Cinema 4D & Element 3D model issues by joseph wilkins 4 months ago Hello. I have a pressing issue with Element 3D. I bought a 3d model and imported a OBJ and textured. Looked good. Then I needed to split out some layers so hired someone to take the OBJ into Cinema4d
Sound Dampening a 2000 Square Foot Room by joseph wilkins 1 year 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
Building a Studio next to barking dogs!! by joseph wilkins 2 years 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
Canon C300 mark II/Zacuto by Steve Saxon 5 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 5 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 5 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
Serious jag goes with c100 footage by joseph wilkins 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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
Wirecast Purchase by joseph wilkins 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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
Premiere Render Problem by joseph wilkins 7 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
Re: Wiggle only Z axis position by Todd Kopriva 7 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 7 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 7 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.
Sony EX1 external monitoring issues by joseph wilkins 7 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
Please Check My Equipment List by joseph wilkins 7 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 7 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
New Lion Mail by joseph wilkins 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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
Best FCP-PP Switch Training? by joseph wilkins 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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
Does 7D show audio levels like the 5D? by joseph wilkins 9 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
Color Bars for DSLR Monitor by joseph wilkins 9 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
Is there a way to do this? by joseph wilkins 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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
My Studio Sounds Hollow... Please Advise by joseph wilkins 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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
No RAM PReviews in AE by joseph wilkins 10 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 10 years ago We fixed some RAM preview bugs in the recent update. Have you installed that --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Ado
slices by joseph wilkins 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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
Two Randon Questions by joseph wilkins 10 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 10 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 10 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
Screen Share over the Internet by joseph wilkins 10 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 10 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