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howie chin

Editor in Malaysia's FTA TV station 8TV editing using FCP
Member Since:
June 20th 2006
25 Posts
Location:
8TV, Malaysia
Automatic Audio Leveling
by howie chin 12 years ago
I'm lookin for a plug-in or something that could help automatically level (or keyframe) the audio in FCP's timeline to -12dB or any level specified ;) I hope there's something more to the FCP's audio
Re: Automatic Audio Leveling
by Ben Scott 12 years ago
there is a new feature called apply normalisation gain, this is misleading as it just raises peaks on clips to the same levels, nothing to do with equalising the clips properly you could use this but
Horizontal hold not holding
by Chris Poisson 13 years ago
Excuse me if this topic shows up twice, I put it in earlier today but it didn't seem to take. Last Thursday I was working along, about to make some Beta dubs of a spot which was due for Fedex that eve
Re: Horizontal hold not holding
by howie chin 13 years ago
I'm not really sure bout how ur patching works...I do patch my FCP using blackmagic decklink to the DigiBeta...and the only experience for me to see the video skipping downwards slowly is the setting
making a sequence and naming cuts from a single capured clip
by Nelson May 13 years ago
I have been on sets for the past two weeks as well as shooting and I am brain dead. Sorry for the rookie question, but How do I make sequences and rename clips after rendering the whole tape. I am tr
Re: making a sequence and naming cuts from a single capured clip
by howie chin 13 years ago
nelsonmay10 "I have been on sets for the past two weeks as well as shooting and I am brain dead. Sorry for the rookie question, but How do I make sequences and rename clips after rendering the whole
Importing PSD files - sometimes a sequence, sometimes a still
by howie chin 13 years ago
When i import photoshop files, I found that when i import them sometimes it creates a sequence with layers in photoshop, and sometimes it just carries as a flatten layer when in the original PSD file,
Re: Importing PSD files - sometimes a sequence, sometimes a still
by Arnie Schlissel 13 years ago
I'd be willing to bet that the .psd files that open as a single, flattened file originated on Windows or maybe on OS9. Simply re-open those files & re-save them on OS X.Arnie Now in preproduction: Per
Help me make this effect.
by cjahrens87 13 years ago
I want to make the effect where it appears a sort of red or yellow tint flashes over the top of the video. Similiar to a film flashe effect only in a red color and doesn't really transition just adds
Re: Help me make this effect.
by howie chin 13 years ago
One that I could think of on the go is...to have 2 layers of the same footage. Place some effects via color correction, tint, sepia to acheive the effect of red or yellow to your taste. Cut it up or r
FCP Audio Playback Settings
by archer1125 13 years ago
Just installed FCP 5.1 on G5 with Firewire. Video and Audio capture works fine but audio is not coming through on playback. Audio levels are shown on audio meter but nothing comes through external spe
Re: FCP Audio Playback Settings
by howie chin 13 years ago
Kevin, Yep...you're right..the settings you mention would be optimum setting to edit with. i must agree but in my scenario...it's a little different ;) we work around it somehow. if I could set up wit
Problem with FCP5 on sending footage out to print to tape
by Alieninnovation 13 years ago
When I captured footage from the analog inputs of the blackmagic card I use blackmagic PAL 4:2:2 uncompressed mode for capture but when I try to output through edit to tape option it says sequence set
Re: Problem with FCP5 on sending footage out to print to tape
by howie chin 13 years ago
I'm not so sure about the video that u captured matches the sequence... if you pulled the footage you captured into the sequence, and it doesnt require render that means the sequence matches the foota
making a PSD file into a 3d plane with bumps
by howie chin 13 years ago
Hi, Im trying to make a video of this flying on a road in AE..i have a piece of road done in Photoshop. I intend to bring it into AE to make it as if the road leads up to a cliff. So it makes a slope.
Re: making a PSD file into a 3d plane with bumps
by Jon Okerstrom 13 years ago
An oldie but a goodie in this case would be Forge Freeform. Jon
Linked Selection
by howie chin 13 years ago
Some of the footages that i pulled down into the sequence went V2 and A1 A2...i unlinked the selection and pull it to V1 and found that the footage no longer link when i clicked ON linked selection Wh
Re: Linked Selection
by howie chin 13 years ago
ok thanks again walter... howie
Making Freeze Frames
by howie chin 13 years ago
When i make freeze frames over a 3 layer video track and track one has a Sepia effect on it, the freezed frame doesnt contain the effect. I'm not sure whether other effects would do the same, but i ne
Re: Making Freeze Frames
by Tom Wolsky 13 years ago
What version of FCP are you using I remember this as a bug in an older version. I can't reproduce it in the current version. Exporting the frame would be the only way around it.All the best, Tom Autho
Blackmagic Card with FCP
by howie chin 13 years ago
I use FCp with blackmagic decklink extreme card. Its workin well except for one thing. When i preview it on Monitors, there's a slight delay ( out of sync ) happening on both the FCP and the monitor w
Re: Blackmagic Card with FCP
by Kristian Lam 13 years ago
Hi, The Mac's internal audio runs on a seperate clock from the card's. This is why you're getting sync issues. Please monitor audio off the DeckLink Extreme card instead and you should be fine. regard
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