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mike calla

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May 11th 2008
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mpeg stream clip alternatives / or mxf transcode app
by mike calla 5 years ago
Hi all, On OSX 10.9.1 tried to install mpeg streamclip but having difficulties! Wondering if there any freeware or paid apps that can transcode mxf files that are NOT in their original P2 folder struc
Re: mpeg stream clip alternatives / or mxf transcode app
by mike calla 5 years ago
Hope you find sponsors, I genuinely look forward to your posts and podcasts! & very interesting about the NDA! Weird!
mpeg stream clip alternatives / or mxf transcode app with no P2 folder
by mike calla 5 years ago
Hi all, On OSX 10.9.1 tried to install mpeg streamclip but having difficulties! Wondering if there any freeware or paid apps that can transcode mxf files that NOT in their original P2 folder structure
Re: mpeg stream clip alternatives / or mxf transcode app with no P2 folder
by mike calla 5 years ago
You'll find the answer here http: forums.creativecow.net thread 8 1181409#1181409
TV Broadcast Rights
by Aaron Cadieux 5 years ago
Hey guys, I have co-directed co-produced a 90 minute documentary that has caught the attention of a major cable network. I was contacted regarding the availability of the film's US broadcast rights. W
Re: TV Broadcast Rights
by mike calla 5 years ago
Hi, I know I'm late to the party, but this might help others. http: tbivision.com prices-guides These pdfs show prices paid per hour for dozens of markets. You need to sign up to download. As well, st
Vegas 11 Pro 64 bit is crashing like crazy
by Angelo Mike 6 years ago
I can't even finish my work. Every minute or two my project is crashing, either when I do playback or when I try to render to Mainconcept mp4. I don't have any complex plugins or anything. Just Canon
Re: Vegas 11 Pro 64 bit is crashing like crazy
by mike calla 6 years ago
I haven't read the replies but check to see if it's a corrupt file. You can do search to find a few different workflows on how to weed out a bad file. Secondly and much more importantly, you owe it to
What I feel is killing production companies.
by Mark Whitmore 6 years ago
Sorry if I sound like I'm venting, ok maybe a little bit... As I'm sure all of the people in the video production business knows it's feast or famine and it seems lately there is a lot more famine the
Re: What I feel is killing production companies.
by mike calla 6 years ago
The hardest part of my business is marketing.
Does "Broadcast Safe" matter any more?
by Tom Durham 6 years ago
Hey Folks! In what distribution outlets do things need to be "broadcast safe" these days In an all digital workflow, it seems like blacks can be black and whites can be white and if audio clips, it cl
Re: Does "Broadcast Safe" matter any more?
by mike calla 6 years ago
We had a broadcaster mistakenly use a 1080p .mp4 file destined for the web. I never saw it but the client said they couldn't tell the difference. I guess once it goes through heaps of compression deco
Choosing a camera for a Hong Kong deliverable
by chris long 6 years ago
Hi there, My Director is pitching to a client in Hong Kong and has asked me to inform him of the workflow for an HD production. Am I right in thinking that Hong Kong uses 50Hz for their HD broadcasts
Re: Choosing a camera for a Hong Kong deliverable
by mike calla 6 years ago
Yep, that's correct.
BMD, AJA or Matrox for Vegas Pro 12 ?
by Zhang Junhao 6 years ago
How do you guys work with Vegas Pro 12 I hardly see any mention of compatible video capture device on Sony's website .
Re: BMD, AJA or Matrox for Vegas Pro 12 ?
by mike calla 6 years ago
I've found BMD and aja devices that use pcie cards work well. I'm not at my system now but I have a aja Lh card outputting HD to a panny pro plasma that I've been using for years. And I still use Fire
DNxHD Codec -- Rendering fail
by Glenn Cowan 6 years ago
Per John Rofrano's tutorial, I installed the Avid DNxHD's codec package, changed the settings for my needs (frame rate, 175, 32bpp color depth) and began rendering timeline regions successfully. After
Re: DNxHD Codec -- Rendering fail
by mike calla 6 years ago
It could be so many things. I use dnxhd all the time but recently spent a few hours trying to render a small edit and it kept failing. I had inadvertantly checked 10bit in the dnxhd's own settings pro
Sony Vegas Software & support Is CRAP, its 1 year and I can't even un-cripple it!
by Michael Najarian 6 years ago
First Aftee spending a year in trying to get help a I was finally told to re-install the software using a new admin account which also failed, I lose audio, video, and have unreadable files in the pas
Re: Sony Vegas Software & support Is CRAP, its 1 year and I can't even un-cripple it!
by mike calla 6 years ago
The unfortunate and yet best advice is to never use the latest version. My version 10e - 32 and 64bit are flawless! I use them to make a living. I have v11 & 12 installed on a separate hard drive for
Intermediate video format for Sony Vegas 12
by Ed Kneler 6 years ago
I have Sony Vegas 12 and Video Architect 6. I am an advanced beginner in video editing, done mainly for home use.From previous experiences with other programs hanging up with long files (by that I mea
Re: Intermediate video format for Sony Vegas 12
by mike calla 6 years ago
Sony mxf great and free.
stage name... for a producer?
by mike calla 7 years ago
Hey all, I know stage names for musicians and actors is normal. However a Google search on tv producers using stage names comes up somewhat empty . Does any body know if its a usual practice.
Re: stage name... for a producer?
by mike calla 7 years ago
Thanks everyone, And special thanks to Tim! I applaud you for going above and beyond the call of duty, not just for the above (most awesome) post but for every thread you contribute to. The fact is, y
Chrome not working for video section
by mike calla 7 years ago
Hi, I have embeds of my cow hosted videos on my website. A few days ago, i noticed i couldn't view them in Chrome (lastest version). With the exception of an intial spilt second image of the video pla
Re: Chrome not working for video section
by mike calla 7 years ago
Will do! Thanks a bunch!!!
Vegas 12 coming out soon
by Angelo Mike 7 years ago
I'll try to get it early if I can, but I'll definitely avoid using it until people say the sure to exist bugs will be fixed.
Re: Vegas 12 coming out soon
by mike calla 7 years ago
Oh how oh how do I get to be a beta tester I've been with SF Sony since Acid v1. I use it everyday, part of my livelihood! I would love to be a beta tester.
E&O insurance cost
by mike calla 7 years ago
Just a quick poll, Has your E&O insurance cost been lowered, stayed the same, or raised this past year.
What format is best quality to render out a chroma clip to then bring back into the project - rendered
by Don Cobble 8 years ago
I have multiple Chroma Key shots I need to render out and then bring back into the project - rendered - which in turn will re render on the final project render - Trying to keep the highest quality fo
Re: What format is best quality to render out a chroma clip to then bring back into the project - rendered
by mike calla 8 years ago
i use cineform as well. However, i use to use uncompressed .avi a lot, there's certain setting you must toggle on and off when you select it to render, i can't remember what it is. Anyone Oh and somet
mp4 and mxf thumbnails in on winxp/win7
by mike calla 8 years ago
Hey all, To anyone who works with HD mxf mp4 files rendered in Vegas, have you found a solution to viewing thumbnails in win explorer My files are named quite well, but its much easier to "just look".
Re: mp4 and mxf thumbnails in on winxp/win7
by Stephen Crye 8 years ago
Hi; You are in for a bit of a struggle. I can't get them to work, although I know "in theory" what is needed. I have not tried that hard. First, you have to have codec installed that understands the f
Is VP11 the ugly duckling?
by Phil Seymour 8 years ago
VP11 seems to have landed with a splat instead of a bang, or am I just being nervous I have bought the upgrade, new titler and all, but from this and other forums it appears all is not well, so is any
Re: Is VP11 the ugly duckling?
by mike calla 8 years ago
Just a note: This is my personal experience, yours may differ. I have this setup on 3 systems, From a new i7 to an old dual core Pentium. Ok, Vegas 7, (If you still have it installed:) came with Cinef
when is DaVinci Resolve Lite being released ?
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
can't wait !
Re: when is DaVinci Resolve Lite being released ?
by mike calla 8 years ago
8 was released, sooooo...Resolve lite should be along soon!!
looking for advice on how to sell my project
by alberto ferrigno 9 years ago
Dear Gentlemen: my name is Alberto Ferrigno, i live in Monterrey, Mexico, am the legal representative of a small video production company, we have prepared a series of videos that deal with matters of
Re: looking for advice on how to sell my project
by mike calla 9 years ago
you can contact television distribution companies such as Janson media (http: www.janson.com) ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A FINISHED SERIES which you do. This is their job. They will find international buy
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