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Exported Stills JPGs and TIFFs to low contrast
by Florian Gintenreiter 20 hours ago
Hi! I'm trying to export stills of the grades I made. I exported them to JPG and TIFF files, but they have lower contrast compared to what I see in the viewer during grading. To make sure it was not a
Re: Exported Stills JPGs and TIFFs to low contrast
by Chris Wright 12 hours ago
see if this rgb to video lut will help. it will convert 0-255 to 16-235 https: f1.creativecow.net 10598 fixmyyoutube
Random Horizontal line when exporting (not interlacing issue)
by Joel Howard 21 hours ago
When I try to export files from Premiere (2015.3) on my mac pro I often get horizontal lines that will appear randomly, pics below. Sometimes when it happens I can restart Premiere and have it work fi
Re: Random Horizontal line when exporting (not interlacing issue)
by Chris Wright 20 hours ago
check for video card recall for that particular model. the older video cards have to be recalled.
Massive and Inexplicable Swelling of Project file using Adobe Premiere CS6
by Amar Salgia 3 days ago
Dear Creative Cow Community, I have been using Adobe Premiere CS6 on a film project for a long time. For one of my files, just today I have started having a strange and inexplicable problem which rend
Re: Massive and Inexplicable Swelling of Project file using Adobe Premiere CS6
by Chris Wright 3 days ago
render out the stabilized clips. that data is actually stored in the project file. also, try using lumetri as adjustment layers and if not possible, then use smaller sequences. you can usually re-impo
Slow splash-screen startups for no apparent reason. WTF?!
by Mel Matsuoka 4 days ago
I am about to go "Office Space" on Premiere Pro 2015.4 on macOS 10.10.5. For no reason, Premiere will often randomly decide to take 30 minutes to startup, leaving me and my clients to stare at the all
Re: Slow splash-screen startups for no apparent reason. WTF?!
by Mel Matsuoka 4 days ago
Well, after more investigating, I figured out that the possible culprit could be the Noise Industries "FXFactory" plugin package. Even after trashing my Premiere prefs, uninstalling Premiere, deleting
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16mm Photochemical Generation Loss Look with DSLR footage 10-bit and up
by Kk Akuoku 4 days ago
It seems that when trying to achieve the "Film Look" on digital these days, the few who really take their time to craft in are drawn to the clean, low contrast film negative style. I, on the other han
Re: 16mm Photochemical Generation Loss Look with DSLR footage 10-bit and up
by Chris Wright 4 days ago
the subtractive process can greatly change any color including skin tones at 16bpc precision for high quality work. that external software link says the LUT will work in davinci. if its iridas or adob
Very cloudy/washed-out YouTube videos
by Phil Iovino 6 days ago
Hey all, after uploading videos to YouTube my videos look very cloudy. The videos properties are - Here's how it looks locally - And here's how YouTube trashes it - It might be a little hard to see th
Re: Very cloudy/washed-out YouTube videos
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
i just clicked browse to my desktop. i suppose you could try adding it to the adobe folder LUTs Technical.
Wanting to deinterlace VHS video and choose with field to throw out, experiencing issues in Premiere Pro
by David Notowitz 5 days ago
Friends, Not sure what's going on here. I'd love a clear explanation from an expert. I captured VHS footage into my MacBook Pro using BlackMagic Design converter through Thunderbolt. If I view the res
Re: Wanting to deinterlace VHS video and choose with field to throw out, experiencing issues in Premiere Pro
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
you can't decide what to do until you decide how you want it to look. there are many ways to handle interlaced. 1. leave interlaced and supported playback interlaced systems. you won't see lines. moti
File: fixmyyoutube
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
cube file 64 cube iridas lut for burning in darker 16-235 from 0-255 for youtube upload. it darkens image, then youtube re-lightens again. https: f1.creativecow.net 10598 fixmyyoutube
Best way to fix skin tones in PPro
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
Now this will be right up someone's alley! I've noticed that 4K footage from the Panasonic G7 tends towards orange red. I can adjust it in post in PPro, but it's a tedious operation given the footage
Re: Best way to fix skin tones in PPro
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
https: forums.creativecow.net thread 394 32#35
How to color correct multiple shots in the best way possible
by Christopher Khouri 2 weeks ago
I really want to know how to get the best result when color correcting multiple shots. Should i color correct shot by shot If i do that will the shots look different Should i put a sequence layer and
Re: How to color correct multiple shots in the best way possible
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
why is it that no video talk about overall hue angle you need to be able to adjust hue globally to line up white balance in the scopes on the skin tone line. no video even touches this...and its baaas
The Most Average Movies of the Past 15 Years: A So-So List
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
While it's standard to come up with a list of the best films of a time period, and probably even easier to come up with the worst films; it takes a REAL memory to try to come up perfectly horizontal m
Re: The Most Average Movies of the Past 15 Years: A So-So List
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
i rate movies by the friend zone factor. if they are mediocre, they are the friend that asks to borrow your lawnmower once in a while. You don't remember why they ask, and you'd rather not ask because
C300 : Converting in-camera overcranked footage back to real time.
by Dejha Ti 2 weeks ago
I'm editing a project where we wanted the ability to have slow mo for some shots and realtime for other shots. The DP used the C300's slow mo function where it it converts 60fps into 24fps making the
Re: C300 : Converting in-camera overcranked footage back to real time.
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
best honest advice, buy a Snell Alchemist OD. or find someone who owns a alchemist or teranex converter. anything else will have artifacts.
Color management greyed out in interpret footage.
by Mike Throck 2 years ago
I'm trying to work with Alexa Log C footage in After Effects. I cannot assign a profile to my footage because all the options are greyed out. I have already gone into project settings and assigned a r
Re: Color management greyed out in interpret footage.
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
apply adjustment layer then -effect utility - Color Profile Converter effect set input as hdtv set output as universal film https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using utility-effects.html
Video Ghosting Repair
by Dan Sudkamp 3 weeks ago
Hello all, and thanks in advance. Working on a project and noticed that one setup has some odd ghosting going on. It's showing up on every take on this setup and only this setup. The action here is th
Re: Video Ghosting Repair
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
clear media cache
Best method to burn a feature film to Blu Rays for distribution? Or should I stick with DVDs?
by Jade Whitmire 3 weeks ago
Hi everyone! I m working on finishing up a feature film in the coming months and am going to be distributing it myself, via digital platforms as well as physical media. My concern is with physical med
Re: Best method to burn a feature film to Blu Rays for distribution? Or should I stick with DVDs?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
its not so much the disc type as the expensive encoder. dvd's with low end encoders look like VHS. blu-ray can be ugly too. make'em nice. hey, even harry potter is on dvd. that being said, the old ada
AE CC DNxHR Codec Trillions of Colors Washed Out Issue
by Ryan Thompson 3 weeks ago
Hi everyone, For the last 3 years or so I have been running After Effects CS6 on a Windows 7 PC. I typically export a file with the AVID DNxHR codec which has been great, then I export that file from
Re: AE CC DNxHR Codec Trillions of Colors Washed Out Issue
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
Choose Effect Utility Color Profile Converter to apply the Color Profile Converter to the adjustment layer. set input : -rec.709 set output: rec. 709 (16-235)
sRGB
by Jerry Smith 4 weeks ago
Can I just convert all the colors in a composition to sRGB If so, how do I do it All my image assets come from PS or AI. But I don't think I paid enough attention to sRGB vs. Apple whatever vs.... I u
Re: sRGB
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
if the end product doesn't read color profiles, and if they are different than the native screen profile of your monitor, you will have to use AE's utility profile converter to burn in the correct col
Sky replacement if actor wearing same color as sky?
by Catherine Seguin 1 month ago
Help! I need to find out if this is possible or would be too difficult. I have a whole shoot that I am shooting during the day, then turning into a sunset. I know how to do it fairly easily if the act
Re: Sky replacement if actor wearing same color as sky?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
yes, just find the effects window.
Can this be fixed at this stage
by darren behan 1 month ago
Hello All, I could really do with some of your expertise with the following issue. We are prepping our film for festival for end of month. I just got done colour grading when I noticed there was a jud
Re: Can this be fixed at this stage
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
i haven't converted it into your project, but you could use my cut detector code, similar to magnum edit detectors to auto detect the cuts in the footage. https: f1.creativecow.net 10063 ae-custom-505
Exposure question
by Duke Sweden 1 month ago
I put this in Cinematography but after 3 days not one response. The Adobe forums seem to be the only active ones, so I thought I repost this here and hopefully one of my many mentors will jump in. ***
Re: Exposure question
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
If your image doesn't have usable information (ie. it's insanely dark or blown out) then there's no use in grading it. I'd rather have some fill light and bring it down instead of trying to boost up n
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De Flicker
by Miki Kaspruk 2 months ago
Has anyone found any good techniques for getting rid of a flicker The De-Flicker effect on Premier doesn't really do a lot. I have tried a plug in - Digital Anarchy, which worked very well but they ad
Re: De Flicker
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
digital anarchy is only $149. revision deflicker is $249. The reason They work. There aren't really many free or cheap ways to fix advanced problems. There are some old ways like: AE's color stabilize
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convert movies
by Ehsan Shabani 2 months ago
Hi again. Thank you all for previous post I have a very old problem. I'm wondering how encoders like ganool , ShAanig, yify and ... export movies in .mkv and the quality does not change. I wanted to c
Re: convert movies
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
adobe's AME now supports h.265(which is even smaller than h.264, but not as many players support it. also try variable bitrate. https: helpx.adobe.com media-encoder using file-formats-supported-export
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Match WB Kelvin to color temperature of lamps?
by Duke Sweden 2 months ago
This is more out of curiosity than anything else. Up until now I've adjusted the white balance kelvin in close proximity to where it "should" be, then adjust for taste. I was wondering, however, if I
Re: Match WB Kelvin to color temperature of lamps?
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
you're getting banding if you shoot 8 bit for sure which h.264 is. it's the same idea why the hue angle makes little dots ;) with h.264, you need to check your zebras histogram for correct black white
.aep projects default application problem
by Chris Mathews 2 months ago
I installed After Effects CS4 on brand new computer and everything was fine, then i remembered that I have some old projects created in After Effects 7.0, so I installed the 7.0 version. Now when I tr
Re: .aep projects default application problem
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
i don't want to post a registry edit here so google "user choice registry"
Problems with color depth in Speedgrade
by Raphael Ofner 3 months ago
Hello everybody! As said in the title I've got problems with the color depth in Adobe Speedgrade. I want to color-correct the footage of my DJI drone using LUTs and of course the build-in tools from S
Re: Problems with color depth in Speedgrade
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
whoa! that certainly doesn't look like 64 cube luts. looks like 8-16 luts. Which luts did you use did you render out to a 8 bit codec try dnxHR or prores instead. I have actually made a premiere prese
Color problems with H.264!
by Dean Milan 3 months ago
Hi! I have a project that I have been editing in Premiere pro (2015.3) for a while now, and when I take my finished project over to AME, I usually do two copies, one H264 and the other Cineform codecs
Re: Color problems with H.264!
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
https: forums.adobe.com thread 2172639
simple colour matching & exposue advice required please
by Gordon Henry 3 months ago
advise please.. Hi Guys, I have shot a theatre show with 2 cameras and i will be doing a simple Multicam edit with FCP 7.. the show is about 90 mins in length . The 2 cameras do vary in saturation and
Re: simple colour matching & exposue advice required please
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
'tips on color correcting these two clips wildly different DSLR settings' https: forums.creativecow.net thread 394 32#35
Matching color on Sony A7sii and Canon T2i
by Steve Barone 3 months ago
Hey, I hope someone can lend some knowledge on this one. A buddy and I have to collect video shots around town for a project but we have different cameras. I have a SonyA7sii and he has a Canon T2i. I
Re: Matching color on Sony A7sii and Canon T2i
by Blaise Douros 3 months ago
I agree with Steve here. No picture profile is going to be as good as sitting down with the two cameras for an hour and shooting a color chip. A lot of people think that there's a software solution to
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How can I achieve this look?
by Jimi Lund 3 months ago
Hi all, I have some "standard" HD video footage, shot outdoors, properly exposed etc and would like to try and grade it to get it to something like this look: https: www.youtube.com watch v=LcIvm0YW_6
Re: How can I achieve this look?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
thread crosspost https: forums.creativecow.net thread 277 38314#38323
File: free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5
by Chris Wright 2 years ago
rar file free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5 ae cs5.5 technicolor, tints, etc. https: f1.creativecow.net 8358 free-star-wars-5-look-for-after-effects5
Re: free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
you'll have to right click - replace with your own footage :D
removing audio glitch with Izotope RX
by Dan Scheuerman 4 months ago
Hi all. I recorded some music that ended up with some harsh, periodic glitches during a short section. There about 20 of them and I can identify them easily using the spectral view here in Izotope RX.
Re: removing audio glitch with Izotope RX
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
if its that obvious, then audition's auto heal should fix it easily.
HDR Documentation?
by Brian Sarfatty 4 months ago
Hello! I am trying to find good documentation for the new HDR options in Premiere. I've been on Lynda.com, and seen a youtube clip posted by Adobe, and looked at Premiere help file. Also searched on C
Re: HDR Documentation?
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
RAW is saving the sensor data as captured which helps eliminate incorrect camera settings on location. LOG is a way of adjusting the way the limited bit depth of a recording format. LOG trades one are
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Building a DIY camera.
by Miles Andy Thatch 4 months ago
This is a project is an attempt of a proof of concept and is mean primarily for experimentation purposes but if it works then it might be used in a gig. I need to find a camera (or a sensor) that can
Re: Building a DIY camera.
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
you'll be interested to hear that even if they didn't use fat32, their firmware disables recording to not be taxed as camcorders. You could find a GH2, GH3 no recording limit with lens for @400-500
Apple dropping QuickTime and backup issues
by Brian Betz 4 months ago
I am seeking some advice on backing up some of my files and I have always received excellent advice from this forum and, thus, I thought I would throw this out to the group and see what folks have to
Re: Apple dropping QuickTime and backup issues
by Tim Wilson 4 months ago
Walter Soyka "Official Apple ProRes encoding on Windows is currently available in Assimilate SCRATCH and The Foundry's NUKE, if you need it. " There are other, albeit in some cases less official ways
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Odd Behavior Adding Clips to Multitrack in Audition
by Ron Moore 4 months ago
I'm running Audition CC 2015 and have worked with the program back into the days of Syntrillium but cannot figure why when I drag-select an area in the Edit View and hit Ctrl + Shift + I to send it in
Re: Odd Behavior Adding Clips to Multitrack in Audition
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
Restoring the default settings for Audition https: forums.adobe.com thread 1079494
Poor playback with mix of rendered and unrendered clips
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
I have a timeline, usually with a Lumetri Color filter on each clip. Sometimes other effects, like titles. This is all C300 native 1080p 23.976 media. Playback is usually OK. For best quality I render
Re: Poor playback with mix of rendered and unrendered clips
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
I was editing more on this same project yesterday and things went smoothly. Same machine and everything else the same. The one difference was that I was largely in Premiere the whole time. The other d
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Video clips show up in timeline but not in viewer
by Alexandra Hidalgo 4 months ago
I have a project that was uploaded to Premiere through XtoCC from Final Cut Pro X. The project successfully transferred but although we can see the images in the timeline, they don't show up in the vi
Re: Video clips show up in timeline but not in viewer
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
Solution: if anyone is curious, I found the cross-post and am posting the solution. "You have a 4K timeline with a SD preview codec. Drag a clip into the New Item icon at the bottom of the project win
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Should Green Screen be a Vibrant Green?
by Kevin Camin 4 months ago
Hello, I'm at a studio where we are moving into doing green screen work. I'll tell you what I know: the screen should be very evenly lit so that it's value is uniform and easy to isolate, keep the sub
Re: Should Green Screen be a Vibrant Green?
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
i made an AE template that pushes green into rgb 0,1,0 so that there's only one color for the keyer to see. it's in 32bpc https: f1.creativecow.net 9925 9925 also, much above 60-70ire for newer camera
Advice on coloring
by Noam Osband 4 months ago
I often adjust my color in FCP X (well, duh), and I have a question. I know as a general rule, you don't want the blacks below 0. Attached here is a screenshot. How should I adjust my blacks I can hav
Re: Advice on coloring
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
are you grading to neutralize or getting the "look" anything too low high and 8 bit effects renders will get clipped so keep that in mind.
File: premiere magenta test neutralize
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
prproj file premiere magenta test neutralize https: f1.creativecow.net 10114 premiere-magenta-test-neutralize
File: remove magenta test
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
png file remove magenta test https: f1.creativecow.net 10112 remove-magenta-test
How to Distort/Alter a voice.
by Joel Evans 4 months ago
Using audition, tried several different things but could not come up with what I am looking for. Think confidential informant. I can blur the face out. Looking for a distinct sound but the persons wor
Re: How to Distort/Alter a voice.
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
oh, that's just effect pitch shift, special-distortion, effect flanger robotic. I'm surprised you didn't see them.
right levels for vlogging with rode videomic pro???
by Josiah Sickler 5 months ago
So to keep it short and sweet I have a canon t3i and just bought the rode videomic pro, I've done a lot of research on it and found that every one suggest to have the high pass filter on, with +20db a
Re: right levels for vlogging with rode videomic pro???
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
http: www.juicedlink.com collections preamp-selection http: cdn.shopify.com s files 1 0283 6284 files FieldGuideToAudioProduction.pdf 1065
Auto generate grade LUT by comparing before/after frames?
by Jack Hextall 5 months ago
Hi all, I'm pretty sure this doesn't exist but wanted to check. My situation is that I've edited a film which has then been professionally graded. I'm now cutting a trailer using some footage that has
Re: Auto generate grade LUT by comparing before/after frames?
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
"MatchLight IMS is an Image Matching System that enables LUTs to be automatically generated by the direct comparison of two or more images, creating a LUT that matches the before image to the after."
DCI-P3 Measurement RCM vs. ACES
by Swen Linde 5 months ago
I try to find the best way of viewing and measuring for cinema grading in our facility. If we use ACES we are running into problems with measurement when working in DCI-P3 on a DCI capable Projector (
Re: DCI-P3 Measurement RCM vs. ACES
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
I agree, ACES is not bulletproof. Its standards change all the time which equals buggy in my mind. There's many variations of P3 as well. The only thing that matters is rgb matrix, gamma, and white po
File: ae custom 50-50 opacity frame blend with autofps and scene detect cs6 working
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
aep file ae custom 50-50 opacity frame blend with autofps and scene detect cs6 working to use: make both comps same fps. use text edit control to change edit tolerance so it won't blur edit cuts. will
Chris Wright 5 months ago
update now works on any fps. bugs fixed
bypass adobe frame mixing with custom blending
https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/50/863803
Chris Wright 5 months ago
fully automatic intelligent frame mix
https://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/50/863803
Chris Wright 5 months ago
this shows every 4th frame mix frame 18 fps and 3rd frame 16fps to reduce image damage
https://f1.creativecow.net/10024/convert-18-to-24fps-and-16-to-24fps-with-s...
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