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video editor's frustration over color accuracy
by Daniel Zimmerman 1 week ago
Appreciate any help from a color correction grading expert. I've been doing video shoot and editing since 2005. Over the years I've wrestled with monitor calibration selection many times. Have used CR
Re: video editor's frustration over color accuracy
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
What nle are you using Youtube is srgb. Premiere is srgb. Calibrate monitor to srgb if using premiere as it has no color managemen. Use vlc opengl player to match srgb in premiere.
Feedback on Compositing Scene
by James Carver 2 weeks ago
Hey guys...would like to get some feedback on the compositing and VFX I'm working on for this short film. I am still working on the sound effects as well. https: youtu.be 4GkKWADWqWE iMac 27 " Late 20
Re: Feedback on Compositing Scene
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
nitpicking here since you asked: try some reflection mapping, ray tracing, radiosity and match the shadows and sharpness of the camera. are you using renderman
Resolve 12.5 message: "GPU memory is full"
by Michael Cohn 3 weeks ago
I have been using resolve 12.5 studio (for windows) for months now with no problems. A few weeks ago I began rendering specific clips as DPX frame sequences at source resolution (5K) for the VFX artis
Re: Resolve 12.5 message: "GPU memory is full"
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
and btw, how did a resolve thread end up in the adobe media encoder forum did adobe buy out blackmagic design, lol
Log to lin
by stig olsen 2 weeks ago
Hi guys. I would like to know what is the best method to work with log footage (alexa, red etc) in After Effects. I would like to work in linear but output back to log (same image) for color grading.
Re: Log to lin
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
one word. opencolorio from aces. http: fnordware.blogspot.com 2012 05 opencolorio-for-after-effects.html The general how-to is separated in three steps: 1. Converting logC data to linear data 2. Data
Best audio recorder for this budget?
by saleh alzughaibi 3 weeks ago
I currently use zoom H4N. Doesn't have the greatest preamps. I use it with my Rode NTG3 shotgun microphone. Mainly to record dialog on a boom. Looking to upgrade for something with better preamps gain
Re: Best audio recorder for this budget?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
noise floor is the ability to record nothing when no sound is being produced. the first to create noise is the 'loser'. for example, using a $5 lapel mic from radio shack with a sound devices. the sou
Gooble-gobble, training materials to transition
by Mark Suszko 3 weeks ago
"One of us! One of us!" I find myself an FCPX guy in need of also learning PP CC in somewhat of a hurry. What would you say are the best Creative Cloud Premire training courses for someone in my posit
Re: Gooble-gobble, training materials to transition
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
the video revealed channel is imho really, really good and its free. gets down to business to give you important functions with minimum bs. https: www.youtube.com channel UCfzAdXeniYhIGlFndHYPiYg vide
iPad movie plays in QT Player but won't import
by Jeff Coleman 3 weeks ago
Pro 2017 Created movies from 2017 iPad Pro 4K 30fps All the movies play in QT Player X, but movies greater than 3GB won't import. Media Encoder produces corrupt file message. Any suggestions.
Re: iPad movie plays in QT Player but won't import
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
once they're onto the computer, try transcoding to another format like animation png prores audio .wav with some sort of quicktime converter software, or at least find out what video codec they're usi
Imported footage too dark!
by Alan Tabrett 3 weeks ago
Hi All, Windows 10 recently updated (30 9 2007) and now when I import footage, it's too dark. I rolled back Windows to previous version, but this has not resolved the situation. The footage is fine wh
Re: Imported footage too dark!
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
have you checked your nvidia control panel 0-255 16-235 gamma settings
Broadcast Legal Chroma: Waveform vs. Vectorscope
by clyde villegas 3 weeks ago
What do you use to check if your chroma is broadcast legal, waveform (RGB parade) or vectorscope I tried looking at RGB parade and check if everything is between 7.5 to 100 IRE. Am I doing it correctl
Re: Broadcast Legal Chroma: Waveform vs. Vectorscope
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
that's just luma, also chroma needs to fit inside YUV scope for legal colors.(the first set of boxes) having a rolloff is nice too. i made a premiere preset that illustrates this technique. https: f1.
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Recording video with the sun in the frame. How would you protect camera sensor?
by Will Kirkbride 4 weeks ago
Hello everyone. Very new member here. How do you go about filming with the sun in the frame without risking damage to a Canon 80D's sensor This seems to be the most elusive topic when it comes to rese
Re: Recording video with the sun in the frame. How would you protect camera sensor?
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
neutral density filters don't protect your cmos from non-visible IR and UV radiation. you need a solar filter lens certified ISO 12312-2. these will not protect eyesight, just cameras sensors.
File: rec 709 to dci xyz d63 spec
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
cube file rec 709 to dci xyz white point dci d63 6300k for converting rec. 709 to DCP white point https: f1.creativecow.net 11730 rec-709-to-dci-xyz-d63-spec
developing a theatre lut for grading
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
hi everyone, I am creating a dead 100% accurate lut for theatre projectors. There's so much wrong info out that that I had to go back to the original SMPTE-RP-431. Even though XYZ supports many types
Re: developing a theatre lut for grading
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
here is the dci spec rec709 to XYZ D63 lut https: f1.creativecow.net 11730 rec-709-to-dci-xyz-d63-spec uploaded=file
free Yi 4k lut 64 cube for daylight or auto wb setting
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
I made a free Yi 4k lut 64 cube for daylight or auto wb setting. gives good color reproduction similar to a dslr snapshot. https: f1.creativecow.net 11727 yi-4k-new-red-car-64-cube uploaded=file youtu
Hollywood quality DVDs
by Jim Bendewald 4 weeks ago
What does Hollywood do to make their DVDs have significantly better quality playback than I do using Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder My disc is pretty full with 98 minutes of video rendered with
Re: Hollywood quality DVDs
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
usually 8 mbps constant bitrate. variable bitrate and 9 are both hard on older players.
Advice on export settings
by Lynne Margulies 4 weeks ago
Hi; new to Premiere and completing first project. Client has asked for delivery in MP4 and MOV formats. Wondering if I could get advice on export settings to get the highest quality possible for these
Re: Advice on export settings
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
backups would be either dnxhr 444 rgb, prores 444xq or cineform rgb 444 12 bit good enough for several generations. if you wanted pure lossless, like disney archive quality, you'd need exr half float
1080p/23.976 to 1080i/59.94 issue
by Brian O'lyaryz 4 weeks ago
Hello everyone! A broadcast client is asking for a 60i fps export of all our first season episodes. We originally filmed and delivered the show at the native 24p frame rate, and during the export (bot
Re: 1080p/23.976 to 1080i/59.94 issue
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
im guessing you're using optical frame change. it works better from cut to cut if you apply per clip(right click time interpolation) as the whole timeline it tries to blend across cuts. also there's 3
File: yi 4k new red car 64 cube
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
cube file yi 4k new red car 64 cube https: f1.creativecow.net 11727 yi-4k-new-red-car-64-cube
Auto adjust fluctuating gain levels.
by Eric Merklein 4 weeks ago
I have a first time problem. There is a scene where auto iris is fluctuating as the talent moves his hands in front of his bright shirt. Is there a magical plug in or a Premiere pro effect that can sm
Re: Auto adjust fluctuating gain levels.
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
if it only happens a few times, crossdissolving the adjustment layer color correction is the fastest. if it happens like 50 times, you could try a free auto remove flicker and auto white balance after
New HLG profile in firmware 2.0 example
by Duke Sweden 4 weeks ago
I've since read you shouldn't use HLG unless you plan on rendering to HDR, but it does get some interesting results. On the left is graded V Log, on the right, graded HLG (which really looks bad witho
Re: New HLG profile in firmware 2.0 example
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
i was reading and seeing that HLG gets muddy in shadows, so if you use it, you need two things: 1. a mostly high key shot with almost no shadows 2. hlg is not made for skin, mostly buildings landscape
gh5 vlog to rec 709 lut test
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
hi everyone! I was doing a gh5 vlog to rec709 test lut I made from photoshop ACR camera mode and iwltap lut creator. It keeps skins tones on skin tone line while making a unique carribean look at the
Re: gh5 vlog to rec 709 lut test
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
sounds good, and oh yea, could you plant a flower got good soil i can wait. btw, what did you do with your g7
Black bars on side when rendering C4K footage
by Duke Sweden 4 weeks ago
When I render C4K footage as 4096x2160 out of Premiere Pro Media Encoder, I get thin black bars on top and bottom, as I should, since C4K is wider than a typical HDTV. But when I render it out of Reso
Re: Black bars on side when rendering C4K footage
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
It's not about the RAM. It's about the VRAM on the GPU. I don't know what kind of corrections you've made and how much VRAM you have but according to the Geforce page it should have at least 4 gigs. U
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Grading 5D Mark IV C-log
by Markus Stone 1 month ago
I feel like I'm missing something here. I've never really worked with alternative colour spaces before or played much with LUTs, but now I've gone and upgraded my Mark iv to C-Log, I figure there shou
Re: Grading 5D Mark IV C-log
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
this quick tut shows how to make your own lut in lumetri. then just open lumetri color in view and click the dashes to export a cube. note, this doesn't support fast color corrector's hue control so u
How to setup your camera to get the best color from it, how to color correct the footage, and color grade it
by Xavier Bonet 4 weeks ago
Hard as I try, I never am satisfied with the color I achieve in my videos not by a long shot! I studied camera and lighting several years ago, so I can light a scene. And even though my lights at home
Re: How to setup your camera to get the best color from it, how to color correct the footage, and color grade it
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
your technical side sounds fine. you white balance, flat profile(or similar pro lost format), expose 18% grey(at native luma of gamma curve), good iso, shutter, etc. perhaps the only thing left is pos
here's how to make a premiere grade from log curve with accurate scopes in 60 seconds
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
here's how to make a premiere look from pure scopes in 60 seconds. my first video! create scoped lut in 60 seconds - YouTube https: www.youtube.com watch v=FqIQmwMOP04&feature=youtu.be steps: 1. set b
File: gamma 18 percent 41 IRE rec 709 curve
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
prfpset file gamma 18 percent 41 IRE rec 709 curve for getting precisely 18% grey from exclusion transfer solid for proper gamma exposure in premiere used in video: https: youtu.be FqIQmwMOP04 https:
Best codec to render to when sending to Premiere Pro
by Duke Sweden 1 month ago
If I do my color grading in Resolve, which lossless codec wrapper should I deliver to so I can edit in Premiere pro I checked, Tero, it's not in the manual. Dell XPS 8920 Intel i7 core 7700 build GeFo
Re: Best codec to render to when sending to Premiere Pro
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
are you using an XML to retain edit points yea, cineform level 4 5 or dnxhr are really, really high quality, close to lossless.
Tutorial: Cinematic Look Using Lumetri Color in Adobe Premiere Pro
by Tobias Gleissenberger 1 month ago
Adobe Premiere Pro Cinematic Look Using Lumetri Color in Adobe Premiere Pro Want to give your video that elusive cinematic look Visual effects guru Tobias Gleissenberger will show you the secrets of
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Re: Cinematic Look Using Lumetri Color in Adobe Premiere Pro
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
i'd rename the tutorial to 'introduction to lumetri and secondary color correction'. sure there's a film fade slider in lumetri, but that doesn't make the whole tutorial about hollywood cinematic oran
70's and 80's film emulation
by James Harries 1 month ago
Any idea on how to emulate this kind of vintage effect in AE: https: www.youtube.com watch v=qFLhGq0060w or this one (forget about the black film scratches, I'm interested in what's behind that): http
Re: 70's and 80's film emulation
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
hmm, I wouldn't say they were film per say. I would say shot on high end phototube camera (for that time) and then graded magenta into shadows or red channel in curves. you can tell that the highlight
Random pops during playback
by Tony Trabucco 1 month ago
I am using 3 "Shure SM7B" mics that are connected to a Behringer USB mixer that is then connected to a MacBook pro to record podcasts via Audacity. In playback only in Audacity, we hear random "pops"
Re: Random pops during playback
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
bad cable
LOG color workflow with effects in PPRO
by Weston Jones 1 month ago
Hello, I'm working with ARRI LOG footage with intention sending the footage to a colorist to apply color adjustments. I'm not finishing in Premiere. I've been working with an input LUT applied as a ma
Re: LOG color workflow with effects in PPRO
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
nothing is destructive if its a guide layer. you don't have to use luts for things, they are simply luma and chroma changes you can do by hand. you can make your own technical luts that work even bett
Using Low Res Historical Photos/Videos on HD Documentary Film
by Juan David Romero 1 month ago
Not sure if this is the place to ask, but I'm having an issue with my documentary film. I am using photos and videos taken by my interview subject to tell his story (besides the video I shot). For exa
Re: Using Low Res Historical Photos/Videos on HD Documentary Film
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
i'd dynamic link to AE's distort preserve upscale. its a combination of bicubic, reduce noise, and detail. makes very nice resizing. also, I'd use its Camera-Shake Deblur effect which helps you recove
Single, White, Complete Idiot Looking For Motion Effects Panel in Resolve 14. Willing to relocate
by Duke Sweden 1 month ago
Seriously, where the hell is the motion effects panel where you can denoise your clips Did they remove it from version 14 All youtube vids deal with 12.5. Dell XPS 8920 Intel i7 core 7700 build GeForc
Re: Single, White, Complete Idiot Looking For Motion Effects Panel in Resolve 14. Willing to relocate
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
do you have studio the free version doesn't have it.
desqueeze anamorphic footage
by Matthew Charof 1 month ago
Hi there, I just shot Alexa anamorphic at 2944x2160 and I'm trying to figure out how to make proxies and desqueeze for editing in premiere pro. Could anyone tell me how I can find out what my aspect r
Re: desqueeze anamorphic footage
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
Select them in the bin, right click and choose Modify Interpret footage. quote is from arri rep. 2944x2160 is a ProRes format with black padding left right, the active image is 2880x2160. Did you shoo
Getting Actors for my fun / non-professional short film.
by Jon Metallo 1 month ago
I was wondering the best way to get actors for my short film project It is nothing professional but just some fun ideas that I have. Some people write stories or draw pictures or take photos for hobbi
Re: Getting Actors for my fun / non-professional short film.
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
non budget would be craigslist. there are ways to get professional actors on non-sag wages 0-low but you still need to buy them food.
Amira to Adobe Premiere Post Workflow
by Scott Warren 6 months ago
Hello Good People! In a couple weeks I'll be handling a project where we'll be shooting with an Arri Amira cam package. I've never dealt with this particular package before, and I am hoping some of th
Re: Amira to Adobe Premiere Post Workflow
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
keep in mind, premiere doesn't support arri wide gamut directly. once you import your graded footage from resolve back into premiere, it will lose any work you did if you graded higher than rec. 709 i
Setting up for web delivery - so much confusion
by Dan Coffey 1 month ago
Dear all, I am looking for good resources on getting setting up a calibrated monitor and a workflow that goes: 1) Edit in Premiere Pro CC 2) Color in Davinci Resolve 3) Export luts from Resolve 4) Fin
Re: Setting up for web delivery - so much confusion
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
calibrate monitor to srgb gamma 2.2. it will then match premiere, vlc(opengl output), ipad's, youtube etc. some web browsers are crazy, can't be helped. you can use xml's from premiere to resolve roun
I-Frame only on XDCAMHD
by James Ronan 1 month ago
Hey guys Hoping I'm posting in the right forum... I'm trying to export an advert for UK TV. They're specifications are: Codec: MPEG-2 Container: OP1a Profile Level: MPEG-2 4:2:2 High Video: 100Mb s Au
Re: I-Frame only on XDCAMHD
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
gop length is from I frame to I frame so if that is 1. it should be all i frames (fastest editing) closed is not using adjacent b frames.(somewhat fast editing) i would select both and then test with
Poor quality GoPro footage
by Brian Vegeberg 1 month ago
Hi, I m getting poor quality footage from my GoPro Hero 5, and since I see videos on youtube where the images are crispy sharp, so I am thinking it s me who does something wrong. It s mainly noticeabl
Re: Poor quality GoPro footage
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
just edit in premiere, export xml to resolve. grade in resolve, export 10 bit graded resolve clips with xml back to premiere, ,import resolve xml into premiere, paste clips into AE with 16bpc at nativ
Editing Suite Audio Delay on External Monitor - will BMD Intensity Shuttle fix it?
by Steven DiCasa 1 month ago
Hey all, I am the co-owner of a video production company. We just got a small office and are having clients come in for supervised edits and or color grading. We have a powerful iMac 27" going out to
Re: Editing Suite Audio Delay on External Monitor - will BMD Intensity Shuttle fix it?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
I don't think it can. https: www.markertek.com product rol-vc-1-dl roland-vc-1-dl-bi-directional-sdi-hdmi-with-delay-and-frame-sync
Noob comprehending accurate exposure and a7s ii s-log2 recording
by Rhys Sherring 2 months ago
I'm a Canon user and I'm shooting a short film with two a7s ii's next month. It's not a massively formal occasion, but I want to step up my game, so I've been doing a lot of homework to produce the be
Re: Noob comprehending accurate exposure and a7s ii s-log2 recording
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
just set zebra slog2 for 70 ire for skin either off talent or from 18% grey card, then back off a little. skin should fall between 50-80 ire with no noise as it slightly overexposes 2-3 stops to match
Green screen --> set the Kelvin (WB) , so the green matches the color-bar (vector-scope) green. Good or Bad??
by Lennart Holterman 2 months ago
Hello there, I am looking for a second opinion: A local guy, who has his own professional green screen studio, advised me to adjust my Kelvin (WB) in the camera, so that the green from my green screen
Re: Green screen --> set the Kelvin (WB) , so the green matches the color-bar (vector-scope) green. Good or Bad??
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
oh, btw, the studio guy has white balance and hue angle confused. If he was trying to do what I think, the correct way to fix this problem(if he bought the wrong key color and gels) would be to rotate
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Render Time vs. Editing and Billing
by Chip Hess 2 months ago
How does everyone here deal with time spent rendering It's not part of the creative process really, but does eat up computer time. Do you set an hourly rate which reflects a percentage of what you cha
Re: Render Time vs. Editing and Billing
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
it depends on your client base. if you have a whole bunch of small clients who can't afford to be nickel and dimed or a few big clients who can. it goes back to the old argument, per job or per hour.
AME only exporting LOG footage
by Steven Pine 2 months ago
I am using AME to export several (individual) clips of a timeline that have had some Lumetri color correction added to it. AME is only exporting the video as it looks in its original Log state. No col
Re: AME only exporting LOG footage
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
is import sequences natively unchecked in ame
repairing a corrupted wav file
by david payne 2 months ago
Hi all. I have a wav file recorded on a tascam DR-10 that I think i might have corrupted by turning the device off too soon after pushing stop. The file plays in VLC but not in adobe premiere or windo
Re: repairing a corrupted wav file
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Open VLC. Go to Media Convert Save. wav
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limiting rotations
by Matt Howarth 2 months ago
hi all I'm attempting to make an automated pie chart, where you have as many segments as you like and the final segment fits into the remaining space perfectly. I have it working apart from the final
Re: limiting rotations
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
the good 'ol trig expression pie chart i made a billion years ago https: forums.creativecow.net thread 227 17128#17144
deinterlace originally film footage.
by therman mermehn 2 months ago
I have a very old television show I'm working on deinterlacing. I do know the show was originally filmed and not taped at 24fps. However , at the time it was changed to a 29.97fps interlaced file whic
Re: deinterlace originally film footage.
by Jody Bruchon 2 months ago
What happens if you just copy the VIDEO_TS folder from the DVD to the computer and then try to open the first large VTS_xx_x.VOB file within using an MPEG-2 capable media player You should get video.
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Exporting/Playing 16-bit [dreaded banding!]
by Jeff Merkel 2 months ago
Hey everyone! Just wanted to thank everyone for the invaluable contributions on this forum, as it's helped me out of countless jams. I know there's a ton of info out there already on working 8-bit vs
Re: Exporting/Playing 16-bit [dreaded banding!]
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
I'm going to give away a huge hollywood secret. the secret sauce for removing banding for web is to create a digital intermediate by exporting down to a lossless 8 bit codec like animation or quicktim
Fast RAID recommendation
by Jim Cunningham 2 months ago
More and more I'm editing multi-streams of 4k. Typically, I'm using Drobo RAIDs Thunderbolt 2, which work not bad, and at RAID 5 they are safe. But as I start adding layers and plug-in things get a bi
Re: Fast RAID recommendation
by greg janza 2 months ago
One question is which flavor of 4k are you dealing with I'm working primarily with 4k footage shot on a Sony FS7 xvac at 240mbps and I can edit and play back in full resolution on my system without is
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Arri Log-C workflow
by Jon Mitchell 2 months ago
Hello, I am working w some Arri LOG-C footage. I normally work on it after color, but not this time around. I was wondering what the best workflow is. I've tried a few things but can't seem to get wha
Re: Arri Log-C workflow
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
steve is spot on. in a big budget environment, you wouldn't even burn in a lut as color management changes and lut burns slightly reduce quality. the changes are made to normalize into a log to linear
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