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December 17th 2003
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100 posts
uninstall
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, every time i try to lunch the photoshop on my Powerbook Mac i get the message "Could not complete your request because of missing or invalid personalization information." another question: h
Re: uninstall
by Richard Harrington 12 years ago
Suggest you do a reinstall on top of the old one... If using CS3 look in your Utilitis folder for Add Remove apps for Adobe apps Then if you no longer want it... use the help menu to deactivate the ap
QT quality
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys If i make a QT of my movie and then print it to tape instead of printing directly from the sequence , will I feel a big difference in quality
PAL and NTSC
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys I have both NTSC and PAL media in the same seq and when playing the video the picture doesn't move on my external monitor but when jumping from one clip to the other the picture does change i
Re: PAL and NTSC
by John Pale 12 years ago
Yes. Convert the footage to one format. You might want to look into the Nattress Standards Conversion plugin... www.nattress.com Works beautifully. You can also do it with Compressor, but it takes a v
cartoon look
by rap 12 years ago
Hello everybody I am trying to add a "waking life" look to my project and I found "line art" effect in FCP effects but that is very limited, is there any other effect I can use download maybe (free!)
Re: cartoon look
by John Wiedenheft 12 years ago
http: www.dv-forums.com forums showthread.php t=260 The post here goes through a couple of processes, including Aharon's tutorial. Though it mostly covers the same as talked about above.
cartoon look
by rap 12 years ago
hello everybody I am not very familiar wit motion I am trying to get a cartoon look to my project, something like "waking life" is it possible to get this look using motion thanks
rolling credits
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys I have a JPEG fie that was made in photoshop of rolling credit 720*5500 how do I make this roll in Avid
Re: rolling credits
by rap 12 years ago
I built it in motion but when i brought to Avid the quality wasnt perfect :'(
rolling credits
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, I have a JPEG file which has all the credits for the rolling credit, but not shure how to make this work!! i imported the file to FCP and insert it to the seq, and the FCP showd me the whole
Re: rolling credits
by Matt Devino 12 years ago
I always use shake to make sure my credit rolls are moving at 4 pixels per frame so I don't get any jitter going on when playing on an HD monitor (i think you can set this up in motion too). It's a pr
color correction
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, how many of you rely on the built in wave monitor and victor scop in final cut and how acurate do you think it is for color correction. in other way, do you belive that one can start and fin
Re: color correction
by rap 12 years ago
sorry for this question guys but what is colorisia I'm not infront of my FCP but is that an option that comes with the FCP or you have to buy it
time estimating
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, I always wonder if there is a way to estimate how long it's gonna take to edit a movie for example when you get a 30 minutes documentary to edit and the director asks how many days do you ne
Re: time estimating
by grinner hester 12 years ago
Sounds like a week. When quoting, I add the hours or days it otta take then just double it. Having the client in the room make it take exactly twice as long. unless they bring thier client.
calculating space
by rap 12 years ago
what is the ratio DV footage to space on hard drive in FCP 1. only minute of video to GB 2. for a final movie of 10 minutes
Re: calculating space
by David Roth Weiss 12 years ago
The free Digital Heaven Drivespace widget Michael pointed out is a wonderful addition to any editor's MAC. Withn it you can figure out how much drive space is required for nearly every video format on
order of turning on the system
by rap 12 years ago
when i studied editing in school years ago, i remember that there were steps to turning on the equipment that we HAD to fallow . I don't exactly remember them by order but i guess it was something lik
Re: order of turning on the system
by Ernie Santella 12 years ago
With current equipment, there's no 'harm' that can come from turning your gear on in the wrong order. The only problem is you might lose communication with the decks and or the drives won't show up on
different editors - same FCP
by rap 12 years ago
I'm working with another editor on the same system, since FCP is not like Avid where each editor gets to have his own setting what is the best way to switch from user to another is it by saving the 3
Re: different editors - same FCP
by David Roth Weiss 12 years ago
Shane Ross "I worked on the same machine as another editor. You are able to save your keyboard layout, and your window arrangement and recall them rather easily." I'm with Shane on this one -- that's
saving copies
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, this is a very basic question but at the end of each session i like to keep a back up copy of that session , and i was wondering, what is the best way to do so i've been using the save as op
Re: saving copies
by rap 12 years ago
hi David, thanks for your reply but I was wondering how do you do that ! do you drag and drop the icon of your project to a folder when your done or what
"unable to connect to background processor" !!
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, I am using the compressor that comes with FCP suite and usually I use to make DVD but now that I'm trying to make a video for streaming or dwnloading from the internet, I get the message "un
Re: "unable to connect to background processor" !!
by Craig Seeman 12 years ago
See this Apple tech note. The solution depends on which version of Compressor you're using. http: docs.info.apple.com article.html artnum=93234
4:3 on cinema screen
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys, sorry for the silly questions I just finished working on a project that is 4:3 and the director is interested in sending the tape to be screened n festivals too and I was wondering how will
Re: 4:3 on cinema screen
by MichaelP 12 years ago
If you want to fill a 16:9 screen with active picture, you need to do what's called a tilt & scan process. Roughly a third of your image will be copped and the remaining 2 3rds stretched horizontally
cant print tape
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys I am running xpress pro 4.6 without the mojo and I'm trying to print atape but am bot getting a signal to the deck unless i do digital cut, and when i do so and after running 48 minutes of th
Re: cant print tape
by Bill Stephan 12 years ago
A video underrun means the hard drive storage is not running fast enough to supply video & audio data to the output. Make sure that you close all bins except the one with the sequence. Also close all
shot od DVcam > Master on Beta
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys I was wondrig if there is anypoint of making Master on Beta tape of a film that was shots on DV I just finished working on a project that was completely shot on DVcam and now its time for the
Re: shot od DVcam > Master on Beta
by Bouke Vahl 12 years ago
Yeah, but we're not average... (and i'm half blind, no joke...) Bouke www.videoToolShed.com smart tools for video pro's
shaky titles
by rap 12 years ago
hey guys have you ever had a problem with rolling credits or titles I just finished working on a film and I have a problem with my titles both rolling and steady , they look shaky, I had the same prob
Re: shaky titles
by grinner hester 12 years ago
there ae speed duraction font font size combos it simply doesn't like sometimes. Try changing your font size one point and or altering your duration just a bit.
markers to subclips
by rap 13 years ago
hey guys, is there a way to make markers on a clip and then turn all these markers into subclips
Re-link
by rap 13 years ago
hey guys I have a serious problem and I need your help there is this project that is driving me crazy, a client brought me a project that he worked on on a PC and he said I have to copy the media to m
Re: Re-link
by SCcow7 12 years ago
Yeah Michael, thanks a million. I've got the same problem, will attempt the same solution. All the best, Tony
who has the final call on the soundtrack ? editor or sound designer
by rap 13 years ago
o.k here is a question that been a debate between me an my sound designer friend. who has the final call let's say I have edited some piece and it has music in it, and then the project goes to the pro
Re: who has the final call on the soundtrack ? editor or sound designer
by Chris Bové 13 years ago
grinner "Everyone knows the top dog is the client's wife." HA! Can remember at least three times where the client's wife sat-in at the final screening and started a cat fight over how much better she
mono or stereo
by rap 13 years ago
hey guys I'm working on a film that part of it talks about music band and has some of their music, now the whole film was shot on sony HDV and on one track, the live shows also were recorded on one tr
Re: mono or stereo
by ben oliver 12 years ago
sometimes it helps to lower one of your "mono-stereo" tracks a little bit, it kinda makes it sound like stereo, sorta.
Update tp 10.4.9
by rap 13 years ago
hey guys I just got an update message on my computer, its about the 10.4.9 and I just wanna make sure that I can so this update without having any problems with the FCP or Avid or any other softwares
Re: Update tp 10.4.9
by rcPics 13 years ago
I've updated on both my G5 and MacPro, and everything works fine...FCP, Pro Tools, etc. Make sure you go to the Apple site under Support - Downloads, and download the 'Combo Updater' for your computer
computer screen for editing
by rap 13 years ago
hello everybody well this is a more "technical" question and not an "art" question hey guys, I'm looking to by a computer screen for my G5 and while looking for computer screens, I found a 26 LCD wit
Re: color correcting using scope
by rap 13 years ago
(sorry that this post appears twice but i just realized that this is the right place for it) hey guys, I understand how important it is to work with a vectorscope, and I respect all what you have said
CRT vs. LCD
by rap 13 years ago
Please allow me to bring this once again, but I need to understand this once and for all why CRT monitor are better than LCD monitors for editing I got 2 CRT monitors, and I set them to the highest re
Re: CRT vs. LCD
by rap 13 years ago
hey guys, I understand how important it is to work with a vectorscope, and I respect all what you have said here, but.... comon, for working on editing a project, not on-lining it, why would I invest
film editor
by rap 13 years ago
hello everybody, I've been a video editor for 3 years now, my main work has been documentaries. I always got the feelig that I'm missing a lot by not being able to edit film, lots a films are being ma
Re: film editor
by Boyd McCollum 13 years ago
There really isn't "video" editing or "film" editing at this point. Very few people edit linear videotape or edit with actual film prints on flatbeds. Pretty much everyone uses NLEs (AVID, FCP, Premie
Sync Problems
by rap 13 years ago
I don't know where to best post this, so I am putting it here and under FCP. I can understate how appreciated any help would be!!! I am working on Protools LE 7.1 I am working with 2 editors both work
Re: Sync Problems
by rap 13 years ago
I am using DigiTranslator as part of the DV Toolkit...all the session settings are the same on this end, and on his, but...any suggestions
big fan, big headache
by rap 13 years ago
How shall i put this The sound recordist placed the mic on top of a computer with not 1, not 2 but three fans, and no, his intention was not to collect the sound of the fans. Other than the noise gate
Re: big fan, big headache
by rap 13 years ago
Thanks for the response Matte, I do, indeed, have Sound Track Pro, but unfortunately I am using Pro Tools LE for this particular session. And about the 3rd option...it saddens me to say...he WAS weari
Bassy Echo
by rap 13 years ago
Good day all, I am working on a project that was filmed in an office, and the recording sounds like it was made at the bottom of a deep well. I am working with Pro Tools LE 7.1, any way to get rid of
Re: Bassy Echo
by rap 13 years ago
Well I am listening to all 4 tracks (2 camera shoot) together, but unfortunately I have also listened to them one by one solo. The studio sound tech is somewhat of an amateur and I am paying the price
what is the best video format to use !!
by rap 14 years ago
could you tell me please what is the best vedio format to use DVCPRO DV Pal animation .... i have a QT movie that i got from a freind and i need ti import it to Avid, but it says that the codec is not
Re: what is the best video format to use !!
by Michael Del Rossi 14 years ago
use the avid codec It will import quicker. BTW what version of avid are you using
send QTmovie by internet
by rap 14 years ago
Hi everybody I
Re: send QTmovie by internet
by Justin Hawley 6 years ago
It depends the size you are trying to send. Are you talking a 30 second commercial Or an entire full-length feature I know you can send files online up to 4GB with Getalink. I've never used whalemail
export to DVD software
by rap 14 years ago
Hello, what is the best quality video (format) to export from Avid to make DVDs in Sonic DVDit
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