Re: Avid Laptop
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Sorry about the multiple posts, my computer freaked out. I apologize.
FCP Macbook Pro???
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Does anyone have personal experience on a macbook pro running final cut pro I am thinking about getting a macbook pro to learn the software, but I was also thinking of learning to use avid. Which is m
Re: FCP Macbook Pro???
by Jayson Rahmlow 12 years ago
I'm running fcp on my macbook pro Core 2 duo no problem. It's rendering scenes as I write this. Yesterday, I used fcp on a desktop mac with a keyboard and a mouse and I actually like using the macbook
Dance Recital Question
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Hey Guys, a dance instructor has asked me to film their dance recital and sell the dvd's. My question is this, Do I need to get any clearance in order to sell them I thought I might, because they will
Re: Dance Recital Question
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
SO can anyone show me an example of a videographer getting taken to court because they filmed a school dance recital and sold dvds
Dance Recital Question
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Hey Guys, a dance instructor has asked me to film their dance recital and sell the dvd's. My question is this, Do I need to get any clearance in order to sell them I thought I might, because they will
Re: Dance Recital Question
by Mark Suszko 12 years ago
Blume's answer here is the most accurate IMO.
Recording Live Bands
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Okay, well here is the situation I am in. I am filming live bands performances. I have a sony pd150, that has 2 xlr inputs and phantom power. So far, most of the local bands that I have filmed, have n
Re: Recording Live Bands
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Well, I have no control over venue, I just go and film wherever they are playing. So there is not much I can do about that. So what do you mean by close miking to mixer and then to camera. I dont quit
Panaromic Video
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Okay so here is the deal. We have a theater that has 5 screens. It looks like this picture We have a projector going to each screen and we want to make some sort of panaromic video board. We have one
Re: Panaromic Video
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
I want more of like a panoramic view of an orchard with things moving or of a factory or of a busy interesection. Does that help
Somewhat Panaromic Video
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Okay so here is the deal. We have a theater that has 5 screens. It looks like this picture We have a projector going to each screen and we want to make some sort of panaromic video board. We have one
Re: Somewhat Panaromic Video
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
where would I find the wings software at
Sound for the Studio
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Hello, Ok so those of you who read my last post know what my situation is, but I will say it again. I have a studio with a green screen in it. We will be filming a child on the green screen. There wil
Re: Sound for the Studio
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
I am just trying to find the best way to record audio, either using a mixer or using the canon xl1
Green Screen Help
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Okay, well we have a studio and we just bought a 12' by 24' green screen with stands. Now the problem is there is lots of wrinkles in it. First what is the best way to get those wrinkles out Secondly,
Re: Green Screen Help
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Well it is a muslin fabric and right now we have it on stands. Would it be better to mount it to the wall How would I attach like a metal pipe to the bottom to give it some downward pull Thanks for al
Mult-Camera Capture
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Hey Guys, Okay so I have a studio and I need to capture from 3 cameras. I don't want to use a video switcher because I want all three raw files, there will be no editing during the actual recording. I
Re: Mult-Camera Capture
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
If I were to just capture the tapes, which I think we will do because there is no reason to capture directly into the computer. What is the easiest to sync the two cameras in Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 "T
Zax New Guy Question
by Nelson May 13 years ago
I have decided to invest in Zaxwerks Pro Animator. Can you give me some quick steps on how to create a vectors in Illustrator. i am going to download the 30 trial version. I also have Photoshop CS2 an
Re: Zax New Guy Question
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey guys I am also trying to learn how to animate some logos. I took the logo that you sent on this forum, but I cannot seem to figure out how to animate each object individually. Actually I cannot se
After Effects to Zaxwerks
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey guys, I am currently using After effects, but I am still kinda a newbie at it. I have been using for about 6 months though. I want to start doing like tv show intros and animations. What should I
Re: After Effects to Zaxwerks
by Jon Okerstrom 13 years ago
Hi Tyler, Two things: 1. Invest in Adobe Illustrator and learn how it works. This is critical to getting the most out of Invigorator or ProANimator. 2. Try the Invigorator and ProAnimator demos. ProAn
"can't find capture inpoint" help me
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey Guys I am using Premiere Pro v7.0 on Windows Vista and everytime I try to capture it says "can't find inpoint, try increasing preroll" I tried increasing preroll but the same error message popped
Re: "can't find capture inpoint" help me
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
well I have a 320gb hard drive (internal) another 320gb hard drive (internal) and a 250gb external hard drive. The first one has the os installed on it, I have media on the second 320 and i have backu
Location help
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey Guys I finally got my camera, so some friends and I are going to enter some video contests. I have some questions though... How do I go about finding locations to shoot at and what do I have to do
Re: Location help
by Steve Wargo 13 years ago
Call your local film office.Steve Wargo Tempe, Arizona It's a dry heat! Sony HDCAM F-900 & HDW-2000 1 deck 5 Final Cut Pro systems Sony HVR-M25 HDV deck
New Camera Advice
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hello Everyone Well I just graduated high school and want to pursue a career in filmmaking, ie editing, motion graphics and camerawork. I am looking into getting my first camcorder, although I have us
Re: New Camera Advice
by 13 years ago
quicksilver8907, you just asked the same question last week and were given plenty of great advice. Making another post in hopes of getting a different answer, because you may not have liked the ones y
VX2000. VX2100 or PDX10
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Does anyone know where I can find a used Sony VX2000. VX2100 or PDX10 for under 1,000 in California Any help is appreciated... Thanks
Re: VX2000. VX2100 or PDX10
by Gary Chvatal 13 years ago
call all the pawn shops. Try ebay.
Help
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I don't know what camera to get... I cannot afford more than 1,000 dollars. I want something with mic inputs and I prefer to get something that is the size of pd150, I like the larger cameras. What ca
Re: Help
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Out of the Sony VX2000, VX1000, HDR-HC1, and JVC GRH-D1, which would you suggest.... I dont need hd but if the camera has it than I guess its fine.. THanks
What should I get??
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I don't know what camera to get... I cannot afford more than 1,000 dollars. I want something with mic inputs and I prefer to get something that is the size of pd150, I like the larger cameras. What ca
Re: What should I get??
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I can get a gl1 for 600 bucks or I can get a pd170 for 900...Which one would you guys suggest... I am leaning toward the sony, but it as 390 hours on it. Is that too much Should I have them inspected
Which camera??
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I don't know what camera to get... I cannot afford more than 1,000 dollars. I want something with mic inputs and I prefer to get something that is the size of pd150, I like the larger cameras. What ca
Re: Which camera??
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I can get a gl1 for 600 bucks or I can get a pd170 for 900...Which one would you guys suggest... I am leaning toward the sony, but it as 390 hours on it. Is that too much Should I have them inspected
Camera Help
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I don't know what camera to get... I cannot afford more than 1,000 dollars. I want something with mic inputs and I prefer to get something that is the size of pd150, I like the larger cameras. What ca
Re: Camera Help
by Noah Kadner 13 years ago
No clue- I'd say take a trip to Best Buy and see what they have. NoahUnlock the secrets of the DVX100 and now Apple Color! http: www.callboxlive.com
Please help!!!
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I don't know what camera to get... I cannot afford more than 1,000 dollars. I want something with mic inputs and I prefer to get something that is the size of pd150, I like the larger cameras. What ca
Re: Please help!!!
by Vince Becquiot 13 years ago
I would say, do some fundraising, or try to get a lease loan. For a $1000.00, you will get a home camcorder and will probably hate yourself for ever making the purchase, especially if you know what a
HP m8120y Vista with After Effects HELP
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey guys, I just bought an hp quad core computer with windows vista installed. I have 3gb of ram and 640gb hard drive. My AE 6.5 and all my other adobe products are running kinda slow, do you know wha
Re: HP m8120y Vista with After Effects HELP
by Steve Roberts 13 years ago
Google "adobe", "vista" and "slow". Not meaning to be the bearer of bad news, but ...
Help me please
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I am used to using AE 7 and I just got 6.5 and I cannot figure out how to import a picture. Everytime I try it, it says Warning unable to import file ________ as project. Please help me
Re: Help me please
by Dan O'Brien 13 years ago
sounds like when you try to import the file, you're attempting to import it as a project by accident. When your import window opens up, make sure you have "footage" selected. Or it may be that your fi
Differences in 6.5 and 7?
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Are there any major differences in 6.5 and 7 Are the tutorials on here just for 7 or do they work for 6.5 Thanks
Re: Differences in 6.5 and 7?
by Rich Rubasch 13 years ago
And IMO if you are considering going to AE7 vs 6.5, I would stick with 6.5. However if you can, upgrade to CS3. We tried AE7, found it a little unreliable, moved into CS3 (AE8) and haven't looked back
Soundbooth
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Does soundbooth have loops so that you can create music like garageband Please let me know asap
Re: Soundbooth
by Eric Addison 13 years ago
It has an Auto-compose feaure with a bunch of music selections to choice from, but I'm not sure it's really designed for using loops....
Tutorial Ideas?
by finalrenderfilms 13 years ago
I am hoping to start making a bunch of video tutorials, and I just wanted to know if anyone had any things they want to know how to do and think it would be good subjects for video tutorials. Mark Fin
Re: Tutorial Ideas?
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I would like to know how to make cool title sequences for a movie... Can you help me out
Where should I intern at?
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Where should I get an internship at if, I dont live in a popular area and I want to pursue a career in either video editing or motion graphics, thanks guy Ty
Re: Where should I intern at?
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Thank you for all of your help guys, and Ron I am deeply sorry to hear about your father. My condolences are sent to you and your family.
Which tutorial
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Which tutorial should I buy I am beginner in after effects, but what to be a motion graphics artist. I was told classroom in a book, but also Trish and Chris Meyers books for reference. What do you gu
Re: Which tutorial
by mark harvey 13 years ago
I learned a lot from the Meyer's books. I also learned a lot from total training. Andrew Kramer's DVD is also an excellent product with some great tutorials.
My first reel
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
How do I start making my first reel, what do I do What should I include, etc. Thanks
Re: My first reel
by Jim Mulleder 13 years ago
Search this forum, many others have asked the same question. Good luck, Jim Level Horizon Productions Vancouver, BC
Beginner looking for advice
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
Hey Guys, I am new here and I would like some advice. Currently I am working in a planetarium and multimedia theater at an office of education. I am there multimedia technician. I deal more with still
Re: Beginner looking for advice
by Tyler Groom 13 years ago
I am not in LA and that is the problem, I am in a little town, what should I do
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