Andy DeVries: Activity About Liked Images

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February 4th 2008
56 Posts
Does Premiere CS6 still require separate a/v source and destination track selectors be set to same track?
by Shayne Weyker 7 years ago
I recall this was one of Walt Biscardi's big gotchas with PPro and I didn't like it either. It caused overwrite insert edits with audio or video unintentionally missing or in the wrong track sometimes
Re: Does Premiere CS6 still require separate a/v source and destination track selectors be set to same track?
by Andy DeVries 7 years ago
Ditto, Owen - the ability to cut from a source timeline in Avid is the foundation of how I work - creating very organized select reels and cutting them into my main program. FCPX has done a nice job i
DSLR timecode
by Tom Brooks 8 years ago
Do Canon 5D MkII clips, imported from camera archive, all have timecode starting at 0, or is there a workaround similar to the Canon Log and Transfer plug from FC7
Re: DSLR timecode
by Andy DeVries 7 years ago
BUMP just stumbled upon this thread when experiencing the same issue - timeofday tc added in qtchange worked in FCP7 but was not showing up in FCPX. Adding a reel name does it - the developer has adde
Using Empty Compound Clips as a FCP 7 Sequence - No Need For Projects
by Tony Silanskas 8 years ago
OK. I want to know why this is a bad idea. I've been playing around with creating empty Compound Clips in my Events and using them as FCP 7 "Sequences" since from reading the manual they act just like
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Tom Brooks liked this 8 years ago
Re: Using Empty Compound Clips as a FCP 7 Sequence - No Need For Projects
by Andy DeVries 7 years ago
I am just diving into FCPX and this is a great approach to a more traditional avid fcp7-friendly logging selects workflow. Great! Keyword-organizing the compound clips so that they'll show up in their
Need help getting Avid to see my camera bringing in video!!
by Gillian Ryan 10 years ago
Hello! I have a sony handcam fx1 and have it hooked up via firewire into my computer. I'm trying to bring in HD video through my camera because I am not able to through my deck. Can someone please tel
Re: Need help getting Avid to see my camera bringing in video!!
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Can you elaborate on where you're getting tripped up Generally Within the capture tool, disable machine control by clicking the "toggle source" button. Then be sure to supply a tape name. Be sure your
Backup / File Sync Utilities good for avid projects??
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Hi folks, I've been researching a number of mac osx backup utilities - file synchronization, Synchronize! Pro, Unison, SuperDuper!, etc. and I'm wondering if anyone can recommend one that can successf
Open-Caption DVD??
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Hi folks... I'm trying to determine the best method for creating an "open-caption" DVD from an existing Closed-Captioned DVD. Open-Caption, if you're unfamiliar (as I was), is video with the captions
Re: Open-Caption DVD??
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
I do have a laptop with a D-sub connection...maybe I can get that to play it out through a monitor, or even directly into Avid I dunno...I'm reaching.
Copying Media Files
by Keith Overton 10 years ago
How can I copy media files from 2 partitioned hard drives to another hard drive I have been searching this forum for copying files to another hard drive but have come up with nothing. So, my question
Re: Copying Media Files
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Combining media from different avid mediafiles folders into one new folder at the finder level should not be an issue so long as you delete the msmMMOB.mdb and msmFMID.pmr files and let Avid re-scan a
Avid RGB export - black levels at 7.5 IRE?
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Hi, I work in 601 color-space and have found that DG Fast Channel only accepts my black levels if I export with RGB levels. They tell me my RGB-exported files read as 7.5 IRE but when I inspect the le
Re: Avid RGB export - black levels at 7.5 IRE?
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Hey Thanks Grinner. Still, I am baffled at the discrepancy between the RGB levels I read in After Effects (16-17 RGB) and DG's claim that I was somewhere around 15 IRE, likewise that my 0 RBG export w
1px black added to bottom of MPEG-2 ???
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
hi folks, I am using squeeze to convert some 720x486 D1 avid source QT's to MPEG-2 for DG FastChannel Upload. The resulting compressed file has a 1 pixel horizontal bar added to the very bottom of the
Re: 1px black added to bottom of MPEG-2 ???
by Andy DeVries 10 years ago
Hi Chris, thanks for writing. I don't think DG requires a test anymore but I do specifically request it now, largely in part to this issue. And they do tell me that all is well. But I definitely still
Blu ray burning
by Kaye Woods 11 years ago
I have one of the new MacBook Pros... do these burn blu ray discs If so, how do i need to export an HD video from FCP in order to burn it to blue ray If not, what do I need to burn blu ray discs
Re: Blu ray burning
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
P.S. I should mention that my above post is very general...there are several "gotchyas" and specific specs that you'll need to work out in Compressor, Encore AND Toast...but it depends on your specifi
Uncompressed Exports for non-Avid users
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
heyo... Common request - client needs uncompressed quicktimes of HD material. A same as source export out of avid yields great results but most clients do not have the proper components for quicktimes
Re: Uncompressed Exports for non-Avid users
by Michael Phillips 11 years ago
If the requirement is uncompressed, then the files will be large. So your second request is a lossless type compression codec wrapped in QuickTime. You can have the customers download the codec or inc
no audio on digital cut
by dewan edwards 11 years ago
I am trying to record to tape on my Sony vx2100. The problem is I cannot hear any audio when I try to record. The video plays fine but I can't get any audio to record. this is my first time exporting
Re: no audio on digital cut
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
I've encountered a bug in Media Composer where audio doesn't playback if I switch formats from SD to HD within a project...the fix is to go to the audio output settings and under "HD SDI" settings, to
VITC doesn't match LTC?
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Hi folks, I layed off an NTSC project to a Sony DVW M-2000 out of Media Composer and experienced mismatched timecode when paused on a still frame. I've never encountered this before and all my deck Av
Re: VITC doesn't match LTC?
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
well that narrows it down. I am thinking it was a sort of fluke, maybe something to do with the insert point on the tape that tripped up the VITC It's a real mystery.
Expression for Y-value position movement
by Joe Pascale 11 years ago
Hi, I've been using AE for a few years now, but I am admittedly a noob when it comes to expressions. I've searched the forums for a while now and cant find any posts that answer my question, which is
Re: Expression for Y-value position movement
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
If it's a constant looping interval, I suppose I'd animate a null object with the desired y-axis movement, loop it using time remap, and parent it to the position property of the object.
How to do THIS effect...
by josh chaike 11 years ago
Alright, I don't know what this effect is called, and if it can even be done in After Effects. The movie "The Parent Trap," starring Lindsay Lohan, she plays the 2 main characters, at the same time. S
Re: How to do THIS effect...
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
I'm thinking of trying a simple pan shot (inspired by this thread) by rigging my tripod with some sort of makeshift "stops" to get as precise as possible. I'm working a zero budget, so just some sort
Rectangle photos skewing when rotated in widescreen comp
by Evan Bowers 11 years ago
Hi Everyone, This is my first post, I am working on a project that requires the comp to be NTSC DV Widescreen. I created art work on photoshop and imported that into my project. The art work is a coll
Re: Rectangle photos skewing when rotated in widescreen comp
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Correction, I didn't notice you said DV Widescreen. The PAR would be 1.2, not 0.9.
It's been a great ride...
by Aharon Rabinowitz 11 years ago
Hi Folks- When I got started in animation, there were barely any tutorials on line all of them were written tutorials, and some quite hard to follow. There were a few good books that were a great star
Re: It's been a great ride...
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Through the help of the cow and other resources I was able to get up to speed in AE just weeks after first launching it. With it under my belt I was able to realize projects I never thought possible a
Correct Dimensions
by Steve Gerrior 11 years ago
I should know the answer to this question, but for some reason its not there. I am creating a promo video for a 40 inch monitor. Specs given are: max resolution: 1366x768. 16:9 aspect ratio. THe monit
Re: Correct Dimensions
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
btw here's a nice article i dug up while researching this subject for my own knowledge... http: hd1080i.blogspot.com 2006 12 1080i-on-1366x768-resolution-problems.html i'm still not clear myself about
Custom Printed DVDs?
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Hi folks, I work for a small post house and we are looking for a good place to produce pre-printed DVD's...wondering if anyone has had good luck with any specific distributors. These would be blank DV
Re: Custom Printed DVDs?
by David Fish 11 years ago
My Company prints CD's and DVD's using a 600 DPI digital offset printer. www.goldlinkmedia.com
how "smart" is Squeeze's inverse telecine?
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
I need to determine the specifics of Squeeze's inverse telecine filter. Particularly when "detect field order" is checked, does the filter continuously analyze the video to determine when where invers
Re: how "smart" is Squeeze's inverse telecine?
by Daniel Low 11 years ago
The only people who can answer your question without added BS are Sorenson.__________________________________________________________________ Please post back saying what solved your problem. It could
FCP / AE / etc. workflow techniques
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
hi folks, very junior editor here...I wanted to get general opinions on workflow techniques when transitioning between several programs. i'm interested in any advice folks have, particularly the pros
Re: FCP / AE / etc. workflow techniques
by adam taylor 11 years ago
use every program to its strengths....so do your edit in FCP. When you are happy with the picture cut move over to creating the FX. Its pointless trying to edit in AE - its not made for it. Its pointl
think black bars on left and right
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Hi folks, For as long as I can recall I've had thin black bars show up on the left and right (vertical) margins in 4:3 when capturing footage from my canon gl2 into final cut HD. Here is a screenshot:
Re: think black bars on left and right
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
"Digital pictures are effectively wider than analogue pictures by 18 pixels but the 4:3 image sits inside the 720 by 576 area. The additional 18 pixels are required for digital processing and it would
motion/graphic artist/cartoonist will come to you
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
freshly graduated with a BFA in graphic design but with several years of professional design experience including print, web, animation and video production. Looking for fulltime work potentially anyw
wiggle effect on only one axis of movement...
by Kevin Olmsted 11 years ago
Hello, I'm an AE semi-pro but definitely an expressions newbie... I'm animating some grass waving in the breeze. It's a background element so I just applied the corner pin effect to it (a psd) and I w
Re: wiggle effect on only one axis of movement...
by Andy DeVries 11 years ago
Very helpful, But I don't quite have my head wrapped around the 0 and 1 values. I needed to wiggle a 3D object along the x and y axis only so I used w 0 , w 1 , value 2 and it worked great. but I don'
comp camera rotation with Shatter - HELP!
by Andy DeVries 12 years ago
I realize there are many posts related to the shatter 3d "hack" but I've yet to find a solution. I've used shatter to extrude a shape I've created (i've constructed a 3d television using flat shapes a
Re: comp camera rotation with Shatter - HELP!
by Andy DeVries 12 years ago
yeah, i've tried just starting from scratch with a simple cylinder shape, no good. The shifting that's happening is definitely the appearance of parallax - but i don't know how parallax relates to wor
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