Tech

Posts about technical aspects of my work


OSX update kills Mercury Engine

OSX update kills Mercury Engine


Posted By on Monday, 27 June, 2011

Since I’m running Adobe’s Premiere Pro as a part of Production Premium CS5.5, I bought an nVidia Quadro 4000 to make sure I take advantage of the CUDA technology and Adobe’s Mercury Engine. My platform is a Mac Pro 8 core 2.4GHz with 24GB RAM, which came with an ATI Radeon card that is not supported by Adobe. Apple does not allow upgrades in their custom-built [sic] towers, I had to buy it separately and install the...

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SGblade and Virtual Memory on older XP box

SGblade and Virtual Memory on older XP box


Posted By on Saturday, 16 May, 2009

35mm adapter To get that sought-after filmlook you need a couple of things. First off, you need a brilliant idea, a great story. Second, you need to know how to frame and light, direct and edit. But what definitely is the cherry on top, is having the footage look like it was shot on actual film. Now of course there is nothing that looks exactly like filmstock, except for film, yet with a 35mm adapter and photographic lenses you can...

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