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Uli Kunkel

Member Since:
August 28th 2005
205 Posts
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Los Angeles, CA
Relinking Resolve-created dailies to original Red files
by Uli Kunkel 6 years ago
Working on a project shot on Red. Dailies created in Resolve. Naturally, the workflow wasn't hashed out before work started. So, I'm wondering if anyone has any pointers for how to conform the cuts. I
Re: Relinking Resolve-created dailies to original Red files
by Uli Kunkel 6 years ago
Tried relinking in Avid by choosing the "TAPE" column and it didn't work. My colorist friend who works in Resolve says that EDLs relink in Resolve, but never perfectly. A clip will have the wrong INS-
Multigroup in FCPX like you can in Avid?
by Uli Kunkel 7 years ago
Does anyone know if this is possible I'm talking about multi-grouping, where you make a sync map on your timeline, subclip all your audio video with aux timecode and group it all into one big clip. Th
Re: Multigroup in FCPX like you can in Avid?
by Uli Kunkel 7 years ago
Thanks for the reply. I appreciate your candor. I think I understand the Event browser. It's sort of like your "Source" window in Avid, only it shows all of your clips, right The fundamentals here are
Storage/Backup suggestions?
by Uli Kunkel 7 years ago
Hey everyone. I'm looking into storage backup solutions for my system at home. I've really outgrown the internal drives on my Mac Pro, and I need something that I can both work off of and have some le
Re: Storage/Backup suggestions?
by Alex Gerulaitis 7 years ago
Hi Uli, An 8-bay Mini-SAS expander tower would likely suit you the best. Pretty sure Maxx Digital has something like that; not sure about Promise. Alex Gerulaitis Systems Engineer DV411 - Los Angeles,
Batch resize 1 pic to different sizes
by Uli Kunkel 8 years ago
I am trying to take an image and create an action to resize it to multiple sizes for a website. For example, I have an image that's 800x800, and I want to resize it to 500x200, 500x300, and 300x100. I
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Ryan Ron liked this 7 years ago
Re: Batch resize 1 pic to different sizes
by Uli Kunkel 8 years ago
I actually just figured this out yesterday. Here's what I did: First, I created an action that resized the image to the size I wanted. It contained 2 steps: 1) Fit Image to, then 2) Canvas size. This
Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll... or Graffiti?
by Bob Cole 11 years ago
I appreciate the great lead to the Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll preset. It can create great results, but when I try to slow it down, I can't seem to make it work as well. (According to previ
Re: Mercury Jones Flicker Free Credit Roll... or Graffiti?
by Uli Kunkel 8 years ago
For some reason I'm unable to turn on motion blur for the layers in my credit roll comp. There's just a dash through it. I can turn on in the PreComp though. Any ideas Uli
Edge Wipe transition causes "BusError" crash
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Hey all. I just posted to the Avid community about this, but I thought I would try here as well. Here is what's going on: http: community.avid.com forums t 94227.aspx I noticed this problem also happe
"Segmentation fault" error after 5.0.3.7r installation
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
I am desperately trying to get MC working on my machine after installing a new hard drive and doing a clean install of everything. On my previous installation, I was running 5.0.3.6 without a problem.
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Cosmin Cosmin liked this 9 years ago
AMA playback
by David Peled 9 years ago
Hi, Anyone here got experience with .mov files from a Canon T2i or similar (h264 1980X1020p 38-40Mbs), that are linked via AMA to MC 5.0.0 on a MacPro 2.4Ghz 8 X core Trying to playback clips that has
Re: AMA playback
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Pretty sure it's h264 as well. You can confirm that on the camera's specs page on the website.
Media Manager use multi-threading?
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Does anyone know if the Media Manager in FCP supports multithreaded processing on the "Recompress" setting I'm pretty sure it uses the same engine Compressor uses, but I'm not sure if it accesses mult
Re: Media Manager use multi-threading?
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
In Compressor you have to select the Qmaster cluster to use multi core. I see no such option in Media Manager so I presume it doesn't use Qmaster, therefore not multi core.
Client Monitor delay
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Hey all. I'm using MC 5 with a Matrox MXO2 Mini. It's outputting to a consumer-grade Sony LCD TV. Unfortunately, the processing in the TV causes a delay in the picture and sound. So sound is out of sy
Re: Client Monitor delay
by Mark Knell 5 years ago
Justin, Are there any work arounds for this that you have come across
Read Audio Timecode not working
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
I'm using Media Composer 5.0.3, and it seems that the read audio timecode function is broken in it. It crashes the app every time. I tried using the function on version 2.8.0 of Media Composer, and wh
Re: Read Audio Timecode not working
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
I don't think so. I did a test last night with it using Media Composer 4.0.2. It worked. Definitely a bug with 5.0.3. Looking at Avid forums, it appears that this is a bug they're aware of. Uli
Dual-system sound timecode discrepancy
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Does anyone know any reason why, on a 3-camera shoot, shooting Varicam with Lock-it boxes, and a Cantar sound mixer, there would be a 1:30m discrepancy in the timecode between sound and video The soun
Re: Dual-system sound timecode discrepancy
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "It does not necessarily reflect the tc on the tape as FCP won't pick up the tc if it changes in the middle of your capture, or if you lose a frame or two of tc numbers, or lose a minu
Multiclip Hell with Merged clips
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
I'm in hell right now. Here's the situation: 3-camera shoot. Dual-system audio. Jammed timecode between cameras. Timecode with sound doesn't match. - I'm syncing sound with Camera A. I find a sync poi
Re: Multiclip Hell with Merged clips
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Yeah I think that would be a good idea. Sync sound and video in the FCP sequence with matching timecode. Set the sequence to output discreet tracks. Export a QuickTime. Reimport the QuickTime with mul
Mercury Jones preset - Flicker Free Credit Roll
by Jimmy Brunger 12 years ago
Just d loaded and been trying out this rather clever-loking preset and whilst it does indeed constrain pixel movement to integers per frame or field I'm still getting chattering text on my scroll! ! N
Re: Mercury Jones preset - Flicker Free Credit Roll
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Kevin, Your script works like a dream. I have only one question for you: Working in a 2K composition, when I export the QT movie I see NO STROBING and NO FLICKERING. Assuming it looks okay playing bac
444 RGB in FCP for output to SR
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Gary, The documentation in FCP 7's manual on 10 bit RGB processing is vague and non-specific from what I can tell. Everything you've said looks to be true, but I'm still looking for verification on a
Re: 444 RGB in FCP for output to SR
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
gary adcock "Working in FCP's "Safe" mode does not force the same restrictions on bit depth with renders that the RT Extreme engine does with your files.When you have processing set to float or "high
DaVinci 2K workflow question
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
I am in the process of finishing a feature film shot on Red. An angel came down from heaven and talked a post house into doing our color grading FOR FREE. That post house uses DaVinci 2K, and I need h
Re: DaVinci 2K workflow question
by Uli Kunkel 9 years ago
Thank you. This is helpful. When I was talking workflow in our first meeting with the post people, they were talking about archiving the film to the SR tape in 2K and using that to feed the DaVinci. W
Monitor setup
by Ben Murphy 10 years ago
Hi Guys, First off, thanks for all of the recommendations on the Flanders Scientific broadcast monitors. I just picked mine up and it looks great. Here is my question: I have two Apple monitors for th
Re: Monitor setup
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
The reason for the conversion is because we edit a lot of Red Footage at 2K. So it's being converted from 2k to 720. The Sony LCD cannot display 1080p over a component connection, only HDMI, so 720 wa
End Credit Crawl in AE
by Mike Rother 11 years ago
has anyone tried setting all the text for a long credit crawl in AE I usually make an enormously tall doc in Illustrator and import that in to AE to animate, but I'm wondering if AE could handle a rea
Re: End Credit Crawl in AE
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
Forgive my ignorance, but why do you use this method when you can just keyframe the Y position I would like to create a nice-looking credit roll, so if your integer method is better, perhaps you could
Audio Delay just started happening
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
I have a Kona LHe connected via RGB Component and RCA audio cables to a 52" LCD monitor. When I would play back from my timeline in FCP, the audio would be in sync coming out of the monitor speakers o
Re: Audio Delay just started happening
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
Yes, I restarted the computer, and I even tried it in a different user with the same problem. When I play in the timeline, the picture on the client monitor is in sync with the audio. When I mute the
How do you Light Wrap in 3D space
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
I've been reading a lot about the best way to add light wrap to your key, and I was impressed by the results of the Key Correct Light Wrap effect. However, it seems that you are somewhat limited by it
Re: How do you Light Wrap in 3D space
by Chadwick Chennault 10 years ago
Duplicate the layer (or layers) you wish to be the source for your light wrap. Select the "move all attributes..." option. This should copy your camera and lights into the pre-comp. Turn visibility of
How can I force particles behind a layer in 3D space?
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
I am trying to use Andrew Kramer's "iPod streaks" technique using Trapcode Particular to put streaks around 2 subjects that were shot against a blue screen. I want the swirls to start in front of the
Re: How can I force particles behind a layer in 3D space?
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
What could i possibly be doing wrong with the obscuration layer When i set the layer with my subjects on it, the streak is getting obscured far beyond the edge of the subject. Does it have something t
Error E-57 from the 1200A
by Uli Kunkel 12 years ago
I have a DVCPRO HD tape that won't rewind, giving me an E-57 Error on the deck. Does anyone know if there's a way to manually rewind the tape just enough so the deck can get some timecode in order to
Re: Error E-57 from the 1200A
by Dale West 12 years ago
If the camera is available try rewinding there. Opening the lid should be a last resort since there is always a chance of damaging the tape. If you have to go that route I suggest you try it on either
Importing Vector Images
by Uli Kunkel 12 years ago
I'm thinking this might be an argument for using AE over Motion. I have a map of the US that I want to zoom in very close on, but because of the resolution restriction in Motion, that isn't possible w
Re: Importing Vector Images
by Uli Kunkel 12 years ago
Thats really fantastic. Thank you!
720p24 bump to HDCAMSR?
by Uli Kunkel 12 years ago
I've shot a short on DVCPROHD 720p24, color corrected it on an Avid Symphony, and I would like to master to HDCAMSR because of the 8 channels of audio. As far as I know, that would mean bumping up to
Timer/Counter
by Uli Kunkel 12 years ago
Does anyone know a good way to make a stopwatch timer or a count-down or count-up clock
SDI Switcher
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
Can anyone recommend a 4x4 SDI Switcher with signal reclocking for me I've been searching for one, and all I came up with was one from Hotronic on BHPhotovideo.com. Is this an uncommon product Thanks.
Morphing Text
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
Any suggestions for how to morph the characters of one word into another word
Re: Morphing Text
by Jimmy Brunger 13 years ago
I tried this and every time it morphed by zooming from one letter to the next with a very vague morph in there somewhere. I did it exactly as per the tutorial, only with Illustrator CS2. What am I doi
Offsetting tracker
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
In AE7 how do you offset the tracker point when your point is obscured or goes off screen There doesn't seem to be any documentation on this in the manual. This is very easy to do in Shake. Thanks.
Re: Offsetting tracker
by Peter O'Connell 13 years ago
Hold down option. Pete Wednesday; December 13, 2006 2:42 PM barxseven.com
Digibeta Assemble Edit
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
I am trying to do an assemble edit between two Digibeta decks and I don't have a manual. I've never done this before, and I'm wondering if there is anyone who has a manual for a DVW-A500 or if there i
Re: Digibeta Assemble Edit
by Mark Suszko 13 years ago
Is dubbing just to alter the timecode strictly necessary Can't you just apply a correction factor to the in points after you determine the offset Are you using an edit controller or going deck-to-deck
Using Droplets - Question
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
I have created an action that adds a watermark to a page. Does anyone know of a way I can set it up with a Droplet so that I can have it open, run that action, save, and close every page of a PDF. In
Basic Compositing Question
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
Apple's Motion has a blending mode called "Behind." It places an object behind all others, regardless of its position in the layers palette. What would the equivalent of that be in After Effects I hav
Re: Basic Compositing Question
by Steve Roberts 13 years ago
AE has no mode like that (sorry), unless you make the layer 3D and move its Z-position behind another 3D layer. You might want to look up "track matte" in the help, in order to have a matte affect onl
Shooting modes storage requirements?
by Uli Kunkel 13 years ago
Does anyone have a link to an official site that lists how much space different shooting modes (1080i, 720p, 525i) will take up on your hard drive and how many minutes that will yield on your P2 cards
Re: Shooting modes storage requirements?
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 13 years ago
There's a bit of info here: http: panasonic.biz sav p2 AGHVX200P_GuideBook.pdf All of the 1080 and 720 over 60P modes are about one GB per minute. The 720PN (native) modes are longer.
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