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would you go 24-frame for glreenscreen if you had a choice?
by Mark Suszko 3 days ago
Trying to settle a difference of opinion. Colleague wants me to shoot his green screen interview subject in 1080 at 24 frames progressive. I think 30 frames makes more sense for quality of the keying
Re: would you go 24-frame for glreenscreen if you had a choice?
by Chris Wright 14 hours ago
I'm trying to visualize what you're saying. It makes sense that the actor needs to be in focus, but its actually beneficial for the greenscreen to be out of focus to blend all the fuzzy dots together(
I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by ryan elder 5 days ago
I am making a DCP of a short film of mine for festivals. I was told to convert it to 24 fps for the DCP. I did some reading on how to do that, and I was told that I would need to convert the audio fro
Re: I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by Chris Wright 3 days ago
you have to replace the audio from the new render as well. Either including it as a duplexed video or changing it in another audio program with speed correction and pitch. It sounds like you simply re
Would the 2019 i9 iMac and Premiere benefit from 128GB RAM
by Peter Corbett 1 week ago
Just purchased a 27-inch i9 iMac as a "travel NLE" for nearby city clients. I only bought the base 8GB memory option, and plan to upgrade to either 32GB, 64GB or 128GB aftermarket. Just wondering if P
Re: Would the 2019 i9 iMac and Premiere benefit from 128GB RAM
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
XAVC that will be cpu bottleneck. I wouldn't buy anything that much unless I perused pugetsystems's detailed breakdown of what footage needs what RAM. in what program.
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RED footage and Exporting color accurate EXRs
by Jack Chavez 2 weeks ago
Okay, here's the big picture. I'm overseeing a project that was shot with a RED WEAPON (image pipeline IPP2, RedWideGamutRGB, Log3G10). It's being edited in Premiere Pro. The typical pipeline at this
Re: RED footage and Exporting color accurate EXRs
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
how are you comparing them each program has its own particular flavor of color management. do they match if you import then into the same program window are you using an external monitor what is your
Shooting Air Show 4K what frame rate 59.94P or 29.97
by Kenneth Maultsby 3 weeks ago
I will be shooting a airshow in a couple week with my new Canon Vixia GX and I want to record it in 4K but should I set the frame rate at 59.94 or 29.97 I am just a Hobbies still learning.
Re: Shooting Air Show 4K what frame rate 59.94P or 29.97
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
29.97i or P you can get smooth motion with 'i' with low data rates compared to 59.94 p. Both should look the same on an interlaced display. Your final destination will decide how you record. web likes
Crashes when creating video preview
by Peter Jenkins 2 weeks ago
Hello all. I ve had a problem with Premiere CC 2018 (AE and audition too) crashing whenever the software tries to create a video preview window. Funnily enough it doesn t crash when working with audio
Re: Crashes when creating video preview
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
isolate the variables first. try a new project with jpegs, TIFF, PNG, then quicktime, then check crash logs, update video driver, check read write permissions(adobe has a page on this). try .wave, the
Downloading HDV footage from a camera with MiniDVD tapes
by Roger Bansemer 3 weeks ago
I'm trying to download to Vegas some old Mini DVD tapes using a Canon HV20A camera. So... I'm using windows 10 now and I downloaded the 1394 OHCI LegacyDriver.msi and installed it thinking that would
Re: Downloading HDV footage from a camera with MiniDVD tapes
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
1394 is firewire. do you even have firewire on your motherboard I'd try using a virtual machine operating system and install an older OS for something like this. Step 1 in windows 10 was to delete all
Making voice over sound like a scuba diver speaking in a full mask
by arnaud Remy 3 weeks ago
Hi I'm trying to make my voice sound like this in premiere. https: www.youtube.com watch v=AbvlLYmesrs I added a hightpass, pitch shifter at 1.09 and a tiny bit of echo but in the end, the sound is to
Re: Making voice over sound like a scuba diver speaking in a full mask
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
that's not so much talking underwater as it is using really low quality mics. you can try walk talkie presets, add distortion, downsample to 8 bit, add bubble breathing sounds etc with EQ only letting
Anyone seen this issue before
by Michael Smollin 2 months ago
Hi I am shooting cannon Mark 11 with a 1 4 pro mist filter and my images look like this: Any suggestions or setting I can use to fix this issue. Thanks!
Re: Anyone seen this issue before
by Chris Wright 4 weeks ago
you can remove color casts with channel mixer set to color transfer only, lens blur the highlight artifacts together, but there is no information left to recover. all you can do is make it less ugly.
Anybody make 10bit video Mirrorless Camera?
by Matthew Jeschke 2 months ago
I'm a bit annoyed, I cannot find a full frame mirror-less camera that does 10-bit video. I'm trying to trim down my kit for work. Currently is a 5dm2 with Magic Lantern. I'm shooting RAW but workflow
Re: Anybody make 10bit video Mirrorless Camera?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
great news, it looks like the Panasonic S1 10 bit works up to 30p without an external recorder.(needed for 60p 10 bit) So, you get all the dynamic range benefits of A7iii sensor with 10 bit VLOG witho
Will upgrading an underpowered machine' RAM improve performance while grading?
by Christian Jensen 1 month ago
Hi, My question is as stated in the subject. I have a waay underpowered laptop editing canon c200 footage (mp4 4K) at work. The performance is generally okay as I'm editing with proxies, but as soon a
Re: Will upgrading an underpowered machine' RAM improve performance while grading?
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
from what I can gather, the turbo only works on one core, so you're essentially using 4 cores at 1.6 or 1 core at 3.4. Premiere like 6 cores or more. Plus Premiere's grading tools now rely heavily on
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Fixing Constantly Changing White Balance
by Tal Globus 6 years ago
I have footage from a camera that continuously changes its white balance while shooting, so the footage switches back and forth between warm and cool. How do I color correct for a changing white balan
Re: Fixing Constantly Changing White Balance
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
you may find this interesting. this is an autograder prototype proof of concept It sets black point, white point, 3 points of white balance, 18% gamma, RGB 204 saturation per frame. I tested it on a f
Imported XML From Premiere and Clips are More Contrasty
by Kevin Camin 1 month ago
I just imported my XML into DaVinci from Premiere and all my clips are noticeably more contrasty than they were inside of Premiere. As a test I rendered out the Premiere timeline and imported that int
Re: Imported XML From Premiere and Clips are More Contrasty
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
i'd check two things. premiere uses gamma 2.4 in its native viewer and resolve will default to video levels in import.
Toy Story 4
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Toy Story 4 puts the 'story' in Toy Story 4. We though the ending was over, we were wrong. Great movie to finish everyone's arcs. Hope you get to see it on the big screen.
Re: Toy Story 4
by Mark Suszko 4 weeks ago
How many hankies do I need to bring
Why is there so much "art" in color science?
by Andy Zou 2 months ago
Just some questions on the technology and theory behind this stuff. People talk all about how so-and-so's color beats the other's color, but why does any of that matter when a LUT could convert one ca
Re: Why is there so much "art" in color science?
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
any camera $4k and up can be matched almost exactly the same to each other. proof below: https: www.youtube.com watch v=2c5nQZfjISI&fbclid=IwAR26buyR9xvq1goaf3YVdFP_pGDZYiCVqNN5-vLwqN4I5PSxzbJytgbVo0Q
Anyone ever recorded with binaural mics?
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Anyone ever recorded with a binaural mic setup It seems like it would be a shortcut to surround sound editing since the effect gets recorded directly into the mixer.
Re: Anyone ever recorded with binaural mics?
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
thx guys. I was hoping you could create 3-d sound in realtime like how they used to make audio for cartoons with 5 guys standing around each other making sound effects. perhaps our brains overcome the
X-men Dark Phoenix
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
doesn't need much in here. you can name it in two words, Beautifully - Dark.
Re: X-men Dark Phoenix
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
I really don't understand the critics. It was in the top 3 x-men films. it seems once 30% of critics get on board, the rest follow blindly. notice the disparity of audience approval. almost a 2:1 rati
Is it too early yet to discuss "Endgame"?
by Mark Suszko 4 months ago
My 2-word review: "Bittersweet satisfaction."
Re: Is it too early yet to discuss "Endgame"? spoilers now-if you haven't watched it by now you don't care, lol
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Still too early. well, that joke wore out fast. I did have to avoid social media for 2 weeks; felt more like detox. but anyway, the movie was good but could have been better. I personally would have l
Color correction/white balance always required?
by Kay Singh 3 months ago
Hi All, Ive always searched the web but have never found a clear cut answer to my question. So basically, a lot of my footage is shot with a cooler (blueish) temperature to give a cold look to the sho
Re: Color correction/white balance always required?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
you can 'grade' in camera quite heavily with lighting, but it leaves less room for changes in post. still, very possible to do it your way if you don't plan on white balancing before heavy grading. ho
Finishing a project from Resolve - Master and DCP
by Greta Mabral 3 months ago
Dear all, I am color correcting my first video in Resolve and I have a few questions for you. Being still quite unexperienced please forgive my confusion. My question and my workflow. I shot some foot
Re: Finishing a project from Resolve - Master and DCP
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
bizarrely speaking, anything above 12 bits is a waste of space as jpeg2000 DCP's encode to 12 bits only. so you aren't getting better quality going higher than that in the media container.
90's ntsc pulldown film-to-video look?
by Ike Hanson 3 months ago
I'm trying to emulate the look that 90's music videos and tv shows that were converted from film to video for editing had: https: www.youtube.com watch v=jjBFbQ5oCS0 https: www.youtube.com watch v=FMr
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How to Get the LOTR or Harry Potty Look?
by Kevin Camin 3 months ago
Need someone above my abilities to share some insights. What are the components to that desaturated, bluish look to those films Thanks for reading. Best regards, Kevin Camin
Re: How to Get the LOTR or Harry Potty Look?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
can you post a sample which movie, which scene there's like 90 potter films and each had a different look. there's a lot of LOTR how it was graded on youtube. i don't think any did any complicated cro
How do you get a serial number from an SD Card?
by Chris Dukes 4 months ago
Hi, I am trying to make an inventory of SD cards and I want to include the serial number. It seems like you can only do this on a PC and even then Linux is involved. Any ideas about how to do this on
Re: How do you get a serial number from an SD Card?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
you should be able to run that linux mac command in your first post, im guessing.
Is it much faster processor 3770 than 3570 ?
by gregory sawik 4 months ago
Hej, i am asking for a quick advice for adobe after effect and premiero pro pc. Buying pc and procesor of choice shred to 2 ones, first is a budget 3570 and second is 3770. In benchmark 3770 is faster
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Re: Is it much faster processor 3770 than 3570 ?
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Do NOT get a XEON for Premiere, you want a Core i7 or Core i9 for best performance, and of course a suitable GPU compatible with hardware acceleration in Premiere and 32GB RAM (16GB minimum, but 32GB
Does Anamorphic 1.33 Lens Result in LOSS of Resolution and Blocky Images
by Steve Crow 4 months ago
I have been having some trouble with image quality (blockyness) using a 1.33x anamorphic lens. It happens to be concerning still images shot on my iPhone using the Moondog Labs anamorphic lens (I assu
Re: Does Anamorphic 1.33 Lens Result in LOSS of Resolution and Blocky Images
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
if you want to share it to people with a 4:3 screen, why not just black matte the sides to square
PCP from ProRes looks Very Low Contrast
by Joseph Freeman III 4 months ago
This is my first experience with DCP, so my expectations may be wrong. In Premiere Pro, I finished an 84 minute movie (1920x1080) that looks very good when rendered with H265 max quality etc...This wa
Re: PCP from ProRes looks Very Low Contrast
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
DCP's get converted to flat XYZ gamma 2.6, so if you want to see it, you'll need a player that sees that color profile. mpc-hc can play it back and openDCP player(set the output to the color of your m
Shazam! spoilers are in trailer
by Chris Wright 4 months ago
Greetings fellow cow'ans. I just watched Shazam and then started writing it as Shazzam. Anyway, who says 'shaezame' Now don't get me wrong, it made me laugh in a few places, but it was like playing ti
Re: Shazam! spoilers are in trailer
by Scott Roberts 4 months ago
My wife and I saw this last night... And while I agree with you, Chris, that it was pretty cheesy and at times felt borderline like kids' television, to be fair to the film, it was a PG-13 movie about
Time compressing
by Eric Merklein 5 months ago
I sure need advice for a problem that I can't figure out. I'm trying to speed up a short imported audio file into Audition 2018 while preserving the audio pitch. Speed up timing is perfect, but I cann
Re: Time compressing
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
you could use effects time and pitch-stretch and pitch process, click stretch box.
canon color space
by Justin Fisher 5 months ago
I own a canon c300 mark 2. Is there any advantage to post production if I shoot using the larger color spaces like cinema gamut if my videos are only ever going to be viewed on rec 709 monitors Or sho
Re: canon color space
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
web dvd is sRGB 2.2 gamma, BT1886, P3 rec. 2020 cinema. UHD bluray rec. 2020. No point in worrying about grading in a wide gamut if your end product is small gamut. if you try to grade in a large gamu
Why is the FR2-LE field recorder only 12 volts, when phantom power requires 48 volts?
by ryan elder 5 months ago
I've used this recorder for years now, but I always found myself having to turn it almost all the way up to get the levels high enough for recording average dialogue, with a boom mic. I wondered if th
Re: Why is the FR2-LE field recorder only 12 volts, when phantom power requires 48 volts?
by Richard Crowley 5 months ago
"does this mean that the Zoom F8 is a better field recorder cause you don't have to turn the pre-amps up as high to power the mics, and therefore less gain and less noise floor cause of more power " Y
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Avery Peck video: satuation and color boost compared
by Michael McCune 5 months ago
Found this very helpful video (https: www.youtube.com watch v=GiqzRXeOloQ) that greatly clarifies these two very common functions, Color Boost and Saturation, but which are otherwise not discussed in
Re: Avery Peck video: satuation and color boost compared
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
its very dangerous to simply clip shadows and highlights to pure b w instead of rgb balancing because you can easily get artifacts. i look forward to joining that group now and reading about this.
Color Grading Workflow
by Kevin Camin 5 months ago
Would you say this is the correct order of operations 1-3 are global changes. Basic workflow: 1. Correct exposure 2. Fix white balance 3. Adjust Saturation 4. Secondary Corrections: targeted adjustmen
Re: Color Grading Workflow
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
technically its 1. black point 2. white point 3. gamma (you can't have gamma without b w points first) 4. white balance (the 3d balance of black white point and midtones) 5. saturation (you can tempor
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Captain Marvel -spoiler free
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
My first thought making this post was, why hasn't there been a post for this Captain Marvel is smart, funny, and the screenplay is brilliant. Brie Larson's acting is as good or better than Chris Evan'
Re: Captain Marvel -spoiler free
by Mark Suszko 5 months ago
OK, saw it, liked it. There were no surprises in it, really. But I like the overall execution and the supporting actors playing the Skrulls were very very good. I see a lot of criticism of Larson's ac
Skin tone IRE for dark scenes
by Olivier Prudhomme 6 months ago
Shooting a horror scene. Dark. What should be the skin tone exposure when typically it s 70ire. Thx Los Angeles - TV Promo Editor - FCP - AVID
Re: Skin tone IRE for dark scenes
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
if you can control the lighting, you can light normal and grade in post(like day for night). if grading in camera, do a few tests to see where the skin gets grainy. there may be some youtube videos wi
Spielberg vs Netflix Movies
by Mike Cohen 6 months ago
For the second time in the past year Steven Spielberg has been quoted saying that Netflix and other streaming movies should win Emmys, not Oscars. Meanwhile Martin Scorsese has a Netflix movie in the
Re: Spielberg vs Netflix Movies
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
Well, its pretty obvious, a Spielberg movie gets an Oscar, and any other movie gets a meemee and direct to dvd tv, lol. This does sound a little pretentious, and in reality, many Netflix films have bi
Is there a way to reduce static in an 8 KHz/8-bit/mono wav file?
by Patrick Haley 6 months ago
Hi all, new to audio here and could use some help. I'm updating the hold music for our telephone system and it requires an 8 KHz 8-bit mono wav file. I've used Audition CC to reduce the volume to -9.0
Re: Is there a way to reduce static in an 8 KHz/8-bit/mono wav file?
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
did capture noise print noise reduction work better for you than automatic noise reduction just curious. a really nice trick for noise reduction is choose different FFT sizes, listen for output only i
Dialogue Rescue Needed
by Bob Mark 6 months ago
Hey everyone, a producer friend of mine has an interview that was recorded too hot. Does anyone know of a software solution or an EQ setting that would be helpful in saving the interview Thanks. Bob
Re: Dialogue Rescue Needed
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
since it is clipped so harshly(about half the waveform is gone), you can only declip so much. So after that, you have to focus more on reducing the overal harshness. Our ears are sensitive to transien
Exposing for late afternoon or evening shots
by clyde villegas 6 months ago
I'm using a Panasonic GH5 with v-log. I've read that I should not underexpose to prevent noise (actually, I also get noise with any other camera when I shoot underexposed). How do most professionals e
Re: Exposing for late afternoon or evening shots
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
another IRE. I should have made that more clear.
The Matrix
by Stephen Smith 6 months ago
I'm sure we have all heard Will Smith turned down the opportunity to play Neo in the Matrix. Will came out with a video explaining why. It is really good and worth checking out: https: www.youtube.com
Re: The Matrix
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
don't worry, he'll redeem being the genie of the lamp.
Converting Prores RAW without loosing quality
by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 7 months ago
We are shooting film with Sony FS7 + Atomos Shogun. We chose Prores RAW as our main format. As PCs or any other software except Final Cut X aren't capable of processing Prores RAW we need to convert a
Re: Converting Prores RAW without loosing quality
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
I understand what you're saying. you could go Apple ProRes 4444 XQ 12 bit 495 mbits sec or 2,237 mbit sec full uncompressed. prores can go multiple generations with low PSNR values. https: www.apple.c
Christoper Robin -spoilers-
by Chris Wright 7 months ago
-Spoilers- I just saw Christoper Robin, but it was the strangest movie I'd ever seen. It wasn't an allegory. It wasn't a symbolic film. It wasn't fantasy. and to top it all off, it didn't even have a
Re: Christoper Robin -spoilers- AND YAY KID ARTHUR
by Tim Wilson 7 months ago
I don't need 'em woke. I need 'em good. Neither was, and the only angst I feel is that I got suckered into paying for the second one after hearing how much better than the first it was. And it was, no
Matching C100 and T6i
by Kevin Jones 7 months ago
I frequently shoot 2 camera shoots with 1 C100 and 1 T6i. I always shoot my C100 in LOG and tried to create as neutral of a color profile on the T6i as possible, but coloring in post is always a pain
Re: Matching C100 and T6i
by Chris Wright 7 months ago
shoot both with largest dynamic range as possible and no major contrast burned in. then use a color chart to match them with resolve's auto chart match. one might have a larger dynamic range so you'd
Anyway to save this footage?
by David Weathersby 8 months ago
I had a shoot at a club with very low light and strobe lights. My assistant was shot some footage I'd like to use but they were shooting into flashing lights and I believe they had the wrong shutter s
Re: Anyway to save this footage?
by Chris Wright 8 months ago
this is theoretical but its probably a combination of shutter strobe and color, so you'd need 2 passes. digital anarchy deflicker for strobe luma and a matte for the color. you might be able to use a
Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by Tim Neighbors 9 months ago
I've had this issue here and there over the years when shooting video with theatre lighting and I've never been sure of the cause and what I can do about it -both to prevent it and to try to fix it in
Re: Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by Chris Wright 9 months ago
I saw before and after pictures of this technique and it looks like it worked. ( think he used resolve though) It appears he shifted the clipped gamut into a larger gamut and then re-balanced the whit
is it possible to use or convert an icc profile of a monitor to a look to be applied to a movie ?
by Jacques Davis 9 months ago
Hello, I color grade HDTV movie on a calibrated monitor. I play the movie with an android player on the same monitor. Problem is android has no color management. So is there a way to use the profile o
Re: is it possible to use or convert an icc profile of a monitor to a look to be applied to a movie ?
by Chris Wright 9 months ago
there's many ways to convert icc to lut. but you need to figure out what the transformation is. software needs a input icc and output icc to determine what colors to shift. you can do all this in AE,
Is there a way to Take out mouth clicks FOR FREE in Adobe Audition?
by Chris Poirier 10 months ago
I know there are purchase-able add ons that allow you to automatically remove various mouth click noises, however I haven't come across any built in features on Adobe Audition that allow you to do thi
Re: Is there a way to Take out mouth clicks FOR FREE in Adobe Audition?
by Chris Wright 9 months ago
like the de-clicker in diagnostics
Calibrated Environment to Resolve
by Thiery Peleias 10 months ago
Hi, how are you I would ask for help with calibrated environment. I did everything I could. 5 months, testing, reading, seeing recommendations, tutorials and etc ... and I can not get a good result fr
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Re: Calibrated Environment to Resolve
by Chris Wright 10 months ago
https: www.lightillusion.com error.html BT1886 can be a problem on displays with lifted blacks, due to the way it raises gamma in the shadow region. This causes the shadows to become washed-out, which
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Loved then, loathed now: 70's and 80's movies seen in today's light
by Mark Suszko 11 months ago
Molly Ringwald's talked about what time has done to her and John Hughes' oeuvre. You can point to a lot of films from the 70's and 80's and what was just funny or unimportant then, can seem horrific n
Re: Loved then, loathed now: 70's and 80's movies seen in today's light
by Chris Wright 11 months ago
I've also noticed a lot of films have started to become cringe worthy as well. james bond in particular. you have to put your suspension of disbelief into high gear and add in a dash of anti-chauvinis
How to grade a follow shot that goes from inside to outside
by Tina Tschismarov 11 months ago
This is the first time I'm grading a short film, and I'm stuck on how to colour correct a shot that follows the character from inside to outside. I'm using Adobe Premiere Pro, which I'm aware isn't th
Re: How to grade a follow shot that goes from inside to outside
by Chris Wright 11 months ago
white balance will change a lot and exposure, ehh, depending on if you have manual settings in camera. rack exposures done in camera is the easiest or keyframing like said. the most gradual is what yo
New video editor needs camera advice
by Michael Goff 11 months ago
I am starting my career in videography and video editor. There are so many cameras. My budget is less than $900 so I am looking at a beginner's camera. I am looking at Olympus, Sony and Panasonic. Wha
Re: New video editor needs camera advice
by Chris Wright 11 months ago
i wish i could say there's a better option, but at that price, including lens, batteries, yea pretty much the gh4. the g7 doesn't have vlog so may be a little cheaper, so it would be my second choice.
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