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dewan edwards

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April 19th 2008
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Can't download Technicolor Cinestyle
by Adam Reichardt 5 years ago
Hi All, I've tried on multiple browsers to download the cinestyle camera profile from the below websites. The form needed to register never appears to pop up. Does anyone have experience with this or
Re: Can't download Technicolor Cinestyle
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Hey question, Ive used the cinestyle but my footage was heavy with grain so I stopped. Any advice on how to get the best quality out of cinestyle
Frugal Music Video - Entire video shot for under $300
by Move Laced 5 years ago
Entire video was shot for under $300. Canon t2i with one lens 17-55 2.8. Sets lit with standard low end video lights and 5in1 bounce, performance set decorated and lit with walmart clamp aluminum floo
Re: Frugal Music Video - Entire video shot for under $300
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Hey, I was wondering if you used a filter to get the lens flare. I would like to setup a music video and use lens flare for artistic purposes but Im unsure of how to do it. I have a 50mm 1.8 and a tam
new dvd authoring program
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Hey I had avid dvd authoring program. When I recently did a reintstall of my O.S. it no longer will activate. Im not getting much help from Avid or Roxio Sonic. I don't do many dvds but I still need t
Re: new dvd authoring program
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
yes everything is on the same system. Kicked out a qt reference placed it in the dvd program but it said cannot read file or format, something like that.
equivalent to puppet tool?
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Does Red have anything like AE puppet tool I am on Red 5 so I am not sure if 5.5 does or not but it would be nice
Re: equivalent to puppet tool?
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Thanks, I will take a look.
imported PSD file unable to convert to 3d container
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Hey I imported a psd file into boris red 5. The import was successful but the convert to 3d container is grayed out. The psd is two layers, one with a layer mask for transparency, the other the backgr
Re: imported PSD file unable to convert to 3d container
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
never mind I got. Apparently the file was imported as video media. When I changed the video track to image the selection for 3d container was available.
adding particle array to text in Red
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
For the life of me I can't get the particles to form the text. Right now I am following boristv episode 189 but it is in Sony Vegas. Im pretty doing as he descried but when I map the color mode it doe
Re: adding particle array to text in Red
by dewan edwards 5 years ago
Thanks Jon for getting back at me. I did the same as you, created the text then added the filter so that the filter is inside of the text track. It has to be an error on my part then. I'm going to tak
technicolor cinestyle
by dewan edwards 6 years ago
Is anyone having noise grain issues when filming with this I am using a t3i and just shoot some footage and have some bad grain issues. If this is common what are the fixes Not sure if its worth using
Re: technicolor cinestyle
by dewan edwards 6 years ago
hmm, think I will hold off shooting with this until I shoot some sample footage. I understand its suppose to be flat its just the noise I have in the footage, even on my outside shoots. Could be somet
Avid Liquid to Media Composer Upgrade
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Not sure if all have heard but Avid is offering a $495 upgrade for registered Liquid users to Avid Media Composer. This includes the 3rd party bundle. It is my understanding that there are 200,ooo reg
Re: Avid Liquid to Media Composer Upgrade
by dewan edwards 9 years ago
wow thats really tough to say. Everyone has their own opinion on what they think is the best and who knows aobut 10 yrs or even 3 yrs from now. It comes down to what you feel works for you. Personally
AE keeps crashing at beginning of project
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
HI all, I am not sure what is going on. When I open up my project it will play ok from the middle to end of the timeline. When I try to start it from the beginnning it stops responding. This is only o
Re: AE keeps crashing at beginning of project
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
OK planned on including that, forgot. AE CS3 on XP Pro. The thing is it just started after a month of not working on the project.
cs3 work on bootcamp with windows 7
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
I will soon be getting my Mac and wanted to know if CS3 will work on windows 7 or am I better off buying Vista. I am coming over from a PC and need to be able to use all of my other programs as the co
1st attempt at a video
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
My first attempt at doing a video. I didnt know about the contest, I wouldn't have submitted this anyway. It was shot with vx2100 with no light so there is some grain. I am still trying my hand at co
how to approach a post house/job/company for work
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Well, looking at the "did I choose the wrong career" post kind of humbled me even more then I already am but hey I have already invested a lot of time and money into wanting to edit. So can someone gi
Re: how to approach a post house/job/company for work
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Thanks guys, this really gives an insight into what others have gone and are going through. I do have one resume question. I have went out and done some work on my own for companies making them produc
Avid Liquid Forum
by Luis Fernandes 10 years ago
The contribution by Liquid members and Creative Cow team was much appreciated in the Avid Liquid Forum which is missing. Any chance it be reinstated soon
Re: Avid Liquid Forum
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Best thing to do is head over to pinnaclesys.com and use the liquid forum there. You are more likely to get quicker responses and more from different users. There also is a liquid group on Vimeo. some
zooming camera past images
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi all, I was working in Avid Liquid with boris red and I 3 pics that I wanted to postion in z space and move the camera past all the images. I was able to move the pics in z space but was unable to g
Re: zooming camera past images
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Ok thanks. It would be nice to have some tutorials from Boris on this type of stuff. I quick basic series on the site would be nice, sort of like what Andrew Kramer did for AE. I really am starting to
motion key question
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
I am trying to remove someone out of a wedding shot were they walked behind bride n groom. Problem is there is part of the image that for whatever reason cannot be removed. Anyone have any ideas on wh
Re: motion key question
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi, i was trying to. I think I went about it wrong on making a graphic in Avid so I will try again. I think the problem is the camera guy shifted the camera down a bit at the time the person was walki
cant make a freeze frame with effect applied?
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi all I am trying to make a freeze frame, I have BCC motion key applied. When I upload it in the source viewer I cannot make a freeze frame. Is this standard, will Avid not allow you to make a freeze
Re: cant make a freeze frame with effect applied?
by Ed Cilley 10 years ago
You cannot make a freeze frame of a motion effect clip. If you don't want to Ramp to 0, then what you need to do is park on the frame you want to freeze in your timeline, matchframe (which may show th
how does AE run on bootcamp
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi all, I am strongly working on getting a MacPro. The question I have is how does AE, photoshop run on bootcamp. Of course all of my programs are pc based and I cant switch everything over to mac. i
Re: how does AE run on bootcamp
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Ok that is good to know, thank you
no full screen playback with quadro 380
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi all, I recently installed the quadro 380. I am unable to get any full screen playback on my monitor. I was able to get it with my last card which was not certified for Avid at all. I am using expre
Re: no full screen playback with quadro 380
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Well I just went back to my old graphic card. Got my FSP to return and everything is fine. Not sure why my non cert card would give me full screen and the certified card wouldn't. O well
enable open GL
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi sorry for the basic question but I am not sure what is going on. I recently installed Quadro FX 380 to get a better open GL support. When I open AE and do to the display settings (I believe that is
Re: enable open GL
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Ok thanks, I am removing this card anyway, I have been having some problems since I installed it. I researched some cards that my system suppose to support and that others are having succes with. than
best output settings
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi all I have a 20 sec bumper I am trying to export out. I have tried QT Movie RGB Alpha with DV codec and with animation codec. The DV codec didn't look as crisp as the animation but the animation di
Re: best output settings
by David Johnson 10 years ago
DV will never look as good as Animation since Animation is a lossless codec and DV is not ... if you want DV for some reason, you might at least try DV50 instead of DV25. As far as any of them playing
Avid tutorials for Final Cut users
by Alex Rothauser 10 years ago
Hey all, so I'm a final cut editor looking to learn avid editing as well and since I don't have the money for the avid classes, I was hoping to at least get the basics down with a tutorial book. I did
Re: Avid tutorials for Final Cut users
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
You can go to avids site and look on the forum. There are a number of tut by a member dealing with Avid basics. Its not a FCP to Avid type of tutorials but it could help get your head around how MC wo
dongle ? about upgrading to MC
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
I am going to make the jump to MC. I was wondering now that it is software activated do I need to have the dongle to install MC 3.5 Will it deactivate the dongle from working at all with Exp If I can'
Avid Media Composer on Apple I-Mac Set Up
by Joe Krause 10 years ago
Just Switched over from a PC to Media Composer 3.5 on an Apple I-Mac 1. Need help on Avid Media Composer set up for Apple I-Mac A. Ran Mojo off the Firewire 800 Port off the MAC. B. Ran the external H
Re: Avid Media Composer on Apple I-Mac Set Up
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Any issues with HD editing on one of these
jvc 700
by Jeff Heck 10 years ago
I actually got to do some preliminary shooting today. Man, I;m impressed. Color is vibrant. Image is sharp, the workflow to FCP is seamless. However, one issue I'm having is the cards the dealer sold
Re: jvc 700
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Anyone else know for sure if you can get the MP4 files on the SDHC cards without the SxS unit
Camera Training for church
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi we are running to Sony DSR 390, and are looking to upgrade cams as we move to a bigger facilty. I am enquiring on some training for working pro cams as we work on expanding for national tv. Shoots,
intern for a Avid Post House
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi I am located in So Cal and would like to work for a Avid Posthouse, or intern. I am currently working on my degree and have taken a number of courses for film, tv. Hours doesn't matter, days doesn'
thoughts of CMOS cam for weddings
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi I am looking to upgrade cam and was looking at some cmos chip cameras. I heard there are some issues with the rolling shutter with flashes strobe lights and wanted to get some input from those who
Re: thoughts of CMOS cam for weddings
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
Rolling shutter may not be noticeable when they are just standing for the vows. But the reception is full of motion, dancing, etc. How bad does the rolling shutter look there Also, CMOS sensors can sh
error code f09 on panny deck
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
Hi I have been trying to find out what this is. My deck died out and panasonic has not got back with me on a answer. Can someone help me out please. Also does anyone know a place in LA to get it fixed
Re: error code f09 on panny deck
by dewan edwards 10 years ago
ag-dv 2000p the older BIGGER one.
setting price for advetising on website
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hi all, I am looking to launch a website and what I am dealing with is how to structure a price for companies to advertise on the site. By it being a new site I was looking to allow a month or two fre
Re: setting price for advetising on website
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Thanks, informative on both parts. I do feel I can push the site and make it successful if not at least break even with any cash I spend. Let me know what you think about this. I thought of going to s
Demo Reel Advice
by Greg Burke 11 years ago
Hello All I have two demo reels right now. One of my professional Work , and another for my Indy Student work.I think there good, however I can't seem to get offered work anywhere (aside from unpaid i
Re: Demo Reel Advice
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hi Greg, I am not in the biz professionally, actually trying to get at least a half step to were you've been already. but I wanted to say that your reel was good. I would take of the student stuff as
Need Avid assistant editor?
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hello my name is Dewan Edwards. I am a editor in So Cal and I am looking at working my way into the industry. I have been editing for over 5 years. I edit on Avid Liquid, and Avid Express Pro. I curre
Getting foot in the door
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
hello all, I have been editing for about 4 years mainly on Avid Liquid and recently strictly Avid Mc. I also have been taking some classes for FCP and broadcasting at a local Jr. collage. I live outsi
Re: Getting foot in the door
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hi guys, thanks, and believe me I have no problem taking some small wage jobs. I fiqure the more experience I get the better. It was just confusing that when I mentioned a internship to some of these
client wants raw footage
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
A month ago a client asked me to convert the promo dvd I did for him to a flash file to place on their website. I gave him a price for the conversion as I thought I should get some form of compensatio
Re: client wants raw footage
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hi all. I was contracted to shoot and edit a promo vid that was orginally suppose to be 5 min then was changed to 15. I did it with no extra charge as I wanted to get some gigs in just starting out. I
first corp vid advice please
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Hello all, this is a piece from my first real corp video. I wanted some advice on what could have been improved on or did different. It was a SHORT turn around, 3 days to shot and edit. I took it as I
Re: first corp vid advice please
by David Richter 11 years ago
Can I say an Amen to Bill! Well spoken. For a first video, it is well done but as Bill pretty much says, to be a true pro, you have to sell the product first and foremost (so the client comes back to
looking for comments
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
This is my first attempt at a demo reel. I am looking to move from a strong hobbiest to a full time editor. I know I have somethings to learn and that is fine. This is why I am posting this here as I
Re: looking for comments
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Thanks Bradon and John I really appreciate you taking the time to give me some advice I didn't have alot of footage to work with thats why I added alot of motion work. I also saw alot of reels that ha
Kinetic Typography
by Marco Cardenas 11 years ago
I would like a critique of this project I just finished for my ethics class. Here is the link to the video Thank you
Re: Kinetic Typography
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
Really powerful. Great job.
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