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chris gorman

I've been in the field since 1991, and have been editing with FCP since v.1, run my own production company and wear all hats. I hire other shooters as needed and I'm available as a shooter with my Sony Z1U.

Primarily working in ProRes 422 8bit from hdv footage.
Member Since:
May 9th 2008
163 Posts
100 posts
Location:
oceanside, ca
out of memory rending problem
by chris gorman 5 years ago
I know my G5 is old, but I've never had this problem before, despite slow rendering. It's urgent because I'm behind on a project I should have completed by now. The only change in my hardware is that
Re: out of memory rending problem
by chris gorman 5 years ago
Thank you. Things are going along ok after I decreased the psd dimensions, and later rebooted. But to avoid future problems, I checked and see that the project size is only 1.1 MB. The psds are rgb, e
edit footage from sony FCG-EX 980?
by chris gorman 5 years ago
Does any here have experience editing footage shot on the Sony FCB-EX 980 PowerPC G5 DP2.3, 4GB DDR SDRAM, ATI X800XT, OSX.4.11, QT 7.5.5, FCStudio2, FCP 6.0.5 Sonnet 5 Bay SATA (RAID or JBOD as neede
Re: edit footage from sony FCG-EX 980?
by chris gorman 5 years ago
It probably sounds worse than it is as far as giving minimal info. The way it happened was that I'm now editing his (2nd party) GoPro clips, as described in my other posts. We are in the very early st
Upgrade to PowerMac for fcp 6
by chris gorman 5 years ago
My old PowerMac G5 (pre-Intel model) is too slow. Any recommendations for which used MacPro would be a good upgrade. I want to be able to run OSX.4.11, QT 7.5.5, FCStudio2, FCP 6.0.5. I'm concerned th
Re: Upgrade to PowerMac for fcp 6
by chris gorman 5 years ago
Thank you for the info on that issue. I checked with OWC. They said that if the computer has their ssd, it's ok - it does not have the Trim problem. If it's their ssd, the specs will list Mercury Extr
Need smaller Program Stream files
by chris gorman 10 years ago
I need to deliver some video clips for an interactive kiosk 4:3 display. They need to keep the file size down to about 1MB sec., same as what they have used before, eg., 720 x 480 video that scales up
Re: Need smaller Program Stream files
by chris gorman 10 years ago
I don't think you've read this thread. It would be simple if all I was trying to do is make a DVD...done that hundreds of time with DVD Studio Pro. I think I've come up with a workflow that will do th
boot intermittent problem despite clean install
by chris gorman 11 years ago
After several crashes, originally starting when I happened to be working in fcp 6, I erased my boot drive and did a clean install of osx.4.11, followed by several online updates. After the clean insta
Re: boot intermittent problem despite clean install
by chris gorman 11 years ago
Yes, I did finally take it into the genius bar yesterday. They called a few minutes ago and told me I had some bad memory, only one set working. Another minor thing I learned: Because my preferred boo
How do I turn off journaling?
by chris gorman 11 years ago
I just had to do a clean install of osx.4 on my G5. When I erased the hd using disk utility, it let me choose the option for extended without journaling, which is what i wanted for my fcp boot drive.
Re: How do I turn off journaling?
by chris gorman 11 years ago
Thank you. That confirms what I was moments ago reading on these forums, that it's best have journaling on for the boot drive. Good, now I don't have to sweat turning it off. So far, I'm keeping it of
help, compressor,estimated time remaining,
by chris gorman 11 years ago
I think compressor can underestimated time remaining, but does it overestimate If this is really gonna take 42 hours, I have to bail now and re-do settings before wasting more time. HELP : O Compresso
Re: help, compressor,estimated time remaining,
by chris gorman 11 years ago
I'm responding to my own post here as a follow up. I bailed from the 40+ estimated hours compression and re-did the custom settings. With the revised settings, looks like it's only going to take a few
fcp to compressor, separate audio & video ?
by chris gorman 11 years ago
When I export a self contained Qt from final cut v.6 for compressor 3.0.3, does it speed up compression, or improve quality, if I export video only, for the m2v compression, and audio only (aiff) for
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