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Brent Marginet

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May 5th 2017
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Compression advice
by Bruce Gaber 7 hours ago
Trying to compress some video files without much success. I used Zipit to try to compress some 10Gb .MOV files. The "compressed" files were less than 10% smaller. Not much help at all. Any advice on p
Re: Compression advice
by Brent Marginet 6 hours ago
Zipping Video files will never shrink them much and is not a good idea. Are you Zipping them for archival purposes, if so archive them exactly as they are. If you compress them to H.264's and need the
Project running slow on brand new iMac 5k. Why is this so hard on my computer?
by Andreas Ahston 9 hours ago
I just got my new iMac and I am puzzled to find that a project shot on a Sony A7s in 50 fps is running very slow. I'm running on a 4,2 gHz I7 processor, though only with 8 gb ram. It's a fairly small
Re: Project running slow on brand new iMac 5k. Why is this so hard on my computer?
by Brent Marginet 6 hours ago
The new iMacs have AMD GPU's so the Mercury Playback Engine would need to be set to OpenCL. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If you think three copies of your media or project are enough. Take a moment to plac
First Major MC 8.9 Bug.
by Brent Marginet 6 days ago
I just opened an older project that contains only AMA Linked 23.976 DNxHD 115 Quicktime Movies and I can't do absolutely anything in it. Every clip and timeline gives me the "Exception: Cannot create
Re: First Major MC 8.9 Bug.
by Brent Marginet 1 day ago
Looks like I solve the issue. I completely uninstalled MC, I then trashed all of the Avid Preferences in my USERS xxxx Library Folder. Lastly I deleted all the Avid Folders in the Applications Folder
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Why is Premiere messing up the Audio Track Allocations
by Brent Marginet 4 weeks ago
I just did a test with a Stereo ProRes Clip and found that it's changing my track allocations when I Modify the Clips Audio. Left is going to Right and Right is going to Left. What's it going to do wh
Re: Why is Premiere messing up the Audio Track Allocations
by Brent Marginet 2 days ago
Hey Peter anymore suggestions. I've deleted all the preferences that I can find, uninstalled and reinstalled PP as well as ran Digital Rebellions Preference Manager and nothing has fixed the problem.
AVC Intra 100 in Resolve 12.1
by Tom Matthies 4 days ago
I have a project that was edited on Final Cut 7 using footage from a Panasonic HPX370 camera brought into FCP as AVC Intra 100 files. They work fine in FCP7. Very simple edit with footage and a few gr
Re: AVC Intra 100 in Resolve 12.1
by Brent Marginet 3 days ago
You are very welcome and I appreciate the Thank You. One more tip, I refuse to use QT-10 and always install QT-7 on my systems. It works fine and still takes my old license code so I even have QT-7 Pr
Unable to relink back to Hi rez with Canon XF Media
by Joel Byrnes 5 years ago
Hi, hope to wrangle some help from someone with this issue. I have just started working with media from a Canon C300 camera. In the past I've used the AMA function to important either 5D or EXCAM foot
Re: Unable to relink back to Hi rez with Canon XF Media
by Brent Marginet 3 days ago
Many people have issues with spanned clips from the C300. The solution is to run the clips through XF Utility first and have it combine the spanned clips into single clips. You will notice that XF Uti
Exported footage is disappearing
by Kevin OBrien 6 days ago
I'm working in CS6 Master Suite... I exported 2 files to the AME queue... ran AME to transcode them to a specific folder. Nothing shows up! I checked the logs... its says successful.... bu there is no
Re: Exported footage is disappearing
by Brent Marginet 6 days ago
Give us some info on your system. Mac, PC, which OS etc. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If you think three copies of your media or project are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe ad
NVIDIA Card with Yosemite and Premiere causing major graphics failure
by Chip Burns 3 years ago
For the past few months I have been experiencing extreme graphics failures, primarily when running Adobe Premiere Pro CC 14. This photo is the start of what I'm talking about: The video display begins
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Re: NVIDIA Card with Yosemite and Premiere causing major graphics failure
by Brent Marginet 1 week ago
Touch Duke, maybe they are. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If you think three copies of your media or project are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe add two more. Hard Drives are n
Benefits of shooting in DNxHD or DNxHR codec for post?
by Ryan Dundas 2 weeks ago
I am wondering what workflow people are using when bringing footage into Avid that was shot in DNxHD, and what are the benefits of shooting in that codec for post in Avid For the past few years we hav
Re: Benefits of shooting in DNxHD or DNxHR codec for post?
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
Shane Ross "Heck, you can even keep shooting ProRes and consoldate in Avid. Avid supports ProRes...can even convert to ProRes MXF (pardon, re-wrap). " Just one note about the ProRes.mxf Codec in Avid
How do I get a sequence of effects from after effects into AVID in the right order?
by Terry Leahy 3 weeks ago
Hi guys, I send an h.264 out to my after effects team with a finished episode of a program and they lay a bunch of graphics over top of it. I'm trying to figure out how to put those files in order whe
Re: How do I get a sequence of effects from after effects into AVID in the right order?
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
Just found this from another GFX Thread on this Forum. This may help you out. https: www.evanschiff.com bd articles automate-vfx-sequence-titles https: www.evanschiff.com bd articles edl-to-subcap-con
Is 768 CUDA cores enough to Encode with?
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
I was researching why my PC occasionally, frequently, actually, needs to be rebooted because I can't encode using Media Encoder without it "failing". I read where you need at least 1,000 CUDA cores fo
Re: Is 768 CUDA cores enough to Encode with?
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
Duke either these computers you are buying are pieces of crap or Windows 10 is even more useless than these computers. I have yet to see a post from you where anything on your system ever works. I am
C300 AMA Linking: Non Conformed Clips
by Carson Garriott 2 weeks ago
I'm currently trying to AMA link footage shot on a Canon C300 (Mark I) and am having trouble with Avid converting the clips into several 5 minute clips. I know that the C300 shoots in 2.04 GB files an
Re: C300 AMA Linking: Non Conformed Clips
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
Actually I think the Backup Button just backed up the card to a hard drive in exactly the same structure as the CF Card had. There's one of the other options that will do what you want but there was d
Constant Intermittent Crashing Using Find Feature on Scripts
by Trevor Ollar 2 weeks ago
I've been having a recurring issue where editors and story producers are seeing excessive Avid crashes when trying to use the find feature to search text in Avid script files. I have tried all the usu
Re: Constant Intermittent Crashing Using Find Feature on Scripts
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
This may not help but update to 8.8.5. There's a ton of bugs in 8.8.0 to 8.8.3 that have been fixed, maybe this is one of them. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If you think three copies of your media or proje
Auxiliary timecode changing on clips with same source/tape name?
by Ryan Dundas 3 weeks ago
I have done multigrouping in Avid with auxiliary timecode before but never had this issue. This is my first time doing it offline with proxy media so I added a Source Tape Name to all of my footage th
Re: Auxiliary timecode changing on clips with same source/tape name?
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
Committing to Multicam Edits may give you no issues within Avid but don't expect any round trips to work. You will likely still have issues relinking to the original media because the all important Ta
Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Russ Johnson 4 weeks ago
Hi, Running Mac OS 10.11.6; early 2008 MacPro; 2 x 2.8 Ghz quad; 24GB ram; hacked GTX 480 MP (1536mb); BMD Mini Monitor. I like Resolve 14 a lot, "Go BMD!!!" Would like to dump Adobe CC. However, I mu
Re: Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
One more thought have you installed the Nvidia WebDrivers and did you go into System Preferences and make sure the CUDA Drivers are up to date. You can find the Nvidia Web Drivers at MacVidCards altho
The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Blase Theodore 4 weeks ago
Aside from my display-only GPU, I have two TitanX's in a Cubix, connected to a Mac Tower. (resolve 12.5, 10.11, latest nvidia, cuda, etc..) The second X does nothing at all. Testing with simple prores
Re: The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Brent Marginet 4 weeks ago
Forgot to state this. If I put an Apple GT-120 for my GUI with my GTX-980Ti Resolve only uses the GT-120 for Rendering. At least that's what iStatMenus says. Again I state, Apple has become a major A-
Avid Offline to Resolve Online
by Jake Diamond 4 weeks ago
Hello, I just locked a documentary in Avid, and re-linked all the AMA footage to the original source footage in the sequence. After speaking to the colorist, he said he wanted a folder with all the or
Re: Avid Offline to Resolve Online
by Brent Marginet 4 weeks ago
You could Consolidate from Avid but it will not create Avid Wrapped Media because you AMA Linked everything. It will Consolidate to whatever the original Clip Codecs were. I have run into one problem
Resolve 12 - Fatal PCIe Error on HP Z840
by Romain Sab 2 years ago
Hi, I'm working on HP Z840, with NVIDIA K4200 for GUI and 2 Geforce GTX 980 installed in a chassis Netstor NA255. We are doing exclusively UHD 2160p 50 projects. When it was running the 11.3.1, it was
Re: Resolve 12 - Fatal PCIe Error on HP Z840
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
Those type of settings should be in your BIOS Settings. To get into your BIOS there will be a key to hit like ESC, F2, or F10 as soon you boot the system. I think HP Systems use F2 but you may have to
Cant Find Reference monitor? Using an Intensity Pro HDMI card
by Don Cobble 2 months ago
I am one day old in DR 12.5 Studio. Got the software installed, but cannot find out how to get a reference monitor feed through my Decklink Intensity Pro HDMI Card Help Please dc I7 3930K 3.2Ghz 32 GB
Re: Cant Find Reference monitor? Using an Intensity Pro HDMI card
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
Don Cobble "A) performance Improvement and or B) Visual Quality Improvement buying the Intensity Pro 4K card if my media is only 1920 x 1080 " Resolve performance is really based on your CPU, GPU and
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