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D.P. freelance in New Zealand
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March 6th 2010
25 Posts
Bit Depth
by Jason Schoenfeld 9 years ago
I am working with AVCHD video (which I understand is 8bpc) in After Effects. When I change the composition bit depth settings to 16 or 32 bpc what, exactly, is that doing to elements within the compos
Re: Bit Depth
by Jason Schoenfeld 9 years ago
Yes, thanks for all the help and info. I've got a much better feel for what I'm working with - especially understanding the 4-1... color profile stuff, which I've never really understood before. A fri
Andy Hawk liked this 7 years ago
CS5 not recognising video from CS4 project
by Andy Hawk 7 years ago
Hi, has anyone else come across the problem I have I open a CS4 built project in CS5, It says it has to convert things to be compatible, after it has done its thing, It asks for the link to the first
Re: CS5 not recognising video from CS4 project
by Andy Hawk 7 years ago
Hi Jeff, I tried to import the CS4 into a new CS5 project but still get the same problem. here is the video codec details after running through Gspot: Audio: PCM audio 48000Hz 1536 kb s tot (2 chnls)
Handle bars on mask have disappeared
by Ross Bradshaw 12 years ago
I have noticed that there are no handle bars on my mask points when I am marking out free hand masks. As I have just started AE I was wondering have I clicked off the option to have handle bars appear
Re: Handle bars on mask have disappeared
by Andy Hawk 8 years ago
Two reasons for how you can lose your mask handles: handle box in view options is unchecked. solution: go to 'View' tab view options then check handles box is checked RotoBezier has been enabled solut
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where Adobe Media Encoder CS4 presets are saved?
by Nelson Fernandes 11 years ago
Hi guys. I started using AE CS4 and it's nice but I really liked the new Adobe Media Encoder. I started making some presets on AME and save them. The problem is that I want to load these presets on an
Re: where Adobe Media Encoder CS4 presets are saved?
by Andy Hawk 8 years ago
Windows Vista: C:UsersuserAppDataRoamingAdobeAdobe Media Encoder4.0Presets A quicker way is to Alt-click (Windows) or Option-click (Mac OS) the 'Save Preset' button which is to the right of the Preset
Black noisey on import
by Andy Hawk 8 years ago
I import a night time shot of a fireworks scene (.mts file) into AE CS4. In the preview pane it shows noise in the black sky area. But the mts file is very clear when viewed on the generic player soft
Re: Black noisey on import
by Andy Hawk 8 years ago
Ahh so the player crushes the black you think interesting. Ok I will play with the levels. Thanks Walter. Though I am aware of temporally compressed media limitations and Guru Dave's stock answer I ha
Alpha channel in Mpeg streamclip
by Andy Hawk 9 years ago
Before anyone bites my head off...I did search around a bit but couldn't seem to find and threads on exporting videos out of Mpeg Streamclip with alpha channels. I made a lower third with alpha transp
Re: Alpha channel in Mpeg streamclip
by Andy Hawk 9 years ago
Noted. Thanks again for all the advice. I will stick with the QT animation codec at medium res. Seems to give acceptable results with little degradation. Cheers ! WWW.FootageNest.com
compressing HD footage
by maura Coleman-Murray 9 years ago
I would like to deliver a final video project on a flashdrive instead of blu-ray for a client. I shoot in 1080 24p. How do I compress the video in compressor to end up with a beautiful HD .mov file th
Re: compressing HD footage
by Andy Hawk 9 years ago
No problem :) Try the H264, you might be surprised. I use H264 because it gets the best quality of picture (in my experience). My job is taking stock footage. So the quality has to be sharp and amazin
CS4 - Dynamic Link is Slow and other joys
by Mike Cohen 11 years ago
The separate media encoder is nice...but: 1. When you send a sequence to the media encoder, although it loads the correct sequence, the default directory for the output file is the last output directo
Re: CS4 - Dynamic Link is Slow and other joys
by Andy Hawk 9 years ago
Mr Cohen, Did you ever find out why Ppro headless was running so many instances at once I have seen mine running 4 or 5 at once and are wondering if this could be the reason my Encore becomes sluggish
Premiere Won't Play Anything in the Timeline
by Jordan Montreuil 10 years ago
I am capturing NTSC DV via Firewire and my project and sequence settings are set to match. Premiere just straight up won't play anything at all. I hit play and it will play maybe 5 frames and stop and
Re: Premiere Won't Play Anything in the Timeline
by Andy Hawk 9 years ago
As for video stuck on one frame while audio continues playing. Sounds like you are trying to deal with an old avi codec that CS4 doesn't recognise. I had this before when someone handed me some footag
Prem pro CS4 making a mono track into stereo
by Andy Hawk 10 years ago
I apologise if this has been covered somewhere in the forum before, but couldn't see it when I did a quick search. Ok so here's the rub, you recorded audio using an external microphone on your camera.
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Brandon Russ liked this 8 years ago
Re: Prem pro CS4 making a mono track into stereo
by Ross Tokach 10 years ago
Well, I would say anything you do will be altered by your sound designer anyway. If you are planning on having a post sound crew work on it, just export the omf and give it to them when ur done. A lot
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