If you’re lucky enough to own Adobe Creative Cloud CC 2014/15 you can create a free 2K DCP. For 4K, 3D, HFR or other frame rates than 24 or 25 you have to buy the pro version of Wraptor DCP 1. Create final file in the highest resolution possible with Audio as either: A. Stereo … Read moreFree DCP
By following these steps you create a “sample level edit mode” in Premiere CC. You only want to be in this mode for precise audio edits. In this mode a 25th or 30th of a second is huge, it is like putting a microscope on the audio, the picture usually doesn’t even move! 1. Go … Read moreSample Level Audio Editing Mode in Premiere CC
My secret weapon: The VLC player and screen recording software like Screenflow or Camtasia to make files into a Quicktime movie. Flash Read this to learn what an .swf file is. When you receive .swf flies to use in an edit, ask the developer for the .fla files. Or better ask them to export a Quicktime in … Read moreDealing with odd files like: .mpg, .mp4, Powerpoint, Animated GIF’s, Flash .swf .flv .fla
The number one reason I get into password hell from time to time is because I’m juggling so many passwords and I mix them up. That said, I think it is sometimes hard to determine if my password hell is caused by human error or an error on the end of the entity I’m trying to … Read moreTips for getting out of password hell
When you buy a D600, you basically buy 2 camera’s in one box. You understand this when you notice that there are separate iso settings for video & stills. pros -great still camera -audio with separate box to add XLR, a little noisy, but ok for a DSLR. -rolling shutter ok, comparable to 5Dm2 -haven’t noticed any overheating issues … Read moreShooting Video with the Nikon D600
For Mac OS X 10.6 or later! 1. Download SUBLER 2. In iTunes select the songs that are recognized as clean but you want the explicit version of. 3. Right-click and “Show in Finder” 4. Select all the songs again in the finder, or work in batches per album. 5. Drag the songs onto the … Read moreiTunes Match explicit/clean problem fixed.
2.5 hr shot @ 50Mbits 1080p 29.97 Copy 60GB using USB-2 for the reader and FW-800 to the drive > 30min > 1/5 realtime FCP-7 (with Canon XF plugin installed) WARNING DO NOT UPGRADE TO OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion! Log & Transfer to Prores 422 using 2009 Core Duo macbookpro > Realtime, half realtime with … Read moreShooting with the Canon C300
No more transcoding or re-wrapping of most current camera formats and codecs! That’s a big deal I think. I’m cutting a show with 5D, panasonic AVC INTRA, EX1, EX3, and P2 footage. With Final Cut I would still have to rewrap or transcode all this footage. Sony came out with their AMA plugin in Nov … Read moreAVID MC 6 now 100% compatible with most camera formats.
-100% Rule: determine what the tightest framing of a picture will be without scaling the picture above 100% in FCP or AVID. Do this: -open the picture in photoshop -make the Info palette visible -set options to Pixels -select the Marquee tool -eyeball different zooms on the picture using Marquee -on the info palette read … Read moreUsing Photoshop to resize images
When you need YouTube video’s or any other video’s from websites for editing. Do this: (for PC or Mac) 1. install the latest Firefox browser 2. install the Download helper add-on USE this link if you google it, you will get a spammy page where the real link is hidden. 3. go to the page … Read morePulling video from web pages.