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Denoiser II
by Eric Merklein 5 months ago
I have a lightning fast HP Z820 with an NVIDIA K400 video card and 32 gigs of ram on board. Using Denoiser II makes my timeline useless and rendering is absolutely way too time consuming. Denoiser sup
Re: Denoiser II
by Chris Wright 11 hours ago
I haven't done extensive test, but a lot of people seems to have problems with denoiser and neatvideo not using cpu 100% both denoiser and png images don't like multithreading so they choke. neatvideo
Free film effects
by Ken Jarosik 2 days ago
I'm looking for some free film effects for a project I'm working on Any suggestions Thanks Ken
Re: Free film effects
by Chris Wright 1 day ago
you're looking for light leaks. http: www.premiumbeat.com blog 7-places-find-free-light-leaks
Preview/Timeline jumping back, very weird like laging/bugging
by Dennis Willmann 3 weeks ago
Hey, sometimes when I try to use Premiere Pro CC, the preview timeline (everything: video and sound) lags in a weird way, when I try to play something back. In detail, the cursor jumps back 0.5 second
Re: Preview/Timeline jumping back, very weird like laging/bugging
by Chris Wright 1 day ago
if its not uncompressed wav, i recommend converting to wav as it might fix your issue. variable VBR mp3 audio and other sorts can cause problems.
Any advice on how to approach this key?
by David Fleury 2 weeks ago
And yes, the fabric is blowing all over the place. I see no possibility of not having a roto-fest but I thought I would check here first. Primatte did a decent job but there is a ton of chatter left
Re: Any advice on how to approach this key?
by Chris Wright 2 days ago
i musta been drunk because that was wrong link! color punch- enhance primary secondary colors https: f1.creativecow.net 9925 9925 Just right click replace landscape.jpg with your own footage. If your
Chris Wright 2 days 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...
Best HQ render codec?
by Ocean Byrne 5 days ago
You'd think, after 20 some years of playing with AE, I would have the rendering part down, but I still feel a lot like I'm stumbling in the dark. What I have been doing for a while now, is rendering o
Re: Best HQ render codec?
by Chris Wright 4 days ago
I had to re-read the OP to see that the issue is being brought up because of the rising black level. first off, VLC doesn't have color management and although prores, dnxhd hr, cineform are all high q
Emergency: lost 150 gb data during project manager operation.
by vikram parmar 5 days ago
I was using project manager to export the project to send it to client. Project manager gave an error... "Project manager cannot complete this operation. Please save your project and try again. I clic
Re: Emergency: lost 150 gb data during project manager operation.
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
stop. don't write any more data to it. use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional. i use it professionally to recover files.
Getting the 'ARRI' look (xpost from colour grading)
by josef brett 1 week ago
Hi all I've been trying to get the kind of look used in tv shows such as HBO's 'Girls' and Netflix's 'Flaked' for the past few months and I'm struggling. I'm not sure if i have the right kit if I'm ho
Re: Getting the 'ARRI' look (xpost from colour grading)
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
if you need some clues, here's a template I made a while back in after effects enable the layer-tint red matte highlight and shadows https: f1.creativecow.net 9780 ae-technicolor-cc-2015
Time Remapping Render Glitch
by Evan Torrence 6 days ago
Running into a weird problem with rendering a comp with a lot of time remapped comps in it. I have about 15 time remapped looping comps placed in one big comp. Two weird things are happening when I re
Re: Time Remapping Render Glitch
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
was it rendered with cpu or gpu any raytracing enabled
Compression issues with S-log 3 footage low light
by Brad Bores 2 weeks ago
I am working on a music video and I am attempting a vintage creamy hazy look by flattening the blacks heavy in the curves on 2nd node. First node is color corrected with Impulz slog 3 LUT and minor tw
Re: Compression issues with S-log 3 footage low light
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
that might indeed be the problem, where there's artifacting, but crushing the blacks with a contrasty lut isn't going to help. neatvideo assigned to just shadows might fix it some. Make sure you only
Media Encoder only using 7.3% of CPU
by Robbin Baauw 7 days ago
Hello guys, I was rendering a video (about 8 minutes long) with Media Encoder CC 2015.2, but my CPU was only using 7.3% of my CPU and only 3GB of ram, while I've allowed it like 29GB... It is renderin
Re: Media Encoder only using 7.3% of CPU
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
- The Super Fast Premiere Export Guide - 1. run creative cloud software update 2.launch media encoder before opening premiere(there's a single core bug if its opened after) 3. turn off bios hyperthrea
Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Steve Marce 2 weeks ago
Hey guys, I was wondering if after laying down the ADR dialogues, sfx, music all on their separate tracks in premiere pro, in their respective sequences (as there are multiple sequences in my project)
Re: Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
i could try to answer all these but here is a really, really nice video explaining how easy it is to do everything. video has: send via dynamic link, match loudness, surround mix, 5.1 mixing, track pa
Is there a kind of transition morph feature in audition?
by Peter Steele 1 week ago
Hey guys, I hope I'm not spamming too many questions here but this forum is a big help. I'm just wondering if there is a feature in audition comparable to the "morph" effect in premiere for interviews
Re: Is there a kind of transition morph feature in audition?
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
audio fading in audition https: helpx.adobe.com audition how-to audition-add-audio-fades-cc.html "When you crossfade clips on the same track, you overlap them to determine the size of the transition r
audio levels
by Peter Steele 2 weeks ago
Hi, another quick question about audio levels. What number on the level meter do I want the audio to be peaking out on Also, if it is too low or too high what do I want to change to adjust it I can't
Re: audio levels
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
yes -23 for dvd, for web use same ITU BS 1770-3 l but change lufs to -16 as computers and tv's have a different loudness standard.-16 is the new podcast standard volume so people don't have to adjust
"automatic" white balance correction with a fixed white spot in frame
by Jerry Michaels 2 weeks ago
I have a video that was shot with the camera on a tripod under natural light. The weather conditions were very unstable during the filming, with the sun being covered by clouds and then shining again
Re: "automatic" white balance correction with a fixed white spot in frame
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
ok, this is going to sound a little wild, but it seems to work..somewhat 1. duplicate footage on top 2. crop to just the white square 3. add tranform effect scale stretch to fill whole comp size 4. se
Any way to automatically color match cameras in CS6?
by Kell Smith 2 weeks ago
I'm thinking the answer is no, but it's worth asking just in case someone knows an option for this. Two cameras, changing light at sunset on a gray day, and the sand has different color casts at diffe
Re: Any way to automatically color match cameras in CS6?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
https: helpx.adobe.com speedgrade how-to speedgrade-shot-matching-cc.html only matches 1 frame source to 1 frame destination. only works if both don't change.
Mixing Pro Res (HQ) and Xavci (MXF) footages in Premiere
by Eui Yong Zong 2 weeks ago
Hello, I've recently switched to Premiere from FCP. I have a short film project that was shot in Prores (HQ) we've expanded into a feature and shot the rest in FS7 - Xavci codec (1080p) I've imported
Re: Mixing Pro Res (HQ) and Xavci (MXF) footages in Premiere
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
i think you should be ok, its the Xavc-S that is wreaking havoc not the -I as -S is long GOP and -I is intraframe. I can't believe they're that different, but long GOP always breaks adobe!(ie transcod
Tips for making a character drown?
by Bree Williams 3 weeks ago
I'm directing my first short film soon and I am needing some tips for how to make a character drown. I've produced a couple of shorts before but this is my first time directing. It's a very short film
Re: Tips for making a character drown?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
don't see a problem here. just light for the greenscreen, separate actor with a one way mirror(to eliminate spill onto water), and light for actor in pool of water to match plate. some air and water t
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any tips on color correcting these two clips? wildly different DSLR settings
by Jason Berger 2 weeks ago
I'm on Final Cut Pro 7, so somewhat basic options. I've obviously got no hopes of matching this footage, but I want to at least make it obvious that it both cameras were shooting the same event. One w
Re: any tips on color correcting these two clips? wildly different DSLR settings
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
these steps are from premiere but the visual scopes workflow should work pretty much the same because the order of grading levels matters. these steps neutralize your footage then you grade back to wh
Correcting or Grading this different color clip
by Fadily Hamdan 3 weeks ago
Hi.. is there anyone kind enough to give some tips on how to correct this color specifically on RED (shirt).. its very much different. it was shot on DJI phantom Pro 4 and Canon DSLR.. I did try with
Re: Correcting or Grading this different color clip
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
can you use premiere with fast color corrector hue angle to change white balance It's gonna be a custom wb unless you want to neutralize both clips then match later.
Painting out Video File Glitches
by Remington Markham 2 weeks ago
Hi, We just got back from recording some testimonies that can't be rescheduled by deadline. We had a corrupt raid system on set which has left us with some corrupted video footage. Visual tears, data
Re: Painting out Video File Glitches
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
if you could find anyone with enough skill to make it presentable, the price would likely be astronomical, because at the tail end of roto masking each frame, graphic painting is the slowest, most exp
free slog 3 effects preset
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
free slog 3 to rec709 effects preset for premiere create a vibrant film look from slog3 footage without speedgrade or any luts! a tweakable effects preset that can be modified to work for slog2 or any
File: slog 3 to rec709 effects preset for premiere
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
prfpset file slog 3 to rec709 effects preset for premiere http: f1.creativecow.net 9975 slog-3-to-rec709-effects-preset-for-premiere
Dropping every other frame
by Scott Lange 3 weeks ago
I want to remove every other frame in a piece of footage (quicktime) and have that 'every other frame' completely transparent or dropped. Therefore XXX.001, XXX.003, XXX.005, etc is showing up but XXX
Re: Dropping every other frame
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
alt click stopwatch to edit and paste expression into timeremapping area. https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using time-stretching-time-remapping.html
Rendering 4K Ultra HD graphics in the proper color space
by Cindy Segura 3 weeks ago
Im working on a 4K ultra HD reel, I've composited text over footage, theres a subtle transperancy and glows that affect the graphics. We are now trying to finish the graphics and i am told that after
Re: Rendering 4K Ultra HD graphics in the proper color space
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
After effects is not that bad at color management. I'd say it gets a bad rap because its so complicated. and a lot of times, its the codecs and video players that place the blame back on adobe. You CO
best back-up software
by Bob Cole 7 months ago
What do you recommend for backups for Windows 10 devices I bought Acronis some years back, and they are now telling me that I should upgrade to their latest software, which includes cloud backups. Thi
Re: best back-up software
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
Acronis is pretty amazing, fast small file size, recovery disks, painless encyption etc. I love it. It has mac support as well. Is there a reason you're browsing
is Sony BVM-L230 D-Cine similar to P3
by Sally Shamas 3 weeks ago
Hello people, Im grading a feature on davinci using Sony BVM-L230 (which has colorgamut option: D-cine, wide and rec709 ) im using davinci on video levels and the monitor on rec709 considering that it
Re: is Sony BVM-L230 D-Cine similar to P3
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
video is 16-235 so I don't think you'd use that unless grading to NTSC or something. you would need a D-cine color matrix transform lut for your calibrated monitor. It would convert from ( P3 rec. 202
basic audio balancing question
by Peter Steele 3 weeks ago
Hey guys, I'm sure that this is really easy to do in audition but I am just having a bit of trouble figuring it out. When editing a longer project how do I do blending or balancing of levels from vari
Re: basic audio balancing question
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
effects - match volume select all files drag into match volume rms or peak amp use limiting click run
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Correct order of operations for post processing of dialogues
by Steve Marce 4 weeks ago
Hey guys, What is the correct order of operations for the post processing of vocals- dialogues & VO; i.e, normalisation, Noise reduction, compression, EQ... I know it depends on the requirement and fr
Re: Correct order of operations for post processing of dialogues
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
there's a million opinions on this. The best thing you can do is put them in effects rack and change order. This below is what I do. I put them in order of non destructive. 1. dc offset - affects dyna
Encoded Video Color Errors
by Chris Clementson 4 weeks ago
I find this disturbing. I created a .bmp image containing the primary and secondary colors. I then encoded this image to various video formats and checked the color reproduction using an eyedropper-li
Re: Encoded Video Color Errors
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
the problem is color management by 3rd parties and if the full range is even being used. 0-255 or 16-235. some media players like media player classic support color management but vlc doesn't. quickti
Choppy playback in Premiere Pro CC 2015.2
by Bob Seybold 2 months ago
I'm having a problem with choppy playing of clips that seemed to begin with the latest update of Premiere Pro CC. This is footage simply imported with no effects on them: https: youtu.be zRT2ziqhzY0 T
Re: Choppy playback in Premiere Pro CC 2015.2
by Joel Arvidsson 4 weeks ago
Chris, its nice that you collected so much on the one list. I like to add turn of autosave aswell. Its ridiculous that having it turned on actually makes premiere much less responsive. joelarvidsson@g
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Chris Wright liked this 4 weeks ago
enhance primary/secondary colors template
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
an after effects template that works similar to viveza that has the ability to enhance individual primary and secondary colors by pushing them into solids not the ugly flourescent saturations. example
Re: enhance primary/secondary colors template
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
ok, i didn't want to report back without comparing. it looks like selective color still follows a somewhat whitish saturation transfer while mine pushes into the pure solids. Mine also seems to make k
Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 4 weeks ago
Hello, I am brand new to Premier. I am working on some digital signage content. It is still image with some After Effects titles brought in. I want our company's logo in the bottom corner. The logo is
Re: Logo is not crisp!
by Shane Ross 4 weeks ago
DPI means nothing in video. it's all about PIXEL DIMENSIONS. Something 4000x3000 pixels, 72DPI (72 is the video default) will look much crisper than 400x300 at 300DPI. Shane Little Frog Post Read my b
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Chris Wright liked this 4 weeks ago
Video Card (GPU) Comparison Chart?
by Daron C. Davis 1 month ago
Does anyone know of a chart or some type of breakdown showing the differences in power of the common GPUs For example, I'm having a difficult time telling the true difference between say a GTX 960, 97
Re: Video Card (GPU) Comparison Chart?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
I don't have chart but it goes like this. 1gb Hd, 2gb 2k, 4gb 4k
Removing Difficult Rolling Bands with Flicker Free
by Jake Keller 1 month ago
Hi all, I've got a piece of footage that has some serious rolling bands happening and have tried to use Flicker Free to remove them. It's not working too well and I wanted to see if anyone had any oth
Re: Removing Difficult Rolling Bands with Flicker Free
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
Re:deflicker
File: color punch- enhance primary secondary colors
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
aep file color punch- enhance primary secondary colors http: f1.creativecow.net 9925 9925
Re: color punch- enhance primary secondary colors
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
Just right click replace landscape.jpg with your own footage. If your footage resolution doesn't match the composition, you can use the free http: aescripts.com rd-compsetter and also make sure the ad
entire Nik collection now free! thanks to google $500 now $0
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
"Today we re making the Nik Collection available to everyone, for free." The Nik Collection is comprised of seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities -- from f
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Jannatul Shumi liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: entire Nik collection now free! thanks to google $500 now $0
by Jannatul Shumi 4 weeks ago
Yes its a great news for us all. Thanks to Google!
Interpreted Fields as Progressive, Getting De-interlacing Artifacts
by Michael Zahara 1 month ago
Hello, my footage is from a HF200 camcorder. I recorded using Progressive Based which is actually Progressive Segmented Frames a 60i. I look around the internet and I had to Interpret the fields as Pr
Re: Interpreted Fields as Progressive, Getting De-interlacing Artifacts
by Michael Zahara 1 month ago
Hello, I uninstalled Cineform Decoder in Controler Panel by searching for "Cine", and now the problem is gone. Can anyone explain I have Go Pro Studio installed. I don't know which codecs from this ar
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Chris Wright liked this 1 month ago
LUT Workflow - Best Practices
by Sean Campbell 2 months ago
I am working in Premiere Pro CC and with LUTs and looks and was wondering when the best time in the correction work flow was to use them I've seen tutorials where the LUT or look is place on the clip
Re: LUT Workflow - Best Practices
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
it depends on what type lut it is. some luts can be gamma, others gamma and color. for example: Slog3 to Rec. 709 will change from log gamma and log color to linear Rec. 709 monitor for further gradin
Seeking resources for colorgrading as a ~total~ beginner
by Sam Petschulat 1 month ago
i work for a small business and we are wrapping up the editing of a kickstarter launch video. i'm about to start searching the internet and whatnot to brush up on how to do some color grading, but i t
Re: Seeking resources for colorgrading as a ~total~ beginner
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
the basic idea is first match all clips to each other called a "one light" where everything is conformed out of RAW and looks similar. Then a coloring stage to get the artistic look which can be almos
How to grade footage for WEB distribution?
by Jakub FriĊĦo 1 month ago
Hello guys, I was grading some short clips in my new setup with professional color grading monitor to test it out and I have posted them to web to see if I am well calibrated for the web and I have to
Re: How to grade footage for WEB distribution?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
render out DnxHD Rec. 709 for web. it will keep perfect color.
File: sRGB 1.8 iridas x64 cube LUT
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
cube file sRGB 1.8 iridas x64 cube LUT render slow http: f1.creativecow.net 9888 srgb-18-iridas-x64-cube-lut
File: quicktime gamma color profile 1.8 icm
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
icc file quicktime gamma color profile 1.8 icm http: f1.creativecow.net 9887 quicktime-gamma-color-profile-18-icm
File: quicktime gamma 1.8 x16 iridas LUT
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
icm file quicktime gamma 1.8 x16 iridas LUT http: f1.creativecow.net 9886 quicktime-gamma-18-x16-iridas-lut
File: P3 to Rec. 709 x64 iridas cube
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
cube file P3 to Rec. 709 x64 iridas cube http: f1.creativecow.net 9882 p3-to-rec-709-x64-iridas-cube
File: P3 to Rec. 709 x16 iridas cube
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
cube file P3 to Rec. 709 x16 iridas cube http: f1.creativecow.net 9881 p3-to-rec-709-x16-iridas-cube
Quality Black & White in Post-production - AE
by Matteo Ferreccio 2 months ago
Hello all! I am grading HD color footage in AE CC2015. I need to achieve a quality black and white, and footage was shot accordingly. The easiest thing would be setting the saturation to zero and twea
Re: Quality Black & White in Post-production - AE
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
here's some ways off the top of my head... 1. you can set contrast on separate channels with effect - shift duplicate footage 3 times, set transfer modes to screen in layer1, set red to full on, blue
question about setting up keying
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
first off, I've read Adobe's whitepaper on native r3d imports and I believe it has errors.... Namely, interpreting r3d as rec. 709 and a working space Rec. 709. THAT would lose quality from REDLogFilm
Re: question about setting up keying
by Tom Sefton 2 months ago
Fantastic - thanks for this Chris. Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Editing question about 8bit 10bit 16bit ...
by fernand eythimiades 3 months ago
So Hello WoRd !!!! i have 1 Q and i cant find a proper answer... i shoot with magilc lantern in raw format 14bit... 1 i convert the footage to dng 14bit .... i want to make all my color coretion editi
Re: Editing question about 8bit 10bit 16bit ...
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Photoshop forces you to save a copy if you are working with a layered original. You have to use the PSD (native Photoshop) or TIFF formats if you NEED to keep layers. You can't save PNG if the mode of


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