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RC Maples

I'm 23 and currently working as an A/V Specialist at the World's Largest Aquarium (The Georgia Aquarium). I graduated with a bachelor's in Electronic Media Communication specializing in Electronic Media Production. I do enjoy, however, editing mostly... [more]
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June 23rd 2006
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Sevierville, TN
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Animated Indiana Jones Travel Arrow
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hey all, I've been tasked with creating a red arrow to show the journey of our latest addition here at the Georgia Aquarium. Nandi, our new manta ray, was flown from Durban, South Africa to Atlanta, G
Re: Animated Indiana Jones Travel Arrow
by RC Maples 7 years ago
Slayton, Got your call, forgiveness for the delay in response. For the arrow itself, I used a flat map of the world that would look nicely when 'orbed' and took it into photoshop. Inside PS, I drew ea
HDD with XDCAM files
by RC Maples 8 years ago
Hello all, I was given a hard drive from a production house that contains XDCAM EX files and I can't get them into my FCP or my Avid MC. The folder structure looks like this: I've got the ClipBrowser
Re: HDD with XDCAM files
by RC Maples 8 years ago
Nevermind, I think... Looks like the production house moved all the original MP4s from their sony clip buckets and put them into their own folder. Was able to import them using xdcam transfer. :D -- D
Batch Proccess 1280x480 mpeg4 .mov files?
by RC Maples 10 years ago
I have 40 mov's that are encoded using mpeg4. The files are 1280x480. I need to add a 1.5second fade on the video and audio on the head and tail of each video. What is the best way to 'batch' process
Quick Question on EX3/EX1
by RC Maples 11 years ago
I've googled this like crazy and can't find a definitive answer. Will the EX1 EX3 shoot in a standard def format Specifically DVCAM or DV Thanks in Advance, RC-- Doobie Doobie Doo beware the penguins
Re: Quick Question on EX3/EX1
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. The reason I was asking is b c I have a client coming up who's edit house works primarily with DVCAM. I was contemplating using an EX1 EX3 to shoot with, but I would need to b
Newb Camera Op Freelancer
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hey all, I normally do video editing freelance, and have my own home "suite." Recently, I did a shoot for a local corporation through a partnership with my fulltime employer. The corp I shot for has n
Re: Newb Camera Op Freelancer
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Mark Suszko The other things to own rather than rent include mics, tripod and lights. You use those every time, while you may rent between three different camera models for different jobs. The tripod
HELP - SD B-Roll Cut with mixed format timeline
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hi all, I'm cutting some b-roll to be used on a national talk show. I just talked to their editor and the tape I originally sent them has some field dominance issues. The current sequence in question
Re: HELP - SD B-Roll Cut with mixed format timeline
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Alright, thanks Jeremy for the help. Now the PR department won't be asking for my head :D-- Doobie Doobie Doo beware the penguins
xdcam hd -> p2
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hi all, Hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday season and a happy new year :) I work for an aquarium in the south east and currently we're adapting to the Sony XDCAM HD workflow shooting on an EX-1. S
Re: xdcam hd -> p2
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Yes, I did mean TV Stations outside of our building (CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, and one other one can't remember). Anyway, I think they're mixed, a couple are running FCP and a couple might be running Avid N
OWC Mercury on the go external hdd
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hello all, I was wondering if anyone had used a OWC Mercury On-The-Go external HDD via firewire with Final Cut Studio 2 I have a MBP and I'm looking for a small sized external hdd to edit things in th
Re: OWC Mercury on the go external hdd
by RC Maples 11 years ago
So would something like the G-Raid Mini (http: www.g-technology.com products G-RAID-mini.cfm) be suitable then edit: Belay my last. Found the answer. Thanks for the response! :D -- Doobie Doobie Doo b
Moving a Project
by RC Maples 11 years ago
I finished a project for a client on my home system. It's a mac dual core g5 with 2 500gb harddrives internal. One drive is my media drive only. As I don't want to be associated with this project any
Re: Moving a Project
by Jon Zanone 11 years ago
First, format that drive to NTFS. Then, transcode (but don't change the resolution of) the footage you want to the drive. Put the project file in a top level folder, and your done. Jon"Jamming our hea
Moderation Mode?
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hey staffers: Everytime I post I get a message about being moderation mode either b c I've got a new account or I've violated policies of CreativeCow.net. Can someone look at my account and see if I h
Re: Moderation Mode?
by Ronald Lindeboom 11 years ago
Hello Rob, About a month ago, you edited your account and changed the name that you had been using since you originally signed up. Every time anyone changes their name or their email address, our mech
Raid Array Recommendations
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Hi all, I currently edit in MC 2.8 on OS X 10.4.11 Software only. I'm considering my options of upgrading to a used adrenaline with dnxcl board (don't have the means to upgrade CPU and MC to 3.0 Nitri
Re: Raid Array Recommendations
by RC Maples 11 years ago
Anyone Recommendations -- Doobie Doobie Doo beware the penguins
DVD Duplication?
by RC Maples 12 years ago
Hi! The company I work for is about to undertake a new venture in which guests can pay for an exciting adventure. Part of this new service includes a video and DVD for the guests. I have been tasked w
Re: DVD Duplication?
by Michael D. Brown 12 years ago
Well, this is an inkjet, but it is working quite well for us. You can also get Taiyo Yuden "Watershield" printable discs. http: www.microboards.com article.php 2006042409170927 Please note: "Separate
FCP+Deck Control
by RC Maples 12 years ago
Hi all, I recently got hired on at an FCP shop. Currently in the edit suite I'm working in there is a Mac Pro running FCP 6.0. We are using a Sony HVR-M25U HDV deck for capture output. At present, FCP
Re: FCP+Deck Control
by RC Maples 12 years ago
Alright, I made a typo in my Original post. We're not up to FCP 6.0 yet. We're @ like 5.3.4 I think. I brought up the issue of firewire transport and deck control to my boss with a co worker sitting t
Internship opportunity at Biscardi Creative Media
by walter biscardi 12 years ago
SUGAR HILL, GA MAY 18, 2007 Biscardi Creative Media, Sugar Hill Georgia, is seeking a qualified intern immediately to assist in their post production facility. General day to day duties will include:
Re: No phone calls please
by RC Maples 12 years ago
Has this internship been filled -- Doobie Doobie Doo beware the penguins
Training in Atlanta?
by RC Maples 12 years ago
Hey all, I'm in the atlanta area looking for a place to get get schooled in After Effects. I have used a place called Media Technology Associates, and I was signed up with them for the last week of th
Re: Training in Atlanta?
by RC Maples 12 years ago
jsmith34 " hey, im in the same boat. im also in the atlanta area and have had little luck in finding anything to do with AE. ive looked for internships too and i cannot find any; may have to do north
Demo Reel: Howto 'shock and awe'
by RC Maples 13 years ago
Hi all, I've got a current demo reel up at http: www.rcmapes.net reel.html However, the only footage I have to put on it is some b-roll I shot for a project about a Fiddle shop in Nashville, TN. It wa
Re: Demo Reel: Howto 'shock and awe'
by RC Maples 13 years ago
Yeah, the 'psychadelic' stuff is actually the footage of the water skier in a kaliedascope effect... The footage was the only thing I was able to get to transfer propperly. The other footage wouldn't
Problems with 5.5 on 10.4.7
by RC Maples 13 years ago
specs: quadcore g5 osx 10.4.7 AXP 5.5.2 Alright... I got my new g5 in the mail the other day preloaded with 10.4.7 on it. I had just bought AXP 4.8.1 for Mac just before the new release came out. Some
Re: It does work
by RC Maples 13 years ago
I apologize. I have 5.5.2. It was a typo. It only reads the dongle about 50% of the time. I'm going to bug Avid about it again today and see if they can fix my service contract as well. -- Doobie Doob
Avid Hates Me...
by RC Maples 13 years ago
Problem1: Avid Xpress Pro will play Audio of source clips sequences but not the video. The video stays on one frame and the Audio keeps on going. I can move the timeline cursor around and see differen
Re: Avid Hates Me...
by RC Maples 13 years ago
Well, I'm running an Nvidia GeForce card with 128 Megs onboard with 2 gigs of ram and the AMD 64bit 3200+ processor. The CPU is not supported by Avid. Luckily I met a guy at the 2006 Avid Tour when it
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