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December 8th 2005
95 Posts
Television Lawyer
by ron darby 3 years ago
I need advice on how to find choose a good entertainment lawyer. Needs to be in California . I am on my second season of a Pet TV show and could have used some good legal advise in the past. I have us
Encore on Yosemite
by ron darby 4 years ago
Dose Adobe Encore from CS6 work on Apple Yosemite I am on a new 2014 Mac Pro 12 core and currently on OS 10.9.5. I want to upgrade to Yosemite to see if I can fix these black lines I am getting on exp
Re: Encore on Yosemite
by ron darby 4 years ago
Thanks, that's to bad about PPCC
What am I doing wrong (round trip Adobe PP)
by ron darby 5 years ago
I am new to Resolve 10 lite Sorry if this is a basic question but I am still learning how this program works. I want to be able to edit a timeline in Adobe PP CC and then export it to do finishing in
Re: What am I doing wrong (round trip Adobe PP)
by ron darby 4 years ago
Good Luck
Multi audio tracks in nested sequence
by ron darby 4 years ago
Is it possible to have multiple audio tracks in nested sequence . Could I have a sequence with 3 video tracks and 6 audio track, drop it into a new sequence and get 1 video track and 6 audio tracks Wh
Re: Multi audio tracks in nested sequence
by ron darby 4 years ago
That helps, Thanks
Exporting M&E channels in Premier Pro CC
by ron darby 4 years ago
I am syndicating a pet show that I have edited in Premier Pro CC on an Apple computer. I have edited a few episodes for local TV needing only one stereo mix track at delivery. Now for international di
export 4 separate audio channels
by ron darby 4 years ago
I need to export 4 separate audio channels for a TV station Below is what I want to do A1 full mix A2 full mix A3 Dialog only A4 music and sound effects Below is my results at this point So far I get
Re: export 4 separate audio channels
by ron darby 4 years ago
Thanks Andy this helps me understand how Premier handles audio. I was also confused with what the station wanted, so I was having a hard time. Turns out all I really needed was 2 stereo tracks. One wi
Exporting 4 separate channel (audio stems)
by ron darby 4 years ago
I have read watched a few tutorials and I am very close to getting it right, but still missing the target. Here is what I am doing. Goal: To be able to export ProRes Mov with 4 separate audio tracks (
Re: Exporting 4 separate channel (audio stems)
by ron darby 4 years ago
OK I just exported the same timeline in my fist post on this thread. But changed single track to 4 mono in export audio settings as you said. Here is what I got (not what I need yet) A1 & A2 full mix
Strang dropout looking lines on export
by ron darby 4 years ago
When I export from Premier Pro CC 8.2 on my 2.7 GHz 12 core mac pro I occasionally get a few lines appearing on the screen (looks like dropout from tape, but no tape used) The lines are very random, s
FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by David Mathis 5 years ago
It has been more than three months since we have seen an update. Slowly losing my mind, slowly going nuttier than a fruitcake and going to call a shrink to have my head examined.
Re: FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by ron darby 5 years ago
What's wrong with adding tracks if it's optional. If you don't like it then you don't have it use them , you can forget there even there, but more people might start buying FCPx and may be then Apple
Close caption not working
by ron darby 5 years ago
I'm trying to get close caption on a short training video edited in Premier CC. I imported the ssc file and added to the timeline, exported time with cc embedded . I can see the cc when played back in
Re: Close caption not working
by Jeremy Mohune 5 years ago
You're right, my bad. I never used closed captions so I thought you were talking about regular subtitles. Sorry for the mistake!
No ND filters on BM new 4K camera
by ron darby 5 years ago
I have been shooting for TV for a long time, always used ND filters. The broadcast BM only shoots in HD, it has ND filters. The ones that shoot in 4k do not have ND filters. I want 4k with ND filters.
Re: No ND filters on BM new 4K camera
by ron darby 5 years ago
Thanks guys. Will Im a little disappointed , I assumed most pro cameras had ND filters. I really depend on mine, I guess I 'll have to learn more about matt boxes and filters if I want to up grade my
Hawaiian Island Model
by ron darby 5 years ago
I am looking for a 3d model of the Hawaiian Islands (one that looks close to actual) With ocean We need to do a few fly up to specific locations I am looking for my animator, I am not a Maya guy Dose
Problem round tripping with Adobe PP CC
by ron darby 5 years ago
I am new to Resolve 10 lite Sorry if this is a basic question but I am still learning how this program works. I want to be able to edit a timeline in Adobe PP CC and then export it to do finishing in
Re: Problem round tripping with Adobe PP CC
by ron darby 5 years ago
Thanks, I have to many questions at this times, I need to read the manual more and narrow down what my questions are. Thanks. I'll be back
FCP7 method in FCPX
by ron darby 6 years ago
Im just starting to use FCPX after years on FCP7 I use a method in FCP7 I would like to use in FCPX, but having issues with it Method I like to have 2 monitors, one with timeline, timeline viewer and
Re: FCP7 method in FCPX
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
This makes sense. As always, a good tool adapts to the working style of the user. And if someone enjoys working with X nearly exclusively in timeline mode, that's totally cool. The bottom line is that
Adobe Support?
by ron darby 6 years ago
Not sure where to post this I am trying to get some help from Abobe but can't seem to get a reply. I am not that experienced in getting on line help and may need a point in the right direction. I orde
Re: Adobe Support?
by Todd Kopriva 6 years ago
I'll point one of my colleagues to this thread. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated After
Installing OS on SSD
by ron darby 7 years ago
I must be missing something, sorry for the basic question. Goal: Switch out existing OS drive with a new OWC SSD 3G Mercury Electra on a 2.5 Drive sled for 2009 - 2010 Apple Mac Pro. My Apple is a 2 x
Re: Installing OS on SSD
by Salvador Garza 7 years ago
Hi Ron, While booted off the old HD and the SSD in slot 4, launch System Profiler ( Applications Utilities) and go to Hardware Serial ATA section. Does the SSD drive show up Salvador Garza Apple Certi
16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes
by ron darby 7 years ago
I have 4 Sony SXS cards for my EX3. 2 8 gig and 2 16 gig. For the last few years the 16 gig cards always had 57 minutes 1080P HQ when reformated (erased). Out of the blue one of my 16 gig SxS card now
Re: 16 gig SXS card now only has 55 minutes
by Don Greening 7 years ago
Mr. Palmer's 1st answer is correct. More recent versions of the XDCAM EX firmware will reduce the time on a 16G card from 57 to 55 min. A 32G SxS card goes from 116 min. to 112. - Don Don Greening A V
Advise on interview mic
by ron darby 8 years ago
There are times I need to do a quick interview and would like to use the camera mic instead of a wireless. What mic would be good to mount on my camera to pick up an interview about 5 feet away. I kno
Re: Advise on interview mic
by ron darby 8 years ago
Thnaks
Installing ram on new Mac Pro
by ron darby 8 years ago
I got my new 8 core Mac Pro still in the box, plus 24 gigs of otherworld ram still in it's box Is there any reason I need to turn on (for it's first time) my mac before I yank out the original ram and
Re: Installing ram on new Mac Pro
by Craig Alan 8 years ago
I know this is an old thread but thought I'd add: I keep old original apple ram in a safe place in a static free bag. If I get serious (possibly hardware related) problems like frequent kernal panics,
Apple Computer question
by ron darby 9 years ago
I am confused on this, I am missing something. Someone please set me straight. I am looking at the newest Pro Mac on the Apple site and comparing it to mine I bought about a year ago. My "about this c
Re: Apple Computer question
by ron darby 9 years ago
Thanks, that's what I needed to know. Aloha, Ron
Green Flashes and Crashes with XDCAM EX Footage
by Andrew Brose 10 years ago
Hello all, I've been troubleshooting our FCP suite for my editor because in the last couples of weeks FCP has been crashing more and more frequently. What seems to be causing the crashes is jumping be
Re: Green Flashes and Crashes with XDCAM EX Footage
by ron darby 9 years ago
I been having a similar problem too. I use just about all Xdcam footage shot on an EX3. On Leopard I would get the occasional crash, but after I up graded to SL I get drop frames every 2 seconds I pla
Photoshop Logo jaggy edges
by ron darby 9 years ago
I had a graphic artis create a logo for a local TV show I produce. I had her make it at 300 dpi 2175 by 1125 pixels. (Made in photoshop) I created an open with a close up of the logo with the space in
Re: Photoshop Logo jaggy edges
by Dave LaRonde 9 years ago
Yup. That's the way to do it. Photoshop documents are nice, but you can't beat the ability of applications like After Effects to retain an Illustrator document's nice, crisp edges. The same goes for o
Import Error from SXS card
by ron darby 10 years ago
Just got back from a shoot, when I started to open XDCAM transferred, pointed it to my Sony card reader that had a 16 gig sony SXS card in it, I got this error message on my Quad Core intel. "The Clip
Re: Import Error from SXS card
by ron darby 10 years ago
Your right I have been using this camera for a year and I used xdcam transfer the whole time, I totally forget about clip browser, thanks for the reminder and getting me back on track.
Help Deleted footage
by ron darby 10 years ago
I deleted the footage on one of my SxS card while it was in my EX-3 camera. I ran out of media on A slot and forgot to deleted the B card before the shoot. So in a panic I forgot to change slots and d
Re: Help Deleted footage
by ron darby 10 years ago
Ah I have not got total success yet. Only one file can be viewed in the XDCAM transfer. Does this mean all the other file are corrupt and no good. How much did it cost to recover and where did you go
Selling already produced TV episodes
by ron darby 10 years ago
I am the creator, writer, shooter, and editor for a hour TV show called The Pet Hui .(Hui means group in Hawaiian) It airs locally here in Hawaii on time Warner. Unfortunately the market here is to sm
Re: Selling already produced TV episodes
by ron darby 10 years ago
Thanks Bob for taking the time to check out my youtube. About half of the episodes are in HD because I just up-graded to the EX3. Thanks for the contact info and ideas, I am going to start on them aft
Has anyone used a SD lens on the HPX 500.
by ron darby 11 years ago
I have enough money to by the HPX 500 without the lens. I thought I would use the lens on my Sony 2 3 chip D30 (canon YJ18X9B4 KRS) and the Anton Bauer batteries for power. This would be a temporary u
Re: Has anyone used a SD lens on the HPX 500.
by ron darby 11 years ago
Thanks Looks like Ill buy the 500 and cannibalize my beta D30.
Advice on new system drive
by ron darby 11 years ago
My system drive is giving signs of failing ie. takes a long time to save to, takes a long time to move files to and from, and other slow downs. My other internal drives do not have this problem Disk u
Re: Advice on new system drive
by ron darby 11 years ago
Yes I am re-loading OS & FCP studio 2 on a new SG 500 gig drive at this time
Window Dib Export
by ron darby 11 years ago
I need to make a DVD Window Dub (iDVD) from a clip that I have in FCP Studio 2. I have tried it unsuccessfully by: 1. Export Q time (Not Qtime conservation) from viewer window with TC display on 2. Ex
HELP black holes in interface of Motion & pro apps
by ron darby 12 years ago
I just up dated the latest pro application (software update) and I am experiencing black windows in the interface of Motion, Live Type, Soundtrack Pro, Compressor, DVD studio pro won
Re: HELP black holes in interface of Motion & pro apps
by ron darby 12 years ago
Repairing permissions worked I took your advice repaired permissions with Disk Utilities, something I need to do more often. After a short repairing pro apps are opening up just fine. I have not used
green animated arrows
by ron darby 12 years ago
Helo Could someone please help me My background is in editing with FCP, but I need to make a simple (I hope simple) animation. I have used Motion more often than After Effects and would like to do it
Re: green animated arrows
by ron darby 12 years ago
Thanks a million I did it in a few minutes. I'll spend some time getting it perfect, but it is just what I needed. Thanks again Aloha Ron
JVC GY DV 500
by ron darby 12 years ago
Is the DR-DV5000U4 Firestore the only firestore drive that works with this JVC GY DV 500 camera. I am hoping for something smaller in size but bigger in storage space. Is there any other portable driv
matchframe to tape
by ron darby 13 years ago
Has there been any new tools or products that allows you to do a match frame to tape while printing to tape. While printing a half hour show I often get under runs late in the show or find a miss-spel
Re: matchframe to tape
by ron darby 13 years ago
You're trying to insert edit from the timeline to the deck. Edit to tape works from the viewer to the tape. You're probably trying to edit a slug onto the tape. Put the sequence in the viewer. That di
fire wire logging via RS-422
by ron darby 13 years ago
I need to log a bunch of beta tapes. I would like to be able to use my G4 laptop and be able to get a log and a thumb nail (I have FCP 4.5) I can encode the comp video out of the 1800 through my camco
Re: fire wire logging via RS-422
by ron darby 13 years ago
Thanks I checked it out and thought it looked good but my boss won't pay the $299 for the HD Log. Unfutionally HD Log is the only one that will allow me to get the video via fireire and the TC via RS
can of spam not working with filters
by ron darby 13 years ago
Heres what Im doing Photoshop 1. create new comp 720x480 72 dpi transpaernt 2. Pasted in a can of spam about 1 4 size of the comp 3. added to it with other objects on seperate layers 3. save (this is
Re: can of spam not working with filters
by ron darby 13 years ago
Sorry I took so long to get back with ya, I just got the kids off to school and now back to work. I was just adding the filter to one of the objects in the layer. I see now, that if I add the filter t
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