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Max Frank

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February 18th 2005
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Creating SRT Files
by Taylor Shain 1 year ago
Hi CC! Does anyone have any tips on creating an SRT file on a Mac It seems like Aegisub is a pretty cool program www.taylorshainfilms.net
Re: Creating SRT Files
by Max Frank 1 year ago
An app called inscribe does a great job. Then use Sugarfx to bring it into your NLE
Any footage good for colorgrading for free?
by Jakub FriĊĦo 1 year ago
Hello guys, I was thinking that I want to create colorist showreel but the problem is that I dont have much of a good quality footage for colorgrading so I was thinking... can I find some Raw,ProRes o
Re: Any footage good for colorgrading for free?
by Max Frank 1 year ago
This could be a good place to start: http: nofilmschool.com 2016 03 download-free-4k-raw-footage-practice-editing-your-own-horror-scene
Color Matching Tutorial
by Max Frank 2 years ago
Howdy, I've been given a ton of footage shot on 60D & A7s and the colors are quite different. Can anyone recommend a good tutorial, or software, Speedgrade , that can help speed the process up - and g
Re: Color Matching Tutorial
by Steve Brame 2 years ago
Speedgrade has a 'Shot Matcher' feature that I've had both poor and great results with. When it works, it's great. http: tv.adobe.com watch creative-cloud-for-video adobe-speedgrade-cc-shot-matcher As
Dehaze a video clip
by Steve Fines 2 years ago
Hi, I've come to really love the "Dehaze" slider in Lightroom and Photoshop. It seems not to have migrated yet to Premiere Pro. All my searches have turned up empty - could someone link me to a tutori
Re: Dehaze a video clip
by Max Frank 2 years ago
See here: http: prolost.com store dehaze
PP CC 2014 - is it ready for prime time? What's the skinny?
by tad newberry 2 years ago
i hate to start a new project and then not have it work at some point AND not be able to finish it in PPCC, so thought i would see how 2014 is working for any of you who are using it. thanks for helpi
Re: PP CC 2014 - is it ready for prime time? What's the skinny?
by Max Frank 2 years ago
https: library.creativecow.net wall_kylee Gone-Girl_Edited-in-Adobe-Premiere 1
Recommended Hardware for Playback to 3rd display?
by Max Frank 2 years ago
Hi, I currently have 2 displays connected to my 2010 Mac Pro. What is the best cheapest breakout box or IO to be able to play the output from my Premiere Pro timeline to a 3rd display This device belo
Re: Recommended Hardware for Playback to 3rd display?
by Max Frank 2 years ago
Thanks, Jeff, That's exactly what I'm looking for. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 964120-REG blackmagic_design_decklink_mini_monitor.html Thanks to everyone that took the valuable time to help o
Boris Title 3D Title Issue - Reference not matching output
by Max Frank 2 years ago
Hi, I'm working in an old project in FCP 7. When I put titles created in Boris Title 3D onto an HD timeline, as you can see, the formatting is not the same. The Leading is much wider in the output tha
Re: Boris Title 3D Title Issue - Reference not matching output
by Max Frank 2 years ago
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Adobe - Please us the ability to have multiple projects open at one time (as done in FCP)
by Bryce Hoover 3 years ago
Adobe, I don't know if you read these forums. I have requested this feature be added through the Feature Request portal on your website. I also request it here, for the benefit of others, and for addi
Re: Adobe - Please us the ability to have multiple projects open at one time (as done in FCP)
by Max Frank 3 years ago
David, That is amazing! Exactly what I was hoping for! Thank you. Bryce, I'm with you Buddy!
Transcription Service *Recommendation*
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Hi, I hope it's ok to post this here. I've had consistently fast, accurate and excellently priced transcripts done by 'Outsource Transcription Services' for several years, and I thought it was worth r
Screen Share with Clients?
by Grant Wilber 5 years ago
I do a lot of videos where the client wants to see the footage or interview. Right now I'm either throwing huge timecode number on the video and they just give me a list of the bits timecode. But I've
Re: Screen Share with Clients?
by Max Frank 5 years ago
@Steve, the app you're thinking of is likely http: www.cinesync.com It's BRILLIANT software that allows people all over the planet to view, markup, play, stop, rewind HD or any frame size footage in p
OT - RAID Question
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Hi, Sorry if I'm asking in the wrong place. I don't have the budget for an external or internal RAID 5 unit, or similar. So, my plan is to do the following: I have 4 x 1TB drives inside my Mac Pro. 1
Re: OT - RAID Question
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Thanks Thomas, Wayne
OT - Audio Distortion + Mac Pro
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Hi, I wonder if any of you have experienced this. I'm running Slow Leopard specs below , and over the last week or so, it seems as if I'm getting audio distortion in apps across the Mac Chrome, FCP, i
Re: OT - Audio Distortion + Mac Pro
by Michael Gissing 5 years ago
You haven't told us how you are monitoring.
Green Screen on 60D- Picture Profile?
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Hi there, I need to shoot green-screen on the 60D - any recommendations as to what picture profile to use Any other words of advice or suggestions Thanks, Wayne
Re: Green Screen on 60D- Picture Profile?
by Max Frank 5 years ago
Peter, Thanks a lot, good to know. Wayne
Scratch on lens
by Max Frank 6 years ago
HI, I was given a lens from a friend because it has a tiny scratch on it. It's a Tamron 24-70 f2.8 and playing around with it, it seems like a really nice lens. I've shot some test stills and video, a
Re: Scratch on lens
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Thanks, Colin. Will check it out, Wayne
IS needed for 28mm-75mm lens???
by Max Frank 6 years ago
HI, I'm looking at getting this lens, primarily for video shooting some personal stills work Is this focal length ok to not have Image Stabilization for video Also, anyone got any comments about this
Re: IS needed for 28mm-75mm lens???
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Ok, tx
Cover Flow for TEXT
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Hi there, I'm looking for a script or template for the 'Cover Flow' look. However, instead of it scrolling horizontally as in iTunes Finder , it needs to scroll update VERTICALLY, with Text. Can anyon
Re: Cover Flow for TEXT
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Thanks, Wayne
Cameraman credit
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Hi, I just posted this at the FCP forum, but then thought this would be a better place for it. I'm finishing a documentary for PBS, we had a few cameramen over the months of shooting, but one primary
Re: Cameraman credit
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
Yes, and in addition to union stipulations, if any... ...another question would be how much, say, lighting direction the principal person did. If he did a fair bit, or a lot, I'd credit him as Cinemat
How to get clean[er] slomo on footage shoot at 24p?!?!
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Hi, The producer gave me footage shot on a 7D at 24p, transcoded to ProRes 422 at 23.976 Now I want to do a slomo, but the footage looks strobey jaggy - a lot jaggier than if it were shot on Mini-DV.
Make-up - Cross Post
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm looking for a basic powder make-up kit for on-camera interviews that can be easily applied to reduce sweating, etc. Any suggestions Thanks a lot, Wayne
Re: Make-up - Cross Post
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Thanks Guys, @Joe, you are right, but I'm not looking to make up my interviewees, just cut down some of the inevitable sweating. W.
Make-up - Cross Post
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm looking for a basic powder make-up kit for on-camera interviews that can be easily applied to reduce sweating, etc. Any suggestions Thanks a lot, Wayne
Re: Make-up - Cross Post
by Mike Cohen 6 years ago
I keep a few shades of powder and generally only use it for people with shiny heads and noses. Use a new foam pad every time you need another dab. A very small amount can help with hot spots. But only
Brilliant free app for transcripts
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Just wanted to share: If you work with scripts and or transcripts, this is a brilliant free app that helps you find text in multiple documents in seconds! I use it almost every day and is a massive ti
Re: Brilliant free app for transcripts
by Christian Kinnard 6 years ago
Nice little app, thanks for posting. Work on a number of documentaries, while spotlight works, it's obviously isn't so specific.
Have Some Tough Desions to make.....
by Greg Burke 6 years ago
Hey all I have some tough decisions to make since the Release of FCP X. This release will cripple my Freelance FCP7 work, I mean why pay me money, when FCP X is so easy to use now, and Post houses sur
Re: Have Some Tough Desions to make.....
by Max Frank 6 years ago
Ummmm, I think it may work better if I include the link: http: vimeo.com 25624693 W.
Free Motion Template Downloads
by sbschools 10 years ago
Does anyone know of any good websites where you can download free Motion templates I have only found the Wiggins site and I'm not a big fan. Any advice suggestions
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mishari moh liked this 7 years ago
Re: Free Motion Template Downloads
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Try Coremelt Image Flow http: www.coremelt.com products v2 imageflow-fx-v2.html
Photos are soft in Imageflow
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi there, I've just downloaded the Imageflow Trial and I'm running it in Motion 3 on a Macbook Pro 2 Core Duo. The problem is that in certain pre-sets like filmstrip and carousel my photos look really
Crosspost -Motion Templates
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi, Can anyone direct me to a site with Motion 3 templates I already know about: http: www.motionvfx.com Wiggins' site Revostock Ripple Spencer Thanks in advance, Wayne
Re: Crosspost -Motion Templates
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Thanks a lot, Wayne
Hey, Walter - what are your thoughts on the new Colorista II?
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Curious to hear your thoughts. http: www.redgiantsoftware.com products all magic-bullet-colorista-II Overview video: http: prolost.com blog 2010 7 22 getting-started-with-colorista-ii.html Cheers, Way
Re: Hey, Walter - what are your thoughts on the new Colorista II?
by walter biscardi 7 years ago
Wayne Marx "I remember back in the 'old day' having to futz with the chroma & luma levels directly on the Beta SP deck" You got to play with modern equipment. My first experience was adjusting tracki
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Max Frank liked this 7 years ago
Stereo Output Not Working on MBP - Cross-Post
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi, I'm running an MacBook Pro with the specs below. When connecting speakers or headphones into the mini-jack port, I'm getting a mono or quasi-stereo signal. I've got my Audio Output settings in the
Re: Stereo Output Not Working on MBP - Cross-Post
by Ty Ford 7 years ago
Hello Wayne and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum. What application are you using for playback Could it be set to mono Are you certain the source is actually stereo Try playing a CD without importing it
Fix slight distortion?
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi there, I think I already know the answer, which has something to do with not being able to unscramble an egg - but I thought I'd throw this out to the gurus who may have access to some miracle tech
iZotope caused my FCP to crash
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi, Thanks - just to let you know that it appears as if izotope interfered with my Final Cut Pro causing it not to open. I'm not sure if it was just me or the way the software embedded itself in my sy
EOS 7D Firmware Update Version 1.2.1
by Neil Abeynayake 7 years ago
EOS 7D Firmware Update Version 1.2.1 Firmware Version 1.2.1 incorporates the following improvements and fixes. 1. Extends the timing at which the high temperature warning indicator is displayed and th
Re: EOS 7D Firmware Update Version 1.2.1
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Thanks a lot
Audio drift?
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi, In my post below the topic of audio drift came up and I'd appreciate some clarification. If I'm shooting on a D550 T2i at say, 29.97 - and I'm recording audio to a Zoom H4n recording at the same f
Re: Audio drift?
by Noah Kadner 7 years ago
Could be- neither uses SMPTE accurate timecode. That's what you get with the higher priced pro audio gear... Noah Check out my book: RED: The Ultimate Guide to Using the Revolutionary Camera! Unlock t
550D / T2i Overheating Issue. Solutions? Ok for documentary?
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Hi, The 550D T2i is in my price-range and I'm looking at getting one for a documentary shoot. Mainly sit-down interviews, but also b-roll, etc. I'm aware of the overheating issues and I was wondering
Re: 550D / T2i Overheating Issue. Solutions? Ok for documentary?
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Thanks so much for the input, folks - message received, loud and clear ;) All the best, Wayne
The Great Camera Shootout - Required Viewing
by Max Frank 7 years ago
Brilliantly done and really informative. Now showing: http: www.zacuto.com shootout Wayne
Re: The Great Camera Shootout - Required Viewing
by Noah Kadner 7 years ago
Yeah the basic conclusion was DSLRs are not as good as film but they more than hold their own especially given their price point. Which of course is not really news to anyone who already owns a camera
Change projecr size
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Hi, Pls forgive me if this has been discussed before. I've got several text animations made in Motion 3 in PAL Anamorphic. However, the FCP project is now being edited in 1920x1080, and as a result, I
Re: Change projecr size
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Mark, Thanks so much - that's what I needed to know. Tx, W.
Standard/Average Editing Rates For Documentary
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Hi there, For the last few years I've been editing documentaries outside of the US, and for independent clients and my rates have varied. I'm quoting on an editing gig for a US client that is prepared
Re: Standard/Average Editing Rates For Documentary
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Thanks Gents, Wayne
Strange Artefact
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Hi there, Hi there, This was created in Motion 3 see links below . I keep on getting this weird artifact. How do I get rid of it I've tried copying and pasting the groups into a different project and
Re: Strange Artefact
by Max Frank 8 years ago
Yup. MBP 2.4 - 10.5.6 - FCP 6.0.5
Heeeelp!!!! BCC3.0 no longer works after FCP 5.1.2 Cross-grade. Pls help me!
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Hi, When I upgraded to FCP 5.1.2 toda, my BCC 3.0 Filters no longer worked!!!! I know there is a patch, but I can only find one for BCC 4.0 ! ! Pls help! Thanks, Wayne2DP G5, 3.5GB RAM, FCP HD
Re: Heeeelp!!!! BCC3.0 no longer works after FCP 5.1.2 Cross-grade. Pls help me!
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Peter, Thanks for getting back to me -- Hi, I'm not doing well here. I'm running FCP 5.1.2 PPC - OSX 10.4.8. I was running BCC 3.0 on FCP 4.5 - and of course when I cross-graded to 5.1.2 my BCC filter
Adding video to a Replicator????
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Ok, Please bear with a Motion newbie here. When I was practicing on the Motion Templates, I managed to replace the "Replace 1" place-holders with my own images, etc. Now I'm building a sequence using
Re: Adding video to a Replicator????
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Peter Wiggins gave a great answer at Kenstone.net: Thanks Peter, Wayne See answer here: Wayne, Open the media tab (Apple 5) highlight the media you want to change Open the dashboard if you can't see i
'Replace' feature help, please.
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Hi, Please bear with a Motion newbie here. When I was practicing on the Motion Templates, I managed to replace the "Replace 1" place-holders with my own images, etc. Now I'm building a sequence using
Re: 'Replace' feature help, please.
by Max Frank 11 years ago
Peter Wiggins gave a great answer over at KenStone.net Wayne, Open the media tab (Apple 5) highlight the media you want to change Open the dashboard if you can't see it already (F7) Click on Replace m
This is how it should be done
by Max Frank 12 years ago
http: www.beam.tv beamreels reel_player.php xdXfVkZRxn
Re: This is how it should be done
by Trevor Ward 12 years ago
Awesome!
Attention - Elections ! New video out
by Ace Billet 12 years ago
Just released a new music video I directed, edited, and did the post. The song is in hebrew and deals with politics and elections. (Elections graphics apply worldwide I guess) check it out on www.bill
Re: Attention - Elections ! New video out
by Max Frank 12 years ago
Shalom Alechem Chaver, Great music video! Can you share with us how you created the TV head effect Thanks, Wayne
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