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I'm an experienced videographer/editor, having shot everything from The Oscars to commercials, shorts, interviews, sports, racing, events.

Developed a specialty in classic film restoration such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, etc.
Member Since:
January 18th 2011
98 Posts
Location:
Valencia, CA, USA
Unable to sync file-error message
by Bret Hampton 5 months ago
I have a Premiere project that's finished and archived to another hard drive, however I keep getting a CC error message that it's unable to sync the file. "Unable to sync zz_No_NR_20190131T162619.8438
Mocha AE-Trouble applying mask when hand moves over screen
by Bret Hampton 5 months ago
Newbie issue here. I'm replacing a screen with a graphic. A hand moves across the screen and am trying to mask properly so the hand is visible and comes over my new graphic. I tracked the screen and t
Re: Mocha AE-Trouble applying mask when hand moves over screen
by Bret Hampton 5 months ago
Martin Thank you very much. I knew I had to have two layers but didn't know how to mask.
Merge clip loses image settings
by Bret Hampton 7 months ago
SOLVED Someone suggested using Master Clips and applying flip. Then everything I make from it, multicam, subclips, etc all have same attributes. Makes sense. Hi guys URGENT problem. I've got 40 video
removing LUT when it appears to not be un lumetri??
by Moog Gravett 2 years ago
Hi folks, I have a question about LUTs in Premiere. I have a load of Amira footage which gets some kind of LUT applied when I import. However I'd prefer to see it raw at this point in the edit process
Re: removing LUT when it appears to not be un lumetri?? **SOLVED**
by Bret Hampton 11 months ago
It seems Arri records with this embedded in the file, so it's not a Premiere problem but rather a Premiere solution allowing you to turn it off in Master Clip if you want. It does the same thing in Av
Proxy video levels don't match originals
by Bret Hampton 11 months ago
Continue sorting out issues making anamorphic proxies from Arri Alexa files. Am using Go Pro Cineform codec YUV 10 bit, pixel dimensions modified from preset to 1472x1080 which is exactly half origina
Re: Proxy video levels don't match originals
by Bret Hampton 11 months ago
It turns out Premiere applies Arri709 LUT when importing native footage. However proxies seem to strip metadata, causing washed out look. Applying the LUT to each clip or to an adjustment layer for th
Proxy ingest audio issue with Alexa
by Bret Hampton 11 months ago
Hi Am new to proxies. Working with Alexa footage anamorphic, so created proxy ingest preset that works ok for mos picture, but with sound I get error msg "selected preset doesn't support audio channel
Re: Proxy ingest audio issue with Alexa
by Bret Hampton 11 months ago
I solved this, was overthinking things. I ended up using one of the GoPro Cineform settings when you open the Ingest menu.
Set to frame size in Premiere Pro CS6
by Samantha Carson 2 years ago
Hi everyone, I want to set the frame size of a movie I imported into premiere (have come from using FCP and it never did this!) because it must be compressed, so it is half the size of the frame. The
Re: Set to frame size in Premiere Pro CS6
by Bret Hampton 1 year ago
Jeff Can you help with my issue re set to frame size I have clips in 2k (Red), HD (Blackmagic CC and Canon SLR) and 4k (Blackmagic again). However most of the footage is 2k so would like to edit 2k ti
Mocha AE Beginner-Tracking Data gives odd results in AE
by Bret Hampton 1 year ago
Am total newbie with Mocha AE. I tracked a product label in Mocha, looked great. However when I export tracking data to AE and make a new solid (using "make comp Size") I get a huge box that moves but
Re: Mocha AE Beginner-Tracking Data gives odd results in AE
by Bret Hampton 1 year ago
Thanks Martin I'll try that. I was able to get better results with more practice. I think one problem was I wasn't defining the tracking area properly. I thought I clicked to complete the shape but ma
aja kona LHE controlpanel Windows
by Jan Guisset 2 years ago
Hello, I recently bought a 2nd hand aja kona lhe capture card. I installed this in a Windows 10 PC. When I install the latest drivers, the Machina software recognizes the card. But I can not select an
Re: aja kona LHE controlpanel Windows
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
I think Warren is right. I wanted to use it for Premiere on Windows 7 but ended up getting LHi card as LHE was unsupported in current Premiere version. They phase out support for cards over time. The
Kona LHi HDMI capture issue
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
Hi all Am trying to capture some DVD content I edited awhile ago (no copy protection) but using HDMI input it acts as if no cable is connected. The same cable shows up properly outputting from the car
Clips from Premiere don't line up
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
I'm trying to clean up some Premiere audio in Audition. The cleanup works fine, but the clip has a few frames of silence at the head that weren't there before. The clip length exactly matches the expo
Avid DNX rewrap changing audio bit depth
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
I have a DNX HQX 10 bit, 24 bit audio sequence and source audio is 24 bit. However when I try to rewrap the sequence it defaults to 16 bit audio. If I change to 24 bit it's not a rewrap anymore. This
"The maximum EDL event limit (999) for CMX 3600 has been exceeded" Premiere Pro
by Tempe Hale 2 years ago
Hello! I am working in Premiere CC 2017 11.1.1 Editing a feature length documentary. The sound mixer has requested an EDL for each audio track. I run into this error when exporting EDL "The maximum ED
Re: "The maximum EDL event limit (999) for CMX 3600 has been exceeded" Premiere Pro
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
Tempe The standpoint "when everyone worked in reels" is incorrect. We STILL work in reels. This is accepted format for feature delivery, fiction or documentary. Of course your post house is free to re
Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
Hi I have an early Mac Pro 1.1 dual processor running FCP7. I mostly use it with Furnacecore Dirt Removal for film restoration. It's pretty slow as it's 32 bit, so wondering suggestions for inexpensiv
Re: Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Roger Poole 2 years ago
I have to agree with the comments by Shane and Nick. The original code for FCP was written a long time ago for PPC processors and although tweaked to run on Intel Mac's it cannot take advantage of the
Timecode synchronize matches to incorrect point and when manually syncing the Audio/Video, It desynchronizes over time
by Nick Van Berkel 2 years ago
Hi Everyone! I'm Assistant Editing a feature length Documentary shot mostly in North America but the last drive I received was from the Netherlands and I'm having issues with Incorrect timecode synchr
Re: Timecode synchronize matches to incorrect point and when manually syncing the Audio/Video, It desynchronizes over time
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
I'm with Brent. Most likely you received wrong timecode on your audio. It's tricky exchanging footage between countries with different standards. It's possible they think recording 23.976 and 24 are t
what happens if a stereo file is exported as mono
by Ayan Banerjee 2 years ago
I have a project with a huge number of stereo clips . These clips were recorded with a Zoom H1, and many of them has either a stronger left or a stronger right channel. It is not possible to detect al
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Re: what happens if a stereo file is exported as mono
by Bret Hampton 2 years ago
Ayan Sounds like you found a solution. For next time may I suggest you listen to each channel and pick the best one, then set your project to use that channel exclusively. Keeping a project with two '
How to achieve high-key effect?
by Bret Hampton 4 years ago
Can anyone tell me how to achieve this effect in Photoshop I was thinking of applying a white layer but appreciate suggestions
Re: How to achieve high-key effect?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
This tutorial looks pretty decent: https: www.youtube.com watch v=lZeeQRyHJU8
Using Flame in Premiere or After Effects
by Bret Hampton 4 years ago
Is it possible to work with Flame projects in either program I have a client who has videos already created there and wants me to replace some on-screen text and add new audio. Thanks all
Any way to match a font from a video still frame?
by Bret Hampton 5 years ago
Hi all I am trying to match a font from text already in a video. Is there some way to use Type Kit to use a still frame image from the video to match it
Re: Any way to match a font from a video still frame?
by Bret Hampton 5 years ago
Kevin Thanks, I did some looking there but time-consuming. I did find an app called Whatthefont which can do what I described and found out the font is Elefantasia, which although not in Typekit was o
BBC "Sherlock Holmes"
by Dave Gage 5 years ago
I finally got around to watching the 3 seasons of this show on NetFlix. Does anyone know what NLE was used to edit the shows There is an effect in the opening credits that looks like the "Miniaturize
Re: BBC "Sherlock Holmes"
by Bret Hampton 5 years ago
There was a nice article about Sherlock in Digital Video magazine maybe a year or so ago. It mentioned it was shot with two Arri Alexas most of the time, but they also used DSLRS for certain shots.Mos
Stuttering HD playback CS5
by Bret Hampton 6 years ago
I have LHe card on HP workstation 16g ram and have continuous stuttering playback of HD files. SD works fine. I have tested the same files on an old Mac Pro 1.1 with same card and only 4g ram and it p
Re: Stuttering HD playback CS5
by Bret Hampton 6 years ago
Hi Eric Yeah, the files played fine without the Aja card, but ultimately I decided to get an HP Z800 and Kona LHi which seems to have solved my problems and is much faster and more flexible than what
NAB 2013 Hard Rock Hotel Party Announcement Monday 4/8/13
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
Hi - I am pleased to announce the (10th ) annual "drink free for your business card" gathering at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. on Monday April 8th, 2013, after 8pm. As most of you know, it ge
Re: NAB 2013 Hard Rock Hotel Party Announcement Monday 4/8/13
by Bret Hampton 6 years ago
Never mind, I found it on Atto's site. 10th Annual NAB Cocktail Party Co-Sponsored by ATTO Come party with MAXX Digital. Open to all REDUSER and Creative Cow members, MAXX Digital is hosting their 10t
Upconverting SD to HD during Capture in CS5
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Hi all I'm very used to downconverting HD to SD with my card for already captured video. However my problem now is how can I convert SD to HD while capturing This needs to incorporated into an existin
Re: Upconverting SD to HD during Capture in CS5
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Paul Have you tried calling Aja They've always answered the phone when I call. Also if you direct an email to support but put "Attention: Keith" in your subject line, it will get directed to that pers
Intensity Pro-How to pillar box SD to HD upconversion?
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Hi all Have looked through all the settings and can't find one for making a pillar box of 4x3 content. I notice in the manual that it exists, but BM often writes one manual for several versions of the
Re: Intensity Pro-How to pillar box SD to HD upconversion?
by Glenn Cowan 3 years ago
I just bought the Intensity Shuttle for USB 3.0 Capturing SD footage to 1080i59.94, with the SD to HD setting on Pillarbox, does NOT Pillarbox; it zooms into the SD image and crops the top and bottom
Unable to upconvert SD to HD
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Hi all Really need your help. I'm trying to up convert some standard def footage to 1080 29.97 with My LHe card. I have tried every combination I can think of on both Mac and PC (w CS5) and no matter
Re: Unable to upconvert SD to HD
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Petros Thanks so much. I was driving myself crazy with this and if I'd looked at the comparison you sent would see it's not possible. Appreciate that very much. Bret
Compound paths-How can I replace text?
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
I was given a 'simple' assignment of replacing English text with a different language. I thought it would be all cut and paste, but the words are various sizes and colors (for a stylized look) and cre
Re: Compound paths-How can I replace text?
by Bret Hampton 7 years ago
Thanks Vincent I didn't think of ocr, will try that as a test. In the meantime I dealt with it by making a new text layer and cutting and pasting their foreign language text and matching font sizes an
HDMI Capture with Decklink HD extreme
by Anas Shabsogh 9 years ago
Hi, i have a Decklink HD Extreme 3 and am trying to capture from a blu-ray player or a ps3 through HDMI cable but all i got is a black screen, so is this card Capable of capturing from a blu-ray playe
Re: HDMI Capture with Decklink HD extreme
by Bret Hampton 9 years ago
Hi It says right in the Intensity manual you cannot capture copyrighted material through hdmi due to the copy protection feature. However I have had good results using the rgb component cables from bl
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