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Mark A. Stuart

Producer/Director/Editor
Member Since:
September 22nd 2010
90 Posts
Location:
Madison, Wisconsin
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Backlight on JVC GY-HM650U
by Mark A. Stuart 2 years ago
We've had this camera for a few months now and it's great for our commercial productions. Yesterday was the first time I needed a quick backlight adjustment and turns out I must not have been in that
camera keyframes
by Mark A. Stuart 5 years ago
Hello, The camera in my AE doesn't seem to be keyframing. I'm still learning the camera, but according to all the tutorials I've seen, I'm doing this right. Please let me know what I'm missing or what
Re: camera keyframes
by Mark A. Stuart 5 years ago
thanks, John. Sorry it took so long to get back here-turns out on our CS3 I just needed to adjust "point of interest" instead of "position" like the 2 or 3 tutorials I watched told me to! -Mark Mark A
Examples of Great Talking Heads
by Drew Keo 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I am educating my agency on talking head videos, which they can then market to our clients (mostly CEOs C-suit types). I am desperate for examples of talking head videos that really work, som
Re: Examples of Great Talking Heads
by Mike Cohen 6 years ago
Drew There is no shortage of talking heads videos on the web. Here's my favorite: http: www.youtube.com watch v=I1wg1DNHbNU But seriously (actually I was serious) go to just about any tech company's w
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Mark A. Stuart liked this 6 years ago
Focus
by Mike Cohen 6 years ago
How do you maintain focus In a world of distractions, assuming you are not in an edit session with a client or producer, but simply you in a room with a task. My office is a corner - I have a window w
Re: Focus
by Mark A. Stuart 6 years ago
Well, Mike, for me it's a matter of wanting the quiet, which I rarely have. Our main edit suite is near the master control room, where basically 2 different people work in during my shifts. One is qui
Are Software Certifications Worth It?
by Jim Biffle 7 years ago
To all, Earlier this year I earned my ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) certificate in Photoshop CS4 and I'm currently studying for the After Effects CS4 exam. Then I plan to study for the Premiere Pro CS4
Re: Are Software Certifications Worth It?
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Can I become a certified Creative Cow blogger lol -Mark Mark A. Stuart Producer Director Editor Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to judge whether or not it has merit. -Ken Danby
Is this acceptable behaviour?!
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Hello Avid Gurus, We have an SDI connection from our Avid MC Adrenaline vrs. 2.7.7 running into a DVC Pro deck. This is how we dub off our projects to tape. We do this on a daily basis. Yesterday, I p
Re: Is this acceptable behaviour?!
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
oh, how I wish. But, when I work for the man, my choice is "here's your Avid"! lol -Mark Mark A. Stuart Producer Director Editor Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to judge whether or
Re: Blog: Tangent releases vWave Lite for iPad
by Joseph Owens 7 years ago
Hw much (quanto costa ) is an iPad .... And how much is an actual Tangent Wave jPo You mean "Old Ben" Ben Kenobi
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Mark A. Stuart liked this 7 years ago
Re: A Guide to Advertising & Production Costs
by Mike Cohen 7 years ago
Great post - is this a COW Article It could be. This post sort of sums up many of the business and marketing threads entitled "how much does X cost " to which the answer is usually "how much you got "
An Avid Beginner
by Aicha Jackie Ouattara 7 years ago
I am new to Avid as I have been using iMovie for the past 3 years. I am taking a huge leap and would just like to ask a few questions to help me get to grips with using Avid. The capture and export ca
Re: An Avid Beginner
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Hi Aicha, Just a couple thoughts to hopefully help get you started: What is the capture and export capabilities like on Avid It is easy or hard to function Personally, I don't think it's the easiest s
PAN on audio tracks not working
by guy crossman 7 years ago
I'm editing on AVID Media composer adrenaline. I normally pan my commentary track to the middle using the audio mixer. Some of the track refuses to be panned, and stays on one side only.Some Key frame
Re: PAN on audio tracks not working
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Hi Guy, You mentioned it was part of the track. Do you have several clips on the track, and if so, be sure auto gain is off on them all. You might want to just hit "none" on the Audio Data option on t
disrespectful users
by Wat Is Fictie 7 years ago
I just read the email from Creative Cow about moderators being phoned up by Creative Cow visitors. I think it's disrespectful and so rude to phone moderators. What are these people thinking
Re: disrespectful users
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
yeah, really... isn't much easier to hit "reply" much less actually FIND the phone number and call! Isn't being on line the idea here lol -Mark Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to j
point a brutha in the right direction?
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Hello After Effects animation gurus, I humbly approach you for a little advice... I was wondering if any of you could possibly help me out by pointing me in the right direction to do some AE effects l
Re: point a brutha in the right direction?
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
thanks! I didn't even know how to describe it, but those tuts look like what I'm looking for. : ) -Mark Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to judge whether or not it has merit. -Ken D
Fair Compensation Question
by Sam Lesante Jr. 7 years ago
Hey fellow cows, I read through some earlier posts about this but wanted to get your opinion on my specific question. So I have the opportunity to do some freelance work over the course of 3 weekends.
Re: Fair Compensation Question
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
If it were me, it would be a matter of what else could I do with this time From what I read here, sounds like you could make better, and more profitable use of it, and let the craiglisters find their
Star Wars on Construction Paper
by Scott Roberts 7 years ago
I'm sorry, I can't resist posting a good Star Wars tribute video here! (you'll have to fight a few advertisements in this one though...)
Re: Star Wars on Construction Paper
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
lol Mike! Looks great for the times and technology. 36 hours for that in those days ain't bad! Nice work, Mark Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to judge whether or not it has merit.
Can`t clear a color correction
by brian waz 7 years ago
After a move from an older avid to MC5, I find when I open the color corrector and make adjustments, but find I can never easily close the color correction window. I used to just escape and it would c
Re: Can`t clear a color correction
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
I also do this by setting up my workspace with shortcut keys, so I can hit a key for cc, editing, or audio editing that has my audio tools up. I also edit with "backwards default pc windows" with my t
Editing Compensation?
by David Burkart 7 years ago
So I recently graduated (Spring '10) with a degree in Telecom. I've been writing for this site for several months and recently shot and edited a documentary-style short for them, about 7min long. They
Re: Editing Compensation?
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
$50 per hour is more realistic than per video! Like someone mentioned, that's the irony, free or decent pay. If you go for the "schmuck rate", they'll want endless changes, tweaks, etc. If they are pa
Anyone had this error before?
by Brad Phillips 7 years ago
Hello All, I'm getting this error contintually on my system here at work and I was hoping someone could give me some insight on what the problem might be. First off, I'm running Media Composer 3.5.4 o
Re: Anyone had this error before?
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
yes, we too have had that and it was the windows permissions settings. If you're on a multi-user system, this can only be changed by the administrator.
play back problem
by subba rayudu 7 years ago
Hello sir,i am new to here. i have face 2 problems in avid.i hope anyone can solve my problems. i am working as freelance editor.using avid xpress pro. my problems 1.when i playback video on xpress pr
Re: play back problem
by Mark A. Stuart 7 years ago
Not sure if this is the answer, but did you check your draft playback mode in the bottom of the timeline It's a green square for full quality, green and yellow for medium, and all yellow for draft. If
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