Floating Head/Body Advice-Tips? by Jess Juanich 3 days ago Hi, I want to make a person's body disappear and make their head "float". The person's body is wrapped in green screen and I keyed it using Ultra Key. The problem I have is that I want to key the body
Re: Floating Head/Body Advice-Tips? by Angelo Lorenzo 3 days ago There needs to be a clean plate under your footage. Assuming the camera is locked off then it's a frame of video without your actor. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes on your W
Enable GPU Acceleration in Premiere Pro by Brian Cheng 4 days ago So my Premiere Pro CC is running really slow when I'm viewing a After Effects dynamic linked footage. I searched on the internet, and people said that allowing GPU Acceleration as renderer can speed u
Relinking All Clips by Ryan Patch 4 days ago Hello - I am familiar with relinking clips through selecting offline media and right-clicking, and also through the timeline context menu - but both of these methods limit the relinking to just files
Re: Relinking All Clips by Angelo Lorenzo 4 days ago In the media bin, in the searchbox just type "offline" and it should filter out all offline clips. "Video", "Still", "Audio", "Sequence", "Title" are all also keywords, and the search box will also se
4K through Firewire 800? by Eric Klassen 6 days ago I'm editing 4K HD footage smoothly on the old Mac Pro system. We have a Raid drive with only Thunderbolt out. If I convert the Thunderbolt out to Firewire800, will I run into bottleneck issues (we bou
Re: 4K through Firewire 800? by Angelo Lorenzo 5 days ago I would check with some mac people but the thunderbolt- fw800 adapter is one way conversion only. FW800 device to thunderbolt computer port. You might be putting the cart before the horse. -----------
Top & Tail Edit - CTI frame by Guy Hopes 6 days ago Hi I am using Premiere Pro CC v7.2.1 (4). I was checking out the Top edit (keyboard shortcut Q) which cuts off a clip from the beginning of the clip to the playhead. My question is, is it right that i
Re: Top & Tail Edit - CTI frame by Angelo Lorenzo 6 days ago That's simply how Premiere behaves - counter intuitive but the CTI is the frame in front of it. I believe FCP7 acts this way as well so it's not terribly foreign. There is another keyboard shortcut, I
Audio Gain vs Clip Mixer ? by Jay Thomas 2 weeks ago Full disclosure: still new to PP from FCP. I'm trying to understand the difference between adjusting clip audio via the Audio Gain command and via the Clip Mixer. In this example I'm staying entirely
Re: Audio Gain vs Clip Mixer ? by Angelo Lorenzo 1 week ago Jay Thomas " But if I select Audio Gain on that clip and adjust the gain by say -20db, the Clip Mixer still shows my original -7db adjustment. I interpret this to mean that the Audio Gain command is
Effects before sizing by Charles Smiley 5 months ago In PP CS5 is it possible to put various effects (such as color correction) ahead of the default "Motion" effect I want to perform various effects before using the "scale" effect to resize video clips.
Re: Effects before sizing by Angelo Lorenzo 5 months ago Apply effects, right click and nest your footage and then scale the new nested sequence that is created. Alternately, if Premiere CS5 has it then go to Effects Distort Transform, and it's the same set
After Effects Quartz Compositions by John Mark 6 months ago Is there a render setting where I can render in "Quartz" as a graphic composition or a plugin used for Play-out from BB-TV Have a look at this ptf - http: www.ninsight.com fichiers docs bbtv BBTV_Docu
Re: After Effects Quartz Compositions by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago Not quite sure I understand your question. Quartz comps used as plugins need to be created in an optimized way for that usage and then adapted with a 3rd party program. None of the After Effects nativ
RED in Speedgrade by Nina Sargsyan 6 months ago I have a project in Premiere that consists of Red Epic 5k shots, now I've downscaled them to 2k and made an EDL and went to Speedgrade. In speedgrade Im not being able to relink the media, I keep gett
Re: RED in Speedgrade by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago In Speedgrade, make sure both your timeline FPS and your FPS settings under Settings Editing match your EDL before trying to import and link. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes
What is AJA? by Nina Sargsyan 6 months ago Hey everyone, could someone please explain what AJA 10 bit Lin RGB in speedgrade is, and Im wondering why my Prores output is missing from my Speedgrade, Im using a windows 7 HP Workstation.
Re: What is AJA? by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago ProRes output is not available natively on any Windows system, with the exception of Telestream Episode and a few other non-official programs like FFMPEG and FFMBC. I would consider exporting out a DP
Nina Sargsyan 6 months ago Hey Angelo I wa shoping you could help me out with a problem Im having with Speedgrade. If so Ive posted the problem in the Adobe Speedgrade forum page. Thanks
Wireless monitoring system by Berat User 6 months ago Hi, I am a DP doing a reality show. We have 5 cameras running on the set. Director wants to see all( at least 4) pictures. Is there a reliable wireless system. I have so far tried Avalon, camwave and
Re: Wireless monitoring system by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago I would think, based on specs that performance between Camwave Teradek them would be similar - they're rated for about 300ft line-of-sight use. The issue that comes to mind is if the channel frequency
Sharing doc files on location. by Loretta Farrell 6 months ago I'm working on a big gloosy and I'm looking to see if there is anyway to view or share files on loction with tablets - some maybe ipads and others not. We will have 5-9 producers working on files time
Re: Sharing doc files on location. by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago If you have access to the internet via location or a hotspot then use Dropbox with everyone signed into the same production specific account. It's available on desktop laptop. iOS, and android. It doe
moire in animated stills by chris iuliano 6 months ago I am making real estate videos and when I try to animate a still I am getting a lot of moire, especially on rooftops. How do I get rid of this I am using a Canon Rebel t4i.
Re: moire in animated stills by Ann Bens 6 months ago Mask out the roof and add a slight blur. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professional
Blend live capture with pre-recorded? by Jon Appleyard 6 months ago Hi, I'm thinking up a Halloween trick to project at a party I'm hosting and wanted to know if it's possible. What I want to do is have a live stream from a webcam showing my bedroom. The feed will be
burning for tv, mac and pc by Phillip McCordall 6 months ago Hi everybody, I've just finished my first dvd, or at least thought I had. i used mpeg 2 for exporting too encore but it won't read on a pc with the standard media player, can anyone tell me what expor
Re: burning for tv, mac and pc by Angelo Lorenzo 6 months ago Not all versions of Windows support DVD playback with Windows Media Player out-of-the-box, especially Windows 8, and some versions of Windows 7. http: windows.microsoft.com en-us windows windows-media
Any Slider Shot Tips? by Spencer Honda 7 months ago By tips, I mean in getting a smooth shot I mean, there's got to be some secret or tip. What I mean is, just using my hands to move the camera along the track can't be the best possible way can it I ju
Re: Any Slider Shot Tips? by Angelo Lorenzo 7 months ago So what kind of slider Something with skateboard wheels on 1 4" tube is not the same as a solid original slider. Generally, with the cheaper sliders there is less rigidity so you can't avoid some inhe
How to make my computer more powerful by Nick Montgomery 7 months ago I have upgraded my computer twice in the last year. And after each time, I have never felt like it was powerful enough to do the kind of work that I needed to do. It's really frustrating to never quit
Editing advice by Kevin Dawson 7 months ago I am trying to use Premier Pro CS6 to edit a music video. I am having trouble figuring out how to create a word and then take letters out of the word and place it in the video to form a different word
Re: Editing advice by Angelo Lorenzo 7 months ago After Effects. Premiere is not suited for any kind of motion graphics work and any attempt would lead to some very cumbersome workaround. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes on y
Re: FCP Audio mixing by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago Create a new sequence and set the master audio channel to 5.1 You will now have access to 5.1 panning controls in the audio mixer. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes on your Win
Hard Drives for Indie Feature by Joshua Moise 8 months ago Hello out there. I'm cutting an indie feature and looking to pick the best hard drive. It'll be shot on the Red Epic and I'll be cutting on Prores LT (I think). I'm eying the Glyph 4TB GTO62 Raid, mos
Re: Hard Drives for Indie Feature by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago My advice is ask your DIT. Your DIT or DUT (digital utility tech) will be the one handling footage in the field and should have the knowledge from talking to the cinematographer about what your shooti
Film Credit by Lee Vervoort 8 months ago Hello to all. I am in a bit of a bind and seek advice. A documentary has been listed on IMDB. I am the person who interviewed people and narrated.(on camera) I'm not looking for fame here, but just wo
Re: Film Credit by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago This would be considered a "host" credit in the United States. I can't speak for other countries but "narrator" may also be a common alternative. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode Pro
Mount a C300 90 degrees by Rich Rubasch 8 months ago Hi all; Shooting some fashion shots on green screen and the talent will not move around much. To get the most resolution we want to mount the camera sideways and shoot in a vertical frame. Thoughts We
Re: Mount a C300 90 degrees by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago Edited* I'd just go with a hardware store L bracket with a center slot cut to fit a 3 8" bolt, some 3 8" washers, bolts and wingnuts, maybe some nylon washers to avoid slippage. Photographic ball head
Premiere Pro bad quality in exporting by William Tael 8 months ago I need to put an audio track with another language that differs from the original audio track of the video. So i heard of Adobe Premiere Pro and i've download it. I'm completly new to Premiere, but i'
Speedgrade CC shortcut cheat sheet by Mathieu Marano 8 months ago As I work more and more with Speedgrade CC, I found myself wanting to go faster and shortcuts are good for that. And since the SG help file is not that good I tought I would work on a shortcut cheat s
Re: Speedgrade CC shortcut cheat sheet by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago You forgot alt+mouse wheel which zooms the timeline... Speedgrade has a lot of undocumented features :) -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes on your Windows PC Introducing ProRes
Re: Canon XA10 audio input level by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago Does the waveform of the resulting audio look clipped, but at a lower volume What offboard mics are you using Sounds like the diaphragms may be overloading. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to
turn off rendering when working with masks by Bryan Colvin 8 months ago this is a n00b question, but if anyone can give me the answer i'll be thrilled! all i want to do is turn OFF the rendering when I'm adjusting a mask. Or a way of turning off this auto preview render (
Re: Drop Frame Timecode by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago An educated guess is that you shouldn't use drop frame EDLs with Speedgrade is two-fold: 1) Speedgrade doesn't have any options to create a dropframe timeline 2) Speedgrade is designed with a feature
Jay-Z/Samsung Magna Carta ad by Justin powell 8 months ago Ive been looking for some production info on this ad, just finding a scrap about it may have been an Epic and a Scarlet with Canon Cine Primes Any other details out there MacBook Pro Retina Display 2.
Re: Jay-Z/Samsung Magna Carta ad by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago No point in ever dissecting something too much. That said, it feels like there is a bit of diffusion on it like a Soft FX 1 or Classic Soft 1 2 -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRe
Lavender scrims by Angelo Lorenzo 8 months ago Lavender scrims, also known as 1 2 singles, came up in conversation between myself and another DP while we were browsing a grip house. He mentioned that they were popular for beauty work in the past.
Re: Lavender scrims by Rick Wise 8 months ago If you have the luxury to include at least one Lavender in your kit, so much the better. There are some rare times when reducing the light's intensity by 1 4 stop is just what you want. But not often.
Grading BMCC by Craig Whitaker 9 months ago Hey everyone, During edit, I was playing around in Camera Raw with some BMCC dneg stills. I was able to very quickly ge the look I'm after. What I'd like to figure out is, it possible to take these se
Re: Grading BMCC by Angelo Lorenzo 9 months ago Unfortunately, no; not without a ton of heavy lifting with test charts and other software. There are a number of very technical reasons why but suffice to say that Speedgrade doesn't respect ACR adjus
Alternative to Briese light by Angelo Lorenzo 9 months ago I've been brought on late to the process with an upcoming commercial. Our director is in love with the idea of a Briese light (focusable parabolic umbrella) as the key light for a number of our set up
Re: Alternative to Briese light by Angelo Lorenzo 9 months ago Hello all, To clarify, it was one of the Briese parabolics. The director had forced the use of the largest model (the 220) on me for a music video and I wasn't particularly thrilled with the lack of f
Good zoom lens for field work on C300 by Erik Anschicks 9 months ago Not sure if this question is in the right forum, but I didn't see any category for Sports Shooting. So if there is...sorry in advance! Anyway, starting this fall I am going to be shooting more "gameda
MP3 maximum bit rate issue by Samrat Dutta 9 months ago I have tried to create a mp3 file with some specific parameter like maximum bitrate , duration ,sampling rate, channel. For this I have used ffmpeg Libmp3lame library with the following command ; ffmp
Re: MP3 maximum bit rate issue by Angelo Lorenzo 9 months ago https: trac.ffmpeg.org wiki Encoding%20VBR%20%28Variable%20Bit%20Rate%29%20mp3%20audio Please remove -v:a 1 as this maps to LAME's quality setting, it overrides -ar 56K. Edit: This looks like it produ