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Canon HV20 Accessory Adapter Shoe… Help!

June 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I have a Canon HV20 and I want to put my Shockmount on it. The only thing the Shockmount base is too big and can’t fit on the camera’s adapter shoe. Does anyone know if there is a shockmount that will fit the Canon HV20.
Here is the HV20 Advanced Accessory Shoe

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How To Format FAT32 USB 2.0 Drive For The Mac

May 23rd, 2008 · 39 Comments

I don’t know why these hard drives are formatted like this but it is killing me. My brother ordered a 1TB Western Digital My Book external hard drive for The DotMatrix Project, and it came formatted as a MS-DOS (FAT) or better yet a FAT32. FAT32 is formatted so Mac and PC can […]

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Apple Remote… Did Leopard Eat You?

May 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I bought my Macbook Pro last year and it came with Tiger installed on it. One of the first things I did was open up Front Row and test the cool new feature with the Apple Remote. To be honest I’ve had no use for the remote until tomorrow when I’m going to […]

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In Your Professional Opinion

April 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

For the past couple of months I’ve been searching for the right hard drive setup for our next feature film, which has something to do with zombies and soldiers and civil war. Pretty cool script. We begin shooting around May 17th and it is up to me to find a RAID system for […]

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Hard Drive Issue With The Sony HDR-SR1

March 26th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I received an email from Kim in the Balkins and I can’t help her cause I’ve stayed as far away as I could from the AVCHD hard drive camcorders. Here is her issue…

I am using the Sony HDR-SR1 camera with FCP 6.0.2 on a MacBook Pro with upgraded ram. I am not having […]

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Motion 3.0.2 What Are You Doing To Me?

March 8th, 2008 · No Comments

I’m on set and my job is to archive footage and to organize the shots in each scene. That is easy and moving along well. When I got asked to put together a cool background to play on a HDTV in a scene. Well I can’t, because Motion is acting up and […]

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On The Set Need Some Help

March 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We are trying to use one of our laptops as a monitor while we shoot. I’ve used it before but that was with DV cameras. Does anyone know the log and capture settings for a Panasonic HVX 200? Can we use the laptop as a monitor for the HVX?

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Motion 3.0.2 Update Beware… Ozone Plugin

December 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Or else you will see this…

I have no idea what happened. I haven’t used Motion since updating to 3.0.2. I opened it up to work on “homework” for my interview and damned if it happened to me. So I went to Motion discussion board and it seems like everyone is having the […]

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Hard Drive Nightmare!!! Help!

December 6th, 2007 · 5 Comments

I’m in the process of ADR work on “Z13” an Independent Zombie Flick shot in Greensboro. This film was shot in… I think it was 5 days. Needless to say it is not the best film. But for the time spent on shooting a film it is amazing work for that […]

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Winds Of Time Needs Your Votes

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Here is an email I got from Jose Montesinos…
HEY PEOPLE
so there is this myspace contest where they are looking for possible
pilots for TV shows. I sent them the “Winds Of Time”. The top 12 people get picked by Myspace user votes. So, please, those of you with Myspace accounts, go to this […]

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