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by Tony Grant
Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:30 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Am I really that stupid!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3623

Am I really that stupid!!!

I have just wasted a day and a sleepless night with a problem that’s solution was so simple and the answer came to me in what I can only describe as a dream in the small hours of this morning. A client asked me to make MOV and WMV files of a recent classical concert “no problem” I said. I made the f...
by Tony Grant
Tue Dec 22, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: May you all have a a great Christmas and New year
Replies: 3
Views: 3772

Re: May you all have a a great Christmas and New year

We 'dunk' the Christmas cake in beer, we have do this behind closed doors because the PC brigade say that we have to call it fruit cake and I like a cigar at about that stage in the proceedings our guest(s) have had health warnings sent to them on sledge because of the global WARMING! Oh "S/1t&...
by Tony Grant
Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: May you all have a a great Christmas and New year
Replies: 3
Views: 3772

May you all have a a great Christmas and New year

Hi everybody, Let's be silly and traditional, every year we make New Years resolutions so how about making some about our camera and film making work. I will start the ball rolling and make two resolutions. 1. I will never again use my house as a film set. Last year my wife has just reminded me, we ...
by Tony Grant
Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:16 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: FVM latest Issue - amateur
Replies: 20
Views: 13353

Re: FVM latest Issue - amateur

Do I miss read your rules an actor is not a viseo professional and expenses can cover many things look at your MP's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are film makers not actors. We buy the best equipment lets point it at the best " subjects" This competition is restricted to films made for entirel...
by Tony Grant
Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: SPAM MAIL
Replies: 3
Views: 3621

Re: SPAM MAIL

THANKS GUYS
by Tony Grant
Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:44 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: FVM latest Issue - amateur
Replies: 20
Views: 13353

Re: FVM latest Issue - amateur

What I forgot to say was what alot of excellent comment was made on this topic.

Tony
by Tony Grant
Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: FVM latest Issue - amateur
Replies: 20
Views: 13353

Re: FVM latest Issue - amateur

I have noticed that the IAC is dropping the word amateur in many of its publications and notifications and applaud its decision to do so. I am part of a small group who run a bianual film competion in Belgium this year will be our third festival and I have used some of the wording used by the IAC in...
by Tony Grant
Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: SPAM MAIL
Replies: 3
Views: 3621

SPAM MAIL

Why do we allow this Forum to be penetrated by SPAM mail this time NEW YORK ESCORTS . I use forums by EDIUS, SONY, and other ‘filmmakers’ forums but it is only from the IAC I get regular SPAM. I think it is time our Webmasters take professional advice. If others can stamp out SPAM so can we. To answ...
by Tony Grant
Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Can we recycle DVD spindles?
Replies: 5
Views: 5090

Re: Can we recycle DVD spindles?

You are all lucky to have old spindles lying about. I use Taiyo Yuden DVD,s and CD,s If you have not used them start NOW they are the best. But they do not come on a spindle if you want the best price.

Tony
by Tony Grant
Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: take a look at my New Documentary Please.
Replies: 10
Views: 11207

Re: take a look at my New Documentary Please.

Great effort to do something different I liked it alot. however you want some feed back. 1 Why 4.3 Have you ever seen today a square TV screen? I6,9 is much nicer and feels better. 2. Do not consider two cameras (sorry Dave). How many reportage teams from the BBC do you see with two cameras 3. Make ...
by Tony Grant
Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: What baffled you when you began filming?
Replies: 22
Views: 26596

Re: What baffled you when you began filming?

Not really a reply but more of an add on the last paragraph brings us back to the subject At last it’s done the “De Koffer” is finished, my first short fiction film is completed the actors think they should win Oscars, our ‘in house’ composer thinks the music is fantastic, well he would, he wrote i...
by Tony Grant
Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: EDIUS
Replies: 4
Views: 4714

Re: EDIUS



COME ON MORE OF YOU MUST BE USING EDIUS
by Tony Grant
Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Putting club productions on the net
Replies: 5
Views: 5509

Re: Putting club productions on the net

Hi Everyone, Reference uploading films to that vast audience most of whom are looking at rubbish may I suggest using BLIP.TV and then connect to your own site. Check out my website www.perilous-landings.com you can see the results or have a look at Blip. http://perilous-landings.blip.tv/ Tony Perhap...
by Tony Grant
Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Computers for HD editing
Replies: 8
Views: 6618

Re: Computers for HD editing

Hi Dave, For information I offer the Profile of my computer. I am working on up to 5 hours Hdv in realtime with Edius 5.1 I do not understand most of it but the info is in the profile. Hope it helps Tony Computer Profile Summary Computer Name: Ediusnx-tg (in HOME) — EdiusNX-PC Profile Date: 24 July ...
by Tony Grant
Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: EDIUS
Replies: 4
Views: 4714

Re: EDIUS

Hi Tom.

Short answer, 5.11 is fantastic and well worth the money especially if you are working with HDV. If you get
just ask me any questions.

Tony