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joseph wilkins

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March 19th 2005
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Sound Dampening a 2000 Square Foot Room
by joseph wilkins 4 months ago
Hello. I am moving into a new video production studio space that is essentially a 50x50x12 box. All drywall walls. It's an echo chamber I'm trying to figure out reasonable way to dampen the sound for
Re: Sound Dampening a 2000 Square Foot Room
by joseph wilkins 2 months ago
Thanks for the quick reply... so what are the lower courses made of My space is pretty darn huge. Here is a video I shot for a curtain manufacturer. https: www.dropbox.com s v1oh15i2jzmrye2 IMG_6503.M
Building a Studio next to barking dogs!!
by joseph wilkins 9 months ago
Hi audio gurus... After a week of reading through article after article on soundproofing, I wanted to see if you would please tell me what you think of my plan to soundproof my new video studio I am a
Re: Building a Studio next to barking dogs!!
by joseph wilkins 9 months ago
Thank you! Super useful info. Bill, how thick was the MDF I think I will take you up on your advice.
Canon C300 mark II/Zacuto
by Steve Saxon 4 years ago
Hello all I just received my Canon C300 Mark II. I thought I would go with Zacuto's Grip re-locator and other accessories Wrong choice. Do not buy the re-locator. Its Trash! Not yet ready for market.
Re: Canon C300 mark II/Zacuto
by joseph wilkins 4 years ago
Food for thought Steve... have been thinking about buying that kit for my new C300mkii. Todd... go for it. After months of debating the price, I just bought mine and really love the image. Took it out
ATEM Software Question...
by joseph wilkins 4 years ago
Hello, I own the ATEM TVS and am looking for a way to switch between 4 cameras with a single hand, while I also operate a joystick that controls a remote camera with the other hand. I am used to hitti
Best Practice For C100 Slow Motion With Twixtor
by joseph wilkins 4 years ago
I own the original c100 and have a shoot coming up where I need slow motion. I own the twitter plug in and am wondering if I would get better results shooting 60i - which the c100 can do (not 60P) and
Re: Best Practice For C100 Slow Motion With Twixtor
by joseph wilkins 4 years ago
Thanks... I am using Premiere... so what settings would I apply to interpret the footage correctly
adobe media encoder watch folder upload to youtube
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Can anyone out there please confirm whether adobe media encoder's watch folder feature can be set up to automatically upload to youtube I know how to render individual files to YouTube, but not in a w
Re: adobe media encoder watch folder upload to youtube
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Yes, when I clicked on the watch folder's file name that you click on to open the publish setting, there is only two options... FTP and creative cloud... no YouTube of Vimeo. Any ideas Thx
Can AME see AE projects in the watch folder?
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
I have about 100 AE project files that are all different. I want to throw them all into a watch folder and have AME auto export all the AE projects to h264 rendered files. Is this possible Or are watc
Re: Can AME see AE projects in the watch folder?
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Awesome... Thanks! Now to take it one step further... is there any way to then have all these watch folder videos automatically uploaded to YouTube I know I can do that one at a time... but can AME au
Serious jag goes with c100 footage
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Hi I'm filming some architecture shots and when I bring my c100 native footage into PP cc 2014 and create a new sequence by dragging footage onto create a new sequence icon to auto conform the sequenc
Re: Serious jag goes with c100 footage
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Thomas, I'm afraid I've not found the solution. I called Adobe and Canon - each claim it is the others problem! Definitely not talking about moire - this is jagged interlacing artifacts. Every post I'
First time shooting for Avid ingest
by joseph wilkins 5 years ago
Hello I have a shoot where the client has requested avid-friendly files. I am shooting on a Canon C100 (records AVCHD) I also have a Canon 5D mk3 I am shooting as B camera. Your suggestions are very m
Re: First time shooting for Avid ingest
by Shane Ross 5 years ago
Well, both camera's footage can be AMA'd and transcoded to Avid media, rather easily. Depending on the version of Avid they have. It's not usual for someone to ask for footage to already be in an "Avi
Ultra studio mini dead end with tech support
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Just bought two black magic ultra studio mini recorders after wirecast tech support guy recommended them for a two camera shoot project where I need to live stream and record a seminar. Product arrive
Wirecast Purchase
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
I have a Canon c100, a Sony EX1 and a Panasonic HVX200. I have been asked by a client to livestream a TWO-camera live event. I am thinking about signing up for ustream... which of these two cameras wi
Re: Wirecast Purchase
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Great... Thanks. What about audio Will the black magic pass that in too Can you please tell me the model you would recommend I buy two of Thanks a million for your help!
Ustream Question
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
I have a Canon c100, a Sony EX1 and a Panasonic HVX200. I have been asked by a client to livestream a TWO-camera live event. I am thinking about signing up for ustream... which of these two cameras wi
Curious Problem with Timelapse shooting
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello.. I own a 5D mark 2 and 3 and a Phottix TR90 intervelometer. I am trying to do a timelapse in manual mode. I set up the intervelometer to fire every minute. I hit the start button, and... nothin
Re: Curious Problem with Timelapse shooting
by Mark Shepherd 6 years ago
Make sure the "drive mode" is in the single position on the left
Premiere Render Problem
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello... I have a 1.5 hour long series of greenscreen interviews that I need to burn for a DVD for a client. When I go to export it tells me it will take 60 hours to export! I'm compressing to a H264
Working with Canon C100 Footage??? Re-linking problem
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
I edit on a Mac in Premiere CS6, and have recently been working with Canon C100 footage. I have two machines I work from... my laptop and my desktop. All my footage is on an external drive. The proble
Re: Working with Canon C100 Footage??? Re-linking problem
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Walter, Thanks so much... This was very helpful.
Wiggle only Z axis position
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello... I've searched the web for a way to wiggle only the position of an object along only the Z axis. Can anyone here help Thanks
Re: Wiggle only Z axis position
by Todd Kopriva 6 years ago
There's an example in After Effects Help for wiggling only along one axis. See the second example in the wiggle section on this page. ------------------------------------------------------------------
10 External Hard Drives
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello... I'm a video editor. I have 10 external 3TB hard drives I want to be able to access on my Mac Pro Tower. Currently I use an external enclosure I just slide whatever drive I need into, but I'd
Re: 10 External Hard Drives
by David Eaks 6 years ago
I recently picked up a TR8M, just to house misc. bare drives I have around, for occasional access. If I need to edit anything from the TR8M drives, I will transfer the files to my actual media drive.
Click on an image and have it select and go to timeline
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
So I am working on some very complex TV spots with 200+ layers each. I love how in AE CS6 you can click on an image in the canvass and it selects the layer... however, it does not scroll down in my ti
Re: Click on an image and have it select and go to timeline
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Awesome!! Thanks Roland.. that will save me a bunch of time.
Can I build a slideshow that BOTH automatically plays, and allows manual advance?
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
I have 5 slideshows each with 100 images. I want each show to play, with a 6 second slide duration, but I want to allow users to stop and manually advance forward and back through the slideshows. Can
Sony EX1 external monitoring issues
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
So I have a Sony EX1. About 2 years ago, the Component out quit giving me a color signal. All I can get out of it - regardless of the monitor I plug into is a black and white signal. It's very annoyin
Re: Sony EX1 external monitoring issues
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
OH.. maybe thats the problem ;) I see a B&C connector... is that not a HDSDI port
Please Check My Equipment List
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello, I have a client who had hired our video production studio to record a live event with 3 cameras switching. The 2-hour event needs to be broadcast live using livestream.com and recorded for uplo
Re: Please Check My Equipment List
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
yes - bring someone in that can assist you with this. Your equipment list is incomplete. I just did a proposal with a Blackmagic Television Studio, and there is a LOT of stuff needed to make this happ
Linking Right & Left Track
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
How do I link my tracks in Audition so that whatever effects I apply to track 1 (right) will also be applies to track 2 (left channel) thanks
Where do I see/modify the effects applied to a clip in Audition 5.5?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
Where do I see modify the effects applied to a clip in Audition 5.5 I would assume (wrongly ) that there is a place where all my effects should be stacked up and allow me to turn the on off or modify
New Lion Mail
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
Does anyone know how to make Lions mac mail behave like it did in Snow Leopard Im not talking about clicking on the "classic" look icon... I mean NOT showing the conversations view. I can't tell you h
Re: New Lion Mail
by John Davidson 8 years ago
in the file menu, go to 'view', and then if you see 'organize by conversation' checked, select it again and it'll organize in the normal way. The checkmark should be removed. John Davidson President C
Any Way To Randomize Clip Order?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
I'm looking for a quick way to shuffle up my clips into a random order on the timeline. Is there anyway to do this Also is there any way to make the blade tool snap to the CTI Thanks
Premiere Very Sluggish
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
Hello. So I just switched to PPCS5.5 from FCP7 - I'm an experienced editor looking for a few pointers in the new workspace. So my main question is whether the sluggish response I am getting in PP is n
Re: Premiere Very Sluggish
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
OK.. so the only way to edit native h264 in real time is by purchasing an expensive video card I suddenly feel a little cheated by Adobe's marketing. Thanks
Cannot Empty Trash!
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I wanted to use an old drive I used to have set as a Time Machine Drive, but no longer use, so I dragged the "Backups.backupdb" folder to the trash, then tried to empty it... After about an hour I
Re: Cannot Empty Trash!
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
so I called and they said the only way to do it was to reformat my drive... which finally fixed it thanks guys
Best FCP-PP Switch Training?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
I need to learn PP fast! I'm a 10 year final cut editor making the switch from FCPsuckX I've been looking online for an in-depth training series that directly addresses the hundreds of editors who kno
Re: Best FCP-PP Switch Training?
by Kevin Monahan 8 years ago
The Creative Cow tutorials and the Video2Brain series are both very good. Check out some excerpts from the Video2Brain title: http: blogs.adobe.com kevinmonahan 2011 04 08 free-sample-video-tutorials-
Setting up an edit network
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I run a small post house... working with FCP. I have three workstations and up until now have kept projects organized on hot-swappable firewire drives. But now I need a solution that is shared over
Re: Setting up an edit network
by Mark Raudonis 8 years ago
Joseph, I will point you to two forums here on the cow where your question is best answered: First, check out "SAN- Storage Area Networks", and then try "Arrays & Raid SetUP". Be warned that Bob Zelin
Can I install Final Cut X to a second internal drive?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I installed FCPX on my mac tower boot drive where I also have FCP7. My computer has frozen 4 times since. I think it's because I was running FCP7 on the same drive as FCPX (although not at the same
Re: Can I install Final Cut X to a second internal drive?
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
You have to install a new operating system as well and create a dual boot system. Check this out: http: library.creativecow.net weiss_roth_david FCP-10-MAC-Lion 1 Jeremy
Does 7D show audio levels like the 5D?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I have a 5D.. and annoying as it is that is does not display during capture, at least I can visually see my audio levels peaking in the Live Video mode menu before rolling. Does the 7D have this fe
Re: Does 7D show audio levels like the 5D?
by Michal Trzaska 8 years ago
Sorry, that's a no. Not to add salt to the wound but Magic Lantern for DSLR will not work on the 7Ds ether Michal Trzaska Editor, Colorist, Director of Photography, VFX Artist and Motion Graphics Arti
Color Bars for DSLR Monitor
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
Can anyone here help I followed Rich Harrington's video: http: www.nextwavedv.com quick-and-easy-way-to-get-color-bars-on-your-video-dslr-monitor But... when I follow his steps in Photoshop and save t
Re: Color Bars for DSLR Monitor
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
OK... now I'm begging... I have a shoot on Monday and need to calibrate' thanks
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Is there a way to do this?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I edit interviews... the subject has a wireless mic and the interviewer is un-miked. I'm looking for a way to tell final cut to cut out everything EXCEPT where the volume is above a certain level s
Re: Is there a way to do this?
by Richard Herd 8 years ago
You might be able to do this in After Effects. Here's a tutorial along the same lines to get you started. Anyway, you might want to ask the AE expressions forum, but my guess (having never tried to do
Log and Capture Question
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
I am using FCP studio 2 On a brand new PowerBook running Snow Leopard. I have my camera connected via firewire capturing a bunch of Mini DV tapes. I just want to capture the entire tape, so I rewind t
Re: Log and Capture Question
by simon livingstone 8 years ago
In user preferences you can untick the Abort capture on dropped frame and also you have choices under On timecode break: 1. Make new clip 2. Abort capture 3. Warn after capture. Hope this helps.
5d Time-lapse.. What am I doing wrong?
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
I have a 5d mk ii. I just bought a phottix TR-90 intevelometer to do time-lapse. I plug it in, and have spend hours trying to get this to work... I found an opine tutorial that showed me how to set it
Re: 5d Time-lapse.. What am I doing wrong?
by Joel Ninmann 8 years ago
Make sure your shooting mode is set to "Single" instead of "Continuous". Look up how to do this in the manual if it isn't immediately apparent.
My Studio Sounds Hollow... Please Advise
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
So I have a video production studio, but am not an audio expert. Could you please offer some advice... My studio is quite large... about 700 sq feet - its a rectangle (20' x 35') and 12' high I have a
Re: My Studio Sounds Hollow... Please Advise
by Craig Alan 8 years ago
The echo may be from the pick up pattern of the shotgun. http: upload.wikimedia.org wikipedia commons 3 3a Polar_pattern_directional.png If you are five feet above your talking heads, the mic is most
white frame
by joseph wilkins 8 years ago
I have a white frame on all footage when I pause the timeline... when I play it goes away and I see the footage, but when the playhead stops, my canvass screen is white. very annoying... can someone h
Re: white frame
by Andrew Wilson 8 years ago
Look at the top of your Canvas Window. See those 3 drop down menus - Size, Gang and View... Make sure that RGB is checked and not Alpha. Andrew Wilson WestView Digital Video & Design www.westviewdigit
filters not rendering
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
Hello I am adding filters to my clips on my timeline, and can see them when I have the playhead still... but when I play the timeline, the effect (colorista) disappears. When I export the quicktime, t
Re: filters not rendering
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
nope... still happening... please help!
No RAM PReviews in AE
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I get NOTHING.. when I try to do a Ram preview... AE CS5... running a quad core new mac with snow leopard. I try hitting the ram preview button.... NOTHING. I try hitting the 0 on the numeric keypad..
Re: No RAM PReviews in AE
by Todd Kopriva 9 years ago
We fixed some RAM preview bugs in the recent update. Have you installed that --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Ado
slices
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I just fired up CS4 and tried to do something that was a simple task in CS3... save image slices as HTML and images. It's gone! I go to save as web and devices and there is no option there can you ple
Maximize my filter tab
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
So I am using the latest FCP and have purchased Colorista... but when i open my filters tab to play with the color correction dials, my filter pallette is cut off to the right by the filter navigation
Re: Maximize my filter tab
by Jeff Greenberg 9 years ago
You'll have to rearrange the screens and stretch out the column for Colorista. It just needs to be wider. Best, Jeff G Apple Master Trainer Avid Cert. Instructor DS MC Avid & Color Videos Vasst.com Co
Looking for a network drive
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
Hello... I have a small video editing company with three mac FCP stations. I have three computers in one small room and want to have a centralized hard drive where all the video footage is kept that a
Re: Looking for a network drive
by Chris Gordon 9 years ago
I'll just reiterate what Michael has said. 1. This isn't cheap. Do it right the first time (spend the money) or what you spend will all be wasted and you'll spending even more when you have to redo th
Synch Problems
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I have FCP7 running on a new 8 core tower. RUnning off an internal 7200 HD.( not system drive) 12 gig ram Snow leopard. ProRez 422 at 24p 1080 is bogging me down. I get constant dropped frames. I am e
Re: Synch Problems
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
ProRes LT is good for web footage and kinder on the hard drive. You can download free drive speed tests from AJA or Blackmagic.
Mouse question
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
1) Is there a way to make the new apple mouse zoom in by dragging your finger up and down I love how dragging your finger side to side makes it scroll, I want to zoom the same way. Thanks
Re: Mouse question
by Jesse Davidson 9 years ago
Try holding down the Apple Key + the scrolling gesture. Jesse
Two Randon Questions
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
1) Is there a way to make the new apple mouse zoom in by dragging your finger up and down I love how dragging your finger side to side makes it scroll, I want to zoom the same way. 2) What's the best,
Re: Two Randon Questions
by Zane Barker 9 years ago
Your questions are better suited for the OS X forum. This forum is for Final Cut Pro issues and questions. **Hindsight is always 1080p**
Monitor Showing Black and White
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I have my EX1 plugged into Component out using that cable that came with the camera. My external monitor shows only black and white. I tried multiple monitors AND even bought a new cable from B&H. St
Re: Monitor Showing Black and White
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
Sorry.. I'm not sure what you are asking, but I am using the same setup I have used fro 4 years... its just recently that it turned to B&W
5D mk ii gets vertical lines when using 70-200mm lens
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I get faint vertical lines across my footage when using my 5Dii with my brand new l series 70-200 f2.8 zoom lens. It's the newer model of the lens. I do not see this when using my 50mm 1.2 l series an
Re: 5D mk ii gets vertical lines when using 70-200mm lens
by Bob Dix 9 years ago
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Screen Share over the Internet
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
So I want to screen share my work computer from my home computer. I have Snow Leopard and have set up so I can screen share on the local network... but when I try connecting from home using the work c
Re: Screen Share over the Internet
by Dustin Lau 9 years ago
I wrote this article for Leopard and I'm aware there are some differences regarding the built in screensharing app in Snow Leopard. but the hamachi setup should be the same and that is what you need t
E-TRADE baby talk effect
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I'm sure the E trade baby talking spots were created with other software, but I am looking to recreate this effect - making a baby talk. Does anyone have any ideas for the best workflow to tackle thi
Re: E-TRADE baby talk effect
by Damian Dunne 9 years ago
hey thanx Ted, some good links there. D be the ball
Histogram on external monitor?
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
How do I get the histogram, peaking, and focus assist bar to show on my external monitor Thanks
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