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many P3 gamut variants to create for premiere
by Chris Wright 2 days ago
Apparently Apple uses 3 kinds of P3 variants depending on the monitor screen size. Hasn't been tested. I pulled them from The Wide Gamut World of Color iMac Edition http: www.astramael.com so I'll be
File: 3 luts p3 to rec709 display 4k 5k
by Chris Wright 2 days ago
zip file apply as adjustment layer over sequence 3 luts p3 to rec709 display 4k 5k x64 iridas Here's a prototype lut that uses the brand new p3 display from the new 4k ,5k monitors. it should match ba
Erasing a 'rumble' from a interview track!
by Alex Tabrizi 3 days ago
Hello! I've had an very unfortunate issue with onboard camera audio recently. My electronic FF developed a 'jitter' during an important interview I captured off-the-cuff and is audible. I've uploaded
Re: Erasing a 'rumble' from a interview track!
by Chris Wright 3 days ago
i hear rain hitting a mic(or some drum), hissing, distortion, reverb, echo, and people talking. we need a wave file. we can't fix a youtube video. here's something I wrote a while ago: in audition: i'
First time 4k Feature Film Edit
by Rhys Sherring 5 days ago
So we've just about finished shooting our first feature film in majority 4K (some shots we're inadvertently shot at HD, but about 90% of it is 4K, long story) so I thought I'd ask if anyone had any ti
Re: First time 4k Feature Film Edit
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
you can't make wide gamut masters from premiere because its color engine clips to sRGB. unless that's all you need.
My Lossless .mov file lacks a color profile...?
by Thomas Villarreal 3 weeks ago
When export an .mov from AE and re-import the .mov there is no embedded profile. I export render my project as a lossless animation mov (the main project settings are in the sRGB color space and the o
Re: My Lossless .mov file lacks a color profile...?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
media encoder has an embed option you have to select as well.
Quality loss in 16:9 export of anamorphic video
by Kurt Vincent 2 weeks ago
Editing video in a timeline with sequence settings that match the anamorphic master video resolution (2880x2160) with the Pixel Aspect Ratio set to 2.0. When I export with settings that match the sour
Re: Quality loss in 16:9 export of anamorphic video
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
its a big reduction in quality. you can upload 4k to youtube as youtube will automatically letterbox. as you have surmised, going from anamorphic to 16:9 won't be pretty. Since: Aspect Ratio = (Horizo
Distorted audio when burnt on BD
by Vasco daNeva 3 weeks ago
I ve made a dozen 2 to 3 hour films of family trips abroad. First on DVD then Blu Ray. All on Premiere Pro. From CS3 to CC2018. All with Voice Over. The Voice Over is done on Audition with the ENDN fo
Re: Distorted audio when burnt on BD
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
narrow down the problem to either audio settings, codec, or tv. try a normal bs1770 preset in audition first.
mission impossible fallout
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
spoiler free. great movie. great sound design and music. the sound should get an award for sound design. fun action movie. cruise can still run. I would say you have to see it in the theatres. its liv
Re: mission impossible fallout
by Stephen Smith 3 days ago
I had a blast and enjoyed the movie. Knowing that Tom does his own stunts and broke his leg in this film...plus really did fly the helicopter made the action scenes feel more tense. I'm surprised Tom
Holding "stable" wb setting in footage form multiple devices
by Andrew Rabka 3 weeks ago
Could anyone give me a tip where look for tutorials books materials ect. which allow correct, badly recorded footage I have used canon 5d II and lumix g80. There are a lot of scenes which have mismatc
Re: Holding "stable" wb setting in footage form multiple devices
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
is it changing every 2 seconds or every 5 minutes something slower you could keyframe white balance and fade between the clips so its gradual or cut adjustment layer and use dissolve. something changi
Best workflow for adding real-world handheld camera wobble?
by Phil Williams 4 weeks ago
I've built a corkboard with some photos stuck to it and animated the camera to move between the photos, revealing them one at a time. I also want to add some real-world handheld camera wobble. I've cr
Re: Best workflow for adding real-world handheld camera wobble?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
yes, AE has 'motion sketch' that will record your mouse movements in real time and turn it into keyframes
Pr & AE: Stabilize and Interpret footage Order - Please Advise!
by Jun Tang 4 weeks ago
Hi there, Is there an ideal order to working with footage we'll interpret and apply stabilization (Mercali, Warp stabilizer) For example, I mainly film architecture and real estate properties. So I fi
Re: Pr & AE: Stabilize and Interpret footage Order - Please Advise!
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
if project is same fps as footage, it doesn't matter, but if they are different numbers, the engine won't see all the frames and stabilizing will suffer. for example: if you slow it down, the whole fr
After Effects : Out of Memory Error
by Maygo Calme 4 weeks ago
Hi everyone, I have a little problem with AE (CC 2018)... When doing Ram previews a pop up open telling me an error message : "Out of memory". I know that the quicker anwser is "just update your Ram",
Re: After Effects : Out of Memory Error
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
you have too many nested comps. render them out. do you have hold shift- prefs enable secret purge every 5 frames render out to tiff not png. png is not thread safe. don't import export h.264 directly
Bang & Olufsen headphones for video editing
by Natasha Khiara 4 weeks ago
Hi all, I'm currently looking for a new pair of headphones and I see a lot of recommendations and I was just wondering if Bang & Olufsen are known for great sound quality, how come no one suggests it
Re: Bang & Olufsen headphones for video editing
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
this only works if your room is acoustically built for high, low freqs, reverb and echo; otherwise headphones are better.
4K Camera Selection
by Phillip Buchanan 4 weeks ago
I am looking for advice on buying a 4K camera that will produce pro quality results with little tuning. I am a complete newbie to video production but will soon be recording videos for an online train
Re: 4K Camera Selection
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
4k with pro results usually means a pro 4k camera. what is your budget I recommend testing the lighting and exposure, shutter speed, white balance, audio levels all the way through production and post
Best method for lowering red saturation
by Duke Sweden 1 month ago
90% of the time that I spend on post is dealing with oversaturated reds. I shoot in V Log. When I bring the clips into Resolve, I will do color correction, adjust contrast and color saturation. By the
Re: Best method for lowering red saturation
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
i think the problem is your initial assumption that raising saturation till it gets to a nice point is going to work for all items in the frame. resolve and all other grading programs use a dumb satur
What color / shape of 3D tracking markers should I use on a green screen set?
by Donald Davis 4 weeks ago
Hello all! I would like to hear some advice from the community on what type of tracking markers work best for both camera solving and for keying on a green screen set. I have done a great deal of rese
Re: What color / shape of 3D tracking markers should I use on a green screen set?
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
if you have poor lighting, the 2nd best option would be blue markers that you can still key out. easiest shape is 'x' and just randomize its rotation. i don't think weta had any pink hair characters.
Tone Mapping
by mark thompson 4 weeks ago
I'm after a little clarification on the subject of Tone Mapping. Suppose I have some Sony SLog-3 footage (10 bit) and I need to edit it. On the lumetri panel I can select a LUT to map it to Rec.709. I
Re: Tone Mapping
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
as soon as something goes in the sequence, it's clipped to rec. 709 color. premiere doesn't support higher color than that.
Audio Over Modulated/Clipping
by Minda Harris 1 month ago
Hello All! I'm working on a cooking show and some of the audio sounds clipped and over modulated but when I try and fix it in Audition (please note that this is the only audio editing program I have a
Re: Audio Over Modulated/Clipping
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
he original raw audio might be clipped too, though. imho isotope rx does declipping a lot better, but here's the audition version. tips for getting good audio(if you can't reshoot with expensive sound
weird color shift when transcoding
by Sascha Engel 1 month ago
Hi Everybody, Lately, I discovered a weird color shift (mainly more orange tones shift towards reddish), when encoding my ProResHQ Masters to MOV files (H264). It's quiet obvious and unpleasant. Did a
Re: weird color shift when transcoding
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
do they shift when imported back into premiere
The Toys That Made Us
by Stephen Smith 2 months ago
I grew up in the 80's and toys like GI Joe where a big part of my life. There is a documentary series on Netflix called "The Toys That Made Us". It covers how certain toy brands like Star Wars came to
Re: The Toys That Made Us
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
thanks for the heads up. there is also a gi joe PSA documentary albeit redubbed.
Incredibles 2
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
Really fun movie, but best appreciated after watching the first one again, because it's been 14 YEARS. That in itself should be a crime of some sort.
Re: Incredibles 2
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
incredibles 3 will be out 2032. i did laugh a lot. made me forget i was in a theatre. now that's good.
Depressing. Footage in Premiere/VLC looks VERY different in Quicktime/Vimeo/Youtube
by Jim Elliott 2 years ago
Well, this is depressing. I don't know if something is wrong with my MacBook 2016, but I've noticed that footage in the Premiere program monitor looks VERY different to the exported video in various p
Re: Depressing. Footage in Premiere/VLC looks VERY different in Quicktime/Vimeo/Youtube
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
it shouldn't be blowing out whites like that. it doesn't work with adjustment layers directly or lumetri. you have to use it in the dropdown for the export in adobe media encoder. or you can NEST its
auto white balance
by Chris Wright 8 years ago
I made a fully automatic white balance after effects project. it uses part of rebel cc then finds the color cast and automatically removes it. it also fixes cameras with auto white balance on changing
Re: auto white balance
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
on some layers, no colors ends up being 0. so put below line mb=Math.log(b); the lines, mr=mr+0.001; mg=mg+0.001; mb+mb=0.001; that should fix it.
Making a city look like miniatures
by Conan Stott 2 months ago
Hi there I am getting into time-lapse in a big way and I discovered the following video https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=71&v=-7wB0YFeHQI I am just wondering how this look would have been cr
Re: Making a city look like miniatures
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
there's also post processing effects like edge sharpening and colors and stuff.
Solo
by Stephen Smith 2 months ago
Right out the gate, I have to say I really enjoyed the film Solo and I'm not sure why there seems to be so much hate for the film. I'm not sure if it has more to do with it having lots of problems dur
Re: Solo
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
hmm, i felt that there was one small problem. if you take out han, the movie still worked. felt like a random no name bounty hunter who stole his credit card. hahah oooh.. I wished too hard, that's my
PC Build (i7-8700K) for 4K/XR-Compositing
by Roger Maus 3 months ago
Hello there, i am about to buy a new PC. At the moment I am running a i5-2500K, 32GB RAM; it is several years old. In the near future I will do mostly UHD-Compositing (20+layers, 2D, no 3D), mostly AE
Re: PC Build (i7-8700K) for 4K/XR-Compositing
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
Gigabyte H370M D3H $90 no overclocking support though. get a cheaper case too, but get more fans inside it as the SSD's get really hot, yes they really do.
Order of effects
by Tom Galli 3 months ago
Aloha all! So I find myself commonly using Noise Reduction, Normalization, and Compression on, well, just about everything. My question is, which is the best order I go back and forth on whether Noise
Re: Order of effects
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
This is the order I do my audio for film. I put effects in order of non destructive. 1. dc offset - offset power errors affects dynamic range so this goes first, a critical pre-alignment step 2. match
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AE to AME Jpeg2000 output dimensions don't match source
by alex ezorsky 3 months ago
I'm on a PC windows 10, and I love the ease of AME over the AE encoder. I've found Jpeg2000 to be the best alternative to prores (I used to love it on Mac) but, I've recently found that my exports fro
Re: AE to AME Jpeg2000 output dimensions don't match source
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
square pixels par
Sony A7iii is coming!
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
Sony A7iii is coming! $2,000 full frame, new sensor, excellent low light(close to a7sii), better color science, in body stabilization 5 axis, dual memory card slots, mic headphone input, 15 -stops dyn
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Re: Sony A7iii is coming!
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
the reason this camera looks good is the dynamic range. @14:02, its almost 2 stops better than the gh5 with both roughly at the same native iso. and this is in a tiny mp4 file. so your data storage re
Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler-free version)
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Well you certainly get a lot of movie for your dollar on this one. Marvel's interlocking Avengers movies have created a star-spanning meta-story that's akin to a modern-day Wagner's Ring Cycle. Is it
Re: Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler-free version)
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
it does go to show that films are only as good as the villain. i liked how they made thanos a character and not a plot point to overcome; probably the greatest oversite of any movie ever made. You lis
Buying a new laptop
by Brian Vegeberg 3 months ago
Hello all, I'm looking to buy a new laptop. I have two options that both is in my budget, but I can't seem to see which is the better choice. I need the laptop for video work most of all. Davinci Reso
Re: Buying a new laptop
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
add ram for very cheap, get the good gfx card, you'll be happier.
AVCHD 8 or 16 bpc? easy beginner question, looked everywhere online.
by Yasmin Van mos 4 months ago
Hello everyone! I have a beginner-question. I shot with my canon xa20 (4:2:0) in AVCDH. I transcode it in media encoder to apple prores 422, but I want to colour grade it later on. Should I convert it
Re: AVCHD 8 or 16 bpc? easy beginner question, looked everywhere online.
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
even 16bpc and max depth will get clipped to 12,10 bit with prores, but 8 bit and max depth unchecked, all prores will clip to 8bpc no matter what.
Encoder presets video sizes and convertors
by Fares Mejdi 4 months ago
Hello, this might seem an obvious one for very experienced users, I hope you reply only if you know what you re talking about. ---- I'm not really a very advanced editor, I use premiere, and you know
Re: Encoder presets video sizes and convertors
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
the free converter could be using more delta frame and thus smaller file size. the smaller file size may also be improving disk read speed in playback. also, there's a good balance between resolution
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EasyDCP
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Apparently they now offer integration direct from FCPX. https: www.easydcp.com publisher.php - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: EasyDCP
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
huh an old DCI white the christie projectors themselves are also calibrated D63 SMPTE-RP-431. Is there any old reference to this even if it used to be standard 10 years ago, i don't see how its useful
Rec. 709 vs sRGB (losing my mind!!!)
by Filip Stillerska 4 months ago
I've been trying for SOOO long to figure out when to use Rec. 709 and when to use sRGB and I'm close to giving up and pretending like these things don't exist in this world. However, I'll give it one
Re: Rec. 709 vs sRGB (losing my mind!!!)
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
rec. 709 doesn't have an official gamma. BT1886 made a new 2.4 standard for grading in a 2.4 environment for bluray some broadcast stuff. srgb embedding is safer in browsers for embedding. some may ta
Pixel Format Issue
by Nick Doyle 4 months ago
Hi there, Would really appreciate some advice on this problem. I'm producing an animation for a client and they've given me the spec they want said animation to be produced in. It all makes sense apar
Re: Pixel Format Issue
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
9 10 they also want 16-235 video levels when asking for yuv. but not necessarily. you'll need to ask that one too.
Achieving a Moody, Cinematic Look on RED
by Andrew Gallego 4 months ago
Hello everyone! I was a Videographer for a few years, and now I'm looking to make the leap to high end digital cinema work. After saving up for a while, I'm looking to purchase a RED Scarlet-W or RED
Re: Achieving a Moody, Cinematic Look on RED
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
just looks like warm white balance with a 7% brown tint in post. nothing special. sometimes less is more.
Question about skin tones and Vectorscope reading
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
I've recently gotten to the point where my skin tones are pretty much spot on. I've had the waveform open in Resolve and have forgotten to check the vectorscope until the other day. I noticed that eve
Re: self calibration
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
lol, you can't calibrate your screen based off of another's person's memory color or what they think it should look like. my tree is a little yellow because on the right side, I wanted the sunny yello
free color chart plugin for premiere
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
8bpc free, 10bpc $77 http: www.mattroberts.org MBR_Color_Corrector
color grading purposeful white points quick tip
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
If you'd like to give your film an old D55 white point from the older theater's bulb technology, you can apply levels-set to color transfer mode and leave red unchanged, change green's white output to
Recording Sound Into Panasonic DV Camera
by Gareth Williams 7 months ago
Hi, I am using a Panasonic mini-Dv camera, and it has a 1 4 inch jack mic input. Can you record sound at a line level into that input Such as the output from a PA, 4 track recorder, or stereo What I a
Re: Recording Sound Into Panasonic DV Camera
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
you need a good line to mic attenuator as line is much stronger. at least 50db should be good.
force Adobe Media encoder’s *.m2v format video bitrate
by Chris Johnston 5 months ago
Is there any way to force Adobe Media encoder s *.m2v format video bitrate setting lower than 1.5 I want to experiment with getting more video on a DVD. I am using Media Encoder CC 2018, but if I need
Re: force Adobe Media encoder’s *.m2v format video bitrate
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
you can use a dvd-9 disk double sided that will hold 8Gb instead of only 4.
If I have something rendering in AME can I render in After Effects something else at the same time?
by Glen Jennings 5 months ago
I've got a comp sent to Adobe Media Encoder that is rendering currently. I opened a different project in After Effects and need to render something else directly in After Effects while the AME render
Re: If I have something rendering in AME can I render in After Effects something else at the same time?
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
a few people on adobe.com have reported slightly faster exports when doing half and half image sequence renders. I don't have exact percentage though. a long time ago render simultaneous frames worked
How to get maximum background bokeh for large subjects?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 5 months ago
I have a container about 60" x 60" x 60" kept in a lage factory. I wanted to blur out the messy factory for my video shoot on my 5D. I tried Canon 50 f 1.8, Samyung cine 35 f1.5, Sigma 90mm 2.8 Macro
Re: How to get maximum background bokeh for large subjects?
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
i see your point. as an addendum; "a particular desired look can be further magnified or 'exaggerated' by a longer lens, not directly de-focused by it." I just didn't want the OP to get confused by te
Best plugin to "relight" flat or bad existing light footage in documentary
by keith mann 5 months ago
I have a ton of complete amateur, existing light, iPhone 4k that we want to use in a documentary. Talking heads. Its often either under or over exposed, flat, or exposed for the background (talent is
Re: Best plugin to "relight" flat or bad existing light footage in documentary
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
12224_light.png.zip
4k 8 bit 4:2:0 (100mbps) vs HD 10 bit 4:2:2 (50mbps)
by CG Coffyn 6 months ago
We are looking at a low profile Sony XDCAM (PXW-Z90V) and considering shooting in one of these two formats: 4k 8 bit 4:2:0 (100mbps) OR HD 10 bit 4:2:2 (50mbps) I've been searching to get more info on
Re: 4k 8 bit 4:2:0 (100mbps) vs HD 10 bit 4:2:2 (50mbps)
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
another thing, 4k 4:2:0 will key better than 1080 10bit 4:2:2. resolution does win out with chromakey even if the colour information is a bit lacking as with 4:2:0. https: www.youtube.com watch time_c
Introducing the Auto Grader 3000***
by Chris Wright 7 months ago
The future is here! Introducing the Auto Grader 3000*** It will automatically grade all your video for you! It will set black point, white point, gamma, saturation, white balance, all frame by tedious
Re: Introducing the Auto Grader 3000***
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
nothing in premiere fixes every frame, only per clip. only AE templates fix every frame for white balance and flicker. The .aep I think is called auto balance.aep for deflicker. I don't know why the e
Rec 709 issues with AE / Premiere / REsolve
by Nicholas Bateman 6 months ago
Hey there- I know there's a multitude of color change export questions on here- but this isn't really about normal hue shifts between players on exports. We've recently started compositing some final
Re: Rec 709 issues with AE / Premiere / REsolve
by Walter Soyka 6 months ago
Nicholas Bateman "I haven't brought these into resolve yet, but is this the correct way I should be compositing with that display color turned off " When you use Display Color Management, After Effec
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Sony A7S II vs. Panasonic GH5S
by Brenden Villalobos 7 months ago
Hey all, I know these aren t DSLRs, but there wasn t a Mirrorless topic. I am a videographer looking to upgrade my entry level Canon DSLR. I am torn between these 2 cameras! I love the GH5 s specs but
Re: Sony A7S II vs. Panasonic GH5S
by Chris Wright 7 months ago
true, you have to nail white balance in camera. there is no perfect camera, only perfect DP's.
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