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Brendan Charles

Member Since:
February 24th 2014
19 Posts
Shadow issue when using "Use Background" material?
by Brendan Charles 4 years ago
Hi, I'm rendering a set and use the "Use Background" shader to create windows in the set to composite in photoshop. In this one set I have, there are these weird shadows that remain despite the "Use B
Clarification on Safe Color Settings / Color Limiter Effect
by Brendan Charles 5 years ago
Hi, I'm having some issues with the Avid color limiter, but I'm not sure if it's my settings or just my understanding of how the avid color limiter works. I find that when I use the limiter from Adobe
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Re: Clarification on Safe Color Settings / Color Limiter Effect
by Brendan Charles 5 years ago
Hey Pat, thanks for the reply. Yeah, I always have the 422 option ticked, and really try not to go over 235 but realized slight overages are sometimes allowed. Usually I use it as a hard clipper per s
EXPORT ERRORS - it's been 10 hours trying to mixdown and export!
by Shilpi Gupta 6 years ago
I have been trying to mixdown and export a cut of my film since 5PM this afternoon - it's now 2:30AM... PLEASE HELP! The cut is 1hr and 45mins. At first when I was doing a mixdown I kept getting this
Re: EXPORT ERRORS - it's been 10 hours trying to mixdown and export!
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
Not sure specifically about this render issue, but here are a few general tips I use in overcoming render errors and crashes. 1. Try creating a whole new project, opening the bin and then rendering ou
AVID MC 7 not saving settings?
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
I'm having an issue where Avid Media Composer 7 settings aren't being saved in my user profile. After changing settings in the 'Settings' tab such as General (New Sequence settings, Safe Colors, and I
Re: AVID MC 7 not saving settings?
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
Thanks for the suggestion- I checked, but the folder and inclosed items have full read and write permissions.
New Mac Pro - Media Composer 7
by John Bennet 6 years ago
Hello, I am about to start work on a feature film and production are buying gear. They want to buy: 3.7ghz Quad Core Mac Pro 12gb RAM Dual AMD Fire Pro D300 256gb internal flash Apple Thunderbolt Disp
Re: New Mac Pro - Media Composer 7
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
I am currently working on a new MacPro usin Avid 7. I had some issues when installing because there was no audio out driver so I had to install a virtual driver (wavtap) for avid to launch. After that
Avid MC 6.5 Multiclip problems
by Arianna Varalli 6 years ago
Hi everybody I'm a new Avid editor coming From FPC. I've been working with AVID for about a month and I'm getting use with it. Now I'm working with multiclip but when I set the multiview and I start e
Re: Avid MC 6.5 Multiclip problems
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
What I suggest you try is transcoding on a lower resolution codec like DNxHD 45 MXF, doing your edit and then when ready batch import your final sequence at your DVCProHD to do color correction and fi
Segmentation Fault in MainThread When AMA linking
by Tim DeMartin 6 years ago
Whenever I attempt to AMA link to my card, this error pops up: Alert "Segmentation Fault" in thread "MainThread", at address 0x0 The program then proceeds to then shut itself down. I am running MC7. T
Re: Segmentation Fault in MainThread When AMA linking
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
That's really a tough one. Avid's crash errors are never really all that helpful. This might sound like an extreme solution, but have you tried a complete uninstall and reinstall of Avid If you do tha
Clarification: AMA Linking files, without transcoding?
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
I have been using Avid for a few months and I'm pretty comfortable with it now, coming from a FCP background- but I need something cleared up before going much deeper. Can someone explain the differen
Re: Clarification: AMA Linking files, without transcoding?
by Brendan Charles 6 years ago
Yeah I've already found some issues when clients bring in footage from Canon DSLRs - If I know ahead of time I will always import instead. The downside to my current workflow is I will be faced with u
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