Linking to video -- for good by Michael Nikitin 3 years ago Hello everyone, I have a bunch of video clips and audio that was recorded to a separate device. Going through linking video and audio, everything works fine, I line them up by the slate, then Cmd-L to
automating still export by Michael Nikitin 3 years ago Hello everyone! Another beautiful Friday night in the tender paws of FCP... Would anyone happen to know how to export stills from a timeline in an automated fashion Instead of going through File - Exp
Re: automating still export by Michael Nikitin 3 years ago I don't know why I didn't think of that, and I feel ashamed of myself. It definitely beats exporting manually. Thanks, Rafael.) Editor Colorist VFX Artist www.michaelnikitin.com
Trouble with Video Playback from AE by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, I'm having trouble with playback from AE. Perhaps someone will have pointers regarding what could be the issue. I'm running Aja IoHD with latest firmware from MacBook Pro via Firewire 800. AJ
extend background indefinitely by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, I have a background movie that I'd like to use (looping it indefinitely), which is several times shorter than the comp I'm working with. Short of duplicating the movie 99 times and lining up
HD-SDI to MacBook Pro by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, Would anyone happen to know whether it is possible to run HD-SDI signal from a Sony PMW EX1 to a MacBook Pro via Aja IoHD My goal is to capture 10-bit ProRes 422 to FCP, bypassing the step of
Re: HD-SDI to MacBook Pro by gary adcock 4 years ago Michael Nikitin "Would anyone happen to know whether it is possible to run HD-SDI signal from a Sony PMW EX1 to a MacBook Pro via Aja IoHD " YES, I and many others do it all the time. If you use Aja'
grading gone after reconform? by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, Yet another thing on my mind... This one has to do with reconforming a project that has been "Sent to Color" from FCP. I tried to implement some changes in the FCP timeline, then export an XM
Re: grading gone after reconform? by Clara Bianchi 4 years ago Hi. So, after reading this posts and others related I can say that after the last version of Color (1.0.4 ) the Reconform issue isn't resolved yet Neither working only with one video track Sorry, but
custom naming by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Wondering if it's possible to give the files that I'm rendering from Color custom names. Thanks in advance for any ideas!
Re: custom naming by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Point taken, Joseph. Thanks. What I'm trying to do is reconnecting the clips to the original timeline in FCP so that I don't have to re-apply the multitude of crossfades of different durations by hand
media files gone "red" by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, I have a pretty long project in Color, exported from FCP via "Send To". I was far into grading it, when I had to start on a different project, also in Color. So I saved the project, removed t
Re: media files gone "red" by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Ehem... The magic "reconnect" button did the trick. I'm new to Color and sometimes the simplest things take me a while to figure out. I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to everyone for
2K frames on a Mac Book Pro by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, Does anyone have experience working with 2K frames on a Mac Book Pro I have a 10-second shot that will require some compositing and matchmoving, and I'm wondering if my trusty MBP will live u
Re: 2K frames on a Mac Book Pro by David Roth Weiss 4 years ago Michael Nikitin "I'm wondering if my trusty MBP will live up to the task without overheating and exploding in my face. " More important than the MacBook Pro itself is your media drive configuration.
35mm shot to matchmove by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hi guys, I'm going to be matchmoving and doing compositing on a scene that will be shot on 35mm film in a few days. What format should I ask for, as far as footage delivery goes It's going to be a ver
Re: 35mm shot to matchmove by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Richard, Storage is not really an issue. The shot I'm concerned about is rather brief (the whole film is under a minute, in fact). The tricky part is that it's handheld, half the room is green, and I'
Sony LMD 2030W calibration by Michael Nikitin 4 years ago Hello everyone, I wonder if anyone knows how to calibrate a Sony LMD 2030W monitor. I'm running it from my MacBook Pro through HDMI via Aja IoHD. Any particular software I need to download Thanks in a
Re: Sony LMD 2030W calibration by Stephen Les 4 years ago The question I have about calibrating the LMD2030 is whether or not there are adjustments for contrast, brightness, chroma, and phase. I'm thinking of buying one but can't find out if it has these or
Addressing Dust/Artifacting by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hello everyone, I've got some footage, which contains... well, let's call it dust, for the lack of a better word. You can see a sample still here: http: www.udachi.org Meeting.jpg My task is to get ri
Re: Addressing Dust/Artifacting by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hmmm.... This technique might work if I duplicate the layer, and tweak the colors of the new layer in such a way that dust particles change to the opposite side of the color spectrum. Then do a Channe
Color space issue, AE to FCP by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Greetings. Got a bit of a color space problem on my hands, and I don't know exactly how to approach it. I've rendered a Quicktime clip from After Effects, and given it to the editor, after adding some
Re: Color space issue, AE to FCP by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago I'm not using ProRes or Animation; the file is Uncompressed YUV 8-bit 4:2:2. I want to change the Embedded Profile to "HDTV Rec 709 YCbCr" (which, I think, would be the correct setting for this type o
Slice Tool by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hey guys, I'm looking for a tool that would let me analyze the variation in RGB pixel values along an imaginary line in the footage. I believe that a tool like that is known as "Slice Tool". Does it e
Re: Slice Tool by Lars Bunch 5 years ago Hi, Synthetic Aperture's "Test Gear" would be ideal, having a slice tool as part of the set, although I don't know that it has been released for CS3 yet. I used it briefly under AE7 but once I upgrade
Missing components by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hi! Got a question for you guys, maybe someone will know what's going on... I've got an AJA Io HD; and I'm running FCS 2 on a Mac Book Pro. I'm trying to render a ProRes HQ-encoded file, using Aja, fr
Re: Missing components by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hi Gary, Yes, the issue had nothing to do with the Aja, as I know understand... at least, not directly. It was the corruption of Quicktime codecs. What caused them to go cuckoo is beyond me. But, at a
OMF export for sound by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago Hey guys, I've got a sequence in Premiere 2, it is a film that I've been working on for the last several months. Time to pass the OMF on to my sound designer, who works in Pro Tools. Although Premiere
Re: OMF export for sound by Michael Nikitin 5 years ago I'm afraid that you're right, Steve. Which is really bad news, since I'd like to have independent audio clips. With handles and stuff. Synched to their respective video clips. Ah, well. Premiere - EDL