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Alexandre Brandt

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August 18th 2009
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Client revisions
by Alexandre Brandt 2 years ago
Hello all, I'm translating some sales collateral material from French to English and I'm trying to figure out an expression. In the post-production process, we allow clients to ask for changes in the
Re: Client revisions
by Alexandre Brandt 2 years ago
Hello Nick, I see. Never heard. -- Producer Filmmaker Geneva - Switzerland www.bingo-films.com
Audio limiter choice & settings
by Alexandre Brandt 2 years ago
Hello all, I've got a short track of music in sequence. The audio dynamic is fairly wide, between -12 and -2. I'd like to limit it at -6 for as it's for a web video. I tried a few audio effects that c
Re: Audio limiter choice & settings
by Alexandre Brandt 2 years ago
Ok thanks. -- Producer Filmmaker Geneva - Switzerland www.bingo-films.com
LUTs not applied in a sequence export ?
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I've got an HD sequence in 25FPS with some 4K, UHD and HD footage in it which I have scaled to fit in. Some of the footage has been shot in S-Log2 (Sony A7s) so I applied some LUTs in Lumet
Re: LUTs not applied in a sequence export ?
by Ethan Reitz 2 years ago
worked for me. Thanks. own the means of production
Figuring out audio settings for FS7 Proxy encoding
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I've got some nice FS7 UHD footage I'm trying to create proxies for in ProRes422 Proxy. I'm having some trouble with audio... When I go to Create Proxies and I select my Ingest Encoding pre
Re: Figuring out audio settings for FS7 Proxy encoding
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
I figured it out, I had to change audio setting for the clips, to mono with one channel (which is what was recorded) before creating the proxies. It all worked now. -- Producer Filmmaker Geneva - Swit
Freezing audio meters
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I'm trying to listen to some mp3 music tracks, nothing crazy, 44100Hz 32Bit and my audio meters are freezing. They display the first few seconds and after they get stuck on a high db level.
Re: Freezing audio meters
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello David, Thanks for the advice. It makes sense.... These Mp3 are preview files, I'll try converting to AIFF to see how it reacts. Alexandre -- Producer Filmmaker Geneva - Switzerland www.bingo-fil
RAID solution for documentary editing
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello fellows, Thinking about storage solutions for large documentary project, I need some advice. I will be editing a feature documentary where the footage is in different formats located in over 9 d
Re: RAID solution for documentary editing
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello Kannan, Interesting, I did not know about Promise Pegasus. Another option. Thanks for suggestions about RAID 5 and about storage sizes. I haven't gone and bought any RAID yet so this info will d
Sequence settings for proxy optimal playback
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I've got MPEG4 UHD footage which I have created Proxies for in ProRes 422 (Proxy) in HD keeping the same frame rate. When I review rushes, I put them in sequence by card names. I already cr
Re: Sequence settings for proxy optimal playback
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
So I tried a Cineform proxy for one clip, same frame rate and resolution. The playback problem is the same... -- Producer Filmmaker Geneva - Switzerland https: vimeo.com channels 800406
Can media encoder encoding be paused and continued later ?
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I've got a pretty big queue in media encoder (proxy file being encoded). At the upper right corner of the queue window, there is a "pause" button (signified by the two parallel vertical lin
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Color Grading or VFX/Compositing first ?
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I'm working on the postproduction planning for a project with multiple camera codecs, HD, 5k, RAW project. As an editor, I'll be meeting a colorist cinema workflow pro next week, I'm doing
Editing from a Lacie Rugged Thunderbolt HDD
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, So far I've never edited from a portable HD, always have worked with desktop hard drives, such as Lacie's d2 or Western Digital, even on location involving transport, etc., I've used deskto
Small temporary network storage solution for 2 edit stations
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hello all, I've read many posts, blog, looked at videos about Network solutions and storage. I'm not an IT guy so I get the basics but its fairly confusing and I still need to find a solution that can
Re: Small temporary network storage solution for 2 edit stations
by Alexandre Brandt 3 years ago
Hey Bob, Thanks for the tips. Yes, just looking forward to the days we can spend more time focusing on the creative results than fixing technical stuff. It looks like you really have never been a prod
Removing layer from Adobe dynamic link to Premier Pro
by Alexandre Brandt 4 years ago
Hello fellows, I would like to use Adobe Dynamic Link to ease my workflow for incorporating title designs I make in AE to a Premier Pro timeline. When I make some title designs for interviews, I place
Re: Removing layer from Adobe dynamic link to Premier Pro
by Alexandre Brandt 4 years ago
Hey Frank, I opened in PP project this morning to discover that the PNG track is not showing anymore, so now I only have the title design layer which is what I want. Interesting... I had imported the
DVCProHD P2 footage transfer to Apple ProRes 422 in Log&Transfer?
by Alexandre Brandt 4 years ago
Hello all, I have some footage recorded on P2 cards with an HVX200. I copied the card contents and did a log and transfer test on FCP 7. It transferred the footage into DVCPRO HD but I would like to t
Re: DVCProHD P2 footage transfer to Apple ProRes 422 in Log&Transfer?
by Alexandre Brandt 4 years ago
Hello Shane, Thanks for the info. Do you think there would be a benefit of going through converting to pro res 422 with the Media manager or it doesn't serve any purpose For info the video will not be
Issue with backing up: Target drive ejects itself.
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Hello, I'm having an issue with backing up a hard drive with CCC. While backing up the target drive ejects itself. I contacted CCC support which gave me some troubleshooting steps. I did pretty much e
Loss of quality in title overlay issue
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Hello folks, I've got a wired issue going on. I have a project in Apple prores 422 HQ 25p 1920x1080 with a track dedicated to titles with video files in 25p 1920x1080 animation codec in RGB+Alpha. My
Re: Loss of quality in title overlay issue
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
OK. I got it. I right click and then set the clip to None..... This is great, thank you. -- Producer Filmmaker www.bingo-films.com https: vimeo.com channels 800406
Prepping shots for export for VFX work and not losing highlights above 100
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Hello all, I have Apple Pro Res 422 footage in my timeline (FCP 7), footage that was shot C300. I'm editing online with the ProRes 422 Some shots will be worked on in some other programs for some comp
Re: Prepping shots for export for VFX work and not losing highlights above 100
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Yeah we could do a workflow test one 1 shot, thats not a bad idea. Thanks. motion pictures + storytelling = - FILMMAKING ! Producer Filmmaker www.alexandrebrandt.com
Compression quality issue
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Hello folks, I've been using Adobe Media Encoder for about two years now and I'm having an issue I never had before. I've compressed a 2 minute video in h264 at 6000kbps 1920x1080 and the quality is t
Re: Compression quality issue
by Alexandre Brandt 5 years ago
Hello, Thanks for your quick responses. The settings I'm using are the same I've been using for a couple years with no issue at all. Its not a lack of kbps issue at all. I compressed at 6000kbps on MP
HDV move video playback issues
by Alexandre Brandt 6 years ago
Hello all, I have mov files of concerts of about 1.5 hours long that I created in 2011. I need to send that to someone but I'm having issue with the playback of those video files. When I open in Quick
Re: HDV move video playback issues
by Alexandre Brandt 6 years ago
Oh. I found what the issue is. The mov files are reference files not self contained video. Thats why. But normally it should play. motion pictures + storytelling = - FILMMAKING ! Producer Filmmaker ww
Plural Eyes not working: MT2 files ?
by Alexandre Brandt 6 years ago
Hello all, I'm doing some testing for an upcoming productions. I'm currently trying to sync some 2 sound tracks of sound to a few clips. I exported my Premier pro sequence to FCP XML and opened it in
Gamma shift after export: have tired 4 things but no changes
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, I'm writing here in last resource as we have tried multiple things to fix the problem and it doesn't. We have some HDV25p shots that we have exported in the same format with no changes for
Re: Gamma shift after export: have tired 4 things but no changes
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Some news: I have noticed that in FCP the sequences are 8 bit YUV or YUV hight precision. AE exports in RGB. I found the solution by exporting in AE in RGB + Alpha & putting colour setting in the outp
rendering & shades of gray in a feathered vignet
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, I've been making some simple titles in AE. My titles on white background have a mask creating a vignette of light in the center and gently moving to gray in the outer ellipse (the very clas
Re: rendering & shades of gray in a feathered vignet
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, Thank you very much for your explanations and advice ! Alex motion pictures + storytelling = - FILMMAKING !
exporting ai file to TIFF in correct seize
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, I've got an Ai file that is done on the DV PAL widescreen profile (1050 px by 576 px). I'm making a simple background for DVD menu done Apple DVD studio pro. Anyways, I'm trying to export t
Re: exporting ai file to TIFF in correct seize
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Great. The importing to Photoshop worked perfect. Thx. motion pictures + storytelling = - FILMMAKING !
putting pattern inside a text
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, I need a bit of help for this operation. I have no idea what I should really do. I'm redesigning a business card. I have a pattern Ai file. I want to extract the pattern and put inside the
Re: putting pattern inside a text
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Great. How would I be able to create a glow effect on the text such the one here on the word "liquiDance" I guess I have to rasterize text and then put the effect. But I don't know if it's achievable
time it takes for XDCAM log and transfer
by Alexandre Brandt 7 years ago
Hello all, I wanted to know how long approximately it would tale to log and transfer the 200min there is on a 2 cards of 32. My other question, we might have takes with files that are spread on the bo
Re: time it takes for XDCAM log and transfer
by Don Greening 7 years ago
Alexandre, What type of cards are you recording with SxS or SDHC with adapters If you also provide information about the computer platform and editing software you're using for your log and transfer o
merging shapes into one object before applying a stroke
by Alexandre Brandt 8 years ago
Hello All, I've been doing a logo where I letters where converted into object so I could modify their shapes. I've been tweaking around and I have some letters that overlap, all white, to make it look
Re: merging shapes into one object before applying a stroke
by Vincent Rosati 8 years ago
One thing you could try is to select the objects and Pathfinder Unify. Or, to just add the appearance of a stroke, duplicate all of the objects and group them. Then layer them underneath the primary o
knife and scissors tool ?
by Alexandre Brandt 9 years ago
Hello, I'm new to Adobe Illustrator, and am currently trying to design a logo with text. I have text that I transformed to compound path and I'd like to modify some letters by cutting, pasting etc. Th
Re: knife and scissors tool ?
by les nemeth 9 years ago
If you closely look at the image on that link, you'll find it is correct. On the tools panel, from label "H", you'll see a long line going up to the eraser tool. Also, in the description text, it is c
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