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Brent Marginet

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May 5th 2017
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Exporting 16 bit audio in Op1a
by Chris Coote 7 days ago
Hi there I am on a Mac running Symphony 8.6.3. Trying to deliver a 1080i HD XDCAMOp1a MXF file with 16 bit audio (that is the spec for the deliverable). There is a drop-down menu for audio bit depth,
Re: Exporting 16 bit audio in Op1a
by Brent Marginet 6 days ago
What Bit Rate are they asking for, for the Video. The OP-1a's that Avid exports are identical to the Sony OP-1a Specs which are 50mb Video with 8 channels of 24 Bit Audio. There's also the Sony 35mb S
Creating file for DCP
by Adam Harper 2 weeks ago
Hi all, Does anyone here have any experience with making DCPs or prepping master files for DCPs If so I could really use your help. I need to make a DCP with 5.1 Sound and a Visually Impaired track on
Re: Creating file for DCP
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
Your setting your output to 5.1 so that's all you will get out of Avid. Also under no circumstances should you use 16 bit, 44.1khz Audio. It should always be 24 bit, 48khz, 44.1 is for music not Broad
Avid and Pluraleyes Question
by Inbar Marmelshtein 4 weeks ago
Hello, This is my first time using pluraleyes, and I wanted to ask something before I begin. From reading around there seems to be two methods for using pluraleyes: either create new files in the prog
Re: Avid and Pluraleyes Question
by Brent Marginet 4 weeks ago
I agree that AutoSync by Waveform can be a bit of a pain and it can also be slow. I always sort my footage by TC and sync in pairs when I get good or reasonably accurate TC. As for Perf Slipping I alw
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What happened to AMA linking from existing clips in a bin?
by Nina Lucia 1 month ago
Just upgraded from 8.3.1 to 8.9.4 and cannot find a way to AMA link an existing clip media file that has moved directories. Is there still a way to do this In 8.3.1 you just right clicked and AMA link
Re: What happened to AMA linking from existing clips in a bin?
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
Usually it's greyed out if they were imported instead of AMA Linked although I've run into issues with Avid just plain refusing to let me Relink to AMA Linked files. I really hate AMA and just plain a
Unusable playback speed, 1 fps at best
by Eliot Scarpetti 2 months ago
Using Premiere CC latest update 12.1.1 build 10 MP4 4k footage from a GH4 in a 4k timeline. Playback speed is in realtime but it drops about 98% of frames. Playback is far beyond choppy, it's complete
Re: Unusable playback speed, 1 fps at best
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
There can be playback issues In Premiere but they shouldn't be that severe. Have your setup the Mercury Engine setting to OPEN CL since you have and AMD GPU. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think thre
How do you transcode all the media in full in a timeline, not a portion plus handles?
by Jimmy See 2 months ago
I can't seem to figure this out, though I was sure I had in fact done it before. I have tried both transcoding a sequence and, using show reference clips, the master clips used in the sequence and in
Re: How do you transcode all the media in full in a timeline, not a portion plus handles?
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
I haven t done this from a timeline but generally when you want to transcode the entire clip(s) just set the handles to 0. It s been a while because I do all my Transcoding in Resolve but I seem to re
How to collaborate online sharing. 300GB dslr footage
by Milla Spivey 2 months ago
Hello, I started a project as a student with a ton of dslr footage but only 5 or 10% of all the clips I imported into it ended in the timeline. Now I need to share this project with collaborators onli
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Re: How to collaborate online sharing. 300GB dslr footage
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
You're making yourself clear but your not listening to what Greg is saying. If you need to reduce the amount of footage your going to give to the colourist then all he needs is the footage that you us
Jerky Playback...
by Eduardo Chacon 2 months ago
Hi everyone newbie here. I'm running DaVinci Resolve 15 on a Mac Pro (Mid 2010) with 2x 3.33GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon processors, 48GB of ram and a ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card with 1024MB of ram. Whe
Re: Jerky Playback...
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Hey Joseph I searched a bit and can't seem to find a definitive way to do the Kext Hack your talking about. Would you by any chance have a link or the info required for me to do the Kext Mods myself.
How to make a file using videos with different FPS? Audio sync issue
by Gennady Gaidukevich 2 months ago
Hey guys! I have a problem. I m using Premiere Pro to edit my videos. I have different FPS in my footage. For example, night videos have low FPS while day videos have 30 FPS. But I need to compose the
Re: How to make a file using videos with different FPS? Audio sync issue
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Was your Audio Recorded on a separate Audio Recorder on in Camera. And really what was the reasoning behind shooting the night footage at 15fps. That really makes no sense and is a recipe for disaster
subtitle feature request
by Andi Winter 2 months ago
dear all! i just played a little bit with the new subtitle workflow in resolve 15, but i couldn't find the option that one line subs are always in the bottom line and two line subs position the first
Re: subtitle feature request
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
I haven't tried this yet but Resolver Tools has a Subtile Tool for Resolve called Sub Simple. You can do a conversion from an SRT file to XML for Resolve Online or purchase Sub Simple for $29. Maybe t
Not seeing video of clip with an Alpha channel until rendered.
by Frank Muldoon 3 months ago
On a new Avid V8.8.3 PC setup I am having an issue with importing items with an Alpha Channel. When I bring in a PSD or Mov file with an Alpha channel the clip shows as black in the source window and
Re: Not seeing video of clip with an Alpha channel until rendered.
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Just for the heck of it upgrade to 8.8.5. I found a few fairly serious bugs in 8.8.2, 8.8.3 and 8.8.4 that weren t fixed till 8.8.5. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or
Mixed Frame Rate Workflow
by Aiden Jordan 2 months ago
Hi all, Sorry, another annoying frame rate discussion... This has been posted on Avid community so apologies to those who go back and forth between the two, but was interested in getting the opinions
Re: Mixed Frame Rate Workflow
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Avid has a feature in the Source Settings Dialgue to Interpret the Footage at the frame rate you would like. You can then export the new clips with the audio intact and in sync. 23.976 and 24fps foota
Video is 23.98 fps on Red and Audio was recorded at 24 fps 48K
by Rachel Pearl 2 months ago
HI, I've been trying to find an answer to this question in the Archives but none of the answers quite address this problem. The video on this project was recorded on the RED at 23.98 with no camera so
Re: Video is 23.98 fps on Red and Audio was recorded at 24 fps 48K
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
If you do run into the situation where the Audio is drifting out of sync with the Video this is what I have done in the past. Use ProTools to do a Sample Rate Conversion from 24 to 23.976fps. The nice
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Modify audio timecode to match the video timecode in sequence
by Simon Bienert 2 months ago
I am working as a DIT on a project in without timecode. Syncing video and audio was quite a feat and now the editors need an export in DNxHD MXF OP-Atom for Avid and I am working in Premiere Pro. To e
Re: Modify audio timecode to match the video timecode in sequence
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
What you really need to do is to transcode all the Video to OP-Atom DNxHD in Resolve and then Resync everything in Avid. If you change the timecode of the Audio and transcode from Resolve with Synced
VOB and .mpeg footage jittery and "skips" when transcoded
by Kell Smith 2 months ago
VOB and .mpeg footage jittery and "skips" when transcoded. It's not catastrophic but it is noticeable. When viewing it on the DVD, it seems to "catch" a few frames here and there. I've noticed a jitte
Re: VOB and .mpeg footage jittery and "skips" when transcoded
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Standard Def Video should be Lower First not Upper, that may be causing the issue. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a val
Premiere Automatically Partitions Drive / Appends with "1"
by Liz Parham 2 months ago
I work on multiple projects across different systems sometimes and I find myself having to move the cache quite frequently. When I do this and open up an existing project, media browser appends a "1"
Re: Premiere Automatically Partitions Drive / Appends with "1"
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Great, thats why I asked if you were on a Mac or PC. OS X and those damned Ghost Folders can be a real pain sometimes. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are
Captions Won't Show Up in Quicktime
by Chad Michaels 2 months ago
I have tried every single possible format for my captions, and they still won't show up in Quicktime, nor does the option to show captions in quicktime under the view tab. I have embedded them, I have
Re: Captions Won't Show Up in Quicktime
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
VLC doesn't decode embedded Ancillary CC only Subtitles. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe
Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Russ Johnson 11 months 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 months ago
If you follow this guys instructions all security updates work without any issues. I find his instructions more complete than the ones on the site of the guy who made the patcher file. I've installed
color space issues 4444 to DCP
by Sean Sartori 4 months ago
Hi I've just graded a film shot CinemaDNG and rendered it out 4444 XQ, video levels, gamma 2.4, rec 709 for a DCP. Viewing the DCP in a theater, it was washed out. The house making the DCP didn't set
Re: color space issues 4444 to DCP
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
When you export to ProRes 4444 from Resolve you need to set the Video Output to Full to get the correct Video Levels. Not sure why this has never been addressed by BM but maybe they will in the future
GH5 auto focus hack works! Now, about conforming 29.976 to 24p in Resolve. Possible?
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
As the title suggests, I tried the autofocus "hack" which fixes the GH5's horrible autofocus problem. The only thing is you have to shoot in 30p (29.976) or 60p. It doesn't work in 23.blah or proper 2
Re: GH5 auto focus hack works! Now, about conforming 29.976 to 24p in Resolve. Possible?
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
The problem with conforming 30p to 24p or 29.97 to 23.976 is the 6 extra frames per second that need to be dealt with. The only way to deal with them without slowing down the video (which would be use
Exports are one frame short with the latest version of Catalyst.
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
I just upgraded to the latest version of Catalyst Browse and have noticed that I must add one extra frame to my out point to get the correct clip length that I m going for. This is the first time that
Nvidia Cuda vs AMD for DaVichi which is better
by Don Cobble 12 months ago
I am switching to Davinchi 12.5 Studio and will upgrade to 14 when out. Im going to go through the learning process, but I am also preparing my system. So should I get an AMD card or Nvidia with Cuda
Re: Nvidia Cuda vs AMD for DaVichi which is better
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
I primarily run Macs but man for the price one pays for there products they really need to fix these constant "Video Issues". I'm at the point where a Hackintosh is looking like a good option because
Color Shift
by Nelson Torres 4 months ago
I have a clip (Panasonic Varicam MXF) that I m working with in After effects & Resolve. The issue I m having is that I export the shot (exported out Apple ProRes 422), work with it in After effects, r
Re: Color Shift
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
Are you viewing this on your computer monitor. If so Resolve often make things look darker than Avid, Premiere, After Effects or QuickTime. If your on a Mac there is a checkbox in settings to turn off
Media pool search -- really doesn't search all bins?
by Bill Russell 4 months ago
I must be nuts, but entering items in the Media Pool search bar seems to only search the selected bin. At the top level, "Master", it finds precisely nothing. Tell me this is not how DR 14.2 Media Poo
Re: Media pool search -- really doesn't search all bins?
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
Nope your not missing anything, 12.5.6 is the same. Searches net absolutely nothing and I'm a bit PO'd that it hasn't been fixed in 14. Maybe 14.3 will "Resolve" this issue. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: I
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Gpu
by Dan Davis 5 months ago
Hi all, Sorry not really a user question but more of a will has it worked for you. Currently using a Nvidia Quadro 4000 for Resolve and it's had it's day not least because it's not supported on 14. I'
Re: Gpu
by Brent Marginet 5 months ago
Here's how I did it. Use at least a 500W PSU for two Video Cards. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and th
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