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Brent Marginet

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May 5th 2017
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Recover files from Dead Edit drive
by Jim Watt 3 weeks ago
I'm editing a 1 hr program using as my main edit drive an 8 TB Thunderbolt G-Raid. This morning it would not power up, nor of course mount. Checked the power supply and it's fine. Can I take the two d
Re: Recover files from Dead Edit drive
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
While it s possible that this may work if the Hard Drives haven t failed themselves, this is something that could make things even worse for your data. If you put the HD s into another brand of enclos
Interpreting 23.98 footage as 24f. Why doesn't TRT change?
by Blase Theodore 3 months ago
I've outputted a feature from Resolve at 23.976. (from 23.976 footage and audio mix stems.) I need to covert from 23.98 to 24f for the DCP. The workflow I was expecting was: - interpret picture as 24f
Re: Interpreting 23.98 footage as 24f. Why doesn't TRT change?
by Brent Marginet 3 months ago
Resolve interprets the TRT incorrectly in the Media pool as far as I'm concerned but maybe they did this for a reason. Below are some examples of what I see with a 3 and a half minute clip. Example -
PostgreSQL
by Joseph Berg 8 months ago
This is a subject that is very confusing to me. So any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Right now, I'm running two stations with MacOS 10.13 and have one resolve 15 studio license. What I want t
Re: PostgreSQL
by Brent Marginet 8 months ago
PostgreSQL has to be installed from a folder that Resolve installes on you system before you can use Project Sharing. Hopefully I can get behind my system so that I can get you the extract folder to l
Capturing MiniDV tapes - problem with NTSC tapes (dropping all frames)
by Michal Poniedzielski 11 months ago
Hi, My setup: - miniDV camcorder DCR-HC39E PAL - connected via Handycam station DCRA-C123 (FIrewire) - capturing with Adobe Premiere CC 2017 (Win10) Everything works fine when I capture my own miniDV
Re: Capturing MiniDV tapes - problem with NTSC tapes (dropping all frames)
by Brent Marginet 10 months ago
I have run into this exact problem with DV in the past. Technically it's not playing back the NTSC Video on the built in LCD it just looks like it is. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copie
Starting A New Project with Media shot on Film
by Aaron Velez Coronado 11 months ago
Hi! I am starting a new project to work on a film that was shot on 16mm film. 24FPS. The footage was already sent back to Kodak and redelivered to me as a .MOV file. When setting up the project, what
Re: Starting A New Project with Media shot on Film
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
The Film Option allows you to slip the audio into sync when using double system audio. I always check this option wether I need it or not. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Me
Bootcamp MacPro 2013 and Thundebolt
by Eric Santiago 11 months ago
Anyone running Avid MC on a MacPro 2013 with Bootcamp Does the Thunderbolt work I have an emergency with PC formatted RAID drives.
Re: Bootcamp MacPro 2013 and Thundebolt
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
I would install Paragon NTFS for Mac on OS X to give you full access to the RAID Volume and thereby avoid any Windows Issues. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projec
mac to pc, premiere to resolve, xml hell...
by Daniel Jewesbury 11 months ago
I'm in cross-platform hell here. I've edited in Premiere on Mac, and i've exported an XML to grade in Resolve which is on a PC in our grading suite (via an ExFAT-formatted external drive). Resolve is
Re: mac to pc, premiere to resolve, xml hell...
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
So would any of the original clip filenames been renamed manually. If so that could be whats causing some of your issues. The golden rule is to never rename any clips filename under any circumstance.
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Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Greg Monson 11 months ago
I had a rude awakening today when I upgraded my Adobe CC suite and discovered that Adobe is no longer supporting any .mov files. I'm wondering what people are doing to get around this. I use QT Refere
Re: Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
2018 also supports QT Ref Movies so I have AME 2017 and 2018 installed on all my systems. I haven't made the move to 2019 because everyone seems to be complaining that it's really buggy. "MY MEDIA PRO
Premier Pro cc 2018
by richard whitehouse 11 months ago
Can someone please help me as i am fed up with trying to get the right combination right in premier pro cc 2018. I am working on video clips and pictures to create a DVD, a lot of the pictures and vid
Re: Premier Pro cc 2018
by Brent Marginet 11 months ago
The problem may just be that you are creating a DVD. DVD s are only Standard Definition so they don t generally look very good. Build yourself a BluRay, that should look a whole lot better. "MY MEDIA
Media Composer Documents have dissapeared from my desktop.
by dan crouch 12 months ago
I am cutting on a Mac 10.13.4 using Media Composer 8.3.1 In trying to solve an email problem, I have managed to send my entire desktop to my iCloud Drive, including all my Avid projects! In trying to
Re: Media Composer Documents have dissapeared from my desktop.
by Brent Marginet 12 months ago
Call Apple about this problem, they should be able to help you. "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
Ugly frame blending after render...
by ethan wright 1 year ago
Hiya folks, Had a very odd batch of clips that I've been working on for the last few months. All 2k, but mixed framerates between 24.9, 25, 25.9, 26, 29 and so on. A bit of a mess, but here we are. Th
Re: Ugly frame blending after render...
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
Probably not going to work properly because the frame rates will be different and there will likely be some differences in the Metadata. If it does relink your cuts will likely not start on the same f
Avid to Premiere (and back to Avid) questions
by Joe Bags 1 year ago
Hey guys, Have a new project coming up. I'm Assist Editing at a company that uses Premiere but the major company giving us the work, wants the final edits in Avid. (I assume the other company has thei
Re: Avid to Premiere (and back to Avid) questions
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
Good luck, this is going to be a nightmare of fixes and screwed up edits. If any syncing is done from one platform to the other then all hell is going to break loose. As the all other posters will say
MCC Closed Caption files not importing properly
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
I've received some .mcc Closed Caption files that were exported from MacCaption and no matter what I do they only come in as 720x486 @ 24FPS. I've tried modifying them to be CEA-708 Service 1 and set
Re: MCC Closed Caption files not importing properly
by Tim Vaughan 1 year ago
As I don't have access to your system nor know your settings, I can only use my experiences as reference. The mcc caption file will come in a 704x480. It is dependent on who you get the file from, but
Is there a way to calculate aspect ratio in pixels?
by ryan elder 1 year ago
I was thinking of editing some scenes in my current project with an aspect ratio of 2.20:1, but is there anyway on Premiere Pro to do that Premiere Pro wants to know the exact number of pixels for the
Re: Is there a way to calculate aspect ratio in pixels?
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
It could be as simple as 872 1080=0.8074 and you would enter that into the Mask Tool. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a
Set Pan On Track - In/Out
by Maggie Brunner 1 year ago
Hello, I am trying to use the Set Pan On Track - In Out command in the hamburger menu in the Audio Mixer, however, it is not giving me that option. Instead, it says "Filter Pan On Track - In Out" whic
Re: Set Pan On Track - In/Out
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
The mixer has three modes "Clip", "Live" and I believe "Auto" if it's set to Live then you will get the "Filter..." choices you are seeing. Switch it back to Clip and you should then see the Set Pan I
Exporting problem
by Rob Dunford 1 year ago
I'm fairly new to Resolve, having migrated from FCP7 recently. I'm getting the hang of the interface but I have an exporting problem that defies my investigation! I'm exporting to a QT MOV file and in
Re: Exporting problem
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
What type of QT Movie are you exporting, ProRes, DNxHD or other. What are you viewing it with, QT, VLC, etc. What are you setting your output video levels to Auto, Data or Video. As an example even if
New DCP Kakadu encoding option versus DCP-o-Matic
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi, I have an urgent querstion, due to terrible tight deadline: Usually, I create my DCPs with DCP-o-Matic, but I cannot check it, since the screening place ain't available. You can play DCPs now in D
Re: New DCP Kakadu encoding option versus DCP-o-Matic
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
I don't know if this helps but I've never had Resolve crash with a DCP-O-Matic DCP. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a va
Avid Nitris DX not recognized but BM Decklink is in 2018.5 and Sierra
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
I just recently updated Avid to 2018.5 and even though the DX Drivers are installed and up to date MC only recognizes my BM Decklink Card. If I uninstall the BM Drivers MC sees the DX but as soon as I
Re: Avid Nitris DX not recognized but BM Decklink is in 2018.5 and Sierra
by Brent Marginet 1 year ago
We have found the solution. Use EasyFind to locate an Open I O driver named "OpenIO_Blackmagic.acf" in up to two locarions. Once located, right click on each one and "Reveal in Finder", then trash eac
Jerky Playback...
by Eduardo Chacon 1 year 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 1 year 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.
subtitle feature request
by Andi Winter 1 year 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 1 year 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
Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Russ Johnson 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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
Exports are one frame short with the latest version of Catalyst.
by Brent Marginet 2 years 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
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