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Keeping a PC safe
by Michael Sacci 2 days ago
After 20+ years of using Mac I'm upgrading to a PC system. It is mostly for Premiere editing (which is why I choose this forum). From the PC community what is the best way to keep a system safe from v
Re: Keeping a PC safe
by Chris Wright 20 hours ago
you're delving into the deep realm of security. without getting into security plus terms 'n stuff. 1. keep windows up to date. and all drivers. even firmware. 2. don't use adobe flash for anything, ev
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Alien Coversthesameground
by Mark Suszko 6 days ago
A much more coherent plot line than Prometheus, this basically incorporates the movie you WANTED to see - Shaw and David fro Prometheus go to the alien Geneer's Homeworld to ask WTF... -into another b
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Re: Alien Coversthesameground
by Mark Suszko 6 days ago
Well, in the first one, it was dumb to split up into too-small teams. To be fair, Ash the android was working against them. If that sounds familiar, you've seen the new movie.
Neutral Skin Tones
by Kylie Murphy 6 days ago
Hi there, I'm trying to recreate a specific look from a film (Inside Llewyn Davis) and I can't quite get the skin tones right. The colorist of the film said this in an interview: I got rid of the blue
Re: Neutral Skin Tones
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
i pixel peeked from the trailer on youtube and got 155, 143, 128. which is in RGB. see 128 is 50% V(brightness value) in blue channel. red is 8% more than green. red and green make brown. so think of
Indicator to warn the actor voice
by Ángel Molina López 1 week ago
Hi everybody: I need some type of plugin or tool (internal or external) for Adobe Audition that allows me to warn the actor voice so he is able to know when he can start to act. I have seen that some
Re: Indicator to warn the actor voice
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
how is a computer going to know what audio you want to dub just export the 3 beeps into a standalone wave and import into multichannel session. drag to markers you create. press the M key, or click th
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Starting an audio repair business
by Mark Forester 1 week ago
Hi all, I am in the process of starting a business in sound that I think might be of interest to this community, and as its initial phases I hope to show it here and ask for some feedback. The aim of
Re: Starting an audio repair business
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
try izotrope rx 6 advanced. they used machine learning to develop algorithms that used to be impossible to fix. then you can be called the "miracle worker" like scotty. and re-recording for spec will
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Need to hire audio corrector
by Kristi Burkhart 1 week ago
I am needing a recorded phone conversation corrected so I can understand what is being said. I am willing to pay thru PayPal if someone can t week a file and fix it for me.
Re: Need to hire audio corrector
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
you will get replies if you post 10 sec. downloadable examples so that professionals don't waste time on possible lost causes.
raising the vices while lowering background noise
by Keith Vickers 2 weeks ago
Hi guys, I have a question: I have a clip on my timeline. There are two people having a conversation but there is also a conversation at a lower level in the background at times. How would members her
Re: raising the vices while lowering background noise
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
I agree. You can also try other methods like noise gate(if crowd is quieter) or even izotrope rx6 with its new advanced voice separator. as with all audio effects, start them with minimum settings in
take color from one image and place it in a similar b&w image?
by lindsay foster 2 weeks ago
I have 2 images from the same shoot and setting, lighting is identical. The angle is slightly different. I made one of them b&w, but the original raw file has disappeared. Is it possible to take the "
Re: take color from one image and place it in a similar b&w image?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
if you align them for pincushion and transform size, use the blending mode color .
Color Banding
by Phil Lister 2 weeks ago
I realize that this is probably a topic that many are tired of, but I'd really like to know why there's so much color banding on video. I also realize that Hollywood is using 4 or 6K to shoot on, but
Re: Color Banding
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Phil Lister "This is rhetorical of course, but I would love to know why camera manufacturers don't make prosumer cameras that shoot in 10 or 12 bit color I bet it wouldn't take much to do that!" How
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Premiere Playback / Import problem?
by Jason Trimble 2 weeks ago
Can anyone tell me why this is happening in Premiere The raw footage looks like this: Playback in premiere looks like this: Exported ProRes file looks like this: Shot on a Canon C100. Mac OS Sierra, A
Re: Premiere Playback / Import problem?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
thanks for posting the solution. also, keywords 'jaggies', or 'low quality' would have helped. a small pic isn't going to give interlacing away unless its blown up 800%. I only brought up the gamma is
"Sepia Presets" & "Positive/Good Dream Sequence Presets" please
by Kimberley Whytte 2 weeks ago
Need "Sepia Presets" & "Positive Good Dream Sequence Presets" please for premiere2017 1) I appreciate any other sepia presets (other than Jarle's Premiere Pro Presets, which I already have) 2) I also
Re: "Sepia Presets" & "Positive/Good Dream Sequence Presets" please
by Dave LaRonde 2 weeks ago
To do what you want, it really doesn't get any easier than Magic Bullet Looks. You see an unaltered thumbnail. You see many color-graded versions of the thumbnail. You choose one and apply it. You'd h
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Noise reduction process bombs Audition
by Steve Ford 2 weeks ago
Greetings, this is the first time I've launched Audition since the update I tried using "capture noise print" all went well until I tried to actually use the "Noise Reduction Process" and I get the fo
Re: Noise reduction process bombs Audition
by Steve Ford 2 weeks ago
Yup, I figured it out by trashing the preferences right after I posted... couldn't figure out how to delete the post but thanks for the reply
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Setting EQ and effects for Fran Drescher
by Brad Coulter 2 weeks ago
I'm editing some video testimonials and I use Audition for the audio. One of the interview subjects has, perhaps, the most irritating voice I have ever heard. Does anyone have any subtle tips or trick
Re: Setting EQ and effects for Fran Drescher
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
declip, declick, click pop, parametric equalizer and multiband compression are your friend. heck, if its that annoying, you can pitch shift them!
VO Audio issue
by Syed Iqbal 3 weeks ago
Hi friends, I have an audio file which has certain unwanted noise peaks (well I am exactly not sure what specific term should be used for this kind of problem) that I have tried to fix using different
Re: VO Audio issue
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
in audition, run declicker, then remove pop with noise reduction click pop eliminator. you'll have to select the bad areas manually then slide detect full left for most controls. its easier to just us
no more debate
by Ricardo Marty 2 weeks ago
Resolve could be making headway aginst adobe,avid and fcpx. specialy among the small to midsize setups. Ricardo Marty
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Re: no more debate
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
i didn't realize there was a debate. resolve can do stuff they can't do and visa versa. But, tongue in cheek, all they have to do is have less bugs than premiere and premiere is basically obliging. ex
Need advice on fixing awful interview audio with iZotope RX 6
by Erik Rosenbluh 3 weeks ago
I was given an interview that was recorded, to put it mildly, gawdawful. I was wondering if there was a way to make it audible I played with iZotope RX 6 a little, but I'm no sound mixer. I'm hoping s
Re: Need advice on fixing awful interview audio with iZotope RX 6
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
its leveler. do you have the advanced version it comes with vocal enhancer as well. what happens when you try my steps I need to update my rx! i just need 30 sec. audio. 329mb
DCP issues for a newbie
by Adriano Castaldini 2 weeks ago
Hi everyone, I'm in a big trouble: I've made a video with Davinci in Prores4444 1920*1080 @25fps (pal) using Rec.709 as color space. It was clearly video oriented. Now, the video has been selected for
Re: DCP issues for a newbie
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
openDCP https: www.provideocoalition.com diy-dcp-don-starnes
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noob here
by Damien Montalto 2 weeks ago
Hello there professionals, I've just got my head around premiere pro 2017 and I'm having a few issues I hoped you guys could help with. I'm on win 7 (PC) I've exported the project as H264 and was look
Re: noob here
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
transcode it to constant frame rate with free handbrake software
Premiere CAN'T handle h264 MOV?
by Michele Poggi 3 weeks ago
I had this problem with my old Workstation, and it's the same with a new one. ...So, this has to be a Software Issue. I have recorder (with OBS) some .mov video files with h264 encoding. Premiere coul
Re: Premiere CAN'T handle h264 MOV?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
I thought I read an adobe post on OBS where he forced recording in constant frame rate without needing to transcode.
Project is damaged
by Emmy Shindu 3 weeks ago
good day... please i was working on premiere pro cc 2015 on my mac system at the office but i just got a leave permission and i have windows 7 at home i tried exporting my project to XML but it gives
Re: Project is damaged
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
you can send it to adobe and they will fix the project file.
Panasonic GH5 Footage 4K 10Bit error in Premier Pro
by Tim Kline 3 weeks ago
I have read a lot of threads online and haven't found a fix yet for this issue. I got the new Panasonic GH5 and have been filming in the 4K 10Bit. Once I pull it into premier, premier just crashes. I
Re: Panasonic GH5 Footage 4K 10Bit error in Premier Pro
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
as far as I know, not even davinci supports it yet. you can transcode to dnxhd, prores, cineform for a digital intermediate.
Premiere pro performance
by Alonzo Gutierrez 3 weeks ago
I've read countless articles and forums only to find valuable info pertaining to Raid and expensive workstations. I'm running a 21 in Mac upgraded to 3.2 ghz I believe and 16gb ram. I can edit perfect
Re: Premiere pro performance
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
I would test the AVCHD option, otherwise transcode it all to ProRes first. I typically keep my cache local and media and project files on the external. Ideally, you should have a second fast external,
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I am a filmmaker and I need your kind suggestions please
by Ayan Acharyya 3 weeks ago
Hello Professionals, I am a motion graphics designer and filmmaker. I am actually a motion graphics designer by profession. But I made my first film and super excited about it. But today I am feeling
Re: I am a filmmaker and I need your kind suggestions please
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
the original raw audio might be clipped too, though. you can mix 5.1 very easily in audition. tons of video tuts on that. tips for getting good audio(if you can't reshoot with expensive sound equipmen
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Better to adjust clip gain or clip volume during FCPX edit?( if ultimately mixing audio in Audition (or other DAW)?
by Matt Wilson 1 month ago
Hi all, I was hoping to get some advice from some veterans and those in the know! I'm editing a 2 hr film in FCPX and once the edit is done, I will be taking it into Adobe Audition for the audio mix.
Re: Better to adjust clip gain or clip volume during FCPX edit?( if ultimately mixing audio in Audition (or other DAW)?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
it comes down to if destructive editing. both do 32 float audio engine but if you do any audio effects that change the fidelity, then the remove noise features won't work as well later on. i.e. any cl
File: preview dereverb
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
mp3 file preview dereverb, declip, denoise, de etc... https: f1.creativecow.net 11333 preview-dereverb
MP4 Brightness or Gamma off?
by Jon Moreau 3 weeks ago
Been having this issue for many months now when screen record Mobile to PC. it records to mp4. everything appears to be fine until i drag the video into after effects. the following images of of the r
Re: MP4 Brightness or Gamma off?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
VLC should match after effects exactly in VLC's Tools (Advanced settings options) Video Output Module to OpenGL.
Decent workflow with AME seems hopeless.
by Jerry Smith 4 weeks ago
I've been using AE and AME 2014 for a long time. I installed 2015.3 versions of both and 2015 versions of bridge. I'd like to be able to somehow point at a main comp in an AE project and start renderi
Re: Decent workflow with AME seems hopeless.
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
you need to post exactly what hardware you're running, os, speeds, hard disk setup, ram, cpu. My guess is that you have a slow hard drive and it is trying to load it all into memory. you have disk cac
proper machine for Premiere pro
by Hugue Loiselle 4 weeks ago
Hi everyone I need some advice concerning to PC machines that I have to chosse from. Yes i've decided to move PC for Adobe CC 1st: Dell XPS 15 - 16GB 2400MHz, DDR4 ; up to 32GB - 512GB PCIe Solid Stat
Re: proper machine for Premiere pro
by David Roth Weiss 4 weeks ago
I'm sure that any new computer with a newer GPU will run circles around what you're cutting on now, but a year from now you'll be wishing you'd waited for the faster GPU. That's just the way it works,
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Advantages of scanning film as DPX Log
by Alex Wes 1 month ago
Hello everybody, I've been reading on using Cineon DPX Log for archival purposes and there are some points that are not quite clear to me. Maybe there are still some people here who know about these t
Re: Advantages of scanning film as DPX Log
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
before you go down the route of the log to linear nightmare, do they accept EXR its much easier to work with(and newer). you can do half float which is lossless 16 bit images which is really nice or f
How to achieve this look
by Kylie Murphy 1 month ago
Hello, I'm trying to color grade my short film and I want to achieve this look from the movie 500 Days of Summer. I've attached some pictures here. Does anyone have any suggestions or ideas on how to
Re: How to achieve this look
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
i don't think it was even really graded. I think they just added a brown tint at 15% transparency. you can tell because all the colors are affected equally.
Resolution loss on export
by Jon Kirsh 1 month ago
I'm really hoping someone will be able to help me with this one. Here's the situation. Client needs a 300x250 banner animation at 10MB or less MP4 or MOV. I've built the banner in AE and it looks perf
Re: Resolution loss on export
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
ah, are you sure you aren't making GIF's either way, reducing the framerate to 12fps before exporting should make the file size smaller. what is your bitrate
Workstations for video editing
by Djoko George 1 month ago
In the recent couple of days I realized that used PC workstation market is saturated with cheap systems . I will quote some deals. But are they any good for video Editing. If yes which processor How m
Re: Workstations for video editing
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
read this to understand what video editing likes in hardware upgrade links: https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 351 1918 they may work in a pinch for 1080p, but for $600 your money would go a lot f
How To Speed Up Rendering
by John Davidson 1 month ago
What's the best way to speed rendering in After Effects Media Encoder It usually takes around 4-6 hours to render a basic 1080p 60fps 10 minute video.. I don't really use many effects, mainly just tex
Re: How To Speed Up Rendering
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
it actually only takes 2 hours, but your asking your computer to render it twice. try constant bitrate next time. here's some other thoughts to speed up renders: https: forums.creativecow.net readpost
Advice Upgrade to Speed Up Exports?
by C. Blake Davis 1 month ago
It feels as though my exports are taking an exceptionally long time lately. I do have CUDA enabled and I installed more RAM recently, but I'd love to add extra punch. My PC build is: -GeForce GTX 770
Re: Advice Upgrade to Speed Up Exports?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
For hardware, take a gander at: cpu speed: https: www.pugetsystems.com labs articles Premiere-Pro-CC-2017-AMD-Ryzen-7-1700X-1800X-Performance-909 #Exportto4KDNxHRHQ8-bit storage speed: https: www.puge
Which Colorspace Should I be working in?
by James Carver 1 month ago
I'm about to start editing a short film shot with the Sony Fs5 and we shot RAW...I have some VFX shots I need to edit in AE, but have no idea what color space I should be working in I'm mostly using A
Re: Which Colorspace Should I be working in?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
aw yes, just set AE to none. not only will it work faster, but you won't have to worry about it. AE will passthrough your monitor's color profile which is sRGB or rec. 709(0-255). The FS5 uses slog 2
De Flicker
by Miki Kaspruk 10 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 1 month ago
if you enable the hidden text layer and scroll Gamma Clamp in control layer at gamma*10 so that the text box reads 25, it will fix timelapse and old movie's flicker.
how to apply LUTS from DaVinci to AE/Premiere Pro
by Felix Gorbach 2 months ago
Hi all, I just began to grade a short and have to send my grade to the guy that makes the vfx. So for the first time I try to figure out how I can get my grade into AE. Without any secondaries, only s
Re: how to apply LUTS from DaVinci to AE/Premiere Pro
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
is this an export or screenshot of premiere's sequence the lut has to be in premiere's technical lut folder and media encoder technical lut as well. disable use previews disable import sequences nativ
Computer thoughts
by Eric Merklein 2 months ago
Well I'm finally going to replace my old computer so I can edit at home. No heavy After Effects. I'm looking at an Aspire GX-785_UR19. i7-7700 Quad core 3.6 Ghz Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 3 gigs mem
Re: Computer thoughts
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
The 6700 processor came out Q3-'15, while 7700 is new this year (7th gen vs. 6th gen 6700). The Aspire has the newer processor plus an SSD boot drive which is very helpful to overall performance, so i
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Audio hiss, a malfunction of my t2i or of my rode mic?
by John Heckt 3 months ago
Hey guys. I'm using a Rode VideoMic on my rebel t2i and now get a hiss on my audio. Is this a malfunction of my DSLR or my mic I've been told if it is a malfunction of the DSLR, then the t2i settings
Re: Audio hiss, a malfunction of my t2i or of my rode mic?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
if you didn't want to go the 2 sound route, you could try a preamp that plugs directly into the DSLR. not perfect, but better than nothing. https: www.amazon.com BeachTek-DXA-2T-Universal-Adapter-Camc
Best audio recorder and shotgun mic for dslr
by Wesley Harrison 3 months ago
Hello, I'm looking into buying a new recorder for my video production purposes. I currently have a Zoom H1. I mainly plan on producing short films, documentary work, interviews, and live events like c
Re: Best audio recorder and shotgun mic for dslr
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
shotguns generally give better sound isolation rejection but often not work well in reflective rooms. It all depends if it is a proper soundstage or cement hardwood walls. You can be outdoors in a qua
8 bit vs 10 bit for chroma keying?
by Brian Ken 3 months ago
Hi there. I'm asking this because I understand the new GH5 camera will record 422 10 bit internal, however my main use for this camera will be green screen work. I know 422 will make a huge difference
Re: 8 bit vs 10 bit for chroma keying?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
10 bit doesn't technically exist with h.264 compression at 150mbps or 18 MB sec. Sorry GH5 guys! Actually, trying to store 10 bit in the same bitrate compression as 8 bit causes the same data loss. It
C100 - Digital artifacts showing up. Can't explain it.
by Tangier Clarke 3 months ago
Folks we've been using C100's on shoots and we keep coming up with footage that has digital artifacts in. We can't seem to nail down the cause. If anyone has seen this happen and has some insight plea
Re: C100 - Digital artifacts showing up. Can't explain it.
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
"The artifacts show up in the original , but not the proxies" have you heard of the holmsian method you need to first isolate if its the computer or the camera. find someone who has a working c100 AND
Wedding Video - Amateur or Professional?
by Vincent Simoneau 3 months ago
Hey Guys, So I normally tend to work on shorts and features in the narrative space. However, I've been asked at multiple times to shoot people's weddings. I however, am not equipped to shoot weddings.
Re: Wedding Video - Amateur or Professional?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
ok, I hope you like constructive critisism. here's my thoughts. 1. in the beginning, the exposure was breathing, should be manual exposure. 2, colors were tinted one color like old sepia but green a m
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Please, how to achieve Look
by Luka Salkic 3 months ago
Hello, I'm working on a short film made with 4 different cameras, ranging from canon mark II to lumix gh4, black magic and finally gopro. After a painstaking job of matching the shots, lots of them we
Re: Please, how to achieve Look
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
if I understand you correctly, its primarily low contrast. start there first. are you going day for night effect look that one up.
Professional "Film" Sound With Dialogue
by Ben Hilton 3 months ago
Hello all, I have a question about audio. How is the "Film" audio texture accomplished I don't know how to describe it, but it is the special texture that you hear mainly on voices in feature films an
Re: Professional "Film" Sound With Dialogue
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
In production, this is what I do. I record with Sennheiser MKH 416(or other expensive senn mic as appropiate) at distance close as I can for good sound. XLR all the way to expensive foztex field recor
advice on which zoom recorders and the pro and cons!
by Laurence Loz 3 months ago
Soon I will be travelling the world as a photographer videographer, Im really being strict on what I take as I wont to keep kit down to a minimum, as far as audio is concerned I only plan on taking my
Re: advice on which zoom recorders and the pro and cons!
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
the portable field recorders from foztex are cinema quality sound. a cheaper alternative is tascam. the cheaper zoom models have horrible floor noise. better is h5 h6 or Sony XLR-K2M Audio Adapter wha
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JPEG2000 playback laggy
by Robin G Davids 3 months ago
I have a client asking for a video in the JPEG2000 codec. I've never used this before (seems super rare from what I can tell) and when I play back the export, it's really laggy. I'm exporting it in 2K
Re: JPEG2000 playback laggy
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
prolly your hard drive. jpeg2000 isn't exactly small bitrate wise 100MB sec. also, is your cpu ok
How to grade for all screens
by Josh Williams 4 months ago
Hi there, Maybe some one can forward me to some useful information but I have a bit of a mental block on this. I have been working closely with our colorist who is learning himself although has allot
Re: How to grade for all screens
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
using wide gamut monitors, P3 Rec. 709, gamma 2.2 1.8 A lot can be different. You grade should consider these, and any technical lut transforms should be decided by the final playback devices's specif
Exposure waaaaaay off
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
I always got good exposure by just pointing my camera at a gray card and setting the exposure meter to 0. Then I started experimenting with doing it the "right way" and it's been a mess. What am I doi
Re: Exposure waaaaaay off
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
thanks for posting the solution. i figured as much, but wanted to give the benefit of doubt. hopefully my post helps you in the future, at least what to look out for.
Davinci Resolve vs Lumetri and Media Encoder?
by David Lah 4 months ago
Not sure if this question is suitable for this forum, but I've asked everywhere else without an answer. I want to know if Resolve uses different processing algorithms when making color changes. E.g. i
Re: Davinci Resolve vs Lumetri and Media Encoder?
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
premiere does indeed support 32bpc with maximum bit depth checked, although... I don't know if I'm wrong about this, but premiere doesn't seem to handle 32bpc like AE does where you can perfectly reve
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